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  1. Thanks mate. When I said better sticks than other packagings I also included 25 cabs in that lot...
  2. Whenever one of my favourite sticks is available in a 50 cab that is what I buy. For one I find that those big boxes don't fly off the shelf as fast as smaller boxes. So I usually get a box that is one year old minimum. For two, and this is where it gets very subjective, in my opinion 50 cabs come with a "better" quality of sticks. I've picked up the odd comment here and there about this over the years. Like I said: subjective. To the proud owner of a 50 cab there are no cuter cabs out there! :-) But the logical me can't see why during packing the better cigars would be allocated to the big
  3. I believe Smallclub and Orion are dead right. For cigar board members to account for most of the CC consumption, each member would have to consume (purchase and/or smoke) anywhere between 5 and 20 cigars per day. This is based on a yearly CC production of 81.5 M cigars for 2010 (Telegraph, 14 Jun, 2011 - "Cuban cigar sales on the rise again"). Board membership is the total of CA (32,441), ICC (3,489) and FOH (7,539) for the 5 cigars per day figure and the total of ICC and FOH only for the 20 cigars per day figure. Reality is probably much higher since multi-board membership is assumed to be
  4. There is a nice cigar shop near where I live and, as luck would have it, the owner is as curious about cigars as he is knowledgeable. So I make a point of dropping in every once in a while to see what new treasure he hides in his secret humidor. He knows me for what I am: a hard-core Cuban cigar smoker. Full-stop. So I was surprised when during my last visit he disappeared and came back with a cellophane wrapped stick in his hand and said – “You might want to try this one…” “What is it?” I asked. “Dominican” he replied, “it is a Davidoff, entirely made from local leafs, including the wrap
  5. Greetings Brothers and Sisters, Habanos S.A. has been in receipt of the petition letter and of the list of signatures since September 1st. To-date there has been neither acknowledgement or formal reply. Until further notice this silence must stand as the most eloquent of replies. I want to thank you all again for supporting the petition and I hope that none of your preferred current vitolas are on death row. Cheers Dan
  6. Allright then if you are serious about getting THE ultimate classic bike here it is... And for those of you who are curious here is a neat video on the beast.
  7. Update at the time of petition closing: 318 signatures. Thanks to each and everyone who signed and commented. The letter and list of signatories (names only) have now been sent to Habanos S.A. and Altadis. Any reply will be posted on the Forum. iPetitions will remove the petition and delete all data related: names and email adresses. Moderators please lock this thread. Cheers Dan
  8. Status as of August 26th. 307 signatures Cheers Dan Reminder: the petition closes this coming Friday.
  9. I have been testing this for some time now and WOW, it works! It really makes sense if you think about it... Thanks a lot mate! Cheers Dan
  10. Update as of July 19 th 302 signatures. Cheers Dan Only two more weeks to go...
  11. Status as of August 12th. 293 signatures Reminder: the petition will close at the end of the month. Cheers Dan
  12. Status as of July 5th. 289 signatures Next update on July 12th. Reminder: the petition closes at the end of August.
  13. Guantanamera Cristales! Everything is better after...
  14. Update as of August 1st, 20h30 CET 281 signatures PLEASE NOTE: The petition will close at the end of August. Updates will be given on a weekly basis. Cheers Dan

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