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    Default Did you receive any seeds from China?

    The mysterious seed packs from China that hundreds of Americans received in the mail have been identified, according to the US Department of Agriculture.
    Federal officials warned those who received the seeds not to plant them over fears that some may be invasive species and could destroy native plants and insects.

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    Default Re: Did you receive any seeds from China?

    Not me, but it's been on the news a lot here.

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    Default Re: Did you receive any seeds from China?

    Secret GM weapon? The seeds of your own destruction?

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    Default Re: Did you receive any seeds from China?

    Forged labels allegedly.

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    Thumbs down Re: Did you receive any seeds from China?

    Wow!
    That's a low blow.
    Make's ya wonder what's next?
    Keep calm, persistence beats resistance.

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    Default Re: Did you receive any seeds from China?

    "We have identified 14 different species of seeds, including mustard, cabbage, morning glory and some herbs, like mint, sage, rosemary, lavender, and then other seeds like hibiscus and roses," he said.
    Authorities believe the seed packets may be part of an online money-making scam that likely originated in China.
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    "At this time, we don't have any evidence indicating this is something other than a 'brushing scam' where people receive unsolicited items from a seller who then posts false customer reviews to boost sales," a USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service said.
    There's a lot of things they didn't tell me when I signed on with this outfit....

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    Default Re: Did you receive any seeds from China?

    Demon seed?

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    Triffids

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    Demon seed?

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    Default Re: Did you receive any seeds from China?

    We got some, I flushed them

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    Default Re: Did you receive any seeds from China?

    Maybe we could send them some kudzu seeds?

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    Default Re: Did you receive any seeds from China?

    Quote Originally Posted by pkrone View Post
    Maybe we could send them some kudzu seeds?
    Send some back to them?

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