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I used to believe that people who were in their "early twenties, etc." or "late twenties, etc." actually aged either slower or faster than everyone else.

Sarah
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Once when I was, I guess 7 or 8, I woke up in the morning and, finding myself not being able to remember falling asleep, drew the obvious conclusion: I must have been a baby when I fell asleep, and now I was a big kid! So I strut downstairs like the big kid that I know I am, go straight up to my mom, and say, "notice anything differant about me?". She looked at me, and clearly stumped, replied "no, you look the same to me." I was crushed.

Isobel
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In kindergarten I finally admitted to my mom that I never wanted to be a teenager because teenagers have to go on dates with boys and take off their clothes.

She assured me that the clothes part was completely optional.

Anon
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i used to believe that adults were just put on this earth the way they were.as in adults were never kids they just suddenly appeared one day and got a house and stuff.and something about kids and abbies would always be kids and babies and would never grow up :)

Anon
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I used to believe that Mothercare sold babies,that Jaws might bight my bum whist I sat on the toilet,that the lady on talking clock heard me when I called her "wobbly bottom" because my dad told me so, and between the ages five to ten you had your birhday twice...so you had a little tenth birthday then a big tenth birthday when you were much older, like shoe sizes... you were a size ten childrens or size ten adults.

Anon
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Every old person I met smelled bad, and I thought old people smelled bad because they were slowly rotting.

Jasmine
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I used to worry about becoming a teenager, because I thought that they had to wear jeans all the time, and it seemed to me that they must be really hot all summer.

Anon
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Only old men can drive BMW's

Anon
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I used to believe that I would grow up overnight. One night I'd go to bed as a kid, and then when I woke up the next morning, I would be an adult. For awhile when I was a kid, every morning I'd wake up and check myself for boobs.

Anon
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When I was a fairly little kid, I thought that people grew up and then they grew down again. My very old great-grandmother was quite short, because she had a bent back, and she was never super-tall to begin with, so my parents and even my grandma towered over her. I assumed you started out small, and ended up small again.

Karen H
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When I was about 4 my dad told me that when I turned 5 I would turn into a boy and I would freak out about it & I even cryed because I didnt wanna be a boy!

Alex
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i used to believe that it was really possible to grow up to become an animal for some odd reason. so when the teacher asked me what i wanted to be when i grew up i would tell her that i wanted to be a turtle

-DM
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I used to believe that a "senior discount" was for people who named their sons after them selves

Spencer Tew
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I used to believe that adults weren't allowed to play with toys. Then my best friend's dad, who's a kid at heart, showed us his cubicle that was filled with toys. :)

Anon
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I used to believe that when you turned 18 you were a grown up.

Nikki
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Growing up with 3 older brothers, I thought that people never stopped growing. I thought the older you got, the taller you got. When I found out my grandparents were visiting, I asked how old they were so I could imagine how tall they'd be. I was really surprised when they were both shorter than my Dad.

Phil
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I used to believe that I would catch up to my older sister in age.

Abby
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I used to believe that grown-ups are know-it-all and couldn't wait to become one. Now I'm 18 and I know than many kids are smarter than adults.

Antonia
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As I was probably the most clumsiest kid in neighborhood, I watched my older "friends" playing and I was thinking how great it would be if I grew up instantly and would be much smarter than everyone else.

Antonia
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When we were little my little brother believed that ages went from old to young. His favorite thing to say was " When I was 16 I drove a car...." it was the funniest thing in the world.

Anon
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