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I Stay Up Ridiculuosly Late, Doing Absolutely Nothing

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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 4 Responses Oct 21, 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, 2014

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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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    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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    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 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2014

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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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    I can never sleep unless it's

    after 3am.. ­čś│
    camillee camillee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    taylor468 taylor468 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    I sometimes have bouts of insomnia

    where I just can't switch my mind off. I end up laying in bed at 3am inanely browsing property websites for 7 figure houses that I could never afford. Or watching documentaries on flightless birds. Or making 'to do' lists. Boredom is frustrating.
    sleeperstream sleeperstream 26-30, M Jan 22

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    *exasperated Sigh* it's a school night,

    I have school in literally a few hours and i' m wide awake...as usual...doing absolutely nothing productive. I probably won't even go to sleep. I'm just gonna stay up all night, spamming my friends' phones, watching movies, eating food (lots, like always). and I'm going to play...
    stardancer99 stardancer99 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Sometimes I stay up all night without any sleep

    and just play Zelda and Halo on my Xbox it is so sad but I have nothing better to do.
    lealea12234 lealea12234 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2014

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    And then really regret it

    when I have to go to work at 7am the next day........
    SlushyAseSparkles SlushyAseSparkles 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2014

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    MPost85 MPost85 26-30, M Jul 8, 2014

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    Steam, twitch, youtube,

    Netflix, books, music...anything to pass the time on another sleepless night...or nothing. Nothing is fine as well.
    Arija18 Arija18 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    You know, ever since I got this brand new ZTE Z

    max phone, I haven't been to sleep in two days.
    NG725324 NG725324 41-45, M Jan 23

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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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    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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    benjamin111991 benjamin111991 22-25, M Mar 14

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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 4 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Why am I still up at almost 3?

    ??? I have to be up in a few hours, yet I'm on here posting about being up too late. Just go to bed, dumbass
    PraiseBeToYevon PraiseBeToYevon 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 14

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    parisbayley parisbayley 16-17, F Oct 29, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Let me just watch the first episode of an anime

    or read one chapter of a manga and ill go to bed....... 5 hour's later. That anime was good, the manga was amazing ._. .
    RandomExistence RandomExistence 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 1, 2014

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    Yeah that's my life..

    . Always stay up late until 4 am everyday and do absolutely nothing. Wake up in the next day and walking like a jet lagged zombie to college but I can't help. I love doing it <3
    TwingleLittleStar TwingleLittleStar 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    Me Tooo.....

    I guess it makes absolutely no sense to just set up for hours on end all night but sleeping pills aren't my thing I've tried melatonin I've tried teas, I'm just resigned to the fact that I'm a night owl . now if I could just find something creative and really interesting to do...
    RagAmuFFin92 RagAmuFFin92 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17, 2013

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    Sometimes, I wish I could be kicked out of my

    mind and thrown into sleep. I get caught up reminiscing, comparing how my life used to be to how it is now. Interestingly, I always become sad. Not because of the bad things in my past, but because of the good things. Now (the present) is good too, but completely different. I...
    Emsily Emsily 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2014

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    Sometimes I go on Craigslist browsing the lost

    and found section, amazing what people want back.
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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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 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2014

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    Goodnight, my darlings.

    I'll be back bright and early to bug your ***** again
    PraiseBeToYevon PraiseBeToYevon 31-35, F 9 Responses Feb 2

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    This is literally every night of my life.

    Netflix, video games, books, and the Internet is basically what keeps me entertained till 5am.
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F Jan 23

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    Why does loneliness take up

    so much of our time?
    jakboom jakboom 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 23, 2014

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    Imsobored123 Imsobored123 18-21, M Jul 31, 2014

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    burnedmemories burnedmemories 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2014

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    sugarplum44 sugarplum44 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 23

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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, 2014

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    usatoaussie usatoaussie 13-15, F Jan 22

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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 22

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I feel this happens less

    now that I lost a lot of my hatred for things, I still stay up ridiculuosly late but least now I can justify it with logic of playing games, watching TV or reading a book is still doing something.
    Sportser Sportser 26-30, M Jan 2

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    OloberBaby OloberBaby 18-21, F Oct 22, 2014

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