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« on: 15/06/2007 10:06:00 »
Ragnarok is the Norse Apocalypse where the seas a re supposed to boil and the dead sail forth from Hel etc
The problem is that the ship that the dead are building in preparation for Ragnarok is made entirely from their own fingernails and toenails.....we all know what happens to our fingernails and toenail when we are in a nice warm bath.... they get soft and bendy!
so this great ship will sail out for ragnarok in the boiling seas of the end of the world......... and promptly flop. perhaps this is why it has not happened yet.


 

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« Reply #1 on: 15/06/2007 11:09:48 »
I don't get it!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 15/06/2007 11:21:32 »
perhaps this is why it has not happened yet.

I can't think of any other reason.........
 

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« Reply #3 on: 15/06/2007 20:48:32 »
How are they planning to get the boat across bifrost?  ???
 

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« Reply #4 on: 15/06/2007 21:15:53 »
you Hel really did not think it through very carefully
 

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« Reply #5 on: 15/06/2007 21:56:43 »
Are any of us female?
 

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« Reply #6 on: 18/06/2007 01:22:03 »
Raliel:
"and promptly flop. perhaps this is why it has not happened yet."

Most probably because no date is given, maybe the toe/fingernails could be painted or resined onto the hull of said boat making her watertight.

Maybe you just have to be there.


 

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« Reply #7 on: 18/06/2007 16:12:43 »
Maybe it's just a Loki-al problem. We should all be on our Jormansgard!  :D
 

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« Reply #8 on: 18/06/2007 16:50:59 »
Ragnarok is the Norse Apocalypse where the seas a re supposed to boil and the dead sail forth from Hel etc
The problem is that the ship that the dead are building in preparation for Ragnarok is made entirely from their own fingernails and toenails.....we all know what happens to our fingernails and toenail when we are in a nice warm bath.... they get soft and bendy!
so this great ship will sail out for ragnarok in the boiling seas of the end of the world......... and promptly flop. perhaps this is why it has not happened yet.

Sod the toe and finger nail ships. The wolves will be eating the moon ect!
 

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« Reply #9 on: 18/06/2007 16:57:07 »
Ragnarok is the Norse Apocalypse where the seas a re supposed to boil and the dead sail forth from Hel etc
The problem is that the ship that the dead are building in preparation for Ragnarok is made entirely from their own fingernails and toenails.....we all know what happens to our fingernails and toenail when we are in a nice warm bath.... they get soft and bendy!
so this great ship will sail out for ragnarok in the boiling seas of the end of the world......... and promptly flop. perhaps this is why it has not happened yet.

Sod the toe and finger nail ships. The wolves will be eating the moon ect!

I thought there was only 1 woolif - Fenrir.
 

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« Reply #10 on: 18/06/2007 17:16:58 »
Ragnarok is the Norse Apocalypse where the seas a re supposed to boil and the dead sail forth from Hel etc
The problem is that the ship that the dead are building in preparation for Ragnarok is made entirely from their own fingernails and toenails.....we all know what happens to our fingernails and toenail when we are in a nice warm bath.... they get soft and bendy!
so this great ship will sail out for ragnarok in the boiling seas of the end of the world......... and promptly flop. perhaps this is why it has not happened yet.

Sod the toe and finger nail ships. The wolves will be eating the moon ect!

I thought there was only 1 woolif - Fenrir.

no one chasses the moon the other the sun, two cubs isnt it! and the parent!

Ragnarök will be preceded by the Fimbulwinter, the winter of winters. Three successive winters will follow each other with no summer in between. As a result, conflicts and feuds will break out, and all morality will disappear.

The wolf Skoll and his brother Hati will finally devour Sol (the Sun) and her brother Mani (the Moon) respectively, after a perpetual chase. The stars will vanish from the sky, plunging the earth into darkness.

The earth will shudder, so violently that trees will be uprooted, and mountains will fall, and every bond and fetter will snap and sever, freeing Loki, the God of Mischief, and his ferocious son Fenrir. This terrible wolf's slavering mouth will gape wide open, so wide that his lower jaw scrapes against the ground and his upper jaw presses against the sky. He will gape even more widely if there is room. Flames will dance in his eye and leap from his nostrils.

 
Faroese stamp depicting the beginning of RagnarökEggther, watchman of the Jotuns, will sit on his grave mound and strum his harp, smiling grimly. The red cock Fjalar will crow to the giants and the golden cock Gullinkambi will crow to the Gods. A third cock,[3] rust red, will raise the dead in Hel.

Jörmungandr, the Midgard serpent, and Loki's other monstrous offspring will rise from the deep ocean bed to proceed towards the land, twisting and writhing in fury on their way, causing the seas to rear up and lash against the land. With every breath, the serpent will spew venom, staining the earth and the sky in poison.

From the east, the army of Jotuns, led by Hrym, will leave their home in Jotunheim towards the battlefield of Vigrid (Óskópnir).
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« Reply #11 on: 18/06/2007 17:37:57 »
oops, you're right. I regret it has been years since I studied Norse mythology  [:I]
 

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« Reply #12 on: 18/06/2007 21:49:44 »
Its after that they come on finger nail boats, Raleil sould´nt of said anything, there probably fixing the problem as we type..lol
 

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« Reply #13 on: 19/09/2007 20:47:12 »
well if you made a large enough boat out of fingernails, then the water would not get to some of the fingernails for a very long time, but it would also take, a very long time to build, and how long has it been scince this prediction was made? OH NO! a very long time!
ragnarok is apon us! run!
 

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