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    Hate to pile on the Versa-1 wagon, but I'm another who didn't see anything. I have a whole bunch of things that haven't worked or I didn't think were nearly worth a repurchase. Sometimes I blame supplements themselves and sometimes I realize it's probably just me. Good example is Enhanced, it absolutely doesn't sit well with me. I get really weird and constant "hiccuppy" type burps and have a hard time training. Obviously the issue is with me and not the supplement in this case. Tried all sorts of different ideas on it.

    Over the years I've started to develop a "phobia" towards trying anything new except for perhaps a few companies. If something comes out and gets good reviews and people are talking about it for a while that's when I will try. I used to want to be the first to run the newest stuff. Now I wait to make purchases after everyone else has guinea pigged it
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    Versa-1...

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    I got a ton of preworkouts I had never heard of before of samples from the Arnold last year. Threw most of them away as they didn't seem to do or provide much of anything besides having some poor prop blends.
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    Curious if anyone would include protein powders they thought to be ineffective. People have their preferences, but I feel that they're more due to taste than any other factor, including efficacy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Piston Honda View Post
    Curious if anyone would include protein powders they thought to be ineffective. People have their preferences, but I feel that they're more due to taste than any other factor, including efficacy.
    I have been sticking with Dymatize Elite XT lately.
    Lots of others give me problems. Mainly throat and GI problems.
    Turns out a lot of companies use wheat gluten in their powders and disguise it as glutamine peptides.
    Syntha 6 would be one of them.
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    I'm so glad to not see Alphamine in this thread. It's my first time taking it and it looks very promising.
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    Pretty much any bsn product, anything with dendrobium, most non dmaa preworkouts
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    anything by LG sciences
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    Quote Originally Posted by FL3X MAGNUM View Post
    What in your experience are some of the least effective supplements you've used in the past couple years?
    We've all been there, spent our hard earned money and saw little to no results.
    Let's hear it!
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    I forgot about ecdysterone too!
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    I forgot about ecdysterone too!
    As did I! Fell for that one. Arginine + Glutamine
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    Waste of money in my experience:
    1. HGH Mass
    2. Versa-1 ( probably just a non-responder)
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    Remember during beta testing when fears of Versa-1 being another Pink Magic (in terms of efficacy) were hotly denied? Dare we make that assumption again, here?

    I really wanted this supp to work, maybe I should revisit it but use it in conjunction with something else.

    Sometimes hype works TOO well and the supp, while useful, can't match the expectations it garnered.
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    versa 1 did nothing for me personally.
    Ecdy products never did much for me and hicamax.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Duramaxhd View Post
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    Versa was hyped up so much people may have been taking dirt and just noticing the placebo effect

    I never spend a dollar on it though
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    A list of what actually works is much much shorter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BBB View Post
    A list of what actually works is much much shorter.
    What he said
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    Quote Originally Posted by gibbons2 View Post
    anything by LG sciences
    Did you ever try there pre workout anadraulic state gt. stuff was strong...but tasted terrible
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigadam73 View Post

    Did you ever try there pre workout anadraulic state gt. stuff was strong...but tasted terrible
    Oh god the taste! It worked but it was like sand and horrid!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Piston Honda View Post
    Remember during beta testing when fears of Versa-1 being another Pink Magic (in terms of efficacy) were hotly denied? Dare we make that assumption again, here?

    I really wanted this supp to work, maybe I should revisit it but use it in conjunction with something else.

    Sometimes hype works TOO well and the supp, while useful, can't match the expectations it garnered.
    We have an entire forum full of non responders I think lol.

    I would rather spend my money on Anabeta Elite and ArA. I know they work! No trying to be an underdog and fix a broken product there lol...
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigadam73 View Post

    Did you ever try there pre workout anadraulic state gt. stuff was strong...but tasted terrible
    was good, not high on stims and some of the thickest stuff ive ever drank. almost gagged my first time
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    Quote Originally Posted by good2Badawg View Post
    was good, not high on stims and some of the thickest stuff ive ever drank. almost gagged my first time
    Yes it tasted like puke...the things we will do for a killer workout

    Oh driven sports activate xtreme was a huge waste of money
    Versa 1 sucked. I believed the hype
    Jacked micro sucked
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigadam73 View Post

    Jacked micro sucked
    In what way?

    What did you expect that you didn't get?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FL3X MAGNUM View Post
    We have an entire forum full of non responders I think lol.
    Raising hand. I don't know what it is with my body chemistry but I have to dose everything higher than the recommended doses to get any effect. Not just supplements either. I have to dose OTC medications and prescription medications higher than recommended for them to be effective. I just finished up a first run with Anabeta Elite and didn't notice much. No hunger increase, no strength gain, just a little additional muscle fullness.
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    Ik everyone here are PES lovers and so am I but Anabeta Elite is on my list. I ran two bottles before and didn't see anything.

    Might give it one last shot

    Versa 1- is on the list if taken alone. Great product stacked with a pre workout IMO
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    Quote Originally Posted by tony soprano View Post
    Raising hand. I don't know what it is with my body chemistry but I have to dose everything higher than the recommended doses to get any effect. Not just supplements either. I have to dose OTC medications and prescription medications higher than recommended for them to be effective. I just finished up a first run with Anabeta Elite and didn't notice much. No hunger increase, no strength gain, just a little additional muscle fullness.
    How long did u run it for? I noticed minor changes till about day 20 then it was off to the races after that.
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    alphamine...unless feeling like crap is effective
    versa 1
    hghup....again do negative effective count as effective?
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    zma doesn't do anything for me either, similar effects to hghup

    daa is pretty useless for gym results too even though it does boost libido and well being
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    Quote Originally Posted by Young Gotti View Post
    alphamine...unless feeling like crap is effective
    versa 1
    hghup....again do negative effective count as effective?
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    zma doesn't do anything for me either, similar effects to hghup

    daa is pretty useless for gym results too even though it does boost libido and well being
    Haven't heard very many complaints with Alphamine....on any forum. Maybe I could send a sample of the international version.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BPjohn123 View Post
    Haven't heard very many complaints with Alphamine....on any forum. Maybe I could send a sample of the international version.
    i know, i was recommending it to friends based on reviews, then i tried it and wasn't happy with it myself

    like anything thats sent to me, i'll gladly accept samples and give honest feedback
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    How could I forget about dark matter by mhp!

    That stuff just made my craps all sorts of wired colors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by McCrew530 View Post
    How long did u run it for? I noticed minor changes till about day 20 then it was off to the races after that.
    I ran two 120 count bottles. The first bottle at 4 capsules a day. When I started the second bottle I upped it to 5 capsules a day. I did notice some additional muscle fullness, similar to taking a GDA, but that was about it. I suspect if I upped the dose to 6 capsules a day I'd benefit even more but at the point the cost:benefit ratio is questionable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BPjohn123 View Post
    Haven't heard very many complaints with Alphamine....on any forum. Maybe I could send a sample of the international version.
    No appetite control or thermo effect even at 3 scoops for me. I'd have commented but any mention of Alphamine brings Touey out of hiding.
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