View Poll Results: What's your best sleeping arrangement?

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  • Soft - "It's like sleeping on a marshmallow!"

    1 5.88%
  • Medium

    3 17.65%
  • Medium/Firm - "Pretty much the Goldilocks bed, only without the bears"

    6 35.29%
  • Firm

    3 17.65%
  • Firm - "Now I can enjoy the firmness of the floor, without sleeping on it!"

    1 5.88%
  • I hang from the ceiling like a bat

    3 17.65%
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Thread: Favourite Firmness For (F)Beds

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    Default Favourite Firmness For (F)Beds

    Unless you prefer hammocks, sleeping bags and/or couches, all of us use beds with regularity.

    But every bed is different, and some like it hard... firm. Given that it can mean the difference between sleeping well and sleeping rough, what are your favourite choices for mattresses?


    Soft/Medium



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    Medium/Firm



    Firm



    Extra Firm


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    3-4 I'd say

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    Four and five. Five, I can always buy a memory foam mattress pad to put over.


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    2-3.

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    2-3 for me too.

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    Medium, as always!
    I don't want my bed to be like quicksand, nor as hard as cement.

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    I prefer whatever my mattress is, it's the most comfortable thing I've ever laid on and one of my best purchases ever. At a guess I'd say it's soft/medium.

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    Soft beds really wreck my back. medium-firm probably is the right for me. i have no idea what my current bed is like. probably more firm than soft.
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    1-2.


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    2-3

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    3 is pretty spot on. My shoulders are very wide, extremely wide. I need enough "soft" for the shoulder of the side I'm laying on to roll slightly forward, and "sink" just enough. However, it has to be firm enough that my hips don't sink to "low", which would kill my back overnight. I also, due to the weight of my arms/width of my shoulders, I have to support the opposing arm by "hugging something dense/firm.

    This brings up a painful memory (as well as a story to share). After years of going through mattresses, my wife and I finally went "Temperpedic". My neck/back issues were part of it, but the major "player" was my weight vs hers. My average weight=240lbs, hers=100. On a normal mattress, she would roll across and end up "stuffed" against me. The Temperpedic we bought was perfect, but she was hinting that she wanted a new mattress (after ~5 years), and would pass ours into her sister (one of her useless, user, lazy, manipulating, sisters). Of course, I said "No". Several weeks later her sister showed up with their brother, a truck, and the "Gotcha" look on her face. I lost, the new mattress was delivered that day. My wife's mindset "a $10k Temperpedic must be better than a $6k.". As far as I'm concerned, bs. I'm still "comfy" though, just not as much. "Relax the Back" did throw in a couple of "fat" Temper" pillows, one of which I can't sleep without (hugging arm/shoulder support).


    There is an "F" in parantheses, I'm thinking "smurf Mattress". A "smurf" mattress needs some "bounce" to it. With my size/weight (and all that implies), without that fluctuation, I'm going to do some serious damage.
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    I voted the 'hang from the ceiling like a bat' bit, because I legit have been sleeping in a hammock for the past three years.

    The only time I'm in a bed is if I'm in a hotel or I'm doing the sex stuff with somebody at their place.

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    I like to have an ultrasoft bed, with a hard bed underneath. It's like sleeping on a marshmallow that doesn't screw up your back.


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    Ive forgotten what its like to have a decent mattress. Its firm, undersheets dont stay on and theres a spring poking out. I need a new one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Midgar Mist View Post
    Ive forgotten what its like to have a decent mattress. Its firm, undersheets dont stay on and theres a spring poking out. I need a new one.
    A spring is poking out? That's pretty dangerous.


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