What Does Your Sleeping Style Say About You?

By: Zoe Samuel

What Does Your Sleeping Style Say About You?
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About This Quiz

Whether you're a king in a castle or an Average Joe, everyone has to get their shut-eye. But some of us need more than others, or prefer it at different times. What does your sleep style tell the world about you? Let's find out!
How often do you nap?
I only nap. Which is fine except I never do the big sleep
I remember naps - God, I miss those
A nice lie-in followed by a nap later is the way to go
Twice a day as planned

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How long is a nap to you?
5 minutes
20 minutes
90 minutes
10 minutes

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Do you look at a screen after 11pm?
I try not to
I'm unconscious by then
Obviously
I look at a screen as needed, sometimes late, sometimes early

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What's a good reason to stay up late?
There's no good reason
You're on deadline
To party!
It's your turn

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Might your schedule be illegal under the Geneva Convention?
Yes, it's also illegal under the Constitution
Not quite
No, it's pretty luxurious really
No, I chose it

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Do you worry that your ability to fight off colds is lowered?
I am terrified, yes
Yeah, a little
Nah, I'm immortal
No, I am too careful

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How many people's bedtimes are you responsible for?
All the people
Just mine
No one's, including mine
Me and my team

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Are you a morning or evening showerer?
Whenever I can
Evening so it's one less thing to think about
Morning - I forget in the evenings
Depends on the schedule

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Does bedtime mean the time you should be in the bed, or the time you start getting ready?
Bedtime is a process really
It means be in bed
It means get ready for bed
It only takes me 60 seconds to get ready for bed, so it's both

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Which sleeping position suits you?
I could sleep anywhere right now
Back - you get deeper sleep quicker
Sprawled
Curled up - my bed is small

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Do you work shifts?
So to speak, yes
No, thank God
I don't work much at all
Yep

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Have you recently fallen asleep at work or in class?
Constantly
Once
Sometimes
No, but I'd like to

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Are you intentionally on a weird schedule?
Define "intentionally"
Only because my boss is a douche
No, I dig it this way
Yes, it is part of the plan

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Do you take a sleep aid?
No need
Yes, but not because I'm not tired, just for my anxiety
Only when sick
If I'm not sleepy when I have sleep time, I will

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Do you try to catch up on the weekends?
I wish
Yeah
And weekdays
No, I stick to my schedule

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If you're woken by a brief random noise in the night, how long does it take you to get back to sleep?
Five seconds
Either two seconds or an hour, depending on my stress level
A minute unless I check my phone, then suddenly I've been gaming for four hours
Three minutes

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How often do you have a dream you remember?
Not often
Twice a week
Weekly
Monthly

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What's your idea of a lie-in?
7 a.m.
10 a.m.
Noon
8 a.m.

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Do you ever wake up before the alarm?
The alarm is the other people in the house
LOL no
I don't wake up until the third snooze
No, it governs my life

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Can you sleep while snuggling?
Don't touch me. Please.
I love a snuggle
No, I sprawl too much
I can but prefer not

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When you last saw the sunrise, why was that?
It was between my three short sleeps
I was commuting
I hadn't gone to bed yet
I was the lookout at that time

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How do you like the room to be?
Like an icicle
Cool and quiet
Warm and snuggly
72F and dark

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Do you have a loud neighbor?
I don't need one, my family's got it covered
Yes, and I hate them
I am the loud neighbor
No, I have no neighbors

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How do you feel about background noise?
I long for silence
I use a white noise machine
I can sleep through anything
A light whirr of an engine or the waves outside reassure me

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Have you ever found yourself getting sleepy at a time that is dangerous, like while driving or in the bath?
Yes, in the kitchen
Yes, in the car
No
Yes, in the bath

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How often do you go to bed at your preferred bedtime?
Never
Rarely
I have no bedtime
Reliably

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Do you wear earplugs?
I'd love that
Yes
I don't need that
I use soft headphones instead

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Do you look like a zombie half the time?
I wish I looked that good
All the time actually
No, I spring dewy-eyed from my bed no matter what I do
Half is right

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How much coffee do you drink?
I'm not currently allowed and it sucks big time
My blood type is AB, for Arabica Beans
One a day
Two a day

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Does your doctor approve of your schedule?
Hahaha, no - they're horrified
I haven't had time to see a doctor in years
Oh, should they know about that sort of thing?
My doctor and I planned the schedule to get me through this period

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