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Old 18th Aug 2008, 10:26   #1
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Where to buy a cigar in Manchester.

Title says it all, I'm looking for somthing better than you get at a cheap news agents though.


Soa good brand would also be a nice hint


Won't be here in manc long so quick replys needed.

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Old 18th Aug 2008, 10:27   #2
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There used to be a nice shop on Deansgate that sold cigars and whisky... I can't remember where though.
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Old 18th Aug 2008, 10:29   #3
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know the name?

I don't mind wondering a bit

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Old 18th Aug 2008, 10:31   #4
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There used to be a nice shop on Deansgate that sold cigars and whisky... I can't remember where though.
I can't remember the name either but I know that it's roughly across the road from Moon Under Water, definately remember them selling a wide range of cigars there.


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know the name?

I don't mind wondering a bit
Nope..

Just go for a walk.. shouldn't take too long.
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Old 18th Aug 2008, 10:32   #6
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where's this moon under water place?

Don't know my way around deansgate that well.

Recomend a good brand of cigar?

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Old 18th Aug 2008, 10:38   #7
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Recomend a good brand of cigar?
I guess it depends on your budget but a quick search reveals this thread which offers a few options.

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where's this moon under water place?

Don't know my way around deansgate that well.

Recomend a good brand of cigar?

It's exactly the opposite end of deansgate from Beetham Tower.

If you follow Market street to the very bottom and then carry straight on past Marks & Spencers, you'll come to a crossroads, turn left there and you're on Deansgate. Start there and keep on the left hand side of the road and you'll come across it pretty soon.


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Old 18th Aug 2008, 10:41   #9
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where's this moon under water place?

Don't know my way around deansgate that well.

Recomend a good brand of cigar?
Moon Under Water's a Wetherspoons on Deansgate.

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=M3%202FN
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I guess it depends on your budget but a quick search reveals this thread which offers a few options.
Cheers budget is fairly high £20-30 as it's for an important occasion.


Bolivar Coronas Gigantes Full flavour 47ring gauge - this one sounds quite good, as I'd like it to last a while.

Would i need to buy somthing to cut the end off or could they do it for me/could i bite it

I r noob at cigars.

Would i just work in and ask for that ?

*I get anxius in new situations and tend to mutter so any forward advice is apreceated

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Light it with a wooden match to preserve the flavour

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Old 18th Aug 2008, 10:45   #12
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I know next to nothing about cigars but from reading that thread a Bolivar probably isn't the best option if you aren't used to smoking them. You can probably bite the end off but I don't think it is usually recommended, a proper cigar cutter would be less likely to damage the end but it is up to you.

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I know next to nothing about cigars but from reading that thread a Bolivar probably isn't the best option if you aren't used to smoking them. You can probably bite the end off but I don't think it is usually recommended, a proper cigar cutter would be less likely to damage the end but it is up to you.
Well I do smoke quite a bit, and do enjoy the nicotine rush (hence the choice ) Wouldn't really want to buy a cutter as it's probbably only going to be used this once.

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Mates dad was a cigar smoker, got part of his larnyx and tongue removed due to cancer
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Mates dad was a cigar smoker, got part of his larnyx and tongue removed due to cancer
9 people die every day in the UK due to car accidents...

I'll take my chances.

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Well I do smoke quite a bit, and do enjoy the nicotine rush (hence the choice ) Wouldn't really want to buy a cutter as it's probbably only going to be used this once.
Fair enough, enjoy it but please reassure me that the important occasion isn't you about to become a father? Please?

Oh and yes, I'd just go in and ask, I'm sure you won't be the first person who has been a little unsure about how to ask for a cigar.

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Old 18th Aug 2008, 10:57   #17
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You could try Olive just next to the university North Campus (old UMIST campus) they do very nice sannies aswell.

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I heard you can buy cancer from the cancer shop.
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Fair enough, enjoy it but please reassure me that the important occasion isn't you about to become a father? Please?
Oh god no.

I think I should have a vasectomy for the good of mankind tbh


It's just today I learnt a lesson Ive been needing for a long time (came at quite a cost though).

Most people might not think of it as a thing to celebrate, but for me it is, I think things are going to get better for me from now on, and I fancy celebrating

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I heard you can buy cancer from the cancer shop.
Awesome

I'll take 5

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It's just today I learnt a lesson Ive been needing for a long time (came at quite a cost though).

Most people might not think of it as a thing to celebrate, but for me it is, I think things are going to get better for me from now on, and I fancy celebrating
Well, what was it?
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Well, what was it?
Not somthing I want to whine about on the internet

It's one of the few things that's personal to me and i would like to keep it that way

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You can usually get a cheap plastic cutter for a few quid definately worth getting if your looking at spending that much on a cigar

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It's close, but no cigar.
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You can usually get a cheap plastic cutter for a few quid definately worth getting if your looking at spending that much on a cigar
Ahh ok, Reckon they would cut it for me if i asked?


I have a bit of dutch curage at the moment so should be able to without sounding like I've just has a stroke

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It's close, but no cigar.
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Not somthing I want to whine about on the internet

It's one of the few things that's personal to me and i would like to keep it that way
Has someone told you to man-up?

No problems
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Has someone told you to man-up?
Yes, me

It's a new era for me, tbh I feel ****ing excited, (and massivly scared) so if in the next few weeks there are a few drunken threads from me about my life please take pitty

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Ahh ok, Reckon they would cut it for me if i asked?
They'll cut it for you I'm pretty sure but I'd always assumed that you should only cut the end off just shortly before smoking the cigar. This isn't based on anything more than guesswork though.

//edit and I hope the realisation is worth it, whatever it is.

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They'll cut it for you I'm pretty sure but I'd always assumed that you should only cut the end off just shortly before smoking the cigar. This isn't based on anything more than guesswork though.

//edit and I hope the realisation is worth it, whatever it is.
Well I'll be smoking it very shortly after buying it

Thanks for the hlep guys, think I'll play about on intertent for a few more mins then head off

And I definatly think it was worth it.

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