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Wakes you up by dropping you
It's a bed designed to wake you up by subjecting you to
freefall. This should wake you up suddenly and
terrifyingly, inspired by the movie Inception [link] and
[whimsickle]'s idea "Terror Clock" [link]. The bedframe
linear actuators of some sort (pneumatic?) in the four
of lifting the weight of the mattress and
sleeper(s), dropping that weight suddenly, and finally
catching that falling weight to provide a soft landing.
The bed is at the regular height when you get into it and
throughout the night, and drops in the morning
(when triggered by your physical alarm clock or alarm
clock phone app) into the empty under-bed space. If
you like to store things under your bed, you can buy a set
of leg extensions. With these, the bed will still
start at the normal height in the evening, but will raise
itself up higher shortly before the alarm time, and
then drop back to the normal height, instead of dropping
below its normal height.
by [whimsickle]. One of the inspirations for this idea [notexactly, Dec 07 2019]
Starinng Leonardo di Caprio, but depite that not too bad a movie ... [8th of 7, Dec 08 2019]
||So I ask my doctor, I say "So Doc, is Hypnopompic waking right for me?", and after taking tests he says "Depends... you don't need a prescription.", and now I'm not sure what he meant... (+)
||1) Its not the fall that gets you, its the quick stop
at the bottom.
||2) Our training instructors - if any of us were still
horizontal after reveille - would lift the edge of
our cot and drop it. A very short free fall - but see
||Perhaps "Inception Bed' might be a better title ?
||It doesn't plant ideas in your mind via your dreams. Also, I
named it to coordinate with the name of another idea that
I've been meaning to post for several years now. Maybe I will
||But thanks for the link. I added "[link]" after "inspired by the
movie Inception" in the idea body.
||// Starinng [
] depite //
||Maybe you'd be feeling more awake right now if you'd been
woken up by being dropped.