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What is the formula on this cup representing?

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    $\begingroup$ It's caffeine, what else you'd expect? $\endgroup$ – Mithoron Jun 10 '17 at 12:58
  • $\begingroup$ You may "get it" even as a pendant (e.g., etsy.com/market/caffeine_pendant), albeit some representations appear, chemically speaking, questionable. $\endgroup$ – Buttonwood Jun 10 '17 at 16:51
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It's a coffee mug, and coffee is (in)famous for one particular substance: Caffeine.

The 2D picture on Wikipedia is the same as on the mug, except that it's rotated 180 degrees. The 'sticks' are methyl ($\ce{CH3}$) groups.

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