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by x86
Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1103: "Nine"
Replies: 138
Views: 34344

Re: 1103: "Nine"

Yep, I'm British. I've only seen microwaves with buttons on American TV shows. No, they're not only in America I think. I'm from Germany and my grandparents have a 22 year old microwave from Bosch, which also has number buttons. You would enter 1 - 5 - 9 - [Start] to have it cook for 1:59. As in th...
by x86
Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1103: "Nine"
Replies: 138
Views: 34344

Re: 1103: "Nine"

What drives me crazy is that it goes straight from 0, 1, 2, … up to 10, then switches the timescale so it looks like: … - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 20 - 30 - 40 - 50 - 60. How the hell is that done? Bending of the spacetime? Mine is even better. Rotating the knob, on each "notch" it increments by ...
by x86
Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1103: "Nine"
Replies: 138
Views: 34344

Re: 1103: "Nine"

Mine has a digital incremental rotary encoder which is used to enter the time. Turning the knob increments in steps of 10 seconds on the digital display. Then you just push the knob to start the microwave. (Oh, first of all you have to select the power). So unfortunately, I can't really use "we...

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