No one really likes someone else to tell them how much they are messing up. The bearers of bad news in history have been executed or excommunicated. But, regardless of how pleasurable the news may be, it is sometimes necessary. The Drink Calculator puts one of the most common habits among college student in a(n unfortunate) reality.

The site is pretty simple: it’s a flash-based little site that calculates how much you spend per year on alcohol after you enter in the amount you typically pay per week. If you drink 6 beers per week at reasonable L.A. prices ($4), you would end up spending $1248 per year on alcohol.

Maybe I’ll take up cycling instead…

Click through to figure out how much money you’re spending on your favorite addiction: Drink Calculator