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time-twigs

device that ensures you are always on time-ish
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This is a very simple device that you can fit to any watch or clock that has moving hands. It consists of two hairy sleeves, each of which terminates in either a small bundle of twigs or a ball of entangled wire. Depending on how average you want your time keeping, you can calibrate it by squashing up or spreading out the bundle before slipping it over the hands of the clock or watch.
xenzag, Dec 18 2005

Timetwigs https://sodabred.tu...aked-idea-by-xenzag
[xenzag, Apr 26 2015, last modified Jun 07 2019]

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       So, a sort of fuzzy time? Hmm... An alternative embodiment might be a ring of highly refractive material which is placed on the crystal to refract the digits away from their proper position (some closer to eachother, others further apart)
Parmenides, Dec 18 2005
  

       Added illustration which was part of a talk on my work this week.
xenzag, Apr 26 2015
  

       /It consists of two hairy sleeves, each of which terminates in either a small bundle of twigs or a ball of entangled wire./   

       Until I got to the time keeping bit I was pretty sure I had inadvertantly baked this idea, several times. Especially if a pant leg can be considered a sleeve.
bungston, Apr 28 2015
  

       [+] nice illustration, xen.
FlyingToaster, Apr 28 2015
  

       Transferred illustration to tumblr.
xenzag, Jun 07 2019
  

       What [FlyingToaster] said
Voice, Jun 08 2019
  

       I was pondering on the negative vote and for a watch swapping the hands for the new indicators of the same weight, might be a better way to go. Especially if the ish needs to be a repeatable period.
wjt, Jun 09 2019
  

       That's beautiful!
Treejuice, Jun 09 2019
  
      
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