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Old 11-21-2012, 02:51 PM
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Still trying to decide if its worth buying the wife a christmas present as i do hate shopping and if its all over on 21st then what a waste of good summer riding time for me.
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Old 11-21-2012, 03:15 PM
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when the bad guys are near empty the magazine
when it comes to my wife...empty the wallet
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Old 11-21-2012, 04:16 PM
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My wife empties my wallet as I always a have couple of notes in reserve and when she wants cash for the odd thing i get "honey have you got any spare cash" I never seem to use that reserve cash for me haha and go and get more cash out and tuck it away in zip part and we then get deja vu.
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Old 11-21-2012, 09:27 PM
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Do you ever wonder how everything started existing in the first place? Isn't it amazing that anything started existing, from absolutely nothing at all? It really blows my mind to think that we're even here to think about it... Go back to a time when there was absolutely nothing at all, which would make sense, because how could anything just be? Then, how can existence start if there's nothing to even consider starting to create? It trully blows my mind. How amazing is it that there is anything at all! How the hell could it all have started, and how is it that there can be any existence at all??
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Also, I think the physical world may not be as real as it may seem. It's all about perceptions... Time and space are just concepts that don't entirely make concrete sense.

For you to get from where you sit to all the way across the room, you have to walk half way across the room before you can then walk up to the wall. You can't get there in one shot. So now at half way across, you still have to go half of the distance left before you can reach the wall. Then at that point, you still have to go half of the distance that is left, before making it to the wall. There is always one half of the remaning distance left to cover, as small as the remaining distance may be, you always have to do half of the distance left before you can go the second half left... You can therefore NEVER get to your destination. It can only appear that you did, as perceived.
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Old 11-21-2012, 09:45 PM
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I would go with not drinking as much of that moonshine!
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Old 11-22-2012, 07:57 PM
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I completely disagree!

We live in a fascinating time, and if you don't wonder about these thing what fun is it!

I'm with invader on this one! And I don't drink.
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Old 11-25-2012, 06:30 AM
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26 days to the end! Or we should say a new begining!

Happy Holidays!
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Old 11-28-2012, 01:17 AM
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I would go with not drinking as much of that moonshine!
Hey! Variety is the spice of life! Its ok to talk about other topics! Thats why they have "off topic".

23 days left!!
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:28 PM
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We have 20 days left!

The only thing to report is some ads talking about what products will be sold out, and why you should buy some now.

Other then that all news is fiscal cliff! 26,000 Years in the making! We get to live it!
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:52 PM
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Please feel free to add me to your will!

I realize that the world will end, but it would be the right thing to do.

I am sorry to harsh your buzz, but I do not think that anything will change on 21 December 2012 (other than there will be a solstice and the cycle around the Sun will begin again - so to speak). This is why I liken it to talking about what kind of oil to put into your Versys (or how to break in your Versys, or when to check your valves on your Versys, or whether stainless brake lines change the feel of your Versys' brakes, or.....)
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:52 PM
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Not sure if you read first post at start of thread.

But anyway, you can harsh my buzz anytime! LOL

I just think its cool we are living through this time period.

It could be just another day to change oil?

Y2K was one of the biggest busts so far!
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Old 12-01-2012, 12:12 AM
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I read the first post. I also noted Costco's sales of "survival food." I thought that Costco was responding more to the impending doom from the "financial catastrophe" than from the impending end of the world implied by the Mayans.

I am happy to accept that there will one day be an "end of the world," I just don't think that the Mayans are the ones to predict it. Maybe it will be on 25 December 2013???
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:21 AM
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Ok Team, since I will probably be one of the first to see the 21st of dec in and out, will try to be up at midnight to keep you posted on my final doom and report what is happening in real time.
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This discussion made me think back to the time when people were wondering if the LHC would create a little black hole that would consume the earth. I really liked this video of a couple of cameras operating at the LHC.

http://www.cyriak.co.uk/lhc/lhc-webcams.html

I hope that everyone has a wonderful solstice and that humanity wakes up with some more Christmas spirit for lack of better words.

I wonder if the Mayans lived in the southern hemisphere would this impending "end" occur in June?
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Old 12-01-2012, 02:11 PM
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I wonder if the Mayans lived in the southern hemisphere would this impending "end" occur in June?
We had our winter Solice 21st of june 2012 so maybe only the northern hemisphere ends?
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:37 PM
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Ok Team, since I will probably be one of the first to see the 21st of dec in and out, will try to be up at midnight to keep you posted on my final doom and report what is happening in real time.
It's at 11:11 am GMT, so it's simultaneous all over the world.
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It's at 11:11 am GMT, so it's simultaneous all over the world.
Now I really need to take exception to this. While the solstice can be timed very accurately and presumably it is the solstice that led the Mayans to end a unit of time on their calendar on this particular day, I cannot believe that the Mayans knew the hour and the minute of the solstice. It is the end of their calendar that people use to imply some sort of impending doom, not the solstice.

So if it is orbital mechanics we are talking about, then something occurs precisely at 11:11. If it is the end of the world, then I am not sure that the Mayans had that kind of precision. Then again, I could be wrong.
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The Mayan had the date right... We are now able to determine what time it's at.

Forget about impending doom or the end of the world. The Mayan never made such claims.

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Now I've got that REM song stuck in my head. Is the end of the world as we know it... And I feel fine.


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Now I've got that REM song stuck in my head.
Jelly beans, boom! (Perhaps this should become a mantra for the place where I live.)
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