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Tuesday, February 27

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Andrew / September 27, 2004 11:06 AM

I personally get a bit more alert and sleepless on full moon nights. Can't really say I'm crazier, though.

miss ellen / September 27, 2004 11:11 AM

ask anyone that works in a hospital & they'll tell you it makes an impact.

no scientific explantion, but they seem to believe it makes people crazy & when people get crazy, accidents happen.

Naz / September 27, 2004 11:15 AM

You know, when I woke up this morning in the bushes with my clothes all torn up and dirty, with abundant scratches and wounds, I had no idea what to make of it. I found a silver bullet nearby though.

Wonder what that was all about?

Carly / September 27, 2004 11:23 AM

This is going to sound horribly lame, but during the day of an upcoming full moon I'm usually pretty weird/crazy.

I can't explain it, but it happens everytime.

amyc / September 27, 2004 11:40 AM

My sister worked as a police dispatcher for many, many years, and she swears full moons always brought out the crazies and increased her work load. I think it's all a bunch of bullshit, but I think that about most things.

anne / September 27, 2004 11:42 AM

I started buying these beautiful moon phase calendars 5 years ago from MoMA. Ever since I'm totally enthralled by the moon phases and things that happen on certain days. Full moons used to make my cat go crazy. I tend to not sleep well, but I think that it mostly happens when it's clear and there's so much more light in my room.

jennifer / September 27, 2004 11:44 AM

during the last full moon, everyone I know had a crazy night that night--people doing things they normally wouldn't do, etc.

it certainly wasn't the amount of drink everyone had. nope. it was totally the moon's fault.

Cinnamon / September 27, 2004 11:46 AM

I worked retail through a large portion of college and I started to realize that we had a lot of returns the weekend after a full moon. It seemed like people got all splurgey on a full moon and then thought better of it once they got their new stuff home.

Kay / September 27, 2004 11:50 AM

Loony? Maybe. Horny? Absolutely.

Michael / September 27, 2004 11:55 AM

Yes...I too get horny.

christine / September 27, 2004 12:36 PM

Considering my way too exciting (not kidding - the problem is it shouldn't be) love life lately. I will NOT be looking forward to this full moon.

steven / September 27, 2004 12:50 PM

well, they say that the gravitational pull of the moon affects the water here on earth, and a large percentage of the human body is water...could they be on to something? hmmmmmmmmmm?

i say we all go out and drink it up and find out.

rob / September 27, 2004 1:21 PM

Yep, full moons make people *crrrrraaaazy*. It ain't just the ER people or the police dispatchers who know it. Ask the service industry folks. We're the ones who see the people just prior to those 9/11 calls.

My bar always goes nutso, even when I know it's coming.

cd / September 27, 2004 4:46 PM

On the evening of a full moon, I wake up with the Zomby Woof behind my eyes. I just get wild - I get all jacked up on sour mash whiskey and I turn the mad dog loose. I snatch womerns out screaming through the window buck naked and do it to you up on the roof - don't mess with the Zomby Woof.

Ken / September 27, 2004 5:00 PM

An American Werewolf in London.

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