Yucky yuck :O

I bought a pair of trousers on eBay - they were a bargain :D and that's where a lot of my fag money has ended up.

Anyway, as soon as I opened the packet I could smell it - fag smoke - well I'd have put them in the wash anyway 'cos I always do but *blech*

Am trying to convince myself that I didn't smell like that 'cos I smoked outdoors but have a nasty feeling I did :(

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  • I only ever smoked outside Gemma.I even gave it a few minutes after a fag for the smell to dissipate before going back in wherever I was.I hoped.

    Nah,we still had that awful pong :o

    If it wasnt for that stink,I would have found it much harder to quit.

    It is a truly revolting smell :mad:

    You smell lush now by the way :p

    Me too - and a squirt of perfume or body spray, have saved a fortune on that too since I quit, bonus!!

    Am sure you're right though, makes me feel bad for stinking like that for so long :eek:

    Lol, I hope I smell good!!

    You're definitely right about the smell making it a bit easier to quit too - it's foul and I can really smell it on people now!!

  • Gemma you smell lovely, I get a scent each time you go past me in the quiz leaderboard :p anyway if you did smell pongy before, you don't these days and that's all that counts.....

  • Gemma you smell lovely, I get a scent each time you go past me in the quiz leaderboard :p anyway if you did smell pongy before, you don't these days and that's all that counts.....

    Thanks!! :cool:

    Don't think there's much chance of me passing anyone on the leaderboard today, made a right mess of the quiz :eek:

  • Me too, I got a career-low 4 out of 10, Hels will probably still ace it, the boff :D

    I think everyone should sit two days out to let you and Hawk draw level...

  • Me too, I got a career-low 4 out of 10, Hels will probably still ace it, the boff :D

    I think everyone should sit two days out to let you and Hawk draw level...

    So did I!!

    Had to guess nearly all of them :eek:

    Wonder who JosieM is on there, she's doing brilliantly

  • Quiz? I love a quiz! Where can I find it *already getting competitive and annoyed I failed looking for it*

  • It's here :) funtrivia.com/private/main....

    Today's was a right stinker though!!

  • Wowser stinker indeed but helped with that craving! Phew! Thanks so much x

  • Wowser stinker indeed but helped with that craving! Phew! Thanks so much x

    I love them too - thanks to Max!!

    Lol, when I saw he put up a cigarette pic on the quiz page my first thought was " I'd never waste that much" is that sad or what?

  • Haha Gem brilliant comment from you :D

    Doesnt that sum up what Saddos we used to be :rolleyes:

    Thanks lol, am kind of embarrassed to admit it but it definitely does :eek:

    Well they are 40p each!!

    What a waste of money :mad:

  • Are you having me on???? Seriously???? Crumbs, I must have been on roll-ups for a long time!:eek:

    Well they were a bit less when I smoked - they went up not long after i quit, but 20 Marlboro lights are £8 in my garage shop :eek:

    And they were the cheapest I could smoke without gagging - yucky yuck!!

  • Strike a light, I have definitely been off the tailormades for a long time - I think they were £3 odd when I last bought them and I smoked Marlboro Lights:eek::eek::eek:

    Think they were something like that back when I started.

    I can remember saving a couple of days dinner money to buy fags for a "treat" sometimes too - no way could I do that now!!

  • We could buy them at the corner shop, 10p for one.

  • You could actually buy them individually???

    Wow I never knew that!!

    I used to get 10 menthols from a friend who worked in a shop back when I was at school but don't know anywhere that sold them by the each

  • Me neither! I'm trying to remember how much 10 B&H was when I started, my head says 88p but surely I have to be making that up? It was the summer before I turned 16 so that would make it 1989.

    That might be right Kat :)

    Am sure I paid £1.50-odd for 10 fags back when I was 13/14 and that was 1997/8

    Would have been Mayfairs probably 'cos they were cheap and I could smoke their menthols without feeling like I was going to puke

    Used to use my dinner money to buy them when i felt like it, so it can't have been much!!

  • Just before I head to bed you youngsters may not know that in the 60s/early 70s you could buy packets of 20 fags from wall mounted machines,often outside shops.This example of one many years after use,takes 3 times 10p=30p so just after decimalisation in 1971 I would say.

    Some of the cigs were terribly strong,like 'Capstan Full Strength' or 'Senior Service' they were merciless on your throat I was told.

    Wow really?

    I can remember trying to get up courage to go just inside one of the local pubs where there was a fag machine. Never did, got them off a friend instead instead though!!

    Oh and my mum went in to buy Senior Service for one of my dad's friends and got warned how strong they were :p

  • I remember my mum sending me to the shop to buy 10 Number 6, when I was bout 8 or 9.

  • They were Players No 6, Light blue, green and white striped packet. Mind you, I never started smoking until I was 22, stupid really.

  • Now you've lost me! Number 6? Or were they one of the versions of JPS?

    Embassy?

    A boy at school I *really* fancied smoked Embassys :p

    Oops I'm wrong lol

  • They still sell Embassy now, that's what I used to smoke if they ran out of Regal.

  • I do like my rock, I also like my punk too.

  • Can't I be sandwiched between the two.

    If I have to choose, probably be David Coverdale in his day, but in ll honesty I prefer dark, give me Tommy Lee any day.

    What about you?

  • Yes, I think they toured with Alice Cooper in 2001, can't remember much of them, we're they from Newcastle?

  • Wow do smokers smell! I wish i had known that for the last 20+ years! :eek:

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