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World's Worst Predictions - Famously Wrong Predictions

Theoretically, television may be feasible, but I consider it an impossibility--a development which we should waste little time dreaming about.

- Lee de Forest, 1926, inventor of the cathode ray tube

I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.

- Thomas J. Watson, 1943, Chairman of the Board of IBM

It doesn't matter what he does, he will never amount to anything.

- Albert Einstein's teacher to his father, 1895

It will be years - not in my time - before a woman will become Prime Minister.

- Margaret Thatcher, 1974

This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us.

- Western Union internal memo, 1876

We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.

- Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962

Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?

- H. M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927

640K ought to be enough for anybody.

- Bill Gates, 1981

Louis Pasteur's theory of germs is ridiculous fiction.

- Pierre Pachet, Professor of Physiology at Toulouse, 1872

Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.

- Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949

We don't need you. You haven't got through college yet.

- Hewlett-Packard's rejection of Steve Jobs, who went on to found Apple Computers

King George II said in 1773 that the American colonies had little stomach for revolution.

An official of the White Star Line, speaking of the firm's newly built flagship, the Titanic, launched in 1912, declared that the ship was unsinkable.

In 1939 The New York Times said the problem of TV was that people had to glue their eyes to a screen, and that the average American wouldn't have time for it.

An English astronomy professor said in the early 19th century that air travel at high speed would be impossible because passengers would suffocate.

Airplanes are interesting toys, but they have no military value.

- Marshal Ferdinand Foch in 1911

With over 50 foreign cars already on sale here, the Japanese auto industry isn't likely to carve out a big slice of the U.S. market.

- Business Week, 1958

Whatever happens, the U.S. Navy is not going to be caught napping.

- Frank Knox, U.S. Secretary of the Navy, on December 4, 1941

Stocks have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.

- Irving Fisher, Professor of Economics, Yale University, October 16, 1929.


Peace to All creatures great and small............................................

But when we turn to the Hebrew literature, we do not find such jokes about the donkey. Rather the animal is known for its strength and its loyalty to its master (Genesis 49:14; Numbers 22:30).

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It will be years - not in my time - before a woman will become Prime Minister.

- Margaret Thatcher, 1974

That has always been a favourite quote of mine......wasn't the last thing she ever got wrong either... :lol::whistle:

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640K ought to be enough for anybody.

really? hmm... I'd like a shot at it! hehe

:P


Tho' lovers be lost, love shall not... and death shall have NO dominion!

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to where the grace of God will not protect you.

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Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?

- H. M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927

I think this one could still apply when actors get on their political horses sometimes! ;):thumbs:


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I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.

- Thomas J. Watson, 1943, Chairman of the Board of IBM

How badly would that have sucked....... :lol::lol:

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When asked about choosing between modeling or going to school, Cindy Crawford's university teacher told her that modeling was too risky and she should really stay in school instead.

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We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.

- Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962

:o


Ni neart go cur le cheile

"Togetherness is Strength"

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:lol: those chops

Peace to All creatures great and small............................................

But when we turn to the Hebrew literature, we do not find such jokes about the donkey. Rather the animal is known for its strength and its loyalty to its master (Genesis 49:14; Numbers 22:30).

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We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.

- Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962

:o

:lol: those chops

:yes:


Tho' lovers be lost, love shall not... and death shall have NO dominion!

http://www.geocities.com/pulpi33/A1.htm

114959908992789.gif

The will of God will never take you,

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Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.

- Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949

Thank you .. thank you... my laptop weighs enough as it is.


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Humanity... destined to pass the baton shortly.

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It doesn't matter what he does, he will never amount to anything.

- Albert Einstein's teacher to his father, 1895

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We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.

- Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962

:o

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he is a 1st class brokeback chop


Peace to All creatures great and small............................................

But when we turn to the Hebrew literature, we do not find such jokes about the donkey. Rather the animal is known for its strength and its loyalty to its master (Genesis 49:14; Numbers 22:30).

Peppi_drinking_beer.jpg

my burro, bosco ..enjoying a beer in almaty

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Little Richard was offered 50% of any future Beatles sales if he would take them and promote them. He didn't.

OUCH!!!........ :lol:

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