2012... is it the end of the world, or just plain BS

Created by Namika on May 9, 2012

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nothing will happen

yes, its the end

all just a marketing gemic to get people to panic

wont end, just screw the world up horribly

beginning of the zombie apacalypse

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Bubba

Shinnston, WV

#1 May 9, 2012
Dick Clark died, so the ball can't drop on new years eve. It's all over.

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#2 May 9, 2012
Bubba wrote:
Dick Clark died, so the ball can't drop on new years eve. It's all over.
I hear ya lol, yeah they can't do that without him... he has always been the ball drop her I guess lol, crazy how he would die right around this time, being that we got half way to go and till december

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#3 May 9, 2012
It does make you kind of think doesn't it ?
brb26201

United States

#4 May 9, 2012
It'll be ok, im more worried about the economy collapsing or Obama getting re-elected... Wait a minute, that WOULD be the end...

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#5 May 9, 2012
brb26201 wrote:
It'll be ok, im more worried about the economy collapsing or Obama getting re-elected... Wait a minute, that WOULD be the end...
I know right..lol
Mightshift baker

Welch, WV

#6 May 9, 2012
my balls could drop instead!
Bubba

Shinnston, WV

#7 May 9, 2012
Mightshift baker wrote:
my balls could drop instead!
Nope, never happen.

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#8 May 9, 2012
Mightshift baker wrote:
my balls could drop instead!
dude...?
This is NO Joke

Belington, WV

#9 May 10, 2012
The FuckingClockIsTicking:

http://countingdownto.com/countdown/16463

All you Zombies hide your faces.

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#10 May 10, 2012
This is NO Joke wrote:
The FuckingClockIsTicking:
http://countingdownto.com/countdown/16463
All you Zombies hide your faces.
lmao
Turns out

Belington, WV

#11 May 11, 2012
It turns out that the Myan calendar does NOT end this year. End of world is now called off.

http://beforeitsnews.com/story/2125/492/End_o...

So much for the world ending on December 21, 2012. We’ve been saying it for years, but a new find by archaeologists confirms the Mayan calendar indeed does not end this year but keeps going, just like turning a page to a new calendar.

“It’s very clear that the 2012 date, while important as Baktun 13, was turning the page,” David Stuart, quoted by Alan Boyle on MSNBC’s Cosmic Log.“Baktun 14 was going to be coming, and Baktun 15 and Baktun 16.… The Maya calendar is going to keep going, and keep going for billions, trillions, octillions of years into the future.”

A team of archaeologists found a small room in Mayan ruins where royal scribes wrote on the walls — apparently like a blackboard — to keep track of astronomical records and details of the complex Mayan calendar. The writings date to about 1,200 years ago.


These are the oldest known astronomical tables from the Maya. They were found at the Xultun archaeological site in Guatemala’s Peten region. Scientists already knew the Mayans must have been keeping such records during that time period, but until now the oldest known examples dated from about 600 years later.

The room, about 2 meters (6-feet) square, contains walls decorated with images of a king and some other notable figures, as well as astronomical numbers and writings, the scientists said. The room had a stone roof rather than a thatched one, which may indicate the importance of the room.

Why did they write on walls, as opposed to other Mayan texts that have been found on bark paper?

The time period of the early 9th century was not a stable time for the Mayans, as there was political turmoil between the various city-states of the time, and the researchers said that perhaps the Xultun scribes wished to make a more permanent record of their data related to the calendar.


By some supposed “researchers,” Dec. 21, 2012 has been correlated to the end of the Mayan Long Count calendar, which was based on a cycle of 13 intervals known as baktuns, each lasting 144,000 days.

But the newly found writing on walls of the ancient room shows wide ranges of accumulated time, including a 17-baktun period.“There was a lot more to the Maya calendar than just 13 baktuns,” said Stuart, talking with reporters. Seventeen baktuns would stand for about 6,700 years, which is much longer than the 13-baktun cycle of 5,125 years. However, Stuart cautioned that the time notation shouldn’t be read as specifying a date that’s farther in the future than Dec. 21.

“It may just be that this is a mathematical number that’s kind of interesting,” he said.“We’re not sure what the base of the calendar is.”

William Saturno, an archaeologist at Boston University who led the team of archaeologists said many different scientists have been trying to get the word out that the end of the Maya culture’s 13-baktun Long Count calendar doesn’t signify the end of the world, but merely a turnover to the next cycle in a potentially infinite series — like going from Dec. 31 to Jan. 1 on a modern calendar.

“If someone is a hard-core believer that the world is going to end in 2012, no painting is going to convince them otherwise,” he said.“The only thing that can convince them otherwise is waiting until Dec. 22, 2012 — which fortunately for all of us isn’t that far away.”

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#12 May 11, 2012
Madd Eyez wrote:
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damn, i didnt know that
okay

Elkins, WV

#13 May 12, 2012
listen im no religous freek or anything but i do believe that there is someone up above and he is the only one who knows for sure when our time is up so im not sweatin it.
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Chicago, IL

#14 Jul 28, 2012
okay wrote:
listen im no religous freek or anything but i do believe that there is someone up above and he is the only one who knows for sure when our time is up so im not sweatin it.
completely agree!!

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#15 Oct 16, 2012
People still believing world is at end this December...
Jessica

San Pablo, CA

#16 Oct 17, 2012
I don't believe it's going to end. It's probably just another money making scam like Y2K was. The world was suppose to end 12 years ago and it didn't and it won't in December either.

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#17 Oct 17, 2012
See, that's what i think, just a marketing scam. To get people worried so they will hurry and buy a bunch of stuff.
Time is UP

Tenafly, NJ

#18 Dec 20, 2012
Tomorrow, the world will end !!!!!

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#19 Dec 20, 2012
Time is UP wrote:
Tomorrow, the world will end !!!!!
Just a stupid hoax
SarCrizma

United States

#20 Dec 20, 2012
Oh no! This is all news to me. Im going to go hang at my fave hang spot and chill till its over- Wal Mart.

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