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Old 12-26-1999, 02:35 AM   #2
Wingznut PEZ
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Default Re: This \"Millennium doesn\'t start until 2001\" BS

The very first year was year 1. They didn't start counting dates as 1-1-00. The first day of the first year was 1-1-01. By that theory, we will soon be completing year #1,999, and just starting the 2,000th year.

I guess if you really get down to it, all anyone is celebrating is the fact that the calender was created ~2000 years ago. Since man has been around far longer, what's the point of the millenium?

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