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I Hate Alarm Clocks

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    FadingStarrr FadingStarrr 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 19

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    DarkParade83 DarkParade83 26-30 2 Responses Sep 17, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    This post isn't for me it's for my wife. I haven't found an alarm that works she hates getup in the morning our bed is her one true love.
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    It's more than hate.. I can't explain it.
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    This is me every time I have to go into work at 6:00 with an alarm set at 4:30. Get in bed nice and early, all ready for a good night sleep, and then I roll around for an hour or...
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    i hate mayself because i fool when it comes to love. co'z i think he did not like the other boys..but he similar to us..it's really hard to trust again..
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    Is it always me who has to keep the conversation going. God I hate those awful silences on the phone.
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Thanks, Taylor. That sounds like a great idea! "Shake It Off" "I stay out too late Got nothing in my brain That's what people say, mmm-mmm That's what people say, mmm-mmm I go on...
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