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  1. paradox

    Giveaway competition 2020

    Nice one sharxx! Cyptotram asprata
  2. Hey folks, looking to buy or trade for Stapelia & Huernia cuttings of all types & species.. hoping for multi branch cuttings but will take pretty much any size available.. if anyone is growing many different species/varieties & is able to send a bunch in one package that would be ideal but again I’m happy either way.. i’m happy to pay cash or figure out a trade if I have anything of interest.. if anyone can help out I would appreciate it immensely! As I’m interested in all types but here’s a list of the doe yes I know I’d like to get ahold of: Stapelia gigantea S. Grandiflora S. Flavopurpurea S. Variegata S. Pulchella S. Zebrina S. Leendertziae S. Ambigua S. Schinzii S. lepida
  3. paradox

    Wanted - 10 tricho cuttings of various clones

    One day at a time brother
  4. paradox

    Wanted - 10 tricho cuttings of various clones

    the best method I’ve discovered so far is to simply continue being a grumpy jaded cnut, focusing on all the negative horrendous things that upset you while ignoring all the wonderful positive blessings that surround you until you’ve sabotaged most of the positive things in your life & damaged the majority of your most valuable relationships & your mental & physical health suffers through perpetual angst & refusal to accept inevitable change & then you channel your frustration & alienation into soul crushing & destructive habit patterns that perpetuate your downward spiral into your tortured nihilistic hole of misery at which point, if you still have any will to live at all & your soul is not irretrievably lost you may then choose to be brutally honest with yourself & recognise that you’re most likely just full of your own shit & the only real path that makes any sense if you want to have any self worth at all that isn’t pure toxic ego is to focus on positive self determination where you realise that whatever circumstances exist in the external world , you are actually free to choose how to interpret your experience & that if we actually do genuinely care about the things that upset us then the only authentic way to actually address it is through a positivistic approach where you take responsibility for your own actions & reactions & work to create something positive in the world rather than react to the negative.. the next step is to try to dedicate yourself to working on that a little bit every day or every time you realise you’ve slipped back into unconscious reactionary attitudes & work to have compassion for your own ignorance & the ignorance of those around you.. one day at a time. but that’s probably not a very practical prescription..
  5. paradox

    Wanted - 10 tricho cuttings of various clones

    Hey dude haha, fair call, I think I’m over that phase tbh. The apparent exponential weirdenening of the things in the world in general calls for a more holistic & less douchey approach.. being a jaded cnut can only achieve so much.. which really, is actually very little at all ;) Good to see you here dude.. Lots of you making me remember the real reasons I missed this place & all you plant nerds. It’s relatively quiet these days what with the corporate machine luring so many away.. But I’ll take the good old ma & pa nursery with their generations of real experience & their quality over quantity approach over Bunnings any day, so to speak
  6. paradox

    Wanted - 10 tricho cuttings of various clones

    awe yeah, is the Equadorian pachanoi you have Yowie or something else?
  7. paradox

    Wanted - 10 tricho cuttings of various clones

    i appreciate the offer heaps but sadly i'm not going to be in a posi to start propagating seed for a while so i was moreso looking for cuttings &/or somewhat advanced seedlings (ie a year or more old)
  8. paradox

    H1 bridgesii

    gimme a few days & if i can help i'll pm ;)
  9. paradox

    H1 bridgesii

    I haven’t checked this thread in about 5 years.. It’s really great & very satisfying to see everyone’s progress pictures, even if they’re a few years old now.. if anyone has pics of this clone, please post!
  10. paradox

    Where are they?

    cheers, I didn’t go to Facebook ;) tbh, I tried to log in a couple times a while back & I forgot my password on the forum as well as the email I signed up with 15 odd years ago recently I’ve been building some new gardens of all sorts, one of them being a cacti project & it’s been rekindling my cacti obsession so I figured I’d get my shite sorted & drop back in & see what’s up, maybe do some trades etc & see what’s going on round these parts of the internet again
  11. paradox

    Where are they?

    you didn't mention me obviously & i don't know who you are but i was looking for a place to say hi after not logging on for probably well over a year.. Hi everyone, hope you're all excellent & i too would love to know how all those people are going
  12. Hi everyone, long time no speak!!!! how is everyone? who's still around these days? I'm hoping to check back in here a little more often & see whats going on with folks But to cut to the chase, i've been getting back into playing with my cacti.. I'm basically looking to purchase 10x (or perhaps more) different clones that i do not already have.. i'm happy to pay the good old price of $1 a centimeter or perhaps more for very interesting clones & looking for 25-30cm cuttings of nice healthy specimens.. if a single person is keen to make a quick buck & has ten cuttings i'm keen on i'm happy to make it simple & do that.. or if multiple people have a few interesting cuts & i can do multiuple smaller transactions that would be cool too.. so i'm not too sure how much activity is on the forums these days but if anyone can help out an old long term member & wants to make a quick buck please PM!.. i'm quite keen to get some cuttings rooted well before winter :) some of the clones &/or secies i'd be interested in (though i'm pretty much interested in anything cool that i don't have so don't be afraid to make an offer) are: rosei 1 & 2, Jess, kai, eva, bert, mum & dad, fields macrogonus, juuls giant, any interesting wild pachanoi forms, or any interesting/pretty/unique clones of peruvianus, bridgesii or any species really.. if you have something cool of any description (trichocereus-wise) you are able to send a cut of please let me know! thanks a lot if you can help folks! hope to catch you around more often!
  13. paradox

    The Great Global Warming/Cooling Thread Part 2

    These ideas are infinitely more complicated, unachievable & fraught with insurmountable complexities than just about any other solution imaginable Climate change has been politicised in such a way so as to dupe morons into supporting utterly unacceptable social control. It’s working like a charm & you’re a prime example among prime examples of this considering what you are advocating. please stop being so hysterical people. In 1989 we were told the ice caps would be melted & the world would end by the year 2000.. sure things are a bit worrying but we aren’t even close to being smart enough to understand the true implications of the unknown changes that we don’t even understand what those changes really are yet.. positive progress & meaningful solutions to problems come from calm, clear, positive minds.. the only things that come from hysteria is personal hell & a willingness to accept insidious social control. I’m pretty sure you are not going to become this genocidal overlord noob so which way your mind sways is neither here nor there, I just was compelled to point out how retarded your ideas are & point out how dangerous that kind of psychotic hysteria is. the fact you’re a psychopath is just an obvious side-note
  14. paradox

    Is this site dying out ?

    Well maybe this forum will not make a resurgence, hard to say but I think other small scale independent platform of all kinds will in the next few years
  15. paradox

    The Great Global Warming/Cooling Thread Part 2

    I agree that over population is a huge issue by the way & it freaks me out & affects my life as much as anyone & there’s so much that is most valuable to me that is deeply, mortally threatened by it... I have often fantasised about living in a world where there’s plenty of space & resources for everyone & the biosphere is not continually being destroyed but I still find your perspective either naive or psychopathic, possibly both.. Yes I’m trolling you but I’m also serious. It really seems you haven’t thought through the monumental implications of this idea.. which is fine, we’re all allowed to talk shit but you’re shooting down people in the thread who think practical solutions are worth focusing on before resorting to genocidal mass murder.. It seems to me you’re either jerking off for the heck of it, you really haven’t begun to consider the problem outside of the fantasy world in your head or you’re actually just a psychopathic post-modernist extremist nutjob. no offense
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