Gathering of the Juggalos

"It's Synthetic Acid From Canada": Quotes Overheard at the Gathering of the Juggalos

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Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 3:30 AM

click to enlarge NATE "IGOR" SMITH
  • Nate "Igor" Smith
[Editor's note: Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes are covering the Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois.]

During the Gathering of the Juggalos, the things people are saying at Cave-In Rock, Illinois may not make a ton of sense, but when you are surrounded by a constant thundering bass drum, the maniacal shouting of "whoop, whoop," and the occasional dynamite explosion in the distance...you probably wouldn't make a whole lot of sense, either.

See also: "We Know Each Other From a Past Life" and Other Lightning in a Bottle Quotes

"Oh shit, Metallica!" [starts headbanging]

- One way to be sure that you're at the Gathering is that the Black Album by Metallica is always playing. And no one seems disappointed.

Nate "Igor" Smith
This was not the dude selling the synthetic acid from Canada
"Its synthetic acid. It's from Canada. I wont sell you more than two hits."

- The above quote comes from three sketchy kids wearing gym shorts sitting outside of a tent with a sign that read, "$10 TRIP YOUR FACE OFF." They claimed to be selling a hallucinogen called 2CB. After hearing reports the next day of multiple overdoses on a drug called 25i (also called N-Bomb, a derivative of 2CB), this encampment mysteriously disappeared. Oh, forgot to mention: They also offered us a money back guarantee.

See also: Death at the Gathering of the Juggalos: Men in Tent Unknowingly Slept Next to Corpse

"This port-a-jon smells like shit!"

- Shouted by a kid with a wiry frame possessing homemade tattoos.

"Girl, I would break your neden."

- Said by a young kid. Like you, I had no idea what a "neden" is but picked up on it using context clues pretty quickly.

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