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Old 02-25-2007, 07:20 PM   #1
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Default Blackout Curtains

Where do I get them? What are they? How do they work? Have you ever been in a Turkish prison?
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Old 02-25-2007, 07:50 PM   #2
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Most anywhere you find curtains. Curtains that block all visible light. See last sentence. Twice.

Try walmart
http://www.walmart.com/catalog/searc...31361411502498
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http://www.blackoutcurtains.com/
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Old 02-25-2007, 07:57 PM   #3
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if you want the cheapest and easiest method, just go to a fabric store. they sell white blackout fabric that you can just hang over your windows.

if you want some that actually look nice, the honeycomb shades are righteous, but not super cheap. i installed them in my own house after getting sick of always having a dark room.

http://www.selectblinds.com/search.a...ackout&x=0&y=0
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Old 02-25-2007, 10:21 PM   #4
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Or when you live by yourself and don't give a crap that your room is a cave, you could duct tape aluminum foil over the window...
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Old 02-26-2007, 05:33 AM   #5
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Or when you live by yourself and don't give a crap that your room is a cave, you could duct tape aluminum foil over the window...
This method is good for keeping out the alien signals from getting into your brain too.....

Also acts as a woman repeller I've heard...
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Or when you live by yourself and don't give a crap that your room is a cave, you could duct tape aluminum foil over the window...
Or live in a cave.....I think Pierre does that....something about fighting with the Bears is a great warmup before his real workout.....I love comfy living too much to try it.

Oh dear god....Ron.....take the foil out of your mouth...Nooo dont chew on it......and there we have it....Yes...it does hurt....Happy now?
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Also acts as a woman repeller I've heard...
Yeah... I'm good at that.
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Old 02-26-2007, 08:34 AM   #8
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I was thinking of making my own black-out pajamas instead. I mean, if it's really the light hitting your skin that is the problem, all I need is a black-out ski mask, a sleep mask tp wear over that and black-out PJ's. Oh, and black-out socks.
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Old 02-26-2007, 10:16 AM   #9
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Yael, that's just a ninja with a sleep mask. Sheesh...
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Old 02-26-2007, 10:36 AM   #10
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Or when you live by yourself and don't give a crap that your room is a cave, you could duct tape aluminum foil over the window...
I had a friend that did this. It got so hot when the sun hit it that it melted his blinds.
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