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sunday march 10th daylight savings time

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#16 Growled

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 03:51

who invent this 'DST' anyway?


Probably our illustrious government who have produced so many winners over the years.


#17 siah1214

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 03:56

i really thing daylight savings time is useless anymore, it was created to help when everyone was farming but that just is not the case anymore and to be honest to a farmer they dont care what time it is they just get the job done.

Actually it's a huge pain in the ass for farmers since they have to change their milking schedule. Sucks for cows.

Daylight savings time was instituted to save energy. It has long outlived its usefulness and needs to go away.

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 04:17

DST is great for summer barbecues

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 08:28

I don't have a problem with DST. I can't stand seeing it getting dark at like 5 or 6 pm.

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 09:18

Actually it's a huge pain in the ass for farmers since they have to change their milking schedule. Sucks for cows.

Daylight savings time was instituted to save energy. It has long outlived its usefulness and needs to go away.


Hope you're talking about the milking machines. Fairly certain that cows and other animals cannot read a clock. :shiftyninja: :rofl:

#21 remixedcat

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 11:15

cows can read a clock just fine!

it's udderly simple really.

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 23:08

who invented this 'DST' anyway?



I believe it was Benjamin Franklin.

Hmmm ...

Benjamin Franklin is sometimes credited with the invention of daylight saving time. In 1784, he made a joking reference to something like daylight saving in a letter from France -- but apparently never thought anything of the sort would ever be adopted.

There's now broad agreement among historians that the true mastermind of daylight saving time was George Vernon Hudson (1867-1946), a specialist in insect biology (entomology) who left England for New Zealand in 1881. In 1895, when he first presented the idea to the Royal Society of New Zealand, he was mocked. Other members of the society deemed the proposal confusing and unnecessary. But attitudes changed, and he lived to see his brainchild adopted by many nations -- including, in 1927, his own.

#23 theyarecomingforyou

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 23:21

Personally I think that timezones and daylight saving should be abolished and replaced with a single universal time. It must be especially problematic in countries like the US and Russia that have multiple timezones.

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 18:10

http://en.wikipedia....ght_saving_time

#25 Roger H.

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 18:43

Would rather it stayed like this all year but whatever, everything except my WDTV "sprung forward" it seems.

Dunno why it couldn't have just done it automatically since it syncs anyways!