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    On Phantom Shifting.

    I've experienced phantom shifts of a number of types in my rather young lifetime. At this current time they seem to be quite random, so I'm not yet sure what the cause that triggers a shift is, but I'll share a few odd (And often awkward) experiences that I had when I shifted...
    deathgliger deathgliger 18-21 Feb 19, 2012

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    In Bed

    Sometimes when I go to bed and I lay down, I feel like I really am changing in someway. If I lay down on my stomach, I can sense that my legs are acting like some kind of phantom tail and it sometimes feels like i am on all fours.
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 9, 2013

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    Defensive Shifts

    The largest cause for my phantom shifts are perceived threats and severe stress. I do shift under less serious circumstances, its just these situations that stand out. Once, a couple months ago, something happened to cause me to break down. I started whining like a canine, I felt...
    EyesOfSeraphim EyesOfSeraphim 26-30, F Jul 13, 2011

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    I am currently a D-shifter(dream shifter), S-shifter(soul shifter), and a M-shifter (mental). But I'm desperate to become a P-shifter! I'll give up all my shifting a now just for...
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I refuse to own an automatic now. I just bought my first car about 5 mo. ago. when I was looking for a car, it being a stick shift was a standard for me(pun intended). I've...
    TGDOGG TGDOGG 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I learned as a married teenager how to drive a three speed in the column then 4 in the floor. But the funny thing was teaching the kids. I had a rule. You can't get your license...
    sml4 sml4 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    based on the Polls, it looks like America will finally wake up tomorrow. One can only hope Americans have finally seen through the Democrat's smoke and mirrors. Brace yourselves as...
    MasterLee MasterLee 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    I don't know why people have problems driving stick shift vehicles. My Parents taught me on an old truck how to shift gears, double clutch, standard 3,4, 5 speeds and 2 speed...
    LanaLarson66 LanaLarson66 46-50, F 8 Responses Nov 6

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    I rather work a night shift stocking than a morning shift stocking.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    After a day shift, then followed by another day shift. Repeatedly. For a few months. For another two years if I decide to continue med school and enter residency.
    twelves twelves 22-25 1 day ago

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    Just today, and let me say this wasn't a spurt of the moment thing. I USED to work for a thrift store, and the only reason I stayed as long as I did is because the purpose of it...
    CreativeSpark CreativeSpark 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    my first car was a raised Chevy truck...stick shift of course lol i miss that truck! now with 3 kids i drive a black suburban....automatic :( it just isn't as much fun.
    mamaberry27 mamaberry27 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 6

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    My first car was a '74 Toyota Corolla S5...great car...and had a 5 speed gear box...learned to shift gears on it...easy as pie....too much traffic nowadays to enjoy it anymore...
    SouthernItaliano SouthernItaliano 51-55, M Nov 8

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    So I should start this with "I'm English, so...". The whole automatic gearbox thing hasn't really caught on over this side of the pond; I much prefer telling my car what to do...
    jahosijhs jahosijhs 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 14

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    Every job I've had since I went to college at 17 has been a night shift. Some til 5am, some til 2am, sometimes I'd have a lucky day and be out of there before midnight. All good...
    MarxistLuciferKongJr MarxistLuciferKongJr 22-25, M Nov 17

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    I've worked nights since 1994. My past few jobs were the night shift. I love it for several reasons, the money is better, fewer bosses, more interesting coworkers plus I have the...
    SilverPagan SilverPagan 51-55, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I get a phone call at 7am my boss telling me that I have to work 10 to 6am tonight. Ugh my normal shift is 5p-1a. My wife is upset about it but in the end I'm still making...
    clnj clnj 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    And the afternoon shift, and a full time student... And attempt to have a social life, and be a good brother, and try to have home cooked meals, housekeeping, and try dating, and...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    and i ******* hate the hours. i hate going in late night n being there til the sun comes up. i guess the only good thing tho is that it gives me time to think about **** since its...
    LightSparks LightSparks 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm working right now at this moment and trying hard to keep busy so I won't fall asleep. I guess it really doesn't matter the amount of sleep you get before your shift; you will...
    XtraORD1nary XtraORD1nary 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Nighttime sharpens, Heightens each sensation Darkness stirs and Wakes imagination Silently the senses Abandon their defenses...
    pickapebble pickapebble 13-15, F Nov 6

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    Call me crazy, i dont care. Like all of you i stand up for what i believe in. Your words cant hurt me. Somethings in life we can't just say they are not real because we haven't...
    TryingWolf TryingWolf 13-15, M Oct 26

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    I hate when I'm up a hill and the vehicle behind decides to get up on my ***. D:< if your going to ride my *** at least pull my hair!!
    UniversalSigh UniversalSigh 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    Its much more fun to drive stick and I feel I have more control over the car, especially while braking and especially in the snow. Now when I drive automatic, I get nervous and...
    dub000 dub000 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 2

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    My life has turned around. No words can describe this feeling. I came to this site when I was feeling down and now I am feeling awesome. I am sending everyone who reads this pure...
    lutqueet lutqueet 56-60, F Nov 3

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    just now in fact. somehow a couple of beers always make me so much more productive when something needs to be done. this faint relative of mine needed some it stuff doing for her...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Nov 7

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    I do about two nights a month and the rest days. They mess my sleep cycle up so much :s. If my manager thinks i'll work a night, sleep all through one day off and still manage to...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I would like to state at this time that I do not now, nor have I ever owned an automatic. I also love manual SLR film cameras, sail boats and wood stoves because they make me...
    crossproduct crossproduct 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    I swear everytime I work a night I think about everything and every last detail about things
    annoyedgirl annoyedgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Any tips to accommodate everyday things I work nights 4 nights : 10pm- 6am , then I come home and sleep ... Only until 12 or 1 pm . Then I eat . Run . And do some homework . And...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F Nov 12

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    I drive a 5 speed Chevy every day.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 17

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    This sucks... Starting nights tonight, yet cannot get a nap in...
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have always been aroused by the thought or sight of someone getting muscular and strong and ripping out of their clothes as they become a wolf... its so hot to me!
    BigGoodWolf BigGoodWolf 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I loove working at night. its quiet and i can get work done in peace without someone watching over my shoulder
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I work at night because I have no choice, it's the only job I could get. I would love a day job but alas there is a recession and I am over 50...not a good combination.
    Prerapher Prerapher 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    Early 20s. Had the most fun! Had a shy coworker (with a good sense of humor though). For his birthday I bought a blowup doll and sat her at his desk. LOL his first words were "what...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is actually based on a real story I'm not lying about anything I write from here on. So lately as in the past years I've noticed that I have a strong liking in the night and...
    GreenyNeko GreenyNeko 18-21 5 days ago

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    Clue as to what it does and how it is useful. You take more harm than others and have a good laugh while they die. How does this happen? Why is placing factors into durability...
    zhuanghan zhuanghan 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Wow, I've never been this tired in my entire life. Our unit is lacking of man power so basically most of us are mandated to do overtime which is very exhausting. And they don't...
    sillyliz777 sillyliz777 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    Working a 12 hour shift today and working another 12 hour shift tomorrow...haven't had a day off in 2 weeks ....this week my paycheck is going to look good...working hard for what...
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Therian Friend - I had a friend who was into paranormal stuff and he loved werewolves, he often would say to me that he feels like he could relate to them in some way and he...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Nov 9

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    I am standing at a crossroads. Trying to decide what the next step should be. I'd like to make a change in my life. In fact, the burning desire for change is fueling my every...
    meowmermaid meowmermaid 36-40, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Here's my rationale. I will be alone most of the time. A busy and unpredictable schedule will give me an excuse as to why I don't have real relationships with other people. It...
    In100years In100years 18-21 14 hrs ago

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    Now, if your web site doesn't have an ongoing / recent Search engine optimization system, you obstruct the flexibility for your website being Situated more than the search engines...
    Shelton22lv Shelton22lv 31-35, M 10 hrs ago

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    Looking back now I blame other peoples' negativity for sending my depression spiralling two years ago. If you've read any of my earlier posts you'll know that I moved teams at...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    He phoned me today! As I told you in my previous story I told him that I'd like to meet him for coffee and he answered that he would let me know when the beginning of this week...
    HelenaMai HelenaMai 18-21, F