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Clear Your Calendars: Viking Apocalypse Scheduled for Saturday (February 22, 2014)
Yahoo! Odd News ^ | February 19, 2014 | Mike Kumboltz

Posted on 02/19/2014 9:15:53 PM PST by DogByte6RER

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Clear your calendars: Viking apocalypse scheduled for Saturday

Thor, Odin, Loki all scheduled to attend epic battle hastening world's end

Now's the time to cash out your life insurance policy and have a little fun, because, according to Norse mythology, the world is ending this Saturday.

Sorry to be a bummer, but you should know we're about 100 days into an epic battle that will culminate with the earth falling into the sea, NPR explains.

On the bright side, at least you'll have an excuse for not going to your nephew's Chuck E. Cheese's party on Sunday.

For those whose understanding of Norse mythology begins and ends with the Marvel Comics' version of "Thor," the story behind Ragnarok, aka the "Viking apocalypse," or "doom of the gods," is arguably more spectacular and imaginative than anything Hollywood could dream up.

Here's what's coming, according to Time magazine. On Saturday a huge battle commences among the various Norse gods. All the heavy hitters will be in attendance — Thor, Odin and Loki to name but a few.

They'll fight (and when gods fight, it gets messy). Eventually, the Earth will split open, Viking-Mythlogy.com explains. Residents of the underworld will surface.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; History; Miscellaneous; Religion; Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: apocalypse; doomsday; iteotwawki; loki; mythology; odin; preppers; ragnarok; thor; vikings
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1 posted on 02/19/2014 9:15:53 PM PST by DogByte6RER
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2 posted on 02/19/2014 9:16:21 PM PST by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

3 posted on 02/19/2014 9:23:06 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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4 posted on 02/19/2014 9:26:09 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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General Turrgidson … from Dr. Strangelove photo tumblr_ml9as6M4S41qatmzjo3_500_zps91b8a0af.gif Let's just hunker in my bunker and we'll ride this doomsday out ...
5 posted on 02/19/2014 9:28:24 PM PST by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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"Time Enough at Last" - The Twilight Zone photo tumblr_mu4juwXmj21shxe70o3_500-1_zpsd9483004.gif
6 posted on 02/19/2014 9:30:41 PM PST by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER
Sheesh, first it was the Mayans and now the Vikings. If these people hired social coordinators we wouldn't be having the end of the world on six different occasions. I mean, the 22nd is a Saturday. I had plans. And who ends the world on a Saturday anyway?

Sorry, busy. I can pencil Ragnorak in for next Tuesday if UPS brings my new coveralls from Gander Mountain. I'm not going to Valhalla poorly dressed.

7 posted on 02/19/2014 9:32:48 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: DogByte6RER
"doom of the gods," Do you mean that Obozo is stepping down ?
Oh Goodness ! That would mean that BIden is President ??
AT Least we now officially have the "Clown Price " !!
8 posted on 02/19/2014 9:33:05 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt
AT Least we now officially have the "Clown Prince "
9 posted on 02/19/2014 9:34:26 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt
AT Least we now officially have the "Clown Prince "<
and no rodeo !!

10 posted on 02/19/2014 9:35:44 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt
AT Least we now officially have the "Clown Prince "
and no rodeo !!
But we still have the Bull $HIT

11 posted on 02/19/2014 9:37:59 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt
AT Least we now officially have the "Clown Prince "
and no rodeo !!
But we still have the Bull $HIT

But out of a different oariface !!
12 posted on 02/19/2014 9:40:14 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: DogByte6RER

13 posted on 02/19/2014 9:43:33 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

14 posted on 02/19/2014 9:44:45 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Where’s that clip of Whoraldo from?


15 posted on 02/19/2014 9:46:01 PM PST by matthew fuller (The GOP is dead- Long Live the TEA Party!)
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To: Billthedrill

16 posted on 02/19/2014 9:46:10 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: DogByte6RER; shibumi

Time to Ragnarok and roll, baby!


17 posted on 02/19/2014 9:49:04 PM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: BenLurkin

Soon.

Very soon.


18 posted on 02/19/2014 9:50:00 PM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: DogByte6RER
Better be nice to the Viking ladies!

19 posted on 02/19/2014 9:51:37 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin; shibumi
I'm absolutely Joyous!
20 posted on 02/19/2014 9:55:12 PM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Salamander

21 posted on 02/19/2014 9:55:34 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Billthedrill
after that last asteroid missed..
umm..how about next Saturday..

22 posted on 02/19/2014 9:55:58 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: BenLurkin
And watch out for that guy with one eye...


23 posted on 02/19/2014 9:56:37 PM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Salamander

Excellent!


24 posted on 02/19/2014 9:59:30 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: DogByte6RER

SWEET, a whole LOT better than that Mayan Apocalypse which just kinda fizzled...


25 posted on 02/19/2014 10:01:24 PM PST by GraceG
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To: skinkinthegrass

I don’t know about Saturday. That gives me no time at all to get the Ragnarok cards out. The local Hallmark shop tells me there’s a run. I could have bought them cheap last month but did I listen to the old crone throwing the bones? Noooooo...


26 posted on 02/19/2014 10:01:49 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

27 posted on 02/19/2014 10:02:53 PM PST by GraceG
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To: DogByte6RER

http://www.listenonrepeat.com/watch/?v=ApxnAr6pRt0

Viking Kittehs Attakz NAU!!!


28 posted on 02/19/2014 10:03:43 PM PST by GraceG
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To: BenLurkin

Great movie, despite Banderas.

But then, I hardly noticed him prancing amongst the men, really.

:)


29 posted on 02/19/2014 10:11:01 PM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: GraceG

30 posted on 02/19/2014 10:21:50 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: GraceG

31 posted on 02/19/2014 10:24:00 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Is it Y2k yet?


32 posted on 02/20/2014 4:22:01 AM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: GraceG

Yes,. Can I cheer for the Viking Kitties?

It can’t be a proper apocalypse without kitties.


33 posted on 02/20/2014 5:37:38 AM PST by Gefn (No whammies)
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To: DogByte6RER

Made me think of the Death By Naked Chase scene in Monty Python’s “Meaning of Life”:

Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983)

# 21

This best death scene was taken from “Part VII: Death” of the comedy film.

As punishment for telling sexist jokes (”the crime of first-degree making of gratuitous, sexist jokes in a moving picture”), criminal Arthur Charles Herbert Runcie MacAdam Jarrett (Graham Chapman) was offered execution by a method of his own choosing.

He selected a mad dash-pursuit by a group of bare-chested women (with brightly colored crash helmets matching their bikini bottoms) who would chase him off a cliff.


34 posted on 02/20/2014 5:42:56 AM PST by ameribbean expat
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To: DogByte6RER
I'd probably be dead before I got to the second one.


35 posted on 02/20/2014 6:58:38 AM PST by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: DogByte6RER

If your sword is in your hand at the end you get to sit at the good table in Valhalla.


36 posted on 02/20/2014 3:04:17 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Mike Darancette

37 posted on 02/20/2014 8:56:08 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Gefn

38 posted on 02/20/2014 8:57:37 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Love it! And I’m a natural blonde too!!!!


39 posted on 02/21/2014 7:16:02 AM PST by Gefn (No whammies)
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