35 Things Basically Everyone Experienced During Their Childhood But Never, Ever Talks About

    Be honest: you basically did all of these.

    When we were all kids, pretty much everyone...

    1. Made those milk bubbles:

    meme of someone blowing into a straw and making bubbles in milk

    2. Had this exact thought while home from school:

    tweet reading remember those days when you missed school and you'd check the time and think they're eating right now

    3. Drew a sun in the corner of a page that looked exactly like this:

    sun with sunglasses:

    4. Believed that gum from second grade is still there:

    tweet reading 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

    5. Walked in water using every one of these combinations:

    three ways to walk in water

    6. Played with a foam ball that had a big honkin' bite taken out of it:

    foam ball with a bite taken out of it

    7. Pinched their finger like this for no reason:

    hairclip on a finger

    8. Rolled up the straps on their backpack as tightly as humanly possible:

    Picture of backpack straps being rolled up

    9. Tried to become invisible to avoid going to bed:

    text reading 13 year old me watching tv and not moving a muscle so they don't notice it is past my bedtime

    10. Stabbed the living life out of an eraser:

    Picture of a pencil eraser with many holes in it

    11. Developed an awful "smoking" habit:

    Picture of Baby Yoda exhaling into winter air and causing smoke

    12. Experienced true terror after swallowing a seed:

    tweet reading 8 year old me: *accidentally swallows watermelon seed*

friends: omg you know the watermelon is gonna grow in your stomach!?

    13. Pretended you could harness the force of the seven seas in the shower:

    facebook post reading nobody me in t he shower thinking water is coming out my fingers

    14. Saw the world in Ruler Vision:

    person looking through a green ruler

    15. Anxiously traced your finger over a remote in this exact pattern:

    pattern going down the remote in an S shape

    16. Became a movie star at the grocery store:

    Picture of Spiderman pointing at himself on the CCTV at the grocery store

    17. Took way too many bottle cap shots:

    Picture of a water bottle pouring into a cap

    18. Thought we need to pass legislation against the Bermuda Triangle:

    was anyone else concerned about the bermuda triangle? 6 year old was like, bro why are we not solving this problem

    19. Witnessed incredibly intense raindrop races on a car window:

    Baby Yoda looking up with the text "7-year-old me watching my raindrop win the race"

    20. Smacked the dang chlorophyl out of an innocent leaf:

    21. Pretended to have special anti-gravity pool powers:

    Meme with Spiderman on the side of a building

    22. Got yelled at for turning on the car light:

    tweet reading 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

    23. Ran their hand along the wall EXACTLY like this:

    Picture of a person running their finger along a wall

    24. Checked for a murderer just casually chillin' in the shower:

    tweet reading When I was a kid every time I went to the bathroom I was paranoid like
and its a guy looking behind a curtain

    25. Took the back of a remote off so many times they broke it:

    "after all why not? Why shouldn't I slide off the battery cover"

    26. Clipped their mouth shut for some mysterious reason:

    Picture of a kid with a hair clip closed around his mouth

    27. Began a long and fruitful career as a chemist:

    A meme about mixing up Coke, 7up, and Dr Pepper at the soda machine

    28. Tried their best to defeat the powerful forces of science:

    Meme with Captain America holding two things together with the text "6-year-old me trying to force two magnets to touch"

    29. Felt like the highest of high society:

    Pooh Bear dressed in a tux with the text "12-year-old me drinking grape juice out of a wine glass"

    30. Played dead for about 7 seconds:

    Tweet with Goofy lying in water with the text "Me when I was 10 pretending to be dead in the pool to see if anyone would care"

    31. Rubbed glue all over their hands just to peel it off:

    Tweet with a picture of someone peeling glue with the text "IK I’m not the only one who used to put glue on my hands, wait for it to dry, and peel it off when I was bored"

    32. Ate macaroni like a dignified human-being:

    Picture of a fork with a piece of macaroni on each tine

    33. Made the most awkward call in the world:

    Tweet with a nervous-looking dog reading "8-year-old me when my mum made me ring people to thank them for my birthday presents"

    34. Completed the mad dash upstairs:

    Picture of a chicken running with the text "When you turn the basement lights off and run upstairs before death consumes you"

    35. Poked their finger through that inviting plastic:

    Picture of someone poking their finger through the plastic lining on a soda case

    And fell for this exact joke:

    Meme with an angry Gaston from "Beauty and the Beast"