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Superfly
04-11-2000, 12:29 AM
So what exactly is an acid flashback? Do you get totally messed up again like you just dropped 'cid?

When I was young and foolish I messed around with this drug and I hear people say stuff like, "You could have a flashback 50 years from now..."

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neutron star
04-11-2000, 02:13 AM
I used acid roughly 25-30 times over 5 years and didn't have a flashback. I know one or two people that have had them, though, and they describe them as very similar to the actual experience except that it only lasts a minute or two.

Nobody is positive why they occur, but the general consensus is that it's a purely psychological phenomenon. I'm pretty sure nobody gets flashbacks for more than years after they've done acid. Probably a lot less than that. Here (http://www.lycaeum.org/drugs/Tryptamines/Lysergic/FAQ_LSD_NEW2.html#item8) is the section on flashbacks from the LSD FAQ.

neutron star
04-11-2000, 02:14 AM
More than 5 years is what I meant to say there.

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