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Staying up all night.
same at 2:04PM, May 31, 2010
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I have a lot of work to have handed in tomorrow and i all night tonight to finish it. This is the last week of college and i need to have it done. Any tips on how to stay awake?
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Cthulhu at 2:28PM, May 31, 2010
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Apples are better than coffee, in terms of keeping your ass up.
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alwinbot at 2:28PM, May 31, 2010
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Caffeine obviously.
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Aurora Moon at 3:02PM, May 31, 2010
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something like this:
http://www.amazon.com/FRS-Healthy-Powdered-14-Count-Packets/dp/B000QU5JSM

energy packets that you pour into a bottle of water and shake it. it works better than coffee, or tea when you have to stay awake. and plus it's far more healthy than coffee. :p
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Ive been told nuts work better than caffeine. So i went out and bought a huge bag of salted nuts. 600g bag. Will probably finish them by around 2 am. Energy drinks believe it or not made me feel more tired when I last did this and does amazon do 1 hour delivery cause i really want some of that. Unfortunatly stores are closed now. All I've got is my laptop and my nuts.
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Lonnehart at 3:38PM, May 31, 2010
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All I've got is my laptop and my nuts.

I hope that's not one sticky laptop you got. I know the oils on some nuts can make a real mess of things…
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Chernobog at 3:39PM, May 31, 2010
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I actually do the medium black coffee plus three McIntosh apples thing during my work day. I'll be turbo speed for hours. Apples really do seem to have stimulant properties.
 
 
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All I've got is my laptop and my nuts.

I hope that's not one sticky laptop you got. I know the oils on some nuts can make a real mess of things…

So many ways i could interpret that. lol!

But seriously. Nah, im just tipping the bag into my mouth.
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Product Placement at 3:56PM, May 31, 2010
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Energy drinks believe it or not made me feel more tired when I last did this
Very understandable. Most commercial energy drinks only provides you with a pick me up that's equivalent to sugar rush. Very good if you need to stay focused for an extra half an hour but you'll end up more tired in the long run.

Red ginseng extract is supposed to be the ultimate mind charger and is only recommended in very tiny dosage. It might have adverse effects on young people so kids are not allowed to touch that stuff and there was a fierce debate, back home, a few years back if high school students should be allowed to take them when studying for a test. Apart from that it's quite popular.
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All I've got is my laptop and my nuts.
lol!
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I hope that's not one sticky laptop you got. I know the oils on some nuts can make a real mess of things…
So many ways i could interpret that. lol!

But seriously. Nah, im just tipping the bag into my mouth.
lol!lol!lol!
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I Am The 1337 Master at 4:18PM, May 31, 2010
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Your nuts may keep you up because you have to keep grabbing for them and that is a function that includes using your brain. I could have stopped to make it funny but I'd rather help.

Blast some Slipknot or something.
Maybe cause yourself constant pain so that you cannot fall asleep.

Or just pull it off. It's possible.


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Red ginseng extract is supposed to be the ultimate mind charger and is only recommended in very tiny dosage. It might have adverse effects on young people so kids are not allowed to touch that stuff and there was a fierce debate, back home, a few years back if high school students should be allowed to take them when studying for a test. Apart from that it's quite popular.

Im 19. Do I come into the young people catagory?
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Product Placement at 4:46PM, May 31, 2010
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You should be OK. It was just some hyped up concerned parents debate that it would burn out their children. Wouldn't recommend giving it to a 6 year old though. Anyone who's given a small kid some caffeine can tell you why.
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So far the nuts are about half way eaten and im washing them down with cola, the occasional cigarette helps and dipping my face in water is good for reassuring i stay awake. A bit of speed metal is additional support.
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Product Placement at 6:05PM, May 31, 2010
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*Silly ways to stay up*
Have fun with that.
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Dont knock it. Its working.

Also the enamel i just cracked off a molar is doing the job.
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crocty at 6:34PM, May 31, 2010
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Haha I'd sarcastically say something like “Try going back in time and doing it at a logical date.” But I'd probably do the same.

So instead I'll just be very unhelpful and laugh. HAHAHAHAHAHA.

Also a good thing to do is to dress light and point a fan at your face. Can't fall asleep if you're freezing to death. Unless that sleep is from the hypothermia. Then yeah you can.

But I digress; HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.
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Windows open. Needa let the smoke out. Its cold enough.
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alwinbot at 7:50PM, May 31, 2010
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Do some crack.
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Main problem is i dunno where to get red ginseng at 4:26 am. I know where to get crack but thats too far away. And over priced. Well. Ive made it this far.
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Intelligent conversation is assisting when my mind begins to stall. Im just flipping in and out.
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alwinbot at 8:53PM, May 31, 2010
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Stuff some ice down your pants.
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what pants?

Update. Its been all night. time to get ready for college. Got 7 out of 9 assignments finished.
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kyupol at 9:52PM, May 31, 2010
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Self-hypnosis can keep you awake. Contrary to popular myth, there is NO sleeping during hypnosis.
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ozoneocean at 10:51PM, May 31, 2010
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I love all the stuff about grabbing your nuts and then putting your nutbag in your mouth. That got a huge laugh out of me :)

I hope the 7 out of 9 assignments are enough!

When I want to stay up all night, I find that eating constantly does help. Mainly high energy snacks and crappy junkfood. Stuff like pushups can help when your body starts to slow down too much.
 
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The Gravekeeper at 12:23AM, June 1, 2010
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I personally find that drinking lots of water throughout the night helps. I mean, it makes you have to use the bathroom several times a night. Needing to pee frequently works wonders for keeping you up; just ask anyone who's ever had a urinary tract infection.
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ozoneocean at 12:36AM, June 1, 2010
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Needing to pee frequently works wonders for keeping you up
That's a really, really unpleasant way to try and stay up. -_-
 
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Randal at 12:28PM, June 1, 2010
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I used to drive a semi. I'm a master at this.

Do anything that keeps your brain active. Listen to music you know the lyrics to and have to recall to sing along (but you have to actually sing along, or it won't work). If you like talk radio, listen to some that isn't boring. (It doesn't have to be talk radio, it could be a radio program like Hitchhikers Guide or even an audio-book you find engaging, especially if it's funny.)

The brighter the room the better. It is possible to temporarily fool your circadian rhythm. Get up and walk around. (these two aren't possible on a truck, but when I'm burning the midnight oil to get a comic finished, they generally do the trick. Sit upright and never stay still for too long. Shift positions. Caffeine helps me, but it doesn't help everyone. I have a friend who could drink coffee all day and all night and still fall dead asleep.

Do what Mack does in Cars. I laughed when I saw that, because I've made those faces myself, but it does work a little.

If you've extended yourself too much, your body will take over as fatigue sets in and you will find yourself succumbing to micro-sleep. (that disorienting feeling like you're just waking up but don't remember falling asleep and have lost track of time.) After a few of these, if you haven't taken measures to keep your brain active, you're done for and are going to pass out eventually.
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The Gravekeeper at 2:49PM, June 1, 2010
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Needing to pee frequently works wonders for keeping you up
That's a really, really unpleasant way to try and stay up. -_-

Unpleasant but very effective.
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Lonnehart at 12:26AM, June 2, 2010
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I tried this once… read the wikipedia article on John Wayne Gacy. Managed to stay up all night because if I fell asleep, “The Clown might eat me”…

Urinating every so often at night to stay awake is a lot better than having taken your Metformin, then going out to porcelan throne for a couple minutes or more…
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