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Thread: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    I'd care more if I ever had a job that worked Sundays.

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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Either keep it or make it permanent. Not only is it far easier to see when the sun has already risen, but it would fit better with circadian rhythms and I'll be more alert when I drive.

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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by roguenuke View Post
    I have absolutely no issue with it or without it. It's just one of those things that doesn't matter to me. I've lived in states that did it and at least one state that didn't. It did not significantly effect my life. The only thing was remembering that the time difference was 5 hours during half the year and 6 hours for the other.
    It takes me at least a week if not more to adjust every time it changes.

    We don't need it, IMO. Pick one way or another, and call it done.
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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    I'd care more if I ever had a job that worked Sundays.
    Why particularly Sundays?
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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by GottaGo View Post
    Why particularly Sundays?
    Because it happens in the wee hours of Saturday night/Sunday morning.

    If I worked on Sundays, I may be an hour early (or late). By Monday morning the issue is resolved.

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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    Because it happens in the wee hours of Saturday night/Sunday morning.

    If I worked on Sundays, I may be an hour early (or late). By Monday morning the issue is resolved.
    I do work Sundays (most of the time) and I still drag myself in on time with or without the time change,
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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by GottaGo View Post
    I do work Sundays (most of the time) and I still drag myself in on time with or without the time change,
    I bet you go around the house resetting all the clocks at like 3pm that Saturday, dont'cha.

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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by GottaGo View Post
    Several states are discussing it, even started bills in their State legislature.
    https://www.govtrack.us/states/al/bi...7ac59888/hb266

    What do you think? Do we still need DST? Or is it a relic of the past that needs to go?
    I say yes get rid of it. When I was stationed in Korea there was no daylight savings and the only difference I could tell was the fact that at certain parts of the year was either 12 hours or 13 hours ahead of the people back home.
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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    We should surely stop futzing with the clock. It's silly. However, I want to switch to DST then leave it there.
    Standard time sucks.
    Give me the "extra" daylight in the evening. Not the morning.

    Spring forward - then never change back. Just leave it there.

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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by Helix View Post
    i hate clock switching. not observing this nonsense is one of the few things my state did right, until our idiot governor forced it on us.

    here's my solution :

    spring forward, and never fall back. then all of those who so desperately need that "extra hour" of daylight after work get it all year long. falling back for a few months is pointless and annoying.

    if we need DST, make it permanent.
    I agree. That's what Carter did because DST saves energy. Standard time is only for the farmers who don't like milking cows in the dark

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