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A Wizard by Basil Gublingcocke - Sun, 04 Feb 2018 03:00:59 EST ID:9c592zYY No.78990 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Oldfag /chem/ist here.

I just wanted to let you all know that I've found A Wizard. He is alive and well in a crypto discord.

He's also working on a supersoldier serum.

Good day all.
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Walter Sablingstot - Fri, 16 Feb 2018 03:58:50 EST ID:TFS5PxhL No.78999 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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This board seems lively.
Ebenezer Hammerfuck - Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:32:35 EST ID:9c592zYY No.79000 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Why - Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:51:07 EST ID:K6tDgbhl No.79001 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Who is a wizard and why should I care?
Why - Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:51:08 EST ID:K6tDgbhl No.79002 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Who is a wizard and why should I care?
Nathaniel Clebbermadge - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:57:18 EST ID:X+zhyYNN No.79003 Ignore Report Quick Reply
A batshit insane retarded tripfag that kept on shitposting his idiotic crazy tiinfoil bullshit on the academic boards and drugs boards... I think. I smoked a lot of weed back then so maybe I have him confused with some other retarded tripfag.

A Wizard by Matilda Drillybure - Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:59:47 EST ID:TFS5PxhL No.78997 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I have to find the wizard guy. Where do I find him? I need his help on something.

I like to post pictures of interesting molecules by Martha Dottingset - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 23:00:42 EST ID:k6ZWDP32 No.78906 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Thread premise stolen from Bluelight. Post molecules you think would make promising drugs. They can be totally novel, or known substances that, for whatever reason (synthetic difficulty, obscurity, poor effects) have never hit the recreational market. Relevant links (literature papers, PiHKAL, trip reports, syntheses, etc.) encouraged.

I’ll start with this one. This molecule is 3-methoxy-4-propoxyamphetamine (“POMA”). It’s active as a mildly psychedelic stimulant and mood elevator. Someone has already synthesized and trialed this compound; you can read the full report here (https://bitnest.netfirms.com/external.php?id=%25087%253B%250B9%2501%2509Czzy%2505)

Not terribly exciting, but interesting all the same. He starts with clove oil (containing eugenol), but an alternative route would be to start with vanillin (much cheaper than clove oil), O-propylate, condense with nitroethane, and reduce.
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Schepperschop - Sun, 14 Jan 2018 07:49:48 EST ID:KfNa6wwZ No.78971 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Does it make me high, or highly flamable?
Fanny Pittforth - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:28:53 EST ID:hBAZGxou No.78975 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>(with 140 mg) There were not the color changes of mescaline there, but certainly a good humor and an over-appreciation of jokes. The images behind the eyes were remarkable and tied in with the music, and I became annoyed at other people's conversations that got in the way. I was out of it in eight hours. I would equate this to 300 or 350 milligrams of mescaline and I rather think that I would prefer the latter.
itt: people have never heard of trimethoxyamphetamine
press - Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:40:55 EST ID:PJ0/E4z+ No.78976 Ignore Report Quick Reply
as far as i know its a bit over indulging to respond to dear schepperschopenhauer with too much sincerity
schepperschop - Sat, 27 Jan 2018 13:22:40 EST ID:xTIigKo1 No.78989 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I think that extraction of arecoline from betel nut and reacting with bitter almond oil would be interesting.
schepperschop - Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:05:08 EST ID:xTIigKo1 No.78996 Ignore Report Quick Reply
a guy is visiting my moms house lately, today he wanted to take a look inside the shed

Go Real by Esther Pottingkack - Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:02:50 EST ID:k7AMcD44 No.78992 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How feasible is molecular crafting? More specifically, can we negate global warming by vacuuming up greenhouse gasses and replacing them with nitrogen/oxygen, whatever would be needed to maintain current climate conditions?
Shitting Blackfoot - Thu, 08 Feb 2018 11:09:56 EST ID:a9li1sY3 No.78993 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The problem with removing CO2 from the atmosphere is that it takes energy. And what do we use for most of our energy? Fossil fuels.
Fuck Mumbleway - Thu, 08 Feb 2018 22:10:16 EST ID:pu7drik6 No.78994 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Ikr that's what I was thinking. What if we siphon the energy into space with a huge superconductor, or convert it to electricity and store it?
James Dendlehut - Fri, 09 Feb 2018 05:02:41 EST ID:G0xOCZU/ No.78995 Ignore Report Quick Reply
it uses energy, it doesnt release it.

you know how when wood burns it kinda gets warm? thats the energy of carbon being oxidized to co2.
to get co2 to form oxygen and carbon again you have to put in energy

Incompetent Physics Professor by Matilda Wugglelore - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:30:51 EST ID:MsJwbibf No.78977 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Sup /chem/,

I'm taking general physics 2 this semester and I have the same professor I had for physics 1. Now it's just algebra-based, and I've been through calculus, so I was able to breeze through Newtonian mechanics and all that. However this semester is about electromagnetism, circuits, and optics. All topics I have zero exposure to. Now the professor is new to teaching at the college level, his experience is teaching middle-schoolers. He is very (obliviously) condescending and talks to his class of adults like they are 12. He constantly makes sexist or racist jokes (but on the fence enough to not get in trouble) and is always ranting about his personal life or past experiences. When he finally does an actual problem on the board he always struggles with basic spelling and arithmetic, and often fundamentally misunderstands the physics concept he is trying to teach. Several times last semester I had to quietly approach him after class and explain how everything he lectured that day was flawed and the next lecture he would try to fix his fuckup but he ended up just giving everyone lots of freebies on the exams.

My concern is that in this new semester of material I will not get a good exposure or foundation in these topics and might be lost in future courses. Especially electricity and circuits, I really want to learn more about that. I am worried he will teach me some fundamental concepts backward or something. Other than pre-reading the text before class what would you guys recommend to get through this course when the professor is a complete idiot and in my opinion not qualified?
press !//CEObOMBY - Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:54:45 EST ID:RkUL09QF No.78979 Ignore Report Quick Reply
is attendane required?
how much of your homework task or practise stuff is available online?
Caroline Druttingham - Tue, 23 Jan 2018 03:02:02 EST ID:bd1Er6gm No.78983 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>I'm taking general physics 2
>it's just algebra-based
>and I've been through calculus

Why would you ever do that? Calculus based physics isn't any harder and you just shot yourself in the foot for future course selection.

>My concern is that in this new semester of material I will not get a good exposure or foundation in these topics and might be lost in future courses

What future courses require algebra-based physics as a prerequisite? No physics or chemistry or engineering course would normally accept it as a substitution.

>what would you guys recommend to get through this course when the professor is a complete idiot and in my opinion not qualified?

Have you tried switching into the calculus-based physics 2 course? That would seem to be like the best course of action; you'll get a different (and better) professor and a stronger foundation in E&M since many of the concepts are only naturally expressible by calculus (in fact, most of vector calculus was invented for E&M).

I would guess that the reason why the professor is so bad is probably because the college see algebra-based physics as a remedial class for weak students outside of STEM to fulfill their technical gen-ed requirements and doesn't want to spend resources on it....
Augustus Fingerworth - Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:29:09 EST ID:MsJwbibf No.78985 Ignore Report Quick Reply

im going into PT so i wont need any more physics or math. most coursework is in biology
Ian Pillernig - Thu, 25 Jan 2018 23:51:12 EST ID:MsJwbibf No.78987 Ignore Report Quick Reply
so this professor has called out of work the past 3/4 classes. not sure if he is even coming back next week. also the last lecture i had the sub was flushed, had red eyes, mumbled really quietly to himself, and when i approached him, reeked of vodka. so basically i am teaching myself about charges and electric energy and shit
Polly Pottingcocke - Fri, 26 Jan 2018 22:18:48 EST ID:a9li1sY3 No.78988 Ignore Report Quick Reply
LOL. Where is this. I'm unemployed, and could definitely be a sub there.

Is ethanol really that easy? by Caroline Cleddleteck - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:30:04 EST ID:cTRcFZHN No.78981 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I haz a question, /chem/: can I use regular rubbing alcohol for this extraction? I am a brainlet but I would really like to try this without pucking my guts out.

Also do you prefer acids or bases?
Angus Drollerchut - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 23:56:39 EST ID:vEkGw4n0 No.78982 Ignore Report Quick Reply
isopropanol is quite a bit more polar than diethyl ether. I don't think it would work. You could buy xylenes from a hardware store though.
!scyTheNg3k - Tue, 23 Jan 2018 20:05:11 EST ID:hBAZGxou No.78986 Ignore Report Quick Reply
idk who tf wrote that but it's bad sorry to say. here's a real tested tek:

>(all steps to be done under a red photographic light)

>1.) 8 kg of HBWR seeds are ground to a fine powder with the assistance of dry ice or liquid nitrogen.

[note: cold makes the seeds brittle, good for grinding]

>2.) to the seeds is added a chilled (30*F) acidic methanol (80% MeOH/DH2O) solution of tartaric acid (saturated). the ammount needed is just enough to cover
the powder with 1cm of fluid and is allowed to stand cold for 24 hours in the dark. more acidic methanol may be added as the seed powder absorbes it.

>3.) after 24 hours the methanol is removed by vaccume to compleate dryness. the seeds are then made into a slurry with DMF/DCM and loaded into a large column,
the DMF/DCM is allowed to drain through and more is added until test drops evapurate with no residue. save the DMF/DCM filtate.

tartaric acid and lots of other undesirable crap dissolves in DMF/DCM, but salts, including LSA tartrate, do not. we convert the LSA to a salt and then remove excess tartaric acid and most other soluble components of the seed.
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Newtons law by Basil Honeyhood - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:10:12 EST ID:vpcNyXDE No.78940 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm lost on this physics question please help
Caroline Druttingham - Tue, 23 Jan 2018 03:09:42 EST ID:bd1Er6gm No.78984 Ignore Report Quick Reply
2 forces, force of gravity Fg down and air resistance Fair up combine to form Fnet. Newton's 3 Laws says Fnet = mass * acceleration which is given as a=2m/s^2. So Fnet = 1.0kg * 2.0m/s^2 = 2.0 N. Force of gravity is Fg = mass * g where g is 9.8m/s^2 so Fg = 1.0kg * 9.8m/s^2 = 9.8N. Fg - Fair = Fnet so Fair = Fg - Fnet = 9.8N - 2.0N = 7.8N.

Drug neurochemistry documentaries by Jarvis Turveyshit - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:23:36 EST ID:7ZJCs00x No.78974 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Does anyone know of any good documentaries about how different drugs effect the brain? Not scare factor "durgs r bad", I'm looking for something about the chemical reactions in an unbiased setting. Something that gets deep into, from ingestion to end of effect, how it metabolises, stores in the body, what endorphins and neurotransmitters things release and what effect that has.

It's a shot in the dark, but drug neurochemistry is an odd hobby/interest of mine and I figure this might be one of the most niche forums that I could ask.
Matilda Wugglelore - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:33:37 EST ID:MsJwbibf No.78978 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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i would be interested in this as well

Organic chemistry by Reuben Hurringnat - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:06:23 EST ID:uUZ+g3Ph No.78973 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What's the best way to learn organic synthesis outside of picking up a text book?
Any online courses or videos out there?

Dutchsinse mentioned the chan websites so I'm gonna post by Fuck Guttingtit - Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:14:28 EST ID:LvZjcpdi No.78972 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've been watching a cool youtube channel about plate tectonics affecting earthquake and volcanoes. Largely from seeing how they can effect the weather and cause massive climactic changes that significantly effected peoples in the far ancient past....anyway he mentioned telling people on the future about it. I don't go to the future anymore because its all porn and you can't have a meaningful conversation, whereas 420chan you can and people here tend to be woke a f as well as baked a f. I am currently ripped and decided to post it here along with an obscure Byzantine meme.

Doing more science by Beatrice Pandlewod - Sat, 02 Dec 2017 01:40:28 EST ID:vEkGw4n0 No.78931 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I want to be a scientist. I want to research and be active and feel like I'm actually getting something done. What sciencey things can I do in my free time that will actually bring me closer to these goals?

I look things up on wikipedia constantly. I regularly check on a site that summarizes recent scientific papers. Isn't there something more that I can be doing while waiting for the GRE to come around that would help me reach my goals?

I work full time in a microbiology lab, but working for a company isn't the same as working for a cause. What science related things do you do? For a living or for enjoyment and fulfillment or just to kill time? What science websites do you look at? What science hobbies do you have?
Polly Blatherworth - Sat, 02 Dec 2017 10:51:59 EST ID:+YUSEic8 No.78932 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That's just entertainment, to contribute to science you'd actually have to do all the hard work of figuring out the intricacies of whatever interests you, not just reading about summaries of what other people have achieved.

To get closer to your goals probably more education would be good.
Nicholas Sabberwutch - Sat, 02 Dec 2017 12:07:54 EST ID:/VCp7bNu No.78933 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Don't know how to help you, but how'd you get on in the microbiology lab? I'm a Micro major and am looking to work somewhere to get experience
Beatrice Pandlewod - Sat, 02 Dec 2017 12:37:12 EST ID:vEkGw4n0 No.78934 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I want more education, but I have to wait until April to take the GRE, and then another 6 months to apply to schools. You're right that it's just entertainment. I guess I want entertainment that I can learn from. I want to learn outside of and within formal education.

Although I was interested in identifying mushrooms, I wasn't very interested in microbio until I went to the library one day with nothing particular in my mind and ended up leaving with pic related.
I got my BS in chemistry, and while in school participated in ecology research and an ecology internship. I focused on organic chemistry and took a good number of biology classes, but never microbiology. The lab I work for now basically only hired me because I was interested in fungi, had worked with fungi before (minimally), had used a microscope before (again minimally), and grew mushrooms in my own time. Please ask if you have other questions about it though. I'd love to encourage any discussion on /chem/

I want to learn and apply my knowledge to help the environment and the common man. I'll probably go to grad school for ecology but I'm still uncertain.

I just want to be like my hero Carl.
Lillian Shittingdale - Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:11:59 EST ID:fVK4vDOO No.78966 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Grad student right now. Working in genomics with a focus on human medical applications. Hoping to help implement sequencing and "precision medicine" as standard care in the clinic after grad school someday.

This field has entirely changed in the past 10 years. The future is exciting and I think I chose the right field at the right time.
Frederick Bollyfoot - Sat, 13 Jan 2018 12:30:23 EST ID:MsJwbibf No.78968 Ignore Report Quick Reply
go to community college and get an associates degree in applied science. biology, chemistry, physics, and anatomy. once you have an introduction to these fields you wont sound so retarded and can pursue your wishes in a more useful way

Alternatives... by Angus Drumblestone - Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:12:19 EST ID:+YUSEic8 No.78910 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've been on 420chan for a long time, and so i ask this with respect. Is there a better place that some of the more serious chemists here talk about things?

Not to hate on 420chan but I feel like there may be better places to discuss chemistry with people who are like minded. Perhaps IRC?
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Clara Crarrychock - Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:44:00 EST ID:rhoRa3mp No.78947 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Actually yeah that didn't cross my mind, don't loose your job over some 420chan posts.

Anyway i'm still working on making /chem/ a better place but you guys need to give me at least a few more years to catch up.
Clara Crarrychock - Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:48:50 EST ID:rhoRa3mp No.78948 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Aww my IP changed for the first time in like a year.
press !AX.nZBombY - Thu, 21 Dec 2017 15:08:50 EST ID:urbKaVqv No.78956 Ignore Report Quick Reply
are you sure its unregulated and unwatched? that seems suspicious.
in germany we have multiple watch lists, some of which are "volunatrily" followed by suppliers.

id love me some, all youd need would be some hydrogen and Pd, but ill stick with postponing my "mescaline from baking aroma, antiseptic and rc fuel" pipedream for now
Bombastus Werrywag - Fri, 05 Jan 2018 16:46:24 EST ID:uvAHW/WE No.78963 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yes. It's not specifically banned by anything I know of. He's been slowly taking a few mgs from it from work every every week and throwing it in a pile at his house. I can tell him to sell it on ebay or on his local craiglist, too. Probably among some other research chemicals used for plastics and vinyls as he does that for a hobby in his barren wasteland of a house in my barren wasteland of a town in the giant barren wasteland that is Canada.
Cornelius Bunham - Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:17:09 EST ID:hBAZGxou No.78967 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Learn to speak Russian

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