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Old January 25th, 2010, 01:53 AM
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Hookah Newbie
Join Date: Jan 2010
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Default Sick from Quick Lights?

Hey Everyone,

I own my own hookah (Mya Bambino, in case it matters) and I smoke it in my room every once in a while. Whenever I do, the flavor ends up having an overpowering charcoal taste almost immediately and it always leads to me feeling sick. I know it's not burning, I've been smoking hookah for quite some time and I know how to pack a bowl properly and manage the heat from the coals to keep in from being harsh or burnt any way.

I even smoke at my friends apartment (using my hookah or his), but it ends up fine. We always use coconut coals instead of quick lights at his apartment. I bought the exact same coals he has at his apartment, but I think I got a bad batch because they won't stay lit even thought I leave them on the stove until the entire coal is red hot, which takes about 8-10 minutes.

Mostly, I'm wondering if anyone else has had similar issues with feeling sick and having almost none of the shisha flavor while smoking. Does anyone have any solutions for me?

Last edited by saxman42; January 25th, 2010 at 02:01 AM.
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