People Describe Their Funniest Memory That People May Not Actually Believe Happened
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Every now and then, we find ourselves sharing a story with a friend or family member which people might actually think is "too good to be true."

Even though you are sharing something that did indeed, happen to you, parts or all of it might seem so outrageous, that those on the receiving end simply can't, or won't, believe it actually happened.

And might demand pictures for proof.

Redditor MochaMario99 was curious to hear people's memories which others found to be literally unbelievable, leading them to ask:

"What’s a funny memory you have that if you told someone, they’d think you’re lying?"

"Across a crowded lane..."

"This was a couple years ago but I pulled up to a stop light, and another vehicle in the next lane also comes to a stop."

"The car is filled with what looks like high school kids."

"The kid in the passenger seat notices me, taps on his window and starts doing the universal sign for rock, paper, scissors."

"I look at the light, which is still red, and immediately think f*ck it and play along so we start. 1..2..3..shoot and we tie."

"1..2..3..shoot, we tie again."

"This keeps happening."

"All the young kids in the other car are involved and are screaming like 'WOOOOOAAH' every time we tie."

"We literally got off like 15 rounds of rock, paper, scissors and tied every single time until the light turned green."

"I'm still high from that and hope all those guys are doing well."- djbabel207

Do I know you?

"I once checked in at a restaurant and gave the hostess my name to hold my slot, she then asked for my last name since the person below shared my first name."

"When I told her my last name, she looked at my like I was lying."

"The person below had my first and last name."

"She laughed and introduced us, and we took a pic."

'I’ve never met someone with my same first and last name since."- ghperry

The (odd) beginnings of beautiful friendships

"Started college."

"Saw my brother's best friend on campus, from a distance."

"Hard to miss: Nate's 6'6", skinny, long brown hair."

"Fitting of our childish friendship, I straight up open-field tackle the guy."

"From behind."


"It's not Nate."

"I apologize, and sheepishly run away."

"Three hours later, a girl friend from high school introduces her new boyfriend to a group of us."

"It's the guy I tackled."


"Super nice (and forgiving) guy."

"We've been friends for 15 years."- The_amazing_T

"I was in elementary school."

"During recess, just kinda daydreaming and looking at some ravens flying overhead, when one of them suddenly took a nosedive... right into an open trash can."

"So of course I rush over there to check it out, but the raven was just gone out of nowhere."

"I was not the only me who saw it though, another kid came rushing over as well, and thats how i met my best friend for the next 4 years."-

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Who knew they even sting?

"I got stung by a platypus."- --bedevil--

Wrong place at the right time!

"A friend once called the wrong number, got the wrong house, and had the right person pick up."

"So, I was at work, replacing a modem for my boss."

"I'd removed the modem and connected a telephone to test that it had dial-tone."

"Soon after, the phone rang."

"It didn't make much sense, because that phone line had only been used for outgoing calls from the computer."

"When I picked up, the person on the other line just said 'Hey man, you want to see a movie later?'."

"I recognized the voice, too."

"It was a friend of mine."

"I was really confused for a second and said something like 'Josh? How did you get this number?'."

"He said he called my home phone number."

"He must have misdialed my number, and accidentally dialed the number for my bosses modem line, at work."

"He called the wrong number, got the wrong house, and the right person picked up, on a phone that had only been connected for 2 minutes in the past 2 years."

"The odds must be astronomical."

"It's just a weird coincidence that I'll always remember."- User1539

I married a star!

"Before my husband and I were married, but had been dating for a long while, I was watching Portlandia and BAM there’s my husband on screen."

"Dumbfounded I called him and he casually said 'oh yeah I forgot about that'."- upornicorn

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One wishes we could prove that these truly extraordinary things happened to us when people raise even the smallest hint of doubt.

But then too, one person's disbelief can't erase actually experiencing these hilarious, unforgettable memories.

And, it will always make a good story, whether others believe you or not.

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