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    Changing clocks

    I found it so hard to crawl out of bed in the dark this morning... I know I went to bed an hour early, but I really did not want to get up this morning.

    Also, it's astonishing how many families seem to have been unable to adjust their clocks to get into school at the right time this morning

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    I didnt go to bed last night as I knew it would screw me over (always does), so tonight I will sleep like a log

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    I didnt go to bed last night as I knew it would screw me over (always does), so tonight I will sleep like a log
    Old fogeys like me can't handle nights without sleep any more!

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    I always change the clocks before I go to bed and consider that I am going to bed at THAT time. I don't have a problem with it and got up fine this morning. It was light by the time I went out to walk the dog at 6.30 anyway.
    I don't get jetlag either - maybe it's a metabolism thing?

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    I think it's getting up in the dark that threw me. I prefer the lighter mornings.

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    I forgot to change the clocks but got up and hour earlier thanks to my phone automatically altering it's setting and not realising it does this(first new phone in about 8 years)

    Of course the fact that my girlfriend had altered some of the clocks and my hangover made for a confusing few minutes of not knowing what the time really was

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    Got up to watch the F1 on Saturday and Sunday, knackered me out so i went to sleep like a log last night!

    Makes a change, usually stuffs my body clock for a few days

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    Quote Originally Posted by pagelad View Post
    Got up to watch the F1 on Saturday and Sunday, knackered me out so i went to sleep like a log last night!

    Makes a change, usually stuffs my body clock for a few days
    My other half was there for both qualifying and the race. He's working in Sydney and went to Melbourne for the weekend.

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    I forgot about the change too, don't have any clocks in apartment - just phones and computers that do it automatically. Got in the car and set off, then looked at the clock and thought bugger I'm an hour early!

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    I think it's getting up in the dark that threw me. I prefer the lighter mornings.
    I had the same problem - however getting an alarm clock that increases the light level before going off makes a difference

    PURE Twilight, DAB/FM Radio with Mood and Wake Up Light: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

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    My clock updated on my phone automatically and alarm went off as expected

    Android 1 - 0 Apple


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    Quote Originally Posted by Domino View Post
    I had the same problem - however getting an alarm clock that increases the light level before going off makes a difference

    PURE Twilight, DAB/FM Radio with Mood and Wake Up Light: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics
    Quote Originally Posted by Amazon
    PURE Twilight also comes with embedded children’s lullabies and a night-light mode, making it perfect for a child’s bedroom.
    Now we know the real reason you wanted one

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    Is it wrong that I haven't changed the clock in the IT room that the office is off just to mess with the kids minds?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kevbaz View Post
    My clock updated on my phone automatically and alarm went off as expected

    Android 1 - 0 Apple

    so did mine...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sister_annex View Post
    so did mine...

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    All 4 iphones in my house did

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