Which time format do you prefer on a digital?

I always prefer 24 hour. Because one, it's easier to get and two, it looks better. I don't like those tiny pm indicators - the one thing I dislike about the A100.

24h format is Europe馃憤 thing, or 聽am I mistaken ?

I'm used to 12 hour. Otherwise I end up having to count on my fingers at about 5:00pm.

Although I'm not European or in the military, I use 24hr for work and most of my work watches are digital.

Str1der

24h format is Europe馃憤 thing, or 聽am I mistaken ?

Yes, you're right. But I'm Indian :)

Arijit

Yes, you're right. But I'm Indian :)

I like 24 format, just because its more organic for me to understand. 馃槈

Is it true that Americans aren't taught 24hr time at school? Every American I've ever spoken to seems to struggle with it but 10 year olds here understand it. Not taking the mickey it's a genuine question聽

Scooby

Is it true that Americans aren't taught 24hr time at school? Every American I've ever spoken to seems to struggle with it but 10 year olds here understand it. Not taking the mickey it's a genuine question聽

I always use 24 hour time when possible, like on a car or cell phone clock, because I'm an obnoxious show off that also enjoys acting like a tactical bro and saying "see you at eighteen hundred hourse!" which, yes, most Americans take as harder to comprehend than Pig Latin. I've yet to meet a civilian woman that can grasp the concept at all. I'm not saying they're stupid, as DST shifts baffle my mind altogether, just an observation.

But yeah, American civilians don't do 24 hour time unless they are paramilitary wannabes. American students of today learn about nothing useful, being unable to read analog clocks, Roman numerals, read or write cursive, say their ABC's, etc. I think there are more birdwatchers than drivers that can work a manual gearbox, and maybe half the people I know can even grasp shifting gears on a bicycle. We're a nation of useless Eloi. I didn't know that 24 hr. time was common in Europe. I'll stop before I start talking about fountain pens...

Oh yeah, it also helps prevent inadvertently setting alarms 12 hours off the desired time, but I'll still occasionally flub it and be off by ten hours instead with hasty setting. It's not like I'm one to wake up in a daze and not know it it's before or after noon.

Scooby

Is it true that Americans aren't taught 24hr time at school? Every American I've ever spoken to seems to struggle with it but 10 year olds here understand it. Not taking the mickey it's a genuine question聽

I'm not sure about that. You might ask Fred :)

OscarKlosoff

I always use 24 hour time when possible, like on a car or cell phone clock, because I'm an obnoxious show off that also enjoys acting like a tactical bro and saying "see you at eighteen hundred hourse!" which, yes, most Americans take as harder to comprehend than Pig Latin. I've yet to meet a civilian woman that can grasp the concept at all. I'm not saying they're stupid, as DST shifts baffle my mind altogether, just an observation.

But yeah, American civilians don't do 24 hour time unless they are paramilitary wannabes. American students of today learn about nothing useful, being unable to read analog clocks, Roman numerals, read or write cursive, say their ABC's, etc. I think there are more birdwatchers than drivers that can work a manual gearbox, and maybe half the people I know can even grasp shifting gears on a bicycle. We're a nation of useless Eloi. I didn't know that 24 hr. time was common in Europe. I'll stop before I start talking about fountain pens...

Oh yeah, it also helps prevent inadvertently setting alarms 12 hours off the desired time, but I'll still occasionally flub it and be off by ten hours instead with hasty setting. It's not like I'm one to wake up in a daze and not know it it's before or after noon.

I don't know about Americans but I totally agree with you about the alarms - 24h saves from a lot of confusion! I'm also with you about being tactical and getting baffled by DST xD

24 army looking strong 馃挭馃徏

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