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Old 03-31-2017, 07:40 PM   #51
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Try a match, the green colored tip ones. They helped me quit chewing. And they are cheap
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Old 03-31-2017, 09:12 PM   #52
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I am a quitter! After 35 years of snuff I quit last mother's day cold turkey. I knew I was running out and would be without Sunday morning but didn't go buy any. It was spur of the moment and didn't tell anyone for 3 days. God did try me on the first day but I didn't loose my cool and didn't need bail money ( it took 1.5 hours to get a hamburger going to 3 different locations). I felt like a junky and had hallucinations the first week. I still reach for it every once in a while, especially after a meal and there are times I think "I sure could use a dip right now". As others have said you have to want to quit. I "tried" several times but I really enjoyed a dip of Copenhagen until I finally quit.
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Old 03-31-2017, 09:35 PM   #53
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Go suck on a cat **** anytime you have a craving. That'll knock it out pretty quick! They're equally disgusting. Wow the **** word rhymes with bird.
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Old 03-31-2017, 09:37 PM   #54
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I dipped since i was in second grade. I quit 11 years ago. Wellbutrin was the trick for me to quit. I don't recommend it though because of the side effects (dreams ect) I still think about dipping a lot but wont do it because i hate the control it had on me. Good luck and don't listen to your inner voices of reason trying to justify how one dip wont hurt.
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Old 03-31-2017, 09:44 PM   #55
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Nothing about quitting tobacco is easy. It's an addition and tough to break. I used nicotine gum for a month. It wasn't the same but kept me from using snuff. I rarely think about it anymore.

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Old 03-31-2017, 11:59 PM   #56
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I quit 20 months ago after a 37 year habit. Good luck.
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Old 04-01-2017, 08:47 PM   #57
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A little over 2 years for me. Granted i still use smoky mountain on a daily basis. Down to a can every 3/4 days. Smoke a couple cigars a week. Have no interest in real snuff.
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Old 04-01-2017, 09:11 PM   #58
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I quit last June. Hardest thing I ever had to do. Wish I would have 35 years ago.

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Old 04-02-2017, 11:24 AM   #59
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I quit cold turkey in Oct 1996, still tobacco free to this day. I quit because I thought it was getting to expensive at 80 cents a can.
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Old 05-15-2020, 11:51 AM   #60
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Thought I'd bring up a zombie thread since I didn't want to start a new one just to brag. As of 5/14/2020 I am officially at one year snuff free after an 18 year habit.
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Old 05-15-2020, 11:54 AM   #61
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congrats
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Old 05-15-2020, 12:26 PM   #62
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Over a year for me now. I chewed Copenhagen my whole life and thought Id never be able to stop. I quit cold turkey and never looked back. Every now and then I still get the urge, but it goes as fast as it started. You can do it. Stay busy and keep your mind off of it.
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Old 05-15-2020, 12:29 PM   #63
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Hang in there. Only say to quit is just make ur mind up and quit. I been quit 27 years. U can do it. Lots of support on the greenscreen
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Old 05-15-2020, 01:09 PM   #64
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I quit a bit back. Started out using Smokey mountain, then after that for about a year I quit that too. Completely dip free for probably 5-6 months


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Old 05-15-2020, 01:17 PM   #65
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Thought I'd bring up a zombie thread since I didn't want to start a new one just to brag. As of 5/14/2020 I am officially at one year snuff free after an 18 year habit.
Awesome! Congrats!

Coming up on 6 months myself! It's weird typing that, for years I truly believed I would never be able to quit.
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Old 05-15-2020, 01:24 PM   #66
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Right at 40 hours without a dip of snuff. So far, not too bad. Chewing a lot of gum though.
Just eat a table spoon full. Works every time.
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Old 05-15-2020, 01:28 PM   #67
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My biggest motivation was how much money I was spending every day. $300 a month was enough for me to quit and buy my first new truck. Threw my last can of snuff in the trash. Never took or wanted to take another dip.
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Old 05-15-2020, 01:36 PM   #68
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That's awesome keep it up. My buddy is trying to quite and he was telling me that the hardest part is the first 5 days. I have tried to quite a few times now, but no luck. I know if i finally do it will save me a lot of money.
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Old 05-15-2020, 01:38 PM   #69
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I am 2 months snuff free after a roughly 25 year habit. Quit cold turkey and after a few days had no more major cravings. Feels good.
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Old 05-15-2020, 01:46 PM   #70
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Yep. Sheer will, determination and packs and pack of gum worked for me many years ago. I was a grizzly bear for a while, but stayed the course.
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Old 05-15-2020, 01:47 PM   #71
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That's awesome keep it up. My buddy is trying to quite and he was telling me that the hardest part is the first 5 days. I have tried to quite a few times now, but no luck. I know if i finally do it will save me a lot of money.
try Grinds. They are pouches with coffee grinds in it. It has helped me a lot. I quit on 1/29/20. Get them at bucees in bastrop for about $3 and change and a can last me a few days!!
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Old 05-15-2020, 02:55 PM   #72
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I relapsed....Only using a pinch every other day or so...but still. I failed.
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Old 05-15-2020, 03:21 PM   #73
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One of the best things you could have done for your health--stay strong!!!
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Old 05-15-2020, 05:03 PM   #74
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cold turkey is best. I've done it twice. Not easy. This time stuck. 15 years.
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Old 05-15-2020, 05:23 PM   #75
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I dipped a long time, then a feller I know got a sore in his mouth that would not heal. He dipped Cope in the side of his mouth not the lip. That sore kept getting bigger and he had it tested. Cancer, they removed part of his nose and jaw. Then replaced the jawbone.
He is still alive but in poor health now. I bought my last can in 2007, and never finished it. Kept thinking about him and never did want anymore after that.
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Old 05-15-2020, 05:27 PM   #76
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yep, I kept my last can for many year. Actually think my wife threw it away. Not easy. But hang in there. Can't say you ever lose the craving. But it does become manageable.
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Old 05-15-2020, 05:30 PM   #77
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yep, I kept my last can for many year. Actually think my wife threw it away. Not easy. But hang in there. Can't say you ever lose the craving. But it does become manageable.
Yes sir, drink a couple beers and reach for the can. I am glad I do not have the desire for it anymore.
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Old 05-15-2020, 09:11 PM   #78
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I did 34 years. Almost 5 months off it now. I chew the hell outta coffee beans now though. Keep it up!!
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Old 05-15-2020, 09:21 PM   #79
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I quit from 1-1-18 until 6-29-19 cold turkey. We got married on 6-29-19, I thought I could handle dipping for the weekend and call it good. I picked right back up where I left off. One of the worst mistakes I have made. I will quit again, hopefully soon.
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Old 05-15-2020, 09:35 PM   #80
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I quit last night, but......
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Old 05-15-2020, 09:51 PM   #81
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My biggest motivation was how much money I was spending every day. $300 a month was enough for me to quit and buy my first new truck. Threw my last can of snuff in the trash. Never took or wanted to take another dip.
Dang. That's like 40+ cans/month.
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Old 05-15-2020, 10:00 PM   #82
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I quit a two can a day habit in 2007. My neighbor dipped for 25 years and died of throat cancer in 2007. I relapsed a couple of times but was determined to quit and did.
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Old 05-15-2020, 10:04 PM   #83
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January 10, 2016 laid it down cold turkey! Amazing looking back how much it influenced my daily life! Stay strong
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Old 05-16-2020, 08:00 AM   #84
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None since feb 18 for me. Dipped Copenhagen 24 years. I got the last few grains out of one can and as I was opening the next something just came over me. I threw that full can out the window and haven’t touched it since. It has actually been much much easier than I thought. I had never tried to quit up until that day. I really think part of it is/was a subconscious respect for my wife. She is a hygienist and obviously having a husband that dips goes against everything she preaches professionally
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Old 05-16-2020, 08:27 AM   #85
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Great choice, I had a 25 year addiction and quit 20 years ago. Best choice I ever made. It can be done.


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