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Accumulating the monies by Phoebe Billingworth - Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:16:37 EST ID:6u7kr0sH No.37205 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What up /howto/. So I have a job, checking and savings account and all that. But what else can I do to assist in the cash flow? Stocks? Funds? I'm pretty illiterate on the finer points of these aspects of economics, so I don't even know what books I can or whatever to start making heads or tails of any of this.

In short, what makes (steady, regardless of amount) money if you want to sit on it for a while? Not looking for a get rich quick scheme, nor do I expect to have millions in a meager few years.
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CrazyFolksTribe !loJSOMZg0g - Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:58:31 EST ID:AgAYIcNm No.37210 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37206
Pretty much this. Bank interest rates are a joke, but if you play with stocks or e-currencies, you risk losing money.

Some treasury bonds have better interest rates, if you're willing to give up money now and get more money in the distant future.
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Eliza Sungerfod - Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:53:33 EST ID:Xd9ceVw1 No.37215 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37205

I had a medium yield brokerage account with Chase for about 6 years, if I ever lost money it wasn't even $1,000. Though I did invest $15k initially and put more and more over time. In the end before I liquidated it all I had made $25k profit, with a total of $63k.
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Phoebe Cammerwater - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:34:46 EST ID:zI9dwOXM No.37229 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37205

There is always an element of risk, you should invest it in supermarkets or stores you frequent. that way whenever you go into the store you can asess how your stocks are doing by how up-kept the store is and if it is unkempt then you can press your concearns at a shareholder conference "i went into blah store and it looks run down, this makes me uncertain of my investment" etc.
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Reuben Nibberhatch - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:08:24 EST ID:jKCIS9H2 No.37232 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP here.

I know there's no easy, risk-free way to make money, hence why I mentioned stocks in the OP.

Thanks for the answers though, guys, much appreciated and it looks like investments and stocks are the way to go.

nb
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Matilda Sallywune - Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:32:05 EST ID:S30kwI/R No.37252 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37205
Plan for your future, little by little. Get a book on Personal Financial Management.

1.Pay off consumer debt, make all monthly payments on time, keep a budget spreadsheet (find out how that is done).
2.Build a 3-6month emergency fund and keep it in interest bearing account.
3.401K, IRA, you can get those in tax deferred or pay the tax upfront. anything your work has which may include matching funds. Many places will match the first few % you contribute if you join their retirement program. That = free money! Work on maximizing you contribution to what is legal. (if you go over than look at step 6)
4.Own rather than rent your domicile. Mort interest is tax ded & the money you would put in rent goes into home equity.
5. Check your credit score each year with the big 3 credit agencies, they make a lot of mistakes on their info, plus you may see id theft before it gets out of hand.
6. Once you have these down you can look into investing. Your 401K &/or IRA use some of these techniques. But if you have maximized it is now time for you to invest in another way.

Investing requires more analysis. If you are young you can risk more, if you are old you may be looking to live off the earnings, withdrawing your investments. In which case you don't want to have risky investments. Higher risk means potential for greater gains but losses as well. If you are young you can take those. If you have retired you may not want to risk as much but still want to keep growth up above inflation. a more conservative approach is needed.

If you want a jumping off point, wiki the Rule of 72. It helps put things in perspective.

Personally I put this before #1; contribute to a charitable cause you deem as worthy. Karma has a strange way of working. You gotta water the root if you want to eat the fruit!
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Help me learn at work by Ernest Blackwill - Fri, 16 Jan 2015 23:53:27 EST ID:YX46OTUK No.37211 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I work in a stockroom and have earplugs in like 12 hours a day.
Usually listen to music but I've been thinking of trying to use that free thought time to learning things and stuff.
Are there any good say, podcasts or recorded lecture series that anyone recommends.
Anything on history and anthropology and space is really what I'm interested in but I"ll give anything a shot.
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Salty Hernistingway - Sat, 17 Jan 2015 04:38:04 EST ID:ZEGyIasH No.37212 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'd honestly recommend a series on any subject you're interested in by The Teaching company. They've got thousands of hours of recorded professors and leaders of fields giving lectures. Available for download through your favorite p2p network.
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Ebenezer Gadgewodging - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:21:31 EST ID:LHBBbAN6 No.37222 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37211
I don't have much to say as far as sources for lectures.

But, I did work in industrial health for a number of years.

For the love of god, if your job requires you to wear earplugs, wear them.

You can probably get earbuds with an equivalent or greater NRR rating, don't just get any old earbuds.
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Matilda Sallywune - Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:07:25 EST ID:S30kwI/R No.37251 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37211
Definitely redeem the time if you can but not at the expense of safety. A good audiologist should be able to get you OSHA compliant ear buds. Don't get distracted with a fork lift tho. TTC is an exelent resource, Nightengale-Connant have some great series. Audio you can miss segments, then go back and re-listen with focused attention. You will retain more if you listen to the same one more than once. The problem with some learning programs is they ask you to take an action, or do something which you may not be able to do while you are working. Non-fiction audio books, history is great, and of course things like language/vocab programs. There are pay sites, p2p, and of course the library has stuff depending on your local.


Leaving by Reuben Pockhall - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:13:06 EST ID:e2eVZDXv No.36813 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How do I do it? Preferably while leaving as little of a trail as I can. I haven't done anything illegal or bad. I just feel like I want a new life. If that means becoming a roaming vagrant then so be it.

What do I pack?
Where do I go?
How do I survive?
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Reuben Pazzlefoot - Wed, 07 Jan 2015 14:05:59 EST ID:UnkbP/tA No.37182 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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OP wants to be totally independent.

Asks the internet how to be independent.
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Matilda Pockfoot - Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:50:59 EST ID:PDwaV5sL No.37209 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37182
That's how you learn things jackass
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Thomas Sunkinbodging - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 22:14:06 EST ID:VLLvGt32 No.37225 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>36813
I have known some dead heads that some became successful professionals,
some wandering drunks, some like to move a lot.

I at a time tried to hide my life. In the end the things I have missed, missed out on, this is what I could have been. Finally being open to society and heading
it straight on to my abilities was/is far more easier even as uncomfortable
as it can be is much better.

Roaming the way I see it means ongoing hardship. Missing out on who you are.
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Ian Perringbury - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:21:39 EST ID:mLL+eKou No.37227 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Collect Underpants
> ?
> Profit

Nuff said OP.

Think, deeply, why do you want to leave, where will you go, what will you encounter, what will you do, what will you need. Fucking prepare, then leave, you need supplies though. Back up, live as minimal as possible, never touch your back up money EVER. Don't trust anyone, but love everyone.
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Hugh Pabblekatch - Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:32:57 EST ID:g8TgzPWd No.37246 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I've been homeless before. If you're really gonna be homeless, it's essential to pack light. You can carry a big backpack, but you don't want to lug around a big duffle bag or something, it's kinda unwieldy and obnoxious to cart around everyday.

With that said, a small, simple tent would have been awesome when I was living on the street, something like this

http://www.target.com/p/rightline-gear-pop-up-tent-gray-orange-90-l-x-72-w-x-42-h/-/A-14484447?ref=tgt_adv_XSG10001&AFID=google_pla_df&LNM=14484447&CPNG=Sports&kpid=14484447&LID=14pgs&ci_src=17588969&ci_sku=14484447&kpid=14484447&gclid=CjwKEAiAi52mBRDkq5bX0vq1-RQSJAAq_7IGaMkFXk-LpAUxWHEsc1VP2NemXSrS4DK1wS8is68JexoC__3w_wcB

essentials:
>pocket knife with can opener
>decent pair of shoes
>two pairs of nice jeans
>two pairs of short sleeve shirts
>two pairs of long sleeve shirts
>a shit load of socks
>scissors
>really big water bottle
>toenail clippers


Flipping items for cash by Graham Sennerchat - Sat, 03 Jan 2015 23:55:38 EST ID:ac2oFXG1 No.37176 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Well I figure it's worth a shot. Does anyone here know how I can buy and sell and make a few dollars profit. I don't have a job right now and really want to find a way to make cash freelance. I live in a really small town so it looks like online sales is really going to be the only way to do it. Can I just buy stuff off craigslist/ the internet and see if it's selling for more on amazon and flip it? I read about people buying NES games in bulk and just selling the titles individually. I was thinking about buying my friends box full of NES games since I saw a lot of the titles he had on amazon. Any items this is really good for? Anyone here do anything like this?
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Rebecca Clamblehot - Tue, 06 Jan 2015 12:37:01 EST ID:K+10ciTv No.37177 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I just started thinking along the same lines.

I bought this real good jacket at an OP shop for 6 bucks, gonna flog it to a friend for 50. I figure if I keep doing shit like that I could make some decent cash.

Anyone have any tips on where to find cheap shit?
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Rebecca Clamblehot - Tue, 06 Jan 2015 13:13:29 EST ID:K+10ciTv No.37178 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37177
As a corollary to this, any good tips for cleaning up clothing cheaply to increase the sell value?
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Hedda Pitthall - Wed, 07 Jan 2015 21:15:26 EST ID:UQfijyWG No.37186 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37176
I have the same question, but lets say I have 10k to invest. How can I make this money more money and then that money more money. Buying a pound of weed is the last thing I want to try
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Alice Cindlebury - Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:41:25 EST ID:QaalSlFd No.37238 Report Quick Reply
>>37186

Buy cheap shit on craigslist. Relist at a higher price. It works for cars, computers, electronics, clothes, all sorts of shit. There's a lot of legwork but if you want it to work, you'll find a way.


College Text Books by William Clayfoot - Tue, 30 Jul 2013 04:43:13 EST ID:4gL6p0y6 No.35115 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So any links to websites are very appreciated. I usually use http://ebookee.org/. This time i got luck with pirate bay for a few books.
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Reuben Brookman - Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:45:14 EST ID:VIBVeX/H No.36838 Ignore Report Quick Reply
bumping because this came in handy last semester
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Beatrice Clanderwater - Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:01:56 EST ID:PLU14LMG No.36876 Ignore Report Quick Reply
bump for myself for the future
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Phineas Beppersone - Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:37:46 EST ID:hV0VskPc No.36880 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I just saved a lot of money for this semester thanks to you guys. Much appreciated.
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Matilda Piddleman - Fri, 05 Sep 2014 04:27:23 EST ID:KjvTIlwX No.36890 Ignore Report Quick Reply
http://bookos-z1.org/

they recently lost 25 TB of books, but I think it's unlimited download for all users, used to be capped at 10 so take advantage of whatever books they have left.
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Thomas Tootfoot - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:35:10 EST ID:VNT3gFqZ No.37230 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35115
Bumping because this helps people every semester


Photography for absolute noobs by Fucking Puddlemut - Thu, 25 Dec 2014 11:18:14 EST ID:OB1gpVaO No.37168 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So im a freelance writer, and i recently decided to try to learn the basics of photography in order to take my own pictures for my stories and interviews and stuff as well as just for a hobby. So i wished for and was given a good basic digital camera (Nikon D7100) as well as a one year subscription to Photoshop for Christmas and im now ready to start playing with it. So im basically wondering if you guys have any good tips or recommendations for a beginner or any links to good photography tutorials on the internet?

pic unrelated just to get your attention
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Ebenezer Clayman - Sat, 03 Jan 2015 23:08:18 EST ID:LW58Oipx No.37175 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37168
>So im a freelance writer, and i recently decided to try to learn the basics of photography in order to take my own pictures for my stories and interviews and stuff

from what ive seen in the news papper you really dont have to be good at taking photos at all, just make sure theres no nipples showing or little kids giving the middle finger.
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Oliver Braggleville - Sun, 17 Sep 2017 02:05:26 EST ID:2awxNaAM No.38387 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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testing transparency, dont mind


Poppy pod extraction by James Brupperbury - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:46:38 EST ID:BzahEl0+ No.36926 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've seen a few different treks yet to try any of them. Anyone extract the alkaloids out go their Poppy's, if so post up how, or post up a source. Cheers fello opi -heads.
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Charlotte Dubberstone - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:26:02 EST ID:55YNCr5F No.37123 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>36954


i fucking hate cunts like you.

call it isopropyl or isopropanol, unlikely motherfuckers will know what you mean by 2-propanol (and its actually propan-2-ol, you dick) and it just makes you sound like a pretentious cocksucker
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Esther Marringridge - Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:01:42 EST ID:7W25Vv8r No.37161 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>36926
About 15 years ago I found a good-sized patch of somniferum growing along side the Interstate near where I lived. Picked a bunch of ripe pods, let them dry, then shook out the seeds. Put the husks in a blender and made powder outta them (made like 2/3 cup) and poured it into a dark brown bottle full of Everclear (4/5 qyart) and put the bottle in a dark spot in a closet for 2 months. When it was ready I pureed a pound of fresh strawberries, strained out the seeds, then boiled that in a quart of distilled water for 20 minutes. When it was room temperature I poured it and the Everclear mixture into a wine bottle with a screw cap and put it in the fridge. Two shots over ice and byebye for 6 - 8 hours. Never made it again, I liked it a bit too much.
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Phoebe Wudgekirk - Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:49:26 EST ID:PxmwXr+r No.37162 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37123

Not to say I disagree with your sentiment, but both forms of the name are actually acceptable. You should probably have a clue before you attack someone.
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Fuck Bashmare - Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:04:24 EST ID:55YNCr5F No.37165 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37162

i apologize for not making the satire in those parentheses blatantly obvious
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Clara Drudgekutch - Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:15:04 EST ID:K6MkhiPX No.37166 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37165
HILARIOUS


Anarchist Cook Book type book! by Fuck Grandshaw - Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:01:54 EST ID:c3ZyEcTM No.36798 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I remember a book full of genius ways to get high and make certain things, lots of OTC thighs. Now i don't know if it was the Anarchist cook book, im pretty sure it wasn't. Anyone have an idea of what im talking about ?
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Alice Fublingtat - Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:09:44 EST ID:vMITqxNw No.37112 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Hmm... erowid.org is a site somehat like that... If you don't know it, the site is basically a drug-o-pedia, but it has articles on chemistry, law, trip reports etc. for pretty much everything.

There are some that can be considered OTC as well.

though not a book, it's the closest I can think of...
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Simon Soshhitch - Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:03:56 EST ID:gIaToGsz No.37138 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://www.google.co.nz/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CB4QFjAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwe.riseup.net%2Fassets%2F35370%2Fcrimethinc.recipes.for.disaster.an.anarchist.cookbook.pdf&ei=wYF8VJ7yHoX48QWa0oDABQ&usg=AFQjCNEq1zsCEDypGFLcf8gN526fNbRh6g&bvm=bv.80642063,d.dGc&cad=rja
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Nicholas Crickletad - Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:01:03 EST ID:F9luLb08 No.37151 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>37095
>>37110
This is supposed to be a method of fermentation. A process that actually does something good to cannabis. It should taste less harsh and not more. whatsoever.
AFAIK farmentation is just like really slow drying.
Opening the container every now and then so the moisture can circulate and evaporate and the (harsh tasting) chlorophyll-molecules break apart (I'm no good in english but in chemistry).
Be careful! There is just a fine line between fermentation and real hazardous mold!
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Beatrice Drommerkedge - Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:59:17 EST ID:H6H6SM83 No.37154 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37151
If your referring to curing your bud, yes it is most necessary. I wouldn't say the formerly referred to process is anything like curing. When you cure you have almost all the water out of the bud, and you also open the jar often so you can get rid of the Co2, preventing any type of mold.
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justweedandshrooms - Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:25:48 EST ID:ETaCB33c No.37157 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>36798 this might be it,http://www.hailmaryjane.com/downloads/The%20Great%20Big%20Narcotics%20Cookbook.pdf
its quite intersesting


Getting A Specific Book Out There by Emma Fusslebidging - Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:52:05 EST ID:KkoMYDVo No.37153 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How do /HOWTO/

I have a background in design, mainly Photoshop, Illustrator ad Indesign, and I have started making this book of sorts. It is quite a unique book I think, let me try and paint a picture for you guys briefly.

Each double page spread will mainly be digital art relating to a specific subject matter along with a short poem cleverly positioned within the artwork. The subject matter will be relevant to modern day society mainly and explore humanity, the world and our minds.

My question or questions are as follows:
  1. What would be best, an ebook, print or both?
  2. What would be the best way to get it published?
  3. Do you think there would be much of a market for such a thing?

Cheers in advance.


My mind is ready to be taught some crafty shit by Hamilton Foffinghad - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:12:21 EST ID:NCr+86aO No.37081 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I am attempting to design and build a garbage bin grow chamber. What I have worked out, and this is very preliminary, is that I will use one LED light, a cone of aluminum foil from the light that directly focuses light on the growbed at the bottom. I'm drilling one hole, in which I will put a small fan. That is concern number one: how strong of a fan would I need to force the stanky ass kush air from the garbage can to my window, approximately a meter and a half away? Should I maybe install a larger fan on the top?

Concern number two is the hydroponic grow bed. Now I'm rreeaally new to this, truly out of my element, but I think a small waterbed with a pump that just swirls the water around, alongside careful nutrient and ph monitoring should be enough, right? I'd of course have the roots and clay medium in a cup with ample drainage so it can absorb nutrients.

Will post designs later today, when they are complete.

AS FOR WHY THIS ISN'T IN /CROPS/, because it has more to do with general knowledge of craftsmanship than a question directly related to growing.
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Doris Feshmudge - Sat, 01 Nov 2014 16:55:37 EST ID:Xd9ceVw1 No.37087 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37081

Just take it to crops. Craftsmanship is involved when making a grow room.
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Priscilla Sallerfuck - Sat, 01 Nov 2014 18:30:23 EST ID:WvNsZ2pm No.37088 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>I will use one LED light,

stopped reading here, go do some research and post on the right board.
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Martin Hedgeshaw - Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:46:20 EST ID:FqTqp+fA No.37090 Ignore Report Quick Reply
No exp using LED's, I usually go with CFLs.

You'd want an array of 6 medium-sized 20-something watters alternating color tempratures between 2700k and 6400k range ("warm white" and "cool white" respectively). Use socket splitters and socket-outlet adapters and you can get thee Y's on a single power-strip. BC you're using CFL's heat isn't as big an issue, they save energy, and you can get some serious lumen out of it if you make a simple reflector out of cardboard and printer paper. You can get your lumen output into the 20k range, and that's really good for CFLs, and if you're only growing like 1-4 plants that's plenty of light and it's like $30 for the full assembly.

Which brings me to my next point, don't use foil! Use white! Non-glossy white surfaces reflect more energy than shinny ones I guarantee you. This is not exactly intuitive. If you're still on about using foil then use the non-shinny side, but straight up printer paper would be the best color to reflect energy off of.

Never fucked with hydroponics, but an easier medium is to use coco-coir bricks and then mix hydroponic nutes with distilled water. Fox Farms has a trio pack exactly for this, and other companies make specific coco-coir nutes. Look 'em up. Be careful not to burn your plants tho!
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William Bunshaw - Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:17:38 EST ID:XoVywJ7D No.37146 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Dude, if you're new to growing, just do this:

1- 10 Liters pot on the bottom
2- Mesh/grid at about 1/3 height of container. This is for SCROG, aka "using all your available surface for flowers".
3- 150 watts light or just a very good LED on top of container.
4- Fan for intake of air at about 1/2 height of container
5- Fan for air out at top of container. You can use a carbon filter to control smell.

How to use:

1- Put regular feminized seed (not auto!!) in glass of water for about 24 hours.
2- Put seed in pot full of premium growing soil (buy some, don't mix your own unless you absolutelly know what you're doing).
2- Add water
3- Wait until plant's height is above the grid. Bend the plant to go back under the mesh and wait for it to grow up above the mesh. Bend again. Google "SCROG METHOD" for details about this.
4- When grid is almost 2/3 filled by the plant, switch lights to flowering light cycle (12 hours on and 12 hours off).
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Brewing your own acohol by Whitey Blackdale - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:46:26 EST ID:+iP0zI4S No.37128 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Not sure if this should go here or in /hooch/, but anyone have any advice or tutorials on how to brew your own vodka/rum/wine etc.? Alcohol is ass expensive thanks to taxes. What kind of setup and equipment do I need? What about ingredients?
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James Trotcocke - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:44:34 EST ID:qrdgB7NN No.37129 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bucket, The bigger the better.

Water, clean

Sugar, For the alcohol percentage.

Flavouring, Apples for apple wine (Cider is a bit more complicated) Pears for pear wine etc. Potatoes for vodka (Requires distillation) molasses for rum (Also requires disillation)

Yeast. DO NOT USE bakers yeast. It will work, But the taste is awful and is likely to get infected. (Bakers yeast is intended to work at 40-50 degrees Celsius. Not the 20-30 degrees of alcohol brewing. In practice, It will be ineffective at growth, Decreasing the alcohol:sugar:time ratio. It will also have a lowered ability to fight off infections.)
Basically don't be lazy, Go to a brew shop or look up wyeastlab.com.
Yeast has a very pronounced effect on your drink. Pick it carefully.

Cleaning equipment, disinfecting solutions.

Presses for wine. Stills for spirits.
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Whitey Blackdale - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:58:01 EST ID:+iP0zI4S No.37130 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37129
How long does it take before it's done?
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David Billingridge - Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:55:17 EST ID:zKQvA33/ No.37139 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37130
Depends on several factors.

The only true way to know is to wait untill your brew stops producing gases/bubbles.
Once you're reached that stage you need to wait for it to go clear. Then bottle/barrel it.
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CrazyFolksTribe !loJSOMZg0g - Mon, 08 Dec 2014 02:44:06 EST ID:SewXD2S7 No.37144 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37129
This guy probably knows what he's doing. But if you just want to get drunk and don't care about taste, here's the lazy idiot-proof method:
  1. Buy a jug of full-sugar grape juice, some granulated sugar, and some packets of whatever yeast you can find. If you see turbo yeast in the store, try that instead of baker's yeast.
  2. Before you get excited, drink some of the grape juice in order to leave a generous few inches of air space at the top of the jug.
  3. Now get a measuring cup and add to it a little bit of warm water. Not hot, just body temperature or slightly warmer.
  4. Dissolve a little sugar in this warm water. Estimate a few pinches or a spoonful or something; it doesn't have to be much.
  5. Dump one packet of yeast into the sugar water, and wait.
  6. After 10-15 minutes, your yeast should be foamy and bubbly. When this happens, dump the contents of the measuring cup into the jug of grape juice.
  7. Don't shake the jug. Just unscrew the cap a bit so the CO2 can escape as fermentation occurs. Store it in a warm, dark place with some rags or a dish underneath to catch any juices that may overflow.
  8. After an hour, go back and look at the jug. If it's swelling up, loosen the cap a little more so the air can escape. You don't want this sticky mess to explode.

Now you wait. Two weeks is usually enough time for a basic winelike beverage to occur, but if you have the patience, by all means let it "age" for a few more weeks. You can drink it earlier, but it won't have much alcohol and the yeast will still be hard at work. Generally, you should leave it alone until the bubbles have mostly stopped and you can no longer hear it fizzing. If desired, pour the wine through a coffee filter or two to strain out the gunk. Drinking some dead yeast won't hurt you but it might detract from the taste.


Meditation by George Babberman - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:01:34 EST ID:3Dw2Vcfa No.36738 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hi!
I want to get into Vipassana meditation, I've read a little about it online.
Does anybody know how long I should do it daily? Are there any tips or other useful information anyone wants to share?

thanks in advance.
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Edwin Fellystone - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:12:24 EST ID:29gEQcil No.37059 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>36995
I did this last year and didn't get as noticable life changes as from doing LSD.

To each their own...maybe...

Daily 20 min meditation is awesome, though.
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Hugh Gonnerman - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:26:57 EST ID:MuPAaMM8 No.37085 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>36769
>sit there motionless and thoughtless or just go watch fucking TV
ain't those the same thing though
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Henry Drunderlad - Sun, 16 Nov 2014 19:46:55 EST ID:XtsfDIl9 No.37107 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37085

yep meditation is the same as TV good job
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Beatrice Shittingshit - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:54:50 EST ID:q+0sd3XS No.37127 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What are some thoughts about listening to music while meditating. Maybe classical pieces or ambient stuff... I feel like it could take the punch out of traditional meditation but I have trouble at this juncture staying focused and awake for long periods
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Thomas Shittingspear - Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:49:59 EST ID:gjnAGLrX No.37137 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>37127
well that's not really meditation then, I think


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