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Post: # 291286Post Skippy
Fri May 18, 2018 6:43 am

I've asked this question on another forum but always interesting to hear the views of a different set of people. Cut and pasted from the original because I'm too lazy to write it all out again,

Sunday evening down the pub with a few friends the conversation went , as they do , from one topic to another. I mentioned that a customer had called me to ask how to cut 8" off a mattress . She wanted to be able to fit it in a van and not surprisingly I saiid to her that it might not be the best y friends thought the same , "get an air bed " one said . Good idea I said , better than ruining a nearly new mattress. She could even sell it to pay towards the air bed I added. Now at this point another friend thought the idea of a second hand mattress truly disgusting and really turned her nose up at the idea . But , I pointed out , she's happy to sleep on a hotel mattress that's probably been fornicated on by the world and his wife ( or mistress ) which left her a bit puzzled.
Question is has anyone on here brought or used a second hand mattress or would you be completely against the concept?

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Re: Mattresses

Post: # 291292Post Green Aura
Fri May 18, 2018 7:21 am

I honestly can't remember. I don't think I have (bought one, that is) but I'm not against the idea. I've lived in enough rented flats over the years to be used to sleeping where others have laid.

Folks have strange ideas about secondhand stuff in general, don't they. I know several people who think wearing someone else's shoes is horrible. For myself, I might draw the line at underwear. :lol:

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