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Re: Smokers in Germany

And what's next ? A timetable when you're allowed to cook a curry ? An allotted amount of garlic per meal?
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Old 25.01.2015, 00:29
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I neither drink nor smoke, but I find the growing puritanical movement disturbing.

Many smokers look forward to a quiet smoke on their balcony at bedtime or after work or whenever - are we so mean spirited that we'll even deny them that little pleasure?

Miserable bastards.
I went on a German train once. The only seats we could reserve were in the smoking carriage. The air con broke down. The windows were sealed.

Not too many people were smoking. But then loads of people came from the non-smoking carriages where they had been seating in the fresh air in their clean seats. They lit up and smoked their cigarettes. They then went back to their non-smoking carriage. They repeated this many times.
My wife was very pregnant. It was quite nauseating for her.

I may be a miserable bastard but I'm not a selfish one, you jerk!
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Re: Smokers in Germany

I tried smoking on the balcony but our neighbours objected to the smell of kippers.

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I neither drink nor smoke, but I find the growing puritanical movement disturbing.

Many smokers look forward to a quiet smoke on their balcony at bedtime or after work or whenever - are we so mean spirited that we'll even deny them that little pleasure?

Miserable bastards.
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Old 25.01.2015, 00:51
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While most cigarettes stink, many cigars have an amazing flavour
I'm keen to find out which of them.
It might be a good idea for a nice present, who knows.
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Re: Smokers in Germany

Only one problem with everyone's 'they only smell bad' argument.


second hand smoke causes cancer

-At least 69 chemicals in secondhand smoke are known to cause cancer.
-Secondhand smoke causes lung cancer in nonsmokers.
-Secondhand smoke has also been associated with heart disease in adults and --sudden infant death syndrome, ear infections, and asthma attacks in children.
-There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke.

Sorry, but I don't want to be breathing that shit. If you are smoking at a bus stop, in a line outside, near a door, in a children's park, outside the hospital... you're an inconsiderate asshole.

Cigs would NEVER be cleared as legal if they were starting to manufacture them in 2014. Needs to be made illegal, it affects other people plain and simple.
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Old 25.01.2015, 01:04
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Needs to be made illegal, it affects other people plain and simple.
Because prohibition has worked so well in the past
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Because prohibition has worked so well in the past
comparing alcohol to cigarettes? get real
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I went on a German train once. The only seats we could reserve were in the smoking carriage. The air con broke down. The windows were sealed.

Not too many people were smoking. But then loads of people came from the non-smoking carriages where they had been seating in the fresh air in their clean seats. They lit up and smoked their cigarettes. They then went back to their non-smoking carriage. They repeated this many times.
My wife was very pregnant. It was quite nauseating for her.

I may be a miserable bastard but I'm not a selfish one, you jerk!
Who's a jerk? Did you miss the bit where I said I don't smoke?

Forget fags, I reckon it's Saturday night boozing they should ban
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Old 25.01.2015, 02:53
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And what's next ? A timetable when you're allowed to cook a curry ? An allotted amount of garlic per meal?

the thing mentioned is a court decision in a single case. It is NOT a law, neither a state law nor a federal law.
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Only one problem with everyone's 'they only smell bad' argument.


second hand smoke causes cancer

-At least 69 chemicals in secondhand smoke are known to cause cancer.
-Secondhand smoke causes lung cancer in nonsmokers.
-Secondhand smoke has also been associated with heart disease in adults and --sudden infant death syndrome, ear infections, and asthma attacks in children.
-There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke.

Sorry, but I don't want to be breathing that shit. If you are smoking at a bus stop, in a line outside, near a door, in a children's park, outside the hospital... you're an inconsiderate asshole.

Cigs would NEVER be cleared as legal if they were starting to manufacture them in 2014. Needs to be made illegal, it affects other people plain and simple.

When spring arrives I will take my Sheesha to a nearby bus-stop where smokers smoke and start up. And will record the time it takes until the first of those PAFFER complains I did it in the Schwimmbad Mythenquai some 10 years ago. It only took 10 minutes
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Old 25.01.2015, 10:33
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comparing alcohol to cigarettes? get real
the principle is the same regardless of the object. It hasn't worked for hard drugs either for that matter.
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Old 25.01.2015, 11:18
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I neither drink nor smoke, but I find the growing puritanical movement disturbing.

Many smokers look forward to a quiet smoke on their balcony at bedtime or after work or whenever - are we so mean spirited that we'll even deny them that little pleasure?
If it was a quiet smoke I wouldn't care. It seldom is and if it actually is, no one cares.

But our neighbour sits in a chair outside all weekend when it's not too cold and chain smokes the whole weekend. The airflow always blows it our way.
So basically we put up with his smoke the whole time.

This Swiss thing about airing your house is a waste of time too as by the time we've aired it - it stinks of cigarette smoke.

There's another neighbour who chain smokes too and has upset her close neighbours so much with the smoke that they avoid being at home as much as possible.

It's hardly puritanical thinking to find this smoking annoying.
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Old 25.01.2015, 11:24
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It's hardly puritanical thinking to find this smoking annoying.
Yeah it is.

If you hate this perfectly legal activity, buy a house in the country. And don't travel in designated smoking carriages!!
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Old 25.01.2015, 11:31
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If you hate this perfectly legal activity, buy a house in the country

Maybe I should have bought a place away from foreigners. The smokers aren't Swiss.
The only Swiss smokers I know are considerate.

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. And don't travel in designated smoking carriages!!
The smoking carriage was the only free one on the train. The non-smoking carriages were occupied by smokers who had reserved the seats in them even though there were spare seats in the smoking carriages. (They didn't like sitting in the smelly smoking carriages but were happy to smoke in them and then go back to their seats).

Was it the bit about my wife being heavily pregnant at the time that made you laugh the most?
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Old 25.01.2015, 11:43
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Maybe I should have bought a place away from foreigners. The smokers aren't Swiss.
The only Swiss smokers I know are considerate.



The smoking carriage was the only free one on the train. The non-smoking carriages were occupied by smokers who had reserved the seats in them even though there were spare seats in the smoking carriages. (They didn't like sitting in the smelly smoking carriages but were happy to smoke in them and then go back to their seats).

Was it the bit about my wife being heavily pregnant at the time that made you laugh the most?
No, just the bit where you threw a tantrum like a two year old because the world isn't exactly how you'd like it to be.

Time to grow up and take some responsibility for your own comfort and happiness, don't you think?
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Old 25.01.2015, 11:55
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No, just the bit where you threw a tantrum like a two year old because the world isn't exactly how you'd like it to be.

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Tantrum? Where? When?

Was that before or after you called me a miserable bastard? Was that before or after you called me names when you neg repped me?

At least I didn't hide when I called you a jerk.
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Tantrum? Where? When?
Every post you've ever made on the subject of smoking.

You're obsessed, and quite frankly it's a little bit sad to watch.

The world isn't going to change to suit your petty little obsessions. You need to change yourself or your circumstances if you want to have any hope of being happy.
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Old 25.01.2015, 12:08
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I'm keen to find out which of them.
It might be a good idea for a nice present, who knows.
A friend brought me a box of Cohibas yesterday that he picked up in Cuba last month, the're quite nice.

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Old 25.01.2015, 12:13
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Every post you've ever made on the subject of smoking.

You're obsessed, and quite frankly it's a little bit sad to watch.

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If it's making you sad then when why don't you go and do something else.

I quite like having a rant on here. Especially when it riles you so much.

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being happy.
Actually, it is changing. Smoking is becoming less socially acceptable as we become more and more of the dangers of it and how obnoxious and unpleasant it is.

It's just that Switzerland is a bit behind the times.
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It's just that Switzerland is a bit behind the times.
You said it was the foreigners a couple of posts ago.

Make up your mind!
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