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On one of the meta chatrooms just now, I posted a link and then posted "..." a second later. For some reason, the second message inserted above the first, and a time difference message showed up informing me I'd posted the first -1 seconds after the second:

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They can't get the pluralization of "one seconds" right, so don't raise issues about the pluralization of "-1 seconds". Oh. Wait. You're talking about it being a negative number, aren't you? Hasn't this problem occurred before (or in the near future)? –  Andrew Grimm Aug 15 '10 at 9:07
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@andrew if it was "1", not "-1", it would actually say "second", not "seconds". Just sayin... :) –  balpha Aug 15 '10 at 11:07
    
It happened for me too, but didn't see the -1 seconds later… message. –  nyuszika7h Jan 27 '11 at 10:13
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I know some physicists who would like to talk to you. Also, what can you tell me about next week's lottery drawing?

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Only that you don't win –  Michael Mrozek Aug 15 '10 at 2:58
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@Michael: Well, that certainly allows me to avoid the risk, at least! –  Nicholas Knight Aug 15 '10 at 3:01
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Unless you were going to win, and me telling you you weren't caused you to not win by not buying a ticket. –  Michael Mrozek Aug 15 '10 at 3:36
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@Michael: I'm from Australia. Would you like any iocane powder? –  Andrew Grimm Aug 15 '10 at 9:04
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