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View Poll Results: Which way do you sleep?
Head to the curb (door) side? 13 31.71%
Head to the street (non-door) side? 28 68.29%
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Old 08-18-2008, 06:18 AM   #1
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My trailer has a wider bed on the curb (door) side, so we sleep with our heads to that side. I've noticed in pictures that this varies widely. Which way do you sleep and why?
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:24 AM   #2
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My trailer has a wider bed on the curb (door) side, so we sleep with our heads to that side. I've noticed in pictures that this varies widely. Which way do you sleep and why?
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Nuestra Casita (17' FD)came with the television shelf in the corner on the curb side. The previous owner added a folding counter extension next to the stove which is also on the curb side. Our feet are underneath them.
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:47 AM   #3
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head to the curb because there is an electrical outlet at other end which is usually in use. Some discrepancy as to who's on top (thanks for asking !!) due to tight constraints within, LOL!!!
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Old 08-18-2008, 10:01 AM   #4
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Head to streetside. 2 reasons. You can see the door and the kitchen counter doubles a night table. The other way around, the closet interferes with both.

Another thought is that since the closet has less depth than the kitchen counter, you have more room to swing your legs around getting in and out.
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Old 08-18-2008, 10:05 AM   #5
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Roy, we/I find it easier to swing our legs up and over YOUR night table than to try n swing them over the closet, LOL!!!

I'm 6'3" and need the easiest (fastest) exit out of that bed as I can get, due to incuring leg cramps usually occuring in the night!!!
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Old 08-18-2008, 11:26 AM   #6
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Head to streetside. 2 reasons. You can see the door and the kitchen counter doubles a night table. The other way around, the closet interferes with both.

Another thought is that since the closet has less depth than the kitchen counter, you have more room to swing your legs around getting in and out.
Ditto for us. Also, since I'm claustrophobic, I don't feel as closed-in that way.

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Old 08-18-2008, 11:45 AM   #7
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Head to street since Carrie sleeps on that side of me.... aannndd she has to be able to get up at nite if she desires--- So I sleep next to the wall....... Larry
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Old 08-18-2008, 12:53 PM   #8
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Head to the street, because the trailer always seems to be just a little higher on that side. Perfectly level never happens.
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Old 08-18-2008, 12:55 PM   #9
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Our King Size Bed is 75" from Fore-to-Aft and 80" from side-to-side, and it is in the front of the trailer. The TV/VCR is on a shelf in the front-streetside corner, plus we have a low shelf across the front just under the front window. This shelf is too low for our feet to fit under comfortably, so we stopped sleeping fore-to-aft with our heads toward the center of the trailer and now sleep side-to-side with our heads toward the curb side. This makes the low shelf in front into a bedside nite stand for Robert's alarm clock, medicine, and water bottle.
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Old 08-18-2008, 12:58 PM   #10
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Head to street so I can put my water bottle and cell phone on the kitchen counter. Our trailer sits higher on the street side as our fridge sits high in the front.
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Old 08-18-2008, 02:23 PM   #11
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We do it a bit different.I sleep head to street side,hubby Howie sleeps head to curb.It gives each of us a little more wiggle room.Howie also gets the back.....I'm a bit claustraphobic.. walls make me crazy.....
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Old 08-18-2008, 03:53 PM   #12
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We do it a bit different.I sleep head to street side,hubby Howie sleeps head to curb.It gives each of us a little more wiggle room.Howie also gets the back.....I'm a bit claustraphobic.. walls make me crazy.....
Feet to face? Uh .......
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Old 08-18-2008, 05:02 PM   #13
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Head to street,we like to be able to see the door. But, if I sleep on the front couch, I sleep head to curb...more shoulder room, the bathroom is on the street side.
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Old 08-18-2008, 05:38 PM   #14
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My trailer has a wider bed on the curb (door) side, so we sleep with our heads to that side. I've noticed in pictures that this varies widely. Which way do you sleep and why?

I have a Surfside as well so same here. Gives a touch more room for two people, feet get the slightly smaller section.
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Old 08-18-2008, 06:57 PM   #15
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head to street so it is a) away from the door, underneath the window that opens (love fresh air) and c) because I sleep on my right side and this allows me to have my back to the wall.

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Old 08-18-2008, 07:51 PM   #16
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Hi: Dirk and All... My back is always to the wall In "The Escape Hatch" we sleep longitudinally head to the front toes to the rear...gotta love that 8" thick memory foam so my vote doesn't count!!!
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Old 08-18-2008, 08:01 PM   #17
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Head to street side here. I want to be able to see the door. TV shelf is at my feet/
If sleeping on side table I sleep head to the rear of trailer. Again, I want to see the door. Plus breeze from fantastic fan is in that end of the camper.
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:48 PM   #18
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I sleep head to the street (though since I'm not parking on a street that isn't really true) but my door is in the back so it isn't doorside. I don't know why I picked that way except that I sleep on that side of the bed at my cabin and started sleeping in the trailer after being at the cabin all summer (I sleep on the other side at home.)

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Old 08-19-2008, 01:42 AM   #19
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Roy, we/I find it easier to swing our legs up and over YOUR night table than to try n swing them over the closet, LOL!!!
One small problem with that, the wrought iron on the night table still sticks out further than the closet. I'd imagine the extra foot you have on me would make it even more difficult to manouver around the twisted metal.
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Old 08-19-2008, 05:48 AM   #20
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We sleep longitudinally with our toes to the front and heads to the rear of the Compact Jr. With a square bed (72" x & 70") we have many options, but we found our method allows the easiest middle of the night exit and reentry.
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