Predict 2024

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Hypes » Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:50 pm

Imagine living in Richard's fantasy land :dread:

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Moggy » Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:56 pm

Hypes wrote:Imagine living in Richard's fantasy land :dread:


We already are. :cry:

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Barnsy! » Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:33 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election
Donald Trump

UK Prime Minister in 2024
Boris Jonson

UK Monarch 2024
Liz 2, but she will soon be stepping down with William somehow taking over

UK News
Scotland will have an Independence referendum and sadly I think they will narrowly vote to leave.
Some of the major news papers including The Guardian will go bust or will abandon print and go into web based only.
Several eating establishments will go under but Little Chef inexplicably will somehow survive

World News
New Pope.
A major, shocking currently unknown, scandal involving the deceased George Bush Senor will come to light

Celebrity Death
Jim Carrey :( . Joss Stone. Dolly Parton

Sports News
Something about cricket

Forum News (GRcade only)
The forum will still be going strong :D

Tech Developments
Nintendo Switch U

Wildcard
Revaluation and subsequently positive long term work-life balance changes will come about off the back of this year.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by PatSharpsMullet » Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:43 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election
Kamala Harris

UK Prime Minister in 2024
Boris Johnson :x

UK Monarch 2024
Charles

UK News
Completion of Phase 1 of HS2 moved back. Now due to open in 2035. Phase 2 announced to open in 2036.
To combat the decreasing cost of electric cars, pure battery electric cars are no longer exempt from road tax.
The UK continues to suffer economically since leaving the EU. The Sun, Daily Mail and Daily Express continue to blame the Labour Party and remainers, saying that they didn't believe in it enough.

World News
More countries join the EU, but no more have left after seeing the economic woes that the UK has experienced since leaving.

Celebrity Death
Brian Blessed
David Attenborough
Danny DeVito

Sports News
Belgium win Euro 2024
George Russell wins Formula 1 World Championship with Mercedes
Uruguay, Argentina, Chile and Paraguay win joint bid to host World Cup 2030.

Forum News (GRcade only)
New forum design rolls out.
Fisher finally stops asking shyguy64 what he did in Animal Crossing that day.

Tech Developments
8K becomes more prevalent with the major streaming services showing all new content produced by them in the format and BBC run 8K trials on iPlayer for Wimbledon and Euro 2024.
New battery technology means high-end mobile phones can now last at least 3 days with high use before needing to be charged.

Wildcard
Gordan the Gopher releases autobiography after coming out of hiding. It highlights the abuse that he suffered at the hands of Phillip Schofield.

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by Christopher » Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:47 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election
Harris

UK Prime Minister in 2024
Raab

UK Monarch 2024
Still Liz

UK News
The UK death toll from Covid now passes 5.6million as the country continues to be the only place no longer safe to travel to in the world.

World News
Everywhere has forgotten the UK.

Celebrity Death
Prince Charles

Sports News
Wrexham are promoted into the Premier League

Forum News (GRcade only)
We have been restricted to only sending letters to each other as the UK moves to Netscape browsers only.

Tech Developments
Netscape is still gooseberry fool.

Wildcard
Scotland does not go independent.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Captain Kinopio » Sun Jan 03, 2021 4:05 pm

RichardYuleK wrote: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


:lol:

I feel like anyone predicting any kind of reverse Brexit movement is in deep self delusion

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Ironhide » Sun Jan 03, 2021 4:16 pm

Moggy wrote:
Hypes wrote:Imagine living in Richard's fantasy land :dread:


We already are. :cry:


:lol:

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Somebody Else's Presents » Sun Jan 03, 2021 4:34 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election
Kamala Harris

UK Prime Minister in 2024
Dominic Cummings

UK Monarch 2024
None - see below

UK News
Dominic Cummings brings back the death penalty, and executes the Royal Family, all political opponents, and anyone who mentions Barnard Castle, installing himself as head of state.

World News
The USA ramps up an operation to eliminate Dominic Cummings, and trigger a coup.

Celebrity Death
All of them. TV and movies are considered subversive under Dominic's regime.

Sports News
The only sport allowed is hunting the poor.

Forum News (GRcade only)
Banned under the regime

Tech Developments
Ever played Watch Dogs Legion? That.

Wildcard
The Queen's last words are "strawberry floating bollocks".

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Hypes » Sun Jan 03, 2021 4:37 pm

Ding Dong Merrily on Hide wrote:
Moggy wrote:
Hypes wrote:Imagine living in Richard's fantasy land :dread:


We already are. :cry:


:lol:

As if England will win Euro 2024 :roll:

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Nibble » Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:23 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election

Republican / Tucker Carlson / VP: Nikki Haley

UK Prime Minister in 2024

Conservative / Rishi Sunak

UK Monarch 2024

William, Regnal name: William V

UK News

Mass non-violent demonstrations occur in Scotland due to UK government refusal to allow second independence referendum.
Resurgence of paramilitary violence in NI.

World News

A '13 days' scenario occurs between Pakistan and India. Everyone stands down after Keanu Reeves successfully intervenes.
Civil War in Brazil.
Paul Manafort dies from Novachok poisoning.

Celebrity Death

Anne Widdecombe found strangled at popular Kent dogging site.
Prince Philip.
Kanye West.

Sports News

Scotland wins FIFA world cup in 2022.

Forum News (GRcade only)

Forum now includes a VR space where photo-realistic avatars of members can interact. Fully compatible with teledildonic technology.

Tech Developments

The KFConsole overtakes the Wii to become the 4th best-selling home console of all time.

Wildcard

'Atlantis' found 150 miles off the coast of Morocco. Intense discussions follow after possible 'alien' artifacts disovered.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by PuppetBoy » Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:19 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election
Republicans - Tucker Carlson

UK Prime Minister in 2024
Conservatives - Rishi Sunak (I'm not just copying Nibble, I was going to post those anyway. I hope we're wrong!)

UK Monarch 2024
Elizabeth II

UK News
Scotland well on the way to independence. The Tories sell the NHS off to the Americans at the first opportunity, blame it on needing to balance the books after Covid.

World News
The effects of climate change keep ramping up faster than predicted. Half the world is on fire, everyone is used to it by now.

Celebrity Death
Eddie Vedder :(

Sports News
The League One and Two seasons are yet again curtailed this season, and consequently a number of football league clubs end up going bust in the years to follow. This leads to a restructure of the English football pyramid not too dissimilar to Project Big Picture and starts paving the way for the very top teams to exit to a forthcoming European Super League.

Forum News (GRcade only)
We're still going. The forum has a temporary huge upturn in numbers after one of streamers becomes big somehow. Their fame is fleeting and ends after all their new fans discover their GR post history.

Tech Developments
Dissatisfied with only being the leader in the online retail space, in an ego driven moment of madness Jeff Bezos demands Amazon starts moving into the high street. Amazon Prime Coffee, betting stores and Amazon Charity shops become a thing.

Wildcard
Turns out Bill Gates was injecting people with microchips after all.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Meep » Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:32 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election - Trump Junior

UK Prime Minister in 2024 - New more moderate Tory in the mould of Cameron.

UK Monarch 2024 - Charles

UK News - Anti-labour story of some kind, Scotland holds referendum despite having no approval

World News - Record number of natural disasters and climate migration becoming increasingly common

Celebrity Death - Queen Elizabeth II

Sports News - Footballers are required to hear head protection

Forum News (GRcade only) - The UI changes and everyone hates it because it is different

Tech Developments -Cloud gaming becomes a significant part of the market

Wildcard - War is in Kashmir

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by PatSharpsMullet » Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:36 pm

Meep wrote:Wildcard - War is in Cashmere

Those bloody wools, starting wars. :x

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Clarkman » Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:26 pm

Winner of the 2024 US President Election

Joe Biden

UK Prime Minister in 2024

Rishi Sunak

UK Monarch 2024

Elizabeth II

UK News

- Heathrow expansion construction is almost following over a decade of fighting, but flight volumes to London have fallen off notably, dropped from their peak by 10-15%

- Hinckley Point C Nuclear Power Plant in Somerset goes operational but is found to have major compromised security, following a series of dangerous hacks, likely led by the Kremlin. Boris refuses to publicly condemn Putin.

- HS2 is over budget by 300% and behind schedule by 4-5 years. Due to an increase in working from home, there is projected to be significantly less demand for the service that originally forecast.

- TV License is scrapped and BBC adopts advertising, resisting various bids from Disney and Murdoch, in the hope it can remain idependent

World News

- Kim Jong-Un's death leaves a power vacuum in a North Korea, with China unwilling to offer meaningful support to potential heirs. The door seems open to Korean Reunification

- The Qatar 2022 World Cup is a huge success, run very smoothly with almost no safety or security issues. The Saudis are found to have collaborated with Russia in an attempt to disrupt the event through a mostly unsuccessful series of cyber attacks.

- India overtakes USA as the world's second largest polluter. China reduces their emissions by 30% of 2020 levels.

- Xi Jingping announces he will be stepping down in 2025.

Celebrity Death

- Oprah Winfrey

- Johnny Knoxville

- Noel Edmonds

Sports News

- Carabao/EFL Cup is scrapped

- There is a major terrorist incident at a final of a sporting event in a Western country

- A high profile football agent gets assassinated

Forum News (GRcade only)

- We are the number 1 Google search result for the Intellivision Amico

Tech Developments

- With the advert of 6G, memory cards are a thing of the past, as all data is immediately cloud based

- Hackers have started targeting medical implants, including pace makers, leading to wide spread panic

Wildcard

- George Saunders wins Nobel Prize for Literature

- Apple discontinue all home computers

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by f » Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:27 am

Winner of the 2024 US President Election: Beto (Dems), VP: AOC

UK Prime Minister in 2024: Hilary Benn

UK Monarch 2024: Anne

UK News: Referendum planned for NI citizens on joining ROI

World News: Single currency and economic union (a la EU) working in Africa

Celebrity Death: Gazza, Mick Jagger, Elton John

Sports News: Brendan Rodgers leads Arsenal to the title; bionic Andy Murray wins a final major

Forum News (GRcade only): Moggy hits 150k posts; Karl, Gecko and Mafro are the sole remaining active mods; elections for new mods scrapped when Fisher wins landslide

Tech Developments: big firms form their own nations in the Pacific to avoid the scrutiny and taxation that comes with being registered elsewhere. Brazil protests the move claiming the rights to the geographical term Amazon are theirs; the company buys Brazil to settle the matter

Wildcard: Trump imprisoned but escapes, continues to tweet while on the run; it later transpires that he died in prison and Russia subsequently hacked his account

My realistic predictions end up running very similar to other forumites' so what's the point in that? Going to play this a little more left field in an attempt to claim the points.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Nibble » Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:47 am

RuudGullitSittingOnAShed wrote:
Meep wrote:Wildcard - War is in Cashmere

Those bloody wools, starting wars. :x


Wow, they really got your goat!

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by f » Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:49 am

No need to be so gruff

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Nibble » Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:00 am

You've got to be kiddin'!

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Somebody Else's Presents » Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:01 am

God, listen to you bleating on.

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PostRe: Predict 2024
by Nibble » Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:10 am

It's nanny your business :x.


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