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post Oct 30 2010, 05:12 AM
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This video was not staged...completely. I was already falling asleep playing guitar, but never actually got it on cam. I was thinking (while half asleep and half awake) that I should get this on cam somehow. What I did for this video was I carefully started the camera as to not wake myself up. Then I continued playing. This video is for real...as the video progresses, I'm actually drifting asleep. I've never gone completely asleep before, but close. I didn't know if it would actually work, but it did. I had just started the camera when the video starts. I was sleepy.

Again, this was not staged. And to top it off, I got a text which broke me from my "sleep". laugh.gif I remember that right before the text I was just about to go completely out of it...meaning I would've stopped playing the guitar...and relaxed. I've played "Amazing Grace" so many times that my fingers were just doing their stuff from memory and I didn't have to think about it. I was aware of what I was playing, though. It's a weird feeling. It almost feels like you are playing in your sleep! laugh.gif It's like your brain executes the commands to play the notes, but you are going to sleep at the same time. Weird but relaxing feeling.

Have you ever done this? If so, try to video it if you can. tongue.gif Enjoy the video! And sweet dreams!! biggrin.gif
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post Oct 30 2010, 07:18 AM
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Actually yes! I've fallen asleep while just practicing, running scales and watching tv. My fingers stop when I pass out, but I've woken up still holding my guitar.

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post Oct 30 2010, 04:59 PM
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Haha! how funny!! laugh.gif


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post Oct 30 2010, 11:10 PM
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Yeah, I've played something so utterly boring, that it literally put ME to sleep.


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post Oct 31 2010, 04:34 AM
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I hate it when friends text me when I'm falling asleep playing guitar... laugh.gif


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post Oct 31 2010, 05:42 AM
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I can't say it's ever happened to me, but then again I'm not the type to sleep with my guitar, lol!


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post Oct 31 2010, 11:36 AM
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Jimi Hendrix did the same thing sometimes, so don't worry smile.gif
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post Oct 31 2010, 01:02 PM
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hahahahha!! never happened to me, but I also &$%$ the cellphone when it rings during I sleep!


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post Oct 31 2010, 03:16 PM
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laugh.gif All funny comments, guys! Yeah, the text was an unexpected surprise! happy.gif


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post Oct 31 2010, 04:04 PM
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Haha man this is crazy! I think we can say you was "Sleep rocking" smile.gif hahahahha


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post Nov 12 2010, 02:12 AM
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Happened to me as well, I usually practice at night, and could fall asleep during practice. You can't play unless you "sleep" guitar biggrin.gif


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post Nov 12 2010, 03:25 AM
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QUOTE (Ivan Milenkovic @ Nov 11 2010, 07:12 PM) *
Happened to me as well, I usually practice at night, and could fall asleep during practice. You can't play unless you "sleep" guitar biggrin.gif


How funny! biggrin.gif Glad someone has done the same thing as me. smile.gif


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