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What happens when you go looking for your doppelgänger online?

Your twin is out there somewhere, right?

 

Josh Katzowitz

Internet Culture

Published Apr 15, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 1:58 am CDT

One of the best-known subplots for the long-running TV series How I Met Your Mother was the gang’s attempt to find the doppelgänger of each of the five characters.

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But what would happen if you tried that in real life and gave yourself a month or less to find that special person who looks almost exactly like you?  

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Apparently, all it takes is a website, a YouTube channel, and social media savvy. Check out the results for a woman named Niamh below.

And if you’re interested in watching more people meet their doppelgängers, here’s another one from a few years back.

Screengrab via Twin Strangers/YouTube

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*First Published: Apr 15, 2015, 8:31 am CDT