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This is what I see on the main page of Physics.SE right now:

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This is what I see in the chatroom:

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This is what I see under "schedule events":

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My system clock is 21:19 PM, on Ubuntu.

Unless I've managed to create a time warp (yay me!), I'm guessing this isn't supposed to happen ;-)

Apparently this is intentional, so people come on time. I don't really see the need for this (see comments below)

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And, I was the one who saw it - an evidence though ;-) – Waffle's Crazy Peanut Jan 29 '13 at 16:01
Retagging this as a feature request, since this is intentional and has been this way for two years. – balpha Jan 29 '13 at 16:06
You could have fixed this yourself with just a jump to the left, and then a jump to the right. I'm just sayin'. – Tim Post Jan 29 '13 at 16:29
@balpha: Hm? What do you mean by that? How is 'Just now'=='in 12 mins' intentional? (I don't mind 12==9, that may have been due to the gap in time between taking screenshots) – Manishearth Jan 29 '13 at 16:54
In the same way that the Bon Jovi concert starts at 8, even though they don't even play until 9:15. I'm not even disagreeing with you; I've never been quite happy with the phrasing myself. But it was deliberately chosen to get people to be there on time. – balpha Jan 29 '13 at 17:18
@balpha: Ah, makes sense. I agree, though it might be less confusing to the participants of the event if it said "in 12 mins" on the front page as well. Not sure though -- as you say, that may encourage folks to come late. – Manishearth Jan 29 '13 at 17:26
Folks joining a chatroom is fairly unintrusive (unlike someone trying to find their way to their seat at a concert), so this is probably safe to fix up. (cc @balpha) – Adam Jan 29 '13 at 17:30
@AnnaLear: Of course, we have a few "what fresh hell is this?" new users to chat who need a few tips. But that's rare. – Manishearth Jan 29 '13 at 17:33

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