Uh ... is today daylights savings time?

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  1. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    My cell phone and PC jumped forward an hour. And I have no freakin' idea as to why. The boards did too. Ahhh!
     
  2. Beanshi

    Beanshi 22nd Century Robocat

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    yup supposed to be, starting sunday night that is.
     
  3. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    This is what happens when you're unemployed. You don't hear from every higher up about how you need to fix your watch, etc.
     
  4. Synical

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    Yeah, it is, big whoop, wanna fight about it?......yeah, I thought so.
     
  5. Evil Porkchop

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    Yep, DST started. They really need to do away with it.
     
  6. Faxon

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    I'm not sure about places other that the UK, but here it was started in WW1 as one of the peasures passed using DORA to incdrease production by giving an extra hour of daylight during working hours, and it stuck.
     
  7. Evil Porkchop

    Evil Porkchop Pork, the evil white meat

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    Same thing here in the US. But now the reason for DST is no longer valid as studies have been done that prove that the supposed "increased production" or even lower electricity bills do not really occur.
     
  8. Liege Prime

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    I am employed, and until I just checked this thread, I had no idea. Boy do I love losing an hour of my Saturday night!
     
  9. DarkDranzer

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    I miss the good ol' days when DST ended on a March :( , I recently watched a program that stated that it could be hazardous to our health by having our DST finishing in April instead of March. Did you guys have your DST finishing a month later as well?
     
  10. Star Sabre James

    Star Sabre James <b>The JUICE</b> TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hell, I had no clue it was either. At least I'm not opening the station, or I'd be late for work.
     
  11. Lock Cade

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    I knew it was Daylight Savings Time.
     
  12. Aaron

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    Egh... It was just getting to the point where we could actually start working at the start of the work day. Now that sun up is an hour later, we have to wait around till we have daylight.
     
  13. MegaPrime33

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    Yup, DST is good in ways and blows in others. I woke up thinking it was quarter to 8, but nope, quarter to 9. I'm so used to getting up earlier, due to having a 2 year old, so I feel like half the day is gone.
     
  14. Deefuzz

    Deefuzz Beard On! Beardmaster! Veteran

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    I had forgotten until I saw my cell phone had jumped up an hour.

    Yay! I love losing an hour!
     
  15. Drake

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    As I am unemployeed as well I seem to really loose track of time wasting hours of time on the series of tubes.
     
  16. lars573

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    Never have the radio on then?
     
  17. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    UK and US DST are different days so it always bends my mind having to adjust already confusing timezones when arranging when to meet people around the world on msn until we synchronize again.
     
  18. Mechafire

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    I despise daylight savings time with a passion.
     
  19. Zeta Otaku

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    Day Light Savings time is for farmers and the psychotic... not for us civilized folk... except for when we GET an hour of sleep... that we'll take.
     
  20. thenatureboywoo

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    People still have watches?
     

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