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Thread: SET YOUR CLOCKS BACK 1 HOUR!!
11-02-08, 02:18 AM #1
SET YOUR CLOCKS BACK 1 HOUR!!
Just a reminder... About 15 minutes ago, it's time to turn your clocks back 1 hour. For example if it was 3am it now becomes 2am.
Extra sleep for those who still have a hangover from those awesome Halloween parties...
Not so good for people working the nightshift that have another hour of work.sig deleted by muddocktor-take it up with the Admins
11-02-08, 02:34 AM #2
I'm in AZ. Don't have to change a thing.
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11-02-08, 02:52 AM #3
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I never understand the point of daylight savings. Its silly
11-02-08, 03:02 AM #4
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11-02-08, 03:51 AM #5
Daylight Saving Time Extended - Pros and Cons
Energy Savings - will possibly save 100,000 barrels of oil daily. People will turn interior and exterior lights on later in the day which will save electricity. Lighting for evening sports events can be turned on one hour later.
Recreation Time - people will have more time to enjoy outdoor activities such as golf, tennis and theme parks.
Farming - many farmers work part time and will have an extra hour to work after they arrive home. Full time farmers may not benefit.
School Children - will possibly wait in the pitch dark for the school bus. Example, in Louisville, Kentucky sunrise will occur at 8:01 on March 11, 2007, however, Louisville schools currently begin classes at 7:40 for middle and high school.
Business - the airline industry claims it will cost millions of dollars to adjust schedules.
Computers, Clocks and Gadgets - many electronic devices automatically adjust for day light saving time. Some of these devices will show incorrect times. Some computer software will have to be reprogrammed
How much money will it save you personally? About $0.86 or if your house has all energy efficent bulbs, about $0.19 Regardless, even if it doesn't save 100,000 barrels a DAY, as long as it saves just 1 barrel it still fraks over those money grubbing OPEC nations and that, above all, makes me happy.sig deleted by muddocktor-take it up with the Admins
11-02-08, 03:55 AM #6
Setting the clock back sucks. It's making me work 13 hours instead of 12 hours tonight.
Not that I was working that hard tonight anyways.
11-02-08, 10:31 AM #7
It originated from bankers, and business owners wanting to cause people to shop more while the sun is up. Not many people go shopping when it is dark.Intel i5 2500k @ 4.6ghzX-Mystique DDL Surround Soundcard 7.1Harman Kardon AVR 135 | JBL E30 Pair | BIC F3 Center | Dayton Reference 12" 4cu ft boxGigabyte Z77-D3HG. Skill DD3 1600 8gbEVGA 670 GTX | Asus VE248H 24" Widescreen LCDCorsair 750TX 750w PSU
11-02-08, 11:07 AM #8
My parents "wake me up" at noon... They "woke me up" at 11 this morning... I told them wake me up in an hour, because you forgot to set your clocks back... hehehe...Cooler Master HAF 932 Asus P5Q-PRO E8400 4050mhz
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11-02-08, 01:04 PM #9
Yeah, I forgot. I go by one clock and my computers time, the clock is one of those radio atomic clocks and I set my computer to adjust for daylight savings. I didn't realize it until I looked at my watch.Main: MOBO: MSI P67A-G45, CPU: i7 2600k w/ VenX (4.4ghz @ 1.33v), RAM: 2x8gb Kingston HyperX Blu Red Series DDR3 1600, GFX: Galaxy GTX670 GC, PSU: OCZ 1250w ZX, CASE: Corsair 500R, HDD: 120gb Samsung 840, WD 4TB Black
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11-02-08, 01:05 PM #10
We set our clocks back for Daylight Saving time here the first weekend October to the Last weekend in March
11-02-08, 02:26 PM #11
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AFAIK, DST used to be used for farmers, so they would have more light by which to work by, which is why some places have it, and others don't.Mama, put my guns in the ground. I can't shoot them anymore.
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11-02-08, 10:57 PM #12
I spent my extra hour at the bar last night.
Also, it seems I find out about these things the day of. I was unaware I had to change my clock until my friends informed me of it.Q6600 - 3.42 (380x9) 1.48V : IP35 Pro : 2x2GB OCZ Reaper HPC
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11-03-08, 12:46 AM #13
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