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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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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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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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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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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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Please don't use local timestamps in app

See this screenshot please: The timestamp is showing in my local language which is a right-to-left language. This cause the time and date to be totally messed up. I would be happy with forcing ...
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Inconsistency with date in questions / answers list

When I go to my questions list, the date of the question appears on the RHS. Take a look at the following image: from here The first question shows the date + year (2012) The second question ...
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Question timestamps are frequently wrong

According to the Android app, these are the five most recently active questions on RPG.SE: (Here they are: 1 2 3 4 5) The time stamps on all of these, though, are wrong. These have all been active ...
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The time at which I can answer my question seems to be wrong

I asked question, about 6~7 hours ago, now I found the answer to my question and I want to share this with others. I tried to send the answer and got a message which says that I needed to wait 8 hours ...
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When is the time recorded when you Answer a question?

I had a [seemingly] strange thing happen today. I answered a question and when I saved it, I was the only answer shown. Later, I came back to add some additional information, and there was a high-...
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StackExchange cannot count time [duplicate]

From this question I arrived to ChrisJJ's profile and found out that December 22nd, 21:11 is 2 days away from December 23rd, 13:25. The time now is 2013-12-23 13:30:17Z. (I'm hovering over 2 days, ...
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Comment on an answer before it existed

I just found this answer on the "New answers to old questions" list, and looking at the comment I was shocked to see it was coming... from the past! Is this a bug? EDIT: Summarizing what's been ...
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Why are time stamps missing from recent questions?

As I've looked through questions Stack Overflow recently, I've noticed that recently asked questions use relative time (posted yesterday or last edited 2 days ago), which is fine. Yet if I find an ...
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Date format lacks year for many lists [duplicate]

In many lists, like profile->activity, only month and day is shown directly, but not the year. ISO 8601 format is shown only when hovering over the date. This is quite distracting. Other lists that ...
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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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Is reputation-per-day being miscalculated? [duplicate]

At first, I thought that the timezone the servers were located in may be UTC, but from other MetaSO questions I see that the servers are located in NYC. This question seems to indicate that the clock ...
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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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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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Time format of posts

Why should the Stack Overflow use such a time format? Every time I want to see the question/answer creation time, I put the mouse on it so it show year-month-date. I think this is the most clear way ...
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Timestamp is truncated on mobile view for answers

On my iPhone 4S (6.1.3), the answered timestamp is truncated (by different amounts) on various questions. For example (from jQuery select 'this' and another selector at same time): No ...
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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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Acceptance event lost in the void

I just stumbled over this answer which appears to be accepted: When trying to view when it was accepted, it's stuck for all eternity in "loading when this answer was accepted..." for the simple ...
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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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Time shown incorrectly

On Stack Overflow, the time shown for answers and comments is incorrect. When the post is just 20 mins old, the comments and answers say that they are 12 hours old. I have seen this mistake in more ...
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I just answered a closed question [duplicate]

I saw this question, and voted to close it as the dupe that it is. However, one thing that the author wrote caught my eye: Believe me, I've been participating in lots of tech forums and this is ...
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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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Formatting issue in the suggested edits queue [duplicate]

I just noticed this in the suggested edits queue: For some reason, the time of asking/proposal is pushed to the other side of the username. This isn't particularly important, I just thought I'd bring ...
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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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The real fastest gun in the west [duplicate]

Are the questions in the about page taken from real posts? If not, who designs them? Particularly, why does this specific answer have a date from before the question was asked?
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Flag time is missing in Spam type flag [duplicate]

Here is screen shot of my recent flag history, As we can see that after handling of flag by moderator each flag is showing the time when I flagged that post. But in case of flag like "Spam" or "...
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Where did all the time related information go from Revision history?

Revision history no more shows the time related information for revisions. The issue seems to be everywhere - Ask Ubuntu, SO, Meta SO - everywhere.
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London TimeZone off by one hour - StackOverflow

The SO limits you to: 40 vote casts per day 20 Suggested Edits 40 close vote reviews ..etc To be clear If I exceed any of the above limits, like now and try to vote again: "Daily vote limit reached....
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SO cache going nuts? Or do I need a lot of sleep?

For nearly 5-6 hours now, I am not getting the usual sorted list of questions on SO's interesting questions page. Here are two screenshot(with awesome red-circles)(which are becoming more common in my ...
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Add click event to trigger timestamp tooltips [duplicate]

I just cannot seem to get these to pop up on the stock Android browser or the latest Chrome for Android, in both desktop and mobile mode. Can a click event be added for these (and other tooltips/title ...
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Date shows answered before the question is asked

I believe this is a bug, I managed to answer this question before it was asked. Passing variable to.exe in SQL I know this bug has been reported before (and thus might be considered a duplicate) ...
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Timewarp in the comment time

This is not a huge issue (not huge at all), but I first noticed this maybe a couple of weeks ago and it's time I mentioned it. The timestamp commentary on comments is saying minutes when it should be ...
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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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Introduce the new year gradually

It's a new year (Gregorian). As it's the 1st January everything that was posted over "2 days ago" now includes the year in the timestamp. Although it is technically last year, including the year ...
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Is Google showing a wrong time in search result or is it Stack Overflow?

Recently I answered a question and searched it on Google Search after 2mins, was curious to know how fast does it indexes...but was not able to find that question, searched it back after 10mins and I ...
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Wrong user information about the recent activity on question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Incorrect last activity timestamps on dynamically loaded new questions When someone edits/answers on a post then recent activity doesn't show the right name of the user who ...
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Incorrect last activity timestamps on dynamically loaded new questions

If you hang around on the front page a lot, after a while you will see this bar: I click it, and a few new/updated questions pop in: But why does it say that question was changed in 2011 last? It ...
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Timestamps across the network are appearing in the future!

I this question, I replied to a comment. The comment I replied to then appeared below my comment with a timestamp in the future: The comments will now just appear out of sequence, but at the time the ...
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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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Why are answers much older than the question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do these answers have the wrong time? How could they be posted before the question? Can code that is valid in both C and C++ produce different behavior when compiled in ...
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When does chat show a timestamp in the posts?

Chat shows the timestamp for some of the messages, but I don't understand when that happens. In the following screenshot, the timestamp is show for two of my posts, but while in the first case the ...
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Difference in the timing of suggested edits [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Edit details: “suggested [time period] ago” shows approved time, not suggested Whenever I suggest an edit, it is reviewed within a minute; sometimes it is reviewed ...
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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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Timestamps for spam and offensive flags not shown

In the flagging summary page /users/flag-summary/<id>, the timestamp that the flag is raised for spam and offensive flags are not shown. Is this status-bydesign or a bug? I can't think of ...
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Show when suggested edit was rejected

When suggested edit is approved, the time of approval is visible. For example: All good. However, when suggested edit is rejected, such time stamp is missing. For example: Think it will be ...
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Indicator changes to “2 hours ago” no matter when it was actually posted [duplicate]

Whenever I look at a question on Stack Overflow, once I spend maybe 30 seconds on that page, or sometimes even if I click edit, the box where it says "posted 10 minutes ago", will automatically switch ...