The Dear God Why Am I Awake? Thread.

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  1. alantig

    alantig Santana-free since '63!

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    Man, that's the way it is for me. I'm not allowed to put the metal station on when I go to sleep because it keeps my wife awake. We have an agreement - she puts it on when she gets up (if I don't have to get up as well) and turns it up for me (but really, never loud enough). I've slept with a radio (or occasionally TV) on since I was a little kid. Used to be talk shows, but it's been music for about 35 years or so (or hockey, baseball, or the comedy channel now with satellite).
     
  2. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Rah rah ah ah ah!

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    See I'm more white noise/fan/rainstorm, and she's TV/music/talk. I can't fall asleep with her stuff on, it just gets my brain working or I try and hear what someone is saying. So I let her fall asleep with that stuff (like the buddy I am) and then I turn it off. I can't do my stuff because she's a heavy sleeper and needs to hear her (multiple!) alarms in the morning and the baby monitor.

    I'm thinking about building a sleeping pod of some sort for me to use during the day. Something plush inside, rectangular in shape, and with a lid on a hinge that I can use to close it off and keep the light out... I'm not sure what they're called.
     
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  3. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    I think it's called a sarcasticophagus.
     
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  4. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Guitar case?
     
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  5. flux

    flux Has the fever...

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  6. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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    ""See I'm more white noise/fan/rainstorm"" -- this is me as well. Having a partner with differing sleep requirements sucks... been there. You're in a tough spot, and you have my sympathy. I do hope you find a peaceful resolution / solution!!

    Bodia.... I just don't know what to say dude....I've been a night owl my whole life, although old age is making crave bed time sooner & sooner.... But, ya gotta do what you gotta do....
     
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  7. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    It's of my own choosing. I pound on a laptop, and work from home, the Mrs does not. She gets up that early so she can be out the door by 6:00. On occasion, I get a little attitude/jealousy from her about always being able to be at home. I decided flaunting it, and sleeping in until 7:00, just wasn't worth it. Now, a nap from 7-8 is a totally different thing!
     
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  8. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Man..I sooo feel your pain! Cheesecurl loves that $hi#! It is enough to drive a guy to drink...more heavily!

    I have contemplated pulling an Elvis and just pop a cap in the friggin thing!! It wouldn't be prudent...then I would only find myself spending my guitar money on a bigger more High Def version on the one I just destroyed...you know, because you REALLY NEED...to hear these petty, over privileged, living nightmares, screaming at each other...in 4K with 7.1 surround sound....otherwise you might miss a gratuitous shot of their 40K dollar Rollie, that husband number 17 bought them as a tax right off just before he Bankrupts one of his bogus business ventures because his ratchet wife needs yet another (fill in the blank) "rejuvenation"! When in fact the only thing that needs rejuvenation...is their self centered, vapid, shallow souls, I mean if they actually had one to begin with! So yeah, I feel your pain...I REALLY, REALLY feel your pain bro.

    Married or not dude...Welcome to the dance my brother! Just pray that she doesn't start demanding more attention and telling you she feels neglected because of those "stupid" guitars...yup..all you can do is find a happy place...cry yourself to sleep and hope for a swift death. Real talk my friend...gotta keep it real...
     
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  9. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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    fwiw, I learned a long time ago that EVERYTHING has pros & cons....
    Married... single.... partnered up..... it's your life, and up to YOU how you live it....
    Jimi said a long time ago "I'm the one who has to die, when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to..."
    I guess he did...
    Pros & cons...
     
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  10. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    ^^^^ THIS^^^

    Oh and this too..."Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment." Jason Statham-The Mechanic...I know, I know... he's NO Jimi...but it stuck with me....
     
  11. Dusty Chalk

    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenführer

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    Soft Cell.
     
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  12. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Rah rah ah ah ah!

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    I now have a post for the ear worm thread.
     
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  13. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Yup, now my love AND my ear hole are tainted...ohhh, this is not good...
     
  14. Dusty Chalk

    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenführer

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    "Earworms and Insomnia" -- might be a good name for a covers album.
     
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  15. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Rah rah ah ah ah!

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    Seriously.... How many alarms does somebody need to wake up? One? Two? Three since 4am.
     
  16. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Get a dog. It won't just lay there. If someone ain't gettin' up, the pup will roust 'em
     
  17. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Rah rah ah ah ah!

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    Like I need another thing to wake me up and feed. :mad::p
     
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  18. veinbuster

    veinbuster In the cards

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    Some people need lots. I set an alarm but never hear it because they startle me enough that I wake up before it goes off so I don’t have to listen to it...so I just have to set any alarm anyplace. I like setting a neighbour’s best.
     
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  19. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Rah rah ah ah ah!

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    Me too! I wake up way before them.
     
  20. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Yaaasss...that is a great one...

    This gives me comfort...I though I was the only one that did that:D
     

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