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Fraser
2012-Oct-22, 08:50 PM
The whole “December 21st, 2012 Doomsday” hype had pretty much fallen off my radar. I hadn’t received an email from a concerned or fearful person for months and no one had alerted me to any new breathlessly hyped end-of-the-word videos for quite some time. Optimistically, I began to think that the Mayan-Prophecy-Pole-Shift-Nibiru (et. al) nonsense [...]

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Noclevername
2012-Oct-22, 09:16 PM
I've actually seen a TV commercial based on this myth. The ad claimed that Ancient Myans "predicted" that gravity would fail on Dec. 22.

I cannot remember at all what the ad was for, so it failed as an advertisement.

redshifter
2012-Oct-23, 06:38 PM
I've actually seen a TV commercial based on this myth. The ad claimed that Ancient Myans "predicted" that gravity would fail on Dec. 22.

I cannot remember at all what the ad was for, so it failed as an advertisement.

So you failed to understand the gravity of the situation...

Noclevername
2012-Oct-24, 06:48 PM
So you failed to understand the gravity of the situation...

:rimshot: