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2013-05-06 12:03:56 PM  
GAH! It's like the creepy twins from The Shining were adopted and raised by the creepy guy from Poltergeist.
 
2013-05-06 12:10:10 PM  
Alright!  Hot ginger twins!
 
2013-05-06 12:12:41 PM  
This is like a porno shot in Silent Hill.
 
2013-05-06 12:13:06 PM  
Wait, I know I've had this nightmare before.
 
2013-05-06 12:13:38 PM  
As said above, this is some creepy mix of The Shining and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane....
 
2013-05-06 12:14:33 PM  
There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.
 
2013-05-06 12:15:09 PM  
i105.photobucket.com
 
2013-05-06 12:16:08 PM  
Oh, it can't be that cree-AAAAAAAAAAAH!
 
2013-05-06 12:16:35 PM  

scottydoesntknow: GAH! It's like the creepy twins from The Shining were adopted and raised by the creepy guy from Poltergeist.


www.reelgood.com.au
 
2013-05-06 12:16:59 PM  

JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.


I bet the amount of "Oops I thought you were my wife/husband" in that house is reaching pornographic levels.
 
2013-05-06 12:17:23 PM  

EvilEgg: Alright!  Hot ginger twins!


Yeah -- hot around the time the Eiffel Tower was built, maybe.
 
2013-05-06 12:18:08 PM  
I never understood while parents dress their twin kids alike. I don't know if they thin it's cute or if they don't want their kids to have separate personalities   but this is just farked up.
 
2013-05-06 12:18:08 PM  

Speaker2Animals: EvilEgg: Alright!  Hot ginger twins!

Yeah -- hot around the time the Eiffel Tower was built, maybe.


Do you mean... erected?
 
2013-05-06 12:18:13 PM  

James!: JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.

I bet the amount of "Oops I thought you were my wife/husband" in that house is reaching pornographic levels.


They were clear that their were strict protocols of making sure you know who you're talking to before starting conversations.
 
2013-05-06 12:18:44 PM  
There are (or were--one of them died a few months ago of Alzheimers, in her mid-80s) a pair of twins who were a near-daily site in downtown San Francisco for as long as anybody can remember--many decades, at least.  Here's what they looked like on a typical day:

ww2.hdnux.com

They were always together, two 5' tall, 100 lb old ladies, and always dressed exactly the same, same makeup, wigs, and accessories, virtually always wearing something flamboyent, usually walking arm-in-arm.  I do remember one time several years ago, though, when I saw them walking down the street after they had apparently had an argument and were pissed at each other--although they were still dressed the same and heading in the same direction, one was walking on one side of Market Street, and the other was walking "with" her all the way across the other side of the street.
 
2013-05-06 12:19:12 PM  

JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.


Can see a lot of this at Twins Days each August in Twinsburg OH. Can also see some true hittables, but you have to watch out for Chris Hansen-bait.
 
2013-05-06 12:19:15 PM  
French twin sisters dress alike in public every day of their lives in effort to further all twins' mission of creeping people out

Mission accomplished.
 
2013-05-06 12:20:39 PM  

Cyberluddite: There are (or were--one of them died a few months ago of Alzheimers, in her mid-80s) a pair of twins who were a near-daily site in downtown San Francisco for as long as anybody can remember--many decades, at least.  Here's what they looked like on a typical day:

[ww2.hdnux.com image 327x471]

They were always together, two 5' tall, 100 lb old ladies, and always dressed exactly the same, same makeup, wigs, and accessories, virtually always wearing something flamboyent, usually walking arm-in-arm.  I do remember one time several years ago, though, when I saw them walking down the street after they had apparently had an argument and were pissed at each other--although they were still dressed the same and heading in the same direction, one was walking on one side of Market Street, and the other was walking "with" her all the way across the other side of the street.


Holy cow, I remember these two!
 
2013-05-06 12:20:56 PM  
If I ran into them in the street I would start looking around for some guy in black robes carrying a scythe because I have never seen a better harbinger of imminent death than the faces of those two old twins.
 
2013-05-06 12:21:10 PM  

JohnAnnArbor: James!: JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.

I bet the amount of "Oops I thought you were my wife/husband" in that house is reaching pornographic levels.

They were clear that their were strict protocols of making sure you know who you're talking to before starting conversations.


"I am Dave, are you my wife Carol?"
"Yes Dave I am your wife, Carol."
"Excellent, I Dave would like to initiate some sweet farking with you, Carol."
"I, Carol, would also enjoy that, Dave."
***Sweet farking***
"HAHA Carol, I am not in fact Dave, but Daniel!"
"HO HO Daniel, for I am in fact Karen!"
"Oops, I farked my wife!"
 
2013-05-06 12:21:28 PM  
We have twin girls.

For many reasons relating to their own self esteem and identity I am glad they are not identical.  Other than being born within seconds of each other they are very different.

Their ability to trash the house in under 5 minutes however is shared.  And legendary.
 
2013-05-06 12:21:55 PM  

Speaker2Animals: EvilEgg: Alright!  Hot ginger twins!

Yeah -- hot around the time the Eiffel Tower was built, maybe.


www.dvdizzy.com
They must have been something before electricity!
 
2013-05-06 12:21:58 PM  
I was gonna say 'Make them old, and redheads, and that's basically my worst nightmares'


Then I clicked the farking link.
 
2013-05-06 12:22:56 PM  

JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.


Giggity?
 
2013-05-06 12:23:14 PM  
At least they're not doing that passive-aggressive thing of dressing and acting the same and then getting mad all the time when people somehow can't tell them apart.

(note: I have only seen this in fiction, I hope real people would have better things to do)
 
Bf+
2013-05-06 12:23:28 PM  
This is not the beer-commercial version of twins I was hoping for.
 
2013-05-06 12:23:39 PM  
Potter twins?
 
d23 [TotalFark]
2013-05-06 12:24:01 PM  
no borderline hot twins photos?

fark fark.
 
2013-05-06 12:25:05 PM  
Subby, when using the phrase "French Twin Sisters" in a headline, it is considered impolite to reference crusty old hags whout first warning your audience.
 
2013-05-06 12:25:43 PM  
Worst. Twins thread. Ever.
 
2013-05-06 12:26:29 PM  
I see what you did there subby.

By deliberately omitting Smoking hot french twin sisters you trolled us all.
 
2013-05-06 12:26:35 PM  
Eyebleach:

www.elmanana.com

img005.lazygirls.info
 
2013-05-06 12:27:12 PM  

d23: no borderline hot twins photos?

fark fark.


I was going to but Fark won't let me on my phone. Even in full site mode. The "view HTML buttons" link doesn't show the HTML buttons
 
2013-05-06 12:27:15 PM  
This is what Al Bundy sees when he's drunk and hanging himself.
 
2013-05-06 12:28:10 PM  

Highroller48: Subby, when using the phrase "French Twin Sisters" in a headline, it is considered impolite to reference crusty old hags whout first warning your audience.


And yet suckering people with "hottie" Daily Mail links is OK?
 
2013-05-06 12:28:43 PM  
twins walking together---no big deal
twins a block apart-------what the hell!
 
2013-05-06 12:30:53 PM  
Just a little too late for Playboy.
 
2013-05-06 12:32:19 PM  
The pledge
The turn
i112.photobucket.com
The prestige
 
2013-05-06 12:32:31 PM  
recruitloop.com
 
2013-05-06 12:33:28 PM  

Speaker2Animals: JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.

Can see a lot of this at Twins Days each August in Twinsburg OH. Can also see some true hittables, but you have to watch out for Chris Hansen-bait.


And you have to be careful to look closely before chatting them up. The last thing you want is to wake up the next morning to discover that you went home with the ugly one.
 
2013-05-06 12:34:38 PM  

EvilEgg: Alright!  Hot ginger twins!


Who turned on the boombox around EvilEgg?
 
2013-05-06 12:36:00 PM  

JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.


i.telegraph.co.uk
They were in National Geographic a while back.
 
2013-05-06 12:36:05 PM  
We had two girls like this at my law school we nicknamed "the creepy X-files twins".  Not only were they identical, but they dressed alike, took all the same classes and hung out together at all times.  Basically they did EVERYTHING together (which promoted many pointed questions to thier boyfriends).  Now add to that the fact that the looked very young (first time I saw them I thought they were the daughters of a professor, and 13-14 years old tops)  and had "Little girl" voices, and the overall effect was both creepy and wrong.  I finally was extremely blunt with one of them after she was near tears after her round of "on Campus interviews" Freshman year (Big firms come to law schools and interview selct students in the top 25% of the class with an eye towards hiring them as summer interns and putting them on track to work for them after law school).  She was convinced none of the interviewers were taking her seriously or giving her any real consideration.  She then revealed that she and her sister had selected all the same firms to interview with, and generally (because the list tends to be alphabetical) interview one right after the other.

I asked her what the fark she EXPECTED to happen when she and her sister ran around making the interviewers feel like they were in some sort of twisted sequel to "the Parent Trap"?  And then laid out chapter and verse the bizarre impression they'd been giving off to their fellow students.  She looked at me like she was amazed and had never heard this before or even seriously considered it (and wasn;t too happy with me for being so blunt with her), but I did notice that after that, they at least stopped dressing the same
 
2013-05-06 12:37:32 PM  

WTP 2: twins walking together---no big deal
twins a block apart-------what the hell!


And going different directions.
 
2013-05-06 12:38:07 PM  

The Irresponsible Captain: JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.

Giggity?


Wrong.  The correct answer is this:

i63.photobucket.com
 
2013-05-06 12:40:19 PM  

d23: no borderline hot twins photos?

fark fark.


25.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-05-06 12:41:49 PM  

blatz514: scottydoesntknow: GAH! It's like the creepy twins from The Shining were adopted and raised by the creepy guy from Poltergeist.

[www.reelgood.com.au image 850x637]


I never looked closely, but did Kubrick ever give any credit to Diane Arbus?
www.aenniemal.com
 
2013-05-06 12:44:03 PM  

James!: JohnAnnArbor: James!: JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.

I bet the amount of "Oops I thought you were my wife/husband" in that house is reaching pornographic levels.

They were clear that their were strict protocols of making sure you know who you're talking to before starting conversations.

"I am Dave, are you my wife Carol?"
"Yes Dave I am your wife, Carol."
"Excellent, I Dave would like to initiate some sweet farking with you, Carol."
"I, Carol, would also enjoy that, Dave."
***Sweet farking***
"HAHA Carol, I am not in fact Dave, but Daniel!"
"HO HO Daniel, for I am in fact Karen!"
"Oops, I farked my wife!"


I wonder if they play games of blindfolded "Guess Who?" You know, for science!
 
2013-05-06 12:44:12 PM  
Creep out?  Bah, bath them and bring them to my bedro...(sees pictures).......Ack! Run for your lives!!!
 
2013-05-06 12:44:30 PM  

JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.


Made me think of

3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-05-06 12:45:55 PM  

Banned on the Run: Eyebleach:

[www.elmanana.com image 349x400]

[img005.lazygirls.info image 426x640]


thank you.  I was hoping this would turn into a hot twin thread.  I was sadly mistaken.
 
2013-05-06 12:45:59 PM  
narasirato.com24.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-05-06 12:46:09 PM  
book holder attention whores consigning themselves to a lifetime of domination/pacifity while exploiting an accident of birth sounds like a career builder for any psychiatrist willing to write the book that is dumbed down to appeal to the masses.
 
2013-05-06 12:49:29 PM  

Flab: JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.

[i.telegraph.co.uk image 460x288]
They were in National Geographic a while back.


I would nail the doors shut and burn that house down.  Who the hell thought that was a good idea?  That is way way beyond creepy.
 
2013-05-06 12:49:34 PM  

FARK rebel soldier: [narasirato.com image 621x351][24.media.tumblr.com image 400x241]


media-cache-ec4.pinimg.com Better picture
 
2013-05-06 12:49:48 PM  

RminusQ: James!: JohnAnnArbor: James!: JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.

I bet the amount of "Oops I thought you were my wife/husband" in that house is reaching pornographic levels.

They were clear that their were strict protocols of making sure you know who you're talking to before starting conversations.

"I am Dave, are you my wife Carol?"
"Yes Dave I am your wife, Carol."
"Excellent, I Dave would like to initiate some sweet farking with you, Carol."
"I, Carol, would also enjoy that, Dave."
***Sweet farking***
"HAHA Carol, I am not in fact Dave, but Daniel!"
"HO HO Daniel, for I am in fact Karen!"
"Oops, I farked my wife!"

I wonder if they play games of blindfolded "Guess Who?" You know, for science!


I would think (hope) that at least the guys have a number of differing scars adn scar tissue patches. I'd think the elbows, knees, hips, knuckles, wrist, just about anything that sticks out should differ slightly.

\maybe it's just a problem cyclists have.
 
2013-05-06 12:50:12 PM  
Why is that cat on a leash?
 
2013-05-06 12:50:24 PM  
I like picture 3 where they're checking out the pussy outside the tit bar.
 
2013-05-06 12:52:13 PM  

stonelotus: I like picture 3 where they're checking out the pussy outside the tit bar.


I like the one where their boobies touch
 
2013-05-06 12:54:57 PM  
We had some super hot german exchange twins my junior year of high school who dressed exactly alike, and looked more alike than any twins I have ever seen. The only way to tell them apart was that they parted their hair on different sides, which is creepy because it makes you think they might not use mirrors to get ready, instead they stared at each other and mimed movements like a Marx brothers routine.
 
2013-05-06 12:55:49 PM  

Cyberluddite: There are (or were--one of them died a few months ago of Alzheimers, in her mid-80s) a pair of twins who were a near-daily site in downtown San Francisco for as long as anybody can remember--many decades, at least.  Here's what they looked like on a typical day:

[ww2.hdnux.com image 327x471]

They were always together, two 5' tall, 100 lb old ladies, and always dressed exactly the same, same makeup, wigs, and accessories, virtually always wearing something flamboyent, usually walking arm-in-arm.  I do remember one time several years ago, though, when I saw them walking down the street after they had apparently had an argument and were pissed at each other--although they were still dressed the same and heading in the same direction, one was walking on one side of Market Street, and the other was walking "with" her all the way across the other side of the street.


Loved those ladies - all the bellmen & everybody in downtown SF knew them. they would pose for pictures with tourists..
 
2013-05-06 12:59:58 PM  

Girl Pants: At least they're not doing that passive-aggressive thing of dressing and acting the same and then getting mad all the time when people somehow can't tell them apart.

(note: I have only seen this in fiction, I hope real people would have better things to do)


Like England and Australia?
 
2013-05-06 01:03:45 PM  

Uchiha_Cycliste: RminusQ: James!: JohnAnnArbor: James!: JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.

I bet the amount of "Oops I thought you were my wife/husband" in that house is reaching pornographic levels.

They were clear that their were strict protocols of making sure you know who you're talking to before starting conversations.

"I am Dave, are you my wife Carol?"
"Yes Dave I am your wife, Carol."
"Excellent, I Dave would like to initiate some sweet farking with you, Carol."
"I, Carol, would also enjoy that, Dave."
***Sweet farking***
"HAHA Carol, I am not in fact Dave, but Daniel!"
"HO HO Daniel, for I am in fact Karen!"
"Oops, I farked my wife!"

I wonder if they play games of blindfolded "Guess Who?" You know, for science!

I would think (hope) that at least the guys have a number of differing scars adn scar tissue patches. I'd think the elbows, knees, hips, knuckles, wrist, just about anything that sticks out should differ slightly.

\maybe it's just a problem cyclists have.


if you've ever known identical twins, you'd also know that they are easy to tell apart (once you get to know them).  no matter how identical science says they are, they always look different.
 
2013-05-06 01:05:35 PM  
C'mon guys, it's not about the creepiness of the twins, it's about the beauty of the pictures.
 
2013-05-06 01:07:33 PM  
What twins being photographed should look like

data.whicdn.com
 
2013-05-06 01:10:24 PM  
Is it more or less creepy if they're identical cousins?

24.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-05-06 01:13:47 PM  

pute kisses like a man: Uchiha_Cycliste: RminusQ: James!: JohnAnnArbor: James!: JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.

I bet the amount of "Oops I thought you were my wife/husband" in that house is reaching pornographic levels.

They were clear that their were strict protocols of making sure you know who you're talking to before starting conversations.

"I am Dave, are you my wife Carol?"
"Yes Dave I am your wife, Carol."
"Excellent, I Dave would like to initiate some sweet farking with you, Carol."
"I, Carol, would also enjoy that, Dave."
***Sweet farking***
"HAHA Carol, I am not in fact Dave, but Daniel!"
"HO HO Daniel, for I am in fact Karen!"
"Oops, I farked my wife!"

I wonder if they play games of blindfolded "Guess Who?" You know, for science!

I would think (hope) that at least the guys have a number of differing scars adn scar tissue patches. I'd think the elbows, knees, hips, knuckles, wrist, just about anything that sticks out should differ slightly.

\maybe it's just a problem cyclists have.

if you've ever known identical twins, you'd also know that they are easy to tell apart (once you get to know them).  no matter how identical science says they are, they always look different.


if that was the case, why would the married twins (apparently) need a strict communication protocol. I can believe that applies to 95% of twins, but not all.
 
2013-05-06 01:13:49 PM  

DeerNuts: d23: no borderline hot twins photos?

fark fark.

[25.media.tumblr.com image 500x506]


nice!
 
2013-05-06 01:15:32 PM  

Sybarite: JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.

Made me think of

[3.bp.blogspot.com image 400x326]


That picture is 80's-tastic.
 
2013-05-06 01:16:56 PM  

Sharksfan: We have twin girls.

For many reasons relating to their own self esteem and identity I am glad they are not identical.  Other than being born within seconds of each other they are very different.

Their ability to trash the house in under 5 minutes however is shared.  And legendary.


media-cdn.tripadvisor.com
 
2013-05-06 01:18:42 PM  
i43.tinypic.com
Did someone say creepy french twins?
 
2013-05-06 01:20:42 PM  
Well, the good news is that subby submitted this in the daytime when the majority of people aren't trying to sleep. Because man, that first pic in TFA made the hair on my neck stand up.
 
2013-05-06 01:21:43 PM  
One of them missed a memo.

imageshack.us
 
2013-05-06 01:22:51 PM  

Gordon Bennett: Is it more or less creepy if they're identical cousins?


you could lose your mind
 
2013-05-06 01:26:16 PM  

Sharksfan: We have twin girls.

For many reasons relating to their own self esteem and identity I am glad they are not identical.  Other than being born within seconds of each other they are very different.

Their ability to trash the house in under 5 minutes however is shared.  And legendary.


I'm waiting for my ultrasound to see if one or two are floating around inside me (twins run in both our families). It better be one.   If it is two, then I hope they're fraternal twins. Otherwise, until their personalities are apparent, I'd be terrified that I had switched them and started calling Twin B by Twin A's name.
 
2013-05-06 01:27:22 PM  
mission accomplished...
 
2013-05-06 01:31:10 PM  
I'm gonna save a couple of those pics for this years Halloween thread.
 
2013-05-06 01:32:22 PM  

Nothing_Happens: One of them missed a memo.

[imageshack.us image 850x683]


It could just be flipped around.
 
2013-05-06 01:35:15 PM  
s22.postimg.org
 
2013-05-06 01:35:33 PM  

aevorea: Sharksfan: We have twin girls.

For many reasons relating to their own self esteem and identity I am glad they are not identical.  Other than being born within seconds of each other they are very different.

Their ability to trash the house in under 5 minutes however is shared.  And legendary.

I'm waiting for my ultrasound to see if one or two are floating around inside me (twins run in both our families). It better be one.   If it is two, then I hope they're fraternal twins. Otherwise, until their personalities are apparent, I'd be terrified that I had switched them and started calling Twin B by Twin A's name.


I was worried about that too but it became apparent pretty early on that identical twins aren't THAT identical. Their hair is different and one has been 1/4 to 1/2 inch taller and 1-2 pounds heavier since birth. They even cried differently (though that might have been my imagination). 4.5 years later, I can still get them wrong on a quick glance but it doesn't take long to get the hang of it.
 
2013-05-06 01:40:12 PM  
Hm, had friends from HS that were idential twins, but not entirely creepy about it - they did admit to changing classes a couple of times just for laughs, but as one poster above noted, if you get to know a pair of identicals, on the inside they are different - plus these two sounded different - I could call their house and know which one answered the phone by the time they said "hello" - no kidding.

It's easy to copy the superficial stuff.
 
2013-05-06 01:42:22 PM  
I find them quiet elegant.  And their hair in the Vespa shot is awesome, like they are Irish Ronettes.
 
2013-05-06 01:46:15 PM  
What a smoking hot Schwinn might look like:

www.notempire.com
 
2013-05-06 01:47:29 PM  

Gordon Bennett: Is it more or less creepy if they're identical cousins?

[24.media.tumblr.com image 350x264]


www.trilobite.org

Less.
 
2013-05-06 01:48:36 PM  
I swear I think I see DIABEETUS cat in one of the photos!
 
2013-05-06 01:54:12 PM  

aevorea: Sharksfan: We have twin girls.

For many reasons relating to their own self esteem and identity I am glad they are not identical.  Other than being born within seconds of each other they are very different.

Their ability to trash the house in under 5 minutes however is shared.  And legendary.

I'm waiting for my ultrasound to see if one or two are floating around inside me (twins run in both our families). It better be one.   If it is two, then I hope they're fraternal twins. Otherwise, until their personalities are apparent, I'd be terrified that I had switched them and started calling Twin B by Twin A's name.


Hospitals used to mark them on the heel with ink. Jimmy has an X, Jonny has an O.
 
2013-05-06 01:54:37 PM  
There were two couples in northern Alberta that were two sets of identical twins. All four were born on the same day (not day of the year - the exact same day), were married at the same time, and each dressed like their twin. All the time. If they were still alive they've be in their 80s by now, but at least one of each pair had died last I heard (could be as much as 10 years ago).

They were really creepy to be around. I absolutely couldn't tell each pair apart. All four were French Canadian, and the women spoke extremely softly while mumbling with a strong accent. Pretty much impossible to figure what they were saying. The men were easier to understand; you only had the accent to deal with.
 
2013-05-06 01:56:00 PM  

aevorea: Sharksfan: We have twin girls.

For many reasons relating to their own self esteem and identity I am glad they are not identical.  Other than being born within seconds of each other they are very different.

Their ability to trash the house in under 5 minutes however is shared.  And legendary.

I'm waiting for my ultrasound to see if one or two are floating around inside me (twins run in both our families). It better be one.   If it is two, then I hope they're fraternal twins. Otherwise, until their personalities are apparent, I'd be terrified that I had switched them and started calling Twin B by Twin A's name.


I have 15-month-old identical girls.  You bet your ass we kept those hospital bracelets on as long as possible.  Once they started chaffing, we cut them off and painted one of their toenails red.

Also - FYI - only fraternal twins are hereditary.  Identicals are a lightning strike.
 
2013-05-06 02:02:58 PM  

Stavr0: I see what you did there subby.

By deliberately omitting Smoking hot french twin sisters you trolled us all.


I was thinking the same thing. Subby is a true master.
And a bastard
 
2013-05-06 02:03:41 PM  

Gordon Bennett: Is it more or less creepy if they're identical cousins?

[24.media.tumblr.com image 350x264]


Well, your odds of a 3-way probably skyrocket...

/to 1 in 1000000
 
2013-05-06 02:21:59 PM  
They look like good candidates for Doctor Who villains

/The Twin Dilemma: Redux!
 
2013-05-06 02:22:03 PM  
Kill with Fire
i76.photobucket.com
 
2013-05-06 02:22:17 PM  
I appreciate those who are contributing the eye bleach.
 
2013-05-06 02:25:21 PM  
There's a set of guy twins that hang around in my area of downtown Toronto (College Park) who are in their 40's or so who do this. Same clothing, same walk, same accessories and everything. It's interesting when they're wearing old, worn down clothes, which are also worn down in almost exactly the same way, which of course means that not only are they wearing the same clothes today, but they've worn these same jackets (or whatever) the same amount of times and cared for them the same way since they were new in the '80s.

Trippy when you see them.
 
2013-05-06 02:28:12 PM  
I had fraternal, boy/girl, twins. Though different sexes, they shared several traits, finished their sib's sentences, and even had their own language for a while. I can see the problems with identicals, and the families' push to dress and treat them alike. It's fine for the first year, but the parents have to allow the personalities to grow and accept the differences there.

I learned that 'the pill' can cause twins. After a women stops taking them, as part of the decision to have a baby, she ovulates more than one egg for the first few periods. A perfectly-timed poke can hit two at once. They'd be, essentially, be two siblings conceived together. They really ain't that much more work than just one.
 
2013-05-06 02:36:15 PM  
As someone dating a twin, I'm getting a kick out of these replies, etc.

Seriously though, other than the fact that they look the same, they're pretty different girls and would never dress the same or do pretty much any of the standard cliche "look at us, we're twins!" attention-whore moves. Funny thing is that they're both pretty popular and know tons of people, so whenever we walk into a bar or restaurant around town, someone will inevitably ask her, "Are you [twin sister's name]?" or "which one are you?" since they recognize her, but aren't 100% sure which one she is.
 
2013-05-06 02:36:27 PM  

99.998er: What a smoking hot Schwinn might look like:

[www.notempire.com image 250x250]


good god, that i SO bad for the wheels, nipples and spokes.
 
2013-05-06 02:40:56 PM  

Flab: JohnAnnArbor: There were two sets of identical twins in the US who did this kind of thing--and were two married couples, living in the same house.


i.telegraph.co.uk
They were in National Geographic a while back.

The mind fark is that those kids are genetically indistinguishable from siblings.

The living together thing is actually not so weird, if you figure that identical twins must be almost the closest-bonding siblings ever (surpassed only by conjoined identical twins).  Think of how easy it is for these guys to line up a babysitter they can trust.
 
2013-05-06 02:42:48 PM  
Came for City of Lost Children reference, leaving satisfied after scrolling down a bit.
 
2013-05-06 02:45:00 PM  

gretzkyscores: As someone dating a twin, I'm getting a kick out of these replies, etc.

Seriously though, other than the fact that they look the same, they're pretty different girls and would never dress the same or do pretty much any of the standard cliche "look at us, we're twins!" attention-whore moves. Funny thing is that they're both pretty popular and know tons of people, so whenever we walk into a bar or restaurant around town, someone will inevitably ask her, "Are you [twin sister's name]?" or "which one are you?" since they recognize her, but aren't 100% sure which one she is.


Must be hard to back away from the "do you think my sister is hot" question.
 
2013-05-06 02:51:56 PM  

Lochsteppe: Nothing_Happens: One of them missed a memo.

[imageshack.us image 850x683]

It could just be flipped around.


You make a good point!  I withdraw my twin, duplicate dressing criticism.
 
2013-05-06 02:56:37 PM  

IRQ12: gretzkyscores: As someone dating a twin, I'm getting a kick out of these replies, etc.

Seriously though, other than the fact that they look the same, they're pretty different girls and would never dress the same or do pretty much any of the standard cliche "look at us, we're twins!" attention-whore moves. Funny thing is that they're both pretty popular and know tons of people, so whenever we walk into a bar or restaurant around town, someone will inevitably ask her, "Are you [twin sister's name]?" or "which one are you?" since they recognize her, but aren't 100% sure which one she is.

Must be hard to back away from the "do you think my sister is hot" question.


Heh...I already told her the truth up front: that while her sister is obviously a beautiful girl, I'm not attracted to her. And no, I didn't just say that to cover my own ass - her sister is more of a bohemian hippie girl which just doesn't do much for me. She's really cool and we get along great, but she's just not my type. Seems weird, I realize, but that's the truth. *shrug*

Also, I should also have added to my original post that I bet I could prove my point about their popularity by posting a pic of my GF - I would bet that someone here on Fark that also lives around the Madison, WI area would know her (or her twin). Hell, someone here would probably know them just by the city and that description alone, and wouldn't need a pic.
 
2013-05-06 03:24:47 PM  
Girl Pants:

At least they're not doing that passive-aggressive thing of dressing and acting the same and then getting mad all the time when people somehow can't tell them apart.

When I lived in Baltimore about 20 years ago there were these pretty identical curly-haired twins you'd see around at the Mt. Royal Taven, the Club Charles, etc. I got to know them very slightly (dammit), just well enough to tell them apart by their body language and their demeanor and get a mad crush on The Sweet One. (The Mean One never gave me the time of day, literally; I could tell her right off by that glare.)

They didn't often go around looking identical but sometimes they'd get all done up and go out together, but when they did... The last time I saw them was one night I got on the bus, paid my fair, turned to find a seat and there they were, in the second row facing front, doubly gorgeous. Looking right at me. I was stunned, totally farking gobsmacked: my knees got weak and I almost fainted. It would have been quite enough to see one of them looking like that but this was like being suckerpunched with two fists. It was impossible to hide it too, you could have read me from across the street. I'm lucky the bus was mostly empty, having 20 strangers laugh at me would have been TOO much.

What made it worse was they were both smirking at me in an unkind way. Ms. Biatch was doing her usual derision, that's easy to take (as my history here should show), but the other was flat-out gloating. Obviously. You know that laugh? That hurt like hell: if I had an OFF button I'd have smacked it as hard as I can right then & there. I'm still not sure how I made it home.

Whether I deserved that cruelty or not is hard to say. I can say that getting to know her a couple years before this night came right in the middle of one of my worst, most energetic and humiliating psychotic episodes, so she could have been alienated and annoyed by any of the dozens of crazy stupid things I might say or do when I'm like that. It's hard to blame her for anything except permanently flat-out denying me any chance to redeem myself.

If they'd tried harder to make it hard for me to tell them apart that night it would have been better for me. Being cut by haughty biatches is easy to shrug off, even two of 'em at once. But when one of the sweetest people you've ever met treats you like that...

I'm glad memories like this don't happen every day or my tolerance would be so high I'd have a hard time drinking myself unconscious. All I can say, in the extremely unlikely event she ever reads this, is this: Whatever I said or did I'm still sorry. 22 years later.

Now it's time to go lie down before I pass out. In the two hours or so it's taken to type this with one inebriated finger a half a fifth of bourbon has somehow disappeared. How fitting that the hangover I'm going to get might be a double expiation. I hope.

I also hope I die long before it seems necessary to do anything like this again. I really am getting too old for this shiat.


P.S. The rest of you Farkers, please excuse me for not hunting up a "witty" jpeg quoting some Hollywood blockbuster. Maybe there'd be something appropriate in a still from The Sound Of Music?
 
2013-05-06 03:34:39 PM  
Yeeeeesh............that should be a img1.fark.net contest.
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-06 03:40:10 PM  

Ed Grubermann: Gordon Bennett: Is it more or less creepy if they're identical cousins?

[24.media.tumblr.com image 350x264]



Less.


whatever happened to those girls?
they seemed to have such a bright future in acting.
 
2013-05-06 03:42:37 PM  
Eh, would have been hot 40 years ago.  Now these are some hot twins that can be had for the low low price of 70 Euro.  Extra if you want them to spank you.

prafulla.net
 
2013-05-06 04:01:24 PM  

Pumpernickel bread: Eh, would have been hot 40 years ago.  Now these are some hot twins that can be had for the low low price of 70 Euro.  Extra if you want them to spank you.

[prafulla.net image 634x491]


I just saw that documentary "Meet The Fokkens".  It was actually pretty cute, kind of illuminating that the one gal still got work, it wasn't clear exactly how much work she got with the power of editing but she still got work god bless her.
 
2013-05-06 04:12:31 PM  

aevorea: Sharksfan: We have twin girls.

For many reasons relating to their own self esteem and identity I am glad they are not identical.  Other than being born within seconds of each other they are very different.

Their ability to trash the house in under 5 minutes however is shared.  And legendary.

I'm waiting for my ultrasound to see if one or two are floating around inside me (twins run in both our families). It better be one.   If it is two, then I hope they're fraternal twins. Otherwise, until their personalities are apparent, I'd be terrified that I had switched them and started calling Twin B by Twin A's name.


You could tie a string around the leg of the first one out
/and name them Jacob and Esau, of course.
 
2013-05-06 04:14:36 PM  
San Francisco, for many years, was graced by the Brown twins. One of them passed away recently. There was nothing creepy about them and the French ladies in the article are adorable.

I have long envied the Brown twins for their close and loving sisterhood. I love my sister, but if I had to live with her, I'd go crazy. Plus she dresses like a Talbot's model and I dress like Leonard Hofstader.
 
2013-05-06 04:34:37 PM  

Mikeyworld: They really ain't that much more work than just one.


As an "expert" on twins - since I have them - I have to disagree.

With one you have some sleepless nights, etc.

With two every night is that way.  And that's when they are healthy.  We didn't coddle them either - plenty of times they cried themselves to sleep because we were at the point of exhaustion and all of their needs had been met.

I do miss accidental baby naps though.  I'd park myself in a recliner to hold one or the other as infants and crash with them for 20 minutes.

I DON'T miss being so tired that I tried to put the folded towels in teh fridge, or wonder if I should be driving because I was so out of it.

They are toddlers now though and they have a built in playmate.  That part is pretty cool.  They're just shy of two and picking up more words every day.  We've been done with bottles for a while.  Once they are out of diapers it's going to be pretty awesome.

You haven't lived until you have twins with tummy problems and you start the day with a full case of diapers only to realize that going to the store by the end of the day might be a necessity....
 
2013-05-06 04:38:25 PM  

Sharksfan: Mikeyworld: They really ain't that much more work than just one.

As an "expert" on twins - since I have them - I have to disagree.

With one you have some sleepless nights, etc.

With two every night is that way.  And that's when they are healthy.  We didn't coddle them either - plenty of times they cried themselves to sleep because we were at the point of exhaustion and all of their needs had been met.

I do miss accidental baby naps though.  I'd park myself in a recliner to hold one or the other as infants and crash with them for 20 minutes.

I DON'T miss being so tired that I tried to put the folded towels in teh fridge, or wonder if I should be driving because I was so out of it.

They are toddlers now though and they have a built in playmate.  That part is pretty cool.  They're just shy of two and picking up more words every day.  We've been done with bottles for a while.  Once they are out of diapers it's going to be pretty awesome.

You haven't lived until you have twins with tummy problems and you start the day with a full case of diapers only to realize that going to the store by the end of the day might be a necessity....


Pretty much all of this. With one, you can switch off with your spouse. When there's two, everybody's up. I didn't sleep 8 hours straight for over a year.
 
2013-05-06 04:53:15 PM  
Just google the "Milton Twins" and watch a couple of those videos.  NSFW, so you have been warned!
They are kind of lame, but I'm sure there's some farkers out there that get off on that kind of stuff.
 
2013-05-06 04:59:56 PM  
In terrific shape considering they are around 60+
 
2013-05-06 05:02:21 PM  

SuperChuck: Sharksfan: Mikeyworld: They really ain't that much more work than just one.

As an "expert" on twins - since I have them - I have to disagree.

With one you have some sleepless nights, etc.

With two every night is that way.  And that's when they are healthy.  We didn't coddle them either - plenty of times they cried themselves to sleep because we were at the point of exhaustion and all of their needs had been met.

I do miss accidental baby naps though.  I'd park myself in a recliner to hold one or the other as infants and crash with them for 20 minutes.

I DON'T miss being so tired that I tried to put the folded towels in teh fridge, or wonder if I should be driving because I was so out of it.

They are toddlers now though and they have a built in playmate.  That part is pretty cool.  They're just shy of two and picking up more words every day.  We've been done with bottles for a while.  Once they are out of diapers it's going to be pretty awesome.

You haven't lived until you have twins with tummy problems and you start the day with a full case of diapers only to realize that going to the store by the end of the day might be a necessity....

Pretty much all of this. With one, you can switch off with your spouse. When there's two, everybody's up. I didn't sleep 8 hours straight for over a year.


Yes, there are sleepless nights, but not any more than with one. I had plenty of nights where I got up, put one on her chest, and napped until the other one woke. ALL babies have tummy problems and diarrhea, along with colds and such, it's how they develop their immunities. With twins, it was usually both of them together, and ya treated both at the same time, thus it was less work than, say two at different times. There wasn't 'going to the store' back in the mid-70s, You washed dirty diapers, or paid dearly to have them washed. We lived thru wifey's c-section getting infected, daughter having a bowel obstruction, son getting chemical pneumonia from paint thinner (my stupid-ass fault: I didn't pick-up the bucket right away, and he got the screen door open), and all those kinds of things. But the two were easier to handle than my buddies three consecutive ones.
 
2013-05-06 05:16:50 PM  
I don't know about you, but I've got a hankering for some DoubleMint gum!
 
2013-05-06 06:06:26 PM  

brap: I find them quiet elegant.  And their hair in the Vespa shot is awesome, like they are Irish Ronettes.


I agree. They've got a great sense of style and, rather than creepy, I think they have a charmingly surreal quality about them. They're the kind of neighbors that give a community some character.
 
2013-05-06 06:34:36 PM  
Twins Basil.
 
2013-05-06 06:56:18 PM  
I have a FOAF who is an mirror identical twin of her sister. Their organs are even flip flopped.

They are two of the chattiest long winded omfg would you just shut the fark up pair who are not even remotely hot.at.all. Like the near opposite of Hot. Nice ladies, but OMFG the talking could be used as a torture device at Gitmo.
 
2013-05-06 07:51:31 PM  
no pics of the milton twins?
 
2013-05-06 07:52:46 PM  

shiate: no pics of the milton twins?


I was sure some farker would.  I couldn't do it earlier when I mentioned it.
 
2013-05-06 08:09:29 PM  
i172.photobucket.com
 
2013-05-06 09:51:45 PM  
There's a strip of Union Street in San Francisco that has a bunch of bars and restaurants . Back in the 80s, a pair of twins from the Midwest moved to town, big strapping farmboys.  One got a job bartending at the Bus Stop, on the corner of Union and Laguna, the other was bartending at the Blue Light, down about half a block.

One night, some drunk staggered in to the bar (the Bus Stop), twin number 1 tells him something to the effect that he's too drunk, they aren't serving him.

The twin then called his brother, figuring the drunk would wander down there to the next bar.  Sure enough, the drunk walks in to the Blue Light.  Not sure what twin #2 said to him, but I'm told the drunk's response was, "how many places do you work?"
 
2013-05-06 11:03:37 PM  
These 2 women need to be written into a Dr Who Episode.
 
2013-05-06 11:42:11 PM  
 
2013-05-06 11:58:20 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-07 01:14:48 AM  
In Burnaby, which is a suburb of Vancouver, most famous for it's huge mall (Metrotown) there live a pair of (seemingly) Latino twin midgets. They both have long black hair and they dress all thugged out, one in pink and one in blue, like baggy jeans, and a pink or blue t-shirt and pink or blue bandanna/"do-rag". Weirds me right out.
 
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