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What Are The Costs Of Living In A Commune?

Communal Living Nov 29, 2015
Generally speaking, how much does it cost to join a commune? I know every place is different, but generally speaking.  Are there communes I could rock up to with empty pockets, and not be turned away from? Or is there an unspoken rule that when you ask to join a community, you've...
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I Picked A Few Mushrooms From My Local Area

Magic Mushrooms Nov 29, 2015
Hello new here, i found quite a few mushrooms in my area and was wondering if they are legit magic mushrooms! Please help!   http://imgur.com/a/kW9y3 http://imgur.com/lU0nzAm
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Music Nov 29, 2015
"Give us our daily bread".    Bread is ubiquitous, popular across the world due to it being so cheap, simple and adaptable. Easily prepared from baking dough that is essentially comprised of water, flour, and yeast.  Of course it can contain other ingredients, giving us variety of...
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Turnover Of A Commune's Population

Communal Living Nov 29, 2015
Once, a member of East Wind told me the average length of a member's stay was 2 years.  After 2 years, most members leave the community, she told me. So, I just did some number crunching, out of curiosity.  As East Wind is 42 years old, having been founded in 1974, and as it averages, b...
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Guys, What Are Your Feelings For Your Father Or Male Fath...

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I was never impressed with my father for most of my life as I remember it.  He was just prefect and if you don't believe me, you should have askrf him.  He was so impressed with himself, I just couldn't be.   Would like to hear your viewpoints on this subject.   
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National Pig Day.

U.S.A. Nov 28, 2015
Do you celebrate National Pig Day? I was thinking of an anthem that would be borrowing tune and modifying the lyrics if the Simon & Garfunkel song The Boxer to become the Porker. The first line would be, I am just a porker though my story is never told, I live a squalid existence for a pocket...
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How Do You See Yourself And Your Body? (Survey Help Wanted)

Women's Issues Nov 28, 2015
Hi, everyone, I am Yiqi. I am new here and I am living in Amsterdam (awesome city ). I am master student in Uva (University of Amsterdam), learning communication science. Now, I am working on my master thesis, and I am interested in the differences between heterosexuals and homoseuxals (probabl...
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Proper Music Thread

Stoners Lounge Nov 28, 2015
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Anyone Here With Cerebral Palsy?

Health Nov 28, 2015
Hi! I haven't posted on hipforums in a couple years, but it's already feeling good to be back! I'm here today because my 20 month old son is currently being diagnosed with cerebral palsy. The doctors have told us, so far, that he has a large area of cystic encophelomacia (sp?) involving the fron...
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Another Right Wing Terrorist Slaughter At Planned Parenthood

Latest News Nov 28, 2015
Chalk another one up for the right wing NRA, in it's defense of assault weapons. Three dead, nine wounded in Colorado Springs at the Planned Parenthood building. So which GOP candidate talked this nut job into killing these people? Anti-abortionist Ben Carson? ...Donald Trump?...Huckabee?... Ted...
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