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Old November 24th, 2012, 10:32 AM   #31

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I assume the original poster does not have children.
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Old November 24th, 2012, 10:38 AM   #32

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Originally Posted by Pedro View Post
I assume the original poster does not have children.
I assume you mean young children?

Teenagers ----- ah well!
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Old November 24th, 2012, 12:21 PM   #33

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Originally Posted by Pedro View Post
I assume the original poster does not have children.
Or cats.
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Old November 24th, 2012, 12:30 PM   #34

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The Azan never wakes me up and I've lived in places with roosters but it wasn't enough to wake me up either. I do tend to just wake up around 6am every day regardless, unless I was drinking heavily the night before. I seldom actually get out of bed until later, except to pee.

Anyway, I think it was probably rare to live alone in those days so people probably had someone to wake them if it was important that they got up early.
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Old November 27th, 2012, 06:15 PM   #35
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The majority of them eventually figured out that, if you drink a lot of water before you go to sleep, you'll eventually wake up to pee. You drink more or less, depending on how early or late you wanted to wake up.
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Old November 28th, 2012, 08:01 AM   #37
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Actually if you start sleeping early and wake up at the same hour for a few days you automatically start to wake up at that time and sleep early. It becomes a system.
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Old November 28th, 2012, 12:06 PM   #38

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They didnt.
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Old November 30th, 2012, 04:02 AM   #39
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It would be interesting to know how animals perceive time.

Before precise measured time, people were probably more flexible about daily schedules, so in that way life was less stressful.
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