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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #100 on: February 07, 2019, 10:26:14 AM »

I am sticking with "hippie," as in:

What is orange and looks good on a hippie?

Fire.
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #101 on: February 07, 2019, 11:18:49 AM »

Are you saying that some people want to set hippies on fire?
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #102 on: February 07, 2019, 12:01:33 PM »

What's the problem about calling them "marijuana users"?

Possibly that "user" has a negative connotation.  Think about the difference between asking someone if they "enjoy alcoholic beverages," "drink alcohol," or "use alcohol."
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #103 on: February 07, 2019, 05:58:41 PM »

What's the problem about calling them "marijuana users"?

Possibly that "user" has a negative connotation.  Think about the difference between asking someone if they "enjoy alcoholic beverages," "drink alcohol," or "use alcohol."
I use "people who smoke marijuana"
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #104 on: February 07, 2019, 10:37:47 PM »

I'm sure the potheads here can figure this one out pretty quickly.
I prefer the word "patient" over the slightly offensive "pothead". There are medical marijuana users and there are stoners. Just because a person uses cannabis that doesn't make them "potheads" or "stoners". They are using safe, effective medicine that is non-toxic and all natural. I still don't understand why you have such an irrational hatred of cannabis. Do you not care about sick patients who are not responding to any medication other than cannabis? Republicans are starting to jump on the legalization bandwagon. Perhaps you watched "Reefer Madness" and took it seriously.
What's the problem about calling them "marijuana users"?

Some people think that "pot" and "reefer" are pejorative terms.  I think that they are appropriate, that while there may be some rare medicinal usages of pot, that most people who like to take pot do it only for the sake of "getting high", so it is fair to call them "potheads" and "stoners".

Rare?


To apply for an OMMA card, you have to get approval from a licensed physician. Unless you think Oklahoma's doctors are willing to risk their medical license (and thus their career) 20,000 times just to hook some folks up with some weed, man, that's hardly rare.
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #105 on: February 07, 2019, 10:57:40 PM »

Some people think that "pot" and "reefer" are pejorative terms.  I think that they are appropriate, that while there may be some rare medicinal usages of pot, that most people who like to take pot do it only for the sake of "getting high", so it is fair to call them "potheads" and "stoners".
Rare?

Rare.  Oklahoma has 4 million population.

To apply for an OMMA card, you have to get approval from a licensed physician. Unless you think Oklahoma's doctors are willing to risk their medical license (and thus their career) 20,000 times just to hook some folks up with some weed, man, that's hardly rare.
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #106 on: February 07, 2019, 11:33:04 PM »

0.5% of the population does not meet my standards for "rare".
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #107 on: February 07, 2019, 11:34:57 PM »

0.5% of the population does not meet my standards for "rare".

I would say that it does.
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #108 on: February 07, 2019, 11:35:27 PM »

Who are you to say what meets my standards for rare?

That's still 1 in 200. That means that at least one customer I talk to at work each day is statistically likely to have an OMMA card. Not rare.

This is with OMMA only having existed for six months, too. The number of cards issued will only go up.
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #109 on: February 08, 2019, 01:05:14 AM »

Who are you to say what meets my standards for rare?
That's still 1 in 200. That means that at least one customer I talk to at work each day is statistically likely to have an OMMA card. Not rare.
This is with OMMA only having existed for six months, too. The number of cards issued will only go up.

1 in 200 is pretty rare.  Certainly not "common" or ever "occasional".

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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #110 on: February 08, 2019, 04:31:17 AM »

Who are you to say what meets my standards for rare?
That's still 1 in 200. That means that at least one customer I talk to at work each day is statistically likely to have an OMMA card. Not rare.
This is with OMMA only having existed for six months, too. The number of cards issued will only go up.

1 in 200 is pretty rare.  Certainly not "common" or ever "occasional".

It is roughly the same odds as rolling doubles three times in a row on a pair of six-sided dice (1/63 = 1/216). Which is what sends you jail in Monopoly. Going to jail in Monopoly is definitely not rare.
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #111 on: February 08, 2019, 08:50:08 AM »

Who are you to say what meets my standards for rare?
That's still 1 in 200. That means that at least one customer I talk to at work each day is statistically likely to have an OMMA card. Not rare.
This is with OMMA only having existed for six months, too. The number of cards issued will only go up.

1 in 200 is pretty rare.  Certainly not "common" or ever "occasional".

It is roughly the same odds as rolling doubles three times in a row on a pair of six-sided dice (1/63 = 1/216). Which is what sends you jail in Monopoly. Going to jail in Monopoly is definitely not rare.
But you go to jail in several other more common ways.
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #112 on: February 08, 2019, 10:16:28 AM »

But you go to jail in several other more common ways.

Like the little known rule that too much shitposting online earns you jail time. :)
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #113 on: February 08, 2019, 11:40:56 AM »

But you go to jail in several other more common ways.

Like the little known rule that too much shitposting online earns you jail time. :)

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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #114 on: February 08, 2019, 12:07:30 PM »

But you go to jail in several other more common ways.

Like the little known rule that too much shitposting online earns you jail time. :)
Welp that's it farewell my friends.
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #115 on: February 08, 2019, 12:51:01 PM »

To apply for an OMMA card, you have to get approval from a licensed physician. Unless you think Oklahoma's doctors are willing to risk their medical license (and thus their career) 20,000 times just to hook some folks up with some weed, man, that's hardly rare.

Given the number of doctors who risk their licenses to overprescribe prescription painkillers, you might be surprised.
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #116 on: February 08, 2019, 01:54:17 PM »

I use people who smoke marijuana

Sweet dreams are made of these.



1 in 200 is pretty rare.  Certainly not "common" or ever "occasional".

Then HIV is a rare disease (roughly 1 in 300 in the USA).
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Re: Changing attitudes towards expelled students
« Reply #117 on: May 05, 2019, 03:23:25 PM »

As of May 1, the OMMA has received 112,811 applications for patient licenses and has approved 104,548 of them. The number is expected to keep rising. Is that still "rare" in your eyes?
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