I haven't had experiences quite as impressive as some have posted here, but I can think of three somewhat weird things that have happened.
When I was about 4 or 5 so around 1994, my mom and I were at a store - a two storey building with a few small shops on the first floor and the 2nd
floor was just a big open space, where you could buy anything from toys and books to clothing and kitchen ware, etc. This took place in a safe, good
suburb area in one of the European capitals and back in 94 it was quite safe. As we went upstairs, my attention of course was immediately caught by
all the toys placed in shelves in one corner of the room and I wanted to stay there. My mom had the intention to shop for something else so she let me
look at the toys, told me not to go anywhere else while she went a little further looking for whatever it was she needed. The upstairs shop was
arranged in a way that most of the stuff was placed in shelves and in counters along the four walls and there were low isles in the middle - a
grown-up could see over them, so it meant my mother could keep an eye on me. There were almost no other people in the shop.
All I remember is after having looked at all those stuffed animals and other toys worth staring at, I got bored and turned around to see what my mom
is doing. And at that moment I see her running towards me, face red from crying and a worried sales person with her. She just hugged me, still scared
and asked me where I had disappeared, what had happened to me and told me she was so worried and sorry she had lost me... I was just confused and
didn't understand what she was talking about - I had stood there all the time as she had told me and hadn't gone to any other shelves. My mom told
me she had looked all around the shop, called my name countless times, couldn't find me and I just didn't answer.She felt like she was looking for
me for a really long time and had asked the sales lady for help. As I mentioned earlier, the shopping area is big, but open and if someone said
something at one side of the room, it could easily be heard on the other- so i just can not understand how I didn't hear her or how they didn't see
me. My moms theory to this day is that I was kidnapped, but still am afraid to admit it.
To me it feels more like I just disappeared into another dimension or time or whatever, but I was certainly not kidnapped, hurt, raped, got my memory
erased and returned perfectly to the same spot within a couple of minutes. Whether something paranormal happened or both of our minds and nerves
played tricks on us and our sense of time, I don't know, but it was a weird experience and I remember clearly to this day.
Another one was silly me at age 7 climbing in a tall,narrow cardboard box. Don't even ask why. I climbed in, there was little space for my feet and
it was way above my knees in height, so my movement was totally limited. I also pushed my hands in to pretend I'm a robot or a tree - man, I must
have been bored
! After the stupid and completely useless action I was ready to climb out, but the box slipped on the tile floor and I was falling
directly face down, hands still pushed inside the box. Wouldn't be that bad, but there was a big stock of tiles that had to be laid on the hallway
floor in the coming days, right in the spot where my head should land. As mentioned before in the posts, the time just seemed to slow down, I was
aware how close my face already is to the tiles and of the trajectory of the fall and understood what is about to happen - I will either smash my chin
right in the sharp corners of the stack of tiles or it will be my nose that is destroyed or even worse, so I just closed my eyes and waited. And the
next thing I know I landed quite softly about 5 feet from the pile. Again - could be physics, could be something else, but I was saved.