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(To the tune of Chicago ♬ "Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?")

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Mar 15
Subjects: education, Daylight Savings Time, timekeeping

It's 2am Ace of Spades time.

It's 1am on the computer.

But really, here, it's just Midnight. So says the clock on the mantle which doesn't know from Savings Time.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Jun 8
Subjects: timekeeping

I don't rely on time. Time is what man made for our convenience, and in reality, it does not exist.
-- Yoko Ono

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 May 5
Subjects: timekeeping

People talk like Feb 29 is some kind of extra time.

It's a day.

And I'm not ready for it yet!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Feb 29
Subjects: timekeeping

EST, or EDT? Let's see, if it's 2pm EST, and I'm in CDT, but my house clock is on CST which is tantamount to MDT, then um.. um.. I don't know when to get scared!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2015 May 11
Subjects: Daylight Savings Time, timekeeping

last thread said: "...cyber attack dubbed Message to America against a number of targets 2 p.m. EST today...."

Read all… Subjects: added on 2015 May 11
Subjects: Daylight Savings Time, timekeeping

Y'know what? We never set the clocks forward this Spring.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2015 May 7
Subjects: Daylight Savings Time, Oklahoma, timekeeping

Vic: "Today is Tuesday, December 02, 2014."

Either Vic has taken up residence in the past or my cell is from the future. If we can't trust Vic on the date...

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Dec 3
Subjects: timekeeping

Morning, Glories. Slept late on a cold morning. Still waking up.

Vic really got me there right at the start, with, "Today is Monday, December 01, 2014...."

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Dec 2
Subjects: timekeeping

Fall Back is worse than Spring Forward.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Nov 2
Subjects: Daylight Savings Time, timekeeping

Matt Yglesias Voxplains: Hey Let's Get Rid of Time Zones

D@M!TT!! I've been campaigning for years, in my most stylish tinfoil top-hat for that very thing.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Aug 6
Subjects: timekeeping

'Twas technology insisted upon Daylight Savings and Time Zones. Whale oil and train schedules.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Apr 27
Subjects: technology, timekeeping

"Down Under we write the day first, then the month - today is 21/4/2014....." -aussie

Yes. I was talking about y'all.

There's still time to be rehabilitated.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Apr 20
Subjects: timekeeping

That won't even work in the Fourth Reich because they do the date all ass backwards.
Posted by: Boss Moss

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Apr 20
Subjects: timekeeping

Pets need feeding. Day needs doing. It being Monday and all.

Y'think mebbe Gabe had that ready yesterday and just Fed's it to today?

:: SCRATTTTTCH ::

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Feb 18
Subjects: cats, fail, timekeeping

Look. I have enough problem remembering what day it is. Do not fuck me with on this, Gabriel.
Posted by: alexthechick

Read all… Subjects: added on 2014 Feb 18
Subjects: fail, timekeeping

Does the shortest day coincide with the earliest sunset?

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Dec 1
Subjects: timekeeping

"On this day in 1883 Standard Time was put into use in the United States."

Repeal Standard Time!
Return to Natural time!

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Nov 18
Subjects: timekeeping

So, yesterday, Mrs came home in the afternoon to discover the electricity had evidently been off for a while.

She reset the clocks... except the coffeemaker.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Nov 7
Subjects: coffee, sleep, timekeeping

If a digital clock loses power, when it comes back on it flashes 12:00. So it's still right twice a day.
Posted by: rickl

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Nov 5
Subjects: digital future, timekeeping

Speaking of Pon Raul, ssssorry about prev styleguide faux pas. What's the right term again?

And you know the thing about stopped clocks?

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Nov 5
Subjects: digital future, timekeeping

Also recycled thought from last night:

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Nov 3
Subjects: Daylight Savings Time, timekeeping

What old dog said - train schedules. IIRC

And DST was instituted to save on whale oil.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Nov 3
Subjects: Daylight Savings Time, proper province of government, timekeeping

Always funny to me when alleged or self-described Constitutional conservatives don't see the fingers of unConstitutional governance for what they are.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Nov 3
Subjects: Daylight Savings Time, proper province of government, timekeeping

Time shifts and gravity fluctuations always make me feel a tad seasick.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2013 Nov 2
Subjects: anti-gravity, timekeeping
Time Marches On
Random Acts of Humor
Marching to our own time.
Cartoon added on 1997 Dec 12
Subjects: time marches on, timekeeping, technology, progress
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Time marches on
Doodles
Marching to our own time.
Cartoon added on 1997 Jul 1
Subjects: time marches on, timekeeping, technology, progress