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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Queequeg » Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:59 pm

dzogchungpa wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:57 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:49 pm
Dzongcumpa, you're from NY?

Dzongcumpa? What are you, high?

Anyway, assuming you are in fact addressing me, I am indeed from NY.
Of course. That sense of humor is not indigenous to the west coast.
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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Queequeg » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:07 pm

Sorry bout the typo. Lol. Right up there with minibus.
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Expedient Means Chapter

There are beings with little dust in their eyes who are falling away because they do not hear the Dhamma. There will be those who will understand the Dhamma.
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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Malcolm » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:27 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:07 pm
Sorry bout the typo. Lol. Right up there with minibus.
No, it surpasses minibus by a large margin.
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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Grigoris » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:47 pm

Malcolm wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:27 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:07 pm
Sorry bout the typo. Lol. Right up there with minibus.
No, it surpasses minibus by a large margin.
Cum on, it wasn't that bad! :tongue:
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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by dzogchungpa » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:47 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:07 pm
Sorry bout the typo. Lol. Right up there with minibus.

It was probably autocorrect.
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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Grigoris » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:49 pm

dzogchungpa wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:47 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:07 pm
Sorry bout the typo. Lol. Right up there with minibus.

It was probably autocorrect.
Nah, it was a deliberate and pernicious stab at you, as personal as it can get. I recommend a hissy fit, right now! :tantrum:
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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by PuerAzaelis » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:56 pm

https://ny.eater.com/maps/new-york-iconic-dishes

If you are in NYC, visit Katz's Deli. "Send a salami to your boy in the army". Order a hot dog and a pastrami on rye. While you are waiting for them to make the sandwich, eat the hot dog. When the cutter asks you if you want lettuce tomato or mayo on your sandwich, he is making fun of you, whatever you do do not say yes, if you do you will be asked to leave and perhaps physically harmed.

When you finally obtain the sandwich it will be approximately seventeen times as tall as it is wide. Then try to locate a table. if you find one, try to eat it. It will be like trying to juggle loose sauerkraut on a packed subway car, so good luck.

Once you have consumed the sandwich, congratulations. On your way out, try to locate the signed photograph on the wall of Bill Clinton, who apparently consumed "matzo ball soup, two hot dogs, a pastrami sandwich, two knishes and a diet coke".
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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by aflatun » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:10 pm

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Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:31 pm


Believe it not, but they did a test of bagels, using exact same production methods in NYC and in SF. The NYC bagels still tasted better. In the end, it was decided that the difference was the water used in the process.
I've heard that, and I think I believe it. For example Giovanni's pizzeria in Sunnyvale,CA is run by some Italian gents from my old haunts on Strwang Island...they clearly know what they're doing (open shirt collars, tons of chest hairs poking out at you, gold chains and maybe even slicked hair...like I said, clearly know what they're doing) but as good as the pizza and garlic knots are, there's still something off about the damn crust and sauce. :techproblem:
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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Virgo » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:13 pm

I like dominos?

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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Queequeg » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:16 pm

Virgo wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:13 pm
I like dominos?

Kevin
Do you not remember your roots, sir?!!!

It must be the munchies.
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Expedient Means Chapter

There are beings with little dust in their eyes who are falling away because they do not hear the Dhamma. There will be those who will understand the Dhamma.
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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Virgo » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:22 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:16 pm
Virgo wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:13 pm
I like dominos?

Kevin
Do you not remember your roots, sir?!!!

It must be the munchies.
Oh yes, I have sampled many an NYC pizza. IT is alwas nice when that Italian anti-voodoo horn thing is hanging near the door when you walk in, and the guy goes, "Hey, howya'dooon', long time no see, eh?

Love it.

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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Queequeg » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:23 pm

PuerAzaelis wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:56 pm
https://ny.eater.com/maps/new-york-iconic-dishes

If you are in NYC, visit Katz's Deli. "Send a salami to your boy in the army". Order a hot dog and a pastrami on rye. While you are waiting for them to make the sandwich, eat the hot dog. When the cutter asks you if you want lettuce tomato or mayo on your sandwich, he is making fun of you, whatever you do do not say yes, if you do you will be asked to leave and perhaps physically harmed.

When you finally obtain the sandwich it will be approximately seventeen times as tall as it is wide. Then try to locate a table. if you find one, try to eat it. It will be like trying to juggle loose sauerkraut on a packed subway car, so good luck.

Once you have consumed the sandwich, congratulations. On your way out, try to locate the signed photograph on the wall of Bill Clinton, who apparently consumed "matzo ball soup, two hot dogs, a pastrami sandwich, two knishes and a diet coke".
Katz' is pretty dope. On a related note, Second Avenue Deli and Carnegie Deli closed.

Swiss cheese and a little raw onion on the pastrami is acceptable. And only mustard and saurkraut on your dog. But for dogs, its gotta be Papaya. Some say Nathan's.

And if you go to McSorley's, order a whiskey. LOL. They will give you the bum's rush.
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Expedient Means Chapter

There are beings with little dust in their eyes who are falling away because they do not hear the Dhamma. There will be those who will understand the Dhamma.
-Ayacana Sutta

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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by PuerAzaelis » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:50 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:23 pm
Some say Nathan's.
I once made the mistake of ordering a hamburger at Nathans.

it was kind of like the scene from the movie where the bar falls silent and everyone turns to look at you.
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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Ricky » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:58 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:07 pm
Sorry bout the typo. Lol. Right up there with minibus.
LOL :twothumbsup:

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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Virgo » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:00 pm

Pizza started in Italy in restaurant kitchens when cooks would just basically put a bunch of scraps in the wood-fired brick oven for a snack. They would have some dough, sauce (gravy in Italy of course), cheese, etc. for other things, and they would just make a pizza and put it in the oven and before you know it, it is done, and there you have the conception of pizza, the ninja turtles, etc... no wait that's not the conception of the Ninja turtles, that happened later in Northampton Ma (the ninja turtles do like pizza though).

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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Queequeg » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:15 pm

PuerAzaelis wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:50 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:23 pm
Some say Nathan's.
I once made the mistake of ordering a hamburger at Nathans.

it was kind of like the scene from the movie where the bar falls silent and everyone turns to look at you.
That's kind of what it's like if you order whiskey, or anything other than dark or light beer at McSorley's, except you'd immediately be excoriated with a "Get the fawk out!" in a thick Irish brogue. Gotta say, though, McSorley's has the coolest urinals I've ever seen. They are huge. Big enough to hide in and take a puff from your vaporizer (to bring this back the the OP).
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Expedient Means Chapter

There are beings with little dust in their eyes who are falling away because they do not hear the Dhamma. There will be those who will understand the Dhamma.
-Ayacana Sutta

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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Coëmgenu » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:23 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:15 pm
you'd immediately be excoriated with a "Get the fawk out!" in a thick Irish brogue
What kind of plastic paddy gets angry at anyone for ordering a nice glass of whiskey?
नस्वातो नापिपरतो नद्वाभ्यां नाप्यहेतुतः उत्पन्ना जातु विद्यन्ते भावाः क्वचन केचन
There absolutely are no things, nowhere and none, that arise anew, neither out of themselves, nor out of non-self, nor out of both, nor at random.
सर्वं तथ्यं न वा तथ्यं तथ्यं चातथ्यम् एव च नैवातथ्यं नैव तथ्यम् एतद् बुद्धानुशासनम्
All is so, or all is not so, both so and not so, neither so nor not so. This is the Buddha's teaching.

一切實非實亦實亦非實
非實非非實是名諸佛法

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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Queequeg » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:32 pm

Coëmgenu wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:23 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:15 pm
you'd immediately be excoriated with a "Get the fawk out!" in a thick Irish brogue
What kind of plastic paddy gets angry at anyone for ordering a nice glass of whiskey?
Nah. The servers are FOB. There's a big FOB Irish community in NYC. They call Irish Americans narrowbacks. McClean Ave in Yonkers on a Friday night, you're more likely to hear Irish accents than NY.

Anyways, they don't serve anything but light or dark ale and have no patience if you don't know what you are ordering. Women weren't allowed in until 1980 when they got sued.

Charming place. Smells like mildewed keg.
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Expedient Means Chapter

There are beings with little dust in their eyes who are falling away because they do not hear the Dhamma. There will be those who will understand the Dhamma.
-Ayacana Sutta

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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by Coëmgenu » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:47 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:32 pm
Coëmgenu wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:23 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:15 pm
you'd immediately be excoriated with a "Get the fawk out!" in a thick Irish brogue
What kind of plastic paddy gets angry at anyone for ordering a nice glass of whiskey?
Nah. The servers are FOB. There's a big FOB Irish community in NYC. They call Irish Americans narrowbacks. McClean Ave in Yonkers on a Friday night, you're more likely to hear Irish accents than NY.

Anyways, they don't serve anything but light or dark ale and have no patience if you don't know what you are ordering. Women weren't allowed in until 1980 when they got sued.

Charming place. Smells like mildewed keg.
Oooooh. So they work at a terrible bar, can't admit it because its famous, and are inwardly ashamed of it and are a bit embarrassed that their bar doesn't serve whiskey and make up for it with aggression. Sounds authentically like an Irish responce to something.
नस्वातो नापिपरतो नद्वाभ्यां नाप्यहेतुतः उत्पन्ना जातु विद्यन्ते भावाः क्वचन केचन
There absolutely are no things, nowhere and none, that arise anew, neither out of themselves, nor out of non-self, nor out of both, nor at random.
सर्वं तथ्यं न वा तथ्यं तथ्यं चातथ्यम् एव च नैवातथ्यं नैव तथ्यम् एतद् बुद्धानुशासनम्
All is so, or all is not so, both so and not so, neither so nor not so. This is the Buddha's teaching.

一切實非實亦實亦非實
非實非非實是名諸佛法

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Re: Weed is now legal in California

Post by conebeckham » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:54 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:32 pm
Coëmgenu wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:23 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:15 pm
you'd immediately be excoriated with a "Get the fawk out!" in a thick Irish brogue
What kind of plastic paddy gets angry at anyone for ordering a nice glass of whiskey?
Nah. The servers are FOB. There's a big FOB Irish community in NYC. They call Irish Americans narrowbacks. McClean Ave in Yonkers on a Friday night, you're more likely to hear Irish accents than NY.

Anyways, they don't serve anything but light or dark ale and have no patience if you don't know what you are ordering. Women weren't allowed in until 1980 when they got sued.

Charming place. Smells like mildewed keg.
Love McSorley's.
It's a Brit Thing.
http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/bus ... 3122082253
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