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Do you smoke?

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    Hikikomoriposted 7 years ago

    http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/4/23/2415319/Do-You-Smoke-2.png

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      Brenda Durhamposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yes.
      I've quit two different times in my life, for 7 years and then 4 years at a time.
      I don't believe smoking will send me to hell;  but I may smell like I've already been there.

      To all of you who've quit "for good", congratulations on the good work!

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        Denno66posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Well, 'for good' will be satisfied when I draw my last breath, but I'm hangin' in there so far big_smile

    2. DogSiDaed profile image62
      DogSiDaedposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Never smoked, never will smile

    3. nikki1 profile image61
      nikki1posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Nope. big_smile

    4. cjpybas profile image59
      cjpybasposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      No

    5. mohitmisra profile image60
      mohitmisraposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Too much , 2 packets a day. smile

  2. TheGlassSpider profile image80
    TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago

    I quit Nov. 16. 2009.

    Edit: Cold turkey.

  3. Richieb799 profile image62
    Richieb799posted 7 years ago

    I will have been off cigarettes 3 years the end of this month and Im much better without them, but this topic is going to upset alot of people, people have a right to make there own choices as long as theyre not affecting anyone else, like their family.

    1. TheGlassSpider profile image80
      TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations!!! Keep on keepin' on.

    2. Cagsil profile image62
      Cagsilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      People have a right to make their own choices period. Regardless of how it affects others.

      Second hand smoke proven by the FDA and other Organizations have no longer term effects. The "smoke" blowing is from business influence trying to determine the best course for someone else's life.

      Learn about it.  Smoking is a choice. It comes from a product that is legally sold in the U.S.

      There is NO banning or making it illegal, because of the FREE MARKET Society we operate. Some people will argue it is an addiction- this is a view that promotes business services to treat a problem that truly boils down to one person using their own will to overcome.

      Richie, this isn't directly at you, just in general. You happen to be the person I responded to. Just to let you know. smile

      I smoke and have since I was 13 years old. I quit for 4 years and started back up at 17 years old and have continue to this day. I am presently 41 years old. I have tested my own will against the so-called addiction, and know I can quit anytime I choose to.

      Do I know the results that which are going to kill me. Yes, I do. Do I not value my life? Yes, I do. If you see my actions as a devaluation of my life, then you obviously don't understand your rights as a person nor do you understand living life.

      My life consists of me doing what I want. I am honest and pursue my own self-interests, so as to develop self-growth. My actions, which involve my business, is a selfless act that builds my spirituality as a person. I protect my individual right to life and freedom of choice, and there isn't single person on the planet has a right to tell me differently.

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        As far as I can remember, I started around 10 tongue And quit for good a few years ago. My wife still smokes, and I do not make a big deal out of it smile

        1. Cagsil profile image62
          Cagsilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          That's very kind of you. smile

          1. Misha profile image75
            Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Yeah, I can be kind. Sometimes lol

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    creepyposted 7 years ago

    of course i smoke its very european

  5. K Partin profile image60
    K Partinposted 7 years ago

    quit 15 years ago, best thing I ever did!! lol

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    Denno66posted 7 years ago

    17 years smoke-free and counting.....

    1. K Partin profile image60
      K Partinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      show off! HeHe! lol

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        Denno66posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I'm the worst, huh? lol

        1. K Partin profile image60
          K Partinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          No, proud of you my friend! smile

  7. Jeffrey Neal profile image86
    Jeffrey Nealposted 7 years ago

    Thankfully quit for the third and last time in September.

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    lyricsingrayposted 7 years ago

    Love my cig's must admit big_smile

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      lyricsingrayposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      cigarettes right? lol

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        Denno66posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Well, those too. big_smile

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        Justine76posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol yeeaahh....cigarettes. wink

  9. girly_girl09 profile image77
    girly_girl09posted 7 years ago

    I celebrated my one year "I quit smoking" anniversary just a few days ago (January 2nd!)

    I used to smoke a 1/2 pack of djarum cloves a day which are VERY bad for your lungs, I might add. One clove is the equivalent of 3 cigarettes or something like that because of the tar content. They also have more nicotine than Marlboro Reds. I started smoking cloves because a friend said they were all natural and there was no nicotine - HA! I didn't research because they tasted so good.

    Anyways, my lungs are still recovering, one year later.

    Even if I wanted to start again, you can no longer legally buy cloves in the U.S after the new ridiculous (gotta get that in, sorry) 'flavored cigarettes' legislation passed.

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      Denno66posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Congrats! Those things are sinister that way...   lol

    2. K Partin profile image60
      K Partinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Good luck girly! It's a tough road but you can do it! smile

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    lyricsingrayposted 7 years ago

    lol

  11. articleposter profile image59
    articleposterposted 7 years ago

    I smoke alot of tyres, does that count? big_smile

  12. Arthur Fontes profile image88
    Arthur Fontesposted 7 years ago

    I assume you mean cigarettes I smoke about 1 pack every three days.  If you did not mean cigarettes then the answer would be just "Yes"

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    tantrumposted 7 years ago

    No.
    there are more interesting thing to put in my mouth. Like lollipops

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    Denno66posted 7 years ago

    Yes, lollipops, that's what I figgered you'd say. big_smile

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      tantrumposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I'm very sweet! big_smile

  15. Christene profile image79
    Christeneposted 7 years ago

    Nope, never wanted to.

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    Denno66posted 7 years ago

    Hey, Cags. Do you mind if I room with you for a few weeks? Oh, BTW, I fart a real lot, that's okay, though, right? We cool? lol

    1. shazwellyn profile image84
      shazwellynposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Caggie is ok with that... he will stick you in the garden! x

    2. Cagsil profile image62
      Cagsilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Sorry, don't have the room for you. roll lol lol

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        Denno66posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Oh, you're such a Pooper, you know that? lol

        1. Cagsil profile image62
          Cagsilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          roll

  17. shazwellyn profile image84
    shazwellynposted 7 years ago

    I gave up smoking for 15 years, then under some stress started again.  It was as if i hadnt given up! so addictive!  Stopped again though... was just as difficult as first time, but now been a year!

  18. Black Lilly profile image59
    Black Lillyposted 7 years ago

    No. Never did and hopefully will never start.

  19. kmackey32 profile image80
    kmackey32posted 7 years ago

    yes I am a bad girl an smoke. smile

  20. AnythingArtzy profile image81
    AnythingArtzyposted 7 years ago

    Was smoking 3 packs a day when I quit 9 years ago but it wasn't soon enough.  Now have incurrable lung disease. thought the odds of little ole me in this big world of smokers was highly AGAINST me being harmed.  guessed wrong.

    don't have anyone to blame but myself

    1. shazwellyn profile image84
      shazwellynposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I am really sorry!  There are therapies out there that can sustain life and make the disease less progressive and comfortable.

      If you EVER want anyone to talk to, you can count on me x

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    Denno66posted 7 years ago

    You reading this, Cags?

  22. RedElf profile image84
    RedElfposted 7 years ago

    Went from two pack-a-day addict to non-smoker over 10 years ago! One of the best things I ever did just for me!

  23. mistyhorizon2003 profile image91
    mistyhorizon2003posted 7 years ago

    Stopped one year ago on Dec 22nd without drugs, accupuncture or artificial stimulants etc, (hubbed about it for those who are interested). So glad I did as I was fed up of waking up coughing each day, feeling sick if I tried to exercise by walking or running even short distances and annoyed by the lack of money in our bank account and the constant health concerns. So glad I stopped, never going back now!

  24. prettydarkhorse profile image65
    prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago

    no

  25. sannyasinman profile image61
    sannyasinmanposted 7 years ago

    Giving up smoking is easy! I did it three times last week!
    No seriously, I was a complete addict and stopped in 2000. Cold turkey. Hardest thing I have ever done.
    Now I only smoke when I'm on fire smile

  26. habee profile image91
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    Smoke what??

    Where's Cags?

  27. cindyvine profile image87
    cindyvineposted 7 years ago

    I do smell of smoke a bit when I light my charcoal BBQ

  28. Laura Thykeson profile image79
    Laura Thykesonposted 7 years ago

    I have heart disease, have had one stent and last Feb. 18, 2009, had Open heart surgery. First thing I did when I got out of the hospital was light up. I hated myself...felt like a junkie. But, still smoking. Hubby smokes too. I was able to quit cold turkey both times I was pregnant, but started back after the kids were born. By the way, does anyone know of a chat room, etc. for people who have had open heart surgery? I would like to talk to others about having the same surgery. I say, if you don't smoke don't start. Smoked my first around age 10, after riding around my first 10 years of life with two chain-smoking parents who never rolled a car window down, lol!

    1. Laura Thykeson profile image79
      Laura Thykesonposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Now if we are talking about something besides cigs...if I could get by with it, well, let's just say I am a child of the 70's...

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    viewsat301posted 7 years ago

    smoking is nasty and grotesque

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    Ghost32posted 7 years ago

    Only when I'm really hot.

    1. wyanjen profile image86
      wyanjenposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol

      is it a temperature thing, or is it from friction?

  31. lovelife999 profile image60
    lovelife999posted 7 years ago

    i do it but very rare, may be twice in a month !!

  32. double_frick profile image80
    double_frickposted 7 years ago

    i honestly miss smoking cigs a lot, sometimes.
    i wouldn't say i suffered the same nicotine addiction some do or have, it wasn't hard for me to quit other than i just enjoy it. hmm i know, horrible.
    i've been addicted to other substances though, why not nicotine? strange.

  33. donotfear profile image89
    donotfearposted 7 years ago

    I only smoke when I'm on fire.

  34. nadiaazhar profile image78
    nadiaazharposted 7 years ago

    nops i  dont!! but i inhale the smoke around...

  35. bearnmom profile image52
    bearnmomposted 7 years ago

    I started smoking at 12 years old and quit a couple of times for a month or 2 even gave them up for Lent.  All in all I smoked for 51 years.  I planned to quit when my husband had lung cancer (mesothelioma) but my doctor said the stress would be too much and to not try.  I think that was bad advice.  Anyway, after 51 years I decided to quit and was given a CD from a hypnotist.  I listened to it for almost a month and was off cigarettes within a week.  I found I could no longer inhale and that made cigarettes ridiculous.  Anyway, I didn't even make it to the hypnotist before I quit on October 26, 2007.  I'm now a little over 2 years clean.  I think about them once in awhile but have not broken over.  My son and granddaughter both smoke in my house but I'm not smoking.

  36. efeguy profile image60
    efeguyposted 7 years ago

    no,only drink sometimes

  37. Alessia Amnesia profile image61
    Alessia Amnesiaposted 7 years ago

    Yeah, I smoke. If you don't like it, go breathe somewhere else.

  38. Jonathan Janco profile image80
    Jonathan Jancoposted 7 years ago

    Never smoked crack in my life. As for cigarettes . . .

  39. thirdmillenium profile image61
    thirdmilleniumposted 7 years ago

    Quitting cigarettes is very very easy.  I have done it many times. In fact, I do it all the time

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      Justine76posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol me too!!

  40. Jane@CM profile image59
    Jane@CMposted 7 years ago

    sad Yes.  I promise to quit as soon as the house sells and the move is over!

  41. emievil profile image85
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    Yes - 3 to 4 sticks a day smile.

  42. Mama Sez profile image80
    Mama Sezposted 7 years ago

    Nope! I don't smoke, and lucky for us, nobody in the house does :-)

 
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