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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!

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When I was little I thought a widow was someone who stares at you through a window

Anon (from language : speaking)
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As a little kid, I thought the tv had rooms that you would select to see. And that the people inside could see you. I would have toys with me to impress the people

Anon (from media : tv shows)
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a sitcom meant that you sat while you were watching the comedy

Anon (from media : tv shows)
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I remember hearing this great song with wacky lyrics by the Go Go's, called "Alice The Seal". I was very disappointed to find that it was actually "Our Lips Are Sealed".

Brian (from music : misheard lyrics)
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I used to believe that every person in the world had their own Wikipedia page about their life

Anon (from media : websites)
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When it rained, it rained all over the planet simultaneously

Artgoober (from nature : weather)
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when i was a child i used to believe if i smashed a spider with a shoe, the eggs of the spider would reproduce on the sole of my shoe :S

Anon (from animals : general)
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When I was a child, I used to believe that my dad was the most powerful and strong man on earth.

LM (from grown-ups : family)
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When I was really little I always watched my dad play Bejeweled. If he moved two gems that didn't make a valid combo it would say "illegal move" and I cried because I thought he would go to jail.

Bejeweled fan (from media : computer games)
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I thought you were supposed to drive down the center of the road.

Cassiopeia (from neighbourhood : excursions)
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I thought my younger sister could fly, because one time she jumped off the bed and went really far. I kept trying to make her do it again. I'm surprised she never got badly injured.

Cassiopeia (from kids : i'm different)
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I thought that days had 100 hours in them. Very surprised to hear there were only 24.

Cassiopeia (from time : general)
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I used to believe that in "Combine Harvester," by the Wurzels, they sang "Come on now let's get together and burp in harmony." Would you believe.

MICHAEL BUTCHER (from music : misheard lyrics)
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when i was younger,I used to think that alcahol was water but recolored and with a different taste,but I also always thought that if I was older like 9 years old,I could drink some

Alastor (from food : drinks)
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When I was younger, I used to belive, that tile joints were a smoking drugs...

Anaƫlle (from bad habits : smoking)
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When i was younger i used to believe people blind had no eyes.

Kenza (from body parts : eyes)
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i used to think that bugs could understand and talk with us

DarkDeku (from animals : general)
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When I was younger, I used to think shooting stars were aliens in need.

Sakanaaaaaa (from nature : outer space)
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When I was younger I used to believe that when I hit an object they would feel pain like they were living.

Alice (from at home : around the house)
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If the light on a plane flashed and you saw it from the ground, that was because the pilot and/or co-pilot saw you. The polite things to do was wave back.

Anon (from transport : aeroplanes)
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