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price hike...

it's been a while...

yeah i know...about a week plus already?

but actually i don't really know how much does a packet of cigarette costs...

i don't remember...

i just pay...and take the change...wahaha...

bcuz i don't smoke that frequently...

and now...i don't think i'm gonna smoke...it's a luxury...

i think it was RM7.60? they raise the excise duty a while ago, and now they raise it again...to RM 8.20!

http://www.theedgedaily.com/cms/content.jsp?id=com.tms.cms.article.Article_8f5dc894-cb73c03a-16f70a40-d36306a0

woohoo...bad news for my frequent smoker friends...

but still...our cigs are considered cheap...compared to countries such as Australia...heard it's about RM40+...that's about AUD15+? no kidding...if you change the pricing to RM15, it's still damn expensive...

that's why i say smoking is actually a luxury...

well, i'm back to normal people life...no smoking...unless there's some new type of cigarettes or other brands and types that i've never tried before...

i'm a taster...i like to taste stuffs...i taste food, drinks, cigarettes, liquors...blah blah...

the last time i started smoking again, which was about 2 months ago? was bcuz i got bored...not that my work was too simple, but just, life was getting predictable (again)...it's the same 'ol stuffs everyday... wake up, clean up, eat (or don't eat), drive to work, lunch, work again, OT sometimes, dinner (or many times eat out), supper (is definitely smoking time with my friends...) it's just, not interesting...and everytime i'm sitting down with nothing to do, i get bored...that's why i always buy a 20's packet...but the thing is, most of the time it'll last me a week to a fortnight to finish it....and my friends will go like "the taste gone bad, the taste gone bad..."

argh...i just want it to wake me up so that i won't feel so bored, and a past time...although it's a bad past time...

then, lotsa things happen...just wasn't in the mood...especially when i'm driving on the road and i'm alone...i'll definitely light one up...i used to not be able to drive while smoking, and i really salute to my dude Xyne who was able to do so...now i got the hang of it, tho i can still be a bit clumsy sometimes, not on driving, but the ashes will drop while i'm turning the wheels without me realizing...

last packet of cigarettes was free from Ket...he just came back from Taiwan, and he bought duty free cigarettes...a few cartons of them...but he just distributed 1 carton i think...the others were orders from other people...i got one and a half packets actually...it's something i never tried before...West...but damn it stinks...the whole car stinks...eww!

anyway...those days are gone for me now...maybe once in a blue moon, if i hang out with a smoking gang, or clubbing which i seldom engage in nowadays...but it'll just be 1, or 2 the max...steal from my friends...kekeke...

gotta continue gym...we stopped for 2 weeks plus...damn, been busy with work, all of us...Wy, Mone...we gotta start our effort again! c'mon c'mon move move move!!!

over 12 years ago 0 likes  19 comments  0 shares
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Hi sweetie, I'm back. haha. Yes, price hike in China as well. Maybe it's a good chance for you to stop smoking. :) Cheers!
over 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
lol Lisa dear...u make me sound like a heavy smoker...i'm happy that i can control it...haha, a few days ago i felt like craving for one...now i'm ok...
over 12 years ago
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cool to hear u quit smoking. i dont smoke my sis does. her room is stink =(
over 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
err...i wouldn't say i quit totally...nor would i say i'm a frequent smoker...haha...just, it'll be more occasionally than before...think i'll be too busy to have free time to smoke...haha...=) i'll be able to save money...yay!~ more money for food...
over 12 years ago
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u know in oz, ppl have smoko...haha....i wanted to learn to smoke so that can join colleague in smoko...haha...but i feel am chimney when smoke and i cough alot. =p
over 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
u wanna smoke so that u can join smoko? whatever that is...that is so NOT recommended... i have to say for me, it was partly stress and partly influence by my friends...cuz i hang out with a bunch of friends that smoke...the first attempt was bcuz i had to resit for my final exam when all my course mates reached Nilai (that's where our campus is for final year)...after i got to Nilai, smoking got more frequent due to assignments and final year projects, and after i graduated but still stayed in Nilai, it got VERY VERY frequent...bcuz i had nothing better to do but hang out or look at the PC while crashing at my friend's apartment...
over 12 years ago
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icic and ur right cigs pricey in aus. about AU$15 + anywayz, since u quit. can save lotsa $$$ for gym haha =p
over 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
yeah, or other entertainments like karaoke...woohoo! lotsa my friends are back in town so i guess we'll have more hanging out time together!
over 12 years ago
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yaya cig 8-15bux, good less smoking QUIT QUIT QUIT QUIT!!! ^^
over 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
ahaha...schimke, u're really against me smoking! let's hope u don't ever start...
over 12 years ago
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i dont like smokers rofl i always tell ppl to quit lol
over 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
we'll see about that...
over 12 years ago
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I'm a taster too. haha
over 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
so what have you tasted so far musicnote?
over 12 years ago
Rottendoubt a4 patrick
smoking is bad for your health. so it's good to stop. =)
over 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
lol...ok ok...i get a lot of that already~ i'm so gonna eat a lot to avoid getting bored...haha
over 12 years ago
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I've tasted many things. lol.
over 12 years ago
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dont eat too much. i was too stressed and nonstop eating like a pig. now u knw wot. i am a pig! i got 10 pounds in 2 months!!!!!
over 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
musicnote> hmm...what kinda things? jwan> i'm skinny, i don't mind...as long as they don't go to the wrong parts of the body...
over 12 years ago

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