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"No Such Time" Watch

Just to make your complaints valid.
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This watch (digital, shirley) goes blank between hours you select during the setting process.

This way, when someone says, "you need to be there at 5:00 AM" you can rightfully say that according to your watch, there IS no 5:00 AM.

When you arrive "on time" (by virtue of the other clocks in your home or car, probably), you can prove it.

shapu, Jan 23 2008

If you want a film, [marklar], here's the closest http://www.imdb.com...le/tt0110588/quotes
... but I don't think they managed to work that one-liner into it. [pertinax, Jan 24 2008]

time-twigs Uses opportunity to promote own idea for average time. I actually made one of these, and it's on my wall. [xenzag, Jan 24 2008]

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       "Holy crap, I never knew there were two 5 'o clocks"   

       I can't remember the film or the exact quote.
marklar, Jan 24 2008
  

       Time is an unpleasant illusion caused by depressed levels of ethanol in the bloodstream.
8th of 7, Jan 24 2008
  

       It was Dorothy Parker, [marklar], way back when people were sometimes unscriptedly witty in real life... and I think it was *eight* o' clock.   

       Mmm... Dorothy Parker...
pertinax, Jan 24 2008
  

       Wasn't she the mother of Lady Penelope's Butler/Chauffeur ?
8th of 7, Jan 24 2008
  

       I read that as: //Wasn't she the mother of Lady Penelope's Butter Chafer?//
shapu, Jan 24 2008
  

       I like the idea. I want this watch. Leave out those dumb boring hours. [+]
TahuNuva, Jan 25 2008
  
      
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