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I Want to Know What Completely Stupid Thing You Once Believed

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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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    In Edinburgh there's a volcano that's been

    extinct for god knows how long so it basically just looks like a bunch of hills, and it's called Arthurs seat. When I was a kid my Mum told me that it was named that because King Arthur had a seat at the top, and one day when he was up sitting on it, it blew up, and in his...
    Charmedgirl113 Charmedgirl113 22-25, F a week ago

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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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    I thought that if my dad got fired

    that they'd actually set him on fire.
    Mixedemotions2k Mixedemotions2k 13-15, M 6 Responses Oct 7, 2014

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    I used to believe that most humans

    where basically good.
    WettyHamm WettyHamm 22-25, T 1 Response Apr 25

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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 2 Responses Jan 27

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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses a week ago

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    favestril favestril 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    When I was about 5, my aunt was pregnant

    and I asked my mother how women became pregnant. She told me they had to eat special food, mostly vegetables and some special pregnancy food, to become pregnant. I decided I was never going to have children. XD I believed this story for a couple of years.
    UnwantedPup UnwantedPup 31-35, T Apr 25

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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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    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 25

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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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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 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!!
    MatureBabe MatureBabe 56-60, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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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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    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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    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 1 day ago

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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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    sugarfooties sugarfooties 66-70 9 Responses Jan 25

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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 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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    Heaven On The Moon

    When I was really little, 3 or 4, I thought that God lived on the moon. That he watched us from up there and that's where all the good people that died went. I thought the gray craters was some part of an elaborate robe or something he wore. Lol I would lay in the grass for what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jun 7, 2012

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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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