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Old 21st December 2012, 12:28 AM   #121
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It's 0710 here in Germany and I have a killer hangover from hitting the Gluhwien at the Christmas market last night. (hot mulled wine, in this case spiked with schnapps, real schnapps). If the world is going to end could it please get on with it.
Which one ? I was at the one of frankfurt am main, that was fun. Although I only drank kinder punch :P. The weather outside looks cold, when is this apocalypse thingy comming ? I don't wanna go out for shopping...
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Old 21st December 2012, 12:29 AM   #122
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So - the world ended...

then reappeared immediately looking exactly the same?

Man, that's clever.

It's almost enough to made you believe...


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Old 21st December 2012, 12:42 AM   #123
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What a boring end of the world this one has been. *sigh* I miss Y2K *sigh*

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Old 21st December 2012, 01:00 AM   #124
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Originally Posted by Belz... View Post
Zombies ? I'm hoping for meteors or aliens, myself. If it doesn't come from the sky it's not worth waking up at 6 in the morning for.
Not even if the virus came from the sky?
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Old 21st December 2012, 01:16 AM   #125
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Originally Posted by fromdownunder View Post
What a boring end of the world this one has been. *sigh* I miss Y2K *sigh*

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i do not miss it. Whereas the media had a fine dandy job with hyping in the comfort of their chair, real people had to do real work to avoid the catastrophe with old system not meant to survive until 2000.
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Old 21st December 2012, 03:26 AM   #126
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So far, no zombies/viruses/meteor showers etc.

However, if you look at the sun today, you won't be able to see the centre of the galaxy because the sun is in line with it.

(Of course, if you do that then you won't see anything else - ever. So maybe you should look at this explanation instead. )
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Old 21st December 2012, 03:28 AM   #127
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Harold Camping is having a hoot over this.
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Old 21st December 2012, 04:22 AM   #128
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same time next week then?
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Old 21st December 2012, 05:10 AM   #129
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same time next week then?
Without Putin then. I'm afraid he'll spoil the party again.
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Old 21st December 2012, 05:35 AM   #130
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same time next week then?
Sure. We're bound to get a winner one of these days.
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Old 21st December 2012, 06:37 AM   #131
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Stupid end of the world. Always late for work.
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Old 21st December 2012, 06:38 AM   #132
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Not even if the virus came from the sky?
I'll get back to you.
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Old 21st December 2012, 07:19 AM   #133
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Which one ? I was at the one of frankfurt am main, that was fun. Although I only drank kinder punch :P. The weather outside looks cold, when is this apocalypse thingy comming ? I don't wanna go out for shopping...
I was in Esslingen near Stuttgart. It was cold last night though it was warm enough in my mug.

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Old 21st December 2012, 07:26 AM   #134
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The power flickered briefly where I am located.

Its a sign I says...

This looks like a job for the coinwinkadink patrol™
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Old 21st December 2012, 08:17 AM   #135
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It's the End of the World as we Know it, and I Feel Fine.

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Old 21st December 2012, 08:17 AM   #136
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About 4 or 5 weeks ago it suddenly occurred to me that the Gangnam Style video would reach 1 billion hits on Youtube on or about the 21st. Other people seem to have had the same idea and strangely we were right - shouldn't be but another hour or two before this benchmark is reached.

A sure sign of the apocalypse if ever this was one.

I think it could be for real this time - or not.
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Old 21st December 2012, 08:33 AM   #137
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I was in Esslingen near Stuttgart. It was cold last night though it was warm enough in my mug.
I think they predicted nothing but a day of apocalyptic hangovers. Munich here. Feuerzangenbowle is evil stuff, kids...
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Old 21st December 2012, 08:46 AM   #138
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It was a long, tough night but I saved all your asses.

I'll take the thanks in cash please

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Old 21st December 2012, 08:59 AM   #139
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I don't know about you guys but its raining pitchfork wielding mayan zombies where I live.
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'Nuff said!
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Old 21st December 2012, 10:02 AM   #141
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I think they predicted nothing but a day of apocalyptic hangovers. Munich here. Feuerzangenbowle is evil stuff, kids...
Yep, there's a booth in the medieval market in Esslingen that sells the Feuerzangenbowle. Totally been there. I'm going to hit Innsbruck's market tomorrow, having had a day to recover. If you're not Christmas marketed out Strasbourg and Colmar's in the Alsace, France go until New Year. That is assuming that the world does not end by midnight on the 21st. I'll be pissed if it does because I had to prepay for the hotel in Austria.
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Old 21st December 2012, 10:14 AM   #142
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Hmmm... my personal kook didn't show up to work today. Hope he didn't go totally stupid.
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Old 21st December 2012, 10:21 AM   #143
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Hmmm... my personal kook didn't show up to work today. Hope he didn't go totally stupid.
Make sure you know where the emergency exits are in case they storm in with a gun, intent upon "sparing" all of you the trials and tribulations of the coming apocalypse.

On a related note, this morning I had a chat with someone on the train. Today was the first time they were heading out in public dressed as a woman instead of as a man. Apparently they've been wanting to transition or years and concluded that today would be a good day for their old life to end and their new one to begin.

So, for one person at least, today IS the apocalypse, but a good one, a revealing of a new life.

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Old 21st December 2012, 10:32 AM   #144
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Make sure you know where the emergency exits are in case they storm in with a gun, intent upon "sparing" all of you the trials and tribulations of the coming apocalypse.
More tribulations, actually. Many of them never go to trial.
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Old 21st December 2012, 10:47 AM   #145
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Originally Posted by Craig4 View Post
Yep, there's a booth in the medieval market in Esslingen that sells the Feuerzangenbowle. Totally been there. I'm going to hit Innsbruck's market tomorrow, having had a day to recover. If you're not Christmas marketed out Strasbourg and Colmar's in the Alsace, France go until New Year. That is assuming that the world does not end by midnight on the 21st. I'll be pissed if it does because I had to prepay for the hotel in Austria.
Ahh.... Strasbourg would be great, but I got no time. I'm pretty much packing the last box for my move to Nürnberg at the moment. Getting the move done will take most of next week. However, there's the Christkindlsmarkt in Nürnberg to consider Have fun in Innsbruck!
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Old 21st December 2012, 11:38 AM   #146
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Just got this in an email, thought it was funny and appropriate.

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Old 21st December 2012, 12:41 PM   #147
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Well nothing happened at its usual rate.
Now. do we have to get ready for the excuses about how they forgot to multiply something by something and the world will end on ................
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Old 21st December 2012, 12:51 PM   #148
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Has anyone heard any excuses yet as to why the apocalypse didn't take place ?
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Old 21st December 2012, 01:18 PM   #149
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Has anyone heard any excuses yet as to why the apocalypse didn't take place ?
This quote typifies what I've been seeing the last few days:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/1....html?ir=World

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"The world was never going to end, this was an invention of the mass media," said Yolotzin, who leads the Aztec ritual dance group Cuautli-balam. "It is going to be a good era. ... We are going to be better."
In other words, it's the hippie-dippy version of the Camping crowd's "Spiritual Rapture" or whatever BS term the octogenarian con artist used to explain away the lack of a late May Armageddon.
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Well, it is now the 22nd of December all over the world (except at the international date line where it is now the 23rd )

Guess what has happened to yet another doomsday prediction?
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Well, it is now the 22nd of December all over the world
No it's not. It's still 10:40 here in California, and I think 9:40 in Hawaii.
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Old 22nd December 2012, 12:10 AM   #152
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No it's not. It's still 10:40 here in California, and I think 9:40 in Hawaii.
Way to point out the error in my calculation.
Now I'm scared again.
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No it's not. It's still 10:40 here in California, and I think 9:40 in Hawaii.
Those antipodeans sure seem quick to write us off, eh?
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Old 22nd December 2012, 04:08 AM   #155
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So did the world end, or do I just need more caffeine?
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So did the world end, or do I just need more caffeine?
Yes.
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I'm not scared anymore. (Or should I still be?)
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Well I listened to the radio program Coast to Coast last night just to keep up to date on the important conspiracy theories I must be in fear of.

It was reported that "of course" nothing happend on the 21st of December, that was never a Mayan calendar, that was an Aztek calendar people were looking at, duh.

They went on to report that the "rapture" will happen in January 2013.
The New World Order will take over in March 2013.
and there will be a huge comet hurtling near the earth by Sept. 2013, but it won't hit the earth, the one behind it that we can't see yet, that one will hit, unless we all blow ourselves to smithereeens with nuclear weapons first.

See ? You just have to keep up or you'll never know what to be afraid of,
personally I'm always afraid of aliens and ghosts, oh and spiders, and assorted parts falling off of planes flying overhead, and wheels coming off of random big rig trucks on the highways, and radiation emitting from computer screens, oh....
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I reckon there will be a woofrenzy leading up to the 21st, but what will they do when nothing happens?

My money is on "select a new doomsday of their choice".
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Well I listened to the radio program Coast to Coast last night just to keep up to date on the important conspiracy theories I must be in fear of.

It was reported that "of course" nothing happend on the 21st of December, that was never a Mayan calendar, that was an Aztek calendar people were looking at, duh.

They went on to report that the "rapture" will happen in January 2013.
The New World Order will take over in March 2013.
and there will be a huge comet hurtling near the earth by Sept. 2013, but it won't hit the earth, the one behind it that we can't see yet, that one will hit, unless we all blow ourselves to smithereeens with nuclear weapons first.

See ? You just have to keep up or you'll never know what to be afraid of,
personally I'm always afraid of aliens and ghosts, oh and spiders, and assorted parts falling off of planes flying overhead, and wheels coming off of random big rig trucks on the highways, and radiation emitting from computer screens, oh....
Nailed it.

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