I Have No Reason to Stop Smoking

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    Recent Smoking Interview I Did

    I thought I would post this questionaire on smoking that I was recently asked to do. They sent me the questions via email and I responded. I actually like doing these because it sometimes shatters the mystique that smoking is taboo or some kind of curse. Smoking...
    jay420 jay420
    31-35, M
    May 1, 2012

    The Nights Are Never Lonely Without Your Marlboro..

    The views portrayed on this article are from my viewpoints only... so please if you don't smoke, stay that way.. Foggy nights.. in the set darkened nights in the streets on San Francisco.. a rugged, trenchcoated man, from the early 50s.. wear his trench hat, ruffle his old...
    JPSK JPSK
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 3, 2009

    I've been a smoker longer

    than I've been alive. Went to many new doctor who gave me the standard speech about smoking and my obesity. "Blah blah blah" He said that I was a 73 pack year smoker. It's the packs a day added to the years. I told him I was going for 100 and he shook his head and said he...
    djs1967 djs1967
    46-50, F
    Jan 20

    I'll Quit If I Want To.

    I'm 69 years old and I've been smoking since I was a teenager in the late 50s. I recently spent some years in prison, quite a considerable amount of years. When I got out the first thing I did was get on the train, I spark up a cigarette and I realise everyone in staring at me...
    PhilipLane1944 PhilipLane1944
    70+, M
    Nov 3, 2013

    Smoking Questionaire 1.

    When did you start smoking? I started smoking when I was 15 2. What was the main motivation for starting? my father smoked, my older brother started smoking and a couple of my friends started smoking so I just gave it a try 3. Do you feel addicted to it? yes, my body tells me...
    dwayned dwayned
    36-40
    2 Responses Mar 4, 2014

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    totallyradicalsmokers totallyradicalsmokers
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