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On 5/16/2020 at 3:08 AM, Kelsain said:

It’ll be interesting to see what Zeb looks like in this line. No rerelease of Kanan?

It' past January already and those figures are not released,

Or is that the stupid US, nonsensical, ass-backwards date convention that the rest of the world does not use?

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To be fair, do you say "1st of August" or do you say "January 8th". I usually say the month first so it feels awkward to me to make the month the second number written. If you write it out, do you write 8th, January, 2020 or would you write August 1, 2020. You can pick on our failure to convert to Celsius or the metric system but on this one... I think we got it right.

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For the most part I've always said and wrote day, month, year. Just the way I was taught.

For example 1st January 2020. Although occasionally when speaking I will say month first, probably because I do deal with a lot of Americans in business. But I'll never put the month first in writing.

Writing the month first just seems wrong to me.

Smallest to largest unit.......day, month, year is a logical progression.

I'd be interested to know if any other countries do it the US way and put the month first? Personally it's something I've only ever encountered from Americans.

 

 

 

 

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3 hours ago, jenius said:

To be fair, do you say "1st of August" or do you say "January 8th". I usually say the month first so it feels awkward to me to make the month the second number written. If you write it out, do you write 8th, January, 2020 or would you write August 1, 2020. You can pick on our failure to convert to Celsius or the metric system but on this one... I think we got it right.

I agree. I hate we are not on the metric system or Celsius with the rest of the world, but the date thing seems more like how people talk. 
 

Chris

 

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How about we compromise and just go DMYDMY? :lol: 

All of the dates in my work documentation tend to flip around a lot, but the one I find myself using most is YYYYMMDD, because that's the date extension I add to my filenames.  It's a little redundant to the "modified by" date, but also has the benefit of meaning that if I'm making multiple versions of a file, sorting by alphabetical order also puts them in chronological order.

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15 minutes ago, Chronocidal said:

How about we compromise and just go DMYDMY? :lol: 

All of the dates in my work documentation tend to flip around a lot, but the one I find myself using most is YYYYMMDD, because that's the date extension I add to my filenames.  It's a little redundant to the "modified by" date, but also has the benefit of meaning that if I'm making multiple versions of a file, sorting by alphabetical order also puts them in chronological order.

Based on the thread and my age, shouldn't all dates be nnnn BBY and nnnn ABY? 

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we americans will change the way we do out dates when the world bails us out of WW3.  until then 08/01/2020 is August 1st, 2020 when an american company is listing it's release dates.   :-P    in all seriousness its the most informative way because when you think of a date...you kinda know what year it is usually that you're talking about so year wouldn't come first....to get you to focus on the most pertinent information first...using the month tells you the most information about when something is happening relative to present year and then the actual day of the month is more specific if one is interested in that detail so it follows.  the year is last just to reconfirm you're talking about the same damn year.  it makes good sense!!!

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So, I know Hasbro’s “carbonized” some of its figures lately.

But I went and “chrome-a-tized” this old figure’s gun:

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Looked kinda plain in just black plastic, so I gave the BFG a chrome wash to make it a little more “lived in.”

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On 5/18/2020 at 7:44 AM, Darth Mingus said:

Based on the thread and my age, shouldn't all dates be nnnn BBY and nnnn ABY? 

Unfortunately, these days it’s Pre-Mouse and Post-Mouse.

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17 hours ago, Mog said:

Unfortunately, these days it’s Pre-Mouse and Post-Mouse.

That it is, Mog. That it is.  :unsure:

On 5/18/2020 at 9:54 PM, derex3592 said:

Wrong. :lol:  DD/MM/YY.  So say we all. 

Japanese use the opposite so consistently they can't imagine any other system... and I have to demand my students use the names of the months in English to avoid confusion.

They'll express dates like 8/1 and 12/9 with complete impunity, until I shatter their illusions by informing them that there is no global standard.  :(

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So I got the preorder announcement email for these from BBTS and at first I thought they were going anatomically correct with Ahsoka and she had a “wardrobe malfunction” in this picture! Lol :unknw::lol:

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29 minutes ago, Dobber said:

So I got the preorder announcement email for these from BBTS and at first I thought they were going anatomically correct with Ahsoka and she had a “wardrobe malfunction” in this picture! Lol :unknw::lol:

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Dang, and now their site is down for maintenance. I guess they got swamped for Beskar Mando preorders...

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I like how they toned down the colors in general. I've been waiting for a long time to get the Rebels, but Zeb was missing. i wonder if the Rebels show is really popular at Disney+ right now. This is really unexpected. I wonder if they will ever release  Ghost, and the complete crew in the Vintage collection. It will prob be too small, but if they release the crew as well, it would be awesome. I say the same for the Razor's crest. If they make these ships in a similar size of the Legacy Millennium Falcon, I would prob be all over that.

A man can dream...

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