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I Hate Alarm Clocks

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    Well...

    I don't really hate them, I just don't pay much attention to them. That has led me to be late for work several times lately. We rotate the shifts, and when you have to open the store, you have to wake up before 5 am. I didn't have trouble when I first got the job, but now it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 31, 2008

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    Tears

    I've no idea how to shut it up. It gets louder the longer you leave it. I actually nearly burst into tears this morning because of it. I hit the snooze button, it came back on again. Then I hit the button that in theiry is the one to shut it up ( as it had turned on again), it...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2008

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    WHY!!!

    Why can't they have a cool wake up call like metallica... instead of getting the worse noise in the world to wake up. i ought to shoot who ever made up that beep sound...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 6 Responses Jul 21, 2008

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    Back To School!

    I've never been the type to sleep in. This summer my 2 year old son has started sleeping a little later though, which means I get to also. We used to get up between 7-7:30 on average. The past month or so I've been able to sleep until 8:30-9:30 and it's been wonderful.So now it's...
    TattooedMissez TattooedMissez 26-30, F Sep 5, 2012

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    Nooooo!!

    Nooooo!!! I've being trying to get my new DAB Digital Radio (whic also doubles as a clock) to work without the aid of the instruction book ( thank you shredder, thank you little sister) and I've finally cracked how to get it to go off in the morning (It was just a simple...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses May 21, 2008

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    Snooze...

    I cannot stand the blaring of any kind of alarm. My almost-husband, however, thinks he requires at least an hour and a half's notice before he has to get up.  Alarm #1:  5:53AM.  Beep, beep, beep... Alarm #2:  6:01AM  "And in local news, a young...
    DopeyGirl DopeyGirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    They Screw Up My Entire Day

    I hate them. Period. Mornings are miserable enough without one of those crazy things blasting in my ear.  But if I must have one, then I have got to be able to press the snooze button at least twice before I get up or else I'm crabby all day. 
    trixi trixi 41-45, F Feb 1, 2008

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    I Hate Them A Lot

    I used to have an alarm clock years ago.. but I really hate the sound it makes... I'm already really grumpy in the mornings and an  alarm just makes it worse. So now I get my mum to wake me up in the mornings instead haha
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2010

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    A Different Reason to Hate Alarm Clocks.....

    The Reason.....they are unreliable pieces of crap. My bit on Alarm Clocks is unique in that I don't hate them because they DO work, but because they don't.....cheap overseas made pieces of crap they are! This year, I'm on my 5th Alarm Clock for the year, some un-branded thing I...
    poedmusician poedmusician 26-30 2 Responses Sep 17, 2008

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    So I Use My Cell Phone

    Yeah, it's not much better than using an alarm clock.
    Dereknl Dereknl 18-21, M Apr 23, 2008

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    So Annoying...

    I am not much of a morning person to begin with...but alarm clocks and their annoying buzz certainly dont help matters any. JD knows how to wake me....thankfully....
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2008

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    Unreliable Moments In Time

    Why do they always wake me up when i'm asleep? I don't have one so rely on the sun, luck and the noise of the neighbours. I am late for work sometimes because of this.
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F Sep 28, 2010

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    RINGADINGDING

    I hate alarm clocks but thanks to my EP guy I always get up on time. My EP friends call me and tell me what day of the week it is and what time it is.  I love talking to them early in the morning before I officially begin my day.  No alarm clocks for fungirlmmm.  ...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses May 8, 2008

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    Eeeew.

    They wake you up. They sound so annoying! I hate alarm clocks. What more do I need to say? LOL
    Elwing Elwing 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    An Alarm I Don't Hate

    I just bought this cool alarm called Lark. It'a silent alarm that wakes you silently through a vibration. At night you wear this comfortable bracelet and set an alarm through the app on the iPhone. While you sleep, the bracelet tracks how long you slept, how long it took to fall...
    sleone sleone 41-45, F Aug 8, 2011

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    It's Not Them I Hate..

    It's what they do every morning
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 28, 2008

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    It Isn't the Clock Itself

    The clock itself is fine.  It's the alarm, breaking my slumber's peace to shout it's profane obligation at me each morning!  I love novelty clocks, though!  They make me handle alarms a bit better, but I'm having tougher times finding them.
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 May 13, 2008

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    So Much...

    ...that I have learned to ignore them. Blocked them, so to speak. In turn - they yell at me across the room, like a nagging spouse. "Get up!! Wake UP! You are going to be LATE!! Get UP! Wake UP!!" Geez...don't they know that I am tired? Give it a rest...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    WHAT Are They Good For?

    The guy or woman that came up with this idea should have been shot. Has a sundial ever woke you up? If it were not for alarm clocks then we could all sleep late. That is unless you are a morning person and then you never need a alarm clock anyway. Yall have a nice day, and...
    LateNightGuy LateNightGuy 41-45, M 7 Responses Apr 23, 2008

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    Alarm Clocks

    Alarm clocks,Some,So cute and innocent,That is,Till they ring,Buzz,Wake you up,Don't you just hate that?Cold,Frosty mornin',Still,Up you get,Gotta go to work!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 3, 2012

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    They Suck In the Morning!!

    I personally really do hate my alarm clock and I think I have a good reason why. Well, ever since i was six or seven I've had this Barbie alarm clock. I still have it! Every single mornig I wake up to Barbie singing in my ear! "Wake up sleepyhead!!!"... Lemme tell you...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F Jun 5, 2008

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    I Don't Use Them:

    I have a habit of getting up early. But, still I used to set alarm-press the snooze but usually got up on time. I happened to attend a seminar in which the speaker said this: " Why do you want to start your day by being alarmed...?" That's it. I didn't hear a...
    tenderfoot1 tenderfoot1 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    This morning I downloaded a new alarm clock app. (I forgot what it was called.) So, I woke up and all I could hear was the most ANNOYING alarm noise, and I COULD NOT TURN DOWN THE...
    GlassRabbit GlassRabbit 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Amazing that there are so many that feel the same. I always thought I was the sole person in the world that despised those Saturday mornings, when you wake up and realize it is...
    gvonche gvonche 31-35, M Jul 14

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    I don't hate work. I just hate waking up to the alarm clock. Waking up on weekends feels so nice and peaceful
    annpharos21 annpharos21 36-40, F Jul 3

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    what i have for myself is beyond hate. i hate everything about myself. i hate my own existence. i hate my parents for having me. i hate god for creating such a weak helpless being...
    SlaveToMyBullshit SlaveToMyBullshit 18-21 22 hrs ago

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    yes i hate. Because for years he treats my sister and me as we are bad people . As if we are going outside with boys and we do bad actions because his mind is full of these bad and...
    themoodofsolitude themoodofsolitude 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Hey, I'm 18 male, and I really can't take my parents anymore. I'm thinking of running away all the time. I'm sorry, this is a bit long but I would really appreciate someone's...
    Balkan1996 Balkan1996 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I am 4 months pregnant. I noticed my fiancé has been going out with his team (at work) too often. There was this one time I tried picking him up after an event I went to, but...
    peerlesscontrivance peerlesscontrivance 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I just hate when I set it for PM instead of AM
    7lee7 7lee7 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I just woke up about 20 minutes ago FREAKING OUT! My alarm OBVIOUSLY didn't go off. I sat up and grabbed my IPad to see what time it was, and quickly realized, IT'S SATURDAY...
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I sometimes set many alarms. I also use it in my classroom to keep us on schedule. So convenient!
    threeforagirl threeforagirl 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I hate my mom so much. She is such a narcissist and a hyprocrite and a catfish on facebook. Yes she cooks, cleans(lol like once a year) and "does" my laundry. Supposedly, she...
    calvinmacguff2 calvinmacguff2 13-15, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm considered an indian just because that's what my parents are but to be honest, I spent my last 5 years in India for school and I must say they were the worst years of my life...
    radisglad radisglad 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    I remember being younger and writing on paper that I hate my mother and I would show her the paper. I use to like and love my mother. Now I no longer do. I don't trust her and her...
    Hannarose Hannarose 22-25, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    My mum has called me fat so many times I feel uncomfortable with showing any amount of skin at all. Whenever I or anyone tries hard for something, whenever they fail she always...
    EgoWoman EgoWoman 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Well it has happened and it was quite enjoyable. I was cyber bullied right here on E P. I'd like anyone that is a friend of one of E P 's helpers EPARSINEH . Go to her profile page...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    The only ones I can tolerate are my mother and grandmother. My grandmother raised me, so I am incredibly grateful to her. My mother gave birth to me and provides for me, so I am...
    Celal Celal 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I hate child worshippers. Those deluded souls who believe children and paragons of purity, kindness, and everything good about the human race. That laughable idea is quickly...
    MidsouthGuy MidsouthGuy 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My mom cheated on my dad😥now I hate her so much ill do anything to try and disagree or **** her off! Just so she can get a taste of her own medicine. Sometime I REALLY consider...
    kat99rebal kat99rebal 13-15, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I hate how it can affect people so much and how it leads to many people hurting themselves. :(
    wherehorizonsmeet wherehorizonsmeet 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    I don't blame them. Even I hate what I've become.
    TheHouseElf TheHouseElf 16-17, F 22 hrs ago

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    I love my husband of almost 17 years dearly, but I hate his attitude and lack of responsibility. As I said before he fathered two children with a woman he continued to **** for...
    DashaMarinkovic DashaMarinkovic 36-40, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Just because im really a 97yo male nudist from Japan why cant i make a fake profile and pretend to be a hot 26yo babe so no i dont hate people who make fake profiles, would i have...
    ExtremeNext ExtremeNext 26-30, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Those nights where you feel lonely, sad, worthless, like a waste of space, and feel like nobody cares or knows what you are going through. I hate these kinds of nights..
    xmonsterx xmonsterx 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    Ok, simple question. Why do you guys hate werewolves so much? They haven't done anything to provoke you guys, and all they are trying to do is survive! What's wrong with trying to...
    Skyfur Skyfur 13-15, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Its okay I hate her more !!!!!!!!
    Mi5h Mi5h 16-17, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I was riding my bike up to the library, so that I could get online and see if there's any nice messages/emails for me that would make me feel better, anyway some tw@ts stepped out...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 14 hrs ago

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    I get a lot of anxiety when things are not planned ahead of time. I like to know if I'm supposed to be doing things in advance so I can prepare properly. I'm a control freak about...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I can't see a striped shirt, or think of the colour purple or, see a tall guy with glasses, without thinking of this person... It makes me so mad ! I hate it! Like even the word...