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The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

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  1. grimreaperofsouls

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    The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    It's been everywhere, in fact you must be living under a rock to not have heard of the 2012 Theory. To brush everyone up, the 2012 Theory that everyone talks about is based off the Mayan calendar ending in December 2012, thus signifying the end of the world. To start, lets determine what the word apocalypse really means. To most people, you say apocalypse and they imagine balls of fire descending from the heavens, and the world being obliterated by rampant disease and chaos. Quoted from Wikipedia "An Apocalypse (Greek: ?????????? Apokálypsis; "lifting of the veil" or "revelation") is a disclosure of something hidden from the majority of mankind in an era dominated by falsehood and misconception, i.e. the veil to be lifted", i.e. the apocalypse does not necessarily mean widespread death and destruction, but perhaps the Mayans predicted something else...
    Lets jump around a bit, you'll see where I'm going shortly, to the Zodiac. Time as we know it is divided into categories lasting 2000 years. The Age of Pisces started in 1 A.D. and ends approx. 2000 years later. It could hypothesized that 2012 does not stand for the end of the world, but merely the end of an age and the ushering in of the Age of Aquarius. What do you guys think?
     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    Unix will crash ending the world in 2023 in a fiery leftover of the cold war programing of mutual deterrence gone wrong.

    Well that's the best one I've Heard?

    Way better chance than your BS

    Hey lets try this Friday!

    forget the Mayans and their silly 2012 doomsday scenario. The real end of the world will happen because of that most venerable of operating systems: UNIX.

    That's because next Friday, UNIX time will read 1234567890. Scary! And, it just so happens that this event will coincide with one of the more superstitious days on our calendar, Friday the 13th. Scarier!
     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    *runs into wall*
    *explodes*
    *world ends*
     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    Boy have I got news for you.. The world will end 31st of December this year! It says so on my calendar
     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    I will be at the nearest bakery eating all the goodies.
     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    Maya civilization ended over 500 years ago

    blah blah blah

    tinfoil hat

    blah blah blah

    etc.
     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    it could also be hypothesized that the mayans simply didnt see the need to go past 2012 since it was rather far in the future? Why is this stupid rumour so widespread?



    I personally believe that 2012 will be THE END...... of 2011.


     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    sadly, i had a link to an article saved in my inbox, but it's no longer there. :( pretty much, it was an article interviewing a Mayan who said that "ZOMFG TEH END OF THE WORLD IS COMING!!!!11!!!1!ONEHUNDREDELEVEN!!" was a Western civilization thing. the world is not going to end, it's just when their calender ends (Trash, you may be right on that, lol!) and perhaps a dawning of a new era.

    couldn't find the one i wanted but... yeah. enjoy. ^_^


     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    Those ancient people knew less than 1% of what we know, so I don't see why we take any of their thoughts seriously.
     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    how are you quantifying our knowledge?

    anyway, we listen to them because they got their information directly from the aliens that landed 2,000 years ago. now, we've passed it down so many generations, the ancient knowledge is all confused, and all we have left is scientology.



     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    I just made a guess, but it's probably quite close to reality.
     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    Well we're all going to die one day, we may as well die interestingly. At least if the world ends, you're all going down with me. >:D
     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    qft .
    :D


     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    In 2012, a giant penis will ascend the skies and desensitize everyone to sex, ending normal sex and the porn industry, killing human life on Earth.

    I don't know if that's the real truth, but I read it on the real internet.
     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    They did know their astronomy:


    The accepted definition of a solar tropical year is approximately 365.2422 days.

    The Gregorian Calendar year has an average length of approximately 365.2425 days.

    The Mayan Calendar year comparison has an average length of approximately 365.2420 days.


    And the 2012 is just an end of a great cycle, much like the the millenium is to us.


     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    On December 21 2012, I will die in a boating mishap, and the rest of the universe will cease to exist.
     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    I would personally kill myself before the apocalypse (but I would have to be very certain I'm going to die). Getting hit by a meteor is boring so I'd just realize a couple of points on my list of things to do before I'd die (that means 1 because it's pretty much an organized plan):

    - I'd get out on the streets, buy a nice, sturdy, and lengthy baseball bat (maybe I'll order a custom made or something that will provide extra length and duration by adding on more wood), and realize my dream of beating people across the jaw as hard as I can. I will begin with my dog even though he's not a person. It will be an excellent apocalypse. The hamster army will be unleashed, and everyone will be gang-raped by gerbils as well as hit in the head with a baseball bat. Awesome, I can't wait to 2012.
     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    with the exception of killing human life.... i will be so happy! *happy tear* :cloud9:

    but if i may be allowed to make a blasphemous joke, does this mean God is going to lift up his white robes and flash us while taking a piss on us and calling it a rainstorm? and that's how we die?

    and since when was the internet real? i thought you were all my imaginary friends! :O


     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    *combs hair, puts a bucket of gel in it to make it perky, and talks in Elvis Presley tone*

    I'm verrrry real babe :wink2:


    But in all honesty, apocalypse theories are ridiculous >.> Only I know when the world will end.


     
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    Re: The Theory of the 2012 Apocalypse

    *giggles*

    ^_^ you're too cute.


     

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