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Ironically, that's the exact brand we opened today (Röda Ulven).

I have two others, but the expert (visiting Swede from up north) said that that was the best (the other I brought to work was Kallax, and the one I left at home is Oskars)!

Tom
Ooohh is this something people do to keep amused here in winter months?

I much prefer to half open a bottle of champagne, leave it on the kitchen table, and wait for the cork to blow a hole in the ceiling. That`s the signal that Sunday breakfast is ready.

Oops sorry, off topic! Got carried away and only noted thread title after hitting submit.

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Old 11.10.2012, 19:46
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the other I brought to work was Kallax
And you're still employed?
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Geez, it really is like being the new kid in school and being beaten into a pulp by school bullies (senior users) here

At least I know where I stand here.
In clouds of my smoke it appears, mooooooo hahahahahahahah
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Old 11.10.2012, 20:01
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And you're still employed?
I'll probably get a bonus!

One remarked that it was the best thing she's eaten all week!

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One remarked that it was the best thing she's eaten all week!

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True, but I think you're missing the broader point in that there are countless environmental hazards that are even more deadly than getting a whiff of cigarette smoke. It's the chemicals you can't see or smell or taste (at least because they're so pervasive that you grow accustomed to them) that should be more worrisome but smoking is easier to identify and is popularly demonized. Contrast that with major industrial accidents along the Danube, e.g. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...e-river-water/ , and along the Rhine which leech into the ground water and the food supply. And don't forget the carcinogens on grilled meats (the black bits). Granted, beating a dead horse is easier than looking at, say, household detergents and other cleaning chemicals which are everywhere and impossible to escape in an urban environment. Relax, you're going to die sometime and if you do die of cancer, it's unlikely you'll have an upwind smoker to thank for it.
Be careful. The fact that there are other things more toxic than second-hand smoke inhalation, does not justify exposing people to it.
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Because human beings are very sensitive to the smell of smoke will still be very noticeable, but it is more of nuisance than a health hazard.
Just a curious observation.
Despite the stereotype about Swiss being less tolerant, nuisance caused by smokers to non-smokers is ok.
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When did Carbon become a carcinogen? As a restaurant manager for a decade, that's all that was in the "black bits.". Carbon, in the form of graphite. You could even use it to make pencils. Totally harmless, necessary for life Carbon.
Those black bits are simply carbon deposits. Y'all can list the names of the compounds in a butt, but didn't know that charred meat contains carcinogens? (not to mention the grill smoke...) http://ag.ansc.purdue.edu/meat_quality/grilling.html

One day I'm going to write a journal article entitled, "Everything gives you Cancer." so that people can just relax and be on their way. One woman here was so hysterical at the sodium content in one of the school lunches I thought she would going to pop a vein and die of a stroke right in front of me. What's the good in living longer if you're so f-ing paranoid about your health that you spend most of your time worrying?
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Just a curious observation.
Despite the stereotype about Swiss being less tolerant, nuisance caused by smokers to non-smokers is ok.
A) Less tolerant than WHOM ? a comparison list please
B) Why should the nuisance caused by smokers to non-smokers be ok ? Most Cantons have their quite clear smoking bans in order to limit this, and those Cantonal bans were approved by the people. And even the federal ban DOES restrict that kind of nuisance. So again, explain your exotic conclusion
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Re: Efficient but smelly train experience

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19910888

So the question now is, are non smokers more at risk of heart disease and or other, from passive smoke or from sitting down for so long being angry about it on the internet?
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