Pipe Smokers Forum has grown
tremendously since it started on May 5, 2009 and we thank all of you for
being a part of our growing community. In order to keep the forums
running well and to prevent problems, please follow these forum rules:
Anyone attempting to buy or sell tobacco on this site will be banned.
Usernames: Usernames may not contain business names or website names.
1. This is a pipe-smoking forum and all topics/posts shall be pipe
2. While friendly debate and discussions are fine, we will not tolerate
rudeness, insulting posts, personal attacks or purposeless inflammatory
3. Posts, comments, avatars, signatures, etc containing
racist, or political content in any form is prohibited.
4. Copying and pasting, even when citing sources is not allowed.
5. Discussion of illegal activities is not allowed.
6. Members are allowed one Pipe Smokers Forum account. Multiple accounts
are not allowed.
7. Advertising, soliciting, self promotion or selling products or services in any form without a Sales Account is forbidden.
8. Links to personal sites are not allowed in posts, they are only allowed in Sigs.
9. Sigs and/or taglines are not allowed in message bodies.
10. Buying or selling tobacco is not allowed on this site.
11. Trading pipes or any other items is not permitted on this site.
12. Do not post contests, box passes or give a ways without prior permission.
This is a pipe smoking forum, not a smoker's rights forum.
Members at this site will not offer pipe valuations or resale estimates
In addition to the forum rules, the following guidelines are in place to keep the forum consistent.
Custom Title guidelines
Custom titles are limited to 15 characters
Signatures are limited to 250 characters, 1 URL, OR 1 photo no larger than a standard banner 468x60
Signatures are limited to the default font size. Bold, italic and underline are fine.
If you have an issue concerning our policies, or staff, please use a
personal contact method such as a private message or email to a staff
member. We take serious complaints to heart and will do our best to
This site is intended for legal aged adults. Underage persons are not
allowed to view or participate on this site in any way. You must be of
legal smoking age in your state / country of residence to view or
participate on this site. Additionally, you must be a minimum of 18
years old to register on this site. All underage accounts will be banned
immediately upon detection.
As these rules extend to all areas of the site, we reserve the right to read specific private messages sent through the forums in an investigation to verify a rule breach, illegal actions, or blatant abuse of the forum’s private message system
If you do not agree with this do not use the site's private message system.
While these rules cover most common situations, they cannot anticipate
everything. Consequently we reserve the right to take any actions we
deem appropriate to ensure these forums are not disrupted or abused in