10 Weird things we all did as a Kid

10 Weird things we all did as a Kid

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Ah, childhood. There are so many things we each got into it. Things we may still do, but mostly things we don’t even remember unless we stumble across a photo. Here are just some of the highlights.

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1Talking into the fan

We all love it and can’t remember why we stopped. That whirring noise and the almost-auto-tuned quality your voice took. It’s almost better than the acoustics you get in the bathroom. At some we all discovered it and we all have a picture of ourselves in front of a fan with a giant grin for the camera .

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2Dress up the pets

Yes, some people still do this. But we’re talking full-on outfits on the most unexpected pets. Think rabbits, think cats. And there were props and backdrops. You were serious about it.

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3Singing the most annoying songs

From Lambchop’s “The Song That Never Ends” to Barney’s “I Love You, we all had our own favorite song that drove every nearby adult nuts. But my goodness did we love them.

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4Threw a tantrum

Admit it, you wish you could still get your way by acting a fool in the store. Alas, it loses its impact when you hit the teen years. Hope you got the most out of it when you were a little one.

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5Wrote on all the things you shouldn’t...

Walls, clothes, yourself. Everything but the paper was your canvas. At first you wrote all over. Then you learned you’d get in trouble and began concealing your masterpieces instead. But they were always found and you were eventually convinced to keep the art on the page.

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6Hid something under the bed

Because no one will ever look under the bed for what you’re hiding. Whether it’s the dish you broke or your diary full of standard-issue child angst, the darkness under the bed was clearly the perfect place to stash it.

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7Ate the whole box of cereal for the toy...

 It didn’t matter if you hated the cereal. For the right incentive you would sit there and eat bowl after bowl until you got to the prize. Maybe you even opened the box upside down under the theory that the toy is always at the bottom.

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8Four square

Not the check-in app people used briefly. The very simple game that could inspire the whole class to stand in line and wait their turn. It had a short window of crazy popularity in middle school, but everyone swore it would fantastic forever .

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9Run for fun

Now, as an adult, you couldn’t think of anything you’d rather avoid than running. OK, maybe you’re one of the few who truly love it. But as a kid you ran and ran and ran just because you wanted to. After a whole morning sitting at your desk, what better way to spend your recess than zooming around the playground?

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10Made a time capsule

Because you just knew future generations would need your digital pets, mix tapes, and teddy bear. And you all agreed to open it at a certain point in the future. Do you remember when you’re supposed to dig it up? Do you remember where it’s buried? I bet most of us don’t.

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