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Whats gonna happen when californians have no water to grow thier pots?
08-28-2014, 03:54 AM #1
Bread Incognito Anonymous
No more water for their pots = no smokey = Riots!

Ye or ne?
08-28-2014, 02:05 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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Meh, they're a crafty bunch plus it's a hardy plant.

08-28-2014, 02:18 PM #3
Ruby Wolf Member
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Quote: Chinatown is a 1974 American neo-noir film, directed by Roman Polanski from a screenplay by Robert Towne, and starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway.

The film was inspired by the California Water Wars, a series of disputes over southern California water at the beginning of the 20th century by which Los Angeles interests secured water rights in the Owens Valley.

The Robert Evans production, a Paramount Pictures release, was the director's last film in the United States, and features many elements of film noir, particularly a multi-layered story that is part mystery and part psychological drama.

Chinatown brought more public awareness to the land dealings and disputes over water rights which arose while drawing Los Angeles' water supply from the Owens Valley in the 1910s.

Margaret Leslie Davis, in her 1993 book Rivers in the Desert: William Mulholland and the Inventing of Los Angeles, says the sexually charged film is a metaphor for the "rape" of the Owens Valley

The character of Hollis Mulwray refers to the career of William Mulholland (1855–1935) the superintendent and chief engineer of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. He was the designer and engineer for the Los Angeles Aqueduct which brought Owens Valley water to Los Angeles.

For reasons of engineering and safety, Mulwray opposes the dam that Noah Cross and the city want, arguing he will not repeat his previous mistake as when his dam broke, resulting in the deaths of hundreds.

This alludes to the disaster of the St. Francis Dam, personally inspected by Mulholland on the day of its catastrophic failure just before midnight on March 12, 1928.

As many as 600 people (including 42 school-aged children) died that day and the Santa Clara River Valley, including the town of Santa Paula, was inundated with flood water, the result being the end of Mulholland's career.

08-28-2014, 02:42 PM #4
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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I don't think that's any problem in comparison to what farmers and produce growers are experiencing.


08-28-2014, 03:02 PM #5
Ruby Wolf Member
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"One come a day, the water will run, no man will stand for things that he had done, hurrah! and the water will run"

08-28-2014, 06:20 PM #6
Ruby Wolf Member
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08-29-2014, 01:57 AM #7
failboat Incognito Anonymous
hey op are you from lop?
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08-29-2014, 04:41 AM #8
OP UKELLEL Incognito Anonymous
(08-29-2014, 01:57 AM)failboat Wrote:  hey op are you from lop?

Originally I was only on glp and that was three years ago, And then I found LOP and kritterbox 14 to 15 months ago. An answer to your question, no I'm not from LOP.
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08-29-2014, 05:24 AM #9
Anonymous Kritter Incognito Anonymous
the years may differ but the story is always the same. GLP just want's money.
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08-29-2014, 05:32 AM #10
OP UKELLEL Incognito Anonymous
(08-29-2014, 05:24 AM)Anonymous Kritter Wrote:  the years may differ but the story is always the same. GLP just want's money.

08-29-2014, 03:04 PM #11
Ruby Wolf Member
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(08-29-2014, 05:32 AM)OP UKELLEL Wrote:  
(08-29-2014, 05:24 AM)Anonymous Kritter Wrote:  the years may differ but the story is always the same. GLP just want's money.

They (use to anyways) allow you to post for a few days or a for a few weeks if you happen to slip under their radar and then they ban you and then try to force you to buy your way back in...
08-30-2014, 01:34 AM #12
Kreeper Griobhtha
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(08-28-2014, 03:54 AM)Bread Wrote:  No more water for their pots = no smokey = Riots!

Ye or ne?


Shits gon get real.


What politics from both sides wants to teach us is that things are never complex. If you have your little package and something doesn't fit into that package, You don't know what to make of it so you want to dismiss it or then you will have to do the work of reconsidering your assumptions. - Michael Malice
08-30-2014, 01:50 AM #13
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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If they thought about growing their pots in terrariums (aquariums maybe not), then all problems would be solved.

09-05-2014, 09:48 AM #14
farmer Member
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All of us farmers will go high tech and pull water from the air. Dry farmed tomatoes are the best tasting anyway.
09-05-2014, 01:41 PM #15
Octo Mother Superior
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Irrigation is definitely one of those things that can improve radically. I heard that in arid areas some 50% of the water evaporates before it even hits ground.




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