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Clocks!

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CircusMaximus  Male  North Yorkshire
15-Sep-2020 08:19 Message #4792344
How many do you have? Are they accurate?
Male
terry  Male  West Yorkshire
15-Sep-2020 08:36 Message #4792345
Not counting the one on the 'phone (which is only accessible when I click on the app), one - a wristwatch - and it's accurate enough for me.
Male
Pboro Trevor  Male  Cambridgeshire
15-Sep-2020 09:31 Message #4792348
Several devices have clocks all regulated by atomic clocks, so very accurate. Plus a grandmother clock, which needs winding, and some old fashioned clocks (battery powered). My wristwatch's time is controlled by a radio time signal.

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wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd
15-Sep-2020 10:43 Message #4792352
To many, one in every room, even the bathroom and they all tell a different time.
Female
Minnie-the-Minx  Female  Hertfordshire
15-Sep-2020 13:03 Message #4792360
Same as wh. I look on the pooter if I want to know what the time is.
Male
zodiac1  Male  Flintshire
15-Sep-2020 13:36 Message #4792362
my ticker is getting weeker
Male
Neros1954  Male  Devon
15-Sep-2020 16:22 Message #4792370
I've got a dozen or so clocks and watches but my main point of reference for time is the atomic clock on the kitchen wall.
Female
eurostar  Female  Merseyside
15-Sep-2020 16:47 Message #4792379
One clock in whole house, I hate time keeping, only do it cos have to go to work at set times
Male
persona_non_grata  Male  North London
15-Sep-2020 17:28 Message #4792384
I have more clocks than the local clock shop. I'm not obsessed it's just the way it's happened over time. (Over time lol).

I have accurate time on computer, dvd recorder and bedside clock. Six battery operated clocks. Three watches. Three wind up clocks. One is a grandfather clock and another is a wall clock in the lounge. Both were presents and of sentimental value which inspires me to wind them up each weekend. I also have a wind up clock in the dining room which doesn't work but is so good looking I've kept it.
Male
Colonel_Blink  Male  Buckinghamshire
16-Sep-2020 07:41 Message #4792414
I find the workings of mechanical clocks fascinating. I have four clocks placed strategically around the house.
Male
HonestBob  Male  the Central region
16-Sep-2020 07:54 Message #4792416
I've got a massive clock in my living room. It must be about 4ft x 4ft rustic looking. Thing is, its so.... rustic/weather worn looking.... no one can actually tell the time from it.

I have a clock in the bathroom, just for keeping time when I'm showering before work.

The kitchen has one clock, and two timers, microwave and cooker.

None in my room, none in the dining room, and I suppose none really in my living room as you can't tell the time on it.

In my Dads bedroom.... clocks every where!!! When we lived in my Dads house there were clocks and calendars everywhere! He seems not to like to move his head to see the time, he just wants to look and see a clock!
Male
The_38th_Parallel  Male  Essex
16-Sep-2020 09:25 Message #4792421
I don't like my clocks & watches not having the correct time. If you're going to have them at least have them right.
I have one radio signal controlled analogue wall clock and the other 3 wall clocks have the time set to that.
Luckily my 3 DAB radio's, SKY+ and Freeview devices and my smartphone sort themselves out with the system time.
Male
HotOrWot  Male  Lancashire
16-Sep-2020 11:30 Message #4792433
I agree if a clock is not showing the right time it is worse than useless!
Female
Aely  Female  Hampshire
16-Sep-2020 12:35 Message #4792440
I have 3 functional clocks (i.e. they tell the right time) and one clock, in the bathroom that is , shall I say, aesthetically pleasing. It has pictures of birds round the dial and if the extra battery is installed it is supposed to ply the bird call when the clock reaches the hour.

It has never kept good time, gaining about 5 minutes a day, and I soon noticed that the bird calls were one bird out. I took the bird call battery out, not because of the discrepancy but because being woken up by a very loud cuckoo at any time at night is just not on.

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persona_non_grata  Male  North London
16-Sep-2020 18:42 Message #4792474
I was in a garden at the weekend which had a sundial. My daughter commented that she would like one and I commented on how they can't really be accurate.
When we got closer the accuracy was spot on.
Female
Aely  Female  Hampshire
16-Sep-2020 22:45 Message #4792500
Not very useful at night though.
Male
persona_non_grata  Male  North London
17-Sep-2020 08:25 Message #4792510
A moondial might come in handy.
Male
persona_non_grata  Male  North London
17-Sep-2020 12:38 Message #4792553
Although a moondial is only accurate on the night of a full moon so maybe not so handy lol.
Male
HotOrWot  Male  Lancashire
18-Sep-2020 07:57 Message #4792606
We've gone from atomic clocks to sundials and moondials. LOL.
Female
NoSaint  Female  Devon
18-Sep-2020 23:14 Message #4792682
I would have said a couple of clocks but when I add my watches and the various electronic clocks on devices it closer to a dozen.


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