Pipes Magazine » General Pipe Smoking Discussion

Search Forums  
   
Tags:  No tags yet. 

That's it! I Quit!

(38 posts)
  • Started 3 months ago by panamacharlie
  • Latest reply from Bill Nichols
  1. User has not uploaded an avatar

    panamacharlie

    Member
    Joined: Jun 2016
    Posts: 202

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    I am not a slave to the wicked weed! My willpower is stronger than the siren call! I am tired of being known as the old dude who constantly has a pipe sticking out of his maw. This morning I went cold turkey. Success! It has been over five hours now, and am not feeling the least bit of temptation. Hey, where did I put that Savinelli?

    Posted 3 months ago #
  2. mso489

    mso489

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Feb 2013
    Posts: 25,937

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    I quit cold turkey for years in solidarity with my late wife who quit a multi-pack cigarette habit on her third try; her final illness did not relate to smoking, at least according to current or earlier medical science. I resumed the pipe regularly when my current wife was in rehab after hip surgeries, to center in the evening after helping her. So many can come and go as needed or thought efficacious.

    Posted 3 months ago #
  3. jazz

    jazz

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Feb 2014
    Posts: 810

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    I am tired of being known as the old dude who constantly has a pipe sticking out of his maw

    May I ask? if you don't mind, why does that bother you?

    Posted 3 months ago #
  4. upnorth1

    upnorth1

    Senior Member
    Joined: Oct 2017
    Posts: 478

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    I don't see anything wrong for quitting cold turkey, or hot turkey or turkey loaf etc. None of them appeal to me.

    Posted 3 months ago #
  5. mikefu

    mikefu

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Mar 2018
    Posts: 785

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    I too quit cold turkey last night. It’ll probably last me another 20 minutes or so.

    Posted 3 months ago #
  6. ashdigger

    ashdigger

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Jul 2016
    Posts: 5,234

    online

    Login to Send PM

    I refuse to eat Tofurkey.

    Ubi Ignis Est?
    Posted 3 months ago #
  7. jpmcwjr

    jpmcwjr

    Preferred Member
    Joined: May 2015
    Posts: 13,339

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    A cold turkey sandwich with dressing, cranberry sauce and a touch of mayo..... YUM!!!

    I know that you believe you understood what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.
    Posted 3 months ago #
  8. ashdigger

    ashdigger

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Jul 2016
    Posts: 5,234

    online

    Login to Send PM

    John, there's a sandwich shop here in Vegas called Capriotti's that has exactly what you describe. They call it the "Bobby" and it's their claim to fame.

    Posted 3 months ago #
  9. jpmcwjr

    jpmcwjr

    Preferred Member
    Joined: May 2015
    Posts: 13,339

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    [drooling]. And the toasted bread has to be just right..... Vegas, baby!

    GO SHARKS!!

    Posted 3 months ago #
  10. User has not uploaded an avatar

    panamacharlie

    Member
    Joined: Jun 2016
    Posts: 202

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    "I am tired of being known as the old dude who constantly has a pipe sticking out of his maw

    May I ask? if you don't mind, why does that bother you?"

    Because it makes it more difficult to pick up 20 yr old chicas!

    Posted 3 months ago #
  11. carolinachurchwarden

    carolinachurchwarden

    Preferred Member
    Joined: May 2018
    Posts: 1,673

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Just means you have to buy a sexier pipe.

    "If you can't send money, send tobacco." - George Washington

    Posted 3 months ago #
  12. jazz

    jazz

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Feb 2014
    Posts: 810

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Because it makes it more difficult to pick up 20 yr old chicas!

    ....fair enough.

    Just means you have to buy a sexier pipe.

    I must agree with that. When I'm smoking a lovat stuffed full of my cow shit and iodine blend (Germain's Special Latakia Flake) it's obvious to everyone that I am the sexiest man on earth. If it wasn't for my bad language and bargepole I would get no peace from the opposite sex whatsoever.

    Posted 3 months ago #
  13. olkofri

    Olkofri

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Sep 2017
    Posts: 2,101

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    A pipe makes one unappealing to 20 year old women??

    Man, I need more pipes.

    A pipe all day keeps the snowflakes away.

    Not the sweet, new grass with flowers is this harvesting of mine;
    Not the upland clover bloom...
    Posted 3 months ago #
  14. warren

    warren

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Sep 2013
    Posts: 7,544

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Because it makes it more difficult to pick up 20 yr old chicas!

    Just go with the ones who have "daddy" issues. Then build on the reputation of a caring lover. That'll attract all kinds.

    A man without a shillelagh is a man without an expedient.
    Posted 3 months ago #
  15. seanv

    seanv

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Mar 2018
    Posts: 912

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    ^^ lol
    Just don’t let them talk too much lol

    Posted 3 months ago #
  16. tulsagentleman

    tulsagentleman

    Member
    Joined: Feb 2019
    Posts: 193

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    It's easy to quit. I've done it a thousand times.

    Posted 3 months ago #
  17. pipestud

    pipestud

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Dec 2012
    Posts: 1,746

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Well, I'm obviously a babe magnet with or without a pipe in my mouth. But, I've never had the urge to quit smoking my pipes so I can't really relate to this thread. Besides, I'm spending too much of my time fighting off the women right now.

    Pipestud
    Posted 3 months ago #
  18. jaytex969

    jaytex969

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Jun 2017
    Posts: 3,527

    online

    Login to Send PM

    I only have to fight off one woman and it is quite enough, thank you...

    Gunner, Black Frigate. Say "Hello" to my little friend!
    Posted 3 months ago #
  19. alsatmem

    alsatmem

    New Member
    Joined: Jan 2019
    Posts: 42

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Damn! I just put 2 turkeys in the smoker. Guess I’ll try to quit in 5-6 hours.

    Posted 3 months ago #
  20. didimauw

    didimauw

    Mod
    Joined: Jul 2013
    Posts: 2,972

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Quitting is for quitters. I quit quitting years ago.

    "I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve."
    Posted 3 months ago #
  21. pappymac

    pappymac

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Feb 2015
    Posts: 1,827

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    I’m not interestedly in 20 year old girls at my age. I don’t mind 40-Year old ones though.

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

    Heave to you dark colored ship under sail! Prepare to be boarded!
    Posted 3 months ago #
  22. condorlover1

    condorlover1

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Dec 2013
    Posts: 3,605

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    I just look like I have stepped out of the 19th century or escaped from a Bruce Bairnsfather cartoon although women do come up and talk to me!

    Posted 3 months ago #
  23. mortonbriar

    mortonbriar

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Oct 2013
    Posts: 900

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Condorlover, is this you? Interesting technique to get the ladies tallking!

    I don't really care if the cup is half full or half empty, I just want something to sip on.
    Posted 3 months ago #
  24. mortonbriar

    mortonbriar

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Oct 2013
    Posts: 900

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    I even watched the youtube tutorial AGAIN on how to post a photo, sorry guys...sigh

    Posted 3 months ago #
  25. chasingembers

    Embers

    Captain Of The Black Frigate
    Joined: Nov 2014
    Posts: 15,395

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Tobacco and alcohol are far more enjoyable than female attention. Pipes and bottles neither talk nor complain when they see you with another pipe or bottle.

    Damnation seize my soul if I give you quarters, or take any from you.
    -Edward Teach
    Posted 3 months ago #
  26. gatorlope

    gatorlope

    Member
    Joined: Feb 2019
    Posts: 303

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    After two wives, several fiancées and various other relations, I think I may call it quits on women while I’m still STD free!
    Pipes are another matter, especially since I probably have enough tobacco stashed that it may qualify as a lifetime supply and I can enjoy it all without contributing to the crimes and misdemeanors of an unpredictable government.

    Posted 2 months ago #
  27. carolinachurchwarden

    carolinachurchwarden

    Preferred Member
    Joined: May 2018
    Posts: 1,673

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Them 20 year olds probably ain't as cracked up as they used to be. They'd probably be trying to get you to quit smoking, quit eating meat and start doing yoga and all that crazy talk.

    Posted 2 months ago #
  28. warren

    warren

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Sep 2013
    Posts: 7,544

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Yer not supposed to fall in love with them! They're like Missouri Meers, they're disposable. Damn! You want a rotation that you've carefully selected. They're really no different than your smoking tools. (I may have stepped over the line with that.)

    Posted 2 months ago #
  29. gatorlope

    gatorlope

    Member
    Joined: Feb 2019
    Posts: 303

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    You did if they read your posts!

    Posted 2 months ago #
  30. jpmcwjr

    jpmcwjr

    Preferred Member
    Joined: May 2015
    Posts: 13,339

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    I even watched the youtube tutorial AGAIN on how to post a photo, sorry guys...sigh

    Some folks do better with simple written instructions.

    Once your photos are on a photo hosting site (such as Imgur.com; Postimage; Dropbox, etc. Photobucket), or on virtually any site, including this site's album such as eBay, Amazon, you-name-it, select the full sized image, then Control-click (Mac) or Right-click (Windows) on the image itself, then choose "copy image location" or similar words. Now paste that URL (the full web address, which should end in .jpg or .png) into the IMG box in the reply window of the thread you're posting to.

    The site's album is also a good choice for displaying photos, and the same method works for obtaining the image's URL for copying into the IMG box.

    There are other good illustrations and steps on how to post photos in the "Latest Discussions" box,
    LINK to that thread

    Posted 2 months ago #
  31. jaytex969

    jaytex969

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Jun 2017
    Posts: 3,527

    online

    Login to Send PM

    Yer not supposed to fall in love with them! They're like Missouri Meers, they're disposable. Damn! You want a rotation that you've carefully selected. They're really no different than your smoking tools. (I may have stepped over the line with that.)

    If your tool is smoking, maybe you SHOULD take a break...

    Posted 2 months ago #
  32. User has not uploaded an avatar

    foursidedtriangle

    Member
    Joined: May 2018
    Posts: 265

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Guess what? I did quit. This habit is toxic, as is most of the community.

    Posted 2 months ago #
  33. chasingembers

    Embers

    Captain Of The Black Frigate
    Joined: Nov 2014
    Posts: 15,395

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    This habit is toxic, as is most of the community.

    Self abasement is toxic.

    Posted 2 months ago #
  34. bassbug

    bassbug

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Dec 2016
    Posts: 899

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Guess what? I did quit. This habit is toxic, as is most of the community.

    Can I have your stuff?

    I don't care who you are, you're not walking on the water while I'm fishing
    Posted 2 months ago #
  35. didimauw

    didimauw

    Mod
    Joined: Jul 2013
    Posts: 2,972

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    Am I the only one that's extremely confused?

    I feel like it's two people who are arguing, but are on the same side, and just don't know it.

    What is going on???

    And I have my " self abasement". And the other night it was toxic. My mother in law set a couch cushion on fire down there. I made one old joke, and she tried to burn the house down....wtf...lol

    Posted 2 months ago #
  36. pappymac

    pappymac

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Feb 2015
    Posts: 1,827

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    If you are going to quit, then quit and go away. No one is going to try and talk you out of it.

    Posted 2 months ago #
  37. cosmicfolklore

    Cosmic

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Aug 2013
    Posts: 18,163

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    If you are going to quit, then quit and go away. No one is going to try and talk you out of it.

    Amen!! Come on... jump!
    We aren't very good at talking people off of ledges around here.
    Jump!!

    Michael
    Posted 2 months ago #
  38. bnichols23

    Bill Nichols

    Preferred Member
    Joined: Mar 2018
    Posts: 2,593

    offline

    Login to Send PM

    I'd say something, but y'all already used all of my good jokes.

    B

    Head Black Frigate keelhauler, boss powder monkey, & troublemaker 1st class.
    Posted 2 months ago #

Reply

You must log in to post.

 

banner

 

    Back To Top  | Back to Forum Home Page

   Members Online Now
   ashdigger, geopiper, odobenus, jaytex969, oldgeezersmoker, pitchfork, boffosquid, ben88, disinformatique, ray47, morgansteele, acidpox, weezell