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    I agree with Jimmy; most smokers are quite accustomed to having to go outside. If it's freezing, or raining, maybe you could set him up in the garage or somewhere... ? Whatever, when he starts looking around for an ashtray, I'd just say, "Oh, you can smoke on the patio" (or wherever). It would be ni...
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    February 11th, 2008, 1:06 am
  • A question
    I agree with Jimmy; most smokers are quite accustomed to having to go outside. If it's freezing, or raining, maybe you could set him up in the garage or somewhere... ? Whatever, when he starts looking around for an ashtray, I'd just say, "Oh, you can smoke on the patio" (or wherever). It would be ni...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in General
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    February 11th, 2008, 1:06 am
  • A question
    I agree with Jimmy; most smokers are quite accustomed to having to go outside. If it's freezing, or raining, maybe you could set him up in the garage or somewhere... ? Whatever, when he starts looking around for an ashtray, I'd just say, "Oh, you can smoke on the patio" (or wherever). It would be ni...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in General
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    February 11th, 2008, 1:06 am
  • A question
    I agree with Jimmy; most smokers are quite accustomed to having to go outside. If it's freezing, or raining, maybe you could set him up in the garage or somewhere... ? Whatever, when he starts looking around for an ashtray, I'd just say, "Oh, you can smoke on the patio" (or wherever). It would be ni...
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    February 11th, 2008, 1:06 am
  • A question
    I agree with Jimmy; most smokers are quite accustomed to having to go outside. If it's freezing, or raining, maybe you could set him up in the garage or somewhere... ? Whatever, when he starts looking around for an ashtray, I'd just say, "Oh, you can smoke on the patio" (or wherever). It would be ni...
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    February 11th, 2008, 1:06 am
  • A question
    I agree with Jimmy; most smokers are quite accustomed to having to go outside. If it's freezing, or raining, maybe you could set him up in the garage or somewhere... ? Whatever, when he starts looking around for an ashtray, I'd just say, "Oh, you can smoke on the patio" (or wherever). It would be ni...
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    February 11th, 2008, 1:06 am
  • A question
    I agree with Jimmy; most smokers are quite accustomed to having to go outside. If it's freezing, or raining, maybe you could set him up in the garage or somewhere... ? Whatever, when he starts looking around for an ashtray, I'd just say, "Oh, you can smoke on the patio" (or wherever). It would be ni...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in Questions
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    February 11th, 2008, 1:06 am
  • A question
    I agree with Jimmy; most smokers are quite accustomed to having to go outside. If it's freezing, or raining, maybe you could set him up in the garage or somewhere... ? Whatever, when he starts looking around for an ashtray, I'd just say, "Oh, you can smoke on the patio" (or wherever). It would be ni...
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    February 11th, 2008, 1:06 am
  • The Don't Be Afraid Parade
    In retrospect, it is tempting to name several things that I was afraid of, and they would be much the same as those that JoAnne has already mentioned. Could I get through this situation without smoking? Would I always be wanting and feeling that something was missing? Would I ever be able to concent...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in Stats Parade
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    Last post by Roger Gold
    February 6th, 2008, 11:31 am
  • The Thoughtful Year (A "golden" novelette)
    I don't post here much, but this one I needed to share... the unbelievable has happened... it has been one whole year since I put out my last cigarette, poured beer over the rest of the pack, tossed the sopping mess into the trash can, and went to bed. I am sure that as I stumbled upstairs, I did n...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in Milestones
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    February 7th, 2008, 1:33 pm
  • The Thoughtful Year (A "golden" novelette)
    I don't post here much, but this one I needed to share... the unbelievable has happened... it has been one whole year since I put out my last cigarette, poured beer over the rest of the pack, tossed the sopping mess into the trash can, and went to bed. I am sure that as I stumbled upstairs, I did n...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in The Message Board
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    February 7th, 2008, 1:33 pm
  • Real Live Palmolive Bottle Demo
    Back when I first quit, I'd run into Joel's article describing a demonstration with a Palmolive bottle. ( http://whyquit.com/joel/Joel_02_17_smoke_in_lung.html ) It showed how some smoke stayed in a smoker's lungs. Kind of weird, since as a smoker I had always imagined that you take it in and then e...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in General
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    Last post by Just Hannes
    September 6th, 2007, 10:07 am
  • How do I do this, sometime I wonder if I can stay free????
    I have certain "cliches" that I drag out when I need them. They are very useful when I really don't have the energy for original thought. They are truths that take the place of the lies my inner junkie would murmer. In a situation like yours, I would deliberately replace the lie "a cigarette would h...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in Questions
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    Last post by Nyniane SparrowSong
    August 3rd, 2007, 5:15 am
  • How do I do this, sometime I wonder if I can stay free????
    I have certain "cliches" that I drag out when I need them. They are very useful when I really don't have the energy for original thought. They are truths that take the place of the lies my inner junkie would murmer. In a situation like yours, I would deliberately replace the lie "a cigarette would h...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in Advice 4 Newbies
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    Last post by Nyniane SparrowSong
    August 3rd, 2007, 5:15 am
  • How do I do this, sometime I wonder if I can stay free????
    I have certain "cliches" that I drag out when I need them. They are very useful when I really don't have the energy for original thought. They are truths that take the place of the lies my inner junkie would murmer. In a situation like yours, I would deliberately replace the lie "a cigarette would h...
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    August 3rd, 2007, 5:15 am
  • I Am Silver!
    It might seem strange that I'm posting this when I haven't posted since my first week as a member, but I needed to take this opportunity to thank Joel, John, and anyone else who has contributed to the whyquit site. Without Joel's video's to hold my hand the first week... I won't say that I wouldn't ...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in Milestones
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    Last post by JoeJFree Gold
    August 3rd, 2007, 1:15 am
  • I Am Silver!
    It might seem strange that I'm posting this when I haven't posted since my first week as a member, but I needed to take this opportunity to thank Joel, John, and anyone else who has contributed to the whyquit site. Without Joel's video's to hold my hand the first week... I won't say that I wouldn't ...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in The Message Board
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    Last post by JoeJFree Gold
    August 3rd, 2007, 1:15 am
  • I quit my wife didn't: I need advice.
    I do understand. My dh still smokes; I have been quit for 5 months. The smell is bad. I do my best to never mention it, but I know he has to see it in my face sometimes, especially when he first comes in from a smoke. I hope he'll quit someday. On the plus side, his smoking really helped me in the e...
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    July 17th, 2007, 12:40 am
  • I quit my wife didn't: I need advice.
    I do understand. My dh still smokes; I have been quit for 5 months. The smell is bad. I do my best to never mention it, but I know he has to see it in my face sometimes, especially when he first comes in from a smoke. I hope he'll quit someday. On the plus side, his smoking really helped me in the e...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in Questions
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    Last post by Nyniane SparrowSong
    July 20th, 2007, 12:41 am
  • I quit my wife didn't: I need advice.
    I do understand. My dh still smokes; I have been quit for 5 months. The smell is bad. I do my best to never mention it, but I know he has to see it in my face sometimes, especially when he first comes in from a smoke. I hope he'll quit someday. On the plus side, his smoking really helped me in the e...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in Advice 4 Newbies
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    Last post by astroa101
    July 17th, 2007, 12:40 am
  • Finding Cigarettes
    May I share? Bearing Joel's advice in mind, when my husband repeatedly left his cigs in the garage, I decided to go with a "Winston Lynching." I drew a face on one of them, tied a string around it's "neck," snapped it at the filter, and hung it from the lawnmower handle. That still didn't seem like ...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in Relapse Prevention
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    Last post by Joel Spitzer
    October 14th, 2011, 4:15 pm
  • Finding Cigarettes
    May I share? Bearing Joel's advice in mind, when my husband repeatedly left his cigs in the garage, I decided to go with a "Winston Lynching." I drew a face on one of them, tied a string around it's "neck," snapped it at the filter, and hung it from the lawnmower handle. That still didn't seem like ...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in Prevent Relapse
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    Last post by Joel
    August 2nd, 2006, 10:38 pm
  • Finding Cigarettes
    May I share? Bearing Joel's advice in mind, when my husband repeatedly left his cigs in the garage, I decided to go with a "Winston Lynching." I drew a face on one of them, tied a string around it's "neck," snapped it at the filter, and hung it from the lawnmower handle. That still didn't seem like ...
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    Last post by Joel
    August 2nd, 2006, 10:38 pm
  • Did I smell like THAT?
    I wanted to follow up, in case anyone is having/will have the same problem. It appears that it does, indeed, go away. About 1.5 weeks into my quit I went through a hypersensitive smell period. Thank goodness that now, at 3 weeks, it seems to have faded or else I just got used to it and don't notice ...
    by Nyniane SparrowSong Posted in General
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    Last post by Nyniane SparrowSong
    February 26th, 2007, 9:38 pm