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SteveHorsfall

SteveHorsfall

Age : 68
Location : Hemel Hempstead, Herts, U.K.
Registration date : 2011-11-22

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PostSubject: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 7:06 am

Greetings. I've just discovered this forum by chance, while googling. I'm also a member of Smokers Forums. I'm a 60-year-old Brit living in Hemel Hempstead, and came back to pipe-smoking in February 2011 after a 20-odd year gap, having been a piper in the 70s and 80s. Favourite tobaccos at the moment: 'Punchbowle', Rattray's 'High Society', 'Presbyterian', Ashton's 'Rainy Day', Sam Gawith's 'Commonwealth Mixture', and my own blend of Goldleaf Virginia, Cavendish, Latakia, and Perique.
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NeroWolfe

NeroWolfe

Location : Southwest United States
Registration date : 2009-07-29

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 8:09 am

Welcome, my friend. I used to go to Hemel Hempstead on business. I hope you enjoy the forum!
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DrT999

DrT999

Age : 61
Location : Piedmont of North Carolina
Registration date : 2011-08-31

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 8:40 am

Welcome, Steve. Your journey sounds familiar (it seems a lot of us are returning to the pipe!). I hope you enjoy your time reading and posting here

"T"
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SteveHorsfall

SteveHorsfall

Age : 68
Location : Hemel Hempstead, Herts, U.K.
Registration date : 2011-11-22

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 8:44 am

Thanks. Yes, I've noticed that quite a few pipers online are recent returners.
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Kyle Weiss

Kyle Weiss

Location : Reno, NV
Registration date : 2011-09-18

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 1:17 pm

Howdy, Steve. Returner to the pipe after I abandoned it in my early twenties to quit all tobacco...it was easier. Now that I relinquished all smoking habits, I can go back and do it properly. Cool It's much more fun than I remember it--better pipes and tobacco notwithstanding. Laughing
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Buckshot

Buckshot

Age : 73
Location : Southeast Michigan
Registration date : 2011-07-17

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 1:32 pm

Welcome to the Brotherhood. I too smoked a pipe in the 70's and 80's and then gave it up for some long forgotten reason. I just returned to the pleasures of the pipe this summer and am enjoying it more than ever. Stop by often.
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Boulder

Boulder

Age : 63
Location : Northern New Jersey
Registration date : 2011-08-29

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 2:32 pm


Welcome, Nice choice of Baccy's.
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mike_68

mike_68

Age : 51
Location : central Florida
Registration date : 2011-07-19

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 5:16 pm

Welcome from Florida Steve...
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PipeLeisure

PipeLeisure

Age : 42
Location : Dartmouth Massachusetts
Registration date : 2011-08-28

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 5:49 pm

Welcome Steve, I hope to learn a few things from ya....post often!
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SteveHorsfall

SteveHorsfall

Age : 68
Location : Hemel Hempstead, Herts, U.K.
Registration date : 2011-11-22

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 6:25 pm

Thanks for the welcomes - I certainly intend to stick around. Yet more recent returners to the pipe here, I see - I'm glad it's not just me!
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s.ireland



Age : 31
Location : South Carolina
Registration date : 2010-08-14

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 6:56 pm

Welcome! Good to have you here, Steve
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landyandy

landyandy

Age : 62
Location : Glen park (Calmar)), Alberta
Registration date : 2011-08-28

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PostSubject: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 10:05 pm

Welcome to the brotherhood from an ex Brit now living in Canada.
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Harlock999

Harlock999

Location : Los Angeles
Registration date : 2010-10-22

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyTue Nov 22, 2011 10:59 pm

Welcome!
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Lestrade

Lestrade

Age : 51
Location : North Carolina
Registration date : 2011-10-09

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyWed Nov 23, 2011 3:52 am

Welcome to BoB!
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Gumball

Gumball

Age : 46
Location : England
Registration date : 2011-04-27

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyWed Nov 23, 2011 5:25 am

Greetings from the sunny south of blighty Very Happy
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SPUD 15

SPUD 15

Age : 72
Location : Winter Springs Florida
Registration date : 2011-09-07

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyFri Nov 25, 2011 8:40 pm

Welcome Steve I've just started back smoking pipes after a 30+ years off. BOB is the place to be.
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Brewdude

Age : 67
Location : Arid-zona
Registration date : 2011-05-04

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyFri Nov 25, 2011 8:52 pm

Hello Steve and welcome. I've an affinity for your green and pleasant country. Been there some dozen or more times. One of my oldest mates was born and raised in the Herts/Worcs area, now living near Halifax (God save us from Hell, Hull, and Halifax)!

Cool



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Natch

Natch

Age : 69
Location : foothills of the Ozarks
Registration date : 2007-12-21

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptyFri Nov 25, 2011 9:56 pm

SteveHorsfall wrote:
Thanks. Yes, I've noticed that quite a few pipers online are recent returners.

Welcome, Steve,

And yes, there seems to be an increasing number of returning puffers. Perhaps it's the stressful times we live in, and our recalling the peace and refuge a simple bowl of good tobacco can give?

Please join in and share your thoughts and experiences.

Natch
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koogs

koogs

Registration date : 2011-11-24

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptySat Nov 26, 2011 2:58 am

Welcome! I love that this community is so global in its reach. Thank you for being a part of the diversity.
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rxman

rxman

Location : Jersey Shore
Registration date : 2011-08-03

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from Hertfordshire   Hello from Hertfordshire EmptySat Nov 26, 2011 8:55 pm

Welcome My frriend
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