Originally Posted by Mr. Earle
What are those pulse bolts you refer to?
Check out Iron Man #200 for a demonstration. He used them in the fight against Iron Monger. They are like little energy bolts that get stronger the further they extend.
In the drunk scene, Iron Man could've used his built in roller skates. That would've been the best time, if any. Any other moment would've seemed spoofish and inappropriate, but in the context of that party where he's showing off, it could've worked.