View Poll Results: Smoking ban, good for you, or not good for you?

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    Brilliant news for me, only problem with going to pubs now is the cost

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    I used to smoke 20 a day, it costed like £2.80 a deck back then for either B&H or Du Marier (sp?). Not sure how much they are now mind you.

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    One worrying thing has just made its way into my mind.

    Often, when people give up smoking, they do something else to fill the void, like eat. So at clubs, what are people going to do... drink more? :\
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    You've all got the ban, and there are still non-smokers complaining.......

    Quote Originally Posted by Kezzer View Post
    I still think they should ban it from crowded public places though like high streets.
    There is nothing that worries me more in the world this very second than the implications of that sentence.

    Quote Originally Posted by vc54321 View Post
    I think its a very good idea, should of been done alot sooner tho. Nothing worse than coming home stinking of smoke
    No, not at all it is by far the worst thing in the world.

    Quote Originally Posted by Whiternoise View Post
    Completely agree with you there, it is a right pain in the arse going out for the night, having a great time and then having to have yet another shower to get the smell of fags out of my hair.
    Cleanliness is such a bother isn't it.

    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk View Post
    All the smokers that bleat on about having their rights taken away, know deep down that its nothing to do with that, its because they are weak and dont have the balls to give up
    My testicular fortitude really has nothing to do with it so I suggest you don't continue down that road.

    Now a quote from myself, on the 6/12/2005

    Quote Originally Posted by Knoxville View Post
    You wanted no smoking sections in restaurants, fine we said, no problem. You then upped it and said no smoking at all in restaurants, fine, we gave you that aswell. No smoking on planes, no smoking in the work place even now it seems no smoking in pubs and clubs, laws are being put in place to make these things happen yet still you whine.

    How about you shut up for once. Fact is once smoking is banned everywhere, you'll just find something else to moan about anyway, Just give it a rest.
    Who's still complaining? And who was right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve View Post
    One worrying thing has just made its way into my mind.

    Often, when people give up smoking, they do something else to fill the void, like eat. So at clubs, what are people going to do... drink more? :\
    They'll drink more, sweat more and vomit more, but thats exactly what you all wanted right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Knoxville View Post
    Cleanliness is such a bother isn't it.
    Umm.. yes it is as it happens.. especially if you don't happen to like the smell of tobacco smoke in your hair and if you sleep on it, it makes the pillows stink. I do appreciate the ban, but that doesn't suddenly make smoking all happy and ok.

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    I stil think that there should be a minimum amount of pubs, clubs etc where smoking IS ok. It should bea license that the owner pays for, and it'll no doubt pay foritself outright very soon, as lots of people will want to go.

    But I must admit I dislike going into a pub for only 15 minutea and coming out smelling of cigarette smoke, as I wouldnt normally go straight home and changfe my shirt....but I do if i've been in a smokey room.

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    Quote Originally Posted by paulq View Post
    i smoke but it wont bother me, i can go without if i have to
    Same here.I prefer non-smoking places anyways.
    Last edited by hse180; 01-07-2007 at 09:15 PM.

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    it means that your gonna come home and be able to smell the BO and booze on your clothes instead of smoke

    personally im not really that bothered about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Knoxville View Post

    My testicular fortitude really has nothing to do with it so I suggest you don't continue down that road.
    What is it then? Just because you no longer have the right to poison other people in public places?

    But, the good news for smokers is, you can still do it in your own home as much as you like, but dont forget to have a shower and brush your teeth before you go out because the stench of your clothes and breath is really repugnant to non smokers.
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    The smoking ban has been in place for a year now in Scotland and it's excellent! No more druggie vermin polluting the air and stinking the place out!
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    Like Bluecube says, the smoking ban has been in place for over a year up here now and frankly I love it.

    I don't believe all these tales of pubs losing business either---if people have stopped going to the pub because they can't smoke then I'd suggest that the pub wasn't that great in the first place

    Personally, I know I go to the pub far more often now---a cheeky pint on the way home or after sport becomes much more tempting now that I know I won't have to change my clothes when I get in!

    I think the fact that the likes of Wetherspoons were making their pubs nonsmoking well in advance of the ban speaks volumes too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clunk View Post
    but dont forget to have a shower and brush your teeth before you go out because the stench of your clothes and breath is really repugnant to non smokers.

    disagree....lots of smokers dont smell of smoke at all.

    I find only some people "hold" the smell. I can assure you...Knox aint one of them

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    Nah, clothes and breath hold onto it, its unavoidable really, I suppose we will have to agree to disagree
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    I went into a pub tonight. You really notice how much it stunk of stale beer and sweat.

    Still at least people don't need to be forced to breathe in second hand smoke, bar staff should be very happy!

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    Bar staff should stop crying and get a new job if they had a problem, i refuse to agree with that argument. Dont like it dont work there, simple.

    And i read oin the paper an average of 3 pubs a week went out of business in scotland since the ban, slowed now..

    Il try and find a quote, it really hit hard

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