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Old 28th December 2018, 04:16 PM   #201
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
It's dark(ish) and there's deadly DiHydrogen Monoxide falling from the sky! We're doomed. DOOMED, I tell you!
You're wrong. It is bright and sunny outside and not a single cloud in the sky.
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Old 28th December 2018, 04:33 PM   #202
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Originally Posted by Fidelio View Post
Is this the same guy that was going to do the blinding years ago?
If so I shall seek thee out and subject thee to harsh language for letting my buddy Mr.Skinny live till the day he died with only glasses.
No, I believe the would-be blinder is Paul Bethke.
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Old 28th December 2018, 04:33 PM   #203
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Obviously, today is the beginning of the end.
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Old 28th December 2018, 04:51 PM   #204
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Originally Posted by fagin View Post
The site does have a countdown timer.

Currently on 12 hours, 48 minutes or so.

Is anyone getting nervous?

Should I drink all my wine and beer?

It's kind of a sad site though. Only one registered user - the admin. And only one person has ever posted. The admin.
Ref the highlighted: Yes.

Now, end of the what when?
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Old 28th December 2018, 04:52 PM   #205
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Originally Posted by Filippo Lippi View Post
Are we all dead yet?
I am. Or hungover..


Maybe both?
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Old 28th December 2018, 05:15 PM   #206
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Originally Posted by Spektator View Post
No, I believe the would-be blinder is Paul Bethke.
Thank you, it does become a chore to keep track of crackpots.

Oh and I've finally gotten a camera good enough that I too can see demons.
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Old 28th December 2018, 05:19 PM   #207
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It's really dark here. Probably because that's what happens around midnight.

The timer is on 4 hours and 10 minutes (kind of weird the end of the world will be on a half hour? But par for the course.)

I'm tired after draining my wine cellar, so off to bed.

Please wake me when the **** starts. Or not.
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Old 28th December 2018, 06:23 PM   #208
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I visited the website, and wished I hadn't.
Yikes.
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Old 28th December 2018, 06:29 PM   #209
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Originally Posted by psionl0 View Post
You're wrong. It is bright and sunny outside and not a single cloud in the sky.
Says the upside-down guy!
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Old 28th December 2018, 07:33 PM   #210
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2 hrs to go. Seeing as how this will be the end, I'd like to make an extremely selfless offer:

I have a fallout bunker with room for 6 people, Normally I'd charge 500 dollars(USD) but I am suddenly filled with a holy light(Likely gas) and will offer entry for just 4 payments of 79.99 and then 20 smaller payments of 9.99.

Offer expires very soon!
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Old 28th December 2018, 07:52 PM   #211
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Only two hours to go? The way I see it is that the rapture is for loonies who never figured out how to like the world. Let them go, the sooner the better. I don't want to go with them. Leave me behind, please.
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Old 28th December 2018, 08:25 PM   #212
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I'm pretty much at my limit for wine tonight, so I'm just going to pretend that tomorrow will happen as previously scheduled. If I wind up in Portland...PORTLAND...tomorrow night I'll know I was wrong.

My cousin lives in Portland. I've got reservations at the Red Lion at Jantzen Beach....
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Old 28th December 2018, 08:30 PM   #213
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We're down to an hour. The suspense is killing me!
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Eight minutes to go. Will my dryer load be finished before the world ends? Getting tense now!
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The counter has now officially ticked down to zero. Still 29 1/2 hours till the end of the 28th at the international date line.
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Old 28th December 2018, 09:41 PM   #216
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Originally Posted by psionl0 View Post
The counter has now officially ticked down to zero. Still 29 1/2 hours till the end of the 28th at the international date line.
Correction, the clock has changed to time since the event that didn't happen.
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Old 28th December 2018, 09:47 PM   #217
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These false prophets never come back to sites where they spew their ignorance. They just move on to the next one and start over with new dates.

In 2007 it was Shelby Corbett who wrote about her vision that JC returned while she was swimming in her pool. She didn’t know an exact day, just that it was supposed to be 2007 and she was swimming. She lived in Florida so she kept swimming (and shivering) all through December as if that might help the prophecy come to pass, but to no avail.

Davidjayjordan at age 71 has been moving his goalposts since 1999. He still prophesises JC’s return date to be around August 10 (his own birthday) but has to change the year very often since DJJ fancies himself and his wife to be the Last Two Witnesses.

These guys never give up chasing that particular carrot on a stick, something I will never understand.
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Old 28th December 2018, 10:02 PM   #218
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Only one more hour to go before we can breathe easy, at least in my time zone. The suspense is killing me, so I think I'll go to bed. Wake me when it's over.
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Old 28th December 2018, 10:15 PM   #219
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Originally Posted by Agatha View Post
I went to look at the OP's website: http://risen-from-the-dead.forumotion.com/ and he asserts that the three days of darkness starts today (27th December) culminating in a nuclear holocaust and/or the second coming of Jesus on the 29th. Then on Sunday 30th, there will be a Resurrection service for families.

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Is there a suggested dress code?
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Old 28th December 2018, 10:16 PM   #220
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Correction, the clock has changed to time since the event that didn't happen.
That is a property of the counter website that was used and has nothing to do with Erwin.

https://www.timeanddate.com/clocks/freecountdown.html
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Old 28th December 2018, 10:16 PM   #221
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I'm amazed by the insistent use of the misnomer Jesus where Christ should have been used. Is this Elwin person the kind of boring run-of-the-mill doomsdayer that doesn't even have a grasp on Christian theology?
Not being a Christian and not having a Christian education/upbringing what is the difference?
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Originally Posted by MEequalsIxR View Post
Not being a Christian and not having a Christian education/upbringing what is the difference?

It seems this Elwin person, like so many Christians that find sin to be the most interesting part of religion, only finds Armageddon, the rapture, the end of times and all that kind of silliness to be interesting for sadistic enjoyment, like predicting events that may worry or scandalize part of the population.


We often forget that our outrage about Elwin's shenanigans is also the kind of reaction he is expecting to get for his personal pleasure.
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Old 28th December 2018, 10:54 PM   #223
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Thank you. As an outsider looking in it can get confusing.
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For my dad it was non stop to the deadline and silence after it passed. Later after seeing his leader on tv blaming the Roman calendar changes or the neighbor's dog for the error. Three times....

He found a new church after the 3rd strike.

I cannot fathom where his thoughts went most of the time. He was always among the few truly destined for glory no matter the church he chose.
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These guys never give up chasing that particular carrot on a stick, something I will never understand.
I have a theory that the root cause of a conviction that the world will end in your lifetime is an inability to conceive of the world continuing to exist after you have ceased to do so. I think it might be something like autism, the brains of these people could even be wired differently to normal.
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So am I in hell?

Looks very similar to the world I remember.

A bit disappointing really.
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Old 29th December 2018, 04:11 AM   #227
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So the World has ended and the fake news media hasn't even mentioned it! Cover Up!
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I have been resurrected!
But when I looked in the mirror this morning it was to the same old 67 year old body. What's with that?
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Sing along!

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q...3&&FORM=VRDGAR
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So am I in hell?

If the location in your profile is accurate, I'd guess not!
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Now we have just managed to scrape through another close call with total destruction, I reflect on another such occasion where Harold Camping was calling the tune. Harold had quite a following although he changed the date a few times as I recall. The Thinking Atheist put this video together after the latest non event:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9Kl...layer_embedded
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I presume that this is one of those "can't lose" scenarios, in which those of us who labor under the delusion that nothing has changed are, by definition, lost and damned. The greatest subtlety is to be undetectable.

Oh well, I guess I'll have to pay the phone bill after all and eat the sandwich for supper.
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I mean it's a bit overcast outside right now so...
Reasonably sunny in Dublin earlier today, and it's half-past eleven now but no sign of the apocalypse.
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It is now midnight at the international date line. Nowhere on this planet is it Saturday 28th December 2018 any more. That means that the window for this particular prophecy is now closed.

Elwin has proven to be yet another prophet who doesn't know the day or the hour. Funny that these self styled prophets are quite happy to quote the bible when it suits their purposes but ignore the biblical warning that "nobody knows the day nor the hour".
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Originally Posted by psionl0 View Post
It is now midnight at the international date line. Nowhere on this planet is it Saturday 28th December 2018 any more. That means that the window for this particular prophecy is now closed.

Elwin has proven to be yet another prophet who doesn't know the day or the hour. Funny that these self styled prophets are quite happy to quote the bible when it suits their purposes but ignore the biblical warning that "nobody knows the day nor the hour".
Ah, so you admit that the failure of his prophecy fulfills the unerring scripture! Biblical perfection, it is equally accurate in failure and success. The truth marches on.
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Originally Posted by psionl0 View Post
It is now midnight at the international date line. Nowhere on this planet is it Saturday 28th December 2018 any more. That means that the window for this particular prophecy is now closed.

Elwin has proven to be yet another prophet who doesn't know the day or the hour. Funny that these self styled prophets are quite happy to quote the bible when it suits their purposes but ignore the biblical warning that "nobody knows the day nor the hour".
Install the best locks and security. Jesus is coming as a "thief in the night."
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I'm sure Elwin will drop by to defend himself of such accusations. True, Elwin? .... Elwin ... Elwin! .... (calling him) Eeeeelwiiiin!!!
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Ah, so you admit that the failure of his prophecy fulfills the unerring scripture! Biblical perfection, it is equally accurate in failure and success. The truth marches on.
I wasn't trying to make an inference. I was just listing the facts as I see them. Did I get any wrong?
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I wasn't trying to make an inference. I was just listing the facts as I see them. Did I get any wrong?
No. Maybe just an itsy bitsy non-sequitur.

Originally Posted by psionl0 View Post
It is now midnight at the international date line. Nowhere on this planet is it Saturday 28th December 2018 any more. That means that the window for this particular prophecy is now closed.
What doesn't affect this, your fair conclusion:

Originally Posted by psionl0 View Post
Elwin has proven to be yet another prophet who doesn't know the day or the hour. Funny that these self styled prophets are quite happy to quote the bible when it suits their purposes but ignore the biblical warning that "nobody knows the day nor the hour".
It's everything crystal clear, like the waters of the River Murray flowing through downtown Adelaide (Sorry, I'm channelling the prophet ).

But I'm sure Elwin, though his finest logic, is going to consider this whole situation a tie, consider making any further comment here to be redundant and move into the next "prophesy" in his list of flavours.
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