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27 Ridiculous Things People Believed As Kids That Are Just Really Fucking Wrong

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what dumb things they believed when they were younger. Here are the fucking funny results.

1. "I thought old and young versions of movie characters were played by the same actor, and they just waited until the actor grew up to finish making the movie."


5. "I thought the Gushers commercials where their heads turned into a fruit were real, so I wouldn't eat them until I was in my teens."

6. "I thought if I ate the seed of whatever fruit I was consuming, that it would grow in my belly."


"One time I ate watermelon and cried hysterically! I told my mom, 'I wanted to tell you goodbye because my stomach is gonna explode.'"



12. "My grandpa told me his dentures were donated teeth from people who died."


"He said when someone died and if they had good teeth, dentists take the teeth and give them to someone who don't have any. I was in my twenties before I realized that wasn't true."


14. "My dad's birthday is 4th of July so for the longest time I thought our town lit fireworks for him."

15. "I thought that the direction North was 'up.' Like toward the sky."

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"I actually believed this till I was a sophomore in high school."



16. "My parents told me that the hazards switch in the car was actually an eject button for bad kids."

18. "My dad put a mounted deer head on the living room wall. I was convinced the rest of the deer body was on the other side of the wall in my parents' room."

19. "My sister told me the mannequins in the mall were dead people that no one collected from the morgue."

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"I ran through department stores for about a year until my mom figured out why and told me the truth."



21. "I believed that stoplights worked because little people were inside them changing the colors."

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"That was their job, and when work was over they traveled through the wires to get home."



24. "My parents made me believe it was illegal to have the interior lights of the car on at night while driving."

27. And "I thought that people who died in movies actually died — like part of getting the job meant you had to be willing to get killed, too."

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