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ON JUNE 6 2006 (6606) IF THE FIRST OF TWO RAPTURES HAS NOT HAPPENED AND ANTICHRIST HAS NOT DECLARED HIMSELF ON WORLD SIMULCAST TELEVISION, THEN I (PASTOR HARRY) WILL REVEAL THE TRUE NAME AND IDENTITY OF THE ANTICHRIST AT 11:05 PM EST ON THIS SITE AND ON DOOMSDAY TALK RADIO, OUR INTERNET RADIO BROADCAST.
posted by three blind mice (148 comments total) 5 users marked this as a favorite

 
Worst. Apocalypse. Evah.

I've yet to see a single burning river or rain of fire yet.
posted by FunkyHelix at 11:56 AM on June 6, 2006


A guy at work dislocated his shoulder, and my thighs are kind of sore from running. That's all I have, FunkyHelix.
posted by jon_kill at 11:58 AM on June 6, 2006


One of my dogs just ate a AA battery. Work of Satan.
posted by edverb at 11:59 AM on June 6, 2006


My Breakfast burritto had an image of a VW Bug, (later model)

posted by Elim at 12:02 PM on June 6, 2006


fuck all those idiots.
move on -
posted by growabrain at 12:02 PM on June 6, 2006


Not exactly a smiting, but maybe the thing high atop the whatever is busy or something. Boy, this Rapture stinks.
posted by FunkyHelix at 12:02 PM on June 6, 2006


Man they Party hard in that town
posted by Elim at 12:03 PM on June 6, 2006


Since when is 6 6 2006 the number of the beast? Dude needs to listen to more Iron Maiden to get his facts straight.
posted by NoMich at 12:04 PM on June 6, 2006


I have a headache... does that count?
posted by edgeways at 12:06 PM on June 6, 2006


SANTA = SATAN
posted by TechnoLustLuddite at 12:07 PM on June 6, 2006


The design of that sight makes my eyes burn.
posted by MasonDixon at 12:07 PM on June 6, 2006


Make that site.
posted by MasonDixon at 12:08 PM on June 6, 2006


Wow, when did the Mayan apocalypse get moved from 2014 to 2022?
posted by Deoridhe at 12:08 PM on June 6, 2006


If history is any indication, this guy will now proceed to establish yet another successful fundy sect/religion/denomination.
Lord, protect me from "your people."
posted by nofundy at 12:08 PM on June 6, 2006


Obviously, it will be a real web designer. This guy really, really doesn't like them.
posted by stevis at 12:09 PM on June 6, 2006


Santa Be Gone!? Burn Santa dolls in effigy?
What a weird son of a bitch that is. What on Earth would bend some silly bastard so
...ah: “Click here to purchase”

Yeah, so that Mammon, he’s A-ok.
*thumbs up*

So...the guy isn’t getting the whole “completely arbitrary” thing about our current system of timekeeping? And its unconnectedness to real world events? And the whole “timepieces were invented by man” thing? (Different from voodoo how?)

Yeah. Or he’s selling something. Or both.

Easy to spot, fun to make fun of.
posted by Smedleyman at 12:09 PM on June 6, 2006


HILARY CLINTON
posted by Artw at 12:10 PM on June 6, 2006


This is the worst birthday I've ever had. Not because of the birthday itself, but solely on the mass of shouting about the rapture and Slayer and everything.

Is everyone planning on going apeshit over 7/7/7 next year, too?
posted by Remy at 12:10 PM on June 6, 2006


WORD OF CAUTION

I STRONGLY WARN AGAINST SPEAKING THE NAME OF ANTICHRIST (MAITREYA). I BELIEVE TO DO SO MAY INVOKE GREAT EVIL. AND YOU MAY HAVE AN "UNINVITED GUEST" APPEAR, MAYBE A DEMON OR SATAN HIMSELF!

666 IS A CODE BETTER
BROKEN THAN SPOKEN,

A NAME THAT IS BEST
READ AND NOT SAID.
posted by ewagoner at 12:10 PM on June 6, 2006




*shouting*
Hastur! Hastur! Hastur! Hastur!
posted by Smedleyman at 12:12 PM on June 6, 2006


IS THIS A SHOUTING THREAD? I AM CONFUSED.
posted by monju_bosatsu at 12:13 PM on June 6, 2006


They lied to us

This was supposed to be the future apocalypse.

Where is my jetpack river of blood,
Where are my robotic companion locus,
Where are my dinner in pill form boils,
Where is my nuclear-powered levitating house Earth rent in two?


Seriously, this a pretty disapointing end of the world. It is even a fairly nice day, temperature- and humidity-wise, here in Kansas.
posted by The Bishop of Turkey at 12:15 PM on June 6, 2006


So the Antichrist is a Buddhist?


All the codes seem legit... HA HA HA.
posted by birdherder at 12:16 PM on June 6, 2006


damnit... locus=>locust
posted by The Bishop of Turkey at 12:16 PM on June 6, 2006


It was the end of the fuckin' world for that bacon cheeseburger I just ate.

Fast-food apocalypse.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 12:17 PM on June 6, 2006


Wow, when did the Mayan apocalypse get moved from 2014 to 2022?

Wha?? 2012, dude.
posted by sonofsamiam at 12:17 PM on June 6, 2006


The mark of the beast goes in the right hand or forehead.
The World Wide Web does not.

posted by If I Had An Anus at 12:17 PM on June 6, 2006


Those Burnable Santas are the best.
posted by everichon at 12:18 PM on June 6, 2006


ALL BOOKS PROCEEDS ARE USED
TO SPONSOR DOOMSDAY TALK RADIO!
posted by Roger Dodger at 12:22 PM on June 6, 2006


Is everyone planning on going apeshit over 7/7/7 next year, too?

Now that you mention it ... yes, I think I will.
posted by airguitar at 12:23 PM on June 6, 2006


HASTERT HASTERT HASTERT

Why did you bring this up, three blind mice? We might have made it through the day, but no. :(
posted by boo_radley at 12:23 PM on June 6, 2006


also plz employ batshitinsane tag, thxu.
posted by boo_radley at 12:24 PM on June 6, 2006


Hmmm...not much movement on the Rapture Index today.
posted by Otis at 12:25 PM on June 6, 2006


This thread is gloriously surreal. Just thought I'd throw that out there.
posted by glenwood at 12:25 PM on June 6, 2006


Betcha he pussies out.

AT 11:04PM IT WAS REVEALED TO ME BY GOD THAT THE TRUE APOCALYPSE WILL COME SIX MONTHS LATER THAN ORIGINALLY AND IMPERFECTLY THOUGHT BY MAN. THEREFORE, THE NEW NUMBER OF THE BEAST IS 1266 (120606), AND ON DECEMBER 12 I WILL REALLY AND FOR TRUE BE REVEALING THE IDENTITY OF THE ANTICHRIST.

ALSO, KARL ROVE HAS BEEN INDITED.
posted by PinkStainlessTail at 12:27 PM on June 6, 2006


MeTa (not a callout, just a different apocalypse). Coincidence... or is it?
posted by staggernation at 12:28 PM on June 6, 2006


Uh, MeTa.
posted by staggernation at 12:28 PM on June 6, 2006


You mean those aliens saved us from the tsunami for NOTHING? (see the MeTa link)
posted by briank at 12:29 PM on June 6, 2006


Is everyone planning on going apeshit over 7/7/7 next year, too?

I convinced my daughter to set her wedding date to 7/7/7. Just a cool date.

It seemed so far away at the time...
posted by DesbaratsDays at 12:31 PM on June 6, 2006


Cool, it's one of those old school page designs from the 90s.

Er, though I guess design isn't the appropriate word. Can't God give him a few subtle suggestions on font selection?
posted by slatternus at 12:37 PM on June 6, 2006


Isn't just like Satan to be late? Inconsiderate bastard; i've been listening to Iron Maiden and Slayer all day and haven't seen the sun go black as sackcloth once.

You know what? i'm done! This is the last time i get stood up! You hear that Satan? We're through!

[calls Baal... 'hey baby, i'm on the market again, you free tonight?]
posted by quin at 12:37 PM on June 6, 2006


I want to know why #1 didn't go with Pastor Harry's suggestions for the site re-design. That seems like the real issue of concern here.
posted by OmieWise at 12:38 PM on June 6, 2006


Is everyone planning on going apeshit over 7/7/7 next year, too?

Hell, we get six more years of month/day/year matchups!
posted by sonofsamiam at 12:39 PM on June 6, 2006


Wasn't 6/6/6 something like 2000 years ago?
posted by moonbiter at 12:40 PM on June 6, 2006




...THEN I (PASTOR HARRY) WILL IMPLEMENT sIFR 2.0 THROUGHOUT MY SITE.
posted by staggernation at 12:43 PM on June 6, 2006


Maitreya is so going to be the name of the next undead warlock I roll in World of Warcraft...
posted by daHIFI at 12:47 PM on June 6, 2006


WOO.
posted by 517 at 12:47 PM on June 6, 2006


Christ. That page makes me feel like the whole internet is yelling at me.
posted by Cyrano at 12:49 PM on June 6, 2006


My doctor removed a ball of earwax the size of a freakin' pistachio from my left ear today.

JOHNSON & JOHNSON ARE THE ANTICHRIST (AND HIS BROTHER)
posted by vraxoin at 12:51 PM on June 6, 2006




Don't we have to suffer through the reign of the Antichrist before the Second Coming? How long do we have left?
posted by bukharin at 12:54 PM on June 6, 2006


My doctor removed a ball of earwax the size of a freakin' pistachio from my left ear today.

But did the ball of earwax look like Satan? Or a VW Bug? These details are important!
posted by languagehat at 12:59 PM on June 6, 2006


There's a ton of meteor-sized pollen floating about, and there's massive piles of goose poop everywhere.

While Satan had nothing to do with those, I'm sure Zie had a hand in the pollen going in my nose and the poop attaching to my shoe.
posted by zerokey at 12:59 PM on June 6, 2006


Wasn't 6/6/6 something like 2000 years ago?

Leading zeros are so five seconds ago.
posted by Remy at 1:01 PM on June 6, 2006


On this day in history, Jesus yawned.
posted by JJ86 at 1:03 PM on June 6, 2006


NO APOCALYPSE YET
BUT I HAVEN'T QUITE FINISHED
THIS DOUBLE BLACK BEAN AND CABBAGE BURRITO
OR POLISHED OFF THIS SPECIAL JUG OF
UKRANIAN PRUNE BEER YET.

I PLAN TO DELIVER THE ANTICHRIST
IN THE HUMID OFFICE BATHROOM
THE CREAKING EXHAUST FAN AND THE TORMENTED
SCREAMS OF
THE WELL AND TRULY DAMMED
ITS BIRTH MUSIC.

I'VE GOT A WEEK OLD COPY OF USA TODAY TO TAKE
IN WITH
ME.
posted by Divine_Wino at 1:03 PM on June 6, 2006


THE ANTICHRIST IS.... BOB NELSON OF TOLEDO OHIO!!! CONGRATUALTIONS BOB!!! YOU AND YOUR FAMILY WILL RECEIVE A VOUCHER FOR A ONE WEEK PASS AT ANY SIX FLAGS THEME PARK AND RENTAL CAR COURTESY OF AVIS!!!
posted by StarForce5 at 1:03 PM on June 6, 2006


MAITREYA ... hmmm ... I may have just found my band name. Time to run it by the other members.
posted by The Great Big Mulp at 1:06 PM on June 6, 2006


The power went out for a moment here at work, and everyone was all looking around and smiling. Weird, we were all excited to see the world end like we were gonna get a chance to see something cool like a kitten doing a backflip.
posted by cleverusername at 1:07 PM on June 6, 2006


I thought people realized by now that the whole 666 thing was a mistake. Somehow it got read upside down, and really we have to watch out for 999 — which gives us a few more years. (Although, again, how 9909 equals 999 is beyond me.)

This guy (who has an equally bad web designer) understands. He points out that there are nine numbers in banking records, Zip Codes, and Social Security numbers. Which, again, means we're doomed.

p.s. Actually, the UPS tracking code for our area in rural Maine is 666. Or maybe 999 — at least that's what gets scrawled on all our packages. Although I thought the Devil would be dressed in black, not brown.
posted by LeLiLo at 1:08 PM on June 6, 2006


Let's see if I can do that...
G = 7
E = 5
O = 15
R = 18
G = 7
E = 5
B = 2
U = 21
S = 19
H = 567

Total = 666! It works!
posted by QuietDesperation at 1:08 PM on June 6, 2006


Wow, when did the Mayan apocalypse get moved from 2014 to 2022?

Lousy South Americans. Never on time.
posted by elr at 1:11 PM on June 6, 2006


So, given that the calender has been fucked with so much in the past IF the end of the world was to happen on a specific date we may have no frigen idea when it would be... just humming along and BAM, aliens invade/people get raputured/cthulhu wakes up/Ah Pook's snot hits the floor.
It'd probably happen during sex. Now that's major colitis interuptious
posted by edgeways at 1:14 PM on June 6, 2006


The entire contents of this site, unless otherwise noted, are copyright © 1997-2006 c.e., by Harry Walther, Escape 666 Bible Prophecy Revealed and Copyright © 2002-2006 SatansRapture.com, and are thus protected by International Copyright Laws. YOU MAY NOT MODIFY, COPY, REPRODUCE, REPUBLISH, UPLOAD, POST, LINK, TRANSMIT, OR DISTRIBUTE IN ANY MANNER, THE MATERIAL ON THE SITE, INCLUDING TEXT, GRAPHICS, CODE AND/OR SOFTWARE WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE ABOVE NAMED OWNER. You may print and download portions of material from the site solely for your own NON-COMERCIAL use and provided that you agree not to change any of the proprieties and notices of the copyrighted materials.

Dude! Who the fuck cares about your intellectual property?!? Do you think the Antichrist is going to give a shit about your copyright on "SatansRapture.com"?

Oh, and my money's on Dakota Fanning. Or that kid in the Welch's grape juice commercial.
posted by pardonyou? at 1:14 PM on June 6, 2006


M A I T R E Y A
posted by ruthsarian at 1:19 PM on June 6, 2006


MAITREYA ... hmmm ... I may have just found my band name. Time to run it by the other members.

Be aware that this word is used in quite a few different ways by many different groups. This guy's "antichrist" connection is not the standard association.
posted by sonofsamiam at 1:19 PM on June 6, 2006


Happy birthday, Remy.

SLAYER!!!!
posted by brundlefly at 1:19 PM on June 6, 2006


edgeways: colitis interuptious

Holy infection, batman!
Thats gotta hurt!
posted by DesbaratsDays at 1:22 PM on June 6, 2006


He missed the apocalypse again!

God, as a manager, constantly likes to blow deadlines and relies on very arbitrary scheduling for his projects.

Let's face it the whole business started off messed up. His first two employees he let's get married? Then he hires a talking snake? And he forbids them from seeking job training from the "tree of knowledge?"

That type of management style is a recipe for low morale and incompetence. So we should not be surprised by how things have turned out.

He seems to like to delegate but he is very spotty with performance reviews. And when he gives one he seems to go overboard and over focuses on the negative. Case and point: Noah. He floods out the whole operation! And who's fault was it that the employees had gotten so out of control? Did the Big Man issue one clearly written and consistant employee guide book? No. He relies on his Jr. Mangers and those guys were all a bunch of vague kiss asses.

I mean the Sodom branch office may have been freelancing too much, but God relies on one guy's opinion on the thing and then, instead of terse memo, a training review, what does he do? Wrath and smite.

Allways with the smite.

Not only that he is not a very clear communicator. We only have rumors and third hand memos of what he wants. Frankly, and I don't want this to get me any hotwater, the guy is an Absentee Boss. I mean where is he? Golfing?
posted by tkchrist at 1:27 PM on June 6, 2006 [5 favorites]


Amusingly enough, while I'm watching the local morning news this morning, they're doing a bit on the whole 6/6/6 issue, but during their live feed to some guy out in the field, when he says the cue for them to go to some stock devil footage, instead someone hits the go-to-commerical button, and we get Bart Simpson instead. oooooOOOOOoooo.
posted by nomisxid at 1:30 PM on June 6, 2006


Well, I got up today--first day of summer break--and have done nothing but laundry, general clean-up, catch up on email, and called my mom.

IT MUST BE THE WORK OF SATAN!!! WHY AM I NOT OUT AT THE POOL????

(OK, calling mom is NOT the work of satan...but laundry? On my first day off? C'mon. Gotta be the apocalypse.)
posted by LooseFilter at 1:31 PM on June 6, 2006


There's no fire and brimstone raining down on Berzerkeley, California, yet, as of this post, which would be the sure sign of doom (in fact, it couldn't be a more beautiful day here), so I guess the rapture wackos will have to anoint another date for the onset of Revelations.
posted by blucevalo at 1:35 PM on June 6, 2006


*shouting*
Hastur! Hastur! Hastur! Hastur!



heheheh good one. From the archives that is.


That site is evil in itself. What an awful looking mess it is.
posted by a3matrix at 1:39 PM on June 6, 2006


Too late, bub. The crazy Christians have already agreed its Prince Charles of course.
posted by skallas at 1:43 PM on June 6, 2006


The AntiChrist and a Cup of Tea uniquely offers HARD-EVIDENCE concerning the identity of the antichrist of Bible prophecy, who appears to be PRINCE CHARLES OF WALES. Prince Charles, unlike all previous candidates, fulfills the following scriptural criteria: His name calculates to 666 in both English and Hebrew; the symbols in his heraldic achievement or coat of arms are identical to those of the "first beast" of Revelation 13; he claims descent from David, Jesus, and Mohammed, but is most likely from the tribe of Dan and Odin (Satan); he literally serves the red dragon (Satan), which was central to his 1969 investiture as the Prince of Wales; he wants to be the King of Europe; he heads the United World Colleges; he steers the environmental ethics and business agendas of over 100 of the world's largest multinational corporations; he is credited for the success of the Rio Earth Summit and thus the Kyoto Protocol,
Kyoto and Earth Summit, people! I guess Al Gore will always be the man who almost was the anti-christ.
posted by skallas at 1:45 PM on June 6, 2006


Not much change in the rapture index, anything about 145 is "fasten your seat belts," but it's running at 157! (As I assume it has been since the middle ages.)
posted by absalom at 1:47 PM on June 6, 2006


I convinced my daughter to set her wedding date to 7/7/7. Just a cool date.

Surely this wedding will take place in Las Vegas, yes?
posted by SirOmega at 1:49 PM on June 6, 2006


It should be His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, or alternately His Royal Highness, The Prince Charles Phillip Arthur George, Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, and Earl of Chester, Duke of Rothesay and Earl of Carrick, Baron of Renfrew and Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland. "Prince Charles of Wales" is just wrong. Damn doomsayers can't even get the name of their antichrist right.
posted by graymouser at 2:00 PM on June 6, 2006


Wasn't 6/6/6 something like 2000 years ago?

June didn't exist back then. It went January, February, Zeusuary, Firevember, Harvest-time-ary, and Wheel.
posted by bjork24 at 2:06 PM on June 6, 2006 [3 favorites]


Where do I get a copy of nutjob.css?
posted by BrotherCaine at 2:12 PM on June 6, 2006 [2 favorites]


It is encoded in Leviticus. RSV.
posted by sonofsamiam at 2:14 PM on June 6, 2006


But only the King James Version will validate.
posted by blucevalo at 2:23 PM on June 6, 2006


THE NEW NUMBER OF THE BEAST IS 1266 (120606),

I think callers to the old number get this automatically now, don't they?
posted by CynicalKnight at 2:26 PM on June 6, 2006


A woman I was speaking with today informed me that she worked for the 999 lines (UK version of 911) and they get loads of nutters every year phoning the emergency services every year on the 6/6. They are expecting a bumper crop tonight. Always amuses me how people believe that our arbitrary numbering system is of cosmic significance. Significance seeking monkeys that we are.
posted by Gratishades at 2:31 PM on June 6, 2006 [1 favorite]


Metafilter: Always with the smite.
posted by sperose at 2:34 PM on June 6, 2006


Can we consider the failure today of the Rapture to happen and the Antichrist to declare himself to be clear evidence that people who swore it would are mentally ill, and have them all committed - with compassion for their illness, of course?

And perhaps as support for a movement to give the same sort of help to anyone who still believes the Rapture/Antichrist is coming soon?

Won't you please help the mentally ill? They can live productive lives, if only we act now.
posted by zoogleplex at 2:38 PM on June 6, 2006


Uh, the Maitreya isn't due (according to the Buddhists who actually believe in him) for... oh... about another thousand or million years. Or something.

Just sayin.
posted by geekhorde at 2:43 PM on June 6, 2006


I was thinking of writing an apocalyptical novel. I wish I'd had the idea a year ago so I could release it today.

Oh well.
posted by delmoi at 2:56 PM on June 6, 2006


Metafilter: Where do I get a copy of nutjob.css?

I just opened a pack of Peanut M&Ms and one is bulbous like it has a half-formed twin on it. SATAN!
posted by halonine at 3:03 PM on June 6, 2006


" Antichrist will claim to called by many names, ...and "Christ" to the one billion Catholics & Christians."

I thought Catholics were the Original Christians (OC yo!)? Beside I heard on a Christian AM radio station that the current pope is the anti-christ (JPII was still alive and the commentator said the anti-christ was a pope but not the current one and hinted that the next pope would be).

What a dull place the world would be without these guys! I have been blessed with many hours of pure entertainment from the websites, t.v. shows and radio broadcasts dedicated to the coming apocalypse.

Good work fellas!
posted by MikeMc at 3:04 PM on June 6, 2006


I've yet to see a single burning river...

Well then, let me introduce you to the mighty Cuyahoga.

Actually it's been cleaned up since then, and there's a pretty nice club district along side it now.
posted by mondo dentro at 3:07 PM on June 6, 2006


Witness: someone crazier than Gene Ray.
posted by JHarris at 3:07 PM on June 6, 2006


mondo, Cleveland has seen a lot of apocalypses. Dennis Kucinich used to be mayor, Drew Carey set his sitcom there, and the old Browns moved to Baltimore (think about it... moved... TO... Baltimore...)

I'm not even gonna mention the day, 45 years ago, when the Wittler family moved to California... Oh, I did.
posted by wendell at 3:16 PM on June 6, 2006


I could not persevere through all those shouting RED pages, but I did see the mask/face. So Ronald McDonald is the anti-Christ?
posted by Cranberry at 3:23 PM on June 6, 2006


What's happen in the year 666?
does anyone remember?
posted by CRESTA at 3:32 PM on June 6, 2006


So is anybody gonna listen tonight and fill us all in on who the Antichrist is? We wanna know.
posted by EarBucket at 3:34 PM on June 6, 2006


CRESTA : What's happen in the year 666?
does anyone remember?


Nothing springs to mind for 666, but 1666 gave us the Great Fire of London.

Though it also gave us Isaac Newton, who split light with a prisim.

At this time there is no indication that one had anything to do with the other.
posted by quin at 3:41 PM on June 6, 2006


It rained all day in Sydney yesterday (June 6).

Hey ... yesterday. I survived the Rapture! Woot!
posted by bright cold day at 3:47 PM on June 6, 2006




candyman
Candyman
CandyMan
CANDYman
CANDYMAN

OMG - I have a really snotty cold.

Don't f*ck with the darkside, kids. Think of your sinuses.
posted by Sparx at 3:57 PM on June 6, 2006


Woohoo! God bless Satan!
posted by Joeforking at 4:02 PM on June 6, 2006


Being at the front of the world as I am, I've already been right through 6/6/6 and out the other side, I'm sorry to inform you that 7/6/6 (or 6/7/6 depending on local conventions) is the same as 6/6/6 was, only perhaps a little colder (Southern Hemisphere travelling into winter, you'll understand).
posted by The Monkey at 4:03 PM on June 6, 2006


MIGUEL IS THE ANTICHRIST !
posted by sgt.serenity at 4:03 PM on June 6, 2006


What's happen in the year 666?

It was after the Roman Empire fell in Europe, so there probably a whole lot of desperate subsistence farming and lousy suffering at the hands of violent, oppressive warlord "barbarians." Not a lot of records kept from that time.

The Byzantine Empire was still doing quite well to the East, although they were busy fighting off the Slavs and Arabs.

North Africa suffered mostly the same as Europe, the Dark Ages; the rest of Africa was mostly composed of tribal nations.

The Tang dynasty was in power in China; Islam had recently been introduced there. The Japanese were in the process of adopting the Chinese alphabet and many other cultural items, which were brought to them by Korean monks. Korea was in its Three Kingdoms period and like China had contained an advanced civilization for roughly 3,000 years.

The Mayans were busy building their cities, while in North America the Native Americans were making their living as they had for centuries before.

Basically, the world went along roughly as it has for the entirety of modern human history... same as it's doing now, and will do in the future.

The Sky God isn't going to come and destroy everything.

(Thanks Wikipedia!)
posted by zoogleplex at 4:07 PM on June 6, 2006




(pattern-match)
posted by oncogenesis at 4:32 PM on June 6, 2006


MAITREYA
The Maitreya!
posted by scrod at 4:42 PM on June 6, 2006


This double western cheeseburger I'm eating has three pieces of bacon on it! Three! And that's half of six! And a single six is exactly one third of 666, so my hamburger contains a...bacon of the beast! *head asplodes*
posted by nlindstrom at 4:45 PM on June 6, 2006


Friends don't let friends: < meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft FrontPage 2.0">
posted by taosbat at 5:02 PM on June 6, 2006


Now I know why my girlfriend left me, it must have been a sign of the pending apocalypse. It had absouloutely nothing to do with me. Phew! Now I feel so much better.

Er, not really better exactly.
posted by hotmud at 5:09 PM on June 6, 2006


I'll admit it. It's me. I'm the Anti-Christ. You can all go home now, I'm just going to taunt Pastor Harry and take a nap.
posted by grapefruitmoon at 5:15 PM on June 6, 2006


flagged as antichrist.
posted by sgt.serenity at 5:22 PM on June 6, 2006


I once went as satan to a halloween party. As part of my costume I bought some hair gel to slick back my hair, an eyeliner pencil to draw in a little goatee, and a plastic trident. The total came to $6.66. No joke. I saved the receipt and have it to this day.
posted by Toecutter at 5:30 PM on June 6, 2006


MetaFilter: Bacon of the Beast.

It's 110-115 F outside. I have no AC at home.

If that's not hell I don't know what is!
posted by loquacious at 5:38 PM on June 6, 2006


I bought some fishing stuff at a supermarket in South Florida one time. As usual, the total came to $6.66. The clerk looked at me quite seriously and asked if I'd like to go back and get another item.
posted by Wylie Kyoto at 5:41 PM on June 6, 2006



posted by EarBucket at 5:45 PM on June 6, 2006


At least he liked the Mel Gibson movie.
posted by fungible at 5:47 PM on June 6, 2006


The funny thing, 666 is probably not even the right number:

http://www.churchtimes.org/80256FA1003E05C1/httpPublicPages/C4299C07F696595980256FF8003F7B3A?opendocument
posted by Lverner at 5:53 PM on June 6, 2006


Oh and I forgot my comb at home and my hair looks like a sack of mashed tribbles. SATAN.
posted by loquacious at 5:56 PM on June 6, 2006


Ack. I spoke too soon. It's not only 115 outside here in Phoenix, AZ HELL ON EARTH, but we're now just getting our first mega-huge dust/sandstorms of the coming monsoon season.

It looks like fucking Mars outside. Really quite apocalyptic.
posted by loquacious at 6:06 PM on June 6, 2006


6's considered a lucky number in some Chinese cultures - it sounds like "luck" in Hokkien.

6 couples got married yesterday (it's the 7th of June now) because they feel it's an auspicious time to get married.

[Prince Charles] heads the United World Colleges;

eh? How is that related to anti-Christery? And isn't the Queen of Jordan the head of the UWC?

And if he claims descent from JESUS then why all the fuss on The Da Vinci Code and not him?
posted by divabat at 6:53 PM on June 6, 2006


01/03/2037
posted by Dreamghost at 7:00 PM on June 6, 2006


It looks like fucking Mars outside. Really quite apocalyptic.

And you wonder why the house was so cheap. ;)
posted by zoogleplex at 7:10 PM on June 6, 2006


UFO INVASION: ALIENS ARE COMING
DEMONS OR SPACE BROTHERS
HOW WILL WE KNOW?





wow. space brothers.
posted by lazaruslong at 7:11 PM on June 6, 2006


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posted by sluglicker at 7:20 PM on June 6, 2006


What's the matter, did your slug die?
posted by If I Had An Anus at 7:26 PM on June 6, 2006


We had the pest control guy here today. It was certainly apocalyptic if you're an ant.
posted by normy at 7:46 PM on June 6, 2006


damnit... i was really counting on the Rapture elminating the voting population of the Bible Belt.

i think the freakiest thing about this guy's website is that when i googled MAITREYA i actually got hits. 1,090,000 to be exact.
soooooooo any idea why this dude has it out for a buddhist?
posted by Doorstop at 8:04 PM on June 6, 2006


11:05 PM EST? Cool, only one more hour to wait.
posted by intermod at 8:04 PM on June 6, 2006


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posted by intermod at 8:07 PM on June 6, 2006


Hey, loquacious, I heard that.

I don't have regular a/c either. It doesn't get as hot here as you're saying (which is why I don't live on the desert floor); so, YMMV:

A couple of years ago I bought a Sunpentown SF-609. It's sort of a cross between a super humidifier and toned-down swamp cooler. I feed it refrigerated tap water and ice.

It won't cool my whole apartment; but, it will keep my workspace nice and cool. When I sit in the direct stream it produces, it can actually get a little chilly...in the direct stream.

My SF-609 is about the most lightweight such thing on the market. There are much more powerful a/c solutions which are also machines you just pull out of a box, position in your home, fill with water and turn on. Some run with hoses.

I've seen some that rival real a/c. I first learned about these devices on a very hot day when I visited someone who lives much closer to the desert floor who had a much bigger one.

I adopted this solution when I realized there was just no way a regular a/c was going to fit any of my windows & I wasn't about to install a real swamp cooler in a rented apartment. It was way cheaper than either of those choices.

On the local weather, after several days of unseasonably hot temperatures & no Spring to speak of, we had a lovely rain today...luxurious.
posted by taosbat at 8:14 PM on June 6, 2006


So -- what happened? Time's up!
posted by hank at 9:51 PM on June 6, 2006


What a rip off. These end of the world prophets always suck. I want my money back dammit.
posted by Skygazer at 9:51 PM on June 6, 2006


Oh. Never mind. We have always been at war with Buddha.
That's why the guns in the comic books say his name.
posted by hank at 9:54 PM on June 6, 2006


Man, I can't wait till next year.

7/7/7 is my 25th birthday.

Also Stone Brewing company has released their vertical epic today, 06.06.06, which means I have to get as many as I can before they sell out.
posted by mrzarquon at 12:07 AM on June 7, 2006


It's the number of a MAN, not a date.
posted by Goofyy at 12:17 AM on June 7, 2006


Well, here's the thing, what with the three-to-four year discrepancy of the gregorian calendar from Christ's actual birth, not to mention that his birth was - by the best judgements -more likely in midsummer, and that, if Gregory were going to build aCalendar based upon the "Year of Our Lord" and have it's numerical vaules mean anything that he should maybe have set the new year on Christ's birthday instead of a week off of the Winter Solstice which is then merged with Christmas for political purposes... wait... I'm getting confused...

Well maybe the Antichrist was just born today - yeah, that's it - and it won't be until after he's twelve-and-a-half until he shows his stuff. That would fit with the certainty of Christian eschatology AND the limits of ancient Mayan interior architecture! It's perfect!

Seriously, though, when I was in 6th grade my school library number was 666, and the protocal had us state our number first and then our name. I usually said, "666, Satan's Child," though occasionally I mixed it up with, "666, Rosemary's Baby." Here's my question: does the fact that I was in 6th grade make me any more evil? I mean, I'm not particularly spiritual, but I'd hate to be damned by a freak coincidence of alphabetical order and archaic numerology.

Also, as for 7/7/7, a lot of Harry Pooter fans, such as myself, are hoping that JKR releases Book Seven on that date, for obvious reasons for any fan. I don't know if that's a tuesday, but it would certainly make the day worth celebrating.
posted by Navelgazer at 12:24 AM on June 7, 2006


Back in college, we had a two person band called Threatening Strangers in the Bathroom. One of the members of this band actually had mailbox #666 in the mailroom. He wrote a song about it. If I remember, the lyrics were something like:

Satan's in my mailbox
It's box 6 6 6
I sacrifice students to get the mail
The mail from it


Oh, sure, it doesn't sound like much, but get a room of drunk 1980's college students singing to a song in the style of King Missle (before we knew there was such a thing as King Missle) and you've got yourself a party.
posted by Joey Michaels at 1:42 AM on June 7, 2006


I'm saying it. I'm saying it. I'm saarggh...
posted by alltomorrowsparties at 2:25 AM on June 7, 2006


I'm waaaay late to this thread, but after a cursory glance through it, I didn't see any links to this take on the provenance of 666. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
posted by pax digita at 5:54 AM on June 7, 2006


Wait, where's the update and "reveal" on his site? I thought the MAITREYA stuff was already up yesterday, before the deadline?
posted by PinkStainlessTail at 6:15 AM on June 7, 2006


FWIW, 7/7/7 is a Saturday.

Thanks, brundlefly!
posted by Remy at 7:59 AM on June 7, 2006


Ya know... if yesterday really was the apocalypse, and if you didn't notice the world ending, we are all already dead. Or, the apocalypse is just really REALLY slow moving. Kinda like a tiny killer slug.
posted by cleverusername at 2:51 PM on June 7, 2006


Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.
Surely some revelation is at hand;
Surely the Second Coming is at hand.
The Second Coming! Hardly are those words out
When a vast image out of Spritus Mundi
Troubles my sight: somewhere in the sands of the desert.

A shape with lion body and the head of a man,
A gaze blank and pitiless as the sun,
Is moving its slow thighs, while all about it
Reel shadows of the indignant desert birds.
The darkness drops again; but now I know
That twenty centuries of stony sleep
were vexed to nightmare by a rocking cradle,
And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,
Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?

W.B Yeats
posted by Otis at 4:36 PM on June 7, 2006


Spritus
Spiritus

(Sorry, I'm not usually so picky, but it's Yeats.)
posted by staggernation at 4:57 PM on June 7, 2006


Hey, I don't wanna read the thread (too long) and I don't wanna read the link (made my eyes bleed). Does he give anything better than Matasyahu or whatever-the-fuck? I felt like I was reading a time-share pitch that wouldn't get to how much the condo cost.
posted by klangklangston at 7:53 PM on June 7, 2006


No updates. That sex church business is interesting though.
posted by Smedleyman at 10:38 PM on June 10, 2006


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