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What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #25 on: 13/11/2011 05:07:24 »
Phew! Looks like we managed to squeak past the dreaded 11/11/11.

I think there must have been a typo in the Mayan calendar. They obviously meant 12/12/12, not 21/12/12.

Well...  We did also make it past 6/6/6 a few years ago without the world coming to an end!!!

is 12/12/12 supposed to be twice as bad as 6/6/6?

 

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« Reply #26 on: 18/11/2011 14:51:02 »
On December 25, 2011,

Santa Clause will realize that 7,000,000,001 people on the planet is just one too many people for him to visit in one day.

On December 26, 2011, Santa Clause will officially retire.

On December 21, 2012, Santa Clause will depart from the North Pole for his first vacation in the Bahamas!!!


nothing happens a routine day commenses n world goes on
 

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What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #27 on: 20/11/2011 13:10:33 »
Phew! Looks like we managed to squeak past the dreaded 11/11/11.

I think there must have been a typo in the Mayan calendar. They obviously meant 12/12/12, not 21/12/12.

Well...  We did also make it past 6/6/6 a few years ago without the world coming to an end!!!

is 12/12/12 supposed to be twice as bad as 6/6/6?




Was 9/9/9 half as bad again as 6/6/6?

I'll tell you what though, we'll be in serious trouble on 13/13/13
« Last Edit: 20/11/2011 13:14:00 by Don_1 »
 

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« Reply #28 on: 22/11/2011 00:14:38 »
I'll tell you what though, we'll be in serious trouble on 13/13/13
I think I need to get a copy of your calendar.
I'm having troubles locating that date on my calendar to mark it as a day to stay in bed!!!
 

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« Reply #29 on: 22/11/2011 03:27:49 »
You need to go here.
 

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« Reply #30 on: 22/11/2011 08:47:23 »
You need to go here.

Now look here! I didn't get where I am today reading a lot of nonsense like this.
 

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« Reply #31 on: 22/11/2011 10:13:07 »
Sorry CJ
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #32 on: 05/01/2012 16:05:54 »
On 12-21-2012 Godzilla will emerge from the sea, and the nation of atlantis will make them selves known and pretend to be our friends briefly to gain access to the japanese military Mecha Godzilla project. Shortly after the atlantians will deploy King Ghidorah and cause Mecha Godzilla to malfunction as they try to take over the world.

Meanwhile out in Detroit the autobots will crash land and decide to transform into automobiles [only cause it would be silly for something named "autobot" to transform into something else] Optimus Prime will put together a resistance to stop King Ghidorah.

Out in New Mexico Dr. Thomas Light will build a bitch made house cleaning robot named Rock. And six highly dangerous "industrial" robots [like one that throws bombs named bombman] which is cousin Albert Wily will reprogram and use to take over the world. During the process wily will steal the malfunctioning Mecha Godzilla as part of his global domination plot. And that bitch made house cleaning robot will volunteer to be transformed into a much more awesome robot megaman.

Which is when AstroBoy will get pissed that Megaman ripped off his original plot, and he'll be so freakin' mad he'll destroy the world on 12-21-2012
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #33 on: 22/01/2012 09:26:03 »
I've heard lots of theories; Earth and all "our" planets are aligned with the centre of the Milky Way; we are coming to the end of an 11 year cycle when solar flares increase; the frequency of the earth is increasing and reaches the same Hz as a human upon waking...   It seems to be a time when a number of cycles come full circle simultaneously, including winter solstice.   
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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #34 on: 26/06/2012 08:52:39 »
Halfway through the year, and no sign of the return of the Nemesis star., or any comet on collision course with Earth.
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #35 on: 14/07/2012 04:15:00 »
No, but there seems to be a rapidly increasing number of entropy indicators.
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #36 on: 25/07/2012 00:15:38 »
It seems to be a time when a number of cycles come full circle simultaneously, including winter solstice.   
Most people seem to believe that the "end of the calendar" is merely the end of one cycle and the beginning of he next.  Thus, it would not be surprising to be occurring on or near the winter solstice.  And perhaps other cycles too. 

In the western culture, sometime about now is also the end of the Age of Pisces, and the beginning of the age of Aquarius.  Unfortunately it isn't well defined to a specific date.
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #37 on: 07/08/2012 22:29:43 »
Isn't that the day that the sun appears to be in the center of the galaxy (from our perspective)?

 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #38 on: 13/08/2012 15:55:54 »
It has just occurred to me -- the date we all need to fear is not that date, but the one just 100 years beyond it. By that time the whole world will have seen the sense of the Aussie convention DD/MM/YYYY, and we will all have 21/12/2112. Numerologically speakinig, the world will have a lot of trouble getting past that one!
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #39 on: 13/08/2012 16:43:23 »
Does the universe use the same time counting system we do?
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #40 on: 13/08/2012 23:39:34 »
Good point that numbers are just numbers, and really only have significance to humans.

And, we can't even agree on the significance of certain dates, for example the Russians and the Romans can't agree on which day Christmas should be observed.

The orbital period of Earth around the sun, of course, has significance to us when coupled with Earth's axial tilt.  However, even that would hardly have a lot of significance to long period comets, except for whether or not Earth gets in their way.
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #41 on: 29/11/2012 09:39:46 »
Whew, just 2 weeks left until the end of the world.
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #42 on: 30/11/2012 00:01:20 »
Whew, just 2 weeks left until the end of the world.

2 weeks? 13/12/12? That would be the ultimate joke! Imagine the headlines. "World ends one week early! Doomsayers get it wrong!"

Oh, wait...
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #43 on: 03/12/2012 16:35:43 »
You mean to tell me the world is going to end before the 25th.???

WOW!!! In that case, I'm not buying anyone any presents.

Do you think I can get a refund on the 2013 calander I bought the other day? I wondered why it was blank!
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #45 on: 17/12/2012 00:31:03 »
Ok, so I had confused 12/12/12 with 12/21/12

I keep looking out my window for a comet heading towards Earth, and all I see are clouds.

Would a comet heading towards Earth have a visible tail?

 

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« Reply #46 on: 17/12/2012 01:59:08 »
Would a comet heading towards Earth have a visible tail?

A comet would develop a tail when within the orbit of Jupiter (approx 6AU from the sun).
An asteroid wouldn't have a tail ...
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One of the most recent close calls occurred on March 23, 1989, when an asteroid 0.25-mile (0.4-kilometer) wide came within 400,000 miles (640,000 kilometers) of Earth. Surprised scientists estimated that Earth and the asteroid -- weighing 50 million tons and traveling at 46,000 miles/hour (74,000 kilometers/hour) -- had passed the same point in space just six hours apart.
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/text/asteroids.txt
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #47 on: 17/12/2012 09:57:08 »
Nothing will be happened that day u all know that every day lots of peoples are died and born so this is not the logic that, in this day world is finished so relax GOD knows better that day because he make this world and he finish it. But not now. So relax...do your work..
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #48 on: 17/12/2012 10:57:10 »
Yes....
But, if the comet is heading towards Earth.
Then our view should be head on...  the tail would generally be behind it...

So, it should appear as a single spot, perhaps blurry around the edges.

Of course, if it was visible for a month or so, then Earth would be slowly orbiting around the sun, and may initially have a partial side view.
 

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Re: What is going to happen on 21st December 2012?
« Reply #49 on: 17/12/2012 21:57:15 »
it was the aztecs not the mayans that predicted a cataclysmic end to the world age ending on the solstice. they said the world would be destroyed by earthquakes. lot's of fracking triggering earthquakes lately. Now the tibetan oracle of Sham-bala says that indeed we will have a mini apocalypse which is linked to earthquakes. he says the world won't end but we will lose 10% of the world population and people in cities will lose their minds. he says don't look out your windows cuz ghosts will appear to be everywhere and that we will have no electric power for two months.
 

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