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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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They are displayed in the order you unlock the queues. On regular sites you earn close/reopen voting privileges at 3,000 reputation, and that is when you gain access to those queues. You gain edit privileges at 2,000 reputation, and that gives you access to the Suggested Edits and Low Quality Posts queues. Aside from reviewing suggested edits, the low ...


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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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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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