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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    It's unfortunate that its rude to fat shame people but not call people out on smoking.
    I think you're living in a bubble. Try having people deliberately cross the street just so they can walk up to you and tell you how much your smoke bothers them, then cross back over & walk down the street. Well, it probably wouldn't have bothered them if they hadn't crossed the street. I made an effort to get away from people when I smoked to avoid bothering people with it. Total strangers thought nothing of chasing me down in my corner of the open space just to yell at me.

    I will grant you, there are smokers that get very in-your-face with their smoke, but I wasn't one of them.



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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    BMI 55 to 55.9 whatever that means
    that's pretty much 350-400 range with no exercise. Yikes.


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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    I got bumped up to morbidly obese this year. #Rising



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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    Quote Originally Posted by IHavNoCyCash View Post
    that's pretty much 350-400 range with no exercise. Yikes.
    Yeah, if you're 6'0" tall, you'd have to be 400# to hit a 55 BMI. It's really more of an indictment on smokers -- the fact that researchers are comparing their health to Fat Bastard.



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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    Quote Originally Posted by ImJustKCClone View Post
    I think you're living in a bubble. Try having people deliberately cross the street just so they can walk up to you and tell you how much your smoke bothers them, then cross back over & walk down the street. Well, it probably wouldn't have bothered them if they hadn't crossed the street. I made an effort to get away from people when I smoked to avoid bothering people with it. Total strangers thought nothing of chasing me down in my corner of the open space just to yell at me.

    I will grant you, there are smokers that get very in-your-face with their smoke, but I wasn't one of them.
    Read what I said.



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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    BMI of 21! /thread



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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    Quote Originally Posted by KnappShack View Post
    BMI is a garbage stat. I would have to weigh 145 or so to be at a healthy BMI.

    I haven't weighed that since I was 14. Training for sports in the weight room put on enough muscle where I'll only have an acceptable BMI by amputation or horrible disease
    I could have 0% body fat and I would still ring up as obese. BMI is a terrible measure because it works in idealism instead of real world numbers.


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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    Quote Originally Posted by HoibergIsMyHero View Post
    So are you saying you're just overweight? I'm not quite 5 9 and am 130-135.
    I'm definitely overweight, but I don't think it's possible for me to lose more than 30 lbs.



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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    Read what I said.
    I responded to this comment:
    It's unfortunate that its rude to fat shame people but not call people out on smoking.

    Did I miss a jimlad?



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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    Quote Originally Posted by ImJustKCClone View Post
    I responded to this comment:
    It's unfortunate that its rude to fat shame people but not call people out on smoking.

    Did I miss a jimlad?
    I think the intention was that it should also be considered rude to call out people for smoking when it isn't bothering anyone but the smoker.


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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    This research study has been brought to you by Dr. J. Camel and M. Man, M.D.



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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneswereall View Post
    I think the intention was that it should also be considered rude to call out people for smoking when it isn't bothering anyone but the smoker.
    That's what I meant but I reread and it's ambiguous.



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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    That's what I meant but I reread and it's ambiguous.
    Sorry! I must have ambied the wrong guous...



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    Re: Smokers live longer than the obese

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    Well I'm fat and a smoker! See you all in hell very soon
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