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  1. 30 Apr '05 04:32
    just curious if it's a problem on my end or the sites end:

    when i set my timezone to -5gmt (being that i live in a -5gmt EST area) it says the current time is an hour too early (in other words the site clock is an hour slow?)

    just curious if this is a problem for me or for everyone
  2. Standard member Peakite
    Sais
    30 Apr '05 06:45
    Did you remember to put your clocks forward this year?

    GMT doesn't move forward/back, so there will be two different time settings needed for you throughout the year.
  3. 30 Apr '05 18:54
    yeah my clocks change for dst automatically - it's strange though that i've never come across this situation anywhere else, i guess other sites maybe just have built-in calculations to account for dst..

    anyways, thanks for clearing that up
  4. Standard member Ravello
    The RudeĀ©
    30 Apr '05 19:04
    Originally posted by c0uchm0nster
    yeah my clocks change for dst automatically - it's strange though that i've never come across this situation anywhere else, i guess other sites maybe just have built-in calculations to account for dst..

    anyways, thanks for clearing that up
    You can adjust it going to My Settings>my time zone
  5. Standard member Peakite
    Sais
    30 Apr '05 19:54
    Originally posted by c0uchm0nster
    yeah my clocks change for dst automatically - it's strange though that i've never come across this situation anywhere else, i guess other sites maybe just have built-in calculations to account for dst..

    anyways, thanks for clearing that up
    But not everyone uses the same changes for summer, if you're based around one country you could do it, but different places do it at different times. I've had to change my clocks twice like that within a few weeks thanks to a move overseas.
  6. 01 May '05 04:55
    yes ravello i know. my point was that i live in a -5GMT timezone, but when i set that page to -5GMT it was an hour too early - this is because not everywhere/one practices daylight savings time (clocks move forward an hour in the fall and back in the spring).
  7. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    01 May '05 05:26
    Originally posted by c0uchm0nster
    yes ravello i know. my point was that i live in a -5GMT timezone, but when i set that page to -5GMT it was an hour too early - this is because not everywhere/one practices daylight savings time (clocks move forward an hour in the fall and back in the spring).
    We're the ones moving... RHP never seems to make the time switch.

    ES
  8. Standard member gotti2000
    The winemaker
    01 May '05 10:53
    GMT doesn't change for summer time <http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/>
    As you can see at the moment UK local time is GMT+1