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Poll: Do you have a wheelchair when you dream? (175 member(s) have cast votes)

Do you have a wheelchair when you dream?

  1. Yes (7 votes [4.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.00%

  2. No (83 votes [47.43%])

    Percentage of vote: 47.43%

  3. More often than not (28 votes [16.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.00%

  4. Rarely (50 votes [28.57%])

    Percentage of vote: 28.57%

  5. What kind of a question is that? (2 votes [1.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.14%

  6. I don't remember my dreams (4 votes [2.29%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.29%

  7. I'm never in my dreams (1 votes [0.57%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.57%

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#61 welshonen

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 07:24 AM

Just from another angle, I have never seen my partner walking but I often have dreams where she does.

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 04:00 AM

When I dream I think about running or jogging which is funny because I hate them both. I could see if I was dreaming about other sports so it is really strange.
I know I will always have a seat:)

#63 corycountree

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Posted 29 October 2011 - 03:05 PM

I've been trying to answer the question about why paralyzed people are not being used to map the motor cortex. The usual subject has to learn to move in the mind without moving the body. I begin to suspect that the paralyzed person's motor cortex becomes unreliable. I can't find the research.

#64 A trophy guy

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Posted 29 October 2011 - 07:24 PM

This is such a fascinating question. It is one that I have struggled to explain and understand myself for years. I have dreams in which I have no wheelchair, but there is this dark, foreboding, unnamed, un-formed problem that is always just out of my periphery vision; just out of my grasp of understanding.

If you can follow this description (picture it in your head), in my dreams I am always at the front and bottom of the picture in my head. When I move, these movements are always compromised somehow, as if my subconscious is acknowledging my disability on some level, but I don't see or understand the manner in which these movements are compromised (there is never a wheelchair). It's like the issue of my body and it's disability is going on just below the picture (or screen) of my dream.
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Posted 14 November 2011 - 08:54 PM

Haven't had a dream yet that im in a wheelchair.

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Posted 18 November 2011 - 05:08 PM

Paralyzed with no wheelchair last night. Grr I was Mad !!
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#67 Aparr

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Posted 18 November 2011 - 06:42 PM

I'm not in a chair when I dream.
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#68 Snakeye

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 01:25 AM

Nope, never in a chair in my dreams..

#69 Zack

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 05:27 AM

I don't even have clothes on in my dreams.
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#70 gimpguy

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 03:09 AM

There is never a wheelchair in my dreams but almost always a Pepsi machine. How screwed up is that?

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 03:12 AM

Has anyone ever answered "yes" to the OP's question? I'm curious but I don't think so.
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#72 greybeard

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 09:53 AM

Has anyone ever answered "yes" to the OP's question? I'm curious but I don't think so.


According to the chart at the top of this thread, 6 of the 141 voters, voted YES.

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#73 Irish Wheelz

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 10:24 AM

I once had a dream where I was on the dance floor dancing to "hungry like the wolf" by Duran Duran. Truth is, I hate that band. I don't know why I was dancing to it, but for some reason I seem to enjoy it and was very good at dancing to it. lol

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 05:28 PM

I had my first chair dream the other night, 3.6 years out.

#75 myshoeisonfire

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 09:56 AM

If I have my chair in my dreams, its usually something about bending a wheel, or being somewhere without it, and trying to find it...

#76 bantughost

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 08:21 PM

It's weird, in my dreams I'm usually just kind of "floating" around. I really just kind of move places and don't quite know how I get from point A to B. And yeah, the chair is rarely there as well.


Same with me.

#77 Maltese Cat

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 09:12 PM

Guido is often walking in my dreams, but there'll be a moment when I have to explain to someone that he can't do something, or he needs something because he is in a wheelchair really, and then I look at him walking and confuse myself.
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#78 JerseyBoy

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 08:59 PM

No wheelchair. Just a jetpack.
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#79 AudreyRose

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:08 PM

It used to be that I was never in a wheel chair in my dreams. (Hell of a thing to wake up to-"Crap I'm totally paralyzed !!" Then I'd have dreams where at some point I would try to do something but my bottom half would not work at all-so I'd drag my self up into my chair, which was just behind me. Now I usually have my chair, but not always. I guess it means it is becoming integrated into my view of myself.

I sometimes have what I call the flying dream. These are the best dreams ever! I had them since childhood and still do sometimes. They always have made me happy.
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#80 CarylAnne

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 07:08 PM

i've never dreamt i was in a w/c. and, i've noticed, the people closest to me never dream that i'm in one either. in fact, a lot of them have dreams where THEY are in a w/c and i'm the one walking.
i'm sure there's some deeper meaning there, but meh . . . . . . haha
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 07:15 PM

When I dream, I walk, but than all of sudden I will say to myself I cant walk how am I walking?

#82 T11BurstFracture

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 07:47 PM

I used to dream.. Lol, the 1st yrs.. I don't dream anymore.. I don't really eaither..
When i would dream. I was at work, running a backhoe digging a ditch, crossing ditches jumping off, cutting pipe.. I'd wake up the nxt morning thinking i was late for work, i'd go to get out of bed fall on my face. Lol , i haven't had a dream i cant recall the last time.. 2007-8.

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 08:36 PM

Never, ever had a dream with a wheelchair; except that I dreamt I'd be normal again a few times, that's about it - I'm always normal in my dreams, sigh!


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