It's a nasty habit, I hate to be around second-hand smoke as much as anyone
else. I hate to smell like it and don't think people should be able to smoke
around non-smokers..

I'm a smoker, trying to quit for the ten millionth time but I still think
that my bad habits shouldn't effect other people.

-Mitch

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Wilson" <wmwilson01 / hotmail.com>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp>
Sent: Sunday, February 04, 2001 12:52 PM
Subject: [ruby-talk:10353] Re: OT: Smoking (was Re: ANN: Slide show
available)


>
>
>
> >From: matz / zetabits.com (Yukihiro Matsumoto)
> >Reply-To: ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp
> >To: ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp (ruby-talk ML)
> >Subject: [ruby-talk:10350] Re: OT: Smoking (was Re: ANN: Slide show
> >available)
> >Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2001 01:54:45 +0900
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >In message "[ruby-talk:10334] Re: OT: Smoking (was Re: ANN: Slide show
> >available)"
> >     on 01/02/04, Mike Wilson <wmwilson1 / go.com> writes:
> >
> >|I'm a smoker, and I have to say that I'm more than happy to stand
> >|outside and smoke.  Even when we have people over to my house, I go
> >|outside to smoke.  I'd have to admit that when it's very cold out, I
> >|like it a lot less though ;)
> >
> >I'm sorry if you felt offended.  Although I hate smoke but I don't
> >hate smokers in general, as long as they know what they are doing.
> >There're good smokers and bad smoders like hackers.
> >
> > matz.
>
> No, not at all.  I'm not real happy when I've got people smoking around me
> either, strangely enough.  Although, I find that if I smoke at the same
> time, their smoke is less offensive (a kind of "fight fire with fire"
> thing).  The only non-smokers that bother me are the ones that believe
that
> I shouldn't even be able to smoke outside or in my own house.  I believe
> that there's been some discussion lately on whether people should be
allowed
> to smoke in public parks.  I understand that some smokers are truly
> thoughtless, and will sit and smoke right next to a woman with a young
> child, so I see some point to that, but it's open air for god's sake!
>
>
>
>
> Mike Wilson
> Unix Administrator
> http://ruby.weblogs.com
>
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