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I Love the Cold Side of a Pillow

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    Nice Cold Comfort - Sleeping on a pillow too long causes me to feel hot then uncomfortable. So I either move to another pillow or flip it over to the cold side! The coolness of a...
    siriuslylovestars siriuslylovestars 22-25, F Jun 10, 2011

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    Me Too! - I love the cold side of the pillow. That's why i turn it so many times at night. by the way, i have two pillows so i can enjoy the cold side more often than i could if i...
    MeisterEder MeisterEder 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2010

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    I have to flip my marshmallow device numerous times before it feels just right
    jenneruz jenneruz 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Get A Japanese Barley Husk Pillow! - I have a Japanese Barley husk pillow I bought on line....very firm and they always stay cool as they don't absorb hardly any heat. Google it...
    sartrewasright sartrewasright 61-65, M Oct 10, 2012

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    Ha - It's one of my favorite country-isms, "You're cooler than the other side of the pillow!"
    atali atali 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 14, 2008

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    Read And Read And Read - Sometimes I'll read and read and read before bed. But before I decided to turn off the light, or just after, I turn over my pillow. The coolness of the...
    Knabble Knabble 18-21, F Oct 11, 2011

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    Who doesn't? I love it it never lasts longer than a few seconds but it's great. They made a chill pillow if I had money id get it.
    memyselfandbaby memyselfandbaby 22-25, F Jan 17

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    Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm - Yes, I love the cold side of a pillow.It feels sooooooooooo awesome against my neck.<3
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F Feb 6, 2011

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    Old Fashioned Down Feather Pillows - I can't sleep without my pillows.  They have to be the old fashioned feather pillows.  Not the new ones with the "stick feathers" that poke...
    Molly2350 Molly2350 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2012

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    Cooling, Comforting, And Relaxing - When laying in bed and you just can't get comfortable or relax, you're just a little to warm...simply turning the pillow over can change those...
    magiceyes28 magiceyes28 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 25, 2013

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    I Turn My Pillow Over - several times a night. Someone should invent a pillow that will stay cool all night. I'd buy a few, and give them as gifts.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2012

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    OOOHHHH Yeah!!! - It's gotta be cold, or I can't get comfy!...The rest of the bed can be warm..the room itself can be warm, but my pillow, and face must be cold... I keep a small...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2008

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    Sleeeep - I should realllllly be loving the cold side of the pillow right now! It's 5.35am and I'm still awake! I blame the fun I'm having talking to you guys! *angel* :D *ping*
    LeaveAndTakeMeWithYou LeaveAndTakeMeWithYou 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2008

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    The Pillow's Always Cooler On The Other Side - It's a hot night. I'm tossing and turning trying to find the right spot. My pillow feels like it just came out of the dryer. Then...
    PressedShirt PressedShirt 13-15 Nov 24, 2012

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    Flip It - Everytime I awaken in the night I turn the pillow over to feel the cool sensation of the new side.
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 3 Responses May 27, 2008

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    Refreshing - i had a friend when i was younger that use to keep her pillow in the fridge and take it out before going to bed i thought she was crazy at the time but now that i'm...
    adorabledespair adorabledespair 18-21, F Oct 4, 2011

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    A Must - There are nights that I roll my pillows around like tumblers, trying to find the right temp. It is terrible
    Percheron Percheron 41-45, M 3 Responses May 16, 2008

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    Open Window - I sleep with a window open. The fresh air is nice for sure but the bonus is that it helps keep the pillow cold.
    Brandie1960 Brandie1960 41-45, M 3 Responses May 11, 2008

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    I can't go to sleep unless the pillow is cold. It bothers me when it is warm.
    mandyk5918 mandyk5918 16-17, F Dec 11, 2013

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    It's Always There For Me - If I had a long day or something, and I've spent hours in hours in bed just thinking about it, my entire bed gets hot from my constant tossing and...
    maddyjean08 maddyjean08 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2011

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    When I Can't Fall Asleep - it's the best thing. I'm not sure why it's so soothing when I need my blankets to be warm and heavy, but I still love it. Recently I haven't needed the...
    SofiaGrowsFlowers SofiaGrowsFlowers 18-21, T Nov 2, 2013

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    Pillows - I like the picture of the brand new fluffy pillows. It makes me feel so fresh! As if I had a nice shower and a fulfilling nights sleep. Crisp sheets and brand new socks...
    nohiddenpath nohiddenpath 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    I Like The Cold. - Sometimes I put my sheets and pillow case in the freezer for a few minutes before going to bed.  Best. Feeling. Ever.
    RubyInTheSkyWithCheetos RubyInTheSkyWithCheetos 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2011

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    They Put a Man On the Moon.... - so why can't they design a pillow that stays cool?  The cold side is by far the best and gives the best sleep.  Can it be that hard? ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 14, 2008

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    Cold Pillows - i love having so many pillows on my bed. i have 8. and a full body pillow. i also have to make sure they are cold or i do not sleep.
    sassee1 sassee1 36-40, F May 5, 2008

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    Feels Good =) - yeah i think the cold side of the pillow feels good......the warm side is just irritating lol itll give me a headache..i know through out the night when i move...
    lostgirl408 lostgirl408 22-25, F Jan 10, 2011

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    Helps Me To Sleep Better - It's just feels so good especially in the summer it sort of refreshes you and I'm sure it helps me sleep better when it is to hot. It has always been a...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M Jul 17, 2012

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    Pillow Flipper - The cold sensation on my face brings me comfort. This stems from my infancy. I had a Jammie Pies doll made by Fisher Price. I called him Jammie Pie. His little...
    Mello Mello 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    :) - I feel like it helps me fall asleep faster. I hate it when everything is warm and its like impossible to fall asleep because you are trying to get comfortable. When that...
    GirlWithRedConverse GirlWithRedConverse 16-17 1 Response Sep 11, 2011

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    The best feeling ever I say is cold bedding
    EnglishEmpress EnglishEmpress 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Chill Out - I love the cold side of a pillow but I have found this new thing at Brookstone called a chill pad and now both sides of my pillow are cool all night long.  ...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 17 Responses May 15, 2008

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    Feels Nice - its very refreshing, i usually sleep on the cooler side sometimes lol i will have two pillows so then i can switch and make sure im using the one thats cool lol i know...
    agonyblue agonyblue 18-21 Oct 25, 2011

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    Pillow Talk - I love the cold side of the pillow.  It also has to have a firm fluffiness to it, if there is such a thing.  Right now I have, two, used to be...
    Insomniac Insomniac 51-55, F 1 Response May 5, 2008

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    Flipping The Pillow - Where do i start, i really love the cold side of the pillow. I've been caught having my pillow in the freezer, to make it really nice and cold before i use it...
    HumhumTheHaunter HumhumTheHaunter 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    Cool Side Of The Pillow - Let me start off by saying that I luv the cool side of the pillow. Yep, I really really do, I know some will say cold side of the pillow, but not this...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Sep 29, 2012

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    Just hate having to sleep on the hot side while the cool one recharges XD
    demondayskid demondayskid 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    Yea,if it could permanently say cold,that'd be great.
    AmberLovesRabbits AmberLovesRabbits 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    L<3ve - Love, love, love the cold side of the pillow. If it gets too hot I get all cranky and begin to move in my sleep a lot. So, as soon as I switch to the cold side of the...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F Mar 24, 2011

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    Yup - Feels so great. It gets warm so quickly that I have to flip it over. :/
    idreamdaily idreamdaily 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2012

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    Love My Pillow Cold - I to flip my pillow and it is cold and I like it.It makes me sleep better with cold pillow.
    ladywolf123 ladywolf123 51-55, F May 21, 2011

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    This Group Made Me Think Of - the first verse in a song by Uncle Kracker  "Smile"You're better than the bestI'm lucky just to linger in your lifeCooler than the flip-side of my...
    SweetlyLingering SweetlyLingering 70+, F Mar 28, 2012

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    Pillow Talk - Yes it's pillow talk time. Laying in bed. Your body flushed with heat. Tossing and turning when suddenly your hands reach out, gripping the closest thing. Twisting it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 3, 2012

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    Pillow Kebab - I want one of those machines they have in kebab shops rotating the meat... with a pillow on it!... mounted sideways next to my bed... and I'm not getting kinky here...
    Pricey Pricey 26-30, M 9 Responses Mar 2, 2008

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    Tears of Joy - This is one of those categories that makes me say, "OMG, I can't believe someone else likes that too!" And not just 1 other person, lots! This really is a cool...
    noexcuses noexcuses 36-40, F Jan 23, 2008

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    Not Lately - Normally I LOVE the cold side of a pillow. I like sliding my hand up under the pillow while sleeping and sticking my feet on the cold spots on the sheets under...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 12, 2008

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    Ya I kinda like cold showers more than hot showers, unless it's winter. Otherwise cold showers are really quite refreshing.
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    I live in the UK so you have to love the cold to stay alive over here. But I love warring hats and coats so that is a bonus.
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