I'm This Many (CPS) Years Old!

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Re: I'm This Many (CPS) Years Old!

Post by JimVH » Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:22 pm

tuttle wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:52 pm
Del wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:39 pm
JimVH wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:48 am
tuttle wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:38 am
smokadoro wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:34 pm
tuttle wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:49 am
So for my CPS birthday present I set before us a Quest. Why did (I assume everyone's but I only remember) me and Onyx's Join dates move back a day?
Was there a database conversion at some point? Like a crash and restore from backup onto a newer version? Could be that it was originally on a database system that started counting lists at index 1, but the newer version/system counts lists beginning at 0.

That, and dates and calendar math have always been hard for computers to get right. As in, a failure to properly account for leap years. Take the following scenario: The forums might keep track of your start date by the quantity of days it has counted since you joined, relying on its own ability to calculate back to your start date. But if it didn't account for leap years, it would calculate off by 1 day every 4 years.

Neither precisely explains the details of your situation, but both are at least plausible.
Yeah there was some sort of conversion I think. Maybe in 2014ish?

I was hoping for something more sensational though. You got anything more sensational?
Like a shift in the space-time continuum?
Or a Leap Year?
There really is a shift in the space-time continuum!!
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Re: I'm This Many (CPS) Years Old!

Post by LushMojo » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:24 pm

sysiphus wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:51 pm
LushMojo wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:21 pm
sysiphus wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:47 pm
LushMojo wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:06 pm
Just had my 12 year. Weird to think it has been that long. This was the thread I posted recently about that.


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Re: I'm This Many (CPS) Years Old!

Post by SlowToke » Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:18 pm

12 years old as of two days ago. Looks like we may or may not share a CPS birthday but I'm older depending on how you interpret the space-time continuum rift thingy.
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