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Thu Dec 6, 2012, 09:54 PM

So... on 12/21/12

Whatdya think...?

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Reply So... on 12/21/12 (Original post)
Earth_First Dec 2012 OP
NMDemDist2 Dec 2012 #1
Care Acutely Dec 2012 #21
onlyadream Dec 2012 #2
joesdaughter Dec 2012 #3
oldhippydude Dec 2012 #4
OffWithTheirHeads Dec 2012 #5
Earth_First Dec 2012 #8
The Velveteen Ocelot Dec 2012 #14
Earth_First Dec 2012 #15
upi402 Dec 2012 #6
pinboy3niner Dec 2012 #7
jeff47 Dec 2012 #9
Capt.Rocky300 Dec 2012 #10
0rganism Dec 2012 #11
JHB Dec 2012 #12
geckosfeet Dec 2012 #13
Tutonic Dec 2012 #16
murray hill farm Dec 2012 #17
Hayabusa Dec 2012 #18
cntrfthrs Dec 2012 #19
Separation Dec 2012 #20

Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 09:55 PM

1. just hope all hell doesn't break loose in the mid east

that's what i'm watching for....

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Response to NMDemDist2 (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 01:37 AM

21. why?

Do you mean, on that day? Or in general? Because FYI, all hell has been breaking loose for long about a decade now, give or take a little.

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 09:55 PM

2. Just another day

No worries.

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 09:57 PM

3. Party!

Planning an Armageddon Eve party on 12/20.2012. Any menu suggestions?

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 09:57 PM

4. yellowstone or tepco.... name your poison

not holding my breath.. paying my bills just in case we survive...lol

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:00 PM

5. A good excuse for a party!

Beats the fuck out of y2k and is just before the solstice. Sounds perfect to me!

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Response to OffWithTheirHeads (Reply #5)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:03 PM

8. Y2K was great!

We went to the largest North American party in the Everglades and watched Phish play from 11:55 p.m. straight through sunrise at 7 a.m.

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Response to Earth_First (Reply #8)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:19 PM

14. What I did on Y2K Day:

Some people were convinced all the electricity in the world would disappear or something but I didn't believe it. A friend and I rented an airplane (I was working as a flight instructor at the time) so we could fly around and see if anything happened at 24:00 GMT (6:00 pm local time), like the whole electrical grid going out. The airlines were so afraid there would be glitches that they cancelled their flights that evening, so we had the skies around the normally very busy MSP area pretty much to ourselves. It was weird - we were the only plane talking to ATC for that half hour or so before 6:00 during what's normally the evening rush hour. And, of course, nothing happened, so we landed and went home to watch TV.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #14)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:21 PM

15. Wow. That's extremely unique.

I'd be hard pressed to find a more unique story than that.

Kudos!

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:01 PM

6. buying my green bananas now

pffft
and
meh

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:03 PM

7. Me? I think I'll go with the Jameson.

That's my prediction right now, but don't hold me to it--I reserve the right to pick a different libation.

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:05 PM

9. Nothing.

The Mayan calendar actually ended a few months ago. The people who calculated the 12/21/12 date didn't take leap years into account.

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:06 PM

10. Only 3 days to Christmas..........

I better do some shopping.

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:06 PM

11. I'm taking the day off from work

It'll be a great start to a 5-day (X-mas) vacation.

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:06 PM

12. TGIF

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:15 PM

13. what about 12/12/12?

Not to be cynical but,,,

Those are numbers from a number system that humans invented.

Used to represent a calendar system that humans invented.

Using a regional convention to denote date that humans invented.

My guess is that any perceived significance is also the invention of humans.


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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:43 PM

16. John Travolta's hairpiece orbits the moon, forms a codpiece and lands

on Trump.

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:44 PM

17. I will be in Mexico!

Visiting on Isla Mujeres (I lived there years ago) and meeting my son for the holidays for the visit to lovely Isla. We plan to spend the 21st at the Mayan ruins and pyrimids near Cancun to celebrate the end of the world. LOL! Then we will return to Isla to celebrate that the world didn't end on the beaches of Isla. What could be better. We have been planning this trip for two years since we last visited Isla Mujeres and came up with this good reason or excuse to return this year.

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 11:30 PM

18. My grandma is going to think it's the end of the world

when her pain medicine wears off. She has knee surgery that day.

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 01:22 AM

19. So what'll happen?

...the Mayan calander will come to an end.

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Response to Earth_First (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 01:36 AM

20. Vegas is taking odds

1,000,000/1

Can't go wrong with a dollar bet.

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