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Perception of young guy smoking cigars.

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by ozymandias, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. ozymandias

    ozymandias Senior member

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    Just trying to get a consensus here.

    What do you think when you see young guys (19-27) smoking cigars. Is it cool, or does it come off try-hard. What do you think.
     
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    If the thought comes to your mind that it is "trying to hard", then it most likely is. The answer to your question is yes. The only reason you should by a cigar at that age is for a blunt wrap.
     
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    Likely. Herfing is about the taste and personal enjoyment, not to be a cockfaug in front of some acquaintances.
     
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    you can tell when someone is enjoying a cigar vs. blowing smoke.
     
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    you can tell when someone is enjoying a cigar vs. blowing smoke.

    I agree. The douches are the kids in casinos walking around with Greycliffs and Opus Xs coughing and looking for places to spit. A young man enjoying a cigar and a cup of coffee at a lounge, however, is not a douche by any means.
     
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    What do you think when you see young guys (19-27) smoking cigars. Is it cool, or does it come off try-hard. What do you think.

    As try-hard as anything else you're likely to do.
     
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    Smoking a cigar like anything else depends on how you do it and the persona you emit. If you are doing it because you genuinely like smoking and enjoy the craftsmanship you likely will not look foolish. If you are trying to put on appearances and play dress up with the cigar you will. If you take it as enjoying fine wine and friends, you'll be fine.
     
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    Smoking a cigar like anything else depends on how you do it and the persona you emit. If you are doing it because you genuinely like smoking and enjoy the craftsmanship you likely will not look foolish. If you are trying to put on appearances and play dress up with the cigar you will. If you take it as enjoying fine wine and friends, you'll be fine.

    +1. I am young, yet I love scotch, I don't drink it for aesthetic reasons. Yet if I order it, I get the sense that someone may think I'm the goober newb.
     
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    +1. I am young, yet I love scotch, I don't drink it for aesthetic reasons. Yet if I order it, I get the sense that someone may think I'm the goober newb.

    You're young, you should be doing Cuervo shots out of the waitress's asshole in the back alley.
     
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    Being the guy who orders a $15 pour of single malt when his friends are dropping Jegerbombs isn't usually too cool. I'm not defending Jeger or shit like that, but there are some times to go a little "low class," beer for instance, to not be viewed as a prick.
     
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    Who care what people think. I started smoking cigars at age 14.
     
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    Who care what people think. I started smoking cigars at age 14.

    Did randal teach you?
     
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    You're young, you should be doing Cuervo shots out of the waitress's asshole in the back alley.
    Haha, thanks for this gem. As most people are saying...there is a time and a place for everything. Don't do it just to look cool because you probably won't.
     
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    You're young, you should be doing Cuervo shots out of the waitress's asshole in the back alley.


    I like your thinking on this!


    but back on topic. I'll be 28 later this month and I've been enjoying cigars, bourbons, and scotches for years now. nothing wrong with it as long as you enjoy it. Fuck what other people think and how they perceive you.
     
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    I think it's the same as anything else that could make one look like a tool. Conspicuous consumption makes you look like you're trying too hard; doing it in the right context because you genuinely enjoy it does not. If you're at a dive with your friends and you order a high-dollar scotch and smoke an expensive cigar while they're drinking Bud Light and smoking Marlboros you're going to look like the guy who wants everyone to know he has expensive taste, regardless of age. On the other hand, enjoying a cigar after a nice meal or at a cigar bar is no different for a 20-something than it is for a 40-something.
     
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    Did randal teach you?
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    I think it looks great with their untucked stripped shirts and dockers.
     
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