This is fucking crazy! -- World's Scariest Drug (Documentary Exclusive)

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  1. JJR

    JJR New Member

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    VICE's Ryan Duffy went to Colombia to check out a strange and powerful drug called Scopolamine, also known as "The Devil's Breath." It's a substance so intense that it renders a person incapable of exercising free will. The first few days in the country were a harrowing montage of freaked-out dealers and unimaginable horror stories about Scopolamine. After meeting only a few people with firsthand experience, the story took a far darker turn than we ever could have imagined.


    [video=youtube;ToQ8PWYnu04]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ToQ8PWYnu04[/video]
     
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    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    Just got done watching after your OP, it really is crazy.
     
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    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    VBS.TV fucking rules tho.
     
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    Magnificent Mr. Hole Well-Known Member

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    I'm gonna go watch my dvd of season one of Duck Tales.
     
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    if you take it with an MAOI you're way fucked
     
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    Duck Tales woo oooh.
     
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    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    Color me jealous.


    I miss the whole gang, and just cause his name is Scrooge doesn't mean he's all bad.
     
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    I don't know what any of these things mean.
     
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    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    Every day they're out there making Duck Tales.
     
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    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    I can only tell you what my own posts mean, I'm not responsible for the stupid shit Jack-A-Roe posts.
     
  11. Magnificent Mr. Hole

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    There are some good photo shops of Howard jumping into his vault of gold like Scrooge does.
     
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    [video=youtube;wAJVi_o_KX0]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAJVi_o_KX0&feature=colike[/video]
     
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    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    I dare not venture into that forum, I may accidentally post a positive comment about the show and then be neg repped into oblivion. Not worth the risk.

    But that sounds pretty funny.
     
  14. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker Streptococcus Gingivitis Halllllllllllllitosis

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    have you lost your god damn mind
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    So it's a zombie-inducing drug?
     
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    Thats the drug they used on James Holmes.
     
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    thats the same guy that did the donkey fucking doc. in columbia...fucked up country.
     
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    scopolomine...sounds familiar....:bigthink
     
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    oh, yes, of course :facepalm:

    The biosynthesis of scopolamine begins with the decarboxylation of L-ornithine to putrescine by ornithine decarboxylase (EC 4.1.1.17). Putrescine is methylated to N-methylputrescine by putrescine N-methyltransferase (EC 2.1.1.53).[SUP][6][/SUP]
    A putrescine oxidase (EC 1.4.3.10) that specifically recognizes methylated purtrescine catalizes the deamination of this compound to 4-methylaminobutanal which then undergoes a spontaneous ring formation to N-Methyl-pyrrolium cation. In the next step, the pyrrolium cation condenses with acetoacetic acid yielding hygrine. No enzymatic activity could be demonstrated that catalyzes this reaction. Hygrine further rearranges to tropinone.[SUP][6][/SUP]
    Subsequently, tropinone reductase I (EC 1.1.1.206) converts tropinone to tropine which condenses with phenylalanine-derived phenyllactate to littorine. A cytochrome P450 classified as Cyp80F1[SUP][7][/SUP] oxidizes and rearranges littorine to hyoscyamine aldehyde. In the final step, hyoscyamine undergoes epoxidation which is catalyzed by 6beta-hydroxyhyoscyamine epoxidase (EC 1.14.11.14) yielding scopolamine.[SUP][6][/SUP]