Longest Stretch of Insomnia?

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  1. DunkrWunkah
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    What's the longest you've been without sleep?

    I've been awake for about 24 hours right now. I think I'll lay down awhile....
     
  2. The Pi

    The Pi Lurker

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    48 hours a few times.
     
  3. gameboy13

    gameboy13 Orange and fluffy since 1995.

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    The longest I have been without sleep is about 20 hours.
     
  4. ThatDudeWithTheFood

    ThatDudeWithTheFood TRIANGLEZ

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    48 Hours once started seeing weird things like floating pinesol and my friend grew a beard and stuff really creepy the most weird one was I closed my eyes and there was a mermaid with a dancing tounge and im not even joking.It was at an overnight field trip.Weird because you expect to be tired but in the morning at about 24 hours I was so hyper.Also 72 hours without sleep and you can legally kill a person so if you plan to commit murder just dont sleep.
     
  5. giratina16

    giratina16 Born This Way

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    I once went 48 hours without sleep when I went abroad, I started to go psychotic. I was so tired I couldn't even fall asleep. I couldn't see properly, I couldn't talk properly, I couldn't walk and I didn't know who anyone was. When I took some sleeping tablets I slept for about 16 hours. I woke up so refreshed.
     
  6. shaunj66

    shaunj66 Administrator

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    I recently went about 38 hours without sleep on a trip to France.

    One full day at work (9-5) > Drive home > Go out for meal > Pick up sister from train station > Drive home > Wait a couple hours (tried to sleep but failed) > start driving to Dover at 12am (approx 160 miles) > Ferry from Dover to Calais > Drive from Calais to Disneyland > Spend day at Disneyland > Drive from Disneyland to Paris > Try and find apartment and attempt to sleep (couldn't until about 1:30am)

    [​IMG] That was a very tiring day.
     
  7. Theraima

    Theraima I own this desert, bitches!

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    This summer I was a few times about 30 hours without sleep.. Longest I've been up is probably something like 36 hours.
     
  8. Phoenix Goddess

    Phoenix Goddess The Ninja's Protégée

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    My insomnia is so bad I'm awake for a day then I'll get three hours of sleep(not intentional) before I'm awake another day.
     
  9. Perseid

    Perseid GBAtemp Regular

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    72 hours in a teenaged programming marathon. It wasn't exactly deliberate, but it wasn't insomnia. I just lost track of time a few nights and then it was noon and who goes to sleep at noon? [​IMG]

    When I started to hallucinate, though, that meant it was bedtime.
     
  10. Ritsuki

    Ritsuki ORAORAORAORA

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    Something like 30hrs.
     
  11. BobTheJoeBob

    BobTheJoeBob The most optimistic person on the temp. :)

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    Longest I've been is till about past 2:00am. I never suffer from insomnia and find it hard to stay awake when I'm sleepy.
     
  12. omgpwn666

    omgpwn666 Guy gamer and proud!

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    48 hours was the longest for me because I was very sick.
     
  13. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

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    The longest I've been awake is past 6.
    I couldn't put myself to sleep so I ended up watching television until 6:15.
     
  14. Elritha

    Elritha GBAtemp Addict

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    Longest I've been awake without sleep was about 36 hours while on a trip. Slept like a rock when I finally did lie down.
     
  15. Slyakin

    Slyakin See ya suckers

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    LOL, I suck compared to you guys. I tried to stay awake all night, but fell asleep at 2 a.m.
     
  16. nutella

    nutella Low Glycemic Index

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    48 hours. I've done it a few of times. Not cool.
     
  17. Trulen

    Trulen GBAtemp Fan

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    I got sinuses that kept me up one day during school. Laid in bed for 6.5 hours and was like, "Whyyyyyyy"

    I was up for maybe 30 hours straight until I finished classes. I couldn't fall asleep in the classes, but everything was so trippy. I wasn't hallucinating. But I sure enough wasn't sane.

    Went to bed and slept for like, 14 hours.

    End.
     
  18. George Dawes

    George Dawes Wanker

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    When I was younger I was regularly awake for ~5-6 days without sleep. As I get older it gets shorter, but I still often go 3 or more days without sleeping. When I do sleep it is rarely for more than an hour or two, unless I use pharmaceuticals to put me out.
     
  19. monkat

    monkat I'd like to see you TRY to ban me. (Should I try?.

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    I've gone a few days without sleep just due to stress, but nothing horrible
     
  20. DunkrWunkah
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    Jesus Christ!! You're hardcore!