Dreaming of rockets and everything nice

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MissileDaughter

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On Sunday, I was finishing up work on a Big Daddy rocket (my father has a fat boy so I wanted a big daddy so we can have a pair).
I had some fillets to finish. I did some sanding and primming and painted it. I spent about two hours total work on it sunday give or take a half hour.
Shortly, my family and I went out to dinner. Got stuck in some nasty weather (thank goodness my dad a very good driver. the winds were vicious. the car was fish tailing and I was freaking out).
About an hour after we came home, I went to bed. Had a fitful night. However, I cannot say it was terrible. I had an awesome dream about a rocket.
NASA or some other space organization launched a rocket simmilar to Big Daddy in my dream. In my dream, I had a bird's eye view of the take off. It was so cool. It made up for the tossing and turning I did the rest of the night. :D

Anyone have dreams about rockets?
 

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I dream about rockets all the time, they arent always good dreams, the one about the rocket chasing me wasnt that cool.

more often I dream about everything nice though
 

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I lay in bed and rocket designs put me to sleep.

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It's funny, I sometimes lay in bed and rocket designs keep me awake
 

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I agree rocket designs wake me up then I end up with epoxy,sandpaper out then Im up all night but ya cant let a good design get away cause ya might forget but yes I do dream of rockets
 

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I lie awake day-dreaming about a rocket plan or launch pad plan, and until I get up and put it on paper, there is no sleep. I have a notebook filling up.
 

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I've had dreams of being in the middle of a field launching rockets with lots of friends before. It doesn't happen very often, but when it does, I wake up in a great mood.
I've also been unable to sleep before, due to designing a launch pad, or control box, or rocket in my head while laying there trying to go to sleep.
 

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I think dreaming about rockets is a by-product, showing you've really got it bad.
My wife really wacks me good when I sit up in bed and the middle of the night yelling something about" COME Down, Come on...NO NO out of the Tress!" or Yeah! that'll fix the (wherever) design problem! I gotta put it on paper.
I now have a graph paper pad and pencil as a permenant fixture on the night stand;)
 

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Yep, sometimes I dream about rockets, I can only remember fragments like being at BALLS or LDRS or something like that... Mostly I sit awake in bed till midnight thinking of stuff vaguely related to rockets but also could be applied to other stuff... Like putting bbs in epoxy. :confused: That's the random end. Sometimes I think up really really cool rockets. Like the "Whacko I" if any of you remember discussing it in the chatroom.
 

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Maybe that's the reason I don't sleep well...
I don't think I've ever dreamed about rockets. at least in the context of rockets as our hobby.
I have however oftened dreamed of myself flying...
 

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One night I had a recurring dream of flying with our NAR section, trying to hit a particular altitude with B motors. Also <embarrassed blush> I recall dreaming of V2s only to find myself snuggled <i>very</i> tightly to my slumbering wife... :rolleyes:
 

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a few times i guess, but mostly i think about new designs till i fall asleap... when ever my mind isn't ocupied by something else (and sometimes when it should be:D) i think about this or that... I also have a rocket hanging from the celing right above my bed, and i often think about that (it needs to be way modified to be flight worthy)... i've had dreams about it to :rolleyes:
 

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I usually don't remember any dreams at all but reading this thread made some flashes pop in to my head ... a couple days ago I was dreaming about putting fillets on rockets. the yellow glue ones were perfect but the epoxy ones weren't exactly perfect ...
 

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Cliff, that dream must mean you have some deep seated fear... :D


Ive only dreamt about rockets once, but I cant remember it :rolleyes: .


Phil
 

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Occasionally I have dreams about NARAM. Usually in the weeks after NARAM when I am adapting back to normal life. (For those who haven't attended a NARAM, or only a coupledays of it, NARAM is week of total immersion in rocketry and rocket culture. ) Often in some sort of un-NARAM like location. Sometimes its at a camp somewhere and everyone stays in cabins and has to hike to the launch field. Sometimes NARAM is being held in some Tree-filled downtown city park. Once it was indoors inside this huge, cavernous, and water-logged building. Usually it involves me not having gotten my models ready to fly for the contest. At the scariest dream NARAM, someone was launching a huge, 1/3 scale V-2 at night, and it tipped toward me. With the flame behind it, it became an invisble approaching threat.

That darned human brain--who knows what wackiness it will come up with next.
 

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Cliff, that dream must mean you have some deep seated fear...
dunno how deep seated it really is! I must have been thinking about the Callisto fillets (good but not perfect) and how can I get the fillets on the Tiny Pterodactyl we're currently building to come out really really good.
 
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