Sunday, October 28, 2007

Time Keeps On Slippin'

You know, when I bought my alarm clock, the fact that it automatically adjusts itself for Daylight Savings Time seemed like a really nice feature. Now it's not only useless, but actively dangerous. Thanks, Congress.

Well, at least I actually got one more hour of sleep today than I initially thought I did.


  1. It's amazing congress has the power to actually change time!
    My VCR automatically changed too.

    Looks like my computer did get the update.

  2. For some reason, I thought Daylight Savings Time did end this weekend. It hasn't really been an issue today, but I suddenly read your post, looked at the VCR, then back to my computer, then over at the alarm clock, and I had no idea what time it was.

    It is next weekend, right?

  3. Kathy:

    My VCR didn't change, I think probably just because it doesn't get a time signal, not being plugged directly into the cable any more. My radio-controlled wall clock didn't change this time, either, which is something of a relief. Last time, it kept resetting itself back to the wrong time every time I tried to change it. It took me ages to get it to keep the right time again.

    And I dunno about Congress. They think they're the freakin' Time Lords or something.


    Yes, apparently it ends next weekend, 2 AM, Nov. 4. I had to look it up, myself, to be sure.

  4. I'll probably start an argument with this, but...

    I think Time Lords are pretty dang competent compared to Congress.

  5. Your clock sounds awful! I'd totally freak out if my clocks changed all by themselves...on the wrong weekend! UGH!

  6. Back when they did it on the right weekend, it was nice!