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The Worst Experience Ever
by Kupkake
Citation:   Kupkake. "The Worst Experience Ever: An Experience with JWH-018 (exp90015)". Apr 8, 2021.

  smoked JWH-018


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Well that was just a crazy day, I was chilling at my friends house when his probation officer showed up, he told me to just stay downstairs and smoke a bowl of what we called 'jdub', we had smoked it the night before and it was an intense sensation but this was something different.

I tipped the bottle into the bowl, and I saw that I got a rather large hit, about 4 mg. but I decided to take the hit anyways. That was a mistake, immediatly I realized I made a mistake, I was hit like a brick wall with a horrible trip.

Everything appeared as if it was television static and all I could see were black and whit fuzz, my entire body and mind felt like it was in pain, so I started screaming, my friend ran downstairs and tried to get me to be quiet, but I couldn't, I had no control, but seeing him made out of television static freaked me out, so I started laughing and screaming.

He left the room to make up a story for his probation officer as to what was wrong with me, while I continued to freak out in this emotion filled staticy world where I was not human, I was not anything, I was just gone.

After about an hour, I became self-aware, but I was still tripping. After I was aware I gripped the blankets of my friends bed really tightly out of reflex, as if my body was going to stop my mind from leaving me again. I started looking around the room to make sure I was still alive,n aggro-tech band called Psyclon Nine was playing and a Tool video (not music)was on the television, and it was probably what caused the entire trip, but when I looked as my hands, my right one was missing and so mas my entire left arm, I was scared I knew I was still tripping.

I got up from the bed, because I felt like I needed some water, and though I was really uneasy standing up, it helped me realize my entire body was still there, I could see my arm and hand again, but my mind was starting to slip away again, and the static was returning but I had managed to make it to the bedroom door, but then my friends dad just happened tro walk down the stairs, and the fear that I had just got caught tripping balls in his house took over.

My mind panicked and the static became harsher, uncontrollably I dropped to the floor screaming for water, I kept looking at his dad and saying things like 'This is so real!! I know you!! What's happening?!?!?' My friend ran down the stairs and forced me into the bed room, I freaked out, I thought he threw me across the room, and I'm a pretty big dude, so this caused even more panic.

He came in the room and closed the door behind him, then put on some chill music, turned off the tv, and turned on the lights, and I rode out the rest of my trip fairly peacefully, he fed his parents and probation officer a really convincing line about me having a mental disorder, and we got off scott free

To this day, whenever I watch ANY Tool video or listen to ANY song by my old favorite band (Psyclon Nine) I get the sense of my entire body hurting and the static returns for a second.

Exp Year: 2010ExpID: 90015
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 18 
Published: Apr 8, 2021Views: 233
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