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8/12/13 12:54 P

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I prefer to have the lights and tv off when I go to bed, however my boyfriend needs the tv on to fall asleep. I am hoping that going to the bedroom earlier will get the tv off earlier!

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8/11/13 12:59 A

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I like it as dark as possibly. i have a small night light i can turn on in the bathrrom if i need a bit of light but otherwise i like quiet and dark so my brain does not start up.

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8/8/13 8:11 A

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I don't have a TV in my room but I need total quiet and darkness with the fan on so I can go to sleep properly~

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TV and lights out

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12/18/12 11:23 A

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Our TV is normally on, though it does have a dimmer at night. However, I don't know if there is a timer or not. I know that is probably the opposite of how some people function, but I can't go to sleep when it is pitch dark and nothing is going on. My mind starts thinking about all the things I did that day, what I have to do tomorrow, the rest of the week, and so on.

A funny little tidbit of information though: My husband has made me watch Star Trek so many times that I keep it, or Adult Swim, on when I go to bed. In most cases, the voices of Star Trek are actually somewhat soothing and generally monotone. In cases like Adult Swim, I'm so used to the voices and have probably seen most of the episodes, so I don't really feel a need to stay up and watch what is going on.

Since my husband and I rarely go to bed at the same time, it drowns out the noise of the living room tv.

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12/17/12 10:48 P

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12/10/12 12:33 P

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Lights off; TV off. Although there is some light that comes from our alarm clock & from the street. emoticon emoticon

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Always off

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9/23/12 12:54 A

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My bedroom is a cave. I have a fan on for white noise. I have black sheets over blinds to block out every bit of light that I can. I have to have my clock facing the wall or I will be up all night watching it. I also like lots of blankets but the room has to be cool.

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9/22/12 9:49 P

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To get a better night sleep i have to put everything off

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9/19/12 6:28 P

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I keep all lights off and I don't have a tv in my bedroom. Outside lights still come in thru the window, so I sleep with a mask on.

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8/22/12 5:41 P

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Bedroom lights off, but street lights still make room dimly lit.
no tv in my bedroom. emoticon

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Lights off
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TV off

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8/20/12 11:30 P

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I need it to be completely dark

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Both need to be off emoticon

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8/6/12 1:53 A

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you will all think this is sooo funny. I leave the lamp on I never sleep in the pitch dark or cant fall asleep in it. I have to have noise..so usually the tv on sleep timer or ipod...on timer or not...then I have to have a sleeping mask over my eyes...so lights on/ mask on LOL the mask is for the daybreak hours that usually wake me with the light from the windows..i dont know why the lamp is on lazy i guess...this would be a habit that i would like to change just for the saving energy fact.

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3/26/12 11:14 A

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No TV in the bedroom and no lights. I do have a small fan I keep running during the night.

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1/31/11 10:03 P

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Trying to break the TV on habit. I know it is very disruptive for good sleep, but it works...

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1/31/11 8:18 A

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No TV, NO lights... just wish the snoring had a switch! emoticon

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1/30/11 9:51 P

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Off - no TV in bedroom and don't want one.

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I need TV on for noise

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1/28/11 6:54 P

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I prefer lights out, no tv. My partner likes the tv on. Drives me crazy! I would like it if we didn't even have a tv, much less in the bedroom! But what are ya gonna do? Most nights she turns it off, but when she is having trouble she sets the timer. Once the timer turns the tv off I can finally go to sleep.

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1/27/11 10:23 P

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completely dark not one light in the house

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1/27/11 2:41 P

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my husband stays up later than I do so I fall asleep with his light on but I put my paw around my snout to block it. When he turns off his light we still have illuminated clocks on both nightstands. I'm a little bit afraid of the dark so I don't think pitch black would work for me.

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1/27/11 10:32 A

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TV on...Lights out emoticon



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1/26/11 11:47 A

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for me - lights off - windows open - heavy blanket!

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1/24/11 12:35 A

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I pray that I will sleep real good tonight.
Lights off and also TV.
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1/23/11 11:16 A

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Total darkness. My husband likes to have some light from a night light. I think I will have to start using a sleep mask.

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I had a bad night last night.
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1/22/11 1:51 P

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tv on

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1/22/11 12:18 P

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Street light outside the house so a gentle glow...

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1/21/11 8:28 A

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No lights or tv for me. I live in the central part of a large city and I have skylights - there's plenty of ambient light coming in which is fine. Now the neighbor's dog....well I could do without the late night barking!

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1/19/11 7:11 P

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Same Here.. my husband gets mad because it's getting to were I would rather just sleep in the living room.. I get better sleep.. or should i say, longer sleep....

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1/19/11 2:46 P

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I'm doing fine and the lights are out and the fam is running and it keeps me cool at night cause I get real hot. Since Christmas is over I'm happy that the lights I took down helps me sleep much better.
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1/19/11 2:43 A

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I like it totally dark (at most a clock or the moon if i'm lucky emoticon ) but I need some kind of sound to listen to. I have a white noise radio with rain, waterfall etc... but it also comes with crickets (summer night) and I really like that one. It makes me remember my childhood and it's relaxing... and kind of drowns out my fiancé's snoring emoticon

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1/19/11 1:06 A

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I can't sleep without the tv on. I can't shut my brain off and end up getting up to do a million things during the night. However, I watch certain DVDs that I've seen lots of times before so I don't feel the need to watch the end and I choose ones that have an even volume throughout. I don't like the light on though but after spending so much time in backpacker hostels I've got quite good at sleeping with lights on.

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1/18/11 5:17 P

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I slept really good last night and got up at 7.
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1/18/11 5:03 P

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A little of both.

In the bedroom there are no lights (except the moon) and no tv. Takes ages to fall asleep. Can't seem to turn off the brain. Relaxation techniques don't work.

BUUUUUUUUUUUUUUTTT if I am on the couch watching tv, the second I stretch out I fall asleep. Will be out for hours like that. Doesn't matter how bright the lights are or the tv volume. Guess the mind numbing shows are just that... mind numbing.

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1/18/11 1:11 A

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You read my mind. I do the same thing.
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1/17/11 4:23 P

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Lights off for me. I also use a fan for soothing noise.

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1/17/11 3:41 P

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Definitely lights and TV off! My hubby likes to fall asleep to TV, so I have a sleep mask I use.

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My hubby likes the tv on to fall asleep, but I hate light. I keep everything turned off and even put my digital clock face down.

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1/16/11 1:32 P

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TV and lights both off! I refuse to have a TV in the bedroom at all, that's not what that room is for! Hubby and I used to have this argument all the time, he doesn't bother fighting me on it anymore. I think he secretly knows I'm right and just won't tell me so. emoticon

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No lights or tv, those distract me from sleep. The only time I leave lights on is if I'm in motel/hotel, that way if I wake up and have to use the bathroom, I don't kill myself getting there.

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No lights or tv. I fall asleep pretty easily. I can't stay asleep. I sleep sound for the 1-1/2 to 2 hours and then I wake up every 45minutes to an hour. Needless to say when I have to get up and go to work I am exhausted.

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