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  • noun Plural form of raver.


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  • Since Viagra was introduced in the United States in 1998 to treat erectile dysfunction, the little blue diamond has also become a recreational favorite among gay men -- as well as teenage "ravers" -- who use it to enhance the effects of street drugs such as speed, ecstasy (used with Viagra, it's called "sextasy") and amyl nitrate, or "poppers."

    The 'Sextasy' Craze

  • Despite promotions inviting partiers in the 18-and-older range, one of the ravers was a minor suffering a head wound witnesses reported was the result of a beer bottle being broken over his head.

    New Times News

  • Maybe if the ravers were here en masse their presence would be more conspicuous, but rolling around in a small group of eight, they blend in almost seamlessly with the rest of the families in the park, most of whom sport surreal Disney gear, including three-fingered giant Mickey Mouse gloves (a staple, coincidentally enough, at raves), fuzzy pink Mouseketeer ears and glow-in-the-dark necklaces and laser-light spinners that could easily be mistaken as the photon lights ravers use to give one another light shows when they're on E. Link

    Boing Boing: June 17, 2001 - June 23, 2001 Archives

  • He began a thread on Truthdig. com called, "Questioning 9/11 with Caution" where he essentially (and cautiously) mentioned some of the "ravers" involved in the 9/11 for Truth movement.

    Questioning 9/11 and to Hell with Caution

  • That the 'ravers' feel and act like a pair of lovers there is no doubt, and the majority put down these romantic friendships for their own sex as due, in

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 Sexual Inversion

  • Both were "ravers" and fans of the "Madchester" bands of the late '80s, Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets and the Stone Roses.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Both were "ravers" and fans of the "Madchester" bands of the late '80s, Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets and the Stone Roses.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • But after successfully knocking over a few unsuspecting "ravers '" drinks and catching glimpses of all the gorgeous women in the crowd (LML live means hot chicks,) I was able to grab a few choice snaps.

    The Detroit Dish - MotorCityRocks

  • Winding things up when most people are winding down for the week, the party starts at 2pm, when the doors to Egg's garden and terrace will be flung open to summer sun-seeking daytime ravers.

    Clubs picks of the week

  • For most, it's thankfully time to start anew, but spare a thought for those who today are not quite ready to give up the ghost of 2010 – the patient souls who worked last night or the ravers they served, still bravely limping on into tonight's oblivion.

    Clubs picks of the week


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