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****OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS (SPRING FORWARD) THREAD****
http://webexhibits.org/daylightsaving/b.html ^ | March 9, 2007 | Lucky9teen

Posted on 03/09/2007 4:57:01 AM PST by Lucky9teen

This weekend Daylight Saving Time begins, at 2am on Sunday, March 11th.  Ah, time...great, we lose an hour this weekend, and that means one less hour to play, drink, sleep, and just be.  Let's kill some time here then....

What do you do with your time?  Do you Spring Forward this weekend?

         

2007 Daylight-saving change could confuse gadgets

 

Spring GraphicDaylight saving time (DST), also known as summer time in British English, is the convention of advancing clocks so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less. Typically clocks are adjusted forward one hour in late winter or early spring and are adjusted backward in autumn. Details vary by location and change occasionally.

 

Governments often promote DST as an energy conservation measure because it substitutes summer afternoon sunlight for electrical lighting. However, in some cases DST can increase energy costs.

 

Daylight Saving Time - for the U.S. and its territories - is NOT observed in Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and by most of Arizona (with the exception of the Navajo Indian Reservation in Arizona).

 

"An extra yawn one morning in the springtime, an extra snooze one night in the autumn is all that we ask in return for dazzling gifts. We borrow an hour one night in April; we pay it back with golden interest five months later."

-Winston Churchill


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KEYWORDS: daylightsavingtime; ofst; silliness; springforward
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1 posted on 03/09/2007 4:57:05 AM PST by Lucky9teen
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To: vipervomit; LiveFreee; Baynative; MozartLover; blau993; ItsOurTimeNow; Chanticleer; trac220; ...

 

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2 posted on 03/09/2007 5:01:21 AM PST by Lucky9teen (All might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they should. - Samual Adams)
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To: Lucky9teen
I love daylight savings time!

It was 2 degrees here this morning.

3 posted on 03/09/2007 5:07:19 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Lucky9teen

I'm not here today.


4 posted on 03/09/2007 5:07:42 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Lucky9teen

5 posted on 03/09/2007 5:08:13 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Lucky9teen

6 posted on 03/09/2007 5:16:40 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Lucky9teen

top ten!!!!!!


7 posted on 03/09/2007 5:16:41 AM PST by scott0347 (Commander of the 0347th Lancer Brigade, Operator of the Immaculate Steamroller)
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To: Lucky9teen

Not Daylight Savings Time again!


8 posted on 03/09/2007 5:19:44 AM PST by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: Lucky9teen

WOO-HOO


TOP TEN? Let The Silliness Begin


10 posted on 03/09/2007 5:21:50 AM PST by marine86297 (I'll never forgive Clinton for Somalia, my blood is on his hands)
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To: Lucky9teen

1. Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.

2. Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.

3. Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't.

4. Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.

5. The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong.

6. If you lined up all the cars in the world end to end, someone would
be stupid enough to try to pass them, five or six at a time, on a hill,
in the fog.

7. The things that come to those who wait will be the scraggly junk
left by those who got there first.

8. The shin bone is a device for finding furniture in a dark room.

9. A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well.

10. When you go into court, you are putting yourself into the hands of 12 people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty


11 posted on 03/09/2007 5:23:18 AM PST by Sax
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To: Lucky9teen
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ITS FRIDAY SILLINESS TIME!!!
12 posted on 03/09/2007 5:24:16 AM PST by marine86297 (I'll never forgive Clinton for Somalia, my blood is on his hands)
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To: Sax
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13 posted on 03/09/2007 5:27:06 AM PST by Sax
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To: Lucky9teen

14 posted on 03/09/2007 5:37:00 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Lucky9teen

15 posted on 03/09/2007 5:37:40 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Sax
LOL

Although, you gotta wonder what goes through people's heads sometimes. Who looks at road kill and thinks of posing his GI Joes for a picture?

16 posted on 03/09/2007 5:39:58 AM PST by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: JRios1968

I love Daylight Savings Time!!!

Heck - I celebrate it and make it a holiday :)


17 posted on 03/09/2007 5:40:32 AM PST by Shyla
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To: Lucky9teen; AZamericonnie; Old Sarge; 2LT Radix jr; Radix; Kathy in Alaska; kjfine; HiJinx; ...

Good morning!


18 posted on 03/09/2007 5:44:28 AM PST by tomkow6 (........pickin' my nose, bit by bit......)
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To: Lucky9teen

Checking in from the road! This one is a LOOONG business trip.


19 posted on 03/09/2007 5:46:13 AM PST by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: Lucky9teen

20 posted on 03/09/2007 5:50:05 AM PST by xcamel (Press to Test, Release to Detonate)
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To: trisham

It's been cold, but we're expecting a big warmup today. Might get close to 60.


21 posted on 03/09/2007 6:00:06 AM PST by RockinRight (My wish for Islam - The Glass Parking Lot Formerly Known As The Middle East.)
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To: Lucky9teen

DecisionsDecisionsDecisions!


22 posted on 03/09/2007 6:01:13 AM PST by tomkow6 (........pickin' my nose, bit by bit......)
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To: Sax

Oooo-Rah!!!!

GI Joe, making the highways safe for all people!!!


23 posted on 03/09/2007 6:10:58 AM PST by fredhead (Teach a man to fish.......and he'll fish for a lifetime.)
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To: tomkow6

IRT your tagline....

You can pick your friends
You can pick your nose
But you can't pick your friend's nose.

AND

It's not whether you pick your nose, it's WHERE YOU PUT THE BOOGERS!!!!


24 posted on 03/09/2007 6:14:11 AM PST by fredhead (Teach a man to fish.......and he'll fish for a lifetime.)
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To: marine86297
"The Devils!"


25 posted on 03/09/2007 6:15:00 AM PST by mcg2000 (Ann Coulter: Censored)
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To: The_Victor
Although, you gotta wonder what goes through people's heads sometimes. Who looks at road kill and thinks of posing his GI Joes for a picture?

Yeah, I think I could have a beer and shoot the bull with that guy.

26 posted on 03/09/2007 6:15:05 AM PST by Sax
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To: tomkow6

Back in the seventies when Roone Arledge took over the news division at ABC (he was already running the sports division) ABC had a corporate image crisis.

For years NBC was Proud as a peacock. And CBS had the eye but what did ABC have that was memorable? Not a whole lot. so the corporate powers that be tried to update the image of the network.

One plan that didn't work out quite as well as hoped was a revamp of the corporate headquarters. The board wanted something that would call instant attention to the network and yet was pleasing to the eye. They brought in a image consultant and he suggested building the ABC logo on the front of the building out of glass and turning the letters into huge fishtanks.

Proving that the networks can sometimes be flaky the board thought that was a good idea.

It just so happens that my uncle owned a pet store in New York at the time and ABC contracted with him to set up the tanks and keep them well stocked. They decided that 150 medium sized angel fish for each letter would be enough and my uncle set the tanks up accordingly.

On the day when the fish were to be put into the tanks (after the water had set for a sufficient time) my uncle and his son, my cousin, were emptying all the various fish into the letters. My uncle started on the "A" and his son started on the "C". after getting 100 fish into his tank my cousin droppped the last container holding about 50 striped angels onto the ground. The container broke, spilling, and killing, most of the fish.

My uncle came over and told him not to worry about it, there's plenty of fish in the "C"


27 posted on 03/09/2007 6:15:22 AM PST by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: Lucky9teen
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It's a sh**ty job but someones gotta do it.
28 posted on 03/09/2007 6:31:12 AM PST by marine86297 (I'll never forgive Clinton for Somalia, my blood is on his hands)
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To: dead

*choke*

I was having a hard time waking up, but that "pander pie" really did the job! Thanks!

ROTF!


29 posted on 03/09/2007 6:37:30 AM PST by Monkey Face (Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. [Congress is in session.])
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To: fredhead

AND

You can pick your friends,
and you can pick your nose,
but you can't roll your friends into little balls.


30 posted on 03/09/2007 6:41:56 AM PST by Chasaway (Anything not worth doing is not worth doing well.)
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To: RockinRight

We're hoping for a high of 50 tomorrow. I can't wait.


31 posted on 03/09/2007 6:45:37 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: dead

SICK SICK SICK!!!!


32 posted on 03/09/2007 6:49:06 AM PST by PatriotCJC
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To: Lucky9teen

Mother Superior called all the nuns together and said to them, "I must tell you all something. We have a case of gonorrhea in the convent."

"Thank God," said an elderly nun at the back. "I'm so tired of chardonnay.


33 posted on 03/09/2007 6:52:02 AM PST by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: theDentist

34 posted on 03/09/2007 6:57:05 AM PST by Lucky9teen (All might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they should. - Samual Adams)
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35 posted on 03/09/2007 7:02:33 AM PST by StarCMC (FR is a success, in spite of all...cats they've sacrificed ...demon gods they've prayed to. - Bryan)
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To: Lucky9teen
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
Alternative Fuel Source?
36 posted on 03/09/2007 7:05:12 AM PST by marine86297 (I'll never forgive Clinton for Somalia, my blood is on his hands)
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To: StarCMC
Good Morning Star!!

38 posted on 03/09/2007 7:06:18 AM PST by Lucky9teen (All might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they should. - Samual Adams)
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To: Lucky9teen

Could you take me off your ping list for awhile? I'm being deluged by the sheer volume of different ping lists that I'm on and I need a time out.

Thanks!


39 posted on 03/09/2007 7:08:34 AM PST by SandyInSeattle (I made it home! Hello, Seattle! It's Raining! Woo Hoo!)
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To: Lucky9teen

HA! I need to use that with the kids! LOL


40 posted on 03/09/2007 7:12:26 AM PST by StarCMC (FR is a success, in spite of all...cats they've sacrificed ...demon gods they've prayed to. - Bryan)
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To: Lucky9teen

Anger Management

________________________________

When you occasionally have a really bad day, and you just need to take
it out on someone, don't take it out on someone you know, take it out on
someone you don't know.

I was sitting at my desk when I remembered a phone call I'd forgotten to
make. I found the number and dialed it. A man answered, saying "Hello."
I politely said, "This is Chris. Could I please speak with Robyn
Carter?"

Suddenly a manic voice yelled out in my ear "Get the right if***ing
number!" and the phone was slammed down on me. I couldn't believe that
anyone could be so rude. When I tracked down Robyn's correct number to
call her, I found that I had accidentally transposed the last two
digits.

After hanging up with her, I decided to call the 'wrong' number again.

When the same guy answered the phone, I yelled "You're an *** hole!" and
hung up. I wrote his number down with the word '*** hole next to it, and
put it in my desk drawer. Every couple of weeks, when I was paying bills
or had a really bad day, I'd call him up and yell, "You're an *** hole!"
It always cheered me up.

When Caller ID was introduced, I thought my therapeutic '***hole'
calling would have to stop. So, I called his number and said, "Hi, this
is John Smith from the telephone company. I'm calling to see if you're
familiar with our Caller ID Program?"

He yelled "NO!" and slammed down the phone. I quickly called him back
and said, "That's because you're an ***hole and hung up.

One day I was at the store, getting ready to pull into a parking spot.
Some guy in a black BMW cut me off and pulled into the spot I had
patiently waited for. I hit the horn and yelled that I'd been waiting
for that spot, but the idiot ignored me I noticed a "For Sale" sign in
his back window, so I wrote down his number.

A couple of days later, right after calling the first ***hole (I had his
number on speed dial,) I thought that I'd better call the BMW *** hole,
too.

I said, "Is this the man with the black BMW for sale?"

He said, "Yes, it is."

I asked, "Can you tell me where I can see it?"

He said, "Yes, I live at 34 Oak tree Blvd, in Fairfax. It's a yellow
rambler, and the car's parked right out in front."

I asked, "What's your name?"


He said, "My name is Don Hansen,"

I asked, "When's a good time to catch you, Don?"

He said, "I'm home every evening after five."

I said, "Listen, Don, can I tell you something?"

He said, "Yes?"

I said, "Don, you're an *** hole!"

Then I hung up, and added his number to my speed dial, too. Now, when I
had a problem, I had two ***holes to call.

Then I came up with an idea. I called *** hole #1.

He said, "Hello."

I said, "You're an *** hole!" (But I didn't hang up.)
He asked, "Are you still there?"

I said, "Yeah,"

He screamed, "Stop calling me,"

I said, "Make me,"

He asked, "Who are you?"

I said, "My name is Don Hansen."

He said, "Yeah? Where do you live?"

I said, "*** hole, I live at 34 Oak tree Blvd, in Fairfax, a yellow
rambler, I have a black Beamer parked in front."

He said, "I'm coming over right now, Don. And you had better start
saying your prayers."

I said, "Yeah, like I'm really scared, *** hole," and hung up.

Then I called ***hole #2.

He said, "Hello?"

I said, "Hello, *** hole,"

He yelled, "If I ever find out who you are..."

I said, "You'll what?"
He exclaimed, "I'll kick your ***,"

I answered, "Well, ***hole, here's your chance. I'm coming over right
now." Then I hung up and immediately called the police, saying that I
lived at 34 Oak tree Blvd, in Fairfax, and that I was on my way over
there to kill my gay lover.
Then I called Channel 9 News about the gang war going down in Oak tree
Blvd. in Fairfax.

I quickly got into my car and headed over to Fairfax. I got there just
in time to watch two ***holes beating the crap out of each other in
front of six cop cars, an overhead news helicopter and surrounded by a
news crew.

NOW I feel much better.

Anger management really does work


41 posted on 03/09/2007 7:14:20 AM PST by Rightly Biased (Courage is not the lack of fear it is acting in spite of it<><)
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To: Sax

OMG I love that.


42 posted on 03/09/2007 7:18:38 AM PST by SquirrelKing ("When a coin in the carbon pot rings, out of global warming hell a soul does spring." - Timothy Ball)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Not a problem sweety. Let me know when you're ready to come back on... :)


43 posted on 03/09/2007 7:21:04 AM PST by Lucky9teen (All might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they should. - Samual Adams)
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To: StarCMC
This just isn't right...

44 posted on 03/09/2007 7:22:45 AM PST by Lucky9teen (All might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they should. - Samual Adams)
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To: StarCMC

Morning, Star!


45 posted on 03/09/2007 7:25:11 AM PST by tomkow6 (........pickin' my nose, bit by bit......)
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To: Sax
Looks like proud French soldiers over there.

For more fearsome frenchies click over here:

France's latest anti-tank missile, reputed to be as advanced as the American "Stinger" & "Hellfire".

46 posted on 03/09/2007 7:26:02 AM PST by kcar
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To: kcar

hello


47 posted on 03/09/2007 7:29:00 AM PST by CJ Wolf
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To: CJ Wolf

Howdy. You ain't French, are ya?


48 posted on 03/09/2007 7:33:44 AM PST by kcar
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To: Lucky9teen

49 posted on 03/09/2007 7:40:48 AM PST by macmedic892 (I am serious. And don't call me Shirley.)
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To: macmedic892

50?


50 posted on 03/09/2007 7:42:33 AM PST by fredhead (Teach a man to fish.......and he'll fish for a lifetime.)
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