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17 Tweets That Prove "Meet Cutes" Aren't Just For Romantic Comedies

"Her dad fell off a horse into a bunch of cacti and her mom found and rescued him."

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As any fan of romantic comedies is aware, the "meet cute" moment is EVERYTHING.

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For those not in the know, a "meet cute" is the moment in the film when our future lovers first encounter each other, usually in a quirky, ~almost unbelievable~ way.

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This lead Twitter user @bookavid to beg the question:

Do meet cutes actually happen in real life? I wonder if theres sb here who bumped into their future wife on the str… https://t.co/K3khldRTm0

And Twitter DID NOT disappoint! So, I've taken the liberty of rounding up 18 of the absolute cutest responses to give you a dose of wholesome hope this week:

1. This friend who is actually Cupid in disguise.

@bookavid I mentioned to a friend that I thought the guy in the cubicle next to her was cute. Two nights later, she… https://t.co/4Nstqmwvt1

2. This childhood bond.

We were childhood friends and then I moved away but we somehow ended up in the same class ~15 years later and ended… https://t.co/0e7lJacqWf

3. This classic use of the "for a friend" trick.

saw him across the gym. i was a freshmen, he was a sophomore. a few weeks later, his friend asked me for my number… https://t.co/1q3vkR3Z4p

4. This sleeping beauty.

I signed up to be a subject for a sleep study in grad school. This very nice guy was assigned the same night; we sp… https://t.co/LwneALqmHz

5. This matchmaking Grandma.

@bookavid Met my partner b/c grandma forced me to 'socialize' with kids in the park (I'm an introvert). We were 4.… https://t.co/4SV1spfEUC

6. This skip and hop into love.

We got paired up for an orientation icebreaker first week of college and hopped on one foot together for like, a mi… https://t.co/NDcmUYWMAC

7. This vintage affair.

My parents met in a ballroom dancing class in the 80s. They were practice partners and my dad drove my mom to and f… https://t.co/uCmcvLBd7o

8. This example of love at first sight.

@bookavid I saw my boyfriend across campus and decided he was it. This was 7 years ago. We've been dating for 5.

9. This fate-filled wedding favor.

I fell in love at first sight with a boy in my HS freshman class. The next day i came back to school with a disposa… https://t.co/nx11NHM74v

10. This unlikely romance.

Apparently my first interaction with my husband was yelling at him about a band room door and he decided “yes this… https://t.co/VZUKXi9U9v

11. This human version of Mountain Dew.

For my first skydive, I requested to jump with "anyone but That Guy" - the wild guy who seemed more like a Mountain… https://t.co/mDQgDbgZep

12. This romantic stop-over.

I met a guy on a late night Christmas Eve flight. We were seated next to each other. We got dinner during our layov… https://t.co/yCayTJ8ufS

13. This clumsy kinship.

@bookavid I met my husband b/c he dropped a bunch of boxes while moving into his college dorm

14. This literal no flex zone.

I worked at a gym behind the front desk, and my husband was a member. My first week on the job, the first time I… https://t.co/Ig5CU2Px1N

15. This introduction that may as well be a movie.

My friend’s parents met when her dad fell off a horse into a bunch of cacti and her mom found and rescued him. A fu… https://t.co/0WsfEP0z6E

16. This fulfilled prophecy.

Ten years ago Mom met a boy at his grandfather's funeral and told me, "I give you permission to marry him one day."… https://t.co/gFsAY6q7P3

17. And finally, this bet gone right.

@bookavid At a bar full of self-pity, told my BFF no one wld date me. She bet me $20 anyone I asked out wld say yes… https://t.co/GgOwKQla8D

Do you have a great meet cute story? Feel free to share in the comments below! WE LOVE LOVE.

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