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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #1 on: 12.03. 2018 05:11 »
Yep...
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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #2 on: 12.03. 2018 06:07 »
We'll (New South Welshmen) be putting our clocks back an hour in a few weeks. I loose an hour of daylight after work. The curtains will stop fading.
The wife is a admin on a group and does the roster world wide so it gets very confusing. Some go forward, some go back, some stay the same.
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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #3 on: 12.03. 2018 08:01 »

 
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It's almost time to wind our clocks forward to end daylight savings.

The team at Stonehenge are working around the clock to reposition the stones at the ancient site.

This Sunday (April 2) at 3am clocks need to go forward in time with Stonehenge.

 They a bit early-  not April yet ? Anyway,  Bill got it right,  they can move then in tune ;
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgdufzXvjqw

And anyway the cows still know when to wake up,  and the curtains still fade earlier on the other side of the house, so swap the buggers over


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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #4 on: 12.03. 2018 08:36 »

 
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   Bill got it right,  they can move then in tune ;
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgdufzXvjqw

I remember it well, I was 11 then.  *smile*
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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #5 on: 12.03. 2018 13:14 »
This was only introduced for the farmers during the 11 world war i think. So why bother p-----g about with them, just leave them alone to give us more lighter evenings in the Summertime.

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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #6 on: 12.03. 2018 14:33 »
Moving the hour forward does give you lighter evenings with regard to the time, though a summer's evening is still a summer's evening, just as it ever was.

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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #7 on: 12.03. 2018 15:04 »
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This was only introduced for the farmers during the 11 world war i think.
not sure about that one, thought it was more for factories, however many factories would be running 24 hours I would have thought, and farming I know from experience has to make use of available sunlight and that doesn't alter wherever you put the hands on a clock.
Yes I'd like to see it phased out but it would involve politicians - nuff said
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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #8 on: 12.03. 2018 15:26 »
Here's the culprit...  *bash*
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Willett
But then, it's the Germans who first instated daylight saving time in occupied Europe in April 1916, soon followed by the British in May of the same year
The Germans obliged everyone to apply the new time, but the population was very reluctant.
It went even that far that one could be fined for having a clock inside the house that was visible from the street and was on the wrong (right) hour.
Which makes for us poor Belgians (and Dutch, and French) that we are not 1 but 2 hours out of the right time.
To have the right time, we should apply GMT and not CET as we do right now...
Hope this doesn't show to much how I am against this bloody rubbish... *whistle*
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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #9 on: 12.03. 2018 16:41 »
I’ve no problem with moving the clocks about a bit but I don’t like the shorter evenings that GMT brings. Back in the good old days when we were dumping Scotland and sticking in Europe I had visions of switching to summer time and double summer time. Fat chance now.
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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #10 on: 13.03. 2018 12:36 »
3 gadgits and how to change there time   1) Smart phone - action  Leave alone ,changes by MAGIC !
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                                                            3)  Cooker        - action   need a phd in maths to change or a feckin big hammer !!!!
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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #11 on: 13.03. 2018 15:15 »
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[/  3)  Cooker        - action   need a phd in maths to change or a feckin big hammer !!!!uote]

Just have dinner an hour quicker (or should that be later ) oh dammit - when hungry
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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #12 on: 13.03. 2018 16:42 »
My problem is that I have a digital watch that allegedly resets itself as long as it can pick up a signal from ... Germany, I think.

And often as not I'm in a tent overnight at the appropriately named Moto Guzzi Club Clox rally. So Sunday morning I'm staring at my watch in the cold light of a cold day wondering whether it did or did not.
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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #13 on: 13.03. 2018 17:18 »
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as long as it can pick up a signal from ... Germany, I think.

got a clock from Aldi that does similar, or would do if I hadn't lost the instruction
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Re: Daylight Savings Time - is it too much work?
« Reply #14 on: 13.03. 2018 17:43 »
got a clock from Aldi that does similar, or would do if I hadn't lost the instruction

I bought, (from Aldi) an inside/outside temperature sensor with a clock that is controlled from Frankfurt.