A Pennsylvania homeowner is reminded once a day that he wasn't as clever as he hoped.
Jerry Lynn tells KDKA-TV that an alarm clock he lost inside the wall of his home rings at 7:50 p.m. each day- during Daylight Savings Time- and at 6:50 p.m. otherwise.
Lynn says he tied the clock to a string in September 2004 and lowered it into the wall through a vent in his Ross Township home. Lynn set the alarm hoping noise would help him drill a hole in the right spot through which to pass a TV cable. But the battery-operated clock fell off the string and has stayed inside the wall ever since.
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Lynn has been unable to retrieve the clock and figured the battery would eventually die.
So far, it hasn't.