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Not too important, but it helps determining if posts of new users are spam:

The profile for this user claims this user joined two days ago, though its tooltip refers to about an hour:

Joined 2 days ago according to profile

The 10k tools currently show:

Joined 1 hour ago according to 10k tools

As the tooltip in my own profile (for a registered user) is correct, I guess the "2 days" is wrong?

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The "member for" field isn't a duration, it's a counter. He joined 1 hour ago at 23:39:08, which was yesterday ("now" is "00:39:08", after midnight). He's been a member for 2 days: yesterday and today

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Wow, I never saw that –  TheLQ Jan 16 '11 at 6:05
    
Aha, that makes the "joined" in the 10k tools perfect for its task. –  Arjan Jan 16 '11 at 10:19
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