View Poll Results: How do you write the date longhand?

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How do you write the date?

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    How do you write the date?

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    Long live the proper format of Month Day Year!

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    >>Month Day Year
    where's the logic in that

    day month year: now that's logic
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    I'm not prompting anyone, but I would like to encourage all the smart people here at cp.com to vote......



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    Actually the best system in the world

    YYYYMMDD.

    DDMMYYYY makes as much sence as the 4 digit system: Last digit in the year followed by the day of that year.

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    Month day year! Month day year!
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    I go with MMDDYYYY because it doesn't sound as good to say "The twenty-third of May" or "twenty-three May" as it does to say "May twenty-third" or "May twenty-three"
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    Month Day Year.

    Biggest to smallest with the most static (year) moved to the end.

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    Quote Originally Posted by golfinguy4
    Month Day Year.

    Biggest to smallest with the most static (year) moved to the end.
    Yay for logic!
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    Numbers work from right to left, therefore logically it's: YYYYMMDD

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    DDMMYYYY owns

    first of all, when looking at the date you can track instantly day to day instead of having to look in the middle of the thing. same goes for YYYYMMDD. MMDDYY is also unlogical because it goes from 2nd biggest, 3rd biggest, biggest

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    MLA is 23 May 2004, so that's what we have to use in school...


    I use May 23, 2004...

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    AFAIK, only Americans use MMDDYY and they didn't invent the English lanuage, so their way can't be correct.
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    May 23, 2004
    23 of May 2004
    23-04-2003
    2003-04-23
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    You are all wrong. Everyone knows the proper way is as such:

    YMYDMYDY
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