Yes, that is the game. I am not sure if there is a bug when the vacation starts for a user in a different time zone. But last night I saw a skull and no vacation flag. And I know I refreshed the page many times and still saw the skull. The user did not have any vacation icons at the time. This was after 10:00pm EDT, so I was about to change into the next day.
Oh well. Not a very serious issue since we know the player was starting a vacation.
Originally posted by mwmiller This is from the vacation booking page, for general information. I don't know if it has anything to do with the current situation encountered in this post.
"All vacations are booked using GMT which may not match your time zone precisely."
I was aware of this and have had to consider it when booking and ending my own vacation. Being a software developer myself, my guess is that timezone differences do have something to do with the issue.
I would expect that the vacation flag be shown anytime a user is exempt from timeout whether or not the person viewing a would-be-timed-out game is viewing the site from a timezone that has reached the date of the start of vacation. If the site is smart enough to prevent the timeout, it can just as easily be smart enough to show the vacation flag instead of the skull.