Taste - It's All In The Snork

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  1. Mister Moo

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    Snorking - directing smoke to the back of your mouth and, with a little tongue action and a gentle exhale through the nostrils, forcing it out your nose. There is no swallowing, gagging, gasping or lung-inhaling going on here. This is not a french inhale (drifitng smoke out your mouth and taking it into your lungs via the nostrils).

    A snork pushes smoke from your mouth through the sinuses and out your nose. The snork is where the flavor is. No snork, no glory. People may call it nose smoking, retrohaling and all kind of things. Call it what you want but, if you aren't doing it now and then, then you've missed 90% of the taste and sensation.
     
  2. jvande7

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    Well said (except I think you described the french inhale incorrectly but I know what you meant).

    I definitely do the snork. Didn't know it was called that. If you snork with Perique - SNEEZE CITY (at least it happens to me). But yes it surely does help bring out the flavors.

    BTW, here is a Snork, remember them?
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  3. Rugbysh9

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    I have all but forgotten about the snorks, nice pull from the past!
     
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    More Moo truth.......... there is no truer Mooer.....
     
  5. babysinister

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    A very useful tip indeed, Moo, and one that can be used to crossfertilize skills in other areas of life and related pursuits.

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  6. babysinister

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    Adapting it a bit, I mean. You canz haz cheezburger.
     
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  7. Mister Moo

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    Oui. Corrected, merci beaucoup.

    VaPers definitely make the nose buzz like few other blends. Also, the nuances of orientals can be completely lost without the odd snork-per-bowl to illuminate the unfolding drama. Since I am not an aromatic guy I can't say what snorking does for them, if anything. Seems to me all the cherry paste, vanilla extract and fig juice would gom up the works and ruin the nose for more, uh, sensitive pursuits.
     
  8. JDev84

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    Snorking 1792=CLEEEEEEEEAR sinuses.
     
  9. pied_piper88

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    Oh I get it now! Those things on their head are actually pipes... Highly evolved creatures indeed!
     
  10. Mister Moo

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    Yes.... there IS a lot there.
     
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  11. Sweatsack

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    I tried the snork and found it to be pleasant. So pleasant, in fact, that i found myself doing it every puff I took. After a while it wasn't so pleasant anymore. It felt like when you go in a pool and get water up your nose. So I guess it's supposed to be an occasional thing?
     
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    If you want to snork every puff, just snork the last little bit after blowing most out of your mouth. I tend to prefer it as an occasional thing for when I want a burst of flavour.
     
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    Interesting thread for sure. I will have to try this for sure to see if it helps me taste the tobacco better. Of course I have a lot of things to work on being so new, but have to keep this in mind.
     
  14. TheSaint

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    hrm i didnt like this much

    i like smelling the smoke as i puff it out of my mouth ... so that i get a taste and smell experience ... only good with sweet aromatics tho ... i tried it with plumbcake and i think i lost some nostril hairs in the process >.<
     
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  15. doc_jude

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    Okay, I always just French inhaled before if I wanted to get more of the smell. I just snorked for the first time (on purpose). Weird with Squadron Leader. I'll play w/ it. Aha! THERE'S the "leather" everyone's talking about!



    all my stories with Colonel Angus end in embarrassment!
     
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  16. Mister Moo

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    Yes - it's all there, in the snork.
     
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    Don't worry. As long as someone has the presence of mind to tap you in the head when you've overstayed your welcome, then you'll be right as rain.
     
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  18. doc_jude

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    It's true, you can only take so much of Colonel Angus.

    But hey, don't believe everything you hear about old Col. Angus.
    Col. Angus might be rough.
    Col. Angus might not smell like a bed of roses,
    but deep down
    Col. Angus is very sweet!

    :xd:
     
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    i was wondering why i could smell things again. the coal i use is really high in sulphur and my boogers are usually black and capable of holding a cutting edge at work. monday night i could smell dinner before i was in the house...
     
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  20. woody

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    +1 It's all in the snork!
     
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