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How often do you smoke a pipe?

More than 5 times a day
2
6%
3-5 times a day
6
19%
1-2 times a day
5
16%
More than 5 times a week
1
3%
3-5 times a week
10
32%
1-2 times a week
3
10%
Less than once a week
3
10%
Once a month or so
0
No votes
Rarely
0
No votes
I don't smoke a pipe
1
3%
 
Total votes: 31

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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by Goose55 » Sat May 06, 2017 11:00 am

JudgeRusty wrote:
Fri May 05, 2017 7:26 pm
Goose55 wrote:
Fri May 05, 2017 6:52 pm
It is my understanding that unless one smokes a pipe, frequently & regularly, they will not develop "a palate." They will not develop tastes for tobaccos they like. They may like a bad tobacco and dislike what would otherwise have become very pleasant to them.
I have no idea how more than one person could simultaneously smoke a pipe. I suppose "they" could smoke a hookah to develop their tastes.
Nether can I. Where have you read or heard of more than one person smoking the same pipe simultaneously?
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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by hugodrax » Sat May 06, 2017 11:04 am

Goose55 wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 11:00 am
JudgeRusty wrote:
Fri May 05, 2017 7:26 pm
Goose55 wrote:
Fri May 05, 2017 6:52 pm
It is my understanding that unless one smokes a pipe, frequently & regularly, they will not develop "a palate." They will not develop tastes for tobaccos they like. They may like a bad tobacco and dislike what would otherwise have become very pleasant to them.
I have no idea how more than one person could simultaneously smoke a pipe. I suppose "they" could smoke a hookah to develop their tastes.
Nether can I. Where have you read or heard of more than one person smoking the same pipe simultaneously?
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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by durangopipe » Sat May 06, 2017 4:46 pm

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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by hugodrax » Sat May 06, 2017 5:06 pm

Of all the goofy nun pictures I've collected, I've never found a smoking one.
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Post by JohnnyMcPiperson » Sat May 06, 2017 5:50 pm

3-7x a week roughly


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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by Rusty » Sat May 06, 2017 6:30 pm

Goose55 wrote:
Fri May 05, 2017 6:52 pm
It is my understanding that unless one smokes a pipe, frequently & regularly, they will not develop "a palate." They will not develop tastes for tobaccos they like. They may like a bad tobacco and dislike what would otherwise have become very pleasant to them.
These nonsmokers have no palate? How do they keep food out of their nasal passages?
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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by hugodrax » Sat May 06, 2017 7:15 pm

Rusty wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 6:30 pm
Goose55 wrote:
Fri May 05, 2017 6:52 pm
It is my understanding that unless one smokes a pipe, frequently & regularly, they will not develop "a palate." They will not develop tastes for tobaccos they like. They may like a bad tobacco and dislike what would otherwise have become very pleasant to them.
These nonsmokers have no palate? Ho7w do they keep food out of their nasal passages?
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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by JudgeRusty » Sat May 06, 2017 7:38 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 7:15 pm
Rusty wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 6:30 pm
Goose55 wrote:
Fri May 05, 2017 6:52 pm
It is my understanding that unless one smokes a pipe, frequently & regularly, they will not develop "a palate." They will not develop tastes for tobaccos they like. They may like a bad tobacco and dislike what would otherwise have become very pleasant to them.
These nonsmokers have no palate? Ho7w do they keep food out of their nasal passages?
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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by ReverendThom » Sat May 06, 2017 7:41 pm

When it's -40 outside it can be as little as once a month. When it's summer it can be around 5-10 times/ week

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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by mont974x4 » Sat May 06, 2017 7:53 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Wed May 03, 2017 2:05 pm
Three to five bowls a day, more on weekends. Too much, probably.
I think 5 is my average during the week, Sometimes a little more. It's not too much.
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Post by Irish-Dane » Fri May 12, 2017 10:58 am

ReverendThom wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 7:41 pm
When it's -40 outside it can be as little as once a month. When it's summer it can be around 5-10 times/ week
Exact opposite for me. During the Winter I smoke a couple bowls a day, more on the weekends. In the summer that number drops to once or twice a week, sometimes going a couple weeks or more with none at all.
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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by Winton » Sat May 13, 2017 9:21 am

OK, last week was the Chicago Pipe Show. I guess about five times a day. That is not my normal practice. Assume once a week for a while, before and after this event. But normal months, two bowls at the pipe club and maybe one other time.

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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by hugodrax » Sat May 13, 2017 9:37 am

I had always assumed that pipe smokers' habits would be different than the casual cigar smoker. I don't know why I thought that--maybe it is because the pipe isn't disposable and must be kept at home where a cigar smoker can easily just buy one or two a week or month or whenever he wants.

This thread shows me how wrong I was. Winton probably has racks of pipes taking up space waiting for their occasional outing.
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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by venator260 » Sun May 14, 2017 11:53 am

I picked 1-2 a week.

As others have said, the weather dictates some of that. I've had some good smelling blends inside, but I prefer to take it outside. Now that it's getting warmer, I'm hoping to smoke more often.

I really ought to get a heat source in my garage and clean it up a bit. Wind and cold keep me from my pipes (and cigars). Having a heated smoking area in the garage fixes both problems.

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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by Winton » Sun May 14, 2017 12:13 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Sat May 13, 2017 9:37 am
Winton probably has racks of pipes taking up space waiting for their occasional outing.
Yes, you are correct. I now have more than 35 pipes. I really need to sell the ones I never reach for. I told my wife that the only pipe I intend to buy at the next show is the slow smoke contest. I really enjoy the pipes in this contest.

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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by A_Morley » Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:39 pm

I want to know who the base poltroon is who admitted to not smoking a pipe so that I might mock and revile him.
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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by Sir Moose » Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:57 am

hugodrax wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 5:06 pm
Of all the goofy nun pictures I've collected, I've never found a smoking one.
I'm curious, do you mean a smoking nun....

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...or a smoking nun....

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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by sweetandsour » Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:30 am

That's a nice habit, sir moose.
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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by Fainn » Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:05 am

I picked 1 - 2 per day. I expect that number to go up should I ever find a suitable blend loaded with nicotine to replace my cig habit.
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Re: Smoking Habits

Post by Bloodhound » Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:33 am

Sir Moose wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:57 am
hugodrax wrote:
Sat May 06, 2017 5:06 pm
Of all the goofy nun pictures I've collected, I've never found a smoking one.
I'm curious, do you mean a smoking nun....

Image

...or a smoking nun....

Image?
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