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I think a lot of guys bum smokes in a misguided attempt to make friends and/or hit on women. "Hey, she smokes! And I smoke, too! If I bum a smoke off of her, we might fuck!" There's gotta be a better way to break the ice with people.
By the way, any city in Europe or China beats any American city for bumming cigarettes. Go to London, and EVERYONE smokes. It's like the '80s and '90s never happened. They're bumming fags all over the place, and they all have dirt under their nails that would horrify you.

Tim Hartford: [Smoking] is bad for you, but at the same time, teenagers know it's cool, and-
Stephen Colbert: I'm glad you said that! Because teenagers do not get that message often enough. Kids! Smoking is cool! You heard it from Tim Hartford! It's in a book!
The Colbert Report, Stephen's interview of author Tim Hartford

Insurance Agent: Smoker?
Homer: Yes.
Marge: You don't smoke.
Homer: Shh, I want her to think I'm cool!

Cigarette machine: (repeating loop) Cigarettes! First one's free! Smoking is cool! The Surgeon General is a fool! Lung cancer is a myth! Cigarettes!

Darby: Hey! Wh-where'd you get that cigarette from!?
Jotaro: What, this? Want one? I can't really blame ya. After all, I make smoking cool as f*ck.
Hey, you know, I've had it with you guys and your "cancer" and your "emphysema" and your "heart disease." The bottom line is smoking is cool and you know it.
Chandler Bing, Friends

Ah, the smart young ladies of the land
Can't relax without a harry in their hand
And they light one up and they boast and brag
So content because they got a harry rag.
The Kinks, "Harry Rag"

Fry: What's the cigar for?
Bender: It makes me look cool.
Futurama, Pilot

A cigarette is the perfect kind of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more could you want?

Smoking is, if not my life, than at least my hobby. I love to smoke. Smoking is fun. Smoking is cool. Smoking is, as far as I'm concerned, the entire point of being an adult. It makes growing up genuinely worthwhile.
Fran Lebowitz

Davey and Kyle, yes sir. Team juijitsu, team MMA. Big match this Friday. Big match down in Cincinnati. Yall boys get you a few extra little laps on the treadmill and shit, do a few more bag kicks or whatever you wanna do. I'mma sit here, I'mma smoke this brutal bob. Mark's gonna finish that beer. And this Friday Night, we gonna whoop yall's ass.
Jay Briscoe, ROH Wrestling


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