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I think I might be a slow learner

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by DanaT, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. DanaT

    DanaT Pharaoh

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    I have come to the realization that I might be a slow learner.

    Once again, I decided that eating, working (business meal) and drinking would be a good idea to get last minute things done before a long flight. Well, the business dinner turned in one more plus one more plus plus plus...

    Now I have exactly 3 hours an 40 minutes before I have to wake up before a flight. The world is spinning a little faster than normal. I seem to do this often before I leave Europe. I am starting to think, I am slow learner. Flying after drinking and little sleep = bad. But why can't I learn this?


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  2. 2bgop

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    I can not sleep on a plane, doesn't matter how much I try. If I only had 3 hours sleep before a 8+ hour flight, I would be absolutely miserable.
     

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    Been there, done that. But when it comes to flying I find that I can't sleep at all the night before, so a nice cold adult beverage helps me just fine.
     
  4. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Cosmopolitan Bias

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    Exact opposite here. Its like they pump ether through the cabin
     
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    I am horribly envious of you people. Overnight flight are just painful for me. The whole damn plane is sleeping, except me and the at least one of the pilots.
     
  6. DanaT

    DanaT Pharaoh

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    I typically don't sleep on plane.

    And I woke up a half hour early. :(

    But the good news, a 4:55am train shouldn't be that crowded. 3 hours on the train then the plane. Uggg.


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  7. Al Czervik

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    Riding in the back of an airplane is about the only way I can catch up on sleep. I recently caught about 13 hours of zzzs on a 16 hour ride.
     
  8. DanaT

    DanaT Pharaoh

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    I will hopefully sleep some. Too much sleep on plane is bad because then awake when I arrive. This one of the first flights out is crappy.


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  9. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    That, and you wake up so damn dehydrated on a plane that it can make you feel even worse. :yuck:
     
  10. Fox184

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    Just wait until you get detained by the POLICE.:shocked:
     
  11. RenoF250

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    You need to really do it up once you are COMPLETELY miserable and then the thought of doing it again will not sound good. I finally learned going to bed at 10 makes sitting through 8 hours of powerpoint crap MUCH easier the next day.
     
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    How can anyone sleep 13 hrs straight? You part bear??
     
  13. guns54

    guns54 toni

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    Same here.
     
  14. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    :rofl::rofl:

    DanaT is the CrockPot of learning. LOL
     
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    Really? I'm out as soon as I sit down as long as I don't have work to do on the plane.
     
  16. Al Czervik

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    I didn't sleep the 13 straight in a row. I usually doze off about the time the gear doors close, unless I want a glass of wine and check out the waitresses, I mean flight attendants.
    I dozed off about 7 hours, woke up, walked around, etc., had a snack and a glass of wine, and was awake for a couple of hours before snoozing most of the rest of the trip, so I would be fresh for the fight through customs and on to my next plane and nap.
     
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    javelinadave Hebrew Hammer

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    PTSD from being so close to the Gaza rocket attacks. Seek help ASAP!