Madame Psychosis graciously agreed to summarize some of the major observations and conclusions arrived at via a group effort in several very long and sometimes tedious threads, particularly the "so-we-getting-we-not-nicotine" thread (often referred to as the "are we getting it or not" thread). This thread is worth a read in it's own right, but is very long.
I’ve elaborated some points, condensed others,
Updated 06-29-2010 at 06:07 AM by DVap
Part 1. The X-Factor
Does this sound familiar?
After two or three weeks of vaping, there’s a sense of depression, anxiety, lack of concentration, or other symptoms suggesting that vaping is not doing the same thing as cigarettes were. Something isn’t right.
You might have smoked two packs of 100s a day, or a half-pack of ultralights a day.
You might be vaping 36mg or 12mg.
You might have tried every solution out there to make vaping work –
Updated 06-29-2010 at 06:09 AM by DVap
3. Variable Addiction & What Some of Us Need:
Consider the variety of backgrounds and personalities that convene on this forum. We all smoked because we all found some kind of satisfaction or balance from smoking.
But the “why” of smoking is complicated: some of us smoked to keep away depression or anxiety; some smoked for alertness; some for relaxation; some for boredom or ritual. Or any of a hundred other reasons.
The point is:
Updated 06-29-2010 at 06:20 AM by DVap
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Updated 11-17-2013 at 05:47 PM by Little Girl
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[LIST][*][B]Peppermint[/B] - I mixed this at 10% with VG and got a delightfully cool, fresh candy cane taste. It's warm on the inhale, but it cools your throat and mouth. It also has a touch of sweetness to it on the exhale, although you can sweeten it up some more with Sweetener if you like. This has a very easy draw, and makes clouds of vapor. A great first thing in the morning flavor![*][B]Pineapple[/B] - I mixed this at 15% and got a mild, fresh, sweet pineapple flavor from it.[*][B]Pizza[/B]
Updated 07-15-2010 at 10:15 PM by Little Girl
(Updated the Peppermint entry.)