What's the longest you've gone without sleep (and why)?

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  • 4 months ago
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    I can't sleep day long

  • 4 months ago

    I think it was about 3 days, and that was because I ran out of my antipsychotic meds and had to wait till my next payday before I can go out and buy some. 

  • 4 months ago

    48 hours. a dear friend of mine got hurt in a car accident, he was rushed to the hospital to be operated on. I waited around the hospital for 48 hours before I was allowed to see him. 

  • 4 months ago

    About a week because I was a drinker at the time,

    I stopped drinking for over 30 years now.

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  • 4 months ago

    Went to L.A. back in the early 80's and went clubbing, dining and more for about 21/2 days, fun.

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    4 months ago

    Almost 7 days while on a LRRP.

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    4 months ago

    2 days when I had strep throat. It was painful to lay down and every time I tried to swallow, it would wake me up, so I just stayed awake. 

  • 4 months ago

    Almost 2 days. Insomnia during the night, coffee during the day, more insomnia due to the coffee and on the second day I finally fell asleep.

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    4 months ago

    Back during the Tet offensive in Vietnam, I was up for 3 days straight !   

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    4 months ago

    2 days.............

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