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Government Cigarette Shops

Post by Who2 » Sat Feb 01, 2014 10:50 pm

I'm posting this for smokers but hoping 'am-dowla are watching my posts.
Today I got sold 400 Chinese 'fake Cleopatras from the Government cigarette shop, so beware they (your employees) are stealing from the Egyptian people and from Field Marshall Sisi.
So, please go and 'nick them, because next week I'm going to give them some right sh** sorry stick…. :cool:
mr angry smoker retired of tunbridge wells……
Ps: I suggest that the reverse truncheon technique would assist in any confession.


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Re: Government Cigarette Shops

Post by AliAbdulUK » Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:25 am

What the hell is a 'Government Cigarette Shop?

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Re: Government Cigarette Shops

Post by dsaxelby » Sun Feb 02, 2014 12:25 pm

I bought fake Marlboro lights from the Duty Free shop in town. About 6 months ago.
It is what it is.

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Re: Government Cigarette Shops

Post by A-Four » Sun Feb 02, 2014 5:20 pm

Not sure what the Dr means here by government cigarette shop here, but there was a wholesale place, that was on the present day main square in Luxor, that opened three times a week, early in the mornings only, where all the retailers got their supply, though it certainly was not run by the government. Obviously this company still exist, though no longer in that place.

With regards to that new 'Duty Free Place', towards the Movenpick Road, we'll l think most of us know they are all a set of crooks who work in it. The whole lot of them are the same gang that worked in the one that was behind the Emillio Hotel. When that set up moved to Karnack, some will remember Cairo sent down a woman to keep an eye on things, even though she had more than a look of Eva Browne about her, at least we started getting whiskey at a fair price. However they managed to get rid of her, perhaps poisoned, who know, then the old games started again.

On my last visit to Luxor, this motley crew I noticed, have set up residency in this present place, l take it, Karnack has been closed down. Their game with booze, e.g. whisky is that the price tag for Johnny Walker Red, which they never have, gets moved to a very cheap band. As for Black Label, that price is through the roof, but they know it always sells, especially when a tourist brings with them an Egyptian 'friend'.

It's far easier these days to buy the stuff at the airport from EgyptAir Duty Free, they don't even cheat you on the exchange rate, and what is more, they even give you a receipt,.......which as most of us know, is a novelty in its self.

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Re: Government Cigarette Shops

Post by Who2 » Mon Feb 03, 2014 6:51 am

There are two outlets for fags, One next to B&Q the other to the left of Susanna Hotel both look like windows 6x4ft with bars on..:cool:
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Re: Government Cigarette Shops

Post by Chocolate Eclair » Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:11 pm

Are the bars there to stop those who get fake ciggies assaulting them when they take them back????

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Re: Government Cigarette Shops

Post by Brian Yare » Mon Feb 03, 2014 2:33 pm

A-Four wrote:It's far easier these days to buy the stuff at the airport from EgyptAir Duty Free, they don't even cheat you on the exchange rate, and what is more, they even give you a receipt,.......which as most of us know, is a novelty in its self.
The DF at Luxor Airport last April was not counting litres correctly. The Johnny Walker Red Label was in 2 litre bottles rather than the expected 1 litre size. I wondered why my bag was so heavy on the way out!

I have no complaints about any of the DF shops except that they carry insufficient stock and are too expensive. :br :wi :wi :br

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Re: Government Cigarette Shops

Post by Dusak » Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:38 pm

...and the woman at the Karnak one was no different than the others, trust me, I bought off her... or should that have been bought her off...
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