Bob Hauer

Bob Hauer

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More people than you think actually LIKE shifting the clocks twice a year!

Everyone's a little groggy today thanks to the time shift. But one in five Americans still like the fact that we do it twice a year.

21% of people in a new poll said they think changing the clocks the way we're doing it is still the best option. 62% want to stop shifting the clocks, and the other 17% are undecided. Here are a few more stats from the survey . . .

1. Of people who want to STOP doing it, 50% think we should switch to permanent Daylight Saving Time. 31% want permanent Standard Time. Everyone else said they don't have an opinion, just pick one.

2. Do you know if we're in Daylight Saving Time or Standard Time right now? A lot of Americans don't, apparently. The poll was done last week, and 56% thought we were in Daylight Saving Time at that point. But NOW we are.

3. 19% of Americans prefer waking up when it's dark out. Something that happens more because of Daylight Saving Time.

4. 7% of Americans are waking up in the dark most of the year no matter what. That's how many said they wake up before 5:00 A.M. on weekdays. 68% wake up before 8:00 A.M. Only 13% roll out of bed after 9:00.

Spring forward concept. Alarm clock, pen and notepad. Daylight saving time.

Photo: Getty Images

Photo: Getty Image

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