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Old 08-16-2012, 08:46 PM   #11
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Thanks for the heads up hoot mate.I've cancelled the news papers and milk deliveries.
Actually, I don't think that'll be necessary unless the Mayans put in an exemption for cows and reporters.
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:52 PM   #12
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I can't remember what show I saw it on (I think it was Wife Swap), but it showed a "survivalist" family that fully believes this will happen. They have prepared a shelter so that they can survive it, but the way they are going about it is so wrong. They have been buying cars, furniture, major appliances, etc. on the "don't pay until 2013 (2014, 2015, etc.)" plans because they don't expect those companies to be around after December. I think the wife who swapped managed to talk a little sense into them (she invited experts on the Mayan calendar to talk to them), but can you imagine putting yourself at such financial risk like that? Sheesh. Plus, they kept a countdown on a bulletin board, which didn't exactly make their kids feel very confident.

As for me, just for fun I joined a Facebook "event" called "The day after 12-21-2012."

Other than that, no big plans. Just wake up and praise God for another day, just like every day.
Major appliances? That run on electricity? Did they buy generators? Are they stocking up on gasoline/diesel?

I guess they don't know that the new calendar starts the next day.
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Winter Solstice, this year, is on 21 December at 11h12 UT (same as Greenwich time), so 16h12 here.

It will be a Friday, so this year's Winter Solstice supper party will be on the solstice. Maybe we will steal Hoot's idea and make it a two day event.
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Other than that, no big plans. Just wake up and praise God for another day, just like every day.

Amen sister!
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i plan on a vacation with the family in the yucatan.

it's gonna be empty, so i should get a good deal.
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Old 08-16-2012, 11:42 PM   #17
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Major appliances? That run on electricity? Did they buy generators? Are they stocking up on gasoline/diesel?

I guess they don't know that the new calendar starts the next day.
So why did all the calendars cost the same as last years???

Nope, my Page-A-Day goes to the end of the year.
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