CNBC Poll: How Do You Think the World Will End?

The 2012-ers have pulled together archaeology about Mesoamerica, New Age ideas about spiritual transformation, UFO stories about extraterrestrial visitors, and left-field understandings about science — all of which produce a prophecy that something Really Big will happen on December 21, 2012. But what?

No one is sure if the world will really end, at least not next year.

Presumably at some point, though, it will. How do you think it will happen?

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"Apocalypse 2012" will air on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 9 p.m. and midnight ET on CNBC. The documentary will repeat on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 8 p.m.