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I Want to Know What Completely Stupid Thing You Once Believed

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    My mum always used to say to me

    whenever I was misbehaving that she would phone for some people to take me away.
    BensonLahh BensonLahh 16-17, M 5 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    I once believed life could be an enjoyable

    experience and being an adult would be fun
    luv2pee23 luv2pee23 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    It was in fourth grade,

    and i was convinced i was a demigod, daughter of Herpes
    kkatiestyles123 kkatiestyles123 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    That God Didn't Exist

    I used to believe that God didn't exist until I finally quit just believing what I was told was scientific fact and saw the evidence all around me and saw that science can not disprove God but only propagateĀ theories and lies to "prove" he doesn't exist. The beauty and wonder of...
    sabrynabrooklynne sabrynabrooklynne 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    Kris99 Kris99 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    when I was younger I use to think

    that women was able to just get pregnant on their own. lol. I wanted a little sister and I would tell my mom "just get pregant", as if it was some sort of magic trick... lol
    Jose020 Jose020 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2015

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    Very Stupid & Funny Children's Belief

    When I was a little kid my brother told me that spagetti grew like grass out of the ground that there were fields of it!! haha) I believed it for awhile!! Then when I realised it wasn't true I told my younger sister the same story & she believed it for awhile!! Lol, so funny.
    chellybelly chellybelly 51-55, F 73 Responses Nov 4, 2010

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    Fingernail Worms.

    My neighbors apparently hated when I bit my nails when I was little, because they led me to believe that if I swallowed the pieces of bitten off nail, they would turn into worms in my stomach.
    fourthtot fourthtot 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    When I was little I used to love gorillas

    so much that I wanted to go to the jungle and live with them. I thought I could learn gorilla language and that they would accept me into their family XD Also I used to believe that when babies are born they come out of the butt XDDD THATS NASTY
    KazumaIkez KazumaIkez 13-15, T a week ago

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      god...........

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    Fool1233 Fool1233 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    i woke up out of a coma thinking the world had

    been taken over by giant robotic alien rabbits.
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Addy123x Addy123x 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Loads, mostly lies my mom told me growing

    up(she was a sociopath, and pathological lier): >That she could read my mind. (tested that, and nope). >That the bank "lost" my money. Not to call the bank directly, and just prove it to her, which scholarships I deposited, so she could call the bank and get it fixed. I got...
    Jalus Jalus 31-35 Jan 8

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    The Bible............

    ...........................
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M Jan 7

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    chasingDragonflies chasingDragonflies 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2015

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    That it takes 7 years

    for your stomach to digest swallowed gum :/
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 11, 2015

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    when i was young my Grandma said

    if i swallow the watermelon seeds a melon would grow in me i believed her until I was 9
    JasmynXD JasmynXD 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I Guess The Joke Is On Me

    Isn't it funny that a very young boy can spend so much time in skirts and dresses, in panties and petticoats, in curls and lipstick ...playing house with his sister, dressing as the princess at Halloween, attending church in your Sunday best dress, or shopping and cooking and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    Haystacks

    When I was little, and before I actually met one, I thought that those haystacks sitting in fields and on farms were cows.
    fourthtot fourthtot 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    I once believed that it might actually be

    possible that some omniscient being could read my thoughts. LOL!
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 2 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    I believed that if I jumped off the window sill

    and flapped my arms really hard I could fly.
    sindyloub sindyloub 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 1, 2015

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    When I was really young I thought

    that a car was just a place to sit as the world moved around, taking us where we needed to go. Ah, I miss not knowing **** about gasoline prices.
    BillytLovette BillytLovette 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    There was these rocks

    and they looked a bit different from normal rocks and my brother told me that they were actually alive and they moved slower than snails and chased people and if you put them on your ear they'd suck your brain out.
    ObviouslyNotHuman ObviouslyNotHuman 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2015

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    sugarfooties sugarfooties 66-70 9 Responses Jan 25, 2015

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    Breastfeeding: When I was a child,

    I thought that since white women had white breast milk....that black women must have chocolate milk. And that red-haired women had strawberry milk. One of my more brilliant childhood theories.
    bombchu bombchu 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    Something off the top of my head?

    As a really young child I thought there were layers of land above us, in the sky (above the clouds). Why else would air planes fly in that direction?
    HelloCleo HelloCleo 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2015

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    Being Dead

    When i was a kid i believed i was a ghost. This kid at my babysitters had me convinced i was a ghost, he told me that i died when i was a baby but my mom and dad still loved me, so i became their ghost child. It made sense to me at the time. I thought that i didnt have any ghost...
    silvercyanide silvercyanide 18-21, F 31 Responses Mar 7, 2011

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    These were the weirdest things i

    once believed when i was a kid... 1. I thought woman automatically gets pregnant when she gets married,bt later when i got a little older i thought a woman gets pregnant when she hugs a man which traumatised me every time a male relative or friend hugged me..lol... 2. The Atm...
    LostGirl1295 LostGirl1295 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 19, 2015

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    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 18, 2015

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    When I was young, I believed dragons were real.

    They were in movies and cartoons. We went to the zoo and I wanted to know where the dragon was. šŸ‰
    pearlesque pearlesque 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I once believed flowers could talk to me.

    My brother told me if I talked to them long enough they would respond because they were just shy. I was really young haha :)
    SeekingGreatPerhaps SeekingGreatPerhaps 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    I believed that EP was a place

    where you could vent, share stories, and help others, but I was 100% wrong. This place is a party for pervs......
    imasweetheart imasweetheart 13-15, F 4 Responses May 12, 2015

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    that karma exists and people

    who do bad things will suffer the consequences - and those who try to do the right thing will have the right thing done by them pfft
    isshereal isshereal 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I believed that people used to enact the scenes

    from behind the screen. in the theatres xD
    aaditjain aaditjain 18-21, M 1 Response May 28, 2015

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    I once believed that

    if I got married, my life would be bliss. What??!!
    Rrrrrocksteady2016 Rrrrrocksteady2016 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    As a child, I'd often see signs at the side of

    the road 'Caution, plant crossing', I was convinced there would actually be trees and huge plants crossing the road.......stupid, but I was so disappointed then I learnt the truth!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 21, 2015

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    ToBeFuckinSame ToBeFuckinSame 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 7

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    I had a whole bunch of 5 cent coins

    and said to my mom WOW this is $100!!! I was 12.
    gaxle gaxle 13-15, F Jan 7

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    Well, I believed a lot of stupid things,

    and most of them nobody even told me, I thought them for no reason. I thought grown-ups never cried. I used to think that the sun went down every night and the moon and stars went up, but I thought that there was a split second of complete and total darkness in between. I also...
    Indigo27 Indigo27 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 2, 2015

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    I didn't know until a few years ago

    that the interstate highways in my state didn't just naturally happen to be situated between the bluffs. My mom had to tell me the bluffs had to be blown away with dynamite to make way for the interstates. I'm almost 41. Lol.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 8

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    Someone once told me

    that Mexicans got across the border in a human catapult machine. They pulled up some picture on google and I was completely sold. I believed that until sometime in middle school...7th grade maybe; they told me this in 1st grade. I shake my head at myself every time I think about...
    AprilRobertaLudgate AprilRobertaLudgate 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Where Does Milk Come From

    WhenĀ I was little I use to believe that.....White milk came from white cowsChocolate milk came from brown cowsAnd you could get both from a spotted cowIt made sense at the time!!!
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 20 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    Anchors Away

    i'm gonna cheat a little here,and tell of something dumb my brother once believed.i've already "weighed in" with one of my own silly belief stories and "spect that this won't be the last you'll hear from me.excommunicate me if you must delete me if you can but.....my mom would...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M 10 Responses Dec 18, 2011

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    That abusers can change.

    ...well some do, most never will.
    Mel3210 Mel3210 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    i believed i could be an anime character

    or atleast act like one still do buuut it tends to mess with my chances of meeting a nice girl... im a bit quirky
    ThreeHGlasses ThreeHGlasses 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 7

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