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8 Popular Opinions That Were Absurd 20 Years Ago

'There is a terrorist group worse than al Qaeda.'

05/04/2016 16:50 | Updated 06 April 2016

A lot has changed in the last 20 years - mobile phones, the internet, Donald Trump's hair... oh, maybe not.

So it's no surprise that what was once deemed pretty sensible popular opinion, now in hindsight looks a little short-sighted.

A recent Reddit thread sought to highlight some of the finer examples...

1) Online Dating

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The Proof

2) Terrorism

The Proof

 

3) 'Odd' career choices

 

The Proof

 

4) Gay Marriage

 

The Proof

 

5) The Trump

 

The Proof (well, kind of)

 

 

6) Pluto

 

The Proof

 

7) Office Stationery 

 

The Proof

 

8) The Media

 

The Proof (erm... the jury is still out)

 

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