This article originally appeared on VICE UK.
Sometimes baggies go missing on a night out. It just happens. They're cursed.
Of course, you're also fairly often fucked up on any given night out, so not the most reliable protector of anything on your person, let alone a transparent bag containing a small amount of white powder. Think: How often have you got a load out of the laundry to discover a now-empty, now-warped plastic bag that had absolutely 100 percent disappeared the night before?
Mind you, sometimes the curse lets up and you remember where you put your stash—even if it's too late. For instance, if you're the person who recently sold some second-hand shoes online, before realizing you'd left tons of drugs hidden in them.
Look, the buyer tweeted your text to them (which, by the way, was not "weird" to send, but actually very kind and considerate):
In case you're not getting it, here's the tragic—and slightly confusing—tale in four parts:
Part 1: Hubris
Person B needs somewhere to hide their stash, so gives it to Person A, who pops it under the sole of Person B's Reebok shoe, seemingly without their knowledge or permission, somehow.
Part 2: The Night Out
A good time was had by all, indicated by the half-munched pill in the baggie.
Also, we have to assume that Person A told Person B they'd hidden their drugs in their shoe at some point? Otherwise, how would they have been able to take that half of a pill?
Either way, everyone goes home and completely forgets the drugs are in the shoe.
Part 3: The Comedown
From the looks of it, Person B asks Person A to sell their sneakers online for them. Why? We don't know. Maybe they have better Depop feedback? To be honest, that bit isn't hugely important.
Once Person A has sold and shipped Person B's sneakers, they come to the horrible realization that the sneakers were concealing what looks like two half pills, a fair amount of MDMA, maybe some ketamine, and at least one more bag with contents we cannot speculate upon.
Person B messages the buyer, Person C: "I suddenly had the worst thought of u taking them on holiday n being caught with them and felt sooo bad hahah."
Part 4: The Plot Twists
Plot twist 1: The drugs could have been in any number of Reeboks Person B has sold on Depop, or somewhere similar, which—if found—could have led to the buyer being arrested, potentially in an airport for attempted drugs trafficking.
Plot twist 2: Person C, the buyer, is so chill about this misunderstanding that they tweet the entire interaction for the RTs.
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