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How Often and Where Do You Smoke

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  1. romanza10

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    Where I currently live I can not smoke indoors. This rule is from the war department so nothing can be said or done about it.

    So, I end up smoking in only two places and about once a week. I wish it was more, but you know, life.

    Outdoors on the patio. This isn't too bad, but it's dictated by time and currently weather.

    My local smoke shop. If the errands on the weekend allow, my wife will let me run away for a couple of hours and smoke at the B&M. It's nice, tables and a coffee bar. We've got TVs, usually news channels or foot ball games. Also, a well stocked humidor and stacks of tinned tobacco and lots of jars.

    So where do you smoke and how often?

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  2. sallow

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    Twice a day, after lunch and after dinner. Usually outside or in the garage, all weather.

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    I'll have a few bowls a day. Sometimes it's in the car, with the windows rolled down. Sometimes it's while I'm taking a stroll around the neighborhood. I never smoke indoors, not because I can't, but because I choose not to.

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    I smoke my pipe all day long indoors and out, it's just me here.

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    One or two a day walking the dog through the park.

    In weather above about 40 I'll sit on the porch and enjoy a bowl while reading. Below that, and it's just the dogwalking pipes. Perhaps 9 degrees isn't ideal for enjoying the nuances of a blend, but it's better than nothing.

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    [quote]I smoke my pipe all day long indoors and out

    Yeah buddy! same here!
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    In the living room in front of computer, at work during outside breaks. We got 2, half hour breaks on Sanitation rather than 15, 15, and 1/2 hour lunch.

    If at first you don't succeed, have another bowl.
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    Mon to Friday evenings only. Usually 3 bowls . Saturday and Sunday 6-8 bowls all in my living room in front of the fire.

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    Between one and four a day, almost always sitting in a chair JUST within the borders of the flat, but on the threshold of the porch, with all windows thrown wide. Still trying to muster the chutzpah to take the pipe out in public.

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    Where; either in my basement, outdoors or in my truck.

    How often; I very rarely go a day without at least one bowl. Usually on my work days I'll smoke a bowl when I get off, on the days I'm off I might smoke 3-7 bowls a day. All together I'd say my average is 2-3 bowls a day.

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    Smoke 4-6 times a week. Indoors/outdoors(weather permitting)

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    My wife hates the odor, even on my clothes and breath, so I smoke in the workshop outside. In cold weather, I huddle next to a small space heater and use a wireless device to surf the web and listen to music. I smoke two bowls in the morning and two after I come home from work in the evening and as much as I want to on my days off.

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    Usually once a day/every second day in my garage.

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    Once or twice a day. Usually in front of the computer.

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    I smoke in my ham shack. Once a day after dinner on workdays, and three times a day on days off, after each meal.

    Since you have to die anyway, you might as well die from something you like.
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    All day, every day, and anywhere I wish. You can translate that to 12 or so mostly at home. Away from home I usually smoke cigarettes -- convenience factor. Its kind of funny to see others monthly TAD. I destroy at least a pound of tobacco a month. I am reminded of the courtroom scene in A Few Good Men, "Tobacco? you can't handle tobacco."

    P.S. I'd be near bankrupt if I did it with those little tin thingies.

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    I smoke throughout the day. About 5 or 6 bowls per day. Usually outside on the porch, weather permitting, or in my man cave in the garage. In the car to and from work. Piping is my life. And for that I'm grateful.

    The pipe eases you into the present moment - savor your pipe & you'll savor this moment.
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    Inside, outside and up to 12 bowls a day.

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    During the week: a couple of bowls in the evenings. On the weekends: several bowls per day, depending on what I'm doing, and usually in the house.

    I like Mr. Clemens's advice:

    As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain when awake.

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  20. craig94yj

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    I smoke all day every day also. I am a "field technician". I can not smoke in my office at work because of the fire suppression system that costs $13,000 to replace a discharged tank, but once I head out to the field for the day I smoke in my vehicle and along the tracks all day long as desired. At home I have a three season enclosed porch that does have a small wood stove if I choose to fire up. My wife is still a cigarette smoker so she has nothing bad to say about my pipe smoking. We do not smoke in the house just because. This Sunday morning it is 24 degrees with a wind chill of 10, but my wife and I are enjoying our coffee and the sunshine as we smoke and surf the internet. It is 50 degrees on the porch, but at least there is no wind. Life is good.

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  21. irish

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    Couple bowls every evening on the front porch .

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    I get in 2 or 3 bowls each day on the porch, even in cold weather. Then there are the occasional bowls in my truck on the way home from work.

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    Where do I smoke? Well, according to the nice lady at the park...in Hell.

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  24. brdavidson

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    I average around a bowl a day, generally outside on the covered deck but winter in Canada isnt conducive to smokung a pipe outdoors. I have a shed in the backyard that I smoked in last winter equipped with a space heater. This year I've renovated my bedroom and I occasionally smoke in there once the kids are in bed. Its just me so I dont have anyone to complain about the odour and I like the smell that lingers.

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    i smoke where ever i can legally smoke, as often as i feel the urge to. works out to 5-8 bowls a day

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  26. tarak

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    1-3 times/week. Smoke on my deck when its nice, in my garage when its not.

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    1-2 bowls in the evening, sitting on a chair just outside the garage, or just inside the open door if it's raining or too breezy. Rarely ever gets below 65 here in the winter so that's not a problem. Wife wouldn't object if I smoked in the house but she and the doggies are nonsmokers and I don't want them inhaling second-hand smoke (or want to inhale it myself for that matter). I could smoke at my office or just outside the door, but I opt not to. Those 1-2 bowls per day are my chosen risk limit. And LOL smoking in the car would be quite a feat for me, it's a stick.

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  28. cigrmaster

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    I smoke in my house, on my front porch, on my lanai. I smoke 4-5 bowls a day everyday.

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    All day, every day, everywhere I can. I'd smoke in my sleep if I could! I guess maybe between 8-12 bowls a day? I never bother to count. I just enjoy.

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    Lately, at least once a day during the week barely on the weekend because the wife has me doing stuff, during the summer I was on the back deck now I moved upstairs to my 3 season room with a space heater

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    6-10 a week. Usually on the patio in the backyard or in my garage that I turned into a man-cave.

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    I guess I am the odd person out. I smoke a couple of bowls twice a month at my friend's place because we can smoke indoors.(his wife's grandfather was a long time pipe smoker and our smoking provides some nostalgia for her). My two bowls twice a week on the patio ended this week. Yesterday it was minus 24C (with windchill) where I live so my patio smoking is curtailed for the season. I would go out on warmer days in the winter to the patio but it is usually covered with 3 - 4feet of snow. I found that last winter I attempted on several occasions to smoke outside but I saw it as somewhat counter productive. In the frigid temperatures I was rushing to finish the pipe when everything about a pipe for me is taking time to settle and enjoy those special moments to contemplate life and practice 'ruminato'. When I meet with my friend to smoke I really appreciate it and savor the tobacco.

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  33. shayde

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    I smoke probably once a week at a buddies house, I was smoking everyday on my way to work. But I've gotten lazy and just roll out of bed and go to work. Working nights is a little draining after a while.

    "I have some friends, some honest friends, and honest friends are few; My pipe of briar, my open fire, A book that's not too new." -Robert W. Service

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    ...five to seven bowls per week for me - garage and porch mostly. Sometime I go days or weeks without a pipe, just due to lack of convenience or opportunity. I'm happy this is something I can enjoy when I want, without the burden of addiction. I live among very anti tobacco people mostly, so I admit I avoid smoking at all in the presence of others.

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    Usually 3-4 times a day, but I've gotten lazy about the morning bowl too. As it gets colder in the mornings, I tend to opt for sleeping an extra 30 minutes as opposed to waking up and smoking a morning bowl with a cup of coffee. On the weekends, it can go either way. I could smoke more or less, depending on what I'm doing. But, in the car, outside for a walk, or inside, my limitations are only self-imposed.

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    Since my work schedule has me done around noon on Fridays, it has become something of a ritual to either drop by the B&M on Friday afternoon, or to have a bowl or two out on the back patio. I'll often have another bowl at some point during the weekend, either while doing yardwork or while taking a break from other weekend chores, weather permitting.



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    I'm lucky to have my own room in the house, so I generally have a bowl or three a few nights a week, and a few on the weekends as well. I used to smoke in the car while commuting from work, but I got tired of cleaning bits of tobacco and ash from the center console.

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    Just recently began taking over the clubhouse I built for my daughters when they were younger. Now that they are teens, they don't use it, so I have a cozy little 8x8 man-cave in the making.
    I smoke about once a day, sometimes twice on weekends.

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    Usually in bed. Hard to get out of it on the weekends especially when you can curl up with a Peterson and a glass of something!

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    brdavidson said:
    " I have a shed in the backyard that I smoked
    in last winter equipped with a space heater."

    Mine is a somewhat fancied up shed inthat it not only has a space heater, it's finished inside and is large enough to contain my desk/workspace as well as a couple of comfy chairs and a TV ... it also houses my cigar humidors and all the pipes/tobaccos I own ...

    I generally smoke 3 times, once after breakfast, after lunch and after dinner, but sometimes add a fourth bowl, depending on my moods and the demands of the day ... it's not all pipes, there are some cigars in that mix, probably about 90% pipes, 10% cigars ...

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    My wife (and to be honest, I) don't want full-on smoking in our house. But our kitchen is off to one side of the house, so I stick a fan in the window that's right next to the table and smoke there. The fan pulls the smoke out with no issues.

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    1-3 bowls a day, almost exclusively indoors. I could smoke everywhere, but tend to smoke in my "smoking room", or mancave, if you will.

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    I have a 30 min drive to work and home and usually enjoy a bowl each trip, sometimes another at lunch, and if I'm lucky another in the evening if we go out. My truck is my most used smoking space right now.

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    Not as often as I'd like, but 2-3 bowls a week. That's mainly to keep 2 things in line: 1) keep my tobacco in line to last until next payday as I have not acquired the amount of tobacco to have bowl/day and 2) keep the girlfriend in line with being okay that I smoke. But the collection grows every paycheck and my girlfriend is more okay with it with every smoke. In the near future, I want to bring my pipe with me to work to have a bowl during my breaks or lunch.

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    I smoke about 3-4 bowls a day. Usually in the living room with a window open (though my wife isn't thrilled and I sometimes relent to her wishes). Other times in the basement and occasionally in the car during my lunch break at work.

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    3-4 bowls a week. When i'm in school it's usually in the car ride from work to school. When schools out its on the front porch after work in the evening.

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    Long, long ago, on a planet far away in Arkansas when I ran a small newspaper, I smoked a pound almost weekly, in addition to cigars when out on assignments. I put in 16-18-hour days regularly and needed my beloved pipes, and as Faulkner said, "a little whiskey."

    Today, I'm lucky if I can get in a bowl a day. Some weeks, I go smokeless due to weather. It's not that I don't want to smoke my lovely pipes, but it has to be outside or find a new wife, which I have considered.

    I smoke in my car, but again that is problematic: I use Ozium air sanitizer and an open box of Arm & Hammer for the fridge, which I just discovered on this forum. It works, but only barely. My wife has the nose of a great bloodhound.


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    I live alone, so I smoke all day.

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    As I also live alone, I can smoke in the house, though this is usually confined to the downstairs and with the kitchen door open, usually in all but the coldest of weathers. Often I simply stand at the back door and puff away, blowing the smoke out if the wind is in the right direction! Occasionally I light up in the upstairs study if I am typing or writing, but the stale smell tends to linger so don't often do it. It is pleasant though, with pipe between teeth as I tap those buttons. On pleasant days, I sit outside at the table and enjoy a good pipe whilst reading or writing. With a cup of tea, there is nothing better!
    As to amount, used to be about three bowls a day before retiring two years ago, roughly 25grams a week. These days, about twice that, depending on the busyness of the day. I never smoke with family or friends or when I go out shopping or to part time work, except in the car returning home. I always have an early morning pipe (the best of the day, I think) and then spread the rest fairly evenly throughout the day, finishing with a flake last thing at night. Occasionally, when unable to settle to sleep, I've got up in the small hours and had part of a pipe then, but not often. I so enjoy the whole process of filling lighting, smoking and even cleaning. It has to be an obsession, don't you think?!
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    I smoke anywhere I want but mostly in my smoking room/library in front of the computer. Any given day it could 1-5 bowls depending on my mood or time constraints and whether the nic hit is too big like this Peterson Irish Flake. The Labs like it as I'm not moving around, the room is warm etc.

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    Usually 2-3 bowls a day on my front patio. Lately I've been busy and it's been quite chilly out for Vegas, barely reaching 40* for daily highs, so I've been smoking a lot less this last week.

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    I smoke when ever or where ever I want. But it is hard to smoke a pipe in public, because lots of people think I am smoking marijauna. Most people here have never seen a person smoking a pipe. I might be the only pipe smoker in the whole country.

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    I enjoy a pipe or cigar anywhere from once to four times a week. Fortunately I have a heated shop where I can enjoy my pipes and cigars. Weather permitting I like to enjoy a smoke on the front porch or the back patio or down by the local lake and/or the local river. Its very relaxing sitting by the water enjoy a smoke, but being that the current temps are in the mid 20's and low teens that won't be happening anytime soon.

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    3 Xs/day. Morning, about 3 pm and then at night, always indoors, be it pipe or cigar.

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    Four or five bowls a day at various times from early morning through to the early hours of the following morning if I wake up in the night and fancy a smoke. Mostly indoors at home which is never a problem as I have a whole house to myself.

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    . And LOL smoking in the car would be quite a feat for me, it's a stick.

    I drive a rig for a living, it actually enhances driving!

    Mostly at work in the truck, I like the fact that the lingering odor is nowhere near as offensive as the cigars that I had smoked....there is just a faint pleasant scent left behind from pipe tobacco.
    At home, I would probably never smoke indoors, the wife has respiratory complications from Valley fever, but since I live in the valley of the sun, smoking outdoors is really never a problem.

    2 bowls per day, more or less.

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    Inside, outside and up to 12 bowls a day.

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    Typically, during the week, I'll have a small bowl (usually my Falcon) on the drive home from work. If it's not raining, or too windy, I might take the wife for a walk and have another on the way around (where my choice is more free - I stick to Aros in the car, as they don't seem to stick around so much)

    Saturdays might be anything. If the weather's horrible, I'm unlikely to have one (I don't like smoking inside without decent ventilation). If it's nice, and I can spend the day outside, I might have four or five.

    Sunday morning, assuming it's not raining, I go to the park, and read the paper, with a flask of coffee and my pipe. Just recently, I haven't got far with the paper, for the number of people who seem to feel the need to stop and chat to me, usually about how their father / grandfather used to smoke a pipe (which is quite pleasant). Finish on the way to church, and then another bowl in the afternoon, with more coffee (can you tell I like coffee?) Once I've cooked dinner and fed the family, I'll take the wife for a walk, and have another.

    Apparently I'm boringly predictable!!

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    This is a picture (censored) of part of the pipesmoking room I am putting together. It is nearing completion. It is a locked room which was converted from the dining room. We have a big kitchen and don't need a DR. The room also has a 50" flatscreen and a big plush leather chair. Sinking into that chair in the PM & lighting a Dunhill with a strong Lat mix is a great joy.

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    3-4 bowls per week.
    Outside or in my truck during nice weather, in the basement this time of year (-35).

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    I smoke in my man cave usually 1 bowl during weekdays and 3 to 4 bowls on the weekend

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    I wonder what this same thread would have looked like conducted at 10 year intervals going back 50 or 100 years? We're seeing a lot of garden-pacers, shed-huddlers, patio-stalkers and garage-lurkers. I'm in that group too...can't smoke in the house as it's a rental and the missis doesn't like it. Plus if I could I'd probably relegate it to a cosy dedicated room, but I don't have that choice currently. Maybe years ago when both pipes and tobacco were more en vogue we'd see more loungers in front of fires, dressed in smoking jackets and comfy slippers? All I have is a greehouse heater and a wooden chair where I currently huddle in my garden! The image of Sherlock I ain't! Hahaha!!!

    If I have time before work, I'll smoke a little...never a bowl, more like however much I get through in 10 or 15 mins. Let it go out, leave for later. Occasionally have a full bowl in the car on the way to work (I have a long drive, depending on where I'm going). In the evenings I pick up the started pipe again and finish that. Sometimes in one go, often in another two or three little bursts. Some nights I might pull out another pipe, reload and see how far I get again. If I have time.

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  63. jeff59

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    I enjoy about 5 bowls a week. Sometimes more. I smoke in my workshop. Usually with my dad.

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    Nothing regular at all. Anywhere from 4x a month to 4x a week, I guess. Location? In the yard (I'm not concerned with cold weather as we have 5 months of it) or if I'm driving any distance.

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  65. mountainman

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    I smoke about 1 bowl a day on average. Some days 2. Some days none. I used to smoke on the back porch or garage exclusively. Recently the wife finally pulled a 180 and lets me smoke in the house as long as a couple of windows are open. I have to admit, it has been nice to have a smoke while relaxing in my recliner and watching a movie!

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    In my apartment, I smoke pretty constantly. Today I'm home working until an evening rehearsal, so I'll probably have 3 or 4 pipes before I go.

    When I'm at my folks' place, they let me smoke in the basement (I used to live down there, and that was part of the agreement), but I only get a before-bed bowl in since if I'm visiting, I need to, you know, visit...upstairs.

    Otherwise, when off doing work, I pretty much only get to smoke in my car going to or from shows.

    In the average week, I probably smoke 10-15 bowls.

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    My ex-wife didn't like I smoke in house. I changed the wife. Now I live alone with my pipes and tobaccos. I am free and happy. With my music, books and pipes.
    I smoke all day everywhere. It is a good recipe for happiness. Woman is soft like a pillow but fits well only in the bed.

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    Wow, I feel like an outsider. I'm something of a shut-in for various reasons, and I'm sadly unmarried (when the term meant something) so I'm pretty free to smoke as much as I want, which, from what I'm reading above, is probably too much. I smoke primarily in my study where I work on reading, writing, occasionally drawing, and just plain meditate and listen to music. In the evenings I smoke in the dining room where there is a TV/DVD setup. I'm the caretaker for my mom who doesn't have any objections and says she rather likes the smell of pipe tobacco--it reminds her of her father. I do not smoke outside of my study, however, when there are visitors, which is rare.
    I'm a little surprised that there are combination cig/pipe smokers. I kicked the cig habit (about 7 months ago) and took up the pipe a month later--absolutely no semblance in the cigarette and the pipe, and I wish I discovered the joy of smoking a pipe decades ago, and have absolutely no desire for cigs since.
    My problem these days is rotating my pipes--I just can't leave any of them alone, I love all of them! (I've got Petersons, two Ashtons, and Nordings). And I just ordered a Peterson Dublin Castle today, so another problem is PDA, although I try to keep the number of pipes down to ten.

    There is no beauty without some strangeness in proportion.
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    In the house for the most part, one or two bowls per evening, almost every day. I occasionally go a few day to maybe a week without if I'm busy.

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    I don't mean to hijack this thread-it does have to do with 'how much do you smoke.'

    My wife and daughter have joined together and decided that pipe smoking has become obsessive to me and that I'm smoking too much. They love me, and feel that they would like me to hang around to see the grand kids, yada yada.

    It started when I decided to tell my wife (please, don't call me stupid-although I am) that I'm not going to collect pipes anymore, I feel that I should start cellaring tobacco.

    Oh my goodness, I just might has well have told her that I'm in bed with the devil. After lecturing/arguing on the phone for 45 minutes, she must have then called my daughter, who called me and cried on the phone that she loves me and wants me to be around for a long while, yada yada.

    Needless to say, I began to defend pipe smoking compared to cigars (I used to smoke cigars for 35 years) on the exact amount of tobacco actually smoked by grams.

    My daughter asked me to take her to my cardiologist or other noted doctor for both of us to sit there and hear what he or she has to say about pipe smoking.

    Frankly, right now, I don't actually pick up the pipe as much as last week. Maybe 1 to 2 bowls a day now max, usually less than that. Some of the 'joy' has been driven out of me.

    Not sure exactly what to do.

    Thanks for listening.

    Allan
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