The non method of pipe smoking ( for newbies )

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Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:09 pm

It alwsys helps to do the newbie incantation before a bowl light , when you're first starting out ...

I wanna smoke ya right now
I'm not in the mood to fight
So flame to bowl
Light ya bastid , light
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Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:17 pm

Ruffinogold wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:09 pm
It alwsys helps to do the newbie incantation before a bowl light , when you're first starting out ...

I wanna smoke ya right now
I'm not in the mood to fight
So flame to bowl
Light ya bastid , light
When are you going to publish the Ruffinonomicon in full, so that we can have your full book of pipe smoking incantations?
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houtenziel wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:17 pm
Ruffinogold wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:09 pm
It alwsys helps to do the newbie incantation before a bowl light , when you're first starting out ...

I wanna smoke ya right now
I'm not in the mood to fight
So flame to bowl
Light ya bastid , light
When are you going to publish the Ruffinonomicon in full, so that we can have your full book of pipe smoking incantations?
Lets' not try to invite the likes of Ruffthulhu or Nyarloruffotep into this dimension.

Apropos of this post, I was researching an early D&D artist who illustrated the Cthulhu mythos this morning, should anyone want to take a look at the work of Erol Otis and take a gander of his interpretations of the Old Ones. http://jrients.tripod.com/otus/otusddg.html
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Thu May 16, 2019 6:42 pm

As a newbie I can say the best thing I was ever told is don’t forget to enjoy the smoke. It’s not rocket science. If I have to relight a few times big deal. What has given me a little trouble is folding navy flake. In fact I have some PS luxury Navy I think I’ll go smoke.. :D
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Tue May 28, 2019 7:39 pm

I remember when I first started and I 'learned' all the techniques. Nowadays, I don't even think about it. Practice makes perfect. I just pack the pipe until it feels right, I light it, I tamp it, I relight as necessary.

It really isn't rocket science. It is as complicated as you want to make it. Newbies will get tongue bit in the beginning but if they stick to it, they'll figure it out. Ours is a very enjoyable pastime full of flavor and meditative enjoyment. Overthinking this is the worst thing you can do. Failure isn't a problem if all that you're losing is a bowl of pipe tobacco. Keep at it and in before you realize it, your smokes will be transporting episodes to look forward to, not trials to endure as you try to master the (few, very few) nuances of packing and relighting and pipe cleaner technique. You'll develop your own technique as it suits your taste and you'll be happier for it. Smoke in good health.
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" Episodes , not trials " ...... the king of Nola nails it again :thumbs:
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Ruffinogold wrote:
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" Episodes , not trials " ...... the king of Nola nails it again :thumbs:
That would be the Chapstick of Nola.
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Whalehead King wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 7:16 pm
houtenziel wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:17 pm
Ruffinogold wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:09 pm
It alwsys helps to do the newbie incantation before a bowl light , when you're first starting out ...

I wanna smoke ya right now
I'm not in the mood to fight
So flame to bowl
Light ya bastid , light
When are you going to publish the Ruffinonomicon in full, so that we can have your full book of pipe smoking incantations?
Lets' not try to invite the likes of Ruffthulhu or Nyarloruffotep into this dimension.

Apropos of this post, I was researching an early D&D artist who illustrated the Cthulhu mythos this morning, should anyone want to take a look at the work of Erol Otis and take a gander of his interpretations of the Old Ones. http://jrients.tripod.com/otus/otusddg.html
Ha! I just bought the Necronomnomnom recently!
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JTWilliams wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:53 pm
Whalehead King wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 7:16 pm
houtenziel wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:17 pm
When are you going to publish the Ruffinonomicon in full, so that we can have your full book of pipe smoking incantations?
Lets' not try to invite the likes of Ruffthulhu or Nyarloruffotep into this dimension.

Apropos of this post, I was researching an early D&D artist who illustrated the Cthulhu mythos this morning, should anyone want to take a look at the work of Erol Otis and take a gander of his interpretations of the Old Ones. http://jrients.tripod.com/otus/otusddg.html
Ha! I just bought the Necronomnomnom recently!
I know ever bit of that Erol Otis art.
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