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    Mayan apocalypse: panic spreads as December 21 nears - Telegraph

    Ahead of December 21, which marks the conclusion of the 5,125-year "Long Count" Mayan calendar, panic buying of candles and essentials has been reported in China and Russia, along with an explosion in sales of survival shelters in America. In France believers were preparing to converge on a mountain where they believe aliens will rescue them.


    The precise manner of Armageddon remains vague, ranging from a catastrophic celestial collision between Earth and the mythical planet Nibiru, also known as Planet X, a disastrous crash with a comet, or the annihilation of civilisation by a giant solar storm.
    I just ordered a 50 lb bag of beans from Amazon with two day shipping. Preparing....


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    A. These doomsdayers better not be all over when I'm trying to do Christmas shopping tomorrow
    B. If they are right, do I need to go Christmas shopping? Better keep all my receipts



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    I ordered a yoga DVD so that on December 21st, I can kiss my *** goodbye.


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    What sort of lame *** apocalypse can be survived with some canned goods and candles?



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    Quote Originally Posted by aeroclone View Post
    What sort of lame *** apocalypse can be survived with some canned goods and candles?
    Well, Breaking Bad and That Favorite Zombie Apocalypse come to mind "Walking Dead". Well, and some sort of makeshift weapon like a shovel or baseball bat. We all know that what they show on t.v. is truthful and I'm sure that's why they've put preppers on t.v.

    Oh yeah, and Jesus can't drive. At least not 55.



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    You do not want to run into mythical planets. That's all I'm going to say.



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    Gonna need some more beer...



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    Re: Stock Up Now

    1. The Mayans didn't account for leap years, therefore the world should have been over months ago



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    Quote Originally Posted by Bu4ISU View Post
    1. The Mayans didn't account for leap years, therefore the world should have been over months ago
    Leap Years...again?

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...ml#post2852189



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    You could never trust those Mayans with math.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Bamacyclone View Post
    You could never trust those Mayans with math.
    You make one small accounting error and you never hear the end of it



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    Quote Originally Posted by WooClone15 View Post
    You make one small accounting error and you never hear the end of it
    That my friend is how bridges end up collapsing!



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    Quote Originally Posted by Bamacyclone View Post
    That my friend is how bridges end up collapsing!
    And that is why I am not an engineering major



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    Quote Originally Posted by Bu4ISU View Post
    1. The Mayans didn't account for leap years, therefore the world should have been over months ago
    Wouldnt that extend the date. You know since leap years have an extra day?



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    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    Wouldnt that extend the date. You know since leap years have an extra day?
    No, because it means more days have passed over time than they accounted for. You would be ahead that many days, so the date would have already passed.



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