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Personal logo Saginaw Supporting Member of TMP21 Oct 2013 8:54 a.m. PST

Sleep, that is, according to a recent report:

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So, I'm guessing the flushing of the "gunk" is the reason why we have nightmares, or dreams that just don't make any sense when we try to describe them? Interesting stuff.

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP21 Oct 2013 9:59 a.m. PST

Well, if it could just flush the junk without the following nightmares:

1.) Something bad happening to a loved one.
2.) Me suddenly being in deep water, and then a certain predatory shadow appears… you know where this one goes.
3.) That half-dream thing where I'm in my bed sleeping and suddenly see a menacing form standing near the open closet door…

I'll deal with the rest. Just stop giving me those. I hate those.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP21 Oct 2013 1:20 p.m. PST

But despite decades of research, scientists can't agree on the basic purpose of sleep. Reasons range from processing memory, saving energy to regulating the body.

Perhaps, because evolution promotes efficiency, like many other body processes sleep has a number of interleaved important functions, of which none exerts primacy.

… or maybe I just need to get more sleep.

Personal logo richarDISNEY Supporting Member of TMP21 Oct 2013 1:30 p.m. PST

I still have nightmares of missed college classes and exams, or about my old workplace…
beer

tkdguy21 Oct 2013 10:30 p.m. PST

I still have nightmares of missed college classes and exams, or about my old workplace…

Ditto. Although I haven't had a dream about college in a long while.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP22 Oct 2013 5:06 a.m. PST

I hate when i dream i'm loosing ny teeth

SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member22 Oct 2013 7:02 a.m. PST

When I'm trying to run for me.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP22 Oct 2013 8:14 a.m. PST

Also when i need to clean my brain, I pour clorine down my ears and shake my head, then the clorine and dirt come out of my nose.

Terrement Supporting Member of TMP22 Oct 2013 9:36 a.m. PST

I think the flush handle on my brain is broken

Ron W DuBray22 Oct 2013 5:55 p.m. PST

I have been having the same dream 4 or 5 times a year since I was 14, A seemingly unstoppable man/vamp/zombie/monster thing keeps attacking me and the only thing I have to fight with in a cast iron frying pan. All it does is knock the thing down long enough to get into the next room or a step or 2 away from it. Cleaning my brain of that would be a good thing.

GROSSMAN Supporting Member of TMP30 Dec 2014 9:00 p.m. PST

I dream of being chased by giant tacos…

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