50+ One In A Million Coincidences That Are Hard To Believe Have Actually Happened

Some people believe in fate, that everything in life happens for a reason, is predetermined and therefore out of your power. Others believe in an existence that is more of a series of random events and occurrences that, no matter how bizarre they may seem, are purely chance coincidences.

Wherever your beliefs lie on the fate-coincidence scale, these odds-defying scenarios will blow your mind. A&D has compiled a list of a few times when coincidences were just so perfect, occurrences so rare that even the most ardent skeptic may wonder if there weren’t some supernatural forces at play.

What’s the weirdest coincidence that you have ever encountered? Let us know in the comments below! (H/T)

01. What Are The Chances?

“20 years ago I went to an air show with my Grandpa and Uncle. One of the aircraft I sat in was the OH58 Kiowa. This was the day that I decided that I wanted to be a pilot. Today while looking through some old photos I found the picture below of me sitting in the Kiowa. I thought it was cool because that’s what I’ve been flying the past month. Upon arriving to the airfield today I asked operations if they have ever had a Kiowa with the tail number listed on the aircraft that I sat in when I was eight years old. (What are the chances right?) They looked it up and not only had they once had that aircraft there, but it was sitting on the ramp. I went out and took a picture with it and realized that I had actually been flying that specific Kiowa this past month. Twenty years later I am flying the exact aircraft that helped spark my dream to fly.”

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02. This Bird Landed On The Page About Itself

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03. Dog Gave Birth To Three Puppies, Each With Their Own Corresponding Number On Their Back

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04. Close

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05. My Friend Just Got This Once In A Lifetime Picture

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06. The Mountains And Trees Lined Up Perfectly On This Camper On The Highway

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07. A Dragon Fly Landed On My Friends Foot And Mirrored Its Own Tattoo

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08. Hometown Zip Code, T-Shirt, Race Number, Finishing Time – All 33607

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09. Right Place, Right Time

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10. What To Do After A Car Crash?

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11. Butterfly Bro Lands On His Own Picture

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12. Brother Spent A Year Trying To Get A Lightning Photo. He Caught This Last Night, I Just Noticed The Boat In The Bottom Left

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13. Mosquito Killed By A Dart

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14. A Flamboyance Of Flamingos… Shaped Like A Flamingo

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15. Managed To Catch This Balloon Popping On My Phone

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16. Bad Timing

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17. Oddest Odd Possible

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18. So My Dad, A Fisherman At Lake “attersee”, Austria, Just Fished Up His Old, Lost Wallet In One Of His Fishnets, After He Had Dropped It Into The Lake 20 Years Ago

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19. In Very Rare Circumstances It Is Possible To See A Full 360 Degree Rainbow From An Airplane

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20. I Call Bullsh*t, They Obviously Rehearsed This

21. Swedish Guy Accidentally Captures Green Meteorite While Searching For The Northern Lights

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22. The People You May Know Section Of Facebook Put Up These Pictures That Align Perfectly With Unrelated People

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23. My Blind Son Found A Four Leaf Clover On His Own. What Are The Odds?

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24. My Dog’s White Stripe Lines Up Perfectly With The Water’s Edge

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25. Rare Cloud Phenomenon Over Eastern Victoria, Australia

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26. Two Collided Bullets From The Battle Of Gallipoli

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27. Fire Breather Looks Like He’s Kissing A Fire Dragon

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28. My Brother Accidentally Wore The Same Outfit As My Daughters Birthday Present

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29. This Car Owner Is Just Lucky

30. Man Slides Into Pool But Never Swims

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31. What Are The Odds?

These are the mugshots of William West and William West, and they are not related. They were both sent to Leavenworth Prison at the same time, in 1903, and after some confusion, the staff understood they had two different prisoners with the exact same name, who looked exactly alike. They are part of the reason fingerprints are now used as identification.

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32. One Shot, One Opportunity

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33. Triple Rainbow

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34. Restaurant Sign Saved By Chance

35. My Friend’s Father Caught A Blue Lobster The Other Day. Odds Are 1 In 2 Million

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36. Lottery Ticket Vs. Winning Numbers

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37. What Are The Odds Of This Accident?

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38. 4 Strangers Same Outfit

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39. These Licence Plates

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40. Almost 12 Years Ago My Dad Caught A Picture So Rare That No One Believed Us When We Told Them. Today I Finally Found The Picture To Prove It…

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41. Cell Phone Picture From Friday Nights Storm. The Lighting Happened Right After The Camera Started Taking The Picture

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42. Eggsperts Say Odds Are 11 Billion To 1

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43. Aussie Currently Traveling Around Greece, I Just Found Half An Australian Bank Card Out The Front Of My Hotel. The Name, Valid Date And First 6 Numbers That Are Visible Are Exactly The Same As My Own Card. I Ran Upstairs And Pulled Apart My Bag And Found Mine Completely Intact Where I’d Left It

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44. An Albino Deer I Spotted In Northwestern Wisconsin Yesterday

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45. Lucky Speeder

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46. This Lady’s Dress

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47. The Print On The Lorry In Front Is In The Same Spot My Wife Took Her Background Photo

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48. We Got Another Rare Lobster In At Work. This Time He’s A 1 In 30 Million Calico Lobster

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49. Sequential License Plates

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50. Once In A Lifetime

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51. Friend Tried To Toss Me His Keys At Work, They Got Stuck On Piping In The Roof Like This

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52. How Does This Even Happen?!?

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53. She Was Born For This Job

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54. I Saw A Gull Standing On Top Of Another Gull

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55. I Dropped A Plate By Accident,and It Spilt In Half Perfectly. No Shards Or Chips

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56. Today, I Think I Found The Rarest Thing I Will Ever Come By And Never Seen One Until This Morning On My Front Tire. An Albino Fly

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57. My Dad Started Learning Archery 2 Years Ago. He Comes Back From Lessons With This Once In A Lifetime Shot

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58. I Mean, What Are The Odds?

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59. What Are The Odds?

Talking to a friend at my local coffee shop, and my mom comes up in conversation. I haven’t spoken to her in a few days, so I call her. She’s driving down the same street, passing the coffee shop, so she says “I’ll come in and say hi!” We were both wearing the exact same outfit

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60. After Having It For 2 Years, I Accidentally Found My Phone Background The Other Day Near Santa Cristina, Italy

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61. My Friend Captured Possibly The Rarest Thing That’s Ever Happened

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62. On Our Way To An Amusement Park When We See A Man Holding A Sign Saying “Jesus Is This Way”. Start Joking That Jesus Is At The Amusement Park. This Is What We Park Next To

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63. The House My Sister Is Looking At Buying Has A Picture I Painted When I Was In High School For A History Project On Their Wall

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64. I Just Dropped My Bank Note On The Floor And I Thought It Had Disappeared

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65. Car’s Lucky Day

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66. These Two Local Doctors. Two These Doctors Local

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67. Both Lines At McDonalds Had The Same Cars

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68. The Irony

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69. The Left Door Perfectly Describes The Right Door’s Condition

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70. Identical License Plates But From Different States

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71. This Guy Had Two Nails From A Nail Gun Hit His Leg, And They Both Missed His Femur And His Kneecap

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72. This Captcha Password

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73. My Sister, Other Sister, And Parents Accidentally Bought Me The Same Birthday Card

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74. Leaf Meets Crack In The Gate

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75. My Default Router Password Described My Rare Birthmark

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76. Is This Going To Be A Bad Day Or A Good One?

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77. My Daughter Got A Book In The Discarded Book Pile At Her Hs That My Wife And My Wife’s Mom Also Checked Out In Hs

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78. “Beware Of Death” Sign Above An Unexploded Shell In A Tree During WW1

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79. My Worksheet For Statistics Said I Wouldn’t Get The Same Numbers When I Used A Random Number Generator. I Did

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80. I Found 5 Peanuts In A Shell

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81. My Cousin Caught A Lobster With Double Pinchers. Both Claws Work

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82. What Are The Odds?

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83. Dices Got Stuck In My Friend’s Glass While Shuffling

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84. My Friend Threw His Homework In The Air

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85. These Two Bullets Hit Each Other At The Battle Of Gettysburg

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86. Someone Flipped This Up There

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87. Lucky Car

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88. 3 Eggs. All Twins. The Odds Of This Happening Are About 0.003%

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89. How Fast Can A Moth Even Fly?

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90. Couple Wins Lottery For The Third Time

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91. Yesterday I Got Lucky, I Ride Again.

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92. This Wasp Got Crushed By My Garage Door As It Closed

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93. The View Of Street From My Work

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94. Gunpowder Shooting Up Out Of A Miniature Cannon Lands Directly In A Container Of Gunpowder

95. My Phone Captured A Card Being Dealt, Total Accident But Mildly Interesting Consequence

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96. Can I Get $100 On “Christ That’s Lucky” Please Jim

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97. This Bill Is Exactly 11111

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98. My Friends Order Number Was The Same As Her Total

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99. Lesson For Today: Do Not Shake Your Starbucks Iced Coffee Over Your Laptop Because There’s A One In A Million Chance The Bottom Will Fall Off

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100. My Pinball Stopped Exactly… Here

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101. Threw My Phone Into The Air On A Timer Many Times (Yes, It Did Land In The Water Eventually), And Somehow Got This Wonderful Photo

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102. Cheating Death

103. Shot An Arrow Into A Public Archery Target And Accidentally Re-Tipped My Arrow With Another Arrowhead That Was Stuck Inside

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104. Top 3 Spots Of This Nascar Race Belong To Numbers 1, 2, And 3

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105. I Shot A Spider With A 23GA Nailgun From 4 Feet Away And Scored A Headshot

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106. I Accidentally Washed A Couple Of Dollar Bills And One Turned Out To Be A Counterfeit

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107. It Took A Year For Him To Finally Trump Them, But It’s Happening

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Architecture & Design was started by an Afghan entrepreneur, he believes that wellbeing is affected by the spaces we spend our time in and that their design is an important notion to consider with regards to our personal comfort and happiness – whether we are at home, at work or at play.

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