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Diary
By Jack Wagner (Thu Sep 10, 2015 at 09:50:56 AM EST) DST (all tags)
Yes, Hello.

Have you had a look at the calendar yet? This weekend will be the second Sunday in September and we all know what that means, don't we? Daylight saving time is here again and it's time to Fall Back, as the old saying goes!! Boy O' Boy, seems like we just changed them, where does the time go?

Be sure to move your clocks back an hour at 1:00 Sunday morning. Of course you can do what I do and move them back right before you go to bed. That's the best way not to forget to do it


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Print Story A Day in the Life
Working life
By ReallyEvilCanine (Fri Jun 22, 2007 at 03:12:36 AM EST) A Day in the Life, time, DST, Nisqually Rule the Waves, WTF?, pie (all tags)
Don't Know Much About History

Stupid design is rampant in software, and with it stupid limitations. Inevitably someone wants our software to do $Action which isn't feasible due to design limitations. After receiving a negative answer to their question about whether something is possible, they turn into Veruca Salt:

"But why can't I do it?"
"Because we said so."
"But I waaaaant to."
"It won't work, but I'll file a New Feature Request for you."
"But I want to do it nooooowwww."
"Sorry."
Fighting with a software company is one thing, fighting with more than 100 years of historical standards and international treaties is another.

Poll: Hanna-Barbera Survivor.
x-posted to da brog.


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Print Story Hey gang, let's put on a show
Family
By georgeha (Tue Mar 13, 2007 at 06:07:24 AM EST) DST, hex and counter goodness, Exodus, debt (all tags)
and I have a few hours alone to engage in a nerdy teenage boy pursuit.

Plus, the Ten Commandments, Venus Beauty Institute, you don't need to be a weatherman, talent show, financial jujitsu, back on more drugs, and less.

Poll: How has the DST change affected you?


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Print Story A Day in the Life
Diary
By ReallyEvilCanine (Thu Mar 08, 2007 at 11:57:06 PM EST) A Day in the Life, cubicle, beer, DST, fuckwits, pie (all tags)
Thirsty

It was 10:30p.m. I was out with some workmates having some tasty K├Âlsch beer. My cell phone rang.

"REC, this is $GeneralSupportManager. Can you join a conf call with $LeadResourceManager, $DocManager, $PM-Guy and $OtherSeniorManager? We're discussing the Daylight Savings Time issues."

x-posted to da brog.


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