BOEING747-700 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2730 times:
Sometimes at work I am with co-workers who smoke, and it makes me very sick. I get migraine headaches when I am secondhand smoking. I don't care if people smoke, its their life to do as they wish, but please be courteous to my wishes and do not smoke in close proximity to me. Now that being said I can be outside with someone smoking just not in a car or in a small indoor room.
KC7MMI From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 854 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (11 years 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2724 times:
I totally agree. Altho I don't really have people blowing smoke in my face, I end up smelling & inhaling it anyway. It's a very inconsiderate thing to smoke in public places. They're starting to ban it in certain cities around here.
Photopilot From Canada, joined Jul 2002, 2874 posts, RR: 18
Reply 6, posted (11 years 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2690 times:
Why should they flame you or this thread. The Etymology of the word Fag is clearly defined in the dictionaries. Of course it is a word that does have multiple meanings, but as I went to University in Scotland, I don't see why I can't use that word. It's meaning is very clear in the context as used.
Of course it's ironic that people who use the word to mean something else entirely are also fighting to have words such as "marriage" mean something else entirely as well. Isn't it amazing the way language works sometimes
DeltaGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (11 years 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2642 times:
LOL, whenever I hear someone use the word "fag" to describe a smoke, I think it's halarious. Most of the time it's used in the context of "you fag" as in, someone homosexual. I wish the only fags out there were tobacco products lol.
I just thought some of the more sensitive members would get offended..hence the flame
Gotta love the double edged language sword....and I also hate smoke in my face.
Cfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (11 years 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2412 times:
Hey, you're the guys who wanted buildings to be completely non-smoking, and so forced smokers right into your path outside the door - the gauntlet if you will. You could have shown some comprehension and allowed us a few smoking lounges here and there, but NoooOOOooo! You had to get all high and superior .
I find it is the non-smokers who are by-and-large the most inconsiderate between the two groups. If you ask nicely a smoker who's smoke is coming your way, he will just about always oblige you - he will either move or put it out. A smoker will generally try to sit someplace where he won't bother anyone. But that courtesy is rarely given to smakers. Most of the time smokers are insulted and ridiculed, and it just wants to make us blow the smoke right back in your face.
I am entirely in agreement with the idea of non-smoking offices, and OK with non-smoking restaurants. But in return, we would like to have a few spaces of our own.
Startvalve From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (11 years 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2399 times:
Come to Texas. San Antonio just passed a no smoking law banning smoking anywhere in a public place unless it is seperated by a full height wall on 3 sides and a half height wall on the 4th. I think Dallas has a similar law and most other cities in the state are kicking one around. I love it, not having to smell other peoples cancer when I go somewhere to eat.
B747skipper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (11 years 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2396 times:
In the old days, I was a respectful and considerate person while smoking.
I would ask around "do you mind" before taking a cigarette...
In USA they are quickly becoming non-smoking-everywhere.
No corner for smokers... OK -
Now, I am no longer a considerate smoker.
I live in Argentina since 11 years ago, 99% people smoke here.
When I see an American "non-smoker" it is my revenge...
I blow as much smoke as I can to his face.
USA - land of liberty...
Happy contrails (contrails are a form of smoke)
Sabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (11 years 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2380 times:
In USA they are quickly becoming non-smoking-everywhere.
I agree, in my opinion is it ridiculous that some states banned smoking completely from bars and restaurants, they could split them in a smoking and non-smoking zone, when I am drinking beer I always enjoy a cigarette with it.
Iflyatldl From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1936 posts, RR: 3
Reply 24, posted (11 years 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2360 times:
I used to smoke, but gave it up- most people I know are pretty cool about it around me and I can tolerate to a point; and then I go find fresh air. But, as the old saying goes: "The worst smoker out there is a REFORMED smoker. I'd take a smoker over that-anyday.
Ah, Summer, Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox and Beer.....
: I don't think anyone would blow smoke in my face...but if the do smoke around me..I try to conjure up and crack the biggest FART I can...If I gotta sm
: Couldn't agree more. In Australia, fags are cigarettes as well, although I must say, compared to Europe, there are alot fewers smokers here. I'm an on
: Excellent, BN747, excellent. I am fairly tolerant but I hate the smell, and I also use the fart tactic sparingly, in certain bad situations. For examp
: I have had a really bad weekend. This topic just made me bust out laughing!!! Thank you!!! Gotta love the English language. GO CANUCKS!!
: My smoking story....I was in a fairly empty bar with a friend. We're both non smokers. Two people sat down next to us and started to pull out cigarett
: Bicoastal Good on you, mate! Might try that one some time.
: Today some guy was having trouble getting through the locked door at the lobby of my apartment building. He literally blew smoke in my face after aski
: I have my own private smoking area at work.....it is called my car. Twice a day I leave the office for 5 minutes to have a cigarette. I walk out into
: ElectraBob That's very considerate of you, and I don't think many people could or would complain at one little whiff of smoke coming out of your car w
: I found it quite comical that you called a smoker a 'fag!' I know there are many different denotations for that word, but I think we just need to get
: Continental It is not the smoker being called a fag. The CIGARETTE is called a fag. The smoker smokes the fag.
: "I don't think anyone would blow smoke in my face...but if the do smoke around me..I try to conjure up and crack the biggest FART I can...If I gotta s
: My bad, I jumped to conclusions WAY too fast!!
: Well Startvalve... if anyone did THAT, they deserve to be laughed at, good and hard! If you're going to let one go, at least be able to control it! Ag
: You are from Canada, so I guess they do call a smoke a "fag" up there Uhhh...no. We don't, but ex-patriot Brits use the term "tongue in cheek" knowing
: If I do let one go, Startvalve..it'll be because you're there and you're good at cleaning up! BN747[Edited 2004-03-04 04:18:26]
: Good show BM747 ! What's next: "Oh yeah ?" or maybe a "sez you !" "I know you are but what am I", perhaps?
: Ya' never know Jeff...ya' never know.... BN747
: "If I do let one go, Startvalve..it'll be because you're there and you're good at cleaning up" But I don't smoke. I am still waiting on beef to have a
: What should you do if your girlfriend starts smoking? Slow down and use more lubricant.
: What should you do if your girlfriend starts smoking? Slow down and use more lubricant. LOL !! It must be love !
: BM747: Ya' never know Jeff...ya' never know.... Judging by his posts I'm starting to think that BM747 is really a troll.
: I am a smoker and personally, I think the tougher anti-smoking laws become the better. It just keeps me from that shit more often and helps me decreas
: King' : WOW !! You are THE MAN !! That is courtesy above and beyond the call of duty. I hope we non-smokers keep that in mind that courtesy is a 2-way
: Judging by his posts I'm starting to think that BM747 is really a troll. And this from a man with a wife and kids? Very classy Jeff, I do know this to
: I do know this to be a fact The troll part ??
: You forgot to add a 'God bless' here too funny christian boy... BN747
: funny christian boy Thank you !! God bless, - Jeff