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ashunnar



Age : 41
Location : Dubai
Registration date : 2013-06-06

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PostSubject: A hot place in concept and weather   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyThu Jun 06, 2013 4:57 pm

Hi Bros,

This ashunnar from, a city that has not many pipe smokers, Dubai.

Nevertheless, the locals here smoke a different kind of pipe called "Medwakh".

Its a narrow pipe with a small bowl good for one or two puffs. The tobacco used gives an unbelievable nic buzz in every drag. No flavor though.

I've been watching many posts for a while and community interests me, and that's why I joined.

I


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Hermit

Hermit

Age : 66
Location : Ascension Parish
Registration date : 2008-04-22

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PostSubject: Re: A hot place in concept and weather   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyThu Jun 06, 2013 5:06 pm

Welcome to BoB.
We have a lot of International members,
but you may be the first from Dubai.
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ashunnar



Age : 41
Location : Dubai
Registration date : 2013-06-06

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PostSubject: Thanks Hermit   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyThu Jun 06, 2013 5:26 pm

Thanks Hermit. Have you seen the pipe that I am talking about. This thing could price upto as good as a high quality aged briar. Use this word "Midwakh" in wikipedia.
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pepesdad1

pepesdad1

Age : 76
Location : Tallahassee, Florida
Registration date : 2013-03-03

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PostSubject: A hot place in concept and weather   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyThu Jun 06, 2013 5:37 pm

Welcome to BoB. International members always welcome.
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Harlock999

Harlock999

Location : Los Angeles
Registration date : 2010-10-22

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PostSubject: Re: A hot place in concept and weather   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyThu Jun 06, 2013 5:41 pm

Welcome!
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Hermit

Hermit

Age : 66
Location : Ascension Parish
Registration date : 2008-04-22

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PostSubject: Re: A hot place in concept and weather   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyThu Jun 06, 2013 6:26 pm

ashunnar wrote:
Thanks Hermit. Have you seen the pipe that I am talking about. This thing could price upto as good as a high quality aged briar. Use this word "Midwakh" in wikipedia.

Had to Google it.
Interesting, but prolly not my style. Wink
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DrT999

DrT999

Age : 61
Location : Piedmont of North Carolina
Registration date : 2011-08-31

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PostSubject: Re: A hot place in concept and weather   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyThu Jun 06, 2013 7:40 pm

Welcome to the forums! I hope you enjoy your time here

"T"
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Carlos

Age : 62
Location : Chestnut, IL
Registration date : 2007-12-10

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PostSubject: Re: A hot place in concept and weather   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyThu Jun 06, 2013 10:33 pm

Welcome. I met a fellow at the Chicago show that was importing and selling various forms of middle eastern tobaccos. This type was one of them. He says that it is becoming more popular as time passes. Very strong stuff.

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ashunnar



Age : 41
Location : Dubai
Registration date : 2013-06-06

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PostSubject: Thanks for the warm welcoming guys   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyFri Jun 07, 2013 3:25 am

Thanks a lot for all of you for the warm welcoming.

Trust that I will enjoy my time here. Dubai is a very busy city and one needs a bit of rest and relaxation at the end of day.

That is always fulfilled with a draw on a good pipe. And all of that becomes better when it is done with people who share the same like all of us in this forum.

Wish y'all good times.

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DrT999

DrT999

Age : 61
Location : Piedmont of North Carolina
Registration date : 2011-08-31

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PostSubject: Re: A hot place in concept and weather   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyFri Jun 07, 2013 6:29 am

RE: Dokha (the tobacco for the Medwakh)



Thinking on this, I bet all those who smoke tambolaka, 5 brothers, and GH & SG ropes will be after some of this stuff soon, if they weren't already!

http://www.dokhausa.com/#!where

http://www.dokha.com/

Have fun, guys!
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ashunnar



Age : 41
Location : Dubai
Registration date : 2013-06-06

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PostSubject: Re: A hot place in concept and weather   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyFri Jun 07, 2013 3:45 pm

Dr. T,

Actually smoking it is not really bad. Especially for cigarette smokers. I know loads of people who quit the habit by beginning with this then gradually smoking it occasionally, socially, or don;t anymore.

However, worth keeping it in a collectors bunch also.
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Harbinger

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Age : 52
Location : Wauwatosa, WI
Registration date : 2012-12-30

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PostSubject: Re: A hot place in concept and weather   A hot place in concept and weather EmptySun Jun 09, 2013 7:13 am

Welcome to BoB!!! cheers
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AJ

AJ

Age : 71
Location : East of the Rocky Mountains
Registration date : 2012-03-18

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PostSubject: Re: A hot place in concept and weather   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyMon Jun 10, 2013 7:44 am

Welcome aboard.
AJ
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ashunnar



Age : 41
Location : Dubai
Registration date : 2013-06-06

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PostSubject: Jealousy   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyMon Jun 10, 2013 3:14 pm

Actually, I feel a bit jealous of you guys. Y'all got a variety of tobacco to try out there. Here in Dubai, we only have the ready packed ones and they're numbered.

Captain Black, Colts, Larsens, Riff, Davidoff, Mac Baren Amphora and a few others. And tobacco importation needs a permit that costs loads of money

Excited that I am visiting Canada in July, am gonna try out as much blends as I can.

And continuous thanks again to all who've been greeting me and will greet me.

AShunnar
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Briar Spirit

Briar Spirit

Age : 51
Location : England UK
Registration date : 2012-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: A hot place in concept and weather   A hot place in concept and weather EmptyThu Jun 13, 2013 1:12 am

Nice to meet you, welcome to BoB.


Most images on the net don't give a true idea to the size of Medwakh pipes, have a butchers: http://m.gulfnews.com/polopoly_fs/1.1097477!/image/3875312799.jpg_gen/derivatives/box_310/3875312799.jpg
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