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Why is it called alcoholics anonymous when the first thing you do is stand up and say"hi, my name's Bob. I'm an alcoholic"?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:28 PM on Mar. 17, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • LOL! I don't know, but it's pretty funny when you think about it =)

    Answer by JJnMadisMomma at 8:30 PM on Mar. 17, 2009

  • It's not anonymous when it's in the room, but outside of it's closed doors, the names of those people are anonymous. It's a way for people to confidentially seek support.

    Answer by ThaMCE at 8:41 PM on Mar. 17, 2009

  • There are no last names, and outside of a meeting you are anonymous.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:22 PM on Mar. 17, 2009

  • About the last answer, its not so much anonymous if your going to AA through the Military. Someone is bound to know who you are and see you on post. LOL. I only say that because my husband has been there and knew some of the people in the group.

    Answer by Dharrell at 8:18 PM on Mar. 31, 2009

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