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May 3, 2012.

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  1. xandermac

    xandermac Full Member Verified Member

    May 10, 2012
    Atlanta
    Hello all. As part of my 5 mandatory new member posts I offer this introduction.

    My name is Alex. I'm an English born, 42 year old, 27 year smoker now living in the united states. In May of 2012 I made the decision to try an e-cigarette, not to quit, merely to try and cut down, I was already down to 10 cigs a day from a pack and a half so I figured why not. I ordered a starter kit from volcano cigs with the Kona Coffee cartos and a bottle of liquid to refill them.

    To my surprise I found that I loved the device and stopped smoking entirely (almost, I have one occasionally). I used the volcano for about a month until I visited a local brick & mortar vendor in Cumming, GA, Awesomevapor. They set me up with an ego kit and I haven't looked back since.

    Ive started running again, I feel infinitely better, health wise and self esteem wise, I couldn't be happier.

    I hope to make some new friends here, that have had the same experience and I hope to stay involved in the community by extolling the benefits of vaping compared to smoking as the mis-information I have read from some in the medical profession, those who seem to believe I'm better off smoking, has made me realize just how important it is to fight to keep this product legal and available to anyone that doesn't want to die from smoking.

    Anyway, that's it. Thank you for the amazing community that has been set up here and I look forward to some great discussions.

    Alex.
     
  2. 18SixFifty

    18SixFifty Super Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 14, 2012
    Michigan
    Howdy Alex and welcome aboard. I'm glad to see it's working for you.

    Good luck and Happy Vaping!!
     
  3. artt

    artt Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 14, 2011
    michigan
    Congrats on the switch to vaping!
     
  4. Renzuli

    Renzuli Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 27, 2011
    North Las Vegas
    Welcome to ECF , and you will find , after awhile , that the analogs taste nasty , and you will never want one again . Your house and cars will smell better , no more burn holes in your car seats . No nasty brown gunk , on your computer screen , etc, etc . You made the right choice . So hang in there . Things will start improving , daily . Good Luck
     
  5. RosaJ

    RosaJ Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 30, 2012
    The Woodlands, TX, USA
    Welcome to the vaping community!
     
  6. roxics

    roxics Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 25, 2009
    Detroit MI
    Welcome to ECF! :) Congrats on your transition to e-cigs.
     
  7. jj2

    jj2 Moved On ECF Veteran

    May 30, 2009
    Hundred Acre Wood
    Hi and welcome Alex and way to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  8. Bjay_2

    Bjay_2 Full Member Verified Member

    Jun 30, 2012
    Chicago
    Hi Alex welcome :)
     
  9. WickedSick

    WickedSick Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 10, 2011
    USA
    Hello and welcome to the forum :)
     
  10. Davenkay

    Davenkay Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Hello Alex and welcome to the forum. Prepare yourself for a totally different cigartette free lifestyle. My whole outlook on smoking has changed. No longer am I the stinky gotta-run-out-for-a-smoke person. Have a great time posting here and we will help keep you on track.
     
  11. rosesense

    rosesense ECF Guru Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Jan 1, 2010
    TN
    Great start, congrats.
     
  12. xandermac

    xandermac Full Member Verified Member

    May 10, 2012
    Atlanta
    Thank you all. I appreciate the welcome. :)


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
     
  13. Apptiger

    Apptiger Super Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 4, 2012
    West Central Florida
  14. xandermac

    xandermac Full Member Verified Member

    May 10, 2012
    Atlanta
    So a quick update. First, thanks for all the nice replies. I've graduated from the eGo to a provari. I have a DID genesis rebuildable but mainly use a Siam Mods tank and Boge cartos. I'm so glad I made the switch from Tobacco. Can't say I'm saving much money though!
     
  15. napdog

    napdog Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 5, 2011
    Kansas City, Mo
    Hi Alex, Welcome to ECF. daffy-dance.gif
     
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