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Old 12-01-2005, 01:31 PM
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How do you short-sheet a bed?

Ahh, yes, short-sheeting. I sure read about it a lot as a kid. Never heard about anyone doing it in real life though. I googled and got brief explanantions that assumed I already knew what was involved - you take the top sheet and fold it in half, then tuck it in like normal. So... wait, *top* sheet? Wouldn't that be kind of obvious? And by "sheets" do you mean blankets or bedsheets? I mean, okay, let's start from the beginning here. Explain to me how you make a bed *normally*. Because being Chinese has kept me from knowing about the finer points of western home life, including the art of making a bed. Sure, we make our beds too, but we don't use "sheets" and we don't tuck anything into anything else. Wouldn't that make it hard to turn over at night? But anyway explain this to me please, and explain short-sheeting after you're done

Someone commented in a thread asking how to sew a button a while back that it was the easiest GQ ever. I think I may have upped to ante with this one. Explain to csharpmajor how to make a bed! Hur hurr.
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Old 12-01-2005, 01:44 PM
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The basic procedure is to first put on the bottom sheet, which may be a "fitted" sheet with an elastic edge designed to fit over the mattress sort of like a sock. Then you'd put the top sheet over that and tuck it in between the mattress and the boxspring. Finally you add however many blankets are necessary.

I've also never seen short-sheeting in real life, but I think the way it works is that you use just one sheet total, which you fold widthwise and place on the bed so it looks like there are two ordinary sheets on the bed. The victim climbs into bed between the sheets and finds he can only get in halfway. Hillarity ensues, perhaps with a seasoning of wrath. All in all it seems like a lot of trouble to go through to get someone's goat.

Besides, if my thinking is correct, it only works if the intended victim normally uses two ordinary sheets, rather than a fitted bottom sheet and a regular top sheet. Otherwise, observant victims would immediately notice that the bed looks different.
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Old 12-01-2005, 01:45 PM
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Someone commented in a thread asking how to sew a button a while back that it was the easiest GQ ever. I think I may have upped to ante with this one. Explain to csharpmajor how to make a bed! Hur hurr.
I was the one that made the "easiest GQ question ever" comment. This one isn't quite as bad.

Western style sheets have a bottom sheet that basically just wraps around the mattress and is form fitting. Some are just flats sheets that need to be tucked under the mattress just some but more common ones have elastic that just slips under the mattress a little bit. They are just basically covers for the mattress and look nice and are smoother and softer than the typical mattress fabric.

The top sheet also wraps around the mattress but it stops at chest level. It is supposed to make a little pocket that the sleeper can slip under and feel all cozy. Personally, I can't stand a bed made like that.

Now picture that pocket with the pocket folded in half so that the pocket is only half as long to the foot of bed bed. The person looks at the "normally" made bed, climbs in. sticks his feet in, and finds that the pocket stops half-way down the bed.

Good joke huh? No, it is silly and ineffective and makes little sense in this day and age when people don't make beds so formally anymore. Personally, I prefer a snipe hunt myself.
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A bed has two sheets: the top sheet (the one you sleep under) and a bottom sheet (the one you sleep on top of). Bottom sheets now are often "fitted" sheets--they have elastic around the edges to keep them tight around the mattress. However, in college dormitories and summer camps--where shortsheeting often happens--the bottom sheet is just like the top sheet, and you have to tuck it in around the mattress and hope it stays (and it never does).

To short-sheet a bed, you take one sheet. Tuck it under the top and sides of the mattress. Then, fold the bottom up and lay it across the top of the bed so that it looks like the top sheet.

When a person jumps into bed, they can't get their legs in very far--they get caught in the sheet.
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Old 12-01-2005, 01:50 PM
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Explain to me how you make a bed *normally*.


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explain short-sheeting after you're done
On preview, I see that Specter and Shagnasty have already explained better than I could.
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Old 12-01-2005, 02:20 PM
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Slight hijack:

I know I'm probably going to be alone in this, but fitted bottom sheets are the work of Satan himself. They never seem big enough. Putting them on is a nightmare unless you have somebody to help you. The corner diagonally opposite the one you're pulling down invariably springs back across the bed, so you run around to fix that, then the first one comes undone... I've also lost track of how many times this happens during the night too, and you wake up with an uncomfortable ridge of sheet running diagonally across your back, and your shoulder on the bare mattress. They always seem to be slightly too small, and you can't just go the next size up like you can with a flat sheet. You can't even fold the things when they're in storage.

On the other hand, a crisp, flat, linen sheet with none of this elastic nonsense, tucked in with "hospital corners" is wonderful.
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As someone who actually has short sheeted people, let me actually explain how it works.

First of all, forget the fitted/flat sheet issue. It's not relevant.

Step one is to put the bottom sheet on normally (flat or fitted doesn't matter).

Next you take the top sheet (usually between the sleeper and the blanket). Normally, you'd tuck the sheet at the end of the bed (using hospital corners ).

For short sheeting, you take the top sheet and fold one third of it under the top. Now, instead of tucking it in at the bottom of the bed, you lay it across the bed about 2/3rds of the way down, with the extra 1/3 tucked underneath. Then you tuck the folded over portion of the sheet under the sides of the mattress. Tuck it tightly.

|------| <--- normally tucked here

|------|
.....^
Folded over and tucked at the sides


When the victim gets in the bed, his feet will bump against the fold in the sheet. In theory, he could rip the sheet, but more likely he'd catch on before that.
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Old 12-01-2005, 02:29 PM
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Good joke huh? No, it is silly and ineffective and makes little sense in this day and age when people don't make beds so formally anymore.
I have never been in the military but I this is a traditional prank there where I believe a well-made bunk is still required to be able to bounce a quarter. Also, a key part of this prank is that the victim is drunk when trying to get into bed, a distinct disadvantage.
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Old 12-01-2005, 02:35 PM
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Yeah, I hate fitted bottom sheets, too. They're 0.25-times easier to make the bed with than a flat with hospital corners, but 5-times harder to fold and put in the linen closet. But since sheets are sold in sets of fitted bottom with flat tops, what are you gonna do?

Well, if your target is female, before going to bed you put Saran Wrap over the rim of the toilet bowl, then put the seat down over it.
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Old 12-01-2005, 02:35 PM
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Slight hijack:

I know I'm probably going to be alone in this, but fitted bottom sheets are the work of Satan himself. They never seem big enough. Putting them on is a nightmare unless you have somebody to help you. The corner diagonally opposite the one you're pulling down invariably springs back across the bed, so you run around to fix that, then the first one comes undone... I've also lost track of how many times this happens during the night too, and you wake up with an uncomfortable ridge of sheet running diagonally across your back, and your shoulder on the bare mattress. They always seem to be slightly too small, and you can't just go the next size up like you can with a flat sheet. You can't even fold the things when they're in storage.

On the other hand, a crisp, flat, linen sheet with none of this elastic nonsense, tucked in with "hospital corners" is wonderful.
Yep. I've never had any problem fitting fitted sheets on my bed, having them come loose in the night, or folding them for storage. But I do appreciate good hospital corners, too.
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Old 12-01-2005, 02:49 PM
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For short sheeting, you take the top sheet and fold one third of it under the top. Now, instead of tucking it in at the bottom of the bed, you lay it across the bed about 2/3rds of the way down, with the extra 1/3 tucked underneath. Then you tuck the folded over portion of the sheet under the sides of the mattress. Tuck it tightly.

|------| <--- normally tucked here

|------|
.....^
Folded over and tucked at the sides
See, that's the part I don't get. If I came to my bed and saw that the bottom of my sheet was a third of the way up the bed I'd notice kind of fast. Or is there *another* sheet over that?
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Old 12-01-2005, 02:53 PM
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See, that's the part I don't get. If I came to my bed and saw that the bottom of my sheet was a third of the way up the bed I'd notice kind of fast. Or is there *another* sheet over that?
Don't you use a blanket or bedspread on top of your sheets?
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Old 12-01-2005, 03:20 PM
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Don't you use a blanket or bedspread on top of your sheets?
No. None of the explanations have mentioned this; is it assumed? I guess this is what I'm missing then.
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Old 12-01-2005, 03:23 PM
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I mean, wait, yes, I use a blanket. A thick one, folded into a tube. As the only covering.
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I mean, wait, yes, I use a blanket. A thick one, folded into a tube. As the only covering.
"Folded into a tube?" Are you sure that's not a sleeping bag?

Typically, the bottom sheet is fitted (see griping above). The top sheet is the uppermost of the two sheets, but is really the bottom layer of "the covers". Most people I know sleep between the sheets and under the covers. "The covers" can be one or more blankets depending on the weather and the sleeper's preferences (and the sleeper's wife's preferences).

The prank relies on the presence of at least one blanket covering the sheets so that the irregular tucking won't be noticed.
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I'm a white guy living alone, but having lived in Chinese/Vietnamese households for over ten years, I sleep the same way all the Asians I know do. That is, there is a normal bottom sheet (either fitted or flat), and there is a doona/duvet which you throw over yourself. No top sheet. The doona is a padded cotton affair which has a bag-like cover on it. This cover is made of cotton and feels similar to a sheet when against your skin. The cover is changed frequently. In winter (mild Sydney winter), an extra blanket may be thrown over all that. On very hot summer nights I may ditch the doona and use a single flat sheet.

I haven't made a bed in the traditional western sense (bottom sheet, top sheet, blanket(s), top sheed folded back oner the blankets, quilt) probably since I was a teenager, but that is the way I was brought up. I certainly don't miss having to make the bed every day. These days I just straighten up the doona after I get up, or maybe pull it right off and let the bed air.
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The key, perhaps in understanding why a person might be fooled by such short-sheeting, is that, around here anyway, there is always something more on top of the top (flat) sheet, either a blanket or comforter/duvet/quilt or bedcover or a combination of those.
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Old 12-01-2005, 05:13 PM
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I was the one that made the "easiest GQ question ever" comment. This one isn't quite as bad.
In my defense, I honestly think Google was conspiring against me that day, giving me lots of stuff about surgeons sewing up people and nothing about people sewing stuff onto shirts.
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Old 12-05-2005, 02:07 AM
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A bed has two sheets: the top sheet (the one you sleep under) and a bottom sheet (the one you sleep on top of). Bottom sheets now are often "fitted" sheets--they have elastic around the edges to keep them tight around the mattress. However, in college dormitories and summer camps--where shortsheeting often happens--the bottom sheet is just like the top sheet, and you have to tuck it in around the mattress and hope it stays (and it never does).

To short-sheet a bed, you take one sheet. Tuck it under the top and sides of the mattress. Then, fold the bottom up and lay it across the top of the bed so that it looks like the top sheet.

When a person jumps into bed, they can't get their legs in very far--they get caught in the sheet.

AH!! I've never understood the instructions for this, because all my life, I've used fitted bottom sheets. Now I see how this works!

My aunts did this to my father once when he was in high school (oldest, only male, FOUR younger sisters).
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Old 12-05-2005, 02:21 AM
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I have never been in the military but I this is a traditional prank there where I believe a well-made bunk is still required to be able to bounce a quarter. Also, a key part of this prank is that the victim is drunk when trying to get into bed, a distinct disadvantage.
When I was in boot camp they brought our squad into an unoccupied dorm to clean up and make the beds for the new incoming recruits. We were fairly deep into training then so the DI left us along to get the job done. We short-sheeted every bed in the dorm (maybe 50 beds).

I never got to see the results but I can only imagine 50 terrified new recruits unable to get into their beds while the DI is standing over them getting increasingly angry. Actually I bet no one said a word and they all slept hunched up in little balls.
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Old 12-05-2005, 04:12 AM
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Well, if your target is female, before going to bed you put Saran Wrap over the rim of the toilet bowl, then put the seat down over it.
I don't see what relevance a female target has to this? Seems like the result will be similar for either a male or female target. Possibly even messier for a male!
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Old 12-05-2005, 06:29 AM
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I sleep the same way all the Asians I know do. That is, there is a normal bottom sheet (either fitted or flat), and there is a doona/duvet which you throw over yourself. No top sheet. The doona is a padded cotton affair which has a bag-like cover on it.
Aha! You, and all the asians you know, are sleeping like CIVILIZED HUMAN BEINGS!!. This is usual in most of Europe apart from in certain international hotel chains and in the UK (where it is becoming more common as it is much easier). What you refer to as the "traditional western sense" is actually some half-witted obscure anglo-saxon nonsense which:
  • Makes it impossible to stay comfortable if you turn over a lot in your sleep
  • Forces you to pull all the sheets out and virtually unmake the bed if you don't like sleeping strapped down to the mattress like some sort of convulsive loon.
  • Makes everything unnecessarily complicated when making the bed
Whenever I get into a hotel room and see it has the whole sheets/blanket thing going on, my heart sinks. What is the attraction of this throwback to the victorian era? Why oh why oh why can't everyone standardise on just using a nice eiderdown/duvet/doona/dyne or whatever you want to call it in a cotton cover? It's soooo much easier and more comfortable.

Plus, it's resistant to the whole short-sheeting thing (also known as an apple-pie bed, I believe).
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Old 12-05-2005, 06:37 AM
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I don't see what relevance a female target has to this? Seems like the result will be similar for either a male or female target. Possibly even messier for a male!
I'm guessing the unstated assumption is that the target is drunk enough not to notice such obvious tampering.

A guy in that scenario probably would not notice the Saran Wrap and simply end up with urine all over the place. Being utterly sloshed, he wouldn't see this as a problem and would happily go off to bed.

A girl in that scenario, on the other hand, would sit down and end up getting splashed with her own urine, due to the aforementioned Wrap. Even drunk people don't like peeing on themselves, and the ensuing annoyance would engender yux from the knuckle-draggers who engineered the prank.

Defecation, on the other hand, presents equal problems for people of both genders, and a much worse mess.
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Old 12-05-2005, 07:01 AM
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Aha! You, and all the asians you know, are sleeping like CIVILIZED HUMAN BEINGS!!. This is usual in most of Europe apart from in certain international hotel chains and in the UK (where it is becoming more common as it is much easier). What you refer to as the "traditional western sense" is actually some half-witted obscure anglo-saxon nonsense which:
  • Makes it impossible to stay comfortable if you turn over a lot in your sleep
  • Forces you to pull all the sheets out and virtually unmake the bed if you don't like sleeping strapped down to the mattress like some sort of convulsive loon.
  • Makes everything unnecessarily complicated when making the bed
Whenever I get into a hotel room and see it has the whole sheets/blanket thing going on, my heart sinks. What is the attraction of this throwback to the victorian era? Why oh why oh why can't everyone standardise on just using a nice eiderdown/duvet/doona/dyne or whatever you want to call it in a cotton cover? It's soooo much easier and more comfortable.

Plus, it's resistant to the whole short-sheeting thing (also known as an apple-pie bed, I believe).
I think you people are total neaderthals. If the bed lacks a top sheet or that top sheet is untucked and askew on the bed it drives me batty. I think this is partially because I'm a tall guy and a untucked or top sheetless bed means that my feet stick out the bottom of the bed and get cold.

I was on a class trip to Germany and many of the hotels we stayed in had this style of bedding without a sheet. I didn't know what to do with myself and I ended up unbuttoning the duvet and sleeping inside of it with the comforter over top of me.
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Old 12-05-2005, 07:20 AM
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Yeah, I hate fitted bottom sheets, too. They're 0.25-times easier to make the bed with than a flat with hospital corners, but 5-times harder to fold and put in the linen closet. But since sheets are sold in sets of fitted bottom with flat tops, what are you gonna do?

Well, if your target is female, before going to bed you put Saran Wrap over the rim of the toilet bowl, then put the seat down over it.
Or (for male AND female targets), you could load their pillow with baby powder. Just lift the top side of the pillowcase, empty a can of powder onto the pillow, smooth down the pillowcase so that that powder doesn't show, and carefully lay the pillow powder side up on their bed. When they flop down onto the pillow--POOF!!! Powder everywhere!

Of course, you wouldn't want to do this to someone with allergies or asthma or anything like that--but when we pulled this prank at summer camp, it sure got a lot of laughs!
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I didn't know what to do with myself and I ended up unbuttoning the duvet and sleeping inside of it with the comforter over top of me.
Thank you for the monday morning chuckle. That is a hilarous mental image.
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Good joke huh? No, it is silly and ineffective and makes little sense in this day and age when people don't make beds so formally anymore. Personally, I prefer a snipe hunt myself.
Nah, it's still a good joke. On my wedding day, my parents' friends snuck in and short-sheeted my dad's bed.
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I think you people are total neaderthals. If the bed lacks a top sheet or that top sheet is untucked and askew on the bed it drives me batty. I think this is partially because I'm a tall guy and a untucked or top sheetless bed means that my feet stick out the bottom of the bed and get cold.

I was on a class trip to Germany and many of the hotels we stayed in had this style of bedding without a sheet. I didn't know what to do with myself and I ended up unbuttoning the duvet and sleeping inside of it with the comforter over top of me.
What? Try this next time:

1. Cover yourself with the sheet.
2. Lift your legs.
3. Put them down again.

There. The bottom is now tucked under your feet.
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What? Try this next time:

1. Cover yourself with the sheet.
2. Lift your legs.
3. Put them down again.

There. The bottom is now tucked under your feet.
I do this when I am forced to because of the absence of aa proper fitted sheet/flat sheet combination. It makes me feel like I'm camping and I hate it. I like tucked sheets. Frankly, I don't see what the problem is. If you don't want them tucked, then just pull them out. It's not like it takes some super-human strength to do so.

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I don't see what relevance a female target has to this? Seems like the result will be similar for either a male or female target. Possibly even messier for a male!
It makes a difference if you're wrapping only the seat, nto the rim. Because a man will pee with it lifted, so no go. And, as was mentioned before, a man might not get any splashback.

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Whenever I get into a hotel room and see it has the whole sheets/blanket thing going on, my heart sinks. What is the attraction of this throwback to the victorian era? Why oh why oh why can't everyone standardise on just using a nice eiderdown/duvet/doona/dyne or whatever you want to call it in a cotton cover? It's soooo much easier and more comfortable.
I don't agree and I don't get why it's such a problem for you. I simply prefer the feel of cotton sheets next to my skin. I don't like the feel of a comforter or whatever. And I seem to have no problem moving around in my sleep as a result. I like a nice tuck because then I can do all kinds of moving around with no danger of my feet sticking out. Simple.

And I don't know about anyone else, but I sweat in my sleep and thus the sheets require regular changing and laundering. I wouldn't want to have to launder my blankets and comforters so often.
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Frankly, I don't see what the problem is. If you don't want them tucked, then just pull them out. It's not like it takes some super-human strength to do so.
Nope, but it does mean that the bottom sheet comes untucked from round the mattress, whcih needs to be rectified in order to prevent it becoming all wrinkled up and uncomfortable. The last thing I want to do after checking into the Hilton at twenty to midnight is to unmake a king-size bed and redo all the hospital corners and stuff.
Then I have to put up with a sheet and a horse blanket on top of me getting all mixed up and in a mess.

I tells ya, it's a real hardship. Where's my waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah smiley?
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I do this when I am forced to because of the absence of aa proper fitted sheet/flat sheet combination. It makes me feel like I'm camping and I hate it. I like tucked sheets. Frankly, I don't see what the problem is. If you don't want them tucked, then just pull them out. It's not like it takes some super-human strength to do so.
Whereas I prefer it because you can wrap the blanket around you any way you want. It's *snuggly*. Tucked sheets mean you sleep propping up a tent. Blagh. And yeah, you *can* pull them out, but then what's the point of tucking in at all?

Besides, I move around *plenty* while I sleep and I've never woken up to find my feet sticking out, except for that one time I moved so much I turned the blanket 90 degrees. Huh.
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Whereas I prefer it because you can wrap the blanket around you any way you want. It's *snuggly*. Tucked sheets mean you sleep propping up a tent. Blagh. And yeah, you *can* pull them out, but then what's the point of tucking in at all?

Besides, I move around *plenty* while I sleep and I've never woken up to find my feet sticking out, except for that one time I moved so much I turned the blanket 90 degrees. Huh.
Doing what you describe here would lead to me being mummified and possible strangled by the sheets as I rolled around in my sleep. The tucked sheets mean that they stay put while I turn over, as opposed to them staying with me when I turn over.

Crazy people, I tell ya.
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I'm on Omniscient's side as far tucking in the top sheet; otherwise, you never know where it might end up. Blankets, on the other hand, don't need to be tucked in.

A top sheet has two advantages: 1) it's easier to clean than a duvet/blanket, and 2) more layers = better insulation.
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I'm on Omniscient's side as far tucking in the top sheet; otherwise, you never know where it might end up. Blankets, on the other hand, don't need to be tucked in.

A top sheet has two advantages: 1) it's easier to clean than a duvet/blanket, and 2) more layers = better insulation.
Better insulation? Wha? How many blankets/sheets do you stack up in order to equal the insulation of the giant wodge of goosedown I have on my bed? How do you avoid being crushed by the weight?


Anyhow, it seems we have now found another SMDB fault-line to rival the Blue v Red split and the Pro v Anti Gun control factionalism. The 'blanketers' are riven by a schism on the doctrinal issue of 'tucking'! Well and good, it all plays into the hands of us duveteers.....
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You all are missing the integral issue for those of us with sleeping partners - one of those partners tends to be a cover hog. So if the sheets aren't anchored to the bottom of the bed, myself and other poor, unfortunate souls wake up in the middle of the night freezing, clutching only a corner of a sheet or blanket.
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Better insulation? Wha? How many blankets/sheets do you stack up in order to equal the insulation of the giant wodge of goosedown I have on my bed? How do you avoid being crushed by the weight?


Anyhow, it seems we have now found another SMDB fault-line to rival the Blue v Red split and the Pro v Anti Gun control factionalism. The 'blanketers' are riven by a schism on the doctrinal issue of 'tucking'! Well and good, it all plays into the hands of us duveteers.....
Well, us "blanketers" (though I think "sheeters" might be a more appropriate term) are more flexible than you "duveteers" in a couple ways. First, you are either covered or uncovered, whereas we can choose how much covering we want. Second, use of a duvet (in place of a blanket) is perfectly acceptable to our way of life. We even accept the "quilters" among our kind. It's just the dirty, heathen "no-sheeters" that we can't abide.
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Old 12-06-2005, 04:18 AM
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Originally Posted by liirogue
You all are missing the integral issue for those of us with sleeping partners - one of those partners tends to be a cover hog. So if the sheets aren't anchored to the bottom of the bed, myself and other poor, unfortunate souls wake up in the middle of the night freezing, clutching only a corner of a sheet or blanket.
Well, that's a vexing issue, certainly. I found it can be mitigated by the choice of a small sleeping partner and a king-size duvet. There is then normally plenty of covering to go round, with the added bonus that if somehow the partner does manage to steal too much of the covering to wrap themselves in, a vigorous tug will launch them into the air rotating rapidly. This is always good for a chuckle.

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Originally Posted by JeffB
We even accept the "quilters" among our kind. It's just the dirty, heathen "no-sheeters" that we can't abide.
Bah! Sheeters, the party of hate and intolerance, indeed. Never was onomatopoeia so appropriate.....
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