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I Want to Know What Completely Stupid Thing You Once Believed

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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 Feb 3

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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 We were poor, which not only meant that I had to wear, ugly, outdated clothes and inherit broken toys (I could never get that damn mousetrap game to work!)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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    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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    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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    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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    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 18, 2015

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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 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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    When i was younger, my mom told me

    that chewing gum was just horse fat and that the flavors came from what the horses ate... I didn't chew gum for like three years lol.
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2014

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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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    Addy123x Addy123x 13-15, M Feb 4

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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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    "Drink these bubbles,

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

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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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    I used to believe that voting would make a

    difference. What a fool I was.
    traveler440 traveler440 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 4

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      god...........

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    Fool1233 Fool1233 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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

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    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M Jan 7

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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 Feb 4

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    That if i ran too fast i would start flying.

    . Comee onn we all did lol.. Ohh and that life was in black and white before then people dropped a nuclear-like bomb that made everything coloured lol..okay this is weird now, bye !
    Valencia Valencia 18-21, M May 12, 2015

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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 Feb 4

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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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    kevinab17 kevinab17 31-35 2 Responses Nov 28, 2015

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    sugarfooties sugarfooties 66-70 9 Responses Jan 25, 2015

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    ToBeFuckinSame ToBeFuckinSame 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 7

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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 Feb 3

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    I used to think that the furniture,

    cars, and everything was alive when I was younger. Just like monster under the bed that at night they woke up and would eat me. If you really look at the front of cars (or even the back sometimes) they resemble a face even if only in the slighest
    Lacrimosadies Lacrimosadies 18-21, F Feb 3

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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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    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 thought superman was real.

    ... so, i was 10 or 11... then one afternoon.. my father was watching tv... then i saw... Christopher Reeves... Gosh .. he was sooooo handsome... and his eyes... and even Margot was soo dang beautiful... and by the story... they work as normal people do... it crossed my mind...
    TheaRhyss TheaRhyss 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2015

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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 Feb 4

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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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    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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    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 Feb 4

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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