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Whilst in my car some years ago I ejected a cassette from the radio/player and exactly the same track was playing on the radio in exactly the same spot almost as if i hadn't ejected the cassette and it was really obscure music too.
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Date submitted:Sat, 14 Jan 2012 09:03:36 +0000Coincidence ID:3613


I was in Somerset and called in at a small village petrol station. This was in the days when you had to sign when using a credit card. The person before me had left his slip in the machine and he had exactly the same name as me.