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Facebook lurking

Post by Uncle Jesse » Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:54 am

Well I recently joined a group for Moonshining/Home Distilling on FB, just to see what's up, and it's pretty cool to see a lot of folks making UJSSM and other recipes from HD. Not all of the things on there meet the HD safety standards, but I keep my mouth shut. You can lead a horse to water...
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Re: Facebook lurking

Post by jog666 » Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:13 am

The few groups I joined didnt last but a few days. I dont think I even posted or replied to anything.

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Re: Facebook lurking

Post by XDStill » Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:28 am

Yep, I tried a few as well. Tried to gently correct some disinformation and finally said the hell with it and left.

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Re: Facebook lurking

Post by Bushman » Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:16 pm

I have enough trouble getting to the other distilling forums that I am a member of as I spend most all my time here.

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Re: Facebook lurking

Post by LWTCS » Wed Oct 28, 2020 1:02 pm

Facebook and reddit can both be a cluster .... at times.
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Re: Facebook lurking

Post by Deplorable » Thu Oct 29, 2020 7:52 am

I get all of my education here. FB is "for entertainment purposes only".
That said, I won't join or comment on distilling pages on FB or Instagram. I dont trust FB and what they do with the information they collect.
I do subscribe to Still it. I like Jesse's videos.
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Re: Facebook lurking

Post by Jstroke » Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:01 pm

Agreed UJ, I snoop around from time to time in other places when I have time which is rare. Funny to see wisdom/methods that start here in other places. Funnier yet when it's thought of as "new".
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Re: Facebook lurking

Post by brat » Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:20 pm

Am in a group in facebook. No one seems to post anything anymore. But I did to see a bunch of mason jar thumpers. And ton of people making Popcorn Sutton a god like figure. It seems that a lot of people get into this hobby to fell like outlaws and not to make a quality spirit. But to each their own.

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Re: Facebook lurking

Post by Deplorable » Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:54 pm

brat wrote:
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:20 pm
... It seems that a lot of people get into this hobby to fell like outlaws and not to make a quality spirit. But to each their own.
Well, to be fair...
A little piece of me is in it for the outlaw thing. I liken it to my own little whiskey rebellion. I pay enough in taxes, they dont need to tax my liquor too. I aint sellin it, so I figure I aint pinchin' in on their tax revenue. Piss on 'em. Whether or not I can make a consistent quality spirit remains to be seen I rekon, but I have been busy as hell since August building up aging stock to find out. :lol:
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Re: Facebook lurking

Post by GreenEnvy22 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 5:48 pm

I joined a FB distilling group as well, but try to educate about safety as I can.

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Re: Facebook lurking

Post by The Baker » Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:43 pm

GreenEnvy22 wrote:
Sun Dec 27, 2020 5:48 pm
I joined a FB distilling group as well, but try to educate about safety as I can.
What is an FB?

Afterthought: Face Book?
Something I studiously avoid.

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Re: Facebook lurking

Post by GreenEnvy22 » Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:49 pm

The Baker wrote:
Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:43 pm
GreenEnvy22 wrote:
Sun Dec 27, 2020 5:48 pm
I joined a FB distilling group as well, but try to educate about safety as I can.
What is an FB?

Afterthought: Face Book?
Something I studiously avoid.

Geoff
Indeed facebook.
It's mostly a cesspool but still the easiest way to keep in touch with friends and family, especially ones not local.

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