Has there ever been a time in history when millions of people woke up in another reality quite unlike the only one they had ever known?
The Quantum-Mandela Effect: the fusing/switching of time streams/Earths*; converging of imperfectly parallel realities [*Definition not set in stone.] Fiona Broome coined the term "Mandela Effect" in 2010 when she and others remembered Nelson Mandela dying in prison during the 1980s.
For many The Mandela Effect quest started with popular news articles exploring the controversy surrounding the title of, The Berenstain Bears; a children's book millions of people remember being titled, The Berenstein Bears.
Some who have experienced The Mandela Effect suggest peculiar metaphysical explanations. From time-traveling [ time-attacking ? ] secret society initiates aiming to alter ancient scriptures, to a near-literal belief in The Matrix films; all of us living in a simulation and thus The Mandela Effects, the "glitches", are updates, reboots, or hacks of reality's timeline. The cutting-edge equipment: quantum computers [D-Wave], particle accelerators [CERN], frequency-sensitive airborne nanotechnology [chemtrail component + HAARP], in coordination with billions of worldwide WiFi devices [internet of things] could possibly all play a part in the quantum-miraculous mass-sorcery. But to solely blame the quiet technocratic dictatorship for The Mandela Effect, or to solely subscribe to the prophecies of one religious group, whether Mayan, Christian, Islamic, etcetera, will never entirely explain the phenomenon.
Wondering if you might be “Mandela Effected"? How would you know ? Take the questionnaires, check the answers at the bottom, and cross-reference any hard-to-believe answers you got "wrong" for yourself.
Including only answered questions, most people still score poorly. But if you happened to score most correct, now you might be wondering why hundreds of thousands of people could claim to share the "wrong" historical memories, the same "misquotes", online and in public for all to see. Backing the boldness of some 'Mandela Effected' witnesses are evidences that their memories existed, still exist, digitally and materially, though rare in comparison to the current timeline's authenticators of whatever it is in question; known by researchers as "residues."
Out of all The Quantum-Mandela Effect questionnaire questions most had two choices. For every answer that no longer matches the current reality, it had possibly taken place in the Sagittarius Arm of the Milky Way galaxy, on another Earth around another Sun, almost identical with this Earth's in Orion's Spur of the Milky Way.
Footage [residue?] of astrophysicist and cosmologist Neil Degrasse Tyson "incorrectly" talking about being from the Sagittarius Arm, [ www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-0mLH6rx78&feature=youtu.be ]
Footage of another expert, Carl Sagan, astronomer and cosmologist, teaching children the same,
From some of the questions with three choices it is unknown if the various answers mass-remembered took place on a third Earth; perhaps on another arm of the Milky Way. To illustrate, there is a LARGE number of fans and non-fans alike who recall the sixth member of the Village People being a sailor, and an even larger number of people remember five in the group; no army guy nor sailor.
A popular film in the early '90s, Silence of the Lambs, is one of the most 'Mandela Effected' films on record. A character named Buffalo Bill, a serial killer, had two iconic, oft-referenced lines in the scene where he lowers skin lotion in a basket tied to a rope into the pit. As of December 26, 2016, I couldn't find anything about either Mandela Effect being a famous misquote; "It _____ the lotion on the skin. Or else it gets the hose again." and, "It _____ the lotion in the basket." The next video has numerous examples of "misquoting" the film in mainstream media and social media over the decades, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLHTBUoEQys ]
Ask people who have watched it years ago if you aren't familiar with the film. Those who've taken the questionnaire already know that the line is neither "Hello, Clarice." nor is it, "Good evening, Clarice." and not even mentioned in any famous misquote article [I know about]. Below is an example of one from www.whatculture.com ,
Observe 8. in the screenshot of the articlebelow. "Hello Clarice." is the oft-"misquoted" line. According to mentalfloss.com and many other movie misquote webpages, the "actual quote" is, "Good evening, Clarice."
What does Hannibal Lecter in fact say in this disputed scene as of December 26st, 2016? The linked video below shows us (a few seconds in),
"Good Morning." is what he says! A scene like this is one to revisit, because if it's changed twice, it might change again or change back. So far this might be the best example of three Earths/realities converging; two into one.
In 2013 an author at Buzzfeed.com recently misquoted Hannibal Lecter without any mention of his current line, "Good morning." as oft-misquoted, and is therefore misquoting the film more than anyone.
Number 1. at the top of the list Buzzfeed has already totally "misquoted" Apollo 13 as of December 26th, 2016. Watch Apollo 13 theatrical trailer, www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEl0NsYn1fU ]
What's notable about the Apollo 13 example, is that I've witnessed for myself the quote actually switch back. I was ten years old when the movie came out. Hard to say how many times I've watched that scene from the movie itself, or NASA's original footage, or the dozens of references in the mainstream media. Until June 2016 when I started researching the Mandela Effect, it was never, "Houston, we've had a problem." but from June 2016 until August or September 2016 I clearly remember, "Houston we've had a problem." and I checked a few times during that period. Presently, it is back to "Houston, we have a problem."
With the Frankenstein example I'm also absolutely certain a change occurred from "It's alive!" as I recall all my life, to "He's alive!" for a few months, and currently back to "It's alive!" [probably around [or exactly] the same time the Apollo 13 example switched back [late summer or early fall, 2016]].
In the Mainstream Music Questionnaire the lyrics in question are from the song, We Are The Champions, by Queen. The studio recording, official music video and sheet music end, "No time for losers 'cause we are the champions." However, three out of three concerts I've watched all end, "No time for losers 'cause we are the champions, of the world." Either version obviously not wrong, the "correct" answer in the questionnaire is the shorter official recording of the music video.
In the History questionnaire the comet in question passed over Earth in 1997. I remember it being called, Haley's comet. But there are a lot of people who remember Halley. For others the name Haley corresponded to the great comet of 1986, and Halley for the great comet of 1997. Currently the up-to-date historical record for the great comets: Hale-Bop in 1997 and Halley [pronounced Holly] in 1986.
2 minute amateur video on the great comets' name/s,
Could three realities really be converging together? What if even more than three exist? who knows? For a real-world Mandela Effect example of not just one but two 'residues', the next amateur video is about a man in South Africa who happens to spot three Volkswagen vehicles within thirty feet of each other. One vehicle still has the logo without a line separating the V from the W which shouldn't exist according to history [of the current reality]. The next Volkswagen's logo has the line in the middle [current reality], and the third has yet another logo, a small v above the large V . . .
Am I a Mandela Effect expert? No. I don't think there are any. Serious researchers need more data before presenting theories about the whys and the hows.
Answering the questionnaire on Facebook [short enough for your coffee break] and sharing it with others is helpful. All are welcome whether one is 'Mandela Effected' or not. Anyone who remembers the "non-historical" answers in the questionnaires are not "crazy" and might be a close companion of yours, a neighbor, or someone you work with.
At this point in time mainstream psychologists/psychiatrists who've never slid across parallel timelines would more than likely agree. . . Be careful with whom you share your personal Mandela Effect story; especially if feeling emotionally vulnerable. Quantum-appearing on an imperfectly parallel Earth sounds more sci-fi than it does science. What if no one else but yourself shifted from timeline to timeline? A remote possibility but better safe than sorry.
Though we are not really recognized yet, there is zero shame in being "Mandela Effected." It is what it appears to be; we are now a minority [?] . [?]
Some of the Mandela Effects, "the glitches in The Matrix," are more difficult to accept than others. Before you or someone important to you has a really bad day, year, or life, sharing this post with them will hopefully prevent that [because the amount of up-voted nonsense associated with the Mandela Effect is staggering].
We are not losing our sanity - we can prove it - and we are not alone. Don't let anyone, authoritative or not, convince you otherwise. Our present reality will continue to glitch for the foreseeable future, so be patient with yourself and each other.
To conclude on a lighter note, type "I'll be bach meme" into Google and see how many meme makers remember the terminator pronouncing "back" with an accent,
Because you can watch for yourself there was never an accent in the current reality,
UPDATE 2018: Parts of this Psylosophy are wrong in hindsight. I’ve had an alternate name for the Mandela Effect/Quantum-Mandela Effect/Berenstein Bears Effect since June, 2017, and a universal theory to back it up, with A LOT of references from The Holy Bible AND The Glorious Quran. Though I’ve been very tempted to share the name of my theory (only seven to nine syllables depending on whether the word ‘The’ and the word ‘of’ is used) it makes more peaceful sense to have a detailed explanation ready rather than haphazardly answer question after question regarding the sequence of causes and effects. I have shared this theory with a few close people in my life and they accepted it.