Poll: Is daylight savings time still necessary?

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Re: Poll: Is daylight savings time still necessary?

Postby tom4018 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:01 am

Bigfoot wrote:It may simply be because I'm not used to it, but when you visit the eastern time zone, things seem really discombobulated in reference to what time the sun comes up. Just prior to leaving day light savings time, it wasn't daylight there until almost 8:00.

When I lived in the eastern time zone I really like it for the amount of daylight I had left after getting off work. Lived in central time for over 20 years now and still can't get accustomed to it . It just seems like I have to do more in the dark. When the sun goes down my energy really goes down.
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Re: Poll: Is daylight savings time still necessary?

Postby Dave » Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:05 am

The key word in the question would be, necessary. No it is not necessary. It is nice to have the extra hour of daylight late in the day. The other option would be to get all the businesses to change their hours. Instead of 8 to 5 they could move to 7 to 4. But I really think that would bring more protests than daylight savings.
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