Do you think you could sleep in a coffin?

United States
February 3, 2007 3:39pm CST
My friends and family threw a birthday party for me last night. Since I am now 50 years old, the theme of the party was making fun of old age. There was the usual black balloons and a plethora of walkers, canes, and such. Interestingly there was a black cardboard coffin with a skeleton dressed as a nurse. I began thinking about that today (as I recover from the party!), do you think you could sleep in a coffin? Why or why not?!
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@Dolcerina (3379)
• Hungary
4 Feb 07
I am sure that I couldn't. I am affraid that it would close while I would sleep.
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@Dolcerina (3379)
• Hungary
4 Feb 07
Anyway my sister's birthday on 2nd of February. When is yours?
• United States
4 Feb 07
Mine was Jan 31, but since that was in the middle of the workweek, my friends threw a party for me Sat. nite, Feb 3rd.
@AskAlly (3627)
• Canada
4 Feb 07
Sure as long as I can play solitaire on my cell phone untill I fall asleep. I don't know what order these posts are in so either this makes sense or you are going duh? right now. You'd have to have read my response in your post " What makes you go to sleep"
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@AskAlly (3627)
• Canada
4 Feb 07
Happy Birthday by the way!!
• United States
4 Feb 07
HaHa! I was with you, I had already read the other discussion! Thanks for the B-day wishes. I don't feel any older...that's all that counts!
@mari61960 (4895)
• United States
4 Feb 07
No I don't think I could sleep in a coffin. Maybe a really big one so I could move around and roll over. And of course I would need a fan because the air would be too still. I can't stand it to be warm when I'm sleeping. I need the air to be cold and a nice warm blanket. I think I'll pass on the coffin...thanks anyway. And Happy Belated Birthday, and may you have many more;)
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• United States
4 Feb 07
Thanks for the b-day wishes! Yeah, I'd need room for hubby and cat...but I'm too claustrophobic to try it.
• United States
4 Feb 07
Happy Birthday and best wishes! My only problem with sleeping in a coffin would be not having enough room. I like my elbow space and I have to be able to toss and turn. That's why I am up now two people and one dog in my bed, doesn't leave room to roll around.:)
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• United States
4 Feb 07
HAHAHA!!! Yeah, if I were to do it,(which I know I can't due to claustrophobia) there would have to be room for the cat and my husband!
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• United States
4 Feb 07
That must have been one interesting party. Sure hope you had a good time. I don't think that I could sleep in a coffin, as it would give me the willies. Sorry, it would just be very weird.
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• United States
4 Feb 07
Yes, the party was a blast and very interesting! I'm like you Margieanne, I couldn't sleep in a coffin either...just too weird for me. I am also claustrophobic so it just wouldn't work!
@JMPILAPIL (503)
• Philippines
4 Feb 07
No, I don't think so. I can't myself sleeping in a coffin no matter how and what it is made of. Just thinking of the situation makes my hair rise. I'm not brave enough to do that even if others can do it.
4 Feb 07
Congratulations on reaching the big 50! It sounds like you had a great birthday bash. As for your question, I don't think I could sleep in a coffin. First of all I don't think it would be very comfortable, secondly I have a hugely overactive imagination and I think the fact that I was sleeping in something that someone someday would be buried in would give me nightmares, and thirdly I get quite claustrophobic so there's no way I could sleep in it with the lid on, it would make me panic. So nope, there's no way I could sleep in a coffin.
@Ravenladyj (22936)
• United States
4 Feb 07
OMG YA!! LOL one of my dearest friends has a coffin that was made for her a few yrs back for Halloween and she apparently slept in it..I would love the idea myself...that would be fabulous
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@ranmoac (35)
• Philippines
4 Feb 07
no my goodness, i'm claustrophobic
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@algie123 (289)
• Philippines
4 Feb 07
Yes i can, for the sake of the party i think you are just scared because of what may happen if you are inside the coffin and will not wake up. You know i see as the person who are afraid to die. Just tell me if im wrong.
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• United States
4 Feb 07
II could never sleep in this awful state. I think I would lose what little mind I had left. These frighten be beyond thoughts. I am still not sure how I want to spend my dieing days. If others want to do this more power to them. Not me. I would not even attend a party with one there. Real or not.
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• India
4 Feb 07
what the horrible question u have asked,this is too fearable to think only in mind to sleep in the coffin, only one can sleep in the coffin who want tomtry how i looked and feel in the coffin.this is the good qustion u have asked ,one evryone got a chance to sleep in the coffin but try to feel in advanced its good
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@sahyd2don (2946)
• India
4 Feb 07
Why cant you sleep in there.Are you going to die just to lie down in the box.why cant we sleep in its just like a verry small room with no ventilation.m
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@u2bibek (193)
• Nepal
4 Feb 07
yeah i can do.. i never think of any ghosts n like that
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@Stephanie5 (2947)
• United States
4 Feb 07
~~~Happy Birthday~~~ I don't think I could, eww. It gives me the heeby-jeebies just thinking about it. It's too little of a space for me! I would probably have an anxiety attack 2 minutes after being put in it. It's not something I think I'd be willing to do, lol.
@jahrakal (38)
• Indonesia
4 Feb 07
Yes of course I will do it. It sounds wierd but... just for fun, why not. It is just a coffin. I don't relate it with anything supernatural. I don't think there is any ghost or vampire will get angry.
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• India
4 Feb 07
no i dont think so.
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@threena (132)
• Philippines
4 Feb 07
I don't think I can. Not because coffins scare me. It's just that I'm a bit scared of close spaces. If my blanket or pillow covers my space accidentally while sleeping, I go into panic. I feel suffocated. So unless the coffin is open, I don't think I can sleep in it.
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@hemvaish (105)
• India
4 Feb 07
that will be our last sleep hemant http://interestingfactsandfigures.blogspot.com
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• United States
4 Feb 07
Maybe, depends on the situation. Coffins can be a bit scary for me.
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