Us Smokers Rule!

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    Looks like it was sponsored by Camel and Marboro and aimed at teens.

    I can't tell if that was Shogun at the bar or if he was the guy at the table with his junk hanging out.
     
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    *smirks* You sound like one of those anti-smoker freaks. It was a joke cartoon made by people who stand on neither side of any issue. They just make fun of things, period. Don't read more into things than there is, Camel and Marlboro just happen to be the most well known companies so it's only natural to use their adverts.
     
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    I am a smoker, thought it was funny! And also like the fact you can't smoke in bars in my state most of the time! For one you smoke less and save money! I hate it when it is freezing outside! Like Bill Mahr says " You guys wonder why smokers are sick all the time." We have to stand outside all the time.
    It is nice to be able to bring your kid to a bowling alley without it being full of smoke, I am smoker but I don't like smoke around my kid.
     
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    I'm a pink lunger. Shogun hasn't told you??!!

    The graphics were good, I'll grant you that.
     
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    As a former bartender, I thank you for your thoughtfulness.
     
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    I disagree with forcing it as law, but that's the only point I disagree with the anti-smoker freaks. I didn't accuse anyone of being an anti-smoker freak, it just sounded like one. Being for some non-smoking places doesn't make you a freak, just means you have an opinion. The freaks are the ones that push their opinions into laws.
     
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    I'm not going to get into it tonight but did you ever consider that bar employees deserve the same workplace safety protections that any other type of employee gets? They aren't second class citizens just because they are servants.
     
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    I also read this story about a bar in Ireland that now pipes in the smell of smoke! Before the smell of smoke was hiding the other smells! After this I did notice bars don't always smell good anyways!
    The day are smoking ban went into place it was 10 degrees outside, I hated it that day but now most bars have warmers, covered patios. Quite a few have outdoor areas where you can bring your drinks.
     
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    Yeah, but a law is still the wrong way to go. I know a LOT of people who work in bars that smoke as well. The difference is to take the owners freedom of choice away is the same as to take the freedom away from anyone else. If you want government regulation, fine, then they shouldn't have to pay taxes either.
     
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