Another Contest Winner? Yep!

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The unfortunate part of a “contest” is that there needs to be one “winner“.  With the kind of contest that we recently concluded (without sounding too silly), that EVERYONE was a winner.  After all… these are QUIT stories!  We have a tendency to do things a bit differently at KillTheCan.org … Continue reading

And The Winner Is…

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We’ve been running a contest recently here on the blog and on KillTheCan.org where we asked our members to to send in their quit story.   Here’s a quick recap of the contest: Your Story This contest will be for the “best” quit story.  It can be funny, educational, heart-wrenching, … Continue reading

Heartburn When Quitting Dip

Heartburn

I get asked on the forums quite often about heartburn when quitting dip.  Is it normal?  Does it get better after you quit?  Does it get worse when you quit?  What’t the deal? NOTE: This article talks about some pretty serious stuff (chest pains).  I can speak only from my … Continue reading

5 Words That Can Kill a Quit: ‘Can I Bum A Dip’

Can of Dip

Yesterday was Opening Day for my beloved Cleveland Indians (No jokes please… the psyche of a Cleveland fan is delicate at best).  As I do just about every year, I was there to welcome my team back to the field.  Aside from the fact that it was cold as hell … Continue reading

Your Quit Story – Can It Make You Famous?

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What’s YOUR quit story?  Have you told it before in your Hall of Fame speech?  Have you talked about your trials and tribulations on Quit4Today.com (a blog for quitters by quitters if you’re not familiar).  Whether you’re an accomplished author, a small time blogger or just a quitter with a … Continue reading

Milestones – Keep Striving & Keep Celebrating

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I was asked the other day how I keep my quit “fresh” in my mind.  There are quite a few people that utilize the forums religiously for the first 100 days of their quit and then fade away.  Unfortunately, more often than not, they show up a few months (or … Continue reading

Road Trip – Perfect Time For a Dip? Not Anymore

Road Trip

I found out late last week that I’d been asked in for an on-site interview with a company that I’d be very excited to work for.  SCORE!  The interview / role is in a location about 4 hour from home so you know what that mean… ROAD TRIP!  After I … Continue reading

Canker Sores – In The Mind of a Former Dipper

Canker Sore What Now

I’ve been quit now for over 5 years.  Unfortunately it took me over 17 years to smarten up to the point where I made my decision and actually quit dipping.  These days it’s very rare that I even think about dipping other than when I’m posting roll on the forums. … Continue reading

Us vs Them In a Nutshell

Us vs Them

I often get asked how we differ from other quit sites out there.  I typically don’t really respond other than to tell folks to check us out and see if they like what they find.  More often than not folks tend to stick around. Every once in a while, we’ll … Continue reading

Ringing In 2012 With Some HUGE Numbers!

Happy New Year 2012

Happy New Year quitters and welcome to 2012!!!  2011 was another great year for KillTheCan.org and I thought I’d share some numbers with you. At the end of 2011, we had surpassed the 10,000 member mark and sat at 10,258 members.  That’s an increase of 3,300 members in 2011 (up … Continue reading