Groan, the dreaded question

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Groan, the dreaded question

Postby SpankyMule » Thu May 20, 2010 8:36 pm

I've read a good amount on this across a whole bunch of posts... so forgive the rehashing of this boring issue. Just looking for some flat input (and feel free bash)

Will I likely have trouble if I bring a few joints to BM, keep them to myself, use them only inside my tent, etc. etc. etc.? If so, then no sweat. Just curious.


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Postby ygmir » Thu May 20, 2010 8:46 pm

you will have trouble if caught smoking. Especially in public view.

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Postby Isotopia » Thu May 20, 2010 10:43 pm

A healthy dose of non-obsessive, controlled paranoia should get you by with no problem.
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Postby Kinetik V » Thu May 20, 2010 10:50 pm

Be discreet, use common sense and you should be just fine. You won't be the first or the last to wonder...or ask.

Of course it might be a great time to experiment with edibles....just sayin.
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Postby Sham » Fri May 21, 2010 1:58 am

Just like any other city, there are illegal drugs that a tiny group of people tend to use. There is a large amount of uniformed and undercover law enforcement people trying to find these few outlaws doing thier activities. These rebels should be overly careful not to be caught doing whatever it is that they do, so not as to ruin their week.
Keeping a very low profile and not being stupid may be the key to a happy week.

Incredibly enough, I really do see LESS drug use here than in the default world. There is so much outside stimulation, that getting messed up on drugs really does seem to blur some of the amazing things going on around you. My drug of choice for the week is a digital camera. From early morning to the time I sleep, I am high on taking cool pictures. :roll:

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Postby AntiM » Fri May 21, 2010 6:00 am

Back in the 70s, my brother made a smokeless joint holder from a dishsoap bottle, some pipe and a cork so he could smoke in our parents' basement and not get caught. All the smoke stayed in the bottle. I swear, he never exhaled. Just a random old memory...
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Postby teardropper » Fri May 21, 2010 6:31 am

Smokeless joint holder... AntiM, you should post a blueprint. Brilliant! Would make all those scofflaws just giddy. Now, where's my bourbon...
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Postby mdmf007 » Fri May 21, 2010 6:44 am

God dont smoke them in your tent, your stuff will all smell like weed - inviting every cop you talk too to find reason to dig through your pockets as they frisk you "for their safety"
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Postby AntiM » Fri May 21, 2010 7:19 am

teardropper wrote:Smokeless joint holder... AntiM, you should post a blueprint. Brilliant! Would make all those scofflaws just giddy. Now, where's my bourbon...


I don't have a clue, and he passed away in 08 so I can't ask him. But it worked.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri May 21, 2010 9:46 am

mdmf007 wrote:God dont smoke them in your tent, your stuff will all smell like weed - inviting every cop you talk too to find reason to dig through your pockets as they frisk you "for their safety"



007 is correct, go in some OTHER stupid hippies tent and smoke it.
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Postby Elorrum » Fri May 21, 2010 7:19 pm

is it time to mention I dont' know, Dave's tent, or Bob's tent, or a "neighbor's" tent who isn't around much. There's an extra tent, you use it, but if anyone asks it's Dave's tent... don't know where he is though. maybe he just has a couple of chairs in there, but nobody ever sees him, or know's when he's coming back.
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Postby Elliot » Fri May 21, 2010 9:18 pm

:D
I don't smoke at all, but I am curious about something: From what I've read, cannabis can perfectly well be mixed into food. If I were Dawg and creating the World, I'd put cannabis exclusively in edibles. If nothing else, that would prevent a lot of house fires. Why are edibles not popular in the world we have?
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Postby FIGJAM » Fri May 21, 2010 9:46 pm

Smokeing gets a faster reaction and eating it puts some people to slezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
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Postby Dr. Pyro » Fri May 21, 2010 9:46 pm

Because your typical hippie is too stoned to cook.
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Postby Risky » Fri May 21, 2010 10:56 pm

Elorrum wrote:is it time to mention I dont' know, Dave's tent, or Bob's tent, or a "neighbor's" tent who isn't around much. There's an extra tent, you use it, but if anyone asks it's Dave's tent... don't know where he is though. maybe he just has a couple of chairs in there, but nobody ever sees him, or know's when he's coming back.


Dave's not here!
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Postby FIGJAM » Sat May 22, 2010 7:23 am

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Postby AntiM » Sat May 22, 2010 9:08 am

FIGJAM wrote:Smokeing gets a faster reaction and eating it puts some people to slezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz


YEP. Almost instantly in my case.
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Postby Elliot » Sat May 22, 2010 11:08 am

:D
Hot dang! I bet that would be less toxic overall than my current prescription sleep "cocktail" of Trazodone and Clonazepam!
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Postby FIGJAM » Sat May 22, 2010 12:45 pm

and safer for your liver.
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Postby Elorrum » Sat May 22, 2010 7:04 pm

Risky wrote:
Elorrum wrote:is it time to mention I dont' know, Dave's tent, or Bob's tent, or a "neighbor's" tent who isn't around much. There's an extra tent, you use it, but if anyone asks it's Dave's tent... don't know where he is though. maybe he just has a couple of chairs in there, but nobody ever sees him, or know's when he's coming back.


Dave's not here!

Exactly! ;o
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Re: Groan, the dreaded question

Postby dragonpilot » Sun May 23, 2010 3:56 pm

SpankyMule wrote:Will I likely have trouble if I bring a few joints to BM, keep them to myself, use them only inside my tent, etc. etc. etc.? If so, then no sweat. Just curious.


You might consider using a different playa name when you get to BRC since now everyone knows who you are here...including the narc lurkers.
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Postby Isotopia » Sun May 23, 2010 4:22 pm

You might consider using a different playa name when you get to BRC since now everyone knows who you are here...including the narc lurkers.



That's not bad advice. May I suggest 'Crimson Rose?'
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Postby Kinetik V » Sun May 23, 2010 5:10 pm

Isotopia wrote:
You might consider using a different playa name when you get to BRC since now everyone knows who you are here...including the narc lurkers.



That's not bad advice. May I suggest 'Crimson Rose?'


Interesting name choice suggestion. Pardon my asking but I'm curious where that one came from?
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Postby AntiM » Sun May 23, 2010 6:56 pm

Isotopia wrote:
You might consider using a different playa name when you get to BRC since now everyone knows who you are here...including the narc lurkers.



That's not bad advice. May I suggest 'Crimson Rose?'


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Postby Fire_Moose » Mon May 24, 2010 7:50 am

Isotopia wrote:
You might consider using a different playa name when you get to BRC since now everyone knows who you are here...including the narc lurkers.



That's not bad advice. May I suggest 'Crimson Rose?'
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Postby oldsoul » Wed May 26, 2010 11:27 am

Flat imput: No, you will likely not have any trouble with the law if you have a few joints for personal use. Provided you aren't an idiot.
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Postby Savannah » Wed May 26, 2010 11:38 am

Maybe SpankyMule is the narc lurker, looking for new ideas on how to bust merrymakers. Panic! :lol:
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed May 26, 2010 11:40 am

Savannah wrote:Maybe SpankyMule is the narc lurker, looking for new ideas on how to bust merrymakers. Panic! :lol:


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Postby teardropper » Wed May 26, 2010 11:42 am

oldsoul wrote:Flat imput: No, you will likely not have any trouble with the law if you have a few joints for personal use. Provided you aren't an idiot.


Aren't an idiot. Key words. Personal use only. Don't give it or do it with anyone you don't know. Black Rock City is like any city in that regard. You don't wander around with a joint. Don't even carry them. I've heard stories about night vision, people going out deep in the playa at night and lighting up a bic and, SWOOP, there is the BLM. I saw a BLM truck parked out there one night just sittin' there. Maybe he was taking a nap.

Personally, I don't care. I like my martinis with olives, Jack Daniels and tequilla shooters. And I really don't care how you alter your reality.
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Postby swampdog » Wed May 26, 2010 12:57 pm

BM volunteers lightly inspect your car at the gate but they are looking only for stowaways or dangerous items. So as far as transporting, as long as you don't get stopped on the road, you should be ok.

I think Crimson Rose is someone who made a fool of herself on eplaya and who was removed.
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