I spent 26 years living in Arizona, where they don't do DST. Then I moved to Colorado two years ago, and I still haven't gotten used to it. Turns out I hate it.
Daylight savings time is just another government screw-up. Just another cut (intrusion) in the death of the thousand cuts they are inflicting on us. Of course, there is always someone for it, whether it's those worried about "the children" or environmental wackos worried about "energy". And their arguments have been countered. But no matter, why should common sense rule in this case any more than in thousands of others?
Here's a thought -- how about EVERYONE use 24-hour UDT (UNADJUSTED Greenwich mean time), and state their business hours by that, regardless of country or state? Yeah, know -- it'll never happen.
I'm in Australia, and I love Daylight Savings, it means I can come home from the office at the end of the day and still have some time out in the sunshine, to do gardening, or visit the beach. In winter, when time changes, by the time I come home from work it's dark!
It makes no sense in the modern world. I don’t like the change. Pick one and leave it alone!
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It is strange. I think for some reason it originally was created so farmers could work later in the day. But, I think it is wrong. It does not work. We should go back to normal hours. Did you know on the first day of daylight savings time there are more accidents in this country? I don't know how many or the percentage, but daylight savings time should stop.
by Shasta Matova 6 years ago
Do you have any tips on getting used to Daylight Savings Time and other time changes?
by ElleBee 6 years ago
Do you think daylight savings is a good idea or pointless?
by Jill Spencer 3 years ago
What are your thoughts on the U.S. going to year-round daylight savings time?
by Ralph Schwartz 3 months ago
The European Union in currently debating whether daylight savings time should be permanently discontinued. Similar conversations have arisen in the United States from time to time as well. Changing our clocks for the sake of seasonality does seem ridiculous when you step back and really...
by Faith Reaper 2 years ago
Don't forget to Spring Forward before going to bed tonight! Should we cancel Daylight Savings Time?Yes, it's that time of year again to lose an hour's sleep. Well, to be honest, I wish I could Spring Forward and never Fall Backwards again! For me, I love the extended daylight hours,...
by Debbie Carey 5 years ago
When do you change your clocks for Daylight Savings Time?When do you change your clock? Before going to bed, precisely at 2 a.m., or the next morning?
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