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I was traveling to a city on a light rail train. Someone announced over some loudspeakers that they were going to shut off the power in the surrounding area. They shut off the power but the train had enough momentum that it still got to the city. I'd forgotten to bring a jacket but I'd brought a laptop I had to uselessly lug around. I got off the train and when I went to put my mask on there was a little soccer ball in it.

I visited a small town in Florida where they had a giant castle that had collapsed in on itself, but you could still go inside and take tours of it. I didn't want to tour it but I needed to use their restroom so I went in. I ran into one of my friends there and apparently they knew the owner of the place. You were required to where a hat while you were in there and there were a bunch of random hats strewn about.

There was a dark room you could go into and offer up pizza to some sort of powerful being and if you did you would gain an immense amount of power, but when I went in there they didn't want my pizza for some reason.

I visited a business that did Icelandic translations. They also sold a bunch of random English books. I talked to the owner of the place and they said that the books sold really well.

I lived on the fourth floor of an apartment building and decided to take the stairs, which ended up going through other people's apartments. There was some kind of bacteria I was supposed to try to grow that would grow in the shape of objects, but I didn't want to bother taking care of it. I watched a remake of Kung Fu Panda where it abruptly ended like 20 minutes into the film.

There was a big circle of people sitting and hanging out on the floor of a giant room. They were doing some kind of quiz contest and my group went first. The person running the quiz read all the available answers to choose from, but I wasn't paying attention. They refused to read the options again and spent a bunch of time adjusting their glasses. After a long time they reread them and I got the question wrong. A friend I haven't seen in a while was there and they thought it was kind of funny.

I visited a synagogue during a Jewish holiday and there were a lot of people there. I had a very hard time finding a kippah that would fit on my big head. I ran into a few people I knew there.

In the dream I hadn't been at home for a while and my bed changed while I was gone. I woke up in the dream very confused about where I was and wandered outside on a bunch of balconies. I ended up making a neighbor angry and when I eventually figured out where I was they took me to their wife and I had to explain that I didn't know what was going on and that I wasn't really sure what I did to make them angry.

I was staying in a camper out in the middle of nowhere. I went to visit a big house nearby that they used for events like family reunions. It had multiple floors that you had to travel through one at a time and it turned out that the whole place was a store that sold t-shirts and frozen food. I didn't want to get anything but one of my friends was there and they bought a bunch of food. There was also a frog in a sink somewhere.

There was this ditch full of water that people liked swimming in, except they'd never check whether it had water in it before jumping in and they'd always be relieved that it wasn't empty.

I was with a group of people living in a world where going outside was illegal. Everything around was an artificial facade obscurring the real world. We snuck out and were planning to go camping like we used to. There were some birds outside that kept trying to chase us.

I played some sort of computer game with other people. It was a side-scrolling puzzle game where on each level you had to find a door to the next level. It also had items you could get and on one level I traveled to another dimension and got some kind of lantern that that was forged in a way that it didn't didn't technically exist in the way normal physical matter does.

I got a whole pile of random stuff from a thrift store that all used to belong to the same person. Some of the contents included a bag of cat food with a large wad of cash inside and a wrapped up brick of something labeled "For Ned - Do Not Open". I visited the house of someone who was somehow connected to the original owner of the stuff but I never got a chance to ask them about who it all belonged to.

I had a bunch of blankets and a pillow set up in the middle of a sidewalk because I liked sleeping there sometimes. There was a comic that me and another person could edit the speech bubbles on and we sometimes used it to communicate.

I went to a highschool reunion that took place somewhere with a lot of confusing hallways. I kept trying to meet people who I never really talked to during highschool. There were also a bunch of demons hiding around somewhere. I met someone who I didn't even remember from highschool and they were pretty cool so I hung around with them for a while.

I was trying to work as a children's book author at the same time as being a programmer. As part of the writing process I decided to climb a mountain while carrying a shopping cart. A scout troop led by my highschool's choir teacher was also climbing the mountain. I got to the top and there was a little shack. Some people came out of it and someone started throwing flaming frogs out of it.

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I was walking around outside and I thought about texting someone I'd dated in highschool and decided against it, but somehow I still did or they texted me or something but they didn't really say anything so it wasn't a big deal. Then I ran across one of my old neighbors and talked about why I can't eat at McDonalds and where power really exists in social interactions. Then I had to go and catch a spider with a jar.

I ran into someone I'd met previously at a party. Apparently I'd donated money to them at some point and they told me I'd accidently claimed it on my taxes during two different years. I realized that they were actually refering to a different time I'd given them money, back when they were older and I was Taylor Swift.

I went to some kind of ceremony and I wasn't sure if I was allowed to bring food in. I saw some friends I haven't seen in a while and I wanted to sit by one of them but someone else took that seat. I kept getting texts from someone, but I didn't have their real name in my phone, just some kind of abbreviation, and I couldn't remember who it was.

I was walking around a house and something kept setting of the fire alarm. It turned out to be something in the laundry room but no one seemed to be very concerned about it. It was cold ouside but there was a big heater that was leaking heat out of the house so there was a spot you could stand in near the house where it would be warm.

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