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  • Go get Big Ben 10 [] or the twin bell jelley []. It's a clock that requires you to remember to wind it regularly but it will wake the dead. My father had a vintage one that spoiled me for life on anything less. It's funny, too, that I can only read analog time doesn't compute.

  • My requirements for an alarm clock don't even feature the time.

    Without my glasses, I can't focus beyond about a foot (if that much). The digits for me would have to be around wall size.

    Instead, I use my palmtop as an alarm. I can set four alarms and I can soundly sleep through them. Mind you, I've slept through a fire alarm before.
      ---ict / Spoon
  • Most of my life I've been unable to wake up to an alarm clock due to my rather extreme tolerance for annoyance. Little buzzy things do not wake me. Extremely loud things -- well, let's just say that setting a loud alarm clock within arm's reach of the bed results in me turning the alarm off in my sleep and waking up four hours later.

    The solution to this was an insanely loud alarm clock/radio, placed in the bathroom, set every night before I go to sleep. I'm forced to wake up -- not by the clock, but by


    You are what you think.
  • I just trained myself to wake at a certain time. :-)