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I Want to Know What Completely Stupid Thing You Once Believed

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    Fool1233 Fool1233 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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

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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 1 day ago

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

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    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M Jan 7

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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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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

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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 20 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    sugarfooties sugarfooties 66-70 9 Responses Jan 25, 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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    tried to please someone by not being

    who I am. when I really should of been an a* hole that I am.
    Navae Navae 18-21, F 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 1 day ago

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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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    SultrySunflower7 SultrySunflower7 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 2 days ago

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

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    That my husband was different to other men.

    He was honest and only had eyes for me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 7, 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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    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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    in high school, a girl got a new car with ac.

    so we convinced her into thinking that you had to roll down the window to let fresh air in or you would suffocate and die driving down the road.
    stevecobb76 stevecobb76 36-40, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I used to believe that a ham was an animal.

    You know, you've got your chickens, your roosters, your hens, your hams... I only learned that it came from a pig sometime in High School. You'd have thought I would have learned that it didn't exist after multiple Thanksgiving's and not ever having seen a picture of a ham in...
    AprilRobertaLudgate AprilRobertaLudgate 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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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    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 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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    kevinab17 kevinab17 31-35 2 Responses Nov 28, 2015

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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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    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 56-60, F 7 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    I never did but I know a lot of people

    that used to believe in obama
    stevecobb76 stevecobb76 36-40, M 20 hrs ago

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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 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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    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. 🐉
    pearlesque pearlesque 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    "Drink these bubbles,

    Grace" "They taste like cake, Grace."
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 15, 2015

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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 12 Responses Jul 27, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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