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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    be careful electronic smokers...

    ... beware of the exploding electronic cigarettes!

    Exploding Cigarette
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    I used to use one of those.. and I did notice sometimes they can become "stuck" on as it were, but it's easily stopped and very hard not to notice the damn thing doesn't stop getting hotter.. but I'll hope that guy had a lemon battery or something.
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    This dude had some serious injuries, but I just couldn't get the Looney Tunes exploding cigar out of my mind as I read the article.

    Is Ruben still an electro-smoker?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    This dude had some serious injuries, but I just couldn't get the Looney Tunes exploding cigar out of my mind as I read the article.

    Is Ruben still an electro-smoker?
    Yeah that's pretty much what came to mind for me too.. but either the battery exploded or the vaporizer, sounds more like the vap.. so was probably like a mini shrapnel grenade really :/ and I'm sure Rube will tell you soon.
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    I've heard of exploding cigars, but they were a joke.
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    What about those battery operated electric bongs used by many in the P+R forum?
    Are they in any danger?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    This dude had some serious injuries, but I just couldn't get the Looney Tunes exploding cigar out of my mind as I read the article.

    Is Ruben still an electro-smoker?
    I think he only smokes during the "lean" times.
    If he's smokin,he's not poken
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    Quote Originally Posted by spry View Post
    What about those battery operated electric bongs used by many in the P+R forum?
    Are they in any danger?
    Let us hope
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    This is just a spin-off from the exploding laptop batteries. E-Cig specific forums have analyzed this stories inside out. There's lots of info out there about what battery/charger combinations to avoid.

    PS: and there's no such thing as an electronic smokers... there's no "smoke"
    "Hoy es un dia normal, pero yo voy a hacerlo intenso" ~ Juanes

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    Ha Ha!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RubenX View Post
    PS: and there's no such thing as an electronic smokers... there's no "smoke"



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    Boooooo! I thought this was about electronic smokers and cooking. Booooooooo!

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post


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    I didn't got the map joke
    "Hoy es un dia normal, pero yo voy a hacerlo intenso" ~ Juanes

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    Quote Originally Posted by RubenX View Post
    I didn't got the map joke
    It's a play on words.
    The Nile rhymes with denial.
    There is an English saying, "The Nile is not a River in Egypt." It comes from the title of a book by, Don Ross."

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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    It's a play on words.
    The Nile rhymes with denial.
    There is an English saying, "The Nile is not a River in Egypt." It comes from the title of a book by, Don Ross."
    but but... there is no smoke

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    What is the point of the eCig?

    Is it a crutch to wean folks off cigarettes? Or is it a hobby/money-pit unto itself?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    ... beware of the exploding electronic cigarettes!

    Exploding Cigarette
    Link isn't served up properly by the host. I would love to know how to make these explode.

    I'm going to take my daughter's out to the yard and plug it with my trusty '45 in a youtube rant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    What is the point of the eCig?

    Is it a crutch to wean folks off cigarettes? Or is it a hobby/money-pit unto itself?
    Another thing to keep derps busy.

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