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Re^3: I mostly sleep...

by swampyankee (Parson)
on Sep 14, 2006 at 19:40 UTC ( #572992=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: I mostly sleep...
in thread I mostly sleep...

I once fell asleep driving home from work (1 hour drive after several 16 hour days...) and woke up on the shoulder. Heading for a Jersey barrier. Luckily, I missed the crash. I was also very wide awake after that.

emc

At that time [1909] the chief engineer was almost always the chief test pilot as well. That had the fortunate result of eliminating poor engineering early in aviation.

—Igor Sikorsky, reported in AOPA Pilot magazine February 2003.

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marioroy At a large firm, had to awaken a security guy a few times so that nobody would catch him sleeping.
marioroy On a large dairy farm, almost went off the road with a 10 wheeler from exhaustion. On the farm, almost went off the silo with a big tractor. At the Fransiscan monastery, almost slipped off the dome while painting it.
[marioroy]: In Saudi Arabia caught fire but didn't burn. I think angels exist.
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[Discipulus]: uch! so we are twice lucky to have MCE..;=)
[marioroy]: Working a midnight graveyard shift, on the way home ran out of gas. just 2 minutes later somebody stops with a small tank of gas. It's wierd. There's always someone nearby for some reason.

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