Perhaps a little early, but.....

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by Dave Payn, Mar 22, 2004.

  1. Dave Payn

    Dave Payn Active Member

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    ....just a quick reminder (as much to myself as anybody else....) that the clocks go forward one hour this weekend! Boo, hiss!
     
  2. bruceg

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    Boo hiss! BST sucks :(
     
  3. drummergurl

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    so they do! all hell could break loose at tameside then!
     
  4. lynchie

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    Summer Time! Yaye! Sorry, I realise I'm the only one to be happy about this, but my job ends in august, so getting to the start of summer is great!!
     
  5. Caveman Dan

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    What's wrong with summer?? Tis the best time of year! 8) Light nights, sunshine, warmth, happiness all round!
     
  6. Dave Payn

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    I wasn't referring to summer as such, but the loss of hour's sleep from someone who could participate for his country in that category! ;-)

    I've been told before that you need less sleep as you get older. In that case, meet the first person who's actually getting younger with time! ;-)
     
  7. Cornishwomble

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    It does go forward on a Saturday night, so just have another hour in your pit on Sunday morning!
     
  8. Brian Bowen

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    Clocks go forward 1 hour a week later here (USA), on 4 April (Palm Sunday).
     
  9. Lisa

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    Our coach for the contest on Sunday leaves at some ridiculous time like 5.30 am as it is. :(
    So with the clocks changing it will be like leaving at 4.30 AM! :cry: :cry: :cry:
     
  10. PeterBale

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    Bad timing for us, as we're away at Nottingham for the weekend (see Auditorium posting) so there's one hour less for eating, chatting or sleeping :!:

    The worst one for us was when the clocks changed on Easter Sunday morning, and we still had to be up for a sunrise service :shock:
     
  11. Sam Atherton

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    Ouch :shock: ! Are you in the first half of the draw then? Most of our band are staying in Torquay on Saturday night, so if anyone forgets we'll just go and wake them up!
     
  12. Heather

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    Yeah..and my son's got a birthday party at 9.30am.....which means it will really be 8.30am!!......crazy!
     
  13. cornetchap

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    Nightmare! Watford Band are having the first of 2 recording sessions on Sunday morning beginning at 8.30am, so it's going to be like 7.30am :shock:

    Must remember to tell the band tonight.
     
  14. bruceg

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    Summer's great - it's just the whole changing the clocks thing that I don't like :( And I always miss at least one which ends up in wholesale confusion some time during the next few days :)
     
  15. lynchie

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    i usually only remember to change half the clocks in my house, which can cause a lot of confusion for weeks on end!!
     
  16. cornetgirl

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    I'd completely forgotten! :oops: Would be embarrassing if I "did a Muscroft" - Fred Muscroft, now 80 and top man at Driffield Silver, turned up an hour late to a gig this time last year because he'd forgotten to put the clocks forward!

    Rach x
     
  17. cornetchap

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    This happened to me, but in a non-banding situation.

    As a preacher in the Methodist Church I turned up for a service I was taking half an hour late after the steward phoned me whilst I was having my breakfast asking after my whereabouts. :oops: I told them to sing through the hymns, have the readings and take the offertory until I got there, by which time I had to launch straight into the sermon! And just as you need to warm up before playing you also need to warm up before preaching!
     
  18. rachael

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    Yeah bad timing,what a weekend to have clocks go forward!!........but we are in the 2nd half of the draw and staying in Torquay on the Saturday night,so might not be toooo bad.........but got a run through at 9.30am......so thats 8.30am......ouch!!
     
  19. Trigger

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    Try an hour less in your pit on Sunday morning.
     
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