Apparently having to inform someone that they're supposed to be matched up with someone else due to a mistake was a bad idea. I still wasn't able to avoid being blown up by TommyTree. A week or two ago I posted in the noobie pipe area stating that I've smoked a pipe a few times but really haven't had a chance to get my feet wet. Our good buddy Tom took notice and tried to do something about it and now I'm left with this:
Thanks a bunch Tom! I can't wait to try these out!