Does the ticking of a clock drive you crazy?

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  1. cloverleaffarm profile image69
    cloverleaffarmposted 11 years ago

    Does the ticking of a clock drive you crazy?

    It's 4 am. You wake up, and can't get back to sleep. Does the sound of the ticking clock wear on your nerves, and why?

  2. Jewelz1313 profile image65
    Jewelz1313posted 11 years ago

    I actually find it calming. Nothing like a ticking clock or a fan to put me to sleep.

  3. Austin Jose profile image61
    Austin Joseposted 11 years ago

    It makes me feel that my life is getting over with those ticking sounds! So i try to listen to something else that makes me feel UP!

  4. hoteltravel profile image64
    hoteltravelposted 11 years ago

    Ticking of a clock is something similar to heartbeat. It reassures me that life is ticking and all is well. Repetitive soft sounds act well as sleep-inducers - at least for me!

  5. Ciel Clark profile image76
    Ciel Clarkposted 11 years ago

    I like my grandmother clock ticking and chiming the hours in our library, but don't want any ticking sounds in the bedroom!

  6. Dancilla profile image60
    Dancillaposted 11 years ago

    We used to have a clock that use to tick all the time but it also used to play a song every hour.  I got so used to it but my parents wanted to take the batteries out.

  7. OCDKids profile image61
    OCDKidsposted 11 years ago

    The ticking of a clock, the dangling of keys on a key-chain while driving, someone tapping their pen on the tabletop all make me quite uncomfortable. I find repetitive sounds tend to amplify within my mind and distract me from whatever task is at hand. I would never have a ticking clock in my home, much less in my bedroom. Buy a digital clock and get some sleep!

  8. cloverleaffarm profile image69
    cloverleaffarmposted 11 years ago

    Thanks for all the answers.
    OCD, it's not in my bedroom. I have a travel one I was using, that sometimes just annoys me.
    Ciel, I love to hear the clocks chime. My ex mother in law had a few that would go off. After awhile, it's just background noise.
    Have a great day everyone.


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