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It gives you a brief time to take a break, just chat, and maybe even meet someone new. (I have some friends who I met for the first time through taking a smoke break.) It is also sometimes fun to be sneaking off and doing something perceived as naughty. It gives you something pleasurable to do when you are feeling pensive or bored. Some people find smoking to be sexy or alluring. (I know others hold the opposite opinion.) -It's a good stress reliever for those who depend on it. -It goes great with an alcoholic drink. -It gives you something to do when you are awkwardly just standing somewhere waiting for someone or something. -It can help keep weight down. (When I was a smoker I considered it dessert after a good meal and would therefore never order dessert.) Many who quit gain weight because they substitute the smoking with putting food in their mouth instead. -It can help you start a conversation with someone who you want to talk to that is smoking -It is good for certain substance abusers--for example, in rehab smoking is not banned as the other drugs are because that is considered okay in comparison to the drugs these people crave.