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Re^2: Answers come to me when ...

by templar (Chaplain)
on Jul 01, 2009 at 21:19 UTC ( #776566=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


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in thread Answers come to me when ...

I always keep a pad, a pen and a voice recorder on my night stand, right next to the alarm clock. Too many times I woke up in the middle of the night with the answer to a difficult problem or a great idea, only to have it totally evaporate by morning.


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Re^3: Answers come to me when ...
by jck (Scribe) on Jul 06, 2009 at 13:28 UTC
    another vote for "while sleeping"!! i was surprised to see that "waking up" was an option, while i find that the process of waking often seems to dissipate the answer - ergo the notepad by the bed is particularly useful (although i often forget to be so foresighted!)
Re^3: Answers come to me when ...
by Jenda (Abbot) on Jul 13, 2009 at 11:36 UTC

    How often do you find out later that the clear, great, simple solution is a complete nonsense?

    Jenda
    Enoch was right!
    Enjoy the last years of Rome.

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