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Journal of jjohn (22)

Sunday October 27, 2002
06:01 AM

EST

[ #8625 ]
Eastern Standard Time. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
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  • Well, in good ol' Indiana it's still that same timezone it always was (GMT - 5 or is that UTC -5?) :-)
    • That may be but in God's own Massachusetts, I get an extra hour of shuteye. And that has made all the difference.
      • OK, so that is one way. Any others?
        • OK, so that is one way. Any others?

          Well, EST seems to piss you off, so it's got that going for it. ;-)

          • It ... does? I never realized I had an emotional reaction to EST.
            • I never realized I had an emotional reaction to EST.

              Neither did I until I READ YOUR JOURNAL [perl.org]. Now before you get pedantic on my ass, your complaint in the journal was about daylight savings time. What I like about DST is that when it ends, I get an extra hour of sleep. This is a beautiful thing to me. You might argue that its better never to play with the clock at all. The perceived benefit of the EDT-EST changeover is not unlike getting a tax refund from the government. It so feels good at the time, but i

              • This conversation has far exceeded my interest in it. :-)
                • This conversation has far exceeded my interest in it

                  I was reviewing my info just now -- looking at my recent comments and I had totally forgotten about this interchange! I think we ought to change the topic to EMPIRIAL TIE-FIGHTER VERUS B5 STARFURY: WHO WILL BEAT THE OTHER SENSELESS?

                  You see? This is why I turned off comment messaging. I found that it provoked me to respond to things I would normally just forget about.