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Old 11-30-11, 06:22 AM   #1
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How to stay awake

well I spent all night writing an essay for my english class and it's 4:30Am and it's still gonna take me an hour to finish. And I have to wake up at 6:30 so I'm just gonna skip the sleep.

I need some ideas to keep me awake tomorrow during school. I was thinking of taking a pack of espresso Gu to fuel me with caffeine for the day. any other ideas?
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Old 11-30-11, 06:53 AM   #2
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Sleep usually works for staying awake during non sleep hours.

But since you are studying all night and have to finish soon I'm guessing you put it off doing your homework till last min. So....



























HTFU.


















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works even faster if crushed and snorted....at least according to my roommate in college.
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Short power ride.
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Put some pennies in your shoes.
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oh, he said "pennies".... nevermind.
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oh, he said "pennies".... nevermind.
Ponies in your shoes would probably keep you awake, too.
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An ice cube in your underpants has it's merits, too.
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Ponies in your shoes would probably keep you awake, too.
What about peonies?
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What about peonies?
They would make your socks smell nice, but I don't think they'd keep you awake.
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Dude? really?

Well, he would certainly keep you awake.
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Once the sun comes up you'll probably get a second wind. Be sure to stay hydrated.
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Short power ride.
I was going to say constantly stay on your bike. I've never fallen asleep while riding.
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Chem department coffee worked for me. Only drinkable coffee I've ever had.

For me it was a take home final due at 8:00 the day of a Chem exam. Turned out I did well on the Chem exam. Chemicals inside help understanding chemicals, who woul dhave thought it?
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Old 11-30-11, 05:20 PM   #18
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Decided to just take some liquid caffeine before I left for school just a couple drops in my water bottle did the trick. I wasn't as tired as I expected to be.
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This is a really useful skill to acquire. Being able to drive yourself longer than the people around you can make you look really good in your working years: Show up early, stay late, and stay til the job's done. People notice.
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Old 12-01-11, 11:27 PM   #20
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I have not slept for almost 3 days not O_O. And I have sooo much work to do right now. Now I am feeling really bad, I am not really falling asleep, but I can't concentrate for long.
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you need sleep at some point, can you get 5 or 6 hours in? Just set the alarm somewhere so you have to get up to shut it off. I've had a few days where I shut off the alarm and went back to sleep without even remembering what I had done when actually got up. Now it's on the other side of the bed... it should probably be on the other side of the room
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TGIF!! Time to sleep for 12 hours.
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Best way to stay awake is to get a lots of sleep before-hand.

"I haven't slept for 10 days cause that would be too long."- Mitch H.
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I actually don't feel too bad. i'm still alert and I can still concentrate.
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I actually don't feel too bad. i'm still alert and I can still concentrate.
There's a cure for that.

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