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    This Sonic Bomb Alarm Clock Will Shake You Awake So I Don't Have To

    For when regular alarm clocks work for everyone but you.

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    Have trouble waking up in the morning? Even with an alarm clock? And a loved one screaming at you?

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    Or perhaps you're the hollering loved one just trying to make sure somebody isn't late to work or school?!

    Well well well, I'm here to teach you about sonic alert alarm clocks. And *this* bed-shaking alarm clock has the stuff to maybe actually wake you the fuck up for once in your life.

    It's the "Sonic Alert SBB500SS Sonic Bomb Loud Dual Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker."

    This quaking babe has an extra-loud alarm, pulsating alert lights, and a ~12-volt bed shaker~ you can put underneath your mattress or pillow. And it comes in lots of colors!

    But don't just listen to me tout its startling abilities. Check out some of its 5K+ Amazon reviews!,

    "I bought this for my sister because she has trouble waking up. The bed shaker part of it starts first, which I can feel outside of her room. Next comes the sound part of the alarm, which is also loud. Overall, my sister hasn't missed any of her appointments in the morning since getting this alarm." —Sawsib

    "I basically sleep like a dead person, and I've tried EVERYTHING. I was tired (no pun intended) of sleeping through classes, work, and just about everything else, so I decided to give this one a try. I have slats under my mattress, so I had to put the bed shaker under my pillow instead — and I'm glad I did! If you're like me and you hit snooze while you're still sleeping without realizing it, YOU NEED THIS. The bed shaker will make you feel like you are falling off a mountain; it's very strong, and you may end up on the floor. Now on to the sound; this is the first alarm clock I have ever purchased that wakes me (and the rest of the neighborhood) up 100% of the time. I work full time on an ambulance, and honestly, I can't decide what's louder, my siren or this alarm clock! The very first time I used it, my neighbor came knocking on my door because it also woke him up. Sorry, Mr. D, but I'm keeping it." —TJ Fox

    "I got this for our college freshman. He can sleep through normal alarms that wake the entire house. It was a struggle when he was at home but going to college 500 miles away was a big worry. I constantly fretted about the thought of him flunking out by oversleeping and missing class. This alarm gave me hope and now that his first class is over (they do the one course at a time curriculum) I have peace of mind. He was only late one time from oversleeping and that was because he forgot to set it. He did have to tone the alarm down since he's in a dorm but the shaker takes up the slack. I wish I had discovered this years ago." —Fiery

    "I absolutely love this alarm clock! I am a very hard sleeper and usually have to set 4–6 alarms on my mobile phone and Amazon Alexa to wake up for work, but they don't always wake me up. This alarm has the capabilities of setting two alarm times, but you will only need the one! You can adjust the alarm tones, but the one that I have it set at sounds like a fire alarm and it is actually pretty dang loud. It also flashes a red color while alarming. The best thing is the 'bed-shaker' or vibrating alarm device. I put the bed shaker under my pillow at night and between the alarm noise and the vibrating of the bed shaker, I fly right up out of bed. Fair warning, first few nights I woke up in a panic due to the intensity of the alarm lol. The bed shaker vibrates pretty violently and I'm super pleased with it. You do not need to buy the additional extra feet of cord for the bed shaker because the cord that is supplied with the alarm should be plenty long. It is about 4 to 5 feet long." —Kenny RN

    Pick up a sonic alert clock from Amazon for $31.19+ (available in six colors).

    And in case you're in the market for a sonic alarm in a different style, try this lovely heart option.

    It has an extra-loud dual alarm, 12-volt bed shaker, adjustable dimmer, 1- to 30-minute snooze duration, and 1- to 59-minute alarm duration.

    Promising review: "I am not sure how I lived without this alarm clock. It brightens up my day to see the rainbow-colored display. It's also very loud — just what I need — and the violent shaking makes it impossible to stay asleep. I have to agree with what another reviewer said, which was that they now wake up earlier than the alarm due to being terrified. Normally I sleep through multiple alarms, but that has not happened since I got this alarm clock. I highly recommend this to anyone who needs a loud alarm clock!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in black and pink).

    Or a skull number in case you sleep like the dead. ⚰️

    Has a 13db extra-loud alarm with adjustable tone and volume control, 12-volt bed shaker, bright red flashing eye sockets, a strip of orange flashing alert lights, and an MP3 player input.

    Promising review: "So my son can never wake up on his own in the morning. Sound familiar? My son sleeps through his phone alarm for over an hour. Even though I bang on his door, he says he's awake, then goes back to sleep and always runs late for school. Not anymore. This thing trains him to wake up before the alarm goes off or else! This thing is super loud and the sonic vibrating is added insurance to make sure you get up. My son now wakes up earlier than ever. Best purchase of the year!" —jadexpp

    Get it from Amazon for $34.50.

    Or if you'd like to tip-toe into a sonic alert, there's a junior version that'll pack HALF the power of the regular!

    It features a 102db extra-loud alarm with adjustable tone and volume control, 6-volt bed shaker, red flashing lights, and a USB charger plug-in.

    Promising review: "I have a hard time waking up at 6 a.m. for my daily 12-hour shifts. This alarm clock works wonders. It has three settings: alarm, alarms with vibration, or vibration alone. I just use the vibration device under my pillow and it feels like a gentle nudge in the morning in combination with my phone alarm. The sound this alarm clock has ranges from medium to wake-up-your-next-door-neighbor loud. Great product overall" —S. Marquez

    Get it from Amazon for $27.25.

    Now that you're awake, staying caffeinated is on you.


    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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