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alcregular
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Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 7:48 am

What is your favourite position to sleep in? I prefer to lie on my front, diagonally across the bed hugging a pillow.
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gkirk
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 7:51 am

If I'm alone - Curled up in a ball, it helps to keep me warm.
Otherwise, cuddled up with the woman who I'm sharing the bed with after a marathon 7 hour sex session  Smile
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 7:52 am

Lay on my left side, legs bent at the knees
 
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 7:56 am

On my right side - Fetus position

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 7:56 am

Curled up in a ball, on my side.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/3112170.stm
Sleep position gives personality clue

If you want an insight into somebody's true personality, then try to catch a glimpse of the way they sleep.
Scientists believe the position in which a person goes to sleep provides an important clue about the kind of person they are.

Professor Chris Idzikowski, director of the Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service, has analysed six common sleeping positions - and found that each is linked to a particular personality type.

"We are all aware of our body language when we are awake but this is the first time we have been able to see what our subconscious posture says about us.

"What's interesting is that the profile behind the posture is often very different from what we would expect."


To see the six positions studied by Professor Idzikowski
click here.
The Foetus: Those who curl up in the foetus position are described as tough on the outside but sensitive at heart. They may be shy when they first meet somebody, but soon relax.
This is the most common sleeping position, adopted by 41% of the 1,000 people who took part in the survey. More than twice as many women as men tend to adopt this position.

Log (15%): Lying on your side with both arms down by your side. These sleepers are easy going, social people who like being part of the in-crowd, and who are trusting of strangers. However, they may be gullible.
The yearner (13%): People who sleep on their side with both arms out in front are said to have an open nature, but can be suspicious, cynical. They are slow to make up their minds, but once they have taken a decision, they are unlikely ever to change it.
Soldier (8%): Lying on your back with both arms pinned to your sides. People who sleep in this position are generally quiet and reserved. They don't like a fuss, but set themselves and others high standards.
Freefall (7%): Lying on your front with your hands around the pillow, and your head turned to one side. Often gregarious and brash people, but can be nervy and thin-skinned underneath, and don't like criticism, or extreme situations.
Starfish (5%): Lying on your back with both arms up around the pillow. These sleepers make good friends because they are always ready to listen to others, and offer help when needed. They generally don't like to be the centre of attention.
The remainder of those in the poll said the position they fell asleep varied or did not know.

Health effect

Professor Idzikowski also examined the effect of various sleeping positions on health.

He concluded that the freefall position was good for digestion, while the starfish and soldier positions were more likely to lead to snoring and a bad night's sleep.

Professor Idzikowski said: "Lying down flat means that stomach contents can more readily be worked back up into the mouth, while those who lie on their back may end up snoring and breathing less well during the night.

"Both these postures may not necessarily awaken the sleeper but could cause a less refreshing night's sleep."

The research also found that most people are unlikely to change their sleeping position. Just 5% said they sleep in a different position every night.

Duvet position

Professor Idzikowski also found that one arm or leg sticking out of the duvet is Britain's most common position, followed by both feet poking out the end.

One in ten people like to cover themselves entirely with the duvet.
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:05 am

On my back, arms down by my side - although I usually curl up on my side in something of a ball for a while before I go to sleep.

And Prof Chris Didhecoughski is clearly completely wrong...  Wink

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 1):
cuddled up with the woman who I'm sharing the bed with after a marathon 7 hour sex session

Did anyone else just go to a scary mental place?
 
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:07 am

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 1):
Otherwise, cuddled up with the woman who I'm sharing the bed with after a marathon 7 hour sex session

Anyone else not believe this?!

On my side, with a pillow (or a woman) between my legs to stop the crown jewels getting squashed.

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:09 am

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 1):
Otherwise, cuddled up with the woman who I'm sharing the bed with after a marathon 7 hour sex session

A dog licking your nob as you constantly apply peanut butter on it does not count - well, maybe for you it does...



I sleep on my stomach.

[Edited 2005-10-06 01:10:17]

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:09 am

on my side - no preference as to which
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:10 am

I fall asleep lying on my side with my arms somewhere. I move around during the night and sometimes wake up lying on my stomach. My poor boner pressed against me. Ouch  Sad Even worse is when I put my arm under the pillow or I end up lying on it and then I wake up with pins and needles from lack of circulation.
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:12 am

Quoting Alcregular (Thread starter):
What is your favourite position to sleep in?

I sort of lie on my tummy, but also on one side. One leg straight, and the other bent. One arm flat on bed, and other arm on my pillow. In other words... like I'm sleeping on somebody's shoulder and wrapping a leg around them, except it's just my pillow  Sad
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:14 am

Quoting Airbuff (Reply 3):
Fetus position

That would have been my answer if we were talking sexual positions.

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:15 am

Quoting Aerobalance (Reply 7):
A dog licking your nob as you constantly apply peanut butter on it does not count - well, maybe for you it does...

My favourite position is up my arse
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:16 am

I sleep in whatever position my kitty allows me to.
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:17 am

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 12):
My favourite position is up my arse
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:17 am

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 1):
If I'm alone - Curled up in a ball, it helps to keep me warm.
Otherwise, cuddled up with the woman who I'm sharing the bed with after a marathon 7 hour sex session

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The foetus for me,

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:17 am

Hmmm, om my tummy/side and my arm around a special someone (and that special someone is mostly the pillow Sad )
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:19 am

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 12):
My favourite position is up my arse
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Is that all you can come up with? Pretty damn lame....
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:22 am

I suppose my favorite position can be described as the Dead Man's Pose, which is lying on my back with my hands clasped over my chest.

Many years ago ago when I had long hair and a goatee, an old girlfriend used to say, "You look like Jesus when you're sleeping. You just lie on your back with your hands clasped over your chest and you never move."

This year at Burning Man after a heavy night of partying I went into my tent and passed out. A buddy of mine told me later that he went to check in on me and even took my pulse because I was just lying on my air mattress in the Dead Man's Pose. He actually wanted to check and see that I was still alive.
 
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 11:30 am

I move around ALOT but my most comfortable position is the "freefall", on my belly with my head to one side. UAL747's article does not describe my personality at all.
 
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 11:33 am

Fetal, either side. Call me a wimp if you like!
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 11:56 am

Foetal on right side cuddling with my boyfriend till he falls asleep (10 minutes max LOL) then foetal on the left side cuddling with my cat for the rest of the night  Smile

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 12:17 pm

On my back - under a nice warm duvet on the best mattress in the world (yeah - I love my bed).

I get into bed, fall asleep with my head held in place perfectly with my Tempur-Pedic pillow http://www.tempurcanada.com/en/pillows/neck_pillows.php

Also not to be missed are my 850 thread count egyptian cotton sheets - nobody should go without these. I have 1000 thread count being delivered but they are not egyptian cotton so we'll see how they are.

Funny thing is I don't move at all. I get into bed, fall asleep, wake up and slide out of bed. Sheets, duvet etc. has hardly moved. Just have to make it in a matter of seconds.

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 12:24 pm

Quoting FlyAUA (Reply 10):
I sort of lie on my tummy, but also on one side. One leg straight, and the other bent. One arm flat on bed, and other arm on my pillow. In other words... like I'm sleeping on somebody's shoulder and wrapping a leg around them, except it's just my pillow  

Actually, that is sort of how I sleep as well.....usually on my side/stomach, arm stretched out, under the pillow, the other arm around the top of my pillow, either both legs bent or the one on the bed straight, and the top leg bent.

CurtisMan, you're lucky, I usually wake up assbackwards on my bed. Seriously, I've woken up with my head at the foot of my bed and my feet at the headboard, sheets and comforter all a mess.

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 12:30 pm

Quoting UAL747 (Reply 23):
CurtisMan, you're lucky, I usually wake up assbackwards on my bed. Seriously, I've woken up with my head at the foot of my bed and my feet at the headboard, sheets and comforter all a mess.

I won't ask what else was going on besides sleep!!!
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 12:34 pm

damn u guys want me to go to bed and sleep.

i have an extremely comfortable bed. light, fluffy, and one matress with a 2 inch thick sheet thing on top, down pillows. it is seriously like on cloud 9!!

how I sleep...im usually on my stomach or left side. i wake up same way, I am like you Len, I hardly move in bed.


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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 12:54 pm

kinda on my front and on my side... almost like the recovery position but with one arm by my side and one up near my face...

very strange!

I usually do most of the sleeping on my bcak, it's just the getting to sleep that's described above... probably so the twins don't get squashed  Wink
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 12:58 pm

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 1):
cuddled up with the woman who I'm sharing the bed with after a marathon 7 hour sex session

read: i'm a virgin
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 1:32 pm

On Chest [Face down]
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 2:30 pm

Quoting Alcregular (Thread starter):
prefer to lie on my front, diagonally across the bed hugging a pillow.

Same here!!
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 2:35 pm

I lay on my side/slightly rolled onto my tummy hugging my V pillow.
 
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 3:36 pm

With my eyes closed and Sirius channel 33 playing softly in the background.

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 3:42 pm

Quoting Kyril (Reply 21):
Foetal on right side cuddling with my boyfriend till he falls asleep (10 minutes max LOL)

Exactly same thing here  Smile

Quoting Kyril (Reply 21):
then foetal on the left side cuddling with my cat for the rest of the night

Forget that one... the cat is allowed to share 1 square foot in the corner of the bed. No cuddling, he's too hairy ... I just detach from by boyfriend and keep the "foetal on right side" position.

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 4:52 pm

Lay on my right side, knees bent...halfway to fetus position. And in order to get a good night's sleep I need at least one of my cat's next to me in full-on purr mode.
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 6:54 pm

Spooning my man with my arm wrapped around him, holding him close, or vice versa...

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 6:57 pm

I usually sleep in a fetus position as well.
But sometimes I sleep on my stomach. It depends on how warm it is.
 
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Thu Oct 06, 2005 7:00 pm

When alone:

The fetus position, right side.

Quoting Matt27 (Reply 16):
Hmmm, om my tummy/side and my arm around a special someone (and that special someone is mostly the pillow )

Ditto... awww... my good ole' times.  Sad


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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 6:15 am

Quoting Amy (Reply 26):
probably so the twins don't get squashed  Wink

 Wow!


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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 4:29 pm

I prefer on my side hugging a pillow and in summer a pillow between my legs so my legs don't get hot.

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 7:26 pm

Quoting BigOrange (Reply 2):
Lay on my left side, legs bent at the knees

Same, although sometimes the right side is OK.
 
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 7:46 pm

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 1):
Otherwise, cuddled up with the woman who I'm sharing the bed with after a marathon 7 hour sex session

Wow...didn't know sheep had that much stamina!!  Wow!
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 7:52 pm

Quoting Andreas (Reply 40):
Quoting Gkirk (Reply 1):
Otherwise, cuddled up with the woman who I'm sharing the bed with after a marathon 7 hour sex session

Wow...didn't know sheep had that much stamina!!

Good one! Who gets the wet spot?
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 8:21 pm

With my back propped against the back of the ice machine and my feet behind the coke machine.

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 8:31 pm

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 1):
Otherwise, cuddled up with the woman who I'm sharing the bed with after a marathon 7 hour sex session

You need to use some "delay" spray if you can only make it last 7 hours. Holding hands doesn't count as sex either.
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 8:34 pm

Quoting Scbriml (Reply 43):
Holding hands doesn't count as sex either.

Damn  Sad
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 9:22 pm

Freefall, though I tend to wake up in a different position. I can never remeber which though - I can't remeber anything 5 minutes after waking up!
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 11:00 pm

I prefer sleeping on my belly, wrapping my arms around the pillow, but I had to change that as I got neck problems. So, now I mostly sleep on the side. Yeah, and I hardly seem to move; I always wake up at the same spot I fell asleep.

Nick

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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 11:01 pm

Nick are you getting ideas?


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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 11:45 pm

Quoting JeffSFO (Reply 18):
This year at Burning Man after a heavy night of partying I went into my tent and passed out. A buddy of mine told me later that he went to check in on me and even took my pulse because I was just lying on my air mattress in the Dead Man's Pose. He actually wanted to check and see that I was still alive.

Wow! You were lucky. Pass out at Burning Man and you run more risk of having your temperature taken than your pulse.
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RE: Your Favourite Position?

Fri Oct 07, 2005 11:47 pm

I normally turn on my side. If I'm in my bed, I face toward the wall. If I'm in my girlfriend's bed, I face away from the wall. When I don't have much time left, I generally roll over into a different position.
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