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(The Advertiser)   Man killed in explosion while trying to grow weed   ( divider line
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9953 clicks; posted to Main » on 29 Apr 2002 at 1:21 PM (15 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2002-04-29 08:43:33 AM  
"Insp Dixon said the accident served as a warning to the dangers of growing cannabis."

BULLSHIAT! If you blow youself up growing weed, you're a jackass to begin with. I see cops raiding houses and pulling out handfuls of plants, in full spaceman suits and bio gear. Holy crap people, they're growing pot, not manufacturing Nitro Glycerine for Hytes sakes. You've got plants, soil or rockwool, water and nutrients. None of which is explosive. If the place burns down from an electrical fire, you're a jackass because you're plugging 3000 watts of light into 10A circuit.

So remember, if you ever accidentally walk into an outdoor pot grow, don't light a cigarette! The whole plot will explode and create a crater a mile wide, that is if the fleash eating fumes don't get you first.

2002-04-29 01:23:44 PM  
Ha ha

2002-04-29 01:23:48 PM  
Another senseless drug-related death...
2002-04-29 01:25:25 PM  
Dangers of growing cannabis?! WTF?

How about dangers of growing anything requiring gas and power in a tiny underground bunker that you can't run much power to or let heat escape from for fear that the cops will send you to jail.

This is a great illustration of the idiocy of the war on drugs. What, weed will ruin your life? Not as much as prison will, and not as much as getting farking blown up because you can't grow it in a safe manner for fear of getting caught by the feds.

Politicians can go straight to hell.
2002-04-29 01:25:29 PM  
This should've got the "dumbass" tag.
2002-04-29 01:25:33 PM  
one down....
2002-04-29 01:25:43 PM  
Damn shame. All that weed, all that weed knowledge... lost.

*calls for moment of silence at 4:19, then moment of smoke at 4:20.*
2002-04-29 01:25:44 PM  
Where is the Pathetic tag when you need it?
2002-04-29 01:26:11 PM  
Growing weed is dangerous? What kind of BS is that. I suppose had the guy been in the tank taking a healthy shait, that would be dangerous too? Although that would at least account for the gas buildup prior to the explosion.
2002-04-29 01:26:24 PM  
I would have stood outside to try and get a free high.
2002-04-29 01:26:38 PM  
proof potheads are morons

HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! "sad" tag? should be "dumbass".
2002-04-29 01:27:08 PM  
Anybody try the weed? Sure would suck getting killed for hay.

I vote with Bass555, legalize.
2002-04-29 01:27:17 PM  
Does weed get stronger as it ages?
2002-04-29 01:27:33 PM  
DECRIMINALIZE, don't legalize.
2002-04-29 01:27:55 PM  
Cripes, remember people, be careful when cultivating weed.
2002-04-29 01:27:56 PM  
Dude, I bet that totally harshed his mellow.
2002-04-29 01:28:28 PM  
Definately Darwin Award Potential!
2002-04-29 01:28:33 PM  
Gotta love the ad on the page though:
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(Especially appropriate considering that "fantasy" is precisely the class of mental process that keeps this asinine war alive in the first place. Oh that and "plain idiocy" as well as "evil, malevolence, and hatred towards humanity and individual freedom."

2002-04-29 01:28:34 PM  
Ripe Buds + Fireball=Stoned (in more ways than one! Hey at least he was probably High.
2002-04-29 01:28:44 PM  
at least he got killed doing what he enjoyed doing. =)
2002-04-29 01:29:05 PM  
Bass555Is that a reference to SNL's X-Police skit?
2002-04-29 01:29:33 PM  
BTE has the right idea btw, you "legalize," and then the FCC is all over it. Bad news just like it is for any other chemical. Just decrim, let people alone. Sheesh, it isn't that hard.
2002-04-29 01:29:52 PM  
Poor guy. Hope this doesn't put a dent in my supply lines.
2002-04-29 01:29:55 PM  
The victim, 38, was buried for nearly two hours while State Emergency Service and Metropolitan Fire Service crews tore at the rubble.
Least he had all that hydro to smoke while he was stuck.

2002-04-29 01:30:41 PM  
Insp Dixon said the accident served as a warning to the dangers of growing cannabis.

I guess Meshman beat me too it, but I have to reiterate, Insp Dixon is a farkhead. Perhaps if it were LEGAL people wouldn't go to lengths like this.

What country was this in, anyway?
2002-04-29 01:31:48 PM  
ahhahhaha.. oh wait, not done yet. AHAHAHHAHAHAH.

to grow pot underground:

1)take yourself off the grid (e.g. solar panels)
2)dig big hole, build a "basement" structure, cover with dirt.
2002-04-29 01:32:14 PM  
Drugs are bad, mmmkay?
2002-04-29 01:32:50 PM  
2002-04-29 01:33:21 PM  
What kind of weed was it?

I have a problem with dandelions growing in my yard.

Maybe he shoulda been growing those instead, i can provide him with some.
2002-04-29 01:33:33 PM  
An unfortunate accident. Alchohol kills more people in a year then weed EVER will yet innocent people are put in jail for doing no more having fun and not bothering ANYONE. This is just proof that the government will breach any gap of logic to peddle its fascistic drug war. A big FARK YOU to the people on this thread who are ignorantly poking fun at this man, the next time you get drunk I hope you fall down and break your neck.
2002-04-29 01:33:40 PM  
BlockedIP Austrailia
Grand_High_Took The FCC?
2002-04-29 01:34:02 PM  
BlockedIP "What country was this in, anyway?"

Looks like Austrailia from the URL
2002-04-29 01:34:10 PM  
if you legalize people would have to pay tax on it
2002-04-29 01:34:15 PM  
Brother Love - it wasn't on pupose; somethings are just stuck in my subconscious; I remember that sketch, though (LOL)
2002-04-29 01:34:43 PM  
This is great to see. Another drug dealing scumbag off the streets.
2002-04-29 01:35:07 PM  
"Does weed get stronger as it ages?"

No. The THC in weed eventually breaks down almost completely into CBD, another psychoactive compound found in pot. The end result is the 'high' you normally get from THC is replaced by that lethargic heavy 'stone' one gets from smoking stuff like street oil. The best smoke is always the freshest. It doesn't get better with age like wine.
2002-04-29 01:35:27 PM  
Was the family sobbing at the loss of a loved-one? or sobbing because of all the lost dubbies?

2002-04-29 01:35:48 PM  
Up in Smoke
(Cheech Marin, Thomas Chong)

Up in smoke
that's where my money goes
in my lungs
and sometimes up my nose
When troubled times
begin to bother me
I take a toke
and all my cares
go up in smoke

Up in smoke
Donde todos es mi rey
There are no signs
Que dice no fumer
So I roll un "bomber"
Y me doy, un buen toke-ay
Y despues I choke
Y todos mis cares
Go up in smoke
come on let's go get high

Up in smoke
that's where I wanna be
'cause when i'm high
the world below
don't bother me
when life begins
to be one long
and dangerous road
I take a toke
and all my cares
go up in smoke

2002-04-29 01:36:35 PM  
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2002-04-29 01:37:42 PM  
SLAYERSWINE is ballin into his bong right now *sad indeed*
2002-04-29 01:38:21 PM  
Now let's see if the rest of these dumbasses can't do the same.
2002-04-29 01:38:31 PM  
SAD?! I think it's farking hilarious
2002-04-29 01:38:42 PM  
Dynamite Buds! I stand with Bass555... sure would be nice
to put some herb in amongst the tomatoes and corn. I'd do it
in a minute if I knew that damn helicopter had quit looking
for it.
2002-04-29 01:38:56 PM  

2002-04-29 01:41:23 PM  
Isn't blaming the anti-drug government for this man's death like blaming McDonalds for a spilled coffee scalding?
2002-04-29 01:43:29 PM  
Perhaps a 'Martyr' tag would be appropriate ...
2002-04-29 01:44:02 PM  
Yikes...what's going on in the ad on that page???

[image from too old to be available]

Check out the guys face.....mmmm'kay?
2002-04-29 01:44:57 PM  
Hytes Xian: Valid point, but more commonly things like "Insp Dixon said the accident served as a warning to the dangers of growing cannabis." are said. How does one argue logic like this? With slightly less flawed logic going the other way. Remember, someone won a lot of money from McD's because of that scalding coffee...
2002-04-29 01:45:25 PM  
That was some dynamite weed
2002-04-29 01:45:57 PM  
''s name was not released...'

I will worry until I see our man Slayerswine on this thread.
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