Why do Clocks show 10:10?
Whenever we go to clock stores, we will see these watches or clocks that are always set to 10:10, to think that setting it to other time is not really difficult to do. But of course, we all know that there are good justifications behind this puzzle. So why do clocks show 10:10?
Many speculations aroused about clocks in the stores set on 10:10 time, where in one hand of the clock points to number 10 and the other one is pointing to number 2. The reasons below are just theories but makes a lot of sense.
1.) Clock and watch makers normally if not always, put their logo under the number 12. So placing the hands of the clock to 10 and 2, helps to frame and show the logo.
2.) When we look at the clock and it shows t 10:10, it makes a resemblance to a smiley face. It is better to see it that way, because it can produce a positive vibes at the store and will then increase the sales of the clocks and watches.
3.) Many claim that Abraham Lincoln has a great influence on this because he died at 10:10 pm. But, facts say that he was shot at 10:15 night and died the next morning.
4.) When the hands of the clocks are place at 10:10, the other details are clearly visible as compared to placing it on other numbers. Take note that they don’t place the hands of the clock on one number because both hands of the clock must be visible.
5.) They say that clocks set on 10:10 time looks more symmetrical, therefore it is better for advertisement.
There are other theories as to why these clocks and watches are set to 10:10 time prior buying it, but there are other important details you need to consider while buying a watch. So don’t dwell too much on the time display, what’s important is the clock is good quality and functioning well for long term use.