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I'm an impatient person, so when frantically trying to accept an answer, I came across this:

Red circles don't show up well on a red background

Did you mean 'in a moment'?

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the problem with that statement isn't the circled part, the problem is "can" should be "can't." –  Ryathal Dec 4 '12 at 16:49
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@Ryathal Or maybe it's missing an ellipsis: "You can accept an answer just ... now" –  fredley Dec 4 '12 at 16:51
    
HH:MM:SS might be a more informative message. But what fun is that? –  Tim Post Dec 4 '12 at 16:54
    
@TimPost Without a clock it's not really informative. Would be nice if there was a clock somewhere in the top bar. –  NullUserException อ_อ Dec 4 '12 at 17:13
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A BoltClock.... –  mikeTheLiar Dec 4 '12 at 17:17
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up vote 5 down vote accepted

Starting with the next build we won't show the "just now" text for this case, yay optional parameters.

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So is it just going to say "You can accept an answer"? –  NullUserException อ_อ Dec 4 '12 at 18:21
    
@NullUserExceptionอ_อ - It'd be "in 1 second" in this case –  Nick Craver Dec 4 '12 at 18:22
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This is just the You can accept an answer in <number> <unit of time> message, except SO uses the phrase "just now" to denote time spans less than a few seconds.

It works when we're looking at how long ago something was posted, but fails here. I bet you can find the same problem anywhere a span.relativetime is used to indicate a timespan between now and a point in the future.

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