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    Time is on my side

    Suggestions, what do you do with seven box's of alarm clocks.







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    Maybe wait for my siblings, nieces, sons, and nephews get together for Christmas. We rent a large cabin that will sleep all. Setting the alarm clocks throughout the entire facility to ring at different times would be pay backs for all the nasty things they have done to me. Of course this would create a new standard for future get togethers. Practical jokes are a common theme for family. I think a Boy/Girl Scout leader might enjoy this same idea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Patriot76 View Post
    Maybe wait for my siblings, nieces, sons, and nephews get together for Christmas. We rent a large cabin that will sleep all. Setting the alarm clocks throughout the entire facility to ring at different times would be pay backs for all the nasty things they have done to me. Of course this would create a new standard for future get togethers. Practical jokes are a common theme for family. I think a Boy/Girl Scout leader might enjoy this same idea.
    I had a similar thought even before reading your response. So do you think its just age thart exposes the "meanness" or maturity that holds back the real meanness we have? 73 for now and continue with your two weeks of summer. Mike
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    Wait until you have an important appointment in the morning, and set all the alarms. You WILL wake up. You may be late though while you're shutting off 100 alarms.
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    Ebay. List them as steampunk.

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    I was thinkin' the prepper crowd on ebay. Those mechanical wind up clocks are awfully handy after an electromagnetic pulse has rendered all electronics useless.


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    Too bad this clock is incomplete the roving eye balls crack me up.


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    Pat wound up the time machines yesterday, we now have over 100 clocks ticking away in our front room. Sometimes it's a blessing to be partially deaf, she complains while I sit in the bliss of silence.

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    A good number of these clocks have glow in the dark numbers, this tells me two things they're old and radio active. The practice of using radium for glow in the dark clock dials has long ago been abandoned.

    The linked video is about an American youth who built a nuclear reactor in his mother garden shed, it will surprise you how he found the materials used in his reactor.

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radium_dials

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    I would do a search on eBay for "vintage alarm clocks", check the sold box and sort by highest price.

    Then I would go through that collection looking for the names that appeared on the top part of the eBay list. I bet you have at least one gem in there.

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