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beatnicbeatnic Posts: 4,133
Event. Something that takes place; an occurrence.
b. A significant occurrence or happening. See Synonyms at occurrence.
c. A social gathering or activity.

Went to a "My Fathers" event
$15
They handed me a Don Pepin Garcia and then told me how good the My Fathers cigar was. $15 more with a discount from the B&M!
man I can see why these shops struggle.

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  • crzydimnd68crzydimnd68 Posts: 139 ✭✭
    There's an Ashton/Patron Event this coming Friday at my B&M.A $10 ticket gets you a cigar and you get to sample the Patron line.Prepaid ticket gets you an extra stick.Now that's an event.
  • bigharpoonbigharpoon Posts: 2,963 ✭✭✭
    beatnic:
    Event. Something that takes place; an occurrence.
    b. A significant occurrence or happening. See Synonyms at occurrence.
    c. A social gathering or activity.

    Went to a "My Fathers" event
    $15
    They handed me a Don Pepin Garcia and then told me how good the My Fathers cigar was. $15 more with a discount from the B&M!
    man I can see why these shops struggle.
    That's lame!!! Seriously, I love DPG but if I went to that and that was my experience I'd have a hard time not being pretty grizzled toward his stuff for a while.
  • beatnicbeatnic Posts: 4,133
    I'm more than willing to pay the $15 for the pre-posted stick and get a chip and drink with it. That's why I go. To try new stuff. But this was odd. It was a My Fathers' event, but they gave you a DPG and then tried to sell you on the son's cigar's being new and different. Another thing. I spoke to the rep as he unloaded his wares from the trunk of his car!. It was 75° in N.O. today.
  • RedtailhawkozRedtailhawkoz Posts: 2,915
    yeah it is the ole Bait and switch... Thats why Shops around here that hold events get such salty comments and post afterwards... Its all Hype ... best event ive been to yet was LItto Gomez.. he was SOOO cool easy to talk to and GREAT DEALS on HIS CIGARS!
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 0
    That blows - I went to my first event last month. $25 got you 3 sticks(la aurora 107 and 2 nestor miranda's), anything off the menu, and 3 beers. Then I went to one last night and the guy sat inside while everyone else smoked outside.
  • jfacianejfaciane Posts: 242
    james40:
    That blows - I went to my first event last month. $25 got you 3 sticks(la aurora 107 and 2 nestor miranda's), anything off the menu, and 3 beers. Then I went to one last night and the guy sat inside while everyone else smoked outside.
    Man, you're lucky! Where I'm at I've only seen a couple events and they are every other month or so. The next one isn't until May 13th, a Perdomo event and it's hosted by the same shop everytime. It'll be my first and I can't wait to attend to see what it's all about, but I wish there were more for me to attend. Maybe in Tampa there's more, IDK?
  • jfacianejfaciane Posts: 242
    beatnic:
    I'm more than willing to pay the $15 for the pre-posted stick and get a chip and drink with it. That's why I go. To try new stuff. But this was odd. It was a My Fathers' event, but they gave you a DPG and then tried to sell you on the son's cigar's being new and different. Another thing. I spoke to the rep as he unloaded his wares from the trunk of his car!. It was 75° in N.O. today.
    WHODAT!! Brother, WHODAT! Lol. Man it's 90 here in FL bruh, I miss LA so bad.
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