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BST (solved)

Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:09 am

Why is the forum time BST?

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Re: BST

Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:01 am

Because the forum is based in the UK, and we like the sun (not that we get much of it)?
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Re: BST

Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:02 am

Although my post just now shows we are actually using GMT at the moment...
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Re: BST

Thu Nov 22, 2012 7:09 pm

Time zone is settable...though the time change between PST and PDT isn't handled correctly.

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Re: BST

Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:10 pm

I'm in the UK, it's now 20:10 yet I will bet the forum says my message was posted @ 21:10
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Re: BST

Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:58 pm

billybangleballs wrote:I'm in the UK, it's now 20:10 yet I will bet the forum says my message was posted @ 21:10
I'm in the UK and your msg was posted at 20:10 :)

You have to change the summer time / DST setting manually in the User Control Panel (tab Board Preferences).

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Re: BST

Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:28 am

DirkS wrote:You have to change the summer time / DST setting manually in the User Control Panel (tab Board Preferences).
Thanks for that, I'm now back in GMT.
Seems odd that users have to change DST manually though.
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