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1. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 13:06 BST
Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening to everybody,
As most of you have no-doubt realised we're based in the UK and therefore all the dates/times displayed on the site are in reference to GMT/BST - UK local time.
Because we've now amassed a large audience outside of the UK (mainly North America, Central Europe and Australia) we've added some timezone support to the website - you'll have to be logged in to use it though.
Once logged in, go to your profile and select a new timezone from the list provided, then as-if-by-magic all the times on the website should be in your local time.
Obviously we need YOUR help testing this feature so please try it, let us know here of any problems - including missing time-zones.
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2. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 13:08 BST
Posting at 8:09 AM.
EDIT: Seems to be a few seconds behind (or maybe that's just my computer), but that's nothing to worry about. Thanks Ant!
Edited on Fri 2nd October, 2009 @ 13:10 by Aenaida
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3. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 13:08 BST
Works for me UK time correct.
4. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 13:51 BST
I appreciate that some of the abbreviations aren't quite the international codes - these are just what PHP provides.. I'll see what I can do to change them tho, I've already changed the 'Australian Eastern Standard Time' label in the profiles.
As for DST, everything should be DST aware for those named regions (ie, you won't have to change anything). At the moment the UK is in BST and therefore it shows BST not GMT - but that'll automatically change later in the month.
5. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 13:57 BST
Nice one Ant, works a treat. I was in Central America a minute ago, I'm back now.
6. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 14:01 BST
Great Idea ! Another reason I like this site.
7. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 15:11 BST
9:12 CDT. Works here!
Edited on Fri 2nd October, 2009 @ 15:12 by DarkwingLz
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8. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 15:14 BST
About bloody time.
9. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 15:24 BST
Doesn´t work for me. No option between. I´m from sweden.
Here´s what the different options show..Uk = 1 hour lateEastern = 1 hour aheadWestern = 1 hour lateMoscow = 2Hours ahead
Edited on Fri 2nd October, 2009 @ 15:33 by Mange
10. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 20:54 BST
Like I said in my original post, some timezones are missing and that's why I've asked you to test it. I've added 'Central European TIme' now, that should be what you need right?
11. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 22:03 BST
Same for me, 'cept it's 4:05. I'm very glad this was implemented. Thanks much, Ant!
Edited on Fri 2nd October, 2009 @ 22:04 by Noire
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12. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 22:08 BST
w00t, posting in EST
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13. Posted: Fri 2nd Oct 2009 22:12 BST
@pHaT-aNt_ And that´s why I provided as much info as I could. Works now I´ll have a look at it again the 25:th.
14. Posted: Sun 4th Oct 2009 08:42 BST
Gotta try that out. It's 9:43 in Germany right now.Edit: Yep, works Thanks!
Edited on Sun 4th October, 2009 @ 08:42 by Roopa132
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15. Posted: Sun 4th Oct 2009 14:51 BST
@Chibi-Link, thanks for that... I'll make sure I add another option for the states that don't use DST, can you name one as an example?
Thanks to everyone else for testing it out, seems its working
16. Posted: Sun 4th Oct 2009 16:04 BST
Works in China (the whole country is GMT +8). This makes things way more convenient! Thanks!
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17. Posted: Sun 4th Oct 2009 16:10 BST
It would be great if we in our posts could... write time in local time and users over the world see it in their time. Some sort of time tag. Great for setting up matches. What do you think of that? It should be presented with some nice graphic to distuingish it from regular text.
18. Posted: Mon 5th Oct 2009 09:52 BST
Hmmm... interesting idea guys, that would be quite possible - I haven't seen that on forums before though, is there any existing code/style that we can copy/adhere too?
19. Posted: Mon 5th Oct 2009 10:04 BST
well that's pretty sweet about adding the time zone support. before I felt like I was typing from the future though and that was pretty cool too hehe
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20. Posted: Mon 5th Oct 2009 10:21 BST
@aNt:Have never seen it before. How about using a format like [nltime]hhmm[/nltime], using 24 hour, skippin am/pm. Or do we need a fulltimetag, yyyymmddhhmm?