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How can we get the message out before it's dry?

How can we get the message out before it's dry?

Postby ohgeeze » Jan 26th, 2016, 6:40 pm

Today I saw a driver...not from BC, flicking his ashes from his cigarette out his window. Last year I saw and spoke to another (not from BC) driver who threw his lit cherry onto the road. We were stopped, I asked him he he realized what he was doing, his reply was "I didn't throw the butt out, just the cherry".

I smoke and I am terrified of starting a fire. When I empty my ash tray in my car or house, I put in onto a wet paper towel and leave it in the sink to be sure its out.

Can we somehow ask the province to put up billboards to remind people from our province and visiting our province????
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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby Donald G » Jan 26th, 2016, 6:48 pm

Can we somehow ask the province to put up billboards to remind people from our province and visiting our province????


It seems that there are those who, for whatever reason, have brains that have not genetically evolved at the same rate as the majority of people. I believe that you will find that the same small percentage of people refuse or neglect to follow all such identified safety practices.

The only way a "sign" would help them is if you used it to whack them upside the head hard enough to allow natural selection to eliminate that particular regressive genetic string.

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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby ohgeeze » Jan 26th, 2016, 7:04 pm

It seems that there are those who, for whatever reason, have brains that have not genetically evolved at the same rate as the majority of people. I believe that you will find that the same small percentage of people refuse or neglect to follow all such identified safety practices.

The only way a "sign" would help them is if you used it to whack them upside the head hard enough to allow natural selection to eliminate that particular regressive genetic string.


I almost spit my water onto my computer screen...I like your plan, however I don't want to go to jail for assault. I guess we could run this by Christy :hailjo:
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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby SmokeOnTheWater » Jan 26th, 2016, 7:07 pm

Look at the cars. That problem has been around for a long time.

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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby voice of reason » Jan 26th, 2016, 7:18 pm

i see someone throw a butt out the window every day on my way too or from work.it is dark out and they throw off like 50 little sparks when they hit the road.some people are just dicks.
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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby phasyluck » Jan 26th, 2016, 7:24 pm

Here in the paradise of Edmonton Alberta it happens frequently but no such luck of the city starting on fire just yet!
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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby tsayta » Jan 26th, 2016, 7:31 pm

This could be the earliest known start to the forest fire threads forum
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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby Gixxer » Jan 26th, 2016, 7:34 pm

Yup brain dead butt flickers, so brain dead they dont realize what they're doing.
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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby SteWe » Jan 26th, 2016, 7:50 pm

sorry, but a fire won't start this time of the year throwing your cigarette out of the window.
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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby tsayta » Jan 26th, 2016, 7:59 pm

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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby Gixxer » Jan 26th, 2016, 8:05 pm

SteWe wrote:sorry, but a fire won't start this time of the year throwing your cigarette out of the window.


So that makes it ok to do it?

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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby Frisk » Jan 26th, 2016, 8:08 pm

There's that facebook page to report / shame butt tossers.
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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby Frisk » Jan 26th, 2016, 8:09 pm

SteWe wrote:sorry, but a fire won't start this time of the year throwing your cigarette out of the window.


It's still littering, setting a bad example and practicing a bad habit. People who toss cigarette butts this time of year will also toss them during the summer.

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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby alfred2 » Jan 26th, 2016, 8:10 pm

you are crazy to be smoking.
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Re: How can we get the message out before its dry?

Postby tsayta » Jan 26th, 2016, 8:12 pm

I agree. I am crazy. Problem is...I don't smoke
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