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Residents at a hamlet called the End of the World have been forced to take down their signposts because they keep getting pinched by apocalypse believers.

The three families who now live in remote Koniec Swiata in Poland, say their lives have been made a misery by people who believed the ancient Mayan calender prediction that the world would end today (dec 21).

"Our name means literally End of the World so once the doomsday hunters found this out they wouldn't leave us alone," said resident Roman Adamus, 50.

"We've lost six of them this year so enough is enough and they're coming down," he added.

Neighbour Marianna Warszawska, 85, said: "I've lived here all my life and these people are a bloody nightmare.

"Hopefully they'll leave us alone when the world doesn't end."

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