Please Don't Use 12:00 as the Deadline for Anything.
I am commissioner of a keeper league. Yahoo listed the keeper deadline as 12:00 AM Sunday. This is very ambiguous. I thought that meant either Sunday noon or Sunday night at midnight. None of us ever dreamed that that meant midnight SATURDAY night!
So, as a result of this confusion, one team owner didn't get their keeper choices in. As commissioner, it looks like I will be able to manually choose his keepers, but I shouldn't have to do that.
In the future, just don't use 12:00 as a deadline for anything ever. There is no clear consensus whether 12 am means midnight or noon. Instead, be like they do with airline and train schedules and list departure times at 12:01 or 11:59 to remove the ambiguity.
jonathan hicks commented
Of all the **** yahoo can improve moving the time of waivers isnt high on the list. Inevitably someones more inconvenienced.
Well, Idk why anyone is confused on what 12am is?!? However, I believe that you could have made your point better if talked about the mindset that people reading Sunday might be thrown off that the deadline is actually their Saturday Night. It would help to create an 11:59pm deadline on Saturday to alleviate the problem for those not paying close enough attention. Most computer deadlines are listed this way now.
Oh, don't gather feedback on a simple time issue. We can't cater to every little problem. Not many people support this change. Hey have teachers teach to right in cursive too. (Just kidding)
No, I agree with others about the time. Simple. Clear consensus with others about telling time.
I have not heard of 12 am used as "normal" daylight hours. 12 am is midnight, 12pm is noon. C'mon, don't add to the confusion. My vote is negative three or -3.
Michael Boyle commented
lol. I agree with previous comments. There is definitely clear consensus that 12 am = midnight = start of the day.
Brian Tomaselli commented
Dude 12 am is MIDNIGHT. Didn't anyone teach you to read time. And there was 2 or more that got this wrong...:"WOW".....
Kevin Raesy commented
Im sorry but no... NO?
12am is the start of a new day. 1159pm is the end of a day. 12pm is "noon". I cant believe I'm explaining this. I suppose yahoo could use 24hour time such as 0000-2359 but I think more people would get confused on what 1900 or 1700 is.