A Texan walks into a pub in Ireland and shouts to the crowd of drinkers: “I hear you Irish are a bunch of hard drinkers. I’ll give $500 to anybody in here who can drink ten pints of Guinness back-to-back.” The room goes quiet and no one takes up the offer.
One man leaves. Thirty minutes later he comes back and taps the Texan on the shoulder. “Is your bet still good?” asks the Irishman.
The Texan says yes and asks the bartender to line up ten pints of Guinness. The Irishman sculls all ten with only the odd pause for breath.
The other pub patrons cheer as the Texan sits in amazement.
He gives the Irishman the $500 and says, “If ya don’t mind me askin’, where did you go for that 30 minutes you were gone?”.
The Irishman replies “I had to go to the pub down the street to see if I could do it first”.