Does anyone else travel with bed sheets

Old Feb 8th, 2012, 07:34 AM
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dogster, what's up with the hate? Did you even bother to read any of the prior posts from others? There are plenty who do take pillows or bedding or washcloths, and I see there were a couple of journalists who had taken interest in the topic. I'm wondering why you're so bothered by the practice, and why you're so bothered that anyone would discuss it. Control or anger issues, perhaps?
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Old Feb 8th, 2012, 03:49 PM
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I know someone who travels with their "blankie" ... but that would be for a different reason than bringing your own bed sheet.

Just make sure we are all clear on this: using your own bed sheet will not elimiate bed bugs.
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Old Feb 8th, 2012, 05:02 PM
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Considering some of the earlier posts (no I haven't read all of them, but quite a few early ones), I don't see why you're hitting on dogster. He could bite so much deeper if he tried.

I agree with a much earlier poster - if you have a problem with the sheets, complain! I did that in a Washington Best Western last fall, and was given a new room. In remote areas I carry a silk sleep sack in case complaining doesn't work, but I don't have room for sheets. And if I did have room, I think I'd pack something more interesting.
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Old Feb 8th, 2012, 09:45 PM
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How this woman managed to find hate, anger and control issues in my last post is quite beyond me. The same way she finds germs everywhere, I guess. We are truly in the Twilight Zone.
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Old Feb 10th, 2012, 01:19 PM
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My mother always travels with a silk sleeping bag that she just puts around or on top of whatever hotel linen is there if she doesn't like the look of it. Extremely thin, weighs next to nothing and takes hardly any space at all.
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Old Feb 14th, 2012, 06:31 PM
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Even in a cheap motel, the sheets have been acceptable. We've seen ink stains, but nothing more. And in mid-level and high-level hotels, the sheets have always been high quality.

As for washcloths, we bring our own scrubby cloth. It exfoliates, holds a lather, dries quickly, and is long enough to let you scrub our own back thoroughly. weighs next to nothing and takes next to no room.
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Old May 10th, 2012, 07:00 AM
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This is the most amazing thread I have ever seen. It has gone on for years. I was researching travel sheets for my 5'10 15 year old daughter who is vry picky. We are the family that travels everywhere but she doesn't like everywhere she sleeps so I have decided to just buy some travel sheets..Leaving in two days for my middle boys graduation at NYU....now if someone has a remedy to get rid of a stupid cold that would be great..thanks for the thread this was great got great info
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Old May 13th, 2012, 09:06 AM
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Good thing that you are not an airline crew member-ah ,the hotels I have been to and the sheets I have had to sleep on.I wouldn't know where to carry all the extra bedding in my crew bag?
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Old May 16th, 2012, 12:12 PM
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Next year we will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of this thread
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Old Apr 5th, 2013, 11:45 AM
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Sorry, but I think it's weird. If you are so phobic, stay home.
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Old Apr 5th, 2013, 12:39 PM
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The creature from the lagoon raises its head again.

..be afraid, be very afraid.
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Old Apr 5th, 2013, 02:23 PM
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Oh, yeah, it's almost the 10-year anniversary, only 1 month left
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Old Apr 5th, 2013, 02:43 PM
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Yes, this is a good one. Just saying, so that I can see the next bunch of comments. And no, I don't!
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Old Apr 6th, 2013, 06:37 AM
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"dogster, what's up with the hate? Did you even bother to read any of the prior posts from others? There are plenty who do take pillows or bedding or washcloths, and I see there were a couple of journalists who had taken interest in the topic. I'm wondering why you're so bothered by the practice, and why you're so bothered that anyone would discuss it. Control or anger issues, perhaps?"

there wasn't any hate you pulled that out of thin air. just because there is a herd of phobics that are willing to post about it doesn't make it right or normal, just makes it a herd. I find it unfortunate that this is a very old thread and not one mention of seeking help for the affliction for all that time.
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Old Apr 6th, 2013, 11:13 AM
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LOL at Katzgar. My sentiments exactly.
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Old Dec 1st, 2013, 09:49 AM
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"To those who are upset by this thread: you squat here even though the topic doesn't interest you, you spew insults and pseudo-psychiatric advice, and you get upset every time the thread is revived. I take some bedding on trips, most times use it, and am perfectly happy engaging in this practice because it helps me and my husband sleep well. Think about it."

actually comments like yours make me feel grown up.
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Old Dec 3rd, 2013, 08:12 AM
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If the sheets are too frighteningly soiled to sleep on, what about the mattress? Beyond filthy, I would think, in which case putting one's own pristine bedding on it is false comfort because the germs would seep through.

A Winnebago of one's own is the obvious solution. Sure, one would be confined to one's own land mass, but, to echo the OP, it would be so worth it.
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Old Dec 7th, 2013, 11:05 PM
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As much as I can remember... I think, what Luc said.
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Old Dec 7th, 2013, 11:07 PM
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Oh, yeah!

I also travel with my own bed!



duh.
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Old Dec 7th, 2013, 11:07 PM
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I can't afford the sheets.
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