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Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Jan 1, 2014
Is it rude to ask someone to put out their cigarette at the crag? owen david
From Los Angeles, Ca
Joined Mar 9, 2012
49 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: smeagol
No. Matt Stroebel
From Lakewood, OH
Joined Apr 19, 2011
92 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Hey there!
Are they blowing it in your face or are they two routes over? I don't think it's rude to ask but I also think said person is well within their rights to tell you to get fooked. Seth Derr
From harrisburg, pa
Joined Apr 19, 2010
2,016 points
Jun 6, 2016
Seth Derr wrote:
Are they blowing it in your face or are they two routes over? I don't think it's rude to ask but I also think said person is well within their rights to tell you to get fooked.



Agreed. Unless there are clouds of it in your face, "I can smell it" isn't enough to complain about.
FrankPS
From Atascadero, CA
Joined Nov 19, 2009
284 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Mt. Colden Summit
It's much better if you just do the passive aggressive fake cough from 10-15 feet away upwind. You still get that air of superiority and condescension going, but you don't need to risk a direct confrontation. Ryan M Moore
Joined Oct 14, 2014
40 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Me eating a cliff bar walking back from Frankenste...
First it's the name of a route now it's cigarettes. Bill Kirby
From Baltimore Maryland
Joined Jul 21, 2012
439 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Mt. Colden Summit
He sure seems to want climbing to be his own personal "safe space" Ryan M Moore
Joined Oct 14, 2014
40 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: We shall continue with style
Rock Climbing Photo: Your soft!
Your soft!
BigB
From Red Rock, NV
Joined Feb 18, 2015
311 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: kramer
How bout da reefer? Hobo Greg
Joined Mar 30, 2016
64 points
Jun 6, 2016
Bill Kirby wrote:
First it's the name of a route now it's cigarettes.


Ha ha. Good point!
FrankPS
From Atascadero, CA
Joined Nov 19, 2009
284 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: We shall continue with style
Hobo Greg wrote:
How bout da reefer?

Then it's...... Hey! wuzup dude....puff puff pass!
BigB
From Red Rock, NV
Joined Feb 18, 2015
311 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Me eating a cliff bar walking back from Frankenste...
Hobo Greg wrote:
How bout da reefer?


Oh my! Think of the children..
Bill Kirby
From Baltimore Maryland
Joined Jul 21, 2012
439 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: kramer
Bill Kirby wrote:
Oh my! Think of the children..


I am. Smoking weed is better for kids than smoking cigs is!
Hobo Greg
Joined Mar 30, 2016
64 points
Jun 6, 2016
it's a thousand dollar fine down here in Austin Texas Andrew Wood
Joined Jul 26, 2015
65 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Coffee after freezing our asses off near James Pea...
Face it, you smokers are loathed more than kids and dogs. Get that vaper and quit. Stich
From Colorado Springs, Colorado
Joined Jan 1, 2001
1,669 points
Jun 6, 2016
David:

What are the circumstances that you have in mind?

It would most certainly be rude if the embers posed no threat to your rope / slings and the smoke was not being carried by a light breeze into your immediate breathing space.

Bill
Bill Lawry
From New Mexico
Joined Apr 16, 2006
1,718 points
Jun 6, 2016
I'm trying to quit, but I love the guilt, shame, and self loathing too much.... StonEmber
From Raleigh, NC
Joined Mar 26, 2013
35 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Me eating a cliff bar walking back from Frankenste...
Hobo Greg wrote:
I am. Smoking weed is better for kids than smoking cigs is!



Haven't you watched Reefer Madness? They had a good segment on the 700 Club about the dangers of drugs
Bill Kirby
From Baltimore Maryland
Joined Jul 21, 2012
439 points
Jun 6, 2016
is there a fire ban ... with smoking not allowed

up here there sometimes is in the summer in parks ... in that case theres nothing "rude" about it ...

a forrest fire around urban areas and parks are no joke ...

;)
bearbreeder
Joined Mar 1, 2009
3,068 points
Jun 6, 2016
There was a guy smoking cigarettes frequently at a local sport crag & it was pretty annoying smelling it but I didn't feel I had any business telling him he couldn't smoke, so I just walked up in his general proximity, farted loudly and smiled as I walked back to where I had been.... cragmantoo
Joined Mar 5, 2015
165 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Yes
Cragmantoo, of all the things that never happened, that didnt happen the most grog m aka Greg McKee
Joined Aug 29, 2012
110 points
Jun 6, 2016
grog m wrote:
Cragmantoo, of all the things that never happened, that didnt happen the most

It really did. Was something I've wanted to do for years but never had the gumption to do before...
cragmantoo
Joined Mar 5, 2015
165 points
Jun 6, 2016
Got the idea from an old George Carlin bit.

A few people laughed and the smoker gave me a dirty look but I'm a really big guy (but very mellow/not aggressive), so think he was maybe a little intimidated to say anything...
cragmantoo
Joined Mar 5, 2015
165 points
Jun 6, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: Coffee after freezing our asses off near James Pea...
I have friends that just loudly taunt the smokers, which of course leaves me apoplectic because, hey, free country. Stich
From Colorado Springs, Colorado
Joined Jan 1, 2001
1,669 points
Jun 6, 2016
cragmantoo wrote:
Got the idea from an old George Carlin bit. A few people laughed and the smoker gave me a dirty look but I'm a really big guy (but very mellow/not aggressive), so think he was maybe a little intimidated to say anything...




FrankPS
From Atascadero, CA
Joined Nov 19, 2009
284 points
Jun 6, 2016
That's right- Steve Martin, not Carlin. My mistake. cragmantoo
Joined Mar 5, 2015
165 points


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