it happens to me all the time
After reading the last article i decided to have a look at what is on at the cinema and noted a film called “The Baader-Meinhof Complex”. They view life as a bunch o’ unconnected incidents ‘n things. So it is very important to establish if whether your husband has been moody and distant lately because of an ache here or worry there; or if this has been an ongoing pattern of behavior and you are becoming his favorite target. It’s always third week of month that he’s just terrible. So, you go pick-up the suit. Of course, if one makes a big deal about it and the feedback you give to your spouse is received as a crude complaint, then obviously you won’t be advancing the marriage. And my experience with it isnt just basic coincidences- there are times that are so unbelievable that i literally laugh out loud in astonishment, as if someone was playing a joke on me. Give you an example; show you what I mean: suppose you’re thinkin’ about a plate o’ shrimp. Sometimes these tumors make their unwanted presence known by forcing you to pee all the time. I get home and take out my newspaper crossword puzzle for the day, and what do you think is a clue? This plucky wordsmith may then have named the phenomenon after the very subject which triggered it. Sometimes your husband is lashing out, just to rid himself of mounting tension or stress. It is up to your husband now to behave like an adult and show you the respect you deserve. Advise your husband you have no tolerance for such times when his mood swings turn into abuse and engulf you. For their honey? I was just thinking about how recently this had been occurring more and more to me and then i stumble upon this article… Baader indeed. • Science, History, & Psychology Since 2005 •, I have since developed many corrolaries to the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon, including the ‘comics page’ phenomenon. Try not to speculate too much or you’ll have to join a crazy cult like the one I’m trying to dream up. – And the Number 23 Enigma of course. Synapses fire, seeing connections that aren’t there. Sometimes pattern recognition is merely apophenia…. Does this phrase or phenomenon only refer to public stuff (like noticing Sweeney Todd everywhere all at once) or more private stuff like thinking of an old movie you haven’t thought of in decades and then it’s inexplicably on tv. – Cold Reading (the technique used to intentionally fool people in this way); His ego may prevent him to reach out to you in that way. However I feel that I should state the obvious. Reminds me of the time I played with Beneath A Steel Sky (good old Amiga game :D), and a week later everyone used the word ‘vigilant’ a lot. (That’s three comments in one) it’s a latticework Matrix that knowledge shows up in the timeline close to each other. Do the bees know they make the honey for you? My brain looking for connections, absolutely. Great to run into your article and the lively discussion by chance now! What I’m saying is, this effect is incredible. We’re pretty sure he made it up on the fly as we’ve never been able to find it in print since. The fact that we’re talking about an electric car is simply pointing out that it’s an illustration of his ability to drive every kind of car. 1 day after I learned of Chile’s september 11th, Alan Bellows posted You probably look at the clock at loads of different times but none of them seem to mean anything to you. I don’t think it was a coincidence – someone (maybe a PR machine) first described the candidate as having “gravitas”, everyone thought it was a good word and started using it. It started a year ago and lasted for few months. This article was more than entertaining, eerie would be a better term. I’ve known a number of people who have had God make a point to them through a similar series of unrelated events, and that’s not the only time something like this happened to me, either. That’s the funniest line yet! I hear it in TV commercials (Buffalo Wild Wings) and Blue Buffalo dog food. whoa.. Ask him what you can do to help him with whatever he is going through. Three unrelated Christian things that all had to do with anger, but each of them approached it from a different angle. What I really thought was weird was that I had recently read this article when I was looking through Damn interesting to see what I had missed. I was so amazed as to why this happens to me, if I am the only one to see this so I googled it and found out that there are more people with the same phenomenon. While reading it, like many other readers, I began to think about an instance of Baader-Meinhof that I had experienced. Whatever it is that is on his mind, it will usually come pouring out in your presence because after all, the way he is looking at things, you are there and your mere presence reminds him that he alone is suffering. Not one particular hour of the day, just 11 past the hour. I have heard it before. Astounding or what? Had this same anomaly occur about 7 years ago with a winter season filled with guys named Joe & Tom. Lincoln,” a reference to my wheaten terrier named Einstein, nicknamed Gigetto. A single tear rolled down his cheek. Damn. For all the differences between legalists and antinomians, they both try to acquire the grace of God while avoiding the God of grace. Guess what her name was? To often, women will take their husband’s words of complaint dead serious and seek to act on whatever he says. I can be talking to somebody and reach down after I’m done and pick up the magazine to read it and just flip it open and it will be saying what I just got done speaking about. Specially after turning my head to the clock at 11:11 every day Or seeing the name Scott everywhere!!! The brain’s reward center actually stimulates us for successfully detecting patterns, hence their inflated value. As you correctly surmised in your article, I named it after the ‘trigger’ word or phrase that led me to think about the phenomenon of coincidence. Let’s say you are sitting there enjoying a quiet evening and something happens and he goes into his funk. I cannot take coining credit, but sadly I no longer have the links to the older references. This is when things can take a turn for the worst. Every day, sometimes twice per day, I see or hear a reference to buffalo. He raises it with a rhetorical question that can’t be explained any other way. Third, behind human acts, the biblical writers assume God. At first I assumed it was just a made up name for a company. I was just reading this article and a mate I had been thinking about and meaning to call all week – especially this morning called me just as I finished reading the last paragraph! Someone there asserted naming rights and called it “Baader-Meinhof,” presumably based on their own experience hearing that moniker twice in close temporal proximity. Ive never heard of the word and didn’t know what it ment til last week and now it’s here in this thread talking about coincidences. There is no mention of this syndrome in any published scientific, medical, or psychological literature. That’s the statement. I went to the doctors office, found a place to sit randomly and right next to me was a magazine with his picture and name on the cover. He will likely notice it and later circle back to express his misgivings for acting badly around you. He has that kind of power. Haha, I think we have a case of a synchronous Baader-Meinhof effect. Or we choose to ignore it, until we can’t any more. An example is that the other day the word goucho came into my mind randomly and I already am in tune to know this is likely one of those episodes where I will see this word or hear it soon after. Does your ex or husband get angry with you all the time over the smallest things? Of course, Mr. Mullen is now burdened with the task of naming the phenomenon where one stumbles across a reference to one’s coined phrase twenty years after the coining. But on the time you know what happened next last time you had same sequence (or you imagine you had) and it follows precisely. From a naive treatment of that scenario, the odds of a given airline out of five suffering a disaster (at least) four out of seven times is mildly statistically significant; it’s something like 1 in 30. has been the multiple groupings of folks with the same name all popping into my life within a few days or months of each other. i think ‘gee i havent seen bob in a couple of weeks’ and the very next day bob will be there. I guess you would call that “grungy”. It really caught my attention. Ooh I do love this stuff. 57-58-59-00. P.S. The next day I’ll bump into them in the super market or something because they’re in town for a wedding or something. You want to find the number 216 in the world, you will be able to find it everywhere. A good and somewhat germane story happened to me during middle school when the song How You Remind Me by Nickelback became popular, seriously, for a week i woke up every day to that song on my clock radio.