i used to believe

Established in 2002 and now featuring 76412 beliefs!

sections

animals
at home
bad habits
body functions
body parts
death
food
grown-ups
kids
language
make-believe
media
music
nature
neighbourhood
people
religion
school
science
sex
the law
the past
the world
time
toilets
transport

outer space

Show most recent or highest rated first. Common beliefs in this section include:

page 22 of 30

< 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21  22  23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 >


When I was little, I used to think that the nine planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, etc., were all located inside the "world", which looked like our globe. So North America was "Earth", and each of the other continents was also a planet. It never occurred to me that there weren't nine continents. And I thought "space" was the area between the planets inside the world, and outside the world was "outer space." It wasn't untill later that I figured out that Earth and the World were the same thing.

Evilrabbit
score for this belief : 3vote this belief upvote this belief down

top belief!

A friend of mine believed that planets could become pregnant and give birth to new planets. She claimed that she saw a planet-birth on TV.

Needless to say, I was rather confused by hearing this, and spent the next few months wondering whether or not I should believe her. :-)

Jackie F
score for this belief : 4.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

top belief!

I used to believe that when the cow "jumped over the moon", he milked on it so that's why the moon was white..and was made of cheese because milk was in the moon.

kc
score for this belief : 4vote this belief upvote this belief down

When I was little my oldest brother told me that if you whistled at the Northern Light they would come down and take you away.

J-Dawg
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

I used to believe that if you counted all the stars in the sky, a shooting star would appear and place itself somewhere in my honour just because I had accomplished the task of counting every star in the sky.

Emilia Farrace
score for this belief : 3vote this belief upvote this belief down

I used to believe that if you saw the first star of the night and said "Star light, star bright, first star I see tonight, I wish I may, I wish I might, have the wish I wish tonight" your wish would be granted. I thought you could trick it too, pretend that you only saw one star even if you'd seen more.

Lindsay
score for this belief : 3vote this belief upvote this belief down

When I was younger I used to believe that the moon was made of cheese. I used to want to be an astronaught so I could go to the moon and eat some moon-cheese. I never stopped to think that Wallice and Gromit's 'Grand Day Out' may not actually be true!!

Sophie Martin
score for this belief : 3vote this belief upvote this belief down

until i was about 6, i was completely convinced the moon was made of pudding. i would always try to convince my mom to take me to the moon so i could try the pudding.

roy
score for this belief : 3vote this belief upvote this belief down

when i was little i thought that the moon was another earth. and i couldn't understand why i could see it in the middle of the day. cauz i figured when it got dark earth went away so we could see it in the sky (but it was really the moon)

Jackie
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

i believed that the moon was made of cheese and i tried to go up there but couldn't

jack
score for this belief : 2vote this belief upvote this belief down

top belief!

When I was 7, there was a speical about asteriods, since there was one that was passing by Earth. I didn't understand it correctly, and I thought the asteriod was going to hit Earth and kill everyone. So I bothered my father daily to make a basement to protect us, and when he told me 'no', I made my own fort and would spend all day looking for any asteriods in the sky.

Jennifer S.
score for this belief : 4vote this belief upvote this belief down

When I was about 6 or 7 i used to think we lived INSIDE the world I thought that the earth was a hollow ball of dirt and we all lived inside it. My belief wsa confirmed when on a train i looked out of the window the clouds parted and is saw the top of the world!(it was really the moon but i couldnt see the whole thing)And i thought astronauts would fly throught little crater like holes when they went into space.

Seb
score for this belief : 3vote this belief upvote this belief down

When I was little I believed that every night my Grandpa would get out a ladder and hang the moon. There was a moon mobile in a mall near my house and I thought he put that up too, but not everyday.

Anon
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

my family and I were vacationing at the beach, and we were fishing pretty late into the day. I remember looking up and asking my mom how they got all those streetlights into the sky (stars).

David
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

top belief!

I was playing with a friend when I first saw a quarter moon. I went inside and nervously informed my mother, "Mom...Sorry but, I broke the moon."

Scott
score for this belief : 4vote this belief upvote this belief down

I used to think you had to get off planet Earth and get on a spaceship to go to another country and that all countries were different planets.

Damsel
score for this belief : 3vote this belief upvote this belief down

when i was little my dad told me that stars were people who had died and gone to heaven. i would always go outside and pick out my g-ma and g-pa and cousins. when i was in the 4th grade my teacher told me that stars were big balls of gas. i went home cried, and called my dad a liar. but i sitll believe in and im in the 11th grade.

taneshia
score for this belief : 2vote this belief upvote this belief down

when i was like 7 i used to be really energetic and played alot outside. i used to look at the sun alot. wherever i would go it would go, so i thought that the sun was following me...i even tried to run away from the sun but it wouldnt stop following me. i couldnt juke it. and whenever the sun would go down i thought it was tired of following me and the moon would come out to play.Even my friend believed this.

Wayne
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

top belief!

I used to think that stars were just big holes in a shoe box, a shoe box that we all lived in as pets of a huge giant. Every day when the sun came out that would be him taking the top off of the box and shinning a light in on us all to watch us. At night he closed the lid when he went to bed, but being the nice giant he was left us little air holes as stars so that we could breathe. The moon was our night light, which some nights he forgot to turn on

Jenn
score for this belief : 5vote this belief upvote this belief down

I used to believe that all planets have the same:

1. gravitational force
2. air pressure
3. temparature range
4. air composition
5. period of rotation
6. period of revolution around its star

as earth.

Anon
score for this belief : 2vote this belief upvote this belief down


I Used To Believe™ © 2002 - 2023 Mat Connolley, another Iteracy website.   privacy policy