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End of the world...
« on: 13:34, 21 December 12 »
According to the BBC,11:11 UK time was the end of the world.
I'm still here, so for everyone else who is:

Happy New B'ak'tun!


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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #1 on: 13:53, 21 December 12 »
... as we know it, and i feel fiiiiiine!  :P
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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #2 on: 13:53, 21 December 12 »
Yeah, it sort of took the whole fun out of it. Where's the earth destroying asteroids they promised us? The apocalypse isn't as exciting as I expected.

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #3 on: 14:07, 21 December 12 »
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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #4 on: 14:57, 21 December 12 »

It's still due ..

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #5 on: 16:06, 21 December 12 »
Perhaps someone is motivated to translate it to English:

When you put your ear on a hot stove, you can smell how stupid you are ...

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #6 on: 16:12, 21 December 12 »
They had better hurry up and translate it, because at midnight (German local time) the world will be ended.

Fireworks and a football match! Nice.

I missed two songs, or "Hymns of the end of the World", "goodbye my small ?? ".

Apocalypse Brunch... nice touch  :laugh:

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #7 on: 17:03, 21 December 12 »
Doomsday 21:12:12
Preliminary schedule:

05:00 wake of the global population by bells and sirens
06:00 Arrival of the Mayas
07:00 arrival of extraterrestrials
08:00 Arrival of the Presidents of the G8 countries
09:00 Arrival of all saints, martyrs, etc.
10:00 Hymn to the end of the world: "Highway to Hell" and "Good-bye, my little guardsman"
10:30 Greeting by the pope
11:45 Apokalypse Brunch
13:00 UN General Assembly at the end of the world
15:00 minute of silence
15:05 beginning of the public ceremony
17:00 Buffet opening
18:00 Departure of the Maya
19:00 Fireworks and football match Brazil vs World selection
21:00 Departure of all Archangels and Angels
22:00 End of the ceremony - After Hour (Open Bar) FREE BEER
23:30 allocation of free 3D glasses
24:00 WORLD DOWNFALL (Incl. "The Final Countdown")
- After doomsday aftershow party -
It is asked for punctual attendance!
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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #9 on: 21:28, 21 December 12 »
Hold the phone a second there, if you're going the MegaDave route, shouldn't Dawn Patrol be more fitting? ;)
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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #11 on: 18:17, 22 December 12 »
Hey guys, you didn't have to worry.
 
Why do you think I'm in Mexico?  ;D  Just making sure our beloved CPCWiki doesn't go away, hehe...  :P

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #12 on: 19:38, 22 December 12 »
Damn. So I spent all that money to send the wiki db+data on a satellite for nothing? I HAVE NO HOUSE NOW, DAMN GEEKS OF THE MULTIVERSE!

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #13 on: 19:41, 22 December 12 »
Don't worry, I built the satellite out of old C64s, it will fall back to earth in a few days :) But it may be completely brown when it returns.

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #14 on: 19:42, 22 December 12 »
So you're telling me that I gave all my money to put the HDD on a satellite with no life expectancy at all. Thanks

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #15 on: 19:48, 22 December 12 »
After buying all the solid fuel for the boosters, you're lucky it didn't end up being controlled by a Spectrum. Spectrum satellites smash into the nearest rainbow, know as "catastrophic colour clash" in the satellite launching business.

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #16 on: 19:51, 22 December 12 »
The really bad news is, I took out a really huge loan to fund the endeavour. I figured, what the heck, never going to buy that Chase HQ II cart now the world is ending, better take a 1000-year loan for something more realistic...

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #17 on: 20:05, 22 December 12 »
Ah, spoken like a true Greek :D
(Sorry, couldn't resist that one :) )

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #18 on: 20:12, 22 December 12 »
Touché.

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #19 on: 22:18, 22 December 12 »
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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #20 on: 22:20, 22 December 12 »
I'm dead anyway.  :D

At least one of us had luck  :laugh:
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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #21 on: 22:25, 22 December 12 »
At least one of us had luck  :laugh:


Yep I'd advise to stay on the upward rise of the planet, people are still dropping off down here  :D 
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Re: It was meant to be an update of the world, not the end of it!
« Reply #22 on: 12:50, 23 December 12 »
Turns out the Mayan calendar was actually counting down the roll-out project for a new, upgraded Earth;

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FROM: The I.T. Department
SUBJECT: The Earth v2.0 Roll-Out Project final checks.

Dear all,

Thanks muchly for all of your hard work over the past 10 millenia, but we are gradually moving the Earth v2.0 project to its conclusion.

Bar a couple of .dll issues with our new Windows8 machines, we believe we can go ahead and update the world to v2.0 on Friday 21st December 2012 as originally planned by our Mayan benefactors.

So, here's to a Brave New World, people. See you all on the other side.

Regards,
The IT Department, GODs of technology!

And then they had to send another one after the event didn't quite go to plan!

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FROM: The I.T. Department
SUBJECT: Re: The Earth v2.0 Roll-Out Project final checks.

Sorry guys, one of the Windows 8 machine crashed this morning, taking the whole project with it! Backups included, I'm afraid. We will have to postpone the Earth v2.0 update to some point in the future once we've had time to recover as much data as we can from the fried HDs.

Blame Microsoft for this, not us! ;-)

Regards,
The IT Department, GODs of technology!

Oh well, maybe next time, huh?

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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #23 on: 13:08, 23 December 12 »
Only familiar with the Unix/Linux 2032 Bug.  8)
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Re: End of the world...
« Reply #24 on: 12:33, 27 March 13 »
Re: Nostradamus - wasn't the 9 Circles referring to the alignment of the Planets? We came close in 2000, but that was only 6 planets, guess we'll just have to find out what happens when 9 are aligned (if we're still around  :D ), who knows it might just be the cycle will start all over again without consequence.  :D
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