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    12 Stories Of People Experiencing A Glitch In The Matrix That’ll Freak You Out

    These are stories of unexplainable happenings.

    The following stories are from multiple AskReddit threads found here, here, and here.

    1. The wife who was seen in two different spots.

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    One evening, a man and his wife returned home from dinner. When he opened the door, he saw his wife sitting at the computer doing work, which is a normal sight when he gets off of work, except for the fact that SHE WAS ENTERING THE HOUSE WITH HIM. When they went to bed, he told her that he’d unexplainably seen her sitting at the computer earlier, and she got very serious, then told him that when he opened the door, she saw herself sitting at the computer too. Creepy.

    Read the full story here.

    2. The creepy driver and his unconscious passengers.

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    An off-duty EMT was driving home through a storm when he spotted a Mercedes parked past a barricade with its hazard lights on. He stopped and walked over to it, shining his light in the backseat, where he saw a man slumped over, as if he were sleeping. Initially, he thought it might be a car full of drunks, but in the driver’s seat was a man sitting upright, staring straight ahead. He didn’t blink, move, or respond to taps on the window, and the other passenger was slumped forward on the dashboard. Creeped out, he stepped away to call the sheriff's station. Dispatch asked him for a license plate number, but when he went to check, a large truck was coming down the road, so he waited for it to pass. When it did, the car was suddenly gone. There were trees in one direction and barricades in the other, leaving the man wondering how in the world this car and its mysterious occupants could have simply vanished.

    Read the full story here.

    3. The couple who dreamed something very specific.

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    This is a simple story. A guy has a girlfriend of two years named Susan. One night he has a dream that he cheated on Susan with his ex-girlfriend. In the dream, while having sex with his ex, he looked over and standing outside of the window is his mortified girlfriend Susan, crying. He forgot about the dream, but then a few days later when he was hanging out with Susan, she told him that she had had a weird dream a few days earlier. She then described the exact same dream he'd had, but from her point of view, looking through the window.

    Read the full story here.

    4. The dream that came true.

    As a 15-year-old, someone remembers having a dream that was all blackness and talking. In the dream, she could hear her mother saying comforting things like “You’re doing great” and “It’s gone.” She didn’t think anything of it, but a few months later, her earrings were embedded inside her earlobes, and she had to go to the hospital to have them removed. They applied some type of freeze spray, but it accidentally went into her ear, touching the eardrum. She was knocked out, but could still hear, and her mother was saying the exact same comforting things to her that she’d heard in the dream a few months earlier.

    Read the full story here.

    5. The mom who was in two places.

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    A boy and his mom were in a woodsy area near their backyard taking pictures of old cars to sell. Suddenly, there was a rustling in the bushes and his mom told him to run, so he booked it. As he sprinted, he heard a clanking sound, as if someone had jumped on the cars. He arrived at his house in a panic, only to find his mom sitting at the table reading the paper. He’s asked his mother about it as an adult, and while she remembers having cars in the backyard that she sold, she doesn’t recall this incident ever happening.

    Read the full story here.

    6. The guys who somehow lost an hour of life.

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    A dude was in the car with a couple of friends, heading back from a road trip. His parents called to see how far away he was, and he told them it’d be about 25 minutes. Shortly thereafter, he came around a bend and saw a full moon, which was reflected in the lake below. The road ahead was completely empty, with not a single car in sight, then suddenly everything went pitch black for a moment. No dashboard lighting, no headlights on the road; the music even stopped playing. Then, the music was back, playing the CD from the beginning, and there was now a vehicle being pulled over by a cop a quarter mile ahead, though it hadn’t been there a split second earlier.

    He assumed that he’d fallen asleep momentarily, but after a few moments, the driver of the car exclaimed that he thought he’d just fallen asleep as well. They shared the experience, and more concerning was the clock, which was reading an hour later than it had a bit earlier. To avoid freaking out, they convinced themselves that the car may’ve had an electrical failure that reset the clock and whatnot, but when they arrived at his house 25 minutes later, he was an hour late. To this day, he has no idea what the explanation for that brief blackout and missing hour is.

    Read the full story here.

    7. The man who briefly had a second life.

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    A man recalls working as a vendor at a fish market. One morning he woke up, got dressed, got tea, went to the docks, bought some fish, and did his entire routine before selling fish all day. He spoke with friends, smoked cigarettes, counted his money, paid his stall rent, went home, ate dinner, relaxed, and went to bed. The next morning, he woke up ready to go back to the docks for fresh fish, only things were different. He was in bed next to his wife and it was a Saturday, so he didn’t have work. It was all a dream. He’s a married man who has never worked in a fish market, yet somehow he experienced life as some single fish vendor in an entirely different life, with no idea how it happened.

    Read the full story here.

    8. The orange doll that refused to go away.

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    Someone recalls their dad having a little toy monkey that he used to teasingly say was his “favorite child.” It was an ongoing joke, and this person and their siblings would always try to steal the monkey, playing into it. One day they got ahold of the monkey and drew all over it with a Sharpie, then threw it in the garbage. They laughed when their dad searched for it, but he gave up when he figured they’d thrown it out. A few years later, now 17 years old, this person was walking down the street in Toronto, when they saw an orange object on the side of the road. They walked up to it, and it was the exact same toy monkey, black Sharpie lines and all. This person is still stunned, unable to figure out how this is possible when their garbage is sent to a local dump that's nowhere near Toronto.

    Read the full story here.

    9. The woman with the roses who must've like teleported or something.

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    A guy was waiting to catch a train when a woman with glazed eyes asked him for money. She said that her brother was in the hospital and she wanted to buy him some flowers. Despite thinking that she might be a drug addict, he grudgingly gave her $5, certain that it would be wasted on her habit. Eventually his train pulls up and he gets on. As it’s pulling away he sees the woman through the glass asking other people for money to fund her "roses."

    His train arrived at the station 15 minutes later, he walked to his bus stop, and right on time, his bus was arriving. He hopped on and read the paper for about 5 to 10 minutes, then the bus made a routine stop. The doors opened, and can you guess who walked on? None other than the woman from earlier, with a dozen roses in hand. She looked him right in the eye as she passed by to take a seat. He was stunned, unsure how it was possible that she had time to get flowers, and arrive there, when he caught the train before her, and saw her as he pulled away, then caught the first and only bus going in that particular direction. The mystery went unsolved, with no practical explanation.

    Read the full story here.

    10. The magical, refilling dozen boiled eggs.

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    A man described an occasion in which he went to grab breakfast at a small buffet his work had every morning. The kitchen was deserted, as he went to a ceramic egg tray that contained 12 warm, fresh boiled eggs. He took one and went to a nearby garbage bin to peel off the shell, then he turned around, stunned. There were 12 eggs in the tray again. Nobody had entered the room while he was peeling, yet this quantum egg had inexplicably reappeared.

    Read the full story here.

    11. The dreams that warned of disaster.

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    A guy had two intense dreams in the same night. The first was about one of his online friends calling him to discuss her breakup, in which he sang some lines from “Don’t Cry” by Seal to her. His second dream was about finding one of his real-life friends dead, floating in the bathtub.

    The next evening, he logged online and his online friend messaged him saying that she and her boyfriend broke up. He immediately wondered if this meant something. Then, he got a call from his real-life friend, and though they spoke on a regular basis, he was freaked out. They chatted about school and whatnot, then he heard a splash in the background and asked if she was in the bathtub. When she said yes, he was stunned. He asked her, “What did you do?” and she hesitated, before revealing that she’d taken pills, eaten mushrooms, and drank vodka. She'd gotten scared, waiting for it to hit her, so she’d called him for the comfort of hearing someone’s voice. He called 911 on her behalf and when help arrived, she was unconscious, but alive. According to the man, she’s doing great today.

    Read the full story here.

    12. The mystery man seen sitting on the bench every day.

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    Every morning on his way to work, a man would pass through a shopping mall, and on one of the benches he saw an elderly man who appeared to be waiting for someone. He was a fairly normal-looking guy, though he sometimes wore a piece of attire that wasn’t particularly stylish, like a golfer’s cap, logger boots, or a vest. Every morning for four years he’d see this man, but he never actually witnessed him meeting anyone. Then he got a new job located on a completely different part of town. Only a few days into working, he walked out of the subway and to his surprise, he saw THE EXACT SAME GUY sitting on a bench.

    Read the full story here.

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