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Patriot
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
Filter 100
Filter King
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I love em! I normally smoke Newport Menthol 100's and occasionally the Basic Menthol 100's. I tried the same in the Patriots and really liked them. The Menthol Light 100's are really closer to the regular menthols that I did smoke. I bought them for my mom who smokes Salem 100's and Basic Menthol 100's and she couldn't tell the difference. She loved them also.. Laura S.

Primo
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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Private Stock
 
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Pyramid
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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I had no smokes at the time, but my brother had a pack and I snuck a couple out. I wasn't too sure about the Pyramids before I tried them, but I liked them. Not too strong and not too light. The price ain't bad, either. These Pyramid smokes are better than what I used to smoke.. Mike J.
I'm saving big bucks on smokes from now on! I smoked B&H Menthol Lights. I can't tell the difference with Pyramid Menthol lights...except in the pocketbook!. Alicia

Rave
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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Riviera
 
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Roger
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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I was a Marlboro light smoker and a Merit smoker for years, until the price went sky-high. Then I discovered Roger cigarettes and the price behind them. They burn like a full priced smoke and have a great taste! As long as the price stays low I won't switch back.. A Michigan Smoker
I have finally found a really good cheap cigarette in Rogers brand. Tastes just like a lot of the premium brands that cost $45.00 a carton here in California. Thanks for having them available on your site.. Tom R.

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Romy
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
Filter 100
Filter King
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I switched from Newports to Romy menthol 100s about a year ago, and personally I think they're the only deep-discount brand that comes close to meeting my taste needs, and I've tried others [Ultra Buy, BV, Cowboys, CT [which I loathe], Money, Bronson, Monarch, etc.] that simply didn't compare. Same general taste and aroma, although maybe a bit lighter than Newports. The regular 100s are excellent, also, probably closest to Winston of the big brands. Romy is truly a premium cigarette for a third of the price. [Note: 305 is another brand by the same company, Dosal Tobacco of Miami, that is identical, but I haven't seen those in online retailers.] Had been buying them at the local gas station, then I found your site. Now I will save even more,. Joseph T.

Roundup
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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Sabre
 
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Sandia
 
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Seneca
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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I tried a pack of Seneca FF Kings last night. I usually smoke Marlboros FF Kings. Well, I'll tell you these smokes were so bad I can't believe anyone would smoke them even if they got them for free! The box was full of loose tobacco. I took a drag and it was like trying to suck a watermelon through a straw. And as for flavor, well, to put it plain and simple there is no flavor! NONE! I wouldn't reccomend these smokes to my worst enemy. Sorry, but they were some really nasty smokes, people.. George T.
I have smoked Salem Lights for 20+ years, switching to Marlboro Lights a couple of years ago due to pricing. I am on my fourth carton of Seneca Menthol Lights and find them somewhere in between the two other brands. I would disagree with the one person’s comment that the Lights were too light. The Menthol Lights are VERY full-flavored, but not at all harsh. Honestly now, if Salem Lights and Marlboro Lights were both $9.99 a carton, I would still buy the Seneca brand. The fact that Marlboro and Salem are $36-$40 here in Arizona makes it a no-brainer.. Dave N.

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Seneca Cayuga
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
Filter 100
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Yes, I would like everyone that smokes Marlboro to know that I smoked Marlboro for a long time and now I have switched to Seneca lights. They are just as good as the Marlboro. They are a lot cheaper and just as good.. Amanda C.
I smoke menthol lights, and I don't know if it is just a problem with their menthols, but I think they are overly light. They also seemed a bit off flavor. Still better than Markets and Exacts, which I also tried, but not as good as Yours and Checkers.. Anouk

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Shield
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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Shield FF Menthol 100s -- Yuck! Don't even bother with these. This was one of the rare brands where I smoked one and had to toss the rest of the pack. Harsh and nasty, with zero menthol. I'd quit entirely if I had to keep smoking these.. Robert P.

Silver
 
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Sincerely Yours
 
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I've switched from Parliaments over to the Sincerely Yours light 100's and am saving a lot of money. My husband likes them, too, but he won't smoke them except at home because he doesn't want his friends to see him carrying a pink pack of cigarettes.. Cathy
I switched from Misty & Basic Menthol Light 100 to the Sincerely Yours Menthol Light 100s and thought they were simply awful. The menthol was even stronger than Misty's; the tobacco taste was very weak, the draw was heavy. I thought the cigarette was extremely harsh.. Tricia

Sixty 1
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
Filter 100
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Ordered a carton of Sixty 1 Menthol Lights 100 because of the great price while ordering a carton of Newport's for my sister. I read the great reviews on the Full Flavor 100's here, so I thought it would be worth the try. NOT! Not certain if I got a bad carton, but Sixty 1 Menthol Lights have no menthol taste at all! The first two puffs, you get that great menthol taste and the rest of the cigarette tastes like a Full Flavor regular cigarette and I hate those! It also tastes as if you're smoking charcoal or a firecracker. Sixty 1 may make a great Full Flavor smoke, but they are awful at Menthol. Now I have to see if I can try and pawn off the remaining 6 packs that I have to someone. For your best bet at a discount Menthol, I HIGHLY recommend Homer Menthols or Infinity Menthol Lights 100.. PeaJay
If you are still a full flavor smoker, and want something with a little kick, Sixty One's (called Sixty's in some places) are the brand to go with. I smoked full flavor Camel Wides and nothing quite came up to what I wanted until I tried these. To compensate for lack of wides, I order the full-flavor 100s, and it is exactly like smoking a Camel. I read a review that says the filters burn, but that must have been some sort of mix-up, because these filters do not burn, even when I forget to snuff one out. The cigarettes are packed nice and tight, so the coals don't fall out as much as some others I've tried. So if you want full flavor in a value cigarette, I highly recommend Sixty One's.. Marti C.

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Skydancer
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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Smokin' Joe
 
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The Ultra Lights are a little stronger than others I've tried. Seems like good tobacco. They are rolled kind of loose, though. I can tamp them down a good quarter inch or more.. John
The Menthol Light 100s are one of the worst cigarettes I've tasted. The menthol taste reminds me of Listerine, and the cigarette is way too strong to be in the light category. Smokin' Joe makes some other brands (Exact and Market) that are much better.. Bonnie

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Sonoma
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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I just want to let you know that I smoke Sonoma cigarettes. I normally would smoke Dorals but I find Sonomas to just as good and I save lots of money.. Carol S.

Sport
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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I was looking for a cheaper alternative to Camel Menthols and discovered Sport. Despite it being made by Star Scientific, some outlets in town still have the older ones that were made by Tantus Tobbaco in Kentucky. The taste between the Star and the Tantus are totally different. The Tantus version of Sport is way too strong [like smoking a stick of menthol with no tobbacco taste] while the Star Scientific has a perfect taste overall. So remember, if it doesn't say Star Scientific on a pack or a carton, then don't bother.. Russell M.
My regular brand was Kool 100s and I decided to try the Sport Menthol 100 full flavor several months ago. Sport is now my regular brand. I find it has just the right amount of menthol plus it is over half the price of Kool. I cannot find Sport where I live so I order online and even with the shipping costs I can get 6 cartons of Sport for less than 3 cartons of Kools!. Paul W.

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Tahoe
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
Filter 100
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At the Outlet level, Tahoe brand does very well...IF you can get people to try them, 3 out of 5 seem to like the flavor. It seems to to be a tad on the mild side, but not as mild as say the Sport brand.. A Dealer

The Brave
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
Filter 100
Filter King
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This is a very good cigarette. The packaging looks a little chintzy, as is the case with a lot of value brands. Nevertheless, it smokes nicely with good draw, great full flavor and only slightly less smooth than the premium brand I used to smoke! I initially bought these as a novelty since I'm an Atlanta Braves fan, but I found them to be very worthwhile. I would buy them again without hesitation.. Jack A.

Tracker
 
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Tucson
 
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Filter 100
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Fantastic! Everything about this brand screams 'Premium'. Taste is top-notch... very much like the Viceroy brand I am accustomed to smoking or Marlboro/Camel/Winston types that I buy when I'm forced to shell out for them. The Tucson FF is very smooth... a little lighter than some other FF, but with a good draw and excellent flavor. This works well for me since I usually smoke lights. Packaging, too, has that premium look. I also tried Tucson Lights and found they didn't draw as well [no surprise!] and were a little harsher than the Tucson FF [big surprise!]. I also prefer the brown tip of the Tucson FF to the white tip on the Tucson Light. The FF is definitely the way to go and is now my 'regular' brand as long as I can get them.. Jack A.
I recently purchased 2 cartons of Tucson FF 100s menthol and was extremely pleased. I have smoked Newports for over 20 years, and I find the Tucsons to be just as good. I tried Broncos, and they are pretty good, but no comparison to the Tucsons. Once again, the 'Old Guy' is correct in giving this smoke a 'thumbs up.'. John M.

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Ultra Buy
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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I tried to replace my Marlboro Light 100s with two versions of Ultra Buy. I first tried a carton Ultra Buy Light 100s. I found that they were too light for me and left a horrible dirty aftertaste. Secondly, I tried a carton of Ultra Buy Full Flavor 100s. I could not tolerate the harsh taste and morning hack [cough]. I gave at least one half a carton away!. Kyle M.
Been smoking Ultra Buy for quite a long time now. Good taste and the price is definitely great. I am going to try Roger 100 and compare. The Ultra Buy do burn quick, so will compare them to Rogers.. Tom R.

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Unify
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
Filter 100
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Bought a carton of Unify king lights, Strong flavor, reminiscent of the Winchester brand little cigars. So if this is the type of flavor you like then you will like Unify. Personally, I prefer a more 'cigarette' flavor, and will stick with Liggetts. Also, tried the Unify menthol lights. They had a strange 'steely' taste to them, but were tolerable. Both were better tasting after a pack was left open for a few days, to 'age'.. Steven Z.

USA
 
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USA Gold
 
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I tried my first pack of USA Gold 100 Menthol today. I usually smoke Newports. Not bad for a cheap smoke...only 1 problem. As you get down to the the filter, the tip falls off. So what's the big deal? Well, the first time it fell off in my lap. The second time it ended up in my grocery bag. The third was the charm...it fell off onto the dashboard of my new 2003 SUV and rolled down into the heat vent. It started smoking so bad we had to pull off the road and make sure there wasn't a fire. As I said, it's a good smoke for the price, but not worth the trouble unless the company does something about the 'tip trick'. I've heard of 'funny' cigarettes, but PLEASE!!!!!!!. Jason T.
I've tried over a dozen different 'value' brands: some that I liked, others that I disliked, and a few that I outright detested. But I've just tried two brands that are superior to all the ones I've previously sampled: USA Gold and Kentucky's Best [I tried the FF Kings]. I think that USA Gold is more properly designated as a generic brand, rather than a 'value' or sub-generic. It is well made and compares very favorably to premium brands. Its flavor is very close to Camel, though it burns more quickly than Camel [this doesn't mean that its burn rate is unusually fast. It lasts as long most premium brands. Camel just happens to be a very slow-burning brand]. It is certainly a worthwhile alternative to costly premium brands such as Camel.. Wil R.

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Wave
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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In the past few weeks I've been trying different brands of value smokes trying to find one that gave me the full flavor and strong smoke of my regular brand Kool FF Mentol Kings. Today I tried Wave FF Mentol Kings. They were good...strong enough to statisfy my needs in a smoke, but the only problem I had with them was the filter. I hate it when cigarette manufacturers add that quarter inch of paper just after the filter so they can print their name. It gives you that much less smoke, and to me anything that gives you less smoke in the cigarette is a waste. I feel like I'm being cheated out of 1 or 2 smokes per pack. Thanks for listening.. Liz T.
I used to smoke Marlboro menthol until the price skyrocketed,so now I'm trying some of the cheaper ones. Waves are pretty good--I got the menthol 100s--but still not quite in the class as Marlboros. They're not quite as smooth and mellow, but still a pretty good smoke. When you factor in the price, they start tasting even better! The only real complaint I have about them is the very odd orange filter. I know it's supposed to look like cork, but it just looks weird! Definitely worth a try, and a brand I'll buy again.. Bob P.

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