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Snorkbox
02-04-2011, 12:18 AM
Pop the clocks back sometime this weekend or you maybe late for a Sunday appointment.:2cents:

CYaBro
02-04-2011, 12:59 AM
Wouldn't you be early?

:pf1mobmini:

johcar
02-04-2011, 06:53 AM
No, you'd be late.

11am becomes 10am - if you had an 11am appointment and turned up at 11am (your time - non-DST), you'd be an hour late.

Bobh
02-04-2011, 07:09 AM
The autumn clock change is the worst because if you do not change your clock you will be an hour late. If you do not change your time in spring you will be an hour early.

We quite often have a few passengers who are an hour late and miss the bus because of the daylight saving change. I need to make sure that my clock is changed so that I am there on time over wise it could be hugely embarrassing for me.

I guess that they have the time change on a Sunday so that less people are affected.

Cicero
02-04-2011, 07:29 AM
Goodness me yes, must remember to do the right thing at the right time.

I would hate it if I missed the bus.

Paul.Cov
02-04-2011, 07:38 AM
Nah, if you don't adjust your clocks now (autumn) you'll turn up an hour early.

Remember, the theme of this change is we get to sleep in an extra hour.

pcuser42
02-04-2011, 08:42 AM
No, you'd be late.

11am becomes 10am - if you had an 11am appointment and turned up at 11am (your time - non-DST), you'd be an hour late.

Then explain why my friend's mum was an hour late for something when we put the clocks forward back in whenever-it-was? :stare:

If you turn up at 9am DST, it's actually 8am.

Snorkbox
02-04-2011, 09:01 AM
I liked it when I was on shift work and due to finish at 3:00 am.

Put clock forward at 2:00 am then it's 3:00 am. Go home as your shift has finished.

We still got paid for the full shift.

Jen
02-04-2011, 10:18 AM
No, you'd be late.

11am becomes 10am - if you had an 11am appointment and turned up at 11am (your time - non-DST), you'd be an hour late.You would be an hour early. If you didn't adjust the time by putting the clock back one hour, you would turn up at your time of 11am when it was actually now 10am.

Spring - goes forward one hour (spring = springs forward)
Autumn - goes back one hour (autumn = falls back)

Safari
02-04-2011, 10:35 AM
No, you'd be late.

11am becomes 10am - if you had an 11am appointment and turned up at 11am (your time - non-DST), you'd be an hour late.

What a confusing statement, you get up too early this morning johcar

wainuitech
02-04-2011, 11:03 AM
What a confusing statement, you get up too early this morning johcar No Late :p :lol:

Only being stupid ;)

Cicero
02-04-2011, 11:34 AM
We must admit, such a simple thing, confuses a lot of people, I would say most.

Richard
02-04-2011, 12:30 PM
We must admit, such a simple thing, confuses a lot of people, I would say most.

To say nothing of the birds and the bees. How will they know what time it is? Maybe it's just "now" to them, a moment in time. :thumbs:

johcar
02-04-2011, 12:34 PM
I knew I shouldn't have posted this morning.

Brain was not in gear and was thinking about the ride I was about to do.

But I like the way Paul.Cov is thinking in post #6

Bobh
02-04-2011, 12:36 PM
To say nothing of the birds and the bees. How will they know what time it is? Maybe it's just "now" to them, a moment in time. :thumbs:

The birds and the bees do not have watches nor do they need to know the time, how lucky they are.

pcuser42
02-04-2011, 12:40 PM
How will they know what time it is?

Same way cavemen did - angle of the sun :p

Cicero
02-04-2011, 12:55 PM
To say nothing of the birds and the bees. How will they know what time it is? Maybe it's just "now" to them, a moment in time. :thumbs:

My dear Richard, have you ever had that being got at feeling?

You may have left questions about the birds and the bee's a bit lat old boy.

pine-o-cleen
02-04-2011, 01:17 PM
All I know is the birds have sex with the bees.

Richard
02-04-2011, 01:58 PM
My dear Richard, have you ever had that being got at feeling?

You may have left questions about the birds and the bee's a bit lat old boy.

All the time Cicero, all the time. :stare:

BBCmicro
02-04-2011, 02:31 PM
If I have a meeting scheduled for 2am and it gets put back an hour, the meeting gets shifted to 3am. In other words, "back" means 2 becomes 3...

(Just being silly ;))

Pato
02-04-2011, 02:49 PM
This is giving me a headache!!

Snorkbox
02-04-2011, 04:35 PM
Apparently some won't be getting extra sleep tonight.

Instead they will get an extra hour to work.

"New Zealand Transport Agency spokesman Ewart Barnsley says the sections will be closed from 4PM today and will reopen at 10AM tomorrow.

He says the work's being done now, to coincide with the end of daylight saving, giving contractors an extra hour to work."


http://home.nzcity.co.nz/news/article.aspx?id=128648&fm=psp,tsf

mikebartnz
02-04-2011, 07:29 PM
This is giving me a headache!!
No fun for your partner tonight then eh!:D

Cicero
02-04-2011, 08:02 PM
No fun for your partner tonight then eh!:D

Does he have a partner?

mikebartnz
02-04-2011, 08:06 PM
Does he have a partner?
Pass. Next question please.

Agent_24
02-04-2011, 10:39 PM
Daylight saving makes no sense to me, pisses me off and does not appear to do anything useful

pine-o-cleen
02-04-2011, 10:43 PM
http://www.dia.govt.nz/Services-Daylight-Saving-Index

martynz
02-04-2011, 10:46 PM
But if daylight starts later doesn't that mean less sunlight so a reduction in global warming and vice versa?

mikebartnz
02-04-2011, 10:52 PM
Daylight saving makes no sense to me, pisses me off and does not appear to do anything useful
Live in a cave do you Agent.:D

mikebartnz
02-04-2011, 10:59 PM
But if daylight starts later doesn't that mean less sunlight so a reduction in global warming and vice versa?
But the daylight starts earlier.

Trev
03-04-2011, 09:14 AM
And finishes earlier.
:)

kenj
03-04-2011, 09:27 AM
And the extra sunlight fades the paint on my house... it is a Gummint plot I tell you!!!!

Ken :cool:

wainuitech
03-04-2011, 09:33 AM
The PF1 clock actually caught up or fell back correctly this time :).

kenj
03-04-2011, 09:36 AM
How will this affect the planet Mercury? It has a 66 day equivalent day?

Will the extra hour make a difference?

Ken :)

Nomad
04-04-2011, 09:05 AM
I am just wondering if anyone gets confused with devices - some has daylight adjustments and some others don't and you may not know when exactly that hour is adjusted.

On my Casio wristwatch you have to turn it on manually but you need to know which way round is it ... on or off, I turned it on and it adjusted forward one hr. Same to my dad's (lil more basic) LG phone. Maybe I had to turn the feature on before and turned it back an hour or two ... and the now turn off then it would adjust correctly :confused:

The battery operated wall clocks so much better :D

Trev
04-04-2011, 09:16 AM
At work yesterday first thing, the EFTPOS machine still showed the old time until the first customer used it.
:)

WalOne
04-04-2011, 11:06 AM
The battery operated wall clocks so much better :D

Except when the kitchen clock has no numerals, just hour markers. Saturday night I managed to turn the hands back the prescribed hour, then without noticing, hung the clock back on the wall in the 11:00 position. Sunday morning I had some digital clocks set to NZDT, my watch and cell phone set to NZST, and this **** clock set to ??? Took a while to sort it out. :waughh:

pcuser42
04-04-2011, 11:09 AM
It gets confusing when your watch can't be put back, only forward, then wake up realising you put it forward 24 hours instead of 23... :waughh:

Twelvevolts
04-04-2011, 09:01 PM
Pop the clocks back sometime this weekend or you maybe late for a Sunday appointment.:2cents:

You'd be an hour early not late. Think about it, you might get it if you mull it over with an open mind Snorkie. Look forward to your admitting you got that one wrong.

mikebartnz
04-04-2011, 09:10 PM
you might get it if you mull it over with an open mind Snorkie.
Give it a rest 12v you are starting to come across as a pratt.

Snorkbox
04-04-2011, 09:31 PM
You'd be an hour early not late. Think about it, you might get it if you mull it over with an open mind Snorkie. Look forward to your admitting you got that one wrong.

So I was wrong. Happy now?

Of course that fact that it took you a few days to actually work that out possibly may make you feel a little less triumphant!

Naturally, you personally, do not make mistakes which I guess makes you infallible like the Pope perhaps. :)

Twelvevolts
04-04-2011, 10:03 PM
So I was wrong. Happy now?

Of course that fact that it took you a few days to actually work that out possibly may make you feel a little less triumphant!

Naturally, you personally, do not make mistakes which I guess makes you infallible like the Pope perhaps. :)

Nope took me about two seconds - but we all make mistakes for what it is worth and never claimed to be perfect, although I think if Prefect was dyslexic he might think he was.

Jen
04-04-2011, 10:17 PM
OK Snorkbox and Twelvevolts, that is enough of dragging your personal bickering into various threads. Give it a rest please.

Twelvevolts
04-04-2011, 10:22 PM
OK Snorkbox and Twelvevolts, that is enough of dragging your personal bickering into various threads. Give it a rest please.

I was actually acknowledging we all make mistakes so not sure what was wrong with that.

pcuser42
05-04-2011, 10:14 AM
It was refreshing to arrive in the city at 7:30 this morning with the sun up for a change. :rolleyes:

dugimodo
05-04-2011, 11:17 AM
I like daylight savings, it's just us approximating with our clocks what the season is doing naturally anyway. Without a clock you would naturally get up earlier in summer and later in winter, at least I believe most would.

More importantly in summer it lets me enjoy some daylight after work :)

Agent_24
05-04-2011, 12:12 PM
Just use a sundial, the change will be so gradual you won't notice it...