@1337c0d3r I started the contest about 4:00 p.m. (Moscow time) and made my first submission about 4:15 p.m. My guess is the real Moscow time when the contest was started was 3:00 p.m., but website allowed me to see the problems list and to submit solutions only at 4:00 p.m. The bug can be connected with time zone. In Russia the practice of advancing clocks during summer months by one hour was canceled about two years ago.
@antontodua You might want to check your local computer time. The website uses your local computer timezone as the timer.
@1337c0d3r The clock on my computer is right for Moscow. Also I believe the local computer time or timezone is irrelevant. Contests should start at the same moment for all participant (independent of their local time or timezone).
@antontodua I agree. We're taking a look at this now.
@1337c0d3r Thanks a lot!
new Date(1472990400 * 1000)
Would you please type this in the Chrome Console to see what will be the output? This timestamp is when Contest 3 started.
@xidui This is the output: "Sun Sep 04 2016 16:00:00 GMT+0400 (Московское время (зима))".
@xidui So, Please, look here:
And what I have seen on the timeanddate.com:
It looks like not good.
@antontodua Maybe you've forgot to install this windows patch which made your system still using old rules of time zones?
I would suggest you to change your computer local time 1 hour earlier as a workaround.
@1337c0d3r You were right about patch! I've installed it and now everything is ok. Thanks a lot!
Nevertheless, I think my previous messages are still actual:
Also I believe the local computer time or timezone is irrelevant. Contests should start at the same moment for all participant (independent of their local time or timezone).
Yes, we are considering to use the remaining time for the count down which does not base on your local timestamp.
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