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25 Things That Really Did Live Up To Their Hype In Spite Of The Doubt

Whether it’s a movie, a game, or even a theme park ride, every once in a while something comes along that really sends the hype levels through the roof. You get excited and book tickets in advance, you make sure you show up early, and then…it’s every bit as awesome as you thought it would be! These are 25 things that really did live up to their hype in spite of the doubt!

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25

Millennium Force at Cedar Point

Millennium Force at Cedar Point

Source: wikipedia

When it comes to roller coasters, this one can’t be overhyped.

24

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

Source: wikipedia

It was hyped like crazy and still beat many people’s expectations.

23

Tablets

Tablets

Source: wikipedia

They did get some flak, but apart from that, they exceeded the expectations of even the people that were hyping them.

22

The first NBA Dream Team

The first NBA Dream Team

Source: wikipedia, Image: commons.wikimedia.org (public domain)

They were hyped to be good. They were better than that.

21

Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go

Source: wikipedia

In spite of all the glitches, and not quite living up to its own advertisements, it came out with a much bigger bang than anybody expected.

20

Deadpool

Deadpool

Source: wikipedia

Considering its budget, it did really well with all the hype.

19

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Source: wikipedia

There was some hate considering that Disney was in the picture, but it met the hype head on.

18

Penicillin

Penicillin

Source: wikipedia, Image: commons.wikimedia.org (public domain)

It was definitely a miracle drug.

17

John Wick

John Wick

Source: wikipedia

When it comes to revenge thrillers, very few live up to the hype like John Wick did.

16

Google Fiber

Google Fiber

Source: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

It provides internet speeds up to 1GB/s, which is over 100 times faster than the average American.

15

Hawaii

Hawaii

Source: http://ift.tt/2iBTzUN, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

It seems cliche, but Hawaii really is what people say it is.

 

Wait until you see number 7! This isn’t the only place in nature that lives up to the hype.

14

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Source: wikipedia

There was a ton of hype, but it was warranted.

13

Skyrim

Skyrim

Source: wikipedia

This video game far exceeded its early hype.

12

Lebron James

Lebron James

Source: wikipedia

Cleveland’s economy is basically based on him. Very few athletes have managed to live up to the hype that was focused on them. Lebron did so time and time again.

11

Lord of the Rings

lord of the rings

Source: wikipedia

Collectively, the movies won 475 awards.

10

Harry Potter

harry potter

Source: wikipedia, Image: es.wikipedia.org (public domain: threshold of originality not met)

It’s early hype seemed unwarranted, until you read the books.

9

Hamilton

hamilton

Source: wikipedia, Image: commons.wikimedia.org (public domain)

Few shows have lived up to this sort of hype.

8

Cars

cars

Source: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

Back in the day, people thought that cars would soon go out of style. They moved slow, broke down, and were a pain to use. Then came the Model T.

7

The Grand Canyon

grand canyon

Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

Pictures don’t do it justice.

6

Rain-X

rain

Source: wikipedia

For when you are too cheap to buy new windshield wipers.

5

Gmail

gmail

Source: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

It was launched with 1GB of storage at a time when other services were only offering 100MB. And it was free. People thought it was a joke at first.

4

Nuclear bombs

nuclear bombs

Source: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

Only a few people would have been able to predict the destructive power of modern bombs.

3

Personal Computers

personal computer

Source: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

In the beginning, nobody knew what you would need a computer at home for, or what you would do with it.

2

Smartphones

smartphone

Source: wikipedia, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

Most people saw them as being a fad. Then came Apple and Android.



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About Mysterious Everythings

Le Minh Hieu is a national-level weightlifter and a Singapore Weightlifting sports performance coach. Hieu's biggest passion is helping everyone find confidence, happiness, and health through fitness.