Users of Twitter around the internet are having fun with the Dec. 21 Mayan "End of the World" on Friday, with several Mayan calendar-related hashtags trending worldwide. (Photo : Reuters)
The dreaded Dec. 21 Mayan "End of the World" date is here...and yet Twitter followers don't seem too worried.
The tags "#mayans" and "#EndOfTheWorldConfessions" have been trending worldwide on the morning of Dec. 21, which marked the end of the 400-year Mayan calendar period known as Baktun 13. The Mayan civilization believed this date would bring about the end of the world.
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However, while the world hasn't ended, on Twitter, the jokes and tweets have been endless.
"Since the world ends tomorrow, let me list all my grievances & desires now. First, I've always wanted to...darn, out of characters," tweeted former NBA player David Aldridge.
"I'm pretty sure the #mayans got high and too lazy to finish the calendar," another user named Adil Khan wrote.
The website Ratchet Humor tweeted, "These #mayans punk'd us, I had planned to wake up dead."
Jon Carlos Guerra also had some fun. "Historians discover that the #mayans invented trolling more than 2000 years ago," he tweeted under his handle of Jonny.
Still, others were also celebrating the day. "Today marks the beginning of a new era....I, for one, am very excited about this!! #mayans #changes," tweeted Aleyah Solomon, a freelance photographer who works at FAJO Magazine.
And on the tag of "#EndOfTheWorldConfessions," people also had their chance to make their secret confessions known before "doomsday."
" I've never watched Star Wars or Lord Of The Rings, and I have no idea what happens in them or what the story is," tweeted Travis Porter.
"In the 1st grade, some girl said "girls dont poop" so i cried & thought i was a boy," tweeted a user with the twitter handle of "ThugLife."
Christopher Kidd also had something to get off his chest. " I almost always steal a grape when I go to the grocery store," he tweeted.
Rachel Commandant also had a confession to make, tweeting, "Sometimes I fill my bath tub with marinara sauce and completely submerge myself. Then I pretend I'm a meat ball."
As for user Reagan Nicole Lano, she confessed the following: "I'm the real slim shady. I'm standing up."