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So much for clever hacks…

Aaaaahhhhcrap, it’s only the third day I’ve tried to use my Unideal Industrial Landing for napping, and I straight-up got caught. Maintenance guys with toolboxes just stormed right up there, and I heard them in enough time to stand up … Continue reading

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In fact, I don’t actually *like* sleeping on dirty floors.

PRO TIP: When carrying what is obviously a pillow, blanket and yoga-mat through an office park, just keep your chin up and roll your eyes at anybody who looks at you inquisitively, like they’re a dumbass for not realizing how … Continue reading

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Building under bad habits vs. knocking them down

Many bad habits, most of which sprung up in response to dealing with the "On Doing Badly" stuff, need to be reduced or eliminated from my life now, in order to proceed. I think I'm going to choose to focus … Continue reading

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Random polyphasic musings

Some thoughts about polyphasic sleep: There seem to be as many methods of adapting as there are people.  I've heard from many successful polyphasers lately — a particular lot, actually, which means both a) wow cool, catching on! and b) … Continue reading

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Forced Desynchrony: not just for monophasers anymore

"Forced desynchrony," I've been told many times, "is considered torture" by many authoritative organizations.  Usually phrased as a warning against any mad-scientist tendencies I may have developed, any uncontrollable urge to inflict terrible sleep-dep on other people. Most people who … Continue reading

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Polyphasic Cities: The Bedroom Exodus

I have to say, I think my single favorite thing about polyphasic sleep…is the people I've met because of it.  I won't try to list them all, becase I'd miss some that I talk to less frequently or recently and then feel … Continue reading

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Sleepdex, come on down! You’re the next contestant on Wrong About Polyphasic Sleep!

Oh look, another source of almost completely wrong information on polyphasic sleep! Thanks to Chantel for turning that one up. Apparently polysleep (which is misdefined as equalling Dymaxion, but not Uberman, what) doesn’t occur in the wild, except later in … Continue reading

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