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17 "Mandela Effect" Examples That'll Confuse The Hell Out Of You

Is it Coco Puffs or Cocoa Puffs???

These 17 questions will make you think you've been living in an alternate reality, because for some reason your brain has remembered them as something entirely different from what they truly are.

These false memories are known as "The Mandela Effect," and they're really trippy. Enjoy.

  1. Which of these snacks is correctly labeled?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's just "Cheez-It," unfortunately!

    Via instagram.com
  2. Which of these is the real Monopoly Man?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    As far as I know, the Monopoly Man has perfect vision!

    Via Hasbro
  3. Which actor starred as a genie in the '90s movie Shazam?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's actually none of them!

    Most of us remember Sinbad playing a genie in the movie Shazam, but that movie doesn't even exist. Shaq did play one in a movie called Kazaam, though, in 1996. Weird!

    Via Buena Vista Pictures
  4. How do you spell this cookie's name?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's just "Double Stuf."

    Via instagram.com
  5. Which of these movie quotes was actually spoken?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "Magic mirror on the wall" is actually correct!

    A lot of people tend to think the line from Snow White is "Mirror, mirror, on the wall," but that's incorrect. In Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, the correct line is "No, I am your father." In Field of Dreams, the line is actually "If you build it, he will come." And in The Silence of the Lambs, Dr. Lecter never actually said "Hello, Clarice." Sorry!

    Via Disney
  6. What's the opening line in the Mister Rogers' Neighborhood theme song?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's actually "in ~this~ neighborhood."

    Have a listen here if you don't believe me.

    Via PBS
  7. What color is Tony the Tiger's nose?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's actually blue!

    Via Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: jeepersmedia
  8. What is this TV show's real name?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Sex ~and~ the City, folks!

    Via HBO
  9. What is this bologna brand's real name?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Your bologna has a last name, and it's M-A-Y-E-R.

    Via Kraft
  10. What cereal is Toucan Sam the mascot of?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Allllll the O's in "Froot Loops!"

    Via Kellogg's
  11. Which children's book title is correct?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Seems fake, but it's actually "Berenstain."

    Via Random House
  12. CBS
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    There's no "T" in "Charles Monroe Schulz!"

    Via Wikipedia / Public Domain / en.wikipedia.org
  13. What is this chocolatey cereal called?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Do you go cuckoo for ~Cocoa~ Puffs?

    Via Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: jeepersmedia
  14. Which logo is correct?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    There's no hyphen in this one!

    Via Hershey's
  15. Which of these is incorrectly named/spelled?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The correct movie title is Interview with ~the~ Vampire.

    Via Warner Bros.
  16. What is this cereal's proper name?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Cereals love abbreviating, so this one goes by Cap'n Crunch!

    Via Quaker Oats
  17. And which of these is an accurate depiction of a traffic light?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Red is always on top, folks!

    Via Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: katerha

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