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Gsmoke
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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I really didn't like it. Gsmoke wasn't strong enough and it burned down too fast for my liking. Normally, I smoke Marlboro or Roger. [Roger is a very good discount brand of cigarette. It burns slow and has a lot of flavor for a very cheap discount.]. Debra B.
I tried a pack of the Lights. Really pretty good, although I think I'll move up to regular filters for a little more flavor. I'm not sure what brand to compare them to. The 'lights' all seem kind of tame to me.. Maria

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GT One
 
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I ordered the GT-One FF Menthol lights because one of your customers, Robert P., made a nice comment and thought I might try them. They are wonderful. These cigarettes are the smoothest I ever smoked. They don't burn fast at all. I can compare them to a Salem light but a bit lighter and mintier. I love them. They are my new brand! Please extend my thanks to that gentleman, Robert P.. CeCe B.
GT One FF Menthol 100s -- I've found it! I've found my new brand! As a former Marlboro smoker, I despaired of ever finding a lower-cost cigarette that could compare. And when I first saw the very cheap-looking package of GT Ones, I didn't get my hopes up. What a surprise to find that they're really excellent. Smooth and rich with a good menthol flavor, they don't burn too quickly and draw easily. They also come in a hard pack, which I prefer. Cheap and good, what more could one ask? Definite thumbs up!. Robert P.

Harper
 
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Homer
 
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I received my order of Homer Lights and tried my first pack tonight. The packaging was good [hard pack] but I cannot say the same for the taste. They taste kinda stale and pretty hard to draw on. My usual brand is Winston Lights and these do not come close. They are also made in Viet Nam!. George H.
I was a Winston Light smoker of many years until the prices went through the roof and I couldn’t afford them any more. In my search for affordable cigarettes I tried CT Light [not a bad smoke] and GT One Light, Unify Light, Silver Light [all 3 a bit harsh] and finally Homer Lights. I have been with Homer Light 100s for about 3 years. It’s very smooth and has a great flavor for a light cigarette. It also burns slow, allowing no waste.. Sheron D.

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Image
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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Infinity
 
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Kentucky's Best
 
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Over 40 years, I have gone from Marlboro Red to Merit to GPC Lights. After the last round of price [Fed. excise tax] increases in April, 2009, it was time to move on again. After trying several discount brands, I found Kentucky's Best. After one drag on a KB Light, I said 'I can live with this'. I'm very brand loyal...once I find something I like, I stay with it [3 brands in 40 years]. So for me to say that is high praise indeed! I think Marlboro Light smokers will find them especially appealing. Some even like the KBs better.. Ken Z.
These are the best cigarettes I have tried since trying to find a value cigarette. I use to smoke Merit Menthol 100's and then Basic Menthol Light 100's, and now I will always buy Kentucky's best if the price stays down.. Kelly

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Kingston
 
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Lakes
 
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I found these at Ron's Smoke Shop for just over $8 per carton. What a bargain! While Lakes has a little stronger initial 'kick-in' than, say... Tucson, I still wouldn't call it harsh. Good flavor, good draw. Infinitely smokeable at these prices!. Jack A.
I bought a carton of mixed cigarettes trying to find a cheaper alternative to Basic. I really like the Lakes Menthol 100! They have a refreshing, cool menthol flavor, and they smoke like a name brand. At only $8.25 a carton, they are well worth it!. Debbie B.

Larson
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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I tried both a carton of Larson and Homer full flavors. I found both brands to be very smooth and a very good smoke. Both compare well with Marlboro reds. I have reorded 5 cartons of the Homer. A very good price for a very good smoke.. Ty D.

Legal
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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With a unique shaped filter that keeps it from getting too hot even if you 'hotbox' and 'chain smoke' your cigarettes, Legal brand is absolutely the best kept secret in premium cigarettes. Columbian tobacco is better than the coffee times ten. I hope my note doesn't drive up the price because that is another GREAT thing about them!. Dena

Lewiston
 
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These are OK. Draw is slightly tight on the ones I got, but very smokeable. Nice packaging, pretty good flavor and a great price! Perhaps a little on the harsh side, but I'm used to lights and was smoking Lewiston's FF, so it may just be me.. Jack A.
Just wanted to let you know how good Lewiston cigarettes are. I switched to this brand about 6 months ago. They are a smooth tasting cigarette. I buy the lights and love them and the price. The best cigarette in it's price range.. Donald G.

Liggett Select
 
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Liggett Select FF menthol 100s. These get a solid 'C'. They're not bad, but they're not particularly good, either. The menthol is on the light side--I prefer a good menthol kick--but the taste is reasonably smooth. I think they burn faster than most, too. Liggetts are more expensive than a lot of other value brands, but they're really not worth it. I'll finish the carton but I probably won't buy them again.. Robert P.
I have smoked for many years and I am very discouraged about cigarette prices. I live in the expensive Bay area. I was at a gas station one day [already spending too much on gasoline] and I saw Liggett cigarettes for $2.00 a pack. My first thought was yuk, this will be nasty like all of the other off brands I have tried. Those brands always taste stale or they hurt my throat. But, money being low, I bought some. I liked it! To me it was just like a Marlboro light [my brand]. Since then I look for Liggetts every time I shop. When going to this cigarette discount site I found myself searching for Liggetts before searching for Marlboro. For Marlboro smokers I think we have found a winner.. Donnie

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Lotto
 
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Main Street
 
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My husband used to smoke Marlboro Light 100s and I smoked Virginia Slims Light. We both switched over to USA Gold Light 100s when the premium brand prices became too high. USA Gold's price has been steadily increasing over the years. While I was in Florida I tried Main Street Light 100s and enjoyed them very much. They are slightly lighter in taste than USA Gold but still a good match. Unfortunately, they are still very hard to find at this time.. Gerri S.
A buddy gave me a pack of Main Street Ultra Light 100s to try. I usually smoke a couple different brands of lights...sometimes ultra lights. The Main Streets were okay, but really a little too light for me. I'll have to see if I can find a pack of their lights to try.. Carl

Malibu
 
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In Wisconsin, prices keep increasing just like everywhere else. I have found a great replacement to Virginia Slims and Misty. After the big increase about 2 years ago I switched from Virginia Slims to Misty because of the price. Quality wasn't quite as good, but good enough for the price. I then tried Malibu 120's and the taste is every bit as good as Virginia Slims, but lower in price than Misty. I have now found a smoke a can both enjoy and afford.. Jill F.

Marathon
 
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Hello all... My comment is on the brand Marathon non filter cigarettes. My father, who is on a strict budget, was excited to hear the low price of these cigarettes and eager to try them. He had been smoking Pall Malls for many years, but to my surprise he was quite happy with the Marathon brand. My father is a picky man but he made the switch permanently from Pall Mall to Marathon after only a couple of cigarettes. He made the comparison between the two brands and concluded that they were equal in flavor and in every other way. He is very happy and so am I!. Robin R.
Now granted, I'm picky, but even still, these were just nasty. They *look* like Marlboros [which I used to smoke], but they don't even come close. The menthol is so mild it might as well not even be there. Marathons have an odd quality, sort of like inhaling hot dust. They didn't seem to be dry and stale, so I'm guessing they're always like that. I've seen a number of positive comments about them, but I have 8 packs left and I can't give them away. No accounting for taste, I guess. Ecchhh.. Bob P.

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Market
 
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I have been smoking Camel lights for as long as I can remember, but recently I decided to try something less expensive. I was very impressed by Market's flavor and the price was more than reasonable. I'll definitely buy Markets again. They opened my mind to the world of discount cigarettes.. Susan V.
Not good at all. Their menthol lights are quite harsh and have a bitter aftertaste. Try Yours or Checkers.. Anouk

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Miss Diamond
 
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Monarch
 
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We used to smoke Winston Light 100's then refused to pay higher taxes so we tried a few and decided on Monarch full flavor 100's.. No name provided.

Montclair
 
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I have been smoking around 22 years now, and up until cigarettes went out of control because of our government and taxes I smoked Marlboro. Now I've found a smoke just as good...Montclair Full Flavor. I've been smoking them about five years, now. People used to say, 'What are you smoking?' Well now everyone is smoking Montclair. I'm now trying USA Gold Full Flavor...another good smoke. I might switch. Thank you Smokers U.S.A. Land of the free.. Eugene W.
The Menthol Lights are great! They may not be called 'premium' by the cigarette stores, but they sure taste like that to me.. Betty

Move
 
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Move cigarettes get a big thumbs down from me. These are made in the Phillipines and as soon as I saw that written on the cartons, I knew I made a bad choice. There is no getting used to them. It is a very hot, dusty, pungent smoke and after about month I developed a dry morning cough that hits me in the middle of the day as well. They will really make you want to quit. I literally cannot give a carton away. Marlboro medium is the standard I compare the value brands to. So far, Bronco lights have been real good and Homer lights were pretty good, too. I hear CT's are pretty good, but have not tried one. In any case, don't waste even one dollar on Move cigarettes.. Cyrus W.

Native
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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I normally smoke Kool Milds, and have for many years. I recently tried Native menthols and am somewhat disappointed. They are better than American Spirits but they just don't have that full menthol flavor that I'm used to with the Kools. I do think the Native brand is a good value for the price, but I would just like a fuller menthol experience.. Barry B.
These are really nice for a 'no-additive' brand. They taste a lot better than American Spirit... much closer to a standard brand like Marlboro. Slightly tight draw for me, but just fine for the price.. Jack A.

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Niagara
 
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I used to smoke Barclays but I'm satisfied with the Niagara lights now. Been smoking for 35years.. Bev K.
I would have prefered to roll up used coffee grinds and smoke them through a smelly tube sock then have another Niagara.. Derek

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Omaha
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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I smoked Marlboro full flavor 100's for many years then the price went way out of site so I switched around for several years till I came across the full flavor Omaha red pack cigarettes and I found them to have a full body taste and of very good quality. I also found them to be of a lot better quality them many of the so called top of the line cigarettes. These are worth a lot more the what they ask for them.. Tom

Opal
 
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I am a Misty 120 Light Menthol smoker and recently tried the Opal 120 menthol light cigarettes. The price is right, but they fall a bit short on menthol taste. My husband smokes Seneca Lights and after trying an Opal felt that there was very little menthol taste to them. If they'd add some more menthol to the Opal's, I'd be a customer for life. As they are now, I'm afraid the taste is not quite worth the price difference.. Ellen O.

Optiva
 
 FFLULMMLMUL
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Optiva FF Menthol 100s -- These weren't bad. A little on the harsh side, but I tend to like a good clutch at the throat first thing in the morning. Didn't burn too quickly, easy to draw and a reasonable amount of menthol flavor. Throw in the super low price and they're definitely worth a try.. Robert P.
I have tried many of the cheaper brands in my retail store, but Optiva has taken the largest share of that category in our store! Most customers who try them come back again. The only complaint is that they are lighter. If you smoke light, go with the full flavor, ultra light smokers go with the light, and so on.. John Q.

Palace
 
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Parker
 
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I just tried a carton of the Parker FF 100 Box, and they are terrible. They are harsh and flavorless, unless you count the chemical-ish taste. If you're trying to quit, this would be a good brand to smoke. I found Broncos quite awhile ago and like them, but the price keeps rising and it's getting harder and harder to find them in Full Flavor 100 Box. Almost no one carries the boxes these days. I've got a carton of Lewistons on the way, but if they are as bad as the Parkers I'm going back to Broncos.. Chelle R.

Parlay
 
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