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i used to believe - the childhood beliefs site

I Used To Believe is a funny and bizarre collection of ideas that adults thought were true when they were children. It will remind you what it was like to be a child, fascinated and horrified by the world in equal parts. The following pages will reassure you that the things you used to believe weren't so strange after all...

You can add your own to the site. If you think your beliefs were strange, check out our most common beliefs and discover that you're not alone!

Some areas of this site contain content which is not suitable for children.



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when i was young i used to think japan and china were the same country

i like star wars (from the world : places)
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i used to think France was in the united states

TY (from the world : places)
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As a child I believed I could get sucked into the television.

Deb (from media : tv)
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As a very young chid I belived when on a train that there was a very strong man outside at the back of it pushing it along very fast with all his might.

Anon (from transport : trains)
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As a child E believed when it thundered that it was god noisily moving his furniture about.

Deb (from nature : thunder and lightning)
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I ured to believe as a child and even into my teens that l could get to Narnia from inside my wardrobe. At 46 years old I still live in hope of that. Lol hahaha

Deb (from at home : in my closet)
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I used to believe that "Inspector sahab" is one word for every police officer. It's not. Sahab is a Hindi suffix used to denote respect.

Anon (from grown-ups : work)
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When I was little, I used to believe that if you see a star pass through the sky you have to make a wish.

Luis (from nature : outer space)
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When I was a child, I used to think that the humans grow up like the dinosaurs

Pretty (from grown-ups : getting older)
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When I was a little girl, I used to believe that there were little people behind on TV moving all the time

Tayde (from media : tv)
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When a little girl I used to believe in tooth fairy. Then I discovered that my mom was who put money under my pillow and took my milk tooth.

Marijo (from make-believe : fairies)
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I used to believe that the stars in the sky were died persons that were helping us.

Anon (from nature : outer space)
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When I was a little girl, I used to believe that the moon was a rabbit eating cheese that would observe the little kids from the sky.

Eli (from nature : outer space)
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As a kid, I thought that the character Kimiko Tohomiko from Xiaolin Showdown's name was Chemical.

Chase Young Fangirl (from media : tv shows)
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I thought that the show Beavis and Butthead was called Penis and Butthead.

Porky's Butthole (from media : cartoons)
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I used to believe that seals were dogs that had amputated legs.

Anon (from animals : general)
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When I was a child, I used to believe that garbagemen ate the food that we threw away. If I couldn't finish my food I would say that I was "leaving it for the garbageman".

Anon (from food : general)
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I used to think that a pottery kiln was some sort of chocolate machine, because of the clay being pale brown liquid!

Anon (from grown-ups : work)
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I used to think that having a donated body part, like a heart transplant or kidney donation could actually change your DNA and how you look.

Anon (from body parts : general)
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I used to believe that "carpooling" meant you were outside the car and pushing/pulling it to your destination.

Anon (from transport : cars)
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