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While I am sleeping, I count four then forty then two hundred and forty.

When I am awake, tiny Mickeys tremble.

What am I?


Hint 1:

If I continued counting, two thousand four hundred would be next.

Hint 2:

Hotel Hotel Oscar.

Hint 3:

Mickey has a 104.5 degree fever.

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  • $\begingroup$ Welcome to Puzzling! $\endgroup$ – elarr Aug 10 '18 at 19:25
  • $\begingroup$ Pete in mickey mouse is mickey's enemy $\endgroup$ – Duck Aug 10 '18 at 21:19
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    $\begingroup$ Wrong bounty description, I meant to say "looking for a correct answer" $\endgroup$ – Austin A Aug 13 '18 at 16:05
  • $\begingroup$ I promise that this has a very clear answer that will connect every single dot! $\endgroup$ – Austin A Aug 13 '18 at 20:53
  • $\begingroup$ Can you explain the first line of this? $\endgroup$ – elarr Aug 15 '18 at 14:01
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Are you a

water heater? Microwave oven?

While I am sleeping, I count four then forty then two hundred and forty.

You show a clock when turned off

When I am awake, tiny Mickeys tremble.
Mickey has a 104.5 degree fever.

A microwave oven Vibrates water molecules in food and drinks when turned on
Tiny Mickey

Hotel Hotel Oscar.

H20

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    $\begingroup$ Good guess! But not correct :) $\endgroup$ – Austin A Aug 13 '18 at 20:55
  • $\begingroup$ @AustinA rot13(vf Ubgry Bfpne Bfpne. pbeerpg? Be vf vg Ubgry Ubgry Bfpne.) $\endgroup$ – OfFPiR Aug 13 '18 at 21:00
  • $\begingroup$ I do not speak that language, so I cannot answer your question. $\endgroup$ – Austin A Aug 13 '18 at 21:02
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    $\begingroup$ I still don't get the 4 -> 40 -> 240 part? $\endgroup$ – jafe Aug 14 '18 at 6:23
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    $\begingroup$ It’s what happens when you want to cook something for 4 minutes, you enter 4-0-0 on the number pad. The clue could have also been 1 -> 10 -> 60 or 3 -> 30 -> 180 $\endgroup$ – Austin A Aug 15 '18 at 15:48
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Are you

an owl?

I'm still working on "While I am sleeping, I count four then forty then two hundred and forty." and hint #1, which I'm assuming this is related to @filip's answer, and it's:

4 minutes, 40 minutes, 4 hours, and 40 hours

No idea how that ties in though

When I am awake, tiny Mickeys tremble.

Owls hunt mice

Hint #2: Hotel Oscar Oscar

Owls go 'hoo!'. Well, some do

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    $\begingroup$ Good guess, but nope! $\endgroup$ – Austin A Aug 13 '18 at 15:36
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Are you

apple iwatch with mickey mouse clock face

While I am sleeping, I am four then forty then two hundred and forty.

In degrees you get the angle of the hour hand of a watch during normal sleeping hours (about 12 to 7). Watch is also inactive during this time.

When I am awake, tiny Mickeys tremble.

Mickey is moving his hands when screen is active.

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    $\begingroup$ Close but no cigar! $\endgroup$ – Austin A Aug 10 '18 at 21:03
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Are you

An owl clock? owl clock

While I am sleeping, I count four then forty then two hundred and forty.

What @filip said

When I am awake, tiny Mickeys tremble.

The owls eyes typically move in these types of clocks, which would frighten mice.

Hint 2

Hoo

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