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I Stay Up Ridiculuosly Late, Doing Absolutely Nothing

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    I like certain qualities in people more

    than others. Things such as honesty more than kindness, respect and fairness. < pretty much the softest thing i may ever write 😂but still true 😄
    Lest23 Lest23 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Laying in bed ...almost 5 am.

    Somehow I drifted to ep. Feel depressed but don't know why exactly
    DKal DKal 22-25, M Mar 18

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    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 15

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    wutangpizza wutangpizza 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    taylor468 taylor468 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Omgsh, I just came up with the best idea EVER!

    ! You know how they make those footie pajamas for kids and adults alike?! Well I'm sitting here realizing I can't find a single matching pair of socks when it hit me... They should make sweat pants with footies!! Just like a normal pair of sweat pants but with footies to keep...
    UniqueToTheCore UniqueToTheCore 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    2:55am...... Yep. It's definitely happening

    again. Wish I could get high and cuddle with a sexy girl
    UniqueToTheCore UniqueToTheCore 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Well... It's 2am where I am right now,

    tomorrow is school and I am supposed to hold a speech in front of the entire school at 8 am. That'll be fun.
    Nickname4me Nickname4me 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Not Necessarily A Bad Thing, Not Always Convenient

    I kind of see it as a sign that I have a spark of life going in me, to be wanting to stay up and not not want a single moment. Take most times I travel, I find myself wanting to stay up late both the night before going there and the last night I am there. But mostly when I do...
    travelingthinker travelingthinker 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2012

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    It's like 7:30 am.. & I haven't slept.

    I think I should sleep for a bit.
    toriaaaaa toriaaaaa 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 3

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    I Already Have a Solution

    when i was a teenager i spent every night up untill sunrise (and hey i was not a goth). it felt more natural to me and i feel at ease in the dim light and other reasons and also things that have no reasoning. i worry that i may be bi-polar on this note. thats like my worst fear...
    weareallhuman weareallhuman 31-35 6 Responses May 13, 2008

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    I really like YouTube surfing.

    I always end up in the same place. It's full of really weird paranormal stupid ****, it doesn't matter where I start from I'll get there eventually.
    1BitterAussie 1BitterAussie 31-35, M Jan 11

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    This is all I do all summer,

    I sit up all night on tumblr and youtube.
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F Jul 8

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    Staying up late doing nothing,

    except thinking or YouTube. Ever get lost in a thought for 3 hours on the premise if you could do blah you would fix yourself?!
    MPost85 MPost85 26-30, M Jul 8

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    Thank God I don't have to work early.

    Partying the last 9 days on vacation didn't help much. But now I have to start working at 7:15 every morning. **** balls
    BJoon BJoon 26-30, M Jul 8

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    All I can do is think about

    when I will die....
    papasshortie papasshortie 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Owl

    i love the night, the ambience of a soft lamp in the lounge room i light my candles and put on the fire, happy to be with myself just me and my dog...bliss! then i find myself reading that book writing on ep watching old movies dreaming dreams...for far too long into the night...
    shenightowl shenightowl 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    Not As Much Anymore...

    I was definitely a night owl when I was younger, as a teen and in college. There were times my entire sleeping pattern was reversed because I would stay up all night and then sleep during the day. Now that I'm a respectable adult (:P), with a regular job, I can't pull the all...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 4, 2009

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    Well, I'm usually browsing the web,

    or ************... So I guess that's not nooottthhhiinnnggg, but still. I stay up ridiculously late. Way later than I should.
    CascadingCoquette CascadingCoquette 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 31

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    I feel somewhat guilty about it,

    but if anyone wants to talk im pretty much always up late and love to talk.
    sirdemonic sirdemonic 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    And then really regret it

    when I have to go to work at 7am the next day........
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    Like tonight. Where I just sit watch YouTube

    and try to bore myself to sleep but wait it's 5 am...
    shyguy38 shyguy38 18-21, M Apr 26

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    I stay up late. Yeah lol.

    It's past 3 am here. Lol I should probably sleep >.<
    littleka littleka 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Netflix has ruined my sleep

    for this along with ep! I stay up till 4 am now days just doing Those two things
    nicenerd5107 nicenerd5107 16-17, M Apr 23

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    I Love It

    Although it's terribly inconvenient and a bad habit, I love staying up all night and sleeping all day. There's something about the night that's cozy and sexy. This probably sounds totally weird, but night feels so much more comfortable than the day.
    mjme26 mjme26 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    Oh Yeah, It Happens All Of The Time

    I am guilty. It's almost 2:00 a.m. on a Wednesday and here I am surfing the internet again. If it wasn't for the internet, I'm sure I'd be watching TV, or listening to music, or reading. It's always something. I just can't help myself. I love to be up by myself when it's quiet...
    Shinigami69 Shinigami69 36-40, M 6 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    It's really become a normal thing

    for me to stay up until 5am. Even if I wake up early like 10am (yes that's early for me) I still am awake until 4am-5am ish
    Amandakellyxoxo Amandakellyxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I'm pulling off a all nighter

    so if anyone wants to chat feel free to message me :)
    PerryC PerryC 22-25, M Mar 9

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    My gosh. I ran out of pot 2 days ago

    and I get terrible insomnia when I quit cold turkey like this. I don't even smoke all that often! I haven't gone to bed yet and it's 7am :( Clearly, I need a life.
    UniqueToTheCore UniqueToTheCore 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Why does loneliness take up

    so much of our time?
    jakboom jakboom 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    OloberBaby OloberBaby 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    Take Now, For Instance

    The time: 2 am. And what have I been doing with these wee hours of the morning? Watching really stupid tv, dinking around with my music, and wondering how long of a pencil I would need to lie in bed and draw on the ceiling. I should really get to bed.... just as soon as I check...
    LucidDementia LucidDementia 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13, 2008

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    burnedmemories burnedmemories 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 19

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    Pretty much what it says.

    Idk why I don't want to go to sleep because I love sleep. I feel like I'll miss something. Plus there's this guy. He wants me but not in a lets be together way. More like a lets "get together" kinda way. Pretty sure I can't let it happen anymore.
    KatNW KatNW 22-25, F May 2

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    i wish i slept like average people

    who go to sleep at a decent hour and wake up at a normal time and have nice lives and happiness and fml
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 18

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    parisbayley parisbayley 16-17, F Oct 29

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    Imsobored123 Imsobored123 18-21, M Jul 31

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    MPost85 MPost85 26-30, M Jul 8

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    Nothing Ado About Much

    The clock on the monitor currently reads twelve twenty in the morning and dare I say, I am far from sleepy. I wish I could sleep, a headache.. or migraine rather is pretty determined to hold me tightly within the confines of its' abysmal rhythmic pounds. That being said, I would...
    Bedlamborne Bedlamborne 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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    Is it still consider "Staying up"

    if some nights I never go to bed?... I have insomnia. I can't get my mind to shut down...my thoughts constantly circle and scrape together, like a rock tumbler, but instead of polishing something ordinary into tiger's eye perfection, my thoughts are scrambled into broken...
    SunnysBlueForever SunnysBlueForever 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    and then I wonder why my sleep patterns are

    so messed up. It's like going to bed at 1 is considered early for me :/
    sailorantares sailorantares 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Mostly just smoking weed

    and watching Mystery Science Theatre. Occasionally alcohol makes its way into the equation and if I'm lucky a friend too.
    merryprankster88 merryprankster88 22-25, F Dec 14, 2013

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    I am very guilty of this.

    Stay up till like four just listening to music.
    JustMe0923 JustMe0923 16-17, M Oct 11

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    It's Getting Worse!

    Since i lost my job about a month ago, this staying up late thing is getting worse.  don't get me wrong, i stayed up late before...but i would sometimes have to go to bed earlier than normal to be able to get some sleep before work.  but NOW...i can stay up till...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 7 Responses May 12, 2008

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    Wow, bunch of childish remarks... Staying up late (doing nothing) is a terrible habit. Your ruining your circadian rhythm, if you don't know what that means... Just keep doing...
    twentyfirsthd twentyfirsthd 26-30, T Oct 29

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    sleep is for the weak! i love to stay up late and write ?
    m1r14nn4 m1r14nn4 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    There is way better stuff to do then go to sleep
    SairaE SairaE 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 28

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    Sometimes i do... I'm just on the computer sometimes.
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F Oct 28

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    I stay up late literally doing nothing and I hate it. I will know I have to get up early but I still stay up until like 4am doing absolutely nothing. It's weird because I dont want...
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I like when everybody is sleeping and I have quiet time to do whatever I want. I even have wireless head speakers that I can plug into the TV. I can relax and not feel I have to be...
    christinecrazy christinecrazy 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    Absolutely can't sleep. What better to do than kill some zombies and eat cookies :D
    Hewwoe Hewwoe 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 3