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15 Absurd Stories From People’s Everyday Lives That Will Boggle Your Mind!

Do you have a story to tell that probably no one would believe? Well, we’re here for it!

An internet user asked, “What is the most absurd thing that’s ever happened to you (the thing that no one would believe if you told them)?”. Let’s look at the top responses below!

ROLLERCOASTER EXPERIENCE THAT STARTED WITH DIALING THE WRONG NUMBER 

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“I dialed the wrong number while at work and was caller number 10 of a radio station and won a free cruise to the Bahamas. I went on the said cruise and fell into an empty pool and ruptured several vertebrae along with a TBI. The cruise ship then left me at the hospital in the Bahamas. I woke up paralyzed from the waist down. I was then airlifted several days later to Tampa, where I had a spinal fusion and am now able to walk again. All because I dialed the last digit of a phone number incorrectly.” 

‘PUKE A THON’ IN A SCHOOL BUS

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“In second grade, we had a ‘Puke a thon’ on the bus ride home with a substitute bus driver. One kid threw up, which led to many more throwing up (including me). People were climbing over seats and sticking their heads out the window to avoid being next. It was like a scene out of a war movie. The driver never said a word and just kept driving. He had to be in his late 70s. I never saw him again. I always imagined he found that day as motivation to retire completely.”

I GOT SHOT IN MY HELMET, BUT THE BULLET DIDN’T TOUCH ME

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“I got shot in my helmet while deployed. 

The entry point is on the right side. Exit point on the left side. 

No damage to my head other than a concussion. 

The bullet followed the shape of the helmet and didn’t touch me at all.”

AN OWL HEADED AT MY HEAD WITH MACH 10 SPEED

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“Sat in a tree stand once, and something hit my head pretty hard; I had a hat on. I didn’t think much of it as a squirrel was above me in a tree, and I figured he dropped what he was eating, and it hit me.  A few minutes later, it happened again. Now, I’m trying to figure out what is happening as the squirrel isn’t above me. As I’m looking around, I see movement out of the corner of my eye and look to see a small owl, wings locked, feet out, heading right at me at what felt like Mach 10. I immediately yelled and waved the owl off and didn’t see it again. All I can figure is the owl thought my hat was a squirrel. It’s not funny when you see an owl heading at your head. Hilarious now, though.” 

THE TRAUMATIC COIN FLIP

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“Flipped a coin for a crucial decision. Failed to catch it, fell to the floor, bounced once and then got stuck between two-floor tiles on its edge.” 

GRANDMA LEFT ME BEHIND IN AN EMERGENCY SITUATION

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“Visiting the USS Lexington museum as a five-year-old.  My grandmother is holding my hand and watching me. The ship’s fire alarm goes off. She immediately bolts for the exit, leaving me behind.  

Mom and Dad were NOT happy when they found out.”

THE EMPTY BAG OF DONUTS IN THE TRASH 

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“An armadillo stole a bag of donuts from my campsite and then returned the empty bag and put it back in the trash bag.”

AN ELEPHANT HONKED MY BREAST 

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“Waiting outside the Australian embassy in Phnom Penh, a man drove past on a motorbike with around seven chihuahuas wearing little jackets and sunglasses. Next came a little boy and an elephant; I asked to feed the elephant a banana, and when I held it out, the elephant groped my breast instead. Like honked my breast a couple of times with the snout of its trunk.” 

RAREST OF THE RARE MEDICAL CONDITION 

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“I had a clinical case that has only been documented ten times globally.” 

MY EX BOSS OPENED THE DOOR FOR ME AT A RESTAURANT 

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“A boss I had over 30 years ago opened the door for me at a restaurant he owns in Colorado Springs. We worked together in Wausau, WI. He didn’t recognize me, but he looked the same.”

CINDY CRAWFORD SAT ON MY LAP

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“When I was 13, Cindy Crawford sat on my lap with her arm around me and took a photo.”

THE CARTOONISH CATCH 

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“In college, me and my girlfriend ordered takeout from a place down the block from us. I walked over to pick it up, and it was four circular containers. On the walk back, I almost reached the apartment door but stumbled, and all four containers went into the air. I caught them all back as a stack like a cartoon. No one was around to witness.” 

ALMOST GOT KIDNAPPED AS A KID

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“When I was a kid, I, along with my mom and sister, got kidnapped by a taxi driver. We were trying to go to the airport, and he kept talking about how his wife was divorcing him and kept driving around the city and not getting us to the airport. He wouldn’t let us out either. This was before people had cell phones, too. My mom finally got someone’s attention at a stoplight, and they made a scene, and we finally got out.”

SAW A MARIACHI BAND PLAYING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE WOODS 

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“I was walking with my mom through a forest and started hearing some mariachi music, so we followed it. I got closer and closer and found a whole mariachi band playing in the middle of the woods. Not on a trail either, literally in the middle. one of the weirdest things I’ve seen.” 

HAD A CONVERSATION WITH MY DECEASED GRANDPARENTS 

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“I woke up in the middle of the night to a random flash of light. I opened my laptop and started typing. I closed my laptop. I then opened it the next morning to a letter that was written from my deceased grandparents talking to me, saying they miss me. There was a particular message/line in it that spoke about something to me that happened the day before. I have 0 relocations of typing, but I remember a big flash and springing out of bed.”

12 Cities in the U.S. That Are a Total Nightmare to Live In (or Visit)

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Looking to relocate? Here are 12 cities in the US where you might want to avoid setting up roots. These cities are plagued by problems like high crime rates, poor infrastructure, and a lack of affordable housing. Read here.

15 Things We All Need to Stop Buying. It’s Total Waste Of Money

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To save money, reduce clutter, and help the environment, here are 15 things we can all stop buying

15 “Non-Religious” Cults That Almost Feel Religious. Are You Guilty Of Being A Part Of Any?

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So many fads are turning into some “divine” stuff people follow with an “almost religious” devotion. Here are 15 non-religious cults that feel like religious ones.

15 Physical Traits That Might Make You Less Dateable

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Physical attraction is an essential factor in many romantic relationships. However, it’s important to remember that everyone has different preferences. Read here. 

The Exodus: Why People Are Leaving Religion in Droves

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Religion is a personal and complex topic, and there are many reasons why someone might turn their back on it. Read why people are leaving religion.

This article was originally published on Mrs. Daaku Studio.