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Think before you take it, and taking doesn't make you cool! it only makes you a fool!


Get the Facts

Ecstasy affects your brain. Ecstasy is often used at all-night dance parties (“raves”), nightclubs, and concerts. Ecstasy can damage the neurons in your brain, impairing your senses, memory, judgment, and coordination.

Ecstasy affects your body. Ecstasy is a stimulant that increases your heart rate and blood pressure and can lead to heart or kidney failure.

Ecstasy is not always what it seems. Because ecstasy is illegal and often produced in makeshift laboratories, it is impossible to know exactly what chemicals were used to produce it and where it came from. How strong or dangerous any illegal drug is varies each time.

Ecstasy can kill you. Higher doses of ecstasy can cause severe breathing problems, coma, or even death.

Before You Risk It

Know the law. It is illegal to buy or sell ecstasy. It is also a federal crime to use any controlled substance to aid in a sexual assault.

Get the facts. Despite what you may have heard, ecstasy can be addictive.

Know the risks. Mixing ecstasy with other drugs or with alcohol is extremely dangerous. The effects of one drug can magnify the effects and risks of another. In fact, mixing substances can be lethal.

Look around you. The vast majority of teens are not using drugs, including ecstasy. While ecstasy is considered to be the most frequently used club drug, less than 2 percent of 8th – 12th graders use it on a regular basis. In fact, 94 percent of teens have never even tried ecstasy.(1)

Know the Signs

How can you tell if a friend is using club drugs? Sometimes it’s tough to tell. But there are signs you can look for. If your friend has one or more of the following warning signs, he or she may be using Ecstasy:

  • Problems remembering things they recently said or did
  • Loss of coordination, dizziness, fainting
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Sleep problems

What can you do to help someone who is using ecstasy? Be a real friend. Save a life. Encourage your friend to stop or seek professional help


Q. Are there any long-term effects of taking ecstasy?

A. Yes. Studies on both humans and animals have proven that regular use of ecstasy produces long-lasting, perhaps permanent damage to the brain’s ability to think and store memories.

Q. If you took ecstasy at a rave, wouldn’t you just dance off all of its effects?

A. Not necessarily. The stimulant effects of drugs like ecstasy that allow the user to dance for long periods of time, combined with the hot, crowded conditions usually found at raves, can lead to extreme dehydration and even heart or kidney failure. In addition, some of ecstasy’s effects, like confusion, depression, anxiety, paranoia, and sleep problems, have been reported to occur even weeks after the drug is taken.

still not convincing enough ? then go ahead and be an idiot and a fucking bastard to take it and go to hell soon and meet satan himself.


The main event at the Rave in balcony, Victor G showing off his winning mix.


DJ Sam Showing his stuff with the turn tables.

The rave turned out to be good (for me), saddly a lot of ppl complained that it wasn't really good and all that, well that's because the people in Miri are not open to tribal, house and trance yet. They are still into their typical lifestyle which is listening to crappy ah beng technos, which is crap and that is why you see they're crap too. No offense, but we got to open to something new instead becoming a frog in the well(you know ??). however balcony will always be better than Coyote Ugly, I'm so disappointed that it has become such a crappy place full of ah kuas(faggots) and not only that the music has changed.
It wasn't as good as it used to be, back then the sexy dancers(such a memorable night LOL) and the house music. Now the music is like an old granny who is trying to go for an audition for American Idol, you can try to imagine how bad it is.


Fariz doing the shuffle,too bad i didn't take whole picture so that you can see fariz showing his moves.

The Melbourne Shuffle
Ah yes the melbourne shuffle, i think the Ozs started this erm... around year 2002 or somewhere earlier which it's uncertain. There's no actual fact about it, such as who started it, how did it started ? but i know for sure it's started in Melbourne, Australia.(D'uuh if not why is it called the melbourne shuffle). The Melbourne shuffle is not really a big thing yet, unlike hip hop and break dance it has been around and it's the big thing. It was two or three years if i'm not wrong, Miri was influence with break dance, no thanks to Too phat or should i say two pathetics. So there you see almost all those wannabes bringing their boombox around town and trying to dance anywhere to show their shit to people, GIVE ME A BREAK!!! they're just embarrassing themselves.
As me myself, i'm learning it too, I shall say it takes a hell lot of stamina to shuffle(i'm not joking), the shuffle make look easy to do, but it's hard for the 1st time, it took me quite something to learn the basic footwork. when i first learn it I can't really work the hand moves while doing the footwork, It took me a while to learn that haha. these are the  few of the Good shufflers in Miri are Adeline, Sophia, Jessie, some dude and fariz too haha ;) these guys are awesome, check them out when you're at balcony.
This year or this few months a few Mirians are begining to do the Melbourne after the rave, It's a good start, it's really a cool dance(at least shufflers don't go around town to humiliate themselves :P) this friend of mine(R.....) who's trying to do shuffle is really funny, he can't really get the footwork right yet soo he looks like a robot trying to learn ballet hahahah. Keep it up Mirians! we shall make the melbourne shuffle a hit in town. ( and err some ppl who can't shuffle but who try too hard, you're a robo ballet dancer too, pls learn it properly before doing it in a club cheers!)
Here's a little update on the article, as u read the first paragraph i wrote up there and here's a cool and good faq about the Melbourne shuffle.
Dance trance

December 7 2002
By Farrah Tomazin, Patrick Donovan, Meg Mundell

Renae Smith was dancing at The Fridge nightclub in London several years ago when a girl approached her. "You must be from Melbourne," she said.

"How do you know?" asked Smith, who grew up in Oak Park.

"It's a dead giveaway - you're doing the shuffle."

To the untrained eye it might look like a cross between the chicken dance and a foot-stomping robot. But to the young nightclubbers who spend countless hours mastering it, the Melbourne shuffle is an art form, and recognised in international dance circles as Melbourne's own.

"On the dance floor, Melburnians go crazy," says Sarah Mitchell, 27, of St Kilda. "They have this dance style called the Melbourne shuffle and they just go off."

Alistair Weddell, 22, agrees. He discovered the shuffle at Hard Kandy, a Friday night dance event in the city, after a calf injury brought him here from New Zealand for surgery two years ago. Weddell, who now lives in Melbourne, says the shuffle is "the most innovative dance-style that has come out since breakdancing. It's so much more relevant to young people than any other dance I know," he says.

Europeans tend to dance from the hips up, says Smith, who now lives in London. In Melbourne's techno and trance clubs, where the shuffle is most common, it's all about the feet.

The shuffle is a fast heel-and-toe movement, coupled with a matching arm action. While the dance is free-form (no two people ever shuffle exactly the same) the basic step involves repeatedly shuffling your feet inwards, then outwards, while thrusting your arms up and down, or side to side, in time with the beat. The upper body continues to "bop" with the music.

With practice, shufflers can add a 360-degree spin, a fancy side-step or two, and even a double-footed jump to match the peaks of the music. Talcum powder is sometimes sprinkled on the floor so dancers can slip and slide faster as they shuffle. There's even a competition, the Shuffle-Off, held in Melbourne every few months.

The shuffle is one reason why, to the thousands of Melbourne people who go nightclubbing every week, this city has a unique dance culture. More than 100 clubs - most but not all of them in the central business district and inner suburbs - cater to the electronic dance scene.

Other events such as raves or outdoor dance parties can be held anywhere: in stadiums, on vacant land under the West Gate Bridge and in country paddocks. Country dance events are known as "bush doofs" - doof, because that's what the beat sounds like. Ten years ago a good rave would draw no more than 400 people "who actually knew what techno was", says Richie McNeil, a DJ, dance party promoter, and, according to urban myth, one of the creators of the shuffle.

Now events such as Summadayze, held on New Year's Day, and Two Tribes, held at the Rod Laver Arena on the Labour Day weekend, can draw crowds of up to 20,000.

Melbourne's summer party season began last Saturday when 7500 people went to Earthcore in a volcanic crater near Ararat.

There is plenty of money in dance. DJs fly in from Britain or Europe for big parties and can earn up to £$40,000 a night.

Andy Van, from Frankston, is part of dance duo Madison Avenue, whose single, Don't Call Me Baby, topped the British charts two years ago. He says Melbourne ranks as one of the world's top dance capitals.

"You go to Ibiza, London, Europe, LA, and Australia. Every freaking DJ in the world wants to come and work in Australia on New Year's Eve.

Pete Tong, Roger Sanchez, Fatboy Slim - they all love it here."

Entrepreneur Michael Gudinski, who made his name in Australian rock, has sniffed the wind.

In 1998 he sold his company, Mushroom Records, relegated his rock and pop releases to his boutique label, Liberation, and created a new company, Agent Mad, to bring out international DJs.

Meanwhile, Gudinski's old label - now called Festival Mushroom Records and owned by News Limited - has also moved into dance.

"Traditionally, we've been a rock label, and we wanted to diversify a little," says Festival Mushroom managing director Michael Parisi. "There was a big, gaping hole for dance in this company."

Gudinski says that "running nightclubs and working with imports, I could see dance music growing and I took it very very seriously pretty early on".

Personally he's not a complete convert - he still prefers rock and roll.

"I'm still waiting for the act that really captures the buzz and vibe of dance..."

Yet Gudinski's shift shows how much the dance scene has changed in the 10 or so years since it got a grip on Melbourne. The crowd is larger, more diverse and younger. Events are often more commercial, and ticket prices for both clubs and big dance parties have soared. Five years ago, dance party tickets ranged from $30-$45; today it's up to $80.

The number of parties in Melbourne has also risen. From 1998 to 2000, Agent Mad staged about one event every two months. In the past two years, it has hosted twice as many each month. Future Entertainment, Australia's largest dance promotions company, has also increased its events.

But some clubbers are unhappy about the growing commercial element. The imported mainstream dance music festival Gatecrasher lost money last year after only 6000 people turned up over two days at the Old Scotch Oval site. It was due to run again last weekend but was cancelled this year. However, organisers say it will be back in next year.

The continuing success of Earthcore, held last year on the same weekend as Gatecrasher, shows that dance is still thriving. Yet "people love Earthcore because it is still underground and organic and it has an identity," says DJ and Earthcore publicist Barrie Barton.

He is less enthusiastic about the scene overall. "In the heady days of dance, the major appeal was that it was underground. Nowadays you can hear the same music at nightclubs as on Nova FM. Being part of something different is lost."

Finding good venues is another problem. Dance music has thrived in Melbourne, as it has in Manchester, because the two cities are full of disused industrial warehouses that are great sites for parties. But this is changing with the inner-city apartment boom.

Cyclone Wehner, who writes on dance for Beat magazine, agrees that Melbourne is Australia's dance music capital. But for promoters wanting to host larger events, "there are fewer options since the Docklands became unavailable. It baffles me why people move to the city to live and then complain about the noise".

These complaints are bound to increase, because the scene just keeps on growing. Jason Ayoubi, co-director of Elsternwick-based Future Entertainment, says his crowds are now made up of "QCs, lawyers, journos, IT specialists, doctors. I'd say 30 per cent of our crowd are made up of students. My dad's been sick and I'm always getting hassled by his specialist and surgeons for (dance) tickets for the whole hospital."

Credits to: Farrah Tomazin, Patrick Donovan, Meg Mundell,
Copyright © 2002 The Age Company Ltd

Certified Drugs


WHO IN THE WORLD WOULD CERTIFY A DRUG FOR PPL TO CONSUME ??? Actually there is plenty of certified drugs that we consume in our daily life such panadol(paracetemol), cough syrups, and what ever. Retaline! ever heard of it ? no ? well it's not sold in pharmacies that's for sure, it given to people who suffers from ADHD(Attention disorder er... something something) I found out that a lot of people actually have it, just that they don't know. So the only to find out is to go to a psychiatris and the dr will give you the medication and it doesn't come for free those pills can cost a fortune. The effects of the pill is to calm you and other side effects are losing your apetite.
This may sound crazy a person who doesn't even have ADHD taking those pills ? well that crazy person is me. Kandy boy as the generous one gave me one of it so i  being a crazy and curious fellow took it. At first you don't really feel anything, after half or one hour the effect began to take on me. I was feeling very weird, it feels like my whole body is high, my legs and arms are lightweight and i lost my apetite. Having that effect when you're at work, it's not something that you wished. After having bad feeling i took another later and went clubbing later haha. A few months after that i took 4 in one go, man that was one of the worst i have ever done, i couldn't sleep at all, i'm totally dihyderated and had the same feeling that i took it the for 1st time, It took me the whole day for the effect to ware off.
So if you want to try it ? go ahead since i've explained it already :) 

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