How do we solve the cigarette smoker issue?

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  1. Oh So Much

    Oh So Much Well-Known Member VIP

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    I have issues with cigarette smoke. Yes it has been banned from all indoor locations which I am thankful for but I still get bothered by it, especially when I have my son with me and he has to smell it outdoors.

    Examples:

    Taking a walk in the park and the smoker is sitting on a bench smoking or walking on a trail smoking. Yes, they are outside but I don't want to smell it. What to do? Can both parties be happy?

    Driving in my car on a warm day, I like to have the window rolled down (I have no A/C), person in front of me is smoking and I have to breathe it. Obviously I roll up the window until they are gone but on a hot day, swelter in the meantime.

    My neighbor has two little girls. The neighbor next to them goes outside to smoke. They have to run around and shut all the windows because the smoke permeates their house. They don't want to be "that neighbor" so they haven't and won't say anything to them. But I think it's unfair because they have two little ones.

    There is no way for smokers and non smokers to live in harmony right?
     
  2. HAL

    HAL HAM

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    good fences make good neighbors
     
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    Fucking stoners.
     
  5. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Hello VIP

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    Sounds like you dont have enough real shit to worry about...no offense
     
  6. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    :bs:
     
  7. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    Non smokers have to rise up and exterminate all the smokers.

    We outnumber them and they get winded quick, should be a piece of cake.
     
  8. newcastlefan

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    there is; its called tolerance. the outside is public and you need to give a little also. after you eliminate all cigarette smoke, will you next claim that you have issues with women who wear an excessive amount of perfume? how about the smell of firewood burning? its basically the same as tobacco burning, so should we outlaw fireplaces?
     
  9. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    except the funny smokers. they can stay.
     
  10. newcastlefan

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    if you can afford cigarettes in NYC, you can probably afford an assault rifle.
     
  11. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    burning wood doesn't smell like burning chemicals.

    cigar and pipe smokers can stay too
     
  12. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    yeah, but you tire from loading the magazines so you'll be overrun by the angry masses of non smokers
     
  13. baltimore mike

    baltimore mike I wear panties 24/7 364

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    dumb smokers
     
  14. newcastlefan

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    its all burning cellulose. it emits the same chemicals, in different amounts. i have neighbors with similar complaints: they whine "there's too much noise here!. the cars make too much noise!" my response has been "welcome to NYC/ it's not and will never be Kansas."
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    you're a real health freak, huh.
     
  16. newcastlefan

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    doubt loading magazines is all that much effort
     
  17. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    No A/C in your car for realz?
     
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    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    we'll see about that
     
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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    Couldn't floss a whip without AC.
     
  20. Oh So Much

    Oh So Much Well-Known Member VIP

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    Actually I have plenty of real shit to worry about, I just don't start threads about it. I chose this issue because I thought it would be polarizing and start a debate or see if anyone has a solution :hat: