Don’t you just love how things progress with technology?
Mostly the good things in life, right?
Yeah, well even getting high is developing with technology.
Getting high? Technology? Related? Yes, the new “drug” is listening to MP3s.
Yes. Those files that you put on your iPods and MP3 players and phones. They can get you high.
I-dosing is the act of “getting high” by listening to digital songs through “dealers” online.
You think I’m kidding, right? Check this out:
Well, I guess I’m not.
According to News 9, teenagers i-dose by getting the song online, plug their earphones, and get high off the song.
It sounds kind of too weird to be true, but everyone is taking this issue kind of seriously from kids to officials. People from the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs are worried that this might be a “gateway drug” that could lead to these kids using other dangerous drugs.
Of course, this story couldn’t get any more interesting without seeing a bunch of users (listeners, internet surfers, whatever you want to call them) and their reactions to “using”:
Reaction #2 ( and a disturbing one indeed):
Kids, stay away from drugs (and YouTube for the time being :P ). It doesn’t do you good.