Worst Things that Happened in 2018

2018 has started, and already bad things are happening!

The Top Ten

1 Stoneman Douglas School Shooting

Definitely the worst. - railfan99

The worst part is some of the students died. Things like this are why I hate going to school. - 3DG20

Also dubbed well by me the St. Valentine's day massacre. - htoutlaws2012

The fact that the FBI did nothing to prevent this kills me - KingSlayer93316

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2 Flu Outbreak

The Good News Is...

They're bringing back the Spray version of the Flu Vaccine. Now children can be okay with the Spray and Shot.

I didn’t get the Flu once! I’m proud of myself - KingSlayer93316

3 People Started Eating Tide Pods

1,350 people died in Indonesia due to tsunami

The stench of ignorance is causing me to walk away from the list... - Ananya

Sometimes people can be so stupid. - isaaonrtdmtr

Stupid dumbass trends - KingSlayer93316


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4 Bomb Cyclone

An over dramatic term for a nor’easter that was the coldest in 4 years. - Gregory

I experienced two nor’easters in January I think. For the first one, I think it was a Friday, I was in the van that took me to school (when I lived in my grandmother’s house for a year). And the ride was about five hours long. We also had to ride with two mean kids. We left at about 4 after a long wait and arrived at about 9 something. I don’t remember the second one very well, but I’m not sure if it was about as bad as the first one. - PhoenixAura81

5 Florida Bridge Collapse

May all those affected be prayed and helped. - Gregory

6 Shootings

And the media is glorifying the suspects, as always!

Parkland, Santa Fe, and (unfortunately) many many more. - allamassal

7 Kabul Suicide Bombings

Shamefully horrible. - Gregory

8 People Discovered Chained to Their Beds in California

Torture. Torture is a horrible thing.

Tragic - Gregory

that's sad

9 Death of Stephen Hawking

And then Hawking's came out from Albert Einstein's birthday cake.

Rest in peace... :'( - Lucy1402


This guy was a legendary scientist - KingSlayer93316

Finnaly came to what we wanted

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10 Southern California Mudslides

Our prayers go to these people affected by this disaster. - Gregory

The Newcomers

? Marvel Creator Stan Lee Died

Though he was 95.
He created the Marvel franchise, including Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, Superman, and the Avengers.
And it all started with comic books.
He worked hard on everything, and that’s how he became who he became.
Though he got accused for sexual misconduct allegations, he will never be forgotten.
R.I.P. - Gregory

I am so disappointed that this has happened. I mean, he has created so many iconic heros. He is a great guy and sadly I’ve never met him. I wish I had. It would have been such an honor. But now he’s gone. I knew this day would come, but not this quickly. Lots of kids are happy today because of no school. But this happened? No way. I bet lots of people might have noticed this iconic persons death, but I have. And I felt really sad. RIP Stan Lee Dec. 28- Nov. 12, 2018

? November California Wildfires

It’s truly awful.
Huge wildfires are raging across California.
Thousands of homes are burning down and millions of people evacuated.
Some of those homes burned down are from the most famous celebrities.
At least 58 people have died, making it the deadliest series of wildfires in California's history.
There’s never been anything like this in California’s entire history.
This is the dark highlight of November 2018. - Gregory

The Contenders

11 Death of Billy Graham

He was 99 - Gregory

12 Xxxtentacion Shot to Death

An innocent soul has passed away, RIP X, you will be forever in every kind heart person

He saved my life through his music

I know I'm late but RIP.XXXTentacion was one of the few soundcloud rappers that was actually good. - DarkBoi-X

Devastating moment we lost the front runner of this Gen and a passionate mind, FL will never feel the same.

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13 False Alarm of Hawaiian missile Threat

I got real scared - B0S5J4M3S

A nightmare for our world. - Gregory

This was scary - KingSlayer93316

I loved that day

14 Hawaii Volcano Eruption

No deaths have been recorded, but still, today is May 22, 2018, and the volcano started erupting around May 2 or 3. And it shows no signs of stopping. Pretty bad - PackFan2005

15 Death of Avicii


Why did he have to commit suicide? - KingSlayer93316

He died at 28 from suicide with a bottle.
R.I.P. - Gregory

Not only did a great DJ die, but I also got in huge trouble for an assignment I didn’t complete. Sorry for being selfish. I also think I heard that Avicii’s suicide was accidental. - PhoenixAura81

R.I.P Avicii - 906389

16 Meteor Shines Over Michigan

That was a loud and bright!

Shocking. - Gregory

17 Death of Edwin Jackson

I think he’s still alive.

18 Alberta Spring Flooding

Hope everyone’s helped in this travesty. - Gregory

I have family members in Alberta. :( (They’re okay though thankfully) - 3DG20

19 Lil Tay Getting a TV Show

Oh no that is really the worst one on this list

What has the world come to

What TFFF I didn't even know about this but now I want to jump off a bridge

I didn't know this one either this is so suprising o my gosh

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20 "Beast from the East" Storm

Prayers for those affected. - Gregory

If you live in the UK, Ireland or anywhere in Western Europe, this was really bad. The snow was knee deep. And I thought 2010 was bad.

21 Death of Stefan Karl Stefansson

Forever number one. He always had a positive outlook on life, even when he knew he was going to die. To honor him, sign the petition to put a statue in his hometown, or subscribe to his YouTube channel so his family the golden play button, or at the very least press f to pay respect

Always number one in our hearts. - Not_A_Weeaboo

Forever Robbie, never Rotten.

Forever #1 - MrCoolC

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22 France win FIFA World Cup 2018

This is their only victory

23 Toys R Us Announced the Closing of Their Stores

This was my childhood store until it was ruined all because of robots, drones, self-driving vehicles, etc. ;'( - DinoLover4242

This place was my whole childhood

This is all because of Target and Walmart selling toys and electronics too.

Toys “R” Us was the only place where a kid could actually feel like they’re in heaven. Now kids won’t be able to have the same experience most people (including me) have had which is really sad. Rip TRU (except for Canada, Asia, etc)

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24 CNN Accused of Being Pro-North Korea

I did NOT say CNN was accused! I said CNN ADMITTED they were pro-north korea - DoroExploro13

What overdramatic hype monsters they are. - Gregory

25 Ontario Ice Storm

Prayers for those affected. - Gregory

This should be above snapchat

I can’t believe this is lower than some stupid Snapchat update and Kylie Jenner “retiring”. It’s definitely not the worst thing that happened this year, but the roads were bad and it was hard to walk through all of the snow and ice. - 3DG20

26 YouTube Headquarters Shooting

Very horrible

Its not that bad, sorry :l

All because a woman’s YouTube channel got demonetized, and she lost her temper and shot 3 people at YouTube HQ.
The only death was herself.
Prayers for YouTube HQ. - Gregory

27 St. Louis Ballpark Village Shooting

Shootings are terrible. - Gregory

28 BTS on the Ellen Show



29 Bridge Collapse in Genoa, Italy
30 National Museum of Brazil Fire
31 Humboldt Broncos Bus crash

Very rare, but horrible things like this happen, and this is no exception.
R.I.P. victims. - Gregory

32 Boy Scouts Changing Their Name Due to Girls Joining

There is Girls Scouts. Like, come on! - KingSlayer93316

I am a conservative - but I will be talking in a "coserveral" type of way

The Boy Scouts of America is a fitting sounding name. Scouts BSA is hard to say, and keep in mind BSA still stands for Boy Scouts of America! Girl Scouts exist, and yes, some of the fun stuff done by Boy Scouts doesn't get enjoyed by Girl Scouts, but they can make the girl scouts do what boy scouts do. Boy Scouts are obviously for BOYS. - 445956

Stupid. - Gregory

This is showing how stupid we’re becoming. What’s next? Boys selling Girl Scout cookies? Oh wait scout cookies! Seriously this is beyond stupid! - Randomator

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33 School Shootings

In 2018, there have been WAY MORE school shootings than usual. - railfan99

So bad that it’s on here twice. - MrCoolC

34 Santa Fe High School Shooting

The killer was in belief of two symbolism on his jacket as well as a 17 year old, 2 years younger than the St. Valentine killer just 3 months before. Its sad that nobody in office is doing anything about it while the rate is still rapidly active stop the increase! NRA quit being stubborn times need to change. - htoutlaws2012

The fact that this keeps happening is unacceptable. - Randomator

It happened 3 hours away from me. - TeamRocket747

Dang it, I despise school shootings. Mental people taking the lives of others who have their whole lives ahead of them. We as a country need to step up and restrict the mentally ill and sex offenders (to name one) from owning a gun. However, we shouldn’t enforce gun control to civilians doing the right thing. After all, it’s not the guns fault, but rather, the person behind the gun. If we did those things, we could prevent terrible school shootings and other mindless murders like this and Parkland. - PackFan2005

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35 Wildfires in Athens

It was very sad.
So many people lost their homes and there was destruction everywhere.

36 New Orleans Shooting
37 Fortnite Becomes Popular

This is bad, but not worse than all of the political strife our world has been going through. Still, Fortnite needs to be deleted. It is a bad influence on kids and teens, and encourages violence and idiocy. We need to be better than what we are today.

Wow, I wonder what overwatch fan put this on the list, If anything this is a good thing, Fortnite is better Than Roblox and Minecraft combined - B1ueNew

Ffortnite for life

38 Santa Clarita’s Family of Four Dies in the Storm

This is one of my classmates. Rest In Peace buddy. - Not_A_Weeaboo

Which storm? - Gabo147

R.I.P. - Gregory

39 London Car Attack
40 Jacksonville Landing Shooting

Apparently the guy who did it was someone who had lost. - railfan99

This happened in MY CITY! - DoroExploro13

3 dead, 12 injured in a shooting at the Madden Championship Series Event in Jacksonville Fl. - Gregory

41 Winter Cherry complex fire in Kemerovo, Russia
42 Logan Paul’s Apology for Dead Body Video

He should of never showed the dead body

He filmed a dead body and made fun of it, and then he posted it on YouTube.
Since then, it’s gained a lot of rage, and he had to apologize, which he monetized.
Thankfully, he stopped doing daily vlogs, but he should just quit YouTube entirely. - Gregory

I hate Logan Paul. I’m shocked he didn’t get demonetized for that - KingSlayer93316

I made a severe and continuous lapse in my judgement, and I don’t expect to be forgiven. I’m simply here to apologize. What we came across that day in the woods was obviously unplanned. The reactions you saw on tape were raw; they were unfiltered. None of us knew how to react or how to feel. I should have never posted the video. I should have put the cameras down and stopped recording what we were going through. There's a lot of things I should have done differently but I didn't. And for that, from the bottom of my heart, I am sorry. I want to apologize to the internet. I want to apologize to anyone who has seen the video. I want to apologize to anyone who has been affected or touched by mental illness, or depression, or suicide. But most importantly I want to apologize to the victim and his family. For my fans who are defending my actions, please don't. I don’t deserve to be defended. The goal with my content is always to entertain; to push the boundaries, to be all-inclusive. ...more - Not_A_Weeaboo

43 Logan Paul’s Dead Animal Taser Attack

This isn't okay and his apology is fake.

What an idiot he is. - Gregory

Eh... nobody cares about a dead rat. - Not_A_Weeaboo

44 Google Removed the "View Image" Button in Google Images

That really sucks.

That means it’s harder to extract the address for images. Seriously, it took 5 whole minutes to find a way to change my profile picture. - Not_A_Weeaboo

All because they’re worried about copyright infringement.
Copyright infringement is illegal, but Google is going too far on things. - Gregory

45 Georgia High School Shooting

Don’t tell me there was another school shooting I swear to Christ... - Not_A_Weeaboo

46 Noblesville Middle School Shooting
47 Death of Koko the Gorilla

She was a really wise gorilla... At least she can see her kitten, All Ball, and Robin Williams. - SuperMarioJustin4

48 Eu's Article 13 Wants to Ban Memes Forever

This could end the internet for good.

How to ruin Fun on the internet

If this is actually true, I’m going to be enraged. - PhoenixAura81

49 12 Boys Trapped in Cave in Thailand

In Thailand, a soccer team including 12 boys and the coach were trapped in a cave 2 1/2 miles long.
They were inside it for 18 days and went without food or clean water for the 1st 10 days.
The coach gave them food, and so did the Navy Seals.

Fortunately, they were freed after 18 days from a grueling 3 day rescue, though unfortunately one of the divers died during the mission. - Gregory

They were all found! That’s the good thing! The bad thing is a diver who drowned to save them. Rip diver. - Gabo147

50 Demi Lovato Hospitalized for Heroin Overdose

Definitely unexpected. Matter of fact, this should be in the top ten. - Hotheart123

Today (11/5/18), she actually got out of rehab. - PhoenixAura81

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