Rewind·Posted on Sep 14, 202126 Things That Absolutely Terrified Millennial Children That Are Actually Completely HarmlessHonestly, I'm still kinda scared.by Dave StoperaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink As kids, we were convinced... 1. The Bermuda Triangle is not only VERY real, but it will have a VERY big impact on your life: torY @yrotftw so did anyone else go through a phase as a kid where u were genuinely concerned ab the bermuda triangle???? 6 y/o me was like bro???? why are we not solving this PROBLEM?? 04:03 PM - 08 Nov 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 2. Tearing off the mattress tag is a capital offense: BLM 🌱 @lilmissveg Did anyone else believe as a kid that theyd go to prison or arrested if they ripped the tag off of a pillow or mattress? 02:19 PM - 06 Apr 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Cveltri / Getty Images 3. If you swallow a seed, a plant is going to grow in your body: Jorge Santiago @horhey_ Did anyone else have the irrational fear of a watermelon growing in your stomach if you swallowed a seed? I blame that rugrats episode 11:02 PM - 05 Sep 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @horhey_ 4. Skunks will get you... eventually: ☂️dewy☔️ @dwzmann Tv shows as a kid really made getting sprayed by a skunk and having to take a tomato sauce bath seem like a when, not an if 03:25 AM - 17 May 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @dwzmann 5. Man-eating plants are going to hunt you down: des loves kaeᵒᵗ⁵🧣🐇 Nialls day🤍 @91FLICKERR when i was a kid i thought that if i put my finger in a venus fly trap i was just gonna straight up lose that finger so i was genuinely scared of them until i was like 12 11:16 PM - 05 Apr 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @91FLICKERR 6. Quicksand will be a GIGANTIC issue in your small Northeast town: madiburback @madiburback did anyone else think as a kid that quicksand was going to be a much more a prevalent issue in life? 07:47 PM - 23 Apr 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Alphaspirit / Getty Images 7. You're going to accidentally eat silica gel and poison yourself: Malik Mubashir @mubashirjan007 Who else believed as a kid this silica gel packs had poison in them...? ☻ 02:37 PM - 20 Sep 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite 8. A murderer is hiding right behind that shower curtain: Lewyg Frambucci @TheNameIsVaun When I was a kid every time I went to the bathroom I was paranoid like 06:20 PM - 01 Jul 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 9. If you don't think quick you're going to get your shoe sucked into the escalator: reddit.com 10. If you turn on a light in a car, the car will immediately crash: 🥰 @1slimette Why did my momma make me think it was illegal to turn a light on in a car while you were driving throughout my whole childhood 02:32 AM - 06 Feb 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite 11. Demons will appear if you don't keep your eyes open in the shower: pero anyway @fatimalmao Me opening my eyes after washing my hair for .2 seconds cuz i think a demon watching me 01:47 AM - 28 Aug 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 12. And demons always come out RIGHT after the light goes out when you're running up stairs: Katrina @katrinadem90 Fact: when you are downstairs & you turn all the lights off, there's a very real possibility a murderer will appear from nowhere & kill you 05:39 AM - 25 Apr 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @katrinadem90 13. Meteors will be a MAJOR thing: BRIA MF RENEE @briareneexo I was really concerned about meteors when I was younger. I thought they’d be a bigger problem than they turned out to be. 04:26 AM - 17 Jan 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 14. You gotta watch out for booby traps around every corner: arber sejfiu @arberlovescats As a kid I thought booby traps were going to be way bigger problem than they turned out to be 02:53 AM - 05 Nov 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 15. Someone is always trying to read your mind: reddit.com 16. Your face will get stuck like THAT if you keep doing THAT: 🍌 @DanzaMsBanana Do parents still tell their kids “your face is going to get stuck like that” when they make ugly faces? Or was that only used to traumatize our generation? 04:08 PM - 17 Oct 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 17. And so will your eyes: Syd @sydgarv14 Did anyone else’s parents used to tell them if you cross your eyes too long they’ll get stuck like that? 04:44 AM - 03 Feb 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 18. There's a shark in the deep end: Apollo✨ @ApolloXXVII_ My irrational fear during childhood 12:38 PM - 08 Jun 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @ApolloXXVII_ 19. The fan's going to fall on you: Anna Hite @AnnaHite When I was a little kid, I used to be scared that the ceiling fan would fall on me if I left it on while I was asleep. 11:56 AM - 01 May 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @AnnaHite 20. Gum will never leave your stomach: shaelyn ♒︎ @wiccaquarius did anyone else use to believe that gum would stay in your stomach for 7 years if you swallowed it pls say yes or i’ll feel weird 03:00 AM - 03 Feb 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 21. The moon is following you: Mariam Naeem @MyPowerTrip Who else believed that the moon tried to keep up with the car you were in when you were a kid? 07:33 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 22. One day, you'll be forced to write in cursive every single day for the rest of your life: Ceddy @CetkiWilliams Did anyone else as a kid, believe that when you got older you had to write in cursive all the time? 02:52 AM - 03 Jan 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite 23. Black holes are going to be a BIG DEAL: nina @nina_zaremba i really thought as a kid that black holes would be something i’d have to worry about in adult life 01:23 PM - 07 Apr 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @nina_zaremba 24. Bugs are gonna climb up in ya: 𝕞𝕒𝕣𝕪𝕔𝕙𝕖𝕣𝕣𝕪 🍥 @maryycherryy When you were younger did you fear falling asleep because you thought an earwig may infiltrate your ear, lay eggs in your brain and ultimately destroy you, or were you normal? 03:38 PM - 03 Jan 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @maryycherryy 25. Your hand is going to get stuck in this table forever: reddit.com 26. And one day, you'll just randomly blow up: Sam @sam_witchTTV Did anyone else think spontaneous human combustion would be more of a issue when they were a kid 04:57 PM - 21 Sep 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Note: obviously, quicksand, meteors, and freak accidents can be dangerous. This is an entertainment post, not a dissertation, king.