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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 06:01 AM
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Poll question: Do you like Daylight Saving Time?

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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etherealtruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 06:04 AM
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1. I despise the "time changes"
Pick a time (standard time/DST) .... I don't care which and leave it there.

Did I mention I despise the time changes?
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cyclezealot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 06:25 AM
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4. Dark during waking hours seems such a waste
I hate it when we have to fall back. Do we really have to.?>
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etherealtruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 06:37 AM
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5. As I said ...
Pick a time, any time and just stick with it ....please! i'm agreeable I don't even have a preference which time we stick with.
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enlightenment Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:33 AM
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42. Exactly.
If daylight savings time is supposed to save energy (the original intent), why not have it all year long? It's already 8 months out of the year.

I HATE the change.
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we can do it Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:58 AM
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45. I Prefer Being Sprung Forward -
absolutely despise the winter gloom of darkness at 4pm
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tanyev Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:54 AM
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15. A-men.
Or even compromise on 1/2 hour between the two and leave it there. Just STOP changing all the frakking time!
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Tesha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 12:07 PM
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93. Hear hear! Driving through "sun delays" six times a year sucks.
If we simply stayed on Summer Time, it would only happen twice
a year for most workers.

And even in the Winter, we often need the extra daylight at the end
of the day in order to move snow!

Tesha

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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 06:04 AM
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2. I like daylight, I like saving and I like time
so therefore I like daylight savings time.
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asteroid2003QQ47 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 06:57 AM
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9. About this time you have 'saved',...
do you keep it in a shoebox under the bed, in a piggy bank, in your pocket where you
can wrap your hand around it whenever you feel the need?
Please tell us more.
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JSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:19 AM
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35. It's not about saving time
It's about saving daylight.
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asteroid2003QQ47 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 11:12 AM
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47. Your response only tangentially relevant but...
I would ask you the same questions re: "Daylight"
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MattBaggins Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:07 AM
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12. That is potentially the most brilliant statement
I have ever heard.
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Ezlivin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 02:02 PM
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97. But only potentially
If it had been really brilliant you would have been rendered speechless.

:)
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old mark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 06:09 AM
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3. Don't care either way. I'm retired and don't have to get up to go anywhere.
Just voted YES to even things up a little....
I do think it's a good idea, though - the sun's angle changes on the earth, so it's actually following a natural phenominon.
But it will suck on Monday morning.....
mark
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 06:42 AM
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6. natural?
It doesn't look natural:





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Bill McBlueState Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:37 AM
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23. That's about the best possible illustration one could have found
Natural, my ass!
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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:11 AM
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34. It's bad that it starts so early in the year. Used to be later. Now we'll be getting up in the dark
again for a month or so. I hate that. I want light in the morning when I get up.

I really don't care when it gets dark at night, except for those few weeks between DST and say early Feb. But morning is different. But then, I am a morning person...
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old mark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 07:15 AM
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59. See? I was right!
It's natural.

And green, too.


And possibly even organic and whold grain.

I put that in as a joke, after I voted yes because no one else did.

Lighten up, guys (Get it - daylight - lighten up?)

Have a great day anyway.

mark :eyes:
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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 06:54 AM
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7. LOVE IT!!!! Here in Michigan, the western end of the eastern time zone.......
..... it means the sun doesn't set until 10ish in late June.



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cyclezealot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:09 AM
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13. Agreed. pretty neat.
Want to see your summer holiday fireworks at Midnight. Head up to about the 48 parallel. It stays light until 11:30 pm. Nice. get your mid afternoon activity in after dinner. .
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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:33 AM
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21. Agreed! Love it here in Michigan and loved it in California.
Edited on Sat Mar-07-09 08:33 AM by TahitiNut
DST is my favorite season.
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On the Road Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 09:09 AM
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25. In Granada Spain
the western end of the major European time zone, it is still dark at 8:00 in the morning. For the same reasons.
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tosh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 09:10 AM
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26. Yes, I LOVE IT!! Keep it year-round as far as I'm concerned.
I despise sunset at 5pm.

Given half the chance, I'd move closer to the equator.
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:36 AM
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70. I love it too
Winter sucks up here in the Northeast and I need every light hour possible once the weather gets warm to catch up on all the work that sat dormant over the winter.
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Blues Heron Donating Member (397 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 06:55 AM
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8. wow already?
I have to say I was taken by surprise to find out spring forward is tonight. I do like daylight savings, and definitely appreciate the extended evening light. I also like the mornings under daylight savings - I've always liked being up early. Ben Franklin had it right! Bring it on! Spring forward y'all!
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JustABozoOnThisBus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 06:57 AM
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10. It's great! We should double it!
"Spring ahead" in early spring, then "Spring ahead" again in later spring.

:thumbsup:
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Jackpine Radical Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:03 AM
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11. A a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a r r r g g h.
That is all.
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Cirque du So-What Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:23 AM
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14. I like it when twilight lingers until 10:00 PM at the height of summer
The only drawback to going on DST is losing that hour overnight; it always takes me a few days to get readjusted. On balance, however, I'd rather have DST than remain on standard time year-round.
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-..__... Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:20 AM
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16. I look forward to it every year.
I just wish once we set the clocks ahead, it would remain that way for good.
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JSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:22 AM
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37. We tried that back in the 70's
during the energy crisis. It was a disaster. Kids going to school in the pitch-black darkness. Nice try, though.
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we can do it Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 11:01 AM
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46. All 3 of Them That Still Walk Might Not Like It
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:34 AM
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69. I wish they would permanently stay ahead as well
I HATE when it gets dark here in the Northeast at 4:30PM. Winter is depressing enough as it is!!
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No.23 Donating Member (517 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:23 AM
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17. The real scoop.
It's all about money and certain lobbyists.

Who would've thought, eh?

http://www.autobloggreen.com/2007/03/11/think-daylight-... /
Think daylight saving time saves energy? Think again. Or not.

http://www.thestar.com/News/article/326611
Why daylight saving time is bad for the environment

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/11/daylight-saving...
Daylight Savings Time Could Be Costing Billions Yearly in Electricity

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tangent90 Donating Member (787 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:35 AM
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22. I don't care about that stuff, I like it.
:D
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dana_b Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 12:06 PM
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52. just stay on Standard time all year long
I on't care if it's a little dark when I leave in the morning. I like the light in the evening.
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lpbk2713 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:24 AM
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18. I like pie.



:eyes:


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kickysnana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:26 AM
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19. I love the concept. Hate the reality. Starts way too soon.
Edited on Sat Mar-07-09 08:29 AM by kickysnana
A study last year says that it costs too much energy dollars to start it this early. It also imperils pedestrians who are still slowed by icy conditions. Turning cars do not see them.

On edit: The 80-90 year olds in our building "sure hope they don't waste time on this right now with all the other problems we have."
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OmmmSweetOmmm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:29 AM
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20. I don't like losing the hour for the first week or so but I do love more sunlight! :)
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Bill McBlueState Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:41 AM
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24. There's something about having local noon relatively close to clock noon
Edited on Sat Mar-07-09 08:42 AM by Bill McBlueState
I don't like DST because, at least here, local noon doesn't happen until almost 2 pm.
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RC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 09:40 AM
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27. Where is the "Hell NO!" on you poll?
Daylight saving time saves nothing. It is like cutting one end off a blanket and sewing it on the other to make it longer, The day is still 24 hours long no matter how you mangle the clocks.
I like these Einsteins that think the sun actually rises and sets an hour later with DST.
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Mojorabbit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:05 AM
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33. I love it
because hubby and I can do outdoor activities late into the evening. He gets home at 6pm. During daylight savings time we turn off the tv and go out into the yard.
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sad sally Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 12:28 PM
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94. The exact words of my long-time gone farmer Grandpa
who refused to change the clocks...said the cows knew what time they were going to be milked and what time the dog would herd them back to the barn at night ('course that was 50 years ago).
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susanna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 09:41 AM
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28. Hate it.
I have a very finely tuned internal clock and the time change wreaks havoc with it. The older I get, the longer it takes to adapt. Fall is easier on me than spring, though, for some odd reason. :shrug:
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cabluedem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:24 AM
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39. Me too. I am a night owl myself. nt
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susanna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:30 AM
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41. It's funny you mention that. I'm a night owl too.
I did an impromptu, utterly non-scientific poll on the subject once at work. Someone was complaining about the fall time change, which I prefer. This person was a certified "day" person. A light bulb went off, so I went around quizzing folks. It split almost perfectly down that line: day people hated the fall change, night people hated the spring change. I think I had one outlier. Oh, and my sample size was about fifteen, so it was obviously a useless exercise LOL. But interesting nonetheless. Your reply just reminded me of that. Kinda cool.
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kedrys Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 09:44 AM
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29. Not really
Just when I'm used to not having to turn on the lights in the morning, time change. :( I know it's going to be awesome to have light until 10pm, but right now, it sucks.

And by the way, the only reason Canada has to change time early is because of YOU guys. :P
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krabigirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 09:58 AM
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30. I hate it, especially with little kids..like it's not hard enough to get them to sleep.
Can't they just keep the same time, all the time? I prefer the fall-back time anyway. I live in a warm climate zone, and the coolness at night when it's dark is such a relief.
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uberllama42 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:01 AM
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31. It makes no sense to me
It's been explained to me dozens of times, and I still don't understand why we do it. I don't see any benefit to it.
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DevonRex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:05 AM
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32. Hell no. Daylight lasts the exact same time no matter how they screw up
teh clocks.
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trotsky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:21 AM
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36. Love it here in Minnesota.
Can work outside in the garden til 9:30pm. Or, plenty of time to eat supper and then take my son fishing for a couple of hours before the sun even begins to set.
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BuyingThyme Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:23 AM
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38. I don't like keeping time.
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PA Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:29 AM
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40. I HATE it.
Now, my furnace will need to kick on an hour earlier in the morning, my lights will be on earlier and my daughter will once again be leaving for school and be sitting in her first class in total darkness and in a sleep deprived haze. Last year our state did standardized testing beginning on the first day of daylight savings time. I wonder how much it negatively affected scores. It takes your body DAYS to adjust to time changes.
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Dukkha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:37 AM
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43. you're supposed to 'Spring Forward' not 'Winter Forward'
Why did they mess with it again? I say move it forward and leave it there indefinitely
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area51 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:55 AM
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44. Hate it.
As others have said, just pick a time and stick with it; no more ping-ponging back and forth between regular time and DST.


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stevedeshazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 11:26 AM
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48. It's the stupidest idea ever
I grew up on a dairy farm. Those cows knew what time it was.

I don't like fucking with time. When the sun is overhead, it should be noon, not one o'clock.

It doesn't "save" anything, it's just an excuse to sell batteries for smoke alarms.
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Occam Bandage Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 11:28 AM
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49. Hate getting up that first Monday, but otherwise I like it quite a bit.
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MilesColtrane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 11:41 AM
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50. Screw DST.
Edited on Sat Mar-07-09 11:41 AM by MilesColtrane
If they set the clocks ahead 14 or 15 hours during the summer, I'd be OK with it.

If anything, in Texas during the summer, we should be waking up at 10pm, when the temperature begins to drop down to the mid 90's, and crashing at noon, when the most hellish part of the day begins.
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TheKentuckian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 11:59 AM
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51. I like it a lot, in fact I would be down with another hour
but I wouldn't ever switch to standard.
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:42 AM
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72. Standard time sucks
I wish we would stay on DST year round!
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shimmergal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 12:11 PM
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53. Yes!
I wish it were year-round.

Even better--one year in Indiana (a very conflicted state about DST) we had double-daylight time all summer. It was wonderful! I'd get off work at 4:00 PM and it was like having a whole additional day free.
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PeaceNikki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 12:17 PM
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54. I am annoyed when people call it "Daylight SavingS Time"
Our local news team has been making me cringe all week. x(
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Lex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 12:17 PM
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55. More daylight after work to be outside gardening, hiking, biking. Yes!
It's :thumbsup:

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tonysam Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 01:37 PM
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57. Absolutely!
I simply don't understand people's hostility to DST when there is so much more time during the day to do things outdoors.

The winters absolutely SUCK, not only because of the weather, but because the nights are so long.
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:39 AM
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71. Best thing ever for those of us that live in the North
I suppose I can understand those in the South seeing no advantage to it, but it's a godsend up here.
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Greyhound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 01:35 PM
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56. Kick
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NeedleCast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 01:38 PM
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58. Love it.
Long summer days....
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Vinca Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 07:17 AM
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60. I love it! It lightens my mood considerably (no pun intended).
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:44 AM
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73. Same here - I'll be happier until we have to change the clocks back!
Then my mood sours for several months. I love sunlight!
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Thothmes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 07:54 AM
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61. No, not as it exists now.
would prefer DST start no earlier then 15 April, and end no later than 15 October.
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etherealtruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 08:20 AM
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62. Heart attacks spike today
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:47 AM
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74. We should have the extra hour of light in the afternoon year-round!
Edited on Sun Mar-08-09 09:47 AM by HughMoran
...then people would not suddenly spike their activity! It's turning the clocks back that's depressing and leads to less activity.
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etherealtruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:58 AM
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78. I think I responded first to this thread ...
My feelings are that the time should be left alone ... I don't care where we leave it ... just pick a time and leave it the hell alone.
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:17 AM
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84. DST year round for me
It's too dark too early here in the Northeast due to being up North and being way East in the time zone.
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Avalux Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 08:23 AM
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63. I hate it here in Texas.
Not just the adjustment to the change; but as the months move to summer, it will stay light and hot until after 9 pm. Ugh.
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:49 AM
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75. Clears our winter blues here in the NE
Perhaps y'all down South can opt out because it's essential for our mental health up here in the North.
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Release The Hounds Donating Member (341 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 08:27 AM
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64. Death to DST
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pleah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 08:38 AM
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65. I wish they would settle on a time and leave it.
I hate the time changes. I don't care which one it is, just stop changing it.
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kentauros Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:09 AM
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66. I can't stand Daylight Slaving Time!!!
or FMJ (Federally Mandated Jetlag) twice a year.

I seem to recall reading of studies that were done showing that it is psychologically detrimental to our mental health and puts unnessary stress on the physical body. Which lobbies push for this?
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:50 AM
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76. It's essential for my mental health
Up here in the Northeast, I love it.
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:01 AM
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79. You can get the same effect by going to bed and waking an hour early
There's no need to change the clocks and you can do it year round if you like.

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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:14 AM
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83. If only I could get my work to let me change by 1 hour
That's the real issue for me - I am NOT a morning person and I NEED my afternoon light to get work done around here. I don't expect you'll understand my thinking/mental-emotional state, but that's OK.
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:28 AM
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89. but doesn't DST force all of us to become morning people?
:shrug:

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kaiden Donating Member (811 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:17 AM
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67. I'll miss that hour every day until I get it back in November.
But I do like coming home in sunlight.
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:34 AM
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68. Hate it. Pick a time and stick with it, quit jacking around with the damn clock.
Did I mention that I hate it? :mad:
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acmavm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:51 AM
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77. Not just no, but hell no. It was just starting to be light when I left for work
(6:00 a.m.). Now I'm back to getting up and out in the dark again.

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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:09 AM
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81. Same here. Back to having drive to work in the dark, after finally getting some light.
Plus, by mid-summer, it will still be light when I have to go to bed -- no fun at all. :(

sw
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acmavm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:11 AM
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82. Yep, same here.
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:02 AM
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80. What's not to like?
It means spring is on the way! How can you not like spring?
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:18 AM
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86. Best feeling ever!
I love it - my mood is rising by the minute!!
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hunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:17 AM
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85. kh*&gt &^%#@req* &%c oi {93qdsavco{ !!!
dAYligHT savINGS tiMe WAS iNVENnted in HELL.

PPPPPPhhhhhhhhhhtttttttt......

:nuke:
  :grr:

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City Lights Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:19 AM
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87. I hate it. nt
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adamuu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:23 AM
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88. i oppose it. n/t
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Blue Diadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 10:31 AM
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90. Not at the moment I don't. It takes me a while to adjust to the time change.
After a week or so I'll like it. I'm not a morning person so I appreciate the extra daylight in the evening hours.
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Baclava Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 11:51 AM
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91. You spend your life in a cave? How can you not love it?
Edited on Sun Mar-08-09 11:51 AM by Baclava
My days are not the days of the week, bearing the stamp of any heathen deity, nor are they minced into hours and fretted by the ticking of a clock.

HDT
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azmouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 12:01 PM
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92. We don't follow it here in AZ.
They only effect we notice is that some cable shows are on an hour earlier. Not a big deal.
I don't have to change clocks, and I get to see the normal changes in the amount daylight during the year.
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trackfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 12:47 PM
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95. DST is pure folly.
Edited on Sun Mar-08-09 12:48 PM by trackfan
People on the Left and Right will complain endlessly about how much they hate big government, yet virtually 100% of the population will willingly acquiesce to having the government tell them it is noon when it is really an hour before noon. If you live anywhere in the vicinity of a rooster (that's a cock for you Brits - we're too babyish for that word in America), you know what folly DST is.
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 01:04 PM
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96. Where is the "Not just No but HELL NO!!" option?
We don't have it out here -- but our cable schedules are based on Pacific time, so in effect, everything just "fell back" an hour. In particular, the rerun of the previous night's Stewart and Colbert move from 6 and 6:30 (perfecto) to 5 and 5:30. I leave work at 5. I'm doing well to get home by 5:40. So DST just deported me from the Colbert Nation. :(
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