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    I don't see the point.

    We should run on UTC+0/GMT all year round. Farmers be damned!

    The world runs around Greenwich Time. Well, UTC, but that is basically Greenwich Time with a neutral name. I think it would be a bit illogical to have us running +1 hour ahead of the meridian which we sit on.
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    British Summer Time all year round when Summer only lasts for a quarter of a year? Yet more drivel coming from Gordy.
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    I really don't care what time we go by so long as we just stick to it, the whole switching back and forth thing is pointless.
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    Yes, definitely. Living in the northern reaches of this kingdom, the sun sets ridiculously early in the winter. Arguments that children would be walking to school in the dark - aside from being a bit silly considering schoolchildren generally play outdoors after school anyway - are a bit peculiar when one considers that they have to walk home in the dark.

    I recall reading somewhere that the previous experiment where BST was used throughout the year (in the 70s, I think...) used flawed accident statistics, which wrongly suggested it was more dangerous than the status quo.
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    (Original post by L i b)
    Yes, definitely. Living in the northern reaches of this kingdom, the sun sets ridiculously early in the winter. Arguments that children would be walking to school in the dark - aside from being a bit silly considering schoolchildren generally play outdoors after school anyway - are a bit peculiar when one considers that they have to walk home in the dark.

    I recall reading somewhere that the previous experiment where BST was used throughout the year (in the 70s, I think...) used flawed accident statistics, which wrongly suggested it was more dangerous than the status quo.
    Live in the South? :dontknow:

    Sun, Sea, Sand, Southerners. We've got it all :p:
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    (Original post by Aphotic Cosmos)
    Live in the South? :dontknow:

    Sun, Sea, Sand, Southerners. We've got it all :p:
    I'm increasingly attracted by the prospect. I could use a few more barbecues and a few less cases of frostbite.
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    From a superficial point of view Nay because I like winter fashion too much.

    But I'd say Nay anyway,
    Summer is more precious when we just have those few months of it.
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    (Original post by Colour Me Pretty)
    From a superficial point of view Nay because I like winter fashion too much.

    But I'd say Nay anyway,
    Summer is more precious when we just have those few months of it.
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    (Original post by Colour Me Pretty)
    From a superficial point of view Nay because I like winter fashion too much.

    But I'd say Nay anyway,
    Summer is more precious when we just have those few months of it.
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    I don't think you understand! It's talking about the clocks going backwards and forwards..I don't think Brown could enforce an endless summer.
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    (Original post by Colour Me Pretty)
    From a superficial point of view Nay because I like winter fashion too much.

    But I'd say Nay anyway,
    Summer is more precious when we just have those few months of it.
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    You can't wear winter fashion in the daylight?
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    Pff, should reform the whole time system, 100 instead of 60...decimal time, think I've just invented something here :cool:
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    (Original post by moomooo)
    I don't think you understand! It's talking about the clocks going backwards and forwards..I don't think Brown could enforce an endless summer.
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    No I don't think I got it either
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    Yes, we need BST all year, in fact in winter the clocks should go back an hour so it's light even later. So summer GMT +1, winter GMT +2.
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    (Original post by Pink Bullets)
    You can't wear winter fashion in the daylight?
    I thought we were talking about summer time all year round,
    weather wise
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    Another brilliant idea from the goverment:rant:
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    (Original post by Carl)
    Yes, we need BST all year, in fact in winter the clocks should go back an hour so it's light even later. So summer GMT +1, winter GMT +2.
    That just means that, in Winter, we will have extremely dark afternoons. If during Winter we start the day 2 hours later, that means we'll be looking at it getting dark at 2-3pm.

    We're not bloody Norway.
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