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Discussion in 'New Members Forum' started by DetroitBound, Dec 26, 2018.

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  1. DetroitBound

    DetroitBound Full Member

    Dec 26, 2018
    Hi all. I've frequented this site in the past to browse and learn but decided to make an account.

    Next year would have been 15 years of a pack/day Marlboro habit so I decided to give vaping another try. I tried cigalikes back in the day when they first started to get prevalent on online stores here in the U.S. and found them pretty gross. Between then and now I've dabbled with Kanger Evods, even so far as getting a KBOX mini TC, but just couldn't get anything to stick. The pen styles didn't satisfy me and I'm just too lazy for a tank I think.

    Anyways, a month ago after a barrage of radio commercials about the Juul I gave it a shot and have not smoked a cigarette since. Currently using the Vuse Alto though as I feel it's superior to the Juul.

    Guess I'll be hanging around the pod section. Have a good day!
     
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  2. Zazie

    Zazie Ultra Member

    Nov 2, 2018
    Maine, USA
    Hello! Glad you found an option that let you stop smoking.
     
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  3. DetroitBound

    DetroitBound Full Member

    Dec 26, 2018
    Thanks! I walk about 5 miles a day for my work and I feel like I've grown a third lung. And my car smells nice again!
     
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  4. Hawise

    Hawise Super Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 25, 2013
    AB, Canada
    Excellent. For me, vaping vanquished the annual spring pneumonia I got the last three years I smoked. Six years later and not a single chest infection, let alone pneumonia.

    The Juul isn't the most popular device around here, but if it's doing the trick for you, who's to complain? At the same time, if you ever want to try something else, let us know and we can recommend something with that type of kick that's likely to work for a Juul user.
     
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  5. dsites

    dsites Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Jul 27, 2017
    Nederland, Colorado
    Congratulations .... you're on the right track. It sounds like you're experiencing the benefits already.
     
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  6. bombastinator

    bombastinator Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Sep 12, 2010
    MN USA
    The secret to the vuse and the juul is they use wildly high nicotine concentrations. 50mg or even higher. If you wish to move to a more cost effective solution, something like an ego AIO with some powerful salt juice might be an answer.
     
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  7. Baditude

    Baditude ECF Guru ECF Veteran

    Apr 8, 2012
    Ridgeway, Ohio
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  8. Vapedog

    Vapedog Senior Member

    Oct 28, 2018
    Hi and welcome
     
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  9. Opinionated

    Opinionated Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 19, 2015
    hello and welcome to ECF..
     
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  10. MJCSD

    MJCSD Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    May 7, 2014
    usa
    Hello and welcome to ecf
     
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  11. Storm52

    Storm52 Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Jan 27, 2014
    Shreveport, LA
    Welcome to the forum. Glad you are here. Congratulations on your decision to quit smoking and on your vape journey.
     
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  12. Heartsdelight

    Heartsdelight Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Nov 10, 2015
    Welcome & Congratultions!
     
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  13. BrotherBob

    BrotherBob ECF Guru ECF Veteran

    Dec 24, 2014
    Sunnyvale,CA,USA
    Welcome and glad you joined.
    Thanks for posting your success with the POD's, any method of vaping is 95% healthier than smokes. Glad you have decided to grow to old age, we need you.
     
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  14. gpjoe

    gpjoe Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 30, 2013
    Motown
    Welcome from St Clair Shores :)
     
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  15. Fidola13

    Fidola13 Prepper Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Dec 20, 2017
    Boston
    Congratulations!!! Whatever gets you to stop smoking is perfect!!
     
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  16. chellie

    chellie Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 24, 2014
    USA
    Congrats. Whatever works for you is great. The Vuse is way high nic - I started with Vuse but it was a different type. Now I use a box mod with a tank that I refill. Interesting that you like the Alto more than Juul. I have not heard much about the Alto yet.
     
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  17. Diver9543

    Diver9543 Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 26, 2015
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Hello and welcome to ECF. Whatever gets a person off of the cigs is great. Congratulations on quitting the cigarettes.
     
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  18. stols001

    stols001 Mistress of the Dark Nicotinic Arts Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    May 30, 2017
    Tucson, AZ
    Welcome and congratulations on successfully making the switch, that's great.

    Anna
     
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  19. tgs3

    tgs3 Super Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 3, 2017
    Brooklyn, NY
    Well done! Welcome to ecf. I also started with the juul and it enabled me to cut my smoking in half in a couple of weeks. To complete the job, however, I had to find a more powerful device.
     
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  20. MJCSD

    MJCSD Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    May 7, 2014
    usa
    Hello and welcome to ecf
     
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