29 Reality-Shredding Coincidences

The real world is full of the kind of coincidences you'd dismiss as bad writing if you saw them in a movie. We asked you to collect the most mind blowing true examples you've come across. The winner is below, but first the runners up ...

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Entry by junkpunch

CRACKEDCO 112 MEN DIED DURING THE HOOVER DAM PROJECT. THE FIRST WAS ON DEC. 20. 1922. HIS NAME WAS J. G. TIERNEY. THE LAST WAS ON DEC. 20, 1935. 13 YE

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Entry by Lunachick71

In Detroit sometime in the 1930s, a young (if incredibly careless) mother must have been eternally grateful to a man named Joseph Figlock. As Figlock

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Entry by IkiFoo

During production of Osus Ex lreleosed in 2000) the skybox ortist 'forgot to odd the Twin TOwers to tHE NEW York skyline. The discrepancy WOS Exploine

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Entry by Phighter

29 Reality-Shredding Coincidences

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Entry by ZacDilone

To achieve the right sort of seedy look for Professor Marvel, MGM costumers ...that selected unknown a tattered to them ratty-looking originally secon

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Entry by sureal

29 Reality-Shredding Coincidences

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Entry by Sksmith

GvSTYS. THE LEGENDARY FOUNDER OF ROME WAS NAMED ROMULUS. THE FIRST EMPEROR OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE ROMvigo ADOPTED THE NAME AUGUSTUS. N. THE NAME OF THE E

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Entry by Richie Ryan

On July 28th 1900, King Umberto 1 of Italy went to a small restaurant in Monza for dinner. When the owner, who was also named Umberto, took the king's

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Entry by Phighter

CRACKEDO coNT In 1974, a moped driver in Bermuda was killed when a taxi -ran- into him. One year later, that man's brother was killed while riding the

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Entry by nickjboyer

The 1976 film. The Omen. THE was fed with strange and horrifsiog coincidences. The OMEN strangest of them all being this: A private jet, originally hi

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Entry by MrWilson

CRACKED COM THE GRAVES OF THE FIRST BRITISH SOLDIER AND THE LAST BRITISH SOLDIER TO DIE IN WORLD WAR 1 ARE JUST 7 YARDS AWAY AND THEY FACE EACH OTHER.

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Entry by MrWilson

CRACKED Hitler, Stalin and Josef walk into a cafe... Hitler: SDin and Franz Josaft collectievely responsible for more than 79000.000 deaths lived in V

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Entry by maluba

In 1895 there were only two cars in the entire state of Ohio... 28 01c .o.and they crashed into each other.

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Entry by lily061507

GRAGKEDO In 1914. d German mother purchased an individual phot ographic plate to take d picture ofher young son. She later took that plate to d local

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Entry by kkapow

CRACKEDOON South African astronomer Danie du Toit, age 49, gave a lecture warning that death could come at any time. Concluding his speech, he popped

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Entry by Johnny_C

The car in which Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated had was a license plate reading AII118 The war resulting from this act ended A III 118 with a

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Entry by gicusudoru

Hendrix and Handel: housemates (separated by two centuries) 23 and 25 Brook Street, London Jo MALONE LK BENNET ERIADT BEERITROE ERCLR ERGUS GEORGE JIM

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Entry by gicusudoru

Two women went into an office to register a complain both as were allotted with the same social security number due to computer generated found error.

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Entry by drudru

THOMAS JEFFERSON FOUNDING FATHER Last Words: Is it the Fourth? Died: July 4th. 1826 JOHN ADAMS FOUNDING FATHER Was unaware that Jefferson had died a

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Entry by econkli1

In the 1920s, American novelist Anne Parrish found one of her She showed the book to childhood favorites, Jack Frost her husband and told him and Othe

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Entry by ditmarscage

29 Reality-Shredding Coincidences

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Entry by ditmarscage

GRAGKED.CON In 2006, fisherman Mark Anderson was manning the fishing boat Copious and found a 92-year-old message in a bottle - landing him a spot i

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2002 A seventy year old man was struck and killed by a lorry while attempting to cross a highway on his bicycle 600 kilometers north of Helsinki. Two

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Entry by ditmarscage

In 1973, Anthony Hopkins accepted the starring role in George Feifer's The Girl from Petrovka, based on the book by the same name. wanting to read the

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Eddawes Catherine was arrested on the night of September 29th, 1888 at around 8:30 p.m. tvor at 12:55 am she was sobered to go home up enough leaving

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Entry by bohemian

In I660, ship sank in the Dover a straits. The only Williams. survivor was named Hugh In I767, second ship sank in the Dover a straits. The only survi

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Entry by bohemian

Napoleon and Hitler born... were 129 years apart. They came into power... 129 years apart. They declared Russia... war on 129 years apart. They defeat

GRACKED CON Violet Jessop was present when RMS Olympic RMS Titanic HMHS Britannic hit hit hit HMS Hawke. an iceberg. a mine.

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Entry by Nightfly

In the early days of World War One, the British navy converted a cruise ship, the RMS Carmania, into a makeshift war vessel. In the hopes it would esc

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