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Anybody else going early Saturday night due to the time change?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by HejiraHenry, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    We're off at 10:15 p.m., an hour early, to help the circulation crew make their 5:30 a.m. delivery benchmark.
  2. OTD

    OTD Active Member

    Yeah, we're going in a half-hour early, at 10:30.

    It seems like the pressroom never gets the word though. I remember going in early once for DST, and when I asked where the papers were was told "Oh, the pressmen are at lunch. They won't start for a while yet."
  3. SoCalDude

    SoCalDude Active Member

    Half-hour early at 10:45 p.m.. And we have HS soccer finals and HS basketball finals that start after 8 p.m.
  4. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Not sure I've ever worked on a desk that went out early because of the time change. Interesting.
  5. 2underpar

    2underpar Active Member

    we're going at 11 in my shop. fortunately, i think all of our stuff will be done early.
  6. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    At my first paper, we always went in early for this time change. In the fall, we never got to be late. Bastards.
  7. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    We tell our carriers not to change their clocks till they get off the route. Normal press time.
  8. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    One more reason I'm glad I'm not desking this weekend.
  9. jlee

    jlee Well-Known Member

    We'll send the pages an hour early (10:45 p.m.). With a few games going until 10, we'll have basic roundups and follow up with quoted stories on a calm Sunday. It's kind of nice, actually, to be able to use my tape recorder for a gamer at 10:30 p.m. Make me wish we were a p.m.
  10. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    Desk is now a verb? Ugh.
  11. Pendleton

    Pendleton Member

    One full hour early on a busy night. Joy.
  12. greenlantern

    greenlantern Guest

    High school basketball substate tonight. Deadline remains 11 p.m.
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