Las Vegas Anomalies… Connection?

This isn’t exactly a Mandela Effect issue.

Well, maybe.

There was so much confusion over Tom Petty’s death, people are still sorting out what really happened in this reality, and when. (I’m content to attribute the first announcements as bad reporting on a busier-than-usual news day.)

But, I won’t rule out some Mandela Effect glitches over the past couple of days.

What I am looking for — and I need your help for this — is what (if anything) might connect multiple Las Vegas events.

I still consider ley lines a possible factor, in terms of who experiences the Mandela Effect, and why.

Yes, I could say the Las Vegas events follow a ley line. All of the odd events happened in within a few blocks of each other, and within 1000 feet of a very narrow (20 feet or so) line.

But, it’s Las Vegas. The hospitality sites (casinos, hotels, restaurants) are in a single, very compact location.

And, it being Vegas, there’s no shortage of odd things happening every day.

What I’m looking at are three (or four) truly unusual things, even for Vegas. But I want something more than just “they’re all at the Vegas strip.”

My first thought is to look at astrology. (For the record: I already know it doesn’t actually correlate with astronomy. I just look at related behaviors, and wonder if there may be a quantum connection we don’t know yet.)

First, on 20 Dec 2015, a woman lost control of her car on Las Vegas Blvd, and drove into several dozen people. That same night, practically within shouting distance, Steve Harvey managed to announce the wrong person as Miss Universe.

Two nights later, a Russian spacecraft blew up over Vegas, and it was so bright, people actually saw the space debris, despite the glare of all the casinos & hotels.

And then, on 1 Oct 2017, Americans witnessed a horrific shooting just blocks from the 2015 incidents.

Those are all anomalies.

I’ve located the astrology chart for the Mandalay Bay/Harvest Festival shooting:

Also, I have a Las Vegas chart for the 9 PM (time guessed), the day of the 2015 Miss Universe pageant. Here’s that link:

But, I know just enough about astrology to be dangerous. So, if you can read astrological charts and see anything odd that connect those two charts, let me know.

(See my original article, below, for more details.)

Several odd things happened in Las Vegas in late December 2015. In a city where “odd” is a way of life, anything beyond their “normal” is especially interesting.

Las Vegas photos courtesy Justin Taylor and

This is a good example of data points — a specific location, and closely connected events (times) — that may relate to my theory about alternate realities.

At the moment, I’m speculating that something happened around that location… something we don’t understand, yet. And, whatever that was — a temporal distortion, perhaps — caused people to do things they’d never do in a normal setting.

(Yes, I’m grasping at straws. I know that. It’s how much of my most innovative research starts. I take “what if…?” questions and see where they lead. Most hit roadblocks, quickly. But, the 10% or so that succeed make this process worthwhile.)

Here’s what happened:

First Las Vegas Anomaly

First, a woman drove her car onto a crowded sidewalk, just outside the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Descriptions of the event varied, but many suggested that the driver slowed the car and then hit the accelerator a second time, mowing down nearly 40 people.

At the time, the woman said that she couldn’t explain what happened, and she’d lost control of the car.

  • Per ABC News: “KSNV-TV says the crash occurred in front of the Paris Hotel & Casino and Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino on South Las Vegas Boulevard, north of Harmon Avenue. The crash took place about 6 p.m. The Miss Universe pageant was being held at the Planet Hollywood at the time of the crash.”

Later, news reports said she’d tested positive for marijuana, but that’s odd, as well. Per the University of Washington, “Marijuana usually has a sedating effect on most users, making it much less likely to cause violence…” Nevertheless, she described being under stress, and that can be a factor in violent behavior.

Second Las Vegas Anomaly

Meanwhile, a few hundred yards away, the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino was hosting the 2015 Miss Universe pageant.

In a baffling blunder, Steve Harvey, an experienced entertainer, crowned the wrong contestant. It’s still unclear whether he misread the card — truly odd for someone accustomed to reading from cards — or if the teleprompter script was wrong.

No matter what the explanation, Harvey crowned Miss Colombia… and then had to remove the crown and announce that Miss Philippines was the real winner.

Third Anomaly

Two nights later, Las Vegas was one of the most-reported viewing points for a bright light soaring through the night sky. Officials explained it as space debris from a Russian rocket.

That’s nothing baffling, but it is odd, since the Las Vegas sky is so well-lit by traffic and commercial signs, anything in the sky must be extraordinarily bright.

Mandela Effect Reports

Initially, readers alerted me to these “coincidences” here at my Mandela Effect website. Some pointed to a Columbia/Colombia issue that could mean something.

However, as the stories unfolded, I couldn’t see a clear connection to an alternate reality.

On the other hand, when I see an odd series of events like this — close in time and location — I note it as a data point to add to my ley line research. I describe these as “blips” and I look for related, consistent paranormal reports that follow the same patterns.

If you can shed some light on this, let me know.

And then there’s this note: “In September 2005, three tourists were killed and nearly a dozen injured when a car barreled through the crowd on the Las Vegas Strip and crashed into a cement barrier in front of Bally’s hotel-casino.” That’s from CBS News.

[Comments are now closed. Thanks to those who left useful insights. Every data point can help this community find new ways to look at the Mandela Effect and paranormal research. Thanks again!]

7 thoughts on “Las Vegas Anomalies… Connection?”

  1. Yesterday, 10/3, I got a credit card fraud alert. It turns out there were attempted purchases from gas stations in North Carolina, coin-op vacuum car cleaners in Texas and one from Mandalay Bay. All of these attempts were from yesterday afternoon, I believe.

    1. Wow, three attempts in three very different locations. I’m sure that’s worrisome, but the credit card company knows how to deal with this.

      I’ll add the NC and Texas notes to my file about Las Vegas and the Mandalay Bay site.


      Sincerely, Fiona

  2. OJ Simpson was released at 12:01 am Oct 1…not a complete anomaly but odd that it was the same day as the shooting. He was originally found Guilty of robbery in Las Vegas on Oct 3, 2008. The ley line thing is interesting as living in Las Vegas for over 20 years, that end of the strip has always been a bit odd. Local lore has sometimes related it to the Luxor Hotel (next door to Mandalay Bay)

    1. Alex, that’s fascinating! I’ve been inside the Luxor and it seemed odd. Not entirely creepy, but… odd.

      At the time, I explained it in terms of those huge statues and the tilted walls inside the hotel area.

      In retrospect, perhaps I should look into the Luxor’s history as a source or trigger (no pun intended, and I wish I could find a better word for this) that sets off the odd activity in that area. I’m interested in what was on that land, back when the elder Paddock family member was there.

      These are some good leads, thank you!


  3. This is from an article about the bank robber father of the shooter coming to Las Vegas in 1960. “But back on that day in 1960 when everything suddenly changed for the Paddock family, Big Daddy had driven into Las Vegas with just one little snub nosed revolver. His eldest boy, the only one of the four who could have possibly remembered the full shock of that long ago change, arrived there 57 years and with an arsenal of high powered weapons.”

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