Welcome to grey-street.net

This is the online home of anime fans from all four corners of the globe.

Everything is for YOU

Whether you are a Naruto, Dragonball, or even an old school Voltes V or Daimos fan, this is the website for you. You may be big on light anime or a hardcore manga addict, this community will have something for you.

Welcome

We appeal to people who find anime art so compelling and fascinating. Whether you have been a fan for many years now or you just got turned on to this very distinct and extremely intriguing Japanese form, welcome. We are fellow anime fans, just like yourself.

Kindred Spirits

We all have different interests. Some people are into Mario and Nintendo characters, others are strictly into cartoons, and even others are very big on comics. Regardless of your specific range of preferred media, you can rest assured that you will find kindred spirits here.

Online Home

There is no such thing as a hierarchy as far as anime fans are concerned. As long as you love everything about Japanese cartoon art, this is your online home, or it should be.

Newbie Friendly

Unlike other places where there is some sort of hierarchy and there seems to be a tremendous amount of in-group/out-group dynamic where people who have been around in the community tend to give newbies a hard time, you’re not going to experience any of that stuff here.

We understand that anime is very deep, it’s also very wide. There’s just so many different parts to it, and it doesn’t really make any sense to create some sort of artificial hierarchy. Instead, we focus on the things that we can unite about. In other words, we emphasize on things that unite us and draws out our best sides instead of nitpicking and shining a spotlight on the things that may possibly divide us.

If you’re really honest about it, there’s really nothing to argue about when it comes to anime art. Even the age-old question of which type of art is better or which type of storyline is better is really, for all intents and purposes, irrelevant. Some would say moot and academic, others would say that it’s just really a pointless waste of time and energy.

Your Preference

The truth is, if you’re going to look at it from a purely adult perspective, everybody’s entitled to their own artistic preferences. There is really no right or wrong answer. That’s the bottom line.

Same Interest

If you’re big into a certain type of manga art, then so be it. You can rest assured that there a lot of other people who would share your same interests. On the other hand, if you’re not so big on certain types of manga art, you’re not alone either. There are other people who share your specific interests.

Space to move

The bottom line is, by adopting some sort of equivalent to the old live and let live mindset, everybody has space to move because, let’s face it, the anime world, whether it’s manga or any other smaller variation or subset of this tremendous art movement is huge. It’s like trying to stake claims on a piece of galactic space. It doesn’t make any sense because there’s more than enough space for everybody.

No wrong or right

Whether you like your lines neatly drawn and colored or whether you like a more westernized form of Japanese art, please understand there is no right or wrong answer here. You are more than entitled to your own specific preferences.

No judgements

Nobody’s going to judge you, nobody’s going to point fingers at you and laugh, nobody’s going to claim that you are some sort of pretender or you’re not really a big fan. We don’t play any of that games and our moderation policy ensures that we have a safe, open and welcoming space.

Why we’re here

The reason why we came up with this platform in the first place is because a lot our initial members were, you guessed it, rejects of other anime fan platforms.

Other websites

Those websites started to die out because factions started to appear. Some people would prefer a particular type of series, others were big fans of a particular character, and sooner or later people got into each other’s business and started criticizing each other.

Disagreements

At first, it started out fairly small and innocuous, but as time went on, a lot of the seemingly trivial disagreements about points of art actually revealed personal conflicts among people. They were just basically using anime art and criticism as well as fan loyalty as a springboard to airing out whatever personality conflicts were at the heart of their drama.

No Drama

We don’t engage in that unnecessary drama. Let’s face it, you already probably have enough problems of your own. There are probably so many things going on in your life. There’s really no need to add another piece of complication. You need that just as you need another hole in the head.

No BIG deal

Accordingly, if you’re looking for a safe space online where you will not get judged and people are not going to make a big deal out of how weird, abnormal or seemingly out of place, your personal tastes in anime are, well, you have come to the right place.

More for adults

We have really bent over backwards to make sure that this place is as adult as it can be. In other words, people are mature. They’re not going to act like 12-year olds. They are not going to give you a hard time like you did in junior high school. These are people who are at least college age in mindset and beyond.

Leave it that

We’re looking for adult members. We’re not looking for people who try to make a name for themselves by humiliating and embarrassing other members because those members simply do not know the tiniest minutiae and trivia regarding their favorite anime character. The bottom line is that everybody is entitled to their own interests. Let’s leave it at that.

NO FAN WARS!

There’s no need for clan and fan wars, there’s no need to draw artificial lines as far as comic series and character preferences are concerned. That’s high school stuff. And there are plenty of places online for that kind of behavior and mindset. Not this place.

On Grey Street, you’re just going to meet fellow fans who are just as adult and dedicated as you. They talk about all the intricacies and distinct charms of Japanese anime with none of the unnecessary drama and junior high school shenanigans.

If you’re sick and tired of the so-called “true believers” old guard anime art fans, then you’ll love our community. Everybody accepts you as you are.

Feel free to share your interests. Feel free to share your art, and just have a good time. That’s what we’re all here for.

We’re not here to give each other a hard time. We’re not here to expose each other as fakes, posers or impostors. Instead, we’re here to celebrate our deep, profound and eternal love for everything and anything related to Japanese anime art. It doesn’t get any simpler than that.

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Basic E-Juice Making Safety Tips

Assuming that you have decided to bite the bullet and make your own e-juice, you have to make sure that you do it safely.

Now, you might be asking yourself, how bad can things get? After all, an e-juice package is simply just a collection of liquids. Often times, these liquids are purely all-natural. Many of these liquids come from organic sources. How bad can things get?

Well, if you’re not very careful as to where to get your supplies, things can get bad really quickly. Seriously. It can spiral out of control and you might not end up getting the experience that you are looking for. Let’s get one thing clear, the reason why you are even thinking of making your own e-juice is the fact that you want maximum control. I get that. Everybody gets that. You want to come up with an e-juice that looks right. You want something that smells and tastes awesome to you. This is really the next step when it comes to personalizing your vaping experience.

Most people can understand this because, at some level of another, vaping fans fantasize about that level of control. They’d love to use vaping liquids that really capture the highly personalized taste that they are looking for. At the back of their minds, they know that they are vaping a liquid that is just for them. It’s tailor-made to fit their personality. Whatever is weird, whatever is different, whatever is idiosyncratic, whatever defines them, is boiled down to this amazing e-juice formula from the best Vape Juice.

Now, that sounds awesome on paper. It really does. I mean, hey, who wouldn’t want to use a product that is so enjoyable, which is tailor-made for you? Everybody wants to feel like they matter. Everybody wants to feel special and unique, right?

Well, the problem is, if you’re going to be making your own stuff, you have to commit to it because there are going to be mistakes made along the way. Coming up with the perfect e-juice blend involves a lot of experimentation, and this can put you at risk. Seriously. It can put your health at risk because there are certain stuff that can splatter on your eyes, get into your skin, or otherwise enter your body. There might even be fumes created, and this can lead to all sorts of breathing problems if you’re making your own e-juice in a place that’s not properly ventilated.

Pay attention to the following basic e-juice making safety tips so you can put yourself out of harm’s way:

First of all, invest in the right eyewear. You have to wear safety goggles because e-juice tends to get splattered and you only need a few drops of nicotine in your eyeballs for you to wish you never started vaping.

Second, invest in the right gloves. All sorts of liquids can seep through your skin and cause all sorts of problems. Now, you may be thinking that a few drops of nicotine on your skin isn’t going to harm you. Well, you might want to think again. Some people are very sensitive to this chemical compound, and this can cause all sorts of nasty symptoms. This is especially true if you’re taking all sorts of medications and there might be unpredictable drug interactions.

Finally, make sure you are working in a ventilated area, but watch the light levels. The problem with a lot of e-juice components is that they are very sensitive to light. If you are mixing materials in a part of your house that gets a lot of sun rays, it might break down the e-juice very quickly.

Now, I’m not saying that just because these materials are exposed to light that they are automatically bad. No. What I’m saying is that you can shorten their shelf life quite a bit by¬† exposing them to light and air. So you have to do a kind of a delicate balancing act here. On the one hand, you don’t want to expose your materials to the elements. On the other hand, you want to make sure that you mix your stuff in a properly ventilated way.

The good news is that the more you mix e-juices, the more you quickly figure out best practices that ensure you crank out the very best product while maximizing your personal safety.

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