Poll: The Tobacco thread

Do you?

  • Pipe

  • Snuff

  • Snus

  • Cigarette

  • Cigar

  • Vape

  • Currently smoke and want to give up

  • Used to smoke but have given up

  • Never smoked in my life

  • Wouldn't even consider starting to smoke because of the horrible things it does to the body


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I put myself down for "Wouldn't even consider starting to smoke because of the horrible things it does to the body" although it's more "My father smokes a pipe, you can see and smell the tar and gunk when he cleans it out" (see also "surprise tar on cup when he hands me a cuppa after cleaning his pipe and forgets to wash his hands"
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The odd thing is I quite like the smell of the unburned baccy.
 
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I used to smoke the occasional cigar but don’t bother any more, although I still maintain two humidors of cigars. One which has a mixture of Cubans and the other has a mixture of Dominicans
 
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Never been a cigarette smoker (though like most of us will have tried the odd cigarette).
Have tried snuff, it is disgusting and gives you black bogies! I tried chewing tobacco in Virginia, that was quite nice. Paan with tobacco in India was quite intense.

As a non smoker, I have always found nicotine to be a really strong drug, and so strong that it can be unpleasant. For example if I were to properly smoke a whole cigarette I would certainly throw up!
I like cigars (proper Cubans), and smoke them occasionally, but again there is a risk of it being too much for me, and I can't handle a really long cigar.
It has always been an issue with spliffs for me, I can't handle the tobacco. If I was rolling myself it will always be pure.
 
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Smoke Amber leaf, Marlboro red's when I was a teenager 15, quitted when I turned 18 and smoked on/off socially when I went drinking until it got to a point it made me feel ill the next day and now I dont smoke at all! LOL boring story
 
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I used to smoke. Have since quit for the past ten years although have had the odd one on a drunken night out.

I used to smoke Marlboro Reds or Golden V with no filters.

I do miss the camaraderie and the gossip from the "smoking" at work etc.

I dread to think what a packet of quality fags cost these days.

One thing being an ex smoker has taught me is to respect people decisions as was very anti smoking till I started but at the same time I will not have people putting their beliefs onto me either.
 
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Snuff and chewing tobacco was big with coal miners back in the day as you obviously couldn't smoke down in the mines. I doubt many smokers bother with either those these days.
 
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Never smoked, but I don't actually mind the smell of tobacco and cigarette smoke (fresh not stale).
 
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my last purchase was 10 regal kingsize for 90p ish ,that would have been a fri or sat night and would usually run out by nightclub time
Dont smoke now but booze is my weakness
 
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I'm gonna trust you my postal address, respect x

Haha, thing is there are some very nice cigars in those humidors just sitting there.

Cubans:
Montecristo No.4 x4
Montecristo No.2 x4
Partagas Serie D Robusto x1
Hoyo de Monterrey Petite Robusto x2
Bolivar Beliscosos Finos x3
Bolivar Royal Coronas x5
Romeo y Julieta Mini Churchill x7
Cohiba Siglo III x1

Dominican:
La Aurora Cien Anos Robusto x22
La Aurora Belicoso x18
 
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Fancy a pipe when I hit 80 if that helps.
You don't have to wait that long.

My niece got her first proper (cheap corn cob iirc) one aged about 3...My dad had bought a few to try instead of his normal Falcon's but didn't get on with them, so as my niece kept wanting to have a go at his ones he gave her one of the unused CC ones, we'd dip it in washing up liquid solution and when my dad went out for a pipe she'd go with him puffing on hers :D
 
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I no longer smoke, but recently got a very nice Crystal Ashtray as a gift. :)

Used to be Marlboro Reds/Lights, and when the costs got silly for premium cigs, reverted to roll-ups. I gave up smoking about four/five years ago, and currently vape although a light vaper and the lightest nicotine level - so kind of pointless. A habit really.

Will I never smoke again? No plans to start again, although I do miss it.

Personally, good luck to OP, life is too short. I would like to pick up some decent Cigars one day (hence the ashtray). My best mate continues to smoke Marlboro Reds, I do worry, but then, if you smoke and enjoy, so be it.

Pipe smoking is seriously rare nowadays, I no longer know anyone who smokes a pipe, but when I did, it smelt glorious.
 
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