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"Prediction is very difficult. Especially about the future." So said physicist, Niels Bohr. There have been plenty of people determined to prove him right and many of them can be found here.   There are 9 quizzes in this category.
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1
The Art of Being Wrong

Predicting the future is at best brave and at worst foolhardy. Time is a harsh mistress and many of the subjects of this quiz have not been treated well.
Average (10 qns)
Snowman
Feb 24 08
4032 plays
2
Prophecies, Slogans and War Cries

Some statements have gone down in history as reflecting the mood of their time. See what you know about the context in which these well known quotes appeared.
Difficult (10 qns)
mstanaway
May 31 07
1413 plays
3
Wrong Calls, Euphemisms, and Plain Lies #1

Some clangers of historic proportions have been made over the years. See if you can identify who made these statements, fill in the missing word, or the context of these little beauties!
Tough (10 qns)
mstanaway
Jan 14 07
1905 plays
4
Wrong Predictions

Predictions can be dangerous. They may come back to bite you!
Average (10 qns)
root17
Jul 14 09
1077 plays
5
Wrong Calls, Euphemisms, and Plain Lies #2

Man's capacity for understatement and deception never ceases to amaze. Here are some more examples along these lines. Just identify the context or supply the missing word.
Tough (10 qns)
mstanaway
Mar 24 07
1398 plays
6
Where's My Flying Car? Predictions Gone Wrong

I read "Popular Mechanics" magazine as a kid and they told me that we'd soon have cars that could turn into airplanes, allowing us to fly over the gridlocked traffic. There have been other erroneous prediction made by "experts". Here are a few.
Tough (10 qns)
wilbill
Oct 15 14
234 plays
7
How Did They Know?

People from all walks of life have made some amazingly accurate predictions that have come true. Here are ten of them.
Average (10 qns)
nmerr
Apr 23 13
555 plays
8
Predictions that became Fictions

Man has tried to predict what the future holds. Here are the people that made a few predictions that missed their mark.
Difficult (10 qns)
Rhyno53
Mar 29 14
417 plays
9
You're the Worst Predictor Ever

Even the smartest people sometimes come out with statements that they wish thay had never made. These are just a few choice examples.
Difficult (10 qns)
Zippox
Aug 14 09
600 plays
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