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How do you stay awake?

I just got out of a meeting that lasted almost 5 hours. I could barely keep my eyes open & started nodding off. No matter what I did, I couldn't wake up. Do you use any tricks to keep your eyes open at times like these?

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ABeaverhausen

Asked by ABeaverhausen at 12:45 PM on Feb. 27, 2013 in Money & Work

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  • If I'm falling asleep because of a long, boring meeting like that I usually wake up once I'm back up and moving around. No advice for staying awake during the actual meeting though. I had to stop taking 3 hour lectures in college because I literally could not handle it.
    maecntpntz219

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 12:49 PM on Feb. 27, 2013

  • Redbull & caffeine pills.you will hear colors lol
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 12:52 PM on Feb. 27, 2013

  • Peppermints, sipping cold beverages, eating an apple if it's appropriate.
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 12:54 PM on Feb. 27, 2013

  • If I am allowed I would get up and wake around for a little bit
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 12:55 PM on Feb. 27, 2013

  • Stand up take a deep breath or put my head in my hands and take a quick nap. Not good to sit that long
    sunshine196

    Answer by sunshine196 at 1:02 PM on Feb. 27, 2013

  • I hate meetings like that! They're one reason I started working for myself and left the college environment, where I could have made more money. They're usually ridiculously repetitive. My only way of staying awake would probably be to drop ice down my bra or prop my eyelids open with toothpicks!
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 1:20 PM on Feb. 27, 2013

  • Ice in the bra- that's a new one!

    I would have suggested a 5 hour energy.
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 1:36 PM on Feb. 27, 2013

  • Go to the restroom and splash cold water on your face and neck.

    Eating something like candy can also help.
    anng.atlanta

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 1:49 PM on Feb. 27, 2013

  • or prop my eyelids open with toothpicks!


    So, you CAN see? Lololololol sorry, just kidding lol. Probably too soon, I just couldn't resist lol. Sorry.
    maecntpntz219

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 1:53 PM on Feb. 27, 2013

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                                               Chew Gum........

    SissyAnn141

    Answer by SissyAnn141 at 3:48 AM on Mar. 4, 2013

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