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Re: Daylight "Saving" Time - Pro or Con
« Reply #15 on: March 14, 2017, 06:12:11 PM »
Correct, as ExGingi pointed out. I was pointing out the positive side of it. :)
I guess another positive is getting home from work after a storm and being able to shovel during daylight.  ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Daylight "Saving" Time - Pro or Con
« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2017, 06:38:17 PM »
The article did not show causation.

Personally, I've been looking forward to switching the clock back ever since the fall.  I'd like DST year round, with an extra hour in the winter, maybe adjusted a few minutes per week instead of an hour in one shot.
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Re: Daylight "Saving" Time - Pro or Con
« Reply #17 on: March 14, 2017, 06:42:12 PM »
The article did not show causation.

Personally, I've been looking forward to switching the clock back ever since the fall.  I'd like DST year round, with an extra hour in the winter, maybe adjusted a few minutes per week instead of an hour in one shot.
Problem being that sunrise in the winter would be at 8:30am.
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Re: Daylight "Saving" Time - Pro or Con
« Reply #18 on: March 14, 2017, 06:52:39 PM »
Problem being that sunrise in the winter would be at 8:30am.
Sounds better to me than 4:30 sunset. 

Doesn't leave much time for shachris before work, but that aside.
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Re: Daylight "Saving" Time - Pro or Con
« Reply #19 on: March 14, 2017, 06:57:05 PM »
Sounds better to me than 4:30 sunset. 

Doesn't leave much time for shachris before work, but that aside.
there's always shachris after work  :P

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Re: Daylight "Saving" Time - Pro or Con
« Reply #21 on: March 09, 2019, 09:34:33 PM »
Opinion: The tyranny of clock changing for daylight saving needs to end

https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/09/opinions/daylight-saving-time-yates/index.html
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Re: Daylight "Saving" Time - Pro or Con
« Reply #22 on: March 10, 2019, 01:33:34 AM »
Note that all the suggested solutions involve staying in DST all year round,  a bit of a disaster for shacharis in the winter.

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Re: Daylight "Saving" Time - Pro or Con
« Reply #23 on: March 10, 2019, 09:21:11 AM »
The article did not show causation.

Personally, I've been looking forward to switching the clock back ever since the fall.  I'd like DST year round, with an extra hour in the winter, maybe adjusted a few minutes per week instead of an hour in one shot.

The point of Daylight savings is to make more light when it's day - I.e when people are awake.
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Re: Daylight "Saving" Time - Pro or Con
« Reply #24 on: March 11, 2019, 02:26:00 PM »
https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/03/08/springing-forward-daylight-saving-time-is-obsolete-confusing-unhealthy-critics-say/?utm_term=.4ec7b6fc98e0


Some good lines from it:
"People are advised to avoid scheduling anything important for 2:30 a.m. Sunday, since, by law, such a moment does not exist." 

"Just to be clear: Astronomically, nothing is new under the sun. The sun will remain a star, radiating light, and Earth will continue to orbit the sun while spinning on an axis. The amount of sunshine will remain the same."
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Re: Daylight "Saving" Time - Pro or Con
« Reply #27 on: March 11, 2019, 07:04:22 PM »
Why not have a compromise, of moving time zones to a 30 minute offset and staying there? (Though I'm in the camp of Year-Round Standard Time - I would look for pragmatic solutions that work for all).
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Re: Daylight "Saving" Time - Pro or Con
« Reply #28 on: March 11, 2019, 10:33:47 PM »
What about keeping status quo, but switching back to changing in October and April instead of November and March?

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Re: Daylight "Saving" Time - Pro or Con
« Reply #29 on: March 11, 2019, 11:37:27 PM »
Wouldn't a better solution for schools be to start an hour later, rather than have everyone change the clock?