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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    Quote Originally Posted by intrepid27 View Post
    The difference between a "storm watch" and a "storm warning".

    Still don't. IMHO those are more confusing terms than Leaders and Legends.
    Still don't know which division Iowa is in...don't really care either.


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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    As a kid I didn't understand the term "make ends meet". I thought it had something to do with meat products.



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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    I am still pretty convinced girls poop out babies. It is the only logical answer.



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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    Quote Originally Posted by dtISU View Post
    Still don't know which division Iowa is in...don't really care either.
    Storm Warning.



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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    Babies, although to be fair everything that happens down there is still kind of a mystery to me.



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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    Quote Originally Posted by oldman View Post
    My parents were going to Davenport, IA and I was disappointed when they didn't bring back a new couch.
    Damn you are old.



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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    My grandmother use to use the word ********** under her breath. I copied and it took a few years for me to find out that was not cool.


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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    The significance of Petticoat Junction's town name, Hooterville. Now I know why my dad liked to watch it so much.



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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Babies, although to be fair everything that happens down there is still kind of a mystery to me.
    My mom is a nurse so instead of giving me a flowery birds and the bees speech she tried to explain female anatomy to me. Something about babies not coming out of where girls peed, but from another hole.

    Needless to say I was confused. the mental picture in my mind was messed up.



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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    When I was about 5, I thought that when you poured milk on your ceral it magically expanded to make more ceral. Couldn't understand that it was just floating...


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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    Quote Originally Posted by packattack425 View Post
    I am still pretty convinced girls poop out babies. It is the only logical answer.
    I decided that babies came out of the mom's belly button until my buddy in early grade school informed me that I was wrong and that babies come from the mom's butt. Made it way grosser.


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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    Quote Originally Posted by packattack425 View Post
    I am still pretty convinced girls poop out babies. It is the only logical answer.
    It really is.




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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    I was a pretty confused kid who learned to read at a very young age. When I was four and helping bring in groceries, I put my mother's "sanitary napkins" on the dining room table. She blushed and told me they went in the bathroom. I asked why we were eating in the bathroom and why would anyone want "unsanitary" napkins.

    I also thought when we got in the car that it felt like the road moved and the car did not.



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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    When I saw movies about real people, I always wondered how the movie people knew to follow that person around with a camera early on in their life...and I always hoped I'd find a camera person following me (that would mean my life was good enough for a movie later and I was destined for greatness).



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    Re: Things You Completely Didn't Understand As a Child

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    There was a certain sex act that I thought meant getting your hair dried with a blowdryer.
    I dated a girl with the initials BJ. At one point she thought it would be a good idea to sign her name that way.

    I had to explain why that wasn't a great idea.



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