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Old 07-04-2011, 02:18 PM   #21
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My stand alone freezer gets defrosted annually. For long-term storage, frost-free is not a good choice.
I agree!! Speaking of defrosting. When Hurricane Isabel came through here, we lost power for eight days. We lost considerable items from the top freezers of our 2 refrigerators...we simply could not eat it all, fast enough. The big old freezer in the hall, we never opened it until the power came back on. There was a substantial layer of ice all around the sides of the freezer and while the few items on top were thawed they were still very cold. We elected to throw out the stuff on top but underneath everything was still frozen. I ain't sure I will ever defrost that freezer again. Maybe in the dead of winter...
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Old 07-04-2011, 02:23 PM   #22
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the image this phrase generates is not appetizing at all.

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Old 07-04-2011, 02:48 PM   #23
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The Bakery trucks take the bread to the grocery stores and put it on the display shelves. The next day, they come with today's bread, and they take yesterday's bread to THE USED BREAD STORE.
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Old 07-04-2011, 02:56 PM   #24
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The Bakery trucks take the bread to the grocery stores and put it on the display shelves. The next day, they come with today's bread, and they take yesterday's bread to THE USED BREAD STORE.
You must be flush with used bread.
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Old 07-05-2011, 10:13 AM   #25
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I have to admit I'm surprised how many of you prefer the bottom freezers, and even more surprise at how many of you have stand alone freezers!

I too prefer bottom freezers, when I get a house I plan on purchasing one. Where I'm at right now I have the side-by-side fridge/freezer and I can't stand it. There isn't enough room for anything, on either side.
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Old 07-05-2011, 10:45 AM   #26
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We have a chest freezer for long term storage. I prefer a top freezer.

I know that things kept in the door of the top freezer tend to develop ice crystals from the door opening and closing and them being exposed to the temperature changes. I assume the same is true for the pull-out drawer? That things on the outside of the basket/drawer have the same problem.
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Old 07-11-2011, 09:39 AM   #27
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I have top freezer.

I have seen bottom freezer but not side one. may be side one is more useful.
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Old 07-11-2011, 09:54 AM   #28
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I have top freezer.

I have seen bottom freezer but not side one. may be side one is more useful.

If you look at the poll results, you will see no one voted for the side-by-side. That's probably because you end up with a very narrow vertical space for the freezer and a slightly larger narrow vertical space for the fridge. This may not be an issue for you.
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Old 07-11-2011, 10:03 AM   #29
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The image this phrase generates is not appetizing at all.
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Old 07-11-2011, 10:05 AM   #30
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If you look at the poll results, you will see no one voted for the side-by-side. That's probably because you end up with a very narrow vertical space for the freezer and a slightly larger narrow vertical space for the fridge. This may not be an issue for you.
That's because I didn't vote
Had I voted it would have been side by side, but only to have the refrigerator section top to bottom the whole length. I would rather have my refrigerated items most used at eye level.
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