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  1. Cubism

    Posting ads for non-plant stuff to sell

    Thanks man!
  2. Hey all. Am getting rid of lots of stuff but two things I'm trying to sell I'm struggling to find a place that accepts them because they are tobacco related. One's a shisha/hookah, and the other an Arizer vaporizer. What, if any, would be an appropriate section to advertise them on here? Seed sales just doesn't sound right. Is it even allowed? I looked around and on here and just got more confused. Anyway, if anyone knows if I can post em, and where can you let me know please. So far the only logical place seems to be here in Chill Space but I just don't know. And I'm sure T doesn't need me pissing him off and causing more work for him either by sticking up ads in stupid places! Cheers for any help.
  3. All I truly know about khat comes from my old lab mate from Ethiopia. Its directly responsible for the finishing of many Ethiopian grad student theses being handed in on time
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    sbs and the nazis eugenics

    Just out of curiosity WC, are you talking about SBS in general, or the Viceland channel? And fyzygy, I totally sympathise with your reference towards Israel (and Palestine implicitly I guess?). Its something very close to my heart. For the sake of keeping things peaceful and diplomatic, I'll only say two things. It's amazing the amount of clickbait trash on SBS these days generally speaking. It's amazing that fascism can be inherited by the very victims themselves of fascism. Time to shut up now :)
  5. Try the link on here mate, works for me - https://www.entheogenesis.org/ega-resources/blog-post-title-four-tp2fg
  6. Cubism

    Urgent Harm minimisation alert

    Yeah I was trying to think what the mystery weed is too. Didn't even think of some sort of tropane. Reckon it's a pretty good guess though.
  7. Cubism

    Urgent Harm minimisation alert

    And........ya cant even eat spinach anymore either https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-63995469 McDonald's is seriously starting to look like healthfood
  8. Cubism

    Urgent Harm minimisation alert

    There's quite a few more brands added now. You can check them out here https://www.foodstandards.gov.au/industry/foodrecalls/recalls/Pages/default.aspx
  9. Cubism

    Urgent Harm minimisation alert

    Its definitely bad in Batch No 28622BN. Had an unpleasant experience myself a week or so ago so went and checked the batch number after seeing it on Reddit. Whether there's more bad batch numbers I don't know, hope not.
  10. Cubism

    Legality Of Papaver somniferum in Victoria

    I don't have anything about legal stuff etc to add but from just learning about entheo stuff generally is pretty much what Alchemica said. I think it's illegal but is one of those laws that are only enforced in a discretionary way by police. So if it's a grandma's garden or you have a few to decorate your garden, you should get a slap on the wrist at worst. Like Alchemica said, lance them and you risk trouble, same with growing lots of them. I remember reading about that guy in Melbourne. He had grown pretty much a whole garden full, including in his front garden for everyone to see. So he basically grew a crop at home. If you grow some in your backyard, unless you have a complete and utter nosy asshole of a neighbour, there's not much to worry about. I think it is somewhat similar with trichos isn't it? It's more of a discretionary thing again, so long as it's decorating your garden and not in a pot in your kitchen. Also, that law about 10kg of Pedro being treated as 10kg of mescaline by the law seems completely fucking nuts, until you realise it was probably some dick of a politician got it passed through the govt.
  11. Cubism

    What is your least favourite plant?

    Bougainvillea - those spiky buggers make such a mess
  12. Sorry I still haven't got to a proper computer yet, don't really use them anymore. So I'll just leave it as I disagree. But if it's a positive experience for you then it's not really useful for me to argue otherwise right. So carry on dude.
  13. I will do my best to reply properly though when I manage to get on a laptop. Cheers 'lostmypants' I do like your zeal.
  14. Thanks for the answers mate. I do disagree with you on pretty much every point, but the fact you answered is great. Apologies for not posting my disagreements but I'm on a phone and it would take half a day to respond with any clarity. Thanks again for your answers though, I appreciate you taking the time.
  15. Is there going to be any answering in this AMA? It still means Ask Me Anything doesn't it?
  16. Do you pay for the programs? You could just go to a Buddhist temple for free right? It just seems like neo-buddhism, only having to pay for it? And what could you achieve on a 3 day program? Would anyone truly liberated claim to be liberated? Unless you're a Buddha or something similar, it just goes against the whole idea of liberation doesn't it?
  17. Cubism

    Anyone in WA have spore-prints for microscopy?

    I would've happily given you some but I gave my whole (pretty big after 10+ years) collection to a mate last year. I wouldn't worry about Australia Post delays too much. The ones over ten years old still worked well, under a microscope of course. So long as you keep them in a fridge in an airtight container they seem to last for ages. There were three or four different genuses (genii???), some sent from the UK too. Even the wild ones were good with a bit of extra work, not just the sterile ones. But he did the most obvious ones first no probs, which were some of the oldest. I can appreciate your concern for sure, but a few extra days in the post shouldn't make any real difference if they're properly packed dry. Saying that, if you can get some from WA if definitely wouldn't hurt. Happy microscoping mate!!!
  18. Cubism

    Words about peyote

    That's a bit confusing? Perhaps they mean well minded people trying to reintroduce privately grown plants to the wild to boost populations? I don't know really. Obviously reintroduction could be a bad idea but private gardeners having them in their collection seems a bit extreme? Poachers aside of course. Or is it a more religious thing of respect for the plant, their ceremonies and their religion? As it is sacred to them and their rituals and should only be used for that by them rather than growers having them in collections? If they're anti people just getting high for fun I can fully understand that. It's a pretty broad picture to paint though if you consider lots of people on here and how for them it's a journey, not like tripping balls at a doof or something? I dunno, I'm quite confused. Also, how do the Alaskans get it? Through their southern brothers/sisters? Must be impossible for it to grow up there right? Unless it is grown in a greenhouse or something? Which just takes you back full circle doesn't it? I don't know.....I know almost nothing about American Indians and absolutely zero about Alaskan Indians. Interesting article in any case.
  19. This came through on my google scholar alerts just now. Sounds potentially like a good read, and I thought it might be of interest to some of our members here who are clued up on all this, but also for the rest of us less scholarly in this stuff. I haven't had a chance to read the whole thing yet but skimming through, it looks quite interesting. The full copy is on researchgate for anyone interested, but I've also tried to upload it, so hopefully that works and makes things a bit easier. The researchgate downloadlink link is - https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Eduardo-Schenberg/publication/355140588_Overcoming_epistemic_injustices_in_the_biomedical_study_of_ayahuasca_Towards_ethical_and_sustainable_regulation/links/615f9ebbe7993f536ca28437/Overcoming-epistemic-injustices-in-the-biomedical-study-of-ayahuasca-Towards-ethical-and-sustainable-regulation.pdf Not too sure if this is the right place to post it but hopefully it's a good read for at least some of us here. I'm certainly keen to read any thoughts by any of the awesome folk on here. Overcoming-epistemic-injustices-in-the-biomedical-study-of-ayahuasca-Towards-ethical-and-sustainable-regulation.pdf
  20. Cubism

    Competition : Favourite Succulent.

    No idea what this is but it looks great when it flowers. PS don't need the cliff cutting as awesome as it is, I just like competitions. Thanks Mr BC
  21. Thanks fyzygy. Hard to disagree with any of that. I really appreciate your input. Sort of hoping micromegas and Mr Trout spot this and have time for some input. That would be awesome because I'm sure there's others but those two dudes have knowledge way beyond all of us. Fingers crossed! But once again, thanks slot Fyz. Cheers.
  22. Urghh the uploaded file link isn't working for me. The researchgate link seems to be fine though.
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    Don't try this at home ...

    Culturing cubes from his blood is pretty bloody scary!!! Despite him being in a pretty bad place to begin with, I wonder if he was thinking along the lines of how researchers like Carhartt-Harris and co inject their participants. Problem is, there's is pure, synthesised in a lab, quality assured and costs something like US$1000 per gram. Either way, culturing cubes from blood is scary enough, hate to imagine where else in his body mycelium was growing. Interesting for a case report, but I hope he makes a full recovery physically, and gets some excellent help mentally. Bipolar 1 is hard enough when medicated, unmedicated it's orders of magnitudes worse.
  24. Out of curiosity, how do people ID them other than the flowers, or pod size?
  25. They're about the same colour I got from enjaytee in a giveaway this year. He said they were Izmir giganteum. But yeah I'm with G. So many varieties they could be anything.