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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:00 PM
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May 22, 2011... the Great Disappointment of the 21st century


So I wonder how many people will wake up on the 22nd and wonder what the hell they are doing here still?

Boys and girls there is this scriptural problem still, about not knowing the time or moment of my return, but that is another matter.

I AM looking forwards to the 22nd of this month...
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Trajan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:02 PM
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1. Won't be the first time (as you duly note)
Won't be the last ....

Should shut a few foolish ones up for a little while ...
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Sheepshank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:04 PM
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2. We have a post rapture party planned
I already volunteered to bring the cake...should tell you something lol

Should be interesting to see who shows.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:07 PM
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3. I'd suggest a few forms for that cake
but it will get a fight.
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joshcryer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:23 PM
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13. There's someone here who plans to put clothes around town randomly.
Empty clothes, suits, shirts/jeans/shoes, etc.

Cracked me up, the idea. :rofl:
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Mojeoux Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:53 PM
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29. Love It!!
"Why this was Reverend Lovejoy's cloak!
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brooklynite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-15-11 06:13 AM
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42. Remind them to sprinkle some crucifixes, Bibles and false teeth as well...
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Sheepshank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-15-11 10:14 PM
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44. I 've been told to pay via credit card...just in case
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Raine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:07 PM
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4. I know I'll be alive and kicking
and having a good time on that day! :bounce:
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:13 PM
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5. and it is in the middle of Passover no less
the irony...
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Horse with no Name Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:16 PM
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6. Wonder if it would be crass to ask some of the believers for their possessions
Since they won't be needing them after that?
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:19 PM
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9. RLOL
Tempted to be honest... but I know they will need them. I wonder though if the most fanatical filed for taxes.
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Drale Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:16 PM
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7. That might be a sad day
because I have a feeling a bunch of people are going to kill themselves that day.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:18 PM
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8. The last time it led to a few of that
but far less than you think... it was more like the END of the Second Great Revival... over the course of the next two years. Some folks did do that though, but it is a sin... so most preferred to stay among the unwashed and unsaved. Of course we also got a whole new religion out of it (Mormonism)
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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:19 PM
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10. A co-worker read the site - there was fine print to it...
I guess God has the right to change his mind if he wants to.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:20 PM
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11. Just like the last time (in the 19th century)
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provis99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:23 PM
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12. I know I will be disappointed.
Edited on Thu Apr-14-11 09:24 PM by provis99
I am cheering for the cockroaches to finally have their chance at ruling the world
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:24 PM
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14. Oh trust me, they will be around well after we are gone
Those are amongst the oldest insects in the geological record. Most species average 100K years... they have been around, one form or another, for a few million... more than a few million...

Oh wait, sciency stuff. I WILL burn in hell for that!

:-)
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QED Donating Member (253 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:53 PM
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28. Ah, but the Koch-roaches already do.
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Terra Alta Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:25 PM
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15. for people who can't wait until 12/21/2012 for the world to end. nt
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:27 PM
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18. Oh that will be the ohter party like there is no tomorrow night
and then go to work next morning.
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Art_from_Ark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 11:57 PM
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41. I thought that was supposed to be 12/12/12
:shrug:
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verges Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:25 PM
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16. Anybody got a clue where that billboard is?
I live in Akron.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:26 PM
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17. That one in the midwest
we have two at least in this town. i just did not feel like taking a photo
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valerief Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:28 PM
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19. I remember the Rapture day was supposed to be sometime back in 1986.
I wonder how many Rapture days have been scheduled since then. Or how many before then.
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QED Donating Member (253 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:55 PM
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30. I remember that one...
Some nicely dressed ladies were still handing out tracts about it a few weeks after at the Pike Place Market in Seattle. I tried to engage them in conversation but they were just silent and stony faced - wouldn't say anything beyond hello. It was very weird - weird enough that I remember it 25 years later.
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valerief Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 10:20 PM
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33. I remember posters all over the place back then. Can't find anything
about it on the intertubes now.
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brooklynite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:28 PM
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20. But you haven't considered the alternative possibility...
Jesus returns to the Middle East and wanders in the desert for 40 days -- we don't find out until July.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:29 PM
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22. So that is why it is in the middle of passover
:-)
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Brother Buzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:29 PM
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21. Harold Camping has been making these wacky predictions for fifty years
The number 5 equals "atonement". Ten is "completeness". Seventeen means "heaven".

Christ hung on the cross April 1, 33 A.D., Now go to April 1 of 2011 A.D., and that's 1,978 years.

Then multiply 1,978 by 365.2422 days - the number of days in each solar year, not to be confused with a calendar year.

April 1 to May 21 encompasses 51 days. Add 51 to the sum of previous multiplication total, and it equals 722,500.

(5 x 10 x 17) x (5 x 10 x 17) = 722,500.

Or put into words: (Atonement x Completeness x Heaven), squared.

Granted, it's a stretch, but figures don't lie!


:rofl:
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:30 PM
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23. I'd rather do string theory
at leaset it has a goal.
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Brother Buzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:40 PM
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25. I'd rather do string cheese
It's goal is simpler: I get atonement, completeness, and heaven; all three!
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QED Donating Member (253 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:56 PM
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31. And you get to play with your food
it's win-win all the way around.
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Mojeoux Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 10:04 PM
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32. This guy has a classic case of "Delusions of Grandure."
We had a little bit of this in the 60's, dawning of the age of Aquarius and all.
All of these Rapture-ists are out of their minds with self delusions.

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izquierdista Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:32 PM
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24. David Cross has the explanation
Right here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64XWghZrsoE

(The whole thing is great, but if you are impatient, skip to 3:45)
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and-justice-for-all Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 10:42 PM
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38. hilarious....and so right..nt
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:42 PM
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26. I wonder if they'd write off their bank accounts to me
:rofl:
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rgbecker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:53 PM
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27. Read up, here's the link to the FAQ about May 21st.
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and-justice-for-all Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 10:26 PM
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34. MegasuperFAIL...nt
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 10:29 PM
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35. Care to explain why? And do you know what I am referring to?
I suspect no, you don't. This is why it is a super mega fail.

I could refer to a few other times when Messiahs did not come and left behind a disappointed people who were READY. But within American History the one I referred to is the best known.

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and-justice-for-all Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 10:35 PM
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36. This is religious trite nonsense...
and according to the website:

THE END OF THE WORLD IS ALMOST HERE!
HOLY GOD WILL BRING JUDGMENT DAY ON
MAY 21, 2011

"JUDGMENT DAY is feared by the world and is the day that God will destroy the world because of the sins of mankind. The world is correct in believing that Judgment Day will come. The Bible gives us the correct and accurate information about that Day."

MegasuperFAIL.

I understand and I am aware of the past predictions that never came to past, and yet here we are in the 21st century and people are still waiting for the nonexistent to magically appear and whisk them away to candyland.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 10:38 PM
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37. And me pointing out that it will NOT happen
is a super fail exactly how?

Or are we in agreement essentially that we should party like it is 1999 on both the 21st of this year and in 2012, fully cognizant that next day it is back to the grinder?
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and-justice-for-all Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 10:42 PM
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39. The damn billboard and the crap on it...not you,..nt
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 11:20 PM
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40. My apologies
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quaker bill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-15-11 06:21 AM
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43. Some will be momentarily convinced
that they were "left behind".

For the math challenged, according to the Bible, Christ was born (#1), then died and was resurrected (#2). The whole "second coming" thing happened 2000 years ago.
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