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December 21st 2012 - Nothing Happened!

  1. #11


    Quote Originally Posted by Coke Robot View Post
    Well, if the world does end, I'll probably be sleeping through it...

    No, I don't believe it. It's a stupidly idiotic, overhyped, over-rated, much akin to an apple product event that isn't what it really means. The Mayans had their calendars designed to have increments, or periods of time. When one period ended, it was the dawn of a new era. It seems no one has accounted for the fact that when said calendar was found, they were probably being slaughtered by the Spaniards, or there are more calendars yet to be unearth.

    Actually, I think I recently read something about how some archeologists discovered some Mayan calendars that pointed out that the end isn't even close, more like thousands of years away.
    Exactly! and nothing happened now on 18:47PM GMT+7!
    The End of the World will happen sometimes, but not today! Once again you failed predictors!

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  2. #12


    It's December 21, 2012 at 8:50 a.m. Central Standard time here in the U.S. and all is well.
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  3. #13


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    I'm not going to brag, but I've already lived through several endings of the world and a few Raptures....so bring it on Mayans!
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  4. #14


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    Last year Harold Camping predicted the end of the world on a faulty bible study when it's been said (in THAT document) that no one but the FATHER knows when it will end. So, no matter what he predicted, he was wrong.

    This year it's the end of the Mayan calendar.

    In both cases a few people made money on sensationalist "predictions" and many lost money on the same.

    I slept through the "end" this morning ... maybe it would have come if I were up? <grin>

    -Max
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  5. #15


    Already December 22th, and still nothing happened.
    Oh well, it means that the predictor has a defective brain software and needs to be reprogramed.
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  6. #16


    Yea, another tall tale marked in the history book of mankind. It's just what we need more of in this world -> More negative and fearful news media content. Good grief!
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  7. #17


    Webster NY US
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    Win 7 / Win 8


    Quote Originally Posted by Coke Robot View Post
    I'm not going to brag, but I've already lived through several endings of the world and a few Raptures....so bring it on Mayans!
    LOL indeed, I'm with you there!

    The Mayan thing was just another great example of bad press. The Mayan calendar had a "last date". So our wonderful public pundits (whoever they were this time: archaeologists?) all said this meant the end of the world. As someone previously pointed out, it wasn't actually a written prophesy, per se. It was just a bad extrapolation of the observed information. One of my theories is that it was more of a Y2K problem for the Mayan's: their calendar wasn't technically capable of displaying the later date. (That's just a guess; I am actually not familiar with how the Mayan calendar works.)
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  8. #18


    Was anyone really stupid/gullible enough to believe these predictions of the end? How many thousands of false predictions will we endure before the idiots realize that it's all a bunch of hooey? Never mind, I just realized they will ALWAY believe these things...
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  9. #19


    Orbiting the Moon
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    And I'm a week late with posting.

    The end of the world prediction is misinterpreted: consider 21 December for the Mayan as the last day of the calendar.
    Like after 31 december follows 1 january, so you start all over again. Except their calendar is longer than ours and that's more exclusive to see a new start.

    20 baktuns = 7885 solar years
    Long periods. Period. I don't even need extra details on this one.

    See wikipedia:
    Maya calendar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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  10. #20


    Quote Originally Posted by Hopachi View Post
    And I'm a week late with posting.

    The end of the world prediction is misinterpreted: consider 21 December for the Mayan as the last day of the calendar.
    Like after 31 december follows 1 january, so you start all over again. Except their calendar is longer than ours and that's more exclusive to see a new start.

    20 baktuns = 7885 solar years
    Long periods. Period. I don't even need extra details on this one.

    See wikipedia:
    Maya calendar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    That is correct Hopachi!
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