Count down to the end of the world!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ampaterry, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    As of today, it is 23 days until the world ends.

    Hey, I just had a thought -
    The HEBREW calendar does not end then -
    The GREGORIAN calendar does not end then -
    In fact, it is ONLY the MAYAN calendar that ends in 23 days.

    So, perhaps they are correct and the world ends on 12/21/12 - for the Mayans!

    I hear there are around 7 million of them, but that is a very inclusive number; the actual population of true Mayans is certainly much smaller -

    IMHO, NOTHING will happen on that date -

    But this is a countdown to it anyway.
  2. GunnyGene

    GunnyGene New Member

    Oct 12, 2012

    Party on, dudes! :D We're all going to meet at your house! :D

  3. BlackEagle

    BlackEagle Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2011
    Up side: If the world ends we don't have to worry about falling off fincial cliffs or trying to exist on whatever pensions are left to us or unemployment or getting sick or...

    So he said cheer up. Things could get worse. So I cheered up and sure enough, things got worse.

    Just remember. Inside every silver lining there is a dark cloud.
  4. Silencer

    Silencer Well-Known Member

    Mayans didn't account for leap years. If they had, the world would have 'ended' over two years ago.


    Jan 29, 2012
    If it ends for the Mayans there are going to be some deals on land south of Cancun. Love it in the yuca tan
  6. gvw3

    gvw3 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Oct 16, 2011
    Chicago IL Area
    Look on the bright side. No need to waste time christmas shopping
  7. wv hillbilly

    wv hillbilly Well-Known Member

    May 20, 2012
    mountains of wv.
    it's been nice chatting with you all
  8. Rocketman1

    Rocketman1 Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2010
    Columbus, Ohio
    Oh don't remind me Terry!
    I have enough to worry about, like:

    The stock market
    Social security
    The fiscal cliff
    Losing my job
    Becoming homeless
    Getting a critical illness
    Getting robbed
    Getting burglarized
    Being late for work
    Cell phone radiation
    Getting through TSA
    Terrorist attacks
    The government collapsing
    Gun rights
    The truck breaking down
    Getting lost
    Earth quakes
    Health car insurance
    Global warming
    Losing power and freezing to death
    Aliens invading

    All of that and you had to remind me about 12/21/2012!
  9. flboots

    flboots Well-Known Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    Northeast Florida
    With all them worries Rocketman. Have I seen you on Doomsday Preppers? Look on the bright side if the world does end on 12/21 we don't have to worry about obama.
  10. One more time boys and girls, it is not a prophecy it's a calendar, a very long calendar. When you get to the last date it starts over again for another 1,872,000 days.

    There are 5 cycles and each one is longer than the previous cycle.

    13 Baktun cycles make up a great cycle and that is what we are looking at now.

    The very next day will be a kin, in 20 days it will be a Uinal and on and on till we complete the first of 13 Baktun's. Hopefully at the end of the next great cycle the general population will be sophisticated enough to know its just another day and won't really care because they will be busy worrying about real things.
  11. You forgot the biggest indicator of the Mayan's being correct...

    76Highboy running out of ThinMint Ice Cream.
  12. mogunner

    mogunner Well-Known Member

    Oct 31, 2011
    Eastern Missouri
    Well, if that's true I certainly hope that I don't have any Mayan blood in me, it'd really suck to just drop dead at midnight...
  13. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012

    You left out tripping on a skateboard.
  14. Rocketman1

    Rocketman1 Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2010
    Columbus, Ohio
    Guess I did.

    Tripping on a skate board
    Highboy coming to visit
    Cutting my self shaving
    The toilet overflowing
    The plumbing bursting
    The furnace going out
    getting in an accident on the way to work
    Getting in an accident on the way home from work

    Highboy running out of think mint ice cream
  15. GunnyGene

    GunnyGene New Member

    Oct 12, 2012

    That brings up an interesting point. We talking GMT or some other time zone? Did the Mayans even have time zones? If it's GMT will we be able to watch it coming? :D:D
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