• @Jax
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    Am I the only one that would probably be gaslit into believing it and be really really pissed off when I learned the truth?

    • @[email protected]
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      531 month ago

      The year can be easily checked online and you usually keep your phone besides you on the night stand

      • @Deceptichum
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        Are you an idiot? After 2 years my battery would be dead.

        • @pastermil
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          71 month ago

          The girlfriend would keep it charged, dummy

          • Carl
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            31 month ago

            No, I don’t want to overcharge it.

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              usually by naptime mines down to like 30-40% and the nap is about right to get it back to ~80ish. Mines pretty old though I guess it’s different with newer ones and fast charging.

              • Carl
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                11 month ago

                I just had my battery replaced, so it works like new.

      • @[email protected]
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        I’d think it was funny because without a lot more evidence I wouldn’t believe it true.

        Don’t get me wrong some pranks are dick moves, but, this… nah

      • @DannyBoy
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        61 month ago

        Or after you spend a few minutes waking up and realizing you’re in the same clothes, in the same spot, and none of your stuff has moved.

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        Funny thing, you probably couldn’t actually. None of the current TLS certificates would be valid in a couple of years

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            No. Many certificates are only valid for a couple months to years into the future. Many websites wont work if you set your system time to +5 years, because most certificates won’t be valid for that time.

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          11 month ago

          Yeah, but even without network time updates your device’s internal clock is probably accurate enough to be able to tell if 2 years have passed or not. If it has an error of ≥2 years per 2 years, you need a new clock.

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            The premise was that the spouse set the phone clock into the future. That has nothing to do with how accurate the RTC is (usually <10s/day)

      • @Jax
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        21 month ago

        Yeah but I’m dumb

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      It would depend on how long the joke goes on and to what extreme. “5 minutes super confused, until I look at my phone” = okay "An elaborate prank where she changed all the dates that lasts 20 minutes = okay “A day of being told my family died, world ended, etc” = not okay.

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      201 month ago

      As someone who doesn’t like April Fools’, I see your point. This plays with the trust of their relationship. However, if the trust is solid and there is a mutual understanding of how they can play with that trust, it’s probably fine.

      I guess it depends on the couple, e.g. how frequently they joke in a similar manor, what they know about their trigger points or if there is a hidden struggle for power. I think for most couples this would be a harmless prank both can laugh about and kiss afterwards.

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      191 month ago

      Honestly I would be angry too. But then after I would have completely woken up I would laugh about it. And think of a payback. Maybe even something involving a moist, cold sponge.

      • @pastermil
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        41 month ago

        Oddly specific… Tell us more about this moist, cold sponge.

        • @[email protected]
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          It’s very versatile. It can be used as a threat, a sudden shock or long term torture. I’m not comfortable going into further detail.

      • @[email protected]
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        31 month ago

        My brother-in-law once put a slice of bread on my sleeping sister’s stomach, and when their dog (a very gluttonous beagle) started chowing down, woke her up by shaking her while shouting “the dog is eating your flesh!”

        He’s great. There’s a reason he became my best friend after they married.

    • Chainweasel
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      Yes, yes you are. And I sincerely hope for the women around you that you’re single. That’s not healthy and you should probably seek counseling.

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        31 month ago

        Jumping to conclusions on little to no evidence is a bigger red flag than a person who blindly trusts their partner when abruptly shaken awake.

      • @Jax
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        11 month ago

        We can’t all be perfect like you