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We're less than 100 days away from a new decade - where's the excitement?

jesu

Member
Oct 26, 2017
1,521
UK
I don't remember people getting excited for new decades, just the new millennium.
 

Keikaku

Member
Oct 27, 2017
3,177
Meh, nothing interesting about 2020. At least in 2000 we had the Y2K to be excited about.
 

Betty

The Fallen
Oct 25, 2017
9,527
It's too far ahead to think about, we got Halloween, Black Friday, X-Mas all to get through first.

Slow your roll Joel.
 

lunarworks

Member
Oct 25, 2017
7,389
Toronto
How old are you, OP? Could be it's just another turn of the decade for you. Younger people, though, might be pumped for it if it's their first or second.
 

Razmos

Member
Oct 28, 2017
4,665
10 more years of everything getting worse and the entire world being stupid and letting themselves be ruled by literal cartoon supervillains AND/OR killing themselves with whatever stupid anti-science shit they decide to adopt?
No thanks, fuck everything
 
Oct 28, 2017
8,240
A new decade is just a signal that I'm even closer to my death and a reminder that I've wasted my life. I'm getting old and I don't like it.
 

low-G

Member
Oct 25, 2017
6,343
That's like 1/100th of the millennium change, which I've already experienced. Why would I be excited for something that is 1/100th of my norm?
 

jelly

Member
Oct 26, 2017
10,915
You know, it never crossed my mind until now. Wow. Just another shit year I suppose.
 

Scrooge

Member
Oct 25, 2017
625
I don't recall there being much excitement going into the 2010s. The 1999 into 2000 days were, of course, a huge deal because of Y2K, "It's a new millennium!", etc.
 

Slipknot666

Member
Dec 1, 2017
1,145
First time hearing that a decade starts with 1 and not 0. It doesn’t make any sense.
A decade is from 0-9, ten year period.

There is a reason the year 1990 is part of the 90s and not the 80s
 

MegaRockEXE

Member
Oct 29, 2017
1,187
Yeah, I agree. Where's the hype? Hope a majority don't think 2020 is part of the 2010s. That makes no sense.
 

Rad Bandolar

Member
Oct 25, 2017
2,254
SoCal
I always wanted to live during the 20s, so I guess I get my chance.

Plus, it's the first decade since the '90s with a good shorthand. Better than whatever we call the '00s and this decade. We'll finally be back on track.
 

Chojin

Member
Oct 26, 2017
1,807
The Future isn't what it used to be. Plus I turn 40 in December. My wow factor has diminished. Except for my little girl. Damn 2 year old drives me bonkers but every day it's a new adventure.