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Dexterra
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Time and Date in YN

Postby Dexterra » Sun Oct 24, 2021 7:39 pm

It's a lovely day outside, especially at this time! Say, how does your nation write and pronounce the time and date in your nation? Here's a little quiz to tell us:

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[size=120][u]Time[/u][/size]

[b]Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else?[/b]
[b]Does your nation use daylight savings?[/b]
[b]What time zone is your nation in?[/b]
[b]What time is it in your nation right now?[/b]

[size=120][u]Date[/u][/size]

[b]When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year?[/b]
[b]Which comes second?[/b]
[b]Third?[/b]
[b]According to this format, today's date is...[/b]
[b]How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)?[/b]
[b]What calendar does your nation follow?[/b]


Time

Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else? Officially, 24, but citizens commonly use 12
Does your nation use daylight savings? Yes, we are on permanent daylight savings
What time zone is your nation in? GMT-4
What time is it in your nation right now? 22:39

Date

When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year? Day
Which comes second? Month
Third? Year
According to this format, today's date is... 24 October 2021
How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)? "Twenty-fourth of October"
What calendar does your nation follow? Gregorian

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The United Peoples of Dexterra

The United Commonwealth of Kelleran

The Cultural Democracy of Schrack


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Benevolent Dictatorship: the Public Crown of Loysville

Mother Knows Best State: the United Queendom of New Westfields

Tyranny by Majority: the Citizen's District of Petworth


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Anarchy: the Stateless Sovereignty of Entropyistan

Psychotic Dictatorship: the Murder-Suicide Cult of Hellscapia


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The Historic Union of Burkitts

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The Hazar Amisnery
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Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby The Hazar Amisnery » Sun Oct 24, 2021 7:47 pm

Time

Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else?
12 hour and 24 hour, depends on what you are doing
Does your nation use daylight savings?
No
What time zone is your nation in?
GMT +4
What time is it in your nation right now?
6:45am
Date
Monday, 25th of October 2021
When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year?
Day
Which comes second?
Month
Third?
Year
According to this format, today's date is...
25/10/21
How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)?
25th of October
What calendar does your nation follow?
Gregorian
Last edited by The Hazar Amisnery on Sun Oct 24, 2021 7:48 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Vikanias
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Founded: May 01, 2020
New York Times Democracy

Postby Vikanias » Sun Oct 24, 2021 7:51 pm

Time

Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else?
12 and 24 hour
Does your nation use daylight savings?
Yes
What time zone is your nation in?
Egg timezone
What time is it in your nation right now?
8:50 PM

Date

When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year?
Day
Which comes second?
Month
Third?
Year
According to this format, today's date is...
24/10/21
How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)?
October 24th
What calendar does your nation follow?
Gregorian
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-Amerada
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Founded: Oct 13, 2021
New York Times Democracy

Postby -Amerada » Sun Oct 24, 2021 7:53 pm

Time

Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else? The 12 hour clock
Does your nation use daylight savings? Yes
What time zone is your nation in? UTC-8, UTC-9
What time is it in your nation right now? Let's see I'm in the East coast so its 10:50 pm, so 7:50 pm in East Amerada, and 6:50 pm in Midway and West Amerada

Date

When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year? In many cases, the month
Which comes second? the day in many cases
Third? the year in most cases
According to this format, today's date is... October 24, 2021, but Day-Month-Year, and Year-Month-Day also exist, just not as common
How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)? "It's October 24th", or if you're from West Amerada, you'll likely say "It's October the 24th".
What calendar does your nation follow? Gregorian
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Nacrad
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Postby Nacrad » Sun Oct 24, 2021 9:00 pm

Time

Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else? Both. Official announcements usually use 24-hour time and informal conversations use 12-hour.
Does your nation use daylight savings? The State of Hadrax observes a winter time of 30 minutes behind Standard Time, but it's not considered daylight saving.
What time zone is your nation in? GMT+8:00
What time is it in your nation right now? 12:00, 25 October 2021

Date

When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year?Day
Which comes second? Month
Third? Year
According to this format, today's date is... 25 October 2021
How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)?In English, they generally say "October Twenty-fifth", while in the Sinitic Languages the tendancy is to say something along the lines of 十月二十五日 or 十月二十五號, respectively meaning "Ten(th) Month Twenty-five(th) Day" or "Ten(th) Month Number Twenty-five"
What calendar does your nation follow? Gregorian, though the Chinese Lunar Calendar has influences on what holidays we have
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Syndic Australia
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Left-wing Utopia

Postby Syndic Australia » Mon Oct 25, 2021 5:30 am

Time

Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else? Both 12 and 24 hour time are used.

Does your nation use daylight savings? No.

What time zone is your nation in? The Commonwealth is spread between +8 and +12 GMT.

What time is it in your nation right now? 8:30pm in Perth, the westernmost state capital, and 12:30am in Suva, the easternmost state capital.

Date

When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year? Month when the word is used (I.e. October 24°) but day when numeric (I.e. 24°/10°/20XX).

Which comes second? As above.

Third? Year, always.

According to this format, today's date is... October 25°, 2024 or 25°/10°/2024.

How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)? The order of day and month is interchangeable in conversation.

What calendar does your nation follow? The standard Gregorian calendar.
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-Astoria-
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Postby -Astoria- » Mon Oct 25, 2021 7:50 am

Time

Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else? 12-hour & 24-hour formats
Does your nation use daylight savings? No
What time zone is your nation in? UTC -02:00
What time is it in your nation right now? 12:50pm

Date

When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year? Day
Which comes second? Month
Third? Year
According to this format, today's date is... 25th (of) October 2021
How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)? Both the day-first and month-first forms are used
What calendar does your nation follow? Gregorian system
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Caleonia
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Postby Caleonia » Mon Oct 25, 2021 7:57 am

Time

Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else? Both, depends on user preference.
Does your nation use daylight savings? No.
What time zone is your nation in? Central European Standard Time, UTC+2
What time is it in your nation right now? 4:57 PM, or 16:57

Date

When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year? Year
Which comes second? Month
Third? Day
According to this format, today's date is... 2021/10/25
How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)? October 25 (month and day only)
What calendar does your nation follow? Gregorian
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Republic of La Boca
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Posts: 433
Founded: Aug 13, 2016
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Republic of La Boca » Mon Oct 25, 2021 11:35 am

Time

Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else? 24-hours time
Does your nation use daylight savings? Yes
What time zone is your nation in? GMT-5
What time is it in your nation right now? 2:33 pm

Date

When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year? Day
Which comes second? Month
Third? Year
According to this format, today's date is... October 12, 2021
How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)? October 12
What calendar does your nation follow? Julian

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Pulsroth
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Founded: Oct 07, 2013
Mother Knows Best State

Postby Pulsroth » Mon Oct 25, 2021 1:05 pm

Time

Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else? 24-hour for most purposes, although people will sometimes refer to time on a 12-hour basis.
Does your nation use daylight savings? No
What time zone is your nation in? UTC+12
What time is it in your nation right now? 08:03/8:03am

Date

When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year? Day
Which comes second? Month
Third? Year
According to this format, today's date is... 26th October 2021 (Or 2039 when in character)
How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)? Usually, they will say the month followed by the day, e.g March 16th.
What calendar does your nation follow? Gregorian
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Anollasia
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Founded: Apr 05, 2012
Liberal Democratic Socialists

Postby Anollasia » Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:41 pm

Time

Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else? Officially, it is 24-hour. In informal settings, 12-hour is more common.
Does your nation use daylight savings? No
What time zone is your nation in? UTC-3:00
What time is it in your nation right now? 22:41 or 10:41 pm

Date

When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year? It depends on the language and how the person chooses to say it. In English, it is usually the month but the day could also come first. In Turkish, the day comes first. In Anollasian, it is either the month or the day.
Which comes second? In English, it is usually the day but the month could also come second. In Turkish, the day comes second. In Anollasian, it is either the month or the day.
Third? The year usually comes last in all languages.
According to this format, today's date is... Either October 25, 2021; October 25th, 2021; or 25 October, 2021
How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)? It depends on the person. Usually either October 25, 25 October, or "the 25th".
What calendar does your nation follow? Gregorian

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Republic of Yucatan
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Founded: Aug 10, 2020
Liberal Democratic Socialists

Postby Republic of Yucatan » Mon Oct 25, 2021 7:18 pm

Time

Does your nation use 12-hour time, 24-hour or something else? 24-hour format
Does your nation use daylight savings? Yes
What time zone is your nation in? UTC−06:00 (standard), UTC−05:00 (DST)
What time is it in your nation right now? 21:20

Date

When writing out the date, which comes first: day, month or year? Day
Which comes second? Month
Third? Year
According to this format, today's date is... 25 October 2021
How do people in your nation say the date out loud (month and day only)? The date is referred to with day and month, in that order, only unless it is specified which year is being talked about (e.g. Today is the 25th of October)
What calendar does your nation follow? Gregorian


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