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zippo click

Discussion in 'The Carlwood Q & A' started by naphtha, Mar 20, 2017.


have you heard a zippo?

  1. I have indeed heard the zippo!

    8 vote(s)
  2. I have not heard the zippo...

    2 vote(s)
  1. naphtha

    naphtha Member

    Jul 3, 2015
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    GC, did you know zippo put a patent on the sound it makes opening and closing? WW2 soldiers were issued them for Morse code. I'm fairly certain I have heard a zippo at some point in every plus show out. Do you have a habit of playing with a zippo?
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  2. cobrashark7

    cobrashark7 New Member

    Feb 25, 2017
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    I've heard the zippo clicking sound before, but I thought it sounded more like a butane lighter sound, figured he was lighting a "dab" for enlightenment.
  3. vr2omega

    vr2omega New Member

    Dec 21, 2016
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    I most definitely hear a Zippo lighter noise in every episode.
  4. PanZielak

    PanZielak New Member

    Apr 13, 2016
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    Among all the THC guests the title of The Zippo King or Master of the Click would definitely go to Joseph P. Farrell - he is a chain smoker or rather a locomotive. Once when I did a little Farrell marathon (all three episodes one by one) I think that there was a total of 40+ clicks... that's a cig every 10-12 min... Hmm - next time I'm gonna count them all... or if anyone here enjoys listening to Joseph, count them and post the result ;)
  5. general urko

    general urko New Member

    Dec 17, 2016
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    I think Farrell is a pipe smoker, hence the many Zippo clicks. I find it oddly entertaining as you usually hear it after he has made an important point, or a quip that he thinks is clever. One of the most honest and thorough researchers in the field, in my opinion.
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