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Childhood Mysteries People Solved Years Later

Growing up is a whirlwind of frustration and lies. Becoming an adult requires you to unlearn a whole bunch of half truths you were told growing up. Sometimes those mysteries were put there to make things more convenient, and other times they were literally people just messing with you. For some more uncovered mysteries, here are stories of things people later discovered were illegal.

People's stories of childhood mysteries | Windshards2 23.3k points 2 days ago 6 5 2 9 More always wanted know behind ATMS at bank worked and where did money come grew up and worked at bank just find out some fat dude had squeeze behind ATMS refill
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Obvious Stuff People Learned Way Too Recently

We often take the names of things, and certain processes completely for granted. We often overlook the logical process of how something came to be just because we've never had to actually think about how it got that way.. It makes us feel smart to finally figure something out, but stupid that it took that long. There are a lot of obvious things people realize way too late.

Obvious stuff that people realized way too late | posted by weakenedstrain 42 here song Jingle bells, Batman smells, Robin laid and egg never knew why Robin would lay and egg seemed so random and weird Just this winter, walking down hallway at work finally clicked into place: Robins are birds. Birds lay eggs. Yep. Sharp tack over here.
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People's "Oh, That's How That Works" Moments

Every one of us will have a time in our life when we realize something too late. It may have been super obvious all along, or it may have taken some thinking. Either way, that satisfying  "aha!" moment feels the same. For dumber realizations, here are really obvious things people realized way too late.

People tell stories of times they realize how something worked | hut_on_a_frozen_lake Just 2 days ago learned wax candles is used as fuel and not as melting thing slow down burning wick. Should mention have chemistry degree.
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17 People Share What Made Them Realize They Grew Up Poor

When you're just a kid, you just kind of assume everyone lives the same way as you, so you don't think too much of it. Then maybe you go to a friends house and realize that it's just a little bigger, or cleaner, or they seem to have a lot more food. Then it hits you. "Oh, man, what is it my mom does for a living?" For some other interesting and somewhat frustrating stories of relative wealth, here are people's craziest encounters with rich kid syndrome.

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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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