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0003237Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Roomspublic2010-09-15 15:002014-08-27 10:56
Toady One 
PCWindows Vista
0003237: Beds still not 100% functional -- some dwarves still prefer to sleep in dormitory instead of claiming bedrooms
Updated .31.12 fort to .31.13. (Phoebus graphics pack, used his save updater.) Disassembled every single bed in the fortress, then re designated them. Waited until all were placed, then set rooms for all of the individual bedrooms and designated a large dormitory as well (it was already built, although not necessary any more).

Later, watching the bedrooms I noticed that many dwarves still prefer to sleep in the dormitory than in one of nearly a hundred unclaimed bedrooms. Many of the bedrooms are getting claimed, but any bed in the mass dormitory that I designate as a dormitory gets slept in constantly.
After rebuilding all of your beds, designate a dormitory in addition to bedrooms. Watch as many dwarves still sleep in the dormitory, preventing them from claiming bedrooms.
This really, really, really belongs in http://www.bay12games.com/dwarves/mantisbt/view.php?id=1992 [^] but I simply can not for the utter life of me figure out how to re open the issue. I suspect I cannot because I didn't initially report it. There is simply no button I can click to add any note or comment. I gave it the tag 'still happens'; that was the best I could do.
related to 0000647resolved Toady One Uninjured dwarves sleep in hospital instead of dormitory, and other bedroom/sleeping issues 
Issue History
2010-09-15 15:00KhiftNew Issue
2010-09-15 15:01KhiftTag Attached: bed
2010-09-15 15:26KhiftNote Added: 0012666
2011-02-28 21:20FootkerchiefRelationship addedchild of 0000647
2011-02-28 21:22FootkerchiefRelationship replacedrelated to 0000647
2014-08-27 10:56Toady OneStatusnew => resolved
2014-08-27 10:56Toady OneFixed in Version => Next Version
2014-08-27 10:56Toady OneResolutionopen => fixed
2014-08-27 10:56Toady OneAssigned To => Toady One

2010-09-15 15:26   
Also would like to note that unassigning the dormitory entirely fixed the issue. Seems the workaround is to never have dormitories if there are unclaimed bedrooms.

I wonder if a barracks designated from a bed would cause the same situation...