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    • martindow
    • By martindow 5th Sep 17, 11:29 AM
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    Free Heroin with Every Order?
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    • 5th Sep 17, 11:29 AM
    Free Heroin with Every Order? 5th Sep 17 at 11:29 AM
    I came across this article where an Ebay buyer received an unexpected small packet of powder with their order. Read about it here
    http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/terrified-devon-parents-find-powder-424712
    if you can cope with the breathless shock horror tone of the story.

    Any experts here - can heroin really be that colour rather than white? Maybe it's wholemeal heroin.
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    • RHemmings
    • By RHemmings 5th Sep 17, 11:32 AM
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    I'm hesitant to say 'yes' as people might wonder how I know. But, I believe that it's common for heroin to be brown. Note: I don't even drink alcohol, let alone take drugs.

    How? Being addicted to 'border control' TV programmes.
    • ballisticbrian
    • By ballisticbrian 5th Sep 17, 11:43 AM
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Brown
    But the father added that he will now be checking ‘everything that comes through the door’ following the recent events.

    "Goddamit, there must be something in here I can smoke!"
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    • mrcol1000
    • By mrcol1000 5th Sep 17, 11:45 AM
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    Agree with above. It is normally brown. Although Heroin is not normally just heroin. They cut it with other stuff to bulk it out so they can sell more of what they have. The colour depends on what they bulk it with (often washing powder).

    I also have never tried any drugs but unfortunately used to work with someone who did.
    • mrcol1000
    • By mrcol1000 5th Sep 17, 11:48 AM
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    Also two things. One the proof reader of the newspaper should be sacked. If you Google Heroine you don't get brown powder. Also they don't say what they did with it. They refused to return it to the police so maybe they opened a not as described case.
    • ballisticbrian
    • By ballisticbrian 5th Sep 17, 11:50 AM
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    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Diva-tempered-glass-anti-scrach-screen-Protector-for-iphone-6-6S-NEW-/122660798512?
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    • jeffuk
    • By jeffuk 5th Sep 17, 4:04 PM
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    • 5th Sep 17, 4:04 PM
    It was what Mick Jagger was singing about in "Brown Sugar", I believe.
    • martindow
    • By martindow 5th Sep 17, 6:23 PM
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    Thanks everyone - I've learned a lot today!
    • iammumtoone
    • By iammumtoone 5th Sep 17, 6:34 PM
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    If I received that through the post by mistake the last thing I would imagine it would be was heroin!

    It looks like face powder to me or some kind of power you mix with water to make paint.
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    • barbiedoll
    • By barbiedoll 6th Sep 17, 8:00 PM
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    I love how the mum says....

    "I was completely spun out for the whole day after I found it"

    Yes, dear, I'm sure you were!
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    • Lorian
    • By Lorian 6th Sep 17, 8:13 PM
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    Perhaps its cerium oxide for polishing scratches.
    • silverwhistle
    • By silverwhistle 6th Sep 17, 10:13 PM
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    Perhaps its cerium oxide for polishing scratches.
    Originally posted by Lorian
    Spoilsport!

    I was once working at a hostel in the south of England as an occasional relief worker. One morning there was a bit of a kerfuffle as the cleaners had found quite a number of 9 ounce bars of a brown resin in some boxes of washing powder that had been donated by HMC&R following a confiscation.

    I'm not a smoker of anything but I believe some of the other staff were disappointed that they didn't get to it first!

    Some very red-faces at local customs..
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