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  1. #276522012-05-28 22:55:13 *animeftw said:

    the infection has started and the zombies will mutate then the outbreak happens then the cops are gonna try to quartine the place but fail and humanity has we knoew it will end

  2. #276642012-05-29 02:57:03Viral said:

    It won't be long until the zombie the only question is...are we getting old school zombies or modern running mutant power zombies?

  3. #276722012-05-29 04:43:34syunfung said:


    This is why I'm glad I work in the field of LEGAL drugs.

    I mean, my patients get pretty desperate trying to get their hands on the controlled/scheduled medicines, but at least none of them try to bite my face off! D=

  4. #276852012-05-29 07:43:38Ecstasy said:

    ...what do they add to LSD so it has such an effect? I doubt even rocket fuel would make people get undressed and eat each other. Ugh. Never liked acid.

  5. #277222012-05-29 16:39:52syunfung said:

    @Ecstasy: I would imagine that it's an adverse effect (or a desired effect, depending on the person...) where the guy goes delusional from the LSD. They didn't necessarily have to add anything else. If I remember right from lecture, it can even change someone's personality. So who knows, really? =/

    @Ethereal: Haha, sorry. Well, not too sorry... my dad made my mother and me watch the rather... disgusting images from stuff like CSI while we ate dinner for years... =(

  6. #277292012-05-29 17:21:42Trev said:


    The guy was probably consuming 3-MeO-PCP or some research amphetamine in the bath salts. All the "LSD" talk is either really bad reporting or the demonization of LSD. While it is true that most of the "LSD" being sold is in fact something that is not lysergic acid diethylamide, the confusion in this case is alarming.

    This reminds me a lot of the case of Big Lurch. He was taking PCP and not a "bath salts" analogue, but the effects would be similar.

  7. #277372012-05-29 17:50:47Ecstasy said:

    @Trev this is mass media after all. they could say it's LSD because everyone knows that LSD is a drug. And PCP is not that "popular".

    ...still I can't imagine how that guy who is in hospital now feels. it was probably his friend who ate his face off and then was shot...

  8. #277472012-05-29 18:48:18Trev said:

    @syunfung: Have you done any casual research into what the drugs sold as "bath salts" contain? Lysergic acid diethylamide or even a close analogue thereof is extremely unlikely, due to its ease of detection and the visible-range dissociations that it causes. That's my primary concern, the misinformation.

    Additionally, at "normal" doses and without interactions, LSD is unlikely to spur such a violent outburst in a mentally healthy person. I'm sure the MKULTRA notes or even the Erowid archives would be good evidence for this, though it's certainly something that's easier to say if you've had the experience. @_@

  9. #277492012-05-29 18:57:43syunfung said:

    @PigBoss: As far as I know, she's in med school, but not pharmacy school? =S

    I'm assuming you just got accepted? I didn't get an undergraduate degree beforehand because I met all the requirements beforehand, so my view of "difficult" might be a bit different from yours. The first year is cake, though. Depending on your program, it will ramp up really badly the second year. At my school, we do our site visits on Fridays during the P2 year and we go over a fairly sizable portion of the state, so we really don't have much time to study as the other students. P3 year, the time spent in class is lot less, but the material is understandably harder.

    @Trev: If there's one thing that separates me from my peers is that my knowledge of recreational drugs is a bit lacking. I probably could do a bit of research on it when I have time. I decided to take a veterinary pharmacy elective on top of my internship for this summer so it might be awhile. Usually when I have to deal with illicit use of medication, it involves patients abusing hydrocodone-based products in addition to a benzodiazepine or some other muscle relaxant, so it doesn't really come across for me. Misinformation is always rampant, unfortunately. The problem from what I hear is that the results are different depending on the persons involved as well as other factors, so it is difficult to discern unless some other investigation is used.

    Personally, I don't think any of the media outlets should have named any sort of substance until it was confirmed.

  10. #277532012-05-29 19:17:19 *Viral said:

    Well, looks like there are a lot of crazy people in Florida right now over the last week. As much as I would like to say drugs, apparently there's something chemical going on? Or something. Or both.

    5/16: McArthur High School HazMat Situation Students, Teachers Decontaminated After Breaking Out In Rash

    5/19: No confirmation on chemical at Fort Lauderdale International Airport

    5/21: Police: Man bites woman in Westchester

    5/23: I-285 reopens after hazmat incident

    5/23: Man Bites Cousin’s Nose Off

    5/24: Second Broward school reports mystery rash

    5/25: Hazmat Called After Kids Exposed To Pesticide On Bus: Hazmat, EMS Respond To Lake County, FL School

    5/25: ‘Disoriented’ passenger subdued on flight in Miami

    5/26: Naked Man Allegedly Eating Victim’s Face Shot And Killed By Miami Police

    5/26: Florida Doctor Spits Blood at Highway Patrolmen After DUI Arrest

    All in same week and same state. Get your guns people in Florida, the zombie apocalypse is starting

  11. #277862012-05-29 23:30:41syunfung said:

    @PigBoss: Ah, okay. I kinda assumed you were close to getting the degree already before getting into the PharmD program. Well, you're getting closer, that's for sure. Just be sure you have a road out if you decide to switch (worst case scenario thing). Some of by friends from pre-pharm ended up going into completely different routes, so by the time I get my PharmD, they'll still be getting their B.A.

    Just don't rule out the other schools out there. I realize that UMinn might have a pretty good program, but the costs will change drastically from now to the time you actually apply for interviews. University of Houston and University of Texas rose quite a bit, from what I recall. Here's a small page that I took for some people in a different forum:

    Any other things, I'll be happy to address with you via PM as this could technically be considered "Off-Topic." :p

    @senkono: I lol'd. The scientific side of me says "Bah... Zombies? Pfft." But the rest of me is just screaming "COVERUP!" Good thing my friend just signed me up for a CHL class... She even told me to get a Taurus Judge... O.O