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Did You Know There’s A Term For When You're Totally Positive Something Happened Even Though It Didn't?

It's called the "Mandela Effect," and a lot of people think it's proof of an alternate universe.

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Some say they remember Hurricane Katrina hitting New Orleans in April 2005 rather than August 2005.

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Which doesn't really make sense if you know anything about hurricanes, but hey, maybe weather just works very differently on parallel earths.

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A lot of people believe that the "tank man" in Tiananmen Square was run over by a tank, though he was not.

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True to the origin of its name, most Mandela Effect believers have memories of people dying at a time other than what has happened in "our timestream."

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It's not just events. Sometimes they insist that common spelling errors are a sign that the word is simply spelled differently in another dimension.

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People say they remember all kinds of odd moments in entertainment, such as the character Chakotay being killed off in an episode of Star Trek: Voyager only to come back with no explanation a few episodes later.

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Broome says she asked Robert Beltran, the actor who played the role, about it, and he told her that a story involving his character's death was never written or filmed.

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