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Kaena2012
12-04-2010, 04:33 PM
So not sure how many of you have noticed but one of the glyphs had the date 12/21/2012 and with Minerva that is a different race i am thinking Ubi has been inspired by the work of Stichin. For those of you that do not know The date of December 21, 2012 is the date that "apparently the Mayan calendar ends and Stitchin who has done alot of research talks about another race of "people" and goes so far as to say that we are descendants. Well just an idea as it seems to fit somewhat in the AC universe

Kaena2012
12-04-2010, 04:33 PM
So not sure how many of you have noticed but one of the glyphs had the date 12/21/2012 and with Minerva that is a different race i am thinking Ubi has been inspired by the work of Stichin. For those of you that do not know The date of December 21, 2012 is the date that "apparently the Mayan calendar ends and Stitchin who has done alot of research talks about another race of "people" and goes so far as to say that we are descendants. Well just an idea as it seems to fit somewhat in the AC universe

LightRey
12-04-2010, 04:39 PM
actually, a while back they found out that that date is the result of a miscalculation. The Mayan calendar is apparently supposed to end somewhere in 2208.

X10J
12-04-2010, 04:42 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Kaena2012:
So not sure how many of you have noticed but one of the glyphs had the date 12/21/2012 and with Minerva that is a different race i am thinking Ubi has been inspired by the work of Stichin. For those of you that do not know The date of December 21, 2012 is the date that "apparently the Mayan calendar ends and Stitchin who has done alot of research talks about another race of "people" and goes so far as to say that we are descendants. Well just an idea as it seems to fit somewhat in the AC universe </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Most if not all of us have noticed this. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Kaena2012
12-05-2010, 08:23 PM
Fair enough, just thought perhaps some did not know.

flyingeaglemile
12-05-2010, 08:26 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by LightRey:
actually, a while back they found out that that date is the result of a miscalculation. The Mayan calendar is apparently supposed to end somewhere in 2208. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Did they actually? During 2012 I wanted to hear everyone talk about how the world was going to end, oh well http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

obliviondoll
12-05-2010, 09:22 PM
Sitchin is debunked by anyone who actually knows what he's trying to talk about, and is irrelevant.

Unless there's a conspiracy that's out to get him for discovering secrets the world isn't supposed to know, and that conspiracy developed linguistics and found a way to make Ancient Sumerian writings show up in dig sites where it's impossible for Sumerian texts to be found, and in a form which doesn't actually match any known Sumerian writings (Sitchin translates Sumerian on a principle that doesn't work by realistic linguistics, and has "translated" Akkadian writings using his system even though it only works with Sumerian).

As for 2012 (or whatever the ACTUAL date is), it's just a calendar reset, nothing bad.

The Mayans don't actually say the world's going to end, just their calendar does, so everyone's making assumptions - it's not the first time their calendar has effectively "run out" - it's just that this current version has been stable and accurate for significantly longer than their previous ones were. And they're not around any more to make a new one. As far as the Mayans are concerned, the world already ended.

EDIT: 22-Dec-2012 is the release date for AC3.

assassin_zombie
12-06-2010, 12:04 PM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by obliviondoll:


Unless there's a conspiracy that's out to get him for discovering secrets the world isn't supposed to know, and that conspiracy developed linguistics and found a way to make Ancient Sumerian writings show up in dig sites where it's impossible for Sumerian texts to be found, and in a form which doesn't actually match any known Sumerian writings (Sitchin translates Sumerian on a principle that doesn't work by realistic linguistics, and has "translated" Akkadian writings using his system even though it only works with Sumerian).
/QUOTE]

Sitchin's interpretations of the Sumerian text are not the only ones, its a common misconception that Sitchin was the first and only person to translate the tablets, but there have been many other translations that have come out with similar themes, ancient aliens and genetic manipulation is one that all interpretations can agree on.

RunnerGroucho
12-06-2010, 12:12 PM
The original inspiration for the series was the novel Alamut. The modern day stuff is a mishmash of "new world order" conspiracy theories.