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Metamucil

How would you interpret adults joking about needing "metamucil shots" in anticipating a 50th birthday party bash at a pub.  Not sure where to post this but I thought it might be drug talk.  
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I'm not sure about that being drug talk.  Most people as they get older seem to become constipated.
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Not drug talk at all.  They are just referring to this person getting "old" and metamucil keeps people regular!!!  It is usually given to the elderly and i am referring to the elderly as 95 and older!
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Age joke....
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I should have added that someone responded, "Take a hit and pass it down."  Doesn't a "hit" refer to drugs or marijuana?
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Maybe they are just trying to make someone laugh..We all have some goofy moments..It if it hurts then tell them..I have heard a lot worse then that growing up with older people..Most of them are gone now and I am there age...
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Age related joke, as others have mentioned.  Taking a "hit" would likely mean of the shot (liquid).  Metamucil is a powdered fiber put into juice or water, made to keep constipation at bay.  It's historically known as an "old person" thing, hence the remarks at someone's 50th b-day party.

Is there some reason you would suspect a drug-related remark?
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