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So I was channel-flipping yesterday and ran across this promo when I hit CNN:

Yes, that's right: they are, heaven help us, doing a retrospective on the 2000s next month (from an American, and deeply male, history standpoint).

This will continue the network's semi-popular Decades series that began with a special called The Sixties here in the United States a number of years ago, which proved a sufficient hit to spawn a follow-up called The Seventies the next year, The Eighties the year after that, and The Nineties last year, at which point I figured that, having reached the end of the 20th century, as well as the end of near all justifiable nostalgia, they would surely have the common sense to stop. But no! CNN has seen it fit to re-traumatize their American viewers by having them relive the 2000s because there are so many mistakes to revisit. George W. Bush. The Iraq War. Bank immunity. Spike TV. Social media. Free trade. Wiggers. Hipsters. Twilight. 50 Cent. The Wii. So...many...mistakes!

CNN viewers have just endured the loss of Anthony Bourdain to suicide. Haven't they been through enough lately?

Last edited by Jaicee - on 24 June 2018

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Have you thought of...oh, maybe I don't know... not watching it?

Just a thought. Take it or leave it.



mikrolik said:

Have you thought of...oh, maybe I don't know... not watching it?

Just a thought. Take it or leave it.

Have you thought that...oh, maybe I don't know...the OP was obviously tongue-in-cheek, genius? You know, humor? Ever tried it before?



Jaicee said:
mikrolik said:

Have you thought of...oh, maybe I don't know... not watching it?

Just a thought. Take it or leave it.

Have you thought that...oh, maybe I don't know...the OP was obviously tongue-in-cheek, genius? You know, humor? Ever tried it before?

I enjoyed it.



Chinese food for breakfast

 

Jaicee said:

Twilight

Mistake? The Twilight movies were fantastic and any nostalgia related to them would be great to see!



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Ka-pi96 said:
 

Mistake? The Twilight movies were fantastic and any nostalgia related to them would be great to see!

See @mikrolik, I'm not the only one here with a sense of humor!



Jaicee said:
Ka-pi96 said:

Mistake? The Twilight movies were fantastic and any nostalgia related to them would be great to see!

See @mikrolik, I'm not the only one here with a sense of humor!

umm... I was being serious



Bet Shiken that COD would outsell Battlefield in 2018. http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/post.php?id=8749702

Twilight movies we're pretty good.



jason1637 said:
Twilight movies we're pretty good.

What (pray tell) about them did you like, if I may ask?



Jaicee said:
jason1637 said:
Twilight movies we're pretty good.

What about them did you like, if I may ask?

No No

You misunderstand

Twilight movies - we are - pretty good