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Discussion in 'Pay-it-Forward' started by Andre, 2/4/14.

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  1. Andre

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    Pay-it-Forward basically started off with the idea that you give something to or do something for someone in need and that person then has to reciprocate to 3 other people and so on...creating a multiplier effect. In practice off course it is not that easy, for if you give something for someone in need the very circumstances of that person might not be conducive to "paying it forward", although the forward act(s) could be any kindness/consideration shown or done and need not be done immediately.

    This forum has started a simple system for vape related items. We shall see how it evolves.
    1. If you have something vape related to give away for free - PM the PIF Boss, @shaunnadan . Tell him what it is. Be prepared to pay for postage. Be prepared not to be acknowledged or thanked should the PIF Boss ask you to pass the item along to someone. Know that you have no further say over that item and what happens to it. You will be quite within your rights to ask the recipient not to disclose your identity should you so prefer.
    2. If you are in need of something vape related or you know of someone in such a need - PM the PIF Boss. Know that you are under no obligation whatsoever to tell anyone about the gift or say thank you for the gift. PIF should be totally unconditional. Be prepared not to identify the giver should he/she so prefer. Be prepared, however, to pay that kindness forward at some stage if you can.
     
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    Hello, I think p.i.f. is a cool idea.I have a couple of enjoy starter kits (new and wrapped) that may help someone trying to quit analogs but low on funds . These are how I started and eventually quit smoking. These kits go for between 30-40 bucks in the states. And I'd love to see them do some good rather than collect dust on my shelf.
     
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    PM @shaunnadan, he is the PIF master on this forum.
     
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    this is freaking cool :) thanks @Andre for the linky that explains this to me. I've already given away all my starter kits etc, but it was also to people that needed it so i'm okay. Least I know where I can go if I want to give something away.
     
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    I love the idea of Pif'ing - I have an old Twisp that I don't use.
    Would Pif it to someone but those things are just shyte!
    Don't want to put anyone off vapoing before they even began....
     
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    so if I propose a challenge to you using that twisp would you accept ?

    Il make it interesting and put up a prize... And you can ask anyone here - shaunnadan gives epic prizes!

    But if you rather not use that twisp then it maybe safer to back down
     
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    Shaun,I wouldn't puff on that thing even if you paid me. It's an old clear something or other I had before I bought and sold my Aero.
    The atomizer must be junked up

    I'll politely bow out of this challenge thanks.

    Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
     
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    This sounds really interesting!


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    please Shaun... put me out of my misery, i am dying to hear..
    also have an old one which i would happily give away, but i also agree that that clero was a total pain in the.. ask your mother for six pence
    or so it went.
     
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    Challenge accepted!!!!!!


    what is the challenge?
     
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    Wait wut?



    Lol
     
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    I sincerely hope this is not the true meaning of "blowing rings".
     
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    love the spirit wiesbang..
    for your sake i hope blujeenz missed the mark, then again he may have just given shaun an idea
     
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    big points neal... on point
     
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    I have to disagree the twisp clearo was an awesome device in its time. We can't compare a 1994 vw chico to the now 2016 vw golf R.
    Vape on peeps
     
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    but seriously... give that twat a darwin award.
    i really dont understand the world we live in... really someone get that poor sod a pif from an online sextoy store, before he gives vaping naysayers more ammo.
     
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    Who are you referring too...
     
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    the chap who blew his bum up with a vape pen...
     
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    Hahahaha, I second that bud. ☺
    I thought you were getting upset with me cause I liked the clearo. Hahahaha
    Sweet brother
     
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    hahaha, no seriously i am not that anal, um er i mean uptight. you made a very valid point, and a clearo dig get me off the stinkies and down this wonderful rabithole.
     
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    Hey guys

    so the challenge was a proper pif experience.

    A sincere act of kindness towards a total stranger without any personal gain (the prize was just a means to an end)

    Get the twisp tank cleaned out and get 2 brand new coils. Get 3 new bottles of cheap but good quality local juice:fruity, dessert, tobacco (ry4)

    Find a candidate that's a stranger but someone you can keep track off. Offer them a solution to quitting smoking if they are willing to try vaping. If they can tell you why they want to quit and why they can't do it themselves and they are honest then give them the kit.

    Teach them how to use it and also share your own vaping experience. Let the, see your "advanced" gear and tell them all about the forum.

    Get them to register and engage with them to be active members

    Visit them often and encourage them to stay on course.

    After 3 weeks you should have a successful convert and made a new friend. You would have changed a persons life and in return all they need to offer you is their gratuity.

    Cost : less than R200!

    The whole idea is to see the positive in everyone. You may find a twisp to be sub standard equipment but to a smoker struggling to quit it's all he needs. Entry level gear with support and encouragement is 100% more effective than giving someone a new shiny device
     
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    gladly accepted... will even do a pif upgrade to a nano sub in 2 months if the candidate stays with it.
     
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    :giggle: Did that on Saturday, one of the pilots that work for us, I must admit that we poked fun at him a bit. He said we( myself, my supervisor and her husband) look like steam engines with our Istick 60w's, I gave him a drag om my Vortice with a 0.25ohm at 45w, he made a huuuge cloud and then continued to cough his lungs out, after a good laugh, I offered him a 650mah battery with 1453 Atty, the top coil ones, with 3 coils and 100ml of my liqua cherry. He loved it, and is now well on his way to becoming a steam engine himself. I taught him to rewick, fill his tank and when to charge the battery. All that is left is to convince him to join the forum, he is a bit shy although you guys will make him feel very welcome.
     
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    I have given away my first two starter kits as well.

    I have however gone online, ordered extra coils, and a wide range of juices, and charged the people I have given them to for some of that. Basically they end up paying 25% of the cost. The only reason I point this out is because I honestly believe that my quitting of the stinkies heavily relied on the fact that I had spent my months "cigarette" money and therefore was not allwed to buy them. Shelling out for gear made the difference for me, but assisting in them finding their right experience is essential!
     
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    I gave my istick that I got from Shaun to my friend who is down from a pack & 1/2 to about 5smokes a day.
    Gave him the Nautilus i got from Wyvern and Nimatek. Next will be a rba so that he can do his own building and quite stinkies completely
     
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