Blame it on global warming.
Well the Aztec's did predict the end on the 21st
Your right Mike. My brain ended before the world did!
They didn't directly predict the end of the world. Just didn't renew one of their calanders (they had three) after it's current time period. For them everything happened in renewable cycles. Maybe they foresaw their own demise.
"And now for the weather in your neck of the woods."
Does this mean there won't be any weather at all on Saturday?
Basically, as I understand it, Mayans will no longer know what day it is after Friday....
Where can I buy enough asbestos to wrap up my entire Model T? I will through the family in it. BTW Why did the Mayans disappear 1000 years before the end of their calendar?
Nobody has yet been right when they predicted the end. I would doubt the Mayans too. It will end when God determines, and not a day sooner.
The world will end when God says so. Society is up to man.
Guatemalan Mayan Rigoberta Manchu, Nobel Laureate(Peace) says this is not the end.
Fun Wx report, anyhow.
The world will end long after the living beings are gone. It'll still be "third rock from the sun". Unless it blows itself up on it's own. But then who's to say a couple of cells won't get together in the dirt and a little impulse of electricity will give them life and the whole evolution thing will start again. And after a couple million years Bam we've got Model T's again.
i think the Aztecs predicted their end own but their king disliked this so he had the prophets killed but the Spaniards came anyway, Just as described.
Actually the Mayans predicted the end of this "age," not the end of the world. It just happens that the term they used for age was "world." So they predicted the end of this "world/age," and the dawn of a new age. Man will have something drastic happen that causes the dawn of a new age or some yadayada twaddle like that. On the 21st i'm enjoying a nice evening at home and with my girl friend laughing at the nutters going crazy On a darker note I will have the firearms loaded: someone's been trespassing on out property for a month now, our mail box has been bashed twice, and last week someone SHOT the rock wall under it with a gun. I'll just be on the safe side: days like that seem to bring all the crazies out of the wood work.
Be careful, Matthew.
And what phase is the moon going to be in?
A guy that I have known for about 35 years was sure the world was going to come to an end in 1982, as I recall. That was when the planets all lined up or something. At that time, we both worked at the same place. We both went to work that day, worked all day, and at quitting time, we went home. I never heard him say anything about the world coming to an end after that. If it's going to happen, it will. There's nothing that we can do to change that. I don't worry about it, there are way too many things to worry about than that. JMHO. Dave
Well here's some good news...
Well if it hails Oreo cookies and rains milk it may turn out to be a good day after all!
History may show someday that the Mayan were actually predicting the end of the Twinkie as we know it. If that proves true then they were very close on the date...
Lets hope Oreo's don't go the way of twinkies :<(
Sorry, Don; you got it wrong this time. That's the Aztec calendar, not Mayan. I've had this one about 35 years, and it's hanging in my office where I use it several times a day.
The symbol at the top was the late Mexicana Airlines logo. I bought it out of their infright catalog.
I have more experience with Oreo's..I admit.
Being the kind of schmuck who thinks two fat men slipping on a banana peel is funnier than one fat man doing the same thing, I go along with Henry Petrino and his question about Saturday's projected weather report: Is there no weather that day? Funny as Friday's forecast is, I find Saturday's even funnier because of its unspoken subtlety - there ain't gonna BE no Saturday! And the weather forecast casually takes this into account by not showing any weather at all on that day. This beautifully understated humor is considerably funnier to me than all of hell's comets and flashes of eternity that go off on Friday. But then again, three fat men slipping on a banana peel is even funnier to me than two fat men. I think I need professional counseling.
My hat's off to the person who came up with this timely weather "forecast". Now THAT'S a most welcome funny diversion amid a week of very unfunny things happening in this world, most specifically in our corner of it. Maybe the end of the world isn't such a bad idea after all? Wipe the slate clean and let's start over again. It certainly couldn't end up any worse than it already is...
Never think that it "couldn't end up any worse than it already is..." I fear things will get a lot worse in the next few decades.
On that cheery note;
Drive carefully, and enjoy the holidays! W2
Cheer up, things could get worse.
I cheered up, sure enough, things got worse.
So if you believe that weather report you will have to put anti-freeze in your T to get you through thursday.
I must admit, that is a very cleaver weather picture.
Isn't the blood supposed to run as deep as the horses neck or something? And is that GMT and right at the stroke of midnight? Or is that going to happen at 11:59 PM December 21st? Because if it's going to happen at 11:59 I plan on going to the dance at the Legion starting at 7:00 PM. Actually there's a happy hour, then dinner before the dance.
What time is the winter solstice in Yucatan?
Yeah, and is this whole deal only supposed to happen in South America, Central America? Maybe the Southeastern Hemisphere oh wait that doesn't work that way.
On the 21st there will be 100% chance of weather followed by dark and then light this should continue for the next 4-6 billion years. Then it will be really bright.
Studies have shown that the same people who think the world is going to end on the 21st also believe in UFOs, ghosts and affirmative action.
Danial - V,
All the snow will be gone here and I can take the T out on Saturday! :>)
Did I miss something?
Yep. Me too. I was busy, and missed the whole thing.
I wonder what the doomsday preper's are going to use now to predict the end. I guess I will have to watch the Discovery channel for the next installment of fear mongering.
I worked in communications contracting including cable TV for over 25 years. I remember when channels like Discovery and History were actually educational and entertaining. I also remember when HBO showed movies, not made for HBO series television.
Worst apocalypse ever.
OK, now it's kinda funny
They were holding the calender upside down. The end of the world is really in 5015! I am not the only dislexic poaster here.
See my post earlier, same thing all over again. Dave
Did anybody see the Jello Pudding commercial where the guys made an offering/sacrifice of Jello Pudding to the Mayan gods? Then they say they think that will appease them and the world won't come to an end. Guess we owe it all the Jello Pudding.
All hail the great pudding Gods.
Well I must have made it thru.I am still hurting and aint got no wings and my feet aint burning!
Do have a bad case of gas though.
I've got a sore throat. You don't suppose the Mayans forgot to tell us it was going to be a strep throat pandemic. And I've developed a cough too. Time for some hot lemon.
As my grandson would say, TMI!
I've had that for 3 weeks. Finally getting over it.
It has gotten to the point that you just can't believe nut'n !! Exception would be Mack's pressure relief valve...
I wish that big round thing that everybody has been calling the Mayan Calender, would get it right, it's an Aztec artifact, not Mayan!
I've been trying to educate them, Martin; I've been trying. See my post above.