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My friends make fun of me.....

Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by Thirsty, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. Thirsty

    Thirsty New amateur

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    :sad: My friends come over and laugh at me because i have a radio in my garage. I have enjoyed CB for many years, a guilty pleasure I guess.




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  2. GLR

    GLR Keeping It Good Natured

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    Why do you smoke?
     
  3. Thirsty

    Thirsty New amateur

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    Another "guilty pleasure" :sad:
     
  4. KW4HKY

    KW4HKY Active Member

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    Good rig ruined, but it's lungs, his business.
     
  5. Thirsty

    Thirsty New amateur

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    Whoa. why "another good rig ruined"? I bought this rig as it is and have not damaged it? Actually it is in really good shape.
     
  6. GLR

    GLR Keeping It Good Natured

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    Same reason I shoot heroin.

    Carry on.
     
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  7. pro151

    pro151 KB4RMA

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    Some people view a radio that has been exposed to smoke as ruined. (Not me)
     
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  8. undertaker

    undertaker Undertaker

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    OMG I smoke cigars im doomed!!!!!!!:love::D
     
  9. fortyfiver

    fortyfiver Member

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    smoke damage?

    Dang! I'll bet the hand helds in our Fire Department are all ruined and useless by now, and probably the ones in the trucks, too, right?
     
  10. KW4HKY

    KW4HKY Active Member

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    ruined for non smokers. the stench is unbearable.
     
  11. WR0220

    WR0220 Active Member

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    Nice rig. I wouldn't worry about what your friends find humor in. Enjoy it. (y)

    Only because you want it to. The idea that something (after cleaned) that was owned by a smoker has a 'stench' is mostly psychological. A study was done on this subject a few years back and only 2% could detect an item was previously owned by a smoker. That 2% also happened to have an allergy to nicotine. It's amazing how peer and social pressure can manipulate the way one thinks and feels about certain subjects. :whistle:
     
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  12. pro151

    pro151 KB4RMA

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    :pop::pop::pop:
     
  13. W5LZ

    W5LZ Crotchety Old Bastard

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    Then you would be well advised not to buy it, huh? Assuming of course, that it was for sale. You wouldn't want any of my radios either. But then they aren't for sale wither. Oh well...
    - 'Doc
     
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  14. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    While others view a nice classic ham rig like that modded and retuned for 11m as ruined too.

    FWIW I won't buy a radio from a smoker. They stink to high heaven and the circuit boards have a scum on them from the nicotine etc. Radios in a non-smoking environment do indeed have less problems in the long run. Smokers may deny it but they are just in denial.
     
  15. jessejamesdallas

    jessejamesdallas Sr. Member

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    Don't think they are making fun of you because of the radios in your garage...or the cigarettes....

    Most likely they are picking on you because your probably the only person they know who drinks Corona in can's!:eek::bdh::D

    Where do you get Corona in cans anyway? Never seen it....
     

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