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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The Future Is Now

Posted by on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 1:21 PM

You probably already heard on the tube-nets... this is a big fat hoax. Sad trombone. but Doc Brown arrived this morning. Watch out for the Delorean!


Cue jokes about hoverboards and flying cars.


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DowntownTaylor 1
Photoshopped hoax. They traveled 30 years into the future, to 2015. Search YouTube for "Back to the Future, Future Date".
Posted by DowntownTaylor on June 27, 2012 at 1:27 PM · Report this
Yeah its 2015
Posted by Seattle14 on June 27, 2012 at 1:30 PM · Report this
Akbar Fazil 3
not only that...they didn't even bother to do a GOOD photoshopping. The luminance on today's date is horrifically wrong.
Posted by Akbar Fazil on June 27, 2012 at 1:31 PM · Report this
Jenny from the Block 4
Ha, this is the second time this year I've seen someone fall for this.
Posted by Jenny from the Block on June 27, 2012 at 1:31 PM · Report this
Will in Seattle 5
Good thing I got my Jetpack fixed in time.
Posted by Will in Seattle on June 27, 2012 at 1:34 PM · Report this
Mary P. Traverse 6
Sad trombone.
Posted by Mary P. Traverse on June 27, 2012 at 1:35 PM · Report this
christopher575 7
This is a photoshopped screenshot of the test with the dog, the date on the first line was the same as the other two.
Posted by christopher575 on June 27, 2012 at 1:57 PM · Report this

Oddly, when attending the fantabulous "Rock of Ages" last night, I noted one scene where a DeLorean was parked on the street. Nothing was said of it...period piece (set in 1987).

Even by that time (late 80s) the DeLorean had acquired cult status as a came (1981) and went (1982) car.
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on June 27, 2012 at 1:58 PM · Report this
Here is the youtube video of the original film:…

It is indeed 2015
Posted by Digitocalypse on June 27, 2012 at 2:06 PM · Report this
christopher575 10
That video is from part 2, the screen shot is from part 1. Also, have a look at the months.
Posted by christopher575 on June 27, 2012 at 2:14 PM · Report this
So there's still time for hoverboards and flying cars, thank god.
Posted by Spindles on June 27, 2012 at 2:17 PM · Report this
Zebes 12
We still have a few years for bitchin' high-tops to come back into style? Radical!
Posted by Zebes on June 27, 2012 at 2:19 PM · Report this
Akbar Fazil 13
@Zebes, nope. Nike already did that last year:,2817,239…
Posted by Akbar Fazil on June 27, 2012 at 2:21 PM · Report this
If back to the future was set today, they would be going back to 1982. I feel old.
Posted by Chester Copperpot on June 27, 2012 at 2:22 PM · Report this
balderdash 15
I'd rather have an iPhone than a hoverboard, honestly.

Does that mean I win the future? Oh, no, wait, I'd rather have clean fusion power than iPhones.

I guess that means we have three short years to get that goin', then.

Posted by balderdash on June 27, 2012 at 2:27 PM · Report this
I miss the future with which I grew up in which the biggest problem would be TOO MUCH LEISURE.
Posted by Gerald Fnord on June 27, 2012 at 3:02 PM · Report this
What a horrible photoshop. The 2012 isn't even lined up with the display grid! Also, the color and 'glow' are wrong (compare to the 1:21). And the 0 and 2 are wider. And the leg on the J is too short (these are standard 7-cell displays).
Posted by Endash on June 27, 2012 at 3:23 PM · Report this
ArtBasketSara 18
@14 Well, bad news..I'm pretty sure you're supposed to be dead... ;)
Posted by ArtBasketSara on June 27, 2012 at 3:25 PM · Report this
Wah-wah, better fact check your nerd news.
Posted by hydrophilic on June 27, 2012 at 3:28 PM · Report this
TheMisanthrope 20
Jaws 19!!!
Posted by TheMisanthrope on June 27, 2012 at 11:20 PM · Report this

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