Best Things About 2016

I know 2016 was horrible and bad things happened..but let's try to look on the bright side on what happened. I know it was a tough year for us all, but we should also be grateful for what we have, because who knows, we could lose it one year later.

The Top Ten

1 Scientists revealed that the hole in the ozone is beginning to heal

Are all of these items actually true (aside from Trump winning since we all know that happened and other things as well)? - ModernSpongeBobSucks

2 Giant Pandas are no longer endangered


3 Disney Made Great Films

OH YEAHAHAAA - VideoGamefan5

4 Deadpool Deadpool Deadpool is a fictional antihero created by Marvel who appears in their comics. Deadpool's first appearance was in New Mutants #98 by Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza in February of 1991. His powers include self-healing and super strength. He is regarded as one of the funniest characters in comics due more.

YES! - DCfnaf

5 The Ice Bucket Challenge funded an ALS breakthrough
6 Netflix added offline downloads
7 Pokemon Sun and Moon

Not the best Pokemon series but hey! - Lucy1402


8 Pokemon Go! Pokemon Go!

Does anybody even play this anymore? It died out after a few months. - DapperPickle

I only played it for a week like most people, but watching dozens of grown adults walking around parks and city squares well past midnight was something I'll never forget! It was a moment of innocent joy for a troubled generation (millennials)

I might have died, but for the few months it was around, it brought so many people together

Hate it all you want. I love it. - TwilightKitsune

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9 The WHO announced that measles has been eliminated from the Americas

The WHO is a highly politicized body, and it shows in this declaration. There were measles outbreaks in the U.S. during the past two years, likely due to illegal immigration.

YES! - DCfnaf

10 The U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Won Gold

The Newcomers

? Leonardo DiCaprio wins his first Oscar

The Contenders

11 Fire Emblem Fates

Also a great game.

12 Ratchet and Clank (2016)

What?! I have no interest in this series. :P Jak and Daxter is better! No hate on Ratchet and Clank though. - Lucy1402

13 Einstein's Theory of Relativity has been proven to be true

We proved Einstein's Theory this will be revolutionary for Science. - Aguythatpeopleignores

14 Tiger population is increasing
15 Sexual-Assault Survivors Got a Bill of Rights
16 Overwatch
17 We got new Kanye, new Beyoncé, two new Frank Ocean records, a Solange masterpiece, a great Childish Gambino funk album, a perfect David Bowie album, new Radiohead, new Kendrick, new Rihanna, new Gaga and a million other great albums.

Don't forget Metallica released a new album after an eight year hiatus. - NikBrusk

18 Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize
19 Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them
20 Norm Of The North Got Bad Reviews

WOO - TwilightKitsune

21 Trump won the presidential election

It's not because Trump won, it's because it's controversial. - Lucy1402

We have to give Trump a chance first if we're really going to reach a consensus that him winning the presidential election was a good thing or not. It isn't enough that he beat Hillary Clinton. We need to actually SEE if he does a good job in office first. Then, we can say if him winning the election was worth it or not. As a liberal, I'm actually going to give him a chance and see if he does well regardless of my disdain for him and our different standing points on the political spectrum of American politics. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

That depends on your opinion. - DCfnaf

This is not a good thing - XtremeNerdz12

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22 Island foxes are no longer endangered
23 Anime Anime

You're not specific. - Lucy1402

24 Nintendo Revealed The Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch is the best! - Lucy1402

25 Member Berries Member Berries
26 Finding Dory
27 Star Fox Zero

Awesome game. I would love to see a sequel or even a Switch port.

28 The Angry Birds Movie

NO! - DCfnaf

29 Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
30 We are Number One
31 Memes

My favourite is We Are Number One! - TwilightKitsune

32 Brexit

The British people finally left the EU, and helped to start a populist revolution worldwide against the elites and globalist agenda. - Mrveteran

33 Zootopia
34 The Secret Life of Pets
35 Ice Age: Collision Course got extremely negative reviews from critics and audiences
36 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
37 Suicide Squad

Overrated pile of garbage.

38 Captain America: Civil War
39 Dream Theater Released a New Album
40 Blood on the Dance Floor Broke Up
41 Trolls
42 Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters

This is my least favorite Digimon season. Only because it's the least interesting and it's not nostalgic. :( Sorry to those who liked it. I have my honest opinion here. - Lucy1402

43 Moana
44 Papa's Bakeria
45 Papa's Sushiria
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