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When I was little my mother told me that if I stayed in the tub too long I would turn into a prune, and I believed her entirely, I thought that the purpleish wrinkled skin would continue to progress and that I would spend the rest of my life in the pantry. This also made me think that eating prunes was cannabalism, which I knew about from my grandfather's tall tales (that I didn't know were tall tales).
When I was younger, my brother told me that if I added a little bit of salt to the water in the bathtub, sharks and whales would appear and eat me up. I believed this until I was about 10. Sad, I know.
I was not a smart kid.
When I was like four of five, I used to beleive that if I stayed in the bath long enough, I would turn into a elephant. It is because you get all wrinkly. To get me out of the bath, my mom would always say "oh, I see a trunk!" and I would jump out crying
I used to be so scared while going to the bathroom because there was this clay rabbit head on the wall. I used to belive that its body would emerge from the wall and grow really big and carry me on its back. Then it would jump up really high into outerspace and through me off and jump back to earth as I would sufficate.
I used to believe that "head and shoulders" was shampoo and shower cream in one... it was so much easier!
i saw a movie once that had a man dressed all in white (kinda like the Glad man) standing outside a bathroom window, peering at a woman while she showered. Yo... I couldn't take showers for the looooooongest time. I mean, I took baths instead!
I used to think that if you looked in the bathroom mirror when the light was turned off, a huge zombie/devil/ghoul/Britney Spears would jump out and eat you alive. This led to my insistence that my unfortunate parents sit outside the bathroom every time I went, just in case there was a blackout.
i used to think those things that held toilet papers to the thing on the wall were my mom's used tampons because they looked like them. so i was afraid to touch themXD
I used to believe if you leave the toothpaste tube open a big green slimey monster would come out, like on that old toothpaste comircle.Silly me!Ha,Ha,Ha!!!
when i was like 3 or 4 i would never take a shower cuz i always looked up at the shower head when it was on and i thought the water coming down would drown me
When I was little, I thought the banging noise coming from the pipes in my bathroom were little men cleaning them out.
when i was little, we had a neigbor; an old man with a weird hat he'd always wear. he was always a bit scary. our wall in the bathroom was tile. all the tiles had the exact same drawing thing on it; it was peach-ish with squiggly lines; no "picture" but im my imagination, there was an outline of that man & his hat. only i could see it, and my parents never knew why, but i was always scared to go to the bathroom or take a shower, because i thought he was watching me.
when i was about 5, i thought that if you stayed in the bathroom long enough, a ghost would come to get you through the shower curtain! so when i was done, i would run like hell out of the bathroom! i still run out of there today!
When I was about 7, my family and I moved into a new house. I immediately began exploring, seeing what each room contained. However, I forgot to check one, and for the next few months, I was terrified of what might be in there because I had no idea what the room was.
Eventually, I built up the courage to check it out, armed myself with a rolling pin, and burst through the door of our house's third bathroom.
I used to believe that all sponges were still alive and that we just plucked them out of the ocean & used them. I believed that til i was 39.
One hot summer's day my dad asked me if I'd make him a water, but to make sure the water was cold he told me to 'let the tap run'. Seeing as the tap was a stationary fitting I of course found this very confusing...
When I was 8 I used to believe that there are devils in the bath tub! Till now (i am 14) i check if there is any devil there!!
i used to believe that the water ion the toilet after you pee goes up to the faucet it was just filtered. so when ever i brush my teeth and some one goes to the bathroom to pee... i wanna vomit.....ewwww
When I was little there was a TV commercial for Mr. Bubble bath bubbles for kids. In the commercial, if the little boy churned the water enough, Mr. Bubble would appear. My mother was not at all pleased to find sudsy bath water all over the bathroom after I talked her into buying me some Mr. Bubble.
I used to believe that if I close my eyes while in the shower, Freddy Kruger would come and kill me