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aaa 07-22-2003 12:34 PM

Why is the time always an hour behind?
 
Every time something is posted on LQ the time on it appears to be an hour behind. I read somewhere on this site that their time is GMT-5, but isn't that Eastern time? It should say 12:35 for this post.

Looking_Lost 07-22-2003 12:52 PM

Don't know but yah GMT is now 5.52 not 4.52. Something do do with BST or something :scratch:

aaa 07-22-2003 12:55 PM

Oh yeah, forgot about that.

aaa 07-22-2003 12:55 PM

Why don't they follow DST?

Looking_Lost 07-22-2003 01:02 PM

In my scratchy heady way, don't know if that's the reason - just a guess - maybe it's hosted in some country that's doesn't take it into account or they forgot to wind their watches :)

Maybe we'll find the real answer

trickykid 07-22-2003 04:17 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by aaa
Why don't they follow DST ?
If your speaking of DST (Daylight Savings Time), you should have that option in your User CP to use. Under Date and Time settings.

And the site is hosted in the Eastern Time zone of the United States.

Also I am moving this into Website Questions and Suggestions, where its more suitable.

aaa 07-23-2003 01:34 PM

Thanks.


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