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.

#1

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

No.
Community Member
1 month ago

well, they were right about one thing

View More Replies...
View more comments
#2

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff , twitter.com Report

Indra Servo
Community Member
1 month ago

It's started from a gorilla's death

View More Replies...
View more comments
#3

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

rosid rukmana
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh well....

View More Replies...
View more comments

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.

#4

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

No.
Community Member
1 month ago

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

View More Replies...
View more comments
#5

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Joran Quinten
Community Member
1 month ago

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

View More Replies...
View more comments
#6

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Bellatrix Lestrange
Community Member
1 month ago

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

View More Replies...
View more comments

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.

#7

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Michele Ferretto
Community Member
1 month ago

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

View More Replies...
View more comments
#8

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

MauKini
Community Member
1 month ago

Hahahaha.. God, they were so wrong!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#9

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Michele Ferretto
Community Member
1 month ago

Sure!

View more comments

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.

#10

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

MauKini
Community Member
1 month ago

Ouch.. and its not too long ago.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#11

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

I I
Community Member
1 month ago

So two impeachments must be really deplorable

View More Replies...
View more comments
#12

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff , twitter.com Report

James016
Community Member
1 month ago

Ooof.

View more comments
#13

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Lauren Caswell
Community Member
1 month ago

Well aged, methinks tho?

View More Replies...
View more comments
#14

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

James016
Community Member
1 month ago

I have a sore hand from all the faceplaming

View More Replies...
View more comments
#15

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

LesAnimaux
Community Member
1 month ago

I wanna know what problems this person had in mind

View More Replies...
View more comments
#16

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff , twitter.com Report

MauKini
Community Member
1 month ago

Ouch!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#17

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Michele Ferretto
Community Member
1 month ago

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

View more comments
#18

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff , twitter.com Report

Indra Servo
Community Member
1 month ago

"Shut up, man"

View More Replies...
View more comments
#19

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Stephanie Did It
Community Member
1 month ago

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

View More Replies...
View more comments
#20

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Vicky Z
Community Member
1 month ago

Both comments didn't age well!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#21

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

James016
Community Member
1 month ago

Define the word "loved" in this context

Dhukath
Community Member
1 month ago

As loved as "Winnie the Pooh" in China!

Load More Replies...
chi-wei shen
Community Member
1 month ago

As loved as Winnie-the-Pooh by the Chinese leader Xi Jinping.

Shelp
Community Member
1 month ago

Hey, I wanted to say that!

Load More Replies...
Chillace
Community Member
1 month ago

jar jar binks is the real sith lord

Donkey boi
Community Member
1 month ago

Please don't hate me, but.... I liked Jar-Jar.

Virgil Sanders
Community Member
1 month ago

i also like Jar-Jar, i really don't understand all the hate he gets

Load More Replies...
Wonder Woman 848
Community Member
1 month ago

Jar Jar is my star! Haters gonna hate! 🤷‍♀️

Bender Bending Rodríguez
Community Member
1 month ago

Me too. I like Jar Jar Binks. I fail to see where is this hate against that char comes from.

Load More Replies...
ASHRFOX
Community Member
1 month ago

But he is!

Alfonso Leighton
Community Member
1 month ago

Baby Yoda!

Gay Llama
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

Baby Yoda is the best.

Load More Replies...
CrunChewy McSandybutt
Community Member
1 month ago

I think if the films hadn't been so terrible in a number of ways, Jar Jar wouldn't be so vilified now.

Noemie Houtekie-N'Da
Community Member
1 month ago

Off topic, but I do love that Padme outfit. I always wanted it.

Zophra
Community Member
1 month ago

It's pretty bad when you want a major character to die...

kjorn
Community Member
1 month ago

who wroted that? was he on meth?

Wonder Woman 848
Community Member
1 month ago

That was rude. 1. I'm female, 2. meth is icky, 3. I said HATERS GONNA HATE! hater.

Load More Replies...
Brandi VanSteenwyk
Community Member
1 month ago

I do love Jar Jar...

Ryan Deschanel
Community Member
1 month ago

How can anyone hate Winnie the Pooh so much ?

I'm lay sheep in China
Community Member
1 month ago

Ask Xi-jin poh

Load More Replies...
Vicky Z
Community Member
1 month ago

But winnie is adorable! The comparison is not fair!

Guada Narbaitz
Community Member
1 month ago

Man, that guy is SO annoying

Micah Pettit
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh bother...

Okiedokie
Community Member
1 month ago

Wait people hate Jar-Jar? :(

DetongLhamo
Community Member
1 month ago

I think they meant “loathed” and were referring to the Americanised Winnie the Pooh.

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
1 month ago

Ugh - most annoying character ever!

Dee Tag
Community Member
1 month ago

Um, no...

Holly Allen
Community Member
1 month ago

🤣🤣🤣🤣

Simba
Community Member
1 month ago

"Loved" to be hated 🤭

Cafesinner
Community Member
1 month ago

I love him!!!

Leo Domitrix
Community Member
1 month ago

Altsa-controlsa-deletesa. If you are a hardcore SW fan, you know this fan short.

Joost van Leeuwen
Community Member
1 month ago

Well, Pooh's target audience aren't grown ups too...

Rez Fidel
Community Member
1 month ago

Im a Trekkie anyway..but this clown..omfg.

Alison Wells
Community Member
1 month ago

Sometimes I feel like we forget that Jar Jar is just hopelessly out of place the whole movie.

grey galah
Community Member
1 month ago

one day grovelling film critics won't have a job when a pandemic closes cinemas...

Mike Loux
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh, bother.

leia's emotional cupcake
Community Member
1 month ago

NOPE. Sadly, no one likes the prequels.

Monday
Community Member
1 month ago

I don't think people not liking the prequels is the reason nobody loves Jar Jar....

Load More Replies...
Logically Reasonable
Community Member
1 month ago

OH.....I remember the HUGE push of Jar Jar Binks toys, clothes, and how he would be the next "bigger than life" character, raking in BILLIONS of dollars!!! I should have bet on that one!!!!

Eduard Korhonen
Community Member
1 month ago

Winnie the Pooh is a massive d**k, so yeah 🤷

Indra Servo
Community Member
1 month ago

Jarjar is loved worldwide as Pooh is in China

View More Replies...
View more comments
#22

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Indra Servo
Community Member
1 month ago

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

View More Replies...
View more comments
#23

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

MauKini
Community Member
1 month ago

oh.. this must hurt forever!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#24

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Michele Ferretto
Community Member
1 month ago

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

View More Replies...
View more comments
#25

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

No.
Community Member
1 month ago

yep. That's pretty accurate

View More Replies...
View more comments
#26

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff , twitter.com Report

Some Cool Guy
Community Member
1 month ago

One more time

View More Replies...
View more comments
#27

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Vicky Z
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh the irony

View More Replies...
View more comments
See Also on Bored Panda
#28

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff , twitter.com Report

MauKini
Community Member
1 month ago

Poor Harambe. He was unique.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#29

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Michele Ferretto
Community Member
1 month ago

I had to Google who's this one.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#30

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff , twitter.com Report

James016
Community Member
1 month ago

Which April?

View More Replies...
View more comments
#31

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Indra Servo
Community Member
1 month ago

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

View More Replies...
View more comments
#32

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Mr Red
Community Member
1 month ago

We are getting over it right now

View More Replies...
View more comments
#33

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Julie C Rose
Community Member
1 month ago

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

View More Replies...
View more comments
#34

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff , twitter.com Report

James016
Community Member
1 month ago

Stonks!

View more comments
#35

Poorly-Aged-Things-Twitter

PoorlyAgedStuff Report

Roger Haywood
Community Member
1 month ago

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

View More Replies...
View more comments

Note: this post originally had 67 images. It’s been shortened to the top 35 images based on user votes.