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Choose one of the following categories: criminals, drugs, police,or view the best beliefs in this section as voted by visitors. Here are the most recently added beliefs:



I used to think that a "mafia" and a "gang" were the same thing except for what gender made up each one: A mafia being for girls, and a gang being for boys. Since the word "mafia" sounds like a girls' name, while the word "gang" sounds less feminine and therefore more like a boy's name, this belief made perfect sense to me and i believed it until middle school.

Anon
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No littering $500 fine
I better litter so I don’t get fined!!

Anon
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I thought the reason people took illegal drugs is because they tasted so good. I had no idea it had anything to do with getting high.

greenneedle
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I thought that "slipping someone the Mickey" had something to do with Mickey Mouse

stymie
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When I first heard of "The Five Families" of New York when my parents were watching the news, I thought a crime family was a literal family like a mom, dad, and kids, who all committed crimes together.

Anon
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I used to think that it was illegal to carry a very large sum of cash on your person unless you're on the way to the bank.

Anon
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I used to believe that when someone joins the police force, they get their personal car painted and turned into a police car.

Trisha Gaurav
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I Used To Believe That Prison/Jail Was Timeout For Adults/Grownups!

KellGirl
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I had a drug prevention coloring book. I ate snow at the time and wondered if snow was a drug. I was very paranoid about this.

Molly
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When I was little, i thought a "loan shark" was a literal shark. I remember hearing my parents talking about loan sharks and thought they were going to get bitten by a shark if they didn't pay any money.

Anon
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