The future turned out a whole lot differently than people expected. For example, Simon Newcomb, a Canadian-American astronomer and mathematician, said: "Flight by machines heavier than air is unpractical and insignificant, if not utterly impossible." 18 months later, the Wright Brothers flew a Kittyhawk. To prove that you can't reallyknow what's going to happen, Bored Panda has compiled a list of things that seemed OK at the time, but have become ridiculously absurd. Like, diet candy AYDS. Or acceptance speeches thanking Harvey Weinstein. Scroll down to check out the entries and if they're not enough, fire up Bored Panda's earlier compilation of 30 Posts From The Past That Did Not Age Well.

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Sally Appleton
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1 year ago

Sounds great, can't wait to use it!

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Looking at the past in good on a personal level, too. "Self-Reflective Awareness (SRA) is a 'meta-cognitive' ability, meaning that it involves thinking about and reflecting on one’s own mental processes," Gregg Henriques, Ph.D., wrote. "Someone with good SRA is able to generate a narrative of self that is complex, clear, and multifaceted and is able to communicate that narrative in a way that allows others a much better understanding of where one is coming from."

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Blows

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Jo Choto
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1 year ago

Originally, Apple's whole point was to bring computing to the people at a low cost. Boy, did they do a 180 on that philosophy.

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There are a number of different facets to SRA, including knowingnow your family story and developmental history, understanding your needs, motivations, and emotions, understanding your defenses and how you handle criticism, understanding your strengths, and weakneses, understanding your beliefs/values and worldview, knowing your pupose in life and how you make meaning, knowing how others see you, knowing the 'cultural bubble' that you live in. Exploring these areas can dramatically increase the results of one's self-reflection.

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

Magic mineral that will magically give you all sorts of symptoms

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This may all sound very complex, but, at its simplest, reflection is about careful thought. It gives the brain an opportunity to pause, untangle and sort through observations and experiences, consider multiple possible interpretations, and create meaning. And every little bit counts. Research by Giada Di Stefano, Francesca Gino, Gary Pisano, and Bradley Staats in call centers showed that employees who spent 15 minutes at the end of the day reflecting about what they learned performed 23% better after 10 days than those who didn't.

#4

My Friend Found This In Our School Work

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

"Very unlikely", sure I believe you Zuckerberg

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#5

Hitler Tamed By Prison (New York Times, 1924)

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Night Owl
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1 year ago

If only ...

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#6

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"Going through old slides and found this eerily prophetic pic of my brother, captured late summer 2000"

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Sally Appleton
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1 year ago

Timmy you motherfucker

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#7

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Hans
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1 year ago

today: "Oh these kids should be on the street selling crack, not watching Bill Cosby."

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Pan Da
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1 year ago (edited)

He might not be wrong: it's not because the chances are low that it won't happen. AKA Murphy's Law

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

Yes what a marvelous job she did...

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#10

Babies Named Daenerys

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

Also babies named Khaleesi

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#11

Oof

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mr toto
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1 year ago

oh boy...

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#12

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

Well, I guess it's not wrong that AIDS helps you lose weight and keep it off. I wouldn't recommend it though

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The Episode Of Seinfeld Where Elaine Is Dating A Guy Who Shares A Name With A Murderer. He Keeps Getting Mistaken For Him So She Gets Him To Change His Name. She Picks Up A Sports Magazine And Is Trying To Find A Name For Him In There, And Comes Up With "Oj" (Simpson, She Was Referring To). The Episode Was From 93, The Murders Happened 94

The episode of Seinfeld where Elaine is dating a guy who shares a name with a murderer. He keeps getting mistaken for him so she gets him to change his name. She picks up a sports magazine and is trying to find a name for him in there, and comes up with "OJ" (Simpson, she was referring to). The episode was from 93, the murders happened 94.

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kathryn stretton
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1 year ago

Mmmm. Got away with it didn't he?

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#14

This Dictionary

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Rowlie
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1 year ago

Sadly this is still relevant, however it would not be used as an example

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Sally Appleton
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1 year ago

Bet they're all dead now

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#16

All The Acceptance Speeches Thanking Weinstein

All the acceptance speeches thanking Weinstein

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Hans
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1 year ago

Tells you about the hypocrisy of such speeches.

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Hans
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1 year ago

Alas.

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

Ouch

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#19

Marissa Mayer Promises “No To Screw Up” Tumblr After Buying It For $1.1b In 2013...

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Demi Zwaan
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1 year ago

Awww, that is so cute. And they so did screw it up.

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#20

There Was An Interview With Kevin Spacey Working With Kids And He Said He Was Always Looking For The Shy Kid In The Corner

There was an interview with Kevin spacey working with kids and he said he was always looking for the shy kid in the corner.

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Rowlie
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1 year ago

He just didnt explain why he was doing that

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#21

The Edmonton Swastikas, A Canadian Girls' Hockey Team. C. 1916 (See Comment For Links)

The Edmonton Swastikas, a Canadian girls' hockey team. c. 1916

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Pokemon sa
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1 year ago

The shape symbolizes eternal cycling, a theme found in samsara doctrine of Buddhism , it sits on a flat edge instead of the Swastika that sits on the tip

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#22

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Illustration form a Mad Magazine 30 years ago

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Pamela24
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1 year ago

This doesn't belong here but it's still funny as hell! :D

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Janine B.
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1 year ago

Sad.

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#24

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danielw
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1 year ago

So... this is why trump has diarrhea of the keyboard. It was the only way he could beat Obamma....

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#25

Those Shareable Facebook Posts Saying You Are Legally Proclaiming That Facebook Can’t Use Your Personal Information

Those shareable Facebook posts saying you are legally proclaiming that Facebook can’t use your personal information

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Tiari
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1 year ago

They were bullshit even back then.

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#26

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Nagawa (Cofa) Kishiki
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1 year ago

Too bad it can't come back as a force ghost.

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#27

You All Will Use Google +

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Nagawa (Cofa) Kishiki
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1 year ago

They never specify when you will stop using it.

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#28

Jared Fogle's Subway Ads

Jared Fogle's Subway ads

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B
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1 year ago

That fake grin tho... X,D

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#29

The Japanese Landlord In Breakfast At Tiffany's

The Japanese landlord in Breakfast at Tiffany's

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Beverly
Community Member
1 year ago

God, that was a terrible caricature. Makes one cringe to think about it.

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#30

The Food Pyramid

The food pyramid

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Demi Zwaan
Community Member
1 year ago

So, what is wrong here?

danielw
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1 year ago

there's a lot of hostility towards carbs, and gluten at the moment.

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Vicky Zar
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1 year ago

Well it depends on what you do. When this was popular, people worked more with their body, so they needed energy. Nowadays most people sit in front of a PC all day and get fat if they eat like this.

Thomas Stanhope
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3 months ago

Is this not still in use? The switch from the four food groups to the food pyramid was sometime in the 90s as I recall, so lifestyles weren't that different and people weren't that healthier.

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Douglas Campbell
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1 year ago

Brought to you by the makers of diabetes meds & glucose meters.

Mark CM
Community Member
1 year ago

That pyramid would only upset someone on a LCHF or Keto diet.

Filipa Menezes
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1 year ago

Or... you know... the growing amount of obese population. That's what happens when you base a diet in simple carbs. You get hungry pretty fast and overeat. Overeating leads to weight gain

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Edwin Lesperance
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1 year ago

Where's the beer?

Ann Utopianist
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9 months ago

Or better yet... where's the wine?

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mandy randall
Community Member
1 year ago

And following these guidelines has caused morbid obesity, everything is upside down, we're in the upside down.

Daniel Lewis
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1 year ago

I prefer the Food Guide Hyperbolic Paraboloid

Blue Cicada
Community Member
1 year ago

I have a friend in her 40s who still has a hard time understanding our improved medical guidelines for eating. In the 1960s and 1970s, the US government really pushed the empty carbs of refined wheat products. I only eat whole-grain products, and target 45 g or less of total carbs per meal. My friend sees my meat and veggies and fruit and shrieks "you need bread!"

kathryn stretton
Community Member
1 year ago

Bottom one. Not gluten, but carbs with no nutrition.. this is because in the oast, bread and similar just filled your belly. Food has changed. We are not starving now. So the pyramid is sort ofok, but google todays nutrition eeds. Not thesame st all

kathryn stretton
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1 year ago

Sorry for all the typos.

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Suzi Gauthier
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1 year ago

Simple carbs are bad. They convert quickly to sugar, and if your body doesn't need that much sugar/energy at the moment, will be stored as fat. Complex carbs, like vegetables & whole wheat, are slower to convert & will release sugar at a slower pace.

Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
1 year ago

Yep this is super important for women especially which is why we just get cast off and downvoted for talking about it.

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Sandy Vandeventer
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2 months ago

Keto upside-down.

Sandra Llewelyn
Community Member
1 year ago

Carbohydrates are basically sugar and if not burned off by the body can contribute to insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.

Mandy Delaforce (PC Girl)
Community Member
1 year ago

I obviously can't read a pyramid. LOL It's upside down. Still trying to break the bread cravings. *sigh*

Filipa Menezes
Community Member
1 year ago

water is always the answer :p

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1 year ago

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Ian Carter
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1 year ago

There are so many food myths around at the moment especially around carbs and gluten. Unless you have an intolerance you need them and they are essential. Fats too are good for you as long as they are "healthy fats" like milk,cheese,avocado, oily fish just stay about from trans fats in pies and processed meats and defo sugar -that is the worst thing.

Filipa Menezes
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1 year ago

They are not *essential* at all. There's no standard diet that fits everyone

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Guglielmo Marconi
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1 year ago

It works for me

Nia Loves Art
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1 year ago

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
1 year ago

You don’t need that many servings of carbs and you don’t need any meat or dairy. There’s no one way we have to do it to be healthy. You can eat almost entirely vegetables and be healthy. You could eat zero breads and twice as much lean meat and be healthy. The food pyramid is just wrong across the board.

Filipa Menezes
Community Member
1 year ago

true. Each person have different needs

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kathryn stretton
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1 year ago

The bottom one lol

Katinka Min
Community Member
1 year ago

Well, if you swap calories for servings that is still fairly valid. And it sure as hell will be in the future, when most of our planet is a barren wasteland.

Bill
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1 year ago

The food pyramid was designed by the Dept of War(DOD) to bulk up scrawny teens for military service. Boy it worked

Gosiulka Bloem
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1 year ago

This one really belongs here!

Johnny Farnen
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Nothing wrong with this. It hasn't changed at all. What has changed is the social media generation believing everything they read...

Mewton’s Third Paw
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1 year ago

What did the social media generation read and who belongs to that generation?

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Its a lie I tell you! A lie. Sponsored by various companies. Just like hereabouts apples were promoted as good for your teeth (ap

Virgil Blue
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Cont. (Apples are acidic and bad if you dont drink something afterwards) And milk was promoted as super healthy. Turns out there were no big health benefits, we had a huge load of apples and milk we couldn't get rid of.

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Rowlie
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1 year ago

But he was a leto-down

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Not Age Well

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

She still has a bright future, just because she's struggled with drug addiction doesn't mean the rest of her life is ruined

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The Whole "Cousins" Thing They Pulled In The English Dub Of Sailor Moon Back In The Day With Haruka And Michiru (Named "Amara" And "Michelle" In The Dub), Who Were Originally Written As A Lesbian Couple. I Know That Lesbian Couples In A Kid's Show Would Have Been A Big Deal At The Time That It Came Out, But Looking Back Now, They Really Did A Piss-Poor Job At Trying To Make Their Relationship Not Seem Romantic While Also Claiming They Were Related

The whole "cousins" thing they pulled in the english dub of Sailor Moon back in the day with Haruka and Michiru (named "Amara" and "Michelle" in the dub), who were originally written as a lesbian couple.

I know that lesbian couples in a kid's show would have been a big deal at the time that it came out, but looking back now, they really did a piss-poor job at trying to make their relationship not seem romantic while also claiming they were related

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

Yes I lovingly hold hands with my cousin too... This is so homophobic, trying to pass them off as cousins

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Charlotte
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1 year ago

So does this make him any less of a brilliant actor? Did Michael Jackson's music become any less iconic and groundbreaking after the whole Neverland scandal?

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After The Show Ended, He Said That He Was Drunk During The Interview

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Rabbit Carrot
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1 year ago

To be fair in the book the character is pure evil and he gave that interview before they turned the character into the comedy pirate for the TV show. He probably assumed he’d get to play the book version. Totally not his fault.

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Older TV Shows That Joke About Psychologists And Don’t Take Them Seriously. I’m Looking At You Gilmore Girls

Older tv shows that joke about psychologists and don’t take them seriously. I’m looking at you Gilmore Girls

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Kaisu
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1 year ago (edited)

I hate shows/movies that portray going to the psychologist as a bad thing, something only "crazy" people do. That holds up the stigma of mental illness and might make people not seek professional help because "they're not crazy"

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#37

This Slogan For The Movie Airplane

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Pamela24
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1 year ago

I don't get it...

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Night Owl
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1 year ago (edited)

I read somewhere that if you figure in inflation, Avatar is still higher grossing than Endgame; and also if you look at the number of ticket sales. But they desperately did everything they could to dethrone Avatar (launching campaigns, using social media, bringin Endgame fans to buy more then one ticket and to beg their friend to also buy tickets, ...). Honestly, who cares. Both are Disney movies anyway

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