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Overrated and Underrated things in this world

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by mw2530, Aug 12, 2017.

  1. mw2530

    mw2530 Well-Known Member

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    Make a list of some of the most overrated as well as some of the most underrated things in this world. Here mine (I have a lot more, but can't think of them all!) Hopefully I don't offend anyone!

    Overrated:
    Large vehicles
    Fame
    Movie Stars
    Fireworks
    Florida
    Soda


    Underrated:
    Health
    Education
    Sleep
    Free Time
    Accountants
    Mountains
    Nature
     
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  2. xudo

    xudo something V.I.P Member

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    Overrated:
    Large groups of friends
    Expensive clothes
    Soap operas
    Nirvana

    Underrated
    Documentaries
    Staying in
    Only having a few close friends
    Education
    Debate
     
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  3. kay

    kay Well-Known Member

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    overrated:
    smart phones
    open floor plans
    holidays
    festivals
    all-you-can-eat buffets

    underrated:
    ball point pens
    paper maps
    architects
    slugs
    tiny spoons
     
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  4. clg114

    clg114 Still crazy, after all these years. V.I.P Member

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    Slugs? A punch in the arm? What you shoot out of a firearm? Those slimy things that you find in your garden?

    In my younger days, all-you-can-eat buffets were great. Before kids, my wife and I used to go to them a lot. These days we just can not eat very much in one sitting, so I agree. Overrated.
     
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  5. Chance

    Chance "all who wander are not lost" - Tolkien V.I.P Member

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    Overrated: ASD as a disease or disability
    Doctrines of men
    The need for modern pharmaceuticals
    Race, color, sexual orientation
    Diplomas - titles before and after peoples names
    Money- its just paper with a said value that is worth nothing
    "Love" here today divorced tomorrow
    Movies and concerts
    Fast food

    Underrated: The gifts ASD people have given the world
    The teachings of old that are eternal, and now mostly forgotten
    The lost use of old world medicines
    Time and how we waste it
    Unconditional love
    True freedom - not just something we call freedom
    Nature
    Sailboats (specifically catamaran's)
    catching fireflies and sitting around a camp fire
    Farm to fork - healthy foods with no junk in it
     
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  6. Darius

    Darius Active Member

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    Overrated:
    Love

    Underrated:
    Honesty

    :p
     
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  7. mw2530

    mw2530 Well-Known Member

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    Good list. Common theme is how the world is becoming more and more artificial and less natural. Cause of many of today's health problems IMO.
     
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  8. Nitro

    Nitro Immoral Turpitude Staff Member Admin V.I.P Member

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    Overrated: Wrong Planet

    Underrated: Aspies Central

    :D
     
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  9. kay

    kay Well-Known Member

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    Garden slugs.
     
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  10. Mia

    Mia Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Overrated:
    Popular action movies
    Advertising
    Synthetic clothing
    Women's 'beauty' products
    Hosts in media

    Underrated:
    Wild animals
    Plants
    Clean water
    Solar energy
    Fresh food
    Intelligence
    Honesty
    Ethics
     
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  11. Flinty

    Flinty Off Indefinite Hiatus, I Guess V.I.P Member

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    Overrated:

    New York City
    Sex
    Summer
    Robert Altman
    NFL
    Beaches
    Like buttons
    Money
    Long essays

    Underrated:

    San Francisco
    Romance
    Autumn
    Hayao Miyazaki
    CFL
    Forests
    All the other buttons
    Time
    Lists
     
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  12. Laughingowl1975

    Laughingowl1975 Well-Known Member

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    Overrated:
    Smart Phones
    Hip-hop/Rap
    Concerts
    TV Dramas
    Pumpkin and Cauliflower
    Work
    Online Quizzes

    Underrated:
    Classical Music
    Bird song
    Thunderstorms
    Sleep
    Reading
    Waterfalls
    Clouds
     
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    Alaska Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Overrated
    Political parties
    Crowds
    Big cities
    Produce shipped thousands of miles
    Bread baked thousands of miles away
    Noise
    Traffic jams

    Underrated
    Bread aroma while it is rising and baking at home
    Air after a rain
    Hoarfrost tinted with Alpenglow
    Sunrises
    Sunsets
    Pride of accomplishment
    Eating raw baby corn while it is still warm from the sun
    Warm wet sandpaper kitty kisses
    Ice crystals glittering in the sunlight
    Baby polar bears
    Eagles sitting on phone lines
    Watching a movie at home and eating fresh popcorn
    Listening to leaves whispering in the breeze
    Learning interesting things
    Drinking clean fresh water
     
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  14. clg114

    clg114 Still crazy, after all these years. V.I.P Member

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    Agreed, except the part about the NFL.
     
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    Rich Allen Well-Known Member

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    Overrated:

    Jeremy Clarkson (in fact Top Gear in general)
    Justin Bieber
    Justin Timberlake
    The Conservative Party
    Donald Trump
    Seth Rollins
    Triple H
    Jeremy Kyle (his show is full of Chavs)
    Brock Lesnar
    Social Media (especially Twitter, too many trolls)
    Pro Football (UK Football players get paid too much IMO)
    Sony in general (especially Play Station and most of their mobile phones)
    VIP Accounts on here (sorry but why would I pay $35 a month for a shiny name badge under my username?)

    Underrated:

    Olympia Valance (hottest woman in the world)
    Rebekah Elmaloglou (second sexiest woman on the Planet)
    Neighbours in general
    Jane "Leanne Battersby" Danson (she's gorgeous)
    Batman
    Superman
    The Flintstones
    Support workers (good ones)
    The Police (work too many hours for not enough loot, don't get the credit they deserve)
    Pizza Hut
    Microsoft (especially Xbox)
     
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  16. ZebraAspie

    ZebraAspie Well-Known Member

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    Overrated: Popularity
    Normality

    Underrated: TAs
    Speech therapist
    School Taxi drivers
    Support workers (well the decent ones)

    These people are are also so underpaid yet have some of the hardest jobs i've seen.
     
  17. VioletHaze_03

    VioletHaze_03 Nerdling (Fledgling nerd)

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    Overrated:
    hugs
    pop music
    osu!
    romance books
    romance movies
    romance anime
    romance
    school
    social interaction
    underrated:
    air hugs
    online friends
    watamote
    good rpgs
    stuffed crust pizza
    hot chocolate in the summer
    jello
     
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