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Sat Mar 19, 2022, 09:45 PM Mar 2022

Detailed Standard Time vs. Daylight Savings Time poll [View all]

As a night owl, I have trouble with going an hour forward. I’d rather stay at Standard Time even though it gets dark earlier.

What do you prefer?

59 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Stay at Standard Time
26 (44%)
Stay at Daylight Savings Time
23 (39%)
Switch between the two like we are doing now
7 (12%)
Switch between the two, but adjust how long Standard Time and Daylight Savings Time are
1 (2%)
A compromise where you stay at 30 minutes between the two times
0 (0%)
Let the states decide what to do
1 (2%)
Go to something different altogether
0 (0%)
1 (2%)
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Let's switch back and forth every day to keep everyone happy! struggle4progress Mar 2022 #1
I liked the other poll but wanted to see the.. mvd Mar 2022 #2
Yup and then make every state add about six more time zones hlthe2b Mar 2022 #7
But only on weekdays. Five new time zones would be enough on weekends struggle4progress Mar 2022 #8
As long as it's not Standard forever, I'm good with anything Polybius Mar 2022 #3
Yes that made me close to voting to switch between the two mvd Mar 2022 #4
Yeah, people who voted Standard forever might not realize this Polybius Mar 2022 #6
Where I live, kids go to school in the dark in winter anyway. Mariana Mar 2022 #13
Yeah, it's not a big deal at all Polybius Mar 2022 #16
I voted "Other", because Trailrider1951 Mar 2022 #5
agree everyonematters Mar 2022 #9
Definitely Daylight Saving Time AnyFunctioningAdult Mar 2022 #10
+1000 smirkymonkey Mar 2022 #14
Sunrise would be about 4:15am in June where I live on Standard Time. Mariana Mar 2022 #18
Leave it at Standard, the way Nature intended. Talitha Mar 2022 #11
solar noon and clock noon are not the same thing, regardless of DST perm or Standard perm or switch Celerity Mar 2022 #15
Sheesh - you know what I meant. Talitha Mar 2022 #17
No, no I did not. I still do not. I also will leave it be, as I do not want to appear disputatious. Celerity Mar 2022 #22
Why, it's almost like clock time is a completely artificial construct Mariana Mar 2022 #19
I prefer Standard GP6971 Mar 2022 #12
Other Ohio Joe Mar 2022 #20
whatever makes people stop WHINING Skittles Mar 2022 #21
GMT minus KentuckyWoman Mar 2022 #23
i agree. rampartc Mar 2022 #28
I remember 1974 Easterncedar Mar 2022 #24
how about adjusting school hours instead? rampartc Mar 2022 #27
Sure, that's an option Easterncedar Mar 2022 #29
This message was self-deleted by its author Easterncedar Mar 2022 #25
pick any time, i don't care which, and stick with it rampartc Mar 2022 #26
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