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Up until rather recently (I'm 20) I thought that only kids in elementary school in Oregon got to play the Oregon Trail computer game because it was about Oregon, and I'd always feel special playing it.

Then I heard stories from people who had also played the game in elementary schools, but in different states, even ones not along the Oregon Trail! It completely ruined it for me.

I also always wondered why it had places like Missouri in it, since Missouri isn't Oregon.

Anon
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I was in 1st standard, and I reached home and told my mom and my sister that the teacher has got a big slate upon which she writes. They had a hearty laugh before they told me that was called a "black board". Well, i didn't hear the last of it for years!

Ajith Nair
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When I was little, I thought that you went to school according to your age (ie; 1 yr olds went to first grade, 2 yr olds to second and so on) and I just thought that I was home schooled until my parents got bored with me and I had to start from kindergarten to learn how to go to regular school--Naturally, I thought I'd be starting out in 5th grade...turns out, not so much.

Kameron
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I used to believe that when the teacher told our class "be kind to your neighbor", he\she meant that you only had to be kind to the people that lived in the houses right next to your house! (i was in kindergarten)

Anon
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When I was about 10, I decided that if I waited to sign my name on a test until I had finished, I could escape getting a bad grade if I didn't like my performance. The teacher just wouldn't know it was my paper. Then I started writing in only alternate letters in my name, which I would correct when I was done. Once I forgot to do this and the boy who corrected my paper made fun of me.

Jessica
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Once my mother came to pick me up from school, one of my friends told her I was in the weight room and that she would go get me. It wasn't until I graduated high school that I found out my mother thought there was a room at school where kids go to "wait" for their parents to pick them up.

jen
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when i was in kindergarden, 1st grade 2nd and 3rd, i always thought that each day of the week had a color(and i still think about that sometimes). Monday=red tuesday=blue wednesday=orange
thursday=pink friday= black
An not until recently did i realize why i thought that! In kindergarden, we always had playtime. There were 5 things you could do, but only 1 each day. My teacher made a chart with colors representing weeks that told us what we could do taht day.

Lobsta
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when i was a child i used to believe dat if a person failed in 12th standard, he will come down to 1st standard n will have to again clear all d standards in order to pass class 12th

sonam
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When I had just finished kindergarden, I used to think that mine was the only school in the world that had a building. I believed that the others went inside a huge mud pot, after shrinking to fit in!!!

Nandy
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Back in the 11th grade, I used to think that the athletic teams of two certain universities were the "Yale Yuppies" and the "Princeton Preppies". I still think it fits them better than Bulldogs and Tigers ever will!

Scandia
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I used to believe that if you were 1yr-old you'd go to gr.1, and when you turn 2 you'd go to gr.2, and so on.

Bekah
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i think dat ders some sort of calculatour in my friends head or somthing she knows all the awnsers to the test and i get none ryt hmmmmm

Honour knowalittle
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I used to think that my class would instantly turn into a party/ nightclub as soon as I left, and when I was out sick that they threw parties

amme
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When I went to first grade of elementary school (and earliear) I believed that we went to school for one year, and then summer lasted for one year...

Ivan
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My best friend used to believe there were leprachuns to dig up in the playground at recess

deanna
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When was little I used to think that the "F's" on my report card stood for FANTASTIC!!!...(I used to get a lot too)

Hanna Pillow
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i used to think that you had to have every teacher in your school, so like if u had 3 teachers in first grade you'd have to do it three times. i thought i was going to be in school forever!!

lizi
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at my elementary school there was a sign built into the wall with the man's face who made the school on it. so i believed that the guy was actually burried behind the wall, so i was always afraid to walk past it.

sydney
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This happened when I was in kindergarten, and my classmates and I were in gym class. We were learning to throw a ball correctly or something like that. My partner and I were across from each other, and the teacher kept saying to throw with whatever hand you write with. I was right handed, and the other girl was right handed, but it would look like she was throwing with her left. I would be like, "No, you're supposed to throw with your right hand!" and she'd be like "I AM throwing with my right hand!" I also had this problem figuring out with side of my chest to put my hand on during the pledge of alligence.

Still learning left and right
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when I was in pre-shcool I thought that when I went to kindergarden my classmates and my teachers would all be giant bunny rabbites and that we would be outside all day growing carrots (I took the garden part a little too seriously) and i was sooo scared because all the bunnies already knew how to grow carrots and i didn't ( my grandma was very confused when i begged her to "teach me carrots" in a panic, just before the shcool year started

ALi*
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