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Photos Latest Purchases Thread: v2.0

Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 29 Oct 2007.

  1. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Could be worse I look like a bad attempt at the MCP from Tron
     
  2. Byron C

    Byron C And now a word from our sponsor

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    I found switching to vaping pretty easy, once I started using decent devices. It's a different feeling in the lungs/throat than smoking, so that took a little getting used to. But packing in vaping was/is a nightmare! I was a very heavy vaper, especially at home. It definitely helps that I went down to zero nicotine for a few weeks before packing it in.
     
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  3. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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  4. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    I really didn't like vaping, left my mouth and throat so dry, didn't give me that hit of warmth from smoking. I just quit dead.

    When I quit for a little while a few years back, I requested a "quit pack" from the NHS. It appeared 3 weeks later wreaking of cigarettes :eyebrow:
     
  5. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Cat Lies Down on Broadway

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    Are they live? Do you have targets in mind?
     
  6. BA_13

    BA_13 Active Member

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    I've not been following the news today but if that's Trumps latest suggestion for curing Corvid-19 I'd suggest returning them and getting a refund.
     
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  7. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately not.
     
  8. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    Took El Presidente (BMW 7er) in for a service and MOT today.

    Left with one of these

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  9. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus Rule #9

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    I have to say that I enjoy driving our Cooper S a lot more than I thought I would. That is the slightly newer version of ours, but still has the same heavily de-tuned 2 litre turbo in it that ours and a lot of other BMWs have. I think the 730 has the top tuned version before you get to the somewhat reworked ones in the new Cooper Works.
     
  10. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    Packed in smoking or vaping?

    Do people struggle with vape addiction? I'm not being an arse - I genuinely never considered it as a possibility.

    I stopped smoking in Jan 2013, but I didn't use quitting aids like vapes or nicotine gum, so I know practically nothing about vaping, other than all the little shops that used to sell mobile phone cases now sell vaping liquids.
     
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  11. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    A putrid seat.

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    And some beige snake skin vinyl to cover it with.

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  12. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    I'd imagine so, that old nicotine and all that.

    Me, i'll carry on. I love my nicotine, my caffeine, my.... erm.... soreen.

    Nicotine has got a bad wrap from the delivery methods used, I think it's far too underrated.
     
  13. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    Wasn't particularly after a Cooper S, just happened to be the one with all of the right boxes ticked - auto, exclusive, nav and comfort packs in a good colour combo... so the extra bit of scoot is a nice bonus.
     
  14. Byron C

    Byron C And now a word from our sponsor

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    Vaping.

    Like most addictions, the dependence is the hardest to get over. Physical withdrawal is tame; nicotine addicts don't wake up in a cold sweat in the middle of the night because their body is craving nicotine, and your body starts to adapt to the lack of nicotine within around a week.

    It's the dependence that gets you. Using it to get through the day, having a smoke/vape after you finish a meal, socialising with other smokers/vapers, etc.
     
  15. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    The dependence wasn't the hardest for me, it was the habit - the ingrained muscle memory, if you will, dictating that I have a cigarette.

    I broke the habit by changing the rules the year before - I stopped smoking in the house (I had one room in the house where I used to smoke - my office), and in the car. It became easier to not bother walking out into the garden for a smoke, especially if the weather was crap. I was on 20 a day, but by the time I decided to stop I was on less than ten, purely because I broke the routine. After that, stopping was easy.
     
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  16. Byron C

    Byron C And now a word from our sponsor

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    That habit is part of the dependence :). It becomes part of your routine, part of your normal daily life. It manifests differently in different people, but ultimately it all comes down to the same thing :).

    I tried cold-turkey from cigarettes several times and it failed every single time. The only the thing that got me off the smokes was vaping, but I just shifted my dependence on cigarettes to vaping. The health risks are far far lower with vaping (but not risk-free) though, so that was still a step up in terms of my health.

    To be honest the thing that really spurred me into packing in vaping was constantly finding a greasy residue condensed on surfaces. Combine that with normal household dust and it makes for very difficult cleaning.
     
  17. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    A little ebay bundle turned up today, present and correct, in excellent condition - always a bonus.

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  18. walle

    walle Well-Known Member

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    Two laptops and a phone.

    Lightning strike took them out.

    Unfortunately we did not make it home in time to unplug them, would have been less expensive.
     
  19. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    I know dem feelz.
     
  20. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    1 Copic Classic C-0 cool grey marker.

    It's the lightest grey marker you can actually buy, it's a stealth marker, it's to hide how utterly bad I am at painting without a guide sketch...
     

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