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  1. radio807

    My First Castellos

    I have only one Castello, a Natural Vergin kkkk that I bought from Castellana's shop while in Florence back in 2016. It's by far my favorite pipe. I will likely buy others at some point.
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    Social or Anti-Social Pipe Smoker?

    Being an only child and a retired engineer I'm not known for my social skills. I don't mind having company while I smoke but I don't actively seek it out. I'm not a "socialist."
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    Favourite Drink Pairing?

    Coffee in the morning. Depending on my mood it's either Pepsi or any one of a number of flammable liquids in the evening (Scotch, Bourbon, rye, etc.).
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    Pipe Smokers Who have Settled on a Few Standbys

    95% of my smokes are 1792 Flake, Irish Flake, and University Flake. I'll occasionally light up some Luxury Navy Flake and Haddo's Delight. I haven't felt the need to try new blends in years.
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    What I have learned in my 1st month here

    +1. There's already enough complexity in my life, I don't need to drag it into my leisure activities. The only things I obsess about while smoking are keeping ashes out of my scotch and not setting myself on fire. Everything else is burdensome. Regarding strong opinions and arguments, sorry...
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    Anniversary Kake Question

    Your description does not fit Anniversary Kake. AK is crumbly, and is easily broken up with the fingers.
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    Your favorite tonquin tobacco?

    I'll cast another vote for 1792. It's the only tonquin flavored tobacco I've ever had, and the only one I know of. What are some others?
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    Happy International Women's Day

    My money is on the bull.
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    HELP! Ebay Conundrum With A Dunhill

    I think you're doing the right thing.
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    What Are You Driving?

    2013 Dodge Dart, 1964 Buick Skylark, 2009 Harley Heritage Softail.
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    Generally I will use matches when my butane or Zippo runs out of fuel in the middle of a smoke and I'm too lazy at that moment to get out of the chair and refill. I prefer paper matches to sticks because they burn a bit slower than the wooden ones.
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    One of my sons visited Japan a few years ago and brought me back a pouch of Momoyama. I don't recall which variety it was, but I'm pretty sure that it wasn't made my Mac Baren. I found it to be quite an enjoyable aromatic that I would buy here if it was available, but like mso I don't think it...
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    Legislation Filed 02-10-2017 - Increase Tax On Pipe Tobacco to $24

    Let's see now...eliminate tobacco and legalize marijuana. It makes a lot of sense from the nanny state's point of view. A stoned population will be much easier to control.
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    What's Your Lineage?

    Italian, purebred.
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    Who'd Want To Be A Celebrity?

    I am the kind of person who couldn't attract attention even if I were to set fire to myself in a crowded room, and I like it that way. Invisibility is a blessing.