Belfast Telegraph

Home News Viral

How many of these ‘statistically unlikely events’ do you believe?

People are sharing the most unlikely things that have ever happened to them, and some are pretty unbelievable.

Diamond solitaire ring (Geoff Kirby/PA)
Diamond solitaire ring (Geoff Kirby/PA)

Everyone has at least one story of such an incredible coincidence that nobody believes you when you tell it.

Reddit user RedditYankee asked people on the website for their most statistically unlikely stories, and some of them are pretty far-fetched.

Here are 11 of the best … do you believe they’re true?

1. This incredible wedding ring story.

2. An accidental joint holiday.

Dan James Wow GIF by Much - Find & Share on GIPHY

3. Mind the gap!

4. This seems like a crazy coincidence.

Can You Believe Fab 5 GIF by Queer Eye - Find & Share on GIPHY

5. This person actually got struck by lightning.

6. A completely un-related set of twins.

Wishing Well High Peter Pan GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

7. Back-packers that couldn’t seem to shake one another.

8. This unlikely cartoon event.

Wile E Coyote Slip GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

9. The circle of life.

10. This 1 in 1024 chance of complete failure.

Emma Roberts Crying GIF by ScreamQueens - Find & Share on GIPHY

11. Lastly, this unlikely event England will never forget.

Press Association


From Belfast Telegraph