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Decoding the Decade: The future so far

Ten years. 120 months. 3,652 days. And through them all, people went about their lives; the weather ran its (sometimes menacing) course; plants and animals lived and died.

Yet these were also the first few ticks of a new millennium, one marked by social upheaval, wars, scandals, flashes of hope, new technologies and innumerable hours of reality TV. When future generations look back on this decade, what will their verdict be? And which vital developments will they overlook?

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We'll tell you what we think on Dec. 26, both online and in print. But every Monday until then, we'll reveal one of the challenges we have set for ourselves - and ask you to weigh in . Come back a week later to see the results, along with the next challenge.

Week one: We asked you to vote for the most underrated film of the decade

Here are your selections so far courtesy of wordle.net

Here's a taste of some of your comments:

Bon:

tonynick writes: "Bon cop. Bad cop: Every self-respecting Canadian should watch this movie!"

Eric Hallam writes: "I agree that every self respecting Canadian should watch bon cop bad cop and it was probably the best under recognised film of the decade."

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Bad:

Sask Resident: "Bon Cop, Bad Cop is just a southern Ontario and southern Quebec based movie without a plot. Couldn't understand some of it and the ending was obvious."

PKS: "... Bon Cop Bad Cop was awful!"

More information:

Week three: What was the biggest story in Canadian sports?

Week two: Name the most important international story

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Week one: Name the most underrated film of the decade

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