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    Though my ancient civilisations mole tells me midnight is in about 4 more hours in Mayan land. So consider this in b4 world ends.
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    I wonder where this myth started. Considering it's not actually a Mayan prophecy of any kind, who just randomly made it up one day? And then it somehow caught on even though all the living Mayans deny it? It's weird. Similar to the planet X type idiocy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by silentstriker View Post
    I wonder where this myth started. Considering it's not actually a Mayan prophecy of any kind, who just randomly made it up one day? And then it somehow caught on even though all the living Mayans deny it? It's weird. Similar to the planet X type idiocy.
    I don't care enough to investigate the truth to this, but I think today is the date their calendar ends.

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    it's when their calendar cycle ends. and then a new one starts


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    Quote Originally Posted by Monk View Post
    I don't care enough to investigate the truth to this, but I think today is the date their calendar ends.
    Yea, it's the long count calendar. But it's sort of like after December, you have January again. The calendar just recycles, the mayans never thought or claimed it meant the end of the world (not that it would have mattered if they had).

    But apparently some people inferred that's what it meant - which is what I'm wondering. Who started it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by silentstriker View Post
    Yea, it's the long count calendar. But it's sort of like after December, you have January again. The calendar just recycles, the mayans never thought or claimed it meant the end of the world (not that it would have mattered if they had).

    But apparently some people inferred that's what it meant - which is what I'm wondering. Who started it?
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    it's the History Channel who should be tasting it tbh
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    Quote Originally Posted by silentstriker View Post
    I wonder where this myth started. Considering it's not actually a Mayan prophecy of any kind, who just randomly made it up one day? And then it somehow caught on even though all the living Mayans deny it? It's weird. Similar to the planet X type idiocy.
    Mayan calander ends, no-one preordered the new one. Basic procurement error causing the alleged end of the world. Happens to any mid sized business.
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