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I, Anonymous

Blow It Out Your E-Ass

I gave you a ride and agreed to be your designated driver in my new car. As I was driving, I got a HUGE head rush and I could smell some vanilla stench. I discovered later you were smoking your e-cigarette back there. HOW RUDE! It is my very first new car, I do not smoke your filthy tobacco, and you are wrong: The output of that thing smells, and it makes my head spin. Just because you can't smell your e-cigarette, because you spent years ruining your olfactory senses by smoking the burning kind, doesn't mean it doesn't smell or pollute the air. When I mentioned it, you looked confused. So to all the other smarty-pants out there spewing your nicotine with those gross affected devices, be polite and ASK first. My new car is now permeated with that horrible vanilla stench. So stuff that where the sun don't shine!

—Anonymous

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1
Wow, that sucks. No more new car smell!
Posted by portland scribe on July 22, 2014 at 10:05 PM · Report this
Seattlebcc 2
Yeah ask first. He/she may end up homeless one day and living out of their car and they may not want it smelling like vanilla!
Posted by Seattlebcc on July 23, 2014 at 4:19 AM · Report this
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Don't you have a rear view mirror? What took you so long to notice him smoking that shit?
Posted by meb on July 23, 2014 at 7:41 AM · Report this
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And please, please quit saying that the afterproduct of such devices is "just" water vapor. Unless you're using a cartridge that is "just" water, then I promise you that there is more than "just" water vapor in what you spew.
Posted by treehugger on July 23, 2014 at 8:13 AM · Report this
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So, you couldn't just turn around and tell the guy "Please don't smoke that in my car"?

Obviously the guy didn't know you could smell it, but so what? How about politely telling him?

And if he will not stop using his e-cig, you could have always pull over and invited him to exit your car?

Seriously, what's the problem here? That you don't have the balls to handle a simple problem in a polite way and have to get all "passive / aggressive" in an anonymous forum?

Yet another dysfunctional douche bag vents in The Stranger.
Posted by Arthur Zifferelli on July 23, 2014 at 8:57 AM · Report this
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Cars smell awful, in particular new ones.
Posted by Ricardo on July 23, 2014 at 9:38 AM · Report this
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Just use your left hand and lower all the windows. That will get the message across quite well. Let's be direct, folks!
Posted by Nasty on July 23, 2014 at 10:52 AM · Report this
keshmeshi 8
@5,

Anon specifically mentions calling out the dumbass nicotine addict. The complaint is over smoking in the car without asking first.
Posted by keshmeshi on July 23, 2014 at 11:59 AM · Report this
Slam1263 9
To be fair, at least it wasn't a glass pipe, and propane torch.
Posted by Slam1263 on July 23, 2014 at 1:07 PM · Report this
thatsnotright 10
Why do e-smokers always look so smug and self-satisfied? Whether they are vaping tobacco or weed on the street or outside a club, there is this little " look at me" smirk on their faces as though they are toddlers trying to get mommy's attention before going down the slide.
Posted by thatsnotright on July 23, 2014 at 1:52 PM · Report this
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#8 pontificated:
Anon specifically mentions calling out the dumbass nicotine addict. The complaint is over smoking in the car without asking first.
And I'm saying busting a gut about it @ I, Anon is an extreme over-reaction.

The simplest and most appropriate response would have been to invite the smoker not to smoke the "vap", and if that failed, invite the smoker to exit the vehicle.

Posted by Arthur Zifferelli on July 23, 2014 at 6:22 PM · Report this
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He might have been smoking his e cig to cover up your stench anon. Were you farting? Wearing too much cologne or perfume? Most people like the smell of vanilla i just think you are just a self righteous control freak asshole.
Posted by belltownbelle7 on July 23, 2014 at 11:27 PM · Report this
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It's not really about smoking in someone's car. It's about having basic respect for someone else shit. Too many people think just about themselves. We are a ME oriented society.

If you want to smoke your e-cig fine. But if you're in someones car or home have the fucking courtesy to ASK that person if you can fuck up their shit by spewing stinky smoke all over it. Basic shit people. Respect other people.
Posted by crumley on July 24, 2014 at 8:28 AM · Report this
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Of course the passenger should have asked, but any level-headed person would not have flipped out with such an obnoxious I, Anon. Seriously, good grief!

And, this person is enough of a "friend" that I, Anon has volunteered to be the Designated Driver, and I, Anon had no clue that his passenger used a vaporizer? Really?
Posted by Arthur Zifferelli on July 24, 2014 at 9:19 AM · Report this
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Jesus Christ for fucks sake get over yourself. I use an e-cig, they are silly little devices that do help a lot of people like my wife quit. Sure you should ask out of politeness but lay off the bitchiness, e-cigs don't smell anything like the real thing and any smell will dissipate almost immediately.

But really, this had to offend you enough to write in to I-Anonymous? We've mollycoddled a new generation to the point that you are going out and looking for somthing to be offended about: SHIT SOMEONE USED AN E-CIG IN MY NEW CAR!

How about: "I'm fucking lucky to be ABLE to afford a new car, live in a country with rule of law and political stability and have a solid basic quality of life."

Find out what's important dude. Many more important things to bitch about. A little more introspection and the politeness to turn the other cheek before you launch this broadside would make you less of a self-absorbed wanker...
Posted by whonew on July 24, 2014 at 10:38 AM · Report this
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Omfg, it is not a permanent smell unless he spilled his e-juice all over your car which I doubt you whiny little cunt bag. Yeah it would have been nice for him to ask, but not as serious as you are making it sound.
Posted by jamers2004 on July 24, 2014 at 12:37 PM · Report this
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erm, you regain sense of smell after quitting smoking.

vape doesn't linger after a few minutes it doesn't smell.

it isn't tobacco.

vanilla smells nice anyway.

If you got a HUGE head rush, i call bs. you'll be exposed to more nicotine in a common tomato than 2nd hand vape.

you'd of inhaled more pollutants from your own car exhaust.

it was rude to vape without asking thats simple manners. but thats about it
Posted by mattfg on July 24, 2014 at 1:13 PM · Report this
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I, Anon is just some over coddled Seattle Hipster who thinks PBR and plaid shirts are the height of urban coolness...
Posted by Arthur Zifferelli on July 24, 2014 at 1:56 PM · Report this
tournant 19
@Anon - You don't like smelly stuff? Don't drive a car. Cars kick out exponentially more smelly shit than any ecig.

@4 - It's not just water vapor. We know that. It might be ~1% other stuff.

@10 - Because most of us quit smoking and are enjoying our new hobby greatly. That's why we look satisfied.
Posted by tournant on July 24, 2014 at 5:19 PM · Report this
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@15: Bitching about small things does not take away from the importance of big things. Grow up... you shouldn't ask out of politeness. You should ask because it's indefensible not to.
Posted by pheeeew!crack!boom! on July 24, 2014 at 5:35 PM · Report this
horatiocain 21
Don't vape around kids or indoors, I guess incardoors counts. Come on.

I mean yeah, you should always ask, that'd be quite decent I must say.
Posted by horatiocain http://jerkcity.com on July 24, 2014 at 11:02 PM · Report this
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Consider buying a car where the driver's door panel controls absolutely everything.
Posted by MacGruber on July 25, 2014 at 1:28 AM · Report this
JustSayGo 23
@15, 19, AZ and the countless other self-absorbed pieces of shit whining about this individual's valid complaint.

When a person (or people) is a douche bag, who only gives a shit about their great new thing, there shiny new vape-o-mizer with the adjustable thing and the four flavor blended blah blah blah, and the excuse that "it's helping me quit...making me a better person" tries to tell you that you are over-reacting when they decide to take a hit, puff, drag, toke, pull or whatever the fuck you do with that thing... punch them square in the face. Just cave their fucking head in. Why? Because you are just exercising your right to see just how fucking hard you can punch them. No big deal. After all...it's your new great hobby.

There are people walking around my job vaping...like it is totally okay, because it produces no smoke. Who the fuck do you people think you are? Where the hell do you get off?

Here is a tip... put on your Google glasses, puff your vape, get you bitcoins and go buy a fucking clue. Otherwise prepare to be taught a valuable lesson in respect... ASSHOLES!
Posted by JustSayGo on July 25, 2014 at 3:48 PM · Report this
JustSayGo 24
@15, 19, AZ and the countless other self-absorbed pieces of shit whining about this individual's valid complaint.

When a person (or people) is a douche bag, who only gives a shit about their great new thing, there shiny new vap-o-mizer with the adjstable thing and the four flavor blended blah blah blah, and the excuse that "it's helping me quit...making me a better person" tries to tell you that you are over-reacting when they decide to take a hit, puff, drag, toke, pull or whatever the fuck you do with that thing... punch them square in the face. Just cave their fucking head in. Why? Because you are just exercising your right to see just how fucking hard you can punch them. No big deal. After all...it's your new great hobby.

There are people walking around my job vaping...like it is totally okay, because it produces no smoke. Who the fuck do you people think you are? Where the hell do you get off?

Here is a tip... put on your Google glasses, puff your vape, get your bitcoins and go buy a fucking clue. Otherwise prepare to be taught a valuable lesson in respect... ASSHOLES!
Posted by JustSayGo on July 25, 2014 at 3:51 PM · Report this
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@15, 19, AZ and the countless other self-absorbed pieces of shit whining about this individual's valid complaint.
And speaking of "self-absorbed pieces of whining shit" ... The shoe fits, JustSayNo, it's yours.
Posted by Arthur Zifferelli on July 25, 2014 at 4:18 PM · Report this
JustSayGo 26
Hey look, Zifferelli admonished me... The narcissist speaks...
Posted by JustSayGo on July 25, 2014 at 5:31 PM · Report this
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I've always said that smoking cigarettes is like farting cancer from your mouth. Don't do that in public, guys!
Posted by thatstinks on July 26, 2014 at 12:43 PM · Report this
yucca flower 28
Christ, smokers are the worst. Every goddamn time I give one a ride on condition they do not to smoke in my car they light up and hang their heads and cig out the window like that counts as not smoking in my car. Which is why the first ride is always the last. Enjoy walking home, weezy f**ker.
Posted by yucca flower on July 27, 2014 at 7:45 PM · Report this
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Pop open another can of Pabst, "JustSayNo", you'll need it as you sort out your latest haul of plaid shirts from Value Village.
Posted by Arthur Zifferelli on July 27, 2014 at 10:02 PM · Report this
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@ Yucca Flower -

Vaporizers are not the same as butts, but beyond that, apparently you hang out with (and give rides to) douche bags. Accept some personal responsibility to not hang out with these types of people, or at least either not give them rides or be a little more forceful about behavior in your car?

I know, it's hard not to let people walk all over you, and it's soooo satisfying to bitch and complain about it later while accepting no responsibility...
Posted by Arthur Zifferelli on July 28, 2014 at 10:23 AM · Report this
JustSayGo 31
I am sure you find yourself to be clever Ziff. You know... the way you saw right through me, and instinctively knew that I was a PBR swilling, Plaid shirt wearing, value village shopping hipster is amazing! You clearly possess a keen intellectuality and finely honed powers of perception. However, while I do drink the occasional PBR, I don't wear plaid shirts, nor do I shop at VV. I also don't find any of these activities repugnant or valid detractors to a person's persona. This is probably because I'm not some smug, self-righteous, vape-puffing douchebag like yourself.

I know it's hard not to let people express themselves without the need to be a complete ass hat Arty... and of course it's soooo satisfying to call them out as whiners and bitchers, but the reality is that here in Seattle, people are trained to not be outwardly confrontational...hence the large amount of passive aggressive mopes here in the PNW. In my car, if someone puffed their little vapor gizmo in my brand new ride without asking me first, I would feign interest...ask to see it...and promptly throw it out the fucking window. How's that for accepting responsibility?
Posted by JustSayGo on July 28, 2014 at 12:06 PM · Report this
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Here's the deal, "JustSayGo", I'm not interested in you. No matter how you stalk me in the forums, I will not sleep with you, EVER. Honestly, I suggest you seek therapy before you embarrass yourself any further.
Posted by Arthur Zifferelli on July 28, 2014 at 1:50 PM · Report this
JustSayGo 33
Hahaha. Your insecurities are showing Ziff. I don't embarrass easily, nor would you ever be lucky enough to sleep with me boyo... But you can dream if that's what floats your boat... Oh and btw... I've seen you post that same old tired response to others that have challenged you here... You really need some new material.
Posted by JustSayGo on July 28, 2014 at 7:57 PM · Report this
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"JustSayGo", your pathetic obsession with me is yet another manifestation of your sociopathic narcissism. You are in serious need of professional help. I thank God you don't have my address, at least I only have to put up with your stalking here on the Interwebs. I'm not gay, so please stop trying to get in my pants.
Posted by Arthur Zifferelli on July 29, 2014 at 8:13 AM · Report this
JustSayGo 35
You're weak and feable redirects of your tiredly pathetic diatribe smacks of your own desperation Arthur. I'm not stalking you... You are always right here... Running your mouth! Surprise that you were the fist to comment on the newest IA. SAD!
Posted by JustSayGo on July 30, 2014 at 6:56 AM · Report this
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You need to get a grip JustSayGo, your obsession with me is embarrassing you. You need to understand that there is no "you and I", and we will never be together.
Posted by Arthur Zifferelli on July 30, 2014 at 9:30 AM · Report this
JustSayGo 37
Having no friends and being a ridiculous caricature of a man must be a hard and bitter pill Arthur Zifferelli... the most ironic thing is that if you disappeared tomorrow, no one would even miss you.
Posted by JustSayGo on July 30, 2014 at 4:21 PM · Report this
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Oh, I would totally miss AZ. His comments are usually better than the OP
Posted by anonanonanonanon on July 31, 2014 at 9:43 AM · Report this
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You're right I-Anon. It would have been better if he had lit a real cig up.

*eyeroll*

Betcha $20 you couldn't smell it one day later.

Grow up.
Posted by happy time on July 31, 2014 at 2:36 PM · Report this
JustSayGo 40
@38... He's a douche and as you are posting anonymously, your opinion doesn't mean shit. Especially if your initials are AZ... of course, we wouldn't know since you are, as i said before, posting anonymously....
Posted by JustSayGo on August 6, 2014 at 3:31 PM · Report this

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