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I Punched My Friend in the Face
Inhalants - Freon
Citation:   renegade. "I Punched My Friend in the Face: An Experience with Inhalants - Freon (exp4768)". Jan 20, 2001.

  repeated smoked Tobacco - Cigarettes (daily)
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Initially I was not interested in the concept of inhaling Freon. It would be the first actual drug I had taken... I typically get drunk once every 2 or 3 weekends, and I smoke red 100s constantly, but it was nothing compared to what I got out of Freon.

After getting over the initial phobia of taking Freon into my lungs, I inhaled 5 large huffs. Onset occured within 5 to 10 seconds.

It began with my limbs starting to spin and my vision losing focus. I spoke and realized my voice had hit a very low octave... the point at which I could produce the voice of Lucifer... without the aid of a sound editing package.

At that point my vision began to spin and a wa-wa sound began to fill my head. At that point my vision was spinning to the point that I could swear my head was turning in 360 degree spins. I saw the faces of my two friends (in the front seats of the Pathfinder we occupied). They appeared to me as small dwarfs and seemed to have quite a distance between us.

It felt like instinct, and I started to punch my friend in the face. It seemed to me like I dream - I didn't actually think I was punching him.

Typically my thoughts are quite intense, deep, and organized. However this high shut off my thinking process at all. I sat there spinning.

And then I was pissed off as it started to wear off a minute later :(

On a lighter note, we did it 5 times that night.

Exp Year: 2001ExpID: 4768
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Jan 20, 2001Views: 1,735
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