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American Meth

  1. Mar 15, 2008 #1
    Seen it, heard about it, what? The director is coming into our gifted class to have a Q and A about it.
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  3. Mar 15, 2008 #2
    What, hydrogen methamphetamine?

    methamphetamine, AKA "Ice"......

    This babe drug causes really bad hallucinations, huge amounts of adrenalin is produced .

    And reports of a resulting congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

  4. Mar 15, 2008 #3
    I know what it can do, I've seen years of stuff on it. Just wondering if anyone had seen this documentary. We watched about half of it today. The director is from my town and there are a few scenes in my town. Meth is a huge problem here. Just thought I'd see if anyone had seen it.
  5. Mar 15, 2008 #4
    Where do you live.

    Giving the fact that meth is a HUGE problem in America , you live in America?

    And what do you mean "we watched half of it today", your still in school?

    (pardon me, not only meth ,but EVERY single other drug that can kill you as well)

  6. Mar 15, 2008 #5
    I live in San Juan county, New Mexico, USA. I was saying that we had watched half the documentary in one of my classes today, and on Monday we will finish it, then on Tuesday the director will be coming to our class to answer questions.
  7. Mar 15, 2008 #6


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    Suggested good question:
    How can we avoid it by abstinence and loving Jesus to become more profitable memebrs of society.

    Avoid questions such as:
    In stage three of the synthesis I'm getting very low yields, what Ph buffer should I be using?
  8. Mar 15, 2008 #7
    Ha ha, good ones, but meth has nothing to do with abstinence.
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    If you find these propaganda films as annoying as most bright kids you can have some fun with the guy.
    Ask how to make meth, when he (obviously) won't tell you, ask if only adults can know - he will say adults shouldn't know how to make meth either.
    You can then either ask if there are other bits of science it's too dangerous for people to know ( and make him look like some ignorant villager in a frankenstein movie)
    or ask if drug companies know how to make it eg ( Merck or Bayer ) when he says yes, ask why it's ok for foreigners ( pick Swiss/German drug co) but not Americans to know.
  10. Mar 15, 2008 #9
    Anyways... you guys should check it out. Rent it, buy it, or whatever. Its pretty well done.
  11. Mar 16, 2008 #10


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    Haha, good one.
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  13. Mar 16, 2008 #12
    From my understanding, to make meth you just mix a bunch of sh!t together and heat it.
  14. Mar 16, 2008 #13
    Yeah, that's a good way to get yourself killed.
  15. Mar 16, 2008 #14
    And they do! There are meth "lab" explosions all the time.
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    Now you sir,
    are awesome.
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    For some reason teachers (from kindergarten onwards) would always find a 'special' task for me to do somewhere else whenever we had visitors.
    Even worse was that I never realised the reason for this until my wife pointed it out 20 years later!
  18. Mar 17, 2008 #17

    Haha, Have you been at a crime scene when one of them actually happened?

    And since the meth must be diluted in hydrogen, a large pressurised glass bowl is indeed needed, 70 % of explosions occur in the hydrogen tank.

    We usually bury the meth making criminal the next day. LOL

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