You heard of Leap Years but have you ever heard of a Leap Second?

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  1. Dream Theater

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    I am at work now and we are waiting for the top of the hour for a Leap Second to be added to make sure it doesn't mess up our network. Kinda like a Y2K scenario but obviously not that big of a deal. Here is the description of what its all about:

    To ensure the correct alignment of astronomical and atomic time, the International Earth Rotation & Reference Systems Service has called for an extra second to be added to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) at 23:59:59 on 30 June 2015.

    This will be the 26th leap second adjustment since 1972, and represents an important consideration for providers of computing, networking, and software solutions


    NERD STUFF!!!!
     
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    i just did
     
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    this shit is intense!
     
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    Yes, but I thought they only did that on December 31st.
     
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    Canadians don't get the extra second
     
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    I read all that in Dick Clark's voice
     
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    The Earth's rotation is slowing down so we're not as old as we think we are. :yes:
     
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    Mr Warmth couldn't be as old as he seems.
     
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    I wonder what voice he read that in.
     
  10. Bro

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    i just seent it on the news.
     
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    thanks obama
     
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  12. Billy Brown

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    Warmth must have his day off on Wed.
    He's posting past 7 pm.
    Maybe he will go to the beach and get eaten by a shark.
     
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    William Demarest's
     
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    Neil DeGrasse Tyson has been all over this for a week.

    a week.
     
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    And you can suck my dick in space, Cap'n Crunch :coffee:
     
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    Paul Lynde
     
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    While you go through life as a faggot
     
  18. Dream Theater

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    WHOA!!!
     
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    time is an illusion anyways

    time isn't real
     
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    I'll be making funny over in the Stern Forum now, in the AGT thread :hw:
     
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