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Lostie

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Quit smoking ad
« on: April 02, 2017, 04:04:17 pm »
Not sure if this is the best place to start this thread.

I was wondering what you all thought out this ad that is now on TV in Western Australia?

I have a friend who still smokes and when I told her about it she was annoyed and said it isn't right to ask smokers not to smoke around you.  What do you all think?

https://makesmokinghistory.org.au/more-information/latest-campaign?gclid=CK__ttGEhtMCFcGUvQod2XQEzw
 

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Re: Quit smoking ad
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2017, 05:54:57 pm »
Personally, I never smoked around people who had just quit or would go for a walk alone when around non smokers but I never wanted to inflict my bad habit on anyone.

I would say any conscientious smoker would do that and this ad is for the trolls who don't care and had never given it a thought but I don't feel it would change them anyway.
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Re: Quit smoking ad
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2017, 06:11:43 pm »
Well I know I've said it before, but that day I spent with my smoking friend early on actually helped me rather than hindered me. Seeing how desperate she looked after only an hour just spurred me on because I didn't want that to be me. But I do appreciate that isn't going to work for everybody and luckily nobody did anything daft like offer me one.
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Re: Quit smoking ad
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2017, 02:46:53 pm »
I personally believe if you want to quit that much you won't allow yourself to be in a position where it might hinder your progress.  So i myself stayed away from people when they smoked.

It's on the quitter not the smoker in my opinion  :vader:

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Re: Quit smoking ad
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2017, 02:52:36 pm »
I also believe it's up to the quitter to avoid areas where smokers are. Don't think it's fair to expect a smoker to take the responsibility.  Of course, if it's your partner, I would expect them to be considerate and go outside and try and be supportive.
 

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Re: Quit smoking ad
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2017, 04:31:27 pm »
To be fair, it really doesn't bother me if people want to smoke near me and I for sure wound not tell anyone to stop smoking, nor would I start a false cough to make a point. Ok, I wouldn't allow it in my house, well maybe in the garden room with the doors open, as I did and only on the deck of the boat, if they really have to. I never smoked below deck anyway.

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