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What Do You Miss the Most About Childhood? Stars for Answers...

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posted on May, 19 2011 @ 04:29 PM
im 23

the thing i miss most, and i do miss it dearly, is my health and not having to worry about death

posted on May, 19 2011 @ 04:36 PM
I miss being able to wear the first T-shirt and pair of pants/shorts you pulled out of your closet with worrying what anyone would think. Everything in life seemed so special when I was younger, Never worried about what clothes I wore, How much money I had, What car my dad drove. All that changed when I turned 13.

posted on May, 19 2011 @ 04:50 PM
I miss going to the connsesion stand after playing a little leauge baseball game and getting a "suicide". If you dont know what that is, well.....its pretty much every drink mixed together. IT WAS AWSOME!! ahh...the good ole days.

posted on May, 19 2011 @ 04:55 PM
I miss the huge size of buildings and people. And the clarity of smells.

posted on May, 19 2011 @ 05:41 PM
The simple innocence of knowing that if i behaved and was good santa would bring me a present. Waking up and not having "do I have enough money to pay that bill or should I buy groceries instead?" be the first thought in my head. An allowance.

posted on May, 19 2011 @ 06:29 PM
I grew up in the late 50's...I loved everything about it and miss it all...

posted on May, 19 2011 @ 11:28 PM
reply to post by Serizawa

Happy Birthday!!

posted on May, 19 2011 @ 11:37 PM

I logged in and was surprised by all the replies!

I've read em every single one... and issued out stars to everyone for their answers
(up until this post)

Thanks to everyone for replying!

posted on May, 20 2011 @ 02:17 AM
reply to post by EvolEric

Thanks dude. I also miss the importance of birthdays, Now it's just another day.

posted on May, 20 2011 @ 08:37 AM

Originally posted by Serizawa
reply to post by EvolEric

I miss the simplicity, The real friendship, Feeling like nothing could harm me when I was with my parents. I hate getting older, Btw my birthday is tomorrow.


May time slow down for you

posted on May, 20 2011 @ 08:40 AM

Originally posted by Amaterasu
reply to post by EvolEric

The rich blue skies. I haven't seen the rich blue skies in decades.

And a family I can trust...but that's a personal affair.

EDIT to add: I'm 54.
edit on 5/19/2011 by Amaterasu because: edit

I'm really with you on the family I can trust.

That's actually a real loss, that I forgot to log.

posted on May, 20 2011 @ 12:47 PM
reply to post by oniris

Thank you.

Currently having the sh**iest day ever!
edit on 20-5-2011 by Serizawa because: (no reason given)

posted on May, 20 2011 @ 03:29 PM
reply to post by Talltexxxan

Suicides were tha shiz. We had a corner store that had a Slush Puppie machine - Slush Puppie Suicides FTMFW.

Kinda funny that my own kid makes those if I turn him lose with a cup near drinking fountain.

posted on May, 20 2011 @ 07:53 PM
I don't really miss anything about my childhood.

There were bad things that I couldn't wait to grow up and get away from, but there were a few good things too.

I just recreate the good stuff every day now that I have some free time. I go for long walks in the country that remind me of all the times I was out and about with my little friends. Only difference is that now I have a dog, which is far more fun. My housemate and I play ball with him just like a pair of kids.

I've climbed a couple of trees and I'd still enjoy finding a plastic toy in a box of cereal if the opportunity presented itself.

I don't think anyone should be inhibited about letting out their inner child from time to time, it's fun.

Of course, you can come unstuck. I bought myself a swing since playing on swings used to be one of my favourite forms of amusement. Imagine how I felt when, after swinging away for only a few minutes, I started to feel sick
I'd been planning to go out at night and swing under the stars, but didn't dare try it

posted on May, 21 2011 @ 12:12 AM
reply to post by EvolEric

Everything was so much more fun, exciting, interesting, mysterious.
I honestly miss being clueless to what goes on in the's important to know things, but life was so much more enjoyable.
I miss being comforted, feeling loved and secure, being taken care of. I was an independent kid, but I liked knowing that someone was always there if I needed them.
No bills, no jobs, no stress, no responsibility (not to the adult extent anyways).

Heck, I miss everything.

posted on May, 21 2011 @ 08:49 AM

Originally posted by Avyuir
reply to post by EvolEric

...I honestly miss being clueless to what goes on in the world...

I think that this is a good reason why at times we need to go to children for their advice and perspective on things. It is untainted by the 'truths' that we buy into as adults. I suspect that if we were to allow children to rule the world for one day, we would all have a good time.

posted on May, 21 2011 @ 10:03 PM
Being a man of my word...

Stars have been gave to every one thus far


Being an adult sucks! lol

But as many pointed out... it does have it benefits

I wish we all could go back to a state that we all were more innocent and weren't all serious and bent up...

It is possibly said the best by The Joker...

"Why So Serious??!"

posted on May, 22 2011 @ 03:28 AM
I miss having everyone's attention on me when I do my cute and crazy antics.

I miss being praised for my singing even when I can't carry a tume.

I miss having not worrying about what to wear because my mom does it for me.

I miss getting the TV rights before anyone else.

I miss wearing matching clothes.

I miss dancing without worrying I look awkward and crazy.

I miss finding happiness in the smallest and most trivial of things.

posted on May, 23 2011 @ 09:40 AM
Great thread reading through it brought a smile and a tear.

I am mid 40's and originally from NNJ

I miss catching lightning bugs on a very warm night in your PJ's bare footed in the
green grass.

My mom calling me in for dinner after playing sooo hard outside.

The quick thunderstorms and how we would run outside and skip and jump in
the warm puddles on the black top driveway and sending paper planes down the curbs running water.

Rollerskating down the sidewalk.

I miss being protected by my family knowing nothing can touch me
being able to sleep good and through the entire night.

I miss going to drive in movies in your PJ's (loved them) with Dad and Mom,
falling asleep on the back seat of the car and dad carrying me in to bed.

The feeling Christmas Eve gave me as I slept under the Christmas tree with my cat.

Sitting on the front steps listening to the Hawthorne Caballeros drum and bugle corp practice sessions on saturday
nights in the summer.

Packing my suitcase and being soooo excited to go on vacation with my parents (always to the 1000 Islands or Canada).

My best friend the long walks we took around the block just to get a .25 cent single dip ice cream
The Hawthorne pool and the smell of coppertone.The way I looked with a suntan

The summers I spent at the Jersey shore house and the boardwalk with my boyfriend and his fam

My first kiss.

Listening to the sound of the lawn mower early saturday morning while watching bugs bunny and scooby do cartoons.

Sunday Gravy.

My Mom.

posted on May, 23 2011 @ 10:09 AM
One more thing I miss the way I felt when I heard this song
for the first time Al Stewart The Year of the Cat .. I know strange

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