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By Anonymous - / Thursday 13 August 2009 07:24 / United States
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Ugh, that's awful. I can only imagine how that tasted. I'm not going to be a bitch and be one of the high and mighty who say "ydi because you smoke!" because it's none of my damn business. FYL for the disgusting taste and FYL for burning your tongue. At least the meteor shower was pretty, right?

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YDI for listening to Clay Aiken while smoking. TRIPLE YDI for smoking...you obviously want to get cancer or have your lungs turn black and lose about 10-15 years from your life.

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Today, I was eating a hamburger while watching the hot waitress. I was just about done and as I was taking my last bite, my friend decided to scare me from behing, and I accidently sucked the whole thing in my moouth. They don't go out immediately when in your throat.I almost choked to death. FML YDI for eating greasy food. Fast food kills slowly! Poor little cows...

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We must all work together to try and keep the peace and respect each other's opinions. Put on a Clay Aiken CD before you let your emotions get out of control. Think before your write. Do you not agree?

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You lose nine years off your life for smoking on average. You also lose 6 years for being left handed. Maybe we should not let anyone be left handed. No one cares if you die at 70 instead of 80. That's ten years of pain and aging you don't have to suffer

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Actually, the left handed thing has been disproven, but regardless, smoking is a choice. oh, and smoking won't just make the suffering end sooner, it will also make it START sooner.

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Smokers are so predictable. They have the McDonalds/fat people defense, the alcohol-is-worse defense, and the my-life-sucks-so-badly-I-have-to-smoke defense. I really don't know anyone who has to eat a Big Mac or do a shot of liquor every two hours, so those are moot points, and my boyfriend had a horrible childhood and should be the POSTER CHILD for a drug addict, but he never touched even a cigarette. Just give it the fuck up - it's pretty much the same thing as eating rat poison, or seeing a

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I smoke and have for two years, i acually hate it and wish that i never have started but it is the persons choice im sick of everyone saying YDI for smoking its pathetic, go fuck yourselfs and inject your herioine

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I don't mean to ruin the ending for you but you're all going to die anyway. Whether you smoke or not. You're gonna die. There's no point in arguing about whether it's bad or not. People are still gonna smoke. Then they're going to die. Albiet a few years earlier, but still. All of you. Gonna die. Good day :D

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Are you for real? THIS is what you think about people who smoke? Those are a few of the most rubbish arguments I've heard in my life.. Just to prove my point, I smoke, you don't hear me cry about it, I love it for as long as it lasts! And about the hamburger or alcohol point, fair enough, you can't possibly eat a hamburger every freakin 2 hours, but there are those people who can't go without a snack every 1 or 2 hours, same goes for booze, I don't go around shuving that in their faces so I'd wi

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#234, you realize that by smoking we die early and spend significantly LESS time in the hospital than those who die of old age and often go in several times for different age related diseases? While smoking cessation benefits non-smokers in the short run, we help keep the costs of health care down in the long run. Good try at justifying your blind prejudice, though.

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As long as smokers smoke where I don't have to breathe it, and don't litter with their cigarette butts, I couldn't care less about if they do it or not. that aside, people should know by now that any smoking fml will have the same conversation on it.

Ugh, that's awful. I can only imagine how that tasted. I'm not going to be a bitch and be one of the high and mighty who say "ydi because you smoke!" because it's none of my damn business. FYL for the disgusting taste and FYL for burning your tongue. At least the meteor shower was pretty, right?

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It's nice to see a decent person on this site occasionally. Also, I agree, FYL for getting a lit cigarette butt in your mouth. I hate it when I burn my mouth with food or a hot drink, but cigarette burns must be exponentially worse.

OMFG OUCH. I'm sorry. That sucks. :[ FYL. And all you saying "YDI for smoking," stfu. It's the OP's personal choice if they want to smoke or not. Your comments are irrelevant.

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Ya it is his personal choice to kill himself slowly by filling his previously functional lungs with smoke and tar while some of us were born with lung problems and have spen

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So if it's a personal choice, you deserve everything that happens subsequent to that? Or because some people weren't born with perfectly healthy lungs? So if you speed and someone sideswipes you? You deserve that. Speeding is a personal choice, not everyone is healthy enough to drive and speeding is the leading cause of car accidents. If you're drinking at a bar and someone beats you over the head with a beer bottle? You deserve that too. Drinking is a personal choice not everyone is healt

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Nonamerequired, you totally missed my point. The fact is, not everyone that smokes fucking inhales their cigarette. They don't DESERVE to have their tongue burned just because they smoke.

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Why? Does it make someone a bad person if they smoke? As all have you have so readily pointed out, it takes years off your average lifespan, isn't that "punishment?"

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F you. You have no clue what its like to not be able to breath. Smoking means your taking that for granted. And by the way... driving is controversal only when you are speeding which is not safe. Drinking is controversial when you binge or do it to much. Smoking is always controversial. hmmmm I wonder why that is?????????????????/

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misssweetie, don't make fucking assumptions. I don't know what its like to not be able to breathe? REALLY? I have asthma. I've been hospitalized 4 times for not being able to breathe, so fuck off. Did I EVER mention ANYWHERE that I smoke? No. Because I don't. So quit acting like a snotty little self-righteous brat. I don't take my lungs for granted. I'm one of the few people in this world that actually wakes up each day thankful that I can take a steady breath. So you say f me? Fuck you.

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ok everyone here who thinks he deserves it for smoking has the dumbest argument it's always "o he smokes so he's bad" and the people on the other side actually make sense but of course no matter how much sense is made there's always those annoying dicks that just say "o he smoked he deserved it" so basically if you don't have anything that makes sense to say just stfu and also in willing to bet the op is ALOT better of a person then you people considering you all have nothing

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everybody on this site always has the same arguments on this site when it comes to smoking. it's either comparing smoking to other activities that are possibly dangerous, or claiming it's a personal choice, while the anti smokers talk about cancer, asthma, lifespan, and littering. don't criticize one side without reading the posts, please.

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Sarcasm neither asked for nor needed. And it's not like I'm a sole voice... many people here are saying the same thing. I don't give a flying fuck what my "mommy" says, or for that matter, what you say. I just point out the fact that the OP made some stupid decisions.

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I'm so tired of the people who berate smokers for their own choice of unhealthy lifestyle, and I don't even smoke. Humans make dozens of lifestyle choices that are not always in the best interest of our health, and though smoking is probably the worst, it is still only socially acceptable to do this to smokers.

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No, just pointing out that I'm not a sole voice. He said I was emulating my "mommy", so I had to point out that it's not just pure bullshit that smoking is bad, seeing how many people agree that it does kill.

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What doesn't kill?! It's not like you are only eating fruits and vegetables planted in your garden and only using bicycles to get somewhere. Get a life! I bet pretty much everybody here has been at McDonald's at least once, so aren't you killing yourself with fastfood? Maybe the OP doesn't want to get 120 years old, half blind and deaf, laying in a nursing home getting food through a tube? Don't judge him on hurting himself unless you have NEVER done it yourself in any way! Are you driving a car

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Whatever, man. It's a personal choice, after all, but I think it's disgusting. It greatly shortens your life. I'd like to live healthily, not confined to a breathing tube or in the hospital for lung or throat cancer. Frankly, this argument is going nowhere, so just fuck it.

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I don't particularly care about the "health" of the smoker. Yes, smoking is their choice. Just like not ever showering is the choice of someone who doesn't ever shower. Not showering is not socially acceptable, because it makes you smell bad. Guess what? When you smoke, you smell bad. You see, research and factoids and Stand ad campaigns about lung damage and second-hand smoke aside, smoking just flat-out makes you stink. Please, either stop smoking, or wear car air-fresheners for c

Actually, it's been scientifically proven that living kills. Noone ever survived. Really, don't try living, the mortality rate is 100%. Now how 'bout all you "smoking kills" mofos go shove a fist up your ass? :) FYL, OP, and as someone already said, luckily it didn't go down your throat...

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But the thing is smoking kinda shortens the lifespan genius. For all the smokers: thanks for taking advantage of the functional lungs while some of us have spent countless hours in the hospital in pain not able to run jump or play without serious pain or worse. Ya its your choice but I lose so much respect for smokers. Op: quick complaining. A burnt tongue is the least of your problems. Start getting checked for lung cancer.

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Taking advantage? Everyone has the right to do what they want with their own body. If the smoker wishes to damage his lungs in return for a nicotine rush or such, so what? People make sacrifices in return for pleasure, that's just how life and society work. It's a sick, twisted cycle, but that's just how it is. Maybe smokers do take their previously healthy lungs for granted, but you can't make them feel guilty about the other people in hospitals who are sick and can't enjoy life to the fullest.

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I'm allergic to cigarette and im forced to wear a surgical mask in downtown, and my parents have to carry around shots of adrenaline. I have nearly died due to second hand smoke.

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People are allergic to many things, so they have epi-pens, so what? My friend is highly allergic to peanut butter and can't even be around the smell of it. Should everyone in the world stop eating peanut butter?

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It has the same type of advantages that can be argued for anyone who drinks alchohol. It's all about the pleasures it gives the individual. Personally I wouldn't know exactly how smoking makes a person feel, seeing as I'm not a smoker (I have asthma as a result of second-hand smoke and I have terrible lungs to begin with), but I can't stand people who are so quick to judge and refuse to even CONSIDER the other side of the argument. Yes, smoking is unhealthy, but no, it doesn't make someone a ba

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I feel like it's perfectly fair to say that this was deserved. Yes, it was a personal choice that was made, and we are in no position to judge someone based on that, but with every action comes consequences. Something bad is surely going to come of having a burning object in your mouth, time after time. It doesn't make them a bad person, they just need to be aware that shit's gonna happen.

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would you like to explain why I deserve it really??? Its not my fault that I live on medication and have a giant bar in my chest. Its just how I was born. If your saying that I deserve it because I'm trying to put down smoking, think of it this way-- I'm trying to make people healthier. CLearly I deserve it. And yes you could say the same thing about being fat. However, I'm 110 lb on a heavy day.

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I wasn't complaining, just trying to make a point. And I never said my life sucks. I've been blessed. Its great. Wonderful family, friends, boyfriend, school, etc. I'm not trying to give everyone a terrible life, I'm just voicing my opinion. PS "Cancergirl" is a very rude name to call someone. And even tho you meant it that way, cancer is serious and shouldn't be used that way

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lemon, I'd agree with you except for the fact that there are alternative ways to get your nicotine rush, which don't hurt the users, the people around them, or the environment nearly as much.

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Because he was doing something that was his personal choice, which already has a life punishment, you have to go and say that, ignoring that his friend scared him, ignoring the pain he went through, just because of his choice. I hate how bad society has become.

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its obvious your comment had no intelligent reasoning what so ever and screw you for thinking he deserved it van you worthless people stop judging everyone else for stupid little things and take a good look at yourselves I bet you deserve that ALOT more then he did

I have a question for all those saying YDI because the OP chooses to smoke; how many of you drive cars or motorcycles? Vehicle accidents are the number one cause of death for young people (17-25) in the developed world. It's not an unfair assumption to assume most people here are within or near that age group. So I wonder why this poster is getting such stick for his potentially-lethal activity, whilst any FML involving cars gets none of this vitriol.

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And if you don't believe me, Wikipedia has a nice graph for it. If the link gets eaten, just Google "causes of death" and pick the Wikipedia article. Scroll down and see two graphs named "Leading causes of death in the United States": both show a spike in the green line representing motor vehicle accidents for young people. In fact, it's the leading cause of death from just after birth until a person's late 30s. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Causes_of_death_by_age_grou

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Nobody says anything about cars or other motor vehicles because most people HAVE to use them. Its not a choice, its the only way to get from point A to Point B in most cases. So unless you want your kid to never leave the house and live in the basement until you die, ya, cars, etc. are REQUIRED. Smoking is a choice... OP YDI for being a wimp and smoking filtered cigarettes.

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I don't buy that. I choose to ride a motorcycle because I find it more fun and convenient than the alternatives; living closer to work (I used to live within walking distance of work. I chose to move 14 miles away and commute because I wanted to, and actually pay MORE to do so), or taking buses and trains everywhere, or simply choosing not to travel around so much. The myth that you NEED a car is an ugly smear on American society; you could have excellent public transport and build your homes

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No one says anything about the car fmls because people have to drive cars. People have to work and they have to take their kids to school and they have to go buy groceries and things like that. No body has to smoke. They choose to do something that will eventually kill them even though there is absolutely no need. You cant just say that cars kills more people because that is completely irrelevant to this fml.

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And I've just pointed out that I think that's not true; unless your job requires you to drive (truck driver for example), you don't HAVE to drive; you can choose to structure your life around not driving, and you don't even have to choose the driving jobs. You might bleat and cry that there are no public transport routes to take you to your essential destinations, but I can only say this: you live in a democracy, you could have had those routes if you wanted them enough to vote for them, but

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Most people don't live in/ can't afford to live in a town that has an elementary school, middle school, high school, and college all within walking distance from the house, nor do all of those offer transportation for the kids (WHICH WOULD STILL PUT THEM IN A MOTOR VEHICLE!!!). You are one of the few lucky if you can afford to pay more to get to work, most people don't have the option to choose to pay more, many people are barely making it paycheck to paycheck as it is. Again with the pub

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And again, the reason why you can't afford to live within easy range of these things? You CHOSE not to; you all threw your money at buying big houses in the surburbs. You have a free market economy, full of choices, and that was the choice you as a collective chose to spend your money on. So again, you chose it, and you only have yourself to blame for your reliance on cars. I already counted the motorcycle as a motor vehicle; I choose to ride it. I don't need to. That's my whole point!

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By the by, you assume I'm wealthy for being able to afford to live away from work; my pre-tax income, converted into US dollars, is $25,109 a year. The national average here is aprox $34,873, and that of course is skewed upwards by all the rich people right up in the top 1%.

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Ok, apparently you don't know much about American culture. Only a fraction of the people living here live in "big houses in the suburbs." We have a lot of farming communities scattered throughout the US. We also have a lot of places that are nothing but apartment buildings to try and cram as many people into one area as possible. Farmers would be able to make it on there own, but not if they want anything in life other than to farm. Again, most would live MILES away from any town,

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Wikipedia says "Only 0.7% of the population of the United States is employed in the agricultural sector." So they're a small exception who likely do need to drive as a necessity. Are you a farmer?

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i take it that everyone who says ydi for smoking doesnt drink, eats healthily and are the perfect image of health. I think drinking is just as bad ( you can still hurt others around you) but its thier choice you should all fuck yourself you self righteous pricks for telling other people how to live. And i dont smoke because i cant be bothered spending so much money.

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Seriously #17, you are an idiot. End of story. There are way too many factors that keep what you say to be possible to even happen. Just like someone else said, public transportation is still transportation. If you get the actual demographics of how many people in a given school district actually live within walking distance of their school and would get there on time, you let us know. Because right now you sound like you're pulling facts out of your ass. If you were actually being s

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Megan, I haven't resorted to namecalling, so I don't understand why you have. I've already said that you only have yourselves to blame for being so spread out and far away from all your necessities. You didn't have to build your communities like that. You chose to, because you loved your cars. And now you're paying for it. 30% of all deaths in young adults are due to motor vehicles, your economy is tanking partly due to reliance on fuel costs and the corresponding crash of the housing mark

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And the relevance of this #57? People are calling the OP an idiot for choosing to do something that's likely to kill him, whilst excusing themselves of doing something equally as deadly and dangerous because they think they "need" to do it. Drivers and smokers: both choosing to do something that might harm themselves, because they are ADULTS and are responsible for their own decisions and for choosing what risks they want to expose themselves to, and deal with the consequences of th

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Ok, again, apparently you have no clue what you are talking about. 1) If more people did vote, the ballots would start getting rigged, because that is what people that want power do. 2) politicians LIE...wow that's a new concept...and people don't always get what they vote for as a result 3) the way they write some of the voting issues, if you vote NO you actually pass some things, and even the most intellectual of people get confused. You have to be a lawyer to understand half that crap...wh

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If you honestly think that vote rigging actually happens in your country, then you've got more serious problems than smoking and driving. If you know it's happening, what are you doing about it? Or don't you care?

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Don't care, because there is nothing to be done about it..."The world is run by one million evil men, ten million stupid men, and a hundred million cowards. The rest of us, all six billion of us, do pretty much what we are told!" Unless you know some really good computer people that can make the billionaire and even trillionaire funds disappear from the world, and some people that can take out those whose opinions really matter, then again, you are making an idealized moot point

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#83: It is feasible, because it's been done; come across to Europe and see it in action. You say you don't have a choice to drive to your college, but you do; you said so yourself: "Could I go to the college that's a mile away? Sure" See? You CHOSE to go to a college where you needed to drive. And you pointed something else out: you do have public transport options, but you CHOOSE not to use it because you find it inconvenient. YOU ARE CHOOSING TO DRIVE, A DANGEROUS AND

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what you overlook though Musu is that a motor vehicle when used as intended (to get from point A to point B) and assuming everyone uses them responsibly, will not result in death. Accidents happen because of negligent driving, carelessness, lack of common sense, and a host of other reasons, but if everyone were to drive their motor vehicles properly, there wouldn't be any accidents. In such a scenario, you could spend 90% of your time on the road and still be safe. Smoking on the other hand,

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Just because you live in a rural area does not mean you have to be a farmer. I have been to houses where they live on a farm, but don't make a profit off of it. They keep horses, or run an animal rehabilitation center as a hobby, not a job.

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I think in your fantasy world MUSU, I would amend the facts too. Nobody would ever drink and drive, drive while eating or putting on makeup, talk on the cell or text while driving, get high then/while driving, etc. and accidents would go to such a crazy low number driving would be the safest thing to do. and saying the chose to drive for the convenience, instead of the public transit....again you are pretending that public transit isn't run with motor vehicles. I know a handful of Europea

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#102 If I ride my motorcycle or drive a car exactly as intended, making no mistakes ever, I still might die, because I cannot control what other drivers are doing. You are correct that death only occurs from mistakes in driving, whereas it occurs from smoking when using cigarettes "correctly", in practice you can still say both can kill you when using both correctly. By the way, that's not even taking into account the health effects of the pollution from cars, which must surel

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Its kind of sad seeing people try to say they need to drive a car and are saying 2 miles is a long way During high school I biked about 25 km to school every morning and it took me like 30 minutes. 6 mph is a running pace. You can bike faster than that. I only did it because I couldn't afford a car. Its all about convenience. There is never necessity for a car. Its only a convenience. I smoke too but I do a shit load of physical activity. I don't give a shit if smoking reduces my life b

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Musu, there is a huge difference between driving and smoking. First off, to quote #102 "a motor vehicle when used as intended (to get from point A to point B) and assuming everyone uses them responsibly, will not result in death." Key phrase: ASSUMING EVERYONE USES THEM RESPONSIBLY. If everybody drives perfectly, then nobody will be hurt. If everybody smokes "perfectly", then they will still die prematurely. Secondly, the "benefits" of smoking can be achieved th

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so because there is no natural benefit he deserves to have his tongue burned? Please. This is no different than if somebody got into a car accident that wasn't their fault. The fact that he got his tongue burned was not his fault and that means its a fyl not a ydi and if you think any other way you might as well vote YDI for absolutely everything. Propose to your girlfriend she says no? Should have been gay YDI. Lose something of monetary value? YDI for buying expensive stuff. Got into

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#172: You'd be sweating like a pig if you ran two miles? You sound less healthy than a smoker. You call me delusional for suggesting walking two miles to school or work...I used to walk that distance to get to school. Crazy! #193: You propose skydiving as a safer alternative to smoking? SERIOUSLY? As for natural benefits of smoking, there are a few (I forget the sources though, so you're justified in assuming bullshit, but this is just what I remember reading): 1: Quick doses of nico

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Foodeater (what else would you eat?) - He deserves to have his tongue burned not due to the lack of natural benefit, but due to the harm that he's inflicting upon others via secondhand smoke, air pollution, and setting a bad example. As for the examples you gave, those actions would be justified because there is a possible positive end result for each action. There is no positive end result of smoking. YOU WILL DIE PAINFULLY. Musu - Considering that 438,000 AMERICANS die every year due to smo

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I live like 5 mins from 1/3 elementary schools, 5 mins from my old highschool, 10 mins from the middle school, and about 15 mins from a college. So I guess I'm an exception.

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Okay, but how many people smoke compared to how many people skydive. How about percentages compared instead of just numbers? It's not a balanced argument, so I was just wondering.

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64 % of smokers die from smoking related illness (http://hubpages.com/hub/Quit-Smoking-64-Percent-of-Smokers-Die-From-Smoking-Related-Illness). About 350,000 people skydive a year (http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_people_skydive_a_year). Divide the 63 deaths due to skydiving last year by 350,000 and you get 0.00018. Multiply by 100 to get a percentage and you discover that only 0.018% of skydivers die from skydiving related accidents. 64%>0.018%

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