People Break Down Which Events Would No Longer Surprise Them After 2020
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One thing is for certain—there was life before 2020 and life after 2020.

Between political polarization and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it's safe to say that humanity is tired.

We're all tired. And you know what, reality just doesn't seem like it makes sense anymore.

So what could happen now?

It's 2022 and the world seems crazier than ever. There are so many possibilities.

People shared their thoughts with us after Redditor Novaresident asked the online community:

"With the 2020s going down the history as 'the roaring what the f*cks' what event wouldn't surprise you if it were to happen now?"

"Contact with aliens..."

"Contact with aliens, except it's not from above but from the oceans like a B-movie."


Oh, that'll be the day. The ghost of Michael Crichton would be so pleased.

"That we are currently..."

"That we are currently in The Bad Place."


Jason figuted it out? JASON? That hurts.

"The Hunger Games..."

"The Hunger Games become reality."


I volunteer you for tribute! You just appear so much braver than the rest of us, you know?


"Influencers going to Ukraine to film themselves on the battlefield. I don't know why but I see it coming."


I'd be surprised if that isn't happening already. Humanity annoys me.

"Aliens apologizing..."

"Aliens apologizing for throwing rocks at earth."


The dinosaurs weren't too happy about that one.


"Celebrities could start giving their babies plastic surgery and I wouldn’t be surprised."


Funny... didn't we all just assume this is already happening?

"I'm not a conspiracy theorist..."

"I'm not a conspiracy theorist, but on multiple occasions I've thought that if I were trying to prepare humanity to accept intelligent alien life visiting us, I'd probably bombard the human race with every f*cking crazy BS scenario that exists so they that they'd be so exhausted they wouldn't care."

"6 years ago my brain would have melted seeing aliens, but at this point if aliens showed up I'd probably shrug and turn the news off."


Many people would probably switch the channel to see what else is on TV.

"The Winds of Winter..."

"The Winds of Winter actually being published."


Hey, hey!

At least try to stay within the realm of theoretical possibility.

"Scientology collapses..."

"Scientology collapses and everyone in it goes to Scientology rehab to get over the trauma."


Leah Remini would have a field day.

"We all find out..

"We all find out that we are just some alien kid’s 7th grade science project."


Honestly, this sounds like the ending for Under the Dome, and Stephen King really pissed off everyone with that ending.

Hey, at least we can laugh at ourselves.

Were you expecting super serious answers?

Don't depress us further.

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