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Old 03-12-2017, 10:59 AM
 
Location: Top of the South (Motueka), NZ
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Skinny people can run faster and longer than overweight people, its a fact.
I think I could outrun any of my skinny coworkers.

Neither speed or duration would be the ultimate measure of fitness. Who is ready to do it all again, in the shortest time, is more important.
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Old 03-12-2017, 11:05 AM
 
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I too have smoked since 11 not that uncommon here. Worst mistake I ever made.
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I started at 16 and agree.
I sometimes wonder how come Europeans could live that long when tons of people smoke like industrial chimneys and/or binge drinks like Elizabeth Taylor in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. 11 and 12? Seriously? Ew.

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I know many people born in WWII that started smoking at 8 or 9.
Except that you were born in the 90s?
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Old 03-12-2017, 11:11 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Except that you were born in the 90s?
Yes, 1990. Your point?
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Old 03-12-2017, 11:13 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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I sometimes wonder how come Europeans could live that long when tons of people smoke like industrial chimneys and/or binge drinks like Elizabeth Taylor in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. 11 and 12? Seriously? Ew.
I see the same things happen in Thailand.
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Old 03-12-2017, 11:14 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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I think I could outrun any of my skinny coworkers.
They must be slow or your just a unique case then.
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Old 03-12-2017, 11:19 AM
 
Location: Top of the South (Motueka), NZ
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They must be slow or your just a unique case then.
I think it's more a case of the media brainwashing people into thinking skinny is the ideal. Try working in the real world, where coworkers don't spend their time engaged time in foot races, and you'll find that skinniness isn't a pre requisite for top physical performance.
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Old 03-12-2017, 05:36 PM
 
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I know many people born in WWII that started smoking at 8 or 9.
How can you think you are healthy and chain smoke? That is an oxymoron. You may be healthy now but wait a few years and you will see.
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Old 03-12-2017, 05:55 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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How can you think you are healthy and chain smoke? That is an oxymoron. You may be healthy now but wait a few years and you will see.
30 cigarettes per day is far from chainsmoking.
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Old 03-13-2017, 09:37 PM
 
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30 cigarettes per day is far from chainsmoking.
Are you joking?
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Old 03-13-2017, 09:49 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Are you joking?
No, i know people that smoke 50 per day pure tobacco, at least i smoke filter lights.
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