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I cant vape inside where I work!
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RE: I cant vape inside where I work!
(07-08-2015 10:33 PM)stickle Wrote:  If I feel like vaping then I will vape. I don't give a flying fuck about what anyone else says or thinks.     I have vaped in numerous restarants, in hospital and on the plane, if people don't like it tough titty.    
I'm sorry but I have to strongly disagree with you. This kind of attitude, this "fuck all y'all, I'm gonna vape whether you like it or not" is detrimental to the public image of vaping as a whole and can easily turn non-vapers against us. We need to come across as civilized, rational people who are willing to obey the rules so that people will be willing to listen to what we have to say. Vaping is in a dangerous spot politically, as the public opinion is mostly dictated by non-vapers and many of them do not understand that vaping is safe, they don't understand that we're not endangering their children with our vapor, and so we need to respect their wishes if they don't want us to vape around them so that they won't see us as uncivilized assholes who just want to break the rules, but as normal people who have important opinions. Because by your saying "tough titties, I'm gonna vape anyway," You're putting a barrier between vapers and the rest of the world, and by the way we're the minority so we can't afford to ostracize ourselves any more than we already are. 
10-08-2015 03:01 AM
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RE: I cant vape inside where I work!
Well said Michael! I agree with you 100% - there's no reason to deliberately be an antagonist which is quite clearly what the general public perceive us as when we vape around them in places we're not allowed to smoke.

If you're not allowed to smoke there - don't vape there unless the owner of the premises has given specific permission to do so.
10-08-2015 01:36 PM
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(10-08-2015 01:36 PM)Spasmod Wrote:  Well said Michael! I agree with you 100% - there's no reason to deliberately be an antagonist which is quite clearly what the general public perceive us as when we vape around them in places we're not allowed to smoke.

If you're not allowed to smoke there - don't vape there unless the owner of the premises has given specific permission to do so.
I totally agree with Michael as well - being bloody minded about it does not help anyone.
10-08-2015 05:54 PM
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It's like public breastfeeding. I mean geez, even if your wife lets you, you should still do it in private.
10-08-2015 06:00 PM
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(10-08-2015 06:00 PM)TinWhisker Wrote:  It's like public breastfeeding. I mean geez, even if your wife lets you, you should still do it in private.

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10-08-2015 06:19 PM
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(10-08-2015 03:01 AM)Michael Wrote:  
(07-08-2015 10:33 PM)stickle Wrote:  If I feel like vaping then I will vape. I don't give a flying fuck about what anyone else says or thinks.     I have vaped in numerous restarants, in hospital and on the plane, if people don't like it tough titty.    
I'm sorry but I have to strongly disagree with you. This kind of attitude, this "fuck all y'all, I'm gonna vape whether you like it or not" is detrimental to the public image of vaping as a whole and can easily turn non-vapers against us. We need to come across as civilized, rational people who are willing to obey the rules so that people will be willing to listen to what we have to say. Vaping is in a dangerous spot politically, as the public opinion is mostly dictated by non-vapers and many of them do not understand that vaping is safe, they don't understand that we're not endangering their children with our vapor, and so we need to respect their wishes if they don't want us to vape around them so that they won't see us as uncivilized assholes who just want to break the rules, but as normal people who have important opinions. Because by your saying "tough titties, I'm gonna vape anyway," You're putting a barrier between vapers and the rest of the world, and by the way we're the minority so we can't afford to ostracize ourselves any more than we already are. 

Michael. Nail-Hammer hit on the head. We as vapers should be respectful to others otherwise people wont respect us and listen to our point of view when the shit hits the fan and vaping is banned... Simples!!!!

Vaping Saves Lives. To vape is to advocate..
11-08-2015 04:20 AM
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