I Can Stay Up For A Straight 24 Hours

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    I've stayed up for around 52 hours.

    .. Crashed and slept for 3 days
    Lostandmissing Lostandmissing
    18-21, M
    Oct 25, 2014

    46 Hours 35 Minutes

    My record is 46 hours 35 minutes. Not so special really, but I was doing a 24 hour mountain bike race and on a massive adrenaline high for all of that. I slept pretty well afterwards... To all those mountain bikers out there... we're tough cookies. And to all non-mtbers. Give it...
    SpiritusMundi SpiritusMundi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2012

    ...actually I think the longest I have managed

    to stay up was about 2 hours. I was knackered afterwards, but it was well worthwhile..!
    Hoffferch Hoffferch
    41-45, M
    Sep 3, 2015

    This is one of those nights.

    I was up at 5am and now working 12 hr nights. 2 more hr will be 24hr but I still won't get to bed for at least 5 more hr. Yeah me!!!!
    deleted deleted
    Nov 4, 2014

    Are You Kidding Me?

    yeah so are you kidding me...............i can pull off 24 hours no problem. this is the norm for me. dont get me wrong. it sucks. need a good nights sleep.
    daxil daxil
    31-35, F
    Jun 29, 2010

    24 Hours?

    Are you kidding me? For the last three nights i haven't been sleep, yeah i'm getting restless now but there's to much to do to simply fall asleep. So 24 hours? that's not long at all, most people have can not sleep for 24 hours.
    ConfusedKitty ConfusedKitty
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2010
    kidLeftInTheDark kidLeftInTheDark
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2014


    sometimes i can stay up 24 hours sometimes i cant when i was younger not much younger i have been able to stay up 24 hours strait i havent tried it recently but i dont think i really want to at the moment unless i really have to but as long as i get to sleep for the...
    ravenseye ravenseye
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Mar 2, 2010

    Study Time!

    I am a study freak, and stay up hours just doing what I do. My parents remind me constantly that they have their job while I have mine. My job is school, and I take full pride in that. I have stayed up for a consecutive three days. It was the week before midterms and I was...
    junholaday junholaday
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 28, 2012

    I used to regularly ( PRE-medication ) stay up

    for 72 hours at a shot ( then sleep 8 then be up another 72 ( till my body just kicked out ), I am so GRATEFUL for my medication that has me on a regular schedule, that has me in bed by 10:00 or shortly after )
    cashetty69 cashetty69
    51-55, M
    Aug 26, 2015

    It's Been A While.

    I don't do it often because I really like sleep and I get fairly cranky without it. The last time I stayed up 24+ hours was last year to finish a paper. Luckily it was for a workshop and only worth about 5 points for bringing it in. Reading it made my laugh. The end was very...
    SofiaGrowsFlowers SofiaGrowsFlowers
    22-25, T
    Nov 4, 2013

    24 Hours?

    24 I've done three days with no sleep. I am most active at night I wake up at 7 stay up till 7:30 the next day then I sleep till ten.
    Maybealycan Maybealycan
    13-15, M
    Aug 14, 2012

    Once i stayed up for 4 days at the end of the

    fourth day i couldn't stay awake any more so i just closes my eyes and fell asleep in like 2 seconds
    thedon11 thedon11
    16-17, M
    Nov 5, 2014

    Well tonight is one of those nights.

    I woke early this morning and now I'm working all night. So by the time I get off I'll be up 24 hr. Ughhh
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 27, 2014

    I was able to do this

    before when I was younger. Ever since I got a job and responsibilities I need a full nights sleep.
    ShotOfWhisky ShotOfWhisky
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 28, 2014

    It takes some mad skill,

    tons of coffee and red bull, and vanilla ice cream
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn
    18-21, F
    Oct 25, 2014
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