Smoking a blunt can be fun and all, until you get those little bits of weed stuck in your throat. Or, even worse, in your teeth when you have cottonmouth. Those small bits of weed actually have a name in the cannabis community. We call them scooby snacks. But these snacks are not tasty or desired. Instead, these snacks come along when you least want them to.
Speaking of scooby snacks, why do they happen? Why does something bad need to accompany something good? Why can’t we just have nice things? Get (some of) those answered, and more, below.
What Are Scooby Snacks?
In the cannabis community, scooby snacks refer to the small bits of weed that typically get inhaled while hitting a blunt/joint. No, we are not talking about the Scooby Snacks from Scooby Doo, although those snacks did seem awfully a lot like edi-, nevermind. Let’s save that for another post.
Have you ever rolled up a nice blunt/joint, backed up to get get a good look at it, sparked it, began to enjoy it, then boom, scooby snacks fly in? That is the problem we are attempting to fix here. Too many stoners are affected by this and we need to do something now. Something as in show you how to avoid ever getting scooby snacks again.
Why Does This Happen?
To learn how to prevent scooby snacks forever, you first should know why they occur. “To defeat your enemy you must first know them.” Know who says that line?
The main cause of scooby snacks is finely broken down weed. As you may know, cannabis buds can be broken down into a number of different sizes. Some larger sizes are better for certain methods of smoking, while vice versa applies to finer broken down buds. To learn more about the smaller sizes of cannabis buds, click the button below:
Another major cause of scooby snacks is a blunt or joint that was rolled too loose. That meaning a roll that was not packed tight enough. When a blunt/joint is rolled too loose, small bits of weed can easily squeeze through and get inhaled with the smoke, which is not a good feeling at all. Filterless joints also have a higher chance of having scooby snacks compared to joints with a filter.
Besides that, the only way you can get scooby snacks is with a very poor roll. Make sure you or someone you know who is rolling knows what they are doing. Poor rolls are never excusable. We have videos for that kind of stuff.
Knowing the two most common ways of getting scooby snacks, you can probably put two and two together and figure out how to avoid them. Below, there is a break down of how to do just that.
How To Avoid Them
Avoiding scooby snacks can be the difference between life and death. Okay, maybe not, but it feels like it. Ever had a scooby snack go right down your throat when you take a hit? You can nearly choke and die on a scooby snack. That’s how dangerous those little things are. Not very much of a snack if you ask me.
The first way to avoid scooby snacks is to make sure your buds are not finely broken down. As mentioned above, buds can be broken down in different ways and into different sizes. Blunts and joints, in particular, do not need the buds to be broken down very small. Instead, you can fill a blunt/joint with tiny popcorn nugs. Try breaking the buds down with your hands instead of using a grinder.
After your buds have been broken down correctly, the next step is to make sure your roll is right. Too tight can make a blunt/joint not hit at all, but too loose allows for scooby snacks (and your roll possibly not hitting at all, either). Make sure when the blunt/joint is rolled, it is nice and snug. Make sure the weed will be held in place, while there is still enough airflow to allow for taking hits.
Last, but certainly not least, just use a filter. Filters are the only way to 100% avoid scooby snacks (unless you simply don’t smoke at all). As long as you are using a good filter, you won’t need to worry about scooby snacks again. You can buy packs of filters, or make homemade filters with things like construction paper or cardboard. Roll a filter as such:
Using these tactics, you can master the art of avoiding scooby snacks. No longer will you dread small bits of weed flying into your mouth after hitting a blunt/joint. Just sit back, relax, and enjoy those hits.
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