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Left or right side
left side
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right side
25%
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middle, you greedy bastard!
35%
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:11 pm    Post subject: Which side of the lower bed is more comfortable? Reply with quote

Keeping in the spirit of "Which way do you sleep" Is one side of the bed more comfy than the other?
My wife seems to think so! I prefer the left side, so does she in this case....sorry Honey not
giving it up!
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

One of my all time favorite discussions-"Which way do you sleep" has been supassed by an even "better "question. Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes OMG Shocked
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Which side of the lower bed is more comfortable? Reply with quote

Timwhy wrote:
Keeping in the spirit of "Which way do you sleep" Is one side of the bed more comfy than the other?
My wife seems to think so! I prefer the left side, so does she in this case....sorry Honey not
giving it up!

It is inevitable that my wife will always like whichever side of the bed I am on better than her own Laughing

I prefer the cabinet side as I have a place to pull myself out(grab table leg) and I have a place to keep my beer, phone, water and what not Laughing

Anyways, who am I kidding....I never get to sleep on the bottom bunk, the wife and kids always OCCUPY it first Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 5:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i sleep left side, head under the window
mrs rubbachicken says the other side is more comfy
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 6:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Which side of the lower bed is more comfortable? Reply with quote

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Anyways, who am I kidding....I never get to sleep on the bottom bunk, the wife and kids always OCCUPY it first Crying or Very sad

Yeah same here. When I camp alone, it's strange to have the whole bottom bunk to myself. Actually it feels weird to have an entire van to myself.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 6:48 pm    Post subject: Bed Reply with quote

First we need to define left and right. Which direction am I facing?
I sleep on the drivers side. I'd call that left. My head to the hatch. I have no idea what the other side is like...it's not my side!

The next question will have to be feather or synthetic pillow! We need to cover all pertinent info!

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Which side of the lower bed is more comfortable? Reply with quote

vanagonjr wrote:
carterzest wrote:
Anyways, who am I kidding....I never get to sleep on the bottom bunk, the wife and kids always OCCUPY it first Crying or Very sad

Yeah same here. When I camp alone, it's strange to have the whole bottom bunk to myself. Actually it feels weird to have an entire van to myself.

I agree. I have had ample opportunity to camp solo as well. It is weird, and blissful at the same time Laughing

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First we need to define left and right. Which direction am I facing?
I sleep on the drivers side. I'd call that left. My head to the hatch. I have no idea what the other side is like...it's not my side!
The next question will have to be feather or synthetic pillow! We need to cover all pertinent info!
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I sleep on the same side, only head to the front of the van. Feels claustrophobic with my head back there.
Pillow? Feather is nice, but I insist on a Tempurpedic Very Happy Just how I roll.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i like the drivers side because you get the shelf! and head to the front so the blankets dont fall off the feet.(6 foot tall)
never switched sides so cant say which is more comfy Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought this was going to be, which pad of the bottom bunk. The bench seat pads or the big pas in the rear
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Upper bunk, smack dab in the middle.

Wife and 4yo son get up at night to pee, I dont Smile

Unless its just him and I, and im on the drivers side.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A happy wife makes for happy camping. Give it up you greedy bastard.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm only replying to this because I actually do have a strong preference for the passenger side (head toward front seats). For some reason I feel really cramped on the cabinet side and I like having that little armrest as a sort of a extension to my pillow.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i always sleep head to rear not front, on window side, dont have a mattress topper and dont like the indents on the late model rear bed, the cushion is softer and one flat suface
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

First story bed:
*Head at the hatch end so that a) my pillow won't fall on the floor, b) I can look out at the stars before drifting off to slumberland.

*Right side of the bed (aka passenger side) so that my bony elbow doesn't bash into the hard cabinets.

*On top of a foam memory pad.

Second story bed:
*Head at the window end so that when I have to sit up I don't bash my head against the roof.

*Left side of the bed (aka driver's side); camping alone I'd be in the middle.

*On top of a foam memory pad.

Pillow type: Some old, pancaked feather thing.
Bedding: Sleeping bag... type varies by season/weather.
Sleepwear: Varies by season.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No cabinets to favor either side in my tintop. I'll prefer the slider side with family so I can handle anything that comes to the door at night more easily.

My rear mattress sits about an inch below the seat part of the bed. Anyone have a simple recommendation? I'm thinking a foam pad under it as a pretty obvious fix, but?? Ignore?

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 8:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Perales wrote:
A happy wife makes for happy camping. Give it up you greedy bastard.


ME?
She wants to be there, the memory foam topper is there and she does not like to climb up.
It just works out. Sort a like she likes to eat and I cook what she wants.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 8:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hang on a second, I'll go ask the dog.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:06 pm    Post subject: Re: Which side of the lower bed is more comfortable? Reply with quote

vanagonjr wrote:
carterzest wrote:
Anyways, who am I kidding....I never get to sleep on the bottom bunk, the wife and kids always OCCUPY it first Crying or Very sad

Yeah same here. When I camp alone, it's strange to have the whole bottom bunk to myself. Actually it feels weird to have an entire van to myself.


I love the solo trips, love the family trips too, but when solo in the winter it is a great experience.
I end up on the slider side when not alone.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

When I hear all the mention of the rear cabinet, it just confirms to me why I think a regular passenger van is superior to a Camper for most all uses, especially camping.
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