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Summertime-putting the clocks forward

Totally unnecessary. Its something from the last century. Another tome and place. Now it has no meaning and has only negative effects on people and animals.
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Old 25.03.2018, 18:22
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Re: Summertime-putting the clocks forward

I'm already over it.
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Old 25.03.2018, 18:26
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Re: Summertime-putting the clocks forward

I find it very positive to have an hour more daylight in the evening during the summer months, which allows me to enjoy the summer and it's bbq's even more.

Summertime for the win
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If the neighbors change, CH will change. It would be chaos otherwise.
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I enjoy having an extra hour's daylight in the evening.
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Totally unnecessary. Its something from the last century. Another tome and place. Now it has no meaning and has only negative effects on people and animals.
How does it negatively affect animals? They're not especially noted for their use of clocks.

Personally I would have year round summer time.
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How does it negatively affect animals? They're not especially noted for their use of clocks.
we have to train our rooster twice per year for 2 weeks to get used to the time change
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Negative effects? Like getting up an hour "earlier" once a year? On a Sunday? It's not as if you could have a lie in... wait... maybe...
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Re: Summertime-putting the clocks forward

I come from a country where, every time we change the clocks, there are dozens of experts who claim that we should take the oportunity move to GMT time and this would solve all the problems in the world. As if they (the problems) had something to do with the clocks and not with the people...
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If the neighbors change, CH will change. It would be chaos otherwise.
Happened in the past when Germany had it and not the Netherlands (or vice versa).

And what about the UK? Still an hour difference
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Old 25.03.2018, 20:15
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How does it negatively affect animals? They're not especially noted for their use of clocks.
Tell that one p*ssed off cat that gets food too late, in her opinion.....
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Old 25.03.2018, 20:26
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If the neighbors change, CH will change. It would be chaos otherwise.
But we just luv those miniature revolutions, drives the EU crazy

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Totally unnecessary. Its something from the last century.
So are we.
Unles you're from two centuries ago, of course.

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How does it negatively affect animals? They're not especially noted for their use of clocks.

Personally I would have year round summer time.
Cows don't like carrying 40+ liters of milk for an hour more .... cats simply HATE getting fed late - when they only popped in quickly at home for food.
The dog is very disappointed when you come home "an hour late" (which will be in 6 months, now he's probably pleased the first few times).

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You would be amazed how well animals know "what time it is" and - unlike us - they do not need a watch.
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Old 25.03.2018, 22:19
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Not once a year, rather every day for 6 months!

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Not once a year, rather every day for 6 months!

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Eh? Really? I was fine by lunch. Your body adjusts. Like jet lag. Only it doesn't take as long.
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Nope, I just go to work an hour late for six months!

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Nope, I just go to work an hour late for six months!

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Well that works too I suppose. It depends on the level of bloody-mindedness of the individual I guess. And the job.
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Well, sort of did that though with the clock change I was up earlier than "normal". It's now 9.38pm which means I should feel like it's 8.38pm, but in fact I feel more like it's 10.38pm and time for me to be off to bed. I hate going forwards.
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Re: Summertime-putting the clocks forward

Cats/Cows wont even notice if you do the shifting at 15min every day (that is what farmers actually do)

1hr more sun light in the evening instead of usless sunlight between 3.30 and 4.30am, yes please!
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LOL, an other one who doesn't know the difference between Sweden and Switzerland?
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LOL, an other one who doesn't know the difference between Sweden and Switzerland?
It would be 4.30am sunrise without summertime in Zürich.

And in the most eastern part of Switzerland, you might get a first glimpse of light as early as before 4am

Sweden gets - North of Stockholm at least - hardly much darkness during June/July..
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