This thread should be periodically reviewed in order to check accuracy. Feel free to add more so that you too can have egg on your face.
At the risk of looking foolish, here are 5 predictions to go on record:
1. Ricky Ponting will be Australia's captain in the next Ashes series
2. Matt Hayden will open the batting with Justin Langer at the Gabba in that series.
3. Shane Warne, Adam Gilchrist and Glenn McGrath will all play in the series.
4. Australia will go into the series ranked 1 in the world and will retain their ranking at the end of it.
5. Australia will lose the ODI Super Series and win the test match.