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Old 11-06-2010, 06:12 PM   #1
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Don't forget to turn your clocks back at 2:00 am sharp! And make sure we all use our extra hour wisely ...
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What is this thing you call a clock?
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Clocks, clocks, we don't need no stinkin clocks.

I love it here on the SE side of Arizona, we don't do anything that everyone else does. So no daylight savings for us. Of course living 5 miles from New Mexico, half the year we have to figure out what time it is there.
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i wonder if the bars stay open for an extra hour? dont see why not
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Old 11-06-2010, 07:42 PM   #5
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I've set my alarm to remind me.
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i wonder if the bars stay open for an extra hour? dont see why not
Yep....well at least they did back in the old daze.....
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Don't forget to turn your clocks back at 2:00 am sharp! And make sure we all use our extra hour wisely ...
Thanks for the reminder! I've been wondering when you Mainlanders were going to have the stock market open at a more humane hour.
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This sucks, now I have to stay up till 2AM.
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I used to hate it when the time changed this time of year. Always got off work in the dark. Depression time of the year. Now all I have to adjust is just walking my dog a little earlier before the sun goes down and it gets cold. Not that depressing either.
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Old 11-06-2010, 08:46 PM   #10
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Don't forget to turn your clocks back at 2:00 am sharp! And make sure we all use our extra hour wisely ...
I will! I am sure I can think of some way to spend that hour wisely. And this is an opening for using some emoticons I have rarely if ever used, like

(I could talk on the phone for that extra hour), or

(I could contribute pointless posts to the forum for that extra hour).

In any case, I am looking forward to awakening an hour earlier each morning, without even trying.
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i wonder if the bars stay open for an extra hour? dont see why not
They sure do and that's where i'm headin' shortly.
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Instead of changing the clocks you could move west to the next time zone over for 6 months...
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Instead of changing the clocks you could move west to the next time zone over for 6 months...
Unless I'm more confused than usual, that would only double your time change - you'd want to move east in the Fall.

I know this because we moved from the Eastern to the Central Time Zone late yesterday and this AM my MH clock is off by two hours. Is today Tuesday?
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Never notice this before. My cell phone (Samsung, Cingular) does not change the time automatically. I have to shut it down and restart it to get the correct time. How did your phone handle it?
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Well I am going to work today so I needed to turn my clock back. However, since I woke up at the usual time, I was able to spend one more hour reading posts on this website (and enjoying reading them).

Have a good Sunday everyone.
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Never notice this before. My cell phone (Samsung, Cingular) does not change the time automatically. I have to shut it down and restart it to get the correct time. How did your phone handle it?
Must be phone specific. We also have AT&T (Cingular) - my Motorola changed automatically but the wife's Nokia required a shutdown/restart.
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My Motorola is very peculiar when it comes to changing time zones (sometimes dose it automatically, sometimes needs a re-start), and in Canada this year it simply would not get the correct time - I had to change to manual updates only to get it to stay on the correct time.

Today it took a power-off and re-start.
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My Motorola is very peculiar when it comes to changing time zones (sometimes dose it automatically, sometimes needs a re-start), and in Canada this year it simply would not get the correct time - I had to change to manual updates only to get it to stay on the correct time.

Today it took a power-off and re-start.
Today my Motorola W385 cell phone changed to the correct time automatically. Maybe it's model-specific instead of a specific problem of Motorola.

Or, maybe it's related to time of day, since I just awakened at 9:00 AM 8:00 AM.
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Today my Motorola W385 cell phone changed to the correct time automatically. Maybe it's model-specific instead of a specific problem of Motorola.

Or, maybe it's related to time of day, since I just awakened at 9:00 AM 8:00 AM.
I can't see a model number on mine - it is the one I got through work in 2004.
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DWs garage sale Waveceptor watch got its signal from Colorado, and changed automatically. We had to leave it on an east-facing windowsill.

Can't wait until DST is abolished -- what a hare-brained idea. Russia is getting it together:

Russia Proposes Stopping Daylight Saving Time : NPR

My hope is that congress will keep extending DST until it is year round.
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