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Vikas Kapoor
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End of Earth - 21st December, 2012

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Henry Wong
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Watched it for about a minute. Got bored as all heck.

Can someone with more patience than me tell me what the videos are about...

Henry


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Nicholas Jordan
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January 31 � 433 Eros, the second-largest Near Earth Object on record (size 13x13x33 km) is expected to pass Earth at 0.1790 astronomical units (~26.8 million kilometers; ~16.6 million miles). NASA studied Eros with the NEAR Shoemaker probe launched on 1996-02-



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John Smith
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Originally posted by Henry Wong:
Can someone with more patience than me tell me what the videos are about...


In essense, the videos prophetize the end of the world in 2012. Who cares?
dhwani mathur
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Hi All


After seeing the videos................

i still cant beleive that its realy gonna happen
or not?

So less time left to leave life.




Dhwani:>Winning is not important but it is the only thing.
marc weber
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I think the original basis for this is a Mayan Calendar, which completes some sort of cycle in 2012. Once the suggestion was made, plenty of people have been looking for "evidence" to support the notion.
The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar forms the basis for a New Age belief, first forecast by Jos� Arg�elles, that a cataclysm will take place on or about 21 December 2012, a forecast that mainstream Mayanist scholars consider a mis-interpretation.

Ref: Wikipedia - Maya Calendar


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marc weber
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Originally posted by dhwani mathur:
... So less time left to leave life...

That's precisely why you must buy your 2012 merchandise now, before it's too late!
dhwani mathur
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Hi marc


After knowing whats gonna happen in near future

.....it feel like
awwwwwwwwwwwwwww.........i wish for more life.......

hmmmmmmmmmmm.................hmmmmmmmmmmm

scary ......... sighhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
......<<<<<<<>>>>>>>>>>>>>>..............


Dhwani:>You get what you actualy need in Life and not what you actualy want in Life.
[ May 02, 2008: Message edited by: dhwani mathur ]
siva kumar
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Hi...Ranchers,

Please clarify...Should I come to work on Dec 21st 2012. Or will it be declared by UN as a global holiday???
Gail Mikels
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No need to come to work - just be sure to cash your paycheck prior to 12/21/2012 ;-)


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Arvind Mahendra
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Does this mean I should ditch learning all those j2ee frameworks in favor of how to build a really big raft in the hope that I am those chosen one.


I want to be like marc
Ben Souther
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Hmmm... I'll have to switch over to one of those interest only mortgages.


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Arvind Mahendra
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I guess I must really try hard to get laid before said date. There is no way I'm goin up there as a virgin. I don't want God and his angels pointing at me and laughing, wondering amongst themselves why I built a raft to prepare for a meteor.
Nicholas Jordan
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[marc weber:]
I think the original basis for this is a Mayan Calendar, which completes some sort of cycle in 2012. Once the suggestion was made, plenty of people have been looking for "evidence" to support the notion.


A 50-minute adaptation of the 2-hour film "<CITE>Breaking the Maya Code</CITE>" will be shown April 8 on the PBS series NOVA, under the title "<CITE>Cracking the Maya Code</CITE>".

Sounds like a chance for Drivel, our stake in heart of Meaning can be driven in classis MD style. Probably make more sense to Henry too.
Nicholas Jordan
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Originally posted by Arvind Birla:
I guess I must really try hard to get laid before said date.(...snip...)


According to a study in 1989 and 1990 by evolutionary psychologist David M Buss and colleagues from the University of Texas at Austin, you will have better luck in Fenno-Scandinavia.

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Doug Slattery
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Originally posted by Nicholas Jordan:


A 50-minute adaptation of the 2-hour film "<CITE>Breaking the Maya Code</CITE>" will be shown April 8 on the PBS series NOVA, under the title "<CITE>Cracking the Maya Code</CITE>".


April 8 -- 2009? 2012? 2013 .

Reminds me of an SNL newsflash skit:
World to blow up at 10:00. Details at 11:00.


Aloha,
Doug

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Nicholas Jordan
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Sounds like we could explore the Toba event as the candidate date, or an upcoming near-miss by a space rock ( well documented in legitimate science ) that is to occur around 2036 - maybe their calender had an off by one that propogated or something, we could assist Arvind Birla in veneration contemplations. Candy's dandy but Red Balloons don't get your teeth knocked out by brass gorillas. { i dunno, sounds meaningless }
Vishal Oberoi
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Originally posted by dhwani mathur:
Hi marc


After knowing whats gonna happen in near future

.....it feel like
awwwwwwwwwwwwwww.........i wish for more life.......

hmmmmmmmmmmm.................hmmmmmmmmmmm

scary ......... sighhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
......<<<<<<<>>>>>>>>>>>>>>..............


Dhwani:>You get what you actualy need in Life and not what you actualy want in Life.

[ May 02, 2008: Message edited by: dhwani mathur ]


I got scared even more by reading your post
Ashok Mash
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I think there's something about 2012 in Sikh religion as well, remember reading about it in Sarah MacDonald's Holy Cow, that Sikh schools are training their young to survive and help others some massive catastrophe thats to happen in 2012 etc.

Imagine how depressed and disappointed those kids are going to be on the Christmas eve 2012! Now that is a worrying thought!
[ May 05, 2008: Message edited by: Ashok Mash ]

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dhwani mathur
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Originally posted by Vishal Oberoi:


I got scared even more by reading your post



Ooopssss i made you so scared

:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:




Dhwani:>You get what you need in Life and not what you want in Life.

[ May 06, 2008: Message edited by: dhwani mathur ]
Sai Surya
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So, who will be the "Legend" on earth?

I request legend to wait near London bridge everyday between 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm. I request legend to provide me food, shelter and security.


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