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Stupid daylight savings question...

If we were to stop the practice of DST, it would be darker earlier all year long, not just in the winter, right?

I like when it's lighter longer!! Dark by 5pm is depressing.

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maecntpntz219

Asked by maecntpntz219 at 2:13 PM on Nov. 4, 2013 in Just for Fun

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  • Doesn't matter where I live. By the middle of winter it's dark by 4:30. In the summer, it'll stay light till 10:00-11:00 or so. In winter we have very few daylight hours.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 2:21 PM on Nov. 4, 2013

  • Yes, the days automatically get shorter in the winter. So, honestly, it would be reversed. We should forward our clocks in the winter...so, it's dark at 6, not 5. And, go back an hour in summer, so it's dark at 7pm, not 8. It all makes no sense. But, i'm like you, I love the long days of summer.
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 2:22 PM on Nov. 4, 2013

  • maecntpntz219, you don't have to worry about a stupid question here.... Someone already has that role and she's already made her million posts today...
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 2:23 PM on Nov. 4, 2013

  • should, not "would" ^^^
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 2:25 PM on Nov. 4, 2013

  • Arizona and Hawaii don't participate in the DST.
    WhyPiggy

    Answer by WhyPiggy at 2:27 PM on Nov. 4, 2013

  • I like it. I prefer it being light out when I get up at 6:30
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:36 PM on Nov. 4, 2013

  • Well, it was nice that it wasn't pitch black for my 5:30 AM walk today, although I think I'll miss seeing the stars when I'm walking! But on the plus side, the local coyotes will have made their way home with the lighter sky! I got quite a scare when a coyote came running down my street about six weeks ago!
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:59 PM on Nov. 4, 2013

  • I lived in Arizona and Hawaii. I like it better then in a State with DST.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 3:57 PM on Nov. 4, 2013

  • I only wish
    newathis918

    Answer by newathis918 at 5:19 PM on Nov. 4, 2013

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