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Daylight saving time *":&@#!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by CrealCritter, Nov 12, 2017 at 3:44 AM.

  1. Nov 12, 2017 at 3:44 AM
    CrealCritter

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    So just one question... I get up to go to work, it's dark. I get off work, it dark. So just how does setting time back one hour save any daylight?
     
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  2. Nov 12, 2017 at 4:36 AM
    tortoise

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    I wish we could do away with the time change thing. Very annoying!
     
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  3. Nov 12, 2017 at 5:05 AM
    Hinotori

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    I wish they would just pick one and stay on it. I don't even care which
     
  4. Nov 12, 2017 at 8:02 AM
    Britesea

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    I suspect there's money involved somehow... anything that makes as little sense as this has GOT to have money involved.
     
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  5. Nov 12, 2017 at 11:02 AM
    sumi

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    Here, at the moment sun sets at around 05:00pm. By December-January it would be even earlier. And it gets up late too. The only thing they've achieved here by setting the clocks back is making it dark in the late afternoons. Pointless when we have such short winter days already.
     
  6. Nov 12, 2017 at 1:11 PM
    Mini Horses

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    I really don't care what they call it, just stabilize it! Wish we could adjust how many total daylight hours we get within 24. :rolleyes: That's really "where it's at". Planetary adjustments are not within our power -- oh, yeah, I don't want to move to get this :hide Someone needs to invent a "light timer" that we could set for sunlight...not just a lamp.
     
  7. Nov 12, 2017 at 2:24 PM
    sumi

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  8. Nov 12, 2017 at 4:20 PM
    frustratedearthmother

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  9. Nov 12, 2017 at 4:34 PM
    baymule

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    Newsflash. This is the REAL time, not daylight savings time. Winter has short days. No setting the clock forward or backward can change it, so they go back to real time.
     
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  10. Nov 12, 2017 at 5:29 PM
    sumi

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    Yep… They can't genetically modify or otherwise alter it, so they mess with the time instead.
     
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