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Bedside Amenities

Anyone who says they wouldn't want this is a liar.
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After a hard day working overtime at work, doing household tasks, or doing homework and instrument practice, sometimes you just want to go directly to bed. Do not pass go, do not collect $200. Wouldn't it be nice to have certain amenities waiting for you at your bedside?

You get home, and you know you are going to bed as soon as you get home. You flip a small switch on your wall, and go to brush your teeth. As you are taking care of assorted personal hygeine-related activities, your automatic bedsite amenities machine goes to work. Carefully crafted and designed to be in the form of a bedside table, it would mix your favorite nighttime beverage, be it a simple glass of ice water, a cup of tea, or some highly alcoholic beverage to eat away at your liver. It would gather the correct dosage of any medications you may take at bedtime, as well as providing a novel, carefully bookmarked from last night. A fresh pair of your favorite nightclothes would be nicely folded and waiting for you as well, complimenting the other items. As you return from the bathroom, an elegant layout of bedside comfort items greets you to help you escape from your stressful work life and enjoy a peaceful night's sleep. Could also be used to have a cup of coffee in the morning.

Warning: This is not a discussion board for all the not so wonderfully immature and inappropriate comments that seem to come with concepts of this nature. Such posts will be deleted.

BinaryCookies, Sep 13 2002


       I don't see where a machine is needed here. These things are all readily available and easily acquired with very little effort.
waugsqueke, Sep 13 2002

       The traditional way of implementing this in the UK was to employ a "Gentleman's Gentleman" to look after one.   

       I have a small refrigerator, microwave oven, and tea making machine on one side of my bed. On the other side is a small TV, VCR, Hi-fi, a network point for my laptop, and the chargers for my phones. These items seem to fulfill most of my needs. I'm just waiting to find an iron lung on special offer , then I won't even have to breathe for myself .... life is goooood.   

       Waugs: // very little effort //   

       You underestimate how truly idle some people are.
8th of 7, Sep 13 2002

       <obligatory but-thats-the-wife anno>But that's the wife?</o bttw a>
PeterSilly, Sep 13 2002

       Not for me, BC. I'd have to fire Jeeves.
1percent, Sep 13 2002

       curious 8th, are there any pork pies in that fridge?   

       BC, one problem, so I come back from brushing my teeth and there is a nice cup of hot chocolate waiting for me. I snuggle into bed, sipping away while reading my book. Problem is once I'm done I need to brush my teeth again. This amenity needs a little sink and such so I won't have to get back up.
rbl, Sep 13 2002

       do you really need to brush after a cup of hot choc?
po, Sep 13 2002

po, Sep 13 2002

       One will find the usual ablutionary ammonites in the batroom, I would imagine.
8th of 7, Sep 13 2002

       8th, a tea making machine? How hard is it to boil water and drop a teabag in there?   

       Ho ho, 8th and Rod. No thank you, just a glass of water for me.   

       In my truly sarcastic and ironic fashion, I think I'll(as the only Texan halfbaker) go make myself a cup of tea. (Why do we even have tea in my house? That's a surprise.)
BinaryCookies, Sep 14 2002

       What do British people typically put in their tea? I've got a bear squeezie bottle of honey, a bag of sugar, and a sprig of fresh peppermint.
BinaryCookies, Sep 14 2002

       There are other Texans present, BC.
waugsqueke, Sep 14 2002


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