View Poll Results: What's your poison?

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  • Alpha - Tea

    2 4.76%
  • Alpha - Coffee

    2 4.76%
  • Alpha - Alcohol

    0 0%
  • Alpha - Drugs

    5 11.90%
  • Beta - Tea

    1 2.38%
  • Beta - Coffee

    1 2.38%
  • Beta - Alcohol

    0 0%
  • Beta - Drugs

    1 2.38%
  • Gamma - Tea

    2 4.76%
  • Gamma - Coffee

    0 0%
  • Gamma - Alcohol

    2 4.76%
  • Gamma - Drugs

    11 26.19%
  • Delta - Tea

    3 7.14%
  • Delta - Coffee

    2 4.76%
  • Delta - Alcohol

    1 2.38%
  • Delta - Drugs

    6 14.29%
  • Alpha - none of the above

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    If you could do as much as you like without ill bodily effect or causing the collapse of civilization, which would it be?






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    if it wouldn't hurt me or anybody else i would use much stronger stimulants than coffee. its nice being ~up~

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    Don't use any stimulants nor have had in the past. Don't drink tea, coffee, don't do drugs. Only alcohol comes to mind which I use(d) to flush my brain out of crappy stuff accumulated.

    Besides the art in which you poised your question is a bit funny, I don't want to argue but tea, coffee, alcohol, drugs, etc., cause "bodily ill effect", so a rational(?) answer would be all of them, providing they wouldn't induce any "ill bodily effect."

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    ~winning~

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    No wonder they are, taking into account all four you mentioned are drugs, so Gammas do tea, coffee, alcohol and drugs. Wonder what Alphas, Betas and Deltas choose as their poison. Drugs? Duh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Absurd View Post
    No wonder they are, taking into account all four you mentioned are drugs, so Gammas do tea, coffee, alcohol and drugs. Wonder what Alphas, Betas and Deltas choose as their poison. Drugs? Duh.
    Of course they're all drugs but the connotation is pretty clear given the context provided by the other three items. I figured you'd be the one to raise this point since you already fumbled the hypothetical situation this is all based on. Ni polr strikes again.

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    It does strike like a brick and I know you made a classification regarding drugs and "segregated" them in a way that tea went under aromatic beverages, heroin under hard drugs, and so on. Fe polr I take it.

    Besides, I don't do drugs in that take, so it is true, I can't be gamma.

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    Don't tell me true™ Gammas are afraid of danger and choose to get addicted to heroin instead of an occasional drink?

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    @Anglas
    ^ thats interesting. i wonder what the factors were since the numbers aren't all what i'd expect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lungs View Post
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    ^ thats interesting. i wonder what the factors were since the numbers aren't all what i'd expect.
    Here's David Nutt's scale that was published on The Lancet, which is probably the most credited medical journa in the Western world. David Nutt was a professor working for the Department of Health and was a member in the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. He sacked after he published a pamphlet in the The Lancet. The government didn't like his research results.

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    Yeah, Nutt must know what he is saying.

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    I already drink loads of tea, daily. It soothes and relaxes me.

    If I could try any of those without the consequences or bodily harm, it would be the drugs, of course. Why not. Who wouldn't?
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    I don't like the sensation of being drunk, nor do I like the taste of alcohol, so I try to avoid it as much as I can. Apparently I'm one of four people on earth who feels this way.
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    I don't like alcohol much at all either, Galen. But I still do it when I'm out, regardless. It's kind of hard when free drinks are thrown in your face 24/7. Then I always get drunk and end up hating my life.

    Apparently I'm the only beta who even voted. I feel so alone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Galen View Post
    I don't like the sensation of being drunk, nor do I like the taste of alcohol, so I try to avoid it as much as I can. Apparently I'm one of four people on earth who feels this way.

    Hi. Only I'm a teetotaler.

    My drug of choice is coffee. I drink a cup a day. Haha.
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    I wish I could be as high as a kite on ecstacy and coke all day everyday. IF ONLY. If only.
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    i do a lot of drugs, however i eat really healthy, and drink this addicting blueberry tea with a bit of almond milk that's good for me.

    i used to consume a lot of coffee when i was an overworked, poor and constantly stressed out student in a competitive boston academic lifestyle, but since quit and now my stomach just gets upset when i drink it. but then i always found amphetamines to be a more productive influence than caffeine back then too.

    i like iced chai tea. esp. with a tiny drop of agave nectar.

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    weed... The most relaxing strains I can find. Opiates if they are available. Fuck the rest.
    Quote Originally Posted by Galen View Post
    I don't like the sensation of being drunk, nor do I like the taste of alcohol, so I try to avoid it as much as I can. Apparently I'm one of four people on earth who feels this way.
    But then there's those times when your grandpa opens a beer and you have to be courteous and play along.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Galen View Post
    I don't like the sensation of being drunk, nor do I like the taste of alcohol, so I try to avoid it as much as I can. Apparently I'm one of four people on earth who feels this way.
    i'm with ya there. i can handle any drug you throw at me, but hard liquor gets me throwing up before i can even get a buzz. unless it's beer or wine i get horribly sick. hate alcohol
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    I was only gamma that didn't put drugs.

    I chose tea, because I love it.

    Alcohol-wise I like wine, but not enough to drink every day.
    Beer's okay with a pizza or wings once in a while.
    Not a huge fan of getting drunk these days, too busy with work and school and my "hangovers" involve me having a fever...which I've always found odd, and I feel like shit for days afterwards.

    Drugs-- I've only tried prescription (but they were my pain pills after minor surgery.. I remember falling asleep so happily on my floor, indian style, thinking this is what life was all about.),
    and weed. the real stuff is fine, just makes me giggly and hungry. someone gave me synthetic...which is horrible for you, and to this day I'm still pissed about it- and I had a horrible trip which felt like it had lasted for all of eternity. and if I had been alone I probably would've harmed myself great-- I thought I was already dead. it pretty much scared me from ever trying hard drugs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackburry View Post
    and weed. the real stuff is fine, just makes me giggly and hungry. someone gave me synthetic...which is horrible for you, and to this day I'm still pissed about it- and I had a horrible trip which felt like it had lasted for all of eternity. and if I had been alone I probably would've harmed myself great-- I thought I was already dead. it pretty much scared me from ever trying hard drugs.
    Sounds like JWH. It's hard to get the dosage right since it's so potent.
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    Maaaan, this is a tough one. The only two I have experience with would be alcohol and the ganja. Always hated mixing them. I might pick the latter, but it's been almost two years so I'm probably forgetting some of the downsides like how antisocial it would make me. Maybe alcohol would be better, since if you have good tolerance and know your limits the social lubricant is pretty sweet. Hard to say.
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    Quote Originally Posted by munenori2 View Post
    Maaaan, this is a tough one. The only two I have experience with would be alcohol and the ganja. Always hated mixing them.
    I mixed it with beer and vodka couple times when younger, thought my heart is going to jump out of my chest and go for a hike. Don't do that. When I got older I got smarter, so I take it easy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by munenori2 View Post
    Maaaan, this is a tough one. The only two I have experience with would be alcohol and the ganja. Always hated mixing them. I might pick the latter, but it's been almost two years so I'm probably forgetting some of the downsides like how antisocial it would make me. Maybe alcohol would be better, since if you have good tolerance and know your limits the social lubricant is pretty sweet. Hard to say.
    Social lubricant? I wish! I'm a full-fledged retard when I'm drunk (cue IJ dancing thread), and I tend to think slapping people's asses to be hilarious. I'm an embarassment.

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    I will never understand why people love weed so much. All it does is make you sleepy, boring and dumb.
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    Quote Originally Posted by blackburry View Post
    Social lubricant? I wish! I'm a full-fledged retard when I'm drunk (cue IJ dancing thread), and I tend to think slapping people's asses to be hilarious. I'm an embarassment.
    Is it just me or do all Se ego types enjoy slapping ass as jolly fun pastime while drunk? Every drunken Se ego I know finds the greatest pleasure in this activity, and my ass always seems to be #1 target.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fireyed View Post
    I will never understand why people love weed so much. All it does is make you sleepy, boring and dumb.
    i feel pretty much the same way about alcohol (except add obnoxious to the list)

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    Quote Originally Posted by bionicgerbil View Post
    i feel pretty much the same way about alcohol (except add obnoxious to the list)
    So do I. Weed is so relaxing and calming. I would smoke it every night after a day's work if it weren't for the damn munchies...(and the money).
    I don't smoke very often at all, but it was nice to be able to go to a dispensary and buy good-quality weed (and the occasional brownie) legally in CA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fireyed View Post
    I will never understand why people love weed so much. All it does is make you sleepy, boring and dumb.
    Yeah it does, although it doesn't have much if any effect on me, it just stinks.

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    Alcohol has the same effect on me, I feel so dumb and sleepy and have no energy to even think. When I'm buzzing from a few it's even worse, it makes me really paranoid and self conscious for some reason. This this is the reason I usually only have a few alone after a log workday to relax and sleep. I never do it to have a good time socially. Does this make me an alkie?

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    I'd use hallucinogenic drugs frequently if there were no consequences derived from it. I'd still like to use them once in a blue moon for the spiritual experience, but they are ridiculously hard to obtain unless you know the right people. I've tried salvia before and that was an interesting experience as I felt I discovered things that I wasn't supposed to know, but it was too short-lived to gain anything meaningful from that experience. I've used marijuana frequently in the past and I've always used alcohol rarely and generally try to avoid it like the plague. I was naive though as there are consequences from doing any drug without moderation. The most intense experience I had was getting stoned/drunk simultaneously, it was if the drugs' intensity had multiplied together. However, I only did that once and it most likely pales in comparison to harder drugs that I have never tried.
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    My favorite way to get a buzz is probably hookah. I don't like to do it too much though, because it makes my lungs feel shitty afterwards. It's a relaxing thing to do with good friends.

    I also love the floating in the clouds feeling that pain killers give me, but again, I don't like to do those too much either.

    I really want to experiment with mind altering drugs in the future. Small amounts at a time, though, and in a safe setting.
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    my friend died from salvia. he used was some sort of salvia/plus some other type of plant food mix..
    they found his body on his apartment stoop along with the body of his friend. not sure how? I think they had both vomited soon after ingesting and having been high, and choked on their own vomit?

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    I stopped drinking, smoking and class A's. Still drink coffee and tea but would prefer not to.

    I enjoy being high on life and not concerning myself with putting things into my body to produce those effects.

    I'm sure it could be argued the being high on life may come from some other outside factor/s but i like feeling natural.


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    No negative consequences to health or society? Shit, I don't think there's anything I wouldn't do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GemOfTroy View Post
    EDIT: Still officially using nicotine as have nicorette inhaler to replace cigarettes.
    Cold turkey is difficult but also best. The only trick to it is not just forbidding yourself exceptions and excuses, but also — and most importantly — abiding by that.

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