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I Fell Asleep At My Computer

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    Emailing In My Sleep

    I hate falling asleep at the computer, because my bed is more comfortable. What the heck is wrong with me that I'd nod off in a less comfortable environment? I used to have a sleep disorder that would see me up all night and all day, till I'd eventually just collapse from...
    auroramaru auroramaru 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    Fell Asleep At Computer

    Been there, done that. Must have been tired as I went to bed when I woke up, and fell asleep very quickly.
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M Jun 30, 2011

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    It happen Twice ...

    yeah...  i think it happens twice when i am still using dial up connections for my internet. I fall asleep waiting for my files that is too long to download.
    Longing4Luv Longing4Luv 26-30, F Aug 13, 2008

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    Lots

    My computer here at home and at work. I've been so sleepy lately and worn down that falling asleep isn't uncommon. It's hard when someone walks by your office and snaps their fingers to help open your eyes. I so need a vacation!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Nov 24, 2007

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    With the Webcam On!!

    I had a really long day at work.  Had 2 hrs sleep the night before, I was chatting with a friend online with my cam on.  I awoke to them buzzing me.  That was embarrassing......
    TruePal TruePal 31-35, M Jul 29, 2008

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    I Used to Have a Recliner As A...

    I used to have a recliner as a computer chair. I was doomed.  So many times I'd wake up with a whole bunch of messages from people either whining that I am ignoring them or wondering where the heck I went.
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F Nov 24, 2007

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    Might Be A Sign

    I wonder if one should see that as a possible sign that perhaps one is spending a bit too much time on the ole computer?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15, 2011

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    Will Never Forget That Day

    Once i  had an essay in french i had to do it for the next day and i was studying for my final exams, the thing is i was worn out and i couldn't move a muscle.I was listening to enya that night and my eyes started to fall so slowly. Done with enya then began Love Me Tender...
    GothicFlower GothicFlower 16-17, F Nov 20, 2011

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    Laptop

     It was over the summer and i remember i was surfing around on youtube. i was really tired but i just had to keep going. I think i had an old music video on..... It was the beatles hey jude and that just put me right to sleep. I woke up several hours later. the mac was fine...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 1 Response May 2, 2008

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    So Tired

    its only 5 o'clock and i was dropping off at my computer. On a Saturday too!!   looks like ill be having an early night tonight or ill have a sleep on the couch and stay up a bit longer, not sure which one ill do. second option sounds good.......
    boing345brooke boing345brooke 16-17, F Dec 21, 2007

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    At School!!!!

    Once!! This happened once!! But, I still hear jokes and laughs about it, why??? Because it was at school. The teacher was so boring and wouldn't shut up, I felt sleepy, then I went!!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Nov 25, 2007

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    "I Fell Asleep At My Computer"

    "I Fell Asleep At My Computer"actually i do it every night i stay up on ep as long as i possibly can and till my eyes can,t talke it no more and i end up dosing off with it still on but i have to get more sleep!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15, 2008

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    Sleepy Me.

    Nearly two years ago soon, I was talking to my friend across 'the pond' on IM, like I did everynight and I always joked about being sleepy due to the time difference. One week I was feeling particular unwell and as I was waiting for a response from my friend I fell asleep. I was...
    amigoodenough amigoodenough 36-40, F Nov 25, 2007

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    One Time

    i went out had a few pints and a couple of pills, went home, went online fell asleep in the most delicious sleep woke up over my laptop, it was still on i was still online, i just picked up from where i left off. I was suprised it did'nt get broken!
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Mar 29, 2008

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    All the Time

    I fall asleep at the computer all the time.  I have fallen asleep while chatting with friends and when I apologize to them they just laugh.  I have fallen asleep playing games on here and reading stuff.  All sorts of things.  Now when I was playing Everquest...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Jan 12, 2008

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    Errrrrrr......

    Maybe once **nervous giggles** Ok twice ;)
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 12, 2010

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    Gotta Love Grad School

    Grad school.  Last class I'd ever have to take.  Been reading all day.  Class was online.  Spent all day trying to get this balance sheet taken care of.  I must've been through it like 5 times adjusting my entries because I'd reread something and discover that there's...
    Zarita Zarita 26-30, F Nov 21, 2011

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    I Did This...

    Just last night I was falling asleep at my desk so I shut everything down and went to bed.  I was out within a minute.  I was so freaking tired from only getting about 4 hours of sleep at night all week.
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F Feb 16, 2008

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    Sleeping At the Computer. :]

    so this one time i was on aim with my friend til like 2 in the AM. so i decided to keep talking to her. after that she had to go so i decided to watch some tv since the computer and the tv are in the same room. so all of a sudden i wake up and it's like 6:40 ish and im sleeping...
    iinx0loveex3 iinx0loveex3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2008

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    Me Too

    I fell asleep twice at the computer.  Both times talking to friends and damn I was embarrassed lol. 
    twinkiequeen81 twinkiequeen81 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2007

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    Not Me...

    I don't sleep easy... I'm way too concious of the amount of electricity I would waste, too... I usually turn all the lights off, the tv, and everything else electric when I'm ready to fall asleep, except my A/C
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M Jun 28, 2008

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    I Was So Miserable................

    because I was hurting, and I couldn't concentrate on anything else. Sometimes even the pain medicines don't work, ans all you cab do is to try writing a story, or surfing the internet.At least that seems to ease my emotional stress. I surf the site until I can feel tired enough...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F Nov 20, 2011

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    Not Tonight

    Well it's now 4 am and I haven't slept a wink yet and I hate nights like this. It wouldn't be so bad but the rest of the family will be up in about 4 hours and at that time there is no sleeping in this small house. Not really sure what my problem is tonight, I don't really have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 8, 2012

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    Back In the Day On Irc

    I used to stay up all night chatting on IRC often. It was the first place I ever found real peer support. A few times I just didn't want to go to be, or someone would be late getting on and I'd want to stay up to talk to them. I wasn't missing anything outside of my online world...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Nov 10, 2007

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    Just Now I Did

    what a doof! i'm going to bed.
    humdinger humdinger 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 16, 2007

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    I Did

    Then when I woke up there was an empty ice cream wrapper on it that was not there before!
    desieyez desieyez 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2008

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    A Few Times...

    College student, cramming in one more paper last minute or trying your best to write it better then before. I'm an awful writer, no sense of correct grammer whatsoever. Papers and chatting online to a few people i just couldn' say goodnight too :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 29, 2008

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    Zzzzzzz At Work....

    So...today I'm just exhausted i have like zero energy... Had to be at work at six and i don't get off until six A.M and by nine i was nodding off at my desk... absolutely awful and that was after a red bull..... So I went to the conference room and took a short Lil cat nap for...
    AuThEnTiC AuThEnTiC 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4, 2008

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    I Fall Asleep

    This is any every day event for me, in fact it happens several times every day. LOL I have a torn bicep and rotator cuff that is very painful so I sleep in very short blocks, most of the time I only sleep for an hour or less. This problem is so bad that I actually dread nights...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 20, 2011

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    I fell asleep during a french exam. Woke up about 10 minutes before we had to hand in the papers. Needless to say, i failed ;)
    blubbyourmom blubbyourmom 22-25, M May 15

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    Like i always do on free periods lol
    roodline roodline 13-15, F May 11

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    When my ex and I were long distance, it was a constant thing. He'd call me after he finished his classes, then we'd talk for a few hours. I'd eventually get tired and then he'd...
    thejoneses thejoneses 26-30, F May 13

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    Minus 2 outside and I fell asleep to the sound of rain on my tin roof , and waves crashing at the beach, fire roaring Yep life's good
    omindigo omindigo 31-35, F 6 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I will sum it up mostly since it's very long, but here it is: I was introduced to her when I visited my dad's family, she was the girl that lived up the road. I can't remember...
    Saravegan2 Saravegan2 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    lately I have been sharing my experience with this guy i met online. and in those experiences I shared the love I have for him. I was nervous to how I feel about him because I'm...
    NotHisGirl NotHisGirl 16-17, F 7 Responses Apr 27

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    And we're both married but I can't stop thinking of her. She is the most amazing women I've ever met. I forced myself away from her because we were both struggling with the...
    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M May 14

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    As an educator and researcher, hours on the computer each day has been normal for me for nearly 30 years. I will confess that in recent years, more and more time on computer has...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    i miss the rain its always sunny here well most of the time. when i fall asleep too the rain it feels like i am flying and jumping on the soft clouds while the stars are twinkling...
    Pudding333 Pudding333 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    Well my Bluetooth NIC seems to have failed and I will need to get a replacement from the manufacture. I will be without my computer for (about) 10 whole days! *sighs* at least I...
    TK13 TK13 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I am on the computer WAY TOO MUCH through morning and day and every 24/7 lol. My mother thought I was obssessed with it and she got scared lol. I just said to myself "It's just...
    xIsNotEasyx xIsNotEasyx 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm on the computer all day
    anAnonymousComputer anAnonymousComputer 16-17, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Something is stuck in the outlet in the computer and I cannot plug anything in even though I didn't place anything in there and the plug came off.
    AnnonymousNum3 AnnonymousNum3 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    ...but, sadly, tonight it stopped before I could get into bed. More than the sound, I like the smell of it, the effect it has to cleanse the air (esp. when I'm in an more urban...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 1 Response May 10

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    As some of you know I travelled to America from the UK to see Corky for a second meet.... I know that some of you may think this odd or even reckless .... I understand this as...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 10 Responses May 15

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    I want to fall asleep with my arms wrapped around you. I want you in my arms all night long....