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Dear Mound Builders on Ebay: How Many Grandpas You Got?

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  • Started 5 months ago by snagstangl
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  1. snagstangl

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    Every listing says from grandpa's collection. But they keep forcing Grandpa to buy new pipes and sell them immediately, what kind of sick assholes are these guys, oh and no refunds or returns. Minty, what can you say.

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    Never came across one of those. All of mine just listed name brand, any kind of stamping, and overall condition.

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    I've noticed the same disturbing trend. I saw one the other day that read "from my personal curated collection", yeah sure, since the stem was clearly, obviously, upside down.

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    A sales gimmick like this car was owned but a grandma who only drove it to church and the grocery store.

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    What's a 'Mound Builder' ?

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    A girl who stuffs her bra.

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    What's a 'Mound Builder' ?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH3l6RpAfFE

    Or, a very different example:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PT8vuM0OUh4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezQ2UouoHDU

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    The following listing is far more up to date. Not stinky dead Grand Pa. This one is about modernity. This pipe comes from a climate controlled home:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Barling-pipe-unsmoked-all-pipes-kept-in-climate-controlled-house/202592998603?hash=item2f2b7bd4cb:g:BlQAAOSw-hRcX6ub:rk:1:pf:0

    And as we all know, meerschaum must be kept under the most rigidly controlled climate conditions, right?

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    I dream of one day living in a climate controlled home so I can own a meer.

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    This pipe comes from a climate controlled home:

    But was it a non-smoking home?

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  11. trouttimes

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    Are you guys always this cynical? With so many divorces and blended households, there could be that many grandpas. And who doesn't have heat and air these days, climate control at the finest. Now if they say vegan and gluten free home, that is something to pay attention to.

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    Now far ahead the Road has gone, I must follow if I can
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    And who doesn't have heat and air these days

    Spoken like someone of extreme carbon footprint privilege. Here in my fishing village of bamboo huts we don't share your kind of pampered life (there is wifi of course...but who doesn't have that?).

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    This explains why my pipes taste like they do. I keep mine in the outhouse outside my cave.

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    What's a 'Mound Builder' ?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH3l6RpAfFE

    Or, a very different example:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PT8vuM0OUh4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezQ2UouoHDU

    Ah, thanks! As clear as mud

    Posted 5 months ago #
  15. trouttimes

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    You guys crack me up.

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    Are you guys always this cynical?

    This is actually the least jaded and cynical I've seen these guys in months!

    A man who serves his country is a patriot. A man who serves his government is an employee. The two are not always the same thing.
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    Ash, does the outhouse give the pipes a je ne sais crois of flavor? I bet it is like Haunted Bookshop.

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    That kind of a sales pitch means there is something wrong with the pipe, the price, and always the seller.

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    I'd worry more if it said grandpa was a clencher teeth still attached

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    And as we all know, meerschaum must be kept under the most rigidly controlled climate conditions, right?

    I'd say about 97% of houses in the United States are climate controlled.

    I do question that Barling being new and unsmoked since he didn't post photos of the bowl to prove it.

    I am glad we have a good admin and responsible moderators.

    Heave to you dark colored ship under sail! Prepare to be boarded!
    Posted 5 months ago #

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