COMPETITION: how many things can you use to tell the time

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#1

right now?

the rules are it has to be somewhere you would feasibly get to. ie next room = fine, down the street = probably not fine

I’ve got a pretty respectable seven to start off with


#3

12…


#4

watch
laptop
phone
desktop
wall clock
big printer must have a clock on it somewhere
microwave


#5

in this room:

mobile phone
work phone
’puter
clock on wall
my garmin if i turned it on


#6

Are we including people?

Fucking loads. Or if not, just look over the screen at their computer. Too many to count.


#7

3

Phone, laptop, tv


#8

I was gonna say I could ask a colleague and they’d tell me but then this just turns into a ‘how many people do you work with’ competition which will ruin monday’s competition which is a surprise


#9

Okay, if we’re discounting other people’s computers etc. Within this room:

PC
Phone
Desk phone
radio / MP3 player

Just four


#10

not on timebook


#12

all of the above and Body clock


#13

Without moving:
phone (landline)
phone (personal)
phone (work)
laptop
desktop
watch
penpot
wall clock


#14

I work on a corridor with a number of different offices, each of which will have a least a couple of time-telling devices. What’s your policy on this please?


#15

I would have accepted ‘sun dial’


#16

Four
Watch
Work PC
Work phone
Big Ben


#17

big ben wins for biggest time telling apparatus so far


#18

9

Ipad x 2
TV
Phone
Garmin
Macbook
Kitchen clock
DAB radio
Oven


#19

my body is a temple, a temple with a sun dial


#20

in this room:
Phone
TV
Thermostat
Laptop
Computer
Carriage Clock
Wall Clock
Watch
I reckon the video player could, if it were plugged in. (yeah that’s right, we’ve still got a video player)


#21

I am a man of nature so can use many subtle clues that nature leaves, the rest of you are unlikely to be in-tune with some of them, like the temperature of the rocks, the behavior of the owls and the shade of the water.