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To Dance, Sit, or Blackout
MDA (Sold as Ecstasy)
by Magic XTC
Citation:   Magic XTC. "To Dance, Sit, or Blackout: An Experience with MDA (Sold as Ecstasy) (exp1402)". Erowid.org. Sep 11, 2000. erowid.org/exp/1402

 
DOSE:
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1 tablet oral MDMA (pill / tablet)
  T+ 0:59 1 tablet oral MDA (pill / tablet)
  T+ 5:00 1 tablet oral MDA (pill / tablet)

BODY WEIGHT: 180 lb


My first and only experience with MDA was purely accidental. It was a Saturday night, and I had just gotten the newest pill out on the market from my usual ecstasy dealer called Igloos. I didn't know that they were MDA, and wouldn't have got them if I had known. I am all about pure MDMA. Around midnight, I took a White Buddha(MDMA approx 100mg) and a Igloo(MDA approx 100mg) before I headed to my friends house where we had a 'rolling' party with about 30 good friends. After about 30 minutes, I got hit very hard. This was my 7th week in a row rolling, and I was surprised at how hard I got hit, as it seemed I had started to build a tolerance. Visuals looked good, but not quite as good as in the previous weeks. I had several friends with me that were glowstick 'experts'. About an hour after I dosed, I almost vomited several times. This was strange for me, because I had never felt that way before when taking MDMA. I didn't know that I had taken MDA, and just fought off the feeling.

The next few hours were very strange. I was severely disoriented and confused. I kept walking around with my eyes half open, and didn't know why I was walking. I had a hard time talking to people. I was stuttering and I was forgetting what I intended to say mid-sentence. On several occasions, I would start dancing, and then shortly after sit down again. I just didn't know what to do with myself.

About 4am, 4 hours after I had dosed, I crashed hard. I felt completely sober, and I was nervous and irritated. At that point, I wanted to go to our regular afterhours progressive club, but no one wanted to go. I went by myself and met some friends there around 5am. Before I went into the club, I took another Igloo(MDA approx 100mg). The club was extremely hot, stuffy and crowded as always. I started peaking again around 6am, and was even more disoriented than the first time I dosed that night. All night, I couldn't decide if i wanted to dance or sit down. I am normally a talkative person, but I was very quiet this night.

Around 9am, I blacked out for about 30 minutes (my sober friend told me i was sleeping on the ground in a corner for 30 min). When I woke up, it took me a few minutes to remember where I was and the previous events of the night. I decided to go home and sleep, even though the club was still open for a few more hours. I got home, and slept almost immediatly. I slept for 7 hours and my head felt cloudy for the rest of the day. I had no afterglow type feelings, and was quiet for most of the day. Later that week, I found out that the Igloo's were MDA, not MDMA, and that is when I put together the details of my strange night.

I plan on never taking MDA again. MDMA in my opinion is much better. Better visuals, better bonding with friends, dancier, and overall more fun.

Exp Year: 2000ExpID: 1402
Gender: Not Specified 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Sep 11, 2000Views: 21,913
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