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Former 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.

Pretty much everyone who experienced pre-millennium childhood can tell you things were wayyyy different.

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.

We didn't have GPS trackers, just loose guidelines to be home by the time the street lights came on.

Being left as a latchkey kid might be considered abusive (or at least morally questionable) by today's standards, depending on who you ask.

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.

Well, those were the rules at least. It wasn't exactly how things would go down, as former latchkey kids will tell you.

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?

Share your stories in the comments below, and it just might be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!