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Why can't I stop?!?!

Discussion in 'General E-Liquid Discussion' started by theinlawjosie, Aug 28, 2013.

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  1. theinlawjosie

    theinlawjosie Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 22, 2013
    The Bluegrass State
    I've spent way, way, WAY too much money on vaping since I started - two blister packs, two vision spinners, itaste mvp, vamo v2, kamry k100, 6 RDA's, a genesis that I don't even use, cartomizers, carto tanks, clearomizers, pro-tanks, rebuildable supplies, accessories and soooooo much juice! Ugh!

    I think I'm finally set on hardware for the moment (until I can make myself stop buying juice and get an MVP V2 or some other mod), but I simply can't stop with the juice purchases. Since I started vaping, I have tried at least 15 different juice vendors and 3 juices minimum from each. There have been a few vendors that I have ordered 10 or more juices from. I now have a total of maybe 3 or 4 juices that I plan on keeping around. Lol.

    So I get paid this week and plan on ordering my favorites and saving some money.... WRONG! I now have the following headed my way:

    Vermillion River - Kentucky Premium Blend, KY4, and Kentucky Applewood Blend
    AVE - Boba's Bounty and PG Bees Knees
    HHV - Cin City, Dragons Fire, Huntsman, Pirate Booty, and Heavenly Tobacco
    Moon Mountain Vapor - Moon Rock Madness, Collision Course, Sweet Mother of Mercury, Buzz Berry, Dark Side Delirium, and Light Side Lucidity
    Nicoticket - Or3o, Creme Brulee, and H1N1

    I also just received an order from The Vapor Chef that included Shmuffer Shmutter (probably my favorite vape right now, and I didn't even think I would like it) and Some 'Mores.

    I have tried and love a few of those vendors/juices, but others were impulse buys (Moon Mountain Vapor's BOGO sale was too good to pass up). I still have a few vendors I want to try, but now that I've found a few vendors I really like, I have a feeling I'll be spending even more money trying new vendors while keeping my favorites stocked. Ugh! Seriously, why can't I stop?!?!?! :facepalm:

    It's still better than the $200+ a month I spent on stinkies, right? :oops:
  2. vjc0628

    vjc0628 Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Jul 23, 2013
    Maryville TN
    LOL, You know Mike Sheda has you where you have set the gear shift for the high gear
    his says
    I Quit Smoking and Saved a ton a money...

    Or at least I would have if I hadn't found ECF!

    I feel your pain I really do I was going to slow down myself when you know they might ban every thing at the same time I was starting to try ahlusions

    In just the last week or so I ordered 3 orders of different juice to sample from them and an order from 2 others
    because you know have to know what to order in case I have to stock up or at least that's the excuse I tell myself

    I ordered 2 IGO-L from fast teck and picking up an smokteck rsst locally tomorrow

    all the wile telling myself once I sample these ILL get 60ml orders and will slow my vaping down

    Like I haven't told myself that before:vapor:
  3. vjc0628

    vjc0628 Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Jul 23, 2013
    Maryville TN
    Ohh and I forgot to add carto's for tanks and coils for evod's wick and wire for Rebuildables coming
    all in about a week or 2 :facepalm:
  4. RobinBanks

    RobinBanks Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 1, 2013
    Jersey Shore
    My husband and I are in the same boat. I don't know how much he's spent (I don't keep track of his purchases or anything) but just tonight he was all GOTTA STOP.

    And me too. I have tanks coming out of my butt (I have 4 protannks and a dozen evods now) and I've ordered from about 9 juice vendors and have even reordered from 2 of them. 2 of the 3.5 weeks I've been vaping I had vaper's tongue and couldn't taste any of my new juice that was rolling in. Now I have like 25 flavors I haven't tried yet on top of most of my AIV "a little bit of everything". I had to stop myself from placing a reorder with AIV tonight and from ordering from goodlife today. I want a ProVari yesterday!! Must slow down.
  5. theinlawjosie

    theinlawjosie Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 22, 2013
    The Bluegrass State
    Ha! I think you have a point there. :D Ahlusions is one of the vendors I'm dying to try, but it seems like I can never think to check the site early enough and they are always closed by the time I get around to it. Probably a good thing. Haha. At least I know I'm not alone! Enjoy all of your vape mail! I love my IGO-L! It's not from fasttech, but I've ordered plenty from them as well and haven't been disappointed yet. :toast:
  6. theinlawjosie

    theinlawjosie Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 22, 2013
    The Bluegrass State
    I'm very thankful my wife doesn't vape - of course, she doesn't quite have the addictive personality I have, but still.... It's just so hard - there are so many options out there! I guess I should just be happy I've found a few vendors I really enjoy - some people struggle to find one!
  7. RobinBanks

    RobinBanks Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 1, 2013
    Jersey Shore
    I've been really lucky with vendors too.. I have ECF to thank for that! I haven't liked every juice from every vendor, but all but one vendor had a couple things I really like.
  8. vjc0628

    vjc0628 Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Jul 23, 2013
    Maryville TN
    I find it hard sometimes because my wife still uses cigalikes She does not want to enjoy it as much as I do
    And that's ok but sometimes she get real annoyed with it
    Not the spending part but She didn't like the Ctwist when I got that The vamo as well
    She has come around a lot recently and that's good

    And in her defense We did start cigalikes together with the Idea that We were using them as a means to quit and be free
    not that I'm not going to do that I just got caught in a little detour
  9. Tvan

    Tvan Super Member ECF Veteran

    Jul 26, 2013
    I've been pondering this myself recently. Most members will say that blu is a waste of money and IMO they are right. I was looking at my juice bottles and it dawned on me that I've wasted more money in juice than I ever did with blu when I first started. I've decided from now on I'm only getting 5 mil sample bottles to try. After that I will only buy the ones I really like in the 15 mil bottles.
  10. Randy C

    Randy C Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 17, 2012
    SW Florida
    The Vaping "learning curve" can be very, VERY expensive. I am a HEAVY vapor, but spend no more than $80 a month on vaping these days.

    I've found a handful of vendors I trust, I know exactly what juices to order, my REO, Provari, & rebuildable atomizers are long paid for- I just buy resistance wire and I can get a billion wicks out of a $1.99 package of cheese-cloth.

    Experimenting is what will drain your credit cards, but it's kind of a necessary evil to find out what will work for you...
  11. DasBluCig

    DasBluCig Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jul 30, 2013
    Chichester, NH
    Don't think of it as "spending money"....
    Think of it as...."comparison shopping"!!!:)
    Your wallet won't be any fatter....but you MAY sleep better at night, knowing for every bottle of juice you bought...
    You bought that many FEWER stinkies!!!:D
    Happy (vaping) Trails!
  12. Chas_L

    Chas_L Super Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 26, 2013
    Buchanan Ga
    I for one have purchased many extra Vaping devices and extra DIY Nic concentrate due to the Pending(?) goverment restrictions / bans.

    Doing my own juices lets me try different flavors for next to nothing. Non Nic PG ,VG already blended to your ratio choice for arounf $10 for 8 oz. (236 ml) and 1.40 for 8 ml per flavor. I do 1 ml to see if it worth doing a 5 ml test batch with Nic and if the 5ml seems promising after steeping for a week or more I do 10-20 ml . Flavors I really like I do a couple of 30 ml bottles at a time .
  13. leex1

    leex1 Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jul 15, 2013
    In the same boat as ya when it comes to juices.. been a little past a month (35 days) since I started vaping (keep in mind I still smoke couple analogs throughout the day) and I have a total of 356mls of juices coming in right now.. and I still have 300mls of juices already .

    When it comes to hardware, started with a zMax, got an eGo twist, and just waiting to get the MVP 2 now.

    I should be done after the juices on the way and after getting the MVP 2.. cept for cartos and maybe get into dripping.

    Spending too much $$$$ haha..
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