Move it along, stoners…
And while you’re at it…
(Thanks to Cindy in Spokane and Anonymous in Queens submitting!)
related: Yo, hemphead!
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Wow. Didn’t even use the old “tomato plant” excuse. Don’t get high on your own supply, dude!
Sep 18, 2013 at 12:06 pm rating: 8
Man, that’s way prettier than the hibisci in my yard, which are of the “small, spready tree” type. (I’ve come to understand that there are like 100 different plants that all fall under the “hibiscus” umbrella, so variety abounds.)
I’d much rather have those nice, compact plants. Perhaps if I just take a few cuttings…?
Sep 18, 2013 at 12:12 pm rating: 17
Mine are like that too, but they attract the hummingbirds.
Sep 18, 2013 at 7:32 pm rating: 1
Only a moron would mistake a hibiscus plant for a pot plant.
And if I had roommates who left my pots dirty, I think I’d wash them myself then lock them in a cabinet so only I could use them.
Redheadwglasses: Roommate-free since 1989.
Sep 18, 2013 at 12:33 pm rating: 41
Since when did hibiscus become ‘irreplaceable’? Where I’m from in Florida, you can’t turn around without walking into a hibiscus or a croton.
Sep 18, 2013 at 12:46 pm rating: 4
Here in MN, only special hybrid hibiscuses (hibiscusi?) can be grown, and even when they’re considered a perennial, they still typically die by the third winter.
Sep 18, 2013 at 12:53 pm rating: 7
Yeah, I’d imagine a tropical plant wouldn’t do well in MN! But that still doesn’t make it irreplaceable… more like “frequently replaced”.
Sep 18, 2013 at 1:14 pm rating: 7
not to mention, it may be a plant that’s grown from a cutting of a specific other plant; maybe from the owner’s dead mother, or from a particular trip- you never know, this could be a plant they grew from a cutting they took on their honeymoon or something. Some things are irreplacable for reasons that aren’t “you can’t get another thing which is physically the same”.
Sep 18, 2013 at 1:25 pm rating: 50
Could be irreplaceable for sentimental reasons?
Sep 18, 2013 at 1:25 pm rating: 11
Kelly: Ha! Very well stated! : )
Sep 18, 2013 at 3:26 pm rating: 0
Well, I have 2 lily plants that I can buy news ones at the store, but these came from a large plant from my grandfather’s funeral. I actually had to break it up into 2 and re-pot it because it got so big. I would consider those irreplaceable. Sure, I can get new plants, but the sentimental value would be gone.
Sep 18, 2013 at 7:33 pm rating: 13
Since the submitter was from Spokane, I’m guessing this isn’t a tropical setting. But I will say that, being from the Pacific NW myself, I’ve never seen a Hibiscus that looked like that plant in this area.
Sep 18, 2013 at 11:40 pm rating: 2
I bet if you just asked the owner you could get a cutting. No reason to just snap off branches.
Sep 18, 2013 at 2:55 pm rating: 2
It’s the PAN that’s cutting.
Sep 19, 2013 at 11:19 am rating: 3
Stand back while I use stoner logic.
I don’t understand…it’s growing in a pot. Thus it must be pot.
Sep 18, 2013 at 2:55 pm rating: 15
I’m waiting to see what Weed Store’s response will be.
Sep 19, 2013 at 5:39 pm rating: 2
He’s gone off to cut a hibiscus.
Sep 20, 2013 at 8:02 am rating: 4
From the root words “High” (a euphoric state induced by cannabis) and “Biscus” (a ghetto way to say biscuits.)
Synonyms: Potcookie, Stonercake, Ganjabread
Sep 18, 2013 at 11:51 pm rating: 14
So, hibiscus is like pot brownies, without all the work?
Sep 19, 2013 at 7:20 am rating: 4
Sure, blame the stoners.
We all know it’s a Hibiscus plant!
It’s those Hibiscus-crazed addicts taking cuttings!
Sep 19, 2013 at 7:33 am rating: 1
And we all know that Hibiscus is a gateway to Geranium!
Sep 23, 2013 at 6:54 pm rating: 1
The second note might have been a note to him/herself. It’s the sort of thing I would do to remind myself/kick myself in the ass for being lazy.
Sep 19, 2013 at 5:39 pm rating: 1
You don’t speak to yourself in the second person, though?
I leave myself notes often. But when I use personal pronouns at all (which is rare, because I generally know who and what I was referring to when I wrote the note), it’s always “you” and “your”, not “me” and “my”. Because that’s just creepy!
Sep 22, 2013 at 12:48 pm rating: 1
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