I acquired a cactus

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zinfamous

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take a few slices of it and brew up some tea.

post back here with post-consumption results, please.
 

Anubis

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Originally posted by: zinfamous
take a few slices of it and brew up some tea.

post back here with post-consumption results, please.
not the correct kind of cati for that
 

MiniDoom

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Originally posted by: Anubis
Originally posted by: zinfamous
take a few slices of it and brew up some tea.

post back here with post-consumption results, please.
not the correct kind of cati for that
There are several types of cacti that contain mescaline, but that probably is not one.
 

K1052

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It needs a lot of care. I recommend talking to it several hours a day instead of posting on AT.
 

IGBT

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..I planted mine in front of my house. It's growing like crazy and blooms huge white orchid like flowers every spring. Very low maint. just don't over water. They don't like standing in soil that doesn't drain.
 

imported_Imp

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Water it about once a week, keep it in the sun. Do NOT over water. I have something like that, a cactus, put by a south facing window and being watered everyday by someone else; it's out of control. It grew about 8 inches in one summer and can't stand up on it's own weight anymore.
 

zinfamous

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Originally posted by: rdubbz420
Originally posted by: Anubis
Originally posted by: zinfamous
take a few slices of it and brew up some tea.

post back here with post-consumption results, please.
not the correct kind of cati for that
There are several types of cacti that contain mescaline, but that probably is not one.
It's definitely not peyote...but my intent was for majuscaxzak to finally provide a valuable service by testing for alternatives.
 

edro

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Cacti are succulents, so they store all of their water in their "leaves".
You should only water it once every 2-3 weeks, and not very much water when you do.

They will get root rot very easily if you water them too much.

A good guide to tell when to water, it when the green part starts to get just a little "pruny" looking... like your fingers after a long bath.
 

randay

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youre going to want to use a sharp scissors to remove all the the spikes, they are quite pointy and can cause much discomfort in bed.
 

RedArmy

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?I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert.?

First thing I thought of
 

Nitemare

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Originally posted by: RedArmy
?I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert.?

First thing I thought of
How the hell can you kill a cactus in a week?

Did you stick it in the microwave or something?
 

zinfamous

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Originally posted by: edro
Cacti are succulents, so they store all of their water in their "leaves".
You should only water it once every 2-3 weeks, and not very much water when you do.

They will get root rot very easily if you water them too much.

A good guide to tell when to water, it when the green part starts to get just a little "pruny" looking... like your fingers after a long bath.
Actually, the leaves on a cactus are the needles. They're efficiently designed to lessen aspiration. (water loss)
 

RedArmy

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Originally posted by: Nitemare
Originally posted by: RedArmy
?I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert.?

First thing I thought of
How the hell can you kill a cactus in a week?

Did you stick it in the microwave or something?
It's a comedy routine. :p
 

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