Re: Drugs - what makes them do it?

From: Digital Cutup Lounge (
Date: Sun Jan 16 2000 - 20:00:40 MST

Octavio Rojas Diaz wrote:

> Ubergoo Enterprises wrote:
> > 8008
> >
> > >MDMA and other psychedelics are also easily available at >raves, but I
> > >doubt
> > >you could get heroin there.
> >
> > Most of what passes for MDMA at raves is mostly heroin, plus
> > speed...uh, powdered sugar, fish food and Chaos knows what all else. Also, I
> > have doubts about the value of even pure MDMA.
> Well hmmm, it is true, that what is sold as MDMA, is often another substance,
> even dextromethorphan, but so far, that X pills have heroin is a myth
> you can check the contents of popular X pills in places like
> and none has heroin on it

I believe that heroin is more expensive than MDMA as well, so it's hard to
imagine that anyone would put it in pills to replace a cheaper substance. It
also has near-opposite effects...I've heard this heroin scare before but don't
believe it. Just like the strychnine that was always supposed to be in LSD


John von Seggern
Dance Culture Researcher
University of Hong Kong

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