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Tips for staying awake for 30-40 hours?

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#1 Prosidius



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Posted 05 December 2010 - 19:56

Long story short is WoW: Cataclysm comes out @ 2AM CST on Tuesday. I have to wake up @ 6AM for class tomorrow morning so I'm planning on staying awake from 6AM tomorrow till 10PM tuesday. Any tips?


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Posted 05 December 2010 - 19:58

Plenty of Coffee :)

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Posted 05 December 2010 - 19:59

just don't go to sleep? It's how I stay awake.. if I start to feel drowsy go for a walk, or turn on some metal. Just don't let yourself get into a relaxed state.

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Posted 05 December 2010 - 19:59


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Posted 05 December 2010 - 19:59

Meth :yes:

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Posted 05 December 2010 - 20:00

Avoid Fap

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Posted 05 December 2010 - 20:00

30-40 hours is nothing, you shouldnt need anything to stay awake that long, when you go over 3 days, is when you need to think about chemicals

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Posted 05 December 2010 - 20:01

Go to school, come home, straight to sleep (setting alarm for around 1:30AM), wake up, play.


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Posted 05 December 2010 - 20:02

Don't? Just get some sleep, it'll still be there when you wake up on tuesday.

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Posted 05 December 2010 - 20:03

take a nap a few hour sbefor eyou log into wow if you can

drink black coffee but not too much too fast. maybe 1 large cup depending on how often you drink coffee normally every 3-5 hours. otherwise if you drink to much too often you will get a buzz, get jittery and anxious, adn then literally fall asleep standing up after about 4-6 hours when teh coffee wears off.

or alternatively drink a few redbulls spaced out by a bout an hour and it will be hard to fall asleep until like 4 am.
oh i realized you want to stay up even longer than my suggestions make sense for . i dunno 60-% pure coacaine or methamphetamine maybe? :laugh: ;)

why are you staying awake all monday night? that would be the best time to get some extra shut eye for extra long grind sessions all week or until you hit 85. go to bed early and wake up late if possible and then stay up for as long as you schedule permits.'

edit: oh wait 2am tuesday MONRING? just go to bed early tonight then take a nap when you get home from class for a couple hours if you can. then make a pot of coffee around 10pm monday night or buy an 8pack of redbull and drink 2 and save a 3rd or 4th one til the servers go live.

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Posted 05 December 2010 - 20:04

keep your energy level high

eat multiple times throughout the day. eat food that is healthy for you, protein, fibre, **** like that. no mctrash, bk, jack in the box, sonic burgers, etc etc

oh, and no hardcore drinking or you'll just be ****ing everything up and pass out

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Posted 05 December 2010 - 20:38

sleep you plank, seriously you're life cannot revolve around one game :blink:

#13 Andre S.

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Posted 05 December 2010 - 20:42

Don't do it. You'll feel horrible in class and won't learn anything. It'll take a few days before you fully recover. All in all you'll be sacrificing a lot of quality, productive time for a few extra hours of WoW.

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Posted 05 December 2010 - 20:43

sleep you plank, seriously you're life cannot revolve around one game :blink:

Go to church if you want to preach. Nothing wrong with a major play session every year and a half when a new expansion comes out.

What I would say is to catch some sleep before the release. Are you picking it up at a store or do you have digital delivery? If you are doing digital, just sleep til 1:50, wake up, play WoW. If you're picking it up at the store, sleep til just before 12, then go buy it. No sense in waiting in the line to buy it when you can't play til 2am anyway.

Here on the east coast, its 3am. Stores open at 8. Much better decision to get the night of rest, pick it up at 8 and then rock out until you pass out from there.

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Posted 05 December 2010 - 20:46

You'll probably have a bad headache in class. Take a bath, helps me stay awake.