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Old 01-02-2017, 05:14 PM   #1
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Do you still have dreams of previous work life?

I'm going on 4 years of ER and once in awhile previous bosses and co-workers populate my dream life. Why is this? How about you?
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Old 01-02-2017, 05:17 PM   #2
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I dunno, never had this problem.
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Heck, I still have dreams about being in the US Navy--and I got out over 25 years ago!

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I dunno, never had this problem.
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Old 01-02-2017, 05:22 PM   #5
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18 months, and no dreams of the job, but former co-w*rkers show up in dreams regularly.
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Old 01-02-2017, 05:24 PM   #6
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No, but still have dreams of being totally unprepared for a college exam. 40 years later.
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I'm going on 4 years of ER and once in awhile previous bosses and co-workers populate my dream life. Why is this? How about you?
Did you dream about work when you did work? I used to dream about work when I had a different position but now I never do.
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Old 01-02-2017, 05:25 PM   #8
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who knows what our dreams mean?? I mean except for Madam Leona in Center city, who for 25 bucks will be more than happy to help you figure it out.

lol, I still have the occasional dream of being a ballerina. 40 years since I hung up my toe shoes, along with 60 extra pounds and bad knees
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I'm in my 8th year of retirement, and I have dreamed about work a couple of times or three, I suppose.

Every time, I was coming down with a flu-like illness and feeling pretty rocky

Normally, no, I don't dream about that stuff.
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Old 01-02-2017, 05:29 PM   #10
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That's my only recurring dream...like btb, I'm sitting down thinking, "I neverr attended class...how the h*ll am I going to pass this exam!" I rarely have the dream, but when I do, it's obvious.

Never have dreams related to w*rk. My attitude since day one has been that they only pay you barely enough to worry about work while you're at your desk...why extent work beyond that?
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Very rare when I do. But even after 10 years, I still have a nightmare every now and then.
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NO!

I seldom remember dreams, guess I must dream, but very infrequently remember them.

The dreams I mostly remember were work dreams of a sort. I found and solved more code issues in my sleep than while awake. You know that you're doing too many hours when debugging code in your sleep seems normal.
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I'm going on 4 years of ER and once in awhile previous bosses and co-workers populate my dream life. Why is this? How about you?
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No, but still have dreams of being totally unprepared for a college exam. 40 years later.
And this too. Even going back to high school!

And heck, I was a very good student. Had the highest baccalaureate test score in my HS graduation class. Highest score in two different college entrance exams. So, I don't know what it means.
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I think its the first thing you were completely responsible for, so got a special set of high priority synapses
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No, but still have dreams of being totally unprepared for a college exam. 40 years later.
Hah! Sometimes the being unprepared for an exam wasn't a dream, but the situation was recoverable.

For years after graduation I had a recurring dream that I was one course short for my degree requirements. In the dream I'd enrolled in this course every semester, but never went to class or wrote an exam - could never seem to remember when or where the class was held.
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10 months.... yes. Always unpleasant dreams.

Not often. At least, I don't often remember them. When I do remember them it makes me wonder how deeply scarred I really am from it all.
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Hah! Sometimes the being unprepared for an exam wasn't a dream, but the situation was recoverable.

For years after graduation I had a recurring dream that I was one course short for my degree requirements. In the dream I'd enrolled in this course every semester, but never went to class or wrote an exam - could never seem to remember when or where the class was held.
Yeah, my dream goes "when am I going to learn to ALWAYS write down my schedule so I can make sure to attend my c!asses"
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I sometimes dream about work after 5 years of leaving.
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Old 01-02-2017, 07:03 PM   #20
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About work, once or twice in the first few years or ER, nothing since. As for college, even though I finished it 31 years ago, I had a dream a few years ago about missing a term paper or something weird like that.
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