What time is it?

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ed
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What time is it?

Post by ed » Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:11 am

Damn daylight savings time
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Pyrrho
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Re: What time is it?

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:06 pm

Always like getting that extra hour of sleep.
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Re: What time is it?

Post by sparks » Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:35 pm

Works for me.
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Re: What time is it?

Post by shemp » Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:39 pm

Time for your nap ed.
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Re: What time is it?

Post by ceptimus » Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:08 pm

The hour I save gives me just about enough time to reset all the clocks and watches in my house.

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Re: What time is it?

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:18 pm

"Time ... thou ceaseless lackey to eternity."

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Re: What time is it?

Post by Witness » Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:41 pm

Il n'y a pas d'heure pour les braves, common French proverbial saying going back to a completely forgotten 1823 melodrama, Les Deux Sergents.

Literally "The brave know no (particular) hour."

Usually translated with "Any time is the right time."

Usage example:
– Pyrrho, are you done yet with my Powepoint?
Il n'y a pas d'heure pour les braves.

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Re: What time is it?

Post by Pyrrho » Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:00 am

https://observablehq.com/@awoodruff/day ... stant-tool

Daylight Saving Time Gripe Assistant Tool
Measuring if—and how much—DST sucks for you
While my earlier map was interesting to explore, it leaves too much room for interpretation. You don't have time for that. Your life is too awful because of a lost hour, or a gained one. You need fast FACTS.
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Re: What time is it?

Post by ceptimus » Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:06 am

The obvious solution to the question of using DST always or never, is to split the difference and set the clocks half way between. Could anyone reasonably complain if the clocks are never more than thirty minutes away from their own preference, and the reward is that no one has to fiddle with their clocks twice a year?