[time-nuts] NOVELTY CLOCK

Azelio Boriani azelio.boriani at screen.it
Sat Nov 12 07:08:09 EST 2011


Yes for 12-hour display but here in Europe we usually have 24-hour
displays. Of course analog clocks are always 12-hour.

On Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 11:39 AM, Magnus Danielson <
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org> wrote:

> On 11/12/2011 10:46 AM, Robin Kimberley wrote:
>
>> http://lovedbdb.com/nudemenClock/index2.html
>>
>>
>>
>> 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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