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    (Original post by sfaraj)
    question for people who started younger than 18, how did you manage to get the cigarettes? do your parents know and how did they react
    I just went into a shop and brought them because the age was 16 it was no big deal to buy them at 15 and there were no think 21 or think 25 policies back then.

    It's a lot harder now to buy cigs under 18 now than it was my other half gets asked for ID when she buys them at the shop for me and she's 29 as they think she may be under 25


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    (Original post by AliH36541)
    Good point, can you think of any other ideas for questions?
    It depends on the aim of your study really but I'd also ask the nicotine content of the cigarettes for instance mine is only 0.5 as I smoke silk cut but most cigs are 0.9 or 1.0.

    If you study is anything to do with quitting I'd also ask about what people have done to quit smoking.

    Have they used their gp? Vaping? Gum? Patches? How many times if at all have you tried giving up? Why?


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    (Original post by NetSam)
    1) What age did you start smoking? 14
    2) Why did you start? Most of my mates smoked
    3) On average, how many cigarettes do you smoke a day? 15-20
    4) Which brand of cigarette do you smoke a day? Benson & Hedges Silver
    5) How long do you go between cigarettes? Depends, 45 mins - 1hr 1/2

    Don't start smoking as it's really hard to stop when you start
    (Original post by AliH36541)
    Really useful to have all of the data so far, and if anyone else wants to respond to the questions or simply has any other views, opinions or experiences about smoking in general then that would be really useful as the more info I can get the better!!!!
    (Original post by paul514)
    I would add a current age to your questionnaire as the age to start smoking has changed.

    It was 16 when I started and now it's 18 so I wouldn't expect smokers to start as young as people did in my day


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    You can smoke from 16. Current age - 18

    (Original post by AliH36541)
    Good point, can you think of any other ideas for questions?

    You could ask people if they want to quit and why

    (Original post by paul514)
    It depends on the aim of your study really but I'd also ask the nicotine content of the cigarettes for instance mine is only 0.5 as I smoke silk cut but most cigs are 0.9 or 1.0.

    If you study is anything to do with quitting I'd also ask about what people have done to quit smoking.

    Have they used their gp? Vaping? Gum? Patches? How many times if at all have you tried giving up? Why?


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    Nicotine content - 0.7
    Do I want to stop - Not really, I quite enjoy it really but I will try to quit at some point
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    (Original post by AliH36541)
    Hi, I'm doing a project on Smoking. As a non-smoker I'd appreciate some information for it:

    1) What age did you start smoking?
    2) Why did you start?
    3) On average, how many cigarettes do you smoke a day?
    4) Which brand of cigarette do you smoke a day?
    5) How long do you go between cigarettes?
    6) Current age

    Thanks for your help!
    1. I have never smoked
    2. N/A
    3. N/A
    4. N/A
    5. N/A
    6. 17
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    (Original post by rajneetk)
    1. I have never smoked
    2. N/A
    3. N/A
    4. N/A
    5. N/A
    6. 17
    Super thanks for your reply.

    Thumbs up!


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    (Original post by AliH36541)
    Hi, I'm doing a project on Smoking. As a non-smoker I'd appreciate some information for it:

    1) What age did you start smoking?
    2) Why did you start?
    3) On average, how many cigarettes do you smoke a day?
    4) Which brand of cigarette do you smoke a day?
    5) How long do you go between cigarettes?
    6) Current age

    Thanks for your help!
    1) 13
    2) Sociable/Thought it was cool
    3) 10
    4) Lambert & Butler
    5) 1-2 hours
    6) 27(quit at age 21)

    I'm now one of those sanctimonious ex-smokers who hates it even more than people who've never smoked.
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    (Original post by paul514)
    I just went into a shop and brought them because the age was 16 it was no big deal to buy them at 15 and there were no think 21 or think 25 policies back then.

    It's a lot harder now to buy cigs under 18 now than it was my other half gets asked for ID when she buys them at the shop for me and she's 29 as they think she may be under 25


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    Those were the days.

    I remember one particular place that used to serve people in school uniforms.
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    (Original post by paul514)
    Super thanks for your reply.

    Thumbs up!


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    Is that sarcasm?? 😬
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    (Original post by rajneetk)
    Is that sarcasm?? 😬
    Of course.

    The poster only wants replies from smokers, what made you think otherwise?


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    (Original post by paul514)
    Of course.

    The poster only wants replies from smokers, what made you think otherwise?


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    Oopsies
    I never knew
    well..I've been useful haha lol
    Thanks for letting me know
 
 
 
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