Time is not just relative, it gives a whole new perspective of things that wasn't there. Think of it as an ultimate test to determine whether stuff is legit or not. And while some things remain unchanged, like the world still hailing Keanu Reeves, others turn sour, like an acidic vinegar you’d never, ever dare to call wine.

This phenomenon is known as poorly aged things, which means they not only didn’t get better over time, they got way worse to the point of passing cringe or meeting regrets. So in order to see some of the best of the worst real-life examples, we took a visit to the “Poorly Aged Things” Twitter account that does precisely what it says: “showcases poorly-aged things and blinx.”

With 719.9K followers and counting, it offers some of the most remarkable examples of feeling remorse over something you were honestly proud of before. How did this 180° change happen? I told you, it’s all time’s fault.

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No.
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1 month ago

well, they were right about one thing

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Indra Servo
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1 month ago

It's started from a gorilla's death

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rosid rukmana
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1 month ago

Oh well....

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Part of the beauty (and the horror!) of the world we live in is that things are for the most part unforeseeable. I mean, nobody would have believed you if, back in 2018, you told us there was the greatest pandemic in modern history right around the corner that would forever change our lives as we were used to. But on 31 December 2019 (it’s hard to believe it was two years ago!) the coronavirus was first reported from Wuhan, China, from which it rapidly spread around the globe.

But what if we could have known it prior to the outbreak actually happening? Could we have changed the debilitating course of events that followed? The question may never have answers, but we can have a look at what it takes to make predictions about the future, and how accurate they actually are.

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No.
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1 month ago

but a new disease apeared out of nowhere and destroyed world peace

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Joran Quinten
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1 month ago

Isn't that the guy who invented some sorry of detective?

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Bellatrix Lestrange
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1 month ago

This has to be fake. I mean it's so accurate.

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If you've never heard of superforecasting, it’s the practice of prediction that covers everything from whether a currency will become stronger, one country will invade another, or there will be civil unrest in a city. Superforecasters calculate the probability of something happening and then adjust that as circumstances change. In this way, they’re able to come up with consistent predictions.

But it’s much more complex than that. According to Bloomberg, superforecasters did not accurately predict Brexit, putting the chances of a Leave vote at 23% in June 2016—the month of the referendum. Their predicted figure had been higher a few months previously but they had adjusted the likelihood downwards, reports the BBC.

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Michele Ferretto
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1 month ago

I look forward for the day in which "millions give up on" Daily Mail.

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MauKini
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1 month ago

Hahahaha.. God, they were so wrong!

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Michele Ferretto
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1 month ago

Sure!

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Being a superforecaster entails one quintessential personality trait, which is superior analytic ability. Philip Tetlock, the Leonore Annenberg University Professor in Democracy and Citizenship at the University of Pennsylvania, identified many people who could be turned into “superforecasters”—people whose analytic ability is considerably better than random people (or who, in financial analyst terms, “beat the market”).

It doesn’t mean trusting your gut is all there is, since analysts have to do many other things besides just forecast, but it surely helps, Philip argues. Other personality traits for a superforecaster include being intelligent, playing games and solving puzzles, being able to pragmatically use other people’s ideas, and being open-minded to new data which shows up.

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MauKini
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1 month ago

Ouch.. and its not too long ago.

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I I
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1 month ago

So two impeachments must be really deplorable

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James016
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1 month ago

Ooof.

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Lauren Caswell
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1 month ago

Well aged, methinks tho?

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James016
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1 month ago

I have a sore hand from all the faceplaming

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LesAnimaux
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1 month ago

I wanna know what problems this person had in mind

J. F.
Community Member
1 month ago

Broken screens not working correctly, thus making the phones more vulnable to major damage in comparison to models with buttons. That's what I would assume

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Jazzy Mc. Jaz
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1 month ago

what was the problem?... easier to use and making it more addicting.

Yort
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1 month ago

If your screen breaks, your phone is basically unusable.

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Karri Berkowitz
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1 month ago

First iPhone worked by the heat of your finger. Awesome in Florida not so much when I was on a ski slope in -10, tried texting with my tongue

Monday
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1 month ago

Did it work? Don't leave us hanging here!

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Forty Seven Pandas
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1 month ago

To be fair, there are a lot of awful things about touchscreens.

Karri Berkowitz
Community Member
1 month ago

It did work! Took forever, had to keep building up heat but I didn't have a strong enough signal to just call my mom to come get us so there wasn't much choice

Cryo
Community Member
1 month ago

fingerprints are the only issue i have

Fred L.
Community Member
1 month ago

Well, there were many touch-screen problems in the past. But they managed to solve them and now they´re great, as simple as that.

BrokenPS2
Community Member
1 month ago

And here I am... seeing this on a phone with a touch screen.

Marilyn Ransberry
Community Member
1 month ago

Maybe didn’t foresee unlocking codes.

Dave P
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1 month ago

The earn ones were highly flawed with really bad touch screens. But also the germ issues with smartphones is disgusting.

Phantom Captain
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1 month ago

I see no problems

Eilat Jelin
Community Member
1 month ago

He's not entirely wrong...

Mikołaj Witkowski
Community Member
1 month ago

This is still true, touch screen on a phone is the worst idea ever, it's just that people treat them as a camera/video device and not a phone.

Ruth Beaty
Community Member
1 month ago

Well, think of all the butt dials...

Starlee87
Community Member
1 month ago

Yea especially when they break

Iron ass
Community Member
1 month ago

Such as...?

Logically Reasonable
Community Member
1 month ago

Jeff knew what he was talking about!!

Gemar DuniaHiburan
Community Member
1 month ago

I try to compromise with touch screen by using the Blackberry phone who still has physical keypad. (The OS is android)

grey galah
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1 month ago

...only if they put them on laptops....oooh

Amma Wahl
Community Member
1 month ago

Take that, Jeff!

Johnny
Community Member
1 month ago

The USA had a good pandemic plan, when they did this ranking, they didn't know that we'd do pretty much the opposite of what was in the plan for an entire year.

k m
Community Member
1 month ago

oh that Jeff, always with the 'problems' on his mind

Vicky Zar
Community Member
1 month ago

I wonder what they think now

Mark Kelly
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes there’s a problem and the problem is people keep cracking them.

Debbie Burton
Community Member
1 month ago

THIS.... my new phone is so sensitive that I accidently reset my bank PIN and then didnt know what it was. Took all day to reset it again

Lilly Rose Poppy
Community Member
1 month ago

I wanna know what Jeff was thinking here....

Sam Chilton
Community Member
1 month ago

I was against them for a while, probably because I'd had a couple of brick phones (no slide/touch etc) that lasted forever.. but eventually got drawn in. Had this one 4 years already and it's still great!

katboxjanitor
Community Member
1 month ago

Wonder what "Jeff" prefers doing with his hands?

James T
Community Member
1 month ago

Laughs in Iphone

David Beaulieu
Community Member
1 month ago

Dammit Jeff!

Lyn Castles
Community Member
1 month ago

Is Jeff like a Karen....

Hugo A-niro
Community Member
1 month ago

How sad and full of himself this jerk is

ViFi
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes, Jeff. definitely

Sergio Bicerra
Community Member
1 month ago

Shut up, Jeff!

Malwin Wellham
Community Member
1 month ago

The touch screen critic was soo out of touch

Malwin Wellham
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1 month ago

The touch screen critic was so out of touch.

BlahBlah
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1 month ago

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But it IS true. Smartphones and touch are crap! We should move on and not stay with this crap. I hate touch screens. Inaccurate, no feedback for fingers, a lot of mistakes... CRAP!

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MauKini
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1 month ago

Ouch!

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Michele Ferretto
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1 month ago

Same things have been always said for disruptive innovations in history.

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Indra Servo
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1 month ago

"Shut up, man"

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Stephanie Did It
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1 month ago

It almost sounds like the badly translated Engrish seen in product manuals.

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Vicky Z
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1 month ago

Both comments didn't age well!

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James016
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1 month ago

Define the word "loved" in this context

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Indra Servo
Community Member
1 month ago

"bEcauSe tHEy NoT edUCatiOnAL", what's this lady smoking??

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MauKini
Community Member
1 month ago

oh.. this must hurt forever!

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Michele Ferretto
Community Member
1 month ago

Sad thing is that there are some doctors still smoking nowadays...

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No.
Community Member
1 month ago

yep. That's pretty accurate

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Some Cool Guy
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1 month ago

One more time

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Vicky Z
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1 month ago

Oh the irony

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MauKini
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1 month ago

Poor Harambe. He was unique.

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Michele Ferretto
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1 month ago

I had to Google who's this one.

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James016
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1 month ago

Which April?

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Indra Servo
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1 month ago

it'll topple over if there are no intervention. They heavily stabilized it starting from 90s

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Mr Red
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1 month ago

We are getting over it right now

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Julie C Rose
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1 month ago

Technically true - he didn’t say “not one s**t-smeared government building”.

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James016
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1 month ago

Stonks!

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Roger Haywood
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1 month ago

I'm not a Harry Potter fan, but even I think this is a bit cruel.

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