Welly misses mileage milestone by miles

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steve_earwig wrote:You should work out how much money you've saved since you quit...
I gave up smoking 16 years ago but i only smoked about 5 a day and whatever i could puff through on a booze night, so found it quite easy to give up but didn't pay much attention to the savings made.

The booze on the other hand was a bastard to give up i tried for years on and off but the next beer was always to tempting... I'm not saying this to brag because quite frankly I'm ashamed of myself for getting/being borderline alchoholic... Hell maybe i was/still am who knows? :? .... but in my mind i have now gave up, 4 months and counting without a beer.

Savings wise I'd really like to know but just after i gave up the dwp took over 400 notes a month off me so it's hard to work out :roll:
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Welly wrote:I used to smoke but stopped in 2001
:shock: same here, (but it has not steered me away from the path of eco-friendly pug righteousness). 8)
steve_earwig wrote:My wife smokes, so there's no incentive to go outside or anything.
Mrs Doggy gave it up 3 years ago, thank god. It's taken more than 10 years, but now I really hate the smell - it occasionally seemed tempting until fairly recently.
puggy wrote:I'm very well thanks
Good to hear from you and that you're OK. 8)
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Why thankyou doggy :)

I tried to give up smoking once , my plan was that when i felt like a ciggy i
would have a wank instead !! didn't work though , after 20 i was shooting
potato juice so 40 a day was out the question , gave up and went back to smoking :twisted:
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Hello puggy 8)

Good to see you back on here mate,

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I'm on the e-cigs too. Proper ones mind, the fake cigarette ones are utter crap.

My current weapon of choice is a pair of Vivi Novas with 1.8 ohm heads, one filled with RY4 (a tobaccoish flavour) and the other has the divine Strawberry Shortcake flavour.
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I still smoke once a day after food, and whenever the son's being an arsehole (i.e. all weekend usually) but I can really feel the difference in the morning when I've had more than a couple of fags the day before, so I try to limit the fags - not to mention the ludicrous price of the things!

Been nearly 8 months on e-cigs now and not once have I felt a desire to go outside to smoke at work. Much better in the car too - no stench of stale smoke, no sh*t-i-dropped-my-fag panics, and I don't have to open the window to let the rain in!
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puggy wrote:Why thankyou doggy :)

I tried to give up smoking once , my plan was that when i felt like a ciggy i
would have a wank instead !! didn't work though , after 20 i was shooting
potato juice so 40 a day was out the question , gave up and went back to smoking :twisted:
:lol: trust you! :lol:

I never smoked except for the odd social Marlboro Light when I was a stoodint. Could certainly use one at the moment though, talk about stressed!!! :x

If I may steer the thread back to from where it came, I've got 10K coming up soon but I think it'll happen on the motorway next week, so I'm bound to miss it! :roll:
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Dai, are you going to use the Volvo dealer for servicing?

I'm separating from the 'bosom' of the dealers this year and going it alone :supafrisk: I've most likely over-stayed my welcome a couple of years ago if I'm honest (they don't give a rats arse about you after 2 or 3 years). I was hanging around as I was worried about a potential expensive failure of the ABS module (£900.00) which Volvo are very generous to fix mostly out of goodwill as long as you've used the dealer network :frown: I was also keen to have a 'FVSH' knowing it's complete bullcrap but buyers love to see it.

The last two years I've only had 'essential servicing' at £150.00 per year and I've done all the other bits myself (plugs, filters, brakes etc) well I say 'myself'.... :oops:

Due a service next week now along with an 'injector clean' :supafrisk: hoping for more mpg's but don't tell Doggy.........
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Welly wrote:Dai, are you going to use the Volvo dealer for servicing?
I'll use a dealer for the first 2 years, but as soon as the warranty is up I'll find an independent specialist.
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DaiRees wrote:
Welly wrote:Dai, are you going to use the Volvo dealer for servicing?
I'll use a dealer for the first 2 years, but as soon as the warranty is up I'll find an independent specialist.
Buying "expensive" are you Dai?
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Welly, If you're going to do it, do it properly :wink:
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Wimped out early eh? :P
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Maybe it started wobbling too much on the axle stands :supafrisk:

I have a feeling all 4 of those gauges are visibly moving, 'though just one of them's moving anti-clockwise...
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steve_earwig wrote:though just one of them's moving anti-clockwise...
Yes that one likes going the opposite way to the others, likes doing that very much :cry:
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Best I done was 170 miles on a tank!
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That reminds me, I got almost 1,100km out of the Pug while I was driving it last time. This includes the tank magically half-filling itself after it got to empty the first time - you gotta love these HDi fuel gauges :roll:
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