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    Noob's cacti

    Repotting cactus sucks! Haha. I'm on a mission to get everything into the ground. I only have so much space so I'm farming them out to friends, family and neighbours. I'm even "appropriating" public reserves. Cactus all deserve to be in the ground so they can grow properly. I'm sick of mowing my lawn anyway so it's getting dug up bit by bit and replaced with more useful beds!
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    Have we missed 1st contact from aliens?

    Ah @ThunderIdeal good to see you back around here! Been a bit quiet lately...
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    PTSD 2018

    This may not be helpful but maybe it will be. A few years ago I went through the worst period of my life, I won't go into the details, it's not important anyway. Two things helped me more than anything else. 1. Everything that happens to you while you are alive is your responsibility. Maybe you didn't cause the things to happen, but whatever happens is your responsibility to deal with, and you have to take responsibility for it in order to deal with it. 2. You're going to die. We're all going to die. We are meant to die. There's no avoiding it. Once you fully comprehend this, your problems may not feel so big. I actually take a lot of comfort in this fact and it brings me peace to know that one day I most likely won't even be remembered at all. That's pretty blunt I know. There's a good book that I recommend: "Fear" by Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Than. It's full of gentle advice that may help you with your PTSD. It teaches you that your worries and fears are not to be avoided, you talk to them and tell them that you will look after them and give them love, after all they are a part of you like all the other parts.
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    Passiflora to help a friend

    Mixing the two won't do much serious harm (most likely) but what's the point of taking harmalas if you don't stop the booze? Alcohol dulls the edges of everything.
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    Meet up: Sydney, Central Coast, Newcastle

    Might be the year for another sub camp...
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    PTSD 2018

    I think facing whatever it is that's causing your pain is the only way to move forward without repeating the same patterns. Acceptance is very important. Everything is ok, if it's possible it's permissible. Don't worry about whether it's acceptable. If you can dry yourself out so that you can safely drink harmalas every day for at least a week you will find help to see a way forward, but that's just the start of the work. There's no easy way but you already know that. We're here for you and with you, lots of us have been through the grinder.
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    Meet up: Sydney, Central Coast, Newcastle

    I'm looking forward to the next meeting after all the noobs have been inducted!
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    Catha edulis sob story

    Ill have a dig around to see if i can find any suckers on mine. Theyre getting big and i dont want them to take over the space so if i find any theyre yours, youll be doing me a favour. Ive seen how big they grow at Horus's place...
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    eBay/Gumtree finds

    Both of those CSD auctions are via SAB members, not sure how much time either of them spend here recently but they're both friends of mine and legit. Personally I think it's ludicrous the price people are paying for this plant at the moment, but hey I guess you can't take it with you and money is for spending on whatever makes you happy. Now, a crested loph, if I had the money, I'd happily pay the same so go figure!
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    Potting Mix

    My recent summer tricho mix goes something like this: About 40 litres of sieved woodchip based composted soil, about 10 litres of perlite (sometimes I substitute zeolite if I'm feeling ritzy), a brick of Coco coir soaked in season solution, about 10 litres of well composted chicken manure and a few cups of dolomite lime. It drains well but holds enough water in pots for the really hot days and all the plants are absolutely loving it. They're all growing very fast and pupping all over. I think this mix might be a bit rich for a cool wet winter but ive never had any real rot issues and I've planted trichos in almost pure chicken manure as a larf once or twice.
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    Watch this space

    Because people are lazy/lack skills/don't have the space etc. Many people I know (my Mrs included) can't keep a house plant alive for more than a week! Plus, your home plants might be ruined by powdery mildew, get ripped off or eaten by a goat etc and then what are you going to do? Head on down to the dispensary of course. It's like home brewing. Anyone can brew beer at home, but how many people do? The commercial market will be big enough to sustain itself.
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    Watch this space

    All eyes are on Canada to blaze the trail. The USA is not a good template as it remains illegal federally and only some states have legalised. This still provides a huge black market as commercial licences, inspections etc all cost a lot, and moving black market product acrss state lines is massively lucrative. I think Canada has a good framework that supports both home growers and commercial growers. They will hopefully also iron out some of the issues such as driving impairment testing too...
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    home made alchol

    Red's probbaly sailing the high seas with a hold full o rum and a jolly Roger up top...
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    home made alchol

    @Bigred is our resident distillation expert. Also @El Presidente HillbilliosHillbillios who knows his way around a copper pot still...
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    Olivetol group buy

    Good luck trying to get a straight answer on anything directly from a govt department. That's what consultants are for apparently.
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    Olivetol group buy

    Why the hell would anyone bother synthesizing thc anyway. It literally grows on trees...
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    Importation of olivetol

    Just because it's not on the list of banned substances doesn't mean it's not a watched precursor. I'd get more detailed advice before proceeding.
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    2015 Australian Perpetual Free Trade Thread

    @El Presidente HillbilliosHillbillios Might need a clean up here, let's get the most recent offer as the last post so this keeps rolling
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    2015 Australian Perpetual Free Trade Thread

    Ace drops in and out.
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    Wanted tobacco seeds

    I've got a shitton of Burley seeds I'll send em to you.
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    Festival Death

    I hate the politicization of some persons death, but I hope this sends a warning sign to the current NSW government that if they keep pushing the same message along with their steadfast refusal to acknowledge the facts, that kids will continue to die and their blood is on their hands.
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    don't cha love it when...

    Dcliw your mouth feels like a freshly sanded floor and your teeth are green from chewing qat tips all afternoon...wired.
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    Salvia leaf deformation

    If you can see them they're not mites (unless you have eagle vision, which is entirely possible)
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    2015 Australian Perpetual Free Trade Thread

    Ethnoob, cool offers but read the rules of this thread, it's been derailed a few times and got back on track, let's keep it on track.
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    Salvia leaf deformation

    Look on the undersides of curled leaves with a scope. You'll probably see them and their eggs.