Wine, cheese and Anderson Cooper - are all things that get better with age - however with the immortalization of our words on the internet have shown, some things are far from aging gracefully. The Facebook page Posts that did not age well is dedicated to reposting quotes, news, social media posts, and comments shared on the internet that, as we can see now, did not stand the test of time and might make you cringe.

Our list is filled with newspaper headlines whose future predictions went wrong, to companies that couldn't anticipate what tomorrow would hold. Scroll down below to check out the best selections from this page that will make you say, "man that post did not age well." And don't forget to upvote your favorite fake news!

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Pamela24
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1 year ago

Well...he most likely still thinks that has happened with him.

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While it's hard to predict the future, some people are exceptionally good at it. The so-called "super-forecasters" can predict the likelihood of future events with astonishing accuracy, often with no particular prior expertise. Historically, evidence suggests that they are mostly generalists who dabble in all sorts of fields. They're simply less beholden to their own biases. The same applies when reversed, people who have built up an impressive but narrowly-focused expertise are usually less-accurate with their future predictions because they're limited by their own worldviews more.

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago

LOL...is this Karma? or poetic Justice? or both?

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Surprisingly, this is also true with people who have dedicated their lives to one field of study when they're trying to guess where that field is going. And we have data on that, emerging after a 20-year experiment that began in 1984 at a meeting of a National Research Council committee on American-Soviet relations. At the time, the psychologist and political scientist Philip E. Tetlock was 30. After listening to other members discuss Soviet intentions and American policies, he was interested in the authoritative predictions delivered by renowned experts because many of them contradicted one another.

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Krazy Kanuck
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1 year ago

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Soon after, he decided to put expert political and economic predictions to the test. Tetlock collected forecasts from 284 well-educated experts who averaged more than 12 years of experience in their fields. Ensuring that the predictions were concrete, experts had to give specific probabilities of future events. Tetlock wanted to collect enough predictions that he could separate lucky and unlucky streaks from true skill. The project lasted 20 years and comprised of 82,361 probability estimates about the future.

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago

I'm more surprise that he even know who Isaac Newton is...

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The result: the experts were, by and large, terrible at predicting the future. Surprisingly, their areas of specialty, years of experience, and (for some) access to classified information made no difference either. They were bad at both short-term forecasting and at long-term forecasting. They were simply bad at this.

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stanstan
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1 year ago

umm.... yeah, about that

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago

false advertisement!

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Ashley Say Whaat?!?
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1 year ago

"Was this answer helpful?" Answer NO cause the truth would be more helpful thank you very much.

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CultOfBambi
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1 year ago

"Virtual unknowns"? That was just in the US. In Australia and the UK, respectively, both were bankable actors at this point in their careers.

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Han
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1 year ago

I knew people who bulk stored food and water before that y2k new years eve. Haha.

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

Well she sure showed them. Lady Gaga is likely more famous and richer than all them bitches bullying her.

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

I can think of a few reasons someone might want a computer in their home

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Laura Zappenduster
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1 year ago

Disney could try that

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AnderazerX Report

Randy Dhuyvetter
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1 year ago

And they don't. This is an accurate prediction.

Tor Rolf Strøm
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1 year ago

haha, yeah SPOT ON!

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Foxxy
Community Member
1 year ago

Well the first ever computer occupied approx 1,800 square feet and weighed almost 50 tonnes. So back then the idea of computers even being less than 1.5 tonnes was out of this world.

K Miller
Community Member
1 year ago

They weren't wrong...

Id row
Community Member
1 year ago

I remember back in '97, a friend told me he just bought a new computer that had two gigs of storage. I said, "Why do you need all that? Who are you, NASA?"

Steven Rundle
Community Member
1 year ago

They were right

David Jeu
Community Member
1 year ago

Summit supercomputer weight 340 tons.

PjandBolt
Community Member
1 year ago

*picks up computer with pinky* WHAAAT?

Christopher Rhind
Community Member
1 year ago

That's the amount of sh*# they contain.

Give me a beagle any day...
Community Member
1 year ago

What? No mention of cellphones and their size/weight? Damn, we were SO smart in the mid-20th century, hahah.

kurisutofu
Community Member
1 year ago

That's why I'm so tired when walking with my phone in my pocket.

Mark Kelly
Community Member
1 year ago

Well, they don't.

Louise Stange-Wahl
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh yeah--and the computer you hold in your hand is more powerful than the computers that flew on the Apollo missions!

Andrea Bernier Hall
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Eyes sharp, people! Sensing the word, "no" in here somewhere...

JV
Community Member
1 year ago

Now that's funny!

Bored Moogle
Community Member
1 year ago

I bet a modern calculator is more powerful than that thing.

Jacquelyn Moon
Community Member
1 year ago

Well they're not wrong

Elizabeth Butler
Community Member
1 year ago

Well they did pass through 1.5 tons on the way down to ounces.

Diane Brooks
Community Member
1 year ago

Hah

Ed Souza
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm pretty sure the Cray XK7 weights more than 1.5 tons. https://www.olcf.ornl.gov/olcf-resources/compute-systems/titan/

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#14

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Val/Malibu/Dante/Bob
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1 year ago

This is so sad... I lost a cousin I never even got to meet to this... I was named after her

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Daria B
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1 year ago (edited)

When I was in mid. school and obsessed with video games, I was told "video games will give you no bread". Guess where I work now? And they give me both bread and brioche and even more! ♥

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Physicist Heinrich Hertz, upon proving the existence of radio waves, stated that “It’s of no use whatsoever.” When asked about the applications of his discovery: “Nothing, I guess.”

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

Well, he had a lot of faith in his discovery

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Chyppa Homer
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1 year ago

Old-timey miner speak for : Fuck you ! :D

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#18

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Susanna Vesna
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1 year ago

In their defense....WHO ON EARTH could have predicted the reality of MJ?! No one!

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

Wow, is the box coated in lead paint too.

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Chyppa Homer
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1 year ago

Soon... :D

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#21

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After many unfortunate events brought a bad reputation to the name ISIS, the Immigrant Settlement & Integration Services (ISIS) has become the Immigration Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

To be fair, Isis is also the name of an Egyptian Goddess, so the radical Muslims didn't come up with the name

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#22

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago

RIP grumpy cat! we <3 you

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#23

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Susanna Vesna
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1 year ago

An investment of the USA's intelligence GONE WRONG!

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Ssss
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1 year ago

Makes me shudder

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tuzdayschild
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1 year ago

It does stay on your iPhone. It also stays in several other places.

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Pamela24
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1 year ago

Congrats...I guess...?

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#27

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Pan Da
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1 year ago

From the author of "Asteroid collided with earth: all dinosaurs accounted for"

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Bumble
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1 year ago

Well, they lost me and I don't miss it al all.

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Rowlie
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1 year ago

Very BIG trouble indeed

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Rowlie
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1 year ago

Now I get it

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