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I have the same problem, when running my ideas are awesome. Sometimes they stand the test of time... after the shower, when I can jot them down and they still look good. One strategy I have to remember them is by imagining an execution immediately upon coming up with the idea. Literally visualizing it. Then, I jot it down when I can. Often, I keep working on one idea all week during my runs. Honing the story/execution in my mind, and improving my notes. Then I share it here or with my close network of friends when I start getting serious about it and want to validate some of my assumptions, etc. You can give away the idea without showing your hand on execution ;-)

that, or maybe an audio recorder for your ears only nearby you can have on - you know, dictate to yourself. I know of people who do that in the car, etc.

I have great clarity of thought and fantastic game-changing ideas when in the middle of a good bike ride or run. Unfortunately, like Matthixson, my short term memory also sucks and by the time I get home, I've lost it...either that, or it doesn't seem as cool as it did when I was amped up on endorphins. :)

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