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Opinions - Shrooms and xanax?

Discussion in 'Drug combinations' started by inthistwilight876, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. inthistwilight876

    inthistwilight876 Newbie

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    SWIM and a few of his friends are trying shrooms on friday. they are getting what is reported to be 5 doses in a candy bar from a very trusted source. other bars of the same batch have been consumed and verified at about that dose, although grams is unknown.

    so, this is SWIM's first time, and is a little nervous. would taking a small amount of xanax, 1/4 to 1/2 a pill, help with SWIMs anxiety, or simply compound it?

    only two of SWIM's friends will be tripping at a time, and a sober sitter will be present. SWIM will be the only one taking the xanax if he finds it is a good idea.

    any other tips to make SWIM and friends first time great would be appreciated!
     
  2. Rhin

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    SWIM suggests not taking any shrooms at all if SWIY is nervous about them. They have to be a drug that you aren't nervous about.

    Emotions are amplified so much that if they are strong shrooms the nervousness will wreck the trip. If SWIY smokes make sure SWIY has a pack of full smokes with him because they make the trip so much better and they feel amazing.

    SWIM doesn't use Xanax so SWIM wouldn't know about that.


    EDIT: Also if you are scared that is going to be very overwhelming take a small dose and an hour and a half later once you understand a shroom trip (That they aren't all just colors) you can redose.

    When swim decided to do shrooms first he thought everything would be amazing colors all the time and just be as intense as possible like on Tenacious D but he has realized only at high doses do you see everything intensly different.

    SWIM says 2 grams of good shrooms should be good for SWIM to start 4 grams if they aren't to great.
     
  3. Nargyle

    Nargyle Palladium Member

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    SWIM would just take the shrooms and have the xanax with him in case things get too intense, he has seen many bad trips avoided by just taking a xanax when one gets too nervous, be safe and have fun
     
  4. Rhin

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    Edit: Nevermind this post was proved wrong with some research.
     
  5. inthistwilight876

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    SWIM does smokes cigarette's, cannabis is a no-go as SWIM is drug tested. SWIM plans on burning through his pack, hes heard itll help with nerves and its an experience while shrooming.

    SWIM's excited for the chance to do this, and thanks to both for help.

    on a side note, SWIM has heard to stay away from mirrors, any truth to this?
     
  6. Felix Guattari

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    I'd say take the xanax, put on some nice chill tunes, smoke down etc., set a positive, relaxed environment, then take the shrooms. Preventing a bad trip by setting down a good vibe is far easier and more pleasant than trying to steer oneself out of a bad trip when you find yourself in the midst of one.

    The only problem benzos might present (they do for SWiM at least) is minor 'anterograde amnesia' - i.e., you might remember the trip less.

    But if, unlike SWiM, SWiY is an experienced user of the benzos, go for it.

    There's a good report of a similar experience here.

    -- As for the mirror thing, its a little risky if SWiY has significant body image issues, I suppose. SWiY has never thought of himself as particularly attractive, but one of his best tripping experiences was laying underneath this thing on 3-4 blotters (maybe 300 mcgs):

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    Although I suppose this is a little different than your bathroom mirror tho. SWiM's never had problems with the normal, less mind-blowing sorts of mirrors while tripping either.
     
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  7. chillinwill

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    the reason one might wanna stay away from mirrors is because their face is going to be morphing and shifting with full saucer pupils and that can cause one to freak out if suddenly they believe that they are morphing and don't realize its just visuals
     
  8. inthistwilight876

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    yeah, one of SWIM's concern about the xanax was loss of memory; its one of the reasons he tries to stay away from benzo's. as for the mirrors, if the trip goes well, SWIM may venture to a mirror with a sitter for some personal insight. SWIM's heard conversations with himself become easier.
     
  9. Rhin

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    SWIM doesn't mind mirrors on Shrooms but SWIM can see how some could. If you are having a good trip and aren't sketched out a lot then SWIM says go for it but if you are sketched by small things like your cell phone buzzing or a noise down the street don't do it.
     
  10. Panthers007

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    On subject: Xanax (alprazolam) will counteract the effects of the mushrooms. So it would be a waste of mushrooms to take such. Only if a SWIM is absolutely having a nervous, hopeless time should such be considered.

    Ever see a Picasso painting of a face? One half is looking at you. The other half is a sideways profile. Join the two together and you have a Picasso. Psychedelics may make a person's face - including one's own in a mirror - look like this. Only shifting and morphing constantly. It can be a surprise the first time one sees this - but nothing to be scared of. Most find it fascinating, after the initial shock.
     
  11. Blown-Upp

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    Shrooms and Xanax is a really interesting combination in itself but you will lose the more interesting effects of the muhsrooms. This combination was tried with roughly 6g and maybe 4mg xanax (not quite sure) and had a really enjoyable, strange evening. The weird 'shrooms mindset' is very much there still along with mild hallucinations. The xanax essentially forces a state of relaxation that you can't help but enjoy. All that swim did that night was lay around with the girlfriend while her and her friends watched movies.
     
  12. fazerfaze

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    SWim did this exact same thing the first time he did shrooms because he was nervous. It wasn't a good idea. Swim got overconfident and was abusive to some friends and when the xanax wore off.....well, it was a rude awaking to suddenly lose that shell of confidence. It probably gave Swim a worse trip than Swim would of had normally and caused Swim to do things I regreted later like throwin a rock at a guy just to see what would happen.
     
  13. doggy_hat

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    SWIM could imagine Benzos maybe blunting the effects of the shrooms, although he's never combined them. SWIY would probably be best off not taking the xanax with the shrooms, but keeping some on hand incase of a bad trip. But as others have stated, setting the perfect atmosphere before hand is essential.

    As for mirrors. SWIM's never heard not to look into mirrors. When he did, he found it hilarious. His hair was tangled and matted, pupils practically engulfed his entire eyes, and his face was pure red, and he had the most peculiar, somewhat maniacal grin. It wasn't even like SWIM was looking at himself but some alternate ego, and he couldn't stop laughing whoever was looking back at him in the mirror.