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View Poll Results: Do you like DST? In your post please explain why.
Strongly like it!!! 8 44.44%
Like it 3 16.67%
Neutral 2 11.11%
Dislike it 4 22.22%
Hate it!!! 1 5.56%
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Old 03-11-2012, 10:27 PM   #31
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I don't like having to change the clocks, but I love Daylight Saving Time. I would prefer it stayed that way all year and didn't go back to Standard Time.

Changing clocks will soon be a thing of the past.

Your cable box, cell phones, phones connected to your cable system, wave clocks and your computer all change time automatically. All that's left for now are stoves, microwaves and wristwatches.
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Old 03-11-2012, 10:33 PM   #32
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Changing clocks will soon be a thing of the past.

Your cable box, cell phones, phones connected to your cable system, wave clocks and your computer all change time automatically. All that's left for now are stoves, microwaves and wristwatches.
And grandfather clocks and my battery operated wall clocks.
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Old 03-11-2012, 10:35 PM   #33
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Changing clocks will soon be a thing of the past.

Your cable box, cell phones, phones connected to your cable system, wave clocks and your computer all change time automatically. All that's left for now are stoves, microwaves and wristwatches.
My two wall clocks and two alarm clocks, two travel clocks and the clock in the car...they don't change themselves.

I use the travel clocks for those times when I take a nap, one in the living room, one in the bedroom. I can't wait to retire so I can get rid of all the dang clocks.
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Old 03-11-2012, 10:38 PM   #34
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My two wall clocks and two alarm clocks, two travel clocks and the clock in the car...they don't change themselves.

I use the travel clocks for those times when I take a nap, one in the living room, one in the bedroom. I can't wait to retire so I can get rid of all the dang clocks.
Change comes later for some people.
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Old 03-11-2012, 10:40 PM   #35
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oh man. i was totally lied to about my pussy willow tree.

now i'm questioning my rubber plant i'm growing right next to it....
Very Freudian post...
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I dislike DST. I really dislike changing the time. It messes with our sleep rhythms for no good reason that I can see.
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Old 03-11-2012, 10:45 PM   #37
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hey, leave my mother out of this!
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oh man. i was totally lied to about my pussy willow tree.

now i'm questioning my rubber plant i'm growing right next to it....
Not to mention cattails, dogwood and weeping willows.
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i guess they're called weeping willows once you find out the truth.
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I don't care where they set the clock, I just wish they'd leave it there.

Furthermore I'd like to switch to 24 hour time instead of AM/PM, but the civilians wouldn't like that. (Nevermind that I haven't been in the military.) I'll be just as happy to meet you at 1700 for drinks...

And I'd rather switch to UTC (Greenwich mean time, GMT) except that it has the obvious problem of not knowing what day it is. (For example it's a new day on the west coast at about 7 or 8 p.m.--depending on DST--so it would cause a disjoint between time and day of the week everywhere except near London--the demarcation of 0000 GMT/UTC.)

I just want one time we can all agree upon. All these conversions are driving me crazy.

While we're at it I wish the US could go metric. It's crazy to have all these conversions...
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