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trumancoyote
04-03-2005, 12:57 PM
Does anyone else have an impossible time writing if they don't have a cigarette hanging from their lips? Two, three -- twenty?

It's an awful habit, but God does it sharpen my synapses. :hat:

Fractured_Chaos
04-03-2005, 01:20 PM
I have to admit, I smoke more when I'm writing, than any other time.

three seven
04-03-2005, 06:28 PM
Yep, count me in.

CACTUSWENDY
04-03-2005, 07:02 PM
:) I have this habit also, but only smoke outside and boy does it make a difference. Went from 4 cartons a month to 1 1/2 a month. Feel like that was a big step. Do you go to U of A, ASU or NAU coyote? We have several that are in Arizona here in the land of AW. Guess I can call you neighbor.:Clap:

brokenfingers
04-03-2005, 07:34 PM
I can relate. I quit smoking around the same time I started getting into this writing thing.

There were quite a few times when I was sitting before the screen and was actually considering lighting up a cigarette again because I thought they helped me think better.

It's weird... It felt like the very act of drawing a deep drag from my cigarette and letting out a slow, steady stream of smoke gave me time to pause and reflect and think and write etc.

It seemed like there was nothing like sitting back with cigarette smoke curling about me and contemplating things. I guess my mind and body had conditioned themselves.

Thank god I'm finally past that point now. I sure don't miss the hacking in the morning :)

Dawno
04-03-2005, 10:05 PM
Another smoker here. I also go outside to smoke. Fortunately (or perhaps, unfortunately for the whole quitting the habit thing) we have wireless and I can haul my laptop outside with me.

Maybe if one of us finally does decide to quit (probably should add "again") we've got the start of a support group here? :)

trumancoyote
04-03-2005, 10:38 PM
:) I have this habit also, but only smoke outside and boy does it make a difference. Went from 4 cartons a month to 1 1/2 a month. Feel like that was a big step. Do you go to U of A, ASU or NAU coyote? We have several that are in Arizona here in the land of AW. Guess I can call you neighbor.:Clap:

I'm at ASU :)

As for smoking inside: I wish I could. There's something so much more charming about watching smoke crawl up the wall as opposed to just drift off into space.

That is a pretty damn big step, CACTUS -- probably lighter on the pocketbook, too.

And Brokenfingers, I think you've got the whole ambience of smoking in front of the computer spot on. It's Zen; in a shallow, cliched kinda way. Y'know?

I personally enjoy writing on paper first, so to me: smoking while writing means brushing ashes off my prose and getting smoke in my downcast eyes. It hurts, but I like it :) Hehehe :hat:

Kudra
04-03-2005, 10:44 PM
You guys should all be forced into the April Health Thread. Tsk tsk.

:scared:

kmm8n
04-03-2005, 11:10 PM
Have I finally found a place where smoking is acceptable still????


I smoke inside, so I don't offend the strangers on the street.

WVWriterGirl
04-03-2005, 11:25 PM
In a word, yes. I smoke wherever "tha man" tells me I can...my house, my car...you name it. Most often, though, in front of ye olde 'puter.

WVWG

KellyS.
04-04-2005, 12:15 AM
While writing, cigs and mtn. dew or coffee is my way. Trying to be more conscientious of how many I've smoked and drinking more water. However, when on the comp, a strange state begins where I have no clue how long I've been on or how many I've smoked.

I prefer to write long-hand first though.

trumancoyote
04-04-2005, 12:43 AM
Have I finally found a place where smoking is acceptable still????


I smoke inside, so I don't offend the strangers on the street.

Where is it not? I'll admit that I haven't been here long enough to be chastised for my habits; but one would've expected a writing messageboard to be particularly understanding of smokerism.

I wish I could smoke inside. But alas, the roommates are allergic. :Smack:

HConn
04-04-2005, 01:01 AM
Quick note:

If you smoke (or have some other kind of habit) while you are writing, you may find yourself unable to put words on the page when the time comes to quit your habit. The act of writing can become so associated with the habit that you find it impossible to do one without the other.

That's why I have always been careful to masturbate away from the computer.

trumancoyote
04-04-2005, 01:06 AM
Quick note:

If you smoke (or have some other kind of habit) while you are writing, you may find yourself unable to put words on the page when the time comes to quit your habit. The act of writing can become so associated with the habit that you find it impossible to do one without the other.

That's why I have always been careful to masturbate away from the computer.


Ahahah :roll:

This is going to be entirely too much information, but I have a really bad habit of masturbating whenever I have way too much to do; whether it be HW, chores, errands, etc.

It's the most divine form of procrastination (procrasturbation?), methinks :Wha:

Fractured_Chaos
04-04-2005, 01:27 AM
:Wha:













:ROFL:

maestrowork
04-04-2005, 01:55 AM
My favorite c-word has four letters. The second letter is 'u' and it's nasty.

three seven
04-04-2005, 02:02 AM
Cuff? Cull? Cuss? Cuba.

No, wait... Curd. Lactic coagulation is a nasty thing to ponder...

Sarita
04-04-2005, 02:13 AM
This is going to be entirely too much information, but I have a really bad habit of masturbating whenever I have way too much to do; whether it be HW, chores, errands, etc.

I was thinking after Zach's comments, it was time to change the favorite c-word to something other than cigarettes... hmmmm

brokenfingers
04-04-2005, 02:25 AM
I was thinking after Zach's comments, it was time to change the favorite c-word to something other than cigarettes... hmmmm

In that case - yes, I am still heavily addicted...

trumancoyote
04-04-2005, 02:30 AM
Dirty girls! :Thumbs:

Sarita
04-04-2005, 02:31 AM
:D Indeed. Have you read my latest poem? It's about ... gasp... SEX!

trumancoyote
04-04-2005, 02:32 AM
Ooh. Seshwal poetry sounds right up my epidermal alley.

Did you post it on the board?

Sarita
04-04-2005, 02:33 AM
Yes! It's called Intoxication and you can see it here:

http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10031

I'd love to hear what you think.

ZaZ
04-04-2005, 02:36 AM
It rhymes with PUNT!

I love those things and cigarettes and what about smokin' the chronic whilst writing? I know it explains a lot of what I write. Or should I say explains the unexplainable nature of some of the things I write. Hell, it was the entire last manuscript I wrote.

As for bating like a master, I'm in the 8th month of a really fluffy relationship. I don't have the energy to rub one out. Okay, maybe once a week when I've got the free time but really, on average, I'm like a breeder beagle. It's all over the walls and $hit.

Damn it feels good to be gangsta.

MacAllister
04-04-2005, 02:41 AM
all righty folks...let's not forget this is a family board...:rolleyes: Sheesh, some of ya'll need a date or something.

CACTUSWENDY
04-04-2005, 05:28 AM
:Headbang: HCONN...that's not a picture I wanted in my head. :Smack:

maestrowork
04-04-2005, 05:48 AM
The word is Cujo! You dirty people.

brokenfingers
04-04-2005, 05:54 AM
What?!

I thought you meant cups.

I have a cup fetish...

Fractured_Chaos
04-04-2005, 06:33 AM
all righty folks...let's not forget this is a family board...:rolleyes: Sheesh, some of ya'll need a date or something.

No kidding! It's been so long I forget who gets tied up. :wag:

ritinrider
04-04-2005, 06:36 AM
"all righty folks...let's not forget this is a family board...:rolleyes: Sheesh, some of ya'll need a date or something"

Probably 'or something' Mac. One thing I know, them smokers need to stay far, far, far, away from Joanne. She's trying real hard to quit, and doesn't need no discouragment.

If she comes in here would ya'll please send her one her way? It'd be mighty nice of ya.

Renee
04-04-2005, 08:21 AM
However, when on the comp, a strange state begins where I have no clue how long I've been on or how many I've smoked.

I prefer to write long-hand first though.

I know what you mean! I usually count how many I've smoked by dumping the way too full ashtray. When on the computer I consider myself a chain-smoker. Uh-yeah sad but true! Ok, it's not really sad.

**PUFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF PUFFFFFFFFFFFF*

Signed,
Super puffer

Galoot
04-04-2005, 08:49 AM
I quit last September. For three bleemin' weeks. :(

The good thing, however, is I no longer smoke in the house. Ever. HConn is right. It took me months to be able to again be productive at the computer.

jdkiggins
04-04-2005, 08:51 AM
OMG. I've gotta get out of here! It's been 2 days 19 hours and 20 minutes since I had my last cigarette. Anyone have a sniffing smilie? It smells great in here!

Fractured_Chaos
04-04-2005, 08:58 AM
OMG. I've gotta get out of here! It's been 2 days 19 hours and 20 minutes since I had my last cigarette. Anyone have a sniffing smilie? It smells great in here!

:Hug2: Hang tight JD! You'll make it.

jdkiggins
04-04-2005, 09:51 AM
Yep http://users.pandora.be/eforum/emoticons4u/smoking/rauch03.gif

jdkiggins
04-04-2005, 09:56 AM
Back to the real topic of this thread. My favorite c word is


can

Galoot
04-04-2005, 09:56 AM
http://users.pandora.be/eforum/emoticons4u/smoking/rauch03.gif
This is a non-bicycling over faces area.

KellyS.
04-04-2005, 09:57 AM
Yep http://users.pandora.be/eforum/emoticons4u/smoking/rauch03.gif


Good for you!! You can do it. If I went 2 days without one because I tried and not due to illness or something, then I would have hope! I'm gonna. I'm really gonna. Yeah, yeah, I've said it before, but not on this board. :0)

jdkiggins
04-04-2005, 09:58 AM
:Headbang: Cute, Galoot.

My body has finally told my head it's time for bed. See you all tomorrow.

http://users.pandora.be/eforum/emoticons4u/sleep/1.gif
G'night guys. Sweet dreams.

Optimus
04-04-2005, 11:09 AM
My favorite c-word is Chlamydia.

Rob-rite
04-04-2005, 03:41 PM
My favorite c-word is Chlamydia.

Chlamydia? Stay away from her she's nothing but trouble. Don't expect a happy ending 'cause she'll always leave you with a sting in the tail...

Sarita
04-04-2005, 04:02 PM
:roll:

trumancoyote
04-04-2005, 10:30 PM
With all this conditioning talk, I propose we have another contest once Absolute Idol is over:

All the smokers on the board should give up smoking at the same time, and post something once every other day, and we can see how crazy their **** gets as time progresses and they're feeling the full effects of nicotine deprivation.

Of course, if someone folds and picks up a ciggy, they're disqualified.

And Saritam, dahling -- I'm off to read your dirty little poem now ;)

Sarita
04-04-2005, 10:36 PM
And Saritam, dahling -- I'm off to read your dirty little poem now

Yay! It's not too dirty, you might be dissapointed. :)

trumancoyote
04-04-2005, 11:01 PM
No disappointment whatsoever :)

Sarita
04-04-2005, 11:11 PM
Thanks! I'm checking it out now. :) Sorry for hi-jacking the thread... back to cigarettes, after that poem, I could really use one!

trumancoyote
04-04-2005, 11:12 PM
Smoking after sex is divine.

jdkiggins
04-04-2005, 11:51 PM
:Thumbs: :Ssh: sniff sniff

Celeste
04-05-2005, 05:02 AM
Hmm...My favorite "C" word? Maybe since I haven't introduced myself to the board yet, I should refrain from answering that. ;)

I'll give a clue: It starts with "C" and ends with "K".

Celeste

trumancoyote
04-05-2005, 05:16 AM
Cook? As in, cooking?

If that's the case: make me dinner!

firehorse
04-05-2005, 06:24 AM
all righty folks...let's not forget this is a family board...:rolleyes: Sheesh, some of ya'll need a date or something. Maybe we should have some password-protected thread so we can get really dirty http://www.coolsmilies.net/affection/boff1.gif.

And hell, yes, I need a date. That smiley's beginning to look sort of sexy.

Smoking: I quit and moved into a nonsmoking apartment, and then I started again. So I go onto the porch, which isn't so bad; I do like having a house that doesn't smell of smoke. I hate not being able to smoke while I'm writing. I really think it helps the brain flow - opens up blood vessels or some such thing.

Okay, now I gotta go have a smoke.... http://pages.prodigy.net/rogerlori1/emoticons/Smoker.gif

My favourite "c" word is cornucopia. It's a lush word.

Okay, so smokers... what are your brands? I smoke Players Extra Light, the short kind, not the kings. They aren't available in most parts of the US, so when I'm in the States, I smoke Export As (the only Canadian cigarette that can be found reliably). If I'm feeling flush, I'll spring for Dunhills, but only the British exports, not the American-made ones. Geez, do I sound like an addict or what?

The smell of American cigarettes now gives me a headache; they have many more chemicals than Canadian ones (that's right - Canadian cigarettes are good for you! http://pages.prodigy.net/rogerlori1/emoticons/evil1.gif Used to smoke Marlboro Lights (always box, not soft pack), and now they give me an instant migraine.

maestrowork
04-05-2005, 06:37 AM
Hmm...My favorite "C" word? Maybe since I haven't introduced myself to the board yet, I should refrain from answering that. ;)

I'll give a clue: It starts with "C" and ends with "K".

Celeste

I think it's cork. As in cork soaker.

MacAllister
04-05-2005, 07:49 AM
"Camel" as in: I'd walk a mile for a... And also, it's a good C word. (lights, in a box)

brokenfingers
04-05-2005, 07:53 AM
Wow, that's funny. I used to smoke Marlboros and then Marlboro lights, but I couldn't stand the soft pack ones. My friends thought I was crazy, but the soft pack ones are actually harsher! And the box smokes are longer!

wurdwise
04-05-2005, 08:06 AM
My favorite c word is crap. This is a bunch of crap. "Crap!" And I luuuuvv to smoke when I am writing. I cannot imagine writing without my cigarettes and coffee. Oh, well, I'll be 50 in a few weeks, hell, and only the good die young!

Oh, yeah, and Virginia Slims has the coolest catalogue of free stuff I've gotten from saving the ups codes, (sneaky tobacco companies), some of the prettiest girly girl stuff, how can I stop? I wouldn't be able to save up for that painted desk set for 200 codes.

sgtsdaughter
04-05-2005, 08:10 AM
i'm with brokenfingers on the box v. soft pack controversy . . . as if it could ever be debated. :ROFL:

and firehorse, i too need a date. my dirty jokes are starting to annoy me, and my friends will all tell ya that i get going on those when i'm in one long dry spell. hummmm. i should stop and keep it clean here. i think we still have a pg rating. but as soon as i finish a chapter of the work stuff . . . high time in my land that night. i see beers and bars this weekend.

but my favorite "c" word . . . rubbers.

(i told you, my jokes are getting corny.)

Birol
04-05-2005, 07:45 PM
all righty folks...let's not forget this is a family board...:rolleyes: Sheesh, some of ya'll need a date or something.

You say this like it's news?

I worked in a convenience store next to a college campus for a few months. I had several of the drunk frat boys convinced I was psychic because when they walked in I had the "Malboro reds in a box" lying on the counter before they reached me. It's what the majority of them smoked.

I've never smoked, but you peeps are starting to make me want to start.

Oh, and chimera.

MacAllister
04-05-2005, 08:14 PM
OOhh--chimera is a fabulous word.

Sarita
04-05-2005, 08:20 PM
I really like the word copacetic.

JoeEkaitis
04-05-2005, 09:08 PM
Don't smoke and don't write on a Mac. Does that mean I'm not a REAL author?

awatkins
04-05-2005, 09:34 PM
Conure.

See my sig. :D

aka eraser
04-05-2005, 10:53 PM
I smoke a pipe with Amphora Original Blend tobacco.

Chrysalis - a nifty word for a bland thing that protects a miracle.

Celeste
04-05-2005, 11:10 PM
Ciggarettes? Oh...Definitely Camel in the box. For ya'll Camel smokers...
Have you tried the Camel Twists, orange cream flavored? Mmmm...Yummy!

arrowqueen
04-06-2005, 01:25 AM
I like 'crepuscular'. Ok, it only means 'of twilight', but it sounds like the kind of murky twilight in which something nasty is lurking - and it's going to jump out and get you!

arrowqueen
04-06-2005, 01:27 AM
Oh, and I smoke whatever's cheapest. They're all bad for you, so what's the difference?

three seven
04-06-2005, 01:41 AM
Cocoon. Or possibly camshaft.

And I roll my own.

lucyishome
04-06-2005, 03:01 AM
Camel Special Lights. Although I am not sure what is so special about them.

C word hmmm. How about calamity.


Anne

:hi:

brokenfingers
04-06-2005, 03:55 AM
Hmmmm.... I believe....

Yes!

Consummate.

three seven
04-06-2005, 04:09 AM
The adjective or the verb?

brokenfingers
04-06-2005, 04:14 AM
Adjective, noun and verb.

I just love the word.

Nothing like being a consummate consummator who loves to consummate...

Rob-rite
04-06-2005, 04:33 AM
crescendo ...

Sarita
04-06-2005, 04:36 AM
Rob, how long did it take you to do that? :roll:

JoeEkaitis
04-06-2005, 04:52 AM
Contract.

(Or is that too obvious?)

Rob-rite
04-06-2005, 04:56 AM
Rob, how long did it take you to do that? :roll:

Mere seconds... oh, ok a few minutes but it was worth it. Kept me out of trouble for a while didn't it?

Sarita
04-06-2005, 04:59 AM
Kept me out of trouble for a while didn't it?

You need it!

maestrowork
04-06-2005, 06:55 AM
CASH!

sgtsdaughter
04-06-2005, 08:56 AM
Adjective, noun and verb.

I just love the word.

Nothing like being a consummate consummator who loves to consummate...

are you trying to currupt us? :roll:

Optimus
04-06-2005, 09:22 AM
I've always liked "catachresis."

reph
04-06-2005, 10:06 AM
Among my favorites is "ceramic." For the look of the word, not the look of the stuff.

Ceramic, ceramic, ceramic.

mdin
04-06-2005, 11:22 AM
Chupacabre!

trumancoyote
04-06-2005, 12:08 PM
but my favorite "c" word . . . rubbers.

This reminded me of my Psychology textbook, wherein it was talking about the "Four F's" of which the hypothalamus (sp?) is in charge: feeding, fighting, fleeing... and mating :D

Teehee.

MacAllister
04-06-2005, 07:59 PM
cataclysm ... heh.

Sarita
04-06-2005, 08:01 PM
Nice one, Mac! ... cavort!

Birol
04-06-2005, 08:05 PM
Mac, aren't you doing some home improvement projects?

MacAllister
04-06-2005, 08:23 PM
construction

Sarita
04-06-2005, 08:24 PM
Chaos

maestrowork
04-06-2005, 08:46 PM
Coke

Sarita
04-06-2005, 08:46 PM
Coke Which kind? (I prefer C2)

maestrowork
04-06-2005, 08:52 PM
Regular, please. Although I wouldn't mind the powered kind.... ;)

Another c word with a BIG C: CHOCOLATE

trumancoyote
04-06-2005, 10:13 PM
Which kind? (I prefer C2)

Diet all the way, Dahling.

The normal **** has too much sugars for mah teef.

Optimus
04-06-2005, 10:17 PM
Which kind? (I prefer C2)
I hate to tell you, but Coke is discontinuing C2.

Sarita
04-06-2005, 10:26 PM
That's so sad! I'll have to go back to regular. Thanks for ruining my day, Opti! ...tap, tap, tap, and still NO poem !

bjewel77
04-06-2005, 10:50 PM
Con-grat-u-la-tions \n 1. The act of congratulating (in plural). From Webster's.

What I'd like to hear after submitting writing.

I smoke USA Gold. Cheap, so I get the full flavor instead of lights. All cigs taste like cardboard after you smoke as many as I do in a day. And, it's not hot flashes, just my Blood Pressure climbing!

sgtsdaughter
04-07-2005, 01:27 AM
This reminded me of my Psychology textbook, wherein it was talking about the "Four F's" of which the hypothalamus (sp?) is in charge: feeding, fighting, fleeing... and mating :D

Teehee.

nice to know i'm not the only one who thinks in the gutter.

maestrowork
04-07-2005, 06:02 AM
Mating is not an f-word.

trumancoyote
04-07-2005, 06:26 AM
You're not an f-word! :mad:

Maryn
04-07-2005, 06:04 PM
Such churlish, yet craven, chicanery! Hmm, chastisement or counsel?

Maryn, callipygian

(Okay, I have a huge list of words I love. It's a sickness, I tell you, a sickness!)

oswann
04-07-2005, 06:18 PM
creativity + commitment = contract = cash.





I have to stop talking with consultants.



Os.

maestrowork
04-07-2005, 06:25 PM
= congratulations

Celeste
04-07-2005, 08:53 PM
Mating is not an f-word

Fornicate.

arrowqueen
04-08-2005, 01:07 AM
'Formication'. (The feeling that there are ants crawling under your skin.)

MacAllister
04-08-2005, 01:14 AM
catastrophe: the current state of my home-remodel do-it-yourself project

brokenfingers
04-08-2005, 02:25 AM
Crazy.

Stamped at the bottom of my final bill from my therapist...

Wendy J
04-08-2005, 04:56 AM
CHOCOLATE

CIGS!!

It's sad how addicted I am. I have to chew nicotine gum just to get me through meetings, etc., that I'm not allowed to smoke at. Not having the option to smoke makes me get angry and rebel! It makes me want to smoke all the more. Wicked, adolescent behavior, I'm sure. :hat:

Celeste
04-08-2005, 05:25 AM
It's sad how addicted I am. I have to chew nicotine gum just to get me through meetings, etc., that I'm not allowed to smoke at. Not having the option to smoke makes me get angry and rebel! It makes me want to smoke all the more. Wicked, adolescent behavior, I'm sure. :hat:

I can soooo relate. I've smoked for a long time. But never in all these years have I smoked as much as I have in the past month. I've been going through two packs a day. And I don't even realize how much I smoke throughout the day. I sit here at my computer with ashes everywhere and ashtrays over flowing, lighting up constantly. And before I know it, I go to light up another and I'm out. I think.."Damn..!" I cannot believe how much I've been smoking! I've got to cut down! It's getting too expensive. Almost six bucks a pack now! Unbelievable!

But I oh so love smoking! Especially the flavored ciggarettes. Camel has these specialty cigs that come in so many yummy flavors. They're usually found at ciggarette shops. I hardly ever find them at your local party store, or gas station. You've gotta try 'em. They come in these squared tins, in all sorts of cool flavors! Lol...:hat:

celeste

kmm8n
04-08-2005, 06:56 AM
I'm having my last cigarette now before I head to bed, Benson and Hedges lights.


I would say my favorite "c" word is coffee.