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20 Things That Happened In 2020 That Should Have Been Unforgettable But Were Because It Was A Wild Year

2020. Probably one of the longest most dreadful years in decades, this year has been beyond emotionally taxing and time distorting. That’s why we’re pretty sure that our list that looks back at some of the major things that happened this year, will completely blow your mind and remind you just how long and wild it has been.  

Check out some of the big moments below!

1. Megxit

Yep, just a little over a year ago Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s exit from the British royal family made headlines and inspired a trending hashtag.

2. Brexit

Yep. Megxit came with Brexit… Europeans really must love to rhyme. Either way, the UK thought the exit was a good idea until the pandemic hit. Then they became all about being #initforthelonghaul.

3. Locusts in Africa

Truly the start of the apocalypse.

4. Harvey Weinstein was sent to prison.

It might be hard to imagine but yes, 2020 brought justice. And don’t forget Trump is on his way out.

5. Love Is Blind / Tiger King

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Love is Blind got onto the social distance dating scene before it became a requirement. Netflix also brought us The Circle, Too Hot to Handle, and Tiger King.

6. Vanessa Hudgens thought COVID deaths werent so bad

She did apologize after but those words “I don’t maybe I shouldn’t be doing this right now” remain in our hearts.

7. We thought “WW3” memes were a joke

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Remember when Donald Trump ordered a U.S. drone strike on Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in January? That’s right we had no idea what an actual global threat looked like.

8. Trump wanted to try to ban TikTok

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Trump showed us once again just how insecure he can be when he talked about banning an app teens use to troll him.

9. J-Lo and Shakira performed at the Super Bowl

J-Lo and Shakira put on an incredible halftime show performance for the Super Bowl completely with amazing dances cultural wins and zaghrouta, an Arabic tradition used to show joy.

10. Trump was acquitted after being impeached.

It was an L for us but fortunately, we took the big win overall.

11. We hoarded toilet paper

Coronavirus fears had us all worried about toilet paper in March.

12. You became paranoid about cake

Fake cakes made all fear that everything was unreal.

13. Ivanka Trump made you hate Goya

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When Trump’s First Daughter promoted Goya Beans and revealed that the CEO is a big supporter of the Trump administration, our stomachs gave a collective turn.

14. Trump praised a doctor who thinks demons are in sperm

But remember this is the guy who wanted us all to shoot up hand sanitizer.

15. Kanye West ran for president

Now Ye says he’ll be going for #2024.

16. 420 happened

Stoners across the globe struggled with the unknown risk factors of puff, puff, passing during the pandemic so even though April 20th happened… it felt like 4/20 did not.

17. Internet idiots stanned Kim Yo-jong’s sister

Kim Yo-jong, the presumptive North Korean dictator, got attention because people were shocked at how attractive she was. Then we had to get a reminder that God can hide the inner ugly.

18. Trump bragged about passing a basic cognitive test

The memes actually speak for themselves here.

19. Taco Bell crushed your soul and canceled Mexican pizzas

We have declared them an enemy of the people for their crimes.

20. People came up with moon WAP memes after scientists discovered water on the Moon

All hail a WAP moon!

So here’s to 2021, may it be far less exciting and healthier than the previous year!

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