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Hey old farts..how many over 50 yrs?

Discussion in 'General Marijuana Growing' started by Coho, Jul 7, 2012.

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    Coho

    Coho Well-Known Member

    Just curious.. Started in the 70's. Then stopped until I had severe pain issues. More tricks now and more stuff to fuck ya up.:weed: Great hobby.
     
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    Troutacus

    Troutacus Well-Known Member

    Not over 50 but 33. I started growing when I was in 9th grade. I've always loved to grow stuff. I loved science and biology. Got my BS in environmental science and Horticultural. I remember the first cannabis plant I grew. I smoked some great weed that just made me feel good and smile and laugh. I found some seeds I think it was only 6 of them out of the six 2 sprouted and grew. And I went from there. I grew them on the roof of my house. in my room I had a door the lead to a flat deck that was part of the room I was pretty much the only one who ever went there. Till my dad went on there one day and found my plants got pissed and tossed them over the roof. I walk down about 2 hours after that and picked them up put them in a tree house that no one used anymore. They made a great comeback. after about 5 months I had a harvest had no clue what I was doing no idea how to dry and cure. so for the next few months me and my pals smoked some shit that hurt your lungs and made you cough. Had no Idea how to cure. but it did the job. Love you all.

    Trout.
     
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    dbkick

    dbkick Well-Known Member

    started getting high in the 70s haven't stopped since but I've been forced to call it something else due to ignorance beyond my control.
     
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    Ringsixty

    Ringsixty Well-Known Member

    LOL...same here.
    52 years alive.
     
  5. Newbie chiming in from the Green Mountain state of Vermont USA ! Just over half way to the finish--- 52 years old and just getting a new start on trying my hand at being a green thumb. About 4 months ago i got sick of taking medication in order to sleep at night. Tried some of todays weed and BANG! Slept through the night. I remember the 1970,s and the crap that i would occasionally smoke. Burnt my throat, made me friggin paranoid and stopped after a couple of weeks. Decades later here i am. I have a plant from donated seeds. Only one decided to grow. Its about 1 foot tall ,maybe 12 leaves. Outside grow in a 2 gallon pot. 2 dead fish covered with about 1 inch of soil. Placed those in the 2 gallon pot hen i transplanted the plant about 4 days ago. Now let see what happens! Not much of my body involves having a green thumb! Ive seen a couple of Vermonters onboard so mabe over time i can learn a bit! Thanks for the site and any info provided!
     
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    dozer777

    dozer777 Active Member

    Hey Vermont welcome. Lot's of good folks on here that will help you along. I'm from Maine and 51. Have beeen growing for a little over 30 years outdoors. Back in the day we just called it Afghani.
     
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    Mindmelted

    Mindmelted Well-Known Member

    Been toking since i was 14,Now i am 46 and going strong.
     
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    Doobius1

    Doobius1 Well-Known Member

    Popped by first bean in 1979 when I was 16. My sister ratted me out to our parents. Been growin on and off ever since. Funny thing now sister is medical grower on West Coast. I'm close to old. I'm 49
     
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    Coho

    Coho Well-Known Member

    I remember being told don't let the buds get too big or the leaves will fall off. :-P Used dead perch, rabbit poop, maybe MG and a big vertical light with a ballast the size of a micrwave.
     
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    T.H.Cammo

    T.H.Cammo Well-Known Member

    Sixty-six and retired!
     
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    Coho

    Coho Well-Known Member

    You go Cammo!,:clap:
     
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    mae

    mae Well-Known Member

    I smoked a little in the 70's, but never really got into it.
    Now that I have kids in their 20's, I've gotten re-acquainted with this wonderful plant. It helps me with health issues and helped me to cut way down on pharmaceuticals and alcohol.
    And growing it, that's the best part of all. It has given me a new lease on life!
     
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    Coho

    Coho Well-Known Member

    Hi Mae and others..:leaf: Wish we were all in one spot..It would be a hell of a BBQ.
     
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    F A B

    F A B New Member

    im getting close to old
     
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    mae

    mae Well-Known Member

    BBQ- I'll bring beer, potato salad, and master kush!
     
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    F A B

    F A B New Member

    i will bring my appetite and lighter
     
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    Coho

    Coho Well-Known Member

    Shit it's 70s..I'll bring a hookah. Headband and Hawaiian Rush. Some Cheese too if Sept. LOL Pulled pork? We can dream.
     
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    mae

    mae Well-Known Member

    I make a great pulled pork!
     
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    haight

    haight Well-Known Member

    69 and smoking since 66. That's 1966.
     
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    F A B

    F A B New Member

    i eat great pulled pork!
     

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