What Knocks Y'all out?

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  1. chavosaur
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    chavosaur Austin Trujillo

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    Now before I go one, this isn't a
    "Help gaming forum! diagnose me cuz I am too stupid to go to a doctor!" Thread. I've seen like 50 of those around lately, its annoying as hell.
    This is merely a way of finding out what makes you wanna sleep right away.
    See, I have had sleeping issues like crazy over the years. Like an idiot, I started abusing night time medicine like crazy for almost a year. I finally quit that about 6 months ago, but of course I screwed myself up and Now I have a horrible time getting myself to sleep.
    Now I have tried a method or two, and sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.
    But for you guys, what is that one thing that can just knock you on your ass and get you that good nights sleep?
    Because lord knows I'm having sleep troubles when I'm posting this topic at 3am.

    EDIT: No Alcohol options please
     


  2. TwinRetro

    TwinRetro Don't start nothin', Won't be nothin'

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    Smooth jazz and incense. Puts me straight out.
     
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  3. bazamuffin

    bazamuffin RESIDENT DILF

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    Ketamine and beer
     
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    chavosaur Austin Trujillo

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    Meh, Im not looking for an Alcohol option (probably should have posted that)
    I do not drink, and besides, using alcohol would be like going back on the night time meds.
     
  5. Castiel

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    I generally lay down and close my eyes :P

    Seriously though, just putting on some soft music will work wonders when trying to go to sleep.
     
  6. bazamuffin

    bazamuffin RESIDENT DILF

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    OK, seriously I would start with herbal teas and maybe try some incense. It used to work for me when I was partying for 3 days straight at weekends and screwed up my sleep pattern. Add your fave type of "chilled" music and you got a good starting point
     
  7. Snailface

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    Engine Room with Cyan, watching him learn.
    6am.

    Nothing else can get me to sleep. :P
    7 yrs as a night worker killed my ability to sleep properly.
     
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    chavosaur Austin Trujillo

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    Well see, I would normally leave the tv on in my room and put the timer on it, because I like to have noise to fall asleep too. With a few music suggestions already, I think I will try to find a good music channel on tv with relaxing music and see if that works. But keep the suggestions coming guys, I appreciate the help.
     
  9. bazamuffin

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    I always like to leave a random selection of Zero7 tracks on, so sometimes I would hit up youtube and get a playlist together.
     
  10. emigre

    emigre Has complex motives

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    Playing Ocarina of Time. The game is so dull, I can't help but fall asleep.
     
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    The harder you try to stay awake, the easier you will fall asleep. Try it.......
     
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    Skip a night
     
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  13. Ubuntuの刀

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    I have a sleeping problem too. Not nearly as tragic as yours, but what you could do is not do anything for the hour before you have to go to sleep. This for me makes me go to sleep way before I am suppose to and it does because when i get bored, i fall asleep. I have to be mentally stimulated(or on coffee) to stay up at 10-11PM.
     
  14. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    Late night tv programming. Nothing lulls you to sleep more effectively.
     
  15. Guild McCommunist

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    Most definitely, I find MSNBC does the trick. I mean it's either reruns of boring politics shows or Lockup. Plus you don't have to worry about waking up to some shitty infomercial.
     
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    I usually lay down on bed and watch videos
    Eventually my eyelids will be heavy and I will fall asleep.
     
  17. EyeZ

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    When i can't sleep i always get up and do something (usually i go on the PC), there's nothing worse, for me anyway, to just be led there trying to get off.

    So by getting up and doing something does pass the time until i feel i would be able to get off.

    I have done this too.

    EDIT: Typo
     
  18. ZAFDeltaForce

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    I close my eyes and blank my mind out. Eventually I knock out.

    That or soft, light classical music
     
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    I close my eyes and daydream about being batman until I fall asleep and then real dream about being batman.
     
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  20. Phoenix Goddess

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    On bad nights/days I have to take sleep-aid. I won't fall asleep otherwise. Unfortunately, that leaves to very many all-nighters.

    ...Unless I have creamy hot chocolate or hot milk with honey(I heard hot milk and rum make you sleep heavenly.). Then I knock out and sleep like a bear in hibernation.
     
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