[time-nuts] NOVELTY CLOCK

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Sat Nov 12 05:39:04 EST 2011


On 11/12/2011 10:46 AM, Robin Kimberley wrote:
> http://lovedbdb.com/nudemenClock/index2.html
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> I found this one rather amusing. Click on the clock anywhere to change from
> analogue to digital.

When switching you find one guy walking on and off the field. However, 
that the analogue clock take 93 guys is obvious, but I fail to see that 
94 guys is needed for the digital clock, since the maxium guys used for 
a digit is 13 and not 15, and the first digit can only have the numbers 
0, 1 and 2 so only 12 guys would be needed there. Hence, instead of one 
guy coming in we could send 13 guys of to drink beer when switching to 
digital display. Hence, digital is more effective.

Cheers.
Magnus




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