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I Want to Know What Completely Stupid Thing You Once Believed

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    I thought the laugh tracks on disney channel

    or sitcoms were other people watching the show and tvs had microphones on them so I used to scream and laugh superloud so everone would hear me over the other laughs
    ZacS9 ZacS9 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 5, 2014

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    Kris99 Kris99 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    Religion. I really don't want to believe this

    worthless world is it, but it is. If a meteorite was coming to destroy all life on the planet I wouldn't stop it. I've been this way for 4 years now. There's no shortage of times where I wished to believe again.
    benson5132 benson5132 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    I thought if someone was sick

    and they touched you (not sneeze, cough, etc) or even poke you, you'd get sick. I thought if you make one person sick by infecting them, you get well. Kinda like playing hot potato I thought an old rusty door in my old house's basement that was locked up with wood blocking...
    blindedbylogic blindedbylogic 16-17 Mar 5

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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 propagate theories and lies to "prove" he doesn't exist. The beauty and wonder of...
    sabrynabrooklynne sabrynabrooklynne 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    I used to eat brussel sprouts only

    because I believed they were cabbages grown by fairies.
    uniqueusername91 uniqueusername91 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 5

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    sugarfooties sugarfooties 66-70 9 Responses Jan 25

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    I believed if I stepped on a crack,

    it would break my mother's back. I stopped believing that when I found her still standing after I got mad at her once.
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 3 Responses Mar 7

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    So once i was spending the night at my BF's

    house and we turned on animal planet, there was a special on mermaids, we saw both parts and were both convinced that they were real! Until someone told me it was a mockumentary my bf still believes in them
    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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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 9 Responses Dec 18, 2011

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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...
    kayleew2000 kayleew2000 18-21 13 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    Stress - Fact Or Fiction

    There was a time in my life that I was so arrogant that I thought Stress did not exist!  I actually told a staff member who said that a particular job was too stressful that if they didn't want to do it to just say so.  I believed that stress was just an excuse to be lazy...
    ItsWindy ItsWindy 51-55, F 7 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    I stood in the mirror

    when I was 5 and contemplated whether or not I was a boy . I believed boys and girls were different because of their hair then I met this boy Trey who had long-ish curly hair like mine and he messed up my whole life .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Apr 26

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    That my husband was different to other men.

    He was honest and only had eyes for me.
    nextstep345 nextstep345 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 7, 2014

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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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    That happiness has prerequisites.

    I finally learned to just choose it.
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 1 Response Jan 27

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    That it takes 7 years

    for your stomach to digest swallowed gum :/
    EYESONLYFORU EYESONLYFORU 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    I believed the world was fair

    and that everyone would be happy when they grew up.
    000111bh 000111bh 18-21, F Mar 15

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    I believed that I could bury my feelings

    and that would make everything OK.
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T Mar 7

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    I was 6-7 when I believed

    that the moon was God or Jesus and that when it rained, God was crying. Lol. Now I don't believe in God.
    CyanideY CyanideY 70+, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i believed thar if you swollow a watermellon

    seed. it will grow in your stomach.
    razgrizizzy razgrizizzy 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    I used to think instead of dying people turned

    into babies again, i didnt really understand how death works.
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 31

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    I used to believe the government's view of

    events. I no longer believe men in a cave carried on the 9/11 attacks. Everything in history is based on bullshit. 9/11 was an inside job.
    fleebabylon fleebabylon 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 27

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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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    When I was a kid I thought the world was going

    to blow up by a comet or something. I was watching that 2012 world ending video on YouTube and was terrified. This was when I was 9 or maybe 12. After a couple years I didn't want 2012 to come because of that video. When the year came I was like...oh wow, I'm a complete idiot...
    ohmyglob18 ohmyglob18 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2014

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    When I was younger [up to nine years old

    or so], I thought that every woman magically gets pregnant two years after marriage.
    jiayong jiayong 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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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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    My Big Brother

    I grew up the youngest in a family of five kids. We were poor, which not only meant that I had to wear, ugly, outdated clothes and inherit broken toys (I could never get that damn mousetrap game to work!) It also meant, that if my brother and sister didn't have to go to school...
    JustBernieGirl JustBernieGirl 31-35, F 26 Responses Nov 7, 2011

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    I used to believe in fairies,

    magic, etc. I also used to think that there was a ghost in my house.
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F Jan 25

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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 26

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    when i first went to south america

    for my 8th birthday i thought that the sky was simply north america's ocean. and whenever i got homesick i would look up and imagine my friends were swimming above us.
    400luxbux 400luxbux 16-17, F Mar 7

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    Boogers come from flys going up your nose

    while you sleep lol thanks mum!
    Wannalovelife Wannalovelife 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 9, 2014

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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 thought eating Lucky Charms

    actually brought you good luck. :)
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    in the father chrismas !

    (: even its stupid that magie was something amazing
    laulala laulala 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    .....I always thought you'd teeth would grow

    back...much like baby teeth! Turns out that teeth are the ONLY human cell that can NOT self repair.
    IFoundYourDiary IFoundYourDiary 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I once believed there were things I'd never

    ever do. Now, I believe that, given the right circumstances, anyone is capable of anything, including me.
    bagel92 bagel92 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    The Egg And The Chicken

    At the age of about 5 or 6,I somehow got the idea that chickens would hatch out of the eggs in our kitchen if they were kept for long enough.So one day I sneaked an egg out of the cupboard,hid it under my bed,then checked every day to see if a chick was pecking its way out...
    craig7 craig7 66-70, M 13 Responses Jul 27, 2010

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    Where Does Milk Come From

    When 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 21 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    When you sneeze, someone is

    either thinking about you or talking trash about you haha
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F Mar 6

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    Couldhelp Couldhelp 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 16, 2014

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    When I was a kid I watched allot of animal

    documentaries because I liked animals allot and it was on a network called "animal planet" so I thought it was a planet with only animals and I thought that they put camera people in a rocket and send them up there once a week to record them lol XD
    YouCantEscapeMyDemons YouCantEscapeMyDemons 13-15, M 7 Responses Oct 6, 2014

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    I used to believe in God

    and religion.
    TeresaChanaki TeresaChanaki 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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    I falsely believed people would stick up (or

    stand up) for me. Wrong, wrong. If you don't stand you for yourself and be your own advocate, nobody will. On two occasions in my school years, teachers blamed me for being disruptive in class. They did not understand Tourette Syndrome. Also, if people respect you for standing...
    fleebabylon fleebabylon 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    When I was six years old,

    I believed absolutely for a couple of years that chocolate milk came from cows that ate lots of chocolate! smiley
    magnum64 magnum64 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    I thought babies come out of their mother

    bellybutton like it's open up and the baby comes out Lol I was a kid!! Much love ❤❤
    Kittyxfreak Kittyxfreak 18-21, F 2 Responses May 25, 2014

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