Change "less than a minute ago" to something shorter

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onehundredandtwo
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Re: Change "less than a minute ago" to something shorter

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A_Jelly_Doughnut wrote:"Just now" is too informal for my taste. If I were trying to shorten this, I'd use "seconds ago" or "moments ago", but I really don't have a problem with "less than a minute ago"
Sorry to bump an oldish topic... but I like "moments ago", that sounds best to me. "seconds ago" seems like something is missing, and "x seconds ago" seems unnecessary.
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Re: Change "less than a minute ago" to something shorter

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onehundredandtwo wrote:
A_Jelly_Doughnut wrote:"Just now" is too informal for my taste. If I were trying to shorten this, I'd use "seconds ago" or "moments ago", but I really don't have a problem with "less than a minute ago"
Sorry to bump an oldish topic... but I like "moments ago", that sounds best to me. "seconds ago" seems like something is missing, and "x seconds ago" seems unnecessary.
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I quite like "moments ago".

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Re: Change "less than a minute ago" to something shorter

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I like "moments ago" too
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Re: Change "less than a minute ago" to something shorter

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How long is a moment?
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Re: Change "less than a minute ago" to something shorter

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I like "Just now" -- very informal. It can always be edited in the language file anyway.

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Re: Change "less than a minute ago" to something shorter

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Phil wrote:How long is a moment?
My thoughts exactly. I think ... seconds ago.
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Re: Change "less than a minute ago" to something shorter

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Phil wrote:How long is a moment?
Just a little shorter then a "while" and somewhat longer then "briefly"
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