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HAPPY 4/20 EVERYBUDY!

  1. DJ Funktual profile image85
    DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago

    thc levels rising!

    1. Shirley Anderson profile image83
      Shirley Andersonposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I want some.  Enjoy.

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        Shirley Andersonposted 8 years ago in reply to this
  2. compu-smart profile image80
    compu-smartposted 8 years ago

    What's rising?

  3. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    What are you smoking, DJ? It should be really good big_smile

    Oh, and happy 4/20 to you, too smile

    1. DJ Funktual profile image85
      DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      The 4/20 celebration is the day get high and reflect on how rediculous it is that we can't smoke without fear of imprisonment!    So we all close our eyes and pretend we moved to Amsterdam OR sign petitions about just how rediculous it is. 

      THE WAR ON DRUGS IS A FARCE! 

      There is a funny song about this...check out 'The Irony of it All' by THE STREETS. 
      In the song, the British Rapper rhymes in two different voices over two different beats...one is a drunk and one is a stoner.  Listening to him argue with himself about which is better is funnier than anything EMINEM ever did.
      Here are the lyrics....

      DRUNKY:
      Hello, hello. my names Terry and Im a law abider
      Theres nothing I like more than getting fired up on beer
      And when the weekends here
      I to exercise my right
      to get paralytic and fight
      Good bloke fairly
      But I get well leery when geezers look at me funny
      Bounce em round like bunnies
      I'm likely to cause mischief
      Good clean grief you must believe and I aint no thief.
      Law abiding and all, all legal.
      And who cares about my liver when it feels good
      What you need is some real manhood.
      Rasher rasher
      barney and kasha
      putting people's backs up.
      Public disorder, I'll give you public disorder.
      I down eight pints and run all over the place
      Spit in the face of an officer
      See if that bothers you
      'cause I never broke a law in my life
      Someday Im gonna settle down with a wife
      Come on lads lets have another fight

      STONEY:
      Eh hello. my names tim and Im a criminal,
      In the eyes of society I need to be in jail
      For the choice of herbs I inhale.
      This ain't no wholesale operation
      Just a few eighths and some playstation: my vocation
      and yet I pose a threat to the nation
      And down the station the police hold no patience
      Lets talk space and time
      I like to get deep sometimes and think about Einstein
      And Karl Jung and old Kung Fu movies I like to see
      Pass the hydrator please
      Yeah Im floating on thin air.
      Going to amsterdam in the new year - top gear there
      Cause I take pride in my hobby
      Home made bongs using my engineering degree
      Dear leaders, please legalize weed for these reasons.


      DRUNKY:
      Like I was saying to him.
      I told him: top with me and you wont leave.
      So I smacked him in the head and downed another carling
      Bada bada bing for the lads night.
      Mad fight, his faces a sad sight.
      Vodka and snake bite.
      Going on like a right geez, he's a twat,
      Shouldnt have looked at me like that.
      Anyway Im an upstanding citizen
      If a war came along I'd be on the front line with 'em.
      Cant stand crime either them hooligans on heroin.
      Drugs and criminals those thugs on the penny coloured will be the downfall of society
      I've got all this anger pent up inside of me.

      STONEY:
      You know I dont see why I should be the criminal
      How can something with no recorded fatalities be illegal?
      And how many deaths are there per year from alcohol
      I just completed Grand Tourismo on the hardest setting
      We pose no threat on my city
      Ooh the pizzas here will someone let him in please let him in?
      We didnt order chicken, not a problem, we'll pick it out
      I doubt they meant to mess us about
      After all were all adults not louts.
      As I was saying, were friendly peaceful people
      Were not the ones out there causing trouble.
      We just sit in this hazy bubble with our quarters
      Discussing how beautiful Gail Porter is.
      MTV, BBC 2, channel 4 is on until six in the morning.
      Then at six in the morning the sun dawns and its my bedtime.

      DRNKY:
      Causing trouble, your stinking rabble
      Boys saying I'm the lad whos spoiling it
      Youre on drugs
      it really bugs me when people try and tell me Im a thug
      Just for getting drunk
      I like getting drunk
      Cause Im an upstanding citizen
      If a war came along Id be on the front line with em.

      STONEY:
      Now terry youre repeating yourself
      But thats okay drunk people can't help that.
      A chemical reaction inside your brain
      causes you to forget what youre saying.

      DRUNKY:
      What. I know exactly what Im saying
      I'm perfectly sane
      You stinking student lame-o
      Go get a job and stop robbing us of our taxes.

      STONEY:
      Err, well actually according to research
      Government funding for further education pales in insignificance
      When compared to how much they spend on repairing
      Leery drunk people at the weekend
      In casualty wards all over the land.

      DRUNKY:
      Why you cheeky little swine come here
      Im gonna batter you. Come here.

  4. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    LOL

    I never heard of this. I meant to ask you what the 4/20 thing was, but now I know.

    As far as I can tell, marijuana is only really illegal in the US and the UK because you can grow it almost anywhere. Therefore it is un-taxable.

    Try that with tobacco and see how easy it is to make your own cigarettes. Or drinkable whisky.

    So if it is made legal, you know you are going to have to pay a $10,000 license fee to be allowed to grow it.  big_smile

  5. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Actually it is illegal in Russia, too. And was illegal during communist times. I guess this is where US and UK picked the idea tongue

  6. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    Well, we seem to be adhering to the maxim, "If we can't tax it, you can't sell it." In the UK.

    I don't see any evidence that marijuana is any worse for you than alcohol, prozac, tobacco, or car fumes,  so that's the only logical reason I could come up with.

    I am sure the alcohol manufacturers will have had an opinion on it too. Or rather, paid for an opinion. big_smile

  7. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    You can't just grow it for yourself, too, can you?

    1. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      No you can't. At least not in the UK. I understand there are some states that will allow you to use "medical marijuana."

      But I live in France, and they are extremely lax. And the cops are scared of the drug dealers LOL

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Well, then it's probably not a tax issue tongue

        1. DJ Funktual profile image85
          DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago in reply to this

           
           
          LOLOLOL!   Misha!  Way to keep it light.

  8. compu-smart profile image80
    compu-smartposted 8 years ago

    Hey DJ Funktual wink let me first say a Big Happy 4/20 !  It is news to me!

    Cannabis is illegal in the uk the goverment make their "tax" by fines, and confiscation orders, which would cost more or less than keeping prisoners in prison i dont know!
    I have a few more cents to offer.tottaly changing subject:/

    They say that you get paranoid smoking cannabis right!?

    My belief is the reason why this could be a factor is because
    Firstly, the goverment says it is illegal, so fines and imprisonments are imposed if you get caught!. Jobs can be lost. Friends and family feel that you have let them down, you could get a  criminal record etc etc and because, It stinks to high heaven!! even if your smoking or not! and the red eyes!! and very laid back approach are all enough to make you paranoid knowing the consiquences!!
    If  Alcohol was made illegal over night, people would still find ways of drinking, and i bet those people would start getting paranoid finding safe places to have their sneaky swigs, worrying about all the above!!

    Im not knocking Alcohol at all and would not like to see this banned but drinking in moderation helps because i know and have known soo many people who have either died from falling or  alcohol related diseases, been to prison for violence that they cannot remember and other  violence they can remember etc etc because of the affects of drinking eccessively etc etc...The only cannabis tales are not as gloomy at all in any respects other than forgetting what they are about to Umm err:P

    Legalising it would be impossible and un-viable especially here in the UK and i dont know of any answer other than more leniency when getting caught with a small amount of stash!

    I could go on and on about this but hubwork calls!


    Happy 4-20 day...24/7cool

    stoney-smart;)

  9. Dorsi profile image90
    Dorsiposted 8 years ago

    Oh that's right - 420 day. Forgot about that!
    (not that I will be participating but have fun to those that do and stay safe!)

  10. gamergirl profile image61
    gamergirlposted 8 years ago

    Only 10 hours to go.. then I won't have to read about 4/20 anywhere for another year.

    *goes off to do stuff while waiting it out*

    1. DJ Funktual profile image85
      DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Way to harsh the buzz Charlotte!    There's always someone who 'hates on' the good-time people but I never would have have thought it'd be you. tongue

      Do you honk at peace rallies too?  big_smile


      PS

      Songs about Marijuana:

      Legalize It by Peter Tosh
      Wildwood Weed by Jim Stafford
      Me and Paul by Willie Nelson
      Let Me Roll It by Paul McCartney
      Light Up Leave Me Alone by Traffic
      Let's Go Get Stoned by Ray Charles
      One Toke Over The Line by Brewer & Shipley
      The Joker by Steve Miller Band
      Mary Jane by Rick James
      Style by The Lemonheads
      Wacky Tobacky by NRBQ
      Sidemousin' The Bong by Mike Watt
      High by Jimmie's Chicken Shack
      Smoke 'em by Fun Lovin' Criminals
      Smoke Two Joints by sublime
      Hydroponic by 311
      The Way We Get By by Spoon
      You Know I'm No Good (Remix) by Amy Winehouse
      The Irony of it All by The Streets


      Half The CATALOG of SNOOP DOGG & THE BEATNUTS
      THE ENTIRE CATALOG of CYPRESS HILL especially
      Hits From The Bong, I Wanna Get High, Roll It Up, Light It Up, Smoke It Up
      Pack The Pipe by The Pharcyde
      How to Roll A Blunt by Redman
      Regulate by Warren G & Nate Dogg
      Because I Got High by Afroman
      High All The Time by 50 Cent
      I-95 by Memph Bleek

  11. gamergirl profile image61
    gamergirlposted 8 years ago

    Do what you want to/with yourself. 

    I say, legalize marijuana.  At least then it wouldn't be so freakin' cool to be stoned (to some people.)

    1. DJ Funktual profile image85
      DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      NOT COOL, fun.   I made this today just for this thread...enjoy!

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgzLw9ciee8 

      No sweat gamegirl you're still my vote 4 'HOM'! 

      DID ANYONE ELSE NOTICE THE HISTORY CHANNEL IS DOING A MARATHON ON DRUGS TODAY.  marijuana, then lsd & shrooms, then i saw cocaine was on.  All they do is talk about how the politicians had all these side deals cut with big businesses to keep things down that the public actually liked. 

      PEACE LOVE & HAPPY HERBS!

      R.I.P. Alexander Supertramp

  12. DJ Funktual profile image85
    DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago

    See Ya NEXT YEAR Charlotte! tongue

  13. compu-smart profile image80
    compu-smartposted 8 years ago

    ###Excuse me while i light my spiliff...Ohh lord i got to take a lift, ,,from reality i just can't drift, that's why im staying with this spliff.....Take it easyyyyy###
    Lyrics by the late legend Bob Marley;)

  14. WeddingConsultant profile image80
    WeddingConsultantposted 8 years ago

    Funny story-

    Cops down in Richmond, Virginia, U.S. found a large field of marijuana.  Apparently it was one of the largest fields of marijuana ever found in that area.  The cops, not knowing what to do to prevent people from picking from the field, decided the best thing to do would be to burn the field, so they did it...

    Not 100% sure it's true, as I heard it from a friend years ago...Funny, none the less!

    1. DJ Funktual profile image85
      DJ Funktualposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Great Story.  There is a scene like this in the movie HOMEGROWN with Ryan Phillipe and Billy Bob Thornton.

  15. compu-smart profile image80
    compu-smartposted 8 years ago

    Don't forget the legends Cheech n chong!wink

 
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