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Gregorian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-05-07 11:49 AM
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91. My two favorites when I rolled were Drum and Pearl shag.
I really really miss those days. My favorite time in life. Good tobacco. I haven't smoked for thirty years.

We used to put a piece of orange peel in the Pearl bag. I even had my own favorite papers. And super special way of rolling. I could make a cig almost identical to machine rolled. But tucked the end into itself to make a more rigid opening.

The good old days.

Now my lungs get totally beaten to death gasping for air on bike rides. In a good way. What a switch.
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     - My two favorites when I rolled were Drum and Pearl shag.  Gregorian   Oct-05-07 11:49 AM   #91 
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     - You know, the problem is---  shimmergal   Oct-05-07 02:08 AM   #66 
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  - Enhanced perspective.  riverdeep   Oct-04-07 05:35 PM   #43 
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