Community·Posted on Apr 28, 202021 Universal Things We All Did As Kids That Are – And I Cannot Stress This Enough – Truly And Utterly RidiculousSome of y'all never hid in a JCPenny clothes rack, and it shows.by emilyholtom98Community ContributorApproved and edited by BuzzFeed Community TeamFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Tried to make the traffic lights change with your mind Fox/Lifetime/@quenblackwell via Twitter / Getty Images/Austin Allie Remember sitting in the back of the car trying to get the traffic lights to turn green with your incredible telekinetic powers? 2. Peeled off all the stickers on a Rubix cube Zos / Via youtube.com Eventually, we all gave up trying to do it properly and just peeled off all the stickers and stuck them back on in the right places. If you didn't do that, you're either a nerd or a liar. Sorry, I don't make up the rules. 3. Put Bugles on all your fingers NBC The exhilaration when you managed to get the Bugles on all of your fingers without breaking any was... everything. 4. Made origami fortune tellers Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Nickelodeon How did we all collectively spend ages on folding these things and not have any of it come true?! 5. Repeatedly asked “Why?” when someone told you something "Pope Leon X" painted by Fernando Botero / Via tenor.com "BECAUSE I SAID SO!" 6. Drew on your hand in the middle of class 5-Minute Crafts / Via youtube.com No paper? No problem. Ink poisoning? Please. I laugh in the face of danger. 7. Speaking of drawing, remember that "S" thing? SKÏT / Via youtube.com The ultimate doodle. 8. Climbed up a slide Getty Images/Nicholas Ujda / Via youtube.com And if you climbed up the slide with your socks still on, you're a legend. 9. Played Red Rover Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ACLU "Red Rover, Red Rover – let [some kid who's about to get clotheslined] come over!" 10. Practiced your autograph (Not signature — autograph) Getty Images/Austin Allie / Via mollymoocrafts.com We’ll all be famous one day. We need to be prepared. 11. Raced raindrops on the car window ITV Bonus points if you also stared out the window and pretended to be in a music video. 12. Covered your hand with Elmer's Glue just so you could peel it off COLORME / Via youtube.com This was by far the most satisfying thing about elementary school. 13. Ate dog food like a weirdo iluvthejobros5 / Via youtube.com I blame Shaggy and Scooby Doo for glorifying Scooby Snacks. 14. Hid yourself in the clothes rack while your parents were shopping Tara Dorough / Via youtube.com Nothing compares to the thrill. 15. But then losing your parents in the grocery store really sucked Getty Images/FX/Austin Allie That's a whole different level of fear. 16. Tried very seriously to avoid all the cracks on the pavement View this video on YouTube youtube.com But sometimes stepping on all the cracks when you were mad at her... 👀 17. Given yourself a shampoo mohawk Olive Bridge Entertainment / Via pinterest.co.uk Never felt more cool. 18. Tried to set the world record for longest unbroken pencil shaving Getty Images / Via images.unsplash.com Did anyone else collect them too or was that just me? 19. Hidden things at Toys-R-Us so other kids couldn't steal what was rightfully yours Paul J. Richards / Getty Images / Via liverpoolecho.co.uk My parents never came through, but Santa always did. 20. Either proposed or got proposed to with a Ring Pop Getty Images/Topps/Austin Allie / Via lilianashjewellery.com Raise your hand if you're still technically married to your childhood crush because you never thought to divorce them. 🙋♀️ 21. And lastly, ate some watermelon and started panicking when some dumb adult said you were going to grow a watermelon in your stomach Peakstock / Getty Images / Via wonderopolis.org I guess the growing watermelon can say hi to the gum that we were told would take seven years to digest. So, that concludes our list, but we're sure there's a LOT more! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Twitter: @Mariners What are some of the universal kid things you remember from childhood? Let us know in the comments!