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Discussion in 'The Vapor Lounge' started by DigitalDavinci, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. GSR

    GSR New Member

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    How yall doin? I'm a musician currently seeking a bachelors in computer science (Thats right. Im a hacker and a rapper. Quite a rare breed lol:lol:)

    Im currently in trouble with the law because the judge told me i "Have a disease" :razz:. The judge i got was very anti-canibus, so i've been in a rehab with crackheads and smack shooters for about a year , getting tested three times a week so that they were sure i wasn't smoking weed... lol

    When i get out of this program, im looking forward to moving somewhere where its legal and continuing my affair with mary jane. Hopefully you guys can teach me a thing or two!

    AND IF ANYONE HERE RAPS, FEEL FREE TO REACH OUT TO ME! :rockon::rockon::rockon:
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  2. iVapeTooMuch

    iVapeTooMuch The Legend

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    Hey everyone :)
    My story starts out disastrous but has evolved into maybe the best thing that ever happened to me (so far).

    I was arrested the beginning of my junior year in high school for felony possession, possession with intent to distribute, manufacturing, and distribution of weed. Racked up about 6 felonies at the age of 16.

    Luckily, my mom was a federal bankruptcy lawyer so she knew other reputable attorneys. With some hard work before my trial (self admittance to rehab to look good, even though extended breaks from smoking was very common for me) and the power of my attorney, we achieved a result of what's called deferred entry of judgment (DEJ), I believe.

    That allowed me to be put on a year of supervised probation and once completed, my case would be thrown out and my charges would be dropped. I would legally be allowed to say I have never been convicted of a crime. Best result ever.

    A few days after the arrest, I was expelled from my school, even though the sale that led to my brief incarceration was not on (or anywhere near) school property. Fucking technicalities, but whatever. I was given the option to go to other public schools, but I said fuck that.

    I decided to go to an expulsion school, where kids who get expelled go. It was terrible, as you can imagine. My previous school was mainly white and Asian and this new school was, well, ghetto Mexican. Luckily, since it thrives on the expulsion of students, it was very small. One room fit all 6 of the other high school students.

    I talked with the principal and we arranged a course that would allow me to graduate as early as right when my normal senior head would start. I jumped on that and come senior year for all my friends, I was enrolled at a local community college, graduating high school with a 3.5 GPA.

    Through all that, I completed my probation, my case was thrown out, and my charges were never filed. I started college early, got an amazing girlfriend, got a job at that college as a math tutor, and got another job as a men's soccer referee.

    I always wonder how my life would be different if I hadn't been arrested that fateful day. In a twisted way, I'm sort of glad it did. It straightened me out and gave me a path to study exactly what I love: biotechnology and biomedical sciences.
  3. samantabha

    samantabha climbing the mountain of the mind

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    Hello Everyone! I've already introduced myself bit by bit through some other threads. But maybe it would be a good thing to make the introduction more complete?
    I'm a mom, educator and writer who is passionate about seeking new experience, altered perception, insight. I believe there is an innate need in all human beings for some kind of spiritual uplift, if not just plain old euphoria. Because I come from this viewpoint, it always astonishes me that there are concerted social and political forces that try to harsh that buzz. Are we anti-happiness in this country? Even if I never touched it, I'd still be loudly proclaiming "legalize it!". Because it just doesn't make sense that a safe and easy way to obtain happiness is turned into a criminal act. But don't let me get started!
    I don't really like to smoke. I was very anti-cigarette growing up. I hated the second-hand smoke that filled up the living room when the Packer game was on, or the station wagon on a long trip in winter. My mother died from her two packs a day. So I can't forgive tobacco. Any pipe smoking, cigarette or joint smoking is noxious to me really (which is why I'm glad for the introduction of vaporizers and edibles). But I like to get high.
    The best high is something I continually seek. It doesn't have to be from drugs. Or it could be. It really doesn’t matter. I had this recurring dream, as a child, of a secret place with incredibly high mountains. In the dream I lead some people up through this perilous rocky path that I know will eventually culminate in a vast plateau overlooking a stark drop. I wish I could describe here the sensation of being up on that mountain! It was utter delight, complete ecstasy. Of an ineffable nature, it was so finely honed to the perfection of happiness, of true joy - yet dynamic interest - that I just wanted everyone to see it, to know it! I would go there again and again and again. Even now, as I write this, in my minds eye I am there. It makes me smile. But it's exalted too (I can hear the stepping up chords of Led Zeppelin's Kashmir...) I wanted this always to be a part of my life . I swore I would never let anything so penetrate my mind that it would ever eclipse what I knew to be my own default freedom.
    Then I went on a journey. I worked all kinds of jobs, I traveled to many countries, I had boyfriend after boyfriend (and then girlfriends), read lots of books, tried many different substances. I think it was an acid trip that made me realize how powerful an experience of deeply altered perception can be in shaping one's life. When I read Philip Kapleau's book 'The Three Pillars of Zen', with its stories of individuals experiencing high degrees of enlightenment through concentration of mind, I recognized my acid trip there. Basically, the LSD slowed down my conditioned perceptive responses and allowed me to see through the cracks of so-called ordinary life. Moments became discrete entities, freezing in place one subtle movement/position after another, like frames of a film slowed down. Energy fields were perceptible around living plants (I picked one flower and heard it 'scream' - really it was more like a shock-sound associated with a disruption of some circulating organic flow). Everything is my sight shone with a surreal light and in blazing detail. It had just rained and thousands of beads of moisture clung to an old stump, every one of them a sparkling gem. It was absolutely stunning. Even the mossy backdrop of the decaying wood was of marvelous, intricate texture. It was a symphony of sight. I was reminded of Aldous Huxley's description of the leaves of a flowering plant during his mescaline trip in "The Doors of Perception". He said that the flower was almost too much brash beauty; the leaves spoke of something far more profound.
    What a great experience that was. And you know what’s funny? I’ve discovered I can duplicate it over and over again – just like the trip up the dream-mountain. What if the world IS intrinsically beautiful and profound and intricate? What if we could see it for the heaven that it is and stop making a hell out of it? Zen meditation was the key for me that unlocked the door for realizing altered perception on a daily basis. By focusing the mind internally, the outer world opened up. I had a deep enlightenment one day while living in the Zen Arts Center in the Catskills (near Woodstock, NY). It showed me that we are all intrinsically free and composed of perfect love and intelligence – but that we have mired ourselves in our own thoughts, which have created a conditioned darkness. It’s an insubstantial illusion, but nonetheless we’ve stuck to it, the chain of habit-energy. By breaking this chain through changing our own minds, we can know true joy. I think anything that can help us to do this, anything that can make us happy, is a good thing.
    In another day I’ll get the vaporizer (Solo) in the mail that I ordered. It’s going to be really fun to see how that works out for me. I’m sure there will be some unique new flavor of high that I will be tempted to write another book about on this site…..
    Speaking of, I definitely WROTE TOO MUCH. Oh well. What can be done? I hope someone likes this!
    Oh, and here’s a photo from last weekend. I woke up baked. Then was offered the cake. A sort of – wake and bake cake. I ate it all, suffice to say.
    http://imgur.com/G9z9miQ
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  4. Deja Vu

    Deja Vu Show compassion to animals

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    I write hiphop lyrics man, and i'd be fucking very ecstatic to share some. Let's make a thread for it and have rap battles via text. For some reason I can see this escalating to new levels of awesome.
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  5. Deja Vu

    Deja Vu Show compassion to animals

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    and Wow, WOW. I can't believe you stopped on such a linguistically harmonic roll! Fuck yeah!
    I like that you didn't talk about yourself so much, and that you spoke instead to the inner peace inside me (and surely others!) because that is what we are at the core. Happy, content, appreciative. Hmm, Zen. Not as if you need to be reminded that you are on a very special path, but I can't help it. Keep it up and never stop flowing that natural talent for stringing words together in such a way that is reminiscent of both Alice in Wonderland playing bckwards with strung out Beatle's demos and distorted riffs playing ominously in the background juxtaposed with a the inner mental workings of a butterfly viewing the world through eyes we will never understand.
    Boom! Mind blown.
    Best introduction ever.
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  6. samantabha

    samantabha climbing the mountain of the mind

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    That little "like" I just pushed on doesn't do the enormous smile on my face justice, Deja Vu!!!
    I'd like to say "I REALLY like what you said" because it's just a wonderful thing to meet a kindred soul. I truly feel sheepish right now, because I love that you like my writing but I still question myself as to if it's good. It's a real person validation. It's a little ironic because that kind of stuff doesn't often see the light of day where I live geographically. I almost deleted it yesterday. But now I know that there are true spiritual travelers here. It brings me so much happiness....
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2014
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  7. Deja Vu

    Deja Vu Show compassion to animals

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    Don't want to over-comment in this thread but it's my pleasure! Fair trade for the positive vibrations, thoughts & feelings today that I drew from our discussions and frolicking :lol: ENOUGH FC FOR ONE DAY. Overdoing it, eyes killing me. Peace out!
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  8. samantabha

    samantabha climbing the mountain of the mind

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    Mais oui.....! You need some rest. lol
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  9. GreenGenes

    GreenGenes Doobie Snacks?

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    Hi everyone!
    I found out about this descent forum when i bought a FlashVape , my very first vaporizer.
    I live in the country that is home to the volcano. Yet another place in europe that doesn't allow to own, cultivate, buy or sell the green joy called cannabis. And there is not much hope that this stupidity and crime to humanity will end soon.
    I'm sure weed is natures treat to us and this world woud be a different if not a better place when everyone would be openminded about it, insteat of condemning it. As these conservative, idiot-politicians do in the EU.
    I am glad to be here, because all of u share my appreciation for some good puffs, vaped and baked of course! :)
    :leaf:
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  10. GSR

    GSR New Member

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    DOWN. Theres another guy on the forum that messaged me too. We can definitely get something going. Let me know if youre still on so that we can get this ball rolling!
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  11. Deja Vu

    Deja Vu Show compassion to animals

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    fuck yes man! Someone make the thread
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  12. samantabha

    samantabha climbing the mountain of the mind

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    Welcome GreenGenes! I'm relatively new here too. But everyone has made me feel comfortable sharing. I like the way you characterize weed as "nature's treat to us" and "green joy". I've been contemplating this and how the plant is quite unique. I'm sure that humans have had a special relationship with it's mind-altering and happiness-giving powers for a long long time. Didn't they find marijuana on Otzi, the Iceman? I know that the Yuezhi in ancient China had shamans buried with huge amounts of it. Then there are the Scythians who "liked to throw marijuana onto bonfires to induce trance-like states". I had a chocolate edible and vape inspired vision one day of the plant invoking its power over my body and mind. Naturally, I just went where it led me (which was out into the garden of Fantastic Happiness, not to be returned from until many hours later). I simply can't see what's wrong with this. I too hope that this "stupidity and crime to humanity will end soon".
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  13. Deja Vu

    Deja Vu Show compassion to animals

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    Congrats man! You know what else feels good? Not having your fingerprints on record :) That's my proudest accomplishment
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  14. SamWin69

    SamWin69 New Member

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    Wuddup Ya'll

    I don't know why it took me so long to find this forum... but it did. LOL
    I'm Samuel from Toronto, Canada.

    I've been rocking a vape for 16 months give or take now.
    I own:
    Volcano Digitial
    PAX
    FlowerMate
    Titan-II (Just got this bad boy!)
    Titan-I


    If you want to know any information regarding these units feel free to ask.
    I've used them on a personal level at least every other day so I'm familiar with their strong and weak points.

    But yea,
    I'm new!
    Checking this forum out - thanks yall
  15. samantabha

    samantabha climbing the mountain of the mind

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    Welcome Sam! (from another Sam....). The very first place I was exposed to a vaporizer (volcano) was at Vapor Central in Toronto. Fond memories! I'm planning to go back around Labor Day weekend.
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  16. SamWin69

    SamWin69 New Member

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    I should go network and check that out too!
  17. Kazorus

    Kazorus New Member

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    Hello. o:

    Name's Phil, and I've been vaping since I've bought a Pinnacle Pro from a friend a few months ago.

    I've heard about this place for a while, but I finally decided to check it out. Seems like a friendly place. :3
  18. GrilledGoat

    GrilledGoat New South Vaper

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    Welcome to Fuck Combustion!
    Friendliest Place on the Net
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  19. Grim Chiclets

    Grim Chiclets Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like a pretty cool guy :cool:
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  20. Kazorus

    Kazorus New Member

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    Funny enough he's in your area. I don't know if you know him though. ;D
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  21. Thorn

    Thorn Member

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    Hi I'm Thorn. I had never vaped before, then my wife set me on the mission to pick one. A lot of my research was done on these forums. That and messages with the company has led us to get a LSV, and it arrived today. I can't get it to cloud yet as practice is limited to 8 hits or so then I have to put it down.(took me 40 minutes to make this account to post this.) After the first try I gave away all of my pipes. So thanks to you all, you greatly helped with this decision.
    Any-who, I live in PA, I'm pretty easy to get along with, and I don't think I can concentrate to write much more.
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  22. Deja Vu

    Deja Vu Show compassion to animals

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    Looks like you and the vape have already bonded!
  23. Vitolo

    Vitolo Vaporist

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  24. momofthegoons

    momofthegoons vapor accessory addict Staff Member

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    Lots of new members... Welcome to FC!!! And congratulations on kicking that nasty smoking habit. :D
  25. NoCombust4Me

    NoCombust4Me Member

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    Hello to everyone! Long time lurker, figured it was time to join. After way too many years of combusting the dreaded cancer sticks, I gave them up for vaping. It just seemed wrong to vape one material and combust another, so, I went full non-combustion about a year ago. One of the best life choices I have ever made!

    Not many in my small crowd have ever vaped, but I am trying to convert them one at a time. My search and acquisition (VAS), has led me to FC and the vast knowledge and experience that is offered. For that, I am very grateful.

    I currently have 2 Pax(s), an Arizer Solo, too many cheap pens that don't work for dry material and will be receiving a new Elevape and Daisy this week.

    Many thanks to the staff and contributors here, long live FC!

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