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Old 1st April 2019, 06:58 AM   #1
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Look out, Asteroid to hit Earth in 2046

Were doomed, it's almost as big as the one that didn't do in the big dinosaurs.

https://skepticalscience.com/news.php?n=4422
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Originally Posted by bobdroege7 View Post
Were doomed, it's almost as big as the one that didn't do in the big dinosaurs.

https://skepticalscience.com/news.php?n=4422
Moderately funny. 5/10
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Fine. I'll dust off the S&M gear and sawed-off shotgun one last time, but if you guys are crying wolf again, so help me god...
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Something I've always wondered about-

Which calendar did dinosaurs use? Gregorian or Pleistocene ? What day in a Gregorian is Apr 1 on the Pleistocene?
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Originally Posted by casebro View Post
Something I've always wondered about-

Which calendar did dinosaurs use? Gregorian or Pleistocene ? What day in a Gregorian is Apr 1 on the Pleistocene?
Calendars are more flexible in the plasticine epoch.
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Old 6th April 2019, 04:31 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by casebro View Post
Something I've always wondered about-

Which calendar did dinosaurs use? Gregorian or Pleistocene ? What day in a Gregorian is Apr 1 on the Pleistocene?
Well, since days were about an hour shorter back then, because the earth rotated faster, there would have been about 15 more days in a year. Like about 380ish as a rough estimate. If you divided the year into 12 about-equal months, each one would have 31 or 32 days (mostly 32). If you leave Feb. with 28 then all the others could be 32.
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