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Thread: Do you walk in your dreams? Dream Discussion

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    Do you walk in your dreams? Dream Discussion

    I thought this would be interesting discussion. I have had dreams before where I am walking and it is sooo real. I've also realized that I was dreaming before. (While I was asleep of course :P) I have done that a few times. ANyone else have any wierd dreams like that?

    I heard some people dream in black and white. Anyone do that? That is farkin wierd if you ask me. haha How about flying?

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    Yes, I also have dreams that I'm walking. Then I'll have strange dreams where I'm driving, but I can't push hard enough on the brake to slow the car down fast enough. The car will finally come to a stop, but it takes forever. Dreams are crazy!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by XYNaPSE
    I've also realized that I was dreaming before. (While I was asleep of course :P) I have done that a few times. ANyone else have any wierd dreams like that?
    Those would be lucid dreams, which totally rock. Prior to my injury, I would have lucid dreams most every night, but now I either don't dream or don't remember them.

    The times I wake up between midnight and 3am and can't get back to sleep are the closest I come to lucid dreaming anymore. I get into a meditative state that is pretty similar to lucid dreaming.

    In those states, I am walking or doing things with my arms and hands (like drawing). Or stretching, or playing basketball, or ... you get the idea.

    I don't recall ever flying, though.'s worse than we thought. it turns out the people at the white house are not secret muslims, they're nerds.

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    I am a long time lucid dreamer, they are definitely the best virtual experience a person can have... so far.

    Sometimes I get some really awesome half-wake half-sleep type things happen. A couple of mornings ago... I was consciously awake, but while my eyes were closed I could see very clearly a field of flowers as if it were right in front of me, but I was actually in my bed in my house. I LOVE THAT!

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    Not sure if astral traveling is the same, but I've done that since I was a kid.

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    If Iremember my dreams and I am in my dreams, both of which are rare, I am always walking. Then I wake up and it can be ashock that I can't walk. I thought this might change over time but nearly fourteen years after my accident it is still the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick Madsen View Post
    Not sure if astral traveling is the same, but I've done that since I was a kid.
    Pat, you mean you astral travel? If so, can you pick your destination?
    Last edited by GRAMMY; 08-10-2011 at 01:39 PM.

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    Plenty of walking dreams, flying dreams, other dreams..
    All in color far as I'm aware.

    My favorites are musicals.. don't know why.. but I have musical dreams almost like live opera's.
    Rick Brauer or just call me - Mr B

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    I rarely remember my dreams, but when I do, I am always walking & looking for my wheelchair which I have somehow misplaced. If not my wheelchair, I am walking looking for a bathroom. I find one but it is at the top of a long flight of stairs. Somehow I find myself at the top of the stairs and when I enter the bathroom, there are rows upon rows of toilets but no privacy walls at all.
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    I had a dream where I was trying to qualify for the Navy Seals. I was doing all these tests...and no one knew I was disabled...! The tests were like, sliding along to tops of desks on your stomach and then sliding to the floor to slide back again.....easy, I was passing with flying colors.

    Just before we were going to graduate as full Navy Seals there was a test involving a mud pit and my chair was getting its wheels stuck. I was panicing because some of the officers were starting to see I was having trouble and starting to notice the chair.

    I was so bummed out when I failed the course that I woke up.

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