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    No amount if engineering can prevent this mistake

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    We came pretty close a couple of years ago when a Gamma-Ray Burst (GRB) from Magnetar SGR 1806-20 (a neutron star), barely missed us in astronomical terms threatening to strip away our ozone layer on the 27th of December 2004. A direct hit would have meant complete annihilation, a mass extinction event of almost every single species including microorganisms here and the destruction of Earth herself.

    Near-Earth Asteroid (NEA) 99942 Apophis also discovered in 2004 has a potential to impact us on the 13th of April 2036.



    Good news is that we are nowhere near where it may struck, but it may not really matter when close to a gigaton of TNT worth of explosive energy is release. Estimated casualties could be in the tens of millions.
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    The Mayans can't even predict their own extinction, how dare they predict mine Their oracle became a laughing stock now lol...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Kahuna View Post
    The Mayans can't even predict their own extinction, how dare they predict mine Their oracle became a laughing stock now lol...
    They never had any oracle that said the 21st would be the end of the world. Blame the Americans for their fearmongering and gullability.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rashkae View Post
    They never had any oracle that said the 21st would be the end of the world. Blame the Americans for their fearmongering and gullability.

    But you must admit... make selling books and movies easy... while some people panic... some are laughing all the way to the bank...

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    The archaeologists did not spot the small engraving (ancient small print) on the side of the stone calendar:
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    Now books will be written and documentaries made on why the Mayans predicted the end of world incorrectly, what went wrong?

    Lots of commercial value before and after.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ManWearPants View Post
    Now books will be written and documentaries made on why the Mayans predicted the end of world incorrectly, what went wrong?

    Lots of commercial value before and after.

    Hahaha... earn money both direction... most masterful plan

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    Quote Originally Posted by ArchRival View Post
    It's an honest mistake, lets move on.
    Quote Originally Posted by allenleonhart View Post
    it was an honest mistake... and an honorable one
    Quote Originally Posted by dreaming View Post
    No amount if engineering can prevent this mistake
    "... This should have happened. I am sorry that it hasn't..."

    "... And if we didnít quite get it right, Iím sorry, but we will try and do better the next time..."

    "... Well, weíre sorry we didnít get it exactly right, but I hope youíll understand and bear with us..."

    Those seems to work very well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fudgecakes View Post
    "it's the FTs!"
    Don't anyhow say the forbidden word here, later some people start throwing out the racist and xenophobic card.
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    its a 1 in a mayan calander accident. will not happen again. promise. like the floods. 1 in 50 years. heard sterling road there can sampan yesterday right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nightwolf75
    the asteroid/comet heading our way was using iOS6 Maps...
    Hahaha!! That is the funniest!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by 9V-Orion Images
    Don't anyhow say the forbidden word here, later some people start throwing out the racist and xenophobic card.
    Oops. Sorreh :P
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