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I have seen advert for hanging  containers for tomatoes, but the friut  hangs from the bottom, can seeds be "persuaded" to grow downward?

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acidbass (author)2010-04-02

 they work just fine once you have a sprout and to get that you must start them traditionally aka right side up then flip them and wah la there you go an up side down plant

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Man, I wish I had said that.

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 lol you kinda were trying to say that but i just put it into a more simple way of saying it

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Dude, that was sarcasm. I was trying to say "stop hijacking other people's answers" in a polite way. Since that didn't work: Stop hijacking other people's answers.

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 hey i am just putting it in a more simple answer

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Copying an answer almost word-for-word, except without punctuation, is not simplification or clarification. It is plagiarism. But since we clearly have a difference of opinion on that point, I will just ask you to please stop "simplifying" my answers and come up with your own answers instead. I do not speak for anyone else on this site, but I suspect that the other people whose answers you have "simplified" would appreciate the same consideration.

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 okay no need to treat  me like a freakin two year old ok i know what plagarism is and for your info I did not COPY YOUR ANSWER word for word I made my own answer just it happened to sound similar and bring the same point to the table 

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Sure. Whatever helps you sleep at night, kid.

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 okay first of all why are you picking a fight with me because all i know is that you are way to old to be picking a fight with a 15 year old (logically speaking) your incredibly immature and i am sorry that you are that way. 

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So I'm supposed to give you a free pass to rip off anybody you want because you're younger than I am? You blatantly copy answers from other people instead of coming up with your own, and I'm the immature one? Grow up, kid. Feel sorry for yourself.
I am done with this conversation, since it's clearly not going anywhere, and honestly, I have better things to do.

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.  From my POV, this is one of those "debates" where both of you have a good point:
.  There's nothing wrong with "verifying" an answer by repeating what others have said. Just don't repeat it verbatim; try to explain from a different angle or amplify what was already said.
.  If you are repeating/expanding what someone has said, give them credit. Eg, "As So-and-so said ...", "To expand on what JaneDoe said, ...", "NachoMahma may be a jerk, but he's right about..."
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.  No response expected. Let's learn from this and move on.

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acidbass (author)NachoMahma2010-04-05

 thank you nacho for seeing the way i do

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NachoMahma (author)acidbass2010-04-05

.  I didn't say I think you are right, just that you have a good point. ;)
.  When you start calling ppl jerks and using your age as an excuse, whether you're right or not, you've lost the battle.

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acidbass (author)NachoMahma2010-04-05

 I know that but i was not using my age as an excuse 

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 plus i really dont care 

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orksecurity (author)2010-04-02

Quick reminder: You're likely to get more useful answers faster if your question phrase  is a complete idea -- ie, if you had replaced "it" with "hanging tomato containers".

(First step is to get the attention of the people who might know the answer. A vague question may be skipped over as uninteresting.)

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RavingMadStudios (author)2010-04-02

They work just fine, but you have to start the plants in a traditional upright position, and then transplant the young tomato plants into the upside-down thingy after they sprout. The upside-down planters work for many different kinds of plant, too, not just tomatoes.

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steveastrouk (author)2010-04-02

Being vines, tomatoes like hanging around. I'm hoping to plant a load of them inverted this year.

Steve

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