What are your first thoughts when you hear "Dec. 20, 2012"?

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  1. The Dirt Farmer profile image93
    The Dirt Farmerposted 12 years ago

    What are your first thoughts when you hear "Dec. 20, 2012"?

    Just wondering what people know and are thinking about regarding the Mayan calendar and the "stargate"--the upcoming alignment of the stars on Dec 20.

  2. saanj H profile image64
    saanj Hposted 12 years ago


    I hear Happy birthday coz 20th Dec is my Birthday.

  3. DonDWest profile image73
    DonDWestposted 12 years ago

    I don't know, isn't that the day before the winter solstice? I'm I supposed to care.

  4. miss_jkim profile image76
    miss_jkimposted 12 years ago

    Five more shopping days till Christmas! Acutally, all my shopping will be done, I will be on Christmas break and I hope to be sitting down enjoying some quality time with family and friends.

    I will not be worring about the end of the world because If I'm not ready to meet my maker today, then I'm falling behind. If the world ends the next day, then -- "I'll be home for Christmas."

  5. Alosea profile image60
    Aloseaposted 12 years ago

    I'll be writing a hub; "How to: Life after the end...of the wait for nothing".

  6. lburmaster profile image74
    lburmasterposted 12 years ago

    Just say Mayan calendar and I think "the end is near". So far what they Mayan's have said, has happened. The world is a mess as earthquakes bother us, and hurricains are storming. Next will be volcanos. Or we could be visited by others. The UFO sighting claims have increased and the believers are getting rialed up.
    Not only from the Indiana Jones movie, but Mayan ruins claim that they had help from sky visitors (aliens anyone?). If the "visitors" helped with the Mayan calendar, who knows.

  7. Lady Guinevere profile image75
    Lady Guinevereposted 12 years ago

    Just another day.  Try living without a calender or clock and see how it feels........much like the day before.

  8. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 12 years ago

    My thoughts would seriously be, OH MY GOSH only 5 days til Christmas and I am not done shopping.  If the Mayans were so good at predicting the future--where are they now?

  9. Jbern117 profile image60
    Jbern117posted 12 years ago

    Honestly, I completely did not realize what this question was about the first time I read it... soo... My first thought was legitimately "Five days till christmas?"

  10. Tweetmom profile image68
    Tweetmomposted 12 years ago

    My thought would be "Honey lets remarried on this date". After some thought.." Honey, is not the world would be self-destructing in 2012 ?" So lets just focus on 11th November 2011.

  11. aprilajune profile image60
    aprilajuneposted 12 years ago

    My first thought is Christmas is great. My second thought is, well, it was nice knowing ya!

  12. Greensleeves Hubs profile image92
    Greensleeves Hubsposted 12 years ago

    It's the day after the 19th and the day before the 21st, and if the Mayan Calendar reckons its the last day of the world, well I guess that will make it a pretty ordinary day, because over hundreds of years, thousands of days have been predicted as the end of the world, and so far none of them have come true, have they?

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    CollBposted 12 years ago

    Well any mention now of 2012 makes me think of the 2012 Olympics so my first thoughts were on the Olympics but then this question makes me think it's special for a reason and now I'm intrigued so I'll google the date and see why that date's mentioned!

  14. ravenlt04 profile image60
    ravenlt04posted 12 years ago

    2012?  Wow!  Isn't the world suppose to end in 2012?  I don't believe it!

  15. ave212 profile image59
    ave212posted 12 years ago

    All of the doomsday should be taken with a pinch of salt. However it does make for some interesting research. Keep an open mind, but perhaps there is more to the so called 2012 theories than you think. Take a look at: http://www.endingoftheworld2012.com
    It takes a more realistic approach, looking into the possibilities and the truth behind the theories.

  16. profile image53
    SHIVANG2811posted 12 years ago


  17. coutneyk profile image68
    coutneykposted 12 years ago

    I think.....WOAH END OF WORLD EVE... according to the mayans...according to my culture, it's just another day smile

  18. ArtByCari profile image69
    ArtByCariposted 12 years ago

    I'm reminded of Y2K...the world was supposed to collapse then too. Right?

  19. Mysticecstasy profile image60
    Mysticecstasyposted 12 years ago

    scared to death!!!!!! idk why people dnt wana talk about it!!!!! they dnt want to believe that something might happen, but come on people even the NASA said something might happen.
    But whatever happens i will be glad that there's something that I atleast witnessed in this lifetime!!

  20. Timetothink profile image59
    Timetothinkposted 12 years ago

    I would answer but the Freemasons are listening on behalf of the CIA and NASA

  21. vrint profile image55
    vrintposted 12 years ago

    I would really like to see what actually happens on 'Dec 20'.
    I really got intrigued mainly because of the theories that support this logic.The Mayans were more advanced scientifically during there era and some of the predictions they have made,have been accurate.So,you may never know?
    Keep guessing ...

  22. TheSloneGal profile image60
    TheSloneGalposted 12 years ago

    I would say well I wounder what I can do tomorrow
    2012 will bring just as much heart ache as any other year but it may be worse in some ways but it will not be the end of earth

  23. RosalieTuomey profile image59
    RosalieTuomeyposted 12 years ago

    I think this....." if the Mayans were SO intelligent.....then why aren't they still a super race?

    Then I think....."Christmas is only five days away!"

  24. Matt in Jax profile image60
    Matt in Jaxposted 12 years ago

    My exact same thoughts whenever Y2K "hit."

  25. IGiveInformation profile image65
    IGiveInformationposted 12 years ago

    End of the world! It's the first thing I think of when someone uses that year no matter what the month or day.

  26. profile image0
    The Taco Taggerposted 12 years ago

    It's all BS. Granted the general thought is that something is going to happen at that time, but honestly, anything can happen at any time. A meteor could come slamming into the Earth again and erase life, a super volcano could go off, everything technological could just fail, all the nuclear reactors in the world could go critical and kill us all, or you could drop dead from a heart attack. Either way, something could happen to anyone on any day, so why should we live that day like it's our last?

    Scientifically speaking though. There are too many conflicting thoughts on that day to make it a viable option for anything to happen. Some people say that something will happen, whereas some people say that the Mayan calendar has actually ended and then just restarted many times over.

    So to think that something catastrophic could happen is no way to live. it's like the whole Y2K thing. There was widespread panic because people thought that the computers were going to all shut off, creating panic and pandemonium. Nothing happened then. We as a people are looking for the next bad thing to happen. I don't know why but we do. It's just silly.

  27. Kris Z profile image61
    Kris Zposted 12 years ago

    I thinks it's silly that people actually believe the world, or entire universe will end. It also is not supported by the scientific community.

    Although they have confirmed the Galactic Alignment, but said there is nothing that leads to any sort of "doomsday".

    Fun fact : George Lucas believes the world will end on 2012!! Imagine that.

  28. OriginArtz profile image59
    OriginArtzposted 12 years ago

    Just live your live...no bad thing is going to happen.

  29. Treasuresofheaven profile image76
    Treasuresofheavenposted 12 years ago

    I am thinking, 12/20/2012 - The month and day are in the reverse of the year!  12/20  - 2012  (2012 - 12/20).....Okay

  30. Harlan Colt profile image75
    Harlan Coltposted 12 years ago

    I gotta toss my hat in with RosalieTuomey, who says

    " if the Mayans were SO intelligent.....then why aren't they still a super race?

    Then I think....."Christmas is only five days away!"

    Yea, go finish up some Christ-X shopping.

    Other than that, its all a bunch of poo poo.

    - Harlan

  31. Faceless39 profile image93
    Faceless39posted 12 years ago

    OMG only a few more days before Christmas.  But luckily I'm broke so it won't matter too much lol.  Everyone will know they're getting homemade art. wink

  32. stclairjack profile image81
    stclairjackposted 12 years ago

    by the 20th of december 2012, we will have had 6 weeks or so of rest from presidential campaign adds,...

    i will be slobbering sick to death of christmas music,...

    i'll be fighting the urge to rip the jingle bells off of my co workers shoes,... with my truck and a tow chain....

    and i'll still be desperately trying to find an excuse to skip my familys twacked out christmas dinner,...

    in all reality, an end of the world myan doomsday kind of event would be a reliefe.

    i'm sure none of us will get that lucky.

    we'll get 5 more days of sacrine jovial christmas music drivell, the news cycle will still be filled with pollitics as usual, and i'll still have to behave at my family christmas dinner even if they dont,... but there will still be wiskey, bacon, and cigars,...

    so let the world go on if it will.

  33. jpcmc profile image89
    jpcmcposted 12 years ago

    That's my parent's anniversary.  So the first thoughts included food, family, party, kids running around, adults laughing.  Did I mention food?

    As for the Mayan Calendar, it's been calculated, recalculated several times.  It's just a calendar.

  34. EQTactics profile image59
    EQTacticsposted 11 years ago

    My answer is Good year and hopefully nothing bad in earthquake history will happen in the next month

  35. Keith120 profile image60
    Keith120posted 11 years ago

    A date in a year lol! Its going to be cold where I live and that I wish I could travel somewhere warm for the winter. Last but not the least go visit my girlfriend and my Godson.

  36. Porshadoxus profile image60
    Porshadoxusposted 11 years ago

    Five days 'til Christmas!!! Reckon we'll be visiting my wife's family that year.

  37. RishiKS profile image60
    RishiKSposted 11 years ago

    OMG.. Just 5 days to Christmas.. Can't wait to meet all my friends and relatives!!!

  38. mrpooper profile image42
    mrpooperposted 11 years ago

    Those Mayans better have been right or I'm screwed!

  39. The Dirt Farmer profile image93
    The Dirt Farmerposted 11 years ago

    Very funny, mrpooper! Been living it up?

  40. profile image0
    .josh.posted 11 years ago

    Isn't there really only one answer to this question?

    Mel Gibson, clearly...

  41. Kiwiwi profile image39
    Kiwiwiposted 11 years ago

    Here comes Santa Claus!
    Seriously thought it does creep me out to have the idea of the World ending just next year and here i am making plans for future.......Kind a sucks.

  42. ibbarkingmad profile image60
    ibbarkingmadposted 11 years ago

    That is exactly a month after my birthday.

  43. Slices of Life profile image69
    Slices of Lifeposted 11 years ago

    If I'm right, I'll turn to you and say, "I told you so."
    If I'm wrong, I'll turn to you and say, "Well, I was wrong."

  44. lone77star profile image77
    lone77starposted 11 years ago

    "Only 12 more days of writing left in the year!"

    Or, "Ah, beginning of a new era."

    Or, "Remember Jesus, this Christmas, will you?"


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