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Old December 21st, 2012 (02:23 AM).
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I'll try to make it though I have no knowledge at competitive battling. Plus Bulbagarden has a Christmas themed tournament the same day around the same time so I may be busy with that. I could easily get elimintaed from that though since I haven't prepped the team I was given.
You can just chat and still get the emblem for participation.

And I see you're using the Kouzan name on BMGf too.
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Old December 21st, 2012 (02:30 AM).
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Old December 21st, 2012 (02:36 AM).
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Quote originally posted by Hikari10:
You can just chat and still get the emblem for participation.

And I see you're using the Kouzan name on BMGf too.
Yeah that's pretty much where I first started using it.

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Don't worry, it's just for fun We can teach you how to improve and stuff at a later point, after Comm Day!
Alright then, I'll try to make once I'm not tied up with the Bulbagarden tournament.
it's not that I don't love you guys, i just signed up for BMGf's first
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Old December 21st, 2012 (02:39 AM).
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Old December 21st, 2012 (02:51 AM).
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Its almost 7 pm now... I am not dead yet!
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Old December 21st, 2012 (03:15 AM).
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OK guys, I have the results in of the apocalypse outcome...

THERE WAS NO APOCALYPSE.

Yeah, take that doomsayers... wrong again!
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Old December 21st, 2012 (03:19 AM).
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Alright then, I'll try to make once I'm not tied up with the Bulbagarden tournament.
it's not that I don't love you guys, i just signed up for BMGf's first
Yayyy okay :) It goes all day for America, just keep that in mind!
And yes unfortunately I slightly believed the 11:11 thing lool. ;( I believe anything really.
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Old December 21st, 2012 (03:26 AM).
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Yeah it was supposed to happen 5:11am my time and it's now 5:30am here.


So I'm still alive and this song is relevant now:
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Old December 21st, 2012 (04:32 AM).
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I'm already celebrating the fact that those who predicted the end have failed again.
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Old December 21st, 2012 (04:39 AM).
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That always happens right? Those sadistic people who are pro-apocalypse, how many times have they predicted the world would end?
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Old December 21st, 2012 (04:44 AM).
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Maaany?

Actually tbh I'm sad for those who might've killed themselves thinking it would be the end ;( I hope there isn't any but I really doubt that.
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Old December 21st, 2012 (05:01 AM).
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I was going to post something along those lines, but I didn't want to bring the mood down. Considering there was a girl that killed herself over the experiments at the LHC, and how they could potentially destroy the world, we would be lucky if there were none this time around.

Can we blame doom sayers and the media for these deaths, I wonder?
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Old December 21st, 2012 (05:02 AM).
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Yeah I heard that people were planing to commit suicide cause they actually believed it.

That's just sad that people would take their lives cause of a phony prophecy.
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Old December 21st, 2012 (05:50 AM).
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It's not really the media's fault, given they're taking it very light-heartedly (at least here), with smiles on their faces. For serious things they just... don't. I'm not sure why someone in the media WOULD actually make it come across seriously as that's not ethically right (or allowed in the law, unless it's for certain, iirc from my media law and ethics book). ;(

The Internet and word of mouth is definitely the most problematic thing of all, though. That's what's causing the hype which is kind of greatly irritating, considering how easy it is to spread fake information around the Internet, while in the actual media, stuff like that needs to be treated a certain way. The media knows if they definitely report on the end of the world as in "the end", then they'll just be causing mass hysteria, and possible suicides. It just can't be done that way. Anyone taking the media's messages about this seriously should really... think about their lives.

Still, if it helps, I'm going into journalism soon (if I can get a job when I start looking soon :x) and I wouldn't report something like that seriously, but yeah.
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Old December 21st, 2012 (05:52 AM).
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Well we can't make the media NOT report something as widespread.
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Old December 21st, 2012 (06:07 AM).
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There are other branches of media besides news and current affairs that don't necessarily try to force others to believe, and may even try to help the opposite view, but still cause issues. Perhaps we can't stop them reporting it, but from what I have seen, and what I know about the way people's minds work, things could have been done differently. Even articles debunking doomsday myths can't stop people from believing, because there are people that still don't believe in what a lot of science has proven. Headlines like 'End of the World Today' don't help, because we all know that the most memorable part of an article is the headline.
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Old December 21st, 2012 (06:30 AM). Edited December 21st, 2012 by Cosmotone8.
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Quote originally posted by gunnerpow7:
Dat Finn xP

2:04 pm UTC+8 Philippines:

No sign of apocalyptic activity...yet.

Also, just wanna say that, how can you have Winter and Summer at the same time? S'Winter anyone?
I hope this is what you were talking about. xD

Also its 9:35am in Boston atm and I'm alive.
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Aww, and I was really hoping for the world to end! /sarcasmintended

So, anyone do anything worthwhile today so far?
I ate 300 calories today so far, and lost 1,000 :D
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I knew the world ending would not happen, Its bound to happen at some point but today wasn't the right date
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Old December 21st, 2012 (07:09 AM).
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I'm about to head into work. Then I'm gonna do some Christmas decorating!
Good for you Toujie.

I haven't bee able to hang up my decorations or put up the tree cos I'm just way too busy right now, and yeah, apocalypse never came.

I guess I was right again!
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Old December 21st, 2012 (07:12 AM).
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I put up my tree last week and it was really fun. We put up our lights on Thursday so you can say I've really been into the Christmas spirit lately. Can't wait to Tuesday!
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Old December 21st, 2012 (07:23 AM).
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Old December 21st, 2012 (07:53 AM).
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Old December 21st, 2012 (08:17 AM).
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Hey guys guess what? I survived 2012. :D The world didnt end afterall!
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