Cardini Style Tonguing

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Seth
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Cardini Style Tonguing

Postby Seth » June 6th, 2005, 1:31 pm

Hey there guys, i'm not a smoker so i don't know my way around cigarettes, so i just wanted to get some expert advice on cardini style tonguing (non-lit cigarettes).

Is there any particular brand of cigs that are better suited to this?

I've tried one from my friend but i can't seem to get a normal size cigarette all the way in. Thanks.

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Re: Cardini Style Tonguing

Postby Steve Bryant » June 6th, 2005, 2:05 pm

John Rogers makes fantastic wooden cigars and cigarettes that look real (and lit!). Check him out at woodencigars.com.

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Re: Cardini Style Tonguing

Postby Guest » June 6th, 2005, 2:39 pm

If you must use the real thing, try unfiltered, which are that much shorter. I believe there's a (hey, I asked for a cigarette and somebody throws me a) Camel unfiltered available, for instance.

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Re: Cardini Style Tonguing

Postby Seth » June 6th, 2005, 3:01 pm

Thanks Steve, but i have a john rogers cig, except i rather stupidly bought the extra long ones. D'oh

Thanks Shane, i'll have to buy some camels unfiltered and have a go.

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Re: Cardini Style Tonguing

Postby Pete Biro » June 6th, 2005, 4:23 pm

Just roll up some pieces of paper to practice with.
Stay tooned.

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Re: Cardini Style Tonguing

Postby Guest » June 6th, 2005, 7:31 pm

The Cardini tonguing was never done with a whole cig. Read the cigarette chapter in Henry Hay's Amateur Magician's Handbook.

Recently I have acquired Keith Clark's Encyclopedia of Cigarette Tricks in a library purchase from a friend, but I haven't have a chance to read it yet. You might try to find that.

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Re: Cardini Style Tonguing

Postby Steve V » June 6th, 2005, 8:03 pm

Are y'all talking about the flipping a cig back into the mouth then flipping it out? I never tried it when I smoked but I went to bootcamp with a guy who could do it lighting quick. Use to do it when the DI's came by.
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Re: Cardini Style Tonguing

Postby Richard Hatch » June 6th, 2005, 8:04 pm

Those thin straight pretzels are fun to practice the move with if you can handle the calories...

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Re: Cardini Style Tonguing

Postby Seth » June 7th, 2005, 2:43 am

Really Jon? I'll have to look it up in the hay book.

Isn't it done with a full cigarette in the Mullica book?


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