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VANITY: FR -- slightly ahead of its time?
my beady little brain | Feb 11, 2012 | HTRN

Posted on 02/10/2012 10:28:46 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck

It's been several weeks, I think, and the timestamp which gets put on my postings (and other fresh postings) seems to be about ten minutes or so ahead of the actual time. This can't be a time zone issue. What gives? Or is Illinois so retarded that even all its clocks are slow?


TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: 13; 13minutes; frproblem

1 posted on 02/10/2012 10:28:49 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck
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To: HiTech RedNeck

It’s been that way for about a year and a half.


2 posted on 02/10/2012 10:31:02 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
The standard physics explanation is that we're so cool that we're ahead of everyone else in the world.

/johnny

3 posted on 02/10/2012 10:32:45 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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longer actually...


4 posted on 02/10/2012 10:33:11 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
What time is it now?

5 posted on 02/10/2012 10:33:42 PM PST by I see my hands (The old sod ne'er shall be forgot.)
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To: smokingfrog
There some server issue which makes it impractical to walk the clocks back, even by slowing it in micro-increments until it has gotten back in coordination?

adjtime(3)

6 posted on 02/10/2012 10:33:48 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

FR has gone to plaid.


7 posted on 02/10/2012 10:33:57 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: HiTech RedNeck

have you considered winding your watch?


8 posted on 02/10/2012 10:38:09 PM PST by G Larry (We are NOT obliged to carry the snake in our pocket and then dismiss the bites as natural behavior.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Well, it’s leap year and we have to add a whole day at the end of the month, so maybe things could get sync’d up then.


9 posted on 02/10/2012 10:40:54 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Who cares? If it works don’t mess with it.


10 posted on 02/10/2012 10:42:36 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

The servers are actually housed on a satellite that orbits the Earth. After so many years up in space and with its speed, it is now roughly 10 minutes into the future. This also means that it receives your posts 10 minutes before you’ve actually made them.


11 posted on 02/10/2012 10:48:58 PM PST by Apollo5600
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To: smokingfrog

All modern computers already know how to do leap day... JR won’t have to go tell them to do that. What they don’t know, unless they link to a time server on the internet, is how to keep tied to actual GMT. If FR is just for yacking that’s one thing, but if some event of national interest happens that is unfolding in real time, it would be nice to see the actual time on things like “well, the sixth earthquake shock in this New Madrid Fault series that was 8 on the Richter scale just hit Chicago.”


12 posted on 02/10/2012 10:49:56 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Been that way for a long time, We’re running in the FreepZone.


13 posted on 02/10/2012 10:51:48 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Romney just makes me tired all over.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
We're using modern computers??


14 posted on 02/10/2012 11:08:39 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I am posting this from the future!


15 posted on 02/10/2012 11:13:51 PM PST by Drago
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To: smokingfrog

Ah, the days of wearing suits and ties, rather than tee shirts and mountain boots (in case a mountain should spring up suddenly), in the machine room.


16 posted on 02/10/2012 11:13:55 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: HiTech RedNeck; John Robinson; Jim Robinson

John Robinson doesn’t want any of us to be late.
Please show some gratitude.


18 posted on 02/11/2012 12:22:27 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

It’s been this way for over a year. You just noticed? Those Illinois folks too fast for you?


19 posted on 02/11/2012 2:18:47 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Bar Time....


20 posted on 02/11/2012 4:34:28 AM PST by stylin19a (time to Obamanos)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
My uncle was a bachelor farmer who hated daylight savings time. His solution was to ignore it. The only accommodation he ever had to make was to recognize that the feed store closed an hour earlier in the summer. We Freepers are the same. The only accommodation we need to make is to recognize that the feed store closes a few minutes early.
21 posted on 02/11/2012 6:37:49 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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