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Offline outin

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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #200 on: December 21, 2012, 04:56:06 PM »
I am feeling a bit worried now...left a huge pile of work on my desk thinking I wouldn't have to worry about it anymore...but the world still hasn't ended...It has just become very white...  ???

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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #201 on: December 21, 2012, 05:35:04 PM »
Hey, do you guys wanna know why the world didn't end yet?

BECAUSE I'M NOT FREAKING DONE WITH MY WORK!!!!!! >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( >:(
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #202 on: December 21, 2012, 06:39:22 PM »
I am feeling a bit worried now...left a huge pile of work on my desk thinking I wouldn't have to worry about it anymore...but the world still hasn't ended...It has just become very white...  ???

Since one of the predicted dates is also the 23rd, just keep putting it off.
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #203 on: December 21, 2012, 09:52:54 PM »
Since one of the predicted dates is also the 23rd, just keep putting it off.

I just noticed my butt is getting numb. 

Is that a clue that things are beginning to end? 

Or is it just that my end is beginning to get numb?

Hmmm.  Have to call Valentina Lisitsa and check with her.
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #204 on: December 22, 2012, 12:40:15 AM »
Favorite new teacher quote -- "You found the only possible wrong answer."

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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #205 on: December 22, 2012, 05:02:46 AM »
Lol so it turns out that that astroid Apophis I was talking about no longer poses a threat according to NASA.
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #206 on: December 22, 2012, 02:46:37 PM »
Favorite new teacher quote -- "You found the only possible wrong answer."

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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #207 on: December 22, 2012, 04:21:21 PM »
lol, anti-zombie survival kits from costco.  I need to pick some of those up.
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #208 on: December 22, 2012, 08:04:01 PM »
Ha! Jesus said no man knows the day or the hour.  Right Again!!!
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #209 on: December 22, 2012, 08:42:26 PM »
Ha! Jesus said no man knows the day or the hour.  Right Again!!!
Merry Christmas, survivors. 

So as long as at least one person is predicting the end of the world on every day of every hour, the world will never end!
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #210 on: December 24, 2012, 12:05:25 AM »
So as long as at least one person is predicting the end of the world on every day of every hour, the world will never end!

Right, and this apocalypse thing is just a bunch of cold air.
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #211 on: December 26, 2012, 09:33:30 PM »
Wait... so for you guys the end of the world didn't happen?? that's weird...  :-\ i thought it happened for everyone...  well... I guess you're the ones left behind then ...  ;D  :P

(just kidding of course).

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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #212 on: December 26, 2012, 10:19:57 PM »
Don't worry.  There will be another end of the world soon enough.  We'll have this thread all ready.
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #213 on: December 26, 2012, 10:26:42 PM »
Don't worry.  There will be another end of the world soon enough.  We'll have this thread all ready.

Ok! Then I will be waiting for you all at the gates of the fifth dimension to welcome you there when you come!!  8)

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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #214 on: December 26, 2012, 11:20:39 PM »
*Bob is wondering how littletune got to the gates of the fifth dimension already.*
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #215 on: December 27, 2012, 12:19:08 AM »
*Bob is wondering how littletune got to the gates of the fifth dimension already.*

It's not difficult, just wait here: http://www.mccallumtheatre.com/show_details.php?id=570
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #216 on: December 29, 2012, 03:46:22 PM »
Well Bob I guess I have lots of conections there!

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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #217 on: January 01, 2013, 12:21:14 AM »
worry not we will get to do this all over again.


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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #218 on: January 01, 2013, 12:34:38 AM »
It's good to have a generic name on the thread. An all-purpose end-of-the-world thread.

The comet is so bright because there is an alien spacecraft behind it, and they're shining a giant spotlight on comet.  Or it could be the Sun.
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #219 on: January 01, 2013, 12:39:53 AM »
It's good to have a generic name on the thread. An all-purpose end-of-the-world thread.

The comet is so bright because there is an alien spacecraft behind it, and they're shining a giant spotlight on comet.  Or it could be the Sun.
or its a galactic magnifying glass and superconcentrated sun rays will fry anything in its path like some awesome god laser or it's one of the giant cats eyes!!


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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #220 on: January 01, 2013, 05:08:04 PM »
Actually we visited a Maya ruin (Kahunlich) a few years ago and it was pointed out to us several times that the plural of Maya is Maya, not the Mayans.

So, the Maya did not predict the end of the world, this was just when their long count calendar started over, like our calendar does every year.

I expect the Maya would be having a New Years eve party on the 20th.  And maybe they are,  contrary to popular belief, there are still Maya around, they just don't live in the old cities.  We met a few.

It was a very interesting but pretty bloodthirsty culture.

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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #221 on: January 06, 2013, 03:11:50 AM »
Actually we visited a Maya ruin (Kahunlich) a few years ago and it was pointed out to us several times that the plural of Maya is Maya, not the Mayans.

Funny, I had this conversation a couple weeks ago.  After a long and drawn out argument, (I was arguing what you mentioned) it turned out that this is a somewhat deceptive truth.

Maya refers to the people that speak the Maya language.  Maya is a language that belongs to the Mayan family of languages.  The plural of Maya is Maya, but the plural of Mayan is Mayans.  Calling a Maya speaker a Mayan would be like calling an English speaker an Indo-European speaker.  All that being said, the historical and classic cultural people are referred to as the Maya, so "Maya Calendar" would be correct if referencing them.

However, after doing my own research into the long count calendar, it turns out that it was also used by other cultures in the region.  This would mean that it should actually be the "Mayans' Calendar".

Take that English language.
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #222 on: January 06, 2013, 04:31:58 AM »
They've lost a lot of credibility now. 
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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #223 on: January 06, 2013, 07:45:59 AM »
They've lost a lot of credibility now. 

Actually...what if the world DID end, we just didn't notice it?

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Re: Countdown 'til the end of the world
«Reply #224 on: January 06, 2013, 09:13:39 PM »
I was thinking of that.  The big rapture happened.  Everyone got left behind.   


I thinking I might prefer living forever and figuring out how to build up my own world myself rather than rely on having it all handed to me.
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