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Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:08 am

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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Moe » Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:40 am

Oh a wise guy, eh? Wake up and go to sleep!
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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Rob Lister » Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:33 pm

This fucking shit again. The day every one of us has to waste an hour of our time changing clocks back an hour. And for what? For no good reason whatsoever, that's what.

At least some of our clocks are a bit smarter and know to do this silly change on their own. After all, a clock should just know what time it is. That saves us a little time. Real time. Not that fake daylight crap, without which we would not be wasting any time at all.

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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:58 pm

All it changes is which end of the day I have to commute in the dark.
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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by sparks » Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:42 pm

And in a million dollar facility, the boss insisted I hang a clock that does not sync to the GPS master. Guess who gets to climb a ladder and manually sync this piece of shit every week or so?

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Post by Fid » Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:38 pm

"Mother fucking puss bucket son of a bitch!"

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Post by sparks » Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:40 pm

I live to serve. :)
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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Bruce » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:15 pm

Shouldn't we call it Daylight Spending in the spring? :|
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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Witness » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:49 pm

Night Dark©, the new superhero. :mrgreen:

I don't give a fuck, every day is Sunday and I keep my wristwatch on Winter time: too lazy to change the setting.

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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by sparks » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:26 am

You, sir, are my new personal superhero! :)
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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:22 pm

And here we fucking go again come this Sunday. Please sign this utterly useless petition to end DST once and for all.
https://www.petition2congress.com/ctas/ ... vings-time
Sure, it's a waste of time but so is DST.

Based on 100 million people wasting 5 minutes changing clocks twice a year, and given an average life expectancy of 80 years, I estimate 23 lives are wasted.

At least a few of those 23 are going to be children.

Please, think of the children. :x

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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:37 pm

Marco Rubio of all people gets something right. 8)

Marco Rubio introduces bill to keep nation on year-round daylight saving time
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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Rob Lister » Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:52 pm

And here we fucking go again. I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore.

Yet another 23 lives are wasted changing clocks.

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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by ceptimus » Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:35 pm

If they can't decide whether it's better to remain on summer time or winter time year round, why not split the difference and set the clocks between the two? That's only 30 minutes difference from either option so hardly enough for people to make a fuss about.

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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:22 pm

Rob Lister wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:52 pm
And here we fucking go again. I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore.

Yet another 23 lives are wasted changing clocks.
I wonder if it would be better if they changed the clocks on a Friday instead of a Sunday?
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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Doctor X » Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:28 pm

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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Rob Lister » Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:42 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:22 pm
Rob Lister wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:52 pm
And here we fucking go again. I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore.

Yet another 23 lives are wasted changing clocks.
I wonder if it would be better if they changed the clocks on a Friday instead of a Sunday?
At noon. :x

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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:43 pm

I don't like it either, but you know what Lister?

Suck it up! :evil:
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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Witness » Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:51 am

For some months to come my wristwatch will show the official time. 8)

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Re: Night Dark Savings Time begins (in the USA)

Post by Rob Lister » Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:22 am

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