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AsahinaKimi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 01:33 PM
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I know its early but....
Edited on Thu Oct-27-11 01:34 PM by AsahinaKimi
FALL BACK ..SUNDAY, Novemeber 6th, next month. OH JOY!! We get to reset our clocks again! :P (For those of you who don't have to do this...feel free to gloat!!)
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Denninmi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 01:51 PM
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1. I love DST.
Edited on Thu Oct-27-11 01:52 PM by Denninmi
We're in the western part of the time zone here in SE Michigan -- our solar noon is 34 after clock time in the winter, one hour and 34 minutes during DST. This has the effect of prolonging out evenings and delaying our sunrises per the clock. End result, it isn't dark outside in the evening in June until after 10:00 PM. But, when DST goes away in November, it's dark by 5:30 at night. Which is a real drag.

I just wish they'd make it permanent. I'd much rather go to work in the dark, and then come home to a little daylight. As it is, I come home to darkness, which makes it hard to get things done outdoors that need to be done.

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JustABozoOnThisBus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-28-11 08:54 AM
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6. On the other hand, when I'm walking at 7:00am, it's dark
Maybe after 11/6 it'll be a little bit brighter outside, so I won't have to dodge sleepy teenage drivers on their way to school.

But overall, I agree with you. DST should be all year, and maybe a Double-DST in the summer.
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OhioChick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 01:58 PM
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2. It's always so depressing when it gets dark before 5pm
:(
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GoCubsGo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 03:12 PM
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3. Thank you.
I was wondering when that was supposed to happen. I really wish they'd just stick to one time. I always forget how to reset my digital watches.
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Kali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 09:47 PM
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4. *gloating*
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blueamy66 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-28-11 09:07 AM
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7. gloating as well
:-)
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Grantuspeace Donating Member (111 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 10:10 PM
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5. The "fall back" used to be in october.
But putting it off until early November was the corner stone of the Bush energy policy.
I'm an electrician, and I will be busy repairing outdoor lighting after office workers walk to their cars in the dark.
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