...may not be a good idea.
During a 2008 episode, the Mythbusters tested several methods of
sobering up. Plausible solutions that were mentioned include getting
slapped in the face and exercising vigorously. Here is Adam Savage
testing the exercising vigorously technique:
From personal experience, a method I have used to avoid getting
inebriated and a terrible hangover is hydrating myself with plenty of
water. A rule of thumb that has worked for me is one 12 oz of water
per one alcoholic drink. More water in your system will help dilute
the consumed alcohol--of course, you'll be visiting the restroom more
And as a PSA, don't drink and drive. Call a cab.