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Judgment Day: Top 10 tweets about the world not ending on Harold Camping's schedule

The prediction by Boulder-born Harold Camping's Family Radio that Judgment Day would begin at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday proved to be a little premature -- and thank goodness, since it allowed Twitter Nation to respond to the fact that the world didn't end on schedule. Look below to see our ten favorite tweets by happy survivors.

"I didn't say Judgment Day. I said Judge MINT Day. Which is better Mentos or Tic Tacs? Hope there wasn't any confussion." - Godless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

I think we should all pretend the #rapture is happening so that when Harold Camping gets left behind later today he'll be lividless than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

We now return you to our regularly scheduled apocalypse. Remember to buy carbon credits if you want to be with Gaia on Judgment Day!less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

"¡Bazinga!" -Harold Camping.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

So judgment day was supposed to be Saturday.....I must admit I'm bummed out. Do you know how hard it is to sell a rapture cake on #ebay ?less than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

Rapture didn't come huh? Guess it's time to take that countdown clock off your Judgment Day website... http://j.mp/jGaXq8 -- #religion #FAILless than a minute ago via bitly Favorite Retweet Reply

Did they postpone judgement day until after the NBA Playoffs???less than a minute ago via Echofon Favorite Retweet Reply

Well judgement day has passed, I do believe the Jehovah witnesses owe me an apology!less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

Harold Camping also predicted the world would end in 1994.... Which only happened for hard-core Nirvana fans. #raptureless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

Judgment Day minister updates prediction: "The world doesn't end this week. Oprah does. My bad, sry."less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

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