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    2015-02-03 Comp (SCoAA) night #10, LD#96: work, weird kitchen, bombs, doll baby, dancing grls, party

    by , 02-03-2015 at 12:04 PM (342 Views)
    comp night #10

    00:11 bedtime


    +(f) in best friend MR's house: someone has been tidying up, there are neat piles of magazines everywhere

    +(f) in some place doing something(!!)

    + the bombs are falling and mortars going off all around me, I take cover in a small tough cafe to the left

    I'm talking to some guy I say yeah they're going to bomb us. I'm outside in daylight on a street in between buildings, I'm looking up into the sky behind me while I'm running forwards, I see the bombs falling down, I can't outrun them. They land, I see a mortar on the ground, how can I avoid the shrapnel? Should I lie down in the fetal position on the ground?

    I see off to the left a small rounded hut it's a cafe, I lunch for it, there is a guy there sitting on a stool just inside the door I reach out my hand for him to grab and pull me inside. I get inside and sit at the counter on a stool the roof is thick curved metal it should protect us, but the window flaps are open, I close mine. Everyone else around me is eating, unconcerned. I order lunch.

    Busted WBTB (up for 3 hours), on the computer in the kitchen playing a dungeon crawl game
    Fell reeeeally tired now, about 08:30? 9? back to bed, I'm so tired but it still takes a long time to fall asleep, my wife's alarm goes off several times, she finally gets up.


    + playing with doll baby

    I'm heading down the stairs (waking realization: childhood home) with a small baby in my hands, it's so small it's like a doll. I'm reaching the bottom of the stairs and sort of swoop it around a little bit, it doesn't like this and starts to fuss, I get concerned that it will bother the mother upstairs. I cradle it's head in my right hand. It's more like a doll, I continue to move it around, playful flying movements, it has a strange open mouth with curvy lips like an oyster shell, I think of feeding it.

    + in party where everybody hates me, huffing out, calling them names

    I'm walking in between people and furniture in a small room at a party, trying to find a clear place to step, everyone here hates me, they're making disparaging remarks about me. I say "Well you're all a bunch of hags and witches. And the other thing that starts with a B!" The crowd murmurs its astonishment at this statement, and I make my exit.

    + the amazing traveling guy at work

    In a large indoor space, I see suitcases/packed luggage around me. This is a small company and we have only this one amazing traveling guy, he has sold our product successfully before, making presentations to groups of 20 people all on his own, maybe with the help of one other person. I make a comment about him going on yet another trip. I imagine his face, he's sort of middle-Eastern, looks a bit like George Clooney, salt and pepper hair.

    + shoot-out in the multi-level apartment/home with the fancy front door

    DO from up on the higher level looking down, like watching a show. Two guys arrive into the ground floor, one looks like Seth Rogen, he's behaving goofy, like looking deeply into the security camera on a door and making gestures in front of it. The second guy is serious and is annoyed by this and stops him. The serious guy goes to another door, closer to me, which is very ornate and with a round, pointy top, like a medieval castle door, covered with rounded sculptures on its front. This door is locked, and the guy they're looking for is inside, probably upstairs. The serious guy knocks and pounds on the door. The man they're looking for emerges from a doorway across from me and walks across an open ledge towards me on the upper level. The serious guys turns and sees the man walking there and fires several shots at him from a pistol.

    + discussing the start-up with other work friends in a kitchen

    I'm standing with guys from one start-up, <R>, in the work kitchen, standing close to founder J.E., talking about another company I worked for. "Yeah, I was there when it was nothing, I was employee #5 or #6, it was just like this" and I gesture around the kitchen to the small group of people standing there. "Now it's really grown, and has a ton of people, like 30 or 40 or maybe 100, and they're now in the facilities of that other company, <3>" Some (girl?) says they're not all that large or successful actually, I disagree.

    + the unattractive white-clad dancing girls: an expensive attraction for the party at work (ping pong table)

    outdoors light, It's a big "friday" celebration at work, they've hired a big gang of dancing girls wearing white frilly/fuzzy costumes. I'm sitting on the ground. I look behind me and I see that a bunch of people are sitting on/under the ping pong table, and it's so bent out of shape from this that it is in the shape of a "U". The girls are dancing towards us and I notice that they are practically all quite unattractive. I think they're going to come and interact with the employees and I'm saying under my breath "oh, please, not an ugly one…"

    + trying to get to the burner, melting plastic, stuff falls down in back, annoyed butler, weird huge bottles of wine

    I'm standing in a kitchen and want to warm something up on the burner, I turn it on. I'm trying to find the burner, the cooktop is standalone (no backsplash) and is so crowded with things that I can't find the burner. I notice a funny smell. I'm pushing the pile of things back to find the burner, something towards the back falls off to the floor. An elderly butler appears on my left, I think he's annoyed at how I'm just pushing around this pile of stuff. I notice finally the burner, I see a square bit of plastic wrap (like from cheese singles) on the burner, I think that's the source of the smell, I try to pick it up.

    My attention is grabbed by two bottles on the counter to my right. They are large, 2-liter soda-bottle-sized bottles on wine, Dom Perignon-shaped, with bright yellow liquid / chunks inside (sort of like a lava lamp), and I'm amazed at these things, I think they're just the drinks we decided that we would never buy.

    + (lucid #96) packed party in a small room: waking life memory connection, command "brighter", it works!

    This started out with basically no visuals, more just like HI, but I'm lucid from the start, perhaps was a waking moment. I try to put interpretations on to the shapes, like arms/people, and I sort of materialize a scene at a party, there's one girl who sits on my right knee and I kiss her a little. I think I need to disengage to stabilize and connect with memory. I do this, I stand up and turn the left and think "my body is asleep in bed, and this experience is all a fantasy." The visuals are basically gone to gray at this point, back to HI, I try to interpret them as people, I say several times, "Brighter!", "Brighter!" and I'm amazed that with each statement of the word, it's like somebody turns up the lights/clarity a little bit more, until I have full bright visuals. I'm enjoying the scene, it's a very small room at a party with people busy bustling around, all female . I'm checking out the adults looking for a cute one, don't find any to my taste, I notice things seem a bit "unstable" and try to clam down, and just observe. I notice that there is a conga dance line of about 20+ identical little girls in identical red dresses (with white polka dots?) moving through one part of the room. There are so many of the girls in such a small space that the line folds and bends around itself multiple times, at rectangular/right angles. I'm just looking around amazed, when I find another attractive girl and turn her to me, "this is my dream" I think I say, she does not object, and I kiss her a bit , and wake up.
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    1. Nfri's Avatar
      Horny fryingman again , but well done with lucid!

      1)Waking memory recall with 2)RCing, 3)stabilization, 4)goals recall, 5)anchoring, 6)gaining dream control, 7) short meditation and 8)remember false awakenings should be habit in the begining of every lucid dream!
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    2. FryingMan's Avatar
      Haha yeah the place was absolutely packed with females, it was hopeless from the start. BUT, big progress, I disengaged to do the waking life memory connection. What I'm also very excited about is recognizing what probably was an "end of dream fade to gray" waking moment, and *twice* prolonging the dream and re-engaging visuals. Both are exciting developments.
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    3. fogelbise's Avatar
      Awesome job FryingMan!! There is much to feel great about here between getting the dream up and running, increasing the light and asserting the waking life connection! Kudos!!
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    4. Ctharlhie's Avatar
      Whoa, hella recall. And great work with that lucid, sounds like you got lucid as the dream was forming (due to super high general dream awareness from all that recall?) It's also cool you recalled your body is in bed. I used to do this in a lot of my very first LDs, and then stopped due to taking too much attention away from the dream, but I'm gonna make it apart of my LD "flight check" again.
    5. FryingMan's Avatar
      Yes it's possible it was during dream formation. Hard to tell, but it was felt like I had to form the dream myself.
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