What Are You Smoking? October 2012

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  1. PipeWife

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    Just loaded C&D Orient Express into the old Wally Frank straight-grain to take the dog on a W-A-L-K. The goober-headed permanent puppy (3 YEARS old, not 3 months!) will be absolutely ecstatic.
     
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  2. Stonewall

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    Holy smokes that's one nice gourd. How's the BC's smoke?

    I'm doing some more Sutliff Westminster in a Gouda Clay.
     
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  3. OldSouled65

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    Astley's 44 in my Spill pipe... at school
     
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    How is the Astleys? I'm curious about this one. It must be good stuff, it's sold out nearly everywhere. God I wish I could just buy tobacco all day long...
     
  5. PipeWife

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    I hear ya there!

    (Dog literally ran circles around me and traveled 3-4 times farther than I did in same amount of time.)
     
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  6. OldSouled65

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    I find it very citrusy, more so than a lot of Virginias. Sweet, but not too sweet. You can push it and it doesn't lose flavor easily. A bit earthy, I like it the most of any VA I've had. I have a feeling you'll like it. I like it alot, I'm gonna be stocking up on it once I get money. That briar cigar put me out for a bit, but at least now it'll be easier to smoke at school.
     
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  7. Old Codger

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    MacBaren Club Blend in a Peterson Canadian. Making me hungry. Contemplating the lunch possibilities. +10C(50F)H34%.
     
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  8. Stonewall

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    Yeah I was a bit surprised when I looked at my graph on tobaccocellar.com and found my cellar was predominantly Va's.

    Yeah, that's what I'm afraid of; yet another tobacco I 'really' like. Lol

    Oh well, a man (and women) has his vices.
     
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  9. PipeWife

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    This is my last remaining vice and I refuse to give it up!!
     
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    I understand completely. Food, wine and spirits, and fine tobacco. These are the good things in life. I'm kinda glad those opium parlors went out of style. Lol
     
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    I had to greatly reduce my alcohol consumption down to "once in a blue moon" due to medication interactions, and don't consider food to be a vice - despite my homemade cookies being called "sinfully delicious!" LOL
     
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  12. MarkinCA

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    GL Pease Haddo' Delight in the Poker...

    Unfortunately, mine has learned to spell. Although, she's still doesn't understand d-a-w-g...;)
     
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    Pipe Wife, I too have to spell in front of my 13 yr. old lab retriever; in my case it's B-A-L-L and R-I-D-E, which, if he hears those words, make him dance and spin until I give him a ride or throw the ball.

    I had some HH Burley Kake this morning, and then when I went for a walk in the pines with my wife and dog I smoked McClelland "Old Dog" in an Amadeus Akropolis saucer which is my favorite pipe.
     
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    It's terrible, don't buy it.

    :D No seriously, an illustrious member of this h'yer forum turned me onto it, and it is really terrific stuff. I thought at first that this might be the one to eclipse FVF in my "best VA's" list, and although that doesn't seem to be the case, it is still very good. As far as straight VA's go, I stock FVF and 44. If you include slightly adulterated VA's, I also stock Peter Heinrich's Curly and Dunhill Flake. The 44 definitely holds its own in that high company.

    Alright, so after much deliberation... FVF in the Northern Briars banker. Starting to see some orange leaves a'showing around here.
     
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    This is my 1000th post. I have never written to chats much. Except to here. I´m merely realistic person and I must say I have learned more than I have given. Thank you all and good night.

    What to smoke and in what? Jubileum deserves something good...

    Three Nuns in a Sasquatch!
     
  16. Old Ted

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    Thanks.....and yes - it's over on the pipemaking section
    OT
     
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  17. JimInks

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    Waino sez,
    Which version?
    And count me in with those who love Astley's 44. I need to revisit that one. I luckily have two 9 year old tins of it.

    Btw, now smoking Three Friars in a 1970s smooth Savinelli Oom Paul Non Pareil 9504, which probably wonders why I haven't smoked it in over a year.
     
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    Balkan Sasieni in a cob
     
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    Had some McConnell Scottish Flake in a Sav, Duca Carlo 315 last evening. Rich and toasty, mmmm!

    ~Aaron
     
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  20. PipeWife

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    Been working on a bowl of Boswell Chocolate Cream in the chocolate egg while navigating the (*BLEEP!*)in customer "service" phone maze, with the disgustingly cheerful "ads" in place of hold music.
    :bangin:
     
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