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Popular Stuff We'll Make Fun of in the Future

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List RulesIf you say, "Yup, I'll probably look back and mock that," vote it up! OR if you say, "No way! That will be awesome forever," then vote it down.

It's time to face the facts: a ton of the things we love today, we will end up mocking one day in the future. You know how it goes... something is all the rage, you gotta have it, it's the coolest thing: the best movies, the best music, the best fashion, the hottest trends. Then, as time passes on, you look back and say, "What the heck was I thinking!?" For example, take some of the best '80s stuff: Big hair? Totally normal. Spandex leggings? You betcha. Acid-wash jeans? Love these for life! Shoulder pads? Don't mess with me! Some of the best '90s stuff: It all seemed so normal at the time, you wondered, how could mock turtlenecks and scrunchees ever ever ever become uncool? Zack Morris will forever be the coolest! Well, things change.

It's the 2010s... there's so much stuff right now that we can't live without, but perhaps, in the back of your head, you know the future version of you will look back at some of this stuff we consider the coolest things of the 2010s and go 'Ha!' So, why is that? Times change, people change, politics change, society changes – advancements in technology are a huge driver of change.

So think of this as a time capsule... you are about to tell the world what you already know the future holds for us 2010s people: this list of cool stuff, these totally trendy things, these modern-day must-haves... you already know that the more evolved you of the future is gonna look back, laugh, and say "What the heck were we thinking?"

This is our chance to show the people of tomorrow that, HEY! Guess what? You are making fun of the stuff we thought was cool, but we knew it was coming! So vote up the coolest stuff of the 2010s that you know will one day become laughable in retrospect. The people of tomorrow thank you for your foresight.
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