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Old 13th November 2012, 03:45 PM   #1
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Only 36 days until the end of the world

Yep, only 36 days until the dreaded date of December 21, 2012 when the zombie Maya vampire robots rise up from the hallows of Nibiru and wreak havoc with their fear dragons en route to the destruction of humanity in order to fulfill the prophecy of the Old One's. Presumably, somehow, this will all be aided by HAARP and abetted by a conspiracy of Jews bankers.

So how are you going to spend your remaining time until the Pre-Columbian Quickening sucks out your soul? Try to explain to people about how something called calenders are not predictors of future destruction? Ask people how the Mayan's knew about the destruction of humanity but not how to keep their neighbors from invading them?

Hunker down in a basement bunker in order to finally get some use out of the $20,000 in survival equipment you invested in for Y2k? I know at least one woman that will be doing that. She'll show us that all that money blown to survive the computer calamity wasn't, in fact, wasted.

My own question would be: does the destruction start when midnight is hit upon the international date line or does it wait until the date turns locally?
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Old 13th November 2012, 03:49 PM   #2
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That sucks. I was looking forwards to perving over watching Jenna-Louise Coleman in the Doctor Who Christmas Special.
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Cthulhu Standard Time , that's what I'm betting on.
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Can't wait for them to realize how stupid they are make up some lame excuses, change the dates or call some random event the fulfillment of the prophecy. I'll be sure to buy popcorn !
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Old 13th November 2012, 04:22 PM   #6
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So who's planning on having an It's Totally (not) The End of the World party?
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It's one of my good buddies wife's birthday! So, of course, it's a Mayan Doomsday Party!

I thought of making my costume a set of fatigues, a homemade bullet proof vest and a tin foil hat
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Old 13th November 2012, 04:25 PM   #8
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Fortunately I have all my quality restaurant reservations before that date.

Even more fortunately, shortly after that date it's Christmas.
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Old 13th November 2012, 04:35 PM   #9
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It's not really a joke, I know a guy who has a tent and a rucksack full of macaroni and he is headed for a high place in Lichtenstein on the 21st. He fully expects that he will be one of the lucky ones that aliens will save and spirit away to their home planet. Friends are doing their best to dissuade him, but he is intractable. He really believes it. This all started a few months ago when he saw some looney videos on YouTube. He was saving up to go home to Germany and start a sandwich bar, but now he says that he will go to a weed convention somewhere in Germany and spend his savings on marijuana and spend the time smoking himself into a stupor and waiting for the end of the world. This is true, I'm not making it up. His girlfriend has been phoning me, at the end of her wits.
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There are children at the school where I work who rather worriedly ask me if the world is going to end next month and I know of an older girl whose uncle committed suicide so that "he can pull the rest of the family over" come December. Sad.
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God, I just realised I will be in San Francisco on Dec 21s....should be really interesting since SF is a hot bed of New Age Crazy.
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Is this gonna be one of those "invisible" end of the world things like the rapture, or will we actually be able to tell it is happening?
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Old 13th November 2012, 05:52 PM   #13
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Any ancient Mayans on the site? If so, do you know what time it's supposed to occur? The 21st is a Friday, and that's $2 draughts at Chaser's Pub from 5:00-9:00 (all beers, even good stuff like Bell's Two Hearted). I'm wondering if I should bother showing up?
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Old 13th November 2012, 05:56 PM   #14
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There are children at the school where I work who rather worriedly ask me if the world is going to end next month and I know of an older girl whose uncle committed suicide so that "he can pull the rest of the family over" come December. Sad.
This is a sad consequence of CT lunacy.

Its a mistake to think that CTs are always completely harmless. The effects that CT bollocks and off-the-wall belief systems can have on the weak minded fools that go for this stuff hook, line and sinker, can often lead to this kind of tragic scenario.....Heaven's Gate for example.
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Any ancient Mayans on the site? If so, do you know what time it's supposed to occur? The 21st is a Friday, and that's $2 draughts at Chaser's Pub from 5:00-9:00 (all beers, even good stuff like Bell's Two Hearted). I'm wondering if I should bother showing up?
shoot yeah!!! that's a good deal, and your money will soon be worthless anyway! (think of it as free beer day)
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How do these end-worlders feel about the discovery of an extension of the Mayan calendar that goes well beyond 2012?
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How do these end-worlders feel about the discovery of an extension of the Mayan calendar that goes well beyond 2012?
shill's telling lies
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How do I break this news to my sourdough culture?
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Why do these end-worlders have 401K's?
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This is a sad consequence of CT lunacy.

Its a mistake to think that CTs are always completely harmless. The effects that CT bollocks and off-the-wall belief systems can have on the weak minded fools that go for this stuff hook, line and sinker, can often lead to this kind of tragic scenario.....Heaven's Gate for example.
Excellent point. Sometimes it's impossible not to laugh at the absurdity of certain CTs, the-Mayans-knew-we-were-all-doomed-and-even-gave-us-the-date being one of them, but they are not harmless or victimless. I do think that most people who go off the deep end were unstable to begin with, but I wonder how many of those pushing these ideas are irrational themselves and how many are just cynical money grubbers who don't care that they're damaging people who may not be stable enough to see through their fallacies.
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How do I break this news to my sourdough culture?
slowly , cuz once you get started, before you know it, it's drunk
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I'm sure that by that time I will be feeling fine.
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there's no time to fool around people, we have only 36 days to stop total destruction, must start sacrificing virgins immediatey. since i'm the only one here who speaks any mayan i propose it's me who presides any sacrifice. if anybody objects tulaka cuchun, micta! pelana!. remember mayan sacrifice is not about pulling hearts out, but involves making the genitals bleed. i'll explain later, just send me your virgins and i'll ensure the continuity of the universe. no need to thank me, someone has to do it.
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there's no time to fool around people, we have only 36 days to stop total destruction, must start sacrificing virgins immediatey. since i'm the only one here who speaks any mayan i propose it's me who presides any sacrifice. if anybody objects tulaka cuchun, micta! pelana!. remember mayan sacrifice is not about pulling hearts out, but involves making the genitals bleed. i'll explain later, just send me your virgins and i'll ensure the continuity of the universe. no need to thank me, someone has to do it.
*Travis goes very quiet and hopes no one notices him*
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That sucks. I was looking forwards to perving over watching Jenna-Louise Coleman in the Doctor Who Christmas Special.
I really think we will have plenty of time to......Nostradummazz is supposed to have also predicted this - and he has been right exactly...let me calculate this out... just a second.....Oh, yeah, that would be NEVER!!!!!!!!!
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*Travis goes very quiet and hopes no one notices him*
what's wrong boy...? you don't happen to be a virgin... do you...?
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So how are you going to spend your remaining time until the Pre-Columbian Quickening sucks out your soul?
hookers and blow. the only way to go.
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there's no time to fool around people, we have only 36 days to stop total destruction, must start sacrificing virgins immediatey. since i'm the only one here who speaks any mayan i propose it's me who presides any sacrifice. if anybody objects tulaka cuchun, micta! pelana!. remember mayan sacrifice is not about pulling hearts out, but involves making the genitals bleed. i'll explain later, just send me your virgins and i'll ensure the continuity of the universe. no need to thank me, someone has to do it.
I'm not certain that I could find any virgins.
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It's not really a joke, I know a guy who has a tent and a rucksack full of macaroni and he is headed for a high place in Lichtenstein on the 21st. He fully expects that he will be one of the lucky ones that aliens will save and spirit away to their home planet. Friends are doing their best to dissuade him, but he is intractable. He really believes it. This all started a few months ago when he saw some looney videos on YouTube. He was saving up to go home to Germany and start a sandwich bar, but now he says that he will go to a weed convention somewhere in Germany and spend his savings on marijuana and spend the time smoking himself into a stupor and waiting for the end of the world. This is true, I'm not making it up. His girlfriend has been phoning me, at the end of her wits.
His girlfriend needs to find a new boyfriend. One that can think for himself.
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His girlfriend needs to find a new boyfriend. One that can think for himself.
and send me his weed.
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there's no time to fool around people, we have only 36 days to stop total destruction, must start sacrificing virgins immediatey. since i'm the only one here who speaks any mayan i propose it's me who presides any sacrifice. if anybody objects tulaka cuchun, micta! pelana!. remember mayan sacrifice is not about pulling hearts out, but involves making the genitals bleed. i'll explain later, just send me your virgins and i'll ensure the continuity of the universe. no need to thank me, someone has to do it.
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And just how are you gonna explain all those 3rd graders showing up at your house?
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And just how are you gonna explain all those 3rd graders showing up at your house?
what are you saying? aren't there any young adult virgins left? oh lord ku-kul-kan we are all doomed...
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So who's planning on having an It's Totally (not) The End of the World party?
I'm sure we can enjoy lots of lovely schadenfreude right here.

I'm glad it's on a Friday as I don't work on Fridays, plus it will be the first day of my Christmas holidays so I'll be celebrating big time!

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It's not really a joke, I know a guy who has a tent and a rucksack full of macaroni and he is headed for a high place in Lichtenstein on the 21st. He fully expects that he will be one of the lucky ones that aliens will save and spirit away to their home planet. Friends are doing their best to dissuade him, but he is intractable. He really believes it. This all started a few months ago when he saw some looney videos on YouTube. He was saving up to go home to Germany and start a sandwich bar, but now he says that he will go to a weed convention somewhere in Germany and spend his savings on marijuana and spend the time smoking himself into a stupor and waiting for the end of the world. This is true, I'm not making it up. His girlfriend has been phoning me, at the end of her wits.
Wow, I didn't realise there were actually any doomsdayers left!

Most of the woos I'm aware of just claim it will be some sort of nebulous "enlightenment" event.
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If it's okay with the rest of you I am going to wait around a few thousand years until the date the Mayans actually ended their long count callender before deciding if that means the end of the world.
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I wonder if this particular flavor of end-worlders laughed at the other end times predictions .
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what's wrong boy...? you don't happen to be a virgin... do you...?
Well yes. Prior to the impending apocalypse this was most a bothersome but not a life threatening thing to worry about.
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Yep, only 36 days until the dreaded date of December 21, 2012 when the zombie Maya vampire robots rise up from the hallows of Nibiru and wreak havoc with their fear dragons en route to the destruction of humanity in order to fulfill the prophecy of the Old One's. Presumably, somehow, this will all be aided by HAARP and abetted by a conspiracy of Jews bankers.

So how are you going to spend your remaining time until the Pre-Columbian Quickening sucks out your soul? Try to explain to people about how something called calenders are not predictors of future destruction? Ask people how the Mayan's knew about the destruction of humanity but not how to keep their neighbors from invading them?

Hunker down in a basement bunker in order to finally get some use out of the $20,000 in survival equipment you invested in for Y2k? I know at least one woman that will be doing that. She'll show us that all that money blown to survive the computer calamity wasn't, in fact, wasted.

My own question would be: does the destruction start when midnight is hit upon the international date line or does it wait until the date turns locally?
Is this Gregorian calendar , or Julian?

21 Dec happens to be my 2nd wedding anniversary. (I picked a date I was likely to remember).
Does this mean I can save money by not buying a present? I need a definitive answer, because if the world doesn't end that day and I didn't buy a gift, then the world's going to end.
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The Don woodpile is getting a bit low, it was like this:



But now we're down to the last 3 layers.

If the world is going to end on the 21st December then we can just buy a couple of bags of logs from the garden centre to tide us over until the end of the world. If not then we really ought to get another load in so that we're stocked up for Christmas.

We also have about 2000 litres of fuel oil left, I'll be so cross if the world ends and I wasted 1200 on oil
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since the world is ending ,I'm going to go burn a pile of tires next to the "whole foods" grocery store and heckle the hippies when they come out to rant!!
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His girlfriend needs to find a new boyfriend. One that can think for himself.
That possibility is being considered.
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