2012.....where were you?

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  1. fenderrookie

    fenderrookie A fan of Leo!

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    So, if ya remember, there were many that believed the end was near toward the end of 2012.
    Did you pack up and head for the hills? Where were you Dec 21st, 2012?

    We left Kansas and took a trip up to NE Washington State and spent a few weeks with the wife's parents on the side of a mountain......just in case.
     
  2. Chud

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    Wait, you mean the world was supposed to end AGAIN in 2012 and they weren't right AGAIN? Kooky how that works.
     
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    Since it was Xmas time being with family or something like that. Paying no mind to the hype. Exactly what I would have done if it were actually going to happen.
     
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    Really?

    I missed that one.
     
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    I thought 2000 was going be heck with all the COBOL programmers gone.
     
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  6. fenderrookie

    fenderrookie A fan of Leo!

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    We had "friends" that went completely whacko over that crap.

    Amazing what people will buy into.

    The two weeks we were in the Mountains we got a total of 42" of snow. Fun times, plowing every day.
    Saw a moose cow and her calf Christmas morning. Love that place
     
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    Um, yeah...I spent the end of 2012 in Egypt on vacation, I recall seeing some traditional music / dancing and having drinks with some interesting Europeans in my hotel in Luxor. Do not recall being freaked out about the end of the world.

    When is the next scheduled end of the world, just so I can have something to fret about?
     
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    This is the first that I have heard of it ... what happened :confused:
     
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    It was the end of a "great cycle" or Baktun and the beginning of another one... I wasn't scared of meeting Ah Puch, I married his daughter...
     
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    Praying at my makeshift alter and making sacrifices to The Incan Gods. Where else would I have possibly been?
     
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    There was a truly terrible movie called 2012, all about the end of the world.
     
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    Uh, must have missed that one. Whew. Close call, I guess. Better luck next time.
     
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    12-21-2012 was the supposed end of the Mayan calendar... that seemed pretty far off to them and they figured they would chisel out another one later on sometime before the end of that Baktun, unfortunately their civilization was disrupted by the Cortez the killer and his band of conquering Spaniards and they never got around to it.
     
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    I don't even remember; it was so insignificant to me. I never bought into the hype surrounding it, but guess I also figured that if I was wrong and things went that friggin sideways, nothing I could really about it anyhow.
     
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    I think we probably watched this really bad movie about the end a few times. My wife really loves bad disaster movies. Lol.

     
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    I spent 20 years learning how to interpret the Mayan Calendar.
    I traveled the world talking to scholars and theologians.
    As I reached the ending I was terrified, and I was soon to address the world to tell them of our impeding doom.
    As I was finishing my studies of the stone, I brushed off a layer of thick dust right at the bottom and it said.

    The views expressed by builders of this stone are in no way are shared by management.
     
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  17. fenderrookie

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    Was that the one with the Ferris Beuller guy?
     
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    My dad died a few weeks before that and I remember thinking "Damn! I guess the Mayan Calendar was correct for him if no one else".
     
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    I do recall running up an absurd amount of debt. I figured I didn't want leave any credit on the table if it really was going to be the end.
     
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    Funny that's pretty much the same story as the cobol programmers...:p
     
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