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Mr.Moffat

The Vape Topic

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Voodoo

Sounds familiar. I have a load of Armageddon MFG squonk boxes in different colors including the full Ultem.

 

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I love that buffed delrin and the small size of them. I haven't come full circle back to MTL yet but most of the people I know are collecting that style of gear, now. I do have one Infinix pod system for the car but usually I'll take a squonk along.

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Leftover Pizza
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Lovely set you got there. Here is an older pic, lacking the purple and green Dotsquonk mechs and the 2 Dotsquonk 100W's. I think we might have a problem :D 

 

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Voodoo

Isn't it great how much money we saved by quitting smoking?

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Leftover Pizza
1 minute ago, Voodoo said:

Isn't it great how much money we saved by quitting smoking?

:D :D 

 

Yeah, they should have printed those warnings on the packages, instead of the totally bogus nicotine fear spreading. 

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Clem Fandango

Mum just gave me a T18EII as a present and I'm pretty impressed. The tobacco flavour and the 'throat hit' makes it feel a lot like smoking only obviously a lot cleaner and nicer. Only been using it for a few hours so I'm wondering- in you guys' experience- can vapes replace cigarettes long term? I hear different things from different people and I'm thinking maybe the folks who say it can't just have cheapo rigs? Mine seems great but apparently cost 150 quid or something, so that could be it. 

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On 6/12/2019 at 12:17 PM, Clem Fandango said:

Mum just gave me a T18EII as a present and I'm pretty impressed. The tobacco flavour and the 'throat hit' makes it feel a lot like smoking only obviously a lot cleaner and nicer. Only been using it for a few hours so I'm wondering- in you guys' experience- can vapes replace cigarettes long term? I hear different things from different people and I'm thinking maybe the folks who say it can't just have cheapo rigs? Mine seems great but apparently cost 150 quid or something, so that could be it. 

 

As soon as I used an e-cig for the first time, I totally forgot about smoking tobacco. This is certainly the best way to quit smoking and maintain the pleasures of nicotine in a 90-95% less harmfull way.

I've been tobacco clean for 7 years now, thanks to my hoard of e-cigs. Mind you, don't believe anyone who says vaping is cheaper than smoking. You'll be buying lots of different devices, but loving it and have something left of your money, instead of a huge pile of cigarette buds thrown out :D :D 

 

Keep up the vaping and make the world a better place, starting with your own body. 

 

Oh yeah, on the side note, you can use cheaper stuff and nowadays pod systems do suffice, but you'll be wanting more and more and more.  :D 

At the office, I use a pod system, a Lost Vape Orion (amazing long life on pods), but at home, the big guns come out, giving me that bit more pleasure of vaping. 

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Clem Fandango

Yeah I posted that a week ago and I've quit the cigs. Surprised how effective it is, why aren't more people vaping? 

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Leftover Pizza
Just now, Clem Fandango said:

Yeah I posted that a week ago and I've quit the cigs. Surprised how effective it is, why aren't more people vaping? 

 

Had I noticed your post earlier, I'd have replied earlier too :D

 

I can't understand why people keep smoking tobacco and not resort to vaping. It's a lot cleaner, much better for your health (or far less harmfull) and smells a lot better too. Have I mentioned you won't have to repaint the walls and ceiling every year or 2 anymore? Also, your skin recovers too and your lungs are clean again after about 2-3 years of no more tobacco. Nicotine itself is fairly harmless and does nothing more than cafeine does. 

 

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Voodoo
On 6/19/2019 at 9:14 PM, Clem Fandango said:

Yeah I posted that a week ago and I've quit the cigs. Surprised how effective it is, why aren't more people vaping? 

Congrats. It's all about finding what works for you. You don't need anything fancy. After a week or two away from cigs, you'll wonder how you ever tolerated a habit so foul. There's a lot of disinformation out there and people are generally ignorant and tend to just accept the first thing they hear. They also tend to fear what they don't understand. Big tobacco knows this and they spend millions to take advantage of it. Sounds like you're on the right path.

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HeavyDuke
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Thinking of buying my mother a good set as a random present and see if it can get her of cigs. Then again I know she's stubborn as hell. 

 

Don't know a thing about it other then it's function and I myself don't even smoke. I'll try to look into it. Don't want to end up with some cheapo fail set. 

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Voodoo
43 minutes ago, HeavyDuke said:

Thinking of buying my mother a good set as a random present and see if it can get her of cigs. Then again I know she's stubborn as hell. 

 

Don't know a thing about it other then it's function and I myself don't even smoke. I'll try to look into it. Don't want to end up with some cheapo fail set. 

It's tough to get anyone to quit smoking. You really have to want to quit. There are some really good pod systems available today which would probably be the easiest and most convenient way to quit if she decides she wants to. You don't have to spend a ton of money to get something that's miles better than the gas station crap these days, either.

 

Since you're a non-smoker, I'd recommend that you give a few local vape shops a call, see what they have in stock for pod systems and get some recommendations. They'll also have flavors available for her to sample. The first step is exposing her to it the right way, as in seeing if she can find a flavor she likes. After that, it's about availability and convenience. Having a pod vape she can reach for any time that's filled with a flavor she likes and a nicotine level that kills her craving would give her the best chance for quitting. She may not quit right away, but having a readily available alternative on hand will increase her chances a lot.

 

Here's an example of a pod system I picked up last year that I still use in my car.

 

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The Smok Infinix. I think it was around $30 with some extra pods included. You can fill it with whatever flavors you like, in this case I'm using some Mango salt nic. The vape shop can explain all the differences in liquids. Since I bought mine, pod systems got extremely popular and there are loads of decent setups you can get. Something like this is pretty similar to smoking in that you drag on it like you would a cig. Good luck with your mom.

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HeavyDuke
11 minutes ago, Voodoo said:

 Good luck with your mom.

Thanks for the advice man, appreciate it. I'll do that.

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Lisa445

I'm happy to see how many people switched into vaping. It was quite tough for me to quit smoking a year ago so I also thought of starting vaping - and I do agree it's more pleasant and less harmful. Now I can't imagine being apart from vape culture, not meeting vapers or reading vape news (I prefer this blog https://vapingdaily.com/blog/). Anyway, vaping changed my life for the better and it's great to meet such people everywhere.

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Leftover Pizza

Tomorrow we have a funeral of a good friend, who started vaping years ago, but still too late. She passed 2 days ago, age 60, due to the damage of smoking for years on end. Vaping helped her final years to be much more enjoyable, meeting like minded people, exchange experiences and build up a knowledge base for the community. Her efforts, enthousiasme, her drive to help smokers off tobacco has helped many to stop smoking and start vaping.

Her last months were a struggle, but she never stopped spreading the word, vape-wise. We're gutted, downright gutted, but we know she had a better life due to vaping. 

Unfortunately, vaping doesn't cure us all, at least not our physical bodies. I'm sure her heart and mind have cured from smoking, but the big C already got her before she started vaping.

May she rest in peace. 

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Voodoo

Condolences. It's good to hear that her last bit of time was at least better than if she had been smoking.

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Leftover Pizza
On 6/28/2019 at 3:12 AM, Voodoo said:

Condolences. It's good to hear that her last bit of time was at least better than if she had been smoking.

 

Thanks. All went well. There was room for sadness and for joy too, as it should be.

 

And, bad days call for good days.

 

A new vape toy to clear the clouds...., or make them? I bought myself a Dotmod AIO, kinda the Dotmod Billet Box. 

Works a treat, chucks clouds if needed and also does a very good MTL draw. Nifty little single 18650 device using factory coils. Inside the package are 2 mesh coils in my case, 0.3 Ohm. They included an adaptor for the use of Nautilus coils. Remember those? If you still have them an always liked them, this device takes them. It sports an easy removable 2.7ml tank, which is so much of a relief in comparison with the Billet Box rev 4 I have laying around. 

 

Vaping Engage STRB in it and the flavour pretty much amazed the heck out of me. If these were available at the time I started vaping, I'd not have bought anything else. (yeah, right. I said the same thing when I got my first Ego T with a Kanger TS3 tank, after punching holes in carto's for months :D :D ).

 

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