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This question was created 1 hour ago:

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However, the user's profile shows the "last visit" by the user was 2 hours ago:

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    One rounding up, the other rounding down? Maybe. – Philᵀᴹ Aug 11 '17 at 12:58
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The profile page is heavily cached, and doesn't update as quickly as the question page.

You can blame caching or magic, but I'd go with caching.

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    I suppose caching doesn't apply when I view my own profile page? It seems to update quite rapidly. – Max Vernon Aug 11 '17 at 13:21
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    @MaxVernon It is very cached for example, I was poking around the site a minute ago, but I just went to my profile page and it says I was last seen 5 minutes ago. – Taryn Aug 11 '17 at 13:22
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    I tend to blame magic. – jcolebrand Aug 15 '17 at 15:42

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