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    36 People Who Realized They Were Dumbasses As Kids, And It's Too Funny

    Some childhood memories make you cringe so hard.

    It happens to the best of us. We reach adulthood and then look back on the things we did as kids and think, WTF was I thinking? and/or How was I such a colossal dumbass?

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    Now, if you're reading this and saying to yourself, I was NEVER a dumbass as a child! then this post isn't for you. It's for the rest of us, who might relate a little too hard to these 36 people who DO NOT know who they were as kids:

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    When I was 8 I got lost at the mall and started crying because I couldn’t find my mom so then a security guard came to help me but I punched him in the nuts as hard as I could because stranger danger and that dude still had to help me find my mom. I think about him a lot.

    Twitter: @primawesome

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    @elijahdaniel I think I was 7?... I was misbehaving at dinner so my parents sent me to my room. I was dramatic af and cried out my window to the whole neighborhood. Then the window screen broke and I fell 2 stories. I got up and rang the doorbell to tell my parents I fell out the window.

    Twitter: @MegRGall

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    @sumerianbby When I was 7/8 my dad took me to Trader Joe's as a surprise and I got really mad at him because he didn't tell me to bring anything to trade

    Twitter: @strwbrrysk8r

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    @sumerianbby When I was a kid, my mom had a bleeding ulcer and couldn't move, my bro and I called 911 and the ER came to get her. She was admitted, then was sent home with a clean bill of health, a few days later I called 911 to tell them she was doing much better, in case they wanted to know

    Twitter: @mariannerenoirs

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    @sumerianbby my mom got fired from her job when I was little and I cried bc I thought that meant they were going to light her on fire

    Twitter: @veganbxtch

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    My dad’s name is Aaron so when I was little and he said he was going to run errands, I heard “Aarons” and figured that adults just called the chores they had to do by their own name, and to this day I still secretly think of my chores as Ellies :)

    Twitter: @elliereedhayden

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    @sumerianbby I remember when my dad told me that cheese with holes in was called hiccup cheese, because the cows had hiccups when they made it. I carried that until I was 18. Got laughed out the pub. Told the story a couple years later, I was laughed at again for thinking cows made cheese.

    Twitter: @smdelurdes

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    @TheOnion I believed for an unbelievably long time that Washington, D.C. stood for Washington, Da Capital. I wasn't the sharpest child in the shed.

    Twitter: @h_a_n_n_e_b

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    Happy Valentine’s Day to my 7 yr old self who secretly ate the entire bag of red hots instead of putting them in my classmates valentines cards. I barfed spicy red barf all night & couldn’t go to school the next day, on the most candy filled day of the year. Lessons were learned.

    Twitter: @darcycarden

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    All of these people, basically:

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