Tweeps prepare for the end of the world Aaron Hutchins finds out who is saying what — while they can Aaron Hutchins December 21, 2012 Follow @hutchins_aaron Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email 2 [View the story “Twitter prepares for #Mayans end of the world ” on Storify] Twitter prepares for #Mayans end of the world Storified by Maclean’s Magazine· Thu, Dec 20 2012 20:20:01 With yet another apocalypse approaching, this time “predicted” by the end of the Mayan calender on Dec. 21, 2012, people over the world preparing for doomsday. Join me at my End of the World party, tomorrow. Programme enclosed #Mayans #apocalypse http://twitpic.com/bno8tnDiana Issidorides Since the world ends tomorrow, let me list all my grievances & desires now. First, I’ve always wanted to…darn, out of characters. #mayansDavid Aldridge 2013? Ain’t nobody got time for that. #mayansWorkingBarbie Stinking Mayan Meteorologist! http://pic.twitter.com/EQUZvDIkJohn Connor http://twitpic.com/bnrlsc – This plunging Dow futures chart eerily consistent with Mayan predictions…Joshua Green The approaching end was trending on Twitter all day, where crazy predictions and silly confessions were the norm online. If tonight’s headlines read "Bobcats snap 11 game losing streak with W over the Lakers" world might be ending sooner than we think #MayansSerena Winters I farted on a plane once and it was so bad the people around me started coughing and I pretended I was asleep. #EndOfTheWorldConfessionsFrankie James Grande "There was some salad dressing in the back of my fridge and the sell by date was 21/12/12. I think it was Mayannaise." omg hahahahah #mayansJoey Well, the Apocalypse is here and it’s just as I envisioned: me sitting alone eating cereal and watching Christmas With the Kranks #MayansDan Milbrand #EndOfTheWorldConfessions: The end of the world is real… Just look at what’s happening in Australia right now http://twitpic.com/bnqwouDimplesAreAttractive And when midnight struck for those in Asia and Oceania, there was little change in the world. New Zealand right now it’s Friday 21st December. Guess what? The world is still in one piece! Sorry doom-mongers you were wrong #MayansNik & Eva Speakman BREAKING NEWS: New Zealand is fine, so far. #Mayans http://pic.twitter.com/oz8k2y4tEric Alper I cant wait to tell my kids one day how many times I survived the end of the world. #endoftheworld #mayans #2012Connor Jewett Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Filed under: DOOMSDAY Advertisement About this author Aaron Hutchins Macleans.ca editor Aaron Hutchins writes about business, culture and the lives of Canadians. He once wrote a story about One Direction too, which makes him the resident boy band expert (reluctantly). Other articles The good and bad of boredom Last call for bartenders All articles Advertisement Post navigation Previous Trudeau’s ISIS policy gets an assist from Obama—and Harper Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.