The legend says we all have twins or doubles somewhere in the world, it is only a matter of whether we have had the good fortune of meeting them. When people do meet their doppelgängers, it often makes for hilarious stories, and in some cases, even friendships. Here are twenty-five such cases.
1. On a plane
These two were seated next to each other on a plane. Then they accidentally checked into the same hotel and went for a beer. What are the odds?
2. At the mall
3. At a wedding
Incredibly, the cousin’s hudband’s sister is the only relation between these two.
4. Meeting at a restaurant
5. The priest
When retired priest Neil Richardson moved to the countryside, he found people kept coming up to him to say “Hello John” – because his double already lived there.
6. At a music festival
Plus a face-swap of the photo for good measure!
7. At a party
8. Two more partygoing “twins”
9. Doppelgängers in both looks and taste
10. Confused relatives
Even her dad, cousins and brother mistook her for her doppelgänger, so her aunty asked her if she would take a photo with her newly-discovered double.
11. Confused freshmen
“When I went off to college for the first time, people I didn’t know kept coming up to me and calling me “Brian”. My name is Josh. Then a few weeks into the semester I met Brian and we took this picture together,” Josh recounts.
12. At a bar
13. Work colleagues
14. Purple meeting
15. Amber love
“I met my twin brother from another mother at the bar. His name is Adam and he also likes beer.”
16. At IKEA
17. On holiday
18. Confused girlfriend
His girlfriend of one year started walking towards me thinking I was him…
19. Matching hair accessories
20. On a cruise ship
“I (the shorter one) met my Canadian doppelgänger on a cruise ship with my wife on our honeymoon!”
“I was walking around a while back and met my dopplegänger, we even have the same first name.”
“Got stationed in Okinawa and shortly after my doppelgänger joined my unit.”