Have you ever had something happen where you just stopped and thought to yourself “what on earth!?”. That is what we are going to be talking about today. That exact situation. It happens all the time. Of course, usually it is probably something silly like a test that you thought you were going to do well but then ended up failing. Okay okay, we know, it’s not silly and being grounded really stinks, but seriously, unexpected surprises happen all the time. They really ruin your day though, when you thought you had something planned and you were certain about the outcome but then everything seems to go 180 degrees in the opposite direction all of a sudden. Sometimes this can lead to disappointment for sure. But sometimes it can actually be quite amusing and almost always it will contain an element of surprise. The situations you are about to witness are all very different from one another. Some are far more serious than others, which means that the reactions are definitely going to vary. Either way, we are sure that you will enjoy seeing how these situations took a turn for the…different. These are 25 Odd Situations That Did Not Go As Expected!
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The Ghost Driver
In 2009, police in Ireland went on a massive manhunt for Prawo Jazdy because he had numerous driving infractions and apparently every time he was caught he had given police a different address. Eventually someone realized that “prawo jazdy” means driver’s license in Polish.
A long absence
In 1975, when Pink Floyd was recording a song about their former bandmate’s psychological decline, Syd Barrett, their former bandmate, walked into the studio after a 7 year absence.
A man in China sued his wife for giving birth to ugly children. It was soon discovered that she had over 100,000 USD worth of plastic surgery prior to getting married
Jerry Lee gets married
When Jerry Lee “The Killer” Lewis arrived in London he was one of the most popular singers on Earth. He had an entire European tour booked. But when he showed up with a 13 year old bride named Myra Gail Lewis (who was also his cousin), his tour was canceled and his career took a beating that he would never fully recover from.
In 1981 President Reagan accused the Russians of using chemical warfare against farmers in Laos. Apparently yellow drops were falling from the sky and killing crops. The US ramped up production of chemical weapons in reply but the drops eventually turned out to be something very natural…bee poop.