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    I was inspired by Pike's thread of how often we listen to music because it reminded me of how I used to do something people often consider pretty odd which was:

    I used to sleep all night with the radio on.

    I'd have Xfm or 95.8 CapitalFM on like 24/7 growing up. I would literally go to sleep and wake up to music. It was pleasing for me I'd have an alarm what bleeped and beeped at me but my music would often have me awake long before then which meant as a kid I was never late for school. Considering my recent insomnia trouble and lateness issues I had in my previous job I might give it another go just put something on my laptop quietly and turn the screen off on it overnight, see if it helps me of course it might not so maybe I'll try it Saturday when I've not got work.

    Currently I've taken to often sleeping with one of my lamps on. Not because I'm like scared of the dark or anything but because I often sleep with my laptop/book/phone on the bed with me and having a light on means when I wake up in the middle of the night it's not pitch black and I can immediately look to my laptop screen or phone for the time check that comes before either getting up or trying to go back to sleep. It's quite nice and I do find it comforting too to a degree. There's these reasons but mostly I suppose because some nights I feel too smurfing lazy to just get my arse out of bed to go 10ft to turn it the hell off. That's way too far.

    So what weird habits do you have or had that help/helped you sleep better in life?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tifa's Boobs View Post
    Masturbation.
    This. Also in my high school days I would put a CD on to help me sleep.

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    Violins and imagining killing all humans except that one really sexy one.
    This post brought to you by the power of boobs. Dear lord them boobs. Amen

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    I listen to my iPod, some podcasts or sometimes some relaxing, meditation style music. I always find I have really peaceful dreams if I listen to nice music.


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    I just stare at one of Tifa's Boobs pictures for a while, and before I know it I'm out like a light.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Big Hands View Post
    I just stare at one of Tifa's Boobs pictures for a while, and before I know it I'm out like a light.
    At first I was like, "Aww! DDD"

    Then I was like, "Is he calling me boring? DDDD:"



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    crank up the AC or oscillating fan for some white noise, shut the lights off, pop on some music snob post rock and just zone out in twenty minutes

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    I put on The Office and turn the volume down real low as it cycles through episodes. Slept this way for years.

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    I have to power down by browsing the net and having the TV on as background noise. Most people would leave the TV on, but I end up shutting it off when I am finally ready for sleep.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shorty View Post
    I put on The Office and turn the volume down real low as it cycles through episodes. Slept this way for years.
    This and I dim the screen a lot. It gives me something to instantly start watching if I have a nightmare.



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    Bedtime stories. I always tell that to my hamster and he will fall asleep.

    If not then I will have to use the hammer treatment.

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    I started wearing earplugs back when I had a super noisy guinea pig in my room. I no longer do but I find I sleep better with the earplugs, so yes.

    inb4 Hux shows up and makes fun of me for putting a pillow over my head

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tifa's Boobs View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Big Hands View Post
    I just stare at one of Tifa's Boobs pictures for a while, and before I know it I'm out like a light.
    At first I was like, "Aww! DDD"

    Then I was like, "Is he calling me boring? DDDD:"
    And you may never know the answer.

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    Sex, a massage, and classical music. I'm spoiled.

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