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Quitting Smoking!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by RandyAndy91, Nov 3, 2009.

  1. RandyAndy91

    RandyAndy91 Newbie

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    I've been smoking for just over 2 years and a few months, and I'm still pretty young but smoke A LOT for my age.
    What tips would you advise to stop, At the moment every time I want a fag or see a mate smoke, I just suck on a mint, but what other techniques all you ex-smokers used?
    Help all BHW smokers quit!

    Andy
     
  2. evilman11

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    i also quit about 3 months ago, but i picked up using those camel snus pouches.
    i just needed to stop smoking because i was weezing way to much.
    i would just pop one of those in my mouth when i was wanting a smoke.
    took me about 3 days to finally quit smokin, and ive smoked for about 5 years.
    now i need to quit these pouches, lol..... but these are easier to quit
    than smoking. just a little step towards quitting i guess...
     
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    I'm trying really hard to quit smoking. I hate smoking. I hate the way it smells. I hate the way it tastes. I hate everything about it....But just typing this makes me want one. I decided to quit yesterday and already I want to bite people. It's a damn good thing I work from home. My g/f just quit one day and that was that. I love how much nicer her mouth tastes. Pretty sad she still has to deal with my nasty smoke lips.
     
  5. thegodyouthank

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    This is what I did when I quit smoking...

    1.) Commit to NOT BUYING any cigarettes ever again, for yourself or anyone.

    2.) Start asking friends for cigarettes when they go out to smoke one. Once you get outside and they light up, snap the cigarette they gave you in half and ask for another one. You won't get it, then or ever again, and if you do get one just snap that one too :D. The point of this is to ensure that from now on, when you ask someone you know for a cigarette they WILL NOT give it to you...simply asking people not to give you one if you ask for it NEVER works. People seem to like feeding a bad habit if they to are slaves to that habit, regardless of what you ask for. Breaking the cigarette works because no one likes just throwing money away, and that's what they'll consider giving you a cigarette to be if you simply destroy it.

    3.) Simply realize that the first 72 hours is what you can consider the hell period. Every day after the first 72 hours gets easier, and after the first week it's cake (at least this is how it went for me...and I smoked for 6 years). Just try not to drink for about a month, as drinking makes it damn near impossible to quit.

    If you accomplish this, don't let yourself slip. One cigarette turns back into a pack a day habit again very quickly.

    EDIT: I should say, I probably tried quitting a good 20 times and this is what finally worked for me.
     
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  6. webmasterassistant

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    my mom keeps on telling me to quit smoke by saying "it will cause diseases to your entire generation" ... but what to do ...life sucks

    whenever i get into problems i smoke a lot. i started in 2004 and now almost 5 years. i smoke 10 - 15 cigarettes per day.

    i read above some of you quited and some of your tips. thanks. i will try my best to quit smoking.

    :smoker: (continues...)
     
  7. wowhaxor

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    I need to cut down too. I smoke a pack and a half - two packs of camel straights (unfiltered) a day. More than the addiction the habit is hard for me to break, I have a smoke before after and if possible during everything that I do.
     
  8. alexaassassin

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    I still smoke. I want to quit. To succeed, I will need to not want to smoke anymore.

    Get rid of everything that is smoking-related - ashtrays, lighters, matches.

    Wash any clothes that smell like smoke

    Stay away from people who smoke - that means bars and friends who smoke.

    Doing a lot of c0caine might help, too...but I wouldn't know.
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    I have smoked for over 20 years. Started in grade 6.
    I once quit for three months and found the hardest part was the first 3 days, then the next few weeks.
    After that, I didn't think much about it.

    However one night, quite tired, I went into a store that I went to for many years
    and the clerk automatically gave me my brand of cigarettes, I paid, not realizing,
    had one in my mouth and lit up and took three drags before I knew what I was doing.

    So then it was like ...well, I can't take them back....migh as well smoke them.
     
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  9. nipit007

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    I chewed on a lot of tooth picks!!! Hardest thing quit I've ever encountered..Good Luck my friend
     
  10. cashseeker

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    I smoked for 8 years, from 15. On average I smoked about a pack in a day :) Quit 4 months ago. My technique was pretty harsh, but effective:
    1. Got drunk like pig
    2. Smoked half of a pack of cigarettes one after another (seriously, I only used lighter for 1st cigarette)
    3. Vomited my guts all night long

    Next day I didn't want neither alcohol nor cigarettes and only on 3rd day I started to think about smoking again, but my mind was like "Hmmm, two days without cigarette, ok, I can do this!".

    Positive things after quitting smoking:
    1. I don't stink anymore
    2. I have more women (because now I can hit on smokers and none smokers... ;) )
    3. I'm way more active in life, hell I even lost 15 pounds after quitting
    4. I have more energy and bigger smile on my face in the morning even before the shower
    5. I have my senses like taste and smell back
    6. Hangovers are really light compared to those when I smoked.
    ... etc

    It's endless list.

    Quick tip though, try to quit drinking too, at least for first few weeks, because you want to smoke way more when you hammered... ;)
     
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  11. the_demon

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    In my opinion addictions are all mental. You just need to man up and tell your self no.

    I can smoke on/off on demand. I don't get addiced because I don't allow myself to. Sometimes I'll smoke a few times a day. Or very often for a month and then drop it for months... I can burn through an entire pack of cigs in a day and then not touch um again if I want.

    I smoke on my own terms (when I feel like it) I don't let the addiction rule me.

    ... Same thing with caffeine addiction. I'm 2 weeks caffeine sober today after 2 months everyday having 400-800mg (equivelent to 2-4 monster energy drinks 160z can). I quit cold turkey. It's hard to stay off it especially since I love caffeine but, point being the addiction is mental.
     
  12. cashseeker

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    If you think that's somehow better than regular smoker, you're really mistaken my friend...
     
  13. the_demon

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    I'm not claiming to be better than a regular smoker. LOL

    I personally enjoy smoking, especially with a group of friends (smoking cigars around a camp fire and talking for example) but, I DON'T need to smoke. I'm not trying to be a super healthy person if that's what your getting at. Not sure what you were getting @ with your statement above.
     
  14. dior1985

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    I read Allan Carr book on how to quit. Smoked for 6 years 10-15 cigs a day. Smoke free for 3 years now.
     
  15. RandomName

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    I could answer this with something serious but why do I feel like if I did I might be helping someone make/complete an info product :D
     
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    I have invented a quit smoking aid called "The WizGizmo Smoker's Patch"
    and it works 100%. The big difference in my patch is that you do not put
    it on your arm. Instead, you place it over your mouth :)
     
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    I quit.. for 2 weeks, didn't want one at all. then I forced myself to smoke one out of boredom and a lack of herb.. big mistake.. like someone said, right back to a pack a day.

    when I did quit though, I just kept reminding myself of how bad they are.. saying to myself, these will kill me, i will get cancer, ect.. and it worked.. probably helped that i had the worst case of bronchitus i ever had in my life at the time though :p

    i will do it eventually! (i want one right now:()
     
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    just fuckin do it...that shit's poison
     
  19. thegodyouthank

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    Actually...and keep in mind this may be false...I have read in a few places that cocaine contains trace amounts of nicotine, which probably wouldn't help someone trying to quit.

    That, and when I used to do coke, I always wanted to smoke MORE, not LESS.
     
  20. nowimhere

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    I just quite for myself. Its been over a year now...

    Sheer will power AND,

    Essentially, I had a calander and I put X's on it, I didn't tell anyone till I was up to
    "awesome day number 18" so that was good leverage!

    Then whenever I would get tempted, I'd just tell myself I didn't want to fuck over all the
    awesome days that I built up.

    Trust me, it feels WAY better to NOT smoke than it does TO smoke ;)

    So get a calander keep track, and dont tell anyone till you have a admirable amount
    of days under your belt.

    If you have any other questions, I am here to help!

    Cheers.