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I thought it would be interesting to have a topic where we tell all of the crazy stories of our childhoods. I will start out with just one B) :

I once had this catalogue called "Archie McPhee." Anyone ever heard of it? Well, it sold crazy little toys and doodads, one of which was part of one of those old wheel-dial phones. The kind you have to turn with your finger. They were selling just the wheel part, with wires sticking out the back, so, being 7 years old, I brightly thought that I could just plug those wires into the outlet and call one of my friends, so I did. :D The lights in the house dimmed and made a buzzing sound, and my hair stood on end and my fingernails were black. It was the single greatest sensation of my entire life! My mom wouldn't let me do it again though....

Okay, someone tell a story of their childhood now. :)
 

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...I honestly don't have much to tell...I was your typical goody-goody who didn't quite fit in...always hanging on the fringe of the popular crowd...

...I didn't smoke (both my parents smoked - turned me off completely)...I didn't drink (still don't like it, beyond enjoying white wine or the occasional rum and coke ;))...never did drugs...never had any desire too...never caved to peer pressure...and still don't understand why so many kids do...

...and I didn't realize how much I hated highschool until I got to University...where all of the sudden...there were lots of kids like me! All in one spot! I was in heaven!...

...see? How boring is that? :rolleyes:
 

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Ok, I'll give this one a go. I had a hobby of driving my bicycle as fast as I could, in a 90 degree angle to a ditch. What would happen is that the first wheel would go down into the ditch, and the back side of the bicycle would go suddenly up, and send me flying flying flying from my seat to the forest beyond the ditch! I did it often and never got even lightly injured! I loved this thing, even though I was old enough to know it was really stupid!
 
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Ok, I'll give this one a go. I had a hobby of driving my bicycle as fast as I could, in a 90 degree angle to a ditch. What would happen is that the first wheel would go down into the ditch, and the back side of the bicycle would go suddenly up, and send me flying flying flying from my seat to the forest beyond the ditch! I did it often and never got even lightly injured! I loved this thing, even though I was old enough to know it was really stupid!
Wow, I would never have done that!
 

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I was wondering, what would the mixture of milk and water taste like. But I suspected it might taste horrible, so I didn't dare taste it myself. So I tried asking my little brother - would he be interested in trying that out? He answered yes, and off we go, to the testing lab. Ok little guy, what does it taste like? Very good, he replies, he likes it. I'm taken completely by surprise, but being a nice older brother, I start mixing him large amounts of his new favourite drink. I bottled it and hid it in the fridge from the parents, and gave him the stuff from time to time, just because I was so nice.

When we were adults I once remembered this thing and asked him about it, and then he answered that he was so afraid of me that he wouldn't dare answer anything else but that he liked it, because that's what he thought I wanted to hear. Of course, he had hated it the whole time. Oh my.
 
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