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What is the time zone for the datetime stamp for posts?


What is the time zone for the datetime stamp for posts?

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I'm curious as to what the time zone is that generates the datetime stamp for forum posts. Or is it simply a
GETUTCDATE()

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It should be local time. It is possible it's showing the server time, which I believe is set to my time, US Mountain time.

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It's definitely not local time...looks like UTC to me.
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It's whatever you've got it set to in the forum settings (Control Panel -> Forum Settings). Mine is in Central African Time.

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Ha...it occurs to me now that I have never really browsed around the control panel at all. Thanks!
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+1 to batgirl's comment. Thanks for the heads up.

EDIT: I wonder why my time zone was set to Western Europe? Or a better phrase might be: what possessed me to set it up to that time zone? I think I need to stop using Jeff Moden's beer popsicles.
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ROFL. I never realized that option was there either. I have always just completely ignored the time of the post. Apparently I was set to central Europe. That is bit off from Central time. Hehe

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