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#286918 - 10/28/17 04:17 PM Re: Scrubs [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
Ren Offline

Registered: 11/05/07
Posts: 132

In the UK, we had the whole pyjama gate, apparently some dimwit customer thought it was such an issue, he took a photo of a few people shopping in nightwear, and created a fuss on facebook.

There are individual stores that have bans on wearing nightwear, in case it "offended other customers". Basically someone must have put in a complaint, and the store folded.

#286919 - 10/28/17 05:20 PM Re: Scrubs [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
Bingley Offline

Registered: 02/27/08
Posts: 1384
Well, TLC says they don't want no scrub, cuz a scrub can get no love from them.


#286924 - 10/28/17 07:44 PM Re: Scrubs [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
hikermor Offline
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Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 6685
Loc: southern Cal
Late to this thread, but I can't resist chiming in... My answer to what wear in an "emergency house exit in the middle of the night" - normal clothes!

I have two pairs of pants in very light weight synthetic fabric which are very comfortable in bed. Each has normal pockets and cargo pockets. I usually sleep with my key ring in the right pocket (I am a left side sleeper). If I must get up and get out, I already have on my person a small multitool (PS4), a flashlight, car and house keys and a couple of other items. In colder weather, I also like to wear a fleece jacket to bed. Mine have zip pockets and can hold the key ring, etc. I keep a pair of Crocs at my bedside to slip into when I get out of the sack.

If I must leave the house, I am basically normally clothed and somewhat equipped. I will be even more so, when I reach my car, parked in the driveway. Someday I may be able to report how well this rig works in the event of a nocturnal earthquake.....

Edited by hikermor (10/28/17 07:45 PM)
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#286930 - 10/29/17 12:28 PM Re: Scrubs [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
jshannon Offline

Registered: 02/02/03
Posts: 585
Loc: North Texas
Scrubs are a good idea since they are more packable than almost any other clothing. Female pajamas might be sorta sheer and of a gown type. In that case, scrubs make sense.

Edited by jshannon (10/29/17 12:28 PM)

#286931 - 10/29/17 03:22 PM Re: Scrubs [Re: hikermor]
Teslinhiker Offline

Registered: 12/14/09
Posts: 1383
Originally Posted By: hikermor
Late to this thread, but I can't resist chiming in... My answer to what wear in an "emergency house exit in the middle of the night" - normal clothes!

I agree. Way too much over thinking with scrubs as your get out of the house clothing wear.

Keep a good set of clothes next to your bed or by the door and grab them on the way out. Simple, easy and in the end, everyday clothes are much more durable, warmer and versatile then scrubs will ever be.
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.

John Lubbock

#286932 - 10/29/17 09:16 PM Re: Scrubs [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
Mark_R Offline
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Registered: 05/29/10
Posts: 849
Loc: Southern California
You're overthinking it. Sleep in regular pajamas, keep a pair of shoes next to your bed, and pack a change of clothes in your go bag. If you're not one of a hundred people wandering around in their sleepware, you can use a neighbour's house to get dressed. If you are, just duck behind a car. Modesty standards are probably going to be a bit relaxed.
Hope for the best and prepare for the worst.

The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane

#286934 - 10/30/17 04:00 AM Re: Scrubs [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
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Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2188
Loc: Great Plains
I can't sleep at all in clothes, and it just seems strange that anyone can. It's not at all difficult to have something draped over a chair near the bed so I'm not worried about being forced naked out of my home.
“You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.” Naguib Mahfouz

#286935 - 10/30/17 04:17 AM Re: Scrubs [Re: Phaedrus]
haertig Offline

Registered: 03/13/05
Posts: 2029
Loc: Colorado
Originally Posted By: Phaedrus
It's not at all difficult to have something draped over a chair near the bed...

Usually I have so much draped over the chair that nobody would know there's a chair under there.

#286948 - 10/31/17 03:15 AM Re: Scrubs [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]

Registered: 02/03/07
Posts: 1835
I would think scrubs would attract unwanted attention.as in "look a RN lets run over and have her help"

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