Don't forget to set your clocks back
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Its the most _ _ mis'r-able time _ _ _ of the year.

I hate daylight savings. Up in the Northwest, the sun sets at a very respectable 6:30ish right about now. I can expect that to drop to a bleak 4:30 very soon. What a stupid, stupid idea!
 
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IIRC, Back in the post-WWII years, there was a brief 3-year use of daylight savings in Japan... but everyone complained, so it was ditched.
 
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Ahhh! Im confused. My computer says its 3:15, the Head-Fi forums say its 4:15, and my watch says its 5:15... I know my computer and my watch are suposed to compensate for the time adjustemnt automatically, and I assume the forums are too, yet none of them agree. Hmmmm... Whatever.
 
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Quote:

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IIRC, Back in the post-WWII years, there was a brief 3-year use of daylight savings in Japan... but everyone complained, so it was ditched.


If my memory serves me, I believe that during the early Seventies, we had a year where DST was in place all year long. Energy crisis or something.
 
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Yeah, that was Nixon era gas crunch. Too many kids waiting for school buses in the dark, so they went back to Standard Time.

I hate Standard Time. I hate going to work in the daylight and coming home in the dark. Totally sucks. Tired of adjusting my life to deal with other peoples kids.

Change the school hours and let them go later. Keep Daylight Saving.

My $0.04
 
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I hear that. Hell a lot of times I leave in the dark in the morning, and I come back in the dark in the afternooon.

Oh and it's dark outside as well
 
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Quote:

Hell a lot of times I leave in the dark in the morning, and I come back in the dark in the afternooon.

Oh and it's dark outside as well


LOL, Bill!
 
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i grew up in indiana where we only adjust our clocks to set the time. changing the clocks twice a year was a pretty strange concept. now that i live in michigan, i have to reverse and forward them twice a year. trust me folks, it's better not to have to do that.

but here's a concept for ya: [size=medium]time never changes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!![/size]. and thus we should not change our clocks.

i feel strongly on this issue because i know what it's like not to have the time constantly changing. most of you just accept it (ignorant fools!!). i say reject it. it serves no purpose as far as i can tell.

 
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I don't know, if I had to wake up in the dark it would suck for me, cause I know I just won't be able to wake up
So I would be for daylight savings... if it were needed here
 
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If your location's close to the equator, then the length of your day/night may not vary so much from one season to another, and you probably won't need daylight savings as much as we do "up north". Someone correct me if I'm wrong.

Both my Macs (yes I've got 2) and my cable box adjusted themselves... no such luck with the other gadgets
 
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Pardon me. It was standard time that I hate. I had that assed backwards. Hey, do any of you folks near the equator need a house sitter?
 
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Ah yes, it's time for good ol Fall-Back once again. One extra hour of sleep, one less hour of sunlight in the evening.

An old rant thread by Beagle


I used to love setting the clock back in the fall as a kid, just to squeeze that extra hour of sleep for that one night. Now I'm realizing...I don't care about it anymore lol. I'd rather not have to reset my clocks.
 
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Ok, so it's Miami time again, and not Chicago time. That's the only way I can keep track. We don't observe daylight savings time here in Cayman. Eastern in the Fall, and Central for the Spring.
 
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Dark when I leave for work, Dark when I leave work.

GMT (instead of BST - British Summer Time) SUCKS
 
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The amount of time it takes my body to adjust to daylight savings, its back to normal time again >_<
 
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