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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby rocket » Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:26 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:There was nothing to figure out, unfortunately; being a business that basically sells one thing* and taking up MASSIVE commercial real estate to do so isn't really something that can survive anymore unless it's for...horsefeathers, is there anything besides vehicles?



i swear about 15 new vape shops open up around here every year
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Derwood » Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:59 pm

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Sammy Sofa wrote:There was nothing to figure out, unfortunately; being a business that basically sells one thing* and taking up MASSIVE commercial real estate to do so isn't really something that can survive anymore unless it's for...horsefeathers, is there anything besides vehicles?



i swear about 15 new vape shops open up around here every year


Which is hilarious, because I feel like no one vapes anymore (or at least the number of people who do it now compared to 2 years ago is significantly lower)
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby jersey cubs fan » Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:06 pm

Derwood wrote:
rocket wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:There was nothing to figure out, unfortunately; being a business that basically sells one thing* and taking up MASSIVE commercial real estate to do so isn't really something that can survive anymore unless it's for...horsefeathers, is there anything besides vehicles?



i swear about 15 new vape shops open up around here every year


Which is hilarious, because I feel like no one vapes anymore (or at least the number of people who do it now compared to 2 years ago is significantly lower)

A) they do other business
B) tons of people still vape, almost certainly more than 2 years ago.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Banedon » Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:12 pm

Derwood wrote:
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Sammy Sofa wrote:There was nothing to figure out, unfortunately; being a business that basically sells one thing* and taking up MASSIVE commercial real estate to do so isn't really something that can survive anymore unless it's for...horsefeathers, is there anything besides vehicles?



i swear about 15 new vape shops open up around here every year


Which is hilarious, because I feel like no one vapes anymore (or at least the number of people who do it now compared to 2 years ago is significantly lower)


I feel like your feeling is incorrect.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Cubswin11 » Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:17 pm

Yeah, what the hell. Vaping is a huge and growing business and like Jersey said those shops sell other things. Like accessories for marijuana which obviously is already a big business and growing as more states legalize it.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Derwood » Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:18 pm

It was just an anecdotal observation. I saw tons of it a couple of years ago, and far less of it now.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby jersey cubs fan » Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:22 pm

Derwood wrote:It was just an anecdotal observation. I saw tons of it a couple of years ago, and far less of it now.

You probably just got used to seeing those weirdos using tiny trumpets to blow clouds of smoke big enough to signal an ambush. They are still there but blend in more now.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Derwood » Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:24 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:
Derwood wrote:It was just an anecdotal observation. I saw tons of it a couple of years ago, and far less of it now.

You probably just got used to seeing those weirdos using tiny trumpets to blow clouds of smoke big enough to signal an ambush. They are still there but blend in more now.


I find myself smelling cotton candy far less at bars and sporting events. I think there is (rightfully) a stigma attached to carrying around a horsefeathering metal box in order to get your nic-fix.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:45 pm

rocket wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:There was nothing to figure out, unfortunately; being a business that basically sells one thing* and taking up MASSIVE commercial real estate to do so isn't really something that can survive anymore unless it's for...horsefeathers, is there anything besides vehicles?



i swear about 15 new vape shops open up around here every year


Aren't they usually just little storefronts? Or are we talking the nightmare of gigantic vaping emporiums finally happening?
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Banedon » Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:45 pm

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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Butterscup » Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:40 pm

weis21 wrote:oh ok. so most sunday nights i'm ready to doze off around 10:30 but now that it's DLS my body is saying "horsefeathers SLEEP" in general (i suppose out of a peaceful protest). i've already taken a melotonin and i'm considering taking another but i can only assume it'll make me pass out to the point i'll be weeking-at-bernies at work tomorrow. (or not wake up when my alarm goes off)

maybe i can just roll into the office at 9 am and plead ignorance. i'm fairly sure it wouldn't be a hard sell all things considered.


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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby CoolHandLuke » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:12 am

Derwood wrote:
rocket wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:There was nothing to figure out, unfortunately; being a business that basically sells one thing* and taking up MASSIVE commercial real estate to do so isn't really something that can survive anymore unless it's for...horsefeathers, is there anything besides vehicles?



i swear about 15 new vape shops open up around here every year


Which is hilarious, because I feel like no one vapes anymore (or at least the number of people who do it now compared to 2 years ago is significantly lower)


A bunch of sixth grade students apparently vape.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Derwood » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:17 am

CoolHandLuke wrote:
Derwood wrote:
rocket wrote:
i swear about 15 new vape shops open up around here every year


Which is hilarious, because I feel like no one vapes anymore (or at least the number of people who do it now compared to 2 years ago is significantly lower)


A bunch of sixth grade students apparently vape.


Say what now?
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby CoolHandLuke » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:25 am

Derwood wrote:
CoolHandLuke wrote:
Derwood wrote:
Which is hilarious, because I feel like no one vapes anymore (or at least the number of people who do it now compared to 2 years ago is significantly lower)


A bunch of sixth grade students apparently vape.


Say what now?


Lots of rumors of students vaping in school. We haven't caught any sixth graders yet though. Some eighth grade girls were recently busted in the bathroom. Word on the street is they cut holes in their waistbands to hide the devices, which look like USB flash drives, so a lame adult probably wouldn't even suspect anything if they see it. Parents do a lot of denying when suspicions are shared. It seems pretty rampant.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Derwood » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:49 am

There are a bunch of these springing up

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I always get a chuckle when I see these signs because my dirty mind reads it as "Anal Vapor" every time
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:58 am

CoolHandLuke wrote:
Derwood wrote:
CoolHandLuke wrote:
A bunch of sixth grade students apparently vape.


Say what now?


Lots of rumors of students vaping in school. We haven't caught any sixth graders yet though. Some eighth grade girls were recently busted in the bathroom. Word on the street is they cut holes in their waistbands to hide the devices, which look like USB flash drives, so a lame adult probably wouldn't even suspect anything if they see it. Parents do a lot of denying when suspicions are shared. It seems pretty rampant.


Yeah, that flash drive-looking horsefeathers is huge with kids these days.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Regular Show » Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:06 am

Derwood wrote:There are a bunch of these springing up

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I always get a chuckle when I see these signs because my dirty mind reads it as "Anal Vapor" every time


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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Omar » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:16 pm

Yikes. I'm guessing it was suffocation.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby The Logan » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:23 pm

Sweet, I just applied for a video production job at United. Fingers crossed (I don't get beaten or suffocated in the interview)!
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby jersey cubs fan » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:21 pm

The Logan wrote:Sweet, I just applied for a video production job at United. Fingers crossed (I don't get beaten or suffocated in the interview)!

They make quality in flight video.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby Omar » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:25 pm

in all seriousness though, American has the best safety instructions out of any airline

I pay full attention every time, its so well-done
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby The Logan » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:31 pm

Omar wrote:in all seriousness though, American has the best safety instructions out of any airline

I pay full attention every time, its so well-done


That was... honestly extremely well made. I'm not sure that's what United has in mind since the only requirements were "5 years experience and knows how to operate a DSLR camera"

Honestly though, bad press aside, the benefits of that job would be tremendous for my family as it would allow my mother and brother to fly to visit my grandmother more often without needing to take extended time off. The travel benefits and discounts are pretty great and apparently kick in immediately.
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Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:49 pm

Omar wrote:in all seriousness though, American has the best safety instructions out of any airline

I pay full attention every time, its so well-done

Virgin disagrees.
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