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Early-morning Inflicta-tron

To literally "get you up in the morning"
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Often I find, if I leave my alarm clock next to my bed, it's just too easy to switch it off, without hardly opening my eyes, and then fall back to sleep, then remember 2 hours later that it doesn't have a snooze function. In order to combat this dirty habit, I put the alarm clock on the other side of the room, and so to regain the serene silence (minus the traffic) I have to get up and walk across the room to reach the switch. Alas, even this, these days is proving too easy, and so spawned this idea. The alarm clock must remain in my room if it is to be of any worth at all, but what if the "off" switch were located elsewhere? If it were further away than the other side of the room, then it might wake me up, at least get me up. A popular location might be down the side of the fridge, or even behind the compost heap.
iain, Mar 04 2003

Dog Alarm Clock http://www.halfbake...Dog_20Alarm_20Clock
Undeniably effective. [8th of 7, Oct 04 2004]

Nasty Alarm Clock http://www.halfbake...sty_20alarm_20clock
Think you may need one of these. [Shz, Oct 04 2004]

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       course i don't sleep naked, the bottom of the garden option isn't for everyone! just to get you moving, as far away as it takes!
iain, Mar 04 2003
  

       Easily bakeable: a radio-alarm with an extension speaker.
angel, Mar 04 2003
  

       yeah, i don't have a fridge or a compost heap!
iain, Mar 04 2003
  

       There's a difference ?
8th of 7, Mar 04 2003
  

       9 out of 10 fridge maggots prefer fridges to compost heaps
iain, Mar 04 2003
  
      
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