On Thu, 10 Nov 2011, R A Brown wrote:

> On 10/11/2011 14:23, Brian wrote:
>> With 2012 just around the corner and all the hype about
>> the end of the world being rumored
> What hype? I've not seen or heard any such hype or, for that
> matter, rumor.

Well fringe belief systems have claimed 2012 as the end of the world for 
some time.  It's certainly true that the Mayan calendar will end.

There was a major motion picture a couple of years ago.  I didn't see it 
but I'll probably catch it on TV at some point, if there is time.

If the world does end I hope it isn't too abrup