What time is it?

This is our lounge area. Feel free to come in and get acquainted!
User avatar
ed
Posts: 38436
Joined: Tue Jun 08, 2004 11:52 pm
Title: G_D

What time is it?

Post by ed »

Damn daylight savings time
About that stereo

User avatar
Pyrrho
Posts: 29656
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 2:17 am
Title: Man in Black
Location: Division 6

Re: What time is it?

Post by Pyrrho »

Always like getting that extra hour of sleep.
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

User avatar
sparks
Posts: 16593
Joined: Fri Oct 26, 2007 4:13 pm
Location: Friar McWallclocks Bar -- Where time stands still while you lean over!

Re: What time is it?

Post by sparks »

Works for me.
You can lead them to knowledge, but you can't make them think.

User avatar
shemp
Posts: 6567
Joined: Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:16 pm
Title: inbred shit-for-brains
Location: Planet X

Re: What time is it?

Post by shemp »

Time for your nap ed.
"It is not I who is mad! It is I who is crazy!" -- Ren Hoek

"what dicking deep shit i produce" -- pillory

Freedom of choice
Is what you got
Freedom from choice
Is what you want

People are shitting themselves to death
Crap so much they fail to take a breath
But even when their kids are starvin'
They thought Trump would throw them Charmin.

User avatar
ceptimus
Posts: 1283
Joined: Wed Jun 02, 2004 11:04 pm
Location: UK

Re: What time is it?

Post by ceptimus »

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

Nyarlathotep
Posts: 49386
Joined: Fri Jun 04, 2004 2:50 pm

Re: What time is it?

Post by Nyarlathotep »

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

William Shakespeare

User avatar
Witness
Posts: 28481
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm

Re: What time is it?

Post by Witness »

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.

User avatar
Pyrrho
Posts: 29656
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 2:17 am
Title: Man in Black
Location: Division 6

Re: What time is it?

Post by Pyrrho »

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.
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

User avatar
ceptimus
Posts: 1283
Joined: Wed Jun 02, 2004 11:04 pm
Location: UK

Re: What time is it?

Post by ceptimus »

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?