THIS Twitter user became a “time traveler” after making a startlingly accurate prediction about Covid that came true years after it was announced.
Drew Curtis is the founder of a news aggregation site called Fark, but he went viral on Twitter in 2020 for a post he published nearly five years earlier.
On December 31, 2015, he wrote, “I’m a 2020 time traveler. Enjoying 2016 – it’s as good as it gets for a while.”
He then retweeted his prediction during the first year of Covid, saying: “That tweet has aged well.”
While people genuinely believed he was a time traveler, Curtis said his prediction was a “complete accident.”
He told The US Sun in an exclusive interview that he “forgot” the 2015 tweet.
“Someone reminded me of that. They were like, ‘Hey, you should send that around again because you know it’s like, man, things have really gone to hell.’
“And I was like, ‘Oh yeah, that’s a good idea.’ So I did. And then it blew up because, in hindsight, it looked like it was a pretty good call.”
Curtis explained that it was more of an “observation” than the ability to see the future.
“One of the running jokes [between his friends] Doesn’t every year seem better than this year?” he said.
Curtis explained that his joke among friends was the “origin” of the tweet.
“It was based on nothing more than an observation that everyone thinks every year is mostly getting worse,” he explained.
When Curtis’ 2020 retweet went viral, there were “a lot of people who really wanted me to be a time traveler,” he said.
“The biggest question I got that surprised me was, ‘When will One Direction get back together?'” revealed Curtis.
At the time, Curtis said the boy band could get back together “right after one of them first comes out of rehab.”
Although the reunion hasn’t happened yet, “I 100% guarantee it will happen.
“And it’s not because I’m a time traveler, it’s because I’m watching ‘Behind the Music’ on VH1. It always turns out that way,” Curtis said.
TIME TRAVEL WHILE DRUNK
While Curtis claims his predictions come from sheer observation, he sometimes uses a bit of liquid guts to share his predictions on social media.
“Once in a while, and I haven’t done that in a couple of months, I get really drunk and I’m like, ‘Okay, let’s go. Who wants to hear time travel questions?’”
“And that’s how I do it pretty simply, but the problem is that I get it right most of the time.
“So it’s a little weird,” Curtis admitted.
However, Curtis credits his ability to make sense of the world through his daily intake of news.
“I make a lot of these calls about the future just because I read everything every day and so have a more educated guest than most people,” he explained.
“I’m not necessarily right, but I’ve hit the bull’s eye on a number of occasions,” Curtis said.
Curtis is able to read a wealth of news while working on his website, Fark.
Fark doesn’t just select any news item to present to its readers, after all, the site receives around 2,000 submissions a day.
No, this page is full of “funny and weird noteworthy news — and non-news — of the day,” according to their website.
Curtis said Fark has “grown up kind of organically” since it was formed in 1997.
He believes that being the founder of Fark helps him keep up with current events and predict things that could happen – even years before it does.
https://www.the-sun.com/news/6968670/time-traveler-covid-future-predictions/ Oddly enough, Twitter user and Fark founder Drew Curtis became a “time traveler” after future claims “come true.”