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if u walked under a ladder u would have 12 years bad luck

fred
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My dad bought my mom a new bedroom set one year for Mother's Day. It had big inch-wide crystal-like knobs on all the drawers, etc. I can still remember being shocked that my dad spent so much money on my mom that year... I obviously thought the knobs were huge diamonds. My dad teased me about this forever (I remember that a whole lot better!)

Angry Sar
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I used to believe that the vacuum cleaner would suck me up into it. Now I vacuum my kitten with one. She LIKES it.

Kitty Lover
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My girlfiends parents had cameras all around the house and could even see me on the loog, This was in 1974, long before webcams

Anon
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My mom still believes that the dryer eats stray socks, and then gives them up years later. She found a black sock in the dryer and thought it was her ex-husbands', and he had died years ago!

me
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I thought garden gnomes were alive because when I was about 5 I went to someones house and they had an electronic driveway gate and tons of garden gnomes. I saw the gnomes standing around and the gate opening by itself.. the gnomes were alive.

Alessandra
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I used to have a big bookcase in my room, and whenever I heard a noise that I couldn't explain (air conditioning kicking in, etc.) , I thought that it came from behind that bookcase. Eventually I realized that there was a man behind my bookcase who was as flat as a pancake that tried to lure me out with his weird noises. Even when we moved, I imagined that a mover guy was trapped behind the bookcase and became the new Pancake Man. I was terrified of the Pancake Man until my mom decided to paint my room and moved the bookcase away from the wall. When I asked her where the Pancake Man was she gave me weirdest look and asked me what I meant. I'm still afraid to look behind bookcases...

cucumber
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When i was younger, I thought that those buttons on the outlets would destroy our house. If I pressed the yellow one, our house would collapse, and the red one would make it blow up.

Jules
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When I was about 3 to 5 my dad told me that there were people in our dining room table and so I believed him and named them and I made up and town and what I thought there lives were like.

Alison Uyeda
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I used to believe there was a little man that lived in the mailbox. He would catch the mail and make sure it went to the right place.

Anon
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I was convinced that plastic grocery bags were essentially the same as the parachutes I saw in books and on tv. So I would go to the top of the slide on my swingset and jump off with my arms through the handles like I was wearing a book bag/parachute. Somehow my landing was never really that cushioned, though. I figured that I didn't have enough time to catch air in my parachute and that I would have to jump from a higher place to really get it to work. I knew that the parachutes I heard of could be opened too late so maybe that was my problem being too close to the ground. Luckily I never did get access to the roof of my house!

Suzanne
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when i was around ten my family and i would visit our aunt's house a lot. she had a fireplace and we didn't so i wasn't used to them. in the winter her fireplace was always lit. it petrified me. i was convinced that at any moment the entire house would be a blaze. so i would tell my mother that i wanted to go outside and play even though there was nothing but a driveway and some trees. so i would stand in the driveway in the freezing cold for hours waiting for my family to burn up.

valerie
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I used to believe that through the top shelf of the walk-in closet in my parents bedroom, there was a secret door that lead to a movie theatre. And it was called "Super Cinema". Don't remember many other details. I think the idea came first from a dream.

Scandia
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When I was 4 I thought that my pillows would come alive and have a tea party with MY tea set!! Why couldn't they bye their own!!?!?!??!!

Elizabeth
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i used to believe the sound from a piano came from the keys hitting a stuff called "sploosh"{wierd, huh?}.

exploding buttox
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Until I was probably in 3rd grade, I planned on having a force-field a la Star Wars around my home when I grew up :-)

Temptress
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I used to believe that laundry baskets were little race cars and I would sit in them and make the noises and pretend to steer the wheel.

Bridgette
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When I was about 5, one day my mom was in a hurry to get home because she had a kettle on the stove. I asked her what would happen if we just left the kettle boiling, she told me that it would become a piece of meat - I believed her, but now she denies having told me that.

Stor
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When I was about 8 years old I would help my mom would put my dirty clothes in the washing machine. But when I throw my clothes in the washing machine I would see my clothes swirl round and round. I would think that my clothes would go throw pipes and accidentally go in my neghbors washing machine. But now I'm 16 and now better.

Julia
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When I was 3 my parents were selling our house and we had a guy come to look at it and shortly thereafter we moved and i thought that he had stolen our house. So we saw him at a store once and i asked why he had stolen our house.

Isobel
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