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The Butt of all complaints

Poster: hfeld@ids2.idsonline.com (Harold Feld)

Greetings from Yaakov.

His Excellency Storvik writes:

>I know some cigarette smokers who are very polite when it comes to thinking
>about the people around them or the immediate environment in general. To
>whit, when outside they will take the extra moment to field strip their butts.

[Explanation of field strip deleted]

>They don't simply drop their butts on the ground and leave them,
>sometimes not even bothering to put them out. Unfortunately it has been my
>experience that this is a minor percentage of all cigarette smokers The
>majority act in the latter manner, and indiscriminantly drop butts on the

Field stripping is something you need to learn.  However, it takes no
effort to stomp on the butt and then toss it.

As a smoker, I try to act in a courteous manner.  I don't smoke in feast
halls, or near doorways so that people have to walk through a thick cloud
to get in.  I try to field-strip my butts and toss them.  I would also
appeal to other smokers to act the same way- on pragmatic grounds at least.
Courtesy aside, it is politically wise not to piss off the majority of

Harold Feld
Yaakov HaMizrachi

"Do not ask 'Why are these days not as good as the days of old?' This
question is not prompted by wisdom." -Eccl.

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