Everyone knows that white lighters are Bad Luck. Most people understand it as a fact, even though they may not believe it. But does anyone know the real reason behind it? There are multiple reasons in history why white lighters are considered bad luck. The first reason, is because when disposable lighters first came out, they only came in two colors. Black, and White. Now, when people would try to pack bowls down with their lighters, the ash would often get stuck to the bottom of their lighters. So when they were being investigated by police, white lighters would show signs of smoking and ash burns, and black lighters wouldn't. Another reason revolves around Four Famous Musicians (and Fellow Stoners), Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrex, Janis Joplin, and Kurt Cobain. All four of them were left-handed, and they all died at the age of 27. The coincidence was that all four of their autopsies showed that when they died, they had White Bic Lighters in their pockets. So next time that you are in a sesh, and someone pulls out a White Lighter, throw that shit away or brake it. I have had several personal cases where bad things happened, and every single time we had used a white lighter. Still don't believe me? Keep using your white lighters and you will find out soon.

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Wed, 01/16/2013 - 6:08pm


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Sun, 07/17/2011 - 6:28pm
 
 
Sun, 07/17/2011 - 6:32pm
MasterKief Says:

*Gets caught by Cops and gets Arrested*

 
 
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 3:48am
HighJane Says:
 
 
Fri, 01/18/2013 - 11:40am
 
 
Fri, 01/18/2013 - 1:05am
Smithhy Says:

I USE EM ERRY DAY. 'Luck' really seems to favor me sometimes, so I like to challenge it face to FACE. Still haven't had misfortune by using them.

 
 
Sun, 07/17/2011 - 6:30pm

I use a white lighter fuck luck. But thanks for the story behind it.

 
 
Sun, 07/17/2011 - 6:32pm
MasterKief Says:

No Problem! It's always a good conversation starter to tell this story at seshes. And I'd reccomend getting a new one, cause I don't want anything bad to happen to a fellow stoner :)

 
 
Sun, 07/17/2011 - 6:39pm
MasterKief Says:
 
 
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 12:23am

100% true, iv had many bowls break on me when i would be using a white lighter. even one time when i was walking into my friends house, i through my bag of weed on the table and it fell off into a bucket of rainwater while using a white lighter to smoke prior to going there.

 
 
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 2:59pm
FluffyGuy Says:

Which is metal bowls are wonderful my friend :)

 
 
Fri, 12/12/2014 - 5:15am

No thanks, I rather not burn the fuck outta my hand lol

 
 
Sun, 07/17/2011 - 6:38pm
 
 
Sun, 07/17/2011 - 6:39pm
MasterKief Says:
 
 
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 11:44am
darny7 Says:

What about flick my bics if you pull off the plastic its a white lighter

 
 
Sun, 07/17/2011 - 7:31pm
matttwoody Says:

ive been arrested twice with a white lighter each time.... im 16 and right handd, it doesnt give a fuck who u are, if u got the white lighter u got it coming
....

 
 
Sun, 07/17/2011 - 9:09pm
MasterKief Says:
 
 
Wed, 11/07/2012 - 11:32pm

Got caught by my school after smoking with a white lighter. Had that bitch in my pocket.

 
 
Sat, 01/05/2013 - 2:18am
 
 
Mon, 01/07/2013 - 2:07am
topher85 Says:

I'm 27 left handed and fucking amazing. Just used a white lighter to smoke a bowl. Aren't the bottom of black lighters white? I don't know . Peace.

 
 
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 8:48pm
bigdoobie Says:

i was just thinking the same thing. haha

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 3:12am

Hahaha does a certain percent have to utilized as white before it's deemed "white"??

^¥^
O.o

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 4:27pm
Kniphofia Says:

They were all black in the 60's and the 70's. Rounder too, better for packing bowls.

 
 
Tue, 01/08/2013 - 6:59am
energy Says:

Never ever break someone's lighter, dude.
That's just playing into karma's hands, making you the administer-er of the bad luck. The bad luck being that you broke their damn lighter.
That's a grade-A party foul.

 
 
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 5:17am

In the process of breaking it probably start a fire because of the bad luck somehow it would happen

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 9:38pm
dongbong Says:

no a party foul is when someone spills the bongwater all over your carpet 3 times

 
 
Mon, 01/28/2013 - 10:44pm

Three!?? What stupid mf spills it 3 times? Its 1

 
 
Wed, 01/30/2013 - 6:31pm
dongbong Says:
 
 
Fri, 01/11/2013 - 3:54pm

What about one of those lighters that are actually white underneath when you tear the cheap wallpaper off of them? (unless you have a solid colored or black lighter) Can those be considered unlucky right off the bat because of it's white interior or only if you take off the wallpaper then revealing the white?

 
 
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 2:55am
Galeeners Says:

Was asking myself the exact same thing! I would like to believe that it would have the printed sticker exterior, so visually it wouldn't be white.
But then again, point is we'd all know it'd be white no matter what lol

 
 
Sun, 01/13/2013 - 6:18pm

I thought it was yellow lighters that are supposed to be bad luck.

 
 
Sun, 01/20/2013 - 11:05pm

always heard red lighters around here

 
 
Sun, 01/13/2013 - 11:56pm

....but then everyone else in the sesh is like "fuck that" and smokes anyway, and you know your ass is gonna be like "ahhh fuck it, lemme get on that"

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 5:54pm
Afro.Man Says:
 
 
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 3:50am
Gogojr1 Says:
 
 
Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:02am

Also like to add that all Bic lighters are white underneath the color, the white ones just don't have the color coating....and the bottom of all Bic lighters are white so you'd see the ash. And I assume your ignoring all the people who died or got caught with colored lighters...I'm sure if there was a study the numbers would be similar. I hereby dub thee full of shit, you may kiss the bride

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 4:29pm
Kniphofia Says:

They were only white or black in the 60's and 70's. Everyone used a black one so you couldn't see any signs of weed packing on it. My theory is that this fact slowly turned into a myth revolving around the use of a white lighter as bad.

 
 
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 9:04pm
 
 
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 9:29pm

i got caught for the first time with a white lighter....AND OH SHIT THE QUESTION FOR THE FILL IN THE BLANK AT THE BOTTOM IS 'WHITE' CASTLE...freaky shit man

 
 
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 9:40pm

only time i ever got caught was with a white lighter.. fuck em

 
 
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 10:03pm

i had a white lighter then i painted on it crazy shit when i was really baked, its now my lucky lighter.

 
 
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 11:26pm

What if you have a case for your lighter? Does that cancel the bad luck?

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 12:12am
FrostyJ Says:

they seem like they have less lighter fluid too...

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 12:25am

this makes so much since! i got pulled over the other night..and i just smoked with a white lighter!

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 1:01am
8Pac420 Says:
 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 3:24am

White lighters aren't bad, it's that we all keep thinking it's bad so we keep attracting negativity towards white lighters.

Imagine if nobody thought white lighters were bad.
Then they wouldn't be bad :)

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 9:11am

Woke up for a wake and bake sesh and my one and only lighter is out of fluid. Can I borrow someones lighter?

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 11:19am

Just hit 200$ today on a scratch off lottery ticket, and yes I have a white lighter in my pocket :)

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 11:27am
OXOBOXO Says:

Man every lighter is white xD
Most are just wearing shirts

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 7:06pm

So what you're sayin is we should all resort to using matches? Im down with that.

 
 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 1:52pm
Gumbalah Says: