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Discussion in 'New Members Forum' started by pantera darrel, Nov 10, 2018 at 9:54 PM.

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  1. pantera darrel

    pantera darrel New Member

    Thank you very much for the reception, I am from Argentina with very little use of the English language, but the technology will help me hahaha, I am a man of 40 years, I have been vaping for 4 years, and now I am dedicated to the sale of supplies for alchemy together to my wife Andrea. I am ministering 2 groups of vaping together with friends and I am currently developing a literary idea, with which I am investigating certain topics that I do not know at all about the beginnings of some words that we use as "custom" or "tradition".

    I tell you that I am writing an essay (amateur) obviously related to vaping, experiences, anecdotes, community, etc, but I also want to include as accurate as possible information on the different topics of this world that agglomerates us. Something that I still can not find is where the term alchemy and alchemist came from for the act of making liquids to vape. who implemented it, if it comes from the Hispanic culture, etc. etc. If anyone has any input is welcome and I will tell how the small and humble "literary experiment" that I undertook.
    Greetings to all and have a good vapeo and better life
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  2. somdcomputerguy

    somdcomputerguy vaper dedicato Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Dec 3, 2014
    Rupert, West Virginia
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  3. pantera darrel

    pantera darrel New Member

    many thanks
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  4. Bradder

    Bradder Am I Chip or am I Dale? Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Jan 12, 2011
    North Carolina, USA
    Hello and:

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  5. asmcriminal

    asmcriminal Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 15, 2010
    As a former chemist, I can tell you that "alchemy" was the attempt to turn lead into gold. People started to study matter such as solids, liquids, and gases. Alchemist turned in to "chemist."

    English: But regardless, what do you want to know about vaping?
    Spanish: Pero a pesar de todo, ¿qué quieres saber sobre vapeo?
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  6. Hawise

    Hawise Super Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 25, 2013
    AB, Canada
    Alchemy also involved the search for panaceas, the elixir of life and, of course, the Philosopher's Stone as recently popularized by JK Rowling.

    The use of 'alchemy' for vaping DIY doesn't seem to be common in English, though I've heard it from people from several other countries. It'd guess it's related to the 'chemist' definition, given that much of the mixing and measuring equipment we use could come from a chem lab.
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  7. BrotherBob

    BrotherBob ECF Guru ECF Veteran

    Dec 24, 2014
    Welcome and glad you joined.
    Thank you for your kind words and thoughts.
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  8. pantera darrel

    pantera darrel New Member

    nothing, and on the contrary, I felt very welcome, I should have entered a long time ago hahaha, but I felt intimidated by the language, cordial greetings from Argentina
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  9. sonicbomb

    sonicbomb Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 17, 2015
    1187 Hunterwasser
    English is an easy language to learn, but a horrible one to master. Be kind to yourself, your command of it is excellent.

    I would imagine the use of 'alchemy' in the context of eliquid would be to imply that it is almost magical in quality, produced by arcane and special processes. Potentially effective imagery if you were trying to market it.

    Alchemy - Wikipedia

    In Spanish
    Google Translate
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