Oooh, now I feel like a rich person with my two USB webcams. Bwa-ha-ha-ha!Now that everyone in my company is working from home due to the current Coronavirus situation, we've had to cancel our monthly happy hour socials. Not to be kept down the younger members of our office decided to host a virtual Thirsty Thursday via Zoom meeting (webcam) last night. Everyone on the call was inside their house, except for myself and one of my friends and co-worker who I trade cigars with; we had set up our laptops outside in our back yards. 5 minutes into the call we opened our humidors, grabbed a cigar, and lit up one of my home rolls while shooting the breeze with our compatriots. 10 minutes later almost everyone else on the call had moved outside too! The power of suggestion is strong LOL. It was also decided we would be doing this weekly for the duration.
Two other things I've learned this week. 1) The built in webcams on laptops are not great. 2) You can't buy a real webcam right now for love or money! Every vendor is sold out.
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Is this the CV Criollo or the normal one?What you have here is four blends, each wrapped in Habano and CT. These blends are 4 leaves WLT C(riollo)98 + .5 leaf of a different viso or ligero. This means that the C98 is a fine filler on its own, and that I am now trying smidges of other stuff to see if any of those smidges improves things. The 9th C98 stick is only wrapped in the Habano; the 10th is a deconstructed Cuban corona reconstructed as a Habano-wrapped robusto. These cigars are also a continuation of my misadventures in Dominican wrapping.
No, I don't. But with 6,000 sticks' worth and five years of smoking this stuff and keeping a detailed spreadsheet, I'm able to make notes that convey to me what I tasted. Plus I have some bolder terms like "sucked," "terrible," "soft and slightly sweet," "Peppery," which are useful for me. So If I've got ten similar blends and 9 "sucked" but one was "very good," I use that to start dialing things in.Please share your results/thoughts when you can
When testing new blends and variations, I find it extremely helpful to smoke several at once. The differences and nuances stand out much clearer this way, at least to me. Do you do something similar?