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  1. Joebiech

    Cigar fails

    Something doesn't seem right about this cigar...
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    Recent Purchase Credit Card Issues

    I placed an order a couple of weeks ago and received my package safely. However, this last weekend I received an email from the vendor about charge disputes between them and their card processor. They are asking I reverse the charge and allow their bank to charge me. I am just wondering if...
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    View New Content Glitch?

    Does anybody else have this problem or is it just me? When I go to View New Content and get more than 2 pages of new posts, when I go to the second page the first 5-6 posts from the first page seem to be at the top of the second page. At first I just thought that I read too slow and these...
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    For all those that wanted to quit their jobs,0,3826093.story In a nutshell: A JetBlue flight attendant got into an argument with a passenger on a jetliner arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday, cursed the passenger...
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    This is a heads up to those with type II diabetes or have friends/family who might and take Avandia by GSK for treatment. If you have not been following the news, Avandia is currently under fire for causing increased chances of heart problems (shown to cause a 43 percent increase in the risk of...
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    Super Mario Bros. Crossover

    I know many of us like to slack off at times at work with flash based games. I haven't had a chance to try it out because work blocks game sites, but this is the most amazing thing I have seen all day/week/month. For those of us who grew up with the original Nintendo how awesome is Super Mario...
  7. Joebiech

    Beer Stein + Science

    Not sure if anybody else has seen this but it seemed like an awesome idea. LINK I have seen dewar flasks at work all the time but never thought of putting beer in it. Shows how stupid I am. :(
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    Johnnie Walker Gold XR

    I was going through the duty free and picked up a bottle of Johnnie Walker Gold XR. I don't have a picture to post as of this moment, but I haven't been able to find any information about it online. Just wondering if anybody had some info or some previous experience. The sales person did tell...
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    Building of Disneyland

    I know a lot of the brother head out to Disneyland, be it for the kids or for themselves. I found an interesting youtube timelapse video showing the building of Disneyland. I thought it was interesting in a historical sense to see something so iconic rise up from the ground. Just wanted to...
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    Daivd Carradine

    Little out of the blue, but apparently David Carradine has passed. Suicide? LINK TO STORY edited to add: sorry didn't know a thread already existed
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    Smoking in Long Beach, CA

    It seems these days that we are not allowed anywhere. With new laws in place daily to extinguish our hobby at least some people are fighting back. I'm not sure how to embed the article into the post directly so here is a link to those interested. LINK Weird how I read about Long Beach from...
  12. Joebiech

    Godiva 25% off

    Hello to all and happy holidays. I came upon a friends and family coupon for Godiva and thought I would pass it onto the fine people here. 25% off Hope it works and I will be heading in after work today to pick some up for the office people. Happy holidays
  13. Joebiech

    Foot in Brain?

    I work in the science industry and have always found science to be interesting. A summarized version of the story is that a baby was born with a foot in his brain. Here is the link to the whole story. CLICK ME A quick warning to all that the picture might be a bit odd. I hope this doesn't...
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    Macallan Tasting LA area

    Hope this is not a repeat post, but seems like an interesting deal for $5. Link It seems to be coming up soon at the end of the month. Date & Time * Tuesday, 10/28/2008 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm * Tuesday, 10/28/2008 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm * Wednesday, 10/29/2008 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm *...
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    Beer Steins

    October is around the corner and Oktoberfest has started already. I would really like to get a stein of my own but would like to see what everybody else is using. Put down the smokes for a second and show me your steins. Thanks
  16. Joebiech

    Incredible Hulk

    Not sure if this has been posted or if it is just old news, but the American Medical Association (AMA) Alliance wants the Incredible Hulk to be pushed up to rated R instead of PG13 because it depicts one of its characters smoking cigars throughout the movie. I normally don't mind fringe groups...
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    Joe Cigar Deal 5/13/08

    Seem like a good deal. 20 sticks for 40 bucks. JoeCigar and also a review on cigarpass for those who don't feel like using the search function
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    Searching for Bday present

    Hi all I turn to you fine gentlemen and ladies for advice. I am looking to purchase a bday present for a buddy of mine. He is relatively still new to the world of cigars, but is learning quickly. I am thinking of getting the GOF lighter and cigar set or the 2007 JOURNEY TO CHATEAU DE LA...
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    The non-cuban domestic counterparts

    First off, I don't post very often but I do read almost every post and refresh the site for new posts 2-3 times daily. I know that there are tons of brands out there to try (I do very much enjoy the Padrons and the pepins and numerous other cigars recommended by all the members of the board. I...
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    To salt test or not to salt test

    I have tried to find the correct answer to my question by searching through the vast amount of posts regarding digital hygrometers. What is the correct way to calibrate a digital hygrometer? Most people seem to recommend the time tested salt test method for most of their digital hygrometers...