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  1. Gallup Poll finds 48% of former smokers in US reported quitting “cold turkey”, 5% with skin patch, 3% with e-cigarettes, 2% with prescription drugs, 1% with gum

    by , 08-06-2013 at 05:25 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Vocalek View Post
    How many times do I have to tell you? The Polosa studies were NOT smoking cessation studies.

    Smoking cessation studies recruit people who want to quit smoking. In Polosa's studies, anyone who said s/he was interested in quitting was excluded from the study. The purpose of the studies were to determine whether e-cigarettes could help those who don't want to (or can't) quit to at least reduce the number of cigarettes per day they smoke, thereby exposing them to fewer toxins and carcinogens.
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    Updated 08-11-2013 at 02:46 AM by Frankenmizer

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  2. How hot does an atomizer get|

    by , 08-05-2013 at 10:01 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by surbitonPete View Post
    Take your pic!

    Faint Red 950-1050º F
    Dark Red 1150-1250º F
    Dark Cherry 1175-1275º F
    Cherry Red 1300-1400º F
    Bright Cherry 1475-1575º F
    Dark Orange 1650-1750º F
    Orange 1750-1850º F
    Yellow 1800-1900º F
    Yellow/white Over 2000º F
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  3. Oriley factor vanilla custard recipe

    by , 08-05-2013 at 09:37 PM
    Adding a larger cotton wick to my kayfun lite stopped my burnt taste issues completely. If you think about it.... when you get a burnt taste with cotton, only two things can be happening.
    One) the coil isn't wet and it burns
    Two) there isn't good wick to coil contact and the part of the coil that isn't getting juice is heating up and giving the burnt taste.

    I got my kayfun lite to work from the start but it kept giving a frequent to occasional burnt taste. As long as ...
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  4. Analog countdown - day 9

    by , 08-05-2013 at 06:43 PM
    Salt seemed to help the canker sore. Today was first day back at work so I went to bed earlier. Am also cutting back on caffeine. Had a really really difficult night trying to sleep. It's the first time I've had any coughing since starting on e-cigs and it was a miserable night. Do not feel like I got anywhere near enough sleep. Woke up with a minor headache. One of the ones that is JUST enough to annoy.

    5 hours or so into my work day and it's proving to be a challenge. I had to reset ...
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  5. XC116 vs XS116

    by , 08-05-2013 at 04:21 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by jfountain2 View Post
    XS116 is silica braided tubing, XC116 is ceramic braided tubing. I haven't tried the ceramic yet (due to ordering the wrong stuff from the same place you did.... doh) so I can't tell you about the difference in flavor/hit etc but I can tell you the XS116 works pretty well. I was able to heat mine up with a torch to the point it glowed orange and it didn't burn away or give me a burnt taste.
    Right now I've got a small bit of it over the top of some 1/16" OD 7x7 316 stainless rope with
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