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People Share The Dumbest Reason They Have A Scar

Every scar has a story behind it. Luckily for us, people often get injured while doing stupid things, and stories of human error make for good comedy eventually. Honestly, there are so many stories from people who injure themselves in a stupid way. Whether it's from jamming your hands into a toaster oven or getting surprised by a bee, there's no end to stories behind people's scars.

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Children of Sketchy Parents Share The Shady Stuff Their Folks Did

When you're young enough your parents are just your parents, and it seems like they can do no wrong. And since you don't know anything, you're gonna miss obvious signs that your folks are up to some unsavory business. It's not until you get older and look at them as people that you have a chance to realize they may not have been on the right side of the law. Here are some free legal tips from a funny lawyer that shouldn't need saying.

Stories from children of sketchy parents, and they crimes and misdemeanors they did.
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27 Reasons That Go To Show Kids Are Dumb Little Idiots

Let's cut to the chase, kids are dumbas hell. We see it in them, and we even see it in ourselves when we were younger. We all have a memory of some time we accidentally followed a stranger around the store thinking it was a parent, or used to think poop was stored in butt cheeks, etc. Anyway, children do stupid things, and it feels good to know you're an adult who has made somewhat of an improvement since your own childhood.

Kids failing, making mistakes, and stories of mistakes people made when they were children.
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Flashback-Grade Pieces of 70s and 80s Nostalgia

Time again to chase that nostalgia dragon's tail. Sometimes 90s nostalgia gets so much press that people overlook the older days, when toys were made of hard plastic, metal, and weren't fun. No matter who you are, you've probably had some experience with these relics of a time you'll never see again. 

Toys and objects from the 70s and 80s to induce nostalgia.
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25 Weird and Dumb Punishments People Received from Their Parents

Parenting is difficult. Parents often don't know what they're doing, so they have to figure it out on the fly. We've all had that moment when your parents find out that you've learned a new swear word, and have to deal with the fallout. Some parents will make you put soap in your mouth. Others will send you to your room. Sometimes they just start swearing too, and that's pretty cool. Often parents try to get creative with their punishments. Some are incredibly effective. Some aren't. Other ones are super creepy and cause lasting psychological damage. Anyway, here are weird punishments.

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35 People's Kids' "Weird Flex, but Okay" Moments

It's a pretty well known fact that, well, kids are stupid creatures. Kids aren't necessarily good at anything, so when they get a chance to brag, they take it. Even if it's the smallest thing you wouldn't think of as a real achievement, they'll let you know about it. Here are some strange flexes people saw in their own kids as well as themselves as children.

Stories of children's weird flexes.
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25 Parents Share What They Know Their Kids are Hiding from Them

Turns out you weren't as slick as you thought when you were growing up. Adults aren't that stupid, and they know when their kids are keeping secrets from them. Honestly, it's kind of terrifying to think about what your own parents must have known about you that you thought you were getting away with.

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70s and 80s Kids Share Childhood Moments That Would Not Be Okay Today

Ah, the old days. Back when life was simple. You could take candy from strangers, no one wore seatbelts and teachers could hit kids. Why did things ever change.

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21 Nostalgic Tweets and Images That Will Turn Your Blood to Nickelodeon Goo

Even though the days of disconnecting your home phone and taking 20 minutes to log onto the internet so you could download one single mislabelled Evanescence track are over, it still feels like those were the good old days. Well, at least when you get older you can drink. For more, here are nostalgic images to trigger your longing (or hatred) for the the old days.

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21 Salty Adults Share What They Are Still Mad About

Some of these are petty indulgences, some of them are downright unfair and screwed up. Either way, it's somewhat cathartic to read. This Askreddit thread asked people what they were still mad about and many people had unresolved gripes from their childhood, others had more recent injustices. For more grievances, here's some infuriated people who are still salty AF.

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"You spammed!" These brothers fighting over what looks like a very intense and important game of Super Smash Bros has a knack for triggering all the childhood memories. Those were the good old days.

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31 Twitter Users Relive What The Best Part Of Being A Kid Was

Oh, to be a kid again. The bliss of not having to worry about that crazy thing called adulting. Bills, you say? I'll take a nap in my mountainous pillow fort, thank you. The nostalgia is so real it hurts in this viral Twitter hashtag. 

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21 Nostalgic Images from the Recent Old Days to Soak Your Heart with Longing

If you experienced childhood somewhere around the turn of the century, then quite a few of of these pictures might hit you right in the memory nads. Remember back when you had to drive to a store to rent videos? Wild. If you want more '90s nostalgia, then check these out.

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40 Ashamed People Share Basic Information They Realized Way Too Late

If you just keep doing something you learned in childhood without any self reflection, you might end up doing some stupid things for way too far into your adult life. Sometimes song lyrics or figures of speech don't make sense until you see them in writing. People are often wrong, even about their own health, but what sucks is when you're publicly, idiotically wrong for waaaaay too long.

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