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« Reply #14: December 07, 2007, 05:37:42 pm »

(Transplanting a quote from the "Solar Cycle Ritual?" thread, so as not to hijack that topic)

It's definitely fun, but a bit grueling in the final hour or two before sunrise. I usually start preparing a big celebratory breakfast around that time, which helps keep me awake.

Let me know how it goes. I've never done it with no lights allowed; it sounds impractical (and I would *definitely* fall asleep under those conditions!), but it could be cool, too.

And recognize that you'll be a bit of a mess the next day; your internal time clock will be off, and even with a post-dawn nap you'll be sleep-deprived. It takes a bit of time to recover. (So don't have anything requiring you to be 100% scheduled for that following day.)

I'm a university student. So I'm used to the whole all nighter thing. Although I am just recovering from Hypersomnia, so i'm not so sure I can do it that easily anymore. Although I never said anything about TV or Computer. Plus I should probably practice staying up late for when I get back to Uni!

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