Figurado October 2018

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  1. Opforty

    Opforty B&M Bomber Donor 2

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    I'm declaring October to be the month of Figurado appreciation. Everybody loves Lancero February, and why not; it's a great month for smoking great sticks. But how about we show some love for the other difficult to roll vitolas? Salamones, perfectos, culebras...hell, even Torpedos, pirimades, and belis are all included. These vitolas are works of art and they deserve their own month.

    To celebrate proper, I'm burning one of every figurado I have in my stash & posting it in this thread, and I want you to do the same.

    To make it official I'm running a contest all month. At the end of October, I will pick 3 entrants at random and they will win a premium 5 pack of smokes + one of these bad boys

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    So who's in?

    What is a figurado? - http://www.botl.org/threads/figurado-october-2018.93980/#post-2076816



    CONTEST RULES

    *To enter post a picture of your smoke as well as the brand/name/marca. The stick must be burning so we know your actually smoking it.

    *You may submit one entry every day between October 1 and October 31, for a maximum of 31 entry's per person. Any entry's submitted before or after the contest dates are cute, but will not be counted.

    *Each submission to the contest must be a different cigar. For example, If you smoke 25 Flor de las Antilles Torpedos and post the pics you will get 1 entry into the contest, not 25! An exception will be made for different vitolas from the same brand (e.g. Partagas culebra and presidente will each get you an entry even though they are from the same marca.)

    *Contest is open to any member in good standing on BOTL.

    *Winners will be chosen by random number generator and be posted in the Contest forum sometime after October 31.





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  2. Glassman

    Glassman Glass Gars Guns Garden Donor 1

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    Nice! I like it. (y)
     
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    nc_6789 Nick

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    You’ve just made me realize I’ve never smoked nor own any figurados?! How’s it possible? I have to check my wino again lol
     
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    You don't?... How is it possible?... help me out someone.
     
  5. MikeZ37

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    I dig it
     
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    bwhite220 Brandon | BotM Jan 2038 Donor 3

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    You know I’ll follow you into the depths of Mordor, @Opforty! I’m your Samwise and I am IN!
     
  7. Opforty

    Opforty B&M Bomber Donor 2

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    This seems like something I can get in on. Just need to remember to post it here and the Today’s smoke thread....

    You’ve set yourself up for annihilation. And hopefully it’ll land at your new mailbox.


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    I'm in!
     
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    TORPEDO MONTH!!!

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    Fancy cigar time, yay!!!
     
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    for me - its (Tat) monster October... but i can get behind this if they overlap haha
     
  13. nc_6789

    nc_6789 Nick

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    Lol that’s not what I was going for, I just really was shocked by the realization
     
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    mjones9630 Who?

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    I'm fairly confident that sharks would count @nc_6789 :D
     
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    mjones9630 Who?

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    Also, sounds like a cool idea. I've got a few funky shaped sticks lying around... Might as well burn em!
     
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    Well if you'd keep em out of your back pocket, you wouldn't have that problem!
     
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    irratebass www.blindmanspuff.com

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    Ever since I've discovered the "Dickman Cut" I am no longer afraid of belis, or torps. Now I have go through my stash, get out my odd shapes along with my Monsters for Oct. Nice Idea Mike
     
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    nc_6789 Nick

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    Ahhhhhhh I think I may have been confused damn noob in me still shows sometimes
     
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    Sounds like a plan. Been crazy recently and haven’t smoked much so I’ll have to line up the torps.
     
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    Opforty B&M Bomber Donor 2

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    I was going to say, never even a fuente hemingway?

    There are two types of cigatrs basically: Parejo and Figurado. A Parejo has straight sides and a rounded head, like probably 95% of the cigars you smoke. A Figurado is pretty much anything that tapers on the sides.

    Here is a quick list of vitolas that would count:

    Torpedo, Pirimade, Belicoso, chisel, 109, Salomon, Flying Pig, Diadema, Perfecto, culebra.

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