Those familiar red 7-segment LEDs are designed to each display an individual digit, or if you’re 8-year-old me, maybe to string together some letters, like “8008135” that I used to think was me being clever with my old Texas Instruments calculator.
There’s just something so warm and dreamy about walking into the living room and seeing a fire crackling in the fireplace. However, they can be a hassle to clean, and starting up the fire can become quite the chore.
It’s a drag to be at some formal event and have those darned colors go flip and flop all over the place. Not only will earn you reprimanding looks from the older people (hint: grandmothers and great grand aunts who always have a snarky comment ready to throw at you), it also looks, well, tacky.