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How do you read military time

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Military time has 24 hours just like the time we use everyday. The difference is that we separate our time into 2 time segments, After Midnight and afternoon. Military time does not. Our 1:00 am is 0100 (O One hundred) military, 11:00 am is eleven hundred or 1100. 12:00 pm (12 noon) is 1200 or twelve hundred. Our 1:00 pm is 1300 or thirteen hundred (1 hour past 12 noon). any time afternoon you are going to use the hour plus 1200 in military time. 7:00 pm is 1900 or nineteen hundred, 11:00 pm is 2300 or twenty three hundred. etc.

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If it's past 12:00 just subtract 12!! Example... 22:00-12:00 = 10:00pm
Anything under 12:00 is AM anything over is PM
01:00= 1am
02:00= 2am
03:00= 3am
04:00= 4am
...
11:00= 11am
1200= 12am
13:00= 1pm
14:00= 2pm
15:00= 3pm
etc.

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At least they won't be able to mess with you about military time at basic. Now go get me a left handed hammer and 50 feet of waterline.
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LOL well... I'm hoping they'll teach me all of that in tech school! I'm clueless about mechanics, but apparently I scored high? 0_o
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Oh girl, they are gonna have a fun time with YOU. Be prepared to spend a lot of time chasing down tools and parts that don't exist, lol. And then get chewed out when you come back empty handed.
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lol sounds like fun -_- Oh and I can be so gullible too, I'll fall for it every time. I worked at a restaurant and they had me searching for the sesame seeds for the buns in the basement for an hour. I come upstairs to everyone laughing hahahha at least I didn't have to work for an hour!
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That's funny. One of my daughters had a job as a hostess and on her first day they had her escort a party of 8 people outside to the deck. There's no deck, and she's standing there with 8 people. They use that ruse in basic a lot to get you in the mindset of following orders without questioning. After a while, if they tell you to get on the floor and flop like a fish, all you can think about is being the best damn flopping fish anyone ever saw.
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Hahaha that's funny! Yeah I'm pretty sure I'll get used to the mind games. It'll be quite the test but I'm sure once basic is over it won't be so bad.
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True. They haven't given you any idea how long it will be until you go?
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Nope. I'm on the quick ship list right now. But I haven't even been assigned a job. I've been waiting 3 months already.
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Geez. Waiting can't be fun.
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Not at all! I'm sick of it lol I just want to go already.
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Well, for the time being, I guess you'll just have to hang out and get harassed on ASK.
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I guess so :/ I'm getting tired of ignorant, easily-angered people lol
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Seems to be plenty of those to go around.
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I know! It's frustrating. I just want to answer questions, have conversations, and a good (clean) debate or two. lol
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Yeah, I've learned that I'm not going to change anybody's mind whose on the extreme right or left. So when it starts getting un-fun, I just move on. I get enough frustration in real life. I've stumbled across a couple of your debates and you hold your own just fine.
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Yeah I realize that I won't be able to change extreme opinions, I just try to debate calmly to learn about what other people think and just to go back and forth a little. Not for argument. But thank you! I feel like I support my side fairly well. It's just that when someone starts getting offended too easily or get hostile I tend to not back down. hahaha
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It's not easy to find people who have different points of view than you do but can discuss them in a level headed way without getting all emotional on you. Not on here, or anywhere, really.
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I know! People are so stuck on their own opinions that they shut out everything else. That's not a good way to form an opinion. I listen to all sides, argue it, see if it can stand up against other opinions, and then decide. Makes more sense to me to do it that way lol
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It's good to keep an open mind until maybe..just maybe..something happens in your life to sway you one way or another. What they call a defining moment, I guess. Mine came..even though defining moment sounds overly dramatic, and it actually took several months..at 18 years old in Vietnam. I never thought about life the same way again. Maybe I shouldn't, but I tend to measure things compared to that. A lot of things that seem important to other people, I hardly give any thought. I still don't know if that's good or bad.
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lol well as long as you're giving your opinion plenty of thought and have good supporting arguments. Vietnam? That's awesome, thanks for you're service there, that must've been quite the service... But yeah I have had my defining moments as well. For instance, I determined that I was Atheist after my ex fiance tried to drag me into a cult. That experience made me realize how important my lack of religion is to me, and how much it says about myself to hold strong to it, as well as all of my other beliefs.
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Omg..a cult? lol. I shouldn't laugh, but....Yeah, I guess that would put you off religion. Is he still there? Was it a really weird one? Would you have had to, like, have the offspring of the leader and things like that? Thank Goodness you didn't drink the Kool Aid.
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Oh no, it's okay. I laugh about it a lot now! ^_^ hahaha It was a Pentecostal one, where they roll around like they're having seizures and speak in tongues. He thinks his mom had God speak through her in some sort of babbling nonsensical language. I was supposed to follow him and view him as "The head of the household" and never question him. And he was going to make me quit MMA! No thanks!!! lol He hid his religion from me until a month before the wedding. Yeah, I'd say I'm pretty turned off to religion. haha
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As a kid we would go down to my Grandparents town in the south. There was a Pentecostal church there. We would sneak up in the dark and watch through the windows. They put on quite a show, those people. Talking in tongues, passing out, and they had snake handlers. Funny, but I never saw anyone pass out while holding a snake. They made sure that snake was locked in a box before they went into a holy fit. Can't tell you how many bad dreams I had over those services, haha. My grandmother was a sunday school teacher, the sweetest soul that ever lived (Southern Baptist), and when she found out we had been peeping Tom the Penecotals, she almost passed out herself.
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Oh yeah I bet!! Just watching a couple of Youtube videos on it gave me nightmares. I was going to give his church a chance too before he told me about it... and then I was just like... "I think you're crazy"... I told him he's in a cult. That doesn't do much good. Those people are seriously disturbed. I respect other people's religions, expect when they are like that. He and his entire family try to trick people into their religion, just like they tried to with me. It's sick!
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You told him he was in a cult...too funny. I can imagine his parents loved you for that. Somehow I think that congregation would of had their hands full with you sitting up front and center pew, slapping a snake out of an elders hands and telling them to speak english. Now that would of made a good youtube video.
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Yeah I think I said something about drinking Koolaid to him too... lol And I insulted him a bit here and there. I think it was within reason after how he hurt me ^_^
Yes! It would've. I should've went there and recorded it! hahaha
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You might be ready for the AF, but I'm not sure they're ready for you. Out of a sense of fairness, someone should warn them you're coming. Let me know when you're leaving and I'll make a call. I have to go out for a bit..nice talking to you. Talk to you again. Peace.
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Hahaha! Yeah I'll ttyl ^_^
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they go by a 24 hour time not 12 hour so 12 hundred hours is 12 and 13 hundred hours is 1 o'clock and 14 is 2...so on and so forth

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From 1300 hours on you are in pm. So just subtract 1200 from the number and that's what time it is in pm. 1300 is 1pm, 1400 is 2pm and so on.

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midnight is 00:00 noon is 12:00 or 12 hundred hours, after that 01:00 is considered 13 hundred hours, 02:00 is 14 hundred hours. so on and so forth. so 10pm at night would be 22 hundred hours.

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24 hour clock instead of two 12. After noon 1=1300hundred hours 2=1400 hundred hours and so on. Its actually easy

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4 digit numeric. Bot I don't know how to present midnight.
Is it 2400 or 0000?

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It's usually 00:00...aka O dark thirty :)
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Thanks TL
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If its past 12:00 just subtract 12

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1300 = 1:00,
1400 = 2:00
15:00 = 3:00
1600 = 4:00
1700 = 5:00
18:00 = 6:00
1900 = 7:00
2000 = 8:00
2100 = 9:00
2200 = 10:00
2300 = 11:00
2400 = 12:00
And if u see like 13:30 its the same as 1:30

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When anything reads as 1:00-12:00, it is presumable that these are ranging from 1 am to 12 pm. But when it starts at 13:00, then that means it is read as 1:00 pm and so it goes on. Some make 12 am be read as either 24:00 or 0:00 though, so there's that. And some extends the usual clock by putting 24:30 or 25:00. Means 12:30 am and 1:00 am, respectively.

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