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Who Works the Night Shift?
Surviving the Night
Sleep
Talk About It

Answer all the questions below to determine if you are a normal human or a zombie freak of nature. Your "sleep score" is displayed at the bottom of the page.

You prepare for sleep by: 
1. Getting into pajamas, placing glass of water on nightstand, and turning off light.
2. Dark curtains, a temperature controlled room, and soothing music.
3. Does the term "Bucket of Nyquil" have any meaning here?

The reason you sleep is: 
1. Regenerate batteries for the next day.
2. Recover from the injuries suffered the previous day.
3. Horizontal could be nice.

A typical nights sleep consists of: 
1. A few minutes drifting off followed by deep REM sleep.
2. A half hour winding down followed by minor tossing and turning.
3. An hour and a half of vibrating followed by spinning and twirling.

Average number of trips to the bathroom per night: 
1. None.
2. Once, occasionally twice.
3. Sometimes 14.

Average amount of sleep per night: 
1. Eight hours.
2. Six or seven.
3. Maybe four or five fifteen-minute periods.

Activities engaged in during night's sleep: 
1. Turn from right side to back.
2. A couple of 360 degree turns.
3. Pillow punching, sheet entangling and total blanket disposal.

Snore quotient: 
1. A melodic hum.
2. Occasional snort.
3. Complaints from foundry next door.

Naps: 
1. Are fun.
2. Can come in handy.
3. Are inconvenient when they occur while driving.

Amount of coffee necessary to get through day: 
1. None, I don't drink coffee, unless it's de-caf.
2. Two to three cups.
3. Two to three pots.

People often comment on my: 
1. Cheerful and sparkling morning disposition.
2. Ability to function even late in the afternoon.
3. Impending vacation, since I've obviously already packed the luggage under my eyes.


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