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Kurt Weiske

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May 30, 2022, 11:46:17 AM5/30/22
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Just stopped off at a local pipe shop in Carmel, CA and bought some G.L.
Pease "Haddo's Delight".

Most of my remaining tobaccos are heavier smokes (Esoterica
Penzance/Margate, Dunhill 965, Macbaren Latakia blend...) and I was looking
for a lighter smoke.

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Travis

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May 30, 2022, 1:51:24 PM5/30/22
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Kurt,
Still check A.S.P. occasionally. That said, I quit my pipe smoking
hobby about 18 months ago. My new 'senior community' doesn't allow
smoking. Sh*t. Wifey said she was moving, and if I wanted to come, the
pipes had to go. Since I've been sleeping next to her for 55 years,
made the (tough) choice. Do miss the briars, but on the plus side,
sold most of 'em on Ebay, so my beloveds are still being enjoyed by
"someone.'
T

Jim

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May 31, 2022, 9:55:17 AM5/31/22
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On Mon, 30 May 2022 08:17:00 -0700, Kurt Weiske wrote:

> Just stopped off at a local pipe shop in Carmel, CA and bought some G.L.
> Pease "Haddo's Delight".
>
> Most of my remaining tobaccos are heavier smokes (Esoterica
> Penzance/Margate, Dunhill 965, Macbaren Latakia blend...) and I was
> looking for a lighter smoke.

Most of my tobaccos are Gawith, from the UK, so I cannot help with
the lighter ones.

I check a.s.p. regularly, along with a couple of computer usenet
groups and a Japanese language group, but rarely find anything
here.

Cheers!

jim b.

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haldir

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Jun 12, 2022, 10:14:30 AM6/12/22
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I pop in on occasion but there is rarely anything going on. Most of the
newsgroups I used to frequent as well as IRC channels, have pretty much
died now. I pretty much just smoke cigars now.

Scott

Jim

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Jun 13, 2022, 10:32:25 AM6/13/22
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Yes, a few are here.

Travis

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Jun 14, 2022, 12:07:05 AM6/14/22
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still lurk though had to quit pipes 18 months ago due to moving to a
non-smoking facility. Still miss it.
Remember, "What are you smoking now?" Threads?
Answer now would be "Not a f*ckin' thing!"
Regards to what's left, T

Gina Romano

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Jun 26, 2022, 9:44:32 AM6/26/22
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Hello guys, I am trying to clean up this pc to give to my Grand-daughter and came across this group chat that i joined, It says i dont have permission to leave the group. Are any of you the group admin? If so can you ungroup me
Thank you

Mike Spencer

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Jun 29, 2022, 2:58:29 AM6/29/22
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I check in from time to time.

Long-time pipe smoker, mostly house blends from Peretti's in Boston
now that Balkan Sobranie is no more. I should get in touch with
Leavitt & Pierce in Harvard Square as I like some of thier house
blends, too. Haven't actually been *in* Boston or Cambridge for 25
years.

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Mike Spencer Nova Scotia, Canada

Jeff Lee

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Aug 30, 2022, 4:10:21 PM8/30/22
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Still here. just haven't checked-in in a long while.

Jim

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Aug 31, 2022, 10:18:09 AM8/31/22
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On Tue, 30 Aug 2022 13:10:20 -0700, Jeff Lee wrote:

> Still here. just haven't checked-in in a long while.

Likewise.

Tim Daneliuk

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Sep 14, 2022, 5:01:04 PM9/14/22
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On 8/31/22 09:18, Jim wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Aug 2022 13:10:20 -0700, Jeff Lee wrote:
>
>> Still here. just haven't checked-in in a long while.
>
> Likewise.
>
> Cheers!
>
> jim b.
>
>
>


I am not here.

Jim

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Sep 15, 2022, 9:59:31 AM9/15/22
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True.

By the time someone receives your message, you will be
elsewhere, in time if nowhere else.

Daniel

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Nov 15, 2022, 5:40:41 PM11/15/22
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Jim <jim....@verizon.net> writes:

> On Tue, 30 Aug 2022 13:10:20 -0700, Jeff Lee wrote:
>
>> Still here. just haven't checked-in in a long while.
>
> Likewise.
>
> Cheers!
>
> jim b.

Me too.

Daniel

hardcrackers

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Nov 16, 2022, 8:24:59 PM11/16/22
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Yeah, I check in now and then too.
Ron Hardcrackers Ward

Jim

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Nov 17, 2022, 9:42:30 AM11/17/22
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Verily!

Brad Sims

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Jan 4, 2023, 10:30:21 PMJan 4
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I'm here. Thanks to eternal-sepember for providing free usenet.
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Daniel

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Jan 10, 2023, 8:45:47 AMJan 10
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I just recovered from a bit more than 16 months of a video game
addiction. It was pretty intense. Finally pulled out of it. Focusing on
some projects.

We will get a break from rain this day, now that a pretty severe squall
line just passed through. I will be smoking my Peterson Elizabethan
Mixture on my Peterson during my PM walk - and may bring it with me to
the Moose at lunch.

Daniel

Russell Stutler

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Jan 21, 2023, 5:54:49 PM (6 days ago) Jan 21
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I was looking at my ASP Zippo the other day and wondered if the group still existed, and did some checking and found you all. I haven't been here for probably 25 years for no particular reason that I can recall, other than I was mainly a lurker back then and forgot to lurk after a while. Rejoined today via Google groups, but not sure how active I will be.

Brad Sims

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Jan 21, 2023, 9:36:19 PM (6 days ago) Jan 21
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Eternal-September.org has free Usenet access.

It has pretty good retention.

Jim

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Jan 22, 2023, 10:08:10 AM (5 days ago) Jan 22
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Concur on news.eternal-september.org.

There are a few of us that monitor a.s.p., but postings are rare.

hag...@gmail.com

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Jan 22, 2023, 2:19:28 PM (5 days ago) Jan 22
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> -- glad to see some of the oldtimers here. i remember nightly participating in chats on ASP 30 or so years ago. it was quite enjoyable.

> UNIX is not user-unfriendly, it merely

> expects users to be computer friendly.
glad to see some of the oldtimers here. i remember nightly participating in chats on ASP 30 or so years ago. it was quite enjoyable.

Tim Daneliuk

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Jan 23, 2023, 6:50:04 PM (4 days ago) Jan 23
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On 1/22/23 09:08, Jim wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Jan 2023 02:36:16 +0000, Brad Sims wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 21 Jan 2023 14:54:47 -0800 (PST), Russell Stutler wrote:
>>
>>> I was looking at my ASP Zippo the other day and wondered if the group
>>> still existed, and did some checking and found you all. I haven't been
>>> here for probably 25 years for no particular reason that I can recall,
>>> other than I was mainly a lurker back then and forgot to lurk after a
>>> while. Rejoined today via Google groups, but not sure how active I will
>>> be.
>>
>> Eternal-September.org has free Usenet access.
>>
>> It has pretty good retention.
>
> Concur on news.eternal-september.org.
>
> There are a few of us that monitor a.s.p., but postings are rare.
>
> Cheers!
>
> jim b.
>
>
>


I am still not here...

Russell Stutler

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Jan 25, 2023, 11:21:03 PM (2 days ago) Jan 25
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On Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 7:54:49 AM UTC+9, Russell Stutler wrote:
> I was looking at my ASP Zippo the other day and wondered if the group still existed, and did some checking and found you all. I haven't been here for probably 25 years for no particular reason that I can recall, other than I was mainly a lurker back then and forgot to lurk after a while. Rejoined today via Google groups, but not sure how active I will be.

By the way, 25 years ago I usually enjoyed Latakia-heavy blends like Pirate Kake in a Peterson pipe, and smoked it just about anywhere in Tokyo. These days I usually smoke while doing the dishes (under the kitchen exhaust fan) and I usually smoke Seven Seas in a cob. Radically different from before, but that ASP Zippo is still here.
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