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# Smoking, oh its so much fun to quit.

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06 Mar 2007, 05:51
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I am a social smoker and I enjoy it.

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06 Mar 2007, 06:35
I dont smoke
Used to grab a beer over weekends which I am giving up (gradually ofcourse)

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06 Mar 2007, 06:55
venky1979 wrote:
I dont smoke
Used to grab a beer over weekends which I am giving up (gradually ofcourse)

When in Belgium, I used to grab at least 3 beers every evening Westmale tripple was my favorite. Till recently I restricted myself to a couple of cans of Grolsh every 2 to 3 days. My beer belly started being visible through a pullover
For the last week I am staying completely sober

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06 Mar 2007, 07:00
helg wrote:
venky1979 wrote:
I dont smoke
Used to grab a beer over weekends which I am giving up (gradually ofcourse)

When in Belgium, I used to grab at least 3 beers every evening Westmale tripple was my favorite. Till recently I restricted myself to a couple of cans of Grolsh every 2 to 3 days. My beer belly started being visible through a pullover
For the last week I am staying completely sober

from past one month no beer for me
Man its difficult to stay in Abingdon (oxfordshire part of uk) which has historical brewery origins. Every 5th or 6th shop is actually a pub or night club

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06 Mar 2007, 07:11
venky1979 wrote:
helg wrote:
venky1979 wrote:
I dont smoke
Used to grab a beer over weekends which I am giving up (gradually ofcourse)

When in Belgium, I used to grab at least 3 beers every evening Westmale tripple was my favorite. Till recently I restricted myself to a couple of cans of Grolsh every 2 to 3 days. My beer belly started being visible through a pullover
For the last week I am staying completely sober

from past one month no beer for me
Man its difficult to stay in Abingdon (oxfordshire part of uk) which has historical brewery origins. Every 5th or 6th shop is actually a pub or night club

Man, you are my hero!
That's what I call will-power!

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06 Mar 2007, 07:19
helg wrote:
venky1979 wrote:
helg wrote:
venky1979 wrote:
I dont smoke
Used to grab a beer over weekends which I am giving up (gradually ofcourse)

When in Belgium, I used to grab at least 3 beers every evening Westmale tripple was my favorite. Till recently I restricted myself to a couple of cans of Grolsh every 2 to 3 days. My beer belly started being visible through a pullover
For the last week I am staying completely sober

from past one month no beer for me
Man its difficult to stay in Abingdon (oxfordshire part of uk) which has historical brewery origins. Every 5th or 6th shop is actually a pub or night club

Man, you are my hero!
That's what I call will-power!

or anti beer power

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06 Mar 2007, 21:31
venky1979 wrote:
helg wrote:
venky1979 wrote:
I dont smoke
Used to grab a beer over weekends which I am giving up (gradually ofcourse)

When in Belgium, I used to grab at least 3 beers every evening Westmale tripple was my favorite. Till recently I restricted myself to a couple of cans of Grolsh every 2 to 3 days. My beer belly started being visible through a pullover
For the last week I am staying completely sober

from past one month no beer for me
Man its difficult to stay in Abingdon (oxfordshire part of uk) which has historical brewery origins. Every 5th or 6th shop is actually a pub or night club

Oh wow! Is there a bschool in Abingdon?

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06 Mar 2007, 21:38
helg wrote:
I am a social smoker and I enjoy it.

Helg, you're supposed to smoke. You're Russian. They would kick you out of the Novye Russkue Club if you quit. And I KNOW you don't want that.

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07 Mar 2007, 02:12
mba07 wrote:
venky1979 wrote:
helg wrote:
venky1979 wrote:
I dont smoke
Used to grab a beer over weekends which I am giving up (gradually ofcourse)

When in Belgium, I used to grab at least 3 beers every evening Westmale tripple was my favorite. Till recently I restricted myself to a couple of cans of Grolsh every 2 to 3 days. My beer belly started being visible through a pullover
For the last week I am staying completely sober

from past one month no beer for me
Man its difficult to stay in Abingdon (oxfordshire part of uk) which has historical brewery origins. Every 5th or 6th shop is actually a pub or night club

Oh wow! Is there a bschool in Abingdon?

Oxford said B-school is a 15 minute drive from abingdon

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07 Mar 2007, 05:11
aaudetat wrote:
helg wrote:
I am a social smoker and I enjoy it.

Helg, you're supposed to smoke. You're Russian. They would kick you out of the Novye Russkue Club if you quit. And I KNOW you don't want that.

Aaudetat, you smoke right? Aren't all Ithaca people pot smoking hippies?

1 week, 1 day and 9 hours, saving 167.60 cigarettes and \$63.69.

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07 Mar 2007, 06:19
aaudetat wrote:
helg wrote:
I am a social smoker and I enjoy it.

Helg, you're supposed to smoke. You're Russian. They would kick you out of the Novye Russkue Club if you quit. And I KNOW you don't want that.

It's hard to be a non-smoking nation when the prices for cr@ppy cigarettes are as low as \$0.20 and you can get something really good (like Parliament) at \$1.50. What bothers me most is that there are literally no barriers between the cigs and the kids. In Moscow I think about 75% of teenagers are smokers.

What is Novye Russkie (New Russian) Club? Never heard of it! Never worn a crimson jacket either

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07 Mar 2007, 23:13
venky1979 wrote:
mba07 wrote:
venky1979 wrote:
helg wrote:
venky1979 wrote:
I dont smoke
Used to grab a beer over weekends which I am giving up (gradually ofcourse)

When in Belgium, I used to grab at least 3 beers every evening Westmale tripple was my favorite. Till recently I restricted myself to a couple of cans of Grolsh every 2 to 3 days. My beer belly started being visible through a pullover
For the last week I am staying completely sober

from past one month no beer for me
Man its difficult to stay in Abingdon (oxfordshire part of uk) which has historical brewery origins. Every 5th or 6th shop is actually a pub or night club

Oh wow! Is there a bschool in Abingdon?

Oxford said B-school is a 15 minute drive from abingdon

Hmmm and today all of a sudden I wanted to include Said in my list of schools. No, it isnt influenced by your answer.

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08 Mar 2007, 06:35
1 week, 2 days and 10 hours, saving 188.78 cigarettes and \$71.73.

yay....

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08 Mar 2007, 06:38
rhyme wrote:
1 week, 2 days and 10 hours, saving 188.78 cigarettes and \$71.73.

yay....

wow. you do have will power. keep it up!
I have not had my fries for last 4 weeks! (I am addicted to anything fried)

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08 Mar 2007, 06:41
died4me wrote:
rhyme wrote:
1 week, 2 days and 10 hours, saving 188.78 cigarettes and \$71.73.

yay....

wow. you do have will power. keep it up!
I have not had my fries for last 4 weeks! (I am addicted to anything fried)

LOL. I have a friend who wants to open a restaurant where everyone has a deep fryer at their table, and can order different cuts of steak which you deep fry yourself to your liking at your table.

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08 Mar 2007, 06:47
rhyme wrote:
died4me wrote:
rhyme wrote:
1 week, 2 days and 10 hours, saving 188.78 cigarettes and \$71.73.

yay....

wow. you do have will power. keep it up!
I have not had my fries for last 4 weeks! (I am addicted to anything fried)

LOL. I have a friend who wants to open a restaurant where everyone has a deep fryer at their table, and can order different cuts of steak which you deep fry yourself to your liking at your table.

Yeah? Tell your buddy to stay away from East Coast!!

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08 Mar 2007, 09:21
rhyme wrote:
LOL. I have a friend who wants to open a restaurant where everyone has a deep fryer at their table, and can order different cuts of steak which you deep fry yourself to your liking at your table.

That made me want to barf on my keyboard...

Have you all seen the deep-fried coke? http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15334588/

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08 Mar 2007, 19:54
1 week, 2 days and 23 hours, saving 199.88 cigarettes and \$75.95.

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08 Mar 2007, 21:28
1 week, 3 days and 1 hour, saving 201.18 cigarettes and \$76.45.

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08 Mar 2007, 23:22
A dollar saved is a dollar earned

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08 Mar 2007, 23:22

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