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(NCBuy)   Scientists turning pond scum into paper. Still won't use hemp though.   ( divider line
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1713 clicks; posted to Main » on 22 Mar 2002 at 12:09 PM (15 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2002-03-22 12:12:03 PM  
2002-03-22 12:12:31 PM  
pond scum?
2002-03-22 12:12:51 PM  
2002-03-22 12:13:26 PM  
Pond scum?? Their making paper from Communists??
2002-03-22 12:13:39 PM  
You hippies and your stupid hemp. Nobody except hippies want hemp products. And you just want it so we can get on the slippery slope to legalizing your drugs.

Damn crack head hippies.
2002-03-22 12:15:27 PM  
Fb- For once I am with you.
2002-03-22 12:16:11 PM  
It is not the Scientists fault for not using hemp. It is conservative whackos in the White House, Senate and Congress. There will be a time soon when somebody will win election to office based soley on marijuana reform legislation, it will have to come from the West Coast though.
2002-03-22 12:20:24 PM  
Hey, man, chill out, like, wow.

Anyone got any Veras? Lovely.
2002-03-22 12:21:23 PM  
Veras = Vear Lynns = Skins = Rolling Papers.
2002-03-22 12:21:53 PM  
2002-03-22 12:23:53 PM  
9/10 == best_post_of_the_day;
2002-03-22 12:25:09 PM  
Im for using hemp. Its an annualy renewable resource.

Plus, I like weed.
2002-03-22 12:26:02 PM  
This is great, I knew someone would god a use for Clinton.
2002-03-22 12:26:15 PM  
Why don't scientist try to invent something useful, like a cologne that will make your girlfriend / wife WANT to watch any sport you are watching without interruping with questions like "So tell me again is a baseball player allowed five or six strikes for an out ?"

No wonder we still haven't made it back to the moon yet. At least they're no longer sending grade school teachers up in exploding shuttles.
2002-03-22 12:26:35 PM  
Great headline.

Fb- Naw, most just want decriminalization. They're already getting high.
2002-03-22 12:27:55 PM  
I think they sent grade school teachers in exploding shuttles so they can keep the public from whining about going to the moon.
2002-03-22 12:28:06 PM  
Pond scum = Republicans.

Best paper product use = toilet paper
2002-03-22 12:28:33 PM  
I think it's odd that someone would consider making a salty pond the size of the Dead Sea and filling it with pond scum. Ick.
Of course, if we just nuked the whole Middle East, teh heat may boil off some of the Dead Sea, leaving scientists with a great place to grow mutated paper-scum, stronger than steel, yet softer than Kleenex.
2002-03-22 12:28:45 PM  
All you fat floating tourists, get out of the Dead Sea right now, we need it to make paper.
2002-03-22 12:31:37 PM  
Fb- ...and what's wrong with that?

Have a toke and chill out maaaan...
#2 [TotalFark]
2002-03-22 12:33:28 PM  
Fun for kiddie scientists of all ages!!!
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2002-03-22 12:34:37 PM  
Fb-... stupid farking message board drama queen.

We all know you are nothing but a crack-smoking pedophile... filthy bastard. Eat a dick. Just because somebody smokes pot doesn't make them a bad person. Hell, we elected a cokehead to office... didn't we? I wonder what Fb- would do with all of his time without Fark? Oh yeah, molest young boys... how could I forget.
2002-03-22 12:38:17 PM  
Wow, Mokie. Fb- doesn't usually get that kind of vitriol until much later int he thread, generally after several comments about ragheads, nukes, jews, and several rude comments involving Harmonia and small furry animals.
2002-03-22 12:40:56 PM  
"hemp? ohh noo! we have this perfectly workable pond scum here....oh! and we can also make paper snow seals and whale skin! the whale blubber can be used as fuel to light our makes good rope too. hemp? oh"
2002-03-22 12:41:02 PM  
I know, I'm just sick of his biggoted ass running his mouth off constantly... I'd bet $500 his pasty ass is just some little pansy biatch who gets off on being some kind of big man on the message boards. I'd love to meet him in public, just once, to knock his head off.
2002-03-22 12:43:18 PM  
paper made from the secretion...

2002-03-22 12:47:43 PM  
I agree, Fb- can get to be more than a little tedious (though the grudgematches with Harmonia are fun). I don't know that he's just putting on a show, though- He's very consistent in his bigotry, and generally appears to have at least a shallow understanding of what he's saying.
And, he always keeps his comments short, which is more than I can say for myself.
2002-03-22 12:47:57 PM  

Wow. You're gonna beat me up in real life. Typical trailer trash. Don't like what somebody has to say, beat them up.

Tell ya what, when you finish saving all the nickles you make from turning in those pop cans, buy a ticket to St. Croix, USVI and get some.
2002-03-22 12:51:56 PM  
We need Fark celebrity boxing.
2002-03-22 12:54:21 PM  
I wonder what Fb- would do with all of his time without Fark? Oh yeah, molest young boys... how could I forget.

So you're saying that Fb- is actually a Catholic priest?
2002-03-22 12:56:36 PM  
Fb- is a Catholic priest.

That is funny Mayoboy.
2002-03-22 01:12:32 PM  
Fb- What is your farking problem? I'll be the first to admit that I get high and I really don't give a fark if it's legal or not. If it's legalized, great -- I go to the corner store instead of some guy's house. Makes no difference to me. If not, there's always Amsterdam, and there's always going to be a large amount of people you conservative Eutopiaists just can't nail, and who will continue to peddle their wares to the large amount of people the Republican army can't control who will be more than willing to buy.

What I do care about is the fact that hemp is the stongest natural fiber known to man, and it has been demonized to the point where industrial hemp has to be imported from Hungary to make rope and fabric and paper and what not. The fiber content in the hemp plant is such that <flamebait>one acre of hemp can produce enough fiber to make the same amount of paper that four acres of trees can produce.>/flamebait< The hemp plant can reach full production growth twice a year versus 5-10 years for trees, depending on the species. So let's do the math: 1/4 of the land x 20 times the production capacity = IT MAKES farkING SENSE! Loggers be damned, I'd rather see a mountain with pines on it the next time I'm driving through the Pacific Northwest, and give a lot of farmers something that can grow just about anywhere. Even Kentucky.

And if someone wants to smoke the 40lbs. or so of hemp they'll need to get a buzz, well, then, yes, they're crackhead hippies (just say N20) who deserve the headache.

And why are you so offended dope smokers want dope legal, anyhow?
2002-03-22 01:17:06 PM  

I'm not. I smoked all the time in high school and college. I just don't smoke now because of the whole job thing. I just know how wound up you hippies are about getting your fix and the thought of somebody taking your fix away. It's fun to razz you.
2002-03-22 01:17:18 PM  
I have no problem with pot-heads, until they come into work stoned, then its like: G**D**M FARKING POTHEADS!

that is all
2002-03-22 01:28:32 PM  
BobFromAccounting: I come to work stoned all the damn time. And I write accounting software. So... THERE! ha. um. yeah. Gotta go to work high, if ya get paid low.
2002-03-22 01:29:52 PM  
Go to work high and you will get paid low the rest of your life.

It's the ultimate demotivator. That's the part about it that I don't like. I like to be motivated an do things. Not to sit on the couch watching TV.
2002-03-22 01:32:20 PM  

So marijuana = hippie? That's funny.
2002-03-22 01:33:22 PM  
"Go to work high and you will get paid low the rest of your life."

Pssshhh, my big bonus check says... wait, am i defending myself against FB-? neeevermind.
2002-03-22 01:39:34 PM  

Yeah, lots of overweight, perpetually stoned, unshaven people that lay around all day make big bucks.
2002-03-22 01:41:23 PM  
So what's all this about paper?
2002-03-22 01:42:27 PM  
It's hard to be perpetually stoned unless you make big bucks, alas.
2002-03-22 01:43:59 PM  
but if you'd like to fund me... yknow, if my getting-fat and not-shaving to fit your stereotype, feel free to fed-ex me something to smoke. yknow. then i can fail at my job, like you'd like, and I'll post a picture of my fat ass, maybe with the pink slip taped to it, so you can photoshop it, maybe put a "matfei is GAY!" somewhere, you know, just for good measure.
2002-03-22 01:46:59 PM  
Stupid kids...That means more hemp for ME.
wil [TotalFark]
2002-03-22 02:16:22 PM  
This sounds like gateway research. We'd better put a stop to it.

Fb-: Best. Troll. EVER! :-)
2002-03-22 02:45:38 PM  
Disclaimer-I am not a Hippie, and I don't smoke anything.
The plain and simple truth is that if Hemp were legalized, we could solve a lot of problems economically and politically. Fuel made from Hemp vastly reduces the amount of air pollution. Farmers that are now raped by mega-corporations and forced to buy seeds form the likes of Monsanto could now grow profitable crops.
Deforestation would be greatly reduced.
Our dependancy on the middle east for oil would be eliminated.
As long as we have a thieving oil man in office, there is no way we can get any of the changes we need.
2002-03-22 02:50:21 PM  
now that Fb-'s called me fat and lazy, i feel like my fark experience is truly complete. Even a post from Wil. Today is obviously friday.
2002-03-22 03:15:29 PM  
So, back to this pond scum thing. don't you think scientists would be better off taking something we *already* have a lot of, and doing something useful with it?

(You know, like turning all the hot air in this thread into electricity)
2002-03-22 03:18:30 PM  
Or turning cabbage rolls and coffee into real food?
2002-03-22 03:21:20 PM  
Nice, mayoboy. Actually, those turn into a different sort of hot (fragrant) air.
2002-03-22 03:37:54 PM  
<i>one acre of hemp can produce enough fiber to make the same amount of paper that four acres of trees can produce.</i>
I'll take that flamebait...

Too bad they don't cut down trees to make paper. Stop bullding new houses and we are getting somewhere. And while you are there, stop building new cars.
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