Life is full of little disappointments. But the worst are the ones which were preceded by fantastic anticipation.
This is what's known as "anticipointment." Think Y2K or... Crystal Pepsi.
Case in point, Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday he would not seek the Democratic presidential nomination. The news comes after months of speculation on whether he would throw his hat into the ring.
"While I will not be a candidate, I will not be silent," Biden said in making the announcement.
Of course, this wasn't the first time something didn't quite meet expectations, as made very clear with the examples above.