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25th Mar '16 11:49:34 PM JackG
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* Causes a BlackComedy DisasterDominoes in the Korean disaster movie ''Haeundae'' (2009). [[ButtMonkey Dong-choon]] lights up after miraculously surviving the mega-tsunami which has slammed an oil tanker into the Gwangan Bridge. Burning his face in the process, he tosses the lighter away where it lands on a pool of oil. Cue OutrunTheFireball as first a fuel truck, then the tanker goes up, blowing a massive hole in the bridge.

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* Causes a BlackComedy DisasterDominoes in the Korean disaster movie ''Haeundae'' (2009). [[ButtMonkey Dong-choon]] lights up after miraculously surviving the mega-tsunami which has slammed an oil tanker into the Gwangan Bridge. Burning his face in the process, he tosses the lighter away where it lands on a pool of oil. oil. Cue OutrunTheFireball as first a fuel truck, then the tanker goes up, blowing a massive hole in the bridge.



* Averted in ''Literature/TinkerTailorSoldierSpy''. Smiley relates how he gave his lighter and a packet of cigarettes to KGB spymaster Karla, a chain-smoker who was facing return to Moscow and possible execution there. [[MagnificentBastard Karla makes a point of returning the unopened packet the next day, but hangs on the lighter which he uses to cast suspicion on Smiley years later.]]

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* Averted in ''Literature/TinkerTailorSoldierSpy''. Smiley relates how he gave his lighter and a packet of cigarettes to KGB spymaster Karla, a chain-smoker who was facing being forced to return to Moscow and possible execution there. there. [[MagnificentBastard Karla makes a point of returning the unopened packet the next day, but hangs on the lighter which he uses to cast suspicion on Smiley years later.]]
25th Mar '16 11:48:31 PM JackG
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* Causes a BlackComedy DisasterDominoes in the Korean disaster movie ''Haeundae'' (2009). [[ButtMonkey Dong-choon]] lights up after miraculously surviving the mega-tsunami which has slammed an oil tanker into the Gwangan Bridge. Burning his face in the process, he tosses the lighter away where it lands on a pool of oil. Cue OutrunTheFireball as first a fuel truck, then the tanker goes up, blowing a massive hole in the bridge.


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* Averted in ''Literature/TinkerTailorSoldierSpy''. Smiley relates how he gave his lighter and a packet of cigarettes to KGB spymaster Karla, a chain-smoker who was facing return to Moscow and possible execution there. [[MagnificentBastard Karla makes a point of returning the unopened packet the next day, but hangs on the lighter which he uses to cast suspicion on Smiley years later.]]
19th Mar '16 12:37:25 PM ajbit26
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* On ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', Marcy and Jefferson are visiting the Bundys when a MallSanta dies in their backyard. While the Bundys themselves are blase about it, the D'Arcys are quite shaken and Marcy is smoking a cigarette.

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* On ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'', Marcy and Jefferson Steve are visiting the Bundys when a MallSanta dies in their backyard. While the Bundys themselves are blase about it, the D'Arcys Rhodes are quite shaken and Marcy is smoking a cigarette.
14th Jan '16 10:02:23 AM ayjazz
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* [[http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/26/opinion/sandel-poverty-smoking/ Because of the way nicotine impacts stress, this is why smoking is still highly relevant amongst the lower classes.]] Lack of access to healthier forms of reducing stress causes many poor folks to take up smoking instead.
14th Jan '16 9:58:06 AM ayjazz
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Somewhat of a TruthInTelevision, as the nicotine in smoking [[http://www.stlamerican.com/your_health_matters/health_studies/article_62727afc-374e-11e1-99a4-0019bb2963f4.html does help with stress]], however, in the grand scheme of things, it's a short-term solution to a long-term problem; the user only thinks that their stress is gone from smoking, when in reality, their underlying stress has been covered up by the nicotine; not treated. Also, if they keep up the habit they will have to deal with the stressor of addiction.

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Somewhat of a TruthInTelevision, as the nicotine in smoking [[http://www.stlamerican.com/your_health_matters/health_studies/article_62727afc-374e-11e1-99a4-0019bb2963f4.html does (sorta) help with stress]], however, in the grand scheme of things, it's a short-term solution to a long-term problem; the user only thinks that their stress is gone from smoking, when in reality, their underlying stress has been covered up by the nicotine; not treated. Also, if they keep up the habit they will have to deal with the stressor of addiction.
14th Jan '16 9:57:42 AM ayjazz
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Somewhat of a TruthInTelevision, as the nicotine in smoking [[http://www.stlamerican.com/your_health_matters/health_studies/article_62727afc-374e-11e1-99a4-0019bb2963f4.html does help with stress]], however, in the grand scheme of things, it's a short-term solution to a long-term problem; the user only thinks that their stress is gone from smoking, when in reality, their underlying stress has been covered up by the nicotine; not treated, and they now have to deal with the stressor of addiction.

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Somewhat of a TruthInTelevision, as the nicotine in smoking [[http://www.stlamerican.com/your_health_matters/health_studies/article_62727afc-374e-11e1-99a4-0019bb2963f4.html does help with stress]], however, in the grand scheme of things, it's a short-term solution to a long-term problem; the user only thinks that their stress is gone from smoking, when in reality, their underlying stress has been covered up by the nicotine; not treated, and treated. Also, if they now keep up the habit they will have to deal with the stressor of addiction.
13th Dec '15 2:19:37 PM Market43Fan
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* This may have contributed to the death of [[Creator/{{ABC}} ABC World News Tonight]] anchor Peter Jennings from lung cancer in 2005. Jennings had been a heavy smoker until the mid-1980s but had a moment of weakness following the 9/11 attack where he briefly resumed the habit.
25th Nov '15 10:22:42 PM MsChibi
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* In ''Manga/DeathNote'', all the Wammy's kids have some kind of obsession or tic, thought to be from the stress of the cases they handle and trying to live up to L. Matt's is smoking.

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* In ''Manga/DeathNote'', all the Wammy's kids have some kind of obsession or tic, thought to be from the stress of the cases they handle and trying to live up to L. Matt's is smoking. Special mention goes to the cigarette he lit during the infamous Takada mission, which [[spoiler: [[WeHardlyKnewYe turned out to be his last.]]]]
15th Nov '15 12:27:35 PM MsChibi
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Often goes hand in hand with MustHaveNicotine. Compare DrowningMySorrows and INeedAFreakingDrink.

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Often goes hand in hand with MustHaveNicotine. Compare DrowningMySorrows DrowningMySorrows, HeartbreakAndIceCream, and INeedAFreakingDrink.


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* In ''Manga/DeathNote'', all the Wammy's kids have some kind of obsession or tic, thought to be from the stress of the cases they handle and trying to live up to L. Matt's is smoking.
30th Oct '15 7:47:11 AM Morgenthaler
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* There's a bit in MyFavoriteYear where [[PeterOToole Peter O'Toole's]] character, suddenly nervous when he finds out he will be on live TV, babbles about his stage fright and borrows a cigarette a girl is smoking for a quick drag in the middle of his rant.

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* There's a bit in MyFavoriteYear ''Film/MyFavoriteYear'' where [[PeterOToole Peter O'Toole's]] O'Toole's character, suddenly nervous when he finds out he will be on live TV, babbles about his stage fright and borrows a cigarette a girl is smoking for a quick drag in the middle of his rant.
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