When it comes to pipe shapes there are so many to choose, so it took me a while to choose my favourite one. After research and testing out some lovely tobaccos in different bowls , I have come to the conclusion that the bent billiard is my preferred shape. As i prefer a slightly cool smoke a bent pipe would always be best for me also these will usually offer quite a big bowlful which is good for me because I like a nice 15 to 20 minute smoke. Does anyone here have a preference? Also do you prefer straight or bent?