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Rebel Loyaltist
01-03-2001, 09:40 PM
The New Millenium started LAST YEAR and here's why. The year dating BC ended when Christ was born. So when Christ was born he wasn't 1 year old he was 0. Years work the same way. A year can't be place if it hasn't happened. So basiclly here's what happened.

<BC-------0(Christ Born)-----2000(new millenium)----Jan. 3 2000

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Vark111
01-03-2001, 10:32 PM
It has *nothing* to do with when Christ was born/died/whatever. No one knows exactly what year those events took place anyway. We can only guestimate within a 5 year timeframe.

It is defined by the numbering system that historians have adopted. Historians do *not* indicate a year 0 BC or a year 0 AD. The "smallest" year in the historical numbering system is 1. Has nothing to do with biblical things. 2000 years ago, acording to the calender system that we are still using, it was year 1 AD. One year prior to that, it was the year 1 BC. Go look at a good historical timeline and you'll see.

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[This message has been edited by Vark111 (edited January 03, 2001).]

Jem
01-06-2001, 08:36 AM
There was no year 0 the calendar started at year 1 AD so the first millenium started in year 1, 1000 years later started the second millenium in the year 1001 and 1000 years after that started the third and actual millenium 2001

so:

1 + 1000 + 1000 = 2001
wow that was a complicated calculation.. http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/wink.gif<font size =-3>

[This message has been edited by Jem (edited January 06, 2001).]

Rogue Nine
01-07-2001, 07:08 PM
I'm with Jem and Vark on this one.

JR2000Z
01-07-2001, 07:19 PM
I dont want to be in it.Were just going to have another fight.

Psycho Tycho
01-07-2001, 08:07 PM
Rebel! You're wrong. I believe Jem and Vark are right.

[This message has been edited by Psycho Tycho (edited January 07, 2001).]

01-07-2001, 10:18 PM
I'm with Jem, but if you want another way to look at it, when a baby is born he/she isn't a year old or 0 years old, but instead it is counted by days, and months. Same with the millenium it was 1 month old last January, ect. and now it is 1 year.

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Darth Sceltor
01-08-2001, 01:18 AM
*Keeps thinking it doesn't really matter anymore since nearly everyone agrees it's STARTED*

Nute Gunray
01-08-2001, 04:03 AM
You're ALL wrong. Prepare to be CORRECTED. and i mean CORRECTED.

Step 1: Forget everything you THOUGHT you knew
Step 2: Institute a new calendar system
Step 3: the new "zero year" is 1982. more specifically, April 7, 1982 is the "pivot point" for the new system
Step 4: I dont' care what happens now. all that matters is that it's year 18 and this "millennium" stuff doesn't matter.
Step 5: I get to brag because my birthday is the basis for a calendar system.

01-08-2001, 04:29 AM
who cares????? the party of the last year was great!!!!!! o yeahhhhhhhhh WHO WANT SOME!??????? http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/biggrin.gif

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Rogue Nine
01-08-2001, 03:27 PM
I have this sudden urge to thwack Nute. Anyone else feel it?

JR2000Z
01-08-2001, 05:38 PM
I had that feeling since I joined.

Rogue Nine
01-08-2001, 06:05 PM
Amen brotha man.

01-08-2001, 10:06 PM
I know what you mean.

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"Dulce bellum inexpertis."
(Sweet is war to those who have never experinced it.) Roman Proverb

Falconguy
01-08-2001, 10:41 PM
Ditto

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Poor Bastard
01-09-2001, 08:11 PM
This thread amuses me. So I post.

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Darth Sceltor
01-09-2001, 08:47 PM
Ooo, now I can smack Nute and PB in the same thread!

Rogue Nine
01-09-2001, 09:05 PM
Booya!

JR2000Z
01-09-2001, 11:58 PM
Isnt it all so perfect?

Zoom Rabbit
01-10-2001, 08:53 AM
I say it's the year of the rabbit.

Rogue Nine
01-10-2001, 03:39 PM
Where is Noot anyway? It's about time for his thwacking.

Nute Gunray
01-10-2001, 03:59 PM
I'm too busy destroying the basic foundation of reality to post a lot.