Originally Posted by Dreamliner
To the contrary, preterism simply amounts to taking Jesus at his word, that he would return and establish all that was promised withing the lifetime of certain of his hearers.
Futurists are multi-taskers in that they thumb their noses at preterists and then proceed to live like them.
So you seriously find it not the least bit strange at all that nobody noticed it, wrote it down, told their villages and families, etc. Or just don't consider any theological explanation for the strangeness worth sharing with the class.