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Turn off or turn down Heated Bed mid-print?

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I am new to the 3d printing community so I apologize if this is a dumb question. I tried searching this answer up but I haven't found anything definite.

I'm in the middle of a 24+ hour PLA print and the heated bed is still on. Is there a particular reason(s) why the heated bed should stay heated throughout the print? What would happen if I were to turn it off or decrease the temperature to save energy?

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