Originally Posted by ShishaBubbly
I find the longer handles a royal pain. and as you mentioned on the PC, where I mainly smoke as I work, its hard. I saw an illustration of a hookah from about 130 years ago and the hose was straight 100%, probably made of reed or cane.So they got modern and made part of them elastic. The thing is, each person has her/his prefrence. and you can get some very long handles.
ive seen some of those, some are still around and it just has a huge brass tube sticking out and the whole hookah is rotated IIRC to "pass" the hose