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Questions tagged [dates]

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When can I start seeing 2019 in the date?

I’ve noticed the obvious pattern from an edit in a question. First, it displays the number of hours, days etc. After a couple of days (?) it begins to display the actual date of posting. I seem to ...
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Show dates and times of questions and comments?

Is there something I can set to show the dates and times that questions and comments were posted instead of vague time data like "2 days ago"? As I typed this question, a link came up to a question ...
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Comments shown in review audits should be re-dated

Inspired by this question, where this review audit shows the question as posted as a few minutes ago, while the comments are much older (May 24th). This makes it very easy to see it's a review audit. ...
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Wrong dates in comments in Triage review [closed]

I see wrong dates for comments in the Triage review queue. The question is asked 29 minutes ago (today), but the comments are dated 24 May.
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No year mark for some recent badges in the profile page even though other recent badges have it [duplicate]

For some badges there are no year mark in the profile page, e.g.: It's expected for the current year dates, but they are not. Answer from the possible duplicate says: Badges only show the ...
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12 months should be equal to 1 year in question's activity

Why I'm seeing 12 months instead of 1 year for some question's activity? Possibly there is rounding issue. I think it should be fixed. To find such posts you can use created search options ...
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Do not split dates into separate lines

In some cases date when the answer has been closed is displayed on two lines: According to this answer at least the month name and date number should not be split into separate lines. Could ...
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Tag wiki Stats - “created” showing with wrong date calculation

In any tag's info page, under the Stats section the created detail is displaying. But the period is displaying wrongly. For an example the moderator-tools tag was created on 2011-07-31 (also found in ...
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Format for searching by date

As described on the help page you can search by date using format: YYYY-MM-DD But turns out that another format: MM-DD-YYYY is also acceptable. I know that such format is used in USA, but ...
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Date for per day table is not able to localize in reputation graph

Strings with a date for per day table are not able to localize in the reputation graph page:
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Find post by date

I have a funny problem. I can not find a certain post on http://stackoverflow.com, but I remember the approximate date of creating this post. Is it possible to find the post, knowing only the date is ...
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Does Stack Exchange use UTC time to store creation dates of posts and comments? [duplicate]

Does Stack Exchange use UTC time to store when a question, answer or comment is created, or is there any other approach to handle it to display localized time to the user?
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Show the original post date on iOS app

On the iOS app, a post that has been edited no longer shows the original post date: Before any edits: After at least one edit: This makes it a little harder at first to see how old a post might be. ...
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Possibility to restrict search results by date of the most recent answer (or any answer)?

According to search help there are two possibilities how search results can be restricted to some date range. Namely created: and lastactive:. The latter is based on the last activity of the post, for ...
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Posted question shows wrong origination date : yesterday is incorrect [duplicate]

I posted a question (How do I read ERD Notation (crow's feet) to convert to Natural Language?) on Wednesday, 02/17/2015, but it is showing that I asked the question "yesterday". All of the ...
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Date discrepancies in the 25K site analytics

Recently a Normal Human posted the following messages to one of our chatrooms: November 1 set the new record for the number of questions asked, with 854. Moreover, the top 10 days by the number of ...
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How can I change the display of an answer's date to full year?

Currently the time stamps under questions or answers in Stack Exchange are displayed as MMM DD YY (e.g. Oct 09'09) when it's more than one year ago, e.g. in profile page: Another example from ...
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This question is asked on Dec 2014, 4 months ago? (Today is May 2015) [duplicate]

The question is Does your university name matter? in Academia. In my calculate, it's almost 5 months, so when rounding it, should the number be rounded to 5? Suggest feature/discussion: instead of ...
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Usability Feature Request - Make Date/Time/Version more prominent in Q and A

I have a usability suggestion. Since we are now dealing with six versions of PHP, generations of Java, and decades of HTML, the relevance and value of answers are critically based upon these ...
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Random dating system in awarded badges page (and elsewhere?)

The awarded badges page has a misleading glitch in the listing of the dates awarded. On Meta.SE, at the time of this post, the point at which it begins adding the year is July 14th, 2013 sometime ...
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How come the year doesn't show here?

Not sure if this question belongs here, but why doesn't the year for the June dates show up on this page? https://stackoverflow.com/help/badges/3109/sheriff
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Can we have a user preference for ISO standard date format for all dates/times?

I'd really like a user option to show all dates as yyyy-mm-dd HH:mm after the 2 day mark. I find the existing non-standard semi-verbose American Mon DD 'YY style date to be ugly and difficult to parse....
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Where can I see when (date, time) I joined Stack Overflow?

I want to know when I joined Stack Overflow. When I am going to the visiting calendar it shows me all of the dates, even dates before I became a member. I mean suppose I am the user of Stack ...
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Why can I not show the year? [duplicate]

Why can I not see the complete date of posting? The year part is not shown. I prefer date/time to look like the ISO standard: 2013-07-04 21:15:33.1234 Is it a setup function that I have missed?
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Find last activity date without scrolling through answers?

When I arrive at a question or answer from another question's link I am not able to see the activity datestamp that is shown had I otherwise found the question in the Questions list. I've had to ...
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Why is the year NOT displayed in the questions and comments dates?

Why is it that the year is never displayed in the questions or comments? Is it because it is the current year? I, and maybe others, wonder.
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Can't provide future education date on Careers

I am currently a student, and although I have checked the "I am currently a student" box on my Careers 2.0 profile and have included "[in progress]" as suggested by the tooltip, I also need to be able ...
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Age not updating on Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I am having a similar issue reported in this question: Age not updating on profile. I had a birthday several months ago, but my Stack Overflow profile still says the younger age. This seems to be a ...
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Why is the date of the answer earlier than the date of the question?

Found a strange case in this question. bdonlan's answer was given on May 16 '09 at 2:08, while the question itself was asked a year later on Apr 19 '10 at 18:00. How did it happen?
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Please add year to dates in previous year

I know this has been discussed many times, firstly as the initial existence for a year was passed. Then it was reduced to maybe 11 or 10 months ago before years were added, I'd like to request that ...
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Date ranges for positions held on Careers profile are too restrictive?

Perhaps I'm in a small minority, but I find the date range selection for a position in the "experience" section of my Careers profile very restrictive. For example, I'm currently finishing up my (...
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How to find how much reputation I gained since a particular date?

In retrospection I would love to see how much reputation I gained from certain period onwards. I can look at my reputation tab in my profile to see the recent reps gained but how do I see how much I ...
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View my own Join Date [duplicate]

Where can I view my join date in my profile? At the moment, it says "member for 1 year", but I would like to see the exact date when I joined the site. Is this information available somewhere?
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Profile date input not working correctly

Stack overflow asks for a input of YYYY/MM/DD, but it does not take my date, for example 1982/11/21 will get an error message asking for a YYYY/MM/DD input. I do not really care but it does look ...
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Posting time for questions

I've noticed recently on SO quite a few post which the time is off. Posts tend to show thousands of views and a handful of answers and votes in only a few seconds. Case in point: Looks like a bug to ...
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Did something change recently in the treatment of dates? [closed]

I just noticed that my reputation from UTC-yesterday (243) is still showing up combined with UTC-today's reputation (10), which has never happened before. Is this a new feature? Does this mean I can ...
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Could we bring the elections site into this year?

On the Stack Exchange Elections Page, the title is: Stack Exchange 2011 Election Nominee Information Could that be updated to Stack Exchange 2012 Election Nominee Information
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StackOverflow Date - bug? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Old questions in newest questions tab Clicking on Question button in Stackoverflow not showing latest questions in newest tab StackOverflow date problem We are on 23 May ...
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Can I check what my reputation was on a particular date?

After looking through the sites and stack apps, I have not found a way to check my reputation at a particular date. Is this at all possible through the User pages or API?
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Emphasize the current year instead of removing the current year and only tooltipping it

I am not happy with the "hover" for year solution. For example, search for "pex". Most hits are old. How do I find/subset the recent ones? I cannot search for 2012 because 2012 is not in the string. ...
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Why are dates sometimes incorrect on Stack Exchange's 'Favorite Tags' view?

Earlier this evening I saw a question in my 'Favorite Tags' view that sounded like it might have an interesting answer, and that said it was from 11 hours ago: So I decided to have a look. Once there,...
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Network profile predicts user's future reputation - outlook is poor

I just recently awarded a +100 bounty to the user @Mark Bouchard. After the "day" ended I decided to look at his reputation graph to see the effect. To my amusement, the graph appears to predict his ...
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Could the date a bounty was offered be added to the profile page?

In order to prevent this sort of confusion could the date that a bounty was offered be added as an extra column in the profile page? Perhaps just "offered: Jul 14th"? Update: Because on Jeff's ...
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Exact Registration Date [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to know “exact date of account creation” on StackOverflow? In the user;s profile, the member date part, we can see only how many months that I have been ...
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“Joined today ago”

In the new Accounts tab, a user can have joined "today ago".
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Why can't we see the dates we received badges?

I would guess that this data gets saved. I think it would be cool if we could see the date that we got certain badges. It sort of fits in with the reputation tracking (in monitoring progress on the ...
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Adding Calendar Date Selector to Reputation Graph

I think it would be nice to have a click-able date selector for the start and end dates of the reputation graph. It would seem that this would be pretty trivial to implement, given all the other ...
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Slightly wrong “member for” date in user profile

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: The 10k tools ...
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Allow searching for questions that are still unanswered after some period of time

I just saw the question Add date range to "Advanced Super Ninja Search Options" for improved general date search options. Those would be great. A specific useful situation would be finding all ...
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How to know “exact date of account creation” on StackOverflow?

Simple as that, is there any way or hidden feature to know the exact date when I created my account on StackOverflow? The profile page simply tells months which is pretty vague since there can be +/- ...