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The End: A journey through America's doomsday obsession

Discussion in 'Science & Technology' started by lyndonguitar, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. lyndonguitar

    lyndonguitar I play games

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    Isn't it kind of a coincidence that it's on a Friday? I mean, that way people can take off work and party and not care about Saturday. Ah, there should be plenty of regretful decisions made and I hope to get in on some!
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    The people who think the world is going to end on Friday are retards.

    And even if it does end, WTF are you going to do about it?
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  4. lyndonguitar

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    I don't believe it myself, but its still an interesting topic to discuss about.
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    Aquinus Resident Wat-man

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    Not that I think the world is going to end, but I do think you need to tone it down a bit. There is no need to insult people who are superstitious, regardless of how absurd you think it is.
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    Personally there's nothing wrong with a "WTF" imo as it is a valid point. There's nothing any individual can do about it, so to worry is a moot point. it can be discussed as i do find it intriguing to hear people's ideas.
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    Dude, I think it's interesting as well. I even started a different thread about.

    It's interesting to me that people believe it. Are these the same people that believe in unicorns and dragons?

    If I think it's retarded then that's my opinion. IF I try and stopped them from doing it then I can understand if you had a problem.

    For example, I think golf is stupid. Chasing a ball around a huge field and trying to put it into a small hole is not my idea of fun. If you like it though, knock yourself out!

    I really wouldn't call this a superstition.

    Right. If it's the end of the world, It's not like you can stock up on batteries, water and food.....:roll:
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    Oh, the world is definitely gonna end. Just keep injecting those drugs, lol.
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    No no no, that isn't what you said. You said that the people who believe it are retarded, not that that what they believe is retarded and that is what is inappropriate. You can say WTF as long as you like, but labeling people isn't going to help make your point across without potentially pissing someone off, and that is why I mentioned it.

    You could do all the things you wanted to do before the world ended. It isn't all about getting ready to try and survive it, but rather being prepared to be able to watch your impending doom come right before your eyes.
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    probably be the highlight of everyone's life, i'll be watching tomorrow, on my porch with a smoke, beer, and pancakes with peanut butter
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    People who live in fear are easily controlled/manipulated.

    Keep buying those supplies :D
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    Almost here! Doomsday means a better life for many of us.
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    I think he was trying to say that what they believe is retarded. And, by extension, saying that says something disparaging about the analytical ability of said people; it's unavoidable. Either way, people who believe such things are not thinking as clearly and as rationally as they could be, regardless of whether they appear to be.
    'Retarded' is a bit harsh, but then, this isn't a diplomatic forum.
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    Considering it's already 12/21 in some countries I think it's safe to say the world is not ending.
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    No it has to be GMT.... it's the only "True" time..... anyone thought that those predicting this had a completely different calender and concept of time? Ohhhh and at least there is a one in seven chance that it will be a Friday..... whenever it is, personally I prefer it to be a Monday, at least we get beer at the weekend without having to get up for work :)
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    Way to bring logic into our end of the world talk dude. you ruined everything :(
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    "The survivors who wanna prosper and be free again are gonna have to rebuild again"

    This is very clear from the video, maybe the most important sentence.
    The guys on the video are all payed with good money to say these words.
    I will never believe that the planet Earth will be destroyed, even though by physics there will be one day.
    "The end of the world" is very relative and taunting. Which world? The world is not planet Earth.

    Unfortunately, there are fools who truly believe this stuff, but if you are a survivor,
    didn't get attracted your attention by TV, aliens and other commercial stuff like the 5 steps, you will have to re-build again.

    If everyone knows something from all over the world, it is a fake. If you are a survivor, you will understand.
    If not, you are one of them, one of which they taunt with (Like Resident Evil zombies, they have created)

    Also, you cannot be my friend, not because i don't want you to, but because zombies INFECT!!!

    So, no thanks, it is fake stuff and here it is already 21-12-2012
    (some simple math 2+1 1+2 2+0+1+2 = 3 + 3 + 5 = 6 + 5 = 11...... yeah i know that film)

    This though might be an epoch of a more severe world, as a meaning
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    New Egg better deliver before the 21st or I will be pissed.
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    Anybidy die yet? :rolleyes:
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    Umm lets see

    Yep looks like I'm still here XD

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