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Old 02-20-2014, 10:39 PM
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not really the same line of stuff but I laughed this morning.
I was listening to my ipod byalphabet this morning and a song by The Cars came on called
" I'm Not The One. I press for the next song and it was "I'm The One" by Van Halen. they must fight it out on my ipod.
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Old 02-21-2014, 12:23 AM
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Madge is the weird one (sorry luv :).

We pick up these coincidences because we always notice things that correspond to our environment. So if you have just seen, say, 225, if any other three digit numbers turn up you won't notice them as much as 225, unless the number is special to you like Larry's 309.

What Larry described is like having a sore left elbow and feeling like you're always bumping it. Truth is, you're bumping everywhere else too but not noticing it as much.

Going back to 225, once you suddenly notice the "coincidence" you become even more tuned into that number and will notice it more again, although this effect wears off after exposure to other things for a while. So Larry's 309 settled down again - but will probably flare up again now :).

That's the theory. Having said that I can't remember noticing instances like this myself, but I have a bit of a 420 memory.

Wait! As I was typing I heard the blinds banging in the wind ... four times, two times and then a gap before the next few bangs! That makes 4 - 2 - 0 !! OMGOMGOMG

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Old 02-21-2014, 01:16 AM
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I think decaf coffee is a communist plot...

I think decaf coffee is a capitalist plot.
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Old 02-21-2014, 05:35 AM
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As a nurse, I have come across some strange coincidences

This one beats them all....it is twighlight zone stuff!

Be prepared!

I was asked once to check in these 2 patients before they went into surgery

I did the checklist for one patient, then the other

I was astounded by the results

They both shared the same surname, not related

They were both having the SAME surgery on the same ankle

They were born on the same day, month and year

Their birthday was the day JFK was assassinated

BEAT THAT!
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Old 02-21-2014, 09:54 PM
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In an infinite universe the number of times a defined pattern reproduces is infinite.
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Old 02-22-2014, 12:45 AM
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There's a really simple explanation for all of this...
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Old 02-22-2014, 10:28 AM
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Madge is the weird one (sorry luv :).
I've always said that I live life in parallel to other people's lives. This thread convinces me of that fact even further, because it simply doesn't occur to me to notice things like these. I think it's because I just don't remember! I'm struggling to think of things that I do notice, actually ... all I can think of at the moment is that I notice when I hear a woodpecker or a cuckoo or an owl (yesterday I heard the woodpecker and an owl. Too early for cuckoos). I don't think I've ever heard both on the same day before, but if I had I doubt I'd have realised! I'm going to keep an ear open from now on, if I can remember, haga!
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