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ColdFusion - Need to create a list of times in 15 minute increments

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I need a drop down menu that displays a list of times that increment every 15 minutes.  So something like this:

12:00:00:AM
12:15:00:AM
12:30:00:AM
12:45:00:AM
01:00:00:AM
01:15:00:AM
01:30:00:AM
01:45:00:AM
02:00:00:AM
02:15:00:AM
02:30:00:AM
02:45:00:AM
03:00:00:AM
etc...

I have some code to do it but it ends up erroring after it hits 11:45:00:PM.  I've attached the code that I have and an image of the error.

I'm not married to this code so if you have another example that works please point me to it.

Thanks!
<cfset variables.minutes = "0,15,30,45">
<cfset variables.hours = "0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24">
 
    
<cfoutput>
<cfloop list="#variables.hours#" index="indexHours">
<cfloop list="#variables.minutes#" index="indexMinutes">
 <cfset variables.start_time = createTime(indexHours, indexMinutes, 00)>
 #timeformat(variables.start_time,"hh:mm:ss:tt")#<br />
</cfloop>
</cfloop>
</cfoutput>

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well the reason it is doing this because the the hourse reaches their end and the loop do not nop what to do next
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http://www.coldfusionmuse.com/index.cfm/2008/9/17/cfloop.over.date.time

<ul>
<cfloop index="tm" from="8:00 AM" to="5:00 PM" step="#createTimespan(0,0,45,0)#">  
   <cfoutput> <li>#TimeFormat( tm, "h:mm TT" )#</li></cfoutput>
</cfloop>
</ul>
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http://www.bennadel.com/blog/684-Looping-Over-Times-In-ColdFusion.htm
<cfoutput>

<cfset dtHour = CreateTimeSpan(
0, <!--- Days. --->
0, <!--- Hours. --->
15, <!--- Minutes. --->
0 <!--- Seconds. --->
) />
 
 

<cfloop
index="dtTime"
from="8:00 AM"
to="8:00 PM"
step="#dtHour#">
 
#TimeFormat( dtTime, "hh:mm TT" )#<br />
 
</cfloop>
</cfoutput>
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btw ... note the -cost- of the loop if you run it more than once in a single request
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Thanks bro!
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