What time is it?

What time is it? | How did the people who invented the first clock Know what time it was? | image tagged in memes,philosoraptor,justjeff,time | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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doesn't make any sense with this meme I just had to show it :) srry if i'm poor I like views gives me a good feeling :D
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Wait what? | THEY JUST UH . . . | image tagged in wait what | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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We will reconstruct it out of brick phones... Call it Phonehenge...
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lol
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:-)
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XD
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Upvoted.
Peace.
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Albert Einstein actually said that!
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actually, the sundial was first, then a time candle, which burned at roughly a candle an hour, then the analog clock, then the digital.
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But you forgot to mention the hourglass.
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shit, right. It's after /around the time of the time candle.
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I don’t really know lol
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you really dialling it in ;)
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Right. And I wasn't even expecting this meme to perform well. Its kind of hit and miss
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I think the ancient Greeks or Romans had a similar device hundreds of years earlier. It was a stick covered in a slow-burning material, and at intervals along the stick were tied strings with pieces of metal on the end. As the stick slowly burned down, the strings would break at certain timed intervals and the metal pieces would land on a gong, indicating that another period of time had passed. I don't remember all the details.
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I'm not aware of the history of keeping time, but I'm doing a little reading up on it today!
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They set the clock by reading the time off their smart phone.
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I have no idea
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They used sundials. But wait... Were clocks invented on a cloudy day? O.O
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The hourglass was
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Actually the hourglass main purpose is to have set point of time as the creator who made it the time was not perfect or accurate it was later on that they modify it to be minutes, hours or even days to be much more accurate
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Suddenly thinking about Jurassic Park.
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Yep, totally. LOL those things are nasty.
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:p
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This would not work the size is too small but if you added a foot more for each one it will be more accurate
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This would be a cool thing to build a replica of at a scale where the stones are about the size you suggest. I want to do a mobile of the solar system someday.
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the good thing about that is that it can be as skinny as you want it
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You could probably make one out of quarter inch would owls or even straight tree branches that is a approximate 18in tall. just stick them down into the ground or use a hammer to tap them into some soft earth
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Yes I would someday like to build something like this, on a larger scale but a much smaller scale compared to the real thing.
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Sundials. But then...?
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I believe the hourglass was after the sundial. I'm not sure, I'm reading up on the history of keeping time today.
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No I believe candle Clocks Were after the sundial. that is where a candle made of a specific wax and made of a certain size replaced in a candle holder with a wood back on it that had notches on it. you could see how much time had passed by how far the candle has burned down and how many notches. This was actually. the first timer.
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Aristotle the Greek philosopher, he studied the way the moon and sun measure throughout the day :> you are welcome *_^
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I know. I graduated in 1987. It's a meme, not a serious question
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In case you didn’t know, the first clock was a sun dial. The shadow of the thing in the middle pointed at an hour based on the suns position on the sky
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Or was it Stonehenge? Due north equalled noon when the shadow pointed that direction
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Maybe...
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The sun is a clock... and a deadly laser.
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And a constant continuing nuclear reaction
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;D
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They did throw their crap out the windows. And after years of population explosion the sewage began to become more and more, to the point where it was running into the rivers where they got their drinking water and made them sick. Same thing happened here in America on the East Coast Boston Harbor Maybe
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Interesting. You get enough people in one area anywhere, gross stuff happens.
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From the sun. The first clock doesn't actually use number but use bell at every morning, sunset. And the peak. After that they also use water like clock to measure time
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It's a meme.
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sundial
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Worked it out based on the existing sundials
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Have you considered the concept of observed solar time? It is possible that the convention developed by deciding that 12:00 was when the sun was at its highest point in the sky?
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...Ok, that's a question I've never thought about before maybe they guessed? ????
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Sundials
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When the sun was directly in the middle of the sky they knew it was 12:00
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sun dial
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I'm sorry I just had to
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It is actually the sun, they'd set the time to 12:00 then activate it. and if you are wondering how they knew the clock was 12:00 you can just look straight up around that time and the sun will be in the middle of the sky.
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they used the sun!
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Probably the first digital clock took its time from a sun dial.
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SUN DIALS
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they looked at the stars, idiot
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Reddit.com/woosh
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he made the clock, crapface
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What is R/WOOSH ?
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It's basically a term for when someone misses the point of a joke and tries to parade that they're "more intelligent" and "knows their facts". It's annoying
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I'm sorry if I'm annoying. My apologies. I didn't really meant to.
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It's okay, man.
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