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  Reply # 734415 18-Dec-2012 16:10 Send private message

jonherries: I/we are driving to Gisborne, does that count as the end of the world? Or is that the end of the earth?

Jon


Depends on if it's a one-way or two-way driving expedition.

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  Reply # 734460 18-Dec-2012 16:52 Send private message

I will be at work...so I think that means the end has already come, and I am in hell already.





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  Reply # 734462 18-Dec-2012 16:54 Send private message

It's the 22nd here. 21st is Mayan standard time..




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  Reply # 734476 18-Dec-2012 17:20 Send private message

Some great reading from the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) on the effect of the Mayan apocalypse on survival outcomes in clinical trials :)

http://www.cmaj.ca/content/184/18/2021.full.pdf


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  Reply # 734482 18-Dec-2012 17:45 Send private message

Not much, just waiting for the Great Prophet Zarquon as usual.




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  Reply # 734505 18-Dec-2012 18:49 Send private message

I will be in Christchurch so wont be able to tell the difference.



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  Reply # 736176 21-Dec-2012 22:20 Send private message

I've had my drink to toast the end of the world which according to some is in a few hours. Off to bed now - if I don't wake up I guess that means the world has ended.

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  Reply # 736177 21-Dec-2012 22:27 Send private message

Am relaxing with a drink of JB Devils Cut and Ginger Beer with some tunes going

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Reply # 736203 22-Dec-2012 05:51 Send private message

DrCheese:
kendo: oh 21st? I thought its like the 31st


No. You're getting the "end of the year" mixed up with the "end of the world". It's a common mistake.

David.




Best thread I have read in GZ for ages, pity I am too hungover to be witty.



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  Reply # 736206 22-Dec-2012 07:01 Send private message

The world did end, you're just clutching onto your final thoughts. Let go man!



Merry Xmas everyone haha




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  Reply # 736209 22-Dec-2012 08:12 Send private message

End of the world, again already.....
Something else I've missed.

Guess I'll just have to get over it.

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  Reply # 736210 22-Dec-2012 08:14 Send private message

So, when's the next one?

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  Reply # 736212 22-Dec-2012 08:21 Send private message

I am starting preparations for the 2/2/2020...





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  Reply # 736213 22-Dec-2012 08:32 Send private message

Last night decided to see what's on Igloo and surfing The National Geographic channel I spent 30 minutes of my life watching a program about preppers.

First was this 15 and 14 old boys who were recruiting a third member of their "survival" team. The test was to find shelter for the night and make fire. Hmmm. Fail in both.

Then this guy who gets his family (wife and five kids, why do they always reproduce in volumes) who trains every month for an outbreak of smallpox, dispatched to Utah by Al Qaeda (why are all these crazy folks in Utah? I mean the preppers, not Al Qaeda).

The wife says she doesn't believe much but "entertain" her husband. He gets everyone in the lounge, load food into a semi-trailer truck, a portable chicken coop with his chicken, thirteen guns including assault rifle and he wants to be out of the house before the Army and National Guard block the roads leaving out of Salt Lake City. He will drive to the mountains.

For this program he asked friends to do a mock stop on the way out, pretending to be Army soldiers to give it a more realistic scenario.

Depressing seeing how people can be stupid.






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  Reply # 736217 22-Dec-2012 08:39 Send private message

Woo Hoo I survived the end of the world and got a badge for my surviving skills - Thanks Mauricio and congrats to all other lucky survivors.

Well if the world didn't end we can at least all believe that we have entered a "New Age" as we enjoy Christmas!

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