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Can it really be this easy?

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  1. kimpossible502

    kimpossible502 Full Member

    Jan 10, 2018
    Good morning! I'm new to this forum. Just purchased an e-cig setup last Tuesday, and I haven't even had an urge to smoke a cigarette since. It's been over a week! This is the longest time (outside of pregnancy) that I've been able to stop smoking cigarettes. Is it this easy? Am I done with them? This is the best thing ever!!
    I've been aware that I need to stop smoking, but I didn't even plan on quitting. What happened was on NYE, it was very, very cold. Like negative wind chill cold, but I still went outside to smoke all night. When I came back inside one time, I heard a friend comment about how terrible it smelled when people smoked in the cold, like it stuck to them. She wasn't necessarily talking about me, but I felt a tinge of shame knowing it was probably me. I couldn't smell a thing. I realized I haven't been able to smell anything in about two decades. I'm also the last of our friend group who still smoked cigarettes.
    I'm so happy I made the decision to go check out what vaping is all about, even it was driven by unintended peer pressure and upon impulse. I love using my Aspire Pocketx. Fill it and fire it. That's all. Nothing fancy. Incredible tasting liquids. Super easy peasy! The gym is getting easier and I think my sense of smell is coming back after just a week!
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  2. stols001

    stols001 Mistress of the Dark Nicotinic Arts Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    May 30, 2017
    Tucson, AZ
    Congrats on "accidentally" switching to vaping, and yes you are lucky some people do indeed find it that easy and quit on their first puff of an e-cig. That was not my experience, but I feel lucky to have transitioned to vaping fully at last.

    Congrats, and welcome to ECF. No reason to think it will be harder as you progress, it will probably be easier. Glad you are liking your setup, and welcome.

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  3. Asbestos4004

    Asbestos4004 Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Sep 11, 2013
    Sugar Hill, Georgia
    Congratulations and welcome! Yes, it's really this easy. 6 years and counting. Find what works for you and get a few backups. These devices break sometimes. You don't want to undo all the good you've done due to an equipment failure.
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  4. r77r7r

    r77r7r ECF Guru ECF Veteran

    Feb 15, 2011
    Welcome. Great news. Yeah, it can be that easy.
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  5. Alter

    Alter Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 2, 2013
    BC Canada
    It was almost 5 years ago my wife and I saw someone smoking this silver tube thingy in a parking lot at the harley store then we asked some questions. Thinking back if we never stopped to look at the bikes that day we'd still be smoking. Next day my wife showed up with 2 ego kits and the rest is history.
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  6. kimpossible502

    kimpossible502 Full Member

    Jan 10, 2018
    Thanks for the welcome! I'm super happy to be here!! Great advice about a backup device. I'm going to stop in my shop and pick another one up today. It was like $40 without the extra pieces and liquid. My initial purchase was around $90. I used to (that's so awesome to type!! lol!!) smoke American Spirits, so vaping will pay for itself in under two weeks!!
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  7. Alter

    Alter Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 2, 2013
    BC Canada
    We well overpaid for those 2 ego kits, think they were $150US each but they included 30mls of juice....lolol and the clearos had replaceable heads that started me into rebuilding. Without including the prices of gear that I've bought, with rebuilding the coils and DIY juices my wife and I can vape for less than 20 bucks a month. Its the nicotine thats expensive in Canada, going rate is @150CAD delivered and taxes for a liter of 100mg nic or it be less than 10 a month.
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  8. dsites

    dsites Senior Member ECF Veteran

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    Jul 27, 2017
    Nederland, Colorado
    I like easy peasy ... Welcome to ECF!
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  9. SupplyDaddy

    SupplyDaddy I'm considered a Mad Scientist in some circles! Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Oct 21, 2012
    San Antonio, Texas
    Yes, it can be that easy! It took me a month of dual use and very high nicotine to drop the cigarettes, but that was over 5 years ago now and I've never looked back!

    Welcome to the ecf, not smoking outside and Flavors!

    Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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  10. Vapemesilly

    Vapemesilly Super Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 21, 2017
    Congrats. Welcome. Enjoy the Pockex.
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  11. MJCSD

    MJCSD Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    May 7, 2014
    Hello and welcome to ecf
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  12. miteret

    miteret Full Member Verified Member

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    Mar 2, 2016
    S.L.C., UTAH
    Welcome and congrats. I also was fortunate to start vaping and never look back. There will be issues which arise, but the best and most caring advice is here at your beck and call. Good luck.
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  13. Heavy Smoker

    Heavy Smoker Full Member

    Jan 3, 2016
    I had a similar experience -- shockingly easy due to the evolution of e-cigarettes. Good that you have a back up -- it becomes too easy to blame the equipment. I always have two batteries in use, and a new one ready to replace if one stops charging. Congratulations!
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  14. sourmash1973

    sourmash1973 Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 13, 2013
    Deer Park, TX 77503
    It was that easy for me as well. I dropped it and picked up vaping over 4 yrs ago and have never looked back. I did take one drag off of a cigarette about a year ago just to prove to myself why I left it. All it took was that one disgusting drag and that will never happen again.
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  15. Fidola13

    Fidola13 Prepper Verified Member

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    Dec 20, 2017

    Congratulations! And yes it can be that easy!! For me it was 3 days then done with the stinkiest!!! Couldn’t be happier about not smelling disgusting and being healthier!!
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  16. zoiDman

    zoiDman My -0^10 = Nothing at All* ECF Veteran

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    Apr 16, 2010
    Right On kimpossible502!

    Never get tired of Hearing Stories like Yours.


    And BTW. Welcome to the ECF.
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  17. Sugar_and_Spice

    Sugar_and_Spice ECF Guru Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Sep 11, 2010
    between here and there
    Welcome to ecf. Congrats....I am so happy you joined us. ECF has the best support and members from all over the world. You will always have members to help find answers to your questions, joke around, or be there if/when you want to rant about something. LOL

    I do advise you to drink a little more liquids throughout the day/night. This helps to make vaping a much more pleasurable experience plus helps to flush out all of the toxins those stinkies put into your body. Since vaping does dry out the mucous membranes in our mouths, nose and throat, more drinking of your favorite beverage helps to keep you on balance.

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  18. Tonee N

    Tonee N Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 24, 2017
    Hello, welcome, and congrats.
    I switched same day, told myself that Vape is all so have now.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G891A using Tapatalk
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  19. Possum64

    Possum64 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Sep 25, 2017
    Brisbane, Australia
    Hello and congratulations on your easy peasy transition to vaping! What a great story!
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  20. 90VG

    90VG Super Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 19, 2016
    5000' in Nevada
    American Spirits make it easier, less additional chemicals for you to transition away from. I did a similar thing, went to organic tobacco, then vape, and it was easy as pie. Congrats!
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