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PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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shows how much I know I thought that was a tiny amount Shocked


I know from my days as a tobacco smoker and from my dear old Grandfather who used to talk about his 'half ounce of A1' (or later Golden Virginia). This would last him a week - a solid block 3 or 4 inches long. Later, when it all went metric, I think it bacame 12.5 grammes.
My Grandad's r-y-o of choice was this one:



Meanwhile my Nan's cigarette was:


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My Dad used to send me down the road to the paper shop to get his ounce of A1 (and he later switched to Golden Virginia too) and a box of Swan Vesta. Probably started when I was 9 or 10. Mrs Walter's in the shop knew me so I had no problem getting it either. Imagine that nowadays. My Dad would probably have been arrested and I'd have ended up in care!




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PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Haha!

Nice anecdote, FS Cool
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fang Sheng wrote:
My Dad used to send me down the road to the paper shop to get his ounce of A1 (and he later switched to Golden Virginia too) and a box of Swan Vesta. Probably started when I was 9 or 10. Mrs Walter's in the shop knew me so I had no problem getting it either. Imagine that nowadays. My Dad would probably have been arrested and I'd have ended up in care!




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