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Am i the only one who receives this?


P.s. It's not shopped... ^^

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confirmed; see rads.stackoverflow.com/ossads/all – balpha Mar 3 '10 at 12:49

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It has 87 votes, and the other ads also start with the real vote count and then concatenates what seems to be a random string (but I suspect it's not random)

Edit: Aparently it was the user IDs of the people who posted the ads

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At a glance, those strings look to me like times in hhmmss format. – Dominic Rodger Mar 3 '10 at 16:05
@Dominic: I'm curious to know what kind of clock you use. For the format to be hhmmss, you're saying that 14:03:81 is a valid time. :) – Michael Madsen Mar 4 '10 at 17:40
@Michael - excellent point. I was looking at the link balpha posted, where many of the numbers under the ads are valid times. Now I look closer, a whole load aren't. Oops. – Dominic Rodger Mar 4 '10 at 19:03
Those were the user IDs of the people who posted the ads, but it seems to be fixed now. – mmyers Mar 8 '10 at 23:11
@Michael - Dominic must be using decimal time en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decimal_time – Andrew Grimm Mar 16 '10 at 6:21

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