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Chronotek is Celebrating its 20th Birthday

Limited Edition 1996Thank you!  Thank you!  Thank you! This goes out to all of our customers, present and past, that have helped us reach a momentous milestone. Chronotek turns 20 this year.

It’s a big deal and we couldn’t be more proud or grateful.  Only about 25% of all new small business startups make it to their 15th birthday.   Most get out-lived by their pet dogs. So 20 years is pretty special.

We want to celebrate with our awesome customers by playing a game.  Test your knowledge in our Chronotek Challenge.   Let the games begin!

1.  What movie won the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film the year that Chronotek started?  (We didn’t say the quiz would be easy.)

A. Ghostbusters
B. Shawshank Redemption
C. A Close Shave
D. Apollo 13
***Ok, so maybe it is easy.

2.  The Greek god, Chronos, is sometimes allegorically referred to as:

A. The Dark Shadow
B. Jimmy Longlegs
C. Father Time
D. The Ghost of Christmas Past

3.  How much money is lost in payroll by using handwritten timecards?

A. 2%
B. 4%
C. This is a trick question because it could be any of these.
D.  6%

4.  The Roman numeral for the year 1996 is:

A. XXX:)VC
B. MCMXC
C. MCMXCVI
D. MCMV+)

5.  What music video won the Grammy in 1996?

A. “Kiss From a Rose” by Seal
B. “I Can’t Go For That” by Hall & Oates (this should be your theme song if you happen to be reading this and you’re still using handwritten timesheets)
C. “Scream” by Michael Jackson (your go-to song on payroll night if you are still using handwritten timesheets)
D. “Aba Daba Honeymoon” by Debbie Reynolds

6.  The Chronotek free trial period is:

A. 15 days
B. 42 seconds
C. 30 days
D. Is this another trick question?

Answer key: 1.C, 2.C, 3.C, 4.C, 5.C, 6.C.  We’ve mentioned before that you should always choose C.

Well, it’s been fun, and thank you again for making Chronotek the best telephone timekeeping system over the past 20 years.  Okay, just one more challenge before we go.

If you aren’t using an automated timekeeping solution for your remote employees, the reason is:

A.    My desk has that “tornado just hit my desk look to it” and I like it that way.
B.    My employees will get mad and take me off their Christmas lists.
C.    I really, really want to, and know that it would be the wisest business decision that I could ever make, but I have been putting it off.
D.    I LOVE losing money.

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