Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby newarenanow on Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:19 am

Letang Is The Truth wrote:how about now?



Here.
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby Troy Loney on Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:21 am

Am I imagining things, or were people like honestly freaked out about this? I have pretty explicit memories of people anticipating the end of the world.....but I'm not trusting my memory right now because I think I imagined the idea of a circle urinal trough.
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby Tim Thomasen on Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:24 am

Troy Loney wrote:Am I imagining things, or were people like honestly freaked out about this? I have pretty explicit memories of people anticipating the end of the world.....but I'm not trusting my memory right now because I think I imagined the idea of a circle urinal trough.


Nope people were actually freaking out about things. People built bomb shelters, bought can goods and guns to prepare themselves for the end.

I laugh at all of those people. People were saying the same things about how Y2K was going to effect the world and absolutely nothing came out of it.
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby mac5155 on Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:45 am

I think its like Y2k
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby newarenanow on Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:52 am

Troy Loney wrote:Am I imagining things, or were people like honestly freaked out about this? I have pretty explicit memories of people anticipating the end of the world.....but I'm not trusting my memory right now because I think I imagined the idea of a circle urinal trough.


I'm sure there are people freaking out, but honestly, I haven't heard too many stories of people going ape **** and lines at grocery stores or anything.

The History channel and those other types of channels took advantage by making a lot of "end of the world" shows and documentaries, but I watched a lot of them. That is a ratings grab.
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby PghSkins on Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:15 pm

So, we good?
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby Eismann on Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:16 pm

Maybe it was all just about apocalypting the Mayans. That seems to have worked.
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:45 pm

White man 2, Mayans 0
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby Tim Thomasen on Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:47 pm

mac5155 wrote:I think its like Y2k


I don't think it really matters at this point.
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby DelPen on Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:49 pm

The day isn't over yet folks :)
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby Troy Loney on Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:03 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:White man 2, Mayans 0


lol, and the margin is significantly greater than the final score would indicate.
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby columbia on Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:11 pm

Ever get the feeling you've been ripped off?
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby meecrofilm on Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:12 pm

DelPen wrote:The day isn't over yet folks :)


Why does that elicit a smiley face for you? :scared:
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby viva la ben on Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:20 pm

How about if the mayans were off by a day, and fire and brimstone rains down tomorrow?
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby nocera on Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:44 pm

Did the Mayans factor in leap years, which weren't even in place until many many years after their civilization? Basically, shouldn't the apocalypse have taken place months ago?
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby DelPen on Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:47 pm

nocera wrote:Did the Mayans factor in leap years, which weren't even in place until many many years after their civilization? Basically, shouldn't the apocalypse have taken place months ago?


Yes, they lose one day every 30,000 years.
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby the wicked child on Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:48 pm

Worst. Apocalypse. Ever.
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby meecrofilm on Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:57 pm

nocera wrote:Did the Mayans factor in leap years, which weren't even in place until many many years after their civilization? Basically, shouldn't the apocalypse have taken place months ago?


Nope. Pretty much.
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby Pitts on Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:19 pm

Playing with the numbers, current world end date = 12-21-2012

Maybe should = 12-21-2112??

Off by 100?
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby Hockeynut! on Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:21 pm

Wait around and find out...
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby Sarcastic on Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:24 pm

Would anyone here LIKE if it happened?
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby tifosi77 on Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:56 pm

DelPen wrote:
nocera wrote:Did the Mayans factor in leap years, which weren't even in place until many many years after their civilization? Basically, shouldn't the apocalypse have taken place months ago?


Yes, they lose one day every 30,000 years.

And isn't it true that because of discrepancies between the Mayan and Gregorian calendars that 12/21/12 was actually like six or seven years ago by their reckoning? (Don't know if it was posted earlier in the thread; kinda surprised we're still here, so I didn't bother reading the whole thing.)
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby Pitts on Fri Dec 21, 2012 4:28 pm

Sarcastic wrote:Would anyone here LIKE if it happened?

Let's just say this world could use a lot of cleansing.
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby Rylan on Fri Dec 21, 2012 4:29 pm

Sarcastic wrote:Would anyone here LIKE if it happened?


Why not? Could be a helluva tale to tell my grandchildren...

oh wait
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Re: Mayan Apocalypse -- The Countdown

Postby Eismann on Fri Dec 21, 2012 4:30 pm

Pitts wrote:
Sarcastic wrote:Would anyone here LIKE if it happened?

Let's just say this world could use a lot of cleansing.


Image
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