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Name: NikolaiFyodorov

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Age: Probably older than you

Current Preoccupation: Speechwriter, policy wonk, amateur space enthusiast

Previous Preoccupations: Perennial student, analytic philosopher, frustrated writer, frequently broke.

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NikolaiFyodorov  ·  1 day ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: June 22, 2022

There's this whole community of earbud sleepers that I just didn't know was out there. It's weird, because I was really uncomfortable with the idea that I would have do that to sleep. It struck me as sufficiently unusual that I worried I'd made a terrible mistake buying our place.

I've had plenty of experience with insomnia, but not insomnia caused by noise.

NikolaiFyodorov  ·  1 day ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: June 22, 2022

How many of you sleep either with earplugs, earbuds or headphones?

We live above a (very) noisy bar which is licensed to 1am, in a 40s building which is not properly soundproofed. At times the only way I've managed to relax enough to sleep is by wearing noise cancelling or noise masking earbuds. In relating this issue with colleagues and friends, I've been surprised by how many of them responded by mentioning they rely on similar methods for sleeping (even though none of them have the downstairs bar issue).