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(WRAL)   Brother born first is actually second to sister because of daylight savings time   ( wral.com) divider line
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2007-11-07 10:04:49 AM  
They do suspect the daylight savings predicament will be fodder for sibling rivalry.


Sibling arrivalry.
 
2007-11-07 10:07:29 AM  
Six more months of winter.
 
2007-11-07 10:16:58 AM  
Well that's just funny.
 
2007-11-07 10:18:11 AM  
Dude, you're always supposed to let her come first.
 
2007-11-07 10:20:17 AM  
This is the kind of story that made Fark famous.
 
2007-11-07 10:28:24 AM  
Somehow, I don't think the kids will remember it unless you tell them.
 
2007-11-07 10:43:01 AM  
Because of Daylight Saving Time, Allison's time of birth was 1:06 a.m., which makes her 26 minutes older than her brother even though he was born first.

The failing of our human invented time measurement system to handle this situation accurately doesn't mean you flip which one was born first. One was born 1:32 am EDT, the other 1:32 EST. You have to convert. It would be like a woman giving birth to twins on an airplane, and the plane crossing into a new timezone between deliveries. It's a clock, not a time machine.
 
2007-11-07 10:45:21 AM  
A perfect anecdote to sum up how STUPID DST is.
 
2007-11-07 10:46:17 AM  
itsdan:

Its a vagina, not a time machine.
 
2007-11-07 10:50:19 AM  
We wouldn't need DST if you people would just admit that the earth was flat.

/and the center of the universe
//6000 years old
///wish-thinking ownz
 
2007-11-07 10:51:02 AM  
NikolaiFarkoff: Dude, you're always supposed to let her come first.

amazing_live_seamonkeys: Its a vagina, not a time machine.

I cannot decide which one of you is the greatest winner, so the thread is officially tied.
 
2007-11-07 11:04:26 AM  
amazing_live_seamonkeys: itsdan:

Its a vagina, not a time machine.


It's a clown car, not a time vagina.
 
2007-11-07 11:19:11 AM  
Kome: It's a clown car, not a time vagina.

This could almost be a pickup line:
"Baby, when I get into your vagina, time STANDS STILL."

Or not.
 
2007-11-07 11:36:12 AM  
It's only fair - DST makes it possible for Farkers to have sex for an hour and thirty seconds once each year.
 
2007-11-07 11:49:16 AM  
Because of Daylight Saving Time, Allison's time of birth was 1:06 a.m., which makes her 26 minutes older than her brother even though he was born first.

Amanda Lamb, RETARD:

img134.imageshack.us
 
2007-11-07 12:01:24 PM  
Imagine if she gave birth on a ship crossing the international dateline. She could have given birth to the second child a full day before she went into labor.
 
2007-11-07 01:02:43 PM  
5000_gallons_of_toothpaste: Imagine if she gave birth on a ship crossing the international dateline. She could have given birth to the second child a full day before she went into labor.

Yeah and imagine she gave birth on the international space station. Oh never mind, vagina.
 
2007-11-07 01:54:40 PM  
Listen lady, the world isn't going to change for your precious little timefruit
 
2007-11-07 01:54:53 PM  
I think this story is the definition of a slow news day. The older sibling isn't older because we move our clocks for arbitrary reasons! ZOMG! These babies have ripped a hole in the space time continuum. That or their parents are just attention whores.
 
2007-11-07 01:55:45 PM  
GREAT SCOTT!!
 
2007-11-07 01:55:47 PM  
UTC/GMT FTW!
 
2007-11-07 01:55:51 PM  
What a bunch of BS. Clearly these people don't understand that time is simply a human perception...

/yay chronological order
 
2007-11-07 01:56:56 PM  
They are Americans?

Can't wait to see them sue each other for the inheritance in 60 years.

/Yes, I'm a loser, I plan to still visit fark in 60 years to point out American's behavioral flaws
 
2007-11-07 01:57:00 PM  
amazing_live_seamonkeys: itsdan:

Its a vagina, not a time machine.


WIN!

Now if only someone would put a clever pic to that statement, we will have ourselves a new cliche.
 
2007-11-07 01:57:12 PM  
So the girl did not come first.

Who cares!

She'll get over used to it.
 
2007-11-07 01:57:23 PM  
Good laugh.
 
2007-11-07 01:57:25 PM  
Daylight Savings Time is the tinfoil hat flat earthers use to keep sand out of their vagina waves.
 
2007-11-07 01:57:52 PM  
MisterRPG: Listen lady, the world isn't going to change for your precious little timefruit

EEEeeeehehhee... This.

Can I award you one interwebs?
 
2007-11-07 01:57:56 PM  
talk about a rip in the space time continuum...

/seriously babies come out of that?
 
2007-11-07 01:59:44 PM  
Two Dogs Farking: It's only fair - DST makes it possible for Farkers to have sex for an hour and thirty seconds once each year.


boy are my arms tired!
 
2007-11-07 02:01:20 PM  
must...resist...grammar...nazi...comment...
 
2007-11-07 02:01:35 PM  
Forget Barry Bonds or the Patriots - the second baby born deserves an *!
 
2007-11-07 02:01:56 PM  
Who's the Primogen now, baby boy?
 
2007-11-07 02:02:14 PM  
members.cox.net
 
2007-11-07 02:02:28 PM  
FortKnox
amazing_live_seamonkeys: itsdan:


Its a vagina, not a time machine.

WIN!

Now if only someone would put a clever pic to that statement, we will have ourselves a new cliche.


I guess there is two options, one is NSFW, and the other would be from this (no good shot of the machine on Wikipedia though).
 
2007-11-07 02:02:34 PM  
I hate daylight savings time, it farks with our internal sense of what time it is. Every day, I wake up at the same time, without an alarm clock, only when DST kicks into effect, it takes me weeks to adjust.
 
2007-11-07 02:02:59 PM  
It's "Daylight Saving Time"! For the love of Jebus folks it's not savings it's saving.
 
2007-11-07 02:05:52 PM  
Oh, you mean coitus?
 
2007-11-07 02:06:00 PM  
DammitIForgotMyLogin: NikolaiFarkoff: Dude, you're always supposed to let her come first.

amazing_live_seamonkeys: Its a vagina, not a time machine.

I cannot decide which one of you is the greatest winner, so the thread is officially tied.


I agree with this!
 
2007-11-07 02:06:10 PM  
This is chrono-illogical.
 
2007-11-07 02:07:49 PM  
Daylight Saving Vagina?
 
2007-11-07 02:09:17 PM  
why not just put all birth cert time in GMT?
 
2007-11-07 02:09:41 PM  
mrapier: It's "Daylight Saving Time"! For the love of Jebus folks it's not savings it's saving.

I think it's a more common mistake among people living closer towards the Great Lakes, but people should learn correct grammar, for God's sakes.
 
2007-11-07 02:10:09 PM  
This is what happens when you get the Sands of Time in your vag.
 
2007-11-07 02:10:29 PM  
So, two observers in different frames of reference can't agree on the sequence of the two events? Then they must be causally disconnected, separated by a spacelike interval of at least 34 minutes. I think we have a new champion in the "wizard sleeve" category...?
 
2007-11-07 02:10:57 PM  
mrapier - It's "Daylight Saving Time"! For the love of Jebus folks it's not savings it's saving.

Fail!!!

It's Daylights Save in Thyme. From the old english for "Spicy goode morn' to you, sir."
 
2007-11-07 02:11:01 PM  
www.msdivine.net

"Time is an abstract concept. This is a wristwatch."
 
2007-11-07 02:11:09 PM  
Weird, I'm subby but the mods changed my headline. I made it Bushes fault.

Oh well at least I got the credit.
 
2007-11-07 02:11:28 PM  
jfarkinB: So, two observers in different frames of reference can't agree on the sequence of the two events? Then they must be causally disconnected, separated by a spacelike interval of at least 34 light-minutes. I think we have a new champion in the "wizard sleeve" category...?

FTFM
 
2007-11-07 02:12:14 PM  
NikolaiFarkoff: Dude, you're always supposed to let her come first.

You're exempt when it's your sister.
 
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