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Old 03-14-2007, 10:51 PM   #1
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Daylight savings time (light hearted humor)

So my husband and I have noticed upon wakening at 6 am that it's dark. The whole point of the clocks changing earlier (in the U.S.) was to save energy. We have found that we have to turn on the lights when we wake up, as opposed to turning the lights on at 5 or 6 pm. Where is the energy savings? We would rather turn the lights on in the pm rather than the am hours.

Again, this is not a debate, just light hearted humor everyone

Even Ellen D mentioned this on her show today. She said how can someone just change the clock like that? Then said, ok, it 6pm on Friday everyone :)

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Old 03-14-2007, 10:58 PM   #2
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I don't mind the dark when I wake up (though yes, I do miss it), but I'd MUCH rather have longer daylight hours - I LOVE IT!
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Old 03-14-2007, 11:06 PM   #3
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I was getting comfy with daylight in the morning. Dark in the morning sets me back to winter, ughhhh. Winter is too long here!
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Old 03-14-2007, 11:09 PM   #4
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I guess the logic is that more people are awake and need light at 6:00 PM than at 6:00 AM.
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Old 03-14-2007, 11:36 PM   #5
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Perhaps, but most people get up early to get to work, and coffee can fend off the tired and weary ones.
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Old 03-14-2007, 11:40 PM   #6
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Okay, come on y'all. This is just an excuse for us to cozy down into our comfy blankies and sleep longer in the morning. Hey, I've been doin' it since Sunday morning and haven't felt better. Omigawd, those flannel sheets feel better than ever.
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Old 03-14-2007, 11:44 PM   #7
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Your right Katie, I want to sleep in longer since it's darker here. I'd rather just get up and out with the daylight. Ok, raising hand to "morning person here"
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Hey as long as it's not dark out at 5- 5:30 p.m I'm cool with it.
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Old 03-14-2007, 11:45 PM   #9
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I was SO enjoying the fact that I could get up, pour a cup a soffee and the sun would be there! Now...I get up, drag my butt, pour my coffee, look out the window to make sure no one thru black paint on it, then about the time I take the kids to school there is light again....wha tthe heck!

No matter if you changed it it would still be the same amount of hours no? Let's change it earlier so these bafoons go back to lala land......blah!!!
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Old 03-15-2007, 01:29 AM   #10
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I love waking up in darkness. That doesn't mean I like to wake up early, I just like it when it's dark until the alarm clock goes off at 6:30 am. Otherwise the sun (I'm very sensitive to light, even the little bit that sneaks in around the blinds in my S/W facing bedroom) wakes me up BEFORE MY ALARM CLOCK DOES, and holy moly do I HATE that!
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