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i totally agree that it messes up natural sleep rhythm!
Let's stop with the time switching. The spring change is the worst.
Its outlived its uesfulness. Get rid of it.
Many entities (hospitals, police/firemen, some grocery & drug stores are 24/7 Those companies and schools which benefit from DST can simply switch to "summer" hours as needed. Then it doesn't have to affect EVERYONE.
Leave the stadard time. We are an 24 hours society. We no longer need the daylight saving time. Farmers has all the modern machinary now, the tractors and combines has all the bells and whistles on them now. Headlights to see in the dark, heat for the cold and air for the heat. Lots of stores stay open 24/7 now, so what is the reason for leaping ahead is the spring and summer. Stores doesn't change their time except for the holiday to make more money for the big wheels.
Before you write comments, you should check your English grammar.
Never have liked it because it disrupts "normal" schedules--especially when one has children and/or pets. Choose one, already--daylight or standard.
I agree, just pick one and leave it there
Choose D.S.T. or S.T. and leave it there FOREVER.
...and leave it there. I don't care for "falling back".
here in New England i would like to see DST all year long. Yes, going to work in the dark is not fun but i like to see the sun on the way home. We can do without all that nasty adjustment time in the spring as well.
Hate the changing, especially for the last two years since they made the period between changes so much shorter
daylight saving time is longer
Put everyone on Standard Time and leave it there
Get rid of daylight savings time. The only thing it does is disrupt sleep times. Arizona doesn't do it. the original reason for having it is long gone - farmers needed the adjustment (I'm not really sure why).
back in the early 1900, there was no tracters needed daylight to plow with the horses and mule. When the tractors came out there was no headlights on them. Now there is everything that you need on the tractors and combines.
Seems like the sunset & sunrise adjusts itself anyway, why adjust the time. Gets dark too early in the fall/winter & even worse when we turn back the clocks 1 hour!
Just whose time are we really 'saving' by having DST?
I think it is more of a waste than not. I love a quote I read somewhere, it may have been from the Farmer's Almanac. A farmer was asked what he thought of daylight savings time and he replied,...
well, cows can't count!
I feel the same way. When the afternoon sun begins its descent, the animals in my backyard, as I observe are all getting their last minute snacks before returning to their nests for the night. My cats are crowding the kitchen door for their nightly meal. Nocturnal animals, by their very nature, are beginning to wake up with the setting of the afternoon sun.
Daylight savings time is just another way that government and people are trying to put their control on nature. It does no one any real good.
I, too, loved the cow quote. Nature does fine without our silly interference.
You are right about that. Nature takes care of itself. Humans need to leave time alone and let the balance of nature to continue.
Another one who recognizes the absurdity of Daylight Saving Time!
Hear! Hear! I love the cow quote. :)
I love it! It gives me more time to be outside working, or fishing.
It doesn't change the amount of time you have, it simply changes the clocks.
So what does changing the clocks got to do with that? If you like the early morning hours,then get up and hour earlier, and leave the clocks alone. I get up the same time whether its summer or winter, only in the winter it appears to be an hour earlier than in the summer. 7am EST time is the same as 8am EDST. Personally, I;d just move the clocks back 1/2 hour this fall, then chuck the matter of changeovers.
I love the extra daylight in the summer time, it is Great.
Changing the clocks has nothing to do with the number of daylight hours in the summer. That is just the way it happens to be as a result of the tilt of the earth's axis in conjunction with the location of the sun. Changing the clocks doesn't add a single second to a day, or detract a single second. We need standard time for each time zone which does not change. Period.
I agree with Dan. There are the same hours of daylight whether it is daylight saving time or standard time. Only people are controlled by clocks not nature.
you are absolutely right and playing with the time back and forth serves no purpose at all!
You are correct about that.
It gets too dark too early as it is. Let's just leave it here and dispense with this Spring forward/Fall back nonsense.
Goodbye! Only part of the world recognizes it and now the USA is doing it at different times than the rest of the world. Just stop changing the clocks.
Amen, I agree with you. A big Hello world and keep the stadard time.
I think it is senseless!
I agree 100%
It kind of made sence befor elictric lights but nmow we burn them all the time anmyway so just make one time and leave it I will ajust my work to make it fit
Time, like money, is just another pretense designed to enslave the population!
You got that RIGHT!!!!!!
At last! Someone else who recognizes the absurdity of Daylight Saving Time!
Changing the clocks back and forward is nothing more than an annoyance. Arizona seems to be the only intelligent state that understands this as they are the only ones who do not do it.
Why don't businesses and anybody else just adopt summer hours and leave the clocks alone? My inner body clock readjusts very slowly.
You tell like it is, Sir.
Wish they would run the clocks back 30 minutes Sunday then leave it alone. It anit savin anybody any time.
I like it most of the time but when it gets into late Oct. it really is very dark in the mornings for a long time. Maybe if we could change it to change over in early or mid Oct it would be better!
They want us to think we're saving energy. There is not one study that supports that.
I agree with you Bob.
We'll do away with this twice a year messing with the clocks!
I love love LOVE Daylight Savings Time. It's awesome having the sun stay up later in the evenings; it makes it possible for me to work in my garden when I get home from work. I think we should just keep DST active year-round!
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