Questions tagged [timestamps]

For questions about timestamps that appear in notices and tooltips upon hovering those notices.

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Please implement a way to see post timestamps on the mobile site

On the desktop site, when looking at posts that are recent enough, sometimes the site just says "1 hour ago." However, if I hover over it, it shows a nice little timestamp: I would love to be able ...
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Localise or internationalise the date shown to moderators on deleted users

When a user is deleted and a moderator visits their profile page (usually by manually navigating to the /users/id path), they see a few details: User was deleted on <date/time> User: <name&...
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Time bug in badges page

I'm not living in the future (yet), but I just hit rep-cap on my main site for the 50th time and was awarded the epic badge (yay!) - but the badge page seems to think the system awarded me the badge ...
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Sorting favorites by newest still shows last activity instead of creation date

When questions are sorted by "active", the timestamps and usernames refer to last activity. When questions are sorted by "newest", the timestamps and usernames refer to creation. This makes sense: if ...
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stackexchange.com portal “Hot Questions” time doesn't have any UTC time stamp

On the front page hot questions, there is no UTC time stamp:
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Reopened questions get a “modified” time stamp in the questions list

This question just showed up on RPG.SE's front page like this: ... which makes no sense, because the question hasn't been modified since May 25th, and the person who edited it wasn't CatLord anyway: ...
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Display issue of “minutes” and “mins” in the bounty notices

In the bounty notice, in some places the count down timer is showing as "x minutes" whereas in other places it is showing as "x mins". Can it be consistent in both places? Bounty notice when it is ...
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Add time stamp tooltip to site launches/age

This is a follow-up question/request to Is there a way to know the new launched sites over the years? and is related to this Area 51 discussion: Tooltip showing date/time of site launch. The All ...
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Show seconds in chat timestamp titles

I just noticed when looking at a message's details, that chat timestamps only show hh:mm: Could "seconds" be added to that title?
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Highlight year value in questions and answers

When opening a post, some key information I am looking for is the year of the information both in question and answers. I want to know how fresh the information is. Currently the year is written as '...
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Activity sort on answers tab shows creation date, not last activity date

Not that long ago, dates were added to the answers tab, which was helpful. However, sorting by activity shows the answer creation date, not the actual activity date. This causes the dates displayed to ...
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Could Mouse-Over a post in chat show the timestamp?

When you mouse over a chat message nothing happens. I think there should be some tooltip with more info about the post. I'd prefer an exact timestamp. In most (all?) other areas of the main sites,...
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Chat events starting in the past show as starting in the future

The following screenshot, taken 37 minutes after the start of a chat event, says it all: The event "Comic Book Recommendations" was scheduled to start 37 minutes before this picture was taken (as ...
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Timestamp in the flagging summary page comes twice

I just noted that the timestamp of post in the flag page (flagging summary) comes twice like this: As noted by @bluefeet it is related to this request, Here is the reason why it is related to ...
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Please use “relativetime” class on timestamps in comments

Small bug/feature request: The "relativetime" class is not used in comment timestamps. While I was writing this Greasemonkey script, I noticed that the relative timestamps in the comments are not ...
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Add timepoint tooltip for an item with earned badge in the achivements dialog

If you cover reputation change in the achivements dialog by mouse pointer - tooltip with timepoint will be shown: For badge items no such behaviour exists: If you want to know that date you ...
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Should a migrated question's timestamp be reset?

When a question gets migrated it retains the timestamp from the original question, so that it essentially gets shuffled into the middle of the stack of questions on the new site. This behavior is ...
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Add last modified date to FAQ

I seem to have gotten some new privileges recently. Being concerned that it might be a bug since I hadn't heard of any changes, I checked meta, the blog, and the FAQ for more information. I noticed ...
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Show added date when sorting Favourites list by “added”

Here is a particular use case: I've started to use the favourites, as suggested by this comment, to save questions/posts as a reminder that they need editing: On the smaller sites you should rate ...
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show Z timestamp in chat transcript

There is no way currently (that I found) where the Z timestamp (or any timestamp for that matter) for chat messages in chat transcript is shown. The only way to find when the message was sent is to go ...
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In question lists, show the date relevant to the sorting method

In question results list, the dates/timestamps should be shown the same way as they are on the site. I.e., when sorting by newest, then show the "asked" date, but sorting by activity should show the ...
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Adding time stamp to current codebase revision

I am used to see full time stamps everywhere, when hovering a date. Questions, answers, bounty awards, virtually everything. On each site we have the current code base revision on the bottom: Is it ...
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Badges earned today. vs. UTC time

On Stack Overflow clicking on the dropdown by my name, it says I've earned a nice question badge today. it also says the UTC time is 16:15. Clicking on the badge it says 19 hours ago, next to the ...
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SE user page last sync time doesn't show UTC time on hover

On the Stack Exchange user page, below the About Me area, is the "Last Sync 2h ago". But when you hover over this doesn't show the UTC time it was synced - which all other times do.
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Timestamps should be less vague

There are some parts of the SE interface which use vague timestamps, always rounded to a day: On user profiles beside 'member for': The actual membership time in this case (found in the hover text) ...
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Sorting reputation changes by time should show all reputation changes sorted by time

The primary reason to sort reputation changes by time is to understand the chronology of events. But this purpose is largely defeated by the fact that only the last event is shown for every post: ...
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Show Asked/Answered timestamp instead of just Edited in app

When viewing a question/answer in the app, the (in my opinion) less relevant Edited timestamp is shown, rather than Asked or Answered. I'd hate to lose Edited entirely, so how's about flipping between ...
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Triggering the “X time ago” on bounties

At this point: The question appears as if nothing had changed (good thing, since it actually didn't). But for the ones obsessed (like me) on knowing the whole history of posts, it is a bit counter ...
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UTC timezone message on reputation count page

If we can add a message in reputation saying something like based on UTC timezone reputation is distributed to Today/1 Day etc., tags will avoid confusion for the people who are far away from UTC ...
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Do newly-migrated post requires an actual “edit” to show username and time on the Meta.SE main page?

Please do not mark this question as duplicate of Newly-migrated questions lack information in their timestamp on the front page as that question is after finding why the newly-migrated question does ...
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Colors in timestamps on Meta Stack Exchange do not indicate “recentness”

I am used to see timestamp everywhere by it's color. The recent timestamps are a little bit reddish everywhere. E.g. in Meta Stack Overflow: Last edit: Last seen: But in Meta Stack Exchange ...
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Timestamps in the questions list are odd

Timestamps in Android App v1.0.50 currently don't make sense, and aren't actually conveying the last activity. Note the timestamps here, considering this is sorted as Active. You can click this for a ...
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Different time (day) of last message shown in room info and in list of rooms

I have noticed that when I looked on the info for a chatroom, it shown that the last message was posted 8 days ago. But in the list for rooms for that site, the same room was displayed with the ...
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Careers certifications “Time frame”

The "Time frame" drop downs on the Careers site -> CV -> Certifications seems ambiguous to me. Should people specify it as (currently) years studied for certification, or just years valid. Subsequent ...
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Oldest view is not granular or explicit as to age of recent answers. Sort order?

Scenario: Ask a question. Receive several nearly identical, acceptable answers. Next day: Wanting to accept an answer, the thought is to click on "Oldest" and choose a "winner" by the obviously ...