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Old 12-11-2002, 05:45 PM
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powdered or liquid caffeine?

Can just anyone buy pure caffeine,and if so where?
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Old 12-11-2002, 05:51 PM
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Yes. It's called No-Doz. They sell it at Walgreens, Osco, Wal-Mart, Kroger...

http://shop.store.yahoo.com/healthch...au/219789.html
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Old 12-11-2002, 05:56 PM
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They also have caffeine water, caffeine gum, caffeine mints, caffeine soap, and caffeine tshirts at url="http://www.thinkgeek.com"]thinkgeek[/url].
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Old 12-11-2002, 05:58 PM
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Actually i was thinking more along the lines of a non-pill form.

I mean where do soda companies get it from?

I guess when you find jolt cola isn't enough you have a problem
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Old 12-11-2002, 05:59 PM
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Whoops, that is - thinkgeek
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Old 12-11-2002, 07:25 PM
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Soda companies get it from coffee companies. They use the caffeiene extracted from decaf beans. You can make your own crystal caffeine by crushing up No-Doz and dissolving it with methanol and then evaporating it out. However, that's a stupid idea for consumption, as pure caffeine burns skin on contact and will definitely make your stomach bleed.
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Old 12-12-2002, 09:45 AM
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pure caffeine burns skin on contact and will definitely make your stomach bleed.

That sounds pretty ridiculous. I mean, does it worship Allah and program open source software too? This article on HowStuffWorks says that:

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When isolated in pure form, caffeine is a white crystalline powder that tastes very bitter.

Seems like it would be pretty hard for them to taste it with all the burning and bleeding going on.
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Old 12-12-2002, 10:03 AM
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The MSDS

If you are going to try and obtain the stuff straight (to consume) make sure the product you buy is food grade. Depending upon how it is produced/transported/stored it may not be suitable for use in foods (legally).
A lot of companies produce the stuff but most are not in the business to sell 50g to an individual. So it may not be so easy to obtain. However if you work in the food or chemical industry or even academia it should be no problem.
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Old 12-12-2002, 10:05 AM
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Hm. So many people trying to score some of the white stuff these days.

Must be Finals.
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Old 04-17-2011, 04:59 PM
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Reported.
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Old 04-17-2011, 06:22 PM
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never mind, misread the OP's intent

Last edited by code_grey; 04-17-2011 at 06:23 PM..
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Old 04-17-2011, 10:19 PM
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Actually i was thinking more along the lines of a non-pill form.
It's probably going to be harder to buy in powder form now that someone has died of an overdose. He only took two teaspoons, but that's 32 doses, so it sounds like taking more than you intend is pretty easy.
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Old 04-17-2011, 10:51 PM
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it sounds like taking more than you intend is pretty easy.
Not that that could ever possibly happen with alcohol.
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Old 04-17-2011, 11:29 PM
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Bodybuilders and zombies buy the stuff by the kilo.

http://www.nutrabio.com/Products/caffeine.htm

It’s freely available all over the Internet.

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Reported.
To whom—Homeland Security?
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Old 04-17-2011, 11:39 PM
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Bodybuilders and zombies buy the stuff by the kilo.

http://www.nutrabio.com/Products/caffeine.htm

It’s freely available all over the Internet.



To whom—Homeland Security?
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Old 04-18-2011, 12:49 PM
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It's probably my puritanical upbringing, but in my opinion, if Jolt cola and strong coffee isn't doing it for you any more and you're looking for a substance that will kill you in fairly small amounts, I don't think the solution is caffeine in a more concentrated form.
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