End of the world on December 21, 2012 - your doomsday survival kit guide

The end of the world is nigh - or is it?

The end of the world is nigh - or is it?

First published in News

ACCORDING to various doomsday beliefs, December 21, 2012 is set to be the end of the world.

If you buy into the theory that the Mayan calendar is coming to an end and have accepted that if true this means a cataclysmic event or huge transformation is looming, you’ll be bracing yourself for a very big day on Friday.

Should you be one of the ‘doomsday preppers’ you’ll already be busy with building a ship to take refuge in the seas, building your own bunker, stocking up on candles and looking for supplies needed to survive the apocalypse.

For those tardy ones among you who are not yet in a complete state of readiness, here are some handy hints from trade site Alibaba.com on a few essential, and some non-essential, items to help in case of emergency.

News Shopper: Doomsday survival kit infographic

If life on Earth as we know it really was coming to an end on December 21 how would you spend your last few days? What things would you like to do before it was too late? Would you make special preparations or just carry on as normal? Add your comments below.

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10:20am Tue 18 Dec 12

Erith chap says...

Read the News Shopper
Read the News Shopper Erith chap
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1:39pm Tue 18 Dec 12

ksc says...

Not read the News Shopper
Not read the News Shopper ksc
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3:47pm Tue 18 Dec 12

Gypo.Joe says...

On the beer ......its the only way.
On the beer ......its the only way. Gypo.Joe
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4:48pm Tue 18 Dec 12

PaulErith says...

What time's it all kicking off? Hope it's last minute of the day as then at least I'll be drunk! Got a good night planned on Friday.
What time's it all kicking off? Hope it's last minute of the day as then at least I'll be drunk! Got a good night planned on Friday. PaulErith
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6:01pm Tue 18 Dec 12

rarecockneyguvnor says...

Nut deep, in up to the back wheels.
Nut deep, in up to the back wheels. rarecockneyguvnor
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7:57pm Tue 18 Dec 12

bizzymum says...

Blimey I'm so glad NS reminded me about the bouncy castle thingy. It was soo the top of my list of things to do. Bye bye everybody, bye bye!
Blimey I'm so glad NS reminded me about the bouncy castle thingy. It was soo the top of my list of things to do. Bye bye everybody, bye bye! bizzymum
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3:11pm Wed 19 Dec 12

dag says...

The best thing to do is to ignore it. If it IS the end of the world survival kits would be no use at all. Happy Christmas everyone...... I don't believe that it's all going to end on the 21st!!
The best thing to do is to ignore it. If it IS the end of the world survival kits would be no use at all. Happy Christmas everyone...... I don't believe that it's all going to end on the 21st!! dag
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4:24pm Wed 19 Dec 12

rojo174 says...

I'm with Gypsy Joe on this.
I'm with Gypsy Joe on this. rojo174
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11:05am Thu 20 Dec 12

Mole22A says...

rojo174 wrote:
I'm with Gypsy Joe on this.
Me too!
[quote][p][bold]rojo174[/bold] wrote: I'm with Gypsy Joe on this.[/p][/quote]Me too! Mole22A
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11:03am Fri 21 Dec 12

Gypo.Joe says...

Well I've got me belly up the bar, nothing to report so far.
Well I've got me belly up the bar, nothing to report so far. Gypo.Joe
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