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Is that what the have as their license plat motto?

"Live free from Arsebiscuits"

American Fear of Pranksterism (Ed), Monday, 15 March 2010 18:27 (ten years ago) link

dark mornings > > > > dark evenings

Mr. Que, Monday, 15 March 2010 18:28 (ten years ago) link

In principle yes, but my first DST morning and the pleasure I derived from it was grounded in the fact that my flight home last night was late, too late for the last bus and the taxi queue was long and cabs few. Ended up with less than five hours sleep last night and the alarm woke me up to dark grey misery.

American Fear of Pranksterism (Ed), Monday, 15 March 2010 18:31 (ten years ago) link

sounds like a taxi problem, not a DST problem

Mr. Que, Monday, 15 March 2010 18:32 (ten years ago) link

More of a pittsburgh problem. In general DST means awake to see the sunrise for the next month or so and my living room has east facing windows which makes me happy.

American Fear of Pranksterism (Ed), Monday, 15 March 2010 18:34 (ten years ago) link

I took advantage of DST a coupla years ago to sleep in and show up for work an hour late & real faux-apologetic, knowing that my supervisor would be amused at my boneheadedness (and that I'd work late to make up for it)! It worked jsut like I planned, but it's not something I'd dare repeat.

Half lies and gorilla dust (Myonga Vön Bontee), Monday, 15 March 2010 18:43 (ten years ago) link

i didn't even notice until seeing this thread just now. who cares

am0n, Monday, 15 March 2010 18:55 (ten years ago) link

eleven months pass...

f this

iatee, Sunday, 13 March 2011 06:48 (nine years ago) link

oh is this tonight?

fuck this

sleeve, Sunday, 13 March 2011 06:49 (nine years ago) link

this seems appropriate. also GRRR

VegemiteGrrl, Sunday, 13 March 2011 07:04 (nine years ago) link

Oh weird, DST isnt ending here for another month almost.

one time, something happy craz (Trayce), Sunday, 13 March 2011 07:07 (nine years ago) link

Which now i think on it seems odd because I'm sure it *used* to end on the march long weekend - which is today - so I dunno.

one time, something happy craz (Trayce), Sunday, 13 March 2011 07:08 (nine years ago) link

I honestly have no idea what people's qualms are about losing one hour of sleep. It's light out later!

EDB, Sunday, 13 March 2011 15:06 (nine years ago) link

I get up at 6 AM, now my body is going to think I am getting up at 5 AM for about the next week. It was really unpleasant last year, first time I was on this new schedule. Since there is no reason for this time change that I can fathom, I tend to resent it.

Also, it may be light later, but it WAS light on my way to work and now it will be dark for another month.

sleeve, Sunday, 13 March 2011 17:03 (nine years ago) link

dst is the best tho, id much rather have light in the evening

ice cr?m, Sunday, 13 March 2011 17:04 (nine years ago) link

starts too early, too cold

Fuck bein' hard, Dr Morbz is complicated (Dr Morbius), Sunday, 13 March 2011 17:20 (nine years ago) link

this does suck

Nguyễn Phúc Bích (Eisbaer), Sunday, 13 March 2011 17:53 (nine years ago) link


Pleasant Plains, Sunday, 13 March 2011 18:14 (nine years ago) link

yeah that would be fine with me!

sleeve, Sunday, 13 March 2011 18:16 (nine years ago) link

yeah there should be dst all the time imo, something abt energy usage or kids walking to school in the dark or some shit is why we have the split iirc

ice cr?m, Sunday, 13 March 2011 18:18 (nine years ago) link

dst is the best tho, id much rather have light in the evening

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ENBB, Sunday, 13 March 2011 18:19 (nine years ago) link

Urgh. I thought I'd split the difference by going to bed half an hour earlier than usual (or half an hour later by summer time), got my 8 hours, don't remember any trouble sleeping... so why do I feel like a zombie with a fuck-off headache today? Would not have booked a driving lesson for 10:30am if I'd remembered at time of booking that clocks would change last night.

(PS I love having nice long, light evenings so summer time is fine by me really but the change is a jolt)

(sorry for stealing a USian daylight savings time thread for my Britisher Summer Time chatter)

dimension hatris (a passing spacecadet), Sunday, 27 March 2011 13:35 (nine years ago) link

just another sunday, boring as ever

Romford Spring (DG), Sunday, 27 March 2011 13:42 (nine years ago) link

Forgot about this and woke up this morning thinking "it's 9:30" then realising "bugger, it's 10:30". Rest of the day seems to have fallen apart into the standard timewasting YouTube watching and videogames playing.

eleven months pass...



pplains, Saturday, 10 March 2012 15:24 (eight years ago) link

(The fact that those two cities are in the same time zone doesn't really have anything to do with DST. BUT FUCK AN EIGHT A.M. SUNRISE!)

pplains, Saturday, 10 March 2012 15:25 (eight years ago) link

i swear we've been through (i think) 3 changovers now i and i swear to fucking god it's always been at a time where we've had a couple of weeks that are just going AWESOME in terms of lil' anabelle taking great 2 hour naps and being on this totally set schedule and sleeping great etc etc


a little tiny crunk person (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Monday, 12 March 2012 16:39 (eight years ago) link

I don't know why the hour change forward fucks me up so much but god, every year it's like I am death on two legs for a week.
And I don't even get fucked up by jetlag that much flying between Aus and US, so I don't know why DST is such a thing for me.

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 12 March 2012 17:07 (eight years ago) link


oh boy tomorrow I get up at 5 AM body time!

Flat Of NAGLs (sleeve), Monday, 12 March 2012 17:46 (eight years ago) link

I tell you all a little secret that I unfortunately learned this year.

Get really sick on Saturday night, run a high fever all day Sunday, be forced to call into work on Monday, and voila DST doldrums are cured.

Now if you'll excuse me, I need more saltines and Sprite.

pplains, Monday, 12 March 2012 21:30 (eight years ago) link

that's a high price to pay



Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Monday, 12 March 2012 21:41 (eight years ago) link

half of our clocks set themselves somehow and the others don't. I looked hard at one clock that was set to 11 am Eastern Time and pretty much passed out again.

pplains, Monday, 12 March 2012 23:42 (eight years ago) link

internet link

caek, Monday, 12 March 2012 23:45 (eight years ago) link

It's one hour, stop complaining people! I honestly never heard anyone really bitch about this more than in a passing comment until reading ILX yesterday. I completely fail to see how extra post work daylight doesn't totally negate losing one hour of sleep. It was light until almost seven - so awesome!

wolf kabob (ENBB), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 00:04 (eight years ago) link

man it was 75 degrees and sunny out when i left work at 6. i ain't hating on that.

the gets dark earlier shit though can still get fucked.

jesus christ (strongo hulkington's ghost dad), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 00:13 (eight years ago) link

Wasn't it great?!

wolf kabob (ENBB), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 00:14 (eight years ago) link

i almost wept. i wouldnt have been the only person weeping at my bus stop either. butvi wouls have been the only weeping person without a cardboard sign with sharpied bible verses on it.

jesus christ (strongo hulkington's ghost dad), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 00:22 (eight years ago) link

because sleep is awesome, that's why

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 03:54 (eight years ago) link

New research shows that springing ahead for daylight saving time may do more to our bodies than a triple shot of espresso can fix.

When we set our clocks forward for daylight savings, some researchers say the disruption in circadian rhythms and minor sleep deprivation is enough to trigger some people to have a heart attack.

my sleep schedule is always fucked up anyway, so it doesn't really matter to me. i am v. much against the principle of losing hours of sleep, tho

mookieproof, Tuesday, 13 March 2012 03:58 (eight years ago) link

let me have my IA this week, ENBB sleep is my friend, I'm in mourning.

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 04:01 (eight years ago) link

evahbody just man up

Literal Facepalms (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 04:03 (eight years ago) link

babytown for me

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 04:08 (eight years ago) link

smug east coast liberals tap-dancing upon mookie's grave, good work everyone, you got to wear sunglasses at a bus stop.

pplains, Tuesday, 13 March 2012 04:28 (eight years ago) link

spare a thought for mookie

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 04:29 (eight years ago) link

Guys spring equinox is in 9 friggin' days, you'll get your morning daylight back soon enough. What's important is that a) it's nice enough for me to start biking to work again, in March, in Cleveland; and b) I won't be biking home in pitch darkness.

the Hilary Clinton of Ghostface Killahs (Phil D.), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 12:38 (eight years ago) link

Colbert suggested last night that it's all a plot by Obama to steal time from him and redistribute it among poor people.

clemenza, Tuesday, 13 March 2012 12:45 (eight years ago) link

Carlos Pollomar (WmC), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 13:45 (eight years ago) link

did this change last night in the uk? i can't tell if all my devices do it automatically or not.

my heart is warmed by the prospect of longer evenings though.

I'm going to allow this! (LocalGarda), Sunday, 18 March 2012 09:12 (eight years ago) link

no next weekend

caek, Sunday, 18 March 2012 09:18 (eight years ago) link

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