I am now 40, and when I was going thru some books that my son had grown out of, I noticed the STAIN spelling right away. I was a major spelling bee geek as a kid. Ive tried telling my bf about this. It actualy scares me a little. she never would have made that mistake in a thousand years, which sounds like a stupid claim but it's true. It might be useful to start your comment with "META" or "THEORY" and a heading where appropriate, if your contribution isn't about a particular change you've observed or are commenting on. If you grew up remembering the "Berenstain Bears" as the "Berenstein Bears ... tons of people remember ‘Berenstein.’” —Reddit user amusso18. I was a meticulous spelling nerd as a child and have ZERO doubt that the books the kids were reading were about the Berenstein Bears. Mmyers1976 16:38, 31 May 2016 (UTC) . I am glad I found this place and post! Isn’t it? You and I remember them as the Berenstein Bears, but at some point in the last few decades *something* changed, and we were left with the Berenstain Bears. In fact, I thought it was a completely different show at one point and thought the books were Berenstein. News; Culture; Books; Don't be ridiculous, it was always spelled Berenstain Bears, says son of series creators. A real task - I was that sure of myself. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. I noticed it was... odd, and off. A small change, but a noticeable one. This is the weirdest thing for me. It was a very popular book in my elementary school. Might explain why my cousin always had a weird pronunciation of words. I grew up reading the books, and they were absolutely, definitely, positively spelled "Berenstein Bears". You probably been saying it and spelling it as The Berenstein Bears which is totally normal if you were/are familiar with the series. If you know how to correctly pronounce German, you'd say -stine. She was constantly asked / teased / joked about any relation, or any other silly quips kids do to talk about such things. http://imgur.com/II5Fqh1, This one the major ME for me, to the point I wish it were called the Berenstein Effect or something. The Berenstain Bears and the big spelling bee This edition published in 2007 by Harperfestival in New York. SO WHERE DOES THE STEEN COME FROM? Obviously I was wrong but it's weird I loved those books and never noticed it was "stain". Anyone with memories of realizing that it was spelled Berenstain, not Berenstein BEFORE it became a big deal? Berenstain Bears Wiki. I have a lot of childhood memories of it specifically being Berenstein. Then the TV show which from 1985-2003 cemented the family of gentle bears into popular culture. Furthermore, all physical evidence, including those self-same childhood books, reference what is to them the "new" spelling. There was one thread with both this and the Shultz ME, lol. Put new text under old text. A small change, but a noticeable one. Looked it up, and low and behold.....no doubt at all the historical record says Stain. So I genuinely can't figure out where I went wrong on that one, and do in fact remember it as Berenstein. I actually read somewhere in a reddit comment a way that I think could test this. Many people report recalling their childhood books as being spelled Berenstein, and are shocked to discover that the correct spelling is (now) Berenstain. If it is spelled and pronounced "stain" then those arguments over pronounciation wouldn't have happened. "The Berenstain Bears" on every cover. In MN, the mall of America has a theme park inside, it was Camp Snoopy when I was growing up, I think they changed it since. So "ie" will sound exactly like the spoken letter E, and "ai" and "ei" would be pronounced exactly the same (long "I"). I’m in the UK though, so maybe it was actually different over here. This post is a hub for all discussion relating to the Berenstain Bears. But recently I watched it with my nephew and they are The Berenstain Bears. Can anyone explain why? I remember watching the Berenstain Bears on TV on PBS or something. This is not a forum for general discussion of the article's subject. I specifically remember the STEIN spelling because the teacher chewed me out for the joke in front of my whole class. According the The Berenstain Bears WordPress site: People are often curious about the spelling of “Berenstain,” a phenomenon that’s much older than the Bears themselves. Aug 4, 2016 - Explore Emily King's board "Berenstein Bears", followed by 240 people on Pinterest. I learned to read before I was two; words without written form are meaningless to me and I can't remember them. I was young but always, without fail, would pronounced it berenstein or rather ("steen"). Berenstein Bears Proof Did Reddit Prove The Mandela Effect. As another person put it, even seeing it spelled with stain is a visual assault on my eyeballs. I am 100% positive. Nearly everyone remembers these guys as The Berenstein Bears, including myself. I feel like maybe I am right after all! http://coasterbuzz.com/Forums/Topic/berenstein-bear-land-or-snoopy-land. Edition Description "Sister Bear has made it to the school spelling bee! No. See more ideas about berenstain bears, bernstein bear, childrens books. The Berenstain/Berenstein Bears conspiracy might prove the existence of parallel universes! Why not pronounce it 'stain'? Breadcrumb Trail Links. Has anyone given a Berenstain Book to an unsuspecting person and asked them to see if there was anything wrong with it. I request an editnotice to reduce the number of these good-faith edits. I lived in the town where ValleyFair was, and in 1994 they added Berenstein Bear Country, of course they call it Berenstain Bear Country here - https://www.valleyfair.com/media-center/timeline. In German, double vowels are pronounced like the second vowel. This article has been rated as C-Class. This post is a hub for all discussion relating to the Berenstain Bears. Could it mean our timeline has been tampered with? Books A Million has it right. If the Berenst_in Bears books in our possession all belong to the stAin universe, then so do the writings of people before the switch. People are confused as to how they got the name of their beloved book series wrong for several years. Berenstein Bears Home Facebook. I very vividly recall the STEIN spelling. [4] of cover. Saw the "change" before I ever heard about the Mandela Effect, just from a random Google search. I went "Wait! Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. The actual correct title of the series is The Berenstain Bears — with an A. I can PROVE it was Berenstein!" I remember being there as a teenager (94-99 where the years I visited), and I know I would have wondered about why the name was changed if it didn't say Berenstein Bears when I was there. Book still worn just as I remember them but the spelling not at all how I remember it. EMBED EMBED (for wordpress ... "Sister Bear has made it to the school spelling bee! When I was reading the books growing up, I remember it being Stein, but when my cousin was reading it a couple years later, I corrected her as it was Stain. If not for Berenstein I would probably go along with all the other M.E. The Berenstain Bears is a children's literature franchise created by Stan and Jan Berenstain and continued by their son, Mike Berenstain, who assumed partial authorship in 2002, and full authorship in 2012 following Jan's death.The books feature a family of anthropomorphic grizzly bears who generally learn a moral or safety-related lesson in the course of each story. Many people report recalling their childhood books as being spelled Berenstein, and are shocked to discover that the correct spelling is (now) Berenstain. I tried to research Library of Congress and trademark info today, to see if maybe there had at some point been a changeover due to multiple parties using variations of the name. The proper spelling is Berenstain, after creators Stan and Jan Berenstain. How you spell “The Berenstain Bears” could be proof of parallel universes. If you didn't know how, you would say stain. My mom bought most of the books for me, but I remember something changing about them in the years between me stopping and her starting. Like TMNT changing to TMHT over here. Berenstein. I thought it was a joke at first, then googled it, and I thought I was going crazy! I thought it must be because it’s a parody, and STAIN sounds funnier. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, https://preview.redd.it/2vu1ckf3cca61.png?width=252&format=png&auto=webp&s=59e2ee9ff2b61d52b39542d67c1a26921dccddfe. If you can improve it, please do. she was completely shocked to hear it was berenstain when i told her a few months ago. but i have a very old book called the big honey hunt. I looked up some stuff today and found something interesting. But I insist, why would everyone be pronouncing something wrong at a time when most of us are learning phonics? Click here to start a new topic. I can still see it in my mind's eye. I love time-travel fiction and I do think someday it could prove possible. ‎Join the Berenstain Bears in this interactive book app as Sister competes in the school spelling bee! 8/10/15 2:58PM • Filed to: Books. The Berenstain Bears and the big spelling bee Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. It's scary. Episode 113 by Devil's Advocates Podcast from desktop or your mobile device So I was definitely curious when a link to this subject came up on my feed. I understand the human memory is not perfect, but I have very clear vivid memories of the Berenstein bears. I remember how to spell every word I look at, because if I can't spell it, it's not a word, it's just a noise. My sister and I both were sure that it used to be Berenstein and they changed it for some weird anti-semetic reason. All of these things I noticed on my own before looking on the internet and seeing that this was a huge phenomenon. Bear Family. -- I thought it was a knockoff or they had to change it as part of a lawsuit or something. Yet my old books sure enough say Berenstain. That's how my teacher(s) pronounced it. Berenstein or Berenstain? but i was born in 2011 so it is weird. I used to say her name in full, (First Name) Bernstein Bears, as a joke. New to the party, gonna share my thoughts on this one, since they were well received over at glitch central. I just posted this link in another thread, but it clearly shows that many people remember this without confirmation bias: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8nwzfn7SrU&feature=youtu.be&t=4m57s. I brought out one of the old books from 1980 and showed it to her. It’s The BerenSTEIN Bears? So I proceeded to dig through piles of boxes to find them. She was just as freaked out as I was when I first saw it. Berenstain Bears Conspiracy Proof Aka Berenstein Bears. The Berenstain Bears have been a big part of peoples childhood and children are experiencing the TV show as you read this. This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the Berenstain Bears article. Could it mean our timeline has been tampered with? I'm in the Berenstain camp. The Berenstain Bears was one of the earliest Mandela-related topics. Swati Chandra Prakash says: August 4, 2015 at 6:40 am . Then I said I was going to put it away because it makes me uncomfortable to look at and called it "The Book of 'E'-Lie" and we both laughed until we couldn't breathe, LOL! And I kept motioning with my mouth "Berenstein." But the problem is, I only ever heard anyone, ever, say Beren-STEEN. 768. Berenstain Bears has been listed as a level-5 vital article in an unknown topic. It looks like it should sound like "Stine" but it is "Steen". I remember arguing over it being pronounced like "Frankenstein" or whether it was pronounced "steen." Im like wtf is that So I googled it. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8nwzfn7SrU&feature=youtu.be&t=4m57s, https://www.valleyfair.com/media-center/timeline. Heck, you probably still have some of them tucked away somewhere or may even read them to your kids. He just thinks that everyone was pronouncing it wrong, the spelling of names changes all the time, etc. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the MandelaEffect community. Will Sister make it to the All-Schools Spelling Bee in Big Bear City, or will she c-r-a-c-k under Papa's pr… Berenstein or Berenstain? Yet why do so many of us vividlyinsist they were written "Berenstein?" XD Though technically I guess it would be the book of "A" lie. My mother used them to help teach me how to read. The Mandela Effect is a GROUP of people realizing they remember things differently than is generally known to be fact. Press J to jump to the feed. The books were almost universally beloved by children of the era, unlike many other children’s book franchises of the decade. A lot of the other things are interesting and I think many are possible. I remember making a joke about how the author couldn't even spell their own last names correctly in class and being reprimanded by my teacher for it. Best Podcasts posted on Instagram: “Y'all look, there is a lot of theories Codi talks about in episode 70 that are real head…” • See all of @thebestpodcasts's photos and videos on their profile. But this thread in 2001 was discussing the two. This fact has come as a shock to many. [4] of cover Notes. Stream Mass Debate w/ Megyn Kelly, Reddit hates our show & Berenstain Bears' Conspiracy – D.A. My whole family and all of my friends remember this. My brother and I both read the books as kids, and had them read to us, at the same time. Here was my personal experience. Biggest mindfuck of my life. naysayers and say there must be some "logical" explanation. sadly it still says berenstain. It's because it was always the same and you just are confabulating. I freaked out when I saw all the hullabaloo about the change. The theory that launched the conspiracy. A few reason why it was the Berenstein Bears for me. Category:Villains | Berenstain Bears Wiki | Fandom. I still don't accept it, it can not possibly be a mistake on my part. First thing I seen was an article that said something like "How you spell Berenstain bears may be proof of an alternate universe". I had never even heard of the Mandella effect before, and completely rejected this notion that it was Stain. Berenstein Bears Proof Did Reddit Prove The Mandela Effect. Berenstain Bears Wikipedia. I really have no explanation and it just plain baffles me. That led me to learning about the M.E. i will post the picture if anybody wants me to.still i remember berenstEin not berenstAin. Lets see what this latest lizard people conspiracy theory is. Have we moved into an alternate reality? It was very important. Berenstein Bears Home Facebook. Reply . Please use the report button to help keep the discussion focused. Where I really lose him though is when he asks "so what does that mean?". 3. This is admittedly a stupid question, but I remember watching the Berenstain Bears when I was a kid and I could almost swear they were called the Berenstein Bears. It makes me feel really exposed. Books conspiracy theory The Berenstain Bears Great Job, Internet! I clearly remember it spelled "Berenstein" with an I. I know for a fact there was an I. This is so crazy. And then there were those who said "burn-steen." I spoke to myself going, "No no, it's the Berenstein Bears." But will all of this p-r-a-c-t-i-c-e take all of the f-u-n out of spelling for Sister?" Tee hee. 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