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 Uncle Fist
Joined: 12/18/2006
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It's really sad that so many of you have allowed substances to take over your lives. The fact that your primary method of "relaxing" involves getting high is pathetic. Drug use is for the weak.

I suggest you all look back in time and examine your lives. I suspect that the reason 100% of people started using drugs was to feel "badass" and to rebel against social norms and order. No 12-18 year old kid researches the history, pros, cons, and health effects of marijuana (to make an informed and "wise" decision) before taking their first toke. This is totally understandable and attributed to youthful folly. However, there is a time to grow up, put it behind you, and start setting examples and being a role model for the next generations. Just because your experience with drugs seems harmless does not mean it is the same for everyone. Using marijuana is an immature, childish activity. Be mature and grow up.

Hallelujah! I have seen the light! Thank you, kind sir, for opening my eyes.
Joined: 1/8/2009
Msg: 127
Do you do drugs???
Posted: 5/14/2009 3:57:45 PM
I respect moderate and thoughtful civil disobedience!
Joined: 1/27/2009
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Posted: 5/14/2009 4:24:06 PM

I suggest you all look back in time and examine your lives. I suspect that the reason 100% of people started using drugs was to feel "badass" and to rebel against social norms and order.
- what garbage, people do it because it feels good, like sex and beer.

Using marijuana is an immature, childish activity. Be mature and grow up.
- yeah grow up like all the adults who drink!
 Fa que
Joined: 2/10/2009
Msg: 129
Do you do drugs???
Posted: 5/14/2009 4:31:11 PM

Psst- look where I live. In Cda, we refer to the "indigenous population" as aboriginal. "Indian" and Native have gone out of style. And sadly, there's research that suggests our aboriginal peoples do not metabolize alcohol the same as people of European descent. It's inconclusive, but means there's a distinct possibility that a 4'3 scrawny aboriginal may not metabolise alcohol as quickly as a 4'3 scrawny white woman. Andy my example of course was trying to create someone likely to have a high BAL after one drink.

Did you smoke a bowl before you posted this? Why bring a "creed" into your "weed" thread?

Hardly. I have nothing but disdain for tokers, and would never partake. However, if you smoked a bowl, that might explain why you seem to think my post had anything to do at all with a creed, which it clearly didn't.

Pssst. You are talking to a person VERY familiar with who aborigonals are and I was insulted FOR them with your comment. And here you make it even worse by threepeating it. Shame on you!

As for your disdain, I would suggest there would be much better targets for it than people who puff once in a while.
As for me smoking, haven't in many many moons... I was making a joke. Since you are a fellow Canuck, I would assume you have a sense of humour... although your province could be a little "backwards"
Joined: 6/25/2006
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Posted: 5/14/2009 5:38:56 PM

I'm not going to list on the front page of my profile on a public website that I have smoked. That would make me stupid.

game. set. match.

There are just some things you don't share openly with the world. Admitting it to an individual person who is interested in you? Absolutely, you have to be honest about that, but no way will I just leave that up for anyone to see.

While I'm thinking about it the op should look up some statistics on alcohol and deaths related to drunk driving, murders from alcohol induced rage or heck, just drunken bar fights and of course, alcohol poisoning. Then go try to find stats on marijuana and deaths of any nature related, then get back to me. I'm waiting for a good laugh on the safer, more responsible alternative here.

also just gonna take a sec here to toot my own horn, 5 days now, no smoke! (doesn't sound like much but its alot easier to deal with now)
Joined: 6/4/2007
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Posted: 5/14/2009 6:18:43 PM
Psst- look where I live.
Pssst. You are talking to a person
I thought for a moment that I stepped into the twilight zone...

Since you are a fellow Canuck, I would assume you have a sense of humour...
Trust me... there are a lot of Canadians on here that have had their sense of humour surgically removed... probably with their tonsils like they use to remove adnoid glands...

I've seen them... it's not a pretty sight... *shudders*

Oh... yeah, on topic... *puff, puff... pass... PASS dammit!!!*
Joined: 11/4/2008
Msg: 132
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Posted: 5/14/2009 7:06:36 PM

One drink might not affect you in a very visible way but how about you blow a breathalyzer right after you finish that one drink and then tell me it has no effect.
Uh, breathalyzers are to measure the BAL content- unless your one drink was chugging a half mickey, or was a 1 oz drink and you're a 4'3 scrawny aboriginal woman, 1 drink is not going to put you over the limit. And in most jurisdictions, there are rules and timelines for breathalyzers- they ask you "have you had anything to eat or drink within the last 15 minutes? And they have you blow twice for comparisons, specifically to see if you recently consumed, and it hasn't been absorbed yet.

So- perhaps get more facts before you go throwing out half brained exuses as to how one drink can hurt.

Hmm yes I suppose you would be right...IF I had said that one drink hurts you. However, I am sure with your obvious intelligence you did see that I said" no effect" not hurt. And of course you do know that that is not the only situation where BAL would be high. Say like in a situation where the alcoholic has reached a saturation level that one or two drinks would put him least that's what an addictions counselor confirmed for me...but who knows maybe you are smarter than the counselor. Or possibly another scenario where a person has an allergy? You tell me...

And I am sure that you also understand that when a tester is placed in a vehicle that it won't start if the driver has had one drink right? Even though the legal limit .08 in most provinces in Canada.

So yeah back to my original statement...tell me one drink has no effect.
Joined: 4/27/2009
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Posted: 5/14/2009 7:28:15 PM
I have had that same spell yelled at me by my dare officer when i was younger. than he did coke and drank and killed himself. street crime revolves around what is most wanted and weed is one of them yes. but i have to ask you what if it was legal. sold like cigs or boozes would that make it a little more sound for you. look i have been to the grimist and most disgusting places on this planet and i know how the gutter works. you make pot legal and ALOT of crime will cease to exsist. like it never happened dealers will go under and trafficing would be lowered. and i really dont know what kinda pothead losers you know but i speech perfectly fine my mind is in tact and if i dont over do it that day you wouldnt even know the difference. its funny the way you descibed the potheads you know is exactly how all the homeless drunks act. weird hmm? booze is destroys your liver you kidneys your central nervous system(mind alterning!!!) and your heart and lungs. you know how i know that. because thats how my father died from booze. so you can ether do the smart thing even if you dont smoke and vote to legalize the damn plant or you can be like all the other thick headed people out there that belive its some kinda devils seed. O and the state will be able to get the drugs that kill you like idk

pills(like oxys)
angel dust
ah and this is gotta be freaking said. you can kill yourself on booze by drinking to much thats overdoseing like a drug. now tell me who has overdosed on 3.5 grams of weed??? or ever an oz. please tell me.
Joined: 11/5/2006
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Posted: 5/14/2009 9:53:45 PM
First reply is to my new hero - fa que(me too, by the way):

Yes I once wore my undies OUTSIDE my pants

Does it count if I was 10 years old a the time? You still left me some wiggle room there. A little too much NyQuil and I thought I was Superman - wore the kitchen tablecloth as a cape and had my undies outside my pants.

Parents, I bid you, don't let the tikes toke too much from the NyQuil Bottle. That sh!t is 140 proof!

Next reply reserved for the psssssssst with the right number of "s"es.

If you use steroids or marajuana, there's no self-perception that can alter the truth there.

So if I use a steroid inhaler such as Becloforte for the treatment of asthma... I would then have to claim that I do drugs in my profile?

Exactly where does the line get drawn...

I'm pretty sure the question revolved around legality. I doubt Admin wanted you to tell potential mates whether or not you'd taken aspirin "socially" or "occasionally", thereby causing yourself to wear your undies outside your pants. On the other hand, who knows? Maybe the idea was to let people admit to the world that they Prozac their way to cloud 9? That their shiny happy toothy grin is only so scary because it was assembled courtesy of enough tranquilizers to kill a racehorse?

Next one, I hadn't noticed until someone claimed it as a symbol of victory.

I'm not going to list on the front page of my profile on a public website that I have smoked. That would make me stupid.

game. set. match.

There are just some things you don't share openly with the world. Admitting it to an individual person who is interested in you? Absolutely, you have to be honest about that, but no way will I just leave that up for anyone to see.

I guess that's a good point. Being too honest upfront with the wrong people can be a bad idea. Maybe Admin should add another question - the question we get asked when crossing the state line back into California, "Do you have anything to declare?", to which I usually respond with the song "Valkyrie, Valkyrah".


No one gets me.
Joined: 4/17/2009
Msg: 135
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Posted: 5/14/2009 10:15:24 PM
Most everything you rant about is just a good argument as to why "Pot" should be legalized. Take the criminal element out of it, let the goverment regulate it and tax it and let private business owners reap all the profits from it. Pretty simple solution if you ask me but the pharmacutical industry with their powerful lobbyists want nothing to do with legal pot because it directly affects their business. Our jails are filled with plain everyday folks busted for the "evil" weed while rapist, robbers, child molesters, and even murderers get lighter sentences. Where is there any justice in that?
Joined: 11/5/2006
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Posted: 5/14/2009 10:21:55 PM
There is no justice. It's enough to make a guy want to have a 'roid rage.

Joined: 9/13/2008
Msg: 137
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Posted: 5/14/2009 11:28:24 PM
i smoke pot but only for medicinal purposes. i have glaucoma and it makes my knees hurt really bad
Joined: 3/24/2008
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Posted: 5/15/2009 12:25:13 AM
I have to have my daily fix of metformin, glipizide, lisinopril and terazosin or the day goes really bad.
Glucosamine/chondroitin, lutein and saw palmetto takes the edge off. Also helps me sleep.
Gotta love the antioxidants and supplements I'm hooked on, too, I think they're mostly what's keeping me going.

I haven't had reefer in years, but it was the best analgesic I found for surgical pain recovery (muscle relaxer/antispasmodic properties), especially with valium.

It's too bad health care issues and pharmaceuticals are so politicized, but if poor people were healthy they might look around and realize how badly they've been had.
Joined: 4/27/2009
Msg: 139
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Posted: 5/15/2009 9:58:37 AM
lol thanks for pointing that out to me hazzare. but if thats all you got to **** about is my spelling than i think my point was made. ill try to spell more correctly so i can appease you. hows that sound?
Joined: 6/25/2006
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Posted: 5/15/2009 10:15:13 AM

Man, this thread has gone way off topic. Hazzare's point was you should answer 'yes' for 'do you do drugs' if you do drugs. Drugs of all kinds affect people differently, so no one can say for sure whether one is better than another.

No, no you shouldn't. Consider for a moment if for some reason the question 'do you speed while driving' was relevant to dating and it was asked of you, would you answer honestly on an open public profile? If you answered yes you're an idiot.
Joined: 6/25/2006
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Posted: 5/15/2009 4:54:44 PM
I slightly misunderstood indeed, a byproduct of trying to work and goof off at the same time. Sadly, my work suffers my divided attention just as much.
Joined: 12/8/2008
Msg: 142
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Posted: 5/21/2009 8:01:08 PM
ohhhh i'm sooo happy i met you!
hmmm oh lawd, where do I begin.
be nice now, be nice. (whispering to myself)

can you please share where you got the information that drugs are bad in "any form"?
since the focus is on Marijuana, and not the man made substances...
sorry to burst your bubble, but marijuana has no proven damaging affects.
(i will admit everything in moderation)
me thinks you were brainwashed by the government videos, like the "Reefer Madness"

I read and re-read your posting, and I got nothing but intense negativity.
So i have to ask, where you dating a pothead?
Maybe that person was smoking all the time, because they were trying to escape from something?
and you couldn't understand them?
again, everything in moderation.

Some of us, such as myself, don't view it as a drug, because its a weed!
its a simple plant, that grows everywhere in the world.

Some of us, are Psychonauts who use it, to help understand this existence we live in.
That might be a weird or alien word for you, so I'll provide a simple and understandable link for you:

perhaps, your just one of those government forum people that like to spread lame information..
anyways. me thinks you've learned by now...

Joined: 2/17/2009
Msg: 143
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Posted: 5/21/2009 8:08:16 PM
I can't believe this topic is still going...
Joined: 4/25/2006
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Posted: 8/5/2009 12:46:54 AM
On my profile I opted for prefer not to say. When I was fishing and was contacted, after brief convo I addressed it before being asked. I would say...
You may have noticed a prefer not to say as my response to that question. Let me address that now.
I partake in herbal therapy on occassion. If that is a problem for you, let me know now so we don't waste either of our time.
Wasn't one man who declined. And they were from a very broad career spectrum.

One man I dated 2x, not from PoF, was a raging alcoholic. He's dead now, got drunk, fell in his shower, dragged himself to his bed and exsanguinated (bled out).

Another man I dated, another non-PoF'er, gave up drinking when I told him I didn't want to be around him if he was going to drink. Drinking was a big part of his life before he met me. He was a retired police chief from a very upscale county. I wound up breaking up with him because I felt him to be a bigger fixer-upper than I could manage. It was about a year later I found out he was in a facility due to a form of dementia, brought on by years of drinking. Some call it "wet brain". It's a haunting memory.

I was raised w/o a father because my mother did not want me to grow up with an alcoholic in the home.

My ex husband decided last minute not to get into a deuce and a half for a shower run while on manuevers. He didn't know the driver had been drinking. The truck veered off the roadway, rolled down a mountainside. 15 soldiers perished.

I could go on, but you get the drift.

I don't have any such tragic stories to share about anyone in my life who does/did herbal.
Joined: 4/9/2009
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Posted: 8/5/2009 6:34:50 AM
So you justify drug use by listing problems that alcoholics face?

If you're a drug user, just own it. It's not "therapy" and it's not "better than drinking."

Just own it. You make an awful lot of excuses and end-runs, and justifications. Why?
Joined: 1/27/2009
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Posted: 8/5/2009 6:57:30 AM
^^I see the "War on Drugs" propoganda has claimed another victim who thinks all drugs are the same.

I don't know if "herbal therapy" is a reference to pot, or to some legal herbs, but either way they have been used therapuetically for thousands of years. Your claim that it couldn't be therapy is nothing more than Reefer Madness type hysteria.

Alcohol, on the other hand, has killed millions, and caused serious harm to millions more. And then there's the families it damages and the people drunk drivers kill.

There is no comparison.
Joined: 8/2/2009
Msg: 147
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Posted: 8/7/2009 1:35:14 AM

but reading through some of these posts on here, I think I might start.
Joined: 4/25/2006
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Posted: 8/10/2009 12:04:36 AM
You flew out of the gate spewing vitriolic venom specifically targeted to pot smokers, with vehemence.

"What is with people saying NO to this profile question when they clearly toke up regularly or occassionally. Marijuana is a drug you idiots...and a disgusting one on that note."

I quote from your profile:

"I'm a different guy. Definitely an acquired taste. Basically I'm like black coffee - a little bit repulsive, unforgiving and plain at first, but as time goes by you realize how strong, smooth, and bold I am; some like me, few love me, all respect me.

That's my motto in life - Like some, love few, respect all."

*******If you don't start with premium coffee beans that have been slow roasted and properly brewed, no matter how much time goes by, the coffee will not magically transform from unacceptable to being the rave.
*******You really aren't that different--you don't walk your talk for starters, as presented above with footnotes and references.
*******As far as all respecting you, that level of arrogance is more repulsive than it is different.

More OP quotage:

"I also find it rather hypocritical that the vast majority of pot heads are these peace loving, soul searching, passive LOSERS but their little habit directly contributes to organized crime profits and violent crime. You are supporting an enterprise that kills and ruins lives, but you wouldn't care about that because once your high all your troubles go away...right?"

Want to discuss the real story behind the movie Blood Diamond?
and diamonds are legal.

Want to discuss the wreckage surrounding folks on legitimate pharmaceuticals, such as, hmmmm, say oxycontin? Or what about the psychotropic meds (legal, mind-altering drugs)?

If you ask me, the military-industrial complex is politically sanctioned organized crime that kills and ruins lives--there's no money in to discuss that one?

Last point--
"Risk Taker" is not a profession. Are you of the mortgage securities and investment banker ilk? They sure ruined alot of lives.
Associated with risk taking is an adrenaline rush.
Some people can be a.r. junkies...I guess they don't care about the shattered lives, because once they are high (literally and figuratively) their problems go away...right?

Choose your battles wisely grasshopper. A loaded weapon in the hands of a ignorant fool makes him a dangerous fool.

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Posted: 8/10/2009 10:08:28 AM
Since smoking marijuana is such an issue I think it should be a question on the profile, right under do you drink alcohol? It's also considered medication in some places...I'm in so much pain right now I'd shoot heroin and I've never done that..
Joined: 6/22/2009
Msg: 150
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Posted: 8/10/2009 10:12:59 AM
I don't personally care what other people put in their own bodies. It's not my place to make decisions for anyone but myself.

That said, I have never touched drugs, alcohol or cigarettes in my life -- not even to experiment with. Just never had the curiousity to bother with it, since it seems pointless.
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