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Out of the Blue

Daylight saving time begins overnight in this area, another sure sign of the impending spring. As I've said before, I'm a fan of DST, as I like the later sunsets, but like everyone, I hate losing the hour of sleep. And I've finally figured out a fix for this! When DST ends, we can still "fall back" overnight and gain an hour of sleep. But for when DST begins in spring, we should lose the hour in the middle of the day on a weekday, cutting it out of the work week. It may work out the same in the end, but I think everyone would feel better about losing one of the worst hours of the week, let's say 3:00-4:00 pm on Wednesday, rather than an overnight hour on the weekend. Not bad, right? Who's with me?

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9. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 9, 2013, 18:12 Ant
 
Creston wrote on Mar 9, 2013, 17:28:
We should get rid of the whole fucking DST bullshit to begin with. It serves no purpose whatsoever, but at the same time studies seem to indicate that it leads to a high point in medical issues.

But yeah, "losing" the hour on a Wednesday would be much, much better.

Creston
No, lose the standard time! Keep daylight saving time! http://aqfl.net/node/5466 for my old poll.
 
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