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Post by nicko on Sun Jan 31, 2016 4:10 pm

I'M thinking of buying a new mattress, a memory foam one, anyone know if they are any good?
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Post by Original Quill on Sun Jan 31, 2016 4:59 pm

I've been thinking of getting one that's adjustable, that lifts one up to a reading position. Obviously I read a lot, and I fancy reading before sleeping at night.



I had one when I was in the hospital two years ago, and it was great.

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Post by Raggamuffin on Sun Jan 31, 2016 5:14 pm

I have a memory foam mattress topper, which was of course a lot cheaper than a whole mattress. I find it very good indeed.

I've also tried those memory foam shoe insoles - with less success. Laughing

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Post by Original Quill on Sun Jan 31, 2016 5:23 pm

Stormee wrote:Will there be enough room in those drawers for your condomz?

Good question...needs a lot of room.

Gd story: one day at the Long's Drug Store in my neighborhood, a new checker is hired and she's beautiful. On my first visit I catch a look. So, I'ze goes down the the condom display and find the package that says, 'Giant, King-Sized, Extra-Grand'. I take it up to the check-out counter and buyz it. I had a date next night.

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Post by veya_victaous on Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:04 pm

nicko wrote:I'M thinking of buying a new mattress,  a memory foam one,  anyone know if they are any good?


Yes i have one with the memory foam insides, not a solid memory foam one.
it is good even support. if you need a firm mattress they seem better than the spring ones
I've had it a few years now and it is still good.

cant say for a softer ones, Mine was literally the firmest on market.

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Post by Raggamuffin on Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:20 pm

They say that foam is more resistant to dust mites and is therefore better if you have allergies. Dunno if that's actually true.

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Re: mattress

Post by Lord Foul on Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:51 pm

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that which goes between a master and a mattress

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Post by veya_victaous on Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:58 am

the problem with memory foam


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Post by nicko on Mon Feb 01, 2016 6:45 am

Had to laugh at that.
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Post by eddie on Mon Feb 01, 2016 5:50 pm

I've got a very good mattress (you have to pay money for a good one) and a very thick memory topper - the thinner ones are ok, but the thicker the better.

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Re: mattress

Post by *THE Ben Reilly* on Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:20 pm

There are good ones and bad ones -- I had a bad one once that felt really comfortable to lay down upon at first, but in the morning my butt was against the platform.

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Post by Raggamuffin on Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:45 pm

Mattresses used to be much better. They had more spring and were softer. I don't think you can get soft mattresses these days, and the medium ones are like lying on a bed of rock IMO.

I also like foam pillows - not necessarily memory foam which I don't think would work well as a pillow, but bouncy foam ones.

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Post by Syl on Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:50 pm

We just came back from holiday and the bed was huge....it was the comfiest bed I have ever slept in.
It swallowed me up every night and I slept like a log (unusual for me)
I wish now I had stripped it and got the name of the mattress.

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Post by Lord Foul on Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:08 pm

Stormee wrote:
Original Quill wrote:

Good question...needs a lot of room.

Gd story: one day at the Long's Drug Store in my neighborhood, a new checker is hired and she's beautiful.  On my first visit I catch a look.  So, I'ze goes down the the condom display and find the package that says, 'Giant, King-Sized, Extra-Grand'.  I take it up to the check-out counter and buyz it.  I had a date next night.

Was his name Wellard?

whoever it was...they will have been sorely disappointed Razz

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Post by nicko on Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:57 pm

I still don't know what I want!
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Post by Original Quill on Tue Feb 02, 2016 5:32 am

Lord Foul wrote:
Stormee wrote:

Was his name Wellard?

whoever it was...they will have been sorely disappointed Razz

No they weren't.  In fact the next Sunday I took the box of condoms to church, where they were having a big Balloon Release for Peace event.  They had a big gas cylinder, and I surreptitiously filled the condoms with helium and released them in the name of the father, the son, and the holy goat.

The balloons were supposed to have little messages tied to them, and I just printed up some cards and tied them to the condoms. They said things like: You can stay, but your clothes must go... and Are you trouble?  I like getting into trouble... and my favorite, Good girls go to heaven; bad girls just bring heaven to you...

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Post by Guest on Sat Feb 13, 2016 5:55 pm

nicko wrote:I still don't know what I want!

MIL paid a fortune for a memory mattress but hated it because it was so hot.  I guess it depends if you're prone to overheating in bed Nicko

I was going to say hot in bed but that could be misconstrued..............

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Post by Raggamuffin on Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:00 pm

nicko wrote:I still don't know what I want!

You could try a memory foam topper which would be a lot cheaper. If you don't like it, you haven't lost as much as if you'd paid for a whole mattress.

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Post by nicko on Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:33 pm

I think il'l try that Raggs.
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Post by Raggamuffin on Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:55 pm

nicko wrote:I think il'l try that Raggs.

The one I have isn't completely flat on top - I don't know if that makes a difference. It's sort of dimpled.

I must say I do like it - it's much better than just the mattress.




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