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Curious about what you guys think of rec use of weed. It's very popular where I'm from, like honestly I think a vast majority of the people I've met and grown up with it have tried it at least once. I have so many good friends that use it all the time also. 

What do you guys think of pot?

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Well, I just came home from

Well, I just came home from my first night shift as a bartender, still in training. Slow night. Some idiot ran up a $300 tab and all his cards got declined. And I'm training so we don't get tipped out unless the bartender training us leaves us a percentage of his choosing. Needless to say I took a hit of some weed when I got home. I think rec use is fine. I typically only smoke right before I go to sleep or if I'm drinking. There is very rarely the occasional day of doing nothing and chilling but beyond that weed just isn't a fun drug to me. I would rather drink most of the time. 

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If you can get the benefits

If you can get the benefits from it, great. If not, it's shit. I definitely do not smoke indica ever, but quite a bit of my recent work has been influenced by the herb. 

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Nice buddy, glad you got

Nice buddy, glad you got started with the bartending. All in all, how was it as an experience? 

Yeah when you're in training you don't make shit but don't worry give it time. 

I personally love weed. Almost more than alcohol to be honest. Alcohol gets very pricey, very fast. I have to drink a lot also to feel it for some reason. Maybe it's the high fat diet since fat slows down alcohol absorption. 

I know so many guys I train with that do it all the time especially before grappling 

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I can say I've noticed

I can say I've noticed heightened feelings of anxiety and paranoia when smoking, I don't like that. It's very rare that I actually smoke it too, in my life it's only been a handful of times compared to some of my mates

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How do you reconcile those

How do you reconcile those last two posts? Lol

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LOL I don't even know sorry

LOL I don't even know sorry dudes, so tired, you'd think that I was high right now hahaha.  I guess it's love-hate. It's more fun than alcohol, but has it's negatives that if they happen to creep up on you it sucks. I've had good experiences with it (I.e. Low stress levels, good place emotionally) and bad experiences (paranoid, anxiety, etc.)

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AP_Grappler wrote: Nice

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Nice buddy, glad you got started with the bartending. All in all, how was it as an experience? 

Yeah when you're in training you don't make shit but don't worry give it time. 

I personally love weed. Almost more than alcohol to be honest. Alcohol gets very pricey, very fast. I have to drink a lot also to feel it for some reason. Maybe it's the high fat diet since fat slows down alcohol absorption. 

I know so many guys I train with that do it all the time especially before grappling 

Really well actually. There was two us training and I definitely outshined the other girl. Mgmt thanked me for my hard work before I left. This girl told me she took four hydros before coming in, what an idiot. It's not gonna be hard to get good shifts because 90% of new hires have terrible work ethic or just leave too soon. It's a college bar so turn over is high. I'm just happy to have the bar tending job considering I have no experience whatsoever. 

When I used to do BJJ there were def some stoners. They all loved Eddie Bravo and joe rogan lol

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Dude that's awesome, how's

Dude that's awesome, how's your cocktail memorization going and simple little things like that? I know for me that's the area I need to improve in the most. 

oh yeah man, not surprised. It's huge for guys that grapple in my area.. 

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I love it, but it can be

I love it, but it can be quite difficult to establish a rational approach for using it. Since I tend to be pretty excessive in most things I only get some every once in a while and then go into "Immersion" as we like to call something like that, haha. But seriously, there is NOTHING like rapping, rhyming and writing while high (the more intuitive the thing the better, like music or painting, with writing it can be difficult because you lose a bit of your right-brain-abilities and writing is more of a balance between the two, but it can give you a nice input if you're stuck).

I did lots of research for an article that I wrote about 1 or 2 years ago on the herb, where I basically dismantled all the propaganda. Sadly it's all  in german but to summarize:

- it doesn't make you stupid

- if you smoke it pure, vape it or bong it, your lungs should be fine

- it has shitloads of medicinal and recreational value, I would even go so far to say that it can help muscle-relaxation after working out

But there IS a downside, and that is it's phyto-estrogen-content. Smoking shitloads of weed can seriously fuck up your hormonal balance, but doing it from time to time should be fine, and from what I've read you shouldn't be concerned. Enjoy it and fly!

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Weed doesn't create

Weed doesn't create anxiety.

It exposes the shit out of anything you've been repressing. 

Any negative emotions you've been closeting will be amplified.

When you've got good bodily awareness, an occasional smoke is the shit.

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Of course, if you don't enjoy

Of course, if you don't enjoy it or some weird paranoias turn up, then stay away. I NEVER get paranoid or have a "bad trip" so to say. But I can see how this might happen to someone, since your sensitivity is just through the roof and I guess many people can't deal with the flooding sensory input.

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Nice point trent. I actually

Nice point trent. I actually did some Qi-Gong the last time I was high (pretty similar to Yoga), and it was THE SHIT. The feelings in my body were phenomenal.

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To be honest I love it, it

To be honest I love it, it helps me make beautiful music that has a quality that I can't really get while writing sober.
I probably smoke it a little too much though, and a few guys from this forum have warned not to smoke it under the age of 24 - which kinda sucks. I like the alan watts quote "once you get the message, put down the phone".

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I actually wonder if it does

I actually wonder if it does bring out things you were surprising (feelings) I was so nervous about school etc. Very stressed with class waitlists and it really intensified when I was high. Paranoia was just overwhelming cause my parents were talking to me a lot ahaha

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Yeah nailed it. Basically all

Yeah nailed it. Basically all a person's rationalizations they've built up to "deal with" life come cascading down. You're forced to reconcile and some people can't handle it. That's why the ability to meditate is crucial. And yes just like mentioned the "art" you create while high, is superb. I can write extremely well while high, I can be super logical about things that aren't quite so intuitive while sober. It gives me another view of things 

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^thats what I love about it.

^thats what I love about it. New ideas seem to fly and it helps connect seemingly unrelated things/topics/issues. I tried meditating high but it hindered my sessions despite amplifying thoughts and emotions. Meditation is always best sober anyways. Manwhore never indicas? Even for like training or sex which would allow for more body awareness/feelings. I vape anyways which mostly just gives you thc unless you torch it.

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Indica is couch lock. 

Indica is couch lock. 

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Good sex is cerebral don't

Good sex is cerebral don't let anyone tell you otherwise 

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Yeah, it's actually

Yeah, it's actually interesting. 

I'm able to reach that awesome "writing high" that a lot of people get with marijuana , by listening to very particular styles of music that are like emotionally charged. I get SUPER relaxed, and am able to tap into a really unique emotional frequency that I haven't seen in a lot of other people's writing. 

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I vape THC wax frequently.(

I vape THC wax frequently.( Highly recommend this its a huge money saver. You get 10x the amount for your money.) I prefer a good Indica/Sativa hybrid. I don't do it during the day. Only if Im finished with everything or if im with a girl. It almost acts as Viagra for me.

The paranoid feelings come when you let your mind take you over. I don't really smoke unless Im already "in state". You have to focus harder when youre high to stay out of your head. 

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+1 Congruentbrah

+1 Congruentbrah

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I forgot about vapes.. I'm

I forgot about vapes.. I'm buying one immediately what do you guys recomiendo 

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Manwhore wrote: I forgot

Manwhore wrote:
I forgot about vapes.. I'm buying one immediately what do you guys recomiendo 

I have a mini vape pen that only takes THC concentrates (wax, oil,) and it works like a beauty. I buy 1 gram of wax for $75 and it lasts me around 3 months, and thats if I smoke more than 5x a week. It has very little smell so you can vape it wherever you want. I got 2 of them for $30. I have this one except without Action Bronson lol.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Action-Bronson-Micro-G-Pen-Grenco-Science-Va...

Not sure about the more advanced ones that take actual weed.

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Yeah I've got a vape pen. I'm

Yeah I've got a vape pen. I'm more interested in the ones that take flower 

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Weed is fun for me when I

Weed is fun for me when I smoke only a little bit, but if I get super baked pretty much the only thing I can do or enjoy is listening to music and focusing on my body. Also seems like I'm more functional off papers then a bong or vaporizer (bongs basically scramble my brain).

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I try not too smoke more than

I try not too smoke more than a few times a month cuz I'm young 

i don't really know any young guys that benefit from weed 

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I agree with the points where

I agree with the points where weed will actually enhance creativity. I been writing a lot lately just in a notebook and have been thinking of starting up my own blog soon and I find the best writing I've done is when I'm actually high. I've loved writing since I was a kid, english was actually my fav subject. I find it's such a good escape/hobby for me. Very passionate about it. I've written high maybe three times I believe and the work just blew me away compared to how I usually write. It was so unfiltered and raw. I also find whenever I listen to music under the influence, I appreciate the music so much more. Just little things like that, aside from the overall feeling.

I was thinking about it today and I think I've smoked weed maybe 12-13 times. I guess that's quite a bit but then again when I compare it to my friends it's not much. I do find that it's hit and miss in terms of experiences ... I love it but sometimes I hate it too....

I been thinking about grabbing a vape myself. All my friends have one and they are all different kinds, some have wand like things with balls that fill up with smoke, some have robot square lookin' things.. haha so many to choose from. I'm going to go shopping for one when I have a little disposable cash I think. Could/Would be a great investment imo

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I havent smoked anything

I havent smoked anything since i was 17 or so. It was fun but i hated not being able to function properly the next few hours. I also got caught by the law once so i dont want it to happen again. Also i think it affects my cardio so thats another bad thing.

And i dont know about the creativity thing, when i was 16 i was making beats and selling them to artists for a couple hundred $ each (young money lol) then i ran out of inspiration and smoking weed didnt help at all tbh. I also had a friend that quit smoking entirely so that he could focus on his musical career. Everybody reacrs to it differently i guess. The few first times i smoked i got a bit anxious, but i think it just has the effect that it enhaces any feelings that you have.

I lost my virginity to a super hot girl when i was high lol. It was hot

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Weed, and honestly a lot of

Weed, and honestly a lot of other substances for that matter are great if you can enjoy it without abusing it. Don't let it run your life where you're fiending for anything. Weed is fun tho, but time constraints only allow me to blaze every here and there. For strictly gaming purposes I suck ass when I'm faded. But if I'm cross-faded and it put me on point then it's all good and I can be hella outgoing. 

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I suppose it has it's place

I suppose it has it's place in recreational use. I love it from a few different stand points. I hate it from a few other stand points. I guess it's one of those things like alcohol

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