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PostPredict 2024
by Moggy » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:26 pm

As per the Predict 2020 thread, this is the place to make some predictions of how the world will be in 2024.

The categories are:

Winner of the 2024 US President Election

UK Prime Minister in 2024

UK Monarch 2024

UK News

World News

Celebrity Death

Sports News

Forum News (GRcade only)

Tech Developments

Wildcard


For the US President, points will be awarded for guessing the winning party, the President and the VP. Similar for the UK election, you can get a point for the party and a point for the PM.

The other categories are more open ended, try not to be too vague! Saying things like "the Tories make cuts", "a new iPhone is released" or "lots of famous people will die" is not going to get you points. Be more specific!

The more vague categories don't have to be events that actually happen in 2024 itself, just events between now and the end of 2024.

I'll make a note to bump this in January 2025 and I'll score you on how well/badly you've done. Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 (as long as we get a lot of entries!).

Good luck!

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Ironhide » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:57 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election - Democrats/Kamala Harris

UK Prime Minister in 2024 - Labour/Kier Starmer

UK Monarch 2024 - Charles

UK News - after a turbulent four years post Brexit, UK government makes bid to rejoin EU

World News - Vladimir Putin dies in bare chested horse riding accident

Celebrity Death - Donald Trump

Sports News - both 2020 and 2024 olympic games held in same year due to extended Covid restrictions.

Forum News (GRcade only) - Jawa returns after three year hiatus following Amico's spectacular failure

Tech Developments -Nintendo go multi platform

Wildcard - Nuclear fusion becomes feasible.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Moggy » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:59 pm

Don't forget party/VP guesses as well Ironhide!

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by more heat than light » Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:29 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election

Dems / Kamala Harris

UK Prime Minister in 2024

Cons / Bojo

UK Monarch 2024

Charles

UK News

Scottish independence.

World News

North Korea wiped from the face of the earth after committing atrocities.

Celebrity Death

Sam Smith

Sports News

Heading in football banned.

Forum News (GRcade only)

GRcade is taken over by GameFAQs Message Boards.

Tech Developments

There are no more consoles, all big players double down on cloud gaming.

Wildcard

We finally beat cancer.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Prototype » Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:56 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election: Kamala Harris

UK Prime Minister in 2024: Emily Thornberry

UK Monarch 2024: Prince Charles

UK News: In the process of rejoining the EU

World News: USA and China tensions rising

Celebrity Death: Alan sugar

Sports News: Everton win the premiership

Forum News (GRcade only): MCN wins the lottery and shares it with every regular forum member

Tech Developments: recycling improvements mean plastic no longer the issue it was in 2020

Wildcard: reincarnation

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Lex-Man » Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:00 pm

There's a photo on the Southend Facebook page where the sun looks like a mushroom cloud. I think it's a omen of what's to come.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Alvin Flummux » Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:17 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election
• Democrats/Kamala Harris
Biden probably doesn't want to run again, he's ancient and Harris will be the obvious heir apparent. America loathes an heir, though, so it's likely that there'll be another long primary season.

UK Prime Minister in 2024
• Labor / Kier Starmer
No reason, other than I would hope that Brexit will finally clue people in to the nationally destructive, self-serving corruption of the Tories at long last.

UK Monarch 2024
• Charles
Once Elizabeth II hits her next, probably final jubilee in 2022 (IIRC), and when she loses Philip, I think she'll throw in the towel, even if she hates the idea of Charles as King. He'll be using whatever non-Charlesian moniker he's settled on because he doesn't want to be associated with the one that was beheaded in the civil war.

UK News
• Cannabis legalized for recreational use.
• Scottish independence movement becomes armed insurrection, after Tory Westminster blocks all legal avenues. Labor to conduct peace talks after winning general election.
• UK is "sick man of Europe" again.

World News
• Nepal annexed by India, sparking Sino-Indian war after decades of tit-for-tat skirmishing.
• US' National Popular Vote Interstate Compact finally ratified in states amounting to 270 electoral votes. Expected legal challenges launched against it.
• Global protests against police brutality meet with police brutality, to the surprise of nobody.
• Turkey's Erdogan ousted in a military coup. Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

Celebrity Death
• Johnny Depp.

Sports News
• AFC Wimbledon gets promoted to the next tier of English football.

Forum News (GRcade only)
• I'm still here, mummy strawberry floaters.
• Updates to the forum format causes controversy.

Tech Developments
• Electric car charging point infrastructure establishment is underway in several countries.
• Machines capable of automatically manufacturing items (e.g. habitats) from in-situ materials — a vital first step toward the colonization of any world.
• Something something Elon Musk something hyperloop something.

Wildcard
• Aerial drone sent to Venus to study atmosphere.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Return_of_the_STAR » Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:29 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election

Dems / Kamala Harris / Ruben Gallego

UK Prime Minister in 2024

Cons / Boris Johnson

UK Monarch 2024

Elizabeth II

UK News

A financial services trade deal is signed with the EU.

World News

India overtakes China earlier than expected as the country with the largest population in the world.
China and India have another military clash in the Himalayas
The French have a national strike

Celebrity Death

Stephen Fry
Donald Trump

Sports News

Klopp leaves liverpool (resigns or sacked)
England win the 2024 euros
Connor McGregor returns to fight in UFC after retiring previously again, he then retires again. This is possibly the 4th time he has done this.

Forum News (GRcade only)

New grcade forum launch is delayed

Tech Developments

Sequel to Nintendo switch announced but not yet released.
Electric (including hybrids) car sales outstrip Diesel sales in the uk

Wildcard
The next Avatar film is still not released.
The streaming market becomes oversaturated leading to the loss of at least one of Hayu, CBS all access, Peacock or Britbox.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Vermilion » Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:37 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election: Democrats/Kamala Harris after Biden steps down.

UK Prime Minister in 2024: Boris Johnson

UK Monarch 2024: Queen Elizabeth II

UK News: Things are better than in 2020 (god help us if they're not).

World News: North Korea opens up to the world and becomes a tourist hotspot.

Celebrity Death: David Cameron after getting his genitals torn off while getting frisky with some wild boar.

Sports News: Max Verstappen (Red Bull) becomes F1 world champion just ahead of George Russell's Mercedes and Charles Leclerc's Ferrari.

Forum News (GRcade only): Moggy becomes self aware, Judgment Day follows as his minions rise up and take over.

Tech Developments : After the collapse of streaming services thanks to there being too many different providers (a streaming bubble which bursts), Blu Ray sales soar.

Wildcard: The shite mural in Warminster car park is painted over with something which actually looks half decent.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Peter Crisp » Sat Jan 02, 2021 8:02 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election
Bernie Sanders

UK Prime Minister in 2024
Tony Blair

UK Monarch 2024
William

UK News
The first UK spaceport opens

World News
Australia becomes a republic

Celebrity Death
Don't care

Sports News
Luton Town's new stadium opens

Forum News (GRcade only)
The triumphant return of Chalky

Tech Developments
The Reaction Engines Sabre aircraft prototype flies and becomes the fastest aircraft of all time.

Wildcard
Luton finally becomes a city

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by RichardUK » Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:16 am

Winner of the 2024 US President Election:
Republican - Donald Trump, Donald Jr or Ivanka

UK Prime Minister in 2024:
Conservative- Boris Johnson

UK Monarch 2024:
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

UK News:
Nicola Sturgeon quits politics following the collapse of the SNP, support for the Union is at an all time high

World News:
The European Union becomes just a trade association after other countries vote to leave

Celebrity Death:
Pope Francis

Sports News:
England win Euro 2024 beating Germany in the final

Forum News (GRcade only):
Stool Bloke becomes an active member of the forum

Tech Developments :
Following a massive bounce back for the travel industry a new Concorde is in development with British Airways working with Virgin Atlantic

Wildcard:
Work starts on the new bridge linking Great Britain to Northern Ireland

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Somebody Else's Presents » Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:35 am

Prototype wrote:Forum News (GRcade only): MCN wins the lottery and shares it with every regular forum member


That would require me to actually start playing the lottery.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Moggy » Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:54 am

Winner of the 2024 US President Election

Democrats, President Harris and VP Buttigieg

UK Prime Minister in 2024

Labour, PM Starmer

UK Monarch 2024

Charles (possibly using different name)

UK News

Brexit is still dominating political discussion, but neither main party campaigns to rejoin the EU.

Scotland narrowly votes to remain in the UK.

Northern Ireland votes for Irish reunification.

World News

Biden steps down as President due to ill health.

China invades one of its neighbours

Putin annexes further parts of Ukraine as well as parts of Georgia and Belarus.

Bolsonaro is arrested in Brazil.

Celebrity Death

Gazza

Mick Jagger

Ringo Starr

Sports News

Bristol City make the Premier League

Italy win Euro 2020

Spain win 2022 World Cup

Netherlands win 2024 Euros

Forum News (GRcade only)

The forum still exists but has been moved to new software, this thread is lost and so our predictions are never scored.

Grumpy David announces he's voting Labour

Karl wins the lottery and turns into a capitalist

Denster rejoins Secret Santa and buys everyone a PS5

Tech Developments

PS6/next Xbox are both announced in late 2024, they include VR as standard.

8K TVs are affordable

Humans have returned to the Moon and serious mission plans for Mars are being finalised

Netflix merges with Warner's. The combination of Warner movies and HBO content creates a serious rival to Disney after several years of Disney domination.

Wildcard

Following the pandemic, efforts are concentrated on a "magic bullet" to fight viruses. A technique is found to target specific viruses and the world is on the way to eliminating viral diseases.

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by Return_of_the_STAR » Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:33 am

Moggy wrote:Winner of the 2024 US President Election

Democrats, President Harris and VP Buttigieg

UK Prime Minister in 2024

Labour, PM Starmer

UK Monarch 2024

Charles (possibly using different name)

UK News

Brexit is still dominating political discussion, but neither main party campaigns to rejoin the EU.

Scotland narrowly votes to remain in the UK.

Northern Ireland votes for Irish reunification.

World News

Biden steps down as President due to ill health.

China invades one of its neighbours

Putin annexes further parts of Ukraine as well as parts of Georgia and Belarus.

Bolsonaro is arrested in Brazil.

Celebrity Death

Gazza

Mick Jagger

Ringo Starr

Sports News

Bristol City make the Premier League

Italy win Euro 2020

Spain win 2022 World Cup

Netherlands win 2024 Euros

Forum News (GRcade only)

The forum still exists but has been moved to new software, this thread is lost and so our predictions are never scored.

Grumpy David announces he's voting Labour

Karl wins the lottery and turns into a capitalist

Denster rejoins Secret Santa and buys everyone a PS5

Tech Developments

PS6/next Xbox are both announced in late 2024, they include VR as standard.

8K TVs are affordable

Humans have returned to the Moon and serious mission plans for Mars are being finalised

Netflix merges with Warner's. The combination of Warner movies and HBO content creates a serious rival to Disney after several years of Disney domination.

Wildcard

Following the pandemic, efforts are concentrated on a "magic bullet" to fight viruses. A technique is found to target specific viruses and the world is on the way to eliminating viral diseases.


Hold on, are we allowed multiple guesses for each category? I assumed it was one per each.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Moggy » Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:36 am

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:
Hold on, are we allowed multiple guesses for each category? I assumed it was one per each.


For things like "US President" then it's just one guess.

For news/developments/deaths you can have a few.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Tsunade » Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:13 pm

Here's mine.

Winner of the 2024 US President Election:
Kamala Harris - Biden goes back into VP position.

UK Prime Minister in 2024:
Kier Starmer

UK Monarch 2024:
Queen Elizabeth - lizard people take forever to die.

UK News:
UK rejoins EU as Brexit is a total failure. Scotland is independent.

World News:
Global panic as aliens make proper contact. Trump tries to sue them, says they should have been voting for him in 2020 and still swears he won the election.

Celebrity Death:
Steve-O

Sports News
England get into the semis of some football comp. Get beaten by Brazil. (I dont follow the football, I'm not sure if itll be the Euros or world cup)

Forum News (GRcade only):
Vermy finds a double of a rare coin he already has and sells it at auction for a massive sum of money, spends half of it on a massive forum party with a large effergy of stool bloke in the centre of the room made of ice.

Tech Developments
Switch + is finally released after delays due to covid. PS6 and new Xbox announced.

Wildcard
Cure for cancer is finally found.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Corazon de Leon » Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:34 pm

Moggy wrote:As per the Predict 2020 thread, this is the place to make some predictions of how the world will be in 2024.

The categories are:

Winner of the 2024 US President Election

DEMOCRATS/KAMALA HARRIS/PETE BUTTIGIEG

UK Prime Minister in 2024

LABOUR/KEIR STARMER ELECTED IN MAY 2024

UK Monarch 2024

CHARLES III

UK News

SCOTLAND PREPARES TO LEAVE THE UNITED KINGDOM FOLLOWING YES VOTE IN LATE 2023/EARLY 2024

World News

SCANDINAVIAN UNION NOTES THAT AN INDEPENDENT SCOTLAND WOULD BE ALLOWED ENTRY, CAUSING A DIPLOMATIC INCIDENT WITH ESTONIA

Celebrity Death

PATRICK STEWART :cry:

Sports News

NETHERLANDS WIN EURO 2024

BLACKBURN, BRISTOL CITY AND DERBY COUNTY PROMOTED TO PREMIER LEAGUE

Forum News (GRcade only)

THE HISTORY OF GRCADE BOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE IN A BOOKSTORE NEAR YOU

Tech Developments

JEFF BEZOS BECOMES WORLD'S FIRST TRILLIONAIRE IN MAY 2024

Wildcard


LARGE SCALE TORNADOS DEVASTATE THE US MIDWEST

For the US President, points will be awarded for guessing the winning party, the President and the VP. Similar for the UK election, you can get a point for the party and a point for the PM.

The other categories are more open ended, try not to be too vague! Saying things like "the Tories make cuts", "a new iPhone is released" or "lots of famous people will die" is not going to get you points. Be more specific!

The more vague categories don't have to be events that actually happen in 2024 itself, just events between now and the end of 2024.

I'll make a note to bump this in January 2025 and I'll score you on how well/badly you've done. Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 (as long as we get a lot of entries!).

Good luck!

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Cuttooth » Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:18 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election

Republicans - Tom Cotton / Some random ghoul

UK Prime Minister in 2024

Conservatives - Priti Patel

UK Monarch 2024

Charles, known as George VII

UK News

Ireland and Northern Ireland are readying for a joint referendum on reunification to be held in 2025

Scotland is in its first year of negotiating leaving the Union after a more overwhelming vote for independence than the 52/48 Brexit vote

Support for Welsh independence is at an all time high but a referendum isn't happening any time soon

Green party replaces Lib Dems as the third biggest party in England by number of MPs

World News

European Union membership grows to as many as thirty nations, Turkey still doesn't get in
Absolutely zero chance of any other country having followed the UK in withdrawing its membership

Macron loses his re-election bid in 2022

Celebrity Death

Paul McCartney
David Attenborough

Sports News

Belgium win Euro 2021
Argentina win World Cup 2022

Forum News (GRcade only)

Mockmaster returns

Tech Developments

Google partner Stadia technology with Sony
Nikon exit the photography business

Wildcard

Universal Basic Income introduced in two European countries

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by OrangeRKN » Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:38 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election

Donald Trump

UK Prime Minister in 2024

Boris Johnson

UK Monarch 2024

Boris Johnson

UK News

Entirely owned by tory donors

World News

Australia joins the EU

Celebrity Death

David Attenborough

Sports News

Russia hacks the Olympics

Forum News (GRcade only)

Banned under UK law for radical dissent

Tech Developments

Deep sea mining boom precipitates ecological disaster

Wildcard

Catastrophic asteroid impact

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Vermilion » Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:39 pm

Snowballday wrote:Forum News (GRcade only):
Vermy finds a double of a rare coin he already has and sells it at auction for a massive sum of money, spends half of it on a massive forum party with a large effergy of stool bloke in the centre of the room made of ice.


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OrangeXMS wrote:Forum News (GRcade only)

Banned under UK law for radical dissent


...and it'll be all Karl's fault. :lol:


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