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to the silent embarassment of my family, when i was seven, i used to believe that if i wore this special gray jacket and walked around the block ten times, i would get the strength of ten men for ten minutes. now the first couple of times it wasn't too bad but when my three younger brothers started to tell me to give it up, well ... it took perserverence.
When I was about 5 I believed that I could make my finger light up if I removed the bulb from a lamp and stuck my finger in it. So I went and actually tried it. Didn't quite light up the way I expected...
I used to belive that if i dug in a grassy slope in my playground i would find treasure.
By some bizzare coincidence, some kid from years ago had buried marbles and foreign coins and old coins there and my friend and i made a pact to bury it all again when we dug it up, because it belonged to someone else who thought it precious enough to keep it hidden.
I passed by the place last week, a wall has been built up over our trasure trove. And its safe forever now.
Thanks to The Little Mermaid, I used to believe that someone's voice was actually a golden, misty sphere of light. I used to stick out my tounge and look in the mirror to see if i could see it sparkling. I also used to believe that if I hung upside down it would fall out.
When I was about four I believed that everybody could see their own face. I would make myself go dizzy from being cross-eyed for so long in an attempt to see my face. I began crying in frustration that I was the ONLY person on Earth that couldn't see their own face clearly.
When i was little, i believed that "burglars" were little people that lived in the grass in everyone's backyards during the summer, because that's when people would make 'burgers' outside and it drew them to your yard. i would search relentlessly for them.
When I was about 11 years old I became very good friends with my new next door neighbor. Together we'd tell eachother secrets and girl talk, (all that good stuff.) Well, she told me that she was secretely half wolf, half human. She said whenever there was a full moon she'd actually turn into one. I was a little suspicious at first, but it seemed like the more she told me she was, the more I actually believed her. I believed her, but once my suspicions came back...I knew I was being way too gullible! That same summer about a month later I asked her if she was really telling the truth, she laughed and said that she was joking. She couldnt believe I actually believed her!
I used to believe that if I wanted to, I could take a plane up to the sky, and sit on a cloud without going through. For hours Id be swinging on my swing in my backyard staring at the sky, day dreaming of sitting on a cloud.
When I was in the first grade, our teacher played this song called "Spooky Stew" during October. She played it every day and, although I enjoyed it, it had a negative effect on my brain.
Every night, when my parents were giving me a bath, I would totally freak out a start screaming and stuff because I believed that I was in a big vat of "Spooky Stew". My parents had to talk to my teacher and tell her to stop playing the song. Man, were my classmates ticked!!!
When I was about 5 or 6 my pet goldfish arthur died and when I came home from school to find an empty bowl, my possibly evil big brother told me that he had flown (yes flown) to the bottom of the garden with his fish family in the tree whilst also wearing a yellow rain mac, matching hat and boots. I thought this was the coolest thing and told all the kids in my class and my parents were called in as the teachers thought I was "special". He also told me he was my teacher and used to dress up as a nun every day.... yet again I believed it... doh
i used to believe that the world couldn't have possibly started before i was born.
When I was 5 I use to believe if you closed your eyes and spun in a couple circles, that when you stopped you would be invisible.
Until I was about 8, I used to believe that I was mentally retarded, and people wouldn't tell me because they didn't want to make me feel bad. I still wonder...
My friend and I used to believe that we could shrink to the size of Polly-Pocket dolls. We would lay down on her driveway and chant for hours "I believe I can shrink to the size of a Polly doll." We didn't get any small, but we really thought we did.
I have a cousin who thought he could run faster when he got new shoes ..
While walking home from school with a fellow neighbor kid, around 8yrs old, he began telling me a story...He had said that he was at the local town track and his family was racing around it. Well, since he was losing, he told me that he snuck away and drank gasoline and it made him run faster to win the races. I believed for a few years that if you drank gas you would run faster. (Never tired it though, thank god!)
When I was a child I used to catch bumble bees with my bare hands. As long as my tongue was folded in my mouth so that it touched my top teeth I would be safe from the bees stings. It worked hundreds of bees into jars for a day then I would let them go. We wanted honey from the bees, we never did get any. I was never stung. No animals were hurt in this story at all.
Blessed Bee 2 you.
I used to believe that the whole world was built around me. A bit like "The Truman Show":). Correct me if i got this wrong. I was very careful about every single move, because i was sure that many people were watching me. Thank God, this thought vanished:)!
It's funny since I always felt the opposite. I've always felt like I was the robot in a world of Humans. I've always been tougher and healthier than everyone I know. I feel somewhat indestructible. I feel like I am a prototype war machine that the government is monitoring, you know, just to see how I end up working out so they know what to change on the next model. If only... then my life wouldn't be so dull...
in third grade I had a friend/crush (you could even consider him a boyfriend, since we did have play dates :) and I heard a rumor that he liked another girl named Lauren. he was really smart so I figured that he and his friend spied on me and Lauren at night with an X-Ray Telescope that he invented, so he could figure out which of us he liked better, based on whether we slept with a stuffed animal, et cetera! The X-Ray Telescope could see through my roof and my covers, so I was really self conscious about, say, taking my pajamas off at night. Even when we weren't friends anymore, I still thought he was watching me, up until fifth grade when he moved away!