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  • Pebble
    Eternal Champion
    • Dec 2006
    • 2550

    Predictions for 2012

    As every one is making prediction or looking ahead, perhaps we should do the same and close the thread around 15th Jan? Then we could review it next year?

    Euro to limp on, but I suspect we will see at least one country leave.

    Sakorzy not to be re-elected, but Obama will be (maybe with the help of some hanging chads - )

    US Naval forces to clash with Iran.

    UK's coalition to continue and Ed Milliband to stay Labour leader. There will be trouble at the Olympics.
    Papa was a Rolling Stone......
  • Tammywilding
    Tammy W
    • Jul 2010
    • 25

    #2
    Easy one !

    UK Unemployment hits Three Million.

    More Busineses, large and small go bust.

    Inflation of Fuel and Luxury goods hits 20% (again).

    Yet more Murder Suicides (five in Uk over the last month).

    Depression bites.

    All over in August.
    Humbling and possibly relaxing too
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3x2sUbHD6qg

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    • Kymba334
      Eternal Champion
      • Jun 2011
      • 3167

      #3
      Hmmm?

      I find myself at at a loss just now. As Yoda once wisely said " Always in motion is the future"...()
      Mwana wa simba ni simba

      The child of a lion is also a lion - Swahili Wisdom

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      • The English Assassin
        Champion of the Balance
        • Feb 2007
        • 1673

        #4
        It'll be like 2011 + 1
        forum

        1. a meeting or assembly for the open discussion of subjects of public interest
        2. a medium for open discussion, such as a magazine
        3. a public meeting place for open discussion

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        • Nathaniel
          Champion of the Balance
          • Nov 2006
          • 1989

          #5
          I predict that I will be sick and tired of hearing about the freaking Myans by the year's end. I will go out on a limb and predict that those predicting end of the world thanks to the Mayan calender will not learn anything when the world does'nt end and will move onto the next stupid prediction in 2013.

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          • Rothgo
            Champion of the Unbalanced
            • Aug 2006
            • 6656

            #6
            I predict the average pay increase will be about 0% but those at board-room level will exceed 30%. I also predict that the Oxford English Dictionary will not add modern usage descriptors to the term "meritocracy".

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            • Pietro_Mercurios
              Eternal Champion
              • Oct 2004
              • 5796

              #7
              I predict that the sun will rise in the east and set in the west and that I'll go for a pint tonight.

              Everything else is down to chance.

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              • thingfish
                sairfecht
                • Sep 2007
                • 15756

                #8
                No doubt the Govt will perpetuate the lie that "times are hard" just so they can have an excuse for doing nothing except lining their pockets and weakening The Welfare State.
                Cowards!
                "I hate to advocate drugs,alcohol,violence or insanity to anyone,but they've always worked for me"

                Hunter S Thompson

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                • Morgan Kane
                  Lost in the multiverse
                  • Jun 2006
                  • 1428

                  #9
                  the financial and economic crisis will deepen and our so called " masters " will think that democracy is a luxury item they cannot afford ....

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                  • UncleDes
                    Got Moves like Jagged
                    • Dec 2006
                    • 3682

                    #10
                    Many things will happen.

                    There will be a portent.

                    A best friend of yours has an address with a "2" in it: his name begins with a "P" or a "J"....or maybe an "M"...no? Did I say "J" already Can I buy a vowel?

                    UncleDes will drink then post strange posts on a website and will sleep on the sofa.

                    Des
                    Spacerockmanifesto on Facebook

                    Hawkwind tabs

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                    • UncleDes
                      Got Moves like Jagged
                      • Dec 2006
                      • 3682

                      #11
                      Actually: a serious one. There WILL actually be a Hawkwind coverband jam session in upstate New York organized by UncleDes. Already got the ball rolling on Facebook and the Hawkwind website.
                      Spacerockmanifesto on Facebook

                      Hawkwind tabs

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                      • pixi
                        pixi
                        • Jan 2008
                        • 187

                        #12
                        I predict a riot...

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                        • Papi
                          Champion of the Balance
                          • Oct 2007
                          • 1143

                          #13
                          Je ne sais pas

                          Originally posted by Pebble View Post
                          (...)

                          Sakorzy not to be re-elected, but Obama will be (maybe with the help of some hanging chads - )

                          (...)
                          May be for Obama, but Sarkozy...
                          USA citizens re-elected W. Bush, and I am not sure that we (the frogs) are more intelligent !
                          I swear on the Runestaff : I hope you are right Pebble !
                          I hope you are right Pebble !
                          Papi

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                          • opaloka
                            digital serf 41221z/74
                            • Jun 2006
                            • 3746

                            #14
                            I think Ron Paul will run as an independent and Obama will win with less than 50 percent of the vote - reminiscent of the Clinton/Perot/Bush race almost 20 years ago.

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                            • ThanosShadowsage
                              Eternal Companion
                              • Dec 2003
                              • 666

                              #15
                              Originally posted by Nathaniel View Post
                              I predict that I will be sick and tired of hearing about the freaking Myans by the year's end.

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