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General Vortex Incident Discussion

Discussion in 'Cave Diving' started by sabbath999, Aug 25, 2010.

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  1. ucfdiver

    ucfdiver DIR Practitioner

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    The only good thing about smoking is that cigarette taxes are one of the few ways to tax the poor in this country.
     
  2. cruiser

    cruiser ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Lottery does that, too, at least in Texas.
     
  3. Dive-aholic

    Dive-aholic Dive Shop

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    You are implying that you have no addictions whatsoever? Smoking isn't quite as bad as you are portraying it...at least not smoking tobacco. Care to list the studies that show smoking lowers breathing rate? My own experiences and personal observations have shown otherwise.


    First, I don't condone smoking and diving. And while this information is correct, to some extent, how many diver incidents or fatalities can you cite that were directly related to smoking? There are much bigger concerns with smoking than diving...like the fact that it will likely shorten one's life, lead to COPD, lead to lung cancer, etc. Diving and being a smoker are low on that list of issues.


    Believe what you want to believe. I'm sure it makes you feel like a big man. This is the last time I'll state this - You don't need to know. You aren't important enough to know. It's none of your business.
     
  4. DennisS

    DennisS Marine Scientist

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    It also cuts down on the amount of money Social Security has to pay out.
     
  5. PfcAJ

    PfcAJ Orca

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    Looks like someone got caught in a lie and doesn't know how to get out of it. Bravo!

    And James, stop being an addict.
     
  6. diverdoug1

    diverdoug1 Marine Scientist

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    Dude, REALLY? The whole smoking issue aside, we are talking about the Florida State Gov. Do you really think they give a rat's ass? We both live in the sunshine state, you know they could care less about BS like this. They hardly seemed to care about the internal organization of the WKPP immediately after the incorporation, so I find it hard to belive they would really care about the smoking issue. On the other hand, if you got booted out because of smoking, then you are out, and the state stands behind non-WKPP not going into "no man's land" (and that is another off topic topic that could be an even hotter hot potato). I just think you are giving our buddies in Tallahasse a little too much credit!
     
  7. ucfdiver

    ucfdiver DIR Practitioner

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    I was thinking that through. Maybe he's referring to having a beer 3 weeks ago? Or depending on a Tylenol sinus last week when I had a headache? Not really sure on that one... :idk:

    Or maybe it's just one of these....

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  8. LiteHedded

    LiteHedded Great White

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    hey i tried to get someone to get this thread on track about 100 pages ago. i figure it's all fair game now
     
  9. SuPrBuGmAn

    SuPrBuGmAn Solo Diver

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    boring :/
     
  10. ucfdiver

    ucfdiver DIR Practitioner

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    Fine, I'll spice it up.

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