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Sometimes I have to just get a few hours sleep and then be up again. I hate accidentally lying in for 13 hours or whatever.

Problem is that if Ive not slept very long no matter how many alarms I set I end up getting up and walking over to them barely concious, turning them off then getting back into bed! Or they dont even wake me up at all!

A friend of mine actually made an autohotkey script that opens itunes on his laptop and plays music at increasing volume, but on my netbook Ive only got little 1.5watt speakers.

Please, I need to find a working method before I go uni and theres no one to wake me up so I just stay in bed for 3 years. Any suggestions?
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Get a loud alarm with no sleep function
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Setting 5.8 alarms. Not 5 and not 6 but 5.8
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I am so bad at getting up that I have considered writing some kind of script on my computer that plays loud music until I enter my password.
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Lot's of alarms, you could buy better speakers and use his technique if you wanted. I just set like 5 alarms at 10-20 minute intervals in the morning on my phone.
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Convince yourself that you will go to hell if you don't, seems to work for many people's difficulties.
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Put your alarm at the other side of the room, so that you are forced to get out of bed to turn it off.
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Go to bed earlier, get more sleep more regularly.

I'm the same - and no technique has worked. Multiple alarms, I can sleep through. Putting them on the other side of the room, I can ignore them or just climb back into bed straight after turning them off. I can turn them off in my sleep, it's a pain in the arse.
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Record bloodcurdling screams and chainsaws, 1.5 watts should be plenty

also light makes your brain more alert - try switching a light on with a timer before your first alarm triggers.
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Set two alarms on the other side of the room and, as soon as they go off, get out of bed and switch them off. Without going back to bed (I'm guilty of this ), throw the curtains open and stand looking out of the window for a few minutes; the light will stimulate you and wake you up, as well as slowly retraining your body clock.

If it's dark outside (i.e. winter), do the same but also turn on the lights in your room.

Whatever you do, don't go back to bed once your alarm's gone off, and don't snooze your alarm either. I keep doing this and it really ends up making things worse, so I'd like to try and warn you folks off making the same mistake.
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Cheap as chips - http://www.play.com/Gadgets/Gadgets/4-/3274636/Flying-Alarm-Clock/Product.html?_$ja=tsid:11518|cat :3274636|prd:3274636
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Seems more like a surefire way of breaking things in your room
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(Original post by laut_biru)
Seems more like a surefire way of breaking things in your room
Don't think it can break things in your room, although you there may be a risk of it flying into your face one morning.
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(Original post by Phobia27)
Don't think it can break things in your room, although you there may be a risk of it flying into your face one morning.
I can think of several hilarious scenarios with that thing. They mainly include my pet cat or it flying out of the window.
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Buy a coffee maker with a timer function and put it next to your bed (not too expensive). So you will wake up to the delicious, stimulating and comforting aroma of freshly made coffee in the morning. Should do the trick.
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My alarm on my phone makes me do a maths sum to turn it off...

It's worrying how hard it is to multiply two numbers and add another number unless you're actually awake!
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I set an alarm, which does usually work.
But if not, my housemates will all frog-splash me.
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http://www.nandahome.com/

But seriously, if you have such a big problem, there's only one solution: drink LOTS of water before going to bed. You will have to get up to go to the loo. With time you can learn how much water you should drink and how much time it takes your bladder to be absolutely full. This works only for people who don't suffer from incontinence.
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I want one!
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There's a pillow that vibrates spontaneously to wake you up. It's an alarm clock but inside the pillow and it's also a LED Clock.



My problem is a bit different, I wake up 5-10 minutes before the alarm clock start, which I hate because I want the alarm clock to wake me up and I don't want to waste 5-10 minutes just laying down in bed waiting for the alarm to ring. Sometimes I fall back to sleep again and I won't hear the alarm clock anymore. So what I do now is right when I wake up, I jump into the shower right away even though it's kind of cold and just wait till it heats up.
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