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Anyone here is struggling with smoking ?

Old Jun 14th 2015, 12:06 pm
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Hi All

For some reason being in the ME makes it particularly harder to quit ,
I sat a date to quit which was the first of Jan this year , but fell off the wagon after two weeks

Does this place make you smoke more or make quitting harder or its just all in the head ?

share your thoughts / experiences with ciggies and whether you quit , relapsed or planning on quitting them
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Old Jun 14th 2015, 4:00 pm
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I one day decided to not have them in the day time. Just like that.
So stopped carrying them completely and made sure none were available at the work place for me. Honestly speaking it was hard only for 2 or 3 days, as I had the thought of looking forward to having a smoke with a cold one in my head the whole day.
Now if I am not having a beer, I dont need one. And sometimes can even go for days without a smoke. Its all in the head mate.
Its been over 10 years now I think. I dont mind other people smoking in front of me like the other 'quitters' who just have to make a scene when someone farts smoke in their direction. Hate 'sore quitters'
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I've cut down as well. Can easily go through 20 a day if I'm honest.

Decided to stop smoking so much at work, now I'm in a different office I have just never let the routine start. I probably have 4-5 by home time instead of 12-15. It's made a huge difference.
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I one day decided to not have them in the day time. Just like that.
So stopped carrying them completely and made sure none were available at the work place for me. Honestly speaking it was hard only for 2 or 3 days, as I had the thought of looking forward to having a smoke with a cold one in my head the whole day.
Now if I am not having a beer, I dont need one. And sometimes can even go for days without a smoke. Its all in the head mate.
Its been over 10 years now I think. I dont mind other people smoking in front of me like the other 'quitters' who just have to make a scene when someone farts smoke in their direction. Hate 'sore quitters'
I hate sore quitters as well , they're just so sanctimonious ,
as for me , I'd always go full turkey on weekends , just doesn't stick for more than 15 days at best , once I've stretched that for 2 months .
it seems like a curse , I'd always go back sucking on those cancer sticks .
Happy for you pal ! that is some discipline you've got right there
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I've cut down as well. Can easily go through 20 a day if I'm honest.

Decided to stop smoking so much at work, now I'm in a different office I have just never let the routine start. I probably have 4-5 by home time instead of 12-15. It's made a huge difference.
I have unlimited smoke breaks at work , I used to smoke like 15-18 in 8 hours or so
I use them as an execuse to get away from my damn desk

is that 20 cigarettes lights or full flavor ?
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I have unlimited smoke breaks at work , I used to smoke like 15-18 in 8 hours or so
I use them as an execuse to get away from my damn desk

is that 20 cigarettes lights or full flavor ?
Well, when I first started it was Marlboro reds. Then I went to rollies. Then menthols. Now Marlboro have changed their menthols from normal to strong Double ICe things, I've gone to dunhill switch, the grey and green, they're lighter and fine.

I'd really like a super-light menthol. Friend of mine quit by going lighter and lighter until it was basically breathing. Then he found it didn't have the same appeal, so the whole - need to get up and do something was replaced with water / coffee / anything and didn't have the same struggle because the nicotine side had subsided over a long period. I guess...
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yeah , I tried the 1 by 1 Marlboro White , they were fine just not as smooth as Golds .
recently I've tried the all new dunhill slims with the receding filter (Gold not Silver ) and they taste heavenly especially with a good cup of freshly brewed coffee

certainly taste much better than the Swedish Nicorette that I've been chewing on and spitting occasionally ,

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yeah , I tried the 1 by 1 Marlboro White , they were fine just not as smooth as Golds .
recently I've tried the all new dunhill slims with the receding filter (Gold not Silver ) and they taste heavenly especially with a good cup of freshly brewed coffee

certainly taste much better than the Swedish Nicorette that I've been chewing on and spitting occasionally ,
To be honest, to quit, you have to WANT to quit. I don't really want to at the moment, but I will, just not yet.
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So true Scamp , I feel like I HAVE to quit not really WANT to though ....
I guess I am allowed a few vices
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So true Scamp , I feel like I HAVE to quit not really WANT to though ....
I guess I am allowed a few vices
Stick to masturbating. It's better for the lungs.
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Stick to masturbating. It's better for the lungs.
what if he likes to smoke WHILE masturbating??
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Stick to masturbating. It's better for the lungs.
.... Millhouse ; your comment made my day ... Thanks
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what if he likes to smoke WHILE masturbating??
LOL , that is something I never tried ... Now I'll think of ciggies while I whack it thanks to you
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LOL , that is something I never tried ... Now I'll think of ciggies while I whack it thanks to you
please dont thank me while you whack it.....thank millhouse, he started it!
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please dont thank me while you whack it.....thank millhouse, he started it!
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