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Alarm clock requires PIN code to shut off

Posted on Tuesday, 21 February, 2012 | Comment icon 16 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


Image credit: CC 3.0 Pavel Ĺ evela

 
By Offeiriad, Staff News Writer

A new alarm clock has been invented to make things more difficult for those who love the snooze button.

If you have problems making it to work on time because you can't get out of bed then there's a new alarm clock on the market to cure you of that snooze button love. This new clock features a number panel that is installed preferably in another room so that the sleeper has to get up and enter a PIN code to deactivate the alarm. Three models come with varying customizations, each designed to help increase the likelihood that once you're out of bed, you won't be going back.

"Anyone addicted to the snooze button will view this alarm clock design as one of Satan's instruments from Hell."

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Comment icon #7 Posted by BiffSplitkins on 21 February, 2012, 13:04
When I was younger I used to keep my alarm clock on the other side of the room and that seemed to work for me. Now that I'm older I always seem to wake up before the damn thing goes off anyway. If someone really wants to invent something cool then they should invent an alcohol interlock device for Facebook to keep people from drunkposting.
Comment icon #8 Posted by aquatus1 on 21 February, 2012, 13:31
Reminds me of the Baseball Alarm clock, an alarm clock built into a baseball. When it went off, you would throw it against a wall. 15 minutes later, it would start again, this time louder, and you had to get up and look for wherever it rolled under to turn it off.
Comment icon #9 Posted by Flawsious on 21 February, 2012, 13:57
They will be out of business by the end of the year lol. I always wake up 5 min before the alarm goes off anyway .
Comment icon #10 Posted by Magic Stars on 21 February, 2012, 14:27
People who love a late lie in would only end up getting p***ed with that new alarm clock and bringing a hammer to it. I know I probably would.
Comment icon #11 Posted by and then on 21 February, 2012, 23:47
When I was younger I used to keep my alarm clock on the other side of the room and that seemed to work for me. Now that I'm older I always seem to wake up before the damn thing goes off anyway. If someone really wants to invent something cool then they should invent an alcohol interlock device for Facebook to keep people from drunkposting. It would save many a friendship Biff
Comment icon #12 Posted by Sormac on 22 February, 2012, 7:10
what a brilliant bit of kit. My maid is always late with my breakfast,but now my Jungle Bunny will have to get out of bed.. Come to think of it she will probably sleep through it.I am going to make an alarm that tips the bed over . Shake ,rattle and roll baby......... Nice racial slur. Really cool.
Comment icon #13 Posted by Leonardo on 22 February, 2012, 10:46
Wouldn't it be simpler (and cheaper) to make (or buy, if they already exist) an alarm clock without a snooze button?
Comment icon #14 Posted by libstaK on 22 February, 2012, 11:19
When I was younger I used to keep my alarm clock on the other side of the room and that seemed to work for me. Now that I'm older I always seem to wake up before the damn thing goes off anyway. If someone really wants to invent something cool then they should invent an alcohol interlock device for Facebook to keep people from drunkposting. I did almost the same - had it in the hallway outside my bedroom (always slept with the door open anyways). It worked a charm, I should do it again - but my innards rebel at the notion "noooooooo ". Yes drunkposting can lead to some interesting brain farts o... [More]
Comment icon #15 Posted by minera on 5 March, 2012, 18:49
I used to have one with those bell thingies on top and it made the loudes noise scaring me awake. One time I got fed up with it and smashed it against the wall. My guess is I would do the same to any other annoying alarm.
Comment icon #16 Posted by Dark entity on 6 March, 2012, 1:00
Oh my god, that is evil. Where do I get one?


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