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Conventional numbers or Roman numerals on an analog clock? I like the Roman numerals, folks our age can read
them both anyway. But we also know how to read an analog clock lol.
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Conventional numbers or Roman numerals on an analog clock? I like the Roman numerals, folks our age can read
them both anyway. But we also know how to read an analog clock lol.
I'd go for Roman especially since I suspect most younger people couldn't interpret it.

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I prefer Roman.

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I prefer Roman.
I just think they look better, more classic looking on an analog clock.
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I'd go for Roman especially since I suspect most younger people couldn't interpret it.
Yeah, they get lost with the super bowl numbers
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I'd go for Roman especially since I suspect most younger people couldn't interpret it.
Some kids can read them, what always trips them up is the numbers 9 and 4. 10-1, 5-1. They always get Bumfuzzled and ask what the heck is that all about lol.
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Most high school age kids don't even know how to use a dial telephone. I have a couple from the 50's and I have overhauled them so that they work great and they look cool too. My grandkids are amazed by them. They think the same way about about an old wind up pendulum clock that is housed in oak pallet wood that I built when in high school. Of course it has roman numerals on it!
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Most high school age kids don't even know how to use a dial telephone. I have a couple from the 50's and I have overhauled them so that they work great and they look cool too. My grandkids are amazed by them. They think the same way about about an old wind up pendulum clock that is housed in oak pallet wood that I built when in high school. Of course it has roman numerals on it!
That would be cool just to hang on the wall, whether it worked or not. Mine became spring weak and had
to be wound daily so I had to buy one of the battery types for the den. Got it at hobby lobby at least they
had a large selection of Roman numeral clocks. The girl there told me those were still the fastest movers.

So I'll hang the old one up in my shop,reloading room, its to pretty to get rid of. Something about digital numbers on a clock face Just doesn't look right. Or on a watch, I think that's even worse.

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My watch doesn't even have numbers. You have to know what number should be there. It's a Seiko.

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My watch doesn't even have numbers. You have to know what number should be there. It's a Seiko.
Positioning as it's called.
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