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Old 09-18-2015, 09:33 AM   #1
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Its End of Times Season Again!

Just in case you needed something gratuitous to freak out about.

We've already gotten past the Sept 13 event:
The Financial Collapse of America..9/13/2015 |

But with the blood moon (lunar eclipse) event on Sept 28, we're not out of the woods yet.
Seven Prophecies for September 2015 and Why They Annoy Me
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Old 09-18-2015, 09:40 AM   #2
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Along with the hundreds of others that were wrong - surprise!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...alyptic_events

If any of the end of the world predictions is ever right, will we care?
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Old 09-18-2015, 10:05 AM   #3
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End of times? Can't be. The Cubs haven't won anything.
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Old 09-18-2015, 10:09 AM   #4
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Along with the hundreds of others that were wrong - surprise!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...alyptic_events

If any of the end of the world predictions is ever right, will we care?
Rats and mice, and I thought I could invest so I would have a truly permanent portfolio for my retirement but I see that in 10^100 years it will come to naught no matter what - bummer!
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It's not the actual end of times that worries me. It's all those tribulations I may have to endure before the end. Left Behind
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Of course various groups of christians have been expecting the end of times since the Ascension. Recall that many of the generation that were alive when christ was on the earth expected the end of the world before they died. (As indeed many do today) So expecting the end of the world is at least 2000 years old.
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So who's going to be the first to start an insurance company for protection against the rapture? Each dollar from your premium earns spirit points to ensure your trip to heaven.
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So who's going to be the first to start an insurance company for protection against the rapture? Each dollar from your premium earns spirit points to ensure your trip to heaven.
How about a post rapture pet care service: Post Rapture Pet Care :: Care for your pets after you're gone ?
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How about a post rapture pet care service: Post Rapture Pet Care :: Care for your pets after you're gone ?
I have to admit that is creative. I never would have thought of that as a money-making scheme.
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For allegedly intelligent beings, humans believe a lot of crazy sh!t...
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Walt, the "Post rapture pet care" link is the funniest thing I've seen in a long time!
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Seems to me that garage/yard sales get better stuff during end times season
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I hate to rain on your parade regarding post rapture insurance, but I recall seeing a link to a Texas registered insurance company offering just that. The point was that if one is raptured what about liability? Say one is driving and their car is left unattended resulting in death and destruction to the un-raptured. One's un-raptured loved ones/family/etc. would be liable so this insurance would cover such an event. Best perfectly legal scam I ever heard of.
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I hate to rain on your parade regarding post rapture insurance, but I recall seeing a link to a Texas registered insurance company offering just that. The point was that if one is raptured what about liability? Say one is driving and their car is left unattended resulting in death and destruction to the un-raptured. One's un-raptured loved ones/family/etc. would be liable so this insurance would cover such an event. Best perfectly legal scam I ever heard of.
But what if the 'rapture' already happened, and people just don't know it? would that be fraud selling insurance for an event that already happened?
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Yes. The list is endless. I like to say, just because a lot of people believe something doesn't make it true.
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So who's going to be the first to start an insurance company for protection against the rapture? .
Back in the day, a buddy and I created a pool of sorts at work on how many people would be killed when Skylab was coming back to earth. We charged $1 and would pay $1 for every person killed by the debris.

The one surprise was the number of people who gave us money! We didn't make a ton of money--maybe about $150--but enough to take our (then) girlfriends to a nice dinner!
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Seems the end of the world has been rescheduled from the non-event of blood moon.

"Over a week after blood moon doomsday forecasts were proven wrong, eBible Fellowship leader Chris McCann says ‘the world will pass away’ on 7 October"

One of these days someone will make the correct prediction. Um... I am not holding my breath, Based on weather forecast, to be a good kayaking day.

Christian group predicts the world will be 'annihilated' on Wednesday | World news | The Guardian
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With calendar calculations, the margin of error can be substantial.

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So I got a flu shot yesterday for nothing?
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