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Old 11-06-2013, 04:10 PM   #21
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Here's an article that I found interesting. It discusses the pros and cons of daylight savings time and time zones. Did you know that there is only one time zone in China? In western China, dawn probably happens at 10 am!

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/...fix-it/281075/
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Here's an article that I found interesting. It discusses the pros and cons of daylight savings time and time zones. Did you know that there is only one time zone in China? In western China, dawn probably happens at 10 am!

Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here's a Simple Plan to Fix It - Allison Schrager - The Atlantic
I recall chatting on line with some people in China and New Zealand and figuring out how we were affected by time changes. With the China person she had never heard of DST but it meant that we would be 12 versus 13 hours apart during the year. With my New Zealand friend it was more confusing. She changed her clocks as I did but in the opposite direction and not the exact same weekends as I did. So we would go from being 12 hours apart to 13 hours apart for a week or 2, then 14 hours apart after we both changed our clocks. Six or so months later that process would reverse. Made it confusing to find each other on line sometimes.
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Awww heck...You guys should have to work rotating shift work. A one hour change is nothing!
I know, I did that for 18 years.

I've never had an issue with the one-hour change, don't notice it. But I'm variable with sleep/wake times by +- 2 hours or so anyway.
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