The Mattress Industry is One Big Rip-Off

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Dec 5, 2018

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Christian Emmler
In Germany there is "Stiftung Warentest" which ist totally independent and Ad Free. They testet Mattresses and best teted (second time in a row and the only one with Bestnote 1 ever) came from a Producer who only sells online in his own shop and it costs €199,- . The owner was pissed bey the Big Ripp off and refused to sell in the stores
Danelle McCloskey
Laying on my purple mattress stressing about my now challenged bed superiority. I don’t care Adam! I love this thing.
ROArecords2 3 hours ago
I got one of those mail order mattresses (not Casper) and I really like it. It's firm yet squishy and was on sale for under $500. Would recommend (except I'm not saying which one so people don't think I work for them). I'm sure they're all pretty much the same anyway.
P 4 hours ago
Am I the only person who has never bought a mattress?
Benjamin Liang
Benjamin Liang 4 hours ago
Well you could sleep on an air mattress.
Seamus Howling
Seamus Howling 5 hours ago
Buy from the local hustler who sells them out of a storage unit. Paid $300 for a Queen and am still using it 15 years later.
covishen 5 hours ago
I went to Ikea. Good mattresses at a decent price.
Mghow Genius
Mghow Genius 10 hours ago
I know websites coming under different brand names but owned by the same owner. These sites claim to be “experts” with fake profiles and images taken from shutterstock as their profile photos. Afterwards, they provide false reviews placing the most frequently sold products on the top of their list to ensure that they generate the most money out of it. Here’s the kicker: They never even touch the product in the first place! And using good SEO practices, they make it show up on the top search results. Nothing but hot air. And they’re making millions out of it.
Kyle Albertsen
Kyle Albertsen 11 hours ago
All I can say is shop off-brands there cheaper better quality and no hoops to jump through if something goes wrong with the mattress. Also shop at mom and pop shops they will do anything to keep a good name in there community.
B. I. Olusesi
B. I. Olusesi 11 hours ago
Just get a purple mattress and call it day.
hunn20004 12 hours ago
... aren't you supposed to try the mattress yourself before buying? Some people need softer ones, some need firmer.
Andrew M
Andrew M 13 hours ago
Uhh, the online memory foam mattresses let you try for a year. At least the one we bought from did.
Celia Lovett
Celia Lovett 14 hours ago
I hang upside down from the ceiling. Space saving, cost effective and I'm 4 inches taller than I used to be.
Comment Comment
Comment Comment 14 hours ago
I sleep on my floor. It’s only cuz I don’t like soft beds.
Scott Huber
Scott Huber 14 hours ago
Thank you Adam and College Humor for this one. Just in time for me too, not that there is much I can do about it I guess.
Vini Boo
Vini Boo 15 hours ago
Commie fucker
Samael Pirini
Samael Pirini 15 hours ago
"industry incest"
Instinct Labs
Instinct Labs 16 hours ago
I just hate this guy's face
CYRRYANC97 16 hours ago
The reason why mattresses are such a rip off is because it's not something you buy often. People keeps mattresses for 10~ years so the retail is much higher then the cost to make it. I worked at a furniture store as a sales person and mattresses had like 200 dollar spiff for a 1500 dollars mattresses. Im not disagreeing it's a rip off but it's kinda justified.
Chayton Obrien
Chayton Obrien 18 hours ago
Lol i caught what the generic podcast was poking at cheeky
Chester Larson
Chester Larson 19 hours ago
Nice show, but there’s the big gay. ;-;
Mr Ouiner
Mr Ouiner 20 hours ago
It’s in Adam Ruins Everything interest to make everything seem worse than it is. The success of the video relies on it. Where is ‘Adam Ruins’ Adam Ruins Everything??
Hououin Kyouma
Hououin Kyouma 20 hours ago
These days you should just pick a scam that is the least of evils, I think there's no fixing it.
Monica Evie
Monica Evie 21 hour ago
Growing up, my family always found mattresses at yard sales or outside of peoples house with a big old sign on it that said "FREE". Weve never gotten a dirty mattress and have always found very comfortable and clean ones. We still do this, and to this day have never bought a mattress in a store and have saved thousands of dollars :)
Shut Up Before I Ankle Pick You
who is this gay version of alton brown?
Forever Undying
Forever Undying 22 hours ago
So how is this white people, straight people, the nra, Trump, or organized religions fault?
Kevin Klatman
Kevin Klatman 22 hours ago
Idk I’m still gonna use a mattress
kilexe 22 hours ago
Beta male king.
Awesome man troll #10
But that ending? What the heck are you doing?
bigjman26 23 hours ago
Costco makes a solid mattress
Parje 81
Parje 81 23 hours ago
Adam is nothing by a soy boy with a ridiculous haircut, a liar, that contradicts himself
Mangò 23 hours ago
Give me the big facts Adam!
Kareem Salem
Kareem Salem 23 hours ago
Kareem Salem
Kareem Salem 23 hours ago
Kareem Salem
Kareem Salem 23 hours ago
Vsupps 23 hours ago
$200 IKEA mattress, worth every penny
Zak Kaioken
Zak Kaioken 23 hours ago
but what is the purpose of a purple matress?
Kana J
Kana J Day ago
That lady at 0:18 is that pageant lady from insatiable off Netflix
It looks like a dank meme at the end
Joshua Aleman
This has nothing to do with a mattress companies he’s just described every retailers formate . I guess it’s a cleaver pun on marketing . Your all ways getting scammed when shopping.
ORO 0147
ORO 0147 Day ago
Don't use Google. 90% unrelated to the video but just don't. The alternatives are 10x better and it'll make the world better
The.Inferno Day ago
Just buy the purple matress it's 100, with a grid like design and the firmness to cradel pressure points but the softness to not break a raw egg it's the best of comfort and practicality combined.
Fariha Haque
Fariha Haque Day ago
weird flex but okay
Samantha Ramey
aside from the anti true crime virtue signaling this video was decent
TheNeoSabre Day ago
Poor Philly D
Viceroy Haukea
hold on.. i NEED to know about the purple mattress. adam pls
Anonymous AJ
Anonymous AJ Day ago
What a worthless video. "Buying mattresses is a rip-off, and there's nothing you can do to stop it." Wow, thanks for being so insightful.
RivaZA1 Day ago
Just buy one of those mattresses that are just a slab of sponge inside. They super cheep and if you sleep in roughly the same spot, will over time become nice and soft on that area.
Honigdachs Day ago
People are gonna take this the wrong way, because that's what they do. Lying on an 80 bucks piece of foam still isn't just as good as sleeping on a quality mattress, and will ruin your health. You don't need a 1000-2000 bucks mattress, but you do need an actual good one.
William Kirchhofer
The only thing he knows about mattresses is the one his boyfriend presses his face into.
Valeriebug1 Day ago
The last time I was mattress shopping I already had a nifty, incredibly inexpensive, 22" high inflatable queen size bed in a box in my trunk. I decided to check out a large mattress store before breaking open and trying the cheap bed out but couldn't find any sales people in the store. I finally found a lady sleeping in a recliner behind a desk in the middle of the store. It was hard to wake her because she was using headphones. She finally showed me a mattress I had seen advertised and pointed out the fact that it was crap. I told her I was driving around with the new inflatable bed in the car and she advised that I was better off to keep that one. That was more than one year ago and I am very pleased that I did.
tim gersh
tim gersh Day ago
so pretty much this is a long way to say nothing
Judson Zhao
Judson Zhao Day ago
Google Zinus and thank me later
cpfalcon51 Day ago
Sooooo... are there any useful pointers for mattress shoppers, or is this video simply b*tching for the sake of b*tching? Like, are we supposed to just buy the cheapest one, or what.
WHOMST'D Day ago
The most annoying person in the world right here
fundip51426 Day ago
Owo look at the sparkle
duduoshunn Day ago
Hey you Adam, where's eve?
Nevaeh Toepler
The podcast is SO TRUE
Belinda Crawford
All the dislikers were mattress company employees
Clay Williams
4:50 Freddie Mercury? What are you doing working for a matress company?
PstScrpt Day ago
Mattresses really have gotten better, though. You don't see waterbeds much anymore because memory foam is almost as good, and less trouble to maintain.
Innocuous Block of Wood
And coming up next week, on *Adam clutches at straws*
quieness Day ago
This applies to almost any product ever honestly xD
Scott Henderson
Get a Purple mattress! Problem solved
Mark Szekely
Mark Szekely Day ago
College humor, now that is an oxymoron.
Hexalys Walker
Anybody got any idea where the Purple matress stands in all of this?
Noah's Cesspool
calm down ppl buy a mattress like once a decade. and the people who buy mattresses more than that can probably afford the prices
DreamTech Oz
DreamTech Oz Day ago
I've been sleeping in the same hammock for the past 4 years. It cost me $40 (AUD)
Gusty Day ago
buy a blanket and throw it on the floor. apparently its better for your spine than using a mattress anyway
Raeda Masri
Raeda Masri Day ago
I knew about the different naming so you cant price match
A Wild ShermN
He is an idiot
Lune granite
Lune granite Day ago
just get the cheapest one
Quinn Field
Quinn Field Day ago
How about just accept the scam because there’s no other f***ing better option.
Devon Culleton
Adam ruins his career
I've slept on a large piece of cushion foam from the craft store with a lawn chair cushion on top. Did fine for me. No need for a heavy mattress.
InJeffable Day ago
I actually had a good experience with my recent mattress shopping. I went to a Mattress Firm three times. The first time, an employee showed me around the store and had me try out different mattresses. I went home to think things over. When I went back, I decided to get the Original Purple Mattress. Two guys delivered the mattress and a new platform to my third floor apartment and hauled away my old mattress and box spring (for a reasonable fee). After a few weeks, I decided the Purple wasn't working out for me. I went back Mattress Firm, at which time they had me try out different mattresses to see what might be a better fit for me. I decided on a Kingsdown Passions mattress. And even though it was priced $100 higher than the Purple, they knocked that $100 off so that I would have an even exchange. A few days later, two guys brought the Kingsdown mattress up to my apartment and took away the Purple one -- at no extra delivery/pickup charge. It was a nice experience all the way around. I'm sorry that some people have had bad mattress shopping experiences, but that just wasn't the case with me.
M Martin
M Martin Day ago
Buying Adam Ruins Everything videos from USvid is one BIG scam! Yes, I have an advertisement to buy his DVDs, ;)
Meron Handsome
Love the show, do you have your own channel? Ik you post it on college humor and trutv but I am curious as to whether you have a channel just for your show
MLGGUY420 Day ago
I hope Adam makes an episode called, Adam ruins the video game industry or Adam ruins Fortnite!
I did my own research on layering densities of foam and made my own mattress for 1/4 the cost using supplies from the foam factory.
mika hu
mika hu 5 hours ago
Do you have any resources to direct any of us to? thanks for commenting!
D. S.
D. S. Day ago
Adam states you can not test a mattress that you buy online first and that's false. almost every company offers a try before you buy option... Like most of his videos, some of the stuff is true but they gloss over things that are false and don't expect you to question it just in the attempt for content. shame on me for actually clicking on this video.
Daniel Billingslea
Just get a Purple mattresses
Vegarot Fusion
Sometimes they've been known to fall off the back of a truck. This one time Vinnie found a whole truck. Anyways if your looking for a cheap mattress talk to his cousin Joey he runs the old storage units tell him Nicky sent ya.
Steven Geisert
How about Purple?
JR Day ago
Yeah it's bad...so just Sleep on two of them...double up two of them lol
krashdown102 Day ago
this channel as really gone down the drain
Michael S
Michael S Day ago
Sleep Number is great. It's actually completely different from a normal mattress.
Izzy Day ago
Tiffany Zhu
Tiffany Zhu Day ago
so this is why there are so many mattress stores
Radical Hunter
To be fair most mattress buyers can't be helped, when you suggest a softer mattress for a lighter person they tutt and try the one made for folks over 16st/101kgs. Its really not that difficult, you pick the one which follows your backs shape when you lie on it, if there's a gap or serious pressing move on to the next. also the memory mattresses you see on social media are complete garbage. No support and just awful to lie on.
Geedi Mohammed
What matra needs downpaiment. I bought my queen sized from ikea in Netherlands for 110 euro 5 years ago. Still use it who in their right minds bies a 2000 dollar matrass
Killin With Ki11Roy
It's sad that no one can take anything from this show at face value after that SJW one they did.
Dimitar Tomov
Dimitar Tomov 2 days ago
@ Adam I hope you finally learned - Government regulations do not solve problems. Maybe now that you are aware, you can explain that to @ CollegeHumor team
Justin Main
Justin Main 2 days ago
After a while it doesn't matter where you sleep, your back is gonna start hurting whether you like it or not. It's called getting old.
Al-Mamun Ansar
Al-Mamun Ansar 2 days ago
Anyone else Disturbed by the ending there?
Milo McMahon
Milo McMahon 2 days ago
Remember when Adam used to debunk things for a reason? And give us potential solutions?
Ruby V
Ruby V 2 days ago
Just do what I do and go to Costco!! Decent mattress for decent price
Kayla Billings
Kayla Billings 2 days ago
Your parents say they love you???? Watch Adam ruin that too
Stan Lee
Stan Lee 2 days ago
Come here, you!
Dr. House
Dr. House 2 days ago
Dislikes are mattress retailers.
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