Some people are just born under a lucky star. Usually, where there is the potential for something to go wrong, the (in)famous Murphy’s Laws say it will definitely go wrong, and in the worst way possible. But if you’re one of those few people held in special regard by life itself, then you have nothing to worry about. You just wave at those moments as they pass you by.
You may say that the following 27 people had a close shave or that they’ve dodged a bullet. But one thing is for certain: they should count their lucky stars that fate has granted them the privilege of not belonging to this list. The gallery was first published by Diply.
1. With so many young girls adoring Justin Bieber, having not one, but two of your daughters disliking the whiny singer is akin to winning the lottery
2. When it simply isn’t your turn
Source: Reddit | felix33
3. Oh, what a relief… it would’ve been, if that first fortune wasn’t so obviously fake
Source: Reddit | blakblob
4. When nature itself is rooting for you. Hehe, rooting. Geddit?
Source: Imgur | ThatPickleOverThere
5. Remaining calm in situations like these requires very special train-ing
Source: Reddit | fanofstuff66
6. Praise the Lord for being able to think on your feet
Source: Imgur | iamdavidrigby
7. Crisis averted!
Source: Imgur | jefjac2003
8. That car may be stuck, but at least it’s not at the bottom of a ravine
Source: Reddit | zeb1
9. Just another proof that appearances can be deceiving and it’s what’s on the inside that counts
Source: Imgur | usernamenotrelevant
10. That guy’s real ray of sunshine…
Source: Imgur | reaaaally
11. How do you stop a charging rhino? You don’t, just move out of his way.
Source: Reddit | Scott_Bash
12. Nice try, even if it’s not very likely anyone would believe that
Source: Imgur | DarkSyed
13. Things like these really get under my skin
Source: Reddit | tinybell
14. You don’t need to beat your opponent, if you can make him beat himself
Source: Imgur | ThatOneMusicGuy
15. Not only was that a narrow escape, but he got some Gatorade out of it as well! Win-win!
Source: Twitter | @housel_emma
16. Product design flaw or epic trolling by the manufacturer
Source: Reddit | MLBM100
17. Well, it’s gonna be a bit too hard to take them after you’re ded…
Source: Reddit | daemoncel
18. Phew, someone could’ve had a really crappy night…
Source: Reddit | ccraddock
19. Yes, yes, good job on not using that instead of a toothpaste, but more importantly, you need a new toothbrush, pal.
Source: Reddit | Timeoffguy
20. Kids, always check who you’re texting – next time you need an excuse you may come up short…
Source: Instagram | @nikkeilaa
21. An impromptu knife-throwing act resulted in no injuries
Source: Imgur | nae6
22. Ugh, that would’ve been awful! You would’ve had to get up from your chair and go and get a new spoon, and ain’t nobody got time for that!
Source: Imgur | danceswithsarcasm
23. The saddest thing about this is that he forgot it was his dad’s birthday…
Source: Reddit | Art_Van_Delay
24. Why not use Tinder anymore? It matched two people who really have a lot in common!
Source: Instagram | @douch.e
25. Aww, so nice and thoughtful, offering to be his friend in times of need
Source: Instagram | @nochill
26. That’s how all the greatest inventions have come to be! By accident!
Source: Twitter | @WORLDSTAR
27. They were hit by, they were struck by… a smooth criminal!