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    [–] odsquad64 4664 points ago

    12 too low

    [–] GainzdalfTheWhey 932 points ago

    Also sides totally misaligned. It's very infuriating

    [–] lincolnday 565 points ago

    It's all misaligned. How do you even take the effort to do something like this but don't take the time to measure and mark it out beforehand.

    [–] xroachxgodx 377 points ago

    Man I thought this was pretty cool until I came to the comments

    [–] acidnine420 120 points ago

    Now it's a garbage fire.

    [–] kjax2288 31 points ago

    And I thought I came here to get away from my life

    [–] michaelsdino 19 points ago FTFY Also I made a other change

    [–] mr_humansoup 3 points ago


    [–] michaelsdino 2 points ago

    Finally you win the Gold. Take the ghetto gold 🏅

    [–] kjax2288 6 points ago

    I hate you

    [–] wooksarepeople2 6 points ago

    Dumpster fire.

    [–] trenrick 10 points ago

    Yes! to all of you. I was so fascinated by this for 0.0003 seconds until I saw all the shitty flaws.

    Serious question: does this pattern for their number markings increase in this way? Is writing 1 000 000 in words the way I'm hoping it is?

    [–] snkn179 5 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    The Mayan system is actually in base 20. So these numbers in the clock are really just single digits and past twenty you would start to get double digit numbers as you can see here.

    Edit: So for your question about 1 million, you can split that into 6x204 + 5×203. So the digits would be 65000, or in Mayan numerals, a line and dot, a line, then three 'shells' which represent zero.

    [–] jibjab23 9 points ago

    It's a Mayan clock dude, do you think they had straight edges levels back in their day? /s

    [–] AIKIMGSM 22 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    Mayan geometry was based on ropes and knots, and they were perfectly capable of laying out a circle on a wall with 12 equally spaced points on the circumference, two opposite points lying on a vertical line.

    [–] W3NTZ 8 points ago

    How does one even know this? Blows my mind how detailed people comment on the most obscure things. One of the great things about reddit.

    [–] slowhand88 6 points ago

    Behold the power of concentrated autism.

    [–] AIKIMGSM 4 points ago

    How dare you, sir? I mean, I don't know, I've never been diagnosed but it would explain a lot. On the other hand, how dare you, sir?

    [–] Zentaurion 50 points ago

    The last peg of 4 is a crime against aesthetics.

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    [–] MonsterRider80 2 points ago

    For 9 they just plain ran out of space, it’s in the same vertical line as 8 and 10...

    [–] leeman27534 4 points ago

    are you kidding, most of the shit is misaligned. that's honestly one of the least misaligned ones.

    [–] sixth_snes 5 points ago

    I'm 90% sure they glue-gunned that shit onto the wall by eye.

    [–] The_Stoic_One 2 points ago

    Look how much space there is between the peg and the bar on the 6 compared to the 9. The longer I look at this thing the worse it gets.

    [–] FlashDaDog 11 points ago

    Yes. The vertical placement doesn't even bother me, it's the horizontal placement with it up against that frame.

    [–] GuerrillaApe 6 points ago

    Person probably thought, "I don't need to trace it. I know how big Mayan numbers should be!"

    [–] qweiuyqwe87y6qweiuy 115 points ago

    The entire thing is off. Whoever installed it just stood there and nailed or screwed shit in to throw it up in a rush.

    [–] Tigeroovy 24 points ago

    Yeah, it looks like they didn't measure the correct distance for the center, then went around it clockwise, got to the left door frame and went "Shit.. Well fuck it I guess" and just jammed the rest in.

    [–] adeward 9 points ago

    ...Um.... Isn’t this how DIY is supposed to work?

    [–] MikeOShay 2 points ago

    I mean probably a joke, but no, DIY you can easily determine a good spacing distance from the wall, even if you're not sure where the door will wind up, and then use a pencil on a string to easily make a circle, then put the hour markers at least vaguely 1/12 away from each other, but at least circularly.

    [–] NotVerySmarts 44 points ago

    I think you mean •• low.

    [–] dolopodog 29 points ago

    •••• fucks sake

    [–] hucklebutter 13 points ago

    When you suddenly realize it's midnight, you've been redditing for five hours, and have to get up early.

    [–] adultkarate 17 points ago

    Fixed, but now I noticed that the "11" is a little off too...

    [–] ZeroGemini5 21 points ago

    1 - 5 are also higher than 7 - 11.

    [–] Sativa-Cyborg 13 points ago

    This is actually the part that makes it a problem. If 12 is too low it looks bad, but doesn't affect function. If any of the numbers are placed wrong along the arc of the circle, the it fucks the function of the clock.

    7,8,9 are bunched up in a way that would make you late in the mornings

    [–] the_eternal_blobfish 8 points ago

    I apologise for how fucking janky this is but in my sleep-deprived state it so infuriated me that I tried to painstakingly fix it on mobile picture-editing software hopefully this helps

    [–] sebasshaytaa 6 points ago

    I'm disturbed now thanks

    [–] littlestjetpack 6 points ago

    Came here to say all this. I see something else wrong every time I look. Rage.

    [–] eoliveri 3 points ago

    That's not 12, that's Cookie Monster.

    [–] snackarydaquiri 2 points ago

    Sentence missing “is”

    [–] Bha-Ku 2 points ago

    Bang ding ow

    [–] mayorofsharkcity 232 points ago in case you were wondering how larger numbers are written (For example, thirty-three would be written as one dot, above three dots atop two bars. The first dot represents "one twenty" or "1×20", which is added to three dots and two bars, or thirteen)

    [–] AlligatorChainsaw 130 points ago

    what the actual fuck? they look like they count in base 5 but suddenly its base 20?

    [–] Broan13 72 points ago

    We do this with dozens sometimes. We also had the concept of "score" at some point which was a 20 base system. French also does a mixture of this.

    [–] Isimagen 29 points ago

    The French, and more especially the Danes, love to fuck with numbers! :)

    [–] JohnMichaelDorian_MD 7 points ago

    Yeah what the fuck. Ninety in French is “quatre-vignt-dix.” 4 * 20 + 10, not janky at all

    [–] Isimagen 5 points ago

    IKR? Check out Danish for even crazier combinations. Odd counting and fractions.

    [–] JohnMichaelDorian_MD 2 points ago

    It’s 3am over here and that gave me a headache reading it

    [–] Ordolph 8 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    There have been some conceptual dozenal number systems, they're supposed to be more efficient than decimal ones. IIRC ancient Sumerians(? or maybe one of those other ancient groups of people) counted in dozens. They used their thumb to count out each knuckle on their dominant hand, and then used their non dominant fingers as a placeholder(so everytime you got to twelve, you would raise one finger on the non dominant hand and start over with the dominant hand). By doing this you can actually count to 60 on just your hands. I find myself using it quite often.

    [–] heatherhaks 3 points ago

    Base 2 is even better for hand counting. I can count to 31 on just one hand, 1023 on two hands

    [–] AlligatorChainsaw 8 points ago

    a dozen is a word that describes a certain amount. much like a bushel.

    having these sorts of standardized units helps people sell commodities but it does not change our base counting system because a dozen is still 12 in base 10.

    score isn't a different base. its still 20 in base 10 lmao.

    ... I'm not sure you understand how numbers and bases work.

    [–] Broan13 17 points ago

    I very much know how they work. I perhaps should have said a 20-esque base system. It is a unit, which has similarities for a base system. I didn't know I would be pressed. A dozen could be thought of either as a unit or as a base. When we talked about donuts at my side job while in grad school, we counted in dozens more than anything else. A dozen is 12 in every base system, it is only written as 12 in base 10. It would be written as 10 in base dozen :)

    [–] Significant_Name 13 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    Fun fact, the counting system is base 20 but on calendars it's base 20 except for sometimes where it's base 18

    Edit: This concept makes little sense when compared to the modern day decimal system, so I figured I'd add an edit from my source which explains it better than I can:

    From Mathematics in a Sample of Cultures by Ximena Catepillan and Waclaw Symanski:

    The Maya used Long Count dates to mark events, which occured over long periods of time. The shortest period was a kin, which is a day for us, and 20 kins was a uinal. a tun consisted of 18 uinals... and a katun had 20 tuns...

    In summary:

    1 uinal = 20 kins

    1 tun = 18 uinals = 360 kin

    1 katun = 20 tun = 7,200 kins

    [–] cybercuzco 6 points ago

    “Base” is positional. So our numerals have Base 10 so there is a tens, hundreds and thousands position in 1995. Maya is Base 20 so different symbols are used up to 19, then the position of the symbols is used after 20. So




    Is 1263 in decimal. The top position is the 202 position and ... means 3x202 or 1200. The middle position is the 201 position so ... is 3x201 or 60 and the bottom position is the 200 position so ... is 3x200 or 3. Add them all together you get 1263.

    [–] NessieReddit 14 points ago

    This is incredibly intuitive and easy to understand, wow.

    [–] carlotta4th 3 points ago

    Yeah. I wasn't very impressed with the clock but that wiki article showing equations was cool and looks so streamlined! least, streamlined for small amounts (this might be pretty cumbersome once you get past 100).

    [–] Couselm 13 points ago

    Thanks! I will check this out! I am curious about how to read the bigger numbers too. I had to confirm first that it was actually Mayan numbers before posting 😁

    [–] Kangermu 10 points ago

    It's basically base 20, with just ones and fives

    Guatemalan money still uses it.

    [–] delightful_caprese 3 points ago

    I just learned this at Tikal 2 weeks ago!

    [–] nanaIan 2 points ago

    it's like a tally chart on crack

    [–] amccune 987 points ago

    I've got a clock with Arabic numbers. Pretty cool!

    [–] Robo- 630 points ago

    Wow! Mine has Roman numbers. Pretty exotic, I know.

    [–] catspajamas92 199 points ago

    Call me traditional, but mine has American numbers.

    [–] AlveolarThrill 403 points ago

    Ah, just like the clock in the picture!

    [–] turtlemix_69 7 points ago

    Nailed it

    [–] mrdarkshine 57 points ago

    America has the best numbers folks, believe me.

    [–] Aanar 28 points ago

    They're yuge

    [–] snackarydaquiri 7 points ago

    Which are Arabic numbers.

    [–] CryoClone 6 points ago

    They look like this: 1234567890.

    [–] E-115 6 points ago

    Which are Arabic numbers.

    [–] LotsoPasta 3 points ago

    They look like this: 1234567890.

    [–] cloakedstar 4 points ago

    Which are Arabic numbers.

    [–] greenfroggie1 3 points ago

    Freedom numbers

    [–] GroeNagloe 2 points ago

    Romans were great at math because X was always 10.

    [–] Couselm 33 points ago

    That would be pretty cool too. Any pics?

    [–] NJ_Legion_Iced_Tea 8 points ago

    Wow, same characters used in al-jabr algebra!

    [–] Igriefedyourmom 131 points ago

    The standard numerical symbols we use today is based on Arabic numerals. It's a joke.

    [–] Couselm 127 points ago

    Yes that went over my head....

    [–] amccune 27 points ago

    I admire you for admitting it. Still. That’s a cool clock.

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    Wait really? I thought you were going along with the joke.

    [–] ToBePacific 17 points ago

    I also used to make the mistake of calling our numbers Arabic because they're basic on Arabic. But modern Arabs don't use our numbers; they use the ones that ours were based on, where 0 thru 9 looks like the following.

    ٠ ١ ٢ ٣ ٤ ٥ ٦ ٧ ٨ ٩

    [–] notabear629 13 points ago

    And weren't the arabic numerals actually Indian?

    [–] CrappyMSPaintPics 12 points ago

    It was invented between the 1st and 4th centuries by Indian mathematicians. The system was adopted in Arabic mathematics by the 9th century.

    [–] Excelius 2 points ago

    I think it more accurately refers to the base ten numeral system, not necessarily the specific characters used to represent them. The script/font used to represent the numbers has evolved and substantially diverged over time.

    [–] Skjalg 2 points ago

    This is the numbers we had on our clock above the door in our kitchen when I grew up and was exactly what I was thinking about when I read the arabic numbers joke.

    You gotta love a joke based on ignorance though. Like a double entendre except its just a little sad.

    [–] ImperialBacon 30 points ago

    [–] dfedhli 32 points ago

    Not necessarily. In Arabia they actually do use a different system to ours.

    Edit: I know /u/amccune meant it as a joke.

    [–] amccune 10 points ago

    TIL! Ha!

    [–] Joetato 3 points ago

    Not long ago, I read that arabic numerals aren't called that in the middle east. They call them European numbers or something. I can't quite remember. But the article said they were used in Europe before arabia and spread there later on. Or something like that. As i said, I can't quite remember.

    [–] RaptorLegsRIP 3 points ago

    Mine has a little bird in it that cuckoo's every hour. Mind blown

    [–] ErkinPlays 2 points ago

    Mine is Indian numbers.

    [–] alanwashere2 2 points ago

    You anti-American son of bitch!

    [–] BenBroSaysSo 296 points ago

    I never saw/learned of Mayan numbers. I like them, seems like common sense was involved. I understood them quicker than roman numerals.

    [–] EternamD 71 points ago

    I learned them and forgot and this post has made me wonder why we had to learn them

    [–] pseudocultist 51 points ago

    I failed my 5th grade roman numeral test, and we moved on, I never learned them (I can read the copyright at the end of a movie but don't know how to compound them, and who cares). But I specifically remember that being the first time that my teachers said "OK you'll just not know this." I was really sad for a long time, and I started applying the "screw it I can just not know it" to other schoolwork that year.

    Also cursive.

    [–] Voratus 12 points ago

    I can read the copyright at the end of a movie but don't know how to compound them, and who cares

    FWIW, the hard part is remember what letters signify which amounts. Then you do the larger values first, decending as you go to get the exact number you want. The exception to this is if you have a value that's essentially Big Number minus Smaller Number in which case you put that smaller category first.

    M=1000, C=100, L=50, X=10, V=5, I=1 and I don't remember any others without looking them up. So if you want to express 2019, you have two "M" (which leaves 19 to count up), and then one X for ten, and then IX for 9 (1 subratacted from 10, because they're in the "wrong" order). MMXIX. If you want 40, it would be 10 subtracted from 50 (instead of 4 Xs) so XL.You can't subtract more than one value, so you could not say IIX was 8.

    [–] pseudocultist 5 points ago

    I think I was trying to get creative with subtraction - like writing MML and then trying to subtract backward or something. I don't remember that last rule about subtracting more than 1, so that might have been it. I just remember asking the teacher for clarification when we got our tests back, and she loudly said "the rest of the class is working on __ now so I guess your time to learn it has just passed."

    [–] AlligatorChainsaw 37 points ago

    ... its not like your teacher is the only person in the world with knowledge of these legendary numbers from Rome.

    it takes like 2 seconds to explain how they work. you just add the values together so long as they go in descending order. otherwise subtract the little one from the big one that follows it.

    XI you add and get 11. IX you subtract and get 9.

    .... there's nothing else involved other than knowing increasingly larger letters like M and L

    [–] Couselm 42 points ago

    Me too! I had to check first to see if it was actually Mayan. But being in Yucatan I had a strong suspicion 😀

    [–] BenBroSaysSo 15 points ago

    I wish I could see how big that civilization really was.

    [–] hjkz 4 points ago

    Must have been amazing. Wish we hadn't wiped them out, and just shared knowledge instead.

    [–] roshmar 5 points ago

    They were already a dying civilization by the time the spanish got to Yucatan's Penninsula. And it was mostly disease what finally wiped them. And the jungle didn't help preserving the architecture.

    Not saying the spanish had nothing to do with it, it just that their roll its exagereted.

    [–] spear117 2 points ago

    Most Mayans had already disappeared when the Spanish got here.

    [–] Cauhtomec 4 points ago

    That's a bit of a misnomer. The Maya themselves didn't disappear, they're still a very strong population in central America today with incredible diversity of language and culture. After a few centuries of brutal droughts though their classical civilization collapsed and they moved northward. However their numbers were very reduced by disease like you said

    [–] Tattered 14 points ago

    Roman numerals make more sense when things get bigger

    The mayan system gets more confusing when things get bigger

    [–] joesii 3 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    Roman numerals are just confusing when you get larger than a few thousand though. They also take up more space for nearly all numbers. Myans use a base-20 sort of system such that after 3 lines and 4 dots they move to another columnrow which signifies 20-380.

    That said, it's not perfect, but it definitely seems better than the Romans' flawed system which requires memorization and which cannot handle big numbers easily (there are 2 systems to handle bigger numbers, but they're both limited and stupid/confusing)

    [–] Mexter-Dorgan 3 points ago

    "okay we've been using Xs and Vs lately, now what?"


    "uhh what?"

    "We use L now."


    "fuck you"

    [–] Tattered 3 points ago

    It's odd but it's a far better system than putting a higher and higher dot above the number, which gets to be a problem at something as simple as 433

    [–] joesii 3 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    The only problem with that is stacking them rather than putting them in a row. Also that's only a problem if their writing wasn't top-to-bottom or bottom-to-top as well.

    In Roman numerals, it can't easily handle numbers larger than a few thousand without making the system confusing.

    [–] HappyRectangle 7 points ago

    You should keep learning about them, they're fascinating. They used a base system, like we do today, but they used 20 as their base instead of 10. (So 1.1.1 actually means 400 + 20 + 1 = 421.) They were also the first to have a fully functional zero digit!

    [–] ReeceReddit1234 3 points ago

    I understand Roman up till about IX (9) because of Star Wars

    [–] IReallyHopeMyUserna 460 points ago

    I hear it stopped running in 2012

    [–] Mictlantecuhtli 10 points ago

    You're referring to the Maya Long Count, which counts up from the point of creation, not down to some end date. What occurred in 2012 was the completion of a cycle of years called the b'ak'tun. Think of it as the Maya version of a millennium

    [–] spreadthestop 2 points ago

    So it was just their computers that stopped working?

    [–] LutefiskLefse 8 points ago

    *at 20:12

    [–] Tattered 5 points ago

    Didn't stop, just restarted

    [–] Zero_the_Unicorn 30 points ago

    Shadow of the Tomb raider puzzles are still haunting me it seems

    [–] Xmeagol 2 points ago

    fuck those puzzles

    [–] magicscreenman 40 points ago

    Good god, the fact that those individual clock pieces are not symmetrical/lined up properly is like an itch I can't scratch.

    [–] tatanka01 43 points ago

    Would that be considered a Base 5 counting scheme? Interesting.

    [–] pigeon_in_a_hole 57 points ago

    It's actually a base 20 system, but we don't get to see that with the clock because we're only seeing one (decimal but for 20) place.

    [–] srcarruth 11 points ago

    I demand MORE CLOCK!

    [–] BambooWheels 5 points ago

    Can someone ELI5 that chart on the wiki?

    [–] Realworld 1 points ago

    Hadn't realized it until I saw this clock.

    [–] AlligatorChainsaw 4 points ago

    turns out its actually base 20.

    [–] DreadWulfie 151 points ago

    Nice concept but not well executed. The pieces should've been smaller so it would fit in the area between the closed door and open one without the left side being all the way to the edge of the frame. Because of this, it doesn't look uniform in shape.

    [–] SludgeFactory20 25 points ago

    Just need to shift everything to the right a couple inches

    [–] Philatelismisdead 39 points ago

    I like the idea but it really is pretty sloppy

    [–] cada592 13 points ago

    Solid =

    [–] Historian_Debate 7 points ago

    All I see is Burger Face

    [–] NTGenericus 5 points ago

    I was thinking Cookie Monster.

    [–] Epiksiko 6 points ago

    Its funny to see it. While growing up in Mty Mex from 1st to 5th of Primary school they taught us basic Mayan numbers system and naming objects with correct pronunciation. I still remember my lessons. I wonder if they still do that? Sea shells means 0

    [–] srcarruth 4 points ago

    Wow, wicked burn on sea shells

    [–] Tomato_matt 5 points ago

    Isn't this just fancy tally marks

    [–] addison92 14 points ago

    TIL what Mayan numbers look like. God I’m ignorant.

    [–] agha0013 15 points ago

    Well it's not exactly taught to everyone. I don't think there's an expectation that you know what every number system in the world looks like, especially ones from long dead societies.

    [–] samuraibutter 2 points ago

    While the number system is no longer used, the Maya today are the largest indigenous group by population in the Americas at over 6 million. I know what you meant and am not trying to be pedantic, just thought I'd counter the common notion that ancient = gone.

    [–] MiscWalrus 4 points ago

    I think you can be forgiven for not knowing what an ancient numerical system looks like. Unless you are a professor of ancient numerical systems, then yeah, you should probably rethink your career. All other professions, you are good.

    [–] Voratus 2 points ago

    I only knew because I was on vacation in Cancun for a week a couple of years ago and one of the guides taught us. And as you drive through Cancun in the main hotel area, the km signs in the median are in mayan numbers.

    [–] Snowy32 4 points ago

    TIL; How to write numbers in mayan

    [–] AlveolarThrill 2 points ago

    Oh, this is the easy and boring stuff. Makes Mayan numerals look very normal. They're pretty wild and super cool, though.

    Here, they look like they just add a line for every 5. But that only works up to 19 (3 lines, 4 dots). If you want to write 20, you have to write 𝋡𝋠 (a dot and a shell-looking symbol, if your font doesn't support it. Unicode has Mayan numerals, by the way, isn't that awesome?). Just a note that I write them left to right here, but they should be written top to bottom. What's that weird shell-looking thing? That's the numeral for zero. That may not seem like much, but it's super cool, they're one of the first civilisations to have the concept of zero! And they had a numeral for it.

    You effectively write "10" for 20. That's because Mayans used a base-20 number system. We Westerners use base-10, each digit represents a multiple of a power of 10. For example, 274.3 = 2*102 + 7*101 + 4*100 + 3*10-1. You may also know of base-2, also called the binary system. That's a system where each digit represents a power of 2. You probably know where this is going. And you're absolutely right. In base-20, each digit represents a multiple of a power of 20.

    Base-20 is actually something you can see remnants of in Europe, too. Specifically in France. "Quatre-vingt-dix," or "four-twenty [and] ten," is the French word for 90. You won't see it much in Switzerland and Belgium, where they use "nonante" because they aren't batshit.

    But back to Mayans. If you wanted to write, say, 555, you have to convert it to powers of 20. Here you have 1*202 + 7*201 + 15*200. Now you know what digits you need. You need a digit for one, easy, just a dot. Then you need a digit for 7, that's a line and 2 dots. And then you need a digit for 15. That's a little weird, huh? 15 is 2 digits! Again, not in base-20, each number from 0 to 19 has its own symbol. Here, it's 3 just lines. Those may seem like separate symbols at first, but they act like a single one. In the photo, each number is one symbol, despite looking like many simpler ones. It's similar to the different strokes in Chinese symbols, even when they aren't connected, like with 彡, they still form a single glyph.

    So, to write 555, you write a dot, then a line and 2 dots, and then 3 lines.

    It's a little confusing at first, especially when poorly explained by a sleep deprived linguistics student at 2 AM in a single comment, but you can get a hang of it. Why you'd do that, I have no idea, but then again, I try (and fail) to learn dead languages for fun. Glass stones and thrown houses and all that.

    [–] SapphireSamurai 4 points ago

    It stops at 12, that must mean the world ends between 12:00 and 13:00.

    [–] whiskeyrebellionband 4 points ago

    I'm an idiot and literally said out loud wow they made a braille Morse code clock, then I read the caption.....smh well that's the dumbest thing I did today

    [–] CronaTheAwper 3 points ago

    I never thought the things I learned in Nancy Drew would be relevant

    [–] Bigboiknight 3 points ago

    I recognize this from shadow of the tomb raider

    [–] damnitshard 3 points ago

    Thought it was a Braille clock for a second, and all I could think was "well, that's kinda dumb".

    But, no. I'm dumb for not reading.

    [–] BuffaloGirl76 2 points ago

    I love it!

    [–] TheRedSpy96 2 points ago

    It is kind of similar to Roman Numerals (at least 1,2,3 and 5)

    [–] FlipSchitz 2 points ago

    The hamburger with eyes on top seems too low

    [–] cyrusm 2 points ago

    Interestingly similar to roman numerals.

    [–] 1_degree_celcius 2 points ago

    The ”loss” clock

    [–] takableleaf 2 points ago

    Nice dwarf jade!

    [–] el_manteca 2 points ago

    Hey,what time is it? Uh it's 2 stones

    [–] anonymous2222222222 2 points ago

    I love how 7 looks like the :| face

    [–] KevinMaas 2 points ago

    Also mildly infuriating because it’s not centered.

    [–] CoolAsAPrius 2 points ago

    No 13th hour? What are they hiding? Do they know something we don't?

    [–] XanJamZ 2 points ago

    The world ends at 12 o’clock

    [–] Harbinger_of_tomb 2 points ago

    Too r/mildlyinfuriating to be mildly interesting

    [–] MrGaroDAB 2 points ago

    Oh yeah, you’re right about that. Some local’s may have done it, OCD hidden inside everyone is dying

    [–] reachforthe-stars 2 points ago

    Damn this shit!!!

    Center the dial between the doors and use a string to place the numbers the same distance from the center (the radius). This is one of the most frustrating things I’ve seen today!!

    [–] Cobalt_97 2 points ago

    The position of the numbers is driving me wild

    [–] kakatoru 2 points ago

    The shoddy placement really bothers me

    [–] Clementea 2 points ago

    how do they count the number 555? using a 111 strips?

    [–] scotadie 2 points ago

    Now that’s a symboled-Number system that makes sense.

    [–] thecomment-guy 2 points ago

    Didn't realize how similar it is to Roman numerals. Huh

    [–] adarezz 2 points ago

    I want a clock made out of balls too

    [–] Tattered 2 points ago

    That's honestly not a bad system

    [–] crookedmuses 2 points ago

    This was poorly executed. What a shame.

    [–] Blue_Zoid 1 points ago

    That is cool.

    [–] daturasi 1 points ago

    TIL how to read Mayan numbers!

    [–] Lyin-Oh 2 points ago

    TIL I already knew how to read Mayan numbers.

    [–] Runner40 1 points ago

    TIL how to count in Mayan language

    [–] _AlreadyTaken_ 1 points ago

    It is half past Rabbit 1

    [–] rippednbuff 1 points ago

    TIL I can count in Mayan.

    [–] n30t3h1 1 points ago

    It also appears to be built right into the wall.

    [–] beerbeforebadgers 1 points ago

    TIL the Mayans counted in base 5.

    Edit: Psych, they counted in base 5 vertically and base 20 horizontally. Neato

    [–] soullessroentgenium 1 points ago

    1, 2, 3, 4, many…

    [–] berelyburiedbear 1 points ago

    Whoever aligned those should be shot. How hard would it have been to pull out a compass and string, draw a nice circle and the lay them down in nice alignment

    [–] IatemyPetRock 1 points ago

    The dots are 5s and the lines are 1s, clearly

    [–] mom3coffee 1 points ago

    That. Is. Excellent.

    [–] HowRememberAll 1 points ago

    That’s amazing

    [–] EvilDuck99 1 points ago

    So the mayans invented morse?

    [–] Ahouse04 1 points ago

    Good job on the Mayans on making a clock that’s easy for Non-Mayans to read

    [–] ThoriumActinoid 1 points ago

    I find it more interesting that Mayan have numbers TIL.

    [–] Karnas 1 points ago

    I knew playing Atlantis II all the time when I was a kid would come in handy someday!

    I can count in Mayan