Forum Rules

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 related.

2. While friendly debate and discussions are fine, we will not tolerate rudeness, insulting posts, personal attacks or purposeless inflammatory posts.

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

Signature guidelines
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 address them.

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 any way.


  • Published
    Apr 24, 2011
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