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Labyrinfinitum

or timepiece de risistance. (beware the minute tour)
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Standing on one of the many balconies offering a vantage point you gaze down at the gardens. From this aerial perspective you can see that the hedge maze in the public courtyard below is constantly in motion.
In half whiskey barrels, the individually planted and immaculately trimmed thuja remain motionless whenever an occupant is in close proximity only to silently shuffle over once pedestrians are not activating their motion sensors.
You begin to discern a pattern emerging and watch transfixed as the entire maze aligns to display a gigantic 10:55 AM.

"It's really something, idnit?" you here from over your shoulder as one of the groundskeepers joins you on the balcony.
"Yeah it's...amazing" you wince at your lame attempt at a pun and hurriedly follow up with, "How does anyone find their way out if it keeps changing all the time?"
"The longest you can be trapped for is an hour, every sixty minutes the maze lines up in straight corridors from the time outwards."
"But, what if there is a power failure?" you wonder aloud.
"Well the maze has its own auxiliary power." he says as with a lopsided grin, "Funny thing is though, until someone resets the damn thing it just keeps flashing twelve."


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       [FarmerJohn] would have been proud of you [2 fries].
wagster, Oct 09 2005
  

       I keep hoping that FJ, Waugs and Krelnik are all still here under different user names.   

       Like angels they remain hidden as they watch over us...
wagster, Oct 09 2005
  

       better, they come back as themselves
po, Oct 09 2005
  

       Not here, atleast not two of em. As for the idea, in it's own creepy way, I like it. +
blissmiss, Oct 09 2005
  

       I'm an optimist, blissy.
po, Oct 09 2005
  

       Damn, I was after an optometrist.
wagster, Oct 09 2005
  

       Nice. +
Adze, Oct 09 2005
  

       Magic, but damn good magic at that. Clocktastic magic even.
hidden truths, Oct 09 2005
  

       "Clocktastic" sounds like something Mary Poppins would throw up. Or spit up, or heave.   

       Sorry, 2fsoahm, got carried away.
blissmiss, Oct 09 2005
  

       Its infinite, for an hour.
Antegrity, Oct 10 2005
  

       That's deep.   
      
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