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An unidentified buyer who is totally not compensating for anything has purchased a gigantic cigar for $185,000.

The Gran Habano #5 El Gigante -- The Giant -- measures an astounding 19 feet long by 3 feet wide, according to FCN. The super-stogie is wrapped in 16,000 wrapper leaves and weighs approximately 1,600 pounds. That's the equivalent of 25,000 regular smokes.

Juan Panesso, who operates CigarsDirect.com in Westchase, Fla., says he thought the inquiry into purchasing the cigar was a fake.

Patch reports:

Panesso says the cigar was created as a display piece for trade shows, and he wasn

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I smoke cigars sometimes.. but damn.. that thing better come with coke and hookers (Sheen Style)

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how woudl you store this? do cigars have a life expectancy before they go bad?

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Have to have a big mouth. :D

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Talk about a waste of money. I wish I had finances to blow on useless crap like this.

how woudl you store this? do cigars have a life expectancy before they go bad?

Yes, they do. You also need to keep them in a humidor too or else they go bad much quicker.

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Invite all your friends round for a smoke?

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Idiocy on a massive scale.

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A deal really. 25,000 cigars at $10 a piece (which is reasonable depending on the brand/type) is $250,000. $185,000 is a deal..

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Crazy things like that happens when you have too much money. How could this ever be a good idea?

If you have money to blow like that (or burn in smoke), at least have the pleasure of giving it to a good cause.

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A deal really. 25,000 cigars at $10 a piece (which is reasonable depending on the brand/type) is $250,000. $185,000 is a deal..

but the labor to take it apart and make new ones.

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Does it come in marijuana flavor ? :laugh:

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Does it come in marijuana flavor ? :laugh:

Somehow I felt you would be asking that.

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Get the whole town to come over for a puff!! :p

Hey, there's money to be made there...

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Somehow I felt you would be asking that.

I just figured someone would bring it up.

I don't smoke, anything. ;)

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