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Here's What You Can Do With That Extra Hour This Weekend

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Hey, guys. Guess what? This weekend is the end of daylight saving time.

Yep, it's time to change your clock, and it's not even the sucky time change where everything takes place earlier, either.

On November 2, the clocks around the country will "Fall Back" at 2 a.m., none of that sleep-stealing "Spring Forward" crap, which means you get an extra hour to do whatever it is you silly kids do past 2 a.m.

We're here to help you find your way into trouble, even if we'll be passed out on the couch with Investigation Discovery blaring in the background. That's why we've made it a point to dig around and find out just what you can do with your extra hour, other than nap.

Here are your options. At 2 a.m., you'll gain an extra hour of:

1. Drinking

That's it, folks. That's your only option. If you're up at 2 a.m., when it instantly becomes 1 a.m. by the magic of Father Time, you'll get an extra hour of boozing in public places. We can't come up with anything else, because everything else is closed, as it should be. It's friggin' 2 a.m., after all, and no one but you boozehounds is awake.

Enjoy the extra 60 minutes of buying overpriced, watered-down vodka tonics. We'll be cheering you on from the comfort of our beds.

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