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Old 27th February 2008, 02:33   #1
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so what keeps u ppl awake during those long boring drives, boring documentation @ office or those most boring presentations etc..
which coffee ? which energy drink ... ? or lets hear some new innovative suggestions
man Im totally falling asleep now ...

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Old 27th February 2008, 03:05   #2
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Chetan as far as long drives is concerned Kenny G or Enigma is the way to go & at Office its my Ipod which keeps me awake while taking calls & during presentations (trust me) me fantacising bout a modded toyota Supra....He He ...But my answer is Mirinda Orange / Tang Orange Flavour.

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Mostly, I do not have any trouble staying awake. My work is play to me, I do not find myself getting tired. On the road I do not fool around. If I am sleepy, I pull over some place and take a quick nap.

Traveling, in a hotel, or when I am tired a good movie might keep me going. But I do not just get lost in the plot. I try to watch how the actors do their thing, I watch camera angles, lighting, I catch nuances in the dialog, I listen to how music is used, etc. It is not unusual for me to watch a good movie many times to watch the gross and subtle craftsmanship of this modern day art form.
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Old 27th February 2008, 03:32   #4
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Chetan as far as long drives is concerned Kenny G or Enigma is the way to go & at Office its my Ipod which keeps me awake while taking calls & during presentations (trust me) me fantacising bout a modded toyota Supra....He He ...But my answer is Mirinda Orange / Tang Orange Flavour.
supra sounds good to me ...
Im usually have monster/rockstar for all the boring stuff..

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Mostly, I do not have any trouble staying awake. My work is play to me, I do not find myself getting tired. On the road I do not fool around. If I am sleepy, I pull over some place and take a quick nap.
sometimes we cant take a nap .. sometimes just a quick stop to fill gas does the trick..

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how about a chewing gum, or tea instead of coffee? actually the tea has kept me awake more because of the sour taste on my tongue!

taking a brisk and quick walk, helps at times!
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Opps i just forgot to mention that different exhaust note files & videos on my phone also keeps me alive be it at work or when i am tired.
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Old 27th February 2008, 04:24   #7
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Coke works just fine for me. (not the white variety)
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Black decaf coffee..

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Red Bull.. Gives you wings
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My Boss! Who else can keep me awake during the meetings. Afterall my performance review is in his hands!!!
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On long overnight drives - water, water, water, Leh berry, hard-boiled sweets, biscuits, oranges, apples, dry fruits, all in that order. No carbonated drinks, no coffees/teas, no snacking
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In meetings.. I act as if I am writing down something... and I scribble/write/draw anything related to any topic that can keep my brain excited there by keeping me awake.
In one specific training, i wrote everything that the instructor told in BOLD letters trying to write in different fonts (that was an experience) and that did keep me awake!
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Peppy music keeps me on my toes over really long drives.
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Fear of the Dark
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is there such a thing as long boring drives.
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