Community·Posted on Oct 6, 2022Former Latchkey Kids, What Kind Of Trouble Did You Get Into While Alone?Leaving kids with so little supervision seems pretty wild to today's parents.by Angela AndaloroBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Pretty much everyone who experienced pre-millennium childhood can tell you things were wayyyy different. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Netflix / Via giphy.com Parents had a lot less awareness of what was happening in their kids' lives thanks to a lack of technology and much more lenient social norms. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com We didn't have GPS trackers, just loose guidelines to be home by the time the street lights came on. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Comedy Central / Via tenor.com Being left as a latchkey kid might be considered abusive (or at least morally questionable) by today's standards, depending on who you ask. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Comedy Central / Via giphy.com But in the '70s, '80s, and into the '90s, it wasn't unusual for kids to come home to an empty house, lock the door, and stay there. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Well, those were the rules at least. It wasn't exactly how things would go down, as former latchkey kids will tell you. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. / Via giphy.com We're ready to hear from you all, regardless of age or era. What's some of the wildest trouble you got yourself into when you were supposed to be home alone? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures / Via giphy.com Share your stories in the comments below, and it just might be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!