oh dearie me...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by akwarose, Apr 24, 2004.

  1. akwarose

    akwarose Active Member

    ok, well its 1:30 approx, and i cant sleep. i have been reduced to watching 3 non blondes whilst attempting to lull myself into a deep slumber by doing spanish coursework :shock: so anyone got any ideas on how to get to sleep easier, otherwise i jus lay there lookin at the ceiling all nite.......
  2. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    *knocks you out with a timp stick*

  3. akwarose

    akwarose Active Member

    thanks, i needed that :p
  4. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    Not a prob!
    Just say the word and DOOFFFFF!!!!

    :lol: :p
  5. bassinthebathroom

    bassinthebathroom Active Member

    But it won't be in time though :lol: :lol:

    :wink: Sorry Naomi!
  6. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member


    Actually, that prolly aint far from the truth :lol:

  7. bassinthebathroom

    bassinthebathroom Active Member


    Well tis a long way down...
  8. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    ... you're only 2 floors below me remember!...


  9. flugelgal

    flugelgal Active Member

    Count very slowly backwards from 100. I'm usually asleep before I pass 60. If it doesn't work first time do it again. I think it basically stops your brain whizzing around and thinking about things which are keeping you awake... (not sure if that's right but it works for me!).
  10. akwarose

    akwarose Active Member

    genius. thanks fg, will try it tonite. was well tired last nite coz we had a concert, so i slept like a sleepy thing. no such luck tonite i bet :(
  11. Chunky

    Chunky Active Member

    Try listening to Joe Royles (manager of Ipswich Town FC) dronings of how they are the greatest team in Division One. Sends me to sleep!
  12. drummergurl

    drummergurl Active Member

    ud need a lot of power behind that to knock someone out wiv a timp stick, i was thinking a tubular bell mallet would work a whole lot better, although ud probly have the biggest egg on ur head afterwards
  13. louise0502

    louise0502 Member

    on a similar note, match of the day always sends me off to sleep!
  14. Well Worth It

    Well Worth It Active Member

    Contemplatative Meditation never fails.

    Count each of your breaths until you reach 10, then start at 1 again.
    Repeat until zzzZZZZZ.
    If you think about anything other than your breathing, start again at 1.
    I guarantee* that you'll do it no more than 10 times.

    *I do nothing of the sort
  15. Keppler

    Keppler Moderator Staff Member

    hmm... don;t listen to her! I tred this, and I was at about -45 when my whole body shut down. Couldn't move a muscle, but mind was still going -46...... -47...... etc..
    was closing on -300 or so when I managed to twitch...

    I was either awake, or else having the most boring dream ever!
  16. Big Twigge

    Big Twigge Active Member

    You could always try counting sheep, however last time I tried that, I couldn't decide which way they were going to jump over the 'fence'.I didn't get to sleep for blurry ages :(
  17. Ste69

    Ste69 Member

    Have you ever tried thinking about how to breathe?? It's really hard and you forget how to do it.....

    Or is that just part of being a bass player :wink:
  18. Big Twigge

    Big Twigge Active Member

    As you breath in, try imagining that you're breathing in through your feet( :shock: ) then move up your body, concentrating next on yours calves, then you knees etc etc eventually you probably won't be able to move and will drop off. I guess its concentrating on you breathing really and stopping your brain from thinking utter rubbish (well except the feet breathing bit)

    Best lesson we ever had at school!
  19. Ste69

    Ste69 Member

    Hmmmm......how odd :!:

    Might improve the sound I produce doing it that way.... Will try it tonight :wink:
  20. akwarose

    akwarose Active Member

    thankye lovely people. i can now inform you that none of those ways worked, and in fact when i did get to sleep i was rudely awoken about 4 hours later to diescover i'd been sleepwalking and climbed into the (empty) bath and gone to sleep. cue backache today :(

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