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Exam did NOT start at 13:00 regardless of what is your reference point for the 13 hours, i.e. midnight. There is nothing universal about "13:00", making it a more "correct" value than others. If you say "13:00 Central European Time", then it is universal. I don't remember what the time zone of the Finns are called, but the same universal time would be "14:00 Finish time". The Brits would call it "12:00 GMT" (I guess that their traditions will keep them from replacing GMT with UTC Smile | :) )

As long as we have time zones, a clock time not qualified by a specific time zone is interpreted, by (strong!) tradition as "local time". So 13:00 in Central Europe is the same as 12:00 to the Brits and 14:00 to the Finns, according to their local times. That is what time zones are all about!

If you want to compare time zones and UTC to inflation - or for that sake, cost of living in various countries: For how many minutes will an average worker have to pay for an ice cream? That will give a far more correct impression of real price developments.

And, your "13:00" is like saying that the ice cream cost 3,10 "something", without stating the currency. If that is to make sense, I need a correction factor (here: for multiplication, not for addition) for it to make sense to me. If the currency is Euro, I know that the factor between 9 and 10 to give med the price in NOK. (But what kind of ice cream cost 3,10 Euro in 1995? Even today, you can buy a two liter box of ice cream for that amount!)

I still think "Other people, however, suddenly have to live their lived from 22:00 to 16:00 or some such" .. but that is no problem at all! It will take you a few weeks to get accustomed to. What's in a name? A time of day by any other name would make make you as tired.
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