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    December 21st 2012...

    So how is everyone preparing for the impending zombie apocalypse?
    I'm certain nothing will happen, but if there's a way to go... it is killing your fellow man without any of the moral repercussions!

    Any plans?


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    Given that the Mayans couldn't predict the arrival of Euro-trash on horseback who pelted them with musket balls and gave them syphilis-- I'd say their failure to predict the downfall of their own civilization doesn't make me take them too seriously in predicting the collapse of my civilization.

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    Given that this entire "prediction" is based entirely on the misinterpretation of a random copy of an incomplete Mayan calendar, I can't possibly take it seriously...

    (I like how the later discovery of a more complete calendar with a lot more millennia on it gets basically ignored in favor of silly end-of-the-world predictions.) (Although that is totally predictable human behavior.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kamber Parrk View Post
    Given that the Mayans couldn't predict the arrival of Euro-trash on horseback who pelted them with musket balls and gave them syphilis-- I'd say their failure to predict the downfall of their own civilization doesn't make me take them too seriously in predicting the collapse of my civilization.
    Very true, however it is an entertaining idea to play around with. I'm sure that there will be plenty of people killing, looting, and having end-of-the-world basement orgies that may well turn this into somewhat of a self-fulfilling prophecy...
    Aside from all that, what I'm more curious about are the excuses the people perpetuating this 2012 nonsense will come up with next... Sure could go for a good ole' fashion basement orgy though, or some zambambo shootin'!

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    I do believe I was once in a situation where I was on the verge of being involved in a "basement orgy." Yet, my level of intoxication was still light enough to get an uneasy vibe re the other would be participants. I wandered off and slept in the backseat of my car until I was OK to drive. And, I do not regret this exit.

    Should the end of the world be nigh, I shall do my best to watch it in all its glory.

    (I'm guessing that a comet, that might've wiped out the dinosaurs is as likely as anything.)

    I'll proudly perish as a fuel source to whatever superior being evolves beyond us. . .)

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    Dunno, Y2K and the Rapture were pretty anti-climactic... Though if anyone really wants a basement orgy, hey, go for it, why wait 'til the end of the world?

    Could do without the killing and looting though, we get enough of that already on regular annual occasions like Carnival and Halloween and hurricanes...

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    Maybe the mayans just got tired of carrying all of that stone. I mean their calendar is a ziggerat, logically you have to stop somewhere. They most likely never intended it to be considered the end of the world. More like the top of the building. I know a guy who seriously thinks the world is going to end on december 21.

    As far as the predicted Rapture thing went, that was very fringe nowhere near mainstream Christianity. The Bible specifically say that no man will know the day or the hour. He will come like a thief in the night.

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    I can't wait for the 22nd so that so many morons can finally shut the fuck up about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shorinji_Knight View Post
    Maybe the mayans just got tired of carrying all of that stone. I mean their calendar is a ziggerat, logically you have to stop somewhere. They most likely never intended it to be considered the end of the world.
    From what I understand, the end of that calendar was the equivalent of our calendar ending on December 31st. "Oh, is it time to get a new one already?"

    I don't know why it's become so trendy in the last few years to think about how much "fun" an apocalypse would be. It's only fun when it's on tv. The majority of people living in a first-world society wouldn't make it more than a few weeks without electricity and so much simultaneous competition for resources, myself included.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keeptime View Post
    From what I understand, the end of that calendar was the equivalent of our calendar ending on December 31st. "Oh, is it time to get a new one already?"

    I don't know why it's become so trendy in the last few years to think about how much "fun" an apocalypse would be. It's only fun when it's on tv. The majority of people living in a first-world society wouldn't make it more than a few weeks without electricity and so much simultaneous competition for resources, myself included.
    Back in 20 ought 6 I, along with thousands of others experienced a 5 day power outage due to windstorms in the Puget Sound/Seattle area. I remember feeling REALLY REALLY pissed off every time I entered my domicile (which remained at about 55 degrees F in December) and, reflexively, flicked on a light switch that did absolutely nothing.

    Should such an occurrence be the precursor of SOMETHING WORSE, I could totally see myself hunting down and killing any and all who I have perceived to have wronged me throughout my existence.

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    Sooo... Are we just gonna keep beating the dead horse here?
    >.>
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    Eh, nevermind... *Walks out to fantasize about orgies and zombies*

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    Quote Originally Posted by HarbingerofIllRepute View Post
    Sooo... Are we just gonna keep beating the dead horse here?
    >.>
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    Eh, nevermind... *Walks out to fantasize about orgies and zombies*
    After TSHTF, we can do anything we want with the Dead Horse, and none will judges us. . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by HarbingerofIllRepute View Post
    Sooo... Are we just gonna keep beating the dead horse here?
    >.>
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    Eh, nevermind... *Walks out to fantasize about orgies and zombies*
    Well its your thread buddy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Star Eater View Post
    Well its your thread buddy.
    I dunno man, it seems like everyone is fixated on debunking this thing and that's cool...
    It's my thread, but your guy's conversation so whatevs I guess. :/
    But in the event of an actual zombie apocalypse or something like it, suspending disbelief of course, how would you go about such an event?

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    The only people that believe in the Mayan 2012 apocalypse are non-Mayans.

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    I didn't get my chance for Rapture day (May 21), and honestly I'm kind of tempted to wake up at 4 or 5 and spread some clothes around like this:
    or do something similar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Star Eater View Post
    I can't wait for the 22nd so that so many morons can finally shut the fuck up about it.
    Alas, they never do. Just a year or two and the next date for the end of the world will be set, and we'll go through the whole thing again, with probably the same bunch of people too. Rinse and repeat, endlessly on, until the day when they happen to be right.

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    What is up with the recent fascination of discussing zombie apocalypses? All those "first thing on your left is what you will fight with" etc. Just ugh.

    But regardless of me not believing in any apocalypse happening on that day I plan on maybe having my birthday then, maybe have a slight end of the world theme.

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    If the world does start to end... I'll probably just go back to bed. that or find an attractive woman, and go back to bed. I have strong feeling I'll just try to relax through the end. Its not like there much you can do...
    unless there are zombies. If there are zombies... well that is a very different story, and a pretty long one at that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kamber Parrk View Post
    Given that the Mayans couldn't predict the arrival of Euro-trash on horseback who pelted them with musket balls and gave them syphilis-- I'd say their failure to predict the downfall of their own civilization doesn't make me take them too seriously in predicting the collapse of my civilization.
    I don't mean to be an apocalypse advocate, however cool that sounds but... the Mayans actually had this profecy of a white god who was banished long ago but would one day come back for revenge. Oddly, Aztecs had a similar profecy.

    But I said that more as a curiosity than anything.

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    Scammers will have to start labeling the years of their profecies like old school videogames.

    "In the future year of 20xx"

    that should give them some spare time.

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    ...and this is why we all want a Zombie apocalypse


    Quote Originally Posted by Kamber Parrk View Post
    Given that the Mayans couldn't predict the arrival of Euro-trash on horseback who pelted them with musket balls and gave them syphilis-- I'd say their failure to predict the downfall of their own civilization doesn't make me take them too seriously in predicting the collapse of my civilization.
    The mayan civilization collapsed long before the spanish. Some cities remained in the north, but nothing like before.

    Also, everytime I hear "the mayan calendar will end..." it makes me want to bitch-slap that person so bad. Calendars don't "end", none ever did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HarbingerofIllRepute View Post
    I dunno man, it seems like everyone is fixated on debunking this thing and that's cool...
    It's my thread, but your guy's conversation so whatevs I guess. :/
    But in the event of an actual zombie apocalypse or something like it, suspending disbelief of course, how would you go about such an event?
    My plan is to drive out to the middle of nowhere and acquire some goats. Then I will live out the rest of my life herding goats in Saskatchewan. Unless the zombies learn to drive, it's going to take them a good long while to shamble out into the middle of the prairies, and even then chances are they are going to miss my shack by miles. That should give me plenty of time to train some attack goats.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sady View Post
    he Mayans actually had this profecy of a white god who was banished long ago but would one day come back for revenge. Oddly, Aztecs had a similar profecy.

    But I said that more as a curiosity than anything.
    Oddly, Europeans had a similar prophecy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vineris View Post
    My plan is to drive out to the middle of nowhere and acquire some goats. Then I will live out the rest of my life herding goats in Saskatchewan. Unless the zombies learn to drive, it's going to take them a good long while to shamble out into the middle of the prairies, and even then chances are they are going to miss my shack by miles. That should give me plenty of time to train some attack goats.
    God forbid, what if one of your attack goats get turned? will you have the power to stand your ground against a horde of attacking zombie attack goats?
    At least thy aren't ninja zombie attack goats.

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    The very idea is just juvenile and self-important.

    Do people think the neanderthal man had this kind of self-indulgent crap?

    "Hey Ugno?"

    "hm?"

    "Rooko said big rock from up come down and wipe out dinosaur in year 0001 and we have zombie apocalypse. What you think?"

    "what is year?"

    "dunno."

    Self-fulfilling bullsh*t.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OmenSpirits View Post
    The very idea is just juvenile and self-important.

    Do people think the neanderthal man had this kind of self-indulgent crap?

    "Hey Ugno?"

    "hm?"

    "Rooko said big rock from up come down and wipe out dinosaur in year 0001 and we have zombie apocalypse. What you think?"

    "what is year?"

    "dunno."

    Self-fulfilling bullsh*t.
    But Neanderthals didn't need an excuse to club their neighbors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by themegagod View Post
    God forbid, what if one of your attack goats get turned? will you have the power to stand your ground against a horde of attacking zombie attack goats?
    Are goats susceptible to the zombie virus? I've only ever seen zombie dogs in movies. Still one doesn't want to risk zombie attack goats. I guess I'll go with good old-fashioned plan B - underground volcano lair and laser defense network.

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    At least thy aren't ninja zombie attack goats.
    Goats are practically ninjas as it is.

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