THEY spent months warning the world of the apocalypse, some giving away earthly belongings or draining their bank accounts. And so they waited, eagerly or anxiously, for the appointed hour to arrive.
When 6pm came and went at various spots around the globe, and nothing extraordinary emerged. In Australia and New Zealand, early target of the prediction of Armageddon, and across the world, the deadline was greeted with scepticism and humour.
“People are making jokes like there’s no tomorrow,” was one of the top tweets.
- Rapture FAILS (failblog.org)
- In case of Rapture, this may be my final blog… (skepacabra.wordpress.com)
- Apocalypse not right now: ‘Rapture’ end of world fails to materialise (irreligion.org)
- Waiting Anxiously for the Rapture (undergroundunbeliever.blogspot.com)