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Old 11-04-2007, 08:39 PM   #1
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Can anyone explain to me why the forum time is faster than real time? It's been a few minutes off for a while but now it seems to be 12 or so minutes fast. Please explain to a computer dummy how this happens. Thanks.
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Old 11-05-2007, 12:11 AM   #2
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Can anyone explain to me why the forum time is faster than real time? It's been a few minutes off for a while but now it seems to be 12 or so minutes fast. Please explain to a computer dummy how this happens. Thanks.
I assume you are referring to the time at the top left of the screen where it says "You last visited"? I can't see another time, and that time appears to update whenever I logout and then log back in again...I think....

Edit: Call me stupid now, lol. I can now see what you mean. It's the same for me too (looking under new posts etc). I really can't explain why.
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Old 11-05-2007, 12:18 AM   #3
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I assume you are referring to the time at the top left of the screen where it says "You last visited"? I can't see another time, and that time appears to update whenever I logout and then log back in again...I think....

Edit: Call me stupid now, lol. I can now see what you mean. It's the same for me too (looking under new posts etc). I really can't explain why.
Okay, you're stupid now.

So if you can't answer the first question, then tell me this. Why is it that a 16 ounce can of charcoal lighter fluid is made so you can only get 15.5 ounces of fluid out of it without punching a hole in the can? Enquiring minds want to know.
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Old 11-05-2007, 12:32 AM   #4
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Okay, you're stupid now.

So if you can't answer the first question, then tell me this. Why is it that a 16 ounce can of charcoal lighter fluid is made so you can only get 15.5 ounces of fluid out of it without punching a hole in the can? Enquiring minds want to know.
I'm gonna say they want you to punch a hole in it so you can drink it faster

About the clock. Virtually no clock can keep exact time and over time (every 6 months or so) it has to be adjusted. I think this one's off because UFF has to update the time, and over the amount of time that he hasn't, it's been creeping off.
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Old 11-05-2007, 12:39 AM   #5
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I'm gonna say they want you to punch a hole in it so you can drink it faster

About the clock. Virtually no clock can keep exact time and over time (every 6 months or so) it has to be adjusted. I think this one's off because UFF has to update the time, and over the amount of time that he hasn't, it's been creeping off.
My watch can keep perfect time....Apparently it uses GPS to keep it that way (the company supplied it so all the trains run on time, lol). I always assumed CFs time was the same system like what's on the PC screen (always right time and puts itself back and forward as is necessary). I know CF's clock adjusts to daylight savings etc, so I also assumed the 'minutes' would correct themselves too?
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Old 11-05-2007, 02:13 AM   #6
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My watch can keep perfect time....Apparently it uses GPS to keep it that way (the company supplied it so all the trains run on time, lol). I always assumed CFs time was the same system like what's on the PC screen (always right time and puts itself back and forward as is necessary). I know CF's clock adjusts to daylight savings etc, so I also assumed the 'minutes' would correct themselves too?
Computers update their time from a website daily. I don't know if CF does though. So do your trains always run on time? lol
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