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#1 (permalink)      5/18/2021 2:21:55 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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When vaping turns from a healthier alternative to smoking to an unhealthy addiction
It's a fine line and many who can't afford to fall deep into the rabbit hole.

#2 (permalink)      5/18/2021 2:57:26 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Truth.. It's very hard not to wanting new and different gear. I feel like I'm good now, its been over a month since I've bought new gear and that's the longest I've gone in my 3 years of vaping after using it to quit a 16 year/pack a day habit. Thelema DNA250C and a JuggerKnot MR being my end game setup. Liquid's are finally narrowed down to 10 after buying hundreds and that's a huge relief..

This is a great video and thanks for posting this!

Edited on 5/18/2021 at 3:04 PM. Reason: additions
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I am not a modaholic...I am not a modaholic...I am not a modaholic...I am not a modaholic...I am not a modaholic...I am not a.....
"We've taken care of everything, The words you read, The songs you sing, The pictures that give pleasure to your eyes"....(Priests of Syrinx, 2112 AD)
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I managed 16 minutes before my ears started to bleed....Not a good reviewer

But as to collectomania...I have loads of mods, some never opened, Tanks and drippers enough to open a shop.
Juice by the multi litres, both home mixed and shop bought.

But here's the rub.....I only buy kit that intrigues me in some way, not the latest fashion in vaping.
As to cost, I don't have a budget, I buy genuine and clone gear...Am I "Addicted??" not a hope in hell.
Insert smart and witty comment here.....
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I still prefer heroin and hookers. But there's still weekends, right?

Yeah, that ole chap finally realized buying every MTL rta released is an expensive proposition for a retiree...he's still not smoking, so that's a win, as long as he pays his bills.
What does he mean when he says words?
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This is really nothing new nor is it exclusive to vaping. In the USA, they call it shinyitis. But that's just a light-hearted way of saying childish consumerism. Then there's the hand check crowd, who treat their vaping equipment like porn models - always posting "sexy pics" of vape gear with serene and sexy backgrounds, just so show off what they have, thinly disguising it as just "sharing a pic lol. It's a pissing contest. It's really a psychological disorder. Most of these are what I call metrosexual vapers. If vaping as a whole would all of a sudden go out of style, they would drop vaping overnight. They just want to be accepted or envied by others. Like the metrosexual who has the latest designer fag jeans. ROFL.

If the writer of that letter (Mike) can't control himself enough to simply treat vaping as what it is - a cleaner means of nicotine delivery - that's a problem he needs to address personally. If he had any common sense, instead of saying he's going back to smoking, he would just keep what he likes and use that to keep vaping instead of smoking...without engaging in poor consumerism.

But he's a child, so he doesn't see it that way. He sees vaping as bad becuase he made it bad and therefore smoking must be better loooooooooooooool

I wondering if this Mike fella is Mike Vapes.

Edited on 5/18/2021 at 8:32 PM. Reason:
Vaper buys pod system, asks for a 510 adapter. LOL for days
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These dudes with their "natural extract tobacco" juices...I know that shit's popular, well, more popular in Italy and Greece and Poland, etc...but I see it as a VERY slippery slope, and too easy to just become a dual "smoker/vaper". Part of what worked so well for many is treating tobacco as the enemy (it is!), not just sucking on it through a different straw...

I'm sure many of you, like me, originally began vaping to quit smoking, but still sought out a "cigarette like" e-juice...in my case, I wanted a Newport menthol replica -- of course we all know now that none of those traditional juices taste anywhere close to a cigarette, and we moved on...to berries, fruits, bakery, etc, and now cigarettes, the smell, is intolerable.

I saw that whole video as a cry for help...I don't even think "Mike" is real, lol. Either way, I just see NET vapers(the channel) as noobs, who haven't quite given up the ghost yet. Interested if anyone here is a long time NET vaper(a person who likes NETs), if they vape any other juices, when they smoked last (honestly), and what juice/brand/nicotine feels "right" to them.

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What does he mean when he says words?
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Just spent more than 150 bucks here on FT... The reasons I made up to justify my deed:
1.)it's my 30th birthday in a week
2.) Hungary will introduce new tax that will apply on small packages bought from outside the EU (is this sentence made sense? my English isn't perfect, sorry)

but really it's an addiction... I bought a metric ton of stuff in the last 3-2 months, something little every single week, I made myself a promise that, I'll only spend $40/month... than the new tax has been announced and fucks up everything... panic buying all the stuff I planed to buy in the next 3-4 months haha!

Best of all I spent that much last night and already reading about KF and TF clones, which one to get because I afraid to miss out on those. and I'm like:
"hmmm 22usd, that's too much, but what if the 11-14usd ones will be trash? can i afford that skyline too? hmmm yeees but actually no..."
No no no... Best of all I'll be doing this tomorrow too and in 2 days still after a week I'll be watching RBAs, which one to get, which one to delete from the long-long wish list.

And the thing is, deep inside I know I already have enough stuff, but that little feeling you know? "gotta catch em all"


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RattyRat wrote:

Just spent more than 150 bucks here on FT... The reasons I made up to justify my deed:
1.)it's my 30th birthday in a week
2.) Hungary will introduce new tax that will apply on small packages bought from outside the EU (is this sentence made sense? my English isn't perfect, sorry)

but really it's an addiction... I bought a metric ton of stuff in the last 3-2 months, something little every single week, I made myself a promise that, I'll only spend $40/month... than the new tax has been announced and fucks up everything... panic buying all the stuff I planed to buy in the next 3-4 months haha!

Best of all I spent that much last night and already reading about KF and TF clones, which one to get because I afraid to miss out on those. and I'm like:
"hmmm 22usd, that's too much, but what if the 11-14usd ones will be trash? can i afford that skyline too? hmmm yeees but actually no..."
No no no... Best of all I'll be doing this tomorrow too and in 2 days still after a week I'll be watching RBAs, which one to get, which one to delete from the long-long wish list.

And the thing is, deep inside I know I already have enough stuff, but that little feeling you know? "gotta catch em all"

Happy birthday for next week.

Cancel and buy it all again in a week on 2 June when you can use the 15% off coupon code. That gives you room to pick up KF, TF or Skyline R clone for free, basically.

I only have around 300 mods and 700 attys but I'm not addicted because...

#10 (permalink)      5/25/2021 3:28:03 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Thanks!
Nah, I still afraid what if the items won't arive in time and I need to basically pay around 25% of the price again to my goverment... Honestly didn't looked into the new law much... But I think all the stuff need to arrive into the country before 1st of July when it goes live. Thing is I think ft and similar sites still will be cheaper than buying from local resellers... Not to mention delivery fees...
I may cancel those which ft havent shipped yet at that time... But I'll think about it.
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djvillan wrote:



I only have around 300 mods and 700 attys but I'm not addicted because...




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