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Postby Sergei82 » Tue, 07 May 2013 11:39 am

I still can't get over the logic of softsofttofu. Here goes: in order to protect my family from my smoke I should make other families inhale it. Nice! I wish I could meet him somewhere in a dark alley...

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Postby the lynx » Tue, 07 May 2013 11:44 am

Sergei82 wrote:I still can't get over the logic of softsofttofu. Here goes: in order to protect my family from my smoke I should make other families inhale it. Nice! I wish I could meet him somewhere in a dark alley...


Meeting you in brightly-lit open areas is already scary enough...

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 07 May 2013 1:37 pm

Only when he's wearing his green body paint.
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Postby nakatago » Tue, 07 May 2013 4:12 pm

Sergei82 wrote:I still can't get over the logic of softsofttofu. Here goes: in order to protect my family from my smoke I should make other families inhale it. Nice! I wish I could meet him somewhere in a dark alley...


A lot of smokers are willing to perform superhuman feats of mental gymnastics to justify their habit.

My colleague has used the following:

* there's a Japanese man who's in his 100's claims he smokes and drinks and attributes those to his longevity
* citing an obscure study mentioning there's no link between cancer and smoking
* saying cancer is due to genetics and if you don't have the genes, smoking won't lead to cancer
* saying smoking makes him more alert which makes him more productive at work

You get the idea.

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Postby Sergei82 » Tue, 07 May 2013 4:36 pm

It is more like psychologically: a flaw is transformed into an advantage (it helps me to destress and other bs). That way you do not have to do any effort to correct it.

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Postby Steve1960 » Wed, 08 May 2013 3:14 pm

This is the justification I like to use.

I like to smoke after love making and when drinking alcohol. I would love to give up smoking but to help me do this I would have to also give up love making and alcohol.

If I do that what's the point in living longer?

Just joking of course :wink:


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