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Daylight savings time overnight

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by begreen, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    Woohoo, I like DST. Now I will come home from work in daylight. Remember to set your clocks forward an hour tonight.

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  2. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Wish the indoor/outdoor cat understood the stuff.
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  3. nate379

    nate379 Guest

    Hate it, just means screwing with the clocks and everyone's biological clocks too. With the big change from winter to summer in daylight it's not like it really matters.... not "saving" anything.

    Just getting to the point that it's getting light about when I get into work (7ish). It's light till around 7PM.

    Gaining about 5-6 mins a day, so ~45 mins a week.

    About the only "good" thing is all my clocks will be reading correctly now I guess. Never bothered to change most of them from this fall. :)
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  4. fossil

    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    Why don't we just move it 30 minutes, call it good and leave it alone forever after? What, exactly, does it really accomplish? :rolleyes:
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  6. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    I'm all for leaving it at DST full time.
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  7. Mrs. Krabappel

    Mrs. Krabappel Minister of Fire

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    Gah! I didn't know. I get little enough sleep as it is. This change wrecks me until june
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  8. Cross Cut Saw

    Cross Cut Saw Feeling the Heat

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    For me it's great, my kids never fall back so half the year they wake up between 5:30-6:00 and the other half (starting tomorrow) they wake up between 6:30-7:00, I'll adjust quickly and they'll actually let me sleep until 7!

    We get it bad this far East, by the Summer Solstice it will be light out around 4:30 am, and for Winter Solstice it's the dead of night at 4:30pm...
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  9. fishingpol

    fishingpol Minister of Fire

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    I love it. Its' just the getting up at 2:00 am BS to change the clocks that gets me...
  10. ScotO

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    Thanks to my oldest son (who is autisic), we ended up in bed an hour early last night. He went all through the house and changed the clocks for us, being obsessed with numbers and all! He said, "everybody needs to go to bed early so we don't lose sleep"....

    Saw that one a long time ago, and it holds the truth, doesn't it!!
  11. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    He's the smart one in the family.==c
    Got up this a.m. and the laptop, and cell were already done. Now, I just need to borrow your son to change the rest.:p
    Gotta' go feed the dogs...it's an hour past their breakfast.;)
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  12. nate379

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    Hahaha. I haven't had a set bedtime in over 15 years! I go to bed when I'm tired... might be 5PM or 2AM!

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  13. lukem

    lukem Minister of Fire

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    I wish they would either put us on central time or not do DST. Too dark in the AM...doesn't get dark until 10. Hard for me to sit still when its still light outside.
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    Paulywalnut Minister of Fire

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    My little pickup truck's clock is only right 6 months.
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    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    Years ago I had a Karmann Ghia with a clock that didn't work. I left it on 12:00 while we were on Standard Time, and when we went to DST I reset it to 1:00 until it was time to fall back again.

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