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Q: Do you sleep well?

This may be a one-sided answer due to all the noise in China compared to less populated countries.

I for one do not sleep great most the time as I am a light sleeper.

I certainly sleep better back home in Canada.

 

Also, how the hell can someone sleep lying on top of their motorcycle in the middle of the day, on the side of a busy noisy street.

7 years 10 weeks ago in  General  - China

 
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I can't sleep and I've been here for 18 months. I wake up at 6am no matter what. Even if i had drinks the night before.

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not recently.it's like am having insomnia or something......and that happens for no reason..........feels weird that this happens to me

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  I sleep like a baby, thanks for asking, always have done. Once slept through a fire, fire engines, firemen running through the house, I could sleep through the Apocalypse. Got a friend who used to sit on the back of her boyfriend's motorbike while he was doing 120 down the motorway and fall asleep there. In fact I just fell asleep just now, at the end of the last sentence, slept for an hour. Once got on a bus in central London in the middle of the night, closed my eyes at the bottom of Tottenham Court Road, opened them and I was at the top of the road (about 1000 yards) and it was daytime. Totally freaked me out. I'd fallen asleep, gone to the end of the line, come all the way back and just happened to open my eyes on that same road. Y'know, there may be something wrong with me.

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I sleep too well...but there's 0 noise where I stay..

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I sleep excellently unfortunately my wife doesn't! My snoring has been known to drown out the noise from a Motorhead concert! 

The cure, yellow foam EAR (trademark) earplugs. My wife swears by them, (when she's not swearing at me), I brought a couple of thousand of them with us from the UK.

 

p.s. If you ever come home from the bar a little drunk and want to sneak into bed without your wife noticing how drunk you are, DON'T sneak around the flat and be quiet. Be VERY noisy, and as you're stomping towards the bedroom sing as loud as you can "I'm in the mood for love!!!!" It's amazing what women can sleep through! laugh

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I sleep pretty well if:

1. the rooster decides not to crow in the morning

2. dude across the road decides to wait until later than his 6am start time to start jackhammering a concrete slab

3. trucks don't blast their horn through the intersection in the middle of the night

4. empty trucks don't go full speed over the speed bumps (empty trailer makes a godawful noise)

5. neighbors don't stay up late/get up early beating on the walls, blasting music

6. i don't get those random half second phone callers that immediately hang up

 

I need a new apartment.

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i live a little far from city and  there is no noise here so i sleep pretty well and on weekends    i use to sleep for 12 or  14 hours some time more, because i don't have much to do , now a days i am alone so i sleep alot when i am free and have nothing to do ,so i have no complain about sleeping and i love it 

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Chinese are always tired, never thought about this before, but maybe they can't sleep well at night with all the noise.

I figure China is like the wild west cowboy days, anything goes. I can make as much noise as I want because I don't care or even what kind of noise it is, I can drive like a maniac, run lights, drink beer on the street, I just need a gun. But I slept good. Try taking two of them before bedtime.

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very well, thanks.

I have always been a deep sleeper.

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usuall i cany fall asleep no problem, but im not a deep sleeper, although  i can ignore noise and fall asleep, but dont mean im happy with people driving like mad in the midle of the night and making noise or people waking up early and blasting their music

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I generally sleep pretty well (that's why I need at least 3 alarms, separated by 10 minutes intervals, to wake me up in the morning).

 

And if I feel like I can't fall asleep, I bend over and let the blood rush to my head. After that, I  can fall asleep and have a good night's rest.

 

As for the part where people take a nap on their bike next to the road, I guess if you're really tired it can happen.

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Oh yes...

Mushrooms helps :) 

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Its 2:19AM and i am just laying here listening to the crickets outside. I think i need some noise or something. Anyway, ill go back and concentrate on my breathing. Gots to be up early for breakfast.

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Very nicely as my college is in jungle

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I sleep well.but i am a light sleep.i will be woke up by the noise easily.I can not sleep in the daytime.though i am very tired.i can not sleep.:(

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Best sleep medicine is sex... have a great sex .. u will sleep like a stone after that

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I think my brain is beginning to block out all the noise. I am sleeping better now, but have yet to see a full 8 hour sleep night. I mostly do 5 hour tops.

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Booze is the cure.  You may wake up 5 or 6 hours later but those 6 hours are an awesome deep sleep...until you have to piss.

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Only after the urge to kill has been satisfied. 

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