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Poll: How Old Should Your Child Be To Do These Things?

From "You let them do what?!" to "You need to loosen up."

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  1. 1. Stay home alone?

    20th Century Fox
    Under 10.
    10-years-old.
    13-years-old.
    Never. Don't trust 'em.

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1. Stay home alone?
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    Under 10.
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    10-years-old.
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    13-years-old.
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    Never. Don't trust 'em.
  1. 2. Get their own cell phone?

    eyeliam / Via Flickr: eyeliam
    5-7.
    8-10.
    10-12.
    Not 'til they're a smelly teenager.

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2. Get their own cell phone?
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    5-7.
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    8-10.
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    10-12.
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    Not 'til they're a smelly teenager.
  1. 3. Get their ears pierced?

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    Baby.
    Grade school.
    Age 13.
    Not while they're under my roof.

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3. Get their ears pierced?
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    Baby.
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    Grade school.
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    Age 13.
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    Not while they're under my roof.
  1. 4. Wear makeup?

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    TLC
    10-years-old.
    12-years-old.
    14-years-old.
    16 +

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4. Wear makeup?
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    10-years-old.
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    12-years-old.
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    14-years-old.
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    16 +
  1. 5. Dye their hair?

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    Grade school.
    Middle school.
    High School.
    Nope.

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5. Dye their hair?
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    Grade school.
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    Middle school.
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    High School.
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    Nope.
  1. 6. Get a tattoo?

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    20th Century Fox
    13-15.
    16-17.
    LOL.

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6. Get a tattoo?
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    13-15.
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    16-17.
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    LOL.
  1. 7. Get their own Facebook account?

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    10-11.
    12-13.
    14-15.
    When they move out.

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7. Get their own Facebook account?
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    10-11.
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    12-13.
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    14-15.
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    When they move out.
  1. 8. Start their own Instagram account?

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    E!
    Grade school.
    Middle school.
    High school.
    When they're a legal adult.

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8. Start their own Instagram account?
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    Grade school.
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    Middle school.
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    High school.
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    When they're a legal adult.
  1. 9. To babysit other children?

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    Pixar
    10-years-old.
    12-years-old.
    14-years-old.
    16 +

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9. To babysit other children?
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    10-years-old.
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    12-years-old.
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    14-years-old.
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    16 +
  1. 10. See an R-rated movie?

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    10-years-old.
    13-years-old.
    15-years-old.
    17. Duh.

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10. See an R-rated movie?
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    10-years-old.
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    13-years-old.
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    15-years-old.
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    17. Duh.
  1. 11. Go to a concert with friends?

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    12-years-old.
    14-years-old.
    16-years-old.
    18 +

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11. Go to a concert with friends?
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    12-years-old.
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    14-years-old.
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    16-years-old.
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    18 +
  1. 12. Go to the mall by themselves?

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    9-years-old.
    11-years-old.
    13-years-old.
    Not before they can drive.

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12. Go to the mall by themselves?
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    9-years-old.
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    11-years-old.
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    13-years-old.
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    Not before they can drive.
  1. 13. Go on a date?

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    12-years-old.
    14-years-old.
    16-years-old.
    Not on my watch.

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13. Go on a date?
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    12-years-old.
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    14-years-old.
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    16-years-old.
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    Not on my watch.
  1. 14. Sleep over at a friend's house?

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    4-years-old.
    7-years-old.
    10-years-old.
    13 +

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14. Sleep over at a friend's house?
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    4-years-old.
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    7-years-old.
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    10-years-old.
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    13 +
  1. 15. Drink soda?

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    Paramount
    2-years-old.
    5-years-old.
    8 to 10-years-old.
    12 +

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15. Drink soda?
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    2-years-old.
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    5-years-old.
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    8 to 10-years-old.
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    12 +
  1. 16. Walk to school alone?

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    5-years-old.
    8-years-old.
    10-years-old.
    No way.

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16. Walk to school alone?
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    5-years-old.
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    8-years-old.
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    10-years-old.
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    No way.
  1. 17. Get the sex talk?

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    6-8.
    8-10.
    10-12.
    The teen years.
    Never. They will figure it out.

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17. Get the sex talk?
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    6-8.
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    8-10.
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    10-12.
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    The teen years.
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    Never. They will figure it out.
  1. 18. Drink coffee? (Including ice-blended drinks.)

    10-years-old.
    12-years-old.
    15-years-old.
    Not until they're done growing.

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18. Drink coffee? (Including ice-blended drinks.)
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    10-years-old.
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    12-years-old.
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    15-years-old.
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    Not until they're done growing.
  1. 19. Drink alcohol?

    Matt Seppings / Via Flickr: chumpolo
    12 or so, a little wine at home.
    15-17, at home.
    15-17, out in the world.
    18 is good enough for the army, so...
    21, no question.

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19. Drink alcohol?
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    12 or so, a little wine at home.
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    15-17, at home.
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    15-17, out in the world.
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    18 is good enough for the army, so...
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    21, no question.

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