Home | Community | Message Board


Vaposhop
Please support our sponsors.

Community >> Security and Safety

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Invisiblemycophyle
tool
 User Gallery
Registered: 10/19/04
Posts: 128
Mail Ordering & Security
    #3886581 - 03/08/05 11:35 AM (13 years, 6 months ago)

Really, how much risk is it to order spores online w/ credit card to my address? Is one put on some sort of Federal Watch List in the US?

One could eliminate the credit card aspect by sending money order. But how many of you actually use mail forwarding services in the name of complete anonymity?

(Yeah, I know what the faq's say, I just want some opinions. Thanks)


--------------------
Fight Apathy.
Or Don't.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineOrganic
Lloyd

Registered: 04/14/02
Posts: 5,774
Loc: Overlook
Last seen: 9 years, 3 months
Re: Mail Ordering & Security [Re: mycophyle]
    #3886587 - 03/08/05 11:36 AM (13 years, 6 months ago)

-> Security & Safety Forum


--------------------


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinenothing
Old Hand

Registered: 07/03/00
Posts: 1,626
Last seen: 1 year, 2 months
Re: Mail Ordering & Security *DELETED* [Re: mycophyle]
    #3899533 - 03/10/05 08:56 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

Post deleted by Sir Ian

Reason for deletion: _



Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineGNIOM1498
Death Cup
 User Gallery

Registered: 12/15/04
Posts: 945
Loc: My home is where my spiri...
Last seen: 10 months, 3 days
Re: Mail Ordering & Security [Re: nothing]
    #3916667 - 03/14/05 04:30 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

I really highly doubt it for the simple fact of the sheer volume of purchases going on constantly. If u order 1 syringe a grow kit and a book on how to grow and they saw that they couldn't do anything. eBay everyone says is a dangerous place to buy but i noticed someone sold a syringe full of GT mycelium. That would and should have been busted if they kept tabs on everything being bought and sold.


--------------------

----ALL MY POSTS ARE FICTIONAL-------


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleVvellum
Stranger

Registered: 05/24/04
Posts: 10,920
Re: Mail Ordering & Security [Re: mycophyle]
    #3918165 - 03/14/05 11:02 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

why take the risk?

I would not be surprised if the PO Boxes of spore vendors are monitored. Sure, nothing has happened yet (as far as we know), but there is no good reason to be lazy or carefree. Protect yourself - it is not difficult to do so.

Keep in mind what the DEA is supposedly doing with the purchase records and names/addresses from Operation Web Tryp - they are noting and pursuing those who purchased larger amounts of chemicals regularly. I would expect the same from spore purchases - eventually there will be some sort of crackdown.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflinePowerTrip
Polypharmaceutical Shaman
Male

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 03/07/05
Posts: 1,148
Loc: The void
Last seen: 5 years, 11 months
Re: Mail Ordering & Security [Re: Vvellum]
    #3943990 - 03/20/05 02:37 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

I have worked in the shipping industry myself and honestly I cant see any small plain package raising suspicion. I have never worked for the postal service but im sure mail is sorted and shipped in a similar manner. Your job is to stand there and sort shit quickly. You dont have time to think about what is in a package, and most postal employees probably dont give a shit anyway. If someone was keeping an eye on spores, it would probably happen as they are sent out from the supplier, not at your local post office.


--------------------
I spit reality, instead of what you usually learn
and I refuse to be concerned with condescending advice
cause I'm the only motherfucker that can change my life


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflinePsillyNilly
Stranger
Registered: 10/15/04
Posts: 831
Last seen: 12 years, 7 months
Re: Mail Ordering & Security [Re: PowerTrip]
    #3946158 - 03/20/05 10:08 PM (13 years, 6 months ago)

Ya thats true, but sending inconspiculously is always something to consider. FEDEX and UPS do have the right to open a package when the sender brings them to the front desk so even syrniges may not raise eyebrows, you should be more careful with other things. Once you accept and sign for it, the pack is your responsibilty. Honestly though, DEA doesnt give a shit about a few pot plants in a closet or a few casings underneath your bed. I suggest reading LANA's sticky in this forum.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Community >> Security and Safety

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Basic saftey when buying drugs mail order rommstein2001 1,576 5 11/11/03 06:36 PM
by WakeboardrB
* Mail Order Stuff *DELETED* PsyllyMe 429 3 07/26/04 09:23 PM
by nife
* Free Internet Security&Privacy Tools LanaM 1,744 6 01/24/02 11:42 PM
by dioze1
* Any recommendations for maintaining security? TheHobbit 1,328 10 11/19/02 10:38 PM
by BuzzDoctor
* How to Purchase Securely 101
( 1 2 3 4 all )
LanaM 35,259 64 05/22/13 03:31 AM
by 1ve5w4hu
* The BASICS of Securing your computer and E-mail. Cyber 1,785 12 06/09/09 05:34 PM
by Alan Rockefeller
* Risks of ordering spores
( 1 2 all )
phunkjunky311 3,727 22 06/19/04 02:35 AM
by PinballWizard
* Internet Security - IP Address & Proxeys
( 1 2 all )
Twirling 5,748 27 01/27/05 01:36 PM
by Hamurabi

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Lana, Enlil, Alan Rockefeller
1,095 topic views. 0 members, 1 guests and 1 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Zamnesia.com
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.022 seconds spending 0.004 seconds on 17 queries.