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by hal » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:11 am

What really amazing coincidences have you had?

On my recent trip to Panama, I made the acquaintance of a woman from California and mentioned that I had graduated from a high school there which was not far from where she lives. "Oh, what year?" she asked, and I replied. "Did you know Mike Spurgeon?" Well yeah, he was in my class. Turns out she had dated him.
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by Mocha » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:13 am

hal.....I'm one of those who don't believe in coincidences......:lol:......

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by Jemane » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:17 am

I’ve had some amazing conincidences. Can’t tell you here though or I’ll give away too much about myself.
I used to think it was because they were spiritual connections and because God but now I’m not religious so I guess they are simply coincidences as improbable as they may be.
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by AvantGarde » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:16 am

I have some very weird ones, but I don't really like to talk about it because it puts me in a weird place. Lets just say that in good and bad, the most important people that passed my life so far, we were all connected between each other via other people, family ties, places and even historical objects. It's pretty neat when you think about it, but too fucking weird really. Gives me the idea that I really can't escape it, it's one of the reasons I isolated from everyone from my past, even those who did nothing wrong.

A funny thing is that I don't really believe or don't believe in coincidences, but this leads me to thing that we're made of matter that is connected wether we like it or not.

And "they" do say we are all 8 people away from each other :)
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by dubious66 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:25 am

It doesn't just work with Kevin Bacon ;)
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by AvantGarde » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:29 am

Dub :lol:

I went to check, it's not 8, it's 6.
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by Lisa » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:40 am

I had a favorite student assistant and found out that her favorite aunt by marriage was my college suitemate XD The one who snuck into my room with guests while I slept :shock:

I've had a sense of déjà vu with people multiple times. I once interrupted a conversation and made the person write down what they intended to say after my responses. Remember that I wasn't diagnosed until I was maybe 48, sounds like something I'd do when manic. Well, they thought it was some kind of magic trick and I don't remember having had it since then XD
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by Pancake » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:49 am

I've had a sense of déjà vu with people multiple times.

Ditto. I find it very disorienting, sometimes it happens somewhere I'm sure I've never been, or with people I haven't met before. Still trying to work out if it's an imagined feeling, or I dreamed it because I can never quite remember how I remember the situation. Perhaps we're all really living in the Matrix. You'd think they could program us with less pain :evil:

As a teenager, I could predict with alarming accuracy when the phone was about to ring, and who was calling. If it wasn't for me, I'd ignore it.

2 kids living in india, the first is 7 years older and teaches the other to play cricket. Fast forward 10 years, the younger one comes out on a teen sports program and is assigned to stay with us.

The other had been our next door neighbour for 6 months.
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by AvantGarde » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:47 pm

Weird dejavu stuff here too. Happens way too often. Way more since psychosis started.

Okay, I remembered some stuff that's okay to tell.

One weird thing that happened when I was psychotic, was this chick that worked with me at a restaurant, that was badmouthing me behind my back. We were all smoking and drinking coffee before the restaurant opened and all of a sudden I turn to her and really softly start saying stuff, that I attributed to being stuff she said, but I couldn't possibly know and I swear no one told me, and she turns white and asks how can I possibly know. True story and creepy as fuck. It was like something took over me, but I wasn't really there. Don't believe me, I don't care.

I also worked with a disabled kid who predicted who was calling us every time. One of the guys that worked there kept putting her down, telling her not to do that and stuff. Asshole..

Another weird thing, this was 20 years ago. I was living in China and went to a psychic and he told me to be careful with water or I would die. Since then, all of my brushes with death have been with water. Whether at the beach in waves and having someone save me, or choking in bottles or glasses of water, whatever. I freak out every time and think "This is it!" :lol:
Happened this morning when I was chugging on a glass of water, went to the wrong pipe and (I'll spare you the TMI) came out by force. Adrenaline rush later and having to sit down, I remembered the chinese guy again :lol:
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by Lisa » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:25 pm

How about a doppelgänger that lives less than 50 miles away? I've had co-workers/strangers mistake us for each other for years. It's not been a positive experience for me... she does granny porn :oops: :shock: :lol:
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