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What’s the first thing you do when you manage to travel back through time? Get yourself over to TikTok, naturally.

This week, a man claiming to be from the year 5000 raised eyebrows by claiming he had photographic evidence that entire cities will be underwater because of climate change.

The man, known only as Edward, told ApexTV he was part of a top-secret time-travelling experiment in 2004 and was sent 3,000 years into the future.

To his surprise, the man claims that when he arrived in the future he was presented with the sight of Los Angeles submerged by a great body of water.

If he headed over to social media, Edward would find himself in good company, with a host of barmy accounts offering terrifying ‘insights’ into what the future will look like.

From gigantic waves to terrifying monsters from the deep and – most importantly – the footie results, these warped predictions are truly a Tiking time bomb.

Fast forward six years into the future, where apparently one man is stuck in a period of human extinction.

A TikToker named Javier, whose account name translates as ‘only survivor’, says he is posting from 2027, where cars and buildings have been left abandoned in his hometown of Valencia, Spain.

“I just woke up in a hospital, and I don’t know what might have happened. Today is February 13, 2027, and I am alone in the city,” Javier wrote on the day before Valentine’s Day.

The social media survivor has since shared images of empty beaches and shopping centres – though rather bizarrely, the lights all appear to be functioning OK.

Following up the next day, he said: “I keep trying to find human life. I am starting to lose hope.”

At least when the apocalypse comes, you can bag yourself a few new threads for free.

The UK may just be emerging from lockdown, but one man supposedly from the future is urging us to enjoy freedom while we can.

In the near future, the mysterious poster claims the world population is set to shrink by more than two thirds to two billion.

Following a devastating event called the ‘Big Blackout’, cats and dogs will be considered ‘exotic’ animals and even kept in zoos, he says.

“You’re as free as you’re ever gonna get, right now,” he says to camera.

“These are considered the last days of freedom, your kids won’t even see it, so suck it up, because as simple-minded as your time period is, you got it pretty good, you just don’t know it.”

Explaining how power around the world is suddenly cut off, he says riots will sweep the Earth and it will take 20 years to get electricity running again.

He explains: “The big blackout, if I’m not mistaken, happens in December 2052.

“Basically, everything goes dark for upwards of five years, the internet, the power, it all gets disconnected, on account of what’s called ‘the terrors’, but many speculate otherwise.

“Anyway, five years, it’s turmoil, riots, you name it, it’s pretty much the worst of times.

“It takes them upwards to 20 years to get the power back online, and even then it’s absolute chaos.

“Believe it or not, our zoo consists of animals like dogs and cats, rabbits, squirrels – these are considered exotic animals.

“All of the larger species, like lions and tigers, cat species, the larger ones, elephants, they’re all gone. The larger species no longer exist.”

According to the time bandit, the majority of jobs will be focused on renewable energy – though they’re not without their challenges.

“We’ve got large areas, hundreds of miles, thousands of miles, all designated to wind turbines, reflective mirrors and solar panels,” he says.

“It’s one of the few remaining jobs left for residents, but it’s also the most dangerous.”

One TikTok user left followers quaking in their boots as he warned the largest creature on Earth was about to be discovered… followed by a massive tremor in California.

“This is not a joke. I am a time traveller. This is a brief summary of what’s to come in the near future,” he explains.

Sharing a picture from under the sea, he warns a Godzilla-like creature is about to be unearthed.

“2022: The largest creature ever, the Cerine Croin is discovered,” he says.

In his second prediction, he warns: “2024: World’s biggest earthquake hits San Ysidro, California.”

While the rather terrifying video has racked up more than 25,000 likes, one commenter pointed to a saving grace.

“Guys, that means TikTok’s still around!!” they said.

TikTok is flooded with apparent time travellers – and one suitably predicts that a ‘great wave’ is set to come crashing down in the summer of 2020.

TikTok ‘time traveller’ predicts ‘giant wave’

‘Time Voyager’ claims to have arrived back in December 2020 and is simply trying to warn people that “bad things are going to happen”, according to the Daily Star.

In one post, he shares a clip of a cargo ship braving a huge storm as waves come crashing down around.

“Stop scrolling! I am a real time traveller,” he cries. “In the summer of 2021, the great wave will hit. Be ready.”

Ever watched The Avengers and hoped it was a documentary? Well, one chap ‘from the year 2484’ says its not so far from the truth.

He claims eight lucky humans will be transformed by a “life-changing” event by the end of this year, which will give them the power to teleport, fly and even control the weather.

“On December 20, 2021, eight humans will receive super powers from the energy waves of the sun,” he tells his 1.3million followers.

“But for all things, there is always a good and bad side.

“While the eight humans choose how they want to use their super powers, big companies start trying to test on them to create more super powers.”

While manipulating the weather might come in handy for tackling climate change, he also lists a swathe of other special abilities.

These include “pure strength, telekinesis, telepathy, teleportation, flight, precognition and magic”.

Some followers weren’t quite convinced by his originality.

“These are literally the powers of most of the X-Men,” one reasonably noted.

While England was swept up in Euro 2020 fever, time traveller TikTok also spotted the opportunity for some open goals.

According to LadBible, one user left followers scratching their heads after correctly predicting that the Three Lions would beat Ukraine 4-0 before kick-off.

Footie fans were then left trembling as he ‘revealed’ that England would be beaten in the final by Italy – which ultimately proved to be true.

However, the video, uploaded before the side’s semi-final win against Denmark, didn’t quite get it right.

A scoreboard showed the Italians celebrating after a 2-1 victory, with Nicolo Barella giving them the lead before a goal by England’s Mason Mount and a winner from Federico Chiesa.

Fans also noticed that the footage of the Euro champions celebrating was from their earlier win over Switzerland, while the seats in the stands were blue – unlike the red of Wembley.

It just goes to show, if you’re going to predict the future, stick to the apocalypse – not the serious business of football.