Mensa Puzzle alarm clock £1.99 @ WHSmith (£30 @ Amazon), tortures your brain every morning :-) - HotUKDeals
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bought one from WHSmith in Cribbs Bristol, say reduced from £7 to £1.99 but its £29.99 @ amazon
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Mensa-IQ-Brain-Training-Puzzle/dp/B002ZXXPU2

* Not an easy thing to do first thing in the morning!
* Complete with AC adapter, the Puzzle Alarm is perfect for anyone who needs to be more alert in the morning
* A player needs to memorise and repeat a random sequence of coloured lights to silence the alarm.
* If you get the sequence wrong, or are too slow, the alarm re-starts - only louder than before!
* The alarm continues until the sequence is entered correctly.

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suspended#1
why would you want this!?! Cold from me
banned 1 Like #2
Just as well it's cheap. Only £2 lost when you chuck it out the window :-D
#3
what a horrible idea - like i can get my brain working before a cup of coffee. still voted hot because it's so cheap :)
#4
jonny619447
why would you want this!?! Cold from me


I can think of someone I know that it would make an ideal gift for :evil:
#5
Great gift for sister-in-law!! :whistling:
H&R added
#6
a mensa alarm clock, obviously for the bright sparks on hotukdeals..... in my case , a densa clock would be more apt as i dont even know what day it is when i wake up:-D
#7
melted
I can think of someone I know that it would make an ideal gift for :evil:


lol great minds eh :roll:
#8
I would be to tempted just to pull the power plug out: :whistling:
1 Like #9
jonny619447
why would you want this!?! Cold from me

Just because YOU don't want it, doesn't mean it should be voted as a cold deal... bargain price for those interested/delirious.
2 Likes #10
jonny619447
why would you want this!?! Cold from me


What a fantastic post...because everyone wants your Twilight Saga board game, novely pillows, and Command and Conquer 4 don't they...:whistling:

Some people.
#11
HAaha. What an idiotic invention
1 Like #12
darkspark88
HAaha. What an idiotic invention


not at all - ever tried getting a 14 year old to get up in the morning? If there's any there I'm buying at least two :evil:
#13
Hmmm!! Something hard to wake you up in the morning! Sounds familiar!!
#14
Pfft, I could do this in my sleep :whistling:
1 Like #15
jonny619447;8732478
why would you want this!?! Cold from me



... euurgh.

Anyway, does anyone have any idea whether or not this has any kind of system to prevent you just removing the batteries? i.e. is the battery compartment screwed on?

Thanks in advance,

Alex
#16
AC adaptor, mains powered only perhaps.
suspended#17
evilskanker
What a fantastic post...because everyone wants your Twilight Saga board game, novely pillows, and Command and Conquer 4 don't they...:whistling:

Some people.


But they are normal things! people play games... people buy things for fathers day!
Are you telling me you want to do something like this the split second your eyes are open!
People like you should be banned from this site for saying such stupid things!
#18
jonny619447
why would you want this!?! Cold from me


evilskanker
What a fantastic post...because everyone wants your Twilight Saga board game, novely pillows, and Command and Conquer 4 don't they...:whistling:

Some people.

LOL
Some people should think before they have a go at a deal :shock:
#19
info is wrong
* Not an easy thing to do first thing in the morning!
* Complete with AC adapter, the Puzzle Alarm is perfect for anyone who needs to be more alert in the morning
* A player needs to memorise and repeat a random sequence of coloured lights to silence the alarm.
* If you get the sequence wrong, or are too slow, the alarm re-starts - only louder than before!
* The alarm is smashed to pieces after 2nd attempt.
#20
I like this! I need something like it...... the amount of hours that have gone by from me pressing the snooze button on my alarm is countless.
5 Likes #21
jonny619447
But they are normal things! people play games... people buy things for fathers day!
Are you telling me you want to do something like this the split second your eyes are open!
People like you should be banned from this site for saying such stupid things!


Well considering this seems to be 'hotter' than any of the deals that you have submitted, I think a large number of people would disagree with you.

I have an application on my HTC Desire which requires me to complete maths questions to turn it off. Do I WANT to do that as soon as my open my eyes? No, not really. Does it wake me up more than a regular alarm, therefore fulfilling the purpose? Yes.

Furthermore, I wouldn't want to buy my dad a pillow, watch every Carry On film, play Command & Conquer, or play a Twilight board game. I realise this site isn't created for me, and people with my tastes alone.

Also, I can't help but notice this deal submitted by you. An alarm clock which flies away, thus requiring you to get out of bed as soon as you open your eyes to find the flying 'disc'. I know which I would find more annoying as soon as I wake up. Your first comment in that thread is quite interesting too:

jonny619447
"Bit of a novelty, but i can see me throwing the alarm clock at the bleeding flying thing. Would be better if the propeller made a noise and then you really would have to jump out of bed to get it! lol...But looks like a bit of fun for a few quid so ordered"


This product which you voted cold is cheaper and I personally think better than your deal (and due to the tempterature, I don't think I'm the only one). As I said, repeating a pattern in bed, I see as far less annoying than having to chase a disc across my room. So please, don't joke that "People like you should be banned from this site". Instead, try growing up, realising that not all websites (if any) are run solely for you and those with your tastes, and appreciate the views of others.

Rant over. (Apologies for the essay other HUKD members)
#22
evilskanker;8734395
Well considering this seems to be 'hotter' than any of the deals that you have submitted, I think a large number of people would disagree with you.

I have an application on my HTC Desire which requires me to complete maths questions to turn it off. Do I WANT to do that as soon as my open my eyes? No, not really. Does it wake me up more than a regular alarm, therefore fulfilling the purpose? Yes.

Furthermore, I wouldn't want to buy my dad a pillow, watch every Carry On film, play Command & Conquer, or play a Twilight board game. I think I realise this site isn't created for me, and people with my tastes.

Also, I can't help but notice this deal submitted by you. An alarm clock which flies away, thus requiring you to get out of bed as soon as you open your eyes to find the flying 'disc'. I know which I would find more annoying as soon as I wake up. Your first comment in that thread is quite interesting too:



This product which you voted cold is cheaper and I personally think better than your deal (and due to the tempterature, I don't think I'm the only one). As I said, repeating a pattern in bed, I see as far less annoying than having to chase a disc across my room. So please, don't joke that "People like you should be banned from this site". Instead, try growing up, realising that all (if any) website are run solely for you and those with your tastes, and appreciate the views of others.

Rant over. (Apologies for the essay other HUKD members)


PWNED!!! :w00t:
#23
evilskanker
Well considering this seems to be 'hotter' than any of the deals that you have submitted, I think a large number of people would disagree with you.

I have an application on my HTC Desire which requires me to complete maths questions to turn it off. Do I WANT to do that as soon as my open my eyes? No, not really. Does it wake me up more than a regular alarm, therefore fulfilling the purpose? Yes.

Furthermore, I wouldn't want to buy my dad a pillow, watch every Carry On film, play Command & Conquer, or play a Twilight board game. I think I realise this site isn't created for me, and people with my tastes.

Also, I can't help but notice this deal submitted by you. An alarm clock which flies away, thus requiring you to get out of bed as soon as you open your eyes to find the flying 'disc'. I know which I would find more annoying as soon as I wake up. Your first comment in that thread is quite interesting too:



This product which you voted cold is cheaper and I personally think better than your deal (and due to the tempterature, I don't think I'm the only one). As I said, repeating a pattern in bed, I see as far less annoying than having to chase a disc across my room. So please, don't joke that "People like you should be banned from this site". Instead, try growing up, realising that all (if any) website are run solely for you and those with your tastes, and appreciate the views of others.

Rant over. (Apologies for the essay other HUKD members)


My, talk about doing your homework and research!:thumbsup: lol

voted hot, i'd never buy but at £2 its a bargain and a good deal pure and simple!
banned#24
Get your brain firing the instant you wake up! Not an easy thing to do first thing in the morning! Complete with AC adapter, the Puzzle Alarm is perfect for anyone who needs to be more alert in the morning, and should help to kick start their sleepy brain. A player needs to memorise and repeat a random sequence of coloured lights to silence the alarm. If you get the sequence wrong, or are too slow, the alarm re-starts - only louder than before! The alarm continues until the sequence is entered correctly. Choose between 3 difficulty levels. Full instructions for use are included. The device requires no batteries, but you do need a seriously good memory if you want to get back to sleep!


Also, from the looks of things this is a radio alarm clock :thumbsup:

http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee248/msanto/One-Offs%202008/MensaAlarmClock.jpg
#25
I'm clearly too stupid! I can't find it!
#26
woodstock;8734888
I'm clearly too stupid! I can't find it!

instore

and it is radio as well
#27
evilskanker
Well considering this seems to be 'hotter' than any of the deals that you have submitted, I think a large number of people would disagree with you.

I have an application on my HTC Desire which requires me to complete maths questions to turn it off. Do I WANT to do that as soon as my open my eyes? No, not really. Does it wake me up more than a regular alarm, therefore fulfilling the purpose? Yes.

Furthermore, I wouldn't want to buy my dad a pillow, watch every Carry On film, play Command & Conquer, or play a Twilight board game. I think I realise this site isn't created for me, and people with my tastes.

Also, I can't help but notice this deal submitted by you. An alarm clock which flies away, thus requiring you to get out of bed as soon as you open your eyes to find the flying 'disc'. I know which I would find more annoying as soon as I wake up. Your first comment in that thread is quite interesting too:



This product which you voted cold is cheaper and I personally think better than your deal (and due to the tempterature, I don't think I'm the only one). As I said, repeating a pattern in bed, I see as far less annoying than having to chase a disc across my room. So please, don't joke that "People like you should be banned from this site". Instead, try growing up, realising that all (if any) website are run solely for you and those with your tastes, and appreciate the views of others.

Rant over. (Apologies for the essay other HUKD members)


Hahah, effort!

Verging on stalker-ish perhaps, but my my, remind me never to pick a fight with you! :whistling:
#28
evilskanker
Well considering this seems to be 'hotter' than any of the deals that you have submitted, I think a large number of people would disagree with you.

I have an application on my HTC Desire which requires me to complete maths questions to turn it off. Do I WANT to do that as soon as my open my eyes? No, not really. Does it wake me up more than a regular alarm, therefore fulfilling the purpose? Yes.

Furthermore, I wouldn't want to buy my dad a pillow, watch every Carry On film, play Command & Conquer, or play a Twilight board game. I think I realise this site isn't created for me, and people with my tastes.

Also, I can't help but notice this deal submitted by you. An alarm clock which flies away, thus requiring you to get out of bed as soon as you open your eyes to find the flying 'disc'. I know which I would find more annoying as soon as I wake up. Your first comment in that thread is quite interesting too:



This product which you voted cold is cheaper and I personally think better than your deal (and due to the tempterature, I don't think I'm the only one). As I said, repeating a pattern in bed, I see as far less annoying than having to chase a disc across my room. So please, don't joke that "People like you should be banned from this site". Instead, try growing up, realising that all (if any) website are run solely for you and those with your tastes, and appreciate the views of others.

Rant over. (Apologies for the essay other HUKD members)


LMAO nice one!
Rep added
#29
I really don't understand why people vote COLD on deals that they have no interest in. I for one will be heading to Smiths to try and get one of these! H&R.
#30
Heat added. Don't want one, but after the comments above I feel the need to make it hotter.
#31
^^ me too!
#32
I'd get one....just so it gets me up at 5AM :(
#33
bascule
Hmmm!! Something hard to wake you up in the morning! Sounds familiar!!


doing this would be the second hardest thing in the morning!
banned#34
evilskanker
Well considering this seems to be 'hotter' than any of the deals that you have submitted, I think a large number of people would disagree with you.

I have an application on my HTC Desire which requires me to complete maths questions to turn it off. Do I WANT to do that as soon as my open my eyes? No, not really. Does it wake me up more than a regular alarm, therefore fulfilling the purpose? Yes.

Furthermore, I wouldn't want to buy my dad a pillow, watch every Carry On film, play Command & Conquer, or play a Twilight board game. I think I realise this site isn't created for me, and people with my tastes.

Also, I can't help but notice this deal submitted by you. An alarm clock which flies away, thus requiring you to get out of bed as soon as you open your eyes to find the flying 'disc'. I know which I would find more annoying as soon as I wake up. Your first comment in that thread is quite interesting too:



This product which you voted cold is cheaper and I personally think better than your deal (and due to the tempterature, I don't think I'm the only one). As I said, repeating a pattern in bed, I see as far less annoying than having to chase a disc across my room. So please, don't joke that "People like you should be banned from this site". Instead, try growing up, realising that all (if any) website are run solely for you and those with your tastes, and appreciate the views of others.

Rant over. (Apologies for the essay other HUKD members)


Lol talk about a verbal b!tch slap. Rep added

Heat added, cheers OP I might give this ago to stop my countless snooze button uses in the morning
#35
[QUOTE=cadmus]a mensa alarm clock, obviously for the bright sparks on hotukdeals..... in my case , a densa clock would be more apt as i dont even know what day it is when i wake up:-D[/QUOTE
This deal gets a hot vote from me but your comment had me in stitches.I'm exactly the same :-)
#36
evilskanker
Well considering this seems to be 'hotter' than any of the deals that you have submitted, I think a large number of people would disagree with you.

I have an application on my HTC Desire which requires me to complete maths questions to turn it off. Do I WANT to do that as soon as my open my eyes? No, not really. Does it wake me up more than a regular alarm, therefore fulfilling the purpose? Yes.

Furthermore, I wouldn't want to buy my dad a pillow, watch every Carry On film, play Command & Conquer, or play a Twilight board game. I think I realise this site isn't created for me, and people with my tastes.

Also, I can't help but notice this deal submitted by you. An alarm clock which flies away, thus requiring you to get out of bed as soon as you open your eyes to find the flying 'disc'. I know which I would find more annoying as soon as I wake up. Your first comment in that thread is quite interesting too:



This product which you voted cold is cheaper and I personally think better than your deal (and due to the tempterature, I don't think I'm the only one). As I said, repeating a pattern in bed, I see as far less annoying than having to chase a disc across my room. So please, don't joke that "People like you should be banned from this site". Instead, try growing up, realising that all (if any) website are run solely for you and those with your tastes, and appreciate the views of others.

Rant over. (Apologies for the essay other HUKD members)


Haha, brilliantly said and couldn't agree more.

The idea of this is a rather scarry prospect for me in the morning. Finding the snooze button is difficult enough for me. I'd probably have to set it for 5am just so I could get it off by 7am.

Voted hot for the bargain that it is
#37
My 6 year old got this for christmas off a neighbour last year. To be fair he's usually up and dressed by the time it's gone off (wishful thinking really lol). But when it does go off, if I'm upstairs I try and turn it off - and seriously struggle!! So he comes up and turns it off in one go, then rolls his eyes and walks back downstairs!! How stoopid do I feel then :oops:

Well worth the money though, good deal:thumbsup:
#38
It's from Christmas, and I don't think they're keeping it in stock, so this is just the last of them being shifted. None in two stored i popped by today in Edinburgh, my girlfriend desperately needs this as she can turn almost anything off in her sleep. An excuse that gets old quickly though :p
#39
alexdodd
It's from Christmas, and I don't think they're keeping it in stock, so this is just the last of them being shifted. None in two stored i popped by today in Edinburgh, my girlfriend desperately needs this as she can turn almost anything off in her sleep. An excuse that gets old quickly though :p


LOL! I do that sometimes - no recollection of snoozing the alarm and end up being late!!

Looked in the Cheltenham store for these but none around; asked a member of staff but she had no idea what I was on about and tried flogging me a travel alarm!! :roll:
#40
heat added, been looking for something like this for ages!!!

...however, phoned up the stores in sheffield, and the rotherham store and none of them have it :(

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