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Weird stuff you did as a kid stories please!

26 replies

anitagreen · 27/06/2019 21:09

I used to peel the wallpaper off and chew it? Then when my parents used to go mad I'd say it wasn't me.
Used to mix all the bath products together to make potions or paste and block up the sink Grin
Also used to wrap bandages around my arm go out side and tell the neighbors I'd broken my arm when I hadn't Confused

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anitagreen · 27/06/2019 21:44

Oh god was i the only weird child 😂

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WifOfBif · 27/06/2019 21:50

I used to give myself a different name every time I was introduced to someone new. I remember telling someone a fake name and my dad overheard...that was awkward.

daddykool99 · 27/06/2019 21:59

being one of 4 boys we all totally convinced out younger sister that she was a orphan found in a cardboard box at the rubbish tip, obviously our Mother denied all knowledge of this event, but even today after 40+ years , sometimes I get a phone call from my Sister which if I answer it ,the first words I hear is "it`s the orphan calling "

Iggly · 27/06/2019 22:00

Melt cheese on the radiator and eat it

Kalim8 · 27/06/2019 22:03

I mixed talcum powder and shampoo in the sink once.

We had a large portacabin type classroom at primary school. The outside was dark brown, so it warmed up a bit in the sun, and had a bobbly texture. I used to walk along the outside, facing it, cheek against it, arms outstretched, eyes closed until I thought I'd reached the end, then I'd sneak a peek and check how close I was, enjoying the warmth and the texture and the smell (probably only discernible because my nose was so close to it).

bumpertobumper · 27/06/2019 23:00

My sister and I would make 'food for enemies ' - mix up a potion of all sorts of everything we could find in the kitchen cupboards, then leave it hidden somewhere to go mouldy. Forget about it and my poor mum would fine it in due course...

bumpertobumper · 27/06/2019 23:01

Find , not fine

littlepooch · 27/06/2019 23:03

I used to tear the corners off the pages of the book I was reading (total book worm here) and chew them. I have no idea why?!

I used to tell people I had a brother. I didn't. People at school thought for years I had an older brother until a teacher mentioned it to my mum........

twoandahalfyears · 27/06/2019 23:17

I used to eat the cress we grew at school , and paper , tinfoil , blue tac, barbie shoes , my jumper sleeves, plastic bags ...

I used to walk around singing a lot - usually made up songs .

In my maths class I used to just copy the answers from whoever was next to me and sharpen my pencils onto the floor .

Listened to squeaky ‘music’ on Bluetooth in public ... DJ Rankin anyone ?!!

There are worse but some stuff I look back and find myself concerned over why I did it!

twoandahalfyears · 27/06/2019 23:19

I also played with my toys right up to age 15 ... sylvanian families mainly but I adored them and found it so soothing building the little houses up .

Stardustmoon · 27/06/2019 23:19

I used to eat my mum's magazines. I would tear neatly down one side, roll it up and eat. I'm sat here wishing I had a magazine now 😂

HotChocolateLover · 28/06/2019 06:14

I used to sit on the swing in the park singing Frere Jacques in the hope someone would think I was French. I have got literally no idea what I would have done if a french person had come over to try and strike up a conversation. Run away maybe, wearing a beret after hitting them with my baguette!

anitagreen · 28/06/2019 13:14

@HotChocolateLover this is the best one Grin

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IamPickleRick · 28/06/2019 13:18

I used to eat erasers.
Also licked keys because I loved the iron taste.
Made booby traps like teddies on top of doors that would fall when you opened them.
Had a very long stick we used to tap on upstairs neighbours window Confused
Catch tadpoles and “hatch” them

IamPickleRick · 28/06/2019 13:19

Also thought I could control cats with my amazing telepathic skills.

HotChocolateLover · 28/06/2019 13:19

Merci @anitagreen

BarkandCheese · 28/06/2019 13:20

As a child I lived in a terraced house where the front door was right on the pavement, rather than having any kind of drive or front garden. I used to like to sit with my hand dangling out of the letter box to freak out passers by.

ThighsRelief · 28/06/2019 13:22

I remember putting an egg in a mug and sitting on the mug. I wanted a chick.

NotSoThinLizzy · 28/06/2019 13:24

I used to eat Daisy's 😂 still dunno if it's safe or not

IamPickleRick · 28/06/2019 13:24

Sorry, we also made flower bouquets out of all the Ferrero rocher wrappers we had eaten, and put them on graves in the local pet cemetery.

IamPickleRick · 28/06/2019 13:25

BarkandCheese Oh that’s funny, I love that one Grin

wanderings · 28/06/2019 14:35

I loved any activity where I had to be blindfolded; I had a favourite very opaque scarf, and I would get family members to do science tests on me which I had read in books, such as clap to test my directional hearing, feed me apple or potato while I held my nose, or poke me with one pencil or two, to find out which parts of my body could tell the difference. I wanted my parents to drive me to places while I couldn't see, or wrap my presents in front of me, but they wouldn't agree to these last two. Sad (Nowadays, my DH indulges me with this instead!) In the evenings I also liked to sit in the same room as everyone else, able to hear what was going on around me, but be unable to see a thing.

camflower · 29/06/2019 08:38

I had a phase of communicating by saying bleep to everything instead of talking - weird or what??? 🤣🤣🤣

higherforce · 30/06/2019 09:04

I used to tear the corners off the pages of the book I was reading ... and chew them

Are you me? This is exactly what I used to do! I must have eaten my way through an entire forest.

We also used to chew paper into balls, spit them out, leave them to dry and use them as ammo with the hollow wendy house sticks. We'd stick them furtively out the bedroom window and use as blowguns on unsuspecting passersby

Sissy79 · 30/06/2019 14:26

We used to do that with McDonalds straws. Chew the wrapper down in to a bullet and then blow it through the straw. Grim!

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