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** Forum Time **
« on: March 02, 2019, 10:22:51 PM »
If you've noticed that the forum's time is off, that's because our host has done something to the time setting on the server the forum's system is stored on. I thought I'd adjusted for it, but then they did something else. But I suppose I'll get to the bottom of it sooner of later. But until then, who knows what time you're likely to see?  [snow_rolleyes]

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2019, 05:01:50 AM »
Displaying correctly for me.

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2019, 02:49:07 PM »
That's good to know. Unfortunately, though, my time, which was fine when I went to bed last night, is now 7 hours ahead.  [snow_strange]

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2019, 06:30:27 PM »
Just wait, MB, until daylight saving time hits!  Our forum might be off for seven years!

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2019, 02:21:29 AM »
 [pointing-up]  Bite your tongue - er, fingers - er, whatever!!  [snow_tongue]

Actually, things look like they might be back to normal. I won't really know until 12am ET when most of the slideshows are scheduled to change...

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2019, 03:35:25 AM »
Normal, MB?  Since when have anything been normal with DS?  Let's enjoy the ride!

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2019, 06:01:56 AM »
Well, the slideshow changed, so that's a good sign.  [snow_smiley]

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2019, 07:48:00 PM »
What in heaven's name is going on now?!  [snow_strange]  I just noticed that most of the recent posts I made on the "Complete This Phrase / Fill In The Blank - 1841 Parallel Time" board have the correct time until they get to the last two! The 01:02:56pm ET post is correct, but then the next post I made regressed to 06:10:04am ET, followed by 06:14:01am ET. And what's even weirder is a post MagnusTrask just made a short while ago has the correct time of 01:36:15pm ET. The minutes and seconds appear to be correct, but intermittently the hours are fluctuating back and forth 7 hours!!

Is anyone else seeing this (or adjusted for your own time zone) on the BoardIndex page or the recent posts feature?!

Let's enjoy the ride!

I can't say I'm enjoying it because I have no idea what the hell is going on!!  [snow_mad]

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2019, 05:34:29 PM »
Now I see that three of Uncle Roger's posts flashed-back. But then the time went back to normal for two posts he made afterward. And currently for me the forum says it's 11:34am ET!!

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2019, 05:44:54 PM »
Uncle Roger just made a post with the correct time - but I'm still off by 7 hours.

It gets weirder and weirder...

Though we've always said the forum is haunted...


It's going to fascinating to see if the Robservations slideshows change at 7pm ET...

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2019, 12:49:38 AM »
Forum time still good for me.

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2019, 06:09:24 PM »
That's beyond curious, dom - particularly when we're in the same time zone and the time settings in our profiles are exactly the same. But one thing I do know is that whatever the hell is going on, it's not just happening to me because I checked the database and the timestamps for the flashed-back posts have all been written into the database as 7 hours behind the time they were actually made, and I have no control over that. The database should and always has written timestamps as GMT.

Though all that being said, Uncle Roger is also in my time zone and while those three of his posts were off, as I said, his latest post has the correct time (on both the forum and in the database) while I was still 7 hours behind...

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2019, 06:12:21 PM »
It's going to fascinating to see if the Robservations slideshows change at 7pm ET...

It's probably needless to say, but those slideshows have not changed...

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #13 on: March 05, 2019, 01:20:41 AM »
MB, I think you've stumbled upon a new DS plot for 2019.  Instead of PT (parallel time), there's TT (technology time).  Residents of Collinwood, when they turn on their computers or smartphones, start receiving messages, e-mails, texts and voice recordings out of time.

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Re: ** Forum Time **
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2019, 03:31:02 AM »
Don't know when it happened because it wasn't right an hour ago, but my time is correct again...