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Re: Anyone has got THE trick to change the bedding without getting a nervous breakdow

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I think that a few years ago humankind must have reached peak intelligence because it seems to me that everywhere I look - politicians, entertainers and public alike- the world has just gone utterly stupid. Even changing duvet covers is now somehow a challenge.
From my experience it's mostly baby boomers and early generation Xers that have problems with this kind of stuff. Many (not all) moved from mother to wife in an almost seamless transition. I think that at least in the household management there is some hope for the future.
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Old 27.03.2017, 19:20
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I also despise the duvet changing process, however I have now found a way that works for me with minimum pain...
  1. Lay duvet perfectly flat lengthways on the bed but going over the bed in a horizontal direction to give you easy access to both sides
  2. Turn duvet cover inside out
  3. Put arms into duvet cover and find the two far corners of the duvet
  4. With arms still in the corners of the duvet cover, grasp the two closest corners of the duvet and keep hold of them
  5. Slide the duvet cover over the duvet as far as it will go without you letting go, ensuring that the corners of the duvet stay at the corners of the duvet cover
  6. Let go of everything and go to the other side of the bed and carefully pull the duvet cover down over the duvet, keeping the corners intact and keeping it into the sides as flat as possible as you pull it all the way down as far as you can If needed, reach inside the duvet cover and pull the duvet inside to the corners at the end)
  7. Once you are satisfied that the duvet is inside flat and even all over, close the bottom of the duvet cover
  8. Grab the corners of all ends (both duvet and duvet cover together) and give them a brisk shake to get them fully into place
  9. Crack open a beer to de-stress

See, easy, and it only takes one person.
I would rather start with number 9... then proceed to number 1 and so on...
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Old 27.03.2017, 19:23
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From my experience it's mostly baby boomers and early generation Xers that have problems with this kind of stuff. Many (not all) moved from mother to wife in an almost seamless transition.
Can't speak for the others on the forum, but my 'problem' came from being brought up with sheets, blankets and hospital corners. Didn't have a duvet until I was 16 and left home at 18.
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Old 27.03.2017, 19:26
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See, easy, and it only takes one person.
Not if your duvet is 2.4m wide, it doesn't.

The magic burrito method (as per the imgur video above) is the way to go. Believe me*.



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Old 27.03.2017, 19:35
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I would rather start with number 9... then proceed to number 1 and so on...
It's even easier if you think about it.
  1. Drink beer.
  2. Sleep on sofa.
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Old 27.03.2017, 19:40
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Not if your duvet is 2.4m wide, it doesn't.

The magic burrito method (as per the imgur video above) is the way to go. Believe me*.

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My bed is 200x160 and my duvet and cover are 240x220. This set to be exact http://www.ikea.com/ch/de/catalog/pr...339/#/30151323

So yes, it does.
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Old 27.03.2017, 19:43
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Re: Anyone has got THE trick to change the bedding without getting a nervous breakdow

Wow, all this sounds very....elaborate. I have a 240x220 comforter, so I just grab the corners of the comforter and make a trip inside the cover to look for the correct corners. Then I return, grab the corners from the outside and shake the rest down. Simples. Takes me a minute or two.
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Mention it to the wife and hope she gets the hint
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Old 27.03.2017, 20:06
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Wow, all this sounds very....elaborate. I have a 240x220 comforter, so I just grab the corners of the comforter and make a trip inside the cover to look for the correct corners. Then I return, grab the corners from the outside and shake the rest down. Simples. Takes me a minute or two.
You get a seat on the Ark.
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Old 27.03.2017, 20:06
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Re: Anyone has got THE trick to change the bedding without getting a nervous breakdow

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Just do it for a couple of weeks so that the Duvet cover contains a sausage of Duvet in the middle. The technical name for this is "the stupid game".
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Old 27.03.2017, 20:15
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My bed is 200x160 and my duvet and cover are 240x220. This set to be exact http://www.ikea.com/ch/de/catalog/pr...339/#/30151323

So yes, it does.
So your duvet is 2.2m wide, then. Or are you 4'6"?
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Old 27.03.2017, 20:18
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Re: Anyone has got THE trick to change the bedding without getting a nervous breakdow

I do the inside out thing too. Kids bedding is easy. Super king size less so, but like music chick I just crawl inside the thing if I need to
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So your duvet is 2.2m wide, then. Or are you 4'6"?
My duvet fits to the duvet cover, in the dimensions I laid out.
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Re: Anyone has got THE trick to change the bedding without getting a nervous breakdow

for god's sake learn some german! A duvet is not a mattress!!
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This was me yesterday!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpyJH2gqSRI


If an inventor comes up with an idea to change duvets, it will restore my sanity...and my dignity!
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Re: Anyone has got THE trick to change the bedding without getting a nervous breakdow

The cleaner does it.
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Old 27.03.2017, 20:34
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Wow, all this sounds very....elaborate. I have a 240x220 comforter, so I just grab the corners of the comforter and make a trip inside the cover to look for the correct corners. Then I return, grab the corners from the outside and shake the rest down. Simples. Takes me a minute or two.
Yep, two minute-job, no matter what size. Don't remember someboy teaching me, it's just the logic thing to do?
If I were Mrs McTAVAGA I'd do my side (as this is the way they seem to do it), then watch him, sipping on a beer. Something tells me, he'd learn immediately.
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Re: Anyone has got THE trick to change the bedding without getting a nervous breakdow

Turn the duvet cover inside out. Put your hands in and grab the corners furthest away. Then grab the corners of the duvet und bring the duvet cover on the right side. Simple. A child could do it! I had to do it 10 times a day as a Krankenpfleger
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Re: Anyone has got THE trick to change the bedding without getting a nervous breakdow

You've all got bed on the brain.. it's losing that hour of sleep, you're all knackered
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Old 27.03.2017, 20:44
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Turn the duvet cover inside out. Put your hands in and grab the corners furthest away. Then grab the corners of the duvet und bring the duvet cover on the right side. Simple. A child could do it! I had to do it 10 times a day as a Krankenpfleger
Why do you bother turning the entire duvet cover inside out?
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Re: Anyone has got THE trick to change the bedding without getting a nervous breakdow

because then you put your hands in and grab the two far corners. Other suggestions?
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