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Biguglygremlin +0 points · about 1 month ago Original Poster Sleep Commentator

I'm generally in favour of trying new concepts and new experiences so I was quite impressed last night when I woke to find that my CPAP had ventured from it's perch on the bedside table and set out to explore the bedroom.

Apparently it was having quite a good time doing cartwheels and such.

It finished, as you do, still alive and kicking but upside down on the floor with it's little legs wriggling in the air.

Being in a frolicsome mood and having a fully loaded humidifier, it decided that this was the ideal opportunity to try yet another novel experiment, to see if it could blow all the water up the hose.

It was a clear success and, as with so many new concepts, it achieved an unanticipated extra benefit.

The upside down CPAP machine proved extremely effective as a wake up device!

Being an avid CPAP user I find it hard to ignore this kind of initiative so how should I respond?

Do you think Resmed will object if I patent the idea and re-launch their product as the ultimate alarm clock?

After all, some people are really hard to wake up and every machine deserves an opportunity to get off it's perch from time to time.

If CPAP wake up calls really catch on, as they obviously will, (a hint of sarcasm there folks :) it might rekindle all those unresolved debates amongst the Resmed development team about if/how/when/why they should or shouldn't incorporate safety shut off measures into the next generation of Resmed machines.

That particular debate could last forever.

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