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You guys...this whole "Daylight Savings" thing?

I hate it.

Yeah, yeah...sure, come May, I'll LOVE it...but right now? I guess I'd prefer my mornings dark and my evenings light. The unending evenings of darkness leave me feeling like it's time for bed at 6 pm.

Seriously.

I looked at the clock the other night, thinking "Gosh, I'd better get the kids ready for bed"...and it was 6:15.

Now that I'm saying this...I guess it's the "Daylight Savings Time" that I like...and the "normal time" that I loathe!

Hmmmm...since DST has been getting longer and longer every year, maybe we should just change the time permanently. Whaddya say?

Should I start a petition?

(And, PS...I once read that not everyone "participates" in DST...and I'm curious, who doesn't?)


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  1. Arizona does not change. I believe they are always on DST.

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  2. Arizona doesn't change and ICELAND doesn't change :o)

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  3. I believe that Indiana doesn't change either.

    I hate it too - and I had the exact same thought the other night. It was dark, everyone was exhausted, so I thought it was a good time for bed. It wasn't even 7 pm! LOL

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  4. Indiana started participating a few years ago. We hate it. Forever we never changed our clocks so half the year we were on eastern time and half the year we were on central.

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  5. Totally agree! Dark before 6pm, YUCK! No wonder people get all depressed in the winter. I'll sign your petition. :)

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  6. Saskatchewan, Canada doesn't change as well

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  7. I hate it too. I don't like that it's pitch black dark at 6:30pm, I don't like the blazing sun by 8:00am and the fact that my little one is all messed up on his lunches and nap. Very annoying.

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  8. Yup, Indiana just started....and it's rough on people! LOL.

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  9. I am NOT a fan at all! My little ones are not adjusting which makes for even longer days. I vote for a permanent change!

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  10. Hate it too...I'd rather have the extra daylight in the evenings. And my work afternoon just seems to drag on and on and on!

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  11. I'd like to know what MAN thought to call it "Daylight Saving" anyway? Hello, people - it's the exact same amount of daylight!
    Yep, I'm in Indiana. It's still new to us, and even in the summer it's not fun. We try to do drive-in movies, and a double feature where the first show can't start until 10? I'm WAY to old for that nonsense. :) Leave my clocks alone!

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  12. I grew up in AZ and they don't do DST. I HATE it when the time changes, it feels like internally I've been thrown off balance. And I'm like you, I'd prefer the sunlight in the afternoon/evening to be longer.

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  13. I've never understood how some of the world changes but others don't... I vote we all stay the same all year long!

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  14. I totally agree with you on this one. I would much rather come home from work in the daylight then dark. I feel like it's already 9 pm at 5:30 !
    cheers

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