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  1. General Cigar Discussion
    My lady does not know much and never will for she is not smart; however, she came up w/ the best response to people who get nasty someone is smoking or doing other things they don't like. We were sitting outside & I was smoking. Some ladies were nearby and in Thai loudly said something about...
  2. Tobacco Legislation
    Dear Koby: Thank you for contacting me regarding the Tobacco Tax Parity Act, H.R. 4439. I appreciate hearing your thoughts on this issue. As you may know, H.R. 4439 would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose the same rate of tax on pipe tobacco as is imposed on roll-your-own...
  3. General Cigar Discussion
    Many of us found the Monster Mash up on cigarmonster last week with Halloween and enjoyed it. It didn't hurt that they had a box of Oliva V Lanceros for $99 shipped either... However, I wrote to them in praise of deciding to continue the mash up as of yesterday. I thought their response was...
  4. General Cigar Discussion
    this was orginally supposed to be a response to a post...(a big thank you) but i thought it would be a better thread. there was a posted about noobie confusion regarding cigars. when i was first getting into cigars i remember looking at my friends Famous-Smoke mag and saying "holy crap"...
  5. General Cigar Discussion
    Am interested in what cigar brothers/sisters have to say about perception regarding a cigar and their behavioral response to it! For instance, does one's perception of a cigar really affect your behavioral response to it???? If someone says, "that cigar is a dog rocket, do you try it and...
  6. General Discussion
    Just got a congratulatory letter from my electric company (Dominion) stating that I have been chosen... http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/dominion-virginia-power-ready-begin/story.aspx?guid=%7B8B8CAC23-94CD-408B-9A3B-A88B21438C5E%7D Has anyone ever heard of this? Doing research now, but...
  7. General Cigar Discussion
    Last week I got a few things off the devil site, two of which were cans of Colibri. I got my order and everything was there except for the butane. I thought strange, but maybe they have to send it on it's own, but why would they send this order UPS not USPS then? Anyway I have sent three emails...
  8. Cigar Bombs
    Kenny decided it was necessary to retaliate. Crummy picture but the blues are a couple of the "old discontinued" Oliva Maduro's + 3 sticks I have never sampled before. And of course their is the hat...since I already have one now my wife and I can go out into public as twins and irritate the...
  9. Tobacco Legislation
    Below is the response I got from my congressman. I used CA's email utility to send my request that he not support the current SCHIP bill. Oh well I didn't vote for him the first time. :mad: Thank you for contacting me about the Children's Health and Medicare Protection (CHAMP) Act of...
  10. Tobacco Legislation
    Dear Mr. No1der: Thank you for contacting me regarding H.R. 976, the Children's Health Insurance Reauthorization Act. I appreciate hearing from you on this issue. As you may know, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) was authorized by Congress as a state-federal...
  11. Tobacco Legislation
    Ok I called his office, left a VM with all of the talking points Cigar Diva layed out for us. And this is what I got back. Sounds Like a good guy! Dear Mr. Flores Iii: Thank you for contacting me regarding funding for the State Childrens Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) through increased...
  12. Tobacco Legislation
    Ok I called her office, left a VM with all of the talking points Cigar Diva layed out for us. And this is what I got back. Dear Mr. Flores III: Thank you for contacting me regarding tobacco taxes. I welcome your thoughts and comments on this issue. The federal tax rate on cigarettes remained...
  13. Tobacco Legislation
    I emailed her right before the Senate vote on SCHIP. Received the automated email response today. "Thank you for taking the time to contact me through my website. I believe that it is essential to know what is on the minds of the people it is my honor to represent in Washington...
  14. Tobacco Legislation
    God Bless my Congressman: "Thank you for contacting me regarding proposals in Congress to raise tobacco taxes to fund the State Children's Health Insurance Program, or SCHIP. I understand and share your concerns. Although I believe that SCHIP is a vitally important program, I do not believe...
  15. Tobacco Legislation
    Given the fact that this email was sent to dozens of others, I can only assume that mine was never read and that the words "smoking ban" simply triggered my inclusion into an email group...likely assuming that I am a proponent of ban legislation. The following is what I received today. Note...
  16. General Pipe Forum
    Ever since my dear little wife has known me I have had a humidor filled with premium cigars. Every now and then she will even join me for a smoke. That attitude took a big 180 this weekend when we were camping and I pulled out my new corn cob pipe! :r For whatever reason, the pipe symbolized...
  17. Cigar Accessory Questions
    Those of you who use wireless sensors have agreed in my other threads that these things respond WAY too slowly to changes. If you're interested in a fast, fun project to kill some time on a weekend, I have developed a 'workaround' for how to improve the response rate. It requires only a few...
  18. Jokes Forum
    Recently, in a speech delivered at a Technical Convention, Bill Gates compared the computer industry with the auto industry and stated, "If the auto industry had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25.00 cars that got 1,000 miles to the gallon". The...
  19. Habanos Discussion
    I don't know about you guys. I think the embargo is just fine. There is not enough of the top shelf leaf to supply us if it is open to free trade and no guarentee of better $. :u
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