Support : what do the time stamps on posts mean?

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  1. jamesfrmphilly

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    are they the posters local time? how are time zones handled?:time:
     
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    im pretty sure there in the time of the persons puter whos readin the post
     
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    what time did you post?
     
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    somebody post and include your local clock time......please
     
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    It's for local time zones. If you want to confirm this look at the time a post was made, select another time zone in preferences, look at the same post again.
     
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    what does that mean?
     
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    I've noticed off time stamps also, I think it has to do where the server is, or how the software prioritize postings.

    Peace!
     
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    11:47am PST.
     
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    The application probably stores everything in UTC or it's local system time and then attempts to convert to the user's local time.
     
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    ok, it's showing me local philly time. 2:47PM

    it's converting PST into EST.
     
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