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The Mandela Effect is evidence that you may have experienced events from a different reality. I highly recommend checkout out this website to read up on many occurrences and see if you can relate to any. There are several theories that attempt to explain exactly what is causing this effect on thousands of people across the globe.
I personally do not think it is a case of bad memories and people becoming confused. The scale is too wide on how many people have the same “bad” memories. People who have never met or ever communicated online in any type of way.
The theory I like to lean towards believing the most is the alternate reality/realities theory. As true believers describe it, they say that it might be evidence that we are in fact living in an alternate reality. The theory with alternate realities is that sometimes we may “slip” into a different reality and it can be seemingly unnoticeable with slight changes, such as a logo being different. The slipping between realities is best explained that there are endless universes/realities aligned with ours and that our timeline is in a constant state of flux.
Some describe the evidence of the effects residue, almost as if a timeline that was erased left behind residual hints of what was. A popular theory is that CERN, a European research center, somehow caused a splinter in time and space when working on a project. There is no evidence to support this theory.
Many try to debunk any and all theories on the Mandela Effect by explaining that memory is not perfect, and that the human brain can alter what we remember. An example is a film titled Interview With the Vampire. Now many believe that instead of “the” it is actually “a.” This is a common ME occurrence. Debunkers say that it is just our memory trying to fit in a word that would make more sense as a movie title. It’s possible it is our memories playing tricks on us, but then how can THOUSANDS of individuals minds possibly be having the same misconception.
Let’s list a few ME occurrences. Read through these and if you have any confusion on what you consider to be the true memory check out the website I listed at the beginning of this article to get a better in depth view of other peoples experiences.
Interview With A Vampire is actually Interview With The Vampire.
Jiffy has always been Jif.
Morpheus never said this line in The Matrix: “What if I told you everything you know is a lie?”
Darth Vader does not say, “Luke, I am your father.” He actually says, “No, I am your father.”
C3PO was not all gold, his right leg is actually silver.
It’s Sex and the City, not Sex in the City.
The Monopoly man does not have a monocle.
JCPenny is actually JCPenney.
For the I Love Lucy fans, remember how Ricky used to always say, “Lucy, you’ve got some ‘splaining to do!” Well. He never said it. He would often tell Lucy to “splain” or “start ‘splaining” but he never said that full phrase in any of the episodes.
The Mona Lisa does, in fact, have a smirk on her face.
Mr. Rogers doesn’t sing, “It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood.” Instead he says, “It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood.”
Kit-Kat doesn’t have that hyphen. It is actually KitKat.
It’s not Chic-Fil-A or Chik-Fil-A. It’s actually Chick-Fil-A.
There were six people in the car when JFK was shot, not four.
Hannibal Lecter never said, “Hello, Clarice.”
There are many more instances I could list, but it is up to you if you wish to delve into more research on the topic. Could this all just be thousands of people having the same false memories by mistake? Or are we really slipping in and out of realities/timelines?