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Old 04.03.2015, 10:44
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Re: Why do so many people in Zurich smoke?

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Without reading every single post on this thread, I have come to the conclusion that anyone defending their right to smoke is in denial or carefree about their premature death and that's their choice. Your ignorance is your free pass to a life of illness.

So go ahead and kill yourselves. Slowly. Painfully. And as your veins tar up and your lungs lose their efficiency and you start gasping for air whilst trying to fix your focus on your young grandchildren who don't want to get to close to you because you stink, I'll be making my own lifestyle choices.

In the meantime, before you die in agony from cancer, keep the hell out of my breathing zone because I'm watching what I breathe.
Not a smoker, then?
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Old 04.03.2015, 10:46
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American smokers have become downright meek, going to extremes to shield others from their smoking; that change in mindset hasn't happened here yet.
And thankfully so!

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Old 04.03.2015, 10:47
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Not a smoker, then?
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Old 04.03.2015, 10:57
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Re: Why do so many people in Zurich smoke?

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Without reading every single post on this thread, I have come to the conclusion that anyone defending their right to smoke is in denial or carefree about their premature death and that's their choice. Your ignorance is your free pass to a life of illness.

So go ahead and kill yourselves. Slowly. Painfully. And as your veins tar up and your lungs lose their efficiency and you start gasping for air whilst trying to fix your focus on your young grandchildren who don't want to get to close to you because you stink, I'll be making my own lifestyle choices.

In the meantime, before you die in agony from cancer, keep the hell out of my breathing zone because I'm watching what I breathe.
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Old 04.03.2015, 11:44
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Re: Why do so many people in Zurich smoke?

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Just because I support people's rights to make their own choices in life, it doesn't mean I have to make the same choices.
Gee, aren't you the brave one?

How exactly are you supporting peoples' rights apart from waffling on this forum?
How have you changed anything?

I support the laws of the land.

It's just that the smokers have found so many ways to circumvent them here that they're pretty ineffectual.

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I find it a bit sad that I have to explain this to someone over the age of 6.
I hope you're not explaining this to kids? You really ought to keep your pathetic opinions on smoking to yourself.
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Old 04.03.2015, 11:48
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Re: Why do so many people in Zurich smoke?

Lol. You carry on being silently furious at bus stops, Tom.

I'll just carry on letting people around me exercise their legal right to enjoy themselves.

Watch that blood pressure, though.
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Old 04.03.2015, 12:01
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Lol. You carry on being silently furious at bus stops, Tom.
Actually my Swiss wife usually says something or gives them a hard stare so I don't need to bother.

And she votes on these issues too.


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I'll just carry on letting people around me exercise their legal right to enjoy themselves.
Read my posts. I mentioned people smoking in non-smoking areas.

Lots of things are legal - such as pushing past people in queues etc, blowing smoke in peoples' faces etc etc.

It doesn't make them good manners though.
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Old 04.03.2015, 12:07
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Actually my Swiss wife usually says something or gives them a hard stare so I don't need to bother.

And she votes on these issues too.
Lol, I think now we're getting to the heart of the matter!



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Old 04.03.2015, 12:11
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Re: Why do so many people in Zurich smoke?

Are we agreed that a smoking thread on EF is going to raise people's bloody pressure higher than a pack of 20 Marlboro will?

Come on guys, same old arguments again and again and again and - ooopps - dropped off there.

What this argument is some rash claims that neither side can prove/disprove?

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Old 04.03.2015, 12:14
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Lol, I think now we're getting to the heart of the matter!
What? She feels the same way as I do but she speaks Swiss German a million times better that I do?

Does your wife have the same views as you? Do your kids? (or do you just subject them to smoke to pacify your own set of perverse morals?)

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I would, but I find the sound of princesses stamping their little feets a bit wearing after a while.
The plural of foot is feet. HTH
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Old 04.03.2015, 12:18
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perverse morals
See what I mean, everyone? These people are puritans. They might not wear tall hats or burn witches any more, but sooner or later their words will betray them.

Thank you, Tom, for proving my point.
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Re: Why do so many people in Zurich smoke?

Much more importantly -

The people in here who feel so passionately about reducing smoking in this country (myself included)

What can we do? Contact the health minister? Join what association? Donate money somewhere? How to get a vote going?

Maybe is there some online group we can join to bounce all these ideas back and forth?
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Old 04.03.2015, 12:21
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See what I mean, everyone? These people are puritans. They might not wear tall hats or burn witches any more, but sooner or later their words will betray them.

Thank you, Tom, for proving my point.
Sorry, I'm not the one who believes in superstitions. I leave that to people like you.
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Old 04.03.2015, 12:22
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Sorry, I'm not the one who believes in superstitions. I leave that to people like you.
Whooooooooooooooooooooosh!
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Old 04.03.2015, 12:23
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Much more importantly -

The people in here who feel so passionately about reducing smoking in this country (myself included)

What can we do? Contact the health minister? Join what association? Donate money somewhere? How to get a vote going?

Maybe is there some online group we can join to bounce all these ideas back and forth?
Become Swiss. Get enough signatures to force a referendum.
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Old 04.03.2015, 12:23
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Re: Why do so many people in Zurich smoke?

Well cigarettes are cheaper here
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Old 04.03.2015, 12:30
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Whooooooooooooooooooooosh!
Is that the sound of diarrhea spouting out of your mouth?

This thread was actually quite interesting - discussing drug dependency and addiction and so on until you derailed it with your trolling.

I really ought to just ignore you. That's probably the best way to deal with petulant children.
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Is that the sound of diarrhea spouting out of your mouth?

This thread was actually quite interesting - discussing drug dependency and addiction and so on until you derailed it with your trolling.

I really ought to just ignore you. That's probably the best way to deal with petulant children.
Perhaps you ought to ask your wife to give me a hard stare on your behalf?
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Old 04.03.2015, 12:35
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Re: Why do so many people in Zurich smoke?

You're both being as childish as each other.
Either get a room or give it a rest the pair of you.
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Handbags at dawn again.
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