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post #16 of 95
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Originally Posted by Fang66 View Post

i.s. it's the best thing you'll ever do for yourself. Also you want all of the people in your life to support you so prepare them for when you quit and ask them for help. There's a lot of ribbing and what have you goes on here but this really isn't a joke, take care of yourself and I hope everyone on SF supports you even though you're a cunt.

thanks fang, but why all the hate lately bro? frown.gif
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Originally Posted by Neo_Version 7 View Post


lol

Seriously though, if OP can't even quit a message board, his quest to quit smoking doesn't look promising.

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post #17 of 95
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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post


thanks fang, but why all the hate lately bro? frown.gif





No hate I just seriously like the word cunt, it's the Savile Row suit of words.
post #18 of 95
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No hate I just seriously like the word cunt, it's the Savile Row suit of words.

cheers.gif glad to hear it. cunt. peepwall[1].gif

here is a question. i have 2 smokes left in my pack. plan was to have them during the work day and see if i can make it through the weekend. good idea or shall i just throw away these last 2?
post #19 of 95
In the absence of a plan of action, every idea is equally meaningless, including throwing away the cigarettes, smoking the cigarettes, eating the cigarettes or smoking them out your arse.

Come Monday morning and you're going to smoke anyway.
post #20 of 95
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No hate I just seriously like the word cunt, it's the Savile Row suit of words.

You must be popular with the ladies...

If you say Cunt in front of my wife , she would tell you to shut the fuck up...
post #21 of 95
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You must be popular with the ladies...

If you say Cunt in front of my wife , she would tell you to shut the fuck up...

No offense but your wife sounds really mean.
post #22 of 95
^^^ haha totally thought he was going to say.... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
cunt
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OP I never really understood the addiction with cancer sticks but I encourage you to stop. Maybe you could smoke less and less everyday eventually working towards like 1 cig/day or 1/2 cig per day. Here's a thought; would you want your children to smoke? if no, then you're setting a bad example for them. if yes, then by all means light up and blow smoke in their face.

just my 2 cents.
post #23 of 95
I did not take you for a smoker, stitch.

It's not that hard. The biggest thing is not to be a pussy about it. No matter what you do, there will be hard days. That's when you need to nut the fuck up. People get in trouble when they start making excuses for themselves, or telling themselves that it's okay to quit because it's such a difficult thing to do. That dog don't hunt.

Things that help:
-Minimize free time: the hardest part for me was getting past lighting up whenever I was just waiting 5 minutes for shit to happen (the bus, meeting a friend for dinner, etc.)
-Don't hang around smokers: duh
-Cut out any drinking: another duh
-Exercise: endorphins and all that good jazz
-Sex: it's just good to have (though I occasionally miss the post coital smokerettes)
-Sprints: it's like punishment for smoking.
-Put your cigarette money toward a fun purchase instead

Also, throw away the fucking cigarettes. You know that smoking them gets you no further toward your goal.
post #24 of 95
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firstly, thanks everybody (ok almost everybody) this is a big help. keep the wise words coming. i need someone who will agree to punch me in the penis hole if i smoke again. any volunteers?

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Originally Posted by PipersSon View Post

In the absence of a plan of action, every idea is equally meaningless, including throwing away the cigarettes, smoking the cigarettes, eating the cigarettes or smoking them out your arse.

Come Monday morning and you're going to smoke anyway.

lol8[1].gif but true. good point.
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Originally Posted by lasbar View Post


You must be popular with the ladies...

If you say Cunt in front of my wife , she would tell you to shut the fuck up...

my wife is also not a fan of the word either. she isnt nearly as low brow as myself.
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Originally Posted by mr.orange View Post

^^^ OP I never really understood the addiction with cancer sticks but I encourage you to stop. Maybe you could smoke less and less everyday eventually working towards like 1 cig/day or 1/2 cig per day. Here's a thought; would you want your children to smoke? if no, then you're setting a bad example for them. if yes, then by all means light up and blow smoke in their face.

just my 2 cents.

IME, it help to get you started but once you are down to 1 or 2 a day you need a new strategy or you start building up again. then it becomes a never ending cycle. thanks though. but the wife and kids are a definitely a motivator. gotta keep that in mind more often.
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Originally Posted by HgaleK View Post

I did not take you for a smoker, stitch.

It's not that hard. The biggest thing is not to be a pussy about it. No matter what you do, there will be hard days. That's when you need to nut the fuck up. People get in trouble when they start making excuses for themselves, or telling themselves that it's okay to quit because it's such a difficult thing to do. That dog don't hunt.

Things that help:
-Minimize free time: the hardest part for me was getting past lighting up whenever I was just waiting 5 minutes for shit to happen (the bus, meeting a friend for dinner, etc.) - at work all i have is time, its one of the hardest parts to quitting, posting helps tho to push of the ciggs
-Don't hang around smokers: duh also hard, all my co-workers smoke
-Cut out any drinking: another duh rarely do, for other reasons
-Exercise: endorphins and all that good jazz need to do this, good idea
-Sex: it's just good to have (though I occasionally miss the post coital smokerettes) also, great advise
-Sprints: it's like punishment for smoking. no fucking way
-Put your cigarette money toward a fun purchase instead noice!

Also, throw away the fucking cigarettes. You know that smoking them gets you no further toward your goal.

thanks gale. yeah you arent the first to not expect me to be a smoker. that would be my parents frown.gif
post #25 of 95


not really helpful but sorta funny lol
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post #27 of 95
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Originally Posted by Neo_Version 7 View Post


No offense but your wife sounds really mean.

Actually she is lovely just don't upset her...
post #28 of 95
There are a million medications but they are temporary fixes. It's more changing your way of thinking. A big part of smoking is identity. I find that identifying yourself as a smoker is the hardest habit to break.

And don't let an occasional slip up screw up your progress. If you get tempted and have a cigarette you aren't starting from the beginning.
post #29 of 95
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Originally Posted by munchausen View Post

There are a million medications but they are temporary fixes. It's more changing your way of thinking. A big part of smoking is identity. I find that identifying yourself as a smoker is the hardest habit to break.

And don't let an occasional slip up screw up your progress. If you get tempted and have a cigarette you aren't starting from the beginning.

HUGE part of it
post #30 of 95
There was another thread about quitting a couple months ago so you may want to search for that one as well and one interesting bit I found was (and i'm paraphrasing):

Don't quit because you have to but because you want to.

There's a lot of truth in that. Best of luck and keep us (much to the chagrin of some here) posted. I'd be happy to read upon progress.
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