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    The Only "Project Runway" Drinking Game You'll Need To "Make It Work"

    Grab a bottle of champagne -- season 15 premieres September 15th at 9/8c on Lifetime.

    Drink whenever someone uses a dreaded "M" word: "matronly," "mumsy," "madame," "mother-of-the-bride," or "mall clothes."

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    Drink whenever Nina calls a garment "editorial," "charming," or "impeccable."

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    Bonus drink: if she speculates on whether she could photograph said garment for the pages of Marie Claire magazine.

    Drink whenever Nina calls a garment "ghastly," "horrifying," or "a throw-away piece."

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    Bonus drink: if she then reminds us, "it's all about the styling!"

    Drink whenever Heidi asks or offers to wear a designer's garment.

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    Bonus drink: if said garment is a short, tight black dress.

    Drink whenever Heidi likes a garment because it's something she's "never seen before."

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    Bonus drink: if said garment has a "peekaboo" of something.

    Drink whenever Zac tries on a designer's garment during the up-close critique.

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    Bonus drink: if you find it boyishly charming.

    Drink if the judges ask, "where is she going in this outfit?"

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    Bonus drink: if the designer unconvincingly answers with, "the Grammys?"

    Drink whenever the judges lament they don't know who someone "is" as a designer.

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    Bonus drink: if they also don't know said designer's "point of view."

    Drink whenever a judge worries a garment "borders on costume."

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    Bonus drink: if said garment is also "too literal."

    Drink whenever a judge tells us a garment looks "luxe" or "expensive."

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    Bonus drink: if said garment was made last minute with trash bags, corn husks, and Twizzlers.

    Drink whenever a guest judge is introduced with references to the celebrities they've designed for.

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    Bonus drink: if one of those celebrities is Michelle Obama.

    Drink whenever we are reminded that this is "Project Runway," and not "Project Seamstress."

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    Bonus drink: if, during the commercials, Lifetime airs a promo for an upcoming spin-off series called "Project Seamstress."

    Drink whenever a designer explains why their garment represents them as a designer.

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    Bonus drink: if the judges worry said designer is a "one note."

    Drink whenever a self-taught designer feels judged by a formally-trained designer.

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    Bonus drink: if a formally-trained designer thinks a self-taught designer's garment looks like "student work" or "a craft project."

    Drink whenever a designer informs us of the current "vibe" in the workroom.

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    Bonus drink: if said vibe involves "a lot of tension."

    Drink whenever a designer describes their aesthetic as "clean," "architectural," "tailored," and/or "with a modern twist."

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    Bonus drink: if said designer's garments are, in fact, none of those things.

    Drink whenever a designer "takes a risk."

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    Bonus drink: if said designer later worries, "this could send me home."

    Drink whenever a designer decides they want to play with "hard" and "soft."

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    Bonus drink: if this statement translates to hot-gluing lace on the collar.

    Drink whenever a designer is "worried" about another designer, or thinks they might be "in trouble."

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    Bonus drink: if said worries involve "time management issues."

    Drink whenever an emotional designer gets encouragement from a loved one via special Skype message.

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    Bonus drink: if that designer goes home at the end of the episode.

    Drink whenever a designer asks for a "smokey eye," a "cat eye," or a "plum lip."

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    Bonus drink: if the make-up people show us (via close-up) the perfect product to achieve said look!

    Drink if Tim calls a designer's garment "a lot of look."

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    Bonus drink: if Tim subsequently encourages the designer to "recalibrate" with an "editing eye."

    Drink whenever Tim "responds" to something in a designer's garment.

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    Bonus drink: if Tim is "quite captivated."

    Drink whenever Tim gets so emotional that he chokes on his words.

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    Bonus drink: if Tim later reminds us of the cruel nature of "Project Runway musical chairs."

    Drink whenever Tim uses his "Tim Gunn save."

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    Bonus drink: finish the bottle if it's before the final challenge.

    Do a keg stand if Tim advises the designers to use the accessory wall in any manner other than "thoughtfully" or "strategically"

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    Note: this is unlikely to happen.

    Do a keg stand if there is absolutely no product placement whatsoever in the episode.

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    Note: this will never happen!