Originally Posted by Sarge22
I think it's a bit more likely that, after creating a 500 year calendar, the Mayans figured it was far enough out to stop making more additions. They had to stop somewhere. If the calendar went 600 years instead, people would be predicting end of the world in 2112 instead.
Or, that last edition was made just before the Spaniards showed up...I'm just sayin'.