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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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User avatar #365 - trimageryan
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I dislike Marconi. He stole the idea for the Radio from Tesla and got all the glory. Nobody even found out until long after they were both dead.
User avatar #387 to #365 - SuperBobbis
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"Marconi is a good fellow. Let him continue. He is using 17 of my patents."

Tesla liked Marconi. He was fine UNTIL Marconi claimed he did it by himself. He was given the patent back a year after he died.
User avatar #410 to #387 - trimageryan
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I knew Tesla didn't mind him using his inventions, Tesla was like that, anything to advance science, but the main thing is that Marconi was a complete dick about it and claimed he was a genius that did everything himself.
User avatar #357 - dantemp
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Darwin - smart enough to explain thousands and millions years of evolution, can't predict the next 10 minutes...
User avatar #368 to #357 - figosound
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Psychotic people are hard to handle.
User avatar #314 - beren
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I would say that at least two of those ideas still have a good chance at happening: (1) eradicating infectious disease; (2) the idea that communication will make war ridiculous. In a certain sense, this second one is correct. War will not be impossible and injustice will always remain, but with the progression of communication and transportation, more people are developing strong international ties. Consider this site, for instance: we interact with hundreds of other nationalities daily on the internet. If the trend continues, every war will become something closer to a civil war.
#288 - kswazzle
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Technically the last one isn't a mistake or false prediction.
#309 to #288 - delivering
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It's a severe understatement, though.
#278 - appleboom
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Pokemon is just a fad.
#255 - notified
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Jesus Christ, how horrifying.
Jesus Christ, how horrifying.
User avatar #256 to #255 - Arrowninja
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Source?
#257 to #255 - CakemanRPG
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wow sauce?
#253 - rotinaj
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Alaxander Bell didn't invent the phone.
User avatar #250 - srapture
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"Charles Darwing"?... CHARLES DARWING?!
User avatar #233 - retardedboss
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The Y2K one isn't really an incorrect prediction. Saying something is without precedent is not implying anything about the future. It simply is saying nothing like it has happened before. That may or may not be wrong, I don't know, but it doesn't make any assertions about the future.
User avatar #221 - wherethawhitewomen
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Related to the Beatles one. Before they were known, a record executive refused to sign them, he said "guitar groups are on their way out."

This is pretty well known, but whatever.
User avatar #236 to #221 - twotwelvedegrees
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When did OP claim the post was about unknown predictions?
User avatar #193 - chuckbillrow
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that last one is correct my computer does not weigh more than 1.5 tons
#155 - jakeharman
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Im sure a magazine used white text with black background
#156 to #155 - jakeharman
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nevermind, i am no clever man
User avatar #125 - zzforrest
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Darwin was saying that essentially in no way did his theories oppose religious beliefs. He was a christian when he made his theories, after all.
User avatar #103 - seemerollin
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"OP isn't a fag"
User avatar #102 - comentator
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Well the thing said about democracy is kinda right.
User avatar #58 - buttholee
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Some of these, in a way, are true
User avatar #52 - aviatrix
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The Marconi one made me sad.
The coming of the wireless age will make war impossible, because it will make war ridiculous.
User avatar #62 to #52 - threadz
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war is already ridiculous. attacking people because they have what you want. It's the same politics preschoolers are punished for practicing
User avatar #63 to #52 - Silver Quantum
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i don't get his reasoning
User avatar #67 to #63 - aviatrix
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Maybe he's thinking what I am, that the wireless age, with all the globalization and how it's brought cultures closer, would bring about understanding as well.
#72 to #67 - ichbinlecher
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It does slowly irradicate the sense of other that has been the basis of most wars. Think about how much more popular liberalism is among the young (the internet age) than the elderly. And more and more young conservatives are finding they are libertarians instead. Both ideologies make war a worse thing than the conservative viewpoint does. The idea of striking first so they can't strike at all is making less and less sense.
User avatar #75 to #72 - aviatrix
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I thought even before the internet age, a large majority of young people associated themselves with being liberal. Maybe the internet's augmented this though.
#76 to #75 - ichbinlecher
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It is a stronger trend, as far as I know. It is augmented also by a liberal schooling system and such, but it has become more pronounced lately.
User avatar #57 to #52 - mrgoodlove
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I thought you said the macaroni one...
User avatar #42 - torino
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Holy **** there were one thousand nine hundred and fifteen Charlie Chaplins before the famous movie star?!!!
User avatar #31 - tonyxx
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So what was the whole thing behind Y2K? i never understood that...
User avatar #38 to #31 - PedoHansen
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I think something along the lines that computers wouldn't be able to turn over from 1999 to 2000 and would subsequently all fail, causing planes to drop out of the sky, missiles to launch, and other such catastrophes. That's just my understanding of it right now. I'm probably going to look more into it in a few minutes, actually.
User avatar #11 - sirfisticuffs
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EA will never make bad games.
User avatar #22 to #11 - lordhasta
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EA doesn't really make bad games, they just push good games with potential to a point where it's really ****** i.e. Simcity