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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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    Errrrrrr......

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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