View topic - time offset
A few minutes ago I was checking the shoutbox and saw a shout made... tomorrow!
In other words, the time offset was messed up, which had never happened to me before. Anyway, I went to my profile and had to put my offset in "-6" (my time zone is GMT -4) in order for it to work, which is very weird because, if I recall correctly, I used to use the default because my time was somehow the same as the site's 'official' time.
Why the site's 'official' time was changed is beyond my knowledge, but may I suggest that the "time offset" thingy be in relation to GMT/UTC? I know that I'm GMT -4, and I'm sure most people know their time zones in relation to GMT/UTC, so it's easier than some seemingly random 'official' time.
Or maybe it was all just my computer playing tricks on me?
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The times shown used to be close for me with an offset of +15 although my time zone is GMT + 9.5. Now the current time displays as 18:21 when it is 10:51 so 8 hours out (the half hour never worked)
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