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prime time

prime time: [from TV programming] n. Normal high-usage hours on a
   timesharing system; the day shift.  Avoidance of prime time was
   traditionally given as a major reason for night mode hacking.
   The rise of the personal workstation has rendered this term, along
   with timesharing itself, almost obsolete.  The hackish tendency to
   late-night hacking runs has changed not a bit.