Is pipe smoking a gay thing?

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    I occasionally like to smoke a pipe and today I fired up a vintage Mountbatten that was passed down from my Great Grandfather and took a walk down my 3/4 mile long drive to get my mail. My neighbor across the street who is a 20 something straight guy with a wife and kids saw me smoking it and he said. "Dude you smoke a pipe? What are you gay or something?"

    This guy does not know I am gay so I said "Why would you think I am gay for smoking a pipe?" He said "Only elitist gay guys smoke pipes anymore." I was not aware that smoking a tobacco pipe was a gay thing before but I am not really into the scene. Anyone else ever heard this? :rolleyes:
     
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    Sounds like your neighbor is out of touch.
     
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    How would a 20-something husband and father know that only elitist gay men smoke a pipe? Maybe he was asking if you were a friend of Dorothy cuz he wants to swap blows.
     
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    I think he was trying to be funny and possibly failed. Sounds like a dumb pun. I have a few straight friends who smoke tobacco pipes and are into the whole pipe-smoking scene...Alot of cigar smokers also like pipes.

    I have never heard of any perceived pipe smoking = gay notion other than the coloquialism: "pipe smoker". So I think it was supposed to be a joke.
     
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    I'm sure the unthinking neighbor meant it in the current cultural backward way. According to the Urban Dictionary "gay" used in this manner (as in "that's so gay" ) means:
    -Used by people as an adjective to describe things that are retarded, bad, unpleasant.
    -A negative and ignorant way to express how one feels about something they dislike, think is wrong, or don't care for.

    So basically your neighbor's a dick and I don't mean that in a good way.
     
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    the above poster is correct about how the term "gay" is used today. i used to smoke a pipe when i was in my early 20s and cigars. it's the pleasure of tobacco. should of told him to fuck off. i know i would have the ignorant shit.
     
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    It sounds like he was making an ignorant joke. I know of academic professionals that enjoy smoking pipes, and one of them is no older than 35 and quite straight.
     
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    maybe he wants to smoke your pipe
     
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    When I saw the title of this thread I laughed out loud.
    When I saw the OP contents, I laughed louder.

    I have never in my life heard that elitist gay guys smoke pipes, you should have challenged him to name one. You can also tell him he should learn a little about history, pipe smoking is for badasses.
     
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    This thread made me laugh.

    I don't get hipsters anyhow. I've never heard that it's ever been a gay thing.

    "friend of dorothy" I love it!
     
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    It is gay if you puff it with your azz.
     
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    I always suspected there was more to whole Sherlock Holmes/Dr. Watson thing.
     
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    As a fan, I appreciated that.
     
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    It's elementary my dear petite.

    *Sorry. Someone had to say it*
     
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    If they wanted to play doctor, Watson topped. If it was time for crime scene investigation, Holmes strip searched Watson, and did an internal probe.
     
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    For next time:

    Neighbour: Only elitist gay guys smoke pipes any more.

    Jeepguy2: Then get on over here and pucker up, sister.

    Neighbour: Your "fuck-you" attitude has shamed me into silence.

    Jeepguy2: Fuck you.
     
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    You have put "The Hound of the Baskervilles" in a whole new light. And so much howling too.
     
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