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jack
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Username: jack

Post Number: 97
Registered: 11-2005
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 - 7:06 am:   Edit Post

WASHINGTON - Good news for aging hippies: smoking pot may stave off Alzheimerís disease.

New research shows that the active ingredient in marijuana may prevent the progression of the disease by preserving levels of an important neurotransmitter that allows the brain to function.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15145917/
lbpesq
Senior Member
Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 1687
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 - 7:32 am:   Edit Post

I had a response ... but I seem to have forgotten it.

Bill, tgo
chuck
Junior
Username: chuck

Post Number: 15
Registered: 3-2005
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 - 8:44 am:   Edit Post

order up a very large pizza and you will get over it.-----chuck
dadabass2001
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Username: dadabass2001

Post Number: 694
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 - 8:48 am:   Edit Post

Twinkies... and cupcakes!

ooh... a large chocolate shake

and potato chips

and a burger

:-)
adriaan
Senior Member
Username: adriaan

Post Number: 1082
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 - 9:30 am:   Edit Post

Only white pizza will do.
hydrargyrum
Advanced Member
Username: hydrargyrum

Post Number: 223
Registered: 3-2004
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 - 9:39 am:   Edit Post

Maybe I'm gonna have to look into a little preventive medicine . . .
811952
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Username: 811952

Post Number: 844
Registered: 10-2003
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 - 10:03 am:   Edit Post

This thread has gone to pot.

Oh, almost forgot: Beer and Bikes!

My work here is done...
olieoliver
Senior Member
Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 784
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 - 10:07 am:   Edit Post

Makes sense to me, The cars not gonna' run out of gas if you never drive it. :-)
chuck
Junior
Username: chuck

Post Number: 16
Registered: 3-2005
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 - 10:49 am:   Edit Post

and lets not forget to put on a hendricks album and take a nap. OOOOh the sixties were good.------chuck
lbpesq
Senior Member
Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 1688
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 - 6:24 pm:   Edit Post

If you can remember the 60's, you weren't really there.

Just got back from the A's game. BRING ON THE YANKEES (or the Tigers)! GO A's MARCO SCUTARO!!!!!

Bill, tgo
chuck
Junior
Username: chuck

Post Number: 18
Registered: 3-2005
Posted on Friday, October 06, 2006 - 7:56 pm:   Edit Post

bill---who could forget the sixties, nickel bags, boones farm,folk music,55 cheveys for $400.00,humping 80 pounds of gear through a stinking jungle.watching my country rot from the inside out.I got over it.or did I? nuff said--------chuck
hankster
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Username: hankster

Post Number: 65
Registered: 6-2004
Posted on Saturday, October 07, 2006 - 4:43 am:   Edit Post

Is that what we're called now? Foraging hippies?

Rick
dadabass2001
Senior Member
Username: dadabass2001

Post Number: 695
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Saturday, October 07, 2006 - 6:08 am:   Edit Post

"You know, many parts of pine cones are edible"
-Euell Gibbons


P.S. was he related to Billy Gibbons?
Mike
byoung
Advanced Member
Username: byoung

Post Number: 391
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Saturday, October 07, 2006 - 8:41 pm:   Edit Post

In other news, we found other significant health benefits, but we forgot what they were.

Are you going to eat that?

Bradley
57basstra
Senior Member
Username: 57basstra

Post Number: 431
Registered: 4-2005
Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2006 - 10:41 am:   Edit Post

It is all good news for us aging hippies...."Don't trust anyone over 97!"
lidon2001
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Username: lidon2001

Post Number: 227
Registered: 4-2005
Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2006 - 11:33 pm:   Edit Post

Moving to Vegas?

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15305579/
adriaan
Senior Member
Username: adriaan

Post Number: 1088
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 - 2:38 am:   Edit Post


quote:

It is all good news for us aging hippies...."Don't trust anyone over 97!"


I'll have to remember that the next time we go to meet my 101 year old grandmother in-law.

In other words: glad that I'm not having to try to be a hippie.
lbpesq
Senior Member
Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 1729
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 - 7:56 am:   Edit Post

Anyone who tried to be a hippie wasn't.

Bill, tgo
adriaan
Senior Member
Username: adriaan

Post Number: 1089
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 - 12:13 pm:   Edit Post

That was kind of the thrust of my little joke. Must get my humour fixed one of these days.
2400wattman
Advanced Member
Username: 2400wattman

Post Number: 251
Registered: 11-2005
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 - 6:46 pm:   Edit Post

Hippies had thrust? come on man..........
adriaan
Senior Member
Username: adriaan

Post Number: 1090
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2006 - 7:59 am:   Edit Post

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