New WOW Vapor Chicago vape shop

BHam and Kevin

Have you heard about our new vape shop in Chicago? E-Cigs by WOW Vapor just opened in the Lincoln Square neighborhood at 2307-B W. Lawrence Ave. on the corner of Western and Lawrence. If you’ve ever been to our flagship store in Northbrook, you probably know Kevin. He’s now the store manager at the new store. Vicky, who used to be a customer service rep at Vapor4Life is now the assistant store manager.

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V4L forum gets a new look

This is a guest blog post by Morandir. About November of last year the V4L forum started having a lot of loading issues (not to mention other problems). By December it became almost impossible to post from a computer due to all the lag, and it only got worse from there. On the 19th of that month though everything changed. The new head of the IT department at V4L upgraded the forum software and now it’s useable once again.

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Help stop a vaping ban in Evanston, IL!

Let your voice be heard! [Image courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons http://bit.ly/19to8hw]

Vapers, we need your help! The Evanston City Council (Chicago suburb) will hear testimony and likely vote on a vaping ban this coming Monday, October 14. The hearing will take place around 7:30 p.m. at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center at 2100 Ridge Ave. in Evanston, IL. The Ordinance No. 80-0-13 would prohibit the sale of ecigs and e-liquid to minors, but ALSO ban vaping wherever smoking is banned in the city.

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Vaping podcast contest

I’m excited to announce that Vapor4Life will start doing podcasts! A few times each week you’ll be able to listen in as we give ecig and vaping news and info.

Now that we’re doing podcasts, we need a name! So help us out and give us some suggestions. We’ll pick one in about a week. The winner will receive a Vapor Zeus Starter Kit! So what are you waiting for? Get thinking and post your ideas in the comment section below. Thanks and good luck!

UPDATE: Thanks for all the awesome suggestions guys! We decided on the name “Let’s Clear the Air” from Alex Krohn. Woo hoo!

Vape Face Contest

 

Mike R. posted his "vape face" pic on our Facebook page

Mike R. posted his “vape face” pic on our Facebook page

UPDATE: We’ve extended our contest until Friday, May 24!

Today begins our Facebook “Vape Face Contest”! What is a “vape face”? This e-cig term is used to describe the image resulting from taking a photo while vaping.

The Contest

Starting today you can enter to win a brand new Vapor Zeus e-cig battery and vaping supplies for a year! To upload your picture, simply go to our Facebook page, and click on the “Vapor Zeus Contest” tab. Using this Woobox application on Facebook, upload a photo of yourself using any Vapor4Life product. Then have your friends vote for your picture. The photo with the most votes wins. Entrants and voters must “Like” our Facebook page to take part. 

Recap of VapeBash 2

On Friday, Vapor4Life went to the second annual VapeBash, an ecig convention in Rosemont, Illinois. It was packed, with over 1,600 vapers in attendance! I heard the Windy City Vapers Club (who put on the event) actually ran out of name badges on the first day (now that is a good problem to have)! There were so many people there in fact, it was a little hard to hear, and almost hard to see people with all the vapor that hung in the air.

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YouTube Contest Winners Announced!

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We are pleased to announce the winners of our YouTube contest: ononeharbinger and Alex Krohn! Both these gentleman put together fantastic videos and published them on YouTube. Mr. Krohn won second place and will be receiving a black XL 1300mAh Automatic Dial-A-Volt battery and charger, as well as a $75 Vapor4Life gift certificate. View his video: “My Vapor4Life experience”.

ononeharbinger won our first place prize of a blue XL 1300mAh battery and charger, and a $200 gift certificate to Vapor4Life. His video entry is titled “A story about a Vapor4Life vaper for life”.

Be sure to check out both of their videos! If you’ve made a video about Vapor4Life or your electronic cigarette experiences in general, we want to know! Put a link to your video in the comment section below so we can see it. We might feature your video on Pinterest!