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Old March 12th, 2009, 04:32 PM
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Default The Future of Starbuzz

I'm pretty sure Starbuzz is already one of if not the top shisha producer in the US but it was interesting to me to find out today that in addition to their new mini hookahs they will be manufacturing phunnels and standard bowls (that look a lot like tangiers) and a second econo grade of shisha under the name Hypnosis. Wondering if any1's tried any hypnosis yet, I just bought me a sample of the "hint of mint" and "strawberry passion".
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Old March 12th, 2009, 04:33 PM
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Where did u find this out?

Also, where did u purchase this sample?

Econo meaning....cheaper?
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Old March 12th, 2009, 04:33 PM
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I wonder what's "econo" about it?
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Old March 12th, 2009, 04:39 PM
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maybe it is SB minus the tin LOL
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Old March 12th, 2009, 04:42 PM
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maybe it is SB minus the tin LOL
I could live with that.

I would encourage and applaud that if it reduced the price.

Although even a reduced price starbuzz, I doubt i would purchase it on a regular basis.
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Old March 12th, 2009, 04:43 PM
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Default Re: The Future of Starbuzz

Went to dream tobacco in Anaheim CA. they are literally 3 blocks away from the Starbuzz/Layalina distribution center. It says it's by starbuzz and that it's made off shore in Jordan (dunno why they felt the need to tell us). Anyways the sample ran 3 bucks, I didn't see any 250g cartons so maybe this is the introduction phase. I don't quite know what's "econo" about it yet, I'll smoke some tonight and compare it to the SB...
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Old March 12th, 2009, 04:46 PM
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Maybe they mix the tobacco with weeds to limit the amount of tobacco in it. I watch The Wire too much.
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Old March 12th, 2009, 04:46 PM
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hypnosis also makes great charcoal. they are made form bamboo stalks.
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Old March 12th, 2009, 04:50 PM
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hypnosis also makes great charcoal. they are made form bamboo stalks.


....that sounds...intriguing.
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Old March 12th, 2009, 04:52 PM
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SO if the sample was 3 bucks, and it was 50 grams, then that's 15 dollars a 250. You can SB for 17 online, so this stuff will be like 14 bucks, so if the flavor is not as good, it's a total rip off.
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SO if the sample was 3 bucks, and it was 50 grams, then that's 15 dollars a 250. You can SB for 17 online, so this stuff will be like 14 bucks, so if the flavor is not as good, it's a total rip off.
bulk usually = discount
like AF 50g is like $2.50
but AF 250g is only $10
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Yeah I was going to say Econo for SB would be $15 or more. If I lived in CA I would stand out in front of all these tobacco places dressed as a huge box of Nakhla. Day after day people would see the truth that is Nakhla. LOL
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Old March 12th, 2009, 05:00 PM
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I have seen the future of SB and it's in my garden. I use it to kill ants. Other then that I don't see any reason to pay attention to over priced, chemical tasting crap or over priced Chinese knockoffs of stargates.
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Old March 12th, 2009, 05:09 PM
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chinese knockoffs...of chinese stargates hahaha
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Yeah I was going to say Econo for SB would be $15 or more. If I lived in CA I would stand out in front of all these tobacco places dressed as a huge box of Nakhla. Day after day people would see the truth that is Nakhla. LOL

Now that u've said it, why is there so many tobacco places in CA and why almost every agent, importer and manufacturer is there, not anywhere else?
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Old March 12th, 2009, 05:13 PM
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God damn it now i got to but another phunnel. oh well this could actully be good in a way.
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if they do it cool, if it fails what ever. they have a good enough market share as it is so it wont kill them.

SB has some good flavors and honestly i would buy some of them more regularly if it was cheaper, while i usually dont like most of the real candy flavors some of them are good and it is a nice change of pace, it kind of pisses me off when people fully put down the fake flavors, some of them are good, some are ok and some are bad just like all the other ones, more natural flavors have good, ok, and bads and the black styles have them too.

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Old March 12th, 2009, 05:33 PM
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Lol has anyone seen "Skybuzz" tins they go for like $12-14. I've yet to buy one but they mimic statbuzz's tin, labeling, and pretty much every other physical design aspect. I could see how a new hookah fan would fall for that deception.
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Lol has anyone seen "Skybuzz" tins they go for like $12-14. I've yet to buy one but they mimic statbuzz's tin, labeling, and pretty much every other physical design aspect. I could see how a new hookah fan would fall for that deception.
Word to the wise when looking for shisha. Don't buy the product based on cool designs and gimmicks.
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Word to the wise when looking for shisha. Don't buy the product based on cool designs and gimmicks.
yeah buy the cheap crappy looking box with arabic writing on some of it....look for the english letters N A K H L A...and u will be ok
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Old March 12th, 2009, 05:59 PM
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yeah buy the cheap crappy looking box with arabic writing on some of it....look for the english letters N A K H L A...and u will be ok
UMMMMM ..... errrrrr .... UGHHHHHH ..... (resisting an urge to scream) ......


U know what? NAKHLA SUCKS........ and I dunno how people could put Nakhla and SB in the same sentence? It is like a Yugo-Benz comparison, with SB being the bloody Benz in case u do not notice !
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UMMMMM ..... errrrrr .... UGHHHHHH ..... (resisting an urge to scream) ......


U know what? NAKHLA SUCKS........ and I dunno how people could put Nakhla and SB in the same sentence? It is like a Yugo-Benz comparison, with SB being the bloody Benz in case u do not notice !

i never mentioned starbuzz in the same sentence
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You mentioned Nakhla in the Revered Starbuzz thread
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Don't buy the product based on cool designs and gimmicks.
But that's the american way!
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Old March 12th, 2009, 06:37 PM
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UMMMMM ..... errrrrr .... UGHHHHHH ..... (resisting an urge to scream) ......


U know what? NAKHLA SUCKS........ and I dunno how people could put Nakhla and SB in the same sentence? It is like a Yugo-Benz comparison, with SB being the bloody Benz in case u do not notice !
I can't see the appeal of the fake candy taste. Moassel souldn't taste like a kid playing with a chemistry set and that is what SB always gives me. While Nakhla is far from my favorite brand it blows SB away every time. About the only good thing to say about SB is that it's not King Moassel.
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