I prefer mechanical timers as well. I have one digital timer for my autodosers because I need a timer that does 1 minute increments... otherwise, all mechanical.
"What, exactly, is the internet? Basically it is a global network exchanging digitized data in such a way that any computer, anywhere, that is equipped with a device called a 'modem', can make a noise like a duck choking on a kazoo." - Dave Barry