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AngularJS and SharePoint

 3/23/2018 3:00 PMCigars; IT; SharePoint

​I will be presenting at SharePoint Saturday in Virginia Beach this weekend, my presentation, "AngularJS and SharePoint", is available under the "Public" folder on my home page, as well as the application files, "Cigar Application.zip".

FredericksBURG!

 7/21/2017 8:00 PMCigars

​Just got home after my first full week (mostly) on the job. Really looking forward to it, although the drive home in the afternoon was pretty long.

Enjoyed a nice Perdomo Habano on the drive home. Excellent cigar.

Ocean View - Receiving the DDGM

 1/10/2015 12:00 AMCigars; Masonry

​Had a great evening tonight at Rt. Wor. Ralph Clark's homecoming, enjoyed a very nice cigar: Perdomo Reserve Champagne Sun Grown​ from Emerson's. Gave it five stars.

CigarDoug Twitter Feed

 1/22/2012 8:39 PMCigars; SharePoint; Twitter
My Twitter Feed, @CigarDoug, is now available on my home page. You can also use this link to follow me: http://twitter.com/CigarDoug​​​​

Famous Smoke.com

 8/23/2011 11:18 PMCigars
Decided my last birthday present would be a sampler pack from www.famoussmoke.com​. I have heard their ​ads on XM radio for a year or more now, and I thought, 20 sticks for $20, worth a shot, right?

I will post the results on my Cigar rating page. If at least four or five are any good, I guess it's worth it.​

ACID Toast cigar

 8/3/2011 10:00 PMCigars
A friend had ​recommended I try ACID cigars. I was pleasantly surprised by the ACID Toast. I have a list on the "Cigars" tab that rates cigars I have tried, as well as Cigar-related posts on this blog. I will give this a 9.​

Cigar Ratings

 8/17/2008 9:46 PMCigars

I need something to track cigars, I'm starting with this.
 
BOCK Y CA - CostCo - Very good cheap cigar. $37.50 for a box of 20, $2 a cigar. Excellent for the price. I believe these were Lonsdales, based on my recent trip to JR Cigars in North Carolina.
 
Private Stock #6 - Harsh, not much flavor, unsatisfying. $3.
 
Macanudo Duke of York - Okay, nice flavor, long smoke (45 minutes) but not as good as other Macanudos. Around $6. Larger ring than I am used to now, although most Churchill cigars are good. Would pick another Macanudo.
 
Churchills last about an hour, I like a cigar to last 30 - 45 minutes.
 
Excalibur III - Strong, flavorful, good pull, long lasting, heady smoke.
 
Ashton 8-9-8 - Mellow smoke, nice flavor, a bit mild for my taste.
 
UPDATE: I bought more BOCK Y CA cigars at JR's in North Carolina, excellent deal on bundles.
 
BOCK Y CA Robusto - The shortest of the three, bold, strong flavor, lasted 45 minutes, surprising for the size. Length 4.50, Ring 50, according to JR Cigars web site. A larger ring size than some others I smoked recently, a real nice cigar overall.
 
BOCK Y CA Corona - Slightly longer than the Robusto, haven't opened the bundle yet (My cigar box runneth over, I bought three bundles yesterday). Length 5.62, Ring 45. Looking forward to trying these as well. A decent smoke, good flavor. I think I prefer the Robusto of the three, but this is comparable.
 
BOCK Y CA Lonsdale - Pretty sure these were the ones from CostCo, but even cheaper at JR's. Length 6.5, Ring 44. A good mellow flavor, but still strong. All three of these rated medium strength by JR's. My least favorite of the three. I now think the box I bought at CostCo was Double Coronas, preferable to the Lonsdale. Further consumption tells me that the Lonsdales are a little weak, hard to draw. I don't think I would buy these again, but I have a lot of each to try, so they may grow on me.

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​UPDATE 5/30/2014: See the "Cigars" tab on the site for the new info.
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Bock Y CaCoronaMedium5.62Maduro
Nicaragua
$29.95 / 20
★★★★★
Hammer & SickleTorpedoStrong
Smoke Shack
$6.18
★★★★★
MacanudoCafe TudorMedium6
Total Wine
$6.99
★★★★★
PerdomoLot 23 Toro Maduro
Nicaragua
Smoke Shack
$4.11
★★★★★
Drew EstateTabak Especial Cafe Con LecheStrong 5.5 x 54Maduro
Nicaragua
Brian Ethridge
?
★★★★★
ACIDToastMedium6
Nicaragua
Smoke Shack
$6.50
★★★★★
Rocky PatelJava Robusto MaduroMedium5.5Maduro
Lodge
n/a
★★★★★
Rocky PatelJava Maduro ToroMedium6 x 50Toro
Smoke Shack
$7.13
★★★★★
Tabak EspecialToro NegraMedium6 x 52Lonsdale
Nicaragua
www.famoussmoke.com
10/$30 ($3)
★★★★★
Drew EstateTabak Especial Robusto NegraMedium5 x 54Robusto
Nicaragua
www.famoussmoke.com
10/$33 ($3)
★★★★★
PartagasSerie E No. 2Medium5 x 54Maduro
Cuba
John
★★★★★
A FloresGran ReservaStrong6 x 54Toro
Dominican Republic
Emerson's
$14.50 ($3 in bargain bin)
★★★★★
PerdomoPerdomo Reserve Champagne Sun GrownStrong6.0 x 54Toro
Nicaragua
Emerson's
$6.00
★★★★★
La Gloria CubanaSerie RMediumLonsdale
★★★★★
ExcaliburExcalibur IIIMedium6.75 x 47Toro
Honduras
famoussmoke.com
$7
★★★★
Bock Y CaLonsdaleMedium6.5
Nicaragua
$29.95 / 20
★★★★
Bock Y CaRobusto LargoMedium
Nicaragua
Smoke Shack
$41.44 / 25
★★★★
MacanudoDuke of York
$6
★★★★
MacanudoMaduro Baron RothchildsMedium6.5
Total Wine
★★★★
MaduroLot 23 ToroMedium
Nicaragua
Smoke Shack
$4.06
★★★★
OlivaSerie O Maduro ChurchillStrong
Smoke Shack
$5.68
★★★★
OnyxNo.2 BelicosoMedium6 1/8 x 52Belicoso
Dominican Republic
Total Wine
$5.29
★★★★
PadronPadron
David
Free
★★★★
TabamexRothschild MaduroMild4 1/2 x 50Rothschild
Mexico
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★★★
RolyRoly Medium
★★★★
Drew EstateIsla Del SolMedium6 x 52Toro
Nicaragua
www.famoussmoke.com
10/$20 ($2)
★★★★
Rocky PatelOlde World Reserve Torpedo CorojoMedium5 x 54Torpedo
Honduras
www.famoussmoke.com
10/$34 ($3)
★★★★
Rocky PatelHonduran Classic RobustoMedium5 1/2 x 54Robusto
Honduras
www.famoussmoke.com
10/$34 ($3)
★★★★
Rocky PatelOlde World Reserve ToroMedium6 1/2 x 52Toro
Honduras
www.famoussmoke.com
10/$34 ($3)
★★★★
ACIDKuba Kuba Robusto NaturalMedium5 x 54Robusto
Nicaragua
www.famoussmoke.com
10/$33 ($3)
★★★★
Drew EstateFamous 'Best Of Drew Estate' SamplerMedium5 x 54Torpedo
Nicaragua
www.famoussmoke.com
10/$33 ($3)
★★★★
Comacho10 Year Limited EditionMediumLonsdale
Emerson's
3/$10 ($3)
★★★★
PerdomoPerdomo HabanoStrong6 x 60Maduro
Nicaragua
Emersons
4/$24 ($6)
★★★★
Ashton8-9-8Mild6.5
Dominican Republic
Total Wine
$7.99
★★★
Bock Y CaRobustoMedium4.5
Nicaragua
JRs
$29.95 / 20
★★★
BriosoToro Single
Smoke Shack
$2.90
★★★
QuoromS Torpedo SingleMedium
Nicaragua
Smoke Shack
$2.12
★★★
PerdomoFresco Torpedo MarudoStrong
Smoke Shack
$2.65
★★★
CarinosRobusto NaturalMedium5 x 50
Honduras
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★★
Juan Y RamonRothschild MaduroMedium5 x 50Rothschild
Dominican Republic
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★★
SantiagoCazadores NaturalMedium6 x 44Corona
Dominican Republic
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★★
Juan Y RamonSuave NaturalMedium6 1/2 x 46Corona Gorda
Dominican Republic
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★★
TabamexRothschild NaturalMedium4 1/2 x 50Rothschild
Mexico
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★★
Flor De GonzalezLonsdale NaturalMedium7 x 44Lonsdale
Nicaragua
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★★
Gran HabanoGH2 LonsdaleMedium6 x 44Lonsdale
Honduras
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★★
La FloriditaPancho MaduroMedium5 1/2 x 52Robusto
Nicaragua
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★★
RolyRoly #4 MaduroMedium5 1/2 x 45Torpedo
Honduras
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★★
Roly#4 NaturalMedium5 1/2 x 45Lonsdale
Honduras
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★★
Drew EstateNatural By Drew Estate Clean RobustoMedium5 x 50Robusto
Nicaragua
www.famoussmoke.com
10/$33 ($3)
★★★
Sigl0Limited Reserve No. X BelicosoMedium6 x 54Belicoso
Ecuador
JRs
6/$25 ($4)
★★★
Rocky Patel1961MediumMaduro
Emersons
3/$10 ($3.33)
★★★
CamachoCamachoMediumCorona
Emerson's
3/$10 ($3)
★★★
Casa BellaMaduro Gran ToroMediumMaduro
Dominican Republic
Emerson's
$2.10
★★★
Casa BellaGran ToroMediumMaduro
Dominican Republic
Emerson's
$2.10
★★★
MacanudoInspirado OrangeMedium7x50Lonsdale
Honduras
Total WIne
$6.99
★★★
Rocky PatelEdge Toro MaduroMedium6x52Maduro
Total Wine
$6.49
★★★
GispertChurchillMediumChurchill
Total Wine
$5.99
★★★
Brick HouseMighty Mighty MaduroMedium6.5" x 60Maduro
Total Wine
$6.99
★★★
Private StockPrivate Stock #6Medium
$3
★★
OmarOrtez Maduro ToroMedium
Smoke Shack
$3.71
★★
PartagasBlack Label MagnificoStrong
Total Wine
$6.49
★★
QuoromToroMild
Nicaragua
Smoke Shack
$1.89
★★
ShakespeareStratfordMild
Nicaragua
$29.95 / 20
★★
FamousHonduran 3000 Robusto NaturalMedium5 x 50Robusto
Honduras
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★
MaromaDulce Robusto NaturalMedium5 x 50Robusto
Honduras
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★
TesoroPlumpo MaduroMedium5 x 50Robusto
Dominican Republic
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★
ImperialRobusto NaturalMedium5 x 50Robusto
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★
La FloriditaPancho NaturalMedium5 1/2 x 52
★★
CarinosRobusto MaduroMedium5 x 50Robusto
Honduras
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★
Value Line#200 Belicoso NaturalMedium6 1/4 x 46Lonsdale
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★
Value Line200H Robusto NaturalMedium5 x 50Robusto
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★
Value LineDom #200 Robusto NaturalMedium5 x 50Robusto
www.famoussmoke.com
$1
★★
Tatiana MochaEden Dark NaturalMild5 x 38Petite Corona
Dominican Republic
www.famoussmoke.com
10/$20 ($2)
★★
Casa BellaMaduro ChurchillMediumCorona
Dominican Republic
Emerson's
$1.95
Casa BellaChurchillMediumLonsdale
Dominican Republic
Emerson's
$1.95
Blue RibbonRobustoMediumRobusto
Dominican Republic
Emerson's
$1.75
MacanudoMcSampleaa
a
a
$7
ACIDKuba Kuba MaduroMedium5 x 54Robusto
Nicaragua
Total Wine
$6.99
GurkhaEvilMedium6 x 60Toro
Nicaragua
Total Wine
$7.49
Rocky PatelEdge Battalion MaduroMedium6 x 60Toro
Honduras
Total Wine
$8.59
QuorumMaduro ChurchillMedium7 x 48Churchill
Nicaragua
Total Wine
$2.49
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