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Alarm clock or do you just wake up?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by KBTConst, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. KBTConst

    KBTConst Senior Member
    Messages: 426

    I have never had to use an alarm clock to wake up in the mornings. I start plowing at 1:00am and I have always just woke up before I had to plow (I still set my alarm just incase) Just wondering how many here have to use their alarm clock.
  2. CashinH&P

    CashinH&P Senior Member
    Messages: 448

    Thats what I do. I generaly wake up aroind 12:30 and my alarm is set for 1 incase I dont wake up.
  3. leigh

    leigh 2000 Club Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2,342

    I usually set the alarm clock just in case. But in my nightmares I wake up at 8am, I'm naked , the help won't answer phone and I'm driving a strange truck and plowing some mythical lots in the middle of summer !

    FISHERBOY Senior Member
    Messages: 542

    I always use a my alarm clock, I hate being late, and rushing around
  5. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699


    I get the same dream.... except I have a naked woman in the passenger seat giving me "mythical lots in the middle of summer"

    I usually can't sleep prior to a storm, but I set my alarm anyway.
  6. Grassman09

    Grassman09 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,808

    Yea same just usually cant sleep before a storm.
  7. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,371

    My boss either tells me when he wants me to come in or he will call me when he wants me to come in.
  8. bln

    bln Senior Member
    Messages: 767

    My alarm goes off about the time I'm pouring my third cup of coffee. My nerves wont let me sleep.
  9. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    I always set the alarm but have a hard time sleeping.
    Just make sure you turn the alarm off when you wake up before it. My wife doesn't find it amusing having to turn the alarm off at 1:30am when I've already left.
  10. Sawboy

    Sawboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,700

    Neither. Mike calls, I get up. Easy peeeezy
  11. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    The worst is when they say it is going to snow. I set the alarm for 12 and then every hour after that. If I get up and check the radar I might as well just stay up.
    Now that we have 2 empty bedrooms I sleep in one of those so I can just lift my head up and look out the window.
  12. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

  13. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    same as most, I usually cant sleep before a big one, set alarm in case but usually get up before it goes off.
  14. xgiovannix12

    xgiovannix12 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,433

    2x this :nod:
  15. Holland

    Holland Senior Member
    Messages: 605

    I'm a heavy sleeper and always run two alarms since i rarely hear the first! I'm up and out the door no problem, and actually like getting up and going early, i just dont hear the damn thing!
  16. Ne1

    Ne1 Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    Can't sleep. Just go to my office and watch the radar..
  17. L.I.Mike

    L.I.Mike Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    I can never sleep before a storm. Just sit and watch the weather channel waiting to be called in to plow.
  18. hardwoodcd

    hardwoodcd Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    Same as most. Pretty restless before a storm.
  19. beanz27

    beanz27 Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    Same here, I set the alarm just in case, but I either can't sleep or wake up every 15 minutes.
  20. KBTConst

    KBTConst Senior Member
    Messages: 426

    I love the nights that I wake up every 15 minutes and look out the window just to see that the weatherman was wrong again. It make for a very long day, it's better for me just to stay up.