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The end of the Mayan calendar..

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by musicianary, Dec 17, 2012.


  1. musicianary

    musicianary

    Jun 23, 2011
    San Diego, CA
    If anyone on here is really into the whole Mayan apocalypse deal, believes that the world will end on December 21, lives in the San Diego, and wants to get rid of some gear, please feel free to PM me your pickup info. I'll be by to retrieve it on December 20. Thank you, and Happy Apocalypse.

    - Anthony
     
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  3. Matthijs

    Matthijs

    Jul 3, 2006
    Amsterdam
    I'm curious if this apocalyps thing is going to happen on the december 21 itself or is the moment after the 21st and actually on december 22? I find this very difficult to plan in my smartphone. Is this a whole day event? Is it possible to still plan some last minute transactions on the 21th? Also trying to determine the best moment to be at home and follow the whole thing on CNN.
     
  4. fourstringdrums

    fourstringdrums Decidedly Indecisive Supporting Member

    Oct 20, 2002
    New Hampshire
    What time zone is the world going to end in?
     
  5. Matthijs

    Matthijs

    Jul 3, 2006
    Amsterdam
    Apparently GMT -6
     
  6. Matthijs

    Matthijs

    Jul 3, 2006
    Amsterdam
    Don't know about corrections for summer or wintertime though.
     
  7. ewe2

    ewe2

    Sep 13, 2012
    Bendigo, Australia
    Can I be technical and note its just the end of a cycle in the Long Count and it just restarts again? By all means, continue to freak out.
     
  8. I didn't notice any freaking out, only sarcasm.
     
  9. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

    Feb 14, 2011
    NW England
    What you are all forgetting, is that the Mayan calendar actually failed to take account of leap years. The world actually ended about 4 years ago.
     
  10. Nev375

    Nev375

    Nov 2, 2010
    Missouri
    Didn't the world end for the Mayans centuries ago when they all mysteriously vanished due to plague, or Aztec invasion, or whatever?

    Shouldn't their doomsday calendar chiseler guy seen that one coming?
     
  11. Hobobob

    Hobobob Don't feed the troll, folks. Supporting Member

    Jan 25, 2011
    Camarillo, CA
    I got a gig that night, so I couldn't care less. I can't imagine a better way to go out.
     
  12. I'm playing a xmas gig that night with an amazing band as headline, could it wait a day or so, after all, its Christmas :)
     
  13. ArtGuy9516

    ArtGuy9516

    Apr 10, 2012
    Richmond, VA
    Here's something to put it all into perspective

     
  14. Razman

    Razman Supporting Member

    Feb 10, 2005
    Orange Park, FL
    On the lines of people predicting the future, I'm still waiting for a psychic to call me. After all, if you are really psychic, then you should know that I need your services (and also should know my phone number) and therefore should have called me by now. But I digress...

    Anyway, I'm quite certain that no matter what date/day/year/time anyone says the world will end, it won't. God will ensure no one else gets the credit for knowing but Him.
     
  15. winstonthecat

    winstonthecat Supporting Member

    May 21, 2007
    Bay Area, CA
    I'm playing that night also. Could be the gig to end all gigs :)
     
  16. jgroh

    jgroh Supporting Member

    Sep 14, 2007
    Pennsylvania
    If the Mayans were so smart, they'd still be here
     
  17. GoesThump

    GoesThump

    Jul 13, 2007
    If any of you believe in psychic powers, raise my hand.

    GT
     
  18. GoesThump

    GoesThump

    Jul 13, 2007
    Now you tell me... I kept paying taxes all this time for nothing?

    GT
     
  19. thehorse

    thehorse

    Feb 5, 2012
    Milan, IT
    And what if the 21st there will be this huge EMP generated by solar activity (as some say), and every electronic device stops working, and I've just wasted 1500€ on a new amp that's just as good as a menhir?
     
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