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Dark vs Light

Postby Yogi » 11 Oct 2011, 18:48

Why is it called 'after dark' when it really is 'after light'
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Re: Dark vs Light

Postby pilvikki » 11 Oct 2011, 22:52


truncated from: after it gets dark?

guessing....
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Re: Dark vs Light

Postby Silke » 14 Dec 2011, 18:17

because darkness moves even faster than light - so we all know darkness already came and went a few times.
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Re: Dark vs Light

Postby Ice.Maiden » 15 Dec 2011, 04:40

I'd think the expression comes from what Vikki's said though - after it GETS dark.
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Re: Dark vs Light

Postby Silke » 17 Dec 2011, 07:17

ahw! you're no fun! that is a logical explanation!
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Re: Dark vs Light

Postby pilvikki » 18 Dec 2011, 01:57

    silke, i think it depends on if it's summer or winter... :P
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    Re: Dark vs Light

    Postby Ice.Maiden » 18 Dec 2011, 20:00

    Well it was quite a sensible question, so ......

    Mind you, ALL sorts of things happen "after dark" don't they? Preferably sometimes before it gets light again!
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    Re: Dark vs Light

    Postby Silke » 19 Dec 2011, 12:55

    I dunno vikki.. in the winter the darkness is already there before the light comes. In the winter the darkness is so fast the light never even catches it.
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    Re: Dark vs Light

    Postby pilvikki » 30 Dec 2011, 11:02

      well, yes, that's true enough... makes a total mockery of 'daylight saving' time: you can't save from what you don't have. :lol:
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