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Why Indiana is retarded.

BrIONwoshMunky

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The timezones. They piss me off.

There were three, but the dick of a governor fixed that real good. Well one state rep from Vincennes actually cast the deciding vote, and he's not in my district, but whatever...

So Indiana didnt' like the idea of Daylight Savings Time (DST), fine and fucking dandy, I don't have to switch my clock twice a year because the sun comes up later in the winter, and earlier in the summer. Why people feel the need to have DST is way beyond me anyways.

If you want shit to open an hour later, then open shit an hour later. And why timezones? Why not a standard 24 hour day. Have GMT be actual time, and every timezone be different. Who gives a crap if the highest point of the sun happens at 2 a.m.? It doesn't fucking matter, you'll still work 8 hours a day, and then you won't have to ask "What timezone are you on" Whenever you go anywhere, all you'll need to know is, "When are you open"

Why don't we do this? Because everyone is stupid.

"But then Noon won't be noon, Noon will be 2 a.m." Who gives a rats ass?

What did they do before their were standard timezones? I guess the world actually ended or something... Pffft. Idiots.

But in a bold move, the idiot governor of Indiana made it his only point in office to switch the entire state over to Eastern DST.... only the state doesn't exactly do that... The Federal DOT does...

So Now we're going to have to go on DST, but the federal DOT is having hearings on what timezone each county wants to be on...

WHAT THE FUCK...

SO now, instead of a single timezone, areas that are near Chicago, and areas near Louisville, and areas in the southwestern part of the state want to be on their neighbor's time. Well I say let them... then give the fucking places over and have Indiana all on one timezone.

Here's another point.

I work nights. You're supposed to switch your clocks at midnight correct?

Well, what's going to happen when I work on a day that has 23 hours and one in the fall with 25 hours... how am I going to write that on a time ticket? I'm sure the stingy fucks here won't pay me for the extra hour that magically appears, but I'd be willing to bet I don't get that hour that disappears either... Idiots.

And why do we have to be stupid too? Just because the rest of the country is retarded enough to trouble themselves by switching their clocks, and announcing it on the radio, and all that jazz. They could stay the same time year round. It's stupid. Just fucking stupid. You don't 'save' daylight... there isn't any more daylight when you have DST than when you don't. It's just stupid.

I swear some 997987 year old Senator or whichever bureaucratic idiot camp came up with that ingenious idea that changing your clock automagically added an hour of daylight to your life, is laughing his unholy ass off in hell right now. Fucker. If I didn't think he/she/it was dead already I may have hunted them down, and used a "laser" to burn thier eyes out, and effectively give them all those hours of daylight they saved.

Come to think of it, maybe that's why we have lasers, it's from all the daylight we save that we never really see... the laser makers are turning on giant light eating machines, for lack of a better word, we'll call them Anti-lasers, in the morning and towards evening, thus eating all the extra daylight that our ingenious plan was saving up. Pfft.

And another thing.

People in Indianapolis think that thier retarded city is the only thing that exists in the whole of the state. And when you ask someone in Indianapolis where they're from originally, they'll say "Southern Indiana" and mean Martinsville. Which is like 30 minutes south of Indy, which is 2 and a half hours north of where I'm from. And Indiana is taller than it is wide, so you'd think that you'd divide it into thirds at least, considering that they placed Indianapolis in the center of the state, and call that Central Indiana, only when you point that out they look at you stupid. Then they ask you where you are from and you have to tell them "Southern Indiana". Of course you have to describe where you're from because they've never heard of any town within a 150 mile radius of your homeplace. Then you have to say, "I'm about 30 minutes from the Ohio River, so I live in Southern Indiana." Then they say all shocked and stuff, "Oh wow, that is Southern Indiana" Like you've been lying to them the entire time you were blurting out the 300 towns that they've never heard of.

Then the fucks that pretend they live in Chicago call the 'area' they're from "The Region", only no-one that isn't from "The Region" has any idea what it is until it's explained to them.

"Well that's what I call it." Gee thanks for that, only NO ONE ELSE UNDERSTANDS. Idiots.

So, In short, DST sucks and is causing the downfall of society as we know it. Pretty soon, I can't tell if it's going to be within 46 or 50 hours, because I don't know how many hours are in a day anymore, but pretty soon, We'll start wearing sundials like ole' Freddy Flintstone did. Stupid fuckers. :thumbsdn:

[Edit]I forgot to mention that the reason for the time switch was "to strengthen the econonmy". WHAT THE FUCK. I don't think I've ever heard one inckling of any one or anything that refused to do business with Indiana because they weren't on DST. That may be the worst political statment I've heard since "Mission Accomplished!". We won't go there...
 

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You know Munky (you don't mind if I call you Munky right? Good, I didn't think you would) I live in Idaho where we have DST. And you're correct. It blows. Twice a year I have to reset every clock in my house. And you know what, I ALWAYS forget the FUCKING VCR. Do you know how much it blows when you got to watch a show you tried to record and instead of a show about things that are cool, you get Martha Fucking Stewart talking about thinks that suck.

But, DST was the source of one of the most memorable conversations I ever had. We were talking about how we hated it and a woman that was sitting with us pipes up and says "I don't know, I think it's a good idea. I mean my strawberries really like the extra hour of sun it brings them." And she was DEAD SERIOUS. This crazy bitch thought that somehow changing your clock backwards magically changed everything and created an extra hour of sunlight. Now, if only I could write an extra zero when I balance the checkbook and have that be real...

And on a side rant, don't start statements with "I don't know". You DO FUCKING TOO KNOW! "I don't know, I think it's good." What don't you know there you insipid cow? Do you not know you think it's good? Or was the "I don't know" just your way of saying "I disagree"? Do you lack the balls to just say "I disagree"? Are you afraid I'm going to reach accross the table and beat you for voicing your opinion? "I don't know" is a precurssor to a fucking QUESTION, not a statement of opinion!

Fuck DST, Indiana, the water company AND stupid people. Fuck it all.
 

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I fucking hate time zones, its not as if each country is moving faster than the other, i mean the fucking world gos round and round at the same pace, so why the fucking need for time zones?

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indians=cocksuckers
 

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I Swear To Fucking God I Hate Daylight Savings Time. Its So Fucking Retarded. It Saves Daylight In No Damn Way! It Just Makes The Sun Appear To Come Up One Hour Later And Go Down One Hour Later.. What... The... Fuck? Jeeze Its A Fucking Waste Of Time To Change The Damn Clocks. Then Whenever You Look At A Clock That Isnt Changed Its Confusing. Ant Time Zones... Jeeze!you Walk Somewhere And You Lose A Fucking Clock Hour For No Reason. Like The Date Line. Wtf? Wtf? Wtf? The Fucking Real Time Is The Same The Whole World, Why Should The Clocks Be Different. You Can Talk To Somone Instantly In Another Country, So Their Time Should Be The Same. But Low And Behold, N00b Humans Think Its Funny For All Times To Be The Same. And Indiana Looks Like A Big Field Of Shit
 

BrIONwoshMunky

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It's mostly corn in Indiana. But every spring they get slathered in manure, so I guess it could be referred to as fields of shit...
 

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GodofDeath said:
I Swear To Fucking God I Hate Daylight Savings Time. Its So Fucking Retarded. It Saves Daylight In No Damn Way! It Just Makes The Sun Appear To Come Up One Hour Later And Go Down One Hour Later.. What... The... Fuck? Jeeze Its A Fucking Waste Of Time To Change The Damn Clocks. Then Whenever You Look At A Clock That Isnt Changed Its Confusing. Ant Time Zones... Jeeze!you Walk Somewhere And You Lose A Fucking Clock Hour For No Reason. Like The Date Line. Wtf? Wtf? Wtf? The Fucking Real Time Is The Same The Whole World, Why Should The Clocks Be Different. You Can Talk To Somone Instantly In Another Country, So Their Time Should Be The Same. But Low And Behold, N00b Humans Think Its Funny For All Times To Be The Same. And Indiana Looks Like A Big Field Of Shit
Actually, time zones make a lot of sense. Think about it, if there is only one time for the entire world you have no way of knowing what part of the day it is for someone. If you call Europe from the states and it's dinner time for you how do you know what's going on in their house?

I mean how'd you like a phone call in the middle of the night and the guy on the other end says "Sorry mate, 2:00 am is lunch time for me, I didn't know."

With time zones you can relatively easily predict what someone is doing at any given time.
 

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and all this time I thought Indiana was retarded because it was Indiana. Little did I understand the truth behind the retardedness.
 

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Ok day light savings time was invented by Ben Franklin to conserve candle wax( why I dont know). And one more thing are people from Indiana are they Northern or Southern I mean Im from down by Evansvill and I talk with a Southern drawl but my Grandma who lives in Anderson talks really clear.
 
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Well, I find it an interesting subject.

Timezones and DST are all bullshit, I agree.

We don't need time, at least not in my view of society.
Wake up when the sun is peeping through the curtains, and go to bed with the chicks.. :D

Just like the ol' times.

Anyway... We could start to use the UTC time for starters..
Or GMT like others call it. Universal Time Constant.

For the folks in New York.. They can go home from work at 2200 UTC, the whizkids in Los Angeles also at 2200 UTC, see how easy it is?

The rednecks in the middle don't ever have a clue about all this, so let them shovel shit whenever they're sobre.. :D

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I am not a racist... White Anglo Saxon Pig Rednecks shovel shit most of the time, or they are in Iraq also shoveling shit, which makes no difference.
 

UberSkippy

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RedOctober said:
Well, I find it an interesting subject.

Timezones and DST are all bullshit, I agree.

We don't need time, at least not in my view of society.
Wake up when the sun is peeping through the curtains, and go to bed with the chicks.. :D

Just like the ol' times.

Anyway... We could start to use the UTC time for starters..
Or GMT like others call it. Universal Time Constant.

For the folks in New York.. They can go home from work at 2200 UTC, the whizkids in Los Angeles also at 2200 UTC, see how easy it is?

The rednecks in the middle don't ever have a clue about all this, so let them shovel shit whenever they're sobre.. :D
Yeah but the problem is that you're not accounting for the various regions needs to interact with one another. We need time zones to give ourselves a point of reference to understand what's likely happening in another part of the world.

Calling next door who cares. But if I call halfway around the world I need to understand what time it is to them. A universal time doesn't help me with that. I mean it's a relatively safe assumption that between the hours of 11:00 PM and 7:00 am anywhere in the world that a majority of people are asleep.

But if you go with one singular time zone, if I go home at 22:00 hours what mechanism do I use to determine if it's acceptable to call haflway around the world at that time? To me 22:00 is go home time, to someone else it might be bed time.
 

BrIONwoshMunky

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Well, I don't think I have an accent. And, like I said, I'm from Southern Indiana, about 45 minutes from E-ville.
 

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Once again!!! Indiana is no where close to the beach!!!!


What up B:
 

BrIONwoshMunky

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Sure we have a beach.... It's on Lake Michigan though, and who wants to swim in Lake Michigan?

NOT ME.
 
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First off - Orthon, I must say that you are *edit - not in B&T*. We who live in Indiana are not "indians," nor "indianans" if that's what you were trying to say. Not that you or anybody else cares, but to avoid seeming like you have a lack of intelligence to the rest of us, we are "hoosiers." To call indians cocksuckers just proves the fact that you have a severely misguided brain. *again, edited for not being in B&T*

Back on topic - BWM, I agree with most of your points, but I'd like to say that I'm from Indianapolis, and I don't view martinsville as "southern Indiana," nor do I think this city is the only thing that exists in our state. I don't appreciate your stereotype there, but that wasn't the point of your rant, and it's not a big deal either way.

I just hate the fact that millions of tax dollars are being spent lobbying this piece of shit law. I just want to be told what time my clock should say, and leave it that way 365 days a year. I mean, the time in the rest of the world isn't going to change because Indiana time does ... it just makes no sense. Other than that, all my opinions are pretty much the same as yours.

Well written rant.
 

BrIONwoshMunky

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Too bad those strawberries like that extra hour of sunshine. :happysad:
 
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UberSkippy said:
Yeah but the problem is that you're not accounting for the various regions needs to interact with one another. We need time zones to give ourselves a point of reference to understand what's likely happening in another part of the world.
Huh?
Since when do Americans care what is happening somewhere else on the world?

It isn't fucking interesting either. You've got email. Who is using the phone anyway? Only for girl chitchat.

For the rest it's not necessary to work during the day. If half the population is working at night, there will be less traffic if you spread the shifts wisely.
 

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Huh?
Since when do Americans care what is happening somewhere else on the world?
Garbage. Thank you for expressing your opinion in the form of a wholly incorrect assumption. If Americans DIDN'T care what what was going on in the rest of the world, the Iraq Invasion wouldn't have occured at all. It was a dumbass move, sure, but the point was non-caring and it was wrong.

It isn't fucking interesting either. You've got email. Who is using the phone anyway? Only for girl chitchat.
Huh? What isn't interesting? Phone and E-Mail? Where did this come from?

For the rest it's not necessary to work during the day. If half the population is working at night, there will be less traffic if you spread the shifts wisely.
Guess what? There's this new thing I heard about called "24-hour" establishments. For some odd reason they're open ALL DAY AND ALL NIGHT. Oh, and even though the shifts are spread, we still have traffic jams. It's not about congestion, it's about the fact that most American drivers are incompetent behind the wheel, moreso first thing in the morning.
 

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RedOctober said:
Huh?
Since when do Americans care what is happening somewhere else on the world?
You know, a good portion of us aren't stuck up, ass hat republicans like George W. Bush. I assume that the Netherlands aren't 100% populated by close minded assholes like you.
 
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Most Americans don't come further than the first village in their neighbourhood, and in that village the first bar that is open all night. :D

For the more intellectual typos it's nearly impossible to point on the world map where the hell Iraq is anyway.

And I love it when Americans explode if you tell them they are dumbasses. ;)