Have you ever lost something in your room and had it turn up in, say, the kitchen trash can? These trivial — yet trippy — occurrences are enough to pretty much blow our minds and have us calculatedly retracing steps all day, like we’re detectives who were just assigned to solve our own mysteries.
These stories are a bit more baffling than that — or, we should say, most of them are. From a library card disappearing right before the librarian’s eyes to inexplicable visits from strangers who leave photos of themselves behind, the internet came together on reddit to share incidents so confusing, they’ve been trying to account for them for years.
Read on for 25 stories so mysterious, they’ll leave you searching for your magnifying glass (hint: it’s not where you last placed it).
We demand an explanation!
They disappeared just as suddenly as they appeared.
This person’s asking all the serious questions.
Houdini hangs out in public libraries?
Is this daughter in cahoots with mom’s secret admirer?
Mystery playing card?
For me, the real mystery involves this emergency axe.
Did the mom never believe it or was she just too scared of the possibility?
The further from home, the more mysterious the encounters.
Decade-old ocular mystery.
Red Hot Chili Peppers? Really?!
Maybe someone at the violations office has a crush!
This makes zero sense whatsoever.
How does one even get there?
The 3AM detail adds a bit of creepy to this already confusing tale.
Maybe they saw an actual dragon-dragon.
This *is* mysterious! How does one manage to bed a longtime crush?
I once found $500 in a house I was moving into, so perhaps I just solved it.
This brings toilet paper frustrations to a whole new level.
Sounds at least like an *advanced* calculus teacher to us.