Fire lighting tips please

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  1. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 9 years ago

    I am without a lighter. Simões keeps pilfering mine. I am currently sat with four. None of which are working.

    I'd like to build a small fire and keep it aglow in my ashtray.

    Anyone skilled in SAS survival techniques?

    And remember I want something manageable ... for e.g. the one below is more than I need ...

  2. Teresa McGurk profile image60
    Teresa McGurkposted 9 years ago

    Is the sun shining?  Get your magnifying glass out and aim it at a piece of paper in the ashtray.  Don't let Kevin see.

  3. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 9 years ago

    Oh yes. I forgot about the Dragon. He's rather a handy cigarette lighter.

    However - there's a technique to lighting your cigarette from your pet Dragon. Which in fact I possess.

    However - he likes to try and scorch me. For fun.

    He's a laugh huh? neutral

    NB - The sun is definitely out smile

  4. Haunty profile image80
    Hauntyposted 9 years ago

    No clue. But I just saw some bored guys blazing. … n-project/

  5. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 9 years ago

    If you have a lighter that has 'run out' of gas, you are in luck.  Firstly, take the metal flame guard off it, so that the gas jet is exposed. Hold down the plundger and at the same time flick over the flint wheel to ignite the gas that (you thought) had run out. You will find that you still have about another 10 - 15 lights left!

  6. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 9 years ago

    Haunty - err neutral Is there something wrong with those guys? And was there a point? I suspect it was heads shaved all round afterwards ...

    Pearl - coooo that's interesting smile *experimenting*

                 *on fire* yikes

  7. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 9 years ago

    Sorry I forgot... You're a frog!  OMG Don't try it underwater.

  8. RKHenry profile image75
    RKHenryposted 9 years ago

    How's that process going for you?  Got one lit yet?

    1. Pearldiver profile image81
      Pearldiverposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry.. It's my fault.. She's a Pyro - Frog.. What have I done??

      1. frogdropping profile image85
        frogdroppingposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        lolol a PyroFrogNic big_smile

  9. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 9 years ago

    Eagle - I'm currently non-submerged. On dry land. Feet on floor. The opposite of wet.

    RK - Yes but not through a lighter. I'm going to buy one now.

    I'm fed up with magnifying glasses, Dragons, sticks and flint rock.

    The smoke's non too good either neutral

  10. darkside profile image81
    darksideposted 9 years ago

    You want a fire in an ashtray near your computer?

  11. profile image0
    Janettaposted 9 years ago

    rub two ciggies together really fast wink

  12. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 9 years ago

    Darkside - nope. I wanted a lighter. And bugger the laptop. There's more chance I'd catch on fire.

    Janetta - just creates nicotine crumbs.

  13. Laughing Mom profile image56
    Laughing Momposted 9 years ago

    I thought this question was answered about 10,000 years ago??
    No worries, other than the mag glass, I don't know the answer, either.
    Janetta, that's a creative idea.

  14. Rochelle Frank profile image95
    Rochelle Frankposted 9 years ago

    Use a match?

  15. profile image0
    ralwusposted 9 years ago

    rub yer feet together reall fast like and then go to a bar and get some matches or buy a new lighter

  16. Dolores Monet profile image96
    Dolores Monetposted 9 years ago

    Use that big old time lighter in your kitchen called a stove.

    1. moposan profile image49
      moposanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      but be bloody careful especially if its gas oven.


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