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I'd Sooner Drink Gasoline
Inhalants: Freon
by Steve Dillinger
Citation:   Steve Dillinger. "I'd Sooner Drink Gasoline: An Experience with Inhalants: Freon (exp1950)". Erowid.org. Jun 19, 2000. erowid.org/exp/1950

 
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  inhaled Inhalants (gas)


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I 'heard' in college that inhaling Freon gave a similar buzz to Nitrous. So, I tried it.

For about 2 seconds I had a small buzz. Then my vision became very very distorted. My depth perception went wild. A wall about 5 feet from me seemed like it moved from 2 inches from me to 100 miles from me every second. Then my heart started beating like wild. As I collapsed to the floor I managed to gasp out- 'get an ambulance...' This all lasted about as long as a nitrous balloon would- say 15-20 seconds.

I tell you it scared the shit out of me. I would sooner drink gasoline than do that again.

So, if you ever 'hear' its cool, trust me, its not.

Exp Year: ExpID: 1950
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jun 19, 2000Views: 70,798
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