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English translation: someone who's ok with smoking pot/marijuana

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English term or phrase:420 friendly
English translation:someone who's ok with smoking pot/marijuana
Entered by: Brett Richards, B.S., M.B.A.
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23:52 Aug 31, 2006
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English term or phrase: 420 friendly (This is a KudoZ contest for NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS of English.)
This is a contest for KudoZ points for NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS of English.

(Please do not post if you are a native speaker of English - you will not be awarded any points and you'll deprive another member of this opportunity.)

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The following is a personal ad on a website for meeting new friends and finding dates:

"Financially secure, easy-going guy ISO SWF for good times or romance. 420 friendly. Like parties, movies, sports, and good companionship. Local only please."


What does "420 friendly" mean? Please give your answer/explanation in English.

The KudoZ points will be awarded to the correct answer that gets posted first.

(ISO = In Search Of; SWF = Single White Female)
Brett Richards, B.S., M.B.A.
United States
Local time: 07:32
someone's who's ok with smoking pot
Explanation:
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=420 friendly

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Note added at 7 mins (2006-08-31 23:59:08 GMT)
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This term is very googleable :) I admit I'd never heard it before, but it seems to be well defined and easy to find.
Selected response from:

Mikhail Kropotov
Russian Federation
Local time: 17:32
Grading comment
Excellent! Bravo! Well done! A tough colloquial term defined in less than a minute!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +6someone's who's ok with smoking pot
Mikhail Kropotov


Discussion entries: 3





  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
420 friendly (this is a kudoz contest for non-native speakers of english.)
someone's who's ok with smoking pot


Explanation:
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=420 friendly

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Note added at 7 mins (2006-08-31 23:59:08 GMT)
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This term is very googleable :) I admit I'd never heard it before, but it seems to be well defined and easy to find.

Mikhail Kropotov
Russian Federation
Local time: 17:32
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Excellent! Bravo! Well done! A tough colloquial term defined in less than a minute!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kim Metzger: At 4:20 a.m. http://www.420dictionary.com/ or 4:20 p.m. depending on your source.
2 mins

agree  Vladimir Lioukaikine: Social Drug friendly :-)
13 mins

agree  webguru: Nothing to do with native speaking... One learns something every day!
22 mins

agree  Will Matter: Duh. I knew this and I don't smoke. ;0) Musta been all those years living in Seattle and Vancouver, B.C.
59 mins

agree  Sophia Finos
1 day2 hrs

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
1 day6 hrs
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