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Re: My Intro
« Reply #93 on: July 12, 2019, 05:10:55 PM »
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My brother Athan posted that yesterday and here I am able to post it today.  Don't know why I have the same sentiment as Athan that this is a super cool milestone.  I think I remember Samrs sending me a 555 text a ways back and thinking how freaking cool that was, and low and behold here I am.  On day two of my quit I started a group text message including my Wife, my Father and my Mother.  My wife always knew I dipped, I was respectful and tried to not be completely in her face with it, but I truly thought my folks had no idea.  I only see them a couple times a year since they still live in South Dakota and we are out in AZ, when I would see them there is no damn way I would ever disrespect them by doing it openly around them... oh yeah... they always knew LOL.  I posted every damn day in that group text until I hit the HOF, and every damn day I would get a great job, proud of you son, love you honey, or trophy and ribbon emoji's.  I still posted the major milestones with them... 200... 300... 365... 400... 500(that one was really cool)... and today the triple nickel.  That always feels awesome but truly they had no real clue what I was going through.  It was a bunch of random weirdos that decided to also gain back their freedom in late December 2017 and into January 2018 (New year quitters are a special breed) that knew exactly what I was going through.  I was glued and I mean glued to this website for the first 100 days, interacting, vortexing, laughing, watching the shit shows of January 18 and May 18 all the while taking my mind off the suck that those first couple months brings.  I know everyone probably says the same thing, but the April Kings and Queen of quit is an amazing group.  We bonded fierce and still are super solid to this day.  IF it wasn't for this magical place called KTC I know damn well I would have failed by now, and for that I am forever grateful.  Let's keep this baby rolling, so many more to save, so much knowledge to give, I have much more to pay forward......the new groups seem pretty quiet, I bet they could use a couple vortexes!!!
Righteous Brother of Quit - that was right up there with the HOF speech. You have absolutely no idea what you've done, what you have been to me and so many others. If I could give you a gift it would be to see yourself through the eyes of others.  Then again, your head may explode.  Much love and respect!
Rock on brother Skol! Like Athan says, if you could see yourself through the eyes of those you have impacted, you would be amazed. I did not say it at the time, but you were the first person to reach out back in April 2018 when I needed support and at that time, we had never spoken even once before. I'll never forget that phone call and the support you offered to some "random guy from the internet."  Keep kicking ass and inspiring quitters like only you can do!
Love you brother!
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Re: My Intro
« Reply #92 on: July 10, 2019, 04:57:33 PM »
Triple Nickels

My brother Athan posted that yesterday and here I am able to post it today.  Don't know why I have the same sentiment as Athan that this is a super cool milestone.  I think I remember Samrs sending me a 555 text a ways back and thinking how freaking cool that was, and low and behold here I am.  On day two of my quit I started a group text message including my Wife, my Father and my Mother.  My wife always knew I dipped, I was respectful and tried to not be completely in her face with it, but I truly thought my folks had no idea.  I only see them a couple times a year since they still live in South Dakota and we are out in AZ, when I would see them there is no damn way I would ever disrespect them by doing it openly around them... oh yeah... they always knew LOL.  I posted every damn day in that group text until I hit the HOF, and every damn day I would get a great job, proud of you son, love you honey, or trophy and ribbon emoji's.  I still posted the major milestones with them... 200... 300... 365... 400... 500(that one was really cool)... and today the triple nickel.  That always feels awesome but truly they had no real clue what I was going through.  It was a bunch of random weirdos that decided to also gain back their freedom in late December 2017 and into January 2018 (New year quitters are a special breed) that knew exactly what I was going through.  I was glued and I mean glued to this website for the first 100 days, interacting, vortexing, laughing, watching the shit shows of January 18 and May 18 all the while taking my mind off the suck that those first couple months brings.  I know everyone probably says the same thing, but the April Kings and Queen of quit is an amazing group.  We bonded fierce and still are super solid to this day.  IF it wasn't for this magical place called KTC I know damn well I would have failed by now, and for that I am forever grateful.  Let's keep this baby rolling, so many more to save, so much knowledge to give, I have much more to pay forward......the new groups seem pretty quiet, I bet they could use a couple vortexes!!!
Righteous Brother of Quit - that was right up there with the HOF speech. You have absolutely no idea what you've done, what you have been to me and so many others. If I could give you a gift it would be to see yourself through the eyes of others.  Then again, your head may explode.  Much love and respect!
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Re: My Intro
« Reply #91 on: July 10, 2019, 02:30:47 PM »
Triple Nickels

My brother Athan posted that yesterday and here I am able to post it today.  Don't know why I have the same sentiment as Athan that this is a super cool milestone.  I think I remember Samrs sending me a 555 text a ways back and thinking how freaking cool that was, and low and behold here I am.  On day two of my quit I started a group text message including my Wife, my Father and my Mother.  My wife always knew I dipped, I was respectful and tried to not be completely in her face with it, but I truly thought my folks had no idea.  I only see them a couple times a year since they still live in South Dakota and we are out in AZ, when I would see them there is no damn way I would ever disrespect them by doing it openly around them... oh yeah... they always knew LOL.  I posted every damn day in that group text until I hit the HOF, and every damn day I would get a great job, proud of you son, love you honey, or trophy and ribbon emoji's.  I still posted the major milestones with them... 200... 300... 365... 400... 500(that one was really cool)... and today the triple nickel.  That always feels awesome but truly they had no real clue what I was going through.  It was a bunch of random weirdos that decided to also gain back their freedom in late December 2017 and into January 2018 (New year quitters are a special breed) that knew exactly what I was going through.  I was glued and I mean glued to this website for the first 100 days, interacting, vortexing, laughing, watching the shit shows of January 18 and May 18 all the while taking my mind off the suck that those first couple months brings.  I know everyone probably says the same thing, but the April Kings and Queen of quit is an amazing group.  We bonded fierce and still are super solid to this day.  IF it wasn't for this magical place called KTC I know damn well I would have failed by now, and for that I am forever grateful.  Let's keep this baby rolling, so many more to save, so much knowledge to give, I have much more to pay forward......the new groups seem pretty quiet, I bet they could use a couple vortexes!!!
Be humble... grow everyday.

I fear I will always be chasing the vortex like a drug. None will be as special as my first hit.

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Re: My Intro
« Reply #90 on: May 17, 2019, 10:51:15 AM »
500


Never. Thought. Possible.

I am sitting here at my desk, tears streaming down my cheeks from all the love and support today.

I told myself so many times, "I hope the boys are grown before I get throat cancer."

Almost accepting my fate, knowing that I was slowly killing myself day by day.

There was nothing to do, I've tried before and failure upon failure. 

KTC saved my life, I will forever be indebted.
Owned this shit from day one!

That is how to kill it y’all.

Super proud of you, dude!
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Re: My Intro
« Reply #89 on: May 16, 2019, 10:36:43 PM »
500


Never. Thought. Possible.

I am sitting here at my desk, tears streaming down my cheeks from all the love and support today.

I told myself so many times, "I hope the boys are grown before I get throat cancer."

Almost accepting my fate, knowing that I was slowly killing myself day by day.

There was nothing to do, I've tried before and failure upon failure. 

KTC saved my life, I will forever be indebted.
My man!  My brother in quit!  Jumped on down from the nic bitches tit.
no more to lament no tales of woe
having given up on smokeless tobacco.
Your life is well spent with family and cheer
the odds in your favor you'll live to next year.
And I'll be here too, side by side,
ODAAT we'll quit in stride!
Much big love and respect brother. Wouldn't have made it past the HOF much less five hundred days without your tireless, selfless, leadership and support.

Congrats on that half dangle, Skol!!! 
Just one and you will be back to where you started, and where you started was desperately wishing you were where you are now.
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Re: My Intro
« Reply #88 on: May 16, 2019, 05:58:59 PM »
500


Never. Thought. Possible.

I am sitting here at my desk, tears streaming down my cheeks from all the love and support today.

I told myself so many times, "I hope the boys are grown before I get throat cancer."

Almost accepting my fate, knowing that I was slowly killing myself day by day.

There was nothing to do, I've tried before and failure upon failure. 

KTC saved my life, I will forever be indebted.
My man!  My brother in quit!  Jumped on down from the nic bitches tit.
no more to lament no tales of woe
having given up on smokeless tobacco.
Your life is well spent with family and cheer
the odds in your favor you'll live to next year.
And I'll be here too, side by side,
ODAAT we'll quit in stride!
Much big love and respect brother. Wouldn't have made it past the HOF much less five hundred days without your tireless, selfless, leadership and support.
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Re: My Intro
« Reply #87 on: May 16, 2019, 01:10:10 PM »
500


Never. Thought. Possible.

I am sitting here at my desk, tears streaming down my cheeks from all the love and support today.

I told myself so many times, "I hope the boys are grown before I get throat cancer."

Almost accepting my fate, knowing that I was slowly killing myself day by day.

There was nothing to do, I've tried before and failure upon failure. 

KTC saved my life, I will forever be indebted.
Be humble... grow everyday.

I fear I will always be chasing the vortex like a drug. None will be as special as my first hit.

MY HOF SPEECH

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Re: My Intro
« Reply #86 on: May 16, 2019, 12:42:08 PM »
1/22/18


Better late than never I guess.  My name is Bryce and I have been using nicotine regularly since I was 17, so close to 20 years.  Most of that addiction has been a can a day of Kodiak.  Four sport athlete, grew up in a small town in South Dakota and I think baseball is what started me on dip.  Went to college for commercial aviation but Sept. 11th happened and it scared me out of the industry. Moved to Omaha where I started with a restaurant company and spent 15 years working for them.  Moved to Arizona in 2002 continuing to work for the same restaurant company.  Made the move to the mortgage industry because I had a friend who owned a bank and he recruited me.  Right before I made the move I got a new boss at my former gig that I nicknamed "two shakes Rodney" due to his over zealous micro-management and I feared he was going to follow me into a urinal some day, hence two shakes.  Married my best friend and have two beautiful, young, hellish boys.  I am currently 21 days into my quit and I am starting to grow a hatred for all things nicotine.  I wake up every morning and the first thing I say to myself is "I'm not putting that fucking poison in my mouth", then I get on the shitter and post roll.  It makes up for my previous habit of putting a fatty in and then go on the chive on the shitter.  I have tried to stop in the past but obviously without success, before I was quitting for the wrong reasons, my wife, my family, a health scare etc.  This time IT IS DIFFERENT because I am quitting for me. 

The last day I used tobacco was Jan 2nd 2018... every Friday on the way home from my office job I stop at the same gas station and buy three cans of Kodiak.  I forgot that Monday the 1st was a holiday so I fucked up and should have bought four cans.  Monday night my can is getting low and I wanted to be ready for the morning "get up, put a dip in and take a shit."  So I go to my briefcase in my truck and low and behold all cans are empty.  Immediately panic strikes me, WTF am I going to do, now granted I had plenty for my morning dip but all I can say is absolute panic.  I talk myself off the ledge and tell myself I will have one for the morning and then I will stop and get a can on my way to work.  I wake up the next morning and put a dip in just like every morning, but today was different.  I had an empty can and no tobacco in my possession.  So I googled "dip withdraw symptoms" and poof KTC.  I read the article that all of you have then I come across the spousal support article.  I emailed that to my wife...... I swear to god I still to this day have no idea what came over me but I just said I am done.  I am fucking done, I can do this, if I put my mind to something I can crush it.  21 days later I am still here and let me tell you I AM ALL IN.  I think the strongest part of my quit is the hatred that is brewing, the sense of embarrassment of all the stupid things I've done in my dipping life.  Standing in front of 100 people teaching a training session with a FUCKING DIP IN.  Seriously who the fuck does that?  I would have a dip in all day at work and spit in the trash can, the poor fucking lady that cleans the office must fucking hate my ass.  I hid chewing from my parents... everyday I post roll with them through a group text message for an additional layer of accountability. 

I am fucking quit, today, and again tomorrow.

PPIHM (positive people I have met) MN, TPutney, BatDad, BrianG, Donkey, Dog, Pabs, COB, DavidS, the ironmen from March 2014, JB, Wildirish, Samrs, and all of my brothers and sister of April 2018

Just thought you might enjoy a look back at what a bad ass looks like before, and after their 500-day mark of quitting like a KTC Gangsta.

Thanks for all that you do here (including helping me figure out how to search for Introduction threads!)

It is an honor to quit with you and your brothers in April 2018 - you inspire and lead, and you win.

Keep on keepin' on, Bryce.  It continues to get better from here.

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Re: My Intro
« Reply #85 on: September 07, 2018, 07:31:00 PM »
Poof

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Re: My Intro
« Reply #84 on: August 23, 2018, 10:38:00 AM »
Getting close to un chartered quit waters.....never been past 7 months in 30 years....222 qlf

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Re: My Intro
« Reply #83 on: August 18, 2018, 12:50:00 AM »
Welcome aboard Brother.
Thanks for stepping up!
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Re: My Intro
« Reply #82 on: July 31, 2018, 06:57:00 PM »
Double WUPP time for 200, proud to be quit wit u

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Re: My Intro
« Reply #81 on: July 21, 2018, 01:40:00 PM »
Quote from: Steakbomb18
Quote from: Athan
Quote from: ChickDip
Quote from: srains918
Quote from: pab1964
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Big congratulations on 200 days of greatness, sir!

Keep rollin. Even better days are ahead!
Congratulations Skolviking on 200! Keep on keeping on!
I've started typing and backed up a couple of times. I'm usually pretty good at making letters into words, but everything I typed sounds kinda ghey.

I texted you what I think this morning. I'm proud as FUCK to be quit with you!!!

Congrats on 2nd Floor! I owe you the next beer...
congrats on hitting the 2nd floor, don't let your guard down now. keep it strong.
I knew it. I called it way back. I knew you were destined for greatness ever since you clinched the annual Phoenix Lesbian Fireman Championship. I knew then and there that you were destined not only for greatness but to bring others along, some kicking and screaming but there nevertheless, basking in the glory of Quit, savoring freedom and loving life. It's been quite a ride. Looking forward to the next milestone, way out there on the horizon, like the almost risen sun before it kisses the day, out there, waiting for us.
With you all the way my friend.
Here you are (now 201) days later. 6 months ago, you were all over the place trying to figure this out and short of it is...you nailed it. Got involved, built brotherhood, and established accountability. you post roll every day and support others. Skol, you are one badass quitter and I am happy for you and to have been riding your quit train from the get go.
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Re: My Intro
« Reply #80 on: July 21, 2018, 08:05:00 AM »
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Big congratulations on 200 days of greatness, sir!

Keep rollin. Even better days are ahead!
Congratulations Skolviking on 200! Keep on keeping on!
I've started typing and backed up a couple of times. I'm usually pretty good at making letters into words, but everything I typed sounds kinda ghey.

I texted you what I think this morning. I'm proud as FUCK to be quit with you!!!

Congrats on 2nd Floor! I owe you the next beer...
congrats on hitting the 2nd floor, don't let your guard down now. keep it strong.
I knew it. I called it way back. I knew you were destined for greatness ever since you clinched the annual Phoenix Lesbian Fireman Championship. I knew then and there that you were destined not only for greatness but to bring others along, some kicking and screaming but there nevertheless, basking in the glory of Quit, savoring freedom and loving life. It's been quite a ride. Looking forward to the next milestone, way out there on the horizon, like the almost risen sun before it kisses the day, out there, waiting for us.
With you all the way my friend.
Here you are (now 201) days later. 6 months ago, you were all over the place trying to figure this out and short of it is...you nailed it. Got involved, built brotherhood, and established accountability. you post roll every day and support others. Skol, you are one badass quitter and I am happy for you and to have been riding your quit train from the get go.
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Re: My Intro
« Reply #79 on: July 20, 2018, 05:21:00 PM »
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Quote from: srains918
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Quote from: worktowin
Big congratulations on 200 days of greatness, sir!

Keep rollin. Even better days are ahead!
Congratulations Skolviking on 200! Keep on keeping on!
I've started typing and backed up a couple of times. I'm usually pretty good at making letters into words, but everything I typed sounds kinda ghey.

I texted you what I think this morning. I'm proud as FUCK to be quit with you!!!

Congrats on 2nd Floor! I owe you the next beer...
congrats on hitting the 2nd floor, don't let your guard down now. keep it strong.
I knew it. I called it way back. I knew you were destined for greatness ever since you clinched the annual Phoenix Lesbian Fireman Championship. I knew then and there that you were destined not only for greatness but to bring others along, some kicking and screaming but there nevertheless, basking in the glory of Quit, savoring freedom and loving life. It's been quite a ride. Looking forward to the next milestone, way out there on the horizon, like the almost risen sun before it kisses the day, out there, waiting for us.
With you all the way my friend.
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My Intro and HOF Speech
Quitters I've met: Cbird, UncleRico, Gregor, KDip, Broccoli-saurus, Croakenhagen, BriagG, Koba….