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Time Zones 2

Science brain teasers require understanding of the physical or biological world and the laws that govern it.

 

Puzzle ID:#30953
Fun:*** (2.55)
Difficulty:** (1.55)
Category:Science
Submitted By:achnid*us****
Corrected By:Winner4600

 

 

 



There are certain ways you can cross major time zones one way and not have to change your clocks. What time of year and which direction?





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Comments

Unraveled*
Jun 08, 2006

I'm pretty sure not everybody in the world does Daylight Savings.

This teaser would only work for countries that change their clocks twice a year.

It's a good teaser for Americans.
PunnettSwears*au*
Jun 08, 2006

Very easy.
GebbieRoseAus*
Jun 08, 2006

Easy for those who change their clocks twice a year.
blaghau
Jun 08, 2006

Of course if you're Australian, you'll know that standard time zones are GMT +10, GMT +10.5, and GMT +12, going east to west, so this wouldn't work.
achnid*us*
Jun 09, 2006

there's a reason why it states major time zones. there are many time zones that fall in between the major time zones by sifferent amounts of time. and there are a of areas that follow daylight saving, but change at different days of the year.
thimblenogginus*
Jun 13, 2006


Seemed obvious to me, an American.
MelkorDCLXVI*us*
Mar 05, 2007

ditto
reptile5000Aus*
Jun 01, 2007

You said we would cross the time zone...
assume we are either walking, driving, or in a plane...
You normally wouldnt have a clock with you to change. (but maybe a watch)

if that was the answer, it could have been a question in the 'trick' category
ismartguytus*
Sep 21, 2014

But reptile, its NOT the answer



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