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Thread: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    I bet you go around the house resetting all the clocks at like 3pm that Saturday, dont'cha.
    I'm not that bad I change the clocks sometime on Sunday.
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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by GottaGo View Post
    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.
    I just don't see it as mattering here in the digital age. Only one clock in my house was wrong after the last change and it was fixed by a power outage (it is now 5 minutes slow rather than 1 hour fast). Everything else in our house changed automatically.
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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by GottaGo View Post
    I'm not that bad I change the clocks sometime on Sunday.
    I have pretty tall ceilings in my living room, and I have a big clock up near the top. I don't change the time on it until it just bugs me. Hate dragging out the ladder, etc.
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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by roguenuke View Post
    I just don't see it as mattering here in the digital age. Only one clock in my house was wrong after the last change and it was fixed by a power outage (it is now 5 minutes slow rather than 1 hour fast). Everything else in our house changed automatically.
    It's not my clocks that take time to adjust, its me!
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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by GottaGo View Post
    It's not my clocks that take time to adjust, its me!
    Eh. I guess I just don't have that issue. Likely due to working on a Navy ship where schedules change often. When you work 5 hours on watch, then 10 hours off, then another 5 hours on, plus usually a workday in there as well, you tend to have your sleep rearranged anyway and adjust as needed. And even that schedule can get changed depending on how many qualified personnel are available for watch and even the temperature in the workspaces.

    I understand your problem, and sympathize. My husband is horrible at adjusting to new schedules (or rather any schedule that isn't nights).
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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    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?

    I would say get rid of it. Or rather keep it all year. I prefer to have more daylight in the evening, and don't really care if the sun doesn't come up until 9 AM in the winter. And I really don't want the sun rising at 4:30 in the summer.
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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    reverse it -summer is endless days solstice sun comes up at 5:30 AM sets at 9:30 PM

    winter is sun up at 8AM, down at 5:30 -my body never gets a chace to adjust. reversing it would be more even times the whole year - otherwise just do away with it.

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    Re: Eliminate Daylight Savings Time?

    No, we don't need it anymore.


    It's not that DST isn't a safety factor in some areas, it's that those areas can easily adjust their time for what they need. Since computers now control most time-related functions it's just not that hard for an enterprise, whether it be business or government, to adjust their own clocks as needed to account for climate and seasons.
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