Smoke on your own time, not mine, oh wait you are...  

CuteAZguy27 40M
2154 posts
9/14/2005 7:57 am

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Smoke on your own time, not mine, oh wait you are...


(now im an ex smoker, and dont mind being around people who do,yet i found this interesting)

TOKYO - With smokers being increasingly shunned in public places, Japan's largest cigarette maker is offering a rare treat – tickets to a film preview where they can smoke all they want.

Japan Tobacco, which sells nearly two-thirds of the nation's cigarette products, will invite 150 lucky smokers who won a lottery to a private showing of the film-noir thriller "Sin City" , said company spokesman Tsuyoshi Miyashita.

Anyone over 20 years old could apply, but there was one condition attached – they had to pledge that they smoke.

"The event is to provide a rare opportunity for smokers to light up freely while watching the movie, so they can enjoy the film without suppressing their urge to smoke," Miyashita said.

Though Japan's smoking rate remains one of the highest in the developed world, smoking has been banned in movie theaters, train stations and other public facilities
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. If someone wants to do some homework and try to find the year that each of these places were banned above, please do so and let me know eather thrue this blog or email.

How many people in your family smoke including yourself ? If your a smoker.....remember your first ciggy ?

-CuteAZguy27

rm_Network_Minx 49F
542 posts
9/14/2005 8:53 am

I am a smoker. I don't remember my first cig but my parents have a picture of me holding a cigarette and my godfather lighting it when I was 3. The picture was a joke but it was a portent of things to come.
I try to be a very polite smoker by smoking outside all of the time. I don't smoke in my car either. I have quit, but I always go back.
Family Smoker Breakdown
# of smokers 3 (me, my mom and brother)
# of non-smokers 3 (my sister, her husband and my brother's wife)
# of ex-smokers 1 (my dad)


rm_saintlianna 46F
15466 posts
9/14/2005 8:55 am

I remember my first cig like it was yesterday. When that sweet evil demon smoke filled my lungs I new what true love was. 98% of the people I know smoke.


SweetDarlinAngel 41F
2996 posts
9/14/2005 9:05 am

I remember my first cigarette, I was 13. My friends and I were sooo cool! I coughed for 20 minutes from my half of that smoking stick. I've smoked on and off since then. Cigarettes and I have always had this wonderful love / hate relationship. They are terrible for my singing voice and lung power, so I hate them. But they are so good to relax with, so I love them.

~Angel


demonicsexkitten 43F
10689 posts
9/14/2005 9:49 am

My ex-step dad smokes, my mom quit around 1980. None of my bro's or sis's smoke. One uncle does. And ... either my dad or his g/f smokes on occassion, as i see evidence once in a while, but never actually see either of them smoking, or smell it on them. Naturally, i don't smoke. and i've never been kissed by a smoker. and, in fact, turned down a kiss i was wanting to accept when i remembered he smoked.


sensually_me

9/14/2005 3:43 pm

I don't smoke. Never have; never will. And yes, this is one of those cases where I can actually say "never" and mean it. My mom & sister smoke, but my dad quit, and as far as I know, neither of my brothers do. My significant other doesn't. My daughter hopefully never will. I could say some negetive things about it, but won't, because I'm sure that all smokers have heard all they ever care to hear about that habit. I've only ever kissed two men who smoked--one tasted like an ashtray, the other was considerate enough to make his mouth pleasant, and man, could he kiss! *s*

Congrats on your ex-smokin'!


CuteAZguy27 40M
1545 posts
9/15/2005 6:54 am

Network_Minx-

To stop smokeing is not the easiest thing to do, as you know already. When i finally put down my last smoke for good,as i was able from there to coach and lead others to put down their last cigarette , some would leave it down, and others would go back-yet the greatest thing for me was keeping patient cause i was once there too.

-CuteAZguy27


CuteAZguy27 40M
1545 posts
9/15/2005 7:03 am

saintlianna I remember my first cigarette as well,my first deep breath, wanting to vomit after that, oh yes i was cool.

-CuteAZguy27


CuteAZguy27 40M
1545 posts
9/15/2005 7:11 am

SweetDarlinAngel- I was 12 with my first cigarette, I snuck out of the house in the evenings like usual and my friends would ride our bycicles into town, my friend "paul" took me aside before meeting with others and showed me how...I remember he even said, you can even pretend if you want."...of course i didnt cause i was with the cool kids.

-CuteAZguy27


CuteAZguy27 40M
1545 posts
9/15/2005 7:16 am

demonicsexkitten-excellent job, keep yourself strong in this area-im even proud that you turned down a hunk who did smoke, that takes guts girl.

-CuteAZguy27


CuteAZguy27 40M
1545 posts
9/15/2005 7:26 am

sensually_me -Im very proud that you held back on saying the negatives lol, yes they all heard it before, and possibly so many times it goes thrue on ear and out the other without noticing. but we all go down diffrent roads some more difficult than others, yet we live and learn and press forward.

(thank you for the congrats !

-CuteAZguy27


goddessofbitches 42M/34F

9/15/2005 11:37 am

I'm a smoker...my hubby is a smoker....

I remember my first cig was when I was in the 7th grade. I was smoking because the older high school boys were at the bus stop. So...I had to try it...and then...got hooked. Funny thing though...I would start and stop at some point...and I turned 18, I picked it up again...

HUGS~~~MANDY

Always The Bitch


CuteAZguy27 40M
1545 posts
9/16/2005 10:53 am

goddessofbitches I remember on my 18th birthday, i went to the store all proud of getting my first pack of cigarette's and the lady at the counter, chewed me out ! saying i cant believe your buying cigarette's, my boy is only 1o i fear the day he turns 18, bla bla bla...I said thats nice, can i have my smokes, oh and some matches too. I was jerk lol.

-CuteAZguy27


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