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Old 06-27-2006, 09:16 PM   #1
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Weird dreams and all that jazz

No really, I'm bored with a passing interest in dreams. Even of others. Cuz crazy shiznit can happen. Yeah...so...post your freakiest dreams here. See if anyone cares, can decipther them, all that stuff.

First freaky dream had Simpson cameos. No joke. It was like...the real world with Simpson characters. I can't help being a fangirl. Homer's swinging some yoyo on his finger and goes into restroom. Once he's inside, it's from my POV, and me and some other faceless people (it's true, aren't most people faceless in dreams?) are running away from OLD PEOPLE o0 I ca't remember the dailog, but one lady had diabetes and was on crutches, and they wre definitley saying something like, "Dont' let the slaves escape!" Wierd. Everyone goes one way (totally ignoring this exit sign). I go alone and try to exit, but I'm stuck. When I go through, Homer gets out of bathroom and is arrested for crossovering!

Second...my mom dies. She gets eaten by bears or cougars in our backyard or something. She's a ghost, but we're crying while she's happily having us prepere for her funeral.

Third...I'm native american (even though I'm not), and in a canoe, and I DIE. I think I was sacrificed or was stupid enough to row down a waterfall...and I come back as a blonde girl. I'm in Disneyland and am leaning over something, and some other faceless guy says to be careful or I could fall and die. I told him I didn't worry cuz I knew what would happen. That's the most peaceful I've ever felt in a dream, possibly in my life. Thinking back, it felt so nice and I kinda wanna cry.

You got anything that can top that? Or has anyone here ever had a lucid dream (wher you know that youre alseep)?
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Old 06-27-2006, 09:47 PM   #2
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Once I had this really "WTF" kind of dream.

I'm running through this big spooky castle and at the end I come to this witch/witch-like-person and she shoots me with this magic blast and I turn to dust, then it turns out I'm playing this computer game and I exit it and wake up.

Maybe I was seeing into the future?


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Old 06-27-2006, 09:54 PM   #3
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0o0o0h, prophetic dreams, I've had one once. But it was lame. It was that the neighbors cat was sleeping with her kittens on our patio furniture. Yeah, they were in the exact order, but it was still lame.
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Old 06-27-2006, 11:14 PM   #4
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Most of my dreams are products of processed meats.
So yeah. :/

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Old 06-27-2006, 11:17 PM   #5
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I once had a dream I would be sabatoged at a public performance. Next spring show, I got pushed down the steps and hurt my knee. Couldn't sing my solo right, I was crying all night it hurt so bad.

That bitch who pushed me is so lucky I didn't go Tonya Harding on her with a crowbar.
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Old 06-28-2006, 12:05 AM   #6
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I have very, very weird dreams.

It all started a long time ago.

Screw it I don't feel like writing them out, just trust me. A cow singing along with Five Iron Frenzy and flying is commonplace.

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I have very, very weird dreams.

It all started a long time ago.

Screw it I don't feel like writing them out, just trust me. A cow singing along with Five Iron Frenzy and flying is commonplace.
Those arn't that weird. I dreamt once that me and Ghetto Bird(my grandma's dog) were singing along with Queen.
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Old 06-28-2006, 01:45 AM   #8
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The Censors were after me in one dream. They almost stamped me out.
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Old 06-28-2006, 02:36 AM   #9
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Yeah, I've had dreams involving videogames before. But they're just as lame as my prophetic dreams. It's just me playing. Boring. Raz was in one, but only as a background character. Lame.
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Old 06-28-2006, 07:54 AM   #10
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I have had more weird dreams than I can count. Around once a week I have a dream foretelling the future. I see lots of stuff. But only ever my future. I feel like writing out every detail of all the weirdest dreams I've had. So here they are. And they're all in my POV. Unless mentioned. After this you might all think I'm freaky. Or freakier, depending on who you are.

Yoga classes

"Row row row your boat, gently down the stream! Sing happily in the car and smile cheesily," My grandma sang, as we drove down the road in a nondescript place at some point in time. My cousins sat, being weird and cousinny, on the back seat of the car. I groaned, rolling my eyes and turning to the front seat. We were going to my grandma's yoga lessons, which were taking place in a fabric shop. I was bored. And I had to catch a plane later to do stuff. Kinda. I hopped out of the ca, which was still going at a considerable speed, and ran off to our destination. It was grayish. I saw an auction house, and stopped. It looked more than interesting. So I went in. I saw fish. Flying around without a care.Yes, fish. I ran out, bewildered. I ran down the road, and found a clock. The clock siad it was 2 o clock. I needed to be on my plane. I rushed away, at lightning speed. Up hills and stuff. I was going the opposite way to the airport. The dream ended there.

Halloween edition Psychonauts and the space time continuum.

I sat on my sofa, the small green and purple box in my hands. It was the same cover as Psychonauts, but with a different picture of Raz. He had childish scribbles on his face. I placed the disc into the disc drive of my playstation. A screen came up. It was a multi choice entry screen. It had eight choices of game on it, along with a brief of each one.
Sasha Nein gets beheaded- An epic tale of Sasha Nein... Dieing and stuff.
Pumpkins take over whispering rock- Everyone dies when whispering rock is enslaved by pumpkins... except Raz, Lili, Phoebe, Milka and Kitty.
Milla spontaneously combusts- Obvious enough.
Elton murders Milka- Elton murders Milka, but can he get away with it?
Everyone dies- Well, everyone dies and... yeah.
Ghostly towers- Thorney towers occupants as ghosts.
Barbie comes to Whispering Rock- The evilest doll in the world arrives at our favorite camp... and is so sweet that they all spontaneously combust.
Nobody cares at this point- A stupid thing about halloween and everyone wearing weird costumes.
I chose the one about pumpkins, because it sounded kinda weird, but not too weird. I started the game, and found myself in Raz's first person view. I saw Milla collapse in a swath of blood, and I ran to a bunch of poles to save myself. I managed to get away after lots of acrobatics, and then I sighed. I bet the pumpkin headed king guy, and I saved the few people left. I smiled. ENTER NEW DREAM!!! Randomly, I found myself at a picnic, with all my random musish people sitting there.
"Hi guys," I mumbled, walking up to the group.
"We've been waiting," Cerice murmured, smiling evilly.
"I know. You're always waiting," I groaned, plonking myself down on the mat.
"Hey, Madz! Look at this!" Zoe cheered, pointing at a hole in the ground stuffed with coke bottles.
"I think it's a portal to another world down there!" She yelled, smiling weirdly.
"Don't Madeleine! Don't disrupt the space time continuum!" Sasha yelled, as I dug down into the ground. Zoe leapt over, and started digging with me. We had soon unearted a shiny black portal, at which point Sasha yelled,
"No Maddy! No!" I didn't care. I jumped into the ground. Suddenly, I found myself in a small white cell, and I couldn't do anything. I was a spectator. Alex Egnot, a creepy kid from my class, sat down next to Blackadder, who had randomly happened to be there. She leant over to him, smiling in her Alexish way.
"Hello. Want to play bus stop? I can be very... Entertaining," She giggled, hugging him. He screamed oocly, and rushed out of the room. Outside was a random t.v presenter, who chased Blackadder onto some minecarts, which they spent some time running around on. Blackadder leapt off quickly however, and went off through a gateway into the country. He walked away, and the camera thingummyjig view switched to Raz, who was standing there. Raz smiled, skipping off to a small, quaint town. He stopped at the grocers, where a random guy was standing. He sold Raz a butternut pumpkin for five bucks, and Raz skipped off into the city. He kept skipping, until he saw Sasha.
"The space time continuum got mucked up earlier, Razputin. You have been warned," Sasha sighed, walking away. Raz simply grinned, and skipped on. Suddenly, he was turned into a mouse, and he smiled. He walked on, and found a mousehole. He went in, and found mice folkdancing to a random song from the eighties that sucked. The dance ended, and Raz clapped. A big, burly mouse came up to him and asked him to join the mouse fighter brigade, a team of mice that fought for freedom and whatnot.
"Okay," Raz mumbled, at which point they randomly went to an alleyway in which a video game like tutorial came on. Raz got bored, so he turned back to normal and ran up a vertical tower, where he shouted to Ford Cruller who was half a city away.
"Hi Ford, can you see me?" Raz yelled, doing a dance to 'I'm too sexy for my shirt' on top of the high skyscraper.
"Everyone in this city can see you Razputin," Ford yelled, chuckling. The dream ended there. So so weird.

Anyway, I'll leave it at that for now. I have had randomer dreams, so if you want to read about those, just ask.


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Old 06-28-2006, 02:32 PM   #11
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I had a dream the other night that was basically Psychonauts meets Full Throttle meets Lysistrata, only with less booze. (Although that combination kind of makes you wonder how much booze I'd had before bed...none, but still, you've got to wonder.)

In case you're wondering, I wouldn't recommend writing any Psychonauts/Full Throttle crossovers. The dream wasn't even that funny (although, admittedly, watching Ben beat up one of my particularly evil OCs was at least entertaining). It was just weird. And kind of dark; apparently a lot of the Psychonauts characters had died before the dream started.

...My subconscious is a very bizarre place.
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Old 06-28-2006, 02:44 PM   #12
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Ok, last night I had a dream that I totally banged Michael Buble.

OH WAIT! That wasn't a dream I'm kidding. That dream never happened. Last night I had a dream about Sasha being a skater in JSRF and he was doing insane grafitti and he totally kicked The Immortals asses in taggers tag it was killer.
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Old 06-28-2006, 04:06 PM   #13
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I had this really scary dream once. I was outside and I saw this tree. A really evil looking tree, and you could almost make out a evil face in the bark. And when I saw it, everything slowed down. Lots of insaity ensued. It was so freaky, I actually woke up. That is the only dream that I can remember that actually woke me up.
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Old 06-28-2006, 04:20 PM   #14
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Isn't it weird that crap like that is the stuff that really freaks you out?

Like a nightmare about a monster "Ah scary!"

But a nightmare about staring at a tree or walking in a hallway towards a statue, "AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH *wakes up*"


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Old 06-28-2006, 05:13 PM   #15
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Wanna have fun dreams, go to the health store and buy some melatonin caps, some vitamin-B6 caps and some valerian root. Take around 3mg melatonin, a B6 and some of the valerian about half an hour before bed. If you do this every night, after a week you'll remember every single dream you had the night before, and there's a much higher chance that you'll have a lucid dream, which would be awesome.

When I was really into the dream practice I remember having a repeated dream where I would go to what I can only describe as a 'psychedelic farm.' It was amazing


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Old 06-28-2006, 05:17 PM   #16
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Cool.


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Old 06-28-2006, 05:33 PM   #17
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That pill thing sounds scary. It kinda makes me thing of this dream I had once where I did LSD, I was flying but then I fell to th ground when it wore out and I died.
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Old 06-28-2006, 05:36 PM   #18
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I heard that if you're dreaming you're falling off a cliff, and when you hit the bottom and fall off your bed at the same time, you'll have a heart attack or a stroke or something.


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Old 06-28-2006, 05:44 PM   #19
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...That's odd. I did once have a dream where I fell off a boat or somthing, and when I woke up I was on the floor.
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Old 06-28-2006, 06:59 PM   #20
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I had this dream I was all alone in the middle of the city, so I hitchhiked on a hippie VW bus and it was... okay.

I got in and they were all like beatniks playing the conga drums and something smelled funny. Surely enough, everything got funny and weird and I blacked out in the dream. Later I was being arrested because I was apparently high.

That dream for some reason scared the crap out of me thinking about it.

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Lolz, Cheez hanging out with druggies. I had the best dream. I once had a dream where I was at school, and I told this guy I used to like that I like him and he liked my back, and we made out in a closit in the cafeteria.
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Old 06-28-2006, 07:28 PM   #22
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Last night I had the lamest dream ever.

I was buying a scanner at Best Buy.

I hope to God, Buddha, Satan and Dracula it was a prophetic dream.


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Old 06-28-2006, 07:35 PM   #23
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Last night I had the lamest dream ever.

I was buying a scanner at Best Buy.

I hope to God, Buddha, Satan and Dracula it was a prophetic dream.
You forgot Vishnu, and how is it lame fulfilling your desires?
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Well something awesome is supposed to happen in a dream. Like "OMG FLYING!" or "OMG DRAGON!" but walking into Best Buy and buying a scanner is cool in the real world, but for a dream it's like "eh... woopee I guess..."


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I see your point. However you've been going off all the time being all 'I want a scanner' this and 'I would really like a scanner' that it would be a good thing for you.
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It would be in the real world... sadly I just keep getting these dream dollars.

I should really fo' reals have one on Saturday, if not it'll be like one of those TV shows where I keep trying and never succeed and then it gets cancelled before I do succeed. Like Samurai Jack.


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I try to make myself have lucid dreams (I've had one before, but I made it lame by going 'LOL, teh c0@t f33!5 s0 r33!') but it's not so easy. I can remember most of my dreams though since I wake up ... then fall back asleep. Doing that is scientifically proven to make you remember your dreams. But as freaky as they are, they're still lame in many aspects IMO. I have gotten 'high' in a dream. It feels cool ... but weird. i wouldn't want it to happen in a dream again. The first was a havana cigar (which doesn't count but is close enough) and the 2d and last was laughing gas.
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Oh on the 'all that jazz' part of the topic, I love that movie chicago. I used to do a jazz dance to that song.
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I never got around to seeing the movie , and it seemed like my type. Has anyone ever fallen in a dream and woken up? It feels ... funky ... or when people touch me real sudden like ... funky ...
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Ya ever have a dream where ya toss and turn in your sleep, and when you wake up you see the room at a completely different angle so you have no idea where you are?

I did once.


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I've heard that if you really want to remember your dreams, you should keep a notepad nearby your bed. When you wake up, write down everything you remember. It works, I wouldn't be able to remember alot of mine otherwise. Because it seems (at least with me anyway) you can remember alot right after it happens, but after a while it starts to fade on you.

I found a note I wrote before about some dreams. I was tired when I wrote it, and it shows.

1st dream.
I wrote Multiple universes, Being chased by some guy, I fall and eventually wake up in real life? Have to wear spac-suit. Run and see planets flying by. See that guy from star trek. Somehow end up at home with game about it. Beat it and at the end online game about Mario KArt online. I loseflying hats and stuff.Jack is mr. Movie guy. Becomes Physic? Drop food on myself.

2nd Dream.
About being superman? Roswell, have 2 frineds with me. Stop these guys from hurting us. We run. People become shadows. show up and Onix end up going down a water drain? I have to save her.

3rd Dream.
At beach. One day it's kinda rainy out. i walk under board walk and go underneath? PLace gets really full. And multi-leveled. It gets really quite for some reason. People want to hear something. Frined hums looney tunes theme. For some reason, a few people go crazy with exictement. Place really clears out. Family catches my sistr and are mean. We save her.people start leaving. The leader is angry. Starts the lockdown. People get stuck inside. It's like a large hotel/boat place now. I can't make it out, yet I somehow do. Along with afew others. Smoke and laughing leads us to beileve they are being forced to smoke pot.


And I have no idea what any of that means.
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Old 06-28-2006, 11:27 PM   #32
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I also had a Simpsons dream. It was strange, it was very strange. As a Simpsons fan, I knew thay Skinner was based off of the guy from Psycho and so my dream was about Skinner being Psycho while everyone else were characters from the original Psycho movie. Oh it was fun. Espically as I was Skinner. Strange, but fun.

Since encampment is coming up, I had a dream of being told to wake up for drill, but I couldn't move. I tried opening my eyes, moving my legs, arms, fingers, mouth. None of me moved. Which, is quite funny if you know that I have sleep paralysis. It's a condition where you're minds awake and your bodys asleep, so you're dreaming but you can see what's going on around you. So I guess it was a half-dream.

I also had a dream where I was in a plane and crashed.

I'll see if I have a dream tonight.
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Old 06-29-2006, 01:03 AM   #33
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That's a cool idea, I'm going to bed in a few minutes so I'll see what dreams I have tonight (this morning ).

I've been lucky to have really good dream recall anyway (usually at least one a night) but writing them down really helps - at the peak of my 'omg lucid dreaming' craze in early 2005 I was remembering three or four lengthy dreams with insane detail. The other thing that I noticed was that simply by writing them down, plausable subconscious 'meanings of this dream' really jumped out at me; a lot better than using some book.

The other thing to do if you want to have lucid dreams are so-called 'reality checks' - this is where you make sure you're not in a dream whenever you're doing everyday things. Make it a routine - go to the bathroom, reality check. Make a sandwich, reality check. A good way to check if you're awake or dreaming is to count your fingers or look at the time or something. If you look at a clock, look away and then look back, if it's a dream it'll probably be a different time. Or maybe the clock will have eight hands, or letters instead of numbers. The idea behind this is that you dream about doing lots of normal stuff and don't even realise you're dreaming, but by doing the reality check you trick your brain into 'waking up' in the middle of the dream, at which point you can take control of said dream. If you do reality checks often enough when you're awake, you'll start doing them without meaning to - subconsciously - which is when you'll start doing it in your dreams too.

I never really got the hang of that though. Valerian, Melatonin and Vit-B6 are much easier, though if you want to become a true dream crusader I guess you'd have to do a combination of all three.

Just remembered! Another trick that worked for me was to set your alarm for about five hours after you go to bed. When it wakes you up, turn it off and go straight back to sleep - your brain will skip all it's pre-sleep patterns and go straight back into deep sleep, and you'll start dreaming almost straight away. This way you get a good one to three hours (depending on how long you sleep for ) of solid dreaming, and when you wake up they're fresh in your mind.


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Old 06-29-2006, 01:44 AM   #34
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I hada dream once where a giant salami was chasing everyone from my city around and if it touched you you turned into a hamster. It was random. Anyone ever had a dream they properly actually felt? I have. I was flying. It rocked. I also had a dream where I met a person, and lots of other people. At a PSYCHONAUTS convention. This was four years ago that I had this dream, folks. So weird...


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Old 06-29-2006, 02:04 AM   #35
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That's a cool idea, I'm going to bed in a few minutes so I'll see what dreams I have tonight (this morning ).

I've been lucky to have really good dream recall anyway (usually at least one a night) but writing them down really helps - at the peak of my 'omg lucid dreaming' craze in early 2005 I was remembering three or four lengthy dreams with insane detail. The other thing that I noticed was that simply by writing them down, plausable subconscious 'meanings of this dream' really jumped out at me; a lot better than using some book.

The other thing to do if you want to have lucid dreams are so-called 'reality checks' - this is where you make sure you're not in a dream whenever you're doing everyday things. Make it a routine - go to the bathroom, reality check. Make a sandwich, reality check. A good way to check if you're awake or dreaming is to count your fingers or look at the time or something. If you look at a clock, look away and then look back, if it's a dream it'll probably be a different time. Or maybe the clock will have eight hands, or letters instead of numbers. The idea behind this is that you dream about doing lots of normal stuff and don't even realise you're dreaming, but by doing the reality check you trick your brain into 'waking up' in the middle of the dream, at which point you can take control of said dream. If you do reality checks often enough when you're awake, you'll start doing them without meaning to - subconsciously - which is when you'll start doing it in your dreams too.

I never really got the hang of that though. Valerian, Melatonin and Vit-B6 are much easier, though if you want to become a true dream crusader I guess you'd have to do a combination of all three.

Just remembered! Another trick that worked for me was to set your alarm for about five hours after you go to bed. When it wakes you up, turn it off and go straight back to sleep - your brain will skip all it's pre-sleep patterns and go straight back into deep sleep, and you'll start dreaming almost straight away. This way you get a good one to three hours (depending on how long you sleep for ) of solid dreaming, and when you wake up they're fresh in your mind.
...are you like a somniologist or something? How do you know all these things?


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I never really understood the reality checks, but the way you put it, it makes more sense. I'm gonna start a dream journal and do the reality checks throughout the day, cuz lucid dreaming is the shiznit. What can I say? I'm a semi-hippy. Not hardcore enough to go vegan, but enough to let the bugs eat away at the plants in the backyard cuz I'm too nice to kill them. But for me, sleep is hard. I easily spent 3+ hours in bed just thinking and not really sleeping. Though I guess in a sense it's actual sleeping since I let my thoughts wander and don't subconciously direct them. Any hints for faster sleep that are easily accesible? Aside from that, I too have woken up not knowing where I was. The feeling is surreal in the least!

Has anyone slept with their eyes open? Next to lucid dreaming, it's one of the funkiest dream-related phenomenons I've experienced (I'm glad I've never had sleep-paralisis).
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Easy ways to get to sleep:
Utter Darkness-Drape a blanket over your windows, the total darkness makes it difficult to tell when your eyes are open or closed, which helps.
A Soothing Scent-Candles, incense, it really helps.
Tune out distractions-Turn off the TV, and if you live with brothers or sisters ask them to turn TVs or Radios down, as entertaining as this is it really helps with it off.


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WOw, thanks for the tips Smon, maybe I'll get to sleep by 4 tonight!
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Oh thanx^^, I'll try those tonite. I have some incence (well, mom mom does but whatever) that I can use. I remember when i was little, the opposite was true (in terms of noise). I was apperantly 'the loudest baby the family had had in years' and no one could tell why. They did know that I couldn't fall asleep and my head would hurt (it still happens now, and then I have to take a tylenol to ease the headaches since it wount let me sleep). Just not the cause behind it. Only the car engine or loud running water would help. Now, some super-smart scientist dudes say that some babies have a chronic ringing in their ears that won't let them fall asleep. That's what I have, as of now, I can hear that infernal buzz. But I can luckily turn it off at will now when i go to bed.
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...are you like a somniologist or something? How do you know all these things?
Ha, no I just read a lot about it a few years ago. What can I say? Dreams are like free trips.

As for tips for getting to sleep: again, valerian, melatonin. Valerian root is the main ingredient in most non-prescription 'sleeping pills' and melatonin is a hormone your brain produces when it's dark (it's related to serotonin somehow, but I can't remember how - like it's the opposite of, or something. If that means anything at all to you, it means something to you... if you see what I mean) and it's sold primarily as a sleep inducer. It's like the double whammy - take the pills, sleep is induced, dreamstate is clearer.

There are other ways to induce weird dreamstates, but they involve ingesting (or smoking etc.) various sacred herbs - nothing illegal, mind (the illegal stuff generally tends to do the opposite of put you to sleep.) I've not tried any of them, but the Calea zacatechichi plant is supposedly powerful. As far as I'm aware you steep the leaves in boiling water and then drink the water - but if you're interested in trying it, obviously research the hell out of it first.

And clearly, yes, I haven't gone to sleep yet. Insomnia? Or the fact that I don't have anything to do or anyone to talk to until Saturday? I don't even know anymore.


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