There is no way to change the kickoff time for users.
Michael just pushed a pdbedit patch to master that adds a -K|--kickoff-time option to address this issue. I think this is needed in 3.4 also.
Created attachment 4897 [details]
Michael's pdbedit patch
Günther, what do you think?
Yes, please add. This I missed a couple of times as well.
Pushed to v3-4-test.
Closing out bug report.