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Moments In History That Are Too Dumb To Seem Real

People have done stupid things for a long time and it doesn't seem like we're gonna stop anytime soon. History lets us see some of humanity's highlights when it comes to making irreparable mistakes, doing weird garbage, and getting killed in idiotic ways. Here are some history memes to feel smart about as well as some of the great trollings of history.

dumb moments in history | Nfield87 23.1k points 12 hours ago 3 9 3 3 During Spanish American War Spanish governor Guam wasn't told about war US warship showed up he happy see them, cause he thought they where just visiting. Boy he wrong.
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Historical Events That Sound Too Ridiculous to Be True

There are a lot of moments from history that not only sound unbelievably coincidental, incredible and stupid, but also so contrived that if it were to happen in fiction you wouldn't be able to suspend your disbelief. There were baboon railway controllers, great molasses floods and foulmouthed parrots. Here are some more history things, like the importance of mundane people in history, the spikey insanity of the lantern shield, and crazy "I'll do it myself" moments in history.

Historical events that are so ridiculous they seem fictional | eannasheridan 42.4k points 24 days ago 3 2 During WW1 German navy built ship and painted make look like British ship called RMS Carmania order infiltrate and destroy British convoys. On ships first outing first enemy encountered real RMS Carmania, which promptly sunk .
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Things that Happen to Look like Other Things

Sometimes it's too hard to fight your brain, and you just have to accept that you thought the top some lady's head looks like Oscar the grouch. These and other double-take-inducing photos of skewed perspective are enough to make you think about whether or not your eyes are actually on your side.

Stuff that looks like faces and other things | slice of banana with a shape resembling the face of a dog | woman wearing a headband and sunglasses over her head looking down so that her head looks like a muppet's face
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Real-Life Glitches People Experienced

Sometimes everyday life gets altered in a way that makes us think we're living in a simulation. Sometimes it's just a creepy moment, sometimes it's a strange coincidence. Either way, sometimes something so strange or unlikely happens that we just have to wonder if we're living in a boring, crappy matrix.

Strange and unlikely moments that felt like a glitch | posted by Stockero1 walking my dog and almost driveway looked down some reason and looked back up and ended up being back at road about 6 blocks away where thought so confused but my dog looked completely fine.
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Chance Events That Convinced People The Universe Was Screwing With Them

A combination of intriguing coincidences and also a whole lot of horrible crap happening on the same day or even at the same moment. For fans of chance, here are some incredibly unlikely moments that went against all odds. For fans of terrible crap happening, here are times misfortune threw folks for a loop.

Sad coincidences and times life really screwed with people.
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Rare Moments and Unlikely Events That Go Against The Odds

These unlikely moments vary in their likelihood as well as their severity. Sure, a guy amazingly surviving an explosion and a picture of four dogs all taking a dump at the same time are on different levels completely, but you can't say they're not both rare. There's just something so cool-feeling about unlikely moments that go against all odds.

Rare moments and things that are unlikely to happen.
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Unlikely Events Ranging from Mild to Incredible

Statistics don't lie. Even though it's super unlikely, some some super unlikely stuff is just bound to happen. Whether it's stuff falling in a weird pattern, simultaneous lightnings strikes, or strange personal connections, there will be moments that go against all odds. Call it luck, faith, destiny, the will of the universe or whatever, the world is big and a lot of interesting things happen in it.

Pictures of unlikely and lucky things occurring.
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18 Bummers to Remind You Life Could Be Worse

Life is doling out bad hands, but luckily your number doesn't come up every day. Here's some highly varied "bad times" other people are having.

A collection of images showing people struggle through life.
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27 Wild Photos Taken At Exactly The Right Moment

You don't get a lot of opportunities to take photos like these. Whether it's just a rare thing, a type of perspective you never see, or just sheer coincidence, all you can say is "cool." Here are some wonderful photos taken at the exact moment of failure.

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20 Amazed People Share the Most Incredible Coincidence They've Ever Witnessed

Just because something is statistically improbable doesn't mean there's no way of it happening. When you consider how many people there are living their own individual lives, the possibility of something improbable happening between them, at least once, becomes a near certainty. Chance is a real mofo. And in case you wanted to see how unlucky people can get, here are some more stories.

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Incredible Connection Between Vietnam Veteran and War Survivor Melts Internet's Icy Heart

As bad as things get, which they do very often, we're still impressed by incredible coincidences that just seem to happen all the time. It's not every day that you meet someone who played such an important role in your past. This is the stuff that hearts were warmed from. If you're in the market for some more wholesome stuff, here's a guy realizing his neighbor Gene is cooler than he expected.

heartwarming meeting between vietnam war vet and survivor
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14 Freaky Experiences That Made People Question Reality

Surprisingly, a few of these people actually got real, concrete answers to the strange things they witnessed. The rest are just left to imagine why they saw some crazy unexplainable phenomenon. Most of the time the world makes sense. Then there's the other times.

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9 Times Wrong Numbers Dialed into Hilarity

Most wrong numbers end in a very awkward "sorry" or a "you're not my son!" But sometimes, the stars line up just right and some stranger magic happens. Good thing these people didn't pay attention to their dialing, because without their mistake we wouldn't have these wonderful gems right here.

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19 Attempts That Were Crushed By The Hammer of Failure

Here are some times things almost worked out, but instead ended with an "I guess they tried." Maybe things will be less mockable next time.

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27 Hilariously Dumb Moments That Are Literally Not Wrong

It's like the world is one great big dad joke. God bless these people for proving it for us once and for all. Did you hear about the restaurant on the moon? Great food, no atmosphere. Life on earth in 2019 can best be described as a meme. And when life's a meme, all you can do is look at even MORE memes. 

Sometimes though humor needs that extra oomph, that edge to it to get you going. Well we are happy to oblige and give you some of the best dark humor memes available today. 

memes that are puns which are basically just medium grade dad jokes
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25+ Funny Signs That'll Fill Your Mouth with Laughter

Just a whole bunch of quality signs. Some are mistakes, some where planned. Just don't expect to learn any meaningful information.

funny signs for pumpkin spice oil change and a soup made of tears
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