Woman Tweets 2008 Trivial Pursuit Question That Did Not Age Well--And People Can't Even


Nov. 12 2018, Updated 11:46 a.m. ET

Writer S.E. Sinkhorn posted a pic to Twitter of an old Trivial Pursuit card from 2008. Less than ten years ago in time, perhaps a million years in feelings. There's so much we know now that we didn't know then, and most of it is bad.

It's perhaps understandable then, why Sinkhorn took the question, "Who has never been Batman?" pretty personally.

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In 2008, the makers of Trivial Pursuit thought we'd live in a world where Ben Affleck would never be Batman. Little did they know that not only would he one day don the utility belt and sit in the Batmobile but that he would bring forth the worst iteration of Batman ever, and that's saying a lot. If you haven't recently seen the Val Kilmer and George Clooney versions, they were pretty bad, but they look like Citizen Kane after seeing Zak Snyder's vision of the Caped Crusader.

But could it be some evil movie exec saw this clue in 2008 and started getting ideas? Evil, evil ideas? That seems to be where a bunch of people on Twitter are taking things.

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People didn't hold their punches, pointing out that Ben Affleck didn't even have a good track record with comic book heroes before putting on the batsuit.

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Others laid off Ben Affleck and took their blows elsewhere, trying to rewrite another painful moment in the history of Batman movies. I sometimes do this when people try to claim there was a Ghostbusters 2 when everybody knows there was that one in 1984 and the NO OTHER MOVIES and then the one with lady Ghostbusters but definitely not a third in the middle.

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Poor Ben Affleck.

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Also, someone pointed out this was a similar question in an edition of Cranium, though they don't specify the year this edition was printed. But if it preceded Affleck's casting as the dark knight, that's scary:

Conspiracy, anyone???


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