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    Not what you would expect. Who remembers smoking Cadets.

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    I am having a new bathroom fitted to make life a bit easier. Builder found these under the floor boards,MT, but these must have been one of the cheapest ciggies ever. Looking at the packet you did not get a lot for you money.
    This house was built in 1974 so has been under the floor for 50 years

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    Might be a bit off to smoke them now, damp and all that may have had an effect on them'
    Let us know how they smoke now.
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    Same as Turf just like grass. JS
    Always wondered whether those that rolled their own mixing Justmans and Scotch Cake , if the Scotch Cake was any relation to Sailor Cake. JS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by happy daze john in oz View Post
    Might be a bit off to smoke them now, damp and all that may have had an effect on them'
    Let us know how they smoke now.
    Sorry to disappoint John, thankfully I have been a non smoker for 40 years, even when I did smoke I was a late starter probably when I was 20 /21. Bad habit picked up at sea and the fact that nearly everyone onboard smoked + the price.

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    Started smoking when I was 12 . Smoked my mums capstan plain and my Dads Woodbine (pinched from their open packets.) Went on to smoke Nelson tipped ,Bristol tipped ,Cadet tipped progressed to Benson &Hedges when I went to sea back to Embassy Regal when I came ashore prior to quitting (cold Turkey ) in 1980 . I Had A heart Attack in 2002 and the Doc said if I still smoked I would be dead, He called my type of heart attack “the Widdow maker. I still have an notion for a smoke at times but have never succumbed to temptation
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    My first smoke I was about 8, staying in East Bolden with my great aunt the lad across the road was into every thing, we smoked grass, tobacco, cinnamon sticks and some other crap.
    By the tender age of 16 I was into it big time.
    On UCL buying smokes in Las Palmas at the rate of 200 per silver tea pot I got to around 60/70 Chesterfields a day.
    But once I left the sea the price cut me down, met the wife who was on Rothmans and converted me.
    Fine but in 1972 got the flu and never smoked since.
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    First time I remember anything to do with ciggies, was being out in the street with my brother, picking up dogends. I was about 9 or10. This police car stopped, and the big copper got out and told us off, then took our names. Then he told us to get in the car "coz we woz nicked". He drove us along the road to our house, knocked on the door, my mum opened the door and gave him a kiss, we were shocked. My mum then introduced us to our uncle Ken he was the chief copper of K division met police.
    Our family had many coppers in it as far back as I can remember.

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    Seems to the women that smoke more than the men these days, especially young ones. Probably smoke as part as there weight lose regime. Nicotine surpresses the appetite.
    Mind you there are some girls you see these days need more than a Marlboro Red to supress the need for greed.FatChickBike.jpg

    Just noticed the sparks coming from the rear end of the bike, if she passes wind the effect would be like the after burns kicking in


    Think this
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    Cadet's were too up market for me, I couldn't afford them. I used to smoke Wild Woodbine's. The more affluent of my friends would buy them in packets of 5, as for myself, who could not afford a five pack, used to buy them in ones, one cigarette and two matches. They called them a 'Loosie". I distinctly remember hanging hopefully around my buddies waiting for them to throw away the dog end upon which I would leap frantically to get a last couple of drags out of it. They had a name for fag end bums like me, we were called 'nicker pickers'. I couldn't help it, I was addicted. I blame peer and marketing pressures for this, coupled with the fact that John Wayne smoked like a trooper, he could even roll with one hand while riding a horse......dang,.......and hit a spitoon in the saloon from 20 feet away. After a few years, when I became rich and famous, I could hit a spitoon from 20 feet myself, except that in the high class places which I used to frequent we called them cuspidors, we even had sawdust.

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    Then there were Woodbines and Ships Woodbines, much thicker and smoked better.
    They were also a lot cheaper , but look at price toady, $50 for 20.
    Happy daze John in Oz.

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