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When did you realize the world was doomed?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by jtmac, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. jtmac

    jtmac Señor Member

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    The world's on its way, whistling along for the handbasket ride... but it took me a while to realize it.

    That moment came to me with crystalline clarity one day. A few folk may remember when I posted about attending my friend's Big Fat Geek Wedding. Held at a comic convention. In costume. Believe it or not, it wasn't then that I realized it.

    No, that time came afterward, when I left the home-based reception. To announce that I was departing, I stood up and said aloud, tongue firmly in cheek, "Well, I have to go home and blog this."

    And then the moment came as I realized that no one thought I was being sarcastic. Even I, as some one who believes in the world-changing power of blogs and has fallen so far as to "tweet" via phone, knew that was a sign of our inevitable doom.

    When did you realize?
     
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    mechanica Texazonan.

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    Goldendog Redux Shut your mouth

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    AZ DBLTRBL Out Of Order CLM

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    That was going to be my answer. That or november 2008.
     
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    MtBaldy Obie Wan, RIP

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    When I realized the sun will go nova and the earth will be INSIDE the remaining red giant star.

    Or did you mean humanity?
     
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    freespirit34 BMFTSY

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    Several years ago it struck me ... The best rapper is white and the best golfer is black. That is when I knew the apocalypse was upon us. End of days my friends, end of days.
     
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    eisman ARGH! CLM

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    The Earth is not doomed. Mankind will evolve itself out of existance.



    So what?
     
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    When I read the title of this thread. Thanks for bringing it to my attention. :supergrin:
     
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    When I saw on TV protesters picket signs "Save the Whales" and "free choice" in the same cardboard sign. Sure, save the animals, but kill the babies!:crying:
     
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    I don't believe the world is doomed.
     
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