the phenomenon that occurs when you regain cognitive memory from a blackout's clutches, usually occurring when raging to the wee hours of the morn.
Kid: "Did you close last night?"
Sav: "There's a long and short story to that. Regrettably, I began to black in and realized that bitch was heinous as fuck. I also noticed I still had half a Loko left and, whelp, the rest will go down in the annals of history."
Kid: "You never cease to amaze me."
to piece together parts of a night that was initially categorized as a blackout. Usually followed by an epiphany
I remember being really hungry, really tired and really cold last night. But that doesn't explain why I'm now well fed, well rested and smell like shit. Wait a second! I'm starting to black in now. I was stumbling home and decided to fulfill all 3 needs in one shot so I hopped in a dumpster, covered myself in newspaper and ate a bunch of dumpster food.
I'm not an alcoholic because I didn't blackout, but I might actually be a bum