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why do people make life so complicated?

Person A) what time is it right now
Person B) ten after five
Me) :facepalm: y u no say five-ten
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Why do people use the 24 hour clock? What the hell is 17:10?
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high content thread.

will visit again first thing tmr morning.
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Hairball wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 5:17 pm
Why do people use the 24 hour clock? What the hell is 17:10?
Clearly you're not a soldier material
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Not sure if this thread is serious :S


17:10 - 12 = 5:10
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Drew87 wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 5:18 pm
Not sure if this thread is serious :S


17:10 - 12 = 5:10
That's not my question.
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Drew87 wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 5:18 pm
Not sure if this thread is serious :S


17:10 - 12 = 5:10
But why do people prefer that format?
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complicated to some is simple to others


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Hairball wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 5:20 pm
But why do people prefer that format?
I dunno the technical reason - probably because there are 24 hours in a day and some people find it easier to just count from 1-24 then resetting at 12 :S


lol joke thread.
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Drew87 wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 5:20 pm
complicated to some is simple to others


/thread
When communicating something like the time, clarity is of essence.
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Drew87 wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 5:22 pm
I dunno the technical reason - probably because there are 24 hours in a day and some people find it easier to just count from 1-24 then resetting at 12 :S


lol joke thread.
thats very judgemental.

all freds have a right to life, liberty and pursuit of happyness.
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the best and simplest is military time but unfortunately its not practical with how society is set up right now. eg 12h clocks
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Corleone187 wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 5:27 pm
the best and simplest is military time but unfortunately its not practical with how society is set up right now. eg 12h clocks
I think some countries regularly use 24 hour clock.
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