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The default Format for DateTime.ToString() produces characters that are not for the current Location and (from what I've been told) don't mean anything at all.
var now = DateTime.Now.ToString();
Output: "䏭/䏭/즐G退䏭 䏭:退䏭:退䏭 PM"
Something like "3/9/2012 2:24:00 PM"
Mono for Android: 184.108.40.206261537
(Also Happens in VS2010 with .NET Framework 4.0)
How are you viewing the date? We've seen this when viewing tooltips or such in the debugger. However, it's just a debugger display issue and the actual value is fine if you use it in your app.
If it's just in the debugger, it's a dupe of 2775, which is fixed for 4.2.
It does look like it's only the debugger. When I print the DateTime to a TextView it appears fine.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 2775 ***