If the Mayans predict correctly, this will be your last Friday on Earth. Some South Floridians have already decided what to do if doomsday is upon us.
In an informal online poll with more than 1,000 responses, the majority voted to spend their final hours with their partner, while others opted for a child, a parent and even a lost love, a beloved celebrity or a pet.
South Floridians who are part of the Public Insight Network, an online community of people who have agreed to share their insights with The Miami Herald, also had some ideas on what they’d do if Friday marks the end of the world.
Nancy Dominguez, of Miami, said she would send her last text to her nephews: "It would say I love you — never give up. Never, never, never."
Pembroke Pines resident Melissa Good wasn’t sure what her final message on Twitter might be: "It would be either ’Rest in Peace’ or ’At least I don’t have to deal with SoFla traffic on Monday!’"
PIN sources gave great thought to their final meal.
Marsha Wheatley, of Davie, said: "Being that I’ve given up red meat for awhile now, I would choose a nice beef tenderloin with blue cheese melted on top, a butter and sour cream soaked baked potato, and a rich chocolate dessert."
Others like Hialeah resident Joan Fernandez opted for simplicity: “Cuban coffee and croquetas.”
As for exactly how the world might come to an end?
While some respondents predicted life would end by fire, Jeanette Igoe, of Estero in Lee County, said she envisions Florida sinking in a massive flood.
Miami resident Angel Suarez had the most unique end-of-the-world response, guessing that it will all end by a “super giant fart.”
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