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Raisin Bran

Wearing sunglasses?

MMDE: Wore sunglasses

Current: Did not wear sunglasses

Did the cheerful Raisin Bran sun, happily smiling out from the front of the famous breakfast cereal box, wear sunglasses?

Many people swear he did, but all references today show he never has done.

This isn't the first MMDE to involve a "did he/didn't he" regarding sunglasses - Tom Cruise is another with "Risky Business".

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Etch-A-Sketch

Hyphens or not?

MMDE: Etch-A-Sketch

Current: Etch A Sketch

Many people remember doodling on an Etch-A-Sketch as children, which was launched in the 1960's and became an instant worldwide hit.

The problem is Etch-A-Sketch never existed - it's always been called "Etch A Sketch".

It's officially one one the 100 most memorable toys of the 20th century, according to the National Toy Hall of Fame, so you'd have thought there would be no confusion over how it's name is written. Also, few people realise the 12 second scene in Pixar's Toy Story saved the company in 1995 when it was facing a severe sales decline.

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Stove Top Stuffing

Happy thanksgiving

MMDE: Stouffers made Stove Top Stuffing

Current: Stouffers did not make Stove Top Stuffing

Ahh thanksgiving ... warm, fond memories of family, turkey and a generous helping of Stouffers Stove Top Stuffing. Hang on - there's something wrong with this picture - can you see what?

If you can't, you may be experiencing a Mandela Effect. because Stouffers never made Stove Top Stuffing.

Stouffers was formed in 1914 in Ohio, and went on to open restaurants and hotels under the same brand name, before becoming best known for its line of frozen foods. It's now owned by Nestlé. But they don't, and never did, Stove Top Stuffing.

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Jack Daniels Whiskey

Who created Jack Daniel's whiskey?

MMDE: Jack Daniel

Current: A slave on the Daniel estate

Who created Jack Daniel's whiskey? This might sounds like a stupid question, since there definitely was a Jack Daniel who started distilling at the age of 8, yet if you thought he was the creator you'd be wrong.

Jack Daniels is now the top selling American Whiskey in the world.

It was actually, of all people, a slave, known as Nearis "Nearest" Green, who created it and passed his skills along to young Jack. The story has "apparently" been known all along, yet even the 150 year old company promoted the myth it was Dan Call, the owner of Nearis, who passed on to Daniel his distilling know-how.

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Pilsbury Dough boy

What color is his neckerchief?

MMDE: Blue

Current: White

Ahh ... The Pilsbury Dough Boy. Who can picture him without wanting to poke his stomach to hear that famous giggle?

When you do picture him, what color is his neckerchief? If you thought it was blue, you may have the same false memory as many others who are shocked to find that today it's white - and always has been.

His actual name is Poppin' Fresh, and he's been around since 1965. He became so popular a line of children's toys were created, and he even has an extended family now. He first appeared in the adverts using stop-motion animation, but from 1994 he's all CGI.

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VW Logo

Mind the gap

MMDE: No gap between the V and W

Current: A gap between the V and W

The VW logo is very familiar to most people, but when you look closely today you see there is a small gap between the upper V and the lower W. This might seem insignificant, but some are convinced there was once no gap and believe this is more than a false memory.

Long term VW fans are also caught out with this, from Beetle-owning enthusiasts to Beastie Boys/Hip Hop fans who took to wearing them round their necks for a while.

As if things couldn't get more complicated, there's an MMDE concerning the Back to the Future van where some remember it as a Toyota. Now, it appears as a VW camper and some are claiming the logo in that movie has flip-flopped between having no gap and having one.

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She's back!

MMDE: Laughing cow has gold ear-rings

Current: Laughing cow has cheese packets for ear-rings

In a bizarre twist to the existing Mandela Effect regarding her nose ring, it turns out some are reporting - and have done so actually in the original report - that the famous laughing cow from the cheese brand had golden earrings. Now all that is seen are the little trademark cheese packets.

This might not be such a big deal, expect for them being specifically mentioned in the original Reddit thread

"She has earrings with visible rings, which can be confusing when trying to remember her appearance". The post identifying the new change also shows how they were referred to as red ear rings and, separately, "dangling, hoop-like ear rings".