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I'm sorry, but your pedantry compass needs to be recalibrated. Time stamps on Stack Exchange are on the UTC time scale, not on the GMT time scale. It's pedantry, because the difference is less than one second at any time. Stack Exchange servers, like pretty much anyone on the Internet, presumably set their clock using NTP. NTP distributes UTC, including ...


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My achievement dialog says "UTC TIME", not "UTC TIME ZONE". One could argue that the 'T' in UTC already stands for time, and 17:47 UTC would be more appropriate. Granted, but GMT TIME would suffer from the same problem.


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The idea of using UTC (as a "universal" time standard) is that it doesn't suggest an indigenous preference to being in any particular location on Earth. You may argue that calling it a "timezone" is incorrect wherever you found it, but that would be the bit to change (bug or feature request). But it doesn't make sense to switch to GMT simply to make the use ...


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Catija's answer is spot on. I think I should add a few pointers why this might not be as good an idea as you think. A polyglot site sounds great at first glance, but I reckon most polyglot questions would be translation requests, including which is not a good idea because Most of them are low quality. They rarely ever show any attempt, unless it's from an ...


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I appreciate the idea of wanting a place for all languages, particularly those that can't sustain a site of their own. What this fails to address is that many of these sites either require or at least allow questions in the site language (e.g. French or English on the French site), making a composite site particularly confusing for everyone involved. With ...


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Well, I have read the answers and some of the comments talking about some exceptional cases but the main reason I think is that up-voting take 15 reputations. In some of the cases questions are asked by new user having just 1 reputations. So, even if they up-vote it won't show up. However, this is where Stack Overflow comes to the party with a gold badge ...


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This is already possible if you use the dictation feature of your mobile phone


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