Ever convinced yourself something is true when it actually isn't?
You could have been caught up in the Mandela effect, which some describe as a "glitch in the Matrix".
It was dubbed the Mandela Effect in 2010 after blogger Fiona Broome described a false memory of remembering Nelson Mandela to be dead.
At the time the South African leader was very much alive – but what spooked the masses was the fact Fiona was not alone.
Many others wrongly thought Mandela had died in prison – and thus, the Mandela Effect was named.
Fiona herself debated that it is a possibility that it could be proof of "parallel universes".
The effect doesn't just stop at Nelson Mandela as over the years many other popular films, logos, and songs have been remembered differently.
Here are the spookiest examples from most recent times…
How do you remember the Pringles logo?
Think for a second before you continue reading.
What does he look like in your memory? Does he have a monocle? Or was he wearing glasses? Or did he have neither?
Last week thousands asked that same question after Pringles brought out new packaging to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
People complained they were experiencing the Mandela Effect after many remembered him to have a monocle, but he does not.
And never has…
Do you remember Muhammad Ali as dead or alive?
The boxing legend died in June 2016, but thousands of people do not believe this to be true.
At the time, they thought Ali was already dead!
At 73 he passed and his funeral was covered in headlines across the world.
But thousands and thousands of people at the time said they already had memories of 'The World's Greatest' being dead.
Fiona Broome, a paranormal consultant and creator of the Mandela Effect, explains why she thinks this happens with such famous celebrities and their deaths.
She said: "Many of us — mostly total strangers — remember the exact same events with the exact same details. .
"However, our memories are different from what’s in history books, newspaper archives, and so on.
"This isn’t a conspiracy, and we’re not talking about ‘false memories’.
"Many of us speculate that parallel realities exist, and we’ve been “sliding” between them without realising it.”
How do you remember these lines in iconic films?
Do you remember the line, "My momma always said life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get," from Forrest Gump?
Well, it is actually one of the misquoted of all time and many believe it to be a parallel loophole in the Matrix.
In the film, the actual line reads, "My momma always said life was like a box of chocolates."
Star Wars has another famous example in its original trilogy.
In episodes IV, V, and VI, the first two characters are seen are C-3PO and R2-D2.
They are iconic characters so you would assume it would be hard to forget them – so when thousands of fanatic fans did, it led many to question the Mandela Effect.
One is a short and a droid, while the other is a golden paneled humanoid droid.
Spookily what often is misremembered is that C3-PO has one silver-plated leg from the knee down.
Many of us wrongly assumed Looney Tunes was called Looney Toons.
Which makes sense given that it is a series of cartoons!
When people found out they'd been saying it wrong their whole lives, they took to Twitter in astonishment.
One wrote: “I think I found a glitch in the matrix from a Mandela effect.
“I always thought it was Looney Toons… why would it be Looney TUNES.”
And another said: “Looney Tunes is apparently not spelled Looney Toons. My life is a lie.”
Is this star's theory proof?
Former adult star Lana Rhoades turned heads when she said she has "proof" that we live in some kind of computer simulation.
Lana argues that astrology is the proof we need.
Taking to TikTok to explain, Lana told her 626,000 followers: "If astrology is real, I think it's proof that we're living in a simulation.
"I personally find astrology and zodiacs to be extremely accurate, solely based off my own experience."
She continued: "A lot of people will agree, if you're a Virgo you have Virgo personality traits. If you're a Libra you have Libra personality traits.
"If you don't believe in astrology then just ignore this, but people who do, this might make sense to you.
"It kind of seems like the designer or creator of this simulation got a little bit lazy and didn't want to have to design an individual personality for each person.
"So they came up with the coding or the system, if you're born in this month or this month you get this personality.
"I don't know, it seems a little suss to me."
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