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View Poll Results: Do you drink or smoke? (click all that apply)
I smoke cigarettes 2 8.33%
I smoke cigars 0 0%
I smoke weed 6 25.00%
I drink beer 16 66.67%
I drink liquor 12 50.00%
I drink wine 10 41.67%
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Old 03-13-2017, 10:47 PM   #161
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That and "f*ggot" which is actually more offensive, IMO.

I don't know what the young kids of today say to each other in the playgrounds, but these days you don't see the word "gay' used as an insult much anymore, at least up here in the educated North. I don't know how things are down south, but I think the southern folk are still racist as hell down there. The southerners tend to have a lot of rednecks especially in the states that still worship the Confederate flag, so even I as a white man would not feel comfortable interacting with these people.

Florida is OK though, because we all know most Floridians are from New York.
But you seem to also be a tad ignorant yourself despite claiming to have had friends and acquaintances of all sorts of backgrounds. So what's your excuse, eh?

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I don't remember that popping up until around 8th, 9th grade.
I come from a house where cursing was a rare occurrence, with my mother saying the word "sh*t" about 5-6 times a year on average. I've learnt all of the bad words by 7th-8th grade or so thanks to my classmates.
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Old 03-13-2017, 11:13 PM   #162
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My father would occasionally swear and it was usually by accident since the adults around me generally watched how they spoke. In my recent memory, I think Iíve only heard my mother swear once and I was an adult, and for that, my mother was super super super angry and used the F-word. I wonít get into what triggered it, but it involved a friend of my fatherís who disrespected our home and has been banned from the house since like 2001. That was disturbing.
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Old 03-13-2017, 11:16 PM   #163
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My father would occasionally swear and it was usually by accident since the adults around me generally watched how they spoke. In my recent memory, I think Iíve only heard my mother swear once and I was an adult, and for that, my mother was super super super angry and used the F-word. I wonít get into what triggered it, but it involved a friend of my fatherís who disrespected our home and has been banned from the house since like 2001. That was disturbing.
Damn.

Never heard my parents drop anything worse than "sh*t". Other relatives from my family also don't/didn't curse much from my experience.
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Old 03-14-2017, 12:48 AM   #164
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Damn.

Never heard my parents drop anything worse than "sh*t". Other relatives from my family also don't/didn't curse much from my experience.
Ironically, I brought it up to her the last time I was home (January for a week) and she doesnít remember using that language. I told her that she was so enraged that she probably didnít realize what she was saying and I guess thatís why she forgot. She had every right to be super angry, though. Me as well, getting down to it, given how everything occurred downstairs. My room and stuff is on the bottom floor of our home. Generally, though, my mother doesnít use bad language. My father, as I pointed out, seemed to have more restraint when I was an actual kid. Since Iím an adult, he may let something slip every once in a while, and itís pretty mild, like ďdamnĒ or ďhellĒ. Iíve never heard him use anything worse than that and I hope I never do.

As for me, Iíve never used bad language in front of my parents and don't in front of kids and certain people, but I notice since coming to Japan, I tend to use bad language moreÖbut thatís due to always being so frustrated over work. Thank god this job ends next Wednesday...
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Old 03-14-2017, 01:07 AM   #165
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I love how this thread has turned into a, "reveal your life story and your upbringing" type of thread.
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Old 03-14-2017, 03:34 AM   #166
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I love how this thread has turned into a, "reveal your life story and your upbringing" type of thread.
We're one big Turtle family. A sista can share with her brothas and sistas, can't she? Don't be trippin' dawg.
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Old 03-14-2017, 04:54 AM   #167
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Anyone who voted liquor, or weed... party at my place! If you can get through this snow.
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Old 03-14-2017, 04:58 AM   #168
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I've tried cigars a few times at parties, it's not bad but not something I'd do everyday.
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Old 03-14-2017, 09:42 AM   #169
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I will bring the Irish Cream, staggering amounts of coffee, and a spectacularly bad attitude towards life and everybody in it.
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Old 03-14-2017, 10:08 AM   #170
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Old 03-14-2017, 10:52 AM   #171
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Do Americans not smoke much tobacco in comparison to other nations? No stats, but from anecdotal experience only, I'd say half or so of people aged 16 to 30 smoke tobacco here.
That number sounds EXTREMELY high. Are you saying that half the people between 16 and 30 have tried cigarettes? Cause I'll absolutely agree with that number. But there is no way that in the year 2017, half of the people between the age of 16 and 30 are smokers.

EDIT: I just noticed that you're location says "Portugal". I was talking about 16-30 year olds in the United States.

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Old 03-14-2017, 11:49 AM   #172
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It's funny that in all the old 80's movies I'm watching and some 90's movies, nearly every major character smokes as if it's a common thing. I had actually forgotten all the huge smoking in Ghostbusters in particular, all the characters take out their smokes at the same time and stand around.

I also found it interesting how in a lot of movies with kids in it the actors would take out a cig and smoke right in front of them. I don't think you can do that in movies nowadays.
This reminds me of a moment in the Jessica Alba/Chris Evans version of Fantastic 4. There was a whole montage of them in the Baxter Building where Reed Richards was testing out their abilities and they're checking out Ben Grimm's new rocky exterior, and at one point the big guy says "How bad is it? You know I used to smoke." I remember in the commentary the actors explained that's how they managed to reference that back in the olden days of Marvel Comics The Thing actually did smoke. It wasn't just in movies and television.
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Old 03-14-2017, 12:26 PM   #173
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I noticed they cut smoking out of almost all superhero movies. In fact didn't Wolverine used to smoke a cigar in the first few X-men films, then he stopped doing that? I can't recall which one it was in though.
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I noticed they cut smoking out of almost all superhero movies. In fact didn't Wolverine used to smoke a cigar in the first few X-men films, then he stopped doing that? I can't recall which one it was in though.
Yeah, the organization that rates films started clamping down on tobacco use. It gets you an R-rating like the f-bomb now... more than one scene and that's IT for your all-access PG-13 rating.
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I will bring the Irish Cream, staggering amounts of coffee, and a spectacularly bad attitude towards life and everybody in it.
We'll need all of it, in bulk. Just showed the old lady Next Mutation on Netflix. She's more than a little confused.

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This reminds me of a moment in the Jessica Alba/Chris Evans version of Fantastic 4. There was a whole montage of them in the Baxter Building where Reed Richards was testing out their abilities and they're checking out Ben Grimm's new rocky exterior, and at one point the big guy says "How bad is it? You know I used to smoke." I remember in the commentary the actors explained that's how they managed to reference that back in the olden days of Marvel Comics The Thing actually did smoke. It wasn't just in movies and television.
Null used to smoke in the Archie series.
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We'll need all of it, in bulk. Just showed the old lady Next Mutation on Netflix. She's more than a little confused.

Null used to smoke in the Archie series.
Bulk is what I do, my man.

Next Mutation is on Netflix? And TMNT 2007?

Why not any of the GOOD Ninja Turtles shows/movies?

And now that you bring it up, I wanna see Lady Null smoking in IDW.
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Haha, because Viacom hates TMNT.

Just remembered that Old Hob smokes, so it's not like they're not allowed.
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Haha, because Viacom hates TMNT.

Just remembered that Old Hob smokes, so it's not like they're not allowed.
Oh, that's right! I forgot Hob smokes! I don't think he's done it in awhile... last I remember was probably City Fall, when he was talking with Slash on the rooftop.
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We have the 1st movie on Netflix (plus 07 and NM), not sure if it survived the last license purge, we did have it last year.
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Null used to smoke in the Archie series.
Oh that's right, I remember that. Didn't Dr. Octopus smoke a stogie in Spider-Man 2 at one point, or am I mis-remembering?
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