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AP Photo/David F. Smith Groucho Marx's wife Eden in their bed in 1958. She hogged the whole thing.
# Dilemma
The burning question*: Do you have a 'side' in the bed?
It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas.

WE KNOW HOW you feel. The week is stretching out in front of you and you have a lot on your plate.

So do like we do here HQ and get stuck into a serious debate on one of life’s most pressing questions.

This week: We think a lot about our beds on Monday mornings (and how we’d like to be back in them).

When you are in bed, are you one of those people who MUST sleep on a particular side of it?

A. Absolutely, I have my side of the bed, or…

(Image: Andrew Blight/Flickr)

B. …No, I’m not fussed.

(Not even fussed about where the bed is? Image: AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

Vote here:

Poll Results:

B - No, I don't care which side I sleep on (2867)
A - I definitely have 'my' side of the bed (1851)
C - I sleep in the middle (352)
D - Can't we all just get along? (210)

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