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Hi, I'd like to help you with your question.
Blackouts can occur when someone drinks a large quantity of alcohol. It is also an indication of long term alcohol use.
What happens is the alcohol prevents the brain from retaining memory. Although these lapses in memory vary from person to person depending on how much alcohol is consumed, they can also vary in length of time and ability to recall what happened. So you can engage in a full game of pool, but not recall any of it, or you may recall just "snapshots" of the game.
Most likely what happened to you is what you guessed happened. You either were so uncoordinated from the alcohol use that you urinated on yourself by accident and took your underwear off and left it there, or you brought it home with you for your mother to wash. If you brought it with you, however, your friends might have recalled that detail (if they were not experiencing blackouts and were more sober) and have been able to tell you. Or you would have seen your underwear later once they were washed and knew you brought it home with you. If neither of those occurred, then most likely you disposed of your underwear somewhere, either in the woods or somewhere between the woods and home.
In any case, you most likely did what you thought was logical at the time and you just do not recall it.
I hope this helps,
I guess I always thought that since I was on my way home I would probably not take my underwear off and when I got home simply toss them in the laundry? That would make the most sense based on my personality. BotXXXXX XXXXXne is what you remember and what you don't remember during a blackout is not black and white. Do you agree?
Yes, I agree. The effect the alcohol has on you and your memory varies greatly depending on factors such as how much you drank, your physical size, etc. So having flashes of memory is possible if you drank just enough to affect your memory but not block it out entirely.