Anyone else not smoking as much because of the cold?

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acidpox

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Nov 18, 2018
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I can't smoke inside and sitting outside in the cold for 30 mins to an hour sounds awful. Anyone cut back on there smoking in winter.

 

lawdawg

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Aug 25, 2016
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No problem with that here... I smoke in my living room next to my toasty wood stove :puffy:

 

carolinachurchwarden

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May 9, 2018
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Nope, I brave it. Cup of coffee, warm, cozy sweater, switching hands if one gets too cold, but I love the winter. It's my favorite season of the year. Foods taste and smell better. Beer tastes better. Your woman cuddles up to you more. The pipe tastes even better. Just my take.

 

acidpox

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Nov 18, 2018
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So jealous, wish I could sit in my chair and read a good book while enjoying my pipes, but my better half doesn't smoke and is prone to headaches around smoke.

 

yaddy306

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Nope, I brave it. Cup of coffee, warm, cozy sweater, switching hands if one gets too cold, but I love the winter. It's my favorite season of the year. Foods taste and smell better. Beer tastes better. Your woman cuddles up to you more. The pipe tastes even better. Just my take.
Haha.
Tomorrow's low in Raleigh, NC: 41 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees with the wind)
Tomorrow's low in Regina, SK: -21 degrees Fahrenheit (-30 with the wind)
If my temps were in the 40s during winter, it'd be my favorite season, too!

 

carolinachurchwarden

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:lol:
Hey, we have our cold days too, you know. I believe it was 28 there this morning? When you're used to the weather you live in, my cold and your cold might "feel" the same to us. But if you were in Raleigh during what I thought was cold, you'd be sweating, sounds like. And if I were in Regina I'd need heated everything just to not freeze to death!

 

mikethompson

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Jun 26, 2016
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I think I enjoy a pipe less in the winter for sure. Smoking a pipe indoors is not an option for me. Now if I had a heated garage on the other hand...

 

renal923

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Dec 18, 2018
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we recently went through a cold spell for about 2 weeks here in phoenix (lows in the high 20's, highs in the mid 40's to low 50's) and I think I went out to enjoy my pipe 3 times in those 2 weeks.
As much as I want to move somewhere with green and trees and rain, I'm not cut out for the cold.

 

mechanic

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Dec 1, 2018
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I can smoke inside but i seem to enjoy smoking more on my porch in my rocking chair so i just been putting a jacket on unless it really windy. I been looking into getting one of those patio heaters.

 

olkofri

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It's currently -13 °C in Regina (~9 F). It's NOT cold. Cold begins at -15 °C. Wind chill is a meaningless value: unless you're outside naked.
Since I only smoke in my car, I wouldn't have a problem, other than more condensation in the pipe and possibly tongue bite (happened yesterday, ouch). When it's really cold, like -40, I have to keep the car idling, but no big deal, I can listen to music then.
I was outside on the evening of Jan. 3rd smoking a cigar. Temp was a balmy 27 F.

 

puffthemagicpiper

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Jan 7, 2019
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I’m on a forced sabbatical due to outside temps. I’ve a window this afternoon and tomorrow.
Loaded a MM Freehand with Morley’s Best, and another cob to sample a new-to-me C&D blend: Stratfordshire. I’ll pick a briar set for the Strat after a few bowls in a cob.

 

3rdguy

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So jealous, wish I could sit in my chair and read a good book while enjoying my pipes, but my better half doesn't smoke and is prone to headaches around smoke.
I have found they are prone to headaches in general.
:wink:

 

rogerrodger

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Dec 7, 2018
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I look forward to warmer weather, for sure. But I smoke in the garage with a space heater at arm's length. A good book, an insulated coffee thermos, and warm clothes, and I'm set. I just had a half bowl of Stratfordshire in my Cayuga pipe at lunch break.

 

hawky454

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In my opinion, the cold weather is the best time to smoke. Whether it’s inside or out the ambient temp makes for a grand pipe but then again it doesn’t get too cold in the winter here in central Texas.

 

npod

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Jun 11, 2017
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Anyone cut back on there smoking in winter.
Yes. For sure. But I still do it. I bought a nice heating lamp last year and that helps. I tend to smoke cigars at the cigar lounge (indoors) in winter.

 

pappymac

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Feb 26, 2015
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Define cold?

I'm smoking more because our daytime temperature in SE Louisiana has ranged from a low of 40F up to 65F. Way easier to sit outside and have a pipe or two then in the summer when the highs temp and humidity are in the 90s.

 

jrenko

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Dec 26, 2016
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There is not enough clothes in the world to keep me warm for 1-2 hours sitting outside in the middle of the winter.

So i am a lucky man who have the option to smoke inside.

 

renal923

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Dec 18, 2018
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m smoking more because our daytime temperature in SE Louisiana has ranged from a low of 40F up to 65F. Way easier to sit outside and have a pipe or two then in the summer when the highs temp and humidity are in the 90s.
I feel the same way. Come summer I some way less than during the winter (this is with the relatively quick smoke of cigarettes, mind you) because 120 degrees is just too much to be out in for any length of time.