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Old 01-22-2014, 11:23 PM   #11
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Just go in the bathroom stall and have a seat Dawg. There's no smoke and tobacco smell. I do it all the time in airports, just to avoid any hassle. Actually, in other circumstances I still like to stand with cigarette smokers with my ecig. They are the nicest most friendly people I meet.
Oh yes, that's the plan, Kayelle! I recall when they first started restricting smoking at airports, a maintenance worker instructed me to "just do what you did in high school, honey, pick a stall, close the door, and light up!"

Not anymore! I usually just puff away on my ecig in the airport, and other than people being curious and asking questions, no-one complains.
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Old 01-23-2014, 12:02 AM   #12
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First, I support all of you who wish to stop smoking.

I never understood the habit even though both my parents smoked like stoves. Not sure how many packs a day each of them consumed. I never understood how my father could stop for Lent, then start up again. I've never had one cigarette. It didn't make reasonable sense to me.

Then, I married Buck who was a heavy smoker, three packs a day at his worst. His children begged him to stop but, as you smokers already know, that won't be the incentive needed. You have to have the desire to quit on your own and on your terms. One day, Buck just....stopped. That was it. No discussion. No problem. Done.

I wish everyone well. All I can say, is be strong and persevere. I'll be your biggest cheerleader.
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Old 01-23-2014, 12:08 AM   #13
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The smoking crowd are also very much interested in the e-cigs and ask excellent questions.
So very true PF! The tobacco smokers don't feel threatened either, as they know we were once them, and understand.



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Oh yes, that's the plan, Kayelle! I recall when they first started restricting smoking at airports, a maintenance worker instructed me to "just do what you did in high school, honey, pick a stall, close the door, and light up!"

Not anymore! I usually just puff away on my ecig in the airport, and other than people being curious and asking questions, no-one complains.
No, I've had curious looks too but why should they complain when there's nothing to harm or offend them? I use mine on airplanes too, although I try and be discrete with the vapor and blow it into my shirt.
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Old 01-23-2014, 12:20 AM   #14
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So very true PF! The tobacco smokers don't feel threatened either, as they know we were once them, and understand.

No, I've had curious looks too but why should they complain when there's nothing to harm or offend them? I use mine on airplanes too, although I try and be discrete with the vapor and blow it into my shirt.
I've used mine on airplanes too. The guy next to us on our last flight laughed when he saw me puff, and pulled his ecig out and had a puff too. I just hope that they don't try to start restricting this harmless, better than analog little fix!
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Old 01-23-2014, 01:14 AM   #15
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I've used mine on airplanes too. The guy next to us on our last flight laughed when he saw me puff, and pulled his ecig out and had a puff too. I just hope that they don't try to start restricting this harmless, better than analog little fix!
I fear it's only a matter of time Dawg, before the "powers that be" find yet another way of slinging their own attitudes on those of us doing our best for ourselves, but that's just my opinion.
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Old 01-23-2014, 01:28 AM   #16
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I fear it's only a matter of time Dawg, before the "powers that be" find yet another way of slinging their own attitudes on those of us doing our best for ourselves, but that's just my opinion.
I can't agree more, Kayelle.

Heh, in the meantime, we'll keep puffing our little harmless ecigs, until they pry them from our, well, you know!
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Old 01-23-2014, 04:40 AM   #17
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20 years of smoking and now into my 10th week of being a non-smoker. If I manage to get out the other side with my relationship still intact and without my children having disowned me, I shall be one very happy lady! This psychotic recovering nicotine addict is scaring everyone! (Finding it quite empowering in some ways as usually I'm a big softie but people take notice when I speak/bark now! Lol)
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I wish you luck with quitting. You won't regret it once you do. Non-smoker since 1977.
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Glad to see everyone taking steps to quit cigs. I've been off of 'em for ages now.

Cigars...that's another topic and I have no plans to quit those. I will smoke one in honor of those trying though.

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I seem to remember reading, on some airline's ticket or other info, something to the effect of "No smoking on board the plane, including electronic cigarettes." The part about the e-cigs stuck in my mind because it seemed so dumb.
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