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“VAPE” – Vaping Associated Preffered Etiquette

A Basic Guide to becoming a “Considerate Vaper”

General Etiquette is definitely important and the cornerstones of modern society and can only be positively driven through the thought for others:

  • Consideration for others requires self-control.
  • Considerate Vapers know how to behave in social settings and will always make proper decisions while in public.
  • Consideration includes being polite and especially how we behave on social media.
  • One of the rudest things a smoker can do is to blow smoke into another person’s face. The same rule definitely applies when vaping. Even though vapors are perceived to be less toxic, the act of blowing vapor is rude in itself.

 

“VAPE” – Vaping Associated Preffered Etiquette:

Each vaper is expected to be aware of these facts regarding their preffered daily past time….

  • “Vaping is perceived to be potentially less harmful than smoking?”
  • “With vaping we tend to take in fewer or less toxins than our stinky smoking counterparts?”
  • “Vapor” or “clouds” should be less of a nuisance than smoke from a cigarette?”

This being said, as Vapers we all feel that we should be able to vape anywhere. By focusing on being considerate of others you positively drive and promote the basic and expected Vaping etiquette.

Some Considerations:

  • It makes a lot of sense that Confined spaces are not a good place for vaping.
  • There maybe people occupying the same space that will have to breathe in the vapors.
  • This may not be so pleasant for others around you.
  • A closed space means that the vapors will hang around longer and the concentration will rise with each cloud.

So where can you Vape?

DO IT AT HOME

  • You have the privacy to do what you like in your place.
  • Good Etiquette is to always be considerate and courteous and air out your space before having guests over.

TAKE IT OUTSIDE

  • Good etiquette is to go and vape outside and or find a suitable place downwind.
  • People around you perceive vaping to be just like smoking and vaping in or around them can be both offensive and inconsiderate.
  • Always be courteous and minful of not getting your vapor into the faces of others persons.

OUT AND ABOUT

  • It is always recommended not to vape while out in any public places or spaces, in restaurants, while shopping, etcetera.
  • Just don’t vape where you wouldn’t smoke.
  • Most of the time adhere to the same warnings and restriction adainst smoking in all public places, it is considerate and best practice to follow the same rules for vaping.

WHILE IN A VEHICLE

  • If you are in your own vehicle you will tend to vape in you own vehicles confined space, that’s your choice.
  • We recommend rolling down the windows to avoid impairing your vision while driving.
  • Be considerate to others and air out the vehicle before transporting children, friends or guests.

 

Vaping Etiquette: Be an Example and make a Good Impression……

  • Making a good impression is key to improving the perception of what vapers and vaping is all about and always be mindful of how it compares to smoking.
  • Answering a few quick questions about vaping makes a great impression and helps out everyone.
  • The Majority of people do not understand the difference between vaping and smoking If you see that someone is curious be cordial and enlighten them as to what they are witnessing and how vaping works and try to educate them.

THE SOCIAL ASPECTS:

Vaping socially is becoming more common and when it comes to vaping with or near other people a few pointers should be taken into consideration.

ALWAYS ASK FOR PERMISSION

When you go into someone elses car or home, you always need to ask for permission for a number of reasons especially if you are in close proximity to them and are occupying their space.

  • Always ask the house owner or driver before you start thinking of heating up those coils….
  • If you are in the company of people that do not smoke take a few moments and ask if it is okay to vape.
  • If they end up having any questions be polite and try to inform them about just what vaping is all about.
  • Most times, they will try be gracious and say yes. Even so be considerate and always offer to take it outside.

PETS AND CHILDREN

  • Vaping around children and pets is considered similar to smoking.
  • Recommended good practice to avoid doing it at all.
  • The risk of your pet or child getting into your nicotine e-juices could be fatal.

VAPING AROUND SMOKERS

Vaping Etiquette involves:

  1. Always being Considerate of others
  2. Applying plain old Common Sense
  3. About educating other vapers to be more tolerant and accepting.

In conclusion:

“A persistent and focused positive vaping etiquette will go a long way to countering the stigma and negative bias being experienced against Vaping as a whole.”

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Top 20 Rebuttals to Win an E-Cigarette Debate

Dear Vaper,

please refer to the URL link below for a in depth top 20 rebuttals to win an e-cigarette debate:

Supplied courtesy of and By John Madden Posted September 25, 2013

Top 20 Rebuttals to Win an E-Cigarette Debate

Top 20 Rebuttals E-Cigarette Debate

Posted in late September 2013, but definitely still relevant……..Top 20 Rebuttals to Win an E-Cigarette Debate
Courtesy of: Pinterest and e-cigarette Reviewed

Insight and article supplied courtesy of and By John Madden Posted September 25, 2013

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10 of the Best Vaping Tricks: How To & Videos

10 of the Best Vaping Tricks: How To & Videos

Vaping is storming the internet – from vape photography, vaping vloggers, community events across the world and of course the rise of the e-cigarette itself. Vaping was actually first invented about 15 years ago, when Hon Lik, a Chinese pharmacist, created a static table version called the Ruyan – it was a device that allowed the smoker to inhale nicotine without tobacco. The idea materialized when Hon Lik’s father sadly passed away from lung cancer, spurring inspiration for a healthier alternative.

Today, e-cigarettes are a lot more compact and advanced for the vaper – and the community has vastly expanded! Vaping is becoming so much more than just a leisurely activity, it is a lifestyle – and is even providing entertainment for those who love to show off what they can do with their vapes…

These best vaping tricks range from minuscule to masterpiece, though everyone has to start somewhere! Some don’t take much time or practice to master, but on the other end of the spectrum, there are acknowledged ‘cloud chasers’ who will blow your mind with what they can do with some vape!

10 of the Best Vaping Tricks

1. The Os

Once you’ve mastered your Os, you can do anything. Developing other tricks and techniques comes from knowing the basics. Different styles, shapes and forms can be created depending on how far away your face is from the Os that you blow. According to Wikihow, these are the steps to creating the perfect O:

  • Take a long hit, gather the vapor it in your mouth but don’t inhale it in your lungs
  • Purse your lips in a small and comfortable “o” shape
  • Push small amounts of vapor out by contracting your glottis and pushing the air through your lips. Keep your lips steady as you’re doing this and make sure your tongue is far back in your mouth and that you have enough vapor to form a full ring.

Practice makes perfect and once you have this technique, prepare to enthrall, entrance and shake up family parties.

2. Stable Rings

Forming the Os is the first step, but then you need to learn how to stabilize those rings so that you can now use them for vape tricks. Harrison describes how to use ‘the cough’ and your hands to push and shape your rings!

3. The Jellyfish

The Jellyfish can be mastered once you’ve got your O’s. Using a decent vape setup, the idea is to get an O out with speed and bend it with your hand to enable its expansion. Taking another drag on your vape, accurately shoot the vapor through the O to create a jellyfish-like effect! It’s rather remarkable.

4. Shark Bends

Shark bends involve blowing an O and then pushing it either with your hand or sucking it with your mouth to shoot it off in the opposite direction. A distinct and abrupt change in the O’s direction of travel, mimics the swift movement of the deep sea killer, hence the name. As the demonstrator suggests, once you have your shark bend, you can add in a jellyfish to create a truly boggling showcase.

5. Triangles

The technique to blowing triangles starts with blowing a milky dense O. Push the O with either your right or left hand and use the other hand to push it down – do this twice and time it right to form a triangle. Demonstrator A kidz creates a perfect example in the video on how to form an accurate shape and then utilize it for showmanship.

6. Saturn

An impressive feat is clearing your throat of a planet – am I right?

7. The Lasso

Bend a fast moving O and shoot out a second O through the center of the first one – it will naturally wrap around, creating a lasso effect! Yee-hah!

8. The Bane

Fan of DC comics? Perhaps this is the vaping trick for you! Impersonate the infamous Batman villain; Bane. Youtube vlogger ‘Abby Vapes’ demonstrates and explains how to correctly perform this effective trick using your teeth and your nose!

9. The Dragon

A fairly simple sounding trick formed by blowing vape through your nose and mouth at the same time – however, it’s all about co-ordination! Once again, Abby Vapes creates an easy tutorial on how to look like a fearless dragon! Mordor, here you come.

10. The Tornado

One of my favorites (as it’s easy yet effective) – the tornado should be achieved by blowing vapor closely onto a flat surface, like a table, and then using your hands to shape the spin, speed and turn of a ferocious twister! It’s like watching The Day After Tomorrow 2.

There we have it, and to top it all off, here is a compilation of some of 2016’s best vaping tricks – enjoy!

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6 Quick & Useful Vaping Tips for Beginners

 The attached Blog on “6 Quick & Useful Vaping Tips for Beginners” is supplied for information purposes only and Courtesy of “Martin Svarcs and Ecigclopedia.com”

Certain links to international sites have been deactivated and all related currency have been converted from Dollars to ZAR for ease of understanding in the South African Vaping Community and associated Markets.

6 Quick & Useful Vaping Tips for Beginners

 
 There is no doubt: vaping is a much better and less harmful alternative to smoking. By switching from smoking to vaping, you can free yourself from thousands of dangerous chemicals, stop worrying about smoking related health conditions, and bring a multitude of extremely delicious e-liquid flavors in your daily life. However, due to the overabundance of products in the market, disinformation, as well as other factors, the switch itself can be quite difficult for some people.

Whether you have already ordered your first vaping kit online or plan to purchase it in the coming days, here are some useful vaping tips for beginners.

6 Useful Vaping Tips for Beginners

1. Don’t Save Money On Your First Setup

This is one of the most common mistakes smokers make when switching to vaping. The majority of people automatically assume that R1,500.00 for a decent vaping kit is a lot, as they are accustomed to spending only R50.00 – R75.00 per day to feed their tobacco addictions. This is a completely wrong way of thinking, and these aspiring vapers usually end up getting the cheapest cig-a-like or an eGo kit with an outdated low-end clearomizer which, of course, doesn’t satisfy their expectations.

 Although an eGo battery might work quite nicely for you in the beginning, at least don’t go with those generic CE4 or similar clearomizers, and get an Aspire Nautilus Mini instead – according to many vapers, that is one of the best low-budget beginner setups out there.

2. Don’t Become Obsessed with the Idea of Sub-Ohming

Sub-ohming – that’s an outstanding way to vape. It usually means huge amounts of vapor, enormous airflow, and organic cotton coils which deliver mouth-watering flavor. However, it might not always work for a beginner who is just making the switch from smoking. Here are some of the main reasons why:

  • Too much clouds. The overwhelmingly dense vapor can make you cough. A lot. While e-cigarette vapor is definitely and obviously much better for you than tobacco smoke, this happens because your body is simply not accustomed to the vapor. Although it will pass, and you’ll be chasing clouds in no time without any issues, it might be a turn-off in the beginning.
  • Too open airflow. If you’re an ex-smoker, chances are that you plan using your e-cigarette in the same way as a tobacco cigarette – by inhaling mouth-to-lungs. While most sub-ohm tanks offer outstanding direct lung inhales, they might not be suited for short mouth-to-lung style puffs, especially if no airflow adjustment is available.
  • Too wide drip tips. As an e-cigarette advocate, I have introduced many smokers to vaping, and almost every single of them initially complained about the wide bore drip tips when trying out a sub-ohm device. While such drip tips go hand in hand with the wide open airflow and do their job helping to produce huge clouds of vapor, they might not work for some people because one simply needs to get accustomed with the relatively large diameter of the mouthpiece.

3. Make Sure Vaping Is Allowed When You Take Your First Puff


4. Never Leave Yourself Without Supplies
While vaping is 95% safer than smoking for your health, as well as for people around you, you might want to be careful about where you vape. Just like in the case of non-smokers, let’s also respect non-vapers by not using our devices in close proximity around them. While in some places it is still pending, in many countries, legislation limiting where people can vape has already been passed, so make sure to always comply with your local laws and regulations regarding e-cigarette use. If you’re uncertain about the laws, just follow the basic rule of thumb and don’t vape in a place where you wouldn’t feel comfortable smoking a regular tobacco cigarette. And, of course, this is not an issue whatsoever if you vape in your own property.

Welcome to vaping, my friend! This should be your primary rule, your absolute commandment: never leave yourself without a charged battery, at least some spare coils and, most importantly, e-liquid. In most cases, these fundamental vaping resources are not so easily accessible as a pack of cigarettes, and, if you run out of them, you’re in big trouble – your risk switching back to smoking increases.

Always make sure your battery is in great shape. If your device has an in-built rechargeable battery, don’t forget to bring your charging cable even on shorter trips. If you have an 18650 powered mod, try to get at least two of those batteries, as well as a charger for them.

When it comes to coils, we recommend purchasing at least a 5-pack together with your first battery and clearomizer. While the lifetime of some of the recent coils can be as long as a month, some signs of burnt taste may appear after a week as well, so be prepared. This, of course, is not an issue if you live or work near a vape shop, but that’s not always the case.

5. Don’t Expect Vaping to Be Just like Smoking

Let’s be honest here: an electronic cigarette certainly isn’t an exact replica of a tobacco cigarette. Even if you choose a cig-a-like, the experience will simply not be exactly like smoking. The feel in your mouth, throat and lungs will be different, and so will be the form/weight/size factor.

Besides, no tobacco e-liquid tastes exactly like your nasty, smelly and harmful cigarette. Sure, some manufacturers have managed to almost replicate that taste, although it still isn’t the same – just because there is no combustion going on in an e-cigarette. This, however, should by no means hold you back from at least trying vaping. Quite the contrary, really – as there are thousands of delicious flavors, you shouldn’t stick with tobacco blends only but do your best to try out as many flavors as you possibly can instead. This way, you’ll soon realize what is vaping really about, and will begin to love the abundance of flavors.

6. Don’t Be Afraid of Experimenting

What works for me, may not be ideal for other people. So don’t let anyone (including us) tell you what and how to vape – you’ll find it out by yourself. Start with a decent but not too expensive setup, try out another tank after a while, mix up your e-liquid game and try to be in the know of new vaping products and innovations. By experimenting, you’ll be able to determine your optimal setup, favorite e-liquid brands, preferred PG/VG ratio, and each of those findings will make things much better. When it comes to all things vaping related, from what we have seen, it might take you as long as several months to figure out what works best for you.


Martins Svarcs

8 year smoker-turned-vaper. Co-creator of Ecigclopedia, Product Designer & Internet Marketer. Has a passion for painting, collecting speeding tickets, and coconut flavored e-juice
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Beginners guide to electronic cigarettes

Last updated: June 2016 in Ashtray Blog – UK

Dear Beginner,

Why this guide?
Being initially exposed to the ever changing world of electronic cigarettes, could easily confuse you. There is so much information available, this to the point article from “James Dunworth” in the UK will definitely expedite the learning process:

There is just so much information, and so many news terms!
fact, at the end of the day, getting started is as simple as picking up an electronic cigarette and inhaling on it.

In this comprehensive guide to vaping you’ll get a complete overview of everything you need to know to get started.

There is a lot of information in the associated article, so feel free to bookmark it and come back to it later. Alternatively, use the navigation in the attached link to the associated article to assist in finding answers, facts and what you need to know.

An insightful to the point article a “beginners guide to electronic cigarettes.”

Most beginners have a similar list of questions and concerns, which include one or more of the following listed questions, answers facts and Quick Glossary:

listed content in the article include:

1. Why Use E-cigs
2. Comparison to Regular E-Cigs
3. Quick Glossary
4. How Do E-Cigs Work
5. Free Trial Scams
6. Types of E-Cigs (plus how to use them)
7. Sub Ohm Vaping
8. Types of Refills (plus how to fill)
9. Dripping
10. Trouble Shooting
11. Flooding
12. Burnt out coils (plus how to avoid them)
13. Cleaning
14. More about e-liquid

please visit the associated article at the URL link listed below:

https://www.ecigarettedirect.co.uk/ashtray-blog/2013/08/beginners-guide-to-electronic-cigarettes.html

Comment Courtesy of:
Professor John Britton, chair of the Tobacco Advisory Group of the Royal College of Physicians Source: BBC

Article courtesy of the Author:
“James Dunworth” and the “Main blogger at the Ashtray Blog,”

co-author of a University of Alberta study of:
“Electronic cigarettes as potential harm reduction products”

co-author of the book:
“Electronic Cigarettes: What the Experts Say.” Works at ecigarettedirect.co.uk.