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Inchworm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-02-07 08:41 PM
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15. The secret is out
Even Dopey got the word.



I found out because the term came out just about the time I needed to watch out for my daughter getting involved with it.

:hi:
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  -How many people know what 420 means? ikhor  Jun-02-07 08:32 PM   #0 
  - no.  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-02-07 08:32 PM   #1 
  - Ummm  edwardsguy   Jun-02-07 08:32 PM   #2 
  - I was a stoner in the 1970s and early 1980s, and I did not know until recently  KitchenWitch   Jun-02-07 08:33 PM   #3 
  - 1) A hell of a lot of people. 2) No.  Rabrrrrrr   Jun-02-07 08:33 PM   #4 
  - ~  wildhorses   Jun-02-07 08:33 PM   #5 
  - I know it.  bigwillq   Jun-02-07 08:34 PM   #6 
  - Does anyone know DEFINITIVELY where it came from?  Downtown Hound   Jun-02-07 08:34 PM   #7 
  - Here's one link:  bigwillq   Jun-02-07 08:36 PM   #9 
  - Yeah, I've heard that one before  Downtown Hound   Jun-02-07 08:43 PM   #19 
  - not sure....  ikhor   Jun-02-07 08:37 PM   #10 
  - Yeah, I heard that one too  Downtown Hound   Jun-02-07 08:42 PM   #16 
  - I hope I'm not totally embarrassing myself  Kali   Jun-02-07 08:38 PM   #11 
  - As I understand it, it is the day and the month you are supposed  Joe Fields   Jun-02-07 08:45 PM   #20 
  - Myth says it originated at San Rafael High School in the early 70's  BrotherBuzz   Jun-02-07 08:58 PM   #30 
     - Hahahaha! Must have been some good stuff!  Downtown Hound   Jun-02-07 09:10 PM   #35 
     - Directly off the Sausalito tuna boats - pretty good stuff for the sixties  BrotherBuzz   Jun-02-07 09:19 PM   #37 
     - the clock version has a great ring to it  Kali   Jun-02-07 09:52 PM   #50 
        - The clock tower didn't have a bell to ring...  BrotherBuzz   Jun-02-07 10:50 PM   #58 
  - I do know  Southpawkicker   Jun-02-07 08:35 PM   #8 
  - That's because your 420 turned into 24/7 and you burned out your brain cells  graywarrior   Jun-02-07 08:40 PM   #14 
     - *snort*  KitchenWitch   Jun-02-07 08:43 PM   #18 
     - Poopie  Southpawkicker   Jun-02-07 08:47 PM   #22 
        - Only a stoner would say something like that.  graywarrior   Jun-02-07 08:49 PM   #25 
           - yeah man...  Southpawkicker   Jun-02-07 08:56 PM   #29 
              - Stop saying "groovy" and wearing flowery bell-bottom hip huggers.  graywarrior   Jun-02-07 09:01 PM   #33 
                 - hey man, are you like watching me or something?  Southpawkicker   Jun-02-07 09:14 PM   #36 
                 - Only a stoner would say something like that.  graywarrior   Jun-02-07 09:52 PM   #51 
                 - Dude!  Blue in Portland   Jun-02-07 09:42 PM   #44 
     - What? Who the hell are you?  Southpawkicker   Jun-02-07 08:47 PM   #21 
     - Limited research suggests otherwise...  ellisonz   Jun-02-07 08:58 PM   #31 
        - Oh geez  Southpawkicker   Jun-02-07 09:34 PM   #40 
           - Stop the war on drugs.  ellisonz   Jun-02-07 10:22 PM   #54 
  - It means Jesus.  ellisonz   Jun-02-07 08:39 PM   #12 
  - to some it does  Southpawkicker   Jun-02-07 08:48 PM   #23 
     - I forgot to insert the...  ellisonz   Jun-02-07 08:51 PM   #28 
  - I know and I'm not involved in the culture.  Nickster   Jun-02-07 08:39 PM   #13 
  - Is there a culture for that?  Southpawkicker   Jun-02-07 08:49 PM   #24 
  - The secret is out  Inchworm   Jun-02-07 08:41 PM   #15 
  - Oh, well...  Southpawkicker   Jun-02-07 08:50 PM   #27 
  - I just had to Google "420"--for the second time.  Blue in Portland   Jun-02-07 08:42 PM   #17 
  - I know what you mean man,,,  Southpawkicker   Jun-02-07 08:49 PM   #26 
     - Dude!  Blue in Portland   Jun-02-07 09:48 PM   #47 
        - I know who you are d00d  Southpawkicker   Jun-02-07 09:50 PM   #49 
           - 'splain what? eom  Blue in Portland   Jun-02-07 09:57 PM   #53 
  - One of the guys who works for me recently  pipoman   Jun-02-07 09:00 PM   #32 
  - It's the square root of 176,400.  Blue-Jay   Jun-02-07 09:02 PM   #34 
  - Yeah.....  BlackVelvet04   Jun-02-07 09:30 PM   #38 
  - How about 714? n/t  Zywiec   Jun-02-07 09:33 PM   #39 
  - Rorer or Lemmon? Why am I asking that? It's all good!  mitchum   Jun-02-07 09:35 PM   #41 
  - Lemmon, of course. n/t  Zywiec   Jun-02-07 09:37 PM   #42 
  - what is 714?  ikhor   Jun-02-07 09:38 PM   #43 
  - methaqualone or quaaludes. n/t  Zywiec   Jun-02-07 09:42 PM   #45 
  - Bastille Day!  otherlander   Jun-02-07 11:55 PM   #65 
  - ok, now *that* one I know. I musta gave up the weed b4 the 420 stuff  AZDemDist6   Jun-03-07 02:24 AM   #67 
  - police code for weed?  lionesspriyanka   Jun-02-07 09:43 PM   #46 
  - Apparently not  WindRavenX   Jun-02-07 09:49 PM   #48 
  - No, man.  rug   Jun-02-07 09:53 PM   #52 
  - Hell, I'm high right now.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-02-07 10:23 PM   #55 
  - DAMN YOU  WindRavenX   Jun-02-07 10:49 PM   #57 
     - Man, sucks to be you.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-02-07 10:51 PM   #59 
  - Dude, it's always 420 somewhere!  EstimatedProphet   Jun-02-07 10:44 PM   #56 
  - timezones, dude  ikhor   Jun-02-07 10:52 PM   #60 
     - Man, you so need to 86 your watch and get used to usin a sundial  struggle4progress   Jun-02-07 11:15 PM   #61 
     - Dude if you had a sundial on your wrist you'd always have to face north  EstimatedProphet   Jun-02-07 11:21 PM   #63 
     - Except in Newfoundland dude  EstimatedProphet   Jun-02-07 11:19 PM   #62 
        - i hear ya  ikhor   Jun-03-07 12:31 AM   #66 
  - I think it's a generational thing  Reverend_Smitty   Jun-02-07 11:54 PM   #64 
  - Not a stoner or a smoker, and I know what it means  TommyO   Jun-03-07 02:37 AM   #68 
 

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