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Those Pesky Mayans

Nam65-66 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 8:57 PM
I have been waiting many years(Yes,I'm a geezer) for this date.I had hoped I would be alive to see it.So far so good! Should be interresting no matter how it goes.

If you've been awake for anything more than 13 minutes, some toothy, giggly anchor dressed in a sleeveless dress on your local news channel has already told you that today is 12-12-12 and he then added that the next time there can be three numbers the same in a date will be January 1, 2101.

Of course, there won't BE an 01-01-01 because why? Because the end of days is 12-21-12 which is almost a palindrome.

More to the point, it is also my 66th birthday.

Why is that meaningful? Because under current law (and until the...