Rewind·Updated on Oct 4, 2020. Posted on Sep 30, 202020 Things That Absolutely Terrified Millennial Children That Are Actually Completely HarmlessI used to be so afraid.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: Maddie @maddienibert Did anyone else genuinely believe as a kid that if you swallowed a watermelon seed, you’d grow one in your stomach??? 03:07 PM - 10 May 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite 4. 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 5. 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 6. 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 7. 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 8. 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 9. And demons always come out RIGHT after the light goes out when you're running up stairs: Stranger Things @strangerthigntv When you turn off the basement lights and run upstairs before the demon catches you 07:54 AM - 30 Aug 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 10. 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 11. 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 12. Someone is always trying to read your mind: reddit.com 13. 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 14. 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 15. There's a shark in the deep end: milk @miilkkk My irrational childhood fear 02:06 PM - 03 Jun 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite 16. 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 17. 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 18. 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 19. Skunks are nature's apex predators and are out to get you: Will 🤙🏼 @lMothl Did anyone else think as a kid skunks would be much more of a pressing issue 05:29 AM - 26 Apr 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite 20. 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 and meteors can be dangerous. This is an entertainment post, not a dissertation, king.