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Insomnia. Homer. The rows of stretched sails.

I wonder, what is the most weird dream you ever had?

When I was 15 or 16, I once dreamed that I was a wolf. A female wolf, to be precise, though I am not sure how I knew that. It was a very short dream, just a few seconds. I run on the snow near our school, toward the popular shortcut that led to freedom -- a hole in the fence. I looked down, saw my own paws and this moment understood that I am a wolf. The next moment my paws felt how cold the snow is. This is what I can't explain: it never occurred to me before that animals' paws can feel the snow. Yet I somehow knew that in my dream.
 
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I have had many such. Many times I am in the schrodinger sleeping state. For example I could smell something very aromatic when I was sleeping today and I wanted to go into the kitchen and see whats cooking. I dreamed that I was doing exactly this and somehow my mind was satisfied with the dream. I went back to sleep and I actually believed that I got up, went to the kitchen, and came back to sleep. When I woke up I was like "WOOOWW !".
 
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Originally posted by Mapraputa Is:
When I was 15 or 16, I once dreamed that I was a wolf. A female wolf, to be precise, though I am not sure how I knew that.


Next time, try to have that dream again by the power of will. This may help: The Art of Dreaming
 
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I always have the best dreams while on ski trips, the higher elevation makes you dream real well.

Anyway, I have had dreams where I die in many different ways, from falling, a gun shot, injection, and of course monsters.

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I generally forget dreams very quickly although I still remember a few nightmares that I had when I was 6 or 7. But a few days back I had a very strange dream.

I lost some money (huge money) and I was searching for it. While I was searching, I somehow realized that I was dreaming and then I started searching with a mind which knew that I lost it only in my dreams.

And after a few minutes, I was so irritated that I woke up and had a huge sigh of relief that it was just a dream.

In an other dream I got the power to fly, basically I became a superman and after I woke up I was so disappointed cause it felt really good.

-- Srikanth
 
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I daily get this really bad dream......

In that I am an IT professional!
Before things get worse... I wake myself up with a scream all sweating!

Just kidding... IT Rocks!
Hmmmmm......... (I always wonder who defined this "Hmmmmmmm......")
 
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OK!
On a serious note after getting into the Insomniac category (Thanks to IT) I somehow manage to sleep let alone dream!
But I have had my share of dreams "The good,The bad and the Ugly..."
In school days and even in my College I always dreamt of my exams! Although I was excellent in my acads but still somehow I always used to run out of time for the exam in my dreams (This is not fare ha brain! (my brain))
Also in some really scary and wier dreams I would not able to speak anything I would try hard but just could not speak... even after trying hard...usually these dreams would make me feel exhausted and breathless.... These were scary and very very wierd and spooky!
On the better side I very frequently used to, do and will continue to dream of getting suspended in thin air...almost gliding in thin air..
To be specific I always used to dream of being on a stair case and then get down the stairs...take one two steps on the stairs and then slightly and lightly but surely make an effort to glide and wowwwwww....... I am actually gliding over the few next steps and reach the last step....!!
Awsom feeling man!!! and then continue to do so... (Thats when I knew I am freaked out and must have been a bird in my last life.. also I need to experience flight first hand..still not experience flight Trying to get into a Glider...sounds kewl)

Also this does not happen in a dream but is really spooky and very very wierd...
I feek that I have been in a similar situation and sequence of events before..I can remember the exact flow of events and can feel what is to come next.. This has happened so many times since my childhood to me...
I used to literally feel the EXACT same situation happening before and used to feel hey hasent this happened before... what is happening isnt this wierd? I would ask myself... It would get to such an extent that I would predict the next move in the scene and when the person said something... I exclaimed to myself... "same thing!"..and freak out.... Many times it would happen same for places as well which I had never visited before...
I used to think of this earlier but it really used to scare me out so now whenever this happens I concentrate on different things and come out of it immediately.. This was wierd really for me but thats me...
 
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Originally posted by Rohit Nath:


I feek that I have been in a similar situation and sequence of events before..I can remember the exact flow of events and can feel what is to come next.. This has happened so many times since my childhood to me...
I used to literally feel the EXACT same situation happening before and used to feel hey hasent this happened before... what is happening isnt this wierd? I would ask myself... It would get to such an extent that I would predict the next move in the scene and when the person said something... I exclaimed to myself... "same thing!"..and freak out.... Many times it would happen same for places as well which I had never visited before...
I used to think of this earlier but it really used to scare me out so now whenever this happens I concentrate on different things and come out of it immediately.. This was wierd really for me but thats me...


Deja Vu
 
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I used to suffer from sleep paralysis. Thats the weirdest dream I've ever had; "waking up" perhaps five minutes or so (its hard to measure time) before really waking up. Very, very weird, and none too pleasant.
 
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Everyone talks about d�j� vu but I never thought about connecting my own d�j� vu experiences to the general idea, or bother looking it up. Thanks Srikanth. I have had seriously weird d�j� vu experiences, some scenes I could swear had happened many times in the past, and happening all over again!

Sleep paralysis sounds like a very hard situation to have - especially if you are fully awake and realize you can't move just yet! Now that would freak me out!

I have had many strange dreams, especially when I was 10 or so - most of them were, well no better way to put this, nightmares! A good number of them had ghosts or Dracula-like-baddies chasing me, typically I will be trying to run away by climbing these dozen or so steps, but however hard I try I just cant' seems to gain any distance from the ghost! Yep, typical �Friday13th� stuff, but back then I hadn't even heard of Hollywood!

I had the flying / floating experience someone mention once � and it was absolutely real. I wasn�t exactly soaring high though, I was just running too fast, but then I could just align myself horizontal to the floor, about three feet high, and I was brilliantly weightless and could float across the room by pushing against a wall or a chair etc!

Human brain is an amazing contraption, isn�t it?
[ February 19, 2007: Message edited by: Ashok Mash ]
 
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Originally posted by Mapraputa Is:
Insomnia. Homer. The rows of stretched sails.

I wonder, what is the most weird dream you ever had?

When I was 15 or 16, I once dreamed that I was a wolf. A female wolf, to be precise, though I am not sure how I knew that. It was a very short dream, just a few seconds. I run on the snow near our school, toward the popular shortcut that led to freedom -- a hole in the fence. I looked down, saw my own paws and this moment understood that I am a wolf. The next moment my paws felt how cold the snow is. This is what I can't explain: it never occurred to me before that animals' paws can feel the snow. Yet I somehow knew that in my dream.


A classic case of [drum roll..................] Penis Envy.
 
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I have interesting dreams almost every night.

For example, last night I dreamed I was in a classroom, and we were all attached to the ceiling by springs pinned into our scalps, bobbing up and down as the professor lectured. The odd thing about my spring was that instead of recoiling less and less with each bounce, my peak gradually increased, until I was colliding with the foam ceiling panel. So there was obviously some sort of energy input, which I was able to illustrate later by drawing one million concentric circles around my navel. This qualified me for a cash prize of $900,000 after taxes.
 
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So there was obviously some sort of energy input, which I was able to illustrate later by drawing one million concentric circles around my navel. This qualified me for a cash prize of $900,000 after taxes.


 
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Deja Vu Sounds quite Yo..! man..
Hey im a Deja Vu Kewl...
 
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Originally posted by Rohit Nath:
Deja Vu Sounds quite Yo..! man..
Hey im a Deja Vu Kewl...


OK Rohit, cool down! Deja Vu is something which everyone experiences, it's actually quite normal. Sorry to spoil your party.

Don't mind guys, our buddy Rohit got a little excited, he will be alright soon.
 
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Interestingly..i used to have these Sci-Fi kind of dreams as well..
In the most common of them all and a very frequent one I would imagine myself on the roof of a building in midst of something like a war zone... and all kinds of flying machines and planes (especially those fighter jets..) engaded in air combat and bombing some of the nearby areas (No I never have been to Iraq! ) I could see most parts of the city in flames (It used to be very wierd/amazing to see some of the eminent buildings in my city in flames... ;P ).

At times I used to see the sky filled with these parallel laser like beams being fired all over the sky (something like in startwars..) but with a more surround sound effect and a more realistic 3D experience.. no movie can ever give me.. Also I would see fighter jets flying very low and passing by the building I am standing on (this would make a great movie scene right? (something like in Pearl Harbour)) then another 7-8 planes comming behind it engaged in air combat...

Also I have had some really out of the world cool dreams which make me think that the mind is a master at work..
Also there are no limits to its creativity and imagination!
Hats off to the human mind!
Cheers!
 
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Don't mind guys, our buddy Rohit got a little excited, he will be alright soon.


Maybe I am the "Chosen One" among all the "Deja Vus"! ha ha....
 
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Originally posted by Rohit Nath:


Maybe I am the "Chosen One" among all the "Deja Vus"! ha ha....


Like the Neo of Matrix? [reverse(Neo) = One] Cool
 
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JS: Next time, try to have that dream again by the power of will. This may help: The Art of Dreaming

My girldfriend was deep into Castaneda, so I read a few of his books, although not this one. Was never sure what to make of them. :-)

I changedmy dream "by the power of will" -- once. Nothing remarkable, I was swimming in Volga and thought that I want to swim in this particular direction. (I was almost awake already), and so I did. Then I woke up. :-)
 
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Originally posted by Mapraputa Is:
JS: Next time, try to have that dream again by the power of will. This may help: The Art of Dreaming


But you can surely analyse your dream while dreaming it.
You may have your concious and unconciuos, both mind working at the same time while dreaming.
your concious mind would notice what your unconcious mind can not notice/view/feel while dreaming.

I dont know how to put in words, but you can actually watch yourself watching a dream.
 
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"I see that dreams are the lifeline to our possible biological and spiritual destiny. Dreams sometimes approximate space conditions. That's what The Western Lands is about."

"The road to the Western Lands is by definition the most dangerous road in the world, for it is a journey beyond Death, beyond the basic God standard of Fear and Danger."

~William S. Burroughs
 
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Originally posted by Mapraputa Is:
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I changedmy dream "by the power of will" -- once. Nothing remarkable, I was swimming in Volga and thought that I want to swim in this particular direction. (I was almost awake already), and so I did. Then I woke up. :-)


Take it to the next level. Before you fall asleep, tell yourself to dream about swimming in Volga in a particular direction.
 
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Did you have a lucid dream? Or did you only dream you had a lucid dream?

Hmmm... :roll:
 
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