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by Mafro » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:43 am

For earplugs I've always used these silicone ones https://www.amazon.co.uk/Hush-Pairs-Plu ... way&sr=8-6

You roll them in your hands to soften them then mould them around your ear hole. They form an air-tight seal around the hole rather than actually going into your ear canal like a foam one.

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by No:1 Final Fantasy Fan » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:59 pm

Green Gecko wrote:Virtually any in ear phones will help so you should be fine. Not so nice If you sleep on your side though.

A silicone flange-based design should be about as effective and more comfortable than foam. I have some 3M ear attenuators I got from Aldi, they work well albeit they cost about 1% that price. They are good enough for a building site so good enough for muffling sound (sometimes hearing no sound at all is bad).

Been listening to natural white noise (rain) for over a decade to sleep and work, because of autism. I put over ear headphones on as well as the plugs to get the sounds or just put something on a speaker.


Mafro wrote:For earplugs I've always used these silicone ones https://www.amazon.co.uk/Hush-Pairs-Plu ... way&sr=8-6

You roll them in your hands to soften them then mould them around your ear hole. They form an air-tight seal around the hole rather than actually going into your ear canal like a foam one.


Thanks guys much appreciated. I will give these a go and save myself the £230 as I really can't afford it atm. Those silicone ones look good as I have some basic foam ones that seem to fall out.
I also have some in earphones that have noise cancelling so gonna try sleeping with them on but without music.

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by Green Gecko » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:23 pm

What I normally do is wear the headphones over the top and when I am tired enough lying on my back (which is much better for your spine) I topple over and they fall off or I toss them off, just a knockabout pair and then I sleep on my side or toss as much as I want. I've had many a whole night where I can't sleep just because of my goddamn brain nevermind ambient noise which I also have sensitivity too, as well as mild tinnitus.

Good innovation and all in one solution, that said pretty premium coming from Bose, if you're on 50k sure but hey it's not up to me how to spend other people's money, there are frugal ways however. I'd never remember to charge such things and my god if they break after a year, strawberry float that sunk cost feeling. It's also worth bearing in mind the miniscule li-ion batteries in these things deteriorate over time which is not good if you need them to work for 8+ hours and they are used every day, that's as many cycles as a mobile phone and you know how that works out... Of course nobody knows about the AirPods yet since they are newish but let's be honest they are designed to fail after a set period.

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by Vermilion » Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:52 pm

I has the new Paddington commemorative...


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by No:1 Final Fantasy Fan » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:44 pm

Green Gecko wrote:What I normally do is wear the headphones over the top and when I am tired enough lying on my back (which is much better for your spine) I topple over and they fall off or I toss them off, just a knockabout pair and then I sleep on my side or toss as much as I want. I've had many a whole night where I can't sleep just because of my goddamn brain nevermind ambient noise which I also have sensitivity too, as well as mild tinnitus.

Good innovation and all in one solution, that said pretty premium coming from Bose, if you're on 50k sure but hey it's not up to me how to spend other people's money, there are frugal ways however. I'd never remember to charge such things and my god if they break after a year, strawberry float that sunk cost feeling. It's also worth bearing in mind the miniscule li-ion batteries in these things deteriorate over time which is not good if you need them to work for 8+ hours and they are used every day, that's as many cycles as a mobile phone and you know how that works out... Of course nobody knows about the AirPods yet since they are newish but let's be honest they are designed to fail after a set period.

Thanks for sharing ur experience. I have started wearing my pair of noise cancelling earphones and its helping a lot. So will hold off buying these Bose ones for now :)

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by Mafro » Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:16 pm

Uniqlo have announced a new Manga range of graphic print t-shirts including Attack on Titan https://www.uniqlo.com/uk/en/men/featur ... rce=uniqlo

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by Vermilion » Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:02 am

I still want the Puyo Puyo design which came out a few weeks ago.

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by Ad7 » Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:12 am

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by Saint of Killers » Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:23 am

Mafro wrote:Uniqlo have announced a new Manga range of graphic print t-shirts including Attack on Titan https://www.uniqlo.com/uk/en/men/featur ... rce=uniqlo


Weak. So weak. (They're not weak really, I just don't know what the majority of them are from and so have no real interest. Titan one is a interesting design, will wait for a sale.) I didn't think much of the video game line either.

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by Saint of Killers » Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:31 am

Monster Hunter, Street Fighter and Mario tees are down to £2.90.

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by Mafro » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:07 am

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by Saint of Killers » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:11 am

:lol:

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S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)
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by Rex Kramer » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:17 am

£15 for 4 Ts including 2 for the kids. Ta.

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by Lex-Man » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:48 am

Just bought 4 T's, not sure if I'm happy or sad they only had XS of the Ryu ones. I already have one that I paid full price for but would like another one.

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by Saint of Killers » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:59 am

Lex-Man wrote:Just bought 4 T's, not sure if I'm happy or sad they only had XS of the Ryu ones. I already have one that I paid full price for but would like another one.


Make use of the email alerts for individual tees - one of my favourites was completely sold out for ages and then one day I got an email alert for it :toot: I see other tees in other lines pop in and out of stock, inc. sizes, all the time. So yeah, register your interest!
I only wanted the Chun-Li one and that's completely gone :cry:

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S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)
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by Lex-Man » Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:05 am

Saint of Killers wrote:
Lex-Man wrote:Just bought 4 T's, not sure if I'm happy or sad they only had XS of the Ryu ones. I already have one that I paid full price for but would like another one.


Make use of the email alerts for individual tees - one of my favourites was completely sold out for ages and then one day I got an email alert for it :toot: I see other tees in other lines pop in and out of stock, inc. sizes, all the time. So yeah, register your interest!
I only wanted the Chun-Li one and that's completely gone :cry:


Is that on the site or third party?

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by Saint of Killers » Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:09 am

Lex-Man wrote:
Saint of Killers wrote:
Lex-Man wrote:Just bought 4 T's, not sure if I'm happy or sad they only had XS of the Ryu ones. I already have one that I paid full price for but would like another one.


Make use of the email alerts for individual tees - one of my favourites was completely sold out for ages and then one day I got an email alert for it :toot: I see other tees in other lines pop in and out of stock, inc. sizes, all the time. So yeah, register your interest!
I only wanted the Chun-Li one and that's completely gone :cry:


Is that on the site or third party?


On their site. Desktop site, at least. Click on the sold out size you want and the add to bag button should become email me when available.

| (•_•)| S: This is the best date I've been on since my last date. PB: This is not a date.
S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)

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