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(NJ.com)   Maybe it's best to avoid "Free Giveaway Day" when it's sponsored by your friendly neighborhood heroin dealer   ( nj.com) divider line
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2017-08-13 10:03:56 AM  
Loss leaders, they work!

Shiat... except when they can kill the customers.  Don't do that.  Customers do not like that, and will stop being your customer.

Just some general marketing advice from me.
 
2017-08-13 10:06:52 AM  
He gives the kids free samples.
Because he knows full well.
That today's young innocent faces.
Will be tomorrow's clientele.

-Tom Lehrer, "The Old Dope Peddler"
 
2017-08-13 11:39:58 AM  
Do they have a senior discount?
 
2017-08-13 01:42:03 PM  

rnatalie: He gives the kids free samples.
Because he knows full well.
That today's young innocent faces.
Will be tomorrow's clientele.

-Tom Lehrer, "The Old Dope Peddler"


Now that I smoke weed, what happened to all those free drugs DARE advertised?

Guess I have to do heroin...Thanks Obama!
 
2017-08-13 01:43:05 PM  

uncleacid: Do they have a senior discount?


You want it cheaper than free?
 
2017-08-13 01:43:25 PM  
Instead of a lemonade stand, neighborhood kids should set up a narcan stand.
 
2017-08-13 01:50:14 PM  
I remember reading some thing were some girls kept seeing a line-up in their neighborhood, so they got on line to see what the fuss was.

and then they were addicted.


/it felt like there was a lot missing from the article, going from point A to point J.
 
2017-08-13 01:52:11 PM  

Hypnagogic Jerk: Think of all the free weed I could have confiscated.


Kids in the Hall-parents smoking pot.wmv
Youtube PzjMuUrXKSE


"I'm pretty sure it's pot, Nina."
 
2017-08-13 01:55:27 PM  
No such thing as a free lunch or a free high!
 
2017-08-13 02:04:19 PM  
I wonder if the dealers knew they got a bad batch before the give away.
 
2017-08-13 02:08:41 PM  
Usually dealers give away the "less cut" (ie stronger) stuff for first timers as it makes it appear their usual shiat is better. Never a good combination with newer users.....
 
2017-08-13 02:17:02 PM  
Well I never thought about trying heroin before but if it's free...
 
2017-08-13 02:24:00 PM  
How passé .
 
2017-08-13 02:27:28 PM  
Sounds like a lot of first-timers tried it for free and panicked, as newbie weed tourists in Colorado sometimes do.  There's no percentage in killing potential customers when you have 'em right where you want 'em.
 
2017-08-13 02:32:46 PM  

dj495ufj3: Usually dealers give away the "less cut" (ie stronger) stuff for first timers as it makes it appear their usual shiat is better. Never a good combination with newer users.....


You have watched too many after school specials if you think that is way dealers operate
 
2017-08-13 02:38:56 PM  

mekkab: I remember reading some thing were some girls kept seeing a line-up in their neighborhood, so they got on line to see what the fuss was.

and then they were addicted.


Justin Bieber, not even once.
 
2017-08-13 02:40:02 PM  
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Agrees with this plan.
 
2017-08-13 03:48:00 PM  
"Hale told NBC10 the spike to 16 in an hour opposed to the nine the team typically sees in a day, came from a bad batch of drugs given out by dealers."

I mean, it's not like there's an epidemic or anything.
 
2017-08-13 04:03:05 PM  
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2017-08-13 04:31:42 PM  
I GOT THAT WMD! RIGHT HERE!
 
2017-08-13 04:33:42 PM  

chitownmike: dj495ufj3: Usually dealers give away the "less cut" (ie stronger) stuff for first timers as it makes it appear their usual shiat is better. Never a good combination with newer users.....

You have watched too many after school specials if you think that is way dealers operate


it is the way some dealers operate. YMMV
 
2017-08-13 04:47:57 PM  

Hypnagogic Jerk: uncleacid: Do they have a senior discount?

I regret not ever having had kids.  Think of all the free weed I could have confiscated.
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Man, that commercial is burned into my brain from seeing it a thousand times between all of the after school specials. I've lived a hell of a good life, and had fun with tons of recreational drugs, but you wanna know the one (and possibly only) drug I've never tried? Heroin. That's it. I've done mescaline, péote, lsd, pot, crank, meth etc and did more coke than scarface,  but for some reason that commercial was always in the back of my mind anytime I was near heroin, and it scared the bejesus out of me. Never once even gave it a second thought, even when it was offered. Guess it worked for one Midwestern farker.
 
2017-08-13 04:54:03 PM  

nburghmatt: chitownmike: dj495ufj3: Usually dealers give away the "less cut" (ie stronger) stuff for first timers as it makes it appear their usual shiat is better. Never a good combination with newer users.....

You have watched too many after school specials if you think that is way dealers operate

it is the way some dealers operate. YMMV


Run that scenario around in your head and tell me one way that it makes sense. The dealer has to keep two diferent stocks on hand, gives the more potent (and possibly fatal) stock to a first time user who would get more than farked up off of the more stepped on shiat, because they have no tolerance. The dealer would be cutting his margin and raising his risk for what will be the first timers best high that they will try to get back to forever, regardless of potency.
 
2017-08-13 04:58:30 PM  

chitownmike: nburghmatt: chitownmike: dj495ufj3: Usually dealers give away the "less cut" (ie stronger) stuff for first timers as it makes it appear their usual shiat is better. Never a good combination with newer users.....

You have watched too many after school specials if you think that is way dealers operate

it is the way some dealers operate. YMMV

Run that scenario around in your head and tell me one way that it makes sense. The dealer has to keep two diferent stocks on hand, gives the more potent (and possibly fatal) stock to a first time user who would get more than farked up off of the more stepped on shiat, because they have no tolerance. The dealer would be cutting his margin and raising his risk for what will be the first timers best high that they will try to get back to forever, regardless of potency.


that's why it's done at certain times. another practice you might not be aware of is different prices at different times. around here, it's cheaper in the morning.
 
2017-08-13 05:04:18 PM  
Damn... I'm moving to Camden!

/relevant username is relevant
 
2017-08-13 06:09:17 PM  
Again...people choosing to do drugs should not be revived.
The article makes it sound like this is a legitimate product.  It is not.  Let them OD and this problem is self solving.  Keep saving them and all you are doing is wasting tax payers money, increasing crime, increasing disease, increasing the burden on ER's and medical facilities/staff, and best of all making the drug dealer more profits.

This idea that you can save people from themselves....is completely false and there are millions of years of human history to back it up.
 
2017-08-13 06:14:24 PM  

nburghmatt: chitownmike: nburghmatt: chitownmike: dj495ufj3: Usually dealers give away the "less cut" (ie stronger) stuff for first timers as it makes it appear their usual shiat is better. Never a good combination with newer users.....

You have watched too many after school specials if you think that is way dealers operate

it is the way some dealers operate. YMMV

Run that scenario around in your head and tell me one way that it makes sense. The dealer has to keep two diferent stocks on hand, gives the more potent (and possibly fatal) stock to a first time user who would get more than farked up off of the more stepped on shiat, because they have no tolerance. The dealer would be cutting his margin and raising his risk for what will be the first timers best high that they will try to get back to forever, regardless of potency.

that's why it's done at certain times.


Still makes zero sense
 
2017-08-13 06:18:26 PM  

zippyZRX: Again...people choosing to do drugs should not be revived.
The article makes it sound like this is a legitimate product.  It is not.  Let them OD and this problem is self solving.  Keep saving them and all you are doing is wasting tax payers money, increasing crime, increasing disease, increasing the burden on ER's and medical facilities/staff, and best of all making the drug dealer more profits.

This idea that you can save people from themselves....is completely false and there are millions of years of human history to back it up.


When fat people have heart attacks they should not be given CPR because they did it to themselves
/farking moron
 
2017-08-13 06:19:21 PM  

chitownmike: nburghmatt: chitownmike: dj495ufj3: Usually dealers give away the "less cut" (ie stronger) stuff for first timers as it makes it appear their usual shiat is better. Never a good combination with newer users.....

You have watched too many after school specials if you think that is way dealers operate

it is the way some dealers operate. YMMV

Run that scenario around in your head and tell me one way that it makes sense. The dealer has to keep two diferent stocks on hand, gives the more potent (and possibly fatal) stock to a first time user who would get more than farked up off of the more stepped on shiat, because they have no tolerance. The dealer would be cutting his margin and raising his risk for what will be the first timers best high that they will try to get back to forever, regardless of potency.


They give you the good stuff to get you hooked ( or a new customer but long term user thinking their gear is good). Someone who's been on it a while and just needs the next fix isn't going to be as fussy (or knows better than to complain) if their gear is stepped on, they just need that next hit.
 
2017-08-13 07:10:50 PM  

PiffMan420: I GOT THAT WMD! RIGHT HERE!


Nice
 
2017-08-13 07:36:09 PM  
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2017-08-13 07:38:26 PM  
Sounds like someone was trying to clean up the neighborhood, but that damned Narcan came and ruined everything.

/they cleaned up the projects by giving crack heads a few hundred dollars of product
 
2017-08-13 08:03:09 PM  
Many dealers do offer more potent doses at first, and then cut back on the purity. Having worked with addict populations for over a decade, this is something that's become a familiar story. What it really comes down to is brand awareness: distributors will stamp their wares with certain icons (GIS "heroin stamps" and you'll get the idea), and distribute them to their street-level dealers.

The first batch of a new 'brand' will typically be stronger, because word gets around fast in junkie communities. It's not uncommon to hear something like, "Dude, that Gucci is totally weak. You gotta get some of that new Coach shiat; I nearly OD'd on it twice. You know Bobby? They had to Narcan him off that stuff!" The chase for a better, higher, high is never-ending. If you believe that 'Coach' is gonna mess you up best, then that's what you go for. Then the dealers cut it with adulterants, lowering potency and increasing profit. A few weeks later, they repeat the process with a new brand.

The fact that people ran into trouble on the stuff in TFA is a near-guarantee that that's gonna be the hot shiat for the next while.
 
2017-08-13 08:26:24 PM  

wildcardjack: Sounds like someone was trying to clean up the neighborhood, but that damned Narcan came and ruined everything.

/they cleaned up the projects by giving crack heads a few hundred dollars of product


Citation?
 
2017-08-13 08:29:12 PM  

art_shamsky: Many dealers do offer more potent doses at first, and then cut back on the purity. Having worked with addict populations for over a decade, this is something that's become a familiar story. What it really comes down to is brand awareness: distributors will stamp their wares with certain icons (GIS "heroin stamps" and you'll get the idea), and distribute them to their street-level dealers.

The first batch of a new 'brand' will typically be stronger, because word gets around fast in junkie communities. It's not uncommon to hear something like, "Dude, that Gucci is totally weak. You gotta get some of that new Coach shiat; I nearly OD'd on it twice. You know Bobby? They had to Narcan him off that stuff!" The chase for a better, higher, high is never-ending. If you believe that 'Coach' is gonna mess you up best, then that's what you go for. Then the dealers cut it with adulterants, lowering potency and increasing profit. A few weeks later, they repeat the process with a new brand.

The fact that people ran into trouble on the stuff in TFA is a near-guarantee that that's gonna be the hot shiat for the next while.


There is the explination I was looking for, thank you. Has nothing to do with first time usere as was stated above
 
2017-08-13 08:56:08 PM  
Just to bad Narcan Isn't permanent fix.
 
2017-08-13 11:17:27 PM  
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