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I used to love playing Hide and seek as a kid, my favourite was to close my eyes and put my hands over them really tightly, i really believed that if i couldn't see them, they couldn't see me.
When I was little, my mom always told me that if I kept my eyes crossed for too long, they'd stick that way. Now, I know this "belief" is a bit cliche, but I had NO idea that it wasn't true until a couple of months ago!! I'm now 13. I was so suprised!
Well, I don't know if this is funny, but it is very true:
I was born all but blind in my left eye. I can see some light and blurry colors out of it, only when my good right eye is closed. When both of my eyes are opened, the left one just don't work. (20/800 vision in left eye).
I was 7 years old before my parents found out. After they freaked out, they asked me why I never told them I could hardly see out of my left eye.
I replied,"I thought everybody was like that, just like my right hand is better than my left hand, I thought my eyes were the same way, and that was normal." I thought I was right-eyed, and right-handed.
i used to belive that if i covered my eyes or closed them that knowone could see me and i used to say "if you cant see me i cant see you" i dont really know why i believed it but i used to do it all the time in my car and while playing hide and seek!
I used to think that everyone sees colors differently, but calls them they same thing. For example, what I see as blue may look green to someone else, but we all call it blue because that's how we learned it.
Then, a few years later, I learned about light waves and frequencies and all that fun stuff.
But I still think my theory is cooler.
i uesd to belive that if you blink...when you close your eyes something might happen and when you open them its gone...
When I was a little kid my sister told me that if someone had Pink Eye, if I looked at them then I would catch it. Well, I believed her and one day she had Pink Eye and I wouldn't look at her all day long.
My son could never understand how I knew what he was doing when my back was turned (if it was naughty) and i told him that when mummys had babies they grew a second pair of "back eyes". From the age of three until almost five he would keep trying to find them.
My dad always told me that eating carrots made my eyesight better, especially my night vision. So I'd eat lots of carrots thinking I'd be able to see really well at night with infraorange vision coming out of my eyelids.
When I was about five your so, I used to think that your eyes could see to a certain point, then everything would be black. When you move, this "orb of darkness" would follow you, so you could still see. If you were farsighted, you had a big sphere. If you were near sighted, then you could only see about three or four feet in front of you, then there would be nothing but black. I wondered how nearsighted people could drive. Somehow, glasses had the ability to cut through this wall of black, and I could never figure out why farsighted people wore glasses.
I used to believe that it was okay to look directly at the sun, without sunglasses, on a Wednesday and it wouldn't harm your eyes
I used to believe that what ever eye color you had was the only color that you could see. (For example... If your eyes were blue you could only see the color blue, if your eyes were green you could only see the color green.) I could never understand why I could see all the colors. I would sometimes, just randomly, go up to my mom and ask her what color something was. (She has baby blue eyes) I was a strange child.
I USED TO BELIEVE THAT IF YOU STARED AT A PERSON, THEY COULD NOT TELL YOU WERE STARING AT THEM. PRETTY STUPID
When I was in the 4th grade my teacher was calling on me in class and I rolled my eyes at her (appearently, I don't remember it). She got angry and said "Don't you roll your eyes at me!" At the time, I didn't know what 'rolling one's eyes meant' so I replied quite insistently "I'm not rolling my eyes!" I began to move my eyes around in a clockwise fashion. "This is rolling your eyes!"
I know, however, what rolling one's eyes means now.
I had this weird muscle in my eye, not allowing it to look up, as in the top of my head. All other directions were great, but it wouldn't go up. I would send both eyes in different directions with it and scare my classmates until one day my grandmother yelled at me for it, saying that they would stick that way forever.
Remember drawing all over yourself as a kid? My aunt told me that the ink would get me sick and pencil lead wouldgive me lead poisoning and would kill me.
For awhile, I went without realizing that people *myself included!* blinked. It just didn't occur to me, until one day I noticed my aunt blinking, and asked if she was tired. She told me she was blinking, and I was so confused! lol. Afterwards, I promised i'd make a concious effort to blink, even though I did it naturally anyway. :-P
i used to believe that if you rolled your eyes back and someone hit you on your back your eyes would stay like that forever..so every time i rolled my eyes back i would make sure no one was behind me..wait..is that true?
I used to believe that if I was looking at something no one else could see it - what I could see was taken up by my eyes and other people would see a blank spot where I was looking!!
When I was like 6 or 7...I thought there were little people living inside people's eyes and they had there own little town and they would watch me. So whenever I looked in someones eyes I would be scared.
I used to think that if you don't close your eyes while you sneeze YOU DIE!!!!