Top 10 Worst Decades

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From 1900-Present, choose the worst decades for music, entertainment, fashion, and more.

The Top Ten

1 1930s

Holocaust, great depression. *coug cough* - AlphaQ

Thousands of times worse than the 2010s. Not to mention, it had the 2nd most active hurricane season and had the strongest US landfalling hurricane.

If you are looking at this list, Just because you say recent years are the worst! That;'s not true! 1939-1945 were actually the worst years ever!

My, my, my, you've got to be joking! The thirties I know were all loony and toony, weren't they? - JayJayPlane

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2 2010s

Right I've had it with this decade now with a new stupid show called "Train Your Baby Like A Dog".
Anyone who decorates their home and dresses like the past that's good (Woman who lives in 1939, Victorian couple) the present is rubbish.
People say you can't live in the past look at the crap coming out now. That television show babies are not dogs.

Ugh 2011 was the the worst year that ruined my life I hated school back in that year I was in computer class seeing a women with a green dress and my parents got called my dad yelled at me and my mom didn't it wasn't anything bad it was a stressful year for me. Japan earthquake and Tsunami 20,000 people were dead and 2,500 missing. Killed more than 9/11 attack. Amy Winehouse died at alcohol poisoning at age 27 by the way the worst year ever! - Lordvader3500

Worst decade. Lame cartoons, The government - UK we had Brexit USA - A trumpet. Hey lets bash a young Canadian pop star then suddenly will cause trouble making not by pop music you bully someone their behaviour will change and its your fault. Preschool shows who on earth decided to reboot Teletubbies a 90s craze, the reboots of the magic school bus, bob the builder and Powerpuff girls, Bronies what blokes like My little pony so skinny and bony went to the circus one day she farted on purpose and blew up the circus and that was the end of her day, Ark Encounter? 50 Shades of Grey...Nah I'll stick to Twilight I don't really care if Edward was a vampire he never looked like one, lets insult younger generations for being different to boomers and gen x oh they are all clones none of them respect and lazy. We need to get to the final year. The 2000s where better than this. Bring on the 2020s.

The 2010s were a great decade. Technological advances, information we had never known before, etc. People who voted for this instead of the 1930s (which was the start of WWll) are just ignorant nostalgiatards. - ThatIntrovertedEmo

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3 1940s

Germany in those times why the hell did they vote for Hitler.
Hitler and the Nazi's ruined the world in World War 2.
People vote for 2010s because the music is not their taste or 2016 famous people died.
The only thing you'd like about being a 1940s kid is that you finish school when you are twelve years old!

As if the war wasn't bad enough, the UK had a catastrophic snowfall in 1946-7. It melted in March, causing nationwide flooding.

I honestly don't have many positive things to say about the 40s.

Yeah because World War 2 is way better than Crappy pop music, Not surprising since this site is full of people that treat Pop music like a nightmare from Satan himself - B1ueNew

Yep. The first half was WW2 and the Holocaust, the second was countries becoming communist. - JoeBoi

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4 1340s

Black Death. Enuff Said. - AlphaQ

This should be either #1 or #2

This should be either #1 or #2!

GET THIS HIGHER!

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5 1910s

World War 1 therefore its bad because it killed millions of people. - AlphaQ

The first World War in history - codgtamk34

The start of a World War. - B1ueNew

6 2000s

I think the 2000s except for a few things that happened in America was a more calmer decade than the 2010s which is more hate speech to everything existing. Possibly because social media wasn't really around or had just started in a certain year but not like now.

Oh yeah like that's all that happened in the 2000s.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone film came out.
Dial up is dead
The Sims video games started.
Video games pick one Mario is Missing (90s) or Luigi's Mansion (2000s)
Pokemon Gen 1 was the 90s.
Windows Pinball was still around and the original minesweeper

...but I was entering the times of becoming a teenager.

This makes sense because of 9/11 and the Boston Scare Shooting in 2007 - codgtamk34

Yeah. Think about 9/11, the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, and the Virginia Tech shooting. - JoeBoi

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7 1860s

I thought this list said 1900 - present.

KKK, enough SAID. - AlphaQ

The Civil war and slavery abolished in america!

This should be number 1

The Civil what and the KKK formed. I hate nostalgia elitists so much. You think the Civil War is better than pop music? If so. Get help please. - B1ueNew

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8 1900s

This should be either #1 or #2, An Earthquake in San Francisco killed over 3000 people!

The San Francisco Earthquake

This should go in the top 5

This needs to be MUCH higher

This should go in the top 5

9 1980s

I suppose it was the year before the most hated pop star of the 21st century was born.
Most hated because of social media.

Margret Thatcher's reign of terror began as she shut down all the coal mines increasing unemployment by about 1000%

Frick you!

10 1990s

2010s and 2000s were better than 1990s high me. - AlphaQ

Lol, I'm not obsessed with the 1990s anyway. But sometimes I miss childhood. Even though I hated school did you know 50% of adults miss school. But the 90s cult will be angered with this being on the list.

Wow. We had the gulf war, LA riots, Waco siege, Oklahoma City bombing, Columbine, and a crappy politician who got impeached for a sexual act. - JoeBoi

The book Shrek was published in this decade.

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The Contenders

11 1970s

Lol no Youtube the internet didn't even come till the 1990s, 90s kids had it if their parents got it for their birthday or christmas.

This should be on the bottom of the list
Star Wars
Hulk the series
My favorite bands were from this decade
Atari

Good decade but no YouTube

The songs were awful in this genre but I can't necessarily call it a bad year. - AlphaQ

12 1350s

This should be number 1 because of the Black Plague

This should be number 1

A lot of people died from the Black Plague during that time period. This should be number 1

The Black Plague
This should be number 1

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13 1850s
14 1620s
15 1950s

I'm not from America,

Think about it nostalgia-retards, you say the old days were better huh? Well, I'm disagreeing and have a lot of reasons.

First of all we live longer, don't you want to see your relatives for a longer time? There's also less racism, a lot of douches say the Kkk is better than rap music which is very immature of them. Finally games and movies have better graphics and stories. Grand Theft Auto is much more diverse than Tetrix. Music is also more advanced. You only had one or 2 genres in the past, although I like rap and pop I think there should be a miz of rap and pop and other genres.

Finally, get out of this list. - AlphaQ

16 1960s

JFK and MLK got assassinated. - JoeBoi

The 1960's were not really that great overall, with the exception of the music, which was much better than anything since.

I know the KKK was active here. Music wasn't very good either and quite a number of people were racist. - AlphaQ

17 1800s
18 1780s
19 1660s

The Black Death happened in 1665, then the great fire of London back in 1666, THEN we had the dreadful hurricane of 1667!
In conclusion, lots and LOTS of people got hurt.

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