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rasmus
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posted 20 February 2002 05:04 AM      Profile for rasmus   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
World peace will break out today, if Uri Geller has anything to do with it. Click!

[ February 20, 2002: Message edited by: rasmus_raven ]


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skdadl
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posted 20 February 2002 08:42 AM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I actually use this system, because the university presses in Canada use it -- ie: day/month/year. But the Americans, and increasingly most Canadians, tend to do month/day/year -- witness current references to 9/11, which to me is 11/9.

So does that mean that anyone running on the American system doesn't get to participate in the peace the rest of the world will find?


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Michelle
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posted 20 February 2002 10:43 AM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Skdadl: HAHAHA

quote:
Israeli psychic Uri Geller planned to lead a day of spiritual meditation on Wednesday to mark the occasion.

He urged his followers to think positively at four points on Wednesday -- at 11:11 a.m., 13:11 p.m., 20:02 p.m. and 11:11 p.m. -- to encourage peace-building and personal growth.


Okay, I don't get the significance of 11:11 a.m., 13:11, and 11:11 p.m. What does that have to do with a palindrome that is made up of the numbers "2" and "0"? In that case, why don't we stop and meditate at 2:22, 3:33, 4:44, and 5:55? And while we're at it, maybe at 12:21? Or 13:31, 14:41, and 15:51 - and 21:12, and 22:22, and...

Methinks some people are reaching a little too hard for significance.


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DrConway
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posted 20 February 2002 11:30 AM      Profile for DrConway     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I still like the coolness factor of a palindromic date and time.
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