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A brief history of time zones

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  • Started 1 year ago by vistamike
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vistamike
vistamike
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-12849630

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Scott
Scott
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Nice one Mike. I always thought the split zones were silly.

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vistamike
vistamike
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Even a Lighthouse can cause problems!

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LadyFitzgerald
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Adding to the confusion here in the States, some States have more than one time zone (Indiana is the one that pops to mind) and not all States go on DST in the summer (all of AZ, except the upper right corner, for example).

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Scott
Scott
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I thought Indiana changed to a more standard zone, at least the part that was off.

edit- ah yes, still some (county) holdouts.

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hatryst
hatryst
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The times, they are a-changin... :)
http://www.howtogeek.com/forum.....replies=12
http://www.howtogeek.com/forum.....replies=16

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Scott
Scott
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It's that *time* of year again. ;)

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LadyFitzgerald
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At least you never had to deal directly with that time of the month.

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Scott
Scott
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But indirectly must count for something.
I often wonder if the P stands for Perpetual <duck>

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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I think I was there at the time. Not sure. It was very confusing.

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