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December 21, 2011, 11:45:25 AM
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edit: oh.. I see bitclown used a full ISO 8601 time.. nice Smiley


Technically, if should list Z for UTC or the offset from UTC, not GMT.

https://www.bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf
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December 21, 2011, 11:48:45 AM
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AFAIK,
1/2/2012 is the 2nd of January, but
1.2.2012 is the 1st of February.
Can you bring an example of a country, where 1/2/2012 means the 1st of February?

Sure. Australia. (And I believe also the UK, though I haven't been there to experience it)
I've been writing in the form 2012-02-01 on cheques etc for over a decade now - but nearly everyone here still writes 1/2/2012 and most paper forms still have the forward slashes in place.
It's an uphill battle - but I think gradually ISO 8601 may gain traction as the world shrinks due to the internet, increased travel and closer ties.


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December 21, 2011, 11:49:08 AM
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I vote January 15, 2012.


(Lol, Thai time. Are we voting on BTC being $5, or on the time we reach 5 $/฿? Cheesy)

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December 21, 2011, 11:58:34 AM
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January 3, 2012.

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December 21, 2011, 12:01:29 PM
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Can you bring an example of a country, where 1/2/2012 means the 1st of February?
Since the separating character between the fields does not really matter to humans, you can probably find examples in any country using day-month-year order. It's not common in my part of Europe but I have definitely seen it being used.

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December 21, 2011, 12:09:14 PM
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Can you bring an example of a country, where 1/2/2012 means the 1st of February?
Everyone in the Netherlands would interpret this as the 1st of February.

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December 21, 2011, 12:15:31 PM
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New Year's Eve 31. Dec. (2011-12-31 ICT)

On that day everyone is optimistic, so we wil catch that 5$.
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December 21, 2011, 12:27:28 PM
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5th of Jan 2012.

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December 21, 2011, 12:41:43 PM
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2, january 2012

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December 21, 2011, 12:47:00 PM
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2012-01-12 04:45:10.028 GMT

This is rejected as you failed on the timezone rule. Please try again.

2012-01-12 04:45:10.028 GMT   will be on 2012-01-12 in Thailand  (whether or not you have daylight savings there)

The rule stated as:
"Time zone is whatever Thailand uses. Its 4:11 p.m. now..."
does not in itself make it clear that you wouldn't accept a precise guess specified in another timezone

..but .. your game your rules.. so now it does!





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December 21, 2011, 12:54:31 PM
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Since every other more recent date is taken I will take 2011-01-04 or January 4th.
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December 21, 2011, 12:57:19 PM
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OT: Just found a handy watch: current UTC time and date: http://time.is/UTC or http://time.is/Thailand for Thailand
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December 21, 2011, 01:02:27 PM
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AFAIK,
1/2/2012 is the 2nd of January, but
1.2.2012 is the 1st of February.
Can you bring an example of a country, where 1/2/2012 means the 1st of February?
Sure, Europe and probably the rest of the world


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December 21, 2011, 01:33:28 PM
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April 27th, 2012
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December 21, 2011, 02:28:12 PM
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January 12th
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December 21, 2011, 02:40:12 PM
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January 12th
I think that was taken already...  look a page up

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December 21, 2011, 02:45:01 PM
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January 13th then
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December 21, 2011, 03:19:45 PM
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2012-02-11 will be the day

BTW, how can we see if people have edited their posts?
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December 21, 2011, 03:41:32 PM
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Disclaimer, as OP I am God and I can do whatever the fuck I want.
As a USER take out the motherboard!

My guess is 12/24/2011.
Jan 20
I'm sticking with June 27. I'm using PST though -- screw you and your Thailand time zones! Wink

(Note: if by some miracle I actually end up being correct, you can give my $5 prize (1BTC) to the joint.)
Dec - 25 - 2011
Dec 26 2011
Dec 27th 2011
10-May-2011  Grin
1/1/2011 Grin
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1/1/2012 Embarrassed

2012-01-13
December 28th 2011
December 29th 2011
December 30th 2011, lol
22 Dec 2011

2011-12-22
January 22 2012
January 11 2012
Please..  no ambiguous date formats.  (so far I don't see any.. I'm just preempting it)
We don't need another parochial whinger complaining about competition results because they didn't realize the planet is a little bigger than Iowa.

e.g  1/2/2012    is ambiguous.  In some parts of the word that's the 1st of February, in others its the 2nd of January.

I seem to be the only one so far who's used the basic ISO 8601 format.
see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_8601

For 1st Feb 2012 iso8601 format would be: 2012-02-01
for 2nd Jan 2012 iso8601 format would be: 2012-01-02 

Smiley
I was just about to post the same - after having counted already 11 (!) different formats in this thread to specify a day!

Also: 2012-01-30
I vote January 15, 2012.


(Lol, Thai time. Are we voting on BTC being $5, or on the time we reach 5 $/฿? Cheesy)
January 3, 2012.

okay, i'll take january 14.

that's 2012-01-14 ICT.
New Year's Eve 31. Dec. (2011-12-31 ICT)

On that day everyone is optimistic, so we wil catch that 5$.
5th of Jan 2012.
2, january 2012
Since every other more recent date is taken I will take 2011-01-04 or January 4th.
April 27th, 2012
2012-02-11 will be the day

BTW, how can we see if people have edited their posts?


If your post is not here, please check if you were the first to vote that day!


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December 21, 2011, 04:20:57 PM
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2012-02-04   (4 of 2 of 2012)
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