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Old 11-06-2011, 04:07 PM
 
Location: Upstate, NY
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One of the main reasons we don't just use Daylight Savings all year-round and push back sunset is because many groups don't want children going to school in the dark if Daylight was still being used in winter when we naturally have the least amount of light. I know in Chicago the latest it gets light is around 7:20am. That would be 8:20am if Daylight were used all year.
Most kids in my area take the bus or get minivan-ed a few blocks to school.
I like DST because you get extra time to get outside and do things in the summer. In the winter it dosn't matter because the "old school mentality" 9-5 chews up all of your usable daylight

Isn't it great to drive to work in the dark and come home after work in the dark??
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Old 11-06-2011, 07:51 PM
 
Location: IN
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Most kids in my area take the bus or get minivan-ed a few blocks to school.
I like DST because you get extra time to get outside and do things in the summer. In the winter it dosn't matter because the "old school mentality" 9-5 chews up all of your usable daylight

Isn't it great to drive to work in the dark and come home after work in the dark??
I checked the sunrise and sunset for NH. Today the sunrise is 6:30Am and sunset is 4:21PM. Sunrise earlier and sunset is earlier than NY due to the position in the eastern time zone.
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Old 11-07-2011, 04:51 AM
 
Location: United Kingdom
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I'm content with it how it is currently. 6 months one way, 6 months the other.
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Old 11-08-2011, 07:51 PM
 
Location: Arizona
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We do not do dst here in AZ, I never have to set my clocks,vcr's,watches,stoves,microwaves forward or backward twice a year. I remember spending hours looking for the instruction books on how to set times for various devices when I lived on the east coast. I LOVE AZ
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Old 11-08-2011, 08:21 PM
 
Location: North America
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We do not do dst here in AZ, I never have to set my clocks,vcr's,watches,stoves,microwaves forward or backward twice a year. I remember spending hours looking for the instruction books on how to set times for various devices when I lived on the east coast. I LOVE AZ
That's what I hate about AZ

During summer it gets dark at 7.30 PM... way too early!
Yes, I know it's hot, but it's hot elsewhere + add humidity!
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Old 11-10-2011, 04:20 PM
 
Location: The big blue yonder...
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Tomorrow, Daylight saving time ends in Europe and nov 2 in the U.S. & Canada. What does it really mean with changing the time back 1 hour?

Does the daylight extend an hour or an hour less? Does it makes the afternoon longer or what? Plz explain
NOT IN ARIZONA!!!!

No Daylight Savings!
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