Local 506 vs. Smoking

Megan Anderson megan_anderson at inbox.com
Wed Aug 22 11:04:17 EDT 2007


hey all,
i'm moving shortly to CH from chi-town, where a club called fitzgerald's held a week-long voting poll on whether or not to go smoke-free last year. smoke-free won overwhelmingly. it seems to me this is the way to go as it gives everyone a say, minus the snarky comments.

megan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jameshepler at yahoo.com
> Sent: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 07:56:28 -0700 (PDT)
> To: ch-scene at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: Re: Local 506 vs. Smoking
> 
> Dipped in honey for MY pleasure!
> 
> --- Kevin Browning <specialvibe at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
>> I'm going to a show with that guy and we're going to
>> share a pack of Nat Sherman's.
>> 
>> Duncan Murrell <dvmurrell at nc.rr.com> wrote:
>> 
>> On Aug 22, 2007, at 10:05 AM, Doug Sutton wrote:
>> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> Part of the problem is that smokers, by
>> definition, don't know what
>>> its
>>> like to not smoke.
>> 
>> Not true. Not only was I not born with a cigarette
>> in my mouth, but I
>> can go whole hours without one.
>> 
>>> And while they usually don't think about it, the
>>> facts are that cigarettes are drugs, and most
>> people smoke not because
>>> they like it, but because they can't stop.
>> 
>> How would you know this, non-smoker? Have you ever
>> had a Nat Sherman?
>> I happen to like it a lot. I like the smell, I like
>> the shapes the
>> smoke makes in the air, I like fact that it drives
>> away people I
>> don't want talking to me.
>> 
>>> And the cloud at the 506
>>> every night there are 50 people there IS
>> poisonous.
>> 
>> Probably true. Also, my water is poisonous here in
>> Pittsboro, the
>> poultry plant down the street smells like hell, and
>> all of you people
>> who drive cars to work every day (I don't) are
>> poisoning my fucking
>> air and killing my plants.
>> 
>>> 
>>> I don't think smokers are bad people.
>> 
>> Sure you do. The "some of my best friends are _____"
>> locution is a
>> dead giveaway.
>> 
>>> I'm happy for smokers to do their
>>> thing, in their own space,
>> 
>> Which would be where? For instance, if there are ten
>> smokers in a
>> bar, and you walk in, is it your bar or their bar?
>> And if you get
>> drunk on the drug alcohol, you fiend, and act like
>> an asshole, should
>> I punch you? I do apologize for throwing down
>> ethical questions
>> before your third cup of coffee.
>> 
>>> but why in crowded public places, where it's
>>> obnoxious and harmful.
>> 
>> What isn't a public place, in your view? And what's
>> "crowded"? And if
>> it's mostly smokers in the crowd, who wins?
>> 
>> Having said all that, you know very well that
>> smokers around here
>> have been very accommodating to the new standard,
>> and I don't know a
>> smoker who much complains anymore about taking it
>> outside, or into
>> designated areas away from others. But name-calling
>> and sanctimony
>> make it harder to stick with that program, I have to
>> say.
>> 
>> Please let me know what shows you'll be attending so
>> I can avoid them.
>> 
>> d
>> 
>> 
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