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The end of the world

Postby Nyarlathotep » Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:26 pm

Does anyone know anyone else who actually thinks the world is going to end on Friday? We all joke about it. But I can't think of a single person among my friends, family, co-workers, casual acquaintances or even people I know on Facebook (and I know a lot of people on Facebook who buy into a lot of other stupid nonsense) who actually gives any credence to the fact that the world is going to end on the 21st. Even during the build-up to Y2K I knew at least one guy who thought the poopy was going to hit the fan. But this time around, nada.

Just curious how pervasive this idea actually is, beyond it being comedy fodder.
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Re: The end of the world

Postby ed » Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:33 pm

I believe it.
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Re: The end of the world

Postby Nyarlathotep » Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:45 pm

I doubt you do, even if you beleive hetero marriage is going to be outlawed as hate speech.

But I am really curious as to how seriously this is actually being taken.
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Re: The end of the world

Postby whitefork » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:59 pm

evidences from my TSO signon here. Should I bother resetting my password?

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Re: The end of the world

Postby Rob Lister » Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:06 pm

I believe it too.

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Re: The end of the world

Postby Nyarlathotep » Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:20 pm

You I beleive.
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Re: The end of the world

Postby Rob Lister » Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:26 pm

Nyarlathotep wrote:You I beleive.


:lol:

I don't know if that's a good or bad thing. :x 8)

Tell me it's a good bad thing. I dare ya.

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Re: The end of the world

Postby Nyarlathotep » Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:34 pm

Rob Lister wrote:
Nyarlathotep wrote:You I beleive.


:lol:

I don't know if that's a good or bad thing. :x 8)

Tell me it's a good bad thing. I dare ya.


It's a good bad thing.
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Re: The end of the world

Postby Rob Lister » Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:37 pm

Nyarlathotep wrote:
Rob Lister wrote:
Nyarlathotep wrote:You I beleive.


:lol:

I don't know if that's a good or bad thing. :x 8)

Tell me it's a good bad thing. I dare ya.


It's a good bad thing.


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Re: The end of the world

Postby MLynn » Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:57 pm

It's now the 21st in Australia - and we're all still here....
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Re: The end of the world

Postby ed » Thu Dec 20, 2012 2:06 pm

It's coming.

Hang on.
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Re: The end of the world

Postby Rob Lister » Thu Dec 20, 2012 2:11 pm

MLynn wrote:It's now the 21st in Australia - and we're all still here....


Did the Mayans live in Australia? I think not. Give it time. Don't forget to duck. Not that it will help.

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Re: The end of the world

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:08 pm

MLynn wrote:It's now the 21st in Australia - and we're all still here....



Midnight tomorrow night. Mexico City time. :)
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Re: The end of the world

Postby Nyarlathotep » Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:51 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
MLynn wrote:It's now the 21st in Australia - and we're all still here....



Midnight tomorrow night. Mexico City time. :)


Mexico City is built on the site of the old Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan not the old Mayan capital of Tikal. The Mayans were on the Yucatan Penninsula, and I am not sure whether that's in the same time zone as Mexico City or not and I am too lazy to look it up. Not to mention I have to leave in about two minutes.

Also, every time I see a picture of the 'Mayan Calendar' when someone talks about this, they always show the Aztec Calendar stone instead, the 'Mayan Calendar' that supposedly predicts this looks nothing like the Aztec Calendar stone. It's a tiny thing, but it drives me nuts.
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Re: The end of the world

Postby MLynn » Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:25 pm

Obey the zombie whippet or she will eat your brain
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Re: The end of the world

Postby Rob Lister » Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:27 pm

That's the government trying to hide the truth.

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Re: The end of the world

Postby Anaxagoras » Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:37 pm

I'll be attending an end-of-the-world sex party. :D

http://www.examiner.com/article/new-yor ... apocalypse
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Re: The end of the world

Postby ed » Thu Dec 20, 2012 5:10 pm

Nyarlathotep wrote:It's a tiny thing, but it drives me nuts.


I will avoid calling attention to the humorous psycho-sexual connotations of this remark.

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Re: The end of the world

Postby clarsct » Thu Dec 20, 2012 5:19 pm

If the world ends, I imagine I will no longer care.
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Re: The end of the world

Postby Nyarlathotep » Thu Dec 20, 2012 5:25 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:I'll be attending an end-of-the-world sex party. :D

http://www.examiner.com/article/new-yor ... apocalypse

Since you're in Japan, I am curious how you guys will procure enough tentacles to do that.
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