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Is the "GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)" text new?
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Posted on 08/16/2010 4:17:42 PM PDT by avg_freeper

I've just noticed that text in the post time for thread comments.

Is it part of a new forum software upgrade? I don't think I remember seeing it before now.


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1 posted on 08/16/2010 4:17:44 PM PDT by avg_freeper
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To: avg_freeper

Pacific on mine. I add three hours. I’m in Fl.


2 posted on 08/16/2010 4:28:08 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: avg_freeper
RFC 1305 is your friend.

Read the source, Luke.

/johnny

3 posted on 08/16/2010 4:30:05 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: avg_freeper

Mine says:

1 posted on Monday, August 16, 2010 7:17:44 PM by avg_freeper

Which agrees with local time, EDT = GMT-4.


4 posted on 08/16/2010 4:30:55 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (The naked casuistry of the high priests of Warmism would make a Jesuit blush.)
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To: avg_freeper

I thought this forum was going to convert to mean solar time in Mecca, Insha’Allah


5 posted on 08/16/2010 4:33:04 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (The naked casuistry of the high priests of Warmism would make a Jesuit blush.)
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To: avg_freeper

I’d just settle for the time being correct. Hasn’t been since the last FR meltdown.


6 posted on 08/16/2010 4:33:30 PM PDT by John W
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To: avg_freeper
Please state the OS that you are running.

For those in Florida that might be near hanging chads, are you running XP, Vista, Windows 7, MacOS, Linux, VAXos, SUNOS, Solaris on a Sun 2, CPM on a DEC, or something exotic?

/johnny

7 posted on 08/16/2010 4:35:54 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: avg_freeper

Using Google Chrome? That will show GMT


8 posted on 08/16/2010 4:43:29 PM PDT by GQuagmire (Hey now!)
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To: John W
I’d just settle for the time being correct.

The time is always correct. And always accurate.

But the measurement may not be the same as you get from NIST with proper protocols.

And what does it matter? You using FR to do real time milli-second life support functions?

Accuracy has it's place. If you need time that agrees with the ISO standard, don't rely on FR.

Otherwise, folks might think you were pretty up-tight and not tightly wrapped.

/johnny

9 posted on 08/16/2010 4:45:11 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

I’m using the Google Chrome browser on Windows 7 starter.


10 posted on 08/16/2010 4:48:02 PM PDT by avg_freeper (Gunga galunga. Gunga, gunga galunga)
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To: GQuagmire
If any fool uses Chrome, after the first reviews from late alpha/early beta testing, they deserve what they get.

I'm sure freepers are much more informed than that.

/johnny

11 posted on 08/16/2010 4:48:09 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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Well, isn't my last post uncomfortable and having me digging at my collar and clearing my throat.

What I meant by that blunt statement of fact was that some non-technical types were seduced by the dark side into buying into browsing software with certain useful features. Software that blocks some things you won't be allowed to see.

/johnny

12 posted on 08/16/2010 4:53:46 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper
"I'm sure freepers are much more informed than that."

LOL! Good timing!

I just bought a new net book and IE was too slow so I thought I'd try Chrome. I've used FF or Mozilla variants for years but thought I'd try something different

I guess it's the cause of the time text.

13 posted on 08/16/2010 4:54:06 PM PDT by avg_freeper (Gunga galunga. Gunga, gunga galunga)
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I use it on the work laptop. It’s the recommended browser for some of the sites used for my job.


14 posted on 08/16/2010 4:55:05 PM PDT by GQuagmire (Hey now!)
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I guess I haven't heard. What does Chrome block users from seeing?

My sticking point was that I wanted AdBlock like on FF and Chrome allows extensions now including Adblock.

15 posted on 08/16/2010 4:57:51 PM PDT by avg_freeper (Gunga galunga. Gunga, gunga galunga)
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This kind of thing only happens to “average FReepers”. The rest of us get the real time.


16 posted on 08/16/2010 5:04:00 PM PDT by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

It is not just a few seconds. I’m posting this at 8:00 EDT 5:00 PDT.


17 posted on 08/16/2010 5:06:16 PM PDT by Fundamentally Fair (Bush: Mission Accomplished. Obama: Commission Accomplished.)
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To: avg_freeper
Whatever the masters don't like.

It's a very long story. From the time Google announced it and through the alpha and beta tests, there were millions of comments on thousands of boards.

Use a non-google search engine and look for them (in NNTP files) if you want details.

Basically, it boils down to Chrome being a tool that controls content, offers some cool features, and has massive holes.

NSA did a better job with their 'secure linux'. And nobody uses that either.

/johnny

18 posted on 08/16/2010 5:07:37 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Fundamentally Fair
Six minutes? You are complaining about 6 minutes on a non-critical application less than 150 years after rail-road time was introduced?

If you have a sked with me on 20 meters, I'll be there a half hour before, tune the rig, go get coffee, and turn up the volume so I can hear the abc de xyz. In case our clocks aren't exactly correct.

Also not a critical app.

Timing fuse cords on nukes? I want cesium decay precision.

Accuracy is fine. For the application.

/johnny

19 posted on 08/16/2010 5:15:47 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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You are complaining about 6 minutes on a non-critical application less than 150 years after rail-road time was introduced?

I didn't complain about anything. Pull your panties out of your crack and settle down.

20 posted on 08/16/2010 5:43:50 PM PDT by Fundamentally Fair (Bush: Mission Accomplished. Obama: Commission Accomplished.)
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To: Fundamentally Fair

Posting at 5:18 AM EDT


21 posted on 08/17/2010 2:24:37 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (The naked casuistry of the high priests of Warmism would make a Jesuit blush.)
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