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FR, ahead of its time again!
7/21/12 | HiTech RedNeck

Posted on 07/21/2012 9:26:45 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck

Well the system was brought back from its flirtation with oblivion a few days ago, but it appears the system time stamp is about a couple hours out of whack now. I'd seen it 15 minutes ahead; this is a new achievement being almost 2 hours in the future.


TOPICS: Cheese, Moose, Sister; Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: adjtime; clock

1 posted on 07/21/2012 9:27:33 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Don’t worry about the future, it will come soon enough.


2 posted on 07/21/2012 9:30:01 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“Marty! We’ve gone back to the future!”


3 posted on 07/21/2012 9:31:03 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Roger Taney? Not a bad Chief Justice. John Roberts? A really awful Chief Justice.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

It’s hard to make predictions, especially about the future.


4 posted on 07/21/2012 9:34:40 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: HiTech RedNeck

(Who knows the story of this book?)

5 posted on 07/21/2012 9:36:45 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Think of it as adding character, and annoying the obsessive types.

Either that, or plausible deniability.

NTP is over-rated unless you NEED that kind of accuracy. +/- a half day is good enough for FR.

/johnny

6 posted on 07/21/2012 9:38:23 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: All

Quick! Everybody hang yer foot out and slow ‘er down!


7 posted on 07/21/2012 9:39:59 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Got tomorrows lottery numbers?

Hey, it couldn’t hurt.


8 posted on 07/21/2012 9:44:16 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: AFreeBird

With the live TV drawings, this could be quite advantageous!


9 posted on 07/21/2012 9:45:51 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: AFreeBird

I know. Jim wants one of us to use this to win the Powerball, then donate enough to buy new servers and run FR for the next 50 years.


10 posted on 07/21/2012 9:46:39 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Now we can zot trolls before they even get here.


11 posted on 07/21/2012 9:48:43 PM PDT by Roscoe Karns
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To: Revolting cat!
This book is non-fiction, written under the pseudonym of Joseph Novak soon after Kosinski's arrival in the United States and after escaping from Communist Russia. This is his first novel, and he later wrote many, including. "The Painted Bird" and "Being There", which was made a movie starring Peter Sellers. Jerzy Nikodem Kosinski was a Polish-born American writer whose novels were sociological studies of individuals in controlling and bureaucratic societies. Kosinski was born into a Jewish family in Lodz, and at the outbreak of World War II he became separated from his parents and wandered through Poland and Russia, living by his wits and under threat of being discovered and killed by the Nazis. This experience so traumatized him that he became mute and did not regain his speech until 1947.
12 posted on 07/21/2012 9:49:06 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I love posting tomorrow what I can’t post today.


13 posted on 07/21/2012 9:50:51 PM PDT by exit82 (Pass the word: Obama is a FAILURE!! Democrats are the enemies of freedom!)
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To: JRandomFreeper

If time worked, what time is it set for? Eastern, Central, Mountain, Pacific? I’ve never known and seldom look at the time.


14 posted on 07/21/2012 9:51:54 PM PDT by Marcella (The power to tax is the power to destroy.)
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To: Marcella

My guess is a sundial somewhere on the border between Nevada and California.


15 posted on 07/21/2012 9:53:16 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: Rastus

I don’t know where you got this excerpt, but it is incorrect and misleading. If the book is “non-fiction” then it can’t be simultaneously a “novel”. But read on. Also, Kosinski did not “escape” from Communist Russia, where he never even visited, as he claims in the book, which in fact IS fiction, and was probably written in Polish, since his following book The Painted Bird was written in Polish and secretly translated into English. Kosinski was quite a character, a hustler and a faker, which is one reason he is being forgotten now by people who once promoted him. Still, he was a good guy and an anti-Communist activist in the PEN Club.


16 posted on 07/21/2012 9:56:45 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck; Jim Robinson

I think the down time was Jim moving the servers so we could stay 2 jumps ahead of THEM. Good job!

Reminds me of our secret underground nuclear submarine bases in Afghanistan...


17 posted on 07/21/2012 9:56:58 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“My guess is a sundial somewhere on the border between Nevada and California.”

That explains it - maybe it’s cloudly there so the sun can’t see the sundial - thanks much for clearing that up for me.


18 posted on 07/21/2012 9:58:56 PM PDT by Marcella (The power to tax is the power to destroy.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“The future ain’t what it used to be”: Yogi Berra


19 posted on 07/21/2012 9:59:05 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Two hours different from Fresno.

FreeRebublic is living on Tulsa Time.


20 posted on 07/21/2012 10:00:41 PM PDT by ThomasThomas
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Time is relative.

- A. Einstein

21 posted on 07/21/2012 10:01:16 PM PDT by JPG (Whatever semantics are used, it is still a TAX.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“My guess is a sundial somewhere on the border between Nevada and California.”

That explains it - maybe it’s cloudy there so the sun can’t see the sundial - thanks much for clearing that up for me.


22 posted on 07/21/2012 10:01:23 PM PDT by Marcella (The power to tax is the power to destroy.)
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To: Marcella; HiTech RedNeck

uh oh

now people are posting before they are posting


23 posted on 07/21/2012 10:05:34 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Time check:

US Naval Observatory Master Clock Time

Jul. 22, 03:23:53 UTC Universal Time

Jul. 21, 11:23:53 PM EDT Eastern Time

Jul. 21, 10:23:53 PM CDT Central Time

Jul. 21, 09:23:53 PM MDT Mountain Time

Jul. 21, 08:23:53 PM PDT Pacific Time

Jul. 21, 07:23:53 PM AKDT Alaska Time

Jul. 21, 05:23:53 PM HAST Hawaii-Aleutian Time

US Naval Observatory


24 posted on 07/21/2012 10:10:21 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: bigheadfred

Years ago, I flew to Hong Kong and got there before I left. I had a hard time trying to figure out what time to take my birth control pill.


25 posted on 07/21/2012 10:11:12 PM PDT by Marcella (The power to tax is the power to destroy.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Thanks for posting this!

It’s been driving me crazy ever since FR came back after being down a couple of days ago. .....I usually jot down the time (CDT here) when I’ve refreshed to most recent, so I know when I’ve reached postings I’ve seen before.

I’m only one hour earlier than EDT, but the postings are showing I’m two hours earlier, so I knew something was screwed up. ........I hope someone has a responsive answer, because I’ve checked and can’t find any way to adjust my time zone here.


26 posted on 07/21/2012 10:14:35 PM PDT by octex
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To: Marcella

What a lovely bedtime story. Thanks. I’m keeping my, umm, fingers crossed it all went well.


27 posted on 07/21/2012 10:16:31 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I know a guy who works for the county and gets off at 4 and magically gets home at 3:30.


28 posted on 07/21/2012 10:16:53 PM PDT by One Name (Go to the enemy's home court and smoke his ass.)
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To: octex
because I’ve checked and can’t find any way to adjust my time zone here

Now that is funny.

29 posted on 07/21/2012 10:20:16 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: ThomasThomas
FreeRebublic is living on Tulsa Time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omwpY42J1Fk

30 posted on 07/21/2012 10:21:43 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (Those who support the lesser of two evils have already succumbed to the greater evil.)
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To: bigheadfred

“What a lovely bedtime story. Thanks. I’m keeping my, umm, fingers crossed it all went well.”

Well, it was a problem with any medication - backing up time happens when you go west. I had gone east numerous times to European countries and picked up time, but losing time is more difficult to get used to. I was counting hours on my hands to determine when to take pills and that one was one of them. And, nothing happened, so don’t worry.


31 posted on 07/21/2012 10:24:42 PM PDT by Marcella (The power to tax is the power to destroy.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

(On my screen) it says it’s Central Time...but it’s not...it’s eastern.


32 posted on 07/21/2012 10:28:58 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

33 posted on 07/21/2012 10:38:47 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: umgud

I’m my own grandpa


34 posted on 07/21/2012 10:48:17 PM PDT by GrouchoTex (...and ye shall know the Truth and the Truth shall set you free....)
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To: umgud

I’m my own grandpa


35 posted on 07/21/2012 10:48:26 PM PDT by GrouchoTex (...and ye shall know the Truth and the Truth shall set you free....)
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To: Marcella

I trust everything worked out OK.

Just asking since you put it out there...


36 posted on 07/21/2012 10:49:20 PM PDT by One Name (Go to the enemy's home court and smoke his ass.)
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To: JRandomFreeper
NTP is over-rated unless you NEED that kind of accuracy.

JT65 comes to mind... I have it set up, and it works fine.

37 posted on 07/21/2012 10:52:12 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: One Name

“Just asking since you put it out there...”

See my post 31.


38 posted on 07/21/2012 11:50:32 PM PDT by Marcella (The power to tax is the power to destroy.)
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To: Marcella
UTC at the server. It converts to the time zone you tell it you are in. So, to the extent that it's accurate, it's accurate to the time zone that you signed up with. ;)

For me, the time is: 1342934899, plus or minus a few seconds, depending on how long it takes me to type this and it takes to post.

39 posted on 07/22/2012 12:15:09 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Duh... UCT... not UTC.


40 posted on 07/22/2012 12:33:00 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JPG

“Time is relative”

As long as it’s not my Uncle Bill.....he’s late for everything.


41 posted on 07/22/2012 8:30:14 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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