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    (Original post by cpj1987)
    Because I believe that all smokers start by caving in to peer pressure, or because they can't handle specific events in their life and resort to smoking in an attempt to reduce stress.
    Then, people are too weak to quit - and once again their general defense is that 'it reduces stress, so I like it', which is a fallacy in itself.
    Most people who start smoking begin as a young person. Almost all young people are easily influenced. I don't see how this defines them as weak when adults? Some people like smoking and could easily give up but choose instead to carry on because they enjoy it. I don't think being a smoker necessarily makes you 'weak'. Being a smoker does not define your personality. As someone else said, thinking so is rather ridiculous.
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    (Original post by cpj1987)
    I think people who rely on drink are weak, yes. Even if that means that they can avoid drink for a few weeks before having 10 pints. :p:
    Perhaps I'm wrong, but on this thread you come across as being far too opinionated and judgemental. It's quite childish and tad on the petty side.
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    (Original post by cpj1987)
    I'm not trying to patronise. Just don't see why you're so bothered by my opinion.
    Probably because it's a little extreme...
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    (Original post by Hathlan)
    I thought alcohol was a lot more dangerous than smoking, and people don't throw up this massive hate over that.
    That's because the majority of the public drink. I do however find it quite horrific that people drink until they have to be taken to hospital to have their stomach's pumped. That is rather stupid.
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    (Original post by Roquentin)
    Suicide with style
    What's so stylish about it? Surely it's a long, drawn-out suicide which becomes progressively more painful and unpleasant? I'd say the health effects weren't attractive or stylish at all...

    And yeah, I think it's disgusting, I live with a parent who smokes and I hate that it affects my health and covers all my stuff in nicotine and tar so I smell of it too, that I see them doing it and can't do anything to stop it. Secondhand smoke is simply inconsiderate and unpleasant.
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    I think it's a brilliant idea, but i've managed to stop myself thus far :proud:

    Am tempted more and more each time i'm at a petrol garage though :sad:
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    (Original post by reems23)
    Your choice, but I reserve the right to think it's a disgusting and lung destroying habit.
    :no:
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    (Original post by normalothercitrusfruit)
    :no:
    What?
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    (Original post by normalothercitrusfruit)
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    (Original post by reems23)
    What?
    They're good for you, Stephen Fry said so :yes:

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    (Original post by reems23)
    What?
    I'm sorry, but it appeals to me greatly - it's a wonder i've resisted so far tbh
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    (Original post by normalothercitrusfruit)
    I'm sorry, but it appeals to me greatly - it's a wonder i've resisted so far tbh
    Your choice mate, I'm not judging.
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    Smells nasty, don't know about you but, I'd hate the prospect of having tar, the stuff you put on roads in my lungs. I don't mean to bang on about it but it causes the following: mouth cancer, throat cancer and lung cancer, empysema and bronchitis. Plus it is a waste of money.
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    (Original post by reems23)
    Your choice mate, I'm not judging.
    Of course you're judging seeing as you think it's a "disgusting and lung destroying habit" - who wouldn't.
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    There are quicker ways of killing yourself.
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    And cheaper
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    (Original post by reems23)
    Your choice mate, I'm not judging.
    It's ok, besides, I haven't actually tried it yet - but I do tend to get addicted to things rather easily :sadnod:
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    (Original post by kashim91)
    Smells nasty, don't know about you but, I'd hate the prospect of having tar, the stuff you put on roads in my lungs. I don't mean to bang on about it but it causes the following: mouth cancer, throat cancer and lung cancer, empysema and bronchitis. Plus it is a waste of money.
    True, but in my opinion: smells nice, smokers are interesting people and if you enjoy it is worth the risk - at least it gives you something to do :yep:
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    I smoke so I like it. But its everyones personal choice. The only person I'm harming is myself.
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    smoking is generally a bad idea.. but seens to become a better and better idea the more alcohol you consume.
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    (Original post by crazyferret)
    Of course you're judging seeing as you think it's a "disgusting and lung destroying habit" - who wouldn't.
    I don't judge the person. I just dislike when people smoke. If that makes sense?
 
 
 
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