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    TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE SUGGESTED A SLEEP MASK

    I now remembered why this solution won't work..


    ... My alarm clock. I have a Lumie alarm clock, which lights up in the morning half an hour before my alarm is due to go off, and wakes me up as close to naturally as possible, and it really works. I bought it because I sleep really deep (when I actually manage to get to sleep!) and my phone alarm is literally useless. I set about 5 alarms, all on snooze, 2 mins apart, loudest setting and vibrate, underneath my pillow, or right next to me, and it still won't wake me. I've realized I turn them off whilst still in a half-sleep state. Crazy.

    So this alarm works wonders for me. This is why the eye mask won't work. I wan't to keep this about the light in the room, not changing my alarm clock system
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    :rofl:

    Stack some books or something to fill the gap?
    It's about 2m tall. That's a lot of books. I don't have that many books.
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    (Original post by MountKimbie)
    It's about 2m tall. That's a lot of books. I don't have that many books.
    I mean the gap when you roll down the big blind

    Just fit curtains on top? :dontknow:
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    I have the same problem with my curtains where a tiny bit of the light hits my eyes. I just shove a bit of the curtains onto the windowsill. Problem solved.
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    Get some black cellutape, the wide one and then stick it on the section of the window that the light is seeping through.
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    I mean the gap when you roll down the big blind

    Just fit curtains on top? :dontknow:
    The picture clarifies my problem but I still can't upload it.


    The gap is about 2m tall, and about 1cm gap each side of the big blind. It lets in thin tall beams of light that are very bright. Enough (because there are two of these stupid windows) to light up my room every night.
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    (Original post by Bad Faith)
    Get some black cellutape, the wide one and then stick it on the section of the window that the light is seeping through.
    Doesn't work, light still shines through it, needs to be much thicker than duct tape.
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    (Original post by alldayniqqa)
    I have the same problem with my curtains where a tiny bit of the light hits my eyes. I just shove a bit of the curtains onto the windowsill. Problem solved.
    Doesn't work with my setup
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    (Original post by MountKimbie)
    The picture clarifies my problem but I still can't upload it.


    The gap is about 2m tall, and about 1cm gap each side of the big blind. It lets in thin tall beams of light that are very bright. Enough (because there are two of these stupid windows) to light up my room every night.
    Ah, I see
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    (Original post by MountKimbie)
    Doesn't work with my setup
    Just cover your whole head with the duvet aha
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    (Original post by MountKimbie)
    Doesn't work, light still shines through it, needs to be much thicker than duct tape.
    How can light shine through this? :confused: You can use two strips of tape, surely that would work?

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    (Original post by MountKimbie)
    Doesn't work with my setup
    Can't you sleep on the other side of the bed?
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    (Original post by Bad Faith)
    How can light shine through this? :confused: You can use two strips of tape, surely that would work?

    Ooohh, I haven't used tape like that. But then I have ugly black strips on my window..Hmmm....compromise..
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Just cover your whole head with the duvet aha
    Hahah I do this every night. As you can tell, I'm a really fussy sleeper and I get hot very quickly.

    (Original post by alldayniqqa)
    Can't you sleep on the other side of the bed?
    Light illuminates the room. It doesn't matter which way I face.
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    (Original post by MountKimbie)
    Ooohh, I haven't used tape like that. But then I have ugly black strips on my window..Hmmm....compromise..
    You can decorate them, get your creative hat on
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    MountKimbie Just got an idea to make it look less weird. You can put the black tape on all four sides of the window perhaps that will make it look more avant garde or something
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    (Original post by Bad Faith)
    MountKimbie Just got an idea to make it look less weird. You can put the black tape on all four sides of the window perhaps that will make it look more avant garde or something
    It's going to take a lot of trial and error getting this right.

    I'll defeat the light soon and succumb to darkness.
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    (Original post by MountKimbie)
    It's going to take a lot of trial and error getting this right.

    I'll defeat the light soon and succumb to darkness.
    I wish you luck on the journey. :hat2:
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