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Curmudgeoness Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-25-10 03:17 PM
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5. Have you seen that commercial for Nicorette with the shark?
That is me. Congrats on quitting, that is quite a feat and I hope you stick with it. But me, I am like the guy in that commercial.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCsKLWJrvWA
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  -You know where $101.85 did NOT go this week? Earth_First  Jul-25-10 03:08 PM   #0 
  - good for you!  secondwind   Jul-25-10 03:11 PM   #1 
  - Agreed, kudos.  liberalmike27   Jul-26-10 11:25 AM   #95 
  - Congratulations!  notesdev   Jul-25-10 03:13 PM   #2 
  - wow! ecigs? cold turkey? what?  NYC_SKP   Jul-25-10 03:14 PM   #3 
  - Willpower, the financial motivation and tea tree toothpicks...  Earth_First   Jul-25-10 03:20 PM   #9 
     - Like, tea tree oil toothpicks?  NYC_SKP   Jul-25-10 04:04 PM   #21 
     - Yep!  Earth_First   Jul-25-10 04:12 PM   #24 
     - Congratulations. It's huge, and necessary. What you did, simply said, is save your life.  Mira   Jul-25-10 06:22 PM   #30 
     - Thanks for the support!  Earth_First   Jul-25-10 08:06 PM   #34 
        - Thanks for taking me seriously.  Mira   Jul-25-10 10:22 PM   #45 
     - I made it one year on July 4th  Mojorabbit   Jul-25-10 07:14 PM   #33 
     - Good for you! I think cold turkey is the only way to go (maybe b/c that's how I  beac   Jul-26-10 08:47 AM   #77 
     - Hang in there!!  Amaril   Jul-26-10 08:50 AM   #78 
     - Congratulations - enjoy your new found savings!  whopis01   Jul-26-10 02:44 PM   #114 
  - $101.85 a week money saved and better health. good for you  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-25-10 03:15 PM   #4 
  - Have you seen that commercial for Nicorette with the shark?  Curmudgeoness   Jul-25-10 03:17 PM   #5 
  - congrats...I've successfully convinced a number of my Dem smoker friends to ditch the habit for that  blm   Jul-25-10 03:18 PM   #6 
  - Congratulations!  DailyGrind51   Jul-25-10 03:18 PM   #7 
  - To the pockets of asshole oil lobbyists since I gave up driving?  taterguy   Jul-25-10 03:19 PM   #8 
  - Driving is a bit harder for many to give up because it is necessary  LynneSin   Jul-26-10 09:58 AM   #85 
     - Smoking is a necessity  taterguy   Jul-26-10 08:10 PM   #120 
  - I used to work with a 5-pack a day smoker . . . I often wonder if he is still around  DrDan   Jul-25-10 03:24 PM   #10 
  - Did he do anything but smoke? n/t  malaise   Jul-26-10 08:18 AM   #73 
  - no - finish one and start the next  DrDan   Jul-26-10 09:32 AM   #83 
  - Five a day?  Posteritatis   Jul-26-10 01:20 PM   #105 
     - he was a nice guy, a hard worker/manager, effective . . . just could not  DrDan   Jul-26-10 01:40 PM   #110 
  - good for you and I hope it 'sticks'  Lifelong Protester   Jul-25-10 03:26 PM   #11 
  - i'm another ex pack and a half a day.  DesertFlower   Jul-25-10 03:29 PM   #12 
  - congratulations!!!!!!  northernlights   Jul-25-10 03:33 PM   #13 
  - congratulations to you--that is wonderful.  niyad   Jul-25-10 03:37 PM   #14 
  - I went electronic yesterday.  elehhhhna   Jul-25-10 03:43 PM   #15 
  - +1  Earth_First   Jul-25-10 08:08 PM   #35 
  - I just went electronic last week!  burrfoot   Jul-26-10 07:15 AM   #65 
     - smoketips.com, tried others, love these.  elehhhhna   Jul-26-10 03:59 PM   #119 
  - I applaud you.  dixiegrrrrl   Jul-25-10 03:52 PM   #16 
  - Woo Hoo! Good for you!  gateley   Jul-25-10 03:57 PM   #17 
  - Wow. How much are cigarettes these days? . . .  Journeyman   Jul-25-10 03:58 PM   #18 
  - $9.70 per pack (Western, New York)  Earth_First   Jul-25-10 04:07 PM   #22 
     - Unbelievable. 27 cents a pack when I started, about $1 when I quit 16 years later. . .  Journeyman   Jul-25-10 05:30 PM   #28 
        - madness when you consider it huh?  donal dubh   Jul-26-10 12:11 AM   #52 
  - USA has 3 times the amount of carcinagins (addiction tool) in ciggies then rest of the world...  Imagevision   Jul-25-10 04:00 PM   #19 
  - Carcinogens aren't the "addiction tool"  Doremus   Jul-25-10 10:27 PM   #46 
  - smokers, and those who are ready to start again... $1.00 per pack  thotzRthingz   Jul-25-10 04:04 PM   #20 
  - I, too, smoke filtered cigars, $11.99 +tax per carton.  pleah   Jul-26-10 12:42 PM   #101 
  - I always ask ex-smokers to do something with their newfound wealth.  slampoet   Jul-25-10 04:11 PM   #23 
  - My first immediate 'gift' is going to be a canoe  Earth_First   Jul-25-10 04:17 PM   #25 
  - Perfect!  slampoet   Jul-25-10 09:04 PM   #43 
  - Laudable goals, but put something aside for your future.  OnlinePoker   Jul-25-10 11:51 PM   #51 
  - Where I live, $5000 is one or two house PAYMENTS. LOL  kestrel91316   Jul-26-10 10:42 AM   #90 
  - Good on you  Synicus Maximus   Jul-25-10 04:22 PM   #26 
  - hooray for you  roody   Jul-25-10 04:25 PM   #27 
  - I got that monkey off my back years ago, too, and put it on a rock. nt  valerief   Jul-25-10 05:31 PM   #29 
  - I also used political reasoning to help me quit!  K8-EEE   Jul-25-10 06:34 PM   #31 
  - Congrats  Daninmo   Jul-25-10 07:07 PM   #32 
  - I'm working on it  tammywammy   Jul-25-10 08:10 PM   #36 
  - We can do it!  Earth_First   Jul-25-10 08:15 PM   #38 
  - And good luck to you!  tammywammy   Jul-25-10 08:16 PM   #39 
     - Congrats tammywammy! Good on you!  Melissa G   Jul-26-10 11:15 AM   #94 
  - My husband used chantix  ejpoeta   Jul-26-10 06:19 AM   #61 
  - You can do it! I'm at the 6 month mark, and I marvel  myrna minx   Jul-26-10 12:27 PM   #99 
  - Congrats! I quit in March  Touchdown   Jul-25-10 08:13 PM   #37 
  - i quit five years ago after 20 years of smoking  Roon   Jul-25-10 08:31 PM   #40 
  - I grow and cure my own tobacco. I do buy tubes so $0.23 per pack. nt  kelly1mm   Jul-25-10 08:55 PM   #41 
  - No kidding...  Earth_First   Jul-25-10 08:58 PM   #42 
  - Southern climate? nt.  druidity33   Jul-26-10 06:25 AM   #62 
     - Maryland. nt  kelly1mm   Jul-26-10 01:29 PM   #109 
  - congratulations!  a la izquierda   Jul-25-10 10:16 PM   #44 
  - I tried to quit AT LEAST 10 times...finally I did! Used to LOVE it....now, not so much. nt  caledesi   Jul-25-10 10:57 PM   #47 
  - CONGRATS  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-25-10 11:00 PM   #48 
  - Congratulations and good luck.  Bette Noir   Jul-25-10 11:24 PM   #49 
  - i quit a long time ago and i wont lie to you...  iamthebandfanman   Jul-25-10 11:39 PM   #50 
  - I disagree -  uncommon   Jul-26-10 01:52 PM   #113 
  - 101.85 a week ? fuck , cigs are more expensive than joints !  UndertheOcean   Jul-26-10 12:13 AM   #53 
  - I've saved tens of thousands of dollars by now...  Romulox   Jul-26-10 12:19 AM   #54 
  - If you need (want) Nicorette gum, it is way cheap on ebay, cost you about $17 per week  Hamlette   Jul-26-10 12:25 AM   #55 
  - Congratulations! Politics is the most compelling, most persuasive  JDPriestly   Jul-26-10 12:34 AM   #56 
  - Stick with it -- everything gets better -- best wishes!!  defendandprotect   Jul-26-10 01:25 AM   #57 
  - Wow! That's fabulous!  tavalon   Jul-26-10 03:17 AM   #58 
  - You can't put a price on the extra life you are getting...  liberation   Jul-26-10 03:49 AM   #59 
  - The 25th was my 6th month anniversary - so I 'll join you!  myrna minx   Jul-26-10 04:09 AM   #60 
  - august 14, 1977 I quit cold turkey  madokie   Jul-26-10 06:29 AM   #63 
  - Actually, if you're like me, the energy level rises almost immediately.  Jackpine Radical   Jul-26-10 08:45 AM   #76 
     - For sure  madokie   Jul-26-10 08:55 AM   #80 
     - I have most certainly noticed this...  Earth_First   Jul-26-10 01:18 PM   #103 
  - Excellent  Knight Hawk   Jul-26-10 06:46 AM   #64 
  - But, the smoking apologists say their disgusting habit is IMPOSSIBLE to break!  Odin2005   Jul-26-10 07:17 AM   #66 
  - It is DAMN hard to break the habit.  kurtzapril4   Jul-26-10 12:17 PM   #97 
  - Non-smokers say that smokers only IMAGINE their dickishness  Tunkamerica   Jul-26-10 01:47 PM   #112 
  - Congratulations!  rox63   Jul-26-10 07:37 AM   #67 
  - Good for you! I did it years ago, and it is one reason I am still alive today...  old mark   Jul-26-10 07:43 AM   #68 
  - Smoking killed my mom in 1974 when I was 9. Stroke.  callous taoboy   Jul-26-10 07:58 AM   #69 
  - Good for you! n/t  Mad_Dem_X   Jul-26-10 08:11 AM   #70 
  - Congratulations! I quit a while back myself. I regret every dime I gave those bastards. nt  pgodbold   Jul-26-10 08:15 AM   #71 
  - Congrats  malaise   Jul-26-10 08:16 AM   #72 
  - I quit in 1984. It was hard, but OMG was it worth it!  Jackpine Radical   Jul-26-10 08:37 AM   #74 
  - Hi Jackpine!  myrna minx   Jul-26-10 12:30 PM   #100 
  - Are you male?  Kalyke   Jul-26-10 08:41 AM   #75 
  - Congrats! E-cig user here.  N_E_1 for Tennis   Jul-26-10 08:52 AM   #79 
  - Good on ya! K&R (eom)  AlabamaLibrul   Jul-26-10 08:56 AM   #81 
  - Fantastic!  racaulk   Jul-26-10 09:04 AM   #82 
  - Seriously, if there was ever a reason to give up smoking this is a good one  LynneSin   Jul-26-10 09:53 AM   #84 
  - how'd you do it?  barbtries   Jul-26-10 10:10 AM   #86 
  - Congratulations!@!  handmade34   Jul-26-10 10:11 AM   #87 
  - Now don't give it to the "food industry" instead! nt  TomClash   Jul-26-10 10:20 AM   #88 
  - lol, i will keep an eye on that... n/t  Earth_First   Jul-26-10 01:20 PM   #104 
  - Congratulations!!!!! keep up the good work, I quit about 20 years ago, can't imagine  madmom   Jul-26-10 10:34 AM   #89 
  - Good for you!  crim son   Jul-26-10 11:00 AM   #91 
  - K&R  DeSwiss   Jul-26-10 11:07 AM   #92 
  - Congratulations , 4yrs w/o a smoke for me, more money for lottery tickets.  Historic NY   Jul-26-10 11:12 AM   #93 
  - Good for you! Good luck with the battle. KNR!  joeybee12   Jul-26-10 11:30 AM   #96 
  - Smart. Smoking serves no purpose whatsoever. Good for you. nt  onehandle   Jul-26-10 12:19 PM   #98 
  - Welcome aboard!  Gore1FL   Jul-26-10 01:08 PM   #102 
  - Thanks again everyone for the kudos and support!  Earth_First   Jul-26-10 01:22 PM   #106 
  - Congrats, man!  southpaw   Jul-26-10 01:22 PM   #107 
  - Congratulations Earth_First!!  Eyerish   Jul-26-10 01:26 PM   #108 
  - I quit cold turkey 14 years ago  LostinVA   Jul-26-10 01:44 PM   #111 
  - Me too... I quit a week ago yesterday.  RoccoR5955   Jul-26-10 02:47 PM   #115 
  - Congrats! I quit smoking 22 years ago.  GoddessOfGuinness   Jul-26-10 02:53 PM   #116 
  - Good for you.  zeos3   Jul-26-10 02:55 PM   #117 
  - I quit around ten years ago, cold turkey. I miss them, but am never  juajen   Jul-26-10 02:55 PM   #118 
  - A good thread to keep alive. nt  onehandle   Jul-27-10 03:27 PM   #121 
 

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