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(MSNBC)   "The Maya long count system is like a car odometer. My first car (odometer) only had six wheels so it went up to 99,999.9 miles. That didn't mean the car would explode after reaching 100,000 miles." BUT IT STILL MIGHT   ( msnbc.msn.com) divider line
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2012-10-01 09:51:25 AM  
3 votes:
See, Earth is kind of like the Ford Pinto of the solar system...
2012-10-01 04:52:56 PM  
1 vote:

Teknowaffle: Of Course, if Rmoney wins, it is a sign of the second coming of our lord and savory Jesus H Christ

Mmm... sacrilicious....
2012-10-01 03:35:33 PM  
1 vote:

GAT_00: ArcadianRefugee: Never understood the "omg calendar ends!" thing. Ours ends every 12 months and we don't have a problem.

The end of a baktun is a bit more of a thing than just one cycle around the sun, but yeah, it really doesn't have meaning. Nowhere in Mayan theories does it say the world ends when a baktun does.

Yeah, it is more like what happens after December 31, 9999.
2012-10-01 12:39:47 PM  
1 vote:
Yeah, let's base our expectations on an extinct society that sacrificed humans to appease their gods.
2012-10-01 11:24:50 AM  
1 vote:

wxboy: Is this car assembled by Michael Bay?

What a car built by Michael Bay might look like.
2012-10-01 11:00:17 AM  
1 vote:
There was only so much room on the rock, for cryin' out loud

/last inscription translates as "continued on next rock"
2012-10-01 10:54:11 AM  
1 vote:
Is this car assembled by Michael Bay?
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