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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 03-10-2012, 11:54 PM   #1
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Unhappy Oh no! Daylight Saving Time!

And today is the day! (Posted 7 minutes before midnight ET, 3:07 before midnight PT.)

I hate this!

I don't like the gummint messing with the clocks. I'd rather let the day-night sunlight cycle regulate our lives.

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Old 03-11-2012, 01:24 AM   #2
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Personally, I think it should be done away with, it serves no purpose anymore. Back in Hawaii, it wasn't observed, in Arizona, I believe it isn't observed, and there are even a few select towns/cities, with in the CONUS that don't go by it.

Just do away with it.

can't vote, because there isn't a "just get rid of it" option.
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Old 03-11-2012, 01:50 AM   #3
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I'd like for DST to be year round. I had a job that started at 7 a.m. and ended at 5 p.m. Never saw daylight the whole winter.
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Old 03-11-2012, 03:09 AM   #4
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Like Addie, I wish I could have voted for it year round. I LOVE DST!!
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Old 03-11-2012, 04:57 AM   #5
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I like it now but, I remember as a little kid I was less than thrilled to be going to bed with the sun streaming in the window.

Now, I wish we had War Time!
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Old 03-11-2012, 05:04 AM   #6
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i just spent the last 5 hours setting clocks on computer systems all over my building. tv has to be exactly on time, so everything runs on some kind of referenced clock system.

so i don't like or dislike dst any more than est. i just wish we could stick with one time so i didn't have to do this twice a year.

the only good part is that in the spring, i get paid for 8 hours but only work 7.
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Old 03-11-2012, 12:50 PM   #7
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I'd like for DST to be year round.
Well I wouldn't mind that either. I just don't like them changing the time and making us change our clocks and adjust our schedules.

Just leave time one way or the other, daylight or standard. I'd go with either one.
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Old 03-11-2012, 02:09 PM   #8
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It's been a way of life and not that hard for me to adjust.

I like the daylight in the evening rather than in the morning. I also wouldn't mind if it was all year DST. However that makes for issues in the winter.
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Old 03-11-2012, 02:17 PM   #9
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It took me less than 10 minutes to change all the clocks last night. No problem. It takes longer in the fall, only because I have a clock that has to be advanced through the 23 hours to change the time or it's chimes get messed up. The important ones, cable box and computers, are changed automatically.
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Old 03-11-2012, 02:33 PM   #10
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I like it now but, I remember as a little kid I was less than thrilled to be going to bed with the sun streaming in the window.

Now, I wish we had War Time!
did you ever read the poem by Robert Louis Stevenson? It is called "Bed In Summer"

In winter I get up by night, and have to dress by candlelight,
In Summer, quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day.

I have to go to bed and see the birds still hopping on the tree,
Or hear the grown-up people's feet, Still going past me in the street.

And does it not seem hard to you, When all the sky is clear and blue,
And I should like so much to play, To have to go to bed by day?

Robert Louis Stevenson.

I love his children's poems.
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