A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from May 26, 2023
“Is this the helpline for alcoholics?”/ “Yes.”/ “How do you make a piña colada?”

A “helpline for alcoholics” seemingly is for help to cure alcoholism, but a joke has it that alcoholics can call it for help on how to mix drinks.
     
This was posted on Twitter by Paul Barbar on May 12, 2021:
     
Me: Hello, is this the helpline for alcoholics?
Lady: Yes sir. How can I help you?
Me: Can you tell me how to make a Pina Colada?

   
   
Twitter   
Paul Barbar
@paulbarbar_II
Me: Hello, is this the helpline for alcoholics?
Lady: Yes sir. How can I help you?
Me: Can you tell me how to make a Pina Colada?
3:14 AM · May 12, 2021
 
Twitter
Sethi.mani
@Sethimani2
Sharabi : Hello, is this the helpline for Alcoholics?
Lady: Yes sir. How can I help you?
Sharabi : Can you tell me how to make a Pina Colada?
😍😍
2:22 AM · May 16, 2021
   
Twitter
Harshit’astic
@b2harshitb2
A guy on phone: Good morning, is this the helpline for Alcoholics?
Executive: Yes.
Guy: How does one make Mojito?
2:39 AM · Jun 5, 2021
     
Twitter
Dr Dev
@EyeKaDoctor
#DevJoks #DevFav
.
A guy on phone: Good morning, is this the helpline for Alcoholics Anonymous ?
.
Executive 🥸: Yes.
.
Guy 😎: How does one make Mojito?
11:20 AM · Jun 5, 2021
 
Twitter
Víkrám
@gvicks
Me: Good morning, is this the helpline for Alcoholics?
Executive: Yes.
Me: How does one make Long Island Ice tea?
3:17 AM · Jun 9, 2021
   
Twitter
Gaurav Dalmia
@gdalmiathinks
Banta on phone: “Good morning, is this the helpline for alcoholics?”
Executive: “Yes.”
Banta: “Quick question. How does one make a Mojito???”😃
3:15 AM · Jun 10, 2021
 
Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
-Good Morning, Is This The Helpline for Alcoholics?
-Yes.
-How Do You Make A Mojito?
5:56 PM · May 10, 2022
 
Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
-Good Morning, Is This The Helpline for Alcoholics?
-Yes.
-How Do You Make A Mojito?
6:29 PM · Jan 14, 2023
     
Reddit—Meirl
Posted by u/FirmEntertainment488 Marh 18, 2023
meirl
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
- Good morning, is the helpline for alcoholics?
- yes.
- How to make a mojito?
 
Twitter
David Voth
@SexCigarsBooze
Hello, I need help!…
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
- Good afternoon, is this the
helpline for alcholics?
- Yes.
-How do I make a mojito?
6:25 PM · May 24, 2023

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Friday, May 26, 2023 • Permalink


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