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Old 07-07-2015, 10:47 AM   #781
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Old 07-07-2015, 07:20 PM   #782
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My peeve is hiring a contractor to install something right. I can install things wrong just fine on my own, but when I want something installed per the manufacturer's instructions, things that take tools I don't have, like a torque wrench that is calibrated, meters and test equipment, etc, I hire a professional. However, I've yet to have a single contractor install anything while following the manufacturer's instruction. I do my homework; go on-line and read the instructions, then decide it's above my skill-set, yet I do understand what needs to be done to be right.

Anyways, I think I made my point. Really chaps my hide.
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Old 07-07-2015, 09:50 PM   #783
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How about sitting at a red light, and having smoke waft into your car from someone next to you smoking with their window down? THAT should be against the law for sure.
Your windows don't work?

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Old 07-07-2015, 10:30 PM   #784
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I'm not the one ruining our environment with that stuff. I like to breathe clean air.
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Old 07-07-2015, 10:31 PM   #785
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Sorry, but that's what I thought, too. Now a guy can't even smoke in his own car?

I'm no fan of tobacco, but . . .
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Old 07-07-2015, 10:34 PM   #786
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Sorry, but that's what I thought, too. Now a guy can't even smoke in his own car?

I'm no fan of tobacco, but . . .

Sure he can - with the windows up so the rest of us don't have to breathe his smoke. Smoking in public (at least in civilized places) is illegal for a reason. Welcome to 2015.
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Old 07-07-2015, 10:36 PM   #787
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Sorry, but that's what I thought, too. Now a guy can't even smoke in his own car?

I'm no fan of tobacco, but . . .
I smell tobacco smoke from the car ahead of me with my windows up. Nasty stuff, that said I don't let it upset me. Like passing a pig hauler on the road. The pig hauler knows what pigs smell like, smokers don't know what they smell like.
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Old 07-08-2015, 01:37 AM   #788
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If a little cigarette smoke bothers you, wait til pot is legalized as a recreational drug. Now that stuff stinks!
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Let's hope people aren't smoking it while driving!!!


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I'm not the one ruining our environment with that stuff. I like to breathe clean air.

I would imagine the exhaust coming from the cars including yours is a bit more harmful to environment than a cigarette is. But I can certainly understand being annoyed with a smell that bothers you. I really don't notice cigarette smoke smell anywhere except in restaurants that have smoking sections butting up to the nonsmoking sections.


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Tobacco smoke is bad enough for my allergies but worse is overuse of perfume. I've had to move more than once in church because of strong perfume smells.
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I'm not the one ruining our environment with that stuff. I like to breathe clean air.
You really think sitting in traffic and breathing exhaust laden NOx and SO2 is clean?

You would be much better off keeping your windows closed and breathing filtered air from your car's A/C system.
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I would imagine the exhaust coming from the cars including yours is a bit more harmful to environment than a cigarette is. But I can certainly understand being annoyed with a smell that bothers you. I really don't notice cigarette smoke smell anywhere except in restaurants that have smoking sections butting up to the nonsmoking sections.


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Where do restaurants still have smoking sections? Though I was kart racing at a track in WV a couple years ago, and was surprised that people there still openly smoke in public among groups of people.
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Tobacco smoke is bad enough for my allergies but worse is overuse of perfume. I've had to move more than once in church because of strong perfume smells.
At least you can move--or leave. I have no patience for a person that sprays that stuff all over themselves and then boards an airplane with me and a hundred other people. All of us sealed up in that aluminum tube for a few hours. It is exceptionally inconsiderate and obnoxious. I wonder if the cabin crew ever asks those people to get off the plane before pushing back from the gate? I think most passengers would applaud that with gusto.
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The only places that I frequent and that I notice people still smoking, are in casinos. I quit smoking over 30 years ago and I still miss them when I'm around others that are smoking. It doesn't bother me other than I want one when I smell the smoke. Unfortunately, I think it's a little like alcoholism, if I smoke one, I'll want more.

BTW, how I was able to quit smoking.

I tried to quit for about a year (or more) before I finally found something that worked for me. Like many smokers, I liked certain brands and dislike others. A few brands I really hated. Anyway, I bought several packs of a brand I really hated and smoked them for a few days. I kept one last pack in the car and one in the house just in case I wanted (needed) another cigarette. After just a few days, they had left such a bad taste in my mouth (and memory) that I was able to completely stop long enough to break the habit. 30 years later I still miss them on occasions but it's now easily controllable. YMMV
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Where do restaurants still have smoking sections? Though I was kart racing at a track in WV a couple years ago, and was surprised that people there still openly smoke in public among groups of people.

Naf, you need to go down memory lane (ok, bad memory lane) and eat in a small rural diner in MO. They may have a dozen tables with half "smoking" all right next to each other.
I still get a kick out of watching an old show where someone lights up a cigarette while riding an airplane. Now that was certainly not "the good old days".


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Old 07-08-2015, 10:58 AM   #797
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Naf, you need to go down memory lane (ok, bad memory lane) and eat in a small rural diner in MO. They may have a dozen tables with half "smoking" all right next to each other.
I still get a kick out of watching an old show where someone lights up a cigarette while riding an airplane. Now that was certainly not "the good old days".


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Reminds me of the Madmen episode where Don Draper's wife was accompanying one of her kids classes on one of their day trips, and was smoking on the school bus.

And my wife and I were reminiscing a while ago about those `good old days' growing up in upstate NY, when our parents would smoke with us kids in the car. Especially annoying (though we would never admit that back in those days) in the winter when the windows were all rolled tightly up.
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Naf, you need to go down memory lane (ok, bad memory lane) and eat in a small rural diner in MO. They may have a dozen tables with half "smoking" all right next to each other.
I still get a kick out of watching an old show where someone lights up a cigarette while riding an airplane. Now that was certainly not "the good old days".


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Hey maybe on that side of the state. I agree with rural but that's starting to blend in, what was rural 10 years ago are now "bedroom communities", half the restaurants in our town have smoking sections, yuck. Not a big sample as there's 4 restaurants in town. We generally drive to the next town as smoking is banned in their restaurants.

Casinos stink, I won't go in anymore. Did a couple times for a free lunch. Never again, not enough they could give me to go back. So many folks on oxygen still smoking, too sad and smelly for me.
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