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Old 04-16-2007, 02:51 PM   #1
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Favorite kitchen timer and why?

And has anyone used the
Polder Traffic Light Cooking Timer? How does it work?

I'm looking for the ultimate timer...(one that I'll actually use though, not one that can play MP3's, tell me how much I weigh, and sweep the floor)

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Old 04-16-2007, 03:02 PM   #2
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Old 04-16-2007, 03:17 PM   #3
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The ultimate, fail-safe kitchen timer:

When the smoke alarm goes off, IT'S DONE!
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Old 04-16-2007, 03:20 PM   #4
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If all you want is a timer that counts down an goes ding,any digital timer will work fine.
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Old 04-16-2007, 03:21 PM   #5
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The ultimate, fail-safe kitchen timer:

When the smoke alarm goes off, IT'S DONE!
HAH! I can't leave the smoke alarm in the kitchen turned on even. Far too sensitive IMO....

Pete, if you find one that does sweep the floor, could you post the link for me? I'm serious.
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Old 04-16-2007, 04:06 PM   #6
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Pete, if you find one that does sweep the floor, could you post the link for me? I'm serious.
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Old 04-16-2007, 04:39 PM   #7
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HAH! I can't leave the smoke alarm in the kitchen turned on even. Far too sensitive IMO....

Pete, if you find one that does sweep the floor, could you post the link for me? I'm serious.
rofl, our old smoke alarm turned on the sprinklers after a nano-second. I guess it's kinda fortunate that we no longer live in that house.
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Old 04-16-2007, 04:45 PM   #8
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Lux wind-up timer, with the long ring Amazon.com: Lux 60 Minute Timer - White: Health & Personal Care

Why? Well, every branch of my family had one growing up, and I inherited one of those. After about 40 years, it conked out and I bought another one.

Inexpensive, reliable, durable.

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Old 04-16-2007, 05:23 PM   #9
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Here ya go!

If you're too far away to hear the timer, this one will page you.
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Old 04-16-2007, 05:33 PM   #10
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I just use the one built into my microwave. Now if I can only remember to turn it on
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