18 Little Childhood Mysteries We Never Quite Figured Out

You live and you learn. Except sometimes you don’t. Can anyone please help us out here? Watch more of life’s mysteries big and small, on Gravity Falls on Disney Channel!

1. Why paper beat rock.

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2. How these things worked.

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3. If you could truly bedazzle everything.

4. If Mr. Owl ever figured out how many licks it actually took to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop.

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5. What the fastest way out of Yoshi Valley was.

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6. What was in that magic fire dust.

7. Whether fizzy candy made your insides fizzy too.

8. What ever happened to Butterfinger BB’s.

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This normal one is just too big!!

9. Why The Beets never made it to the radio.

10. If Shaq totally let Aaron Carter win on purpose.

11. Why no one ever tried nice graffiti for a change.

12. Why everyone on Saved by the Bell always sat backwards.

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13. What actually happened after you heard the wolf cry to the blue corn moon.

14. Whether you really emerged in China if you fell down a hole deep enough.

15. How the Magic 8 Ball was always right.

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16. Why this crocodile would never just let you help him with his teeth.

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17. Why this move was called the worm when it’s really more of an otter move.

18. For real, where in the world was Carmen Sandiego?

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