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Is there such an expression? #1 (permalink) Sat Oct 25, 2014 11:29 am   Is there such an expression?
 

Follow one's pipe? If not what's the meaning of the word pipe here?

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Is there such an expression? #2 (permalink) Sat Oct 25, 2014 13:54 pm   Is there such an expression?
 

Probably shortened from "following their pipe dreams".

Pipe dream = an almost completely unattainable or fanciful hope or scheme.
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Is there such an expression? #3 (permalink) Tue Oct 28, 2014 20:25 pm   Is there such an expression?
 

Another explanation may be that it is referring to the Pied Piper of Hamelin, who stole the children from the town by luring them away with his pipe music.
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Is there such an expression? #4 (permalink) Wed Oct 29, 2014 1:21 am   Is there such an expression?
 

Ah yes, that actually makes more sense within the context.
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