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I'm watching In Time (2011), and at the beginning of the film, in the bar, there is a guy who has the following watch on his arm:

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The watch shows


So, this should mean 116 years, 39 months, 3 days, 23 hours, 58 minutes, and 38 seconds. I am confused about the months part. Shouldn't it be 11 at maximum? Why is it greater than 11 in the watch?

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cool, I never noticed that. That's a good movie too. –  Mathew Foscarini Apr 28 '12 at 16:05
I have closed this as not constructive due to the decision made early on in beta about basic mistakes. If you would like to discuss this, I invite you to post a new question in Movies & TV Meta. –  TylerShads Apr 29 '12 at 6:07
How is this not constructive or off topic? Seems kind of stupid for a mod to close a question after it's been answered correctly twice, and the question is clearly defined and easy to understand. –  Mathew Foscarini Apr 29 '12 at 21:04
@TylerShads: Hi Tyler. I would like to inform you that my question is not about basic mistakes. Contrarily, it is a specific question about the movie. I am confused about some part of the movie (I thought it was a mistake but the answers made it clear that it is not) and the answerers shed light on my confusion. So I demand reopening my question. –  Mehper C. Palavuzlar Apr 30 '12 at 17:23
@MehperC.Palavuzlar It is done :) –  TylerShads May 1 '12 at 14:55

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Maybe they aren't using months at all. It could be 116 years, 39 weeks, 3 days, 23 hours, 58 minutes and 38 seconds.

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i have not watched that movie, but the first though striked my mind is same as you thought. So +1 for that –  Ankit Sharma Apr 27 '12 at 21:16
When I was watching this movie, I was thinking about the same problem. And I found the same solution as djmadscribbler. So +1 ;) –  zacharmarz Apr 28 '12 at 9:39

If you go to the movie's official website, there are screens that show what the time format is. See the attached image. The format is Years - Weeks - Days - Hours - Minutes - Seconds.

In Time Date Format

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You wrote Month instead of Weeks. :) Muphry's law in charge. –  Mehper C. Palavuzlar Apr 28 '12 at 16:29
I need more coffee! :) –  Mathew Foscarini Apr 28 '12 at 18:09

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