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  1. pipesmokingtom

    Dunhill Tobaccos Rebranded as Peterson

    Correct, as usual. I know something will be coming out of STG in the way of Dunhill-blend (re-re-blend...) re-issues. I was just curious if anyone had a lead on where this Peterson stuff came from. Like I said - it makes sense. Can't believe just yet that this wasn't someone just having a bit...
  2. pipesmokingtom

    Dunhill Tobaccos Rebranded as Peterson

    Word on the internet street is, this is a doctored photo from reddit. After searching, I haven't found corroboration that they'll be Peterson-branded (though, it seems plenty feasible), the tin art will remain the same, or the specific list of blends. I hope it to be true, as it would make a...
  3. pipesmokingtom

    Dunhill Tobaccos Rebranded as Peterson

    Curiously, this information with the tin art and such is not included in the press release on the STG site from July 3. What is the source of this info?
  4. pipesmokingtom

    Keep It Smokey

    Cheers and Godspeed, Banjo.
  5. pipesmokingtom

    In Preperation For St. Paddy's Day, What's Your Favorite Irish Whiskey?

    Green Spot is good. Redbreast is good. I'll always be happy with a good old shot of Jameson, though. I have a gig on the day, so I'm sure I'll be partaking. It's at a retirement community, though, so I'll probably not go too crazy!! :D
  6. pipesmokingtom

    Breathe smoking Q&A

    Assuming you're clenching when breathe smoking, as opposed to holding the pipe in situ, are your lips sealed around the stem, or is performed with the Clint Eastwood cigar snarl? A: My lips are sealed around the pipe and my tongue is used to quickly plug the stem if I want to retrohale...
  7. pipesmokingtom

    Found Some Mason Jars That Claim to Block 99% of UV Light. Worth the Extra Cost?

    Mylar is good long-term if you heat seal it. The zippers themselves can and will fail, so don't rely on them.
  8. pipesmokingtom

    Pipes and Pipe Tobacco Auction 24/7 All Year

    Oh, yes, hello! I'm in Puyallup. Do you ever make it to Smokey Joe's?
  9. pipesmokingtom

    Pipes and Pipe Tobacco Auction 24/7 All Year

    Actually I just looked at their shipping policy. The only state they don't ship to is South Dakota.
  10. pipesmokingtom

    Charatan introduces Dunhill blends

    Wow, everyone is trying to get on this gravy train. This is getting to be like Elvis impersonators.
  11. pipesmokingtom

    Alright, Serious Question of The Day: Do You Toast Your Bagel, Or Not?

    The boiling of bagels is most often done in an alkaline solution (industrially lye, home kitchen most often baking soda), which promotes browning while baking. Same routine with pretzels. Pennsylvania does this best. Toasted always with cream cheese.
  12. pipesmokingtom

    I Just Cleaned 24 Pipes in 20 Minutes!

    This thread, and the lack of logic contained herein, is truly comical. This subject is endlessly entertaining.
  13. pipesmokingtom

    Transaction Gone Bad - Advice Needed

    It very well may be the same gentleman and I'll take your input under consideration! Thanks!
  14. pipesmokingtom

    Transaction Gone Bad - Advice Needed

    ACTUALLY - I just remembered I also included a cob and some other sampler tobaccos as well as a gift. No way I'm sending money without getting that jar back.
  15. pipesmokingtom

    Transaction Gone Bad - Advice Needed

    I try to accommodate those in other countries where access to this kind of stuff is limited. I should have discussed a return policy before I sent it all the way to Malaysia, but it never even crossed my mind. Live and learn, I suppose. Worst case, I'm out 50 bucks and 4oz of tobacco. I'll be...
  16. pipesmokingtom

    Transaction Gone Bad - Advice Needed

    Agreed - I have no issue with the length of time it took him to open the jar.
  17. pipesmokingtom

    Transaction Gone Bad - Advice Needed

    Haha, I don't know if he'll send anything back. I think sending enough money to cover shipping back and the rest upon receipt is probably the most fair solution. Assuming I don't end up with a jar of BCA or something, of course.
  18. pipesmokingtom

    Transaction Gone Bad - Advice Needed

    Well, it was a mason jar with tobacco with a Sharpied label on the top. Some risk is taken on by the buyer as well to trust me that it contains what I say it contains. I'd be upset if what I received wasn't what I expected, but still don't feel 100% good about refunding money without the...
  19. pipesmokingtom

    Transaction Gone Bad - Advice Needed

    Goods and services. In April, he told me F&F wasn't available from PayPal in his country. He paid the additional 1.80 to cover the expense at the time.