34 People Share Their Dumbest Childhood Beliefs 

Samantha Dillinger
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Children have very active imaginations. If they don't know why something is, they'll make up a reason. While charming and adorable, children are usually wrong. People went on r/AskReddit to share some of these dumb childhood beliefs and the posts were nonsensical gold. 

Testicle Baby

From Redditor u/Acceptable-Attorney

When you have a baby you have to push one of your testicles out and it became the baby egg. I had no idea how I was my parent's third child.

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Don't Leave Your Video Games On

From Redditor u/NemuiNezumi

I thought if you left a video game on then a character would come out of the tv and kill you. I was a bit paranoid as a small kid

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Ninja Turtle Weather

From Redditor u/SteakAndNihilism

That if April was a month, Ninja Turtles must also be a month.

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Assigned Grandparents

From Redditor u/RosyMama

Grandparents were assigned to families. Like, I didn't know my Grandma was my Dad's mom.

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