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What childhood thing do you still enjoy doing?

  1. hubby7 profile image69
    hubby7posted 8 years ago

    I like to shoot balled up paper balls into trash cans. It's so fun!

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    Justine76posted 8 years ago

    drinking hot chocolate in front of the fire after a day of sledding.

    1. Dame Scribe profile image61
      Dame Scribeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Same here big_smile cheers!

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    bloodnlatexposted 8 years ago

    Drawing, painting

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      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      eating breakfast...

      1. Joelle Burnette profile image83
        Joelle Burnetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        oooh...breakfast for dinner. Had banana pancakes with the kids the other night.

  4. kezan98 profile image60
    kezan98posted 8 years ago

    I take my little boy to the park and use the excuse to play on the swings

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      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh yeah, swinging is fun!

    2. Himitsu Shugisha profile image79
      Himitsu Shugishaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Cute.

  5. rebekahELLE profile image89
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    a lot of things!

    taking hikes in the woods
    swinging (on swings!) hmm
    playing with playdough, bubbles, painting
    drinking hot chocolate
    riding waves at the beach
    swimming
    chasing dragonfiles

    on and on~~~~ big_smile

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      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol I was worried about that too....

  6. rebekahELLE profile image89
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    ohh, forgot to say play sports like basketball, softball

  7. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 8 years ago

    blowing bubbles
    swinging

  8. Lisa HW profile image80
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    Going on a big, long, silly streak with a pal (or relative) and laughing until our sides hurt and (when applicable, depending on the pal or relative) mascara runs.

  9. Lady_E profile image80
    Lady_Eposted 8 years ago

    Putting crisps in my sandwiches...

  10. Luciendasky profile image73
    Luciendaskyposted 8 years ago

    swing... on a swing smile

  11. mistywild profile image59
    mistywildposted 8 years ago

    The movies, I love the movies I watched as a kid.

    1. Joelle Burnette profile image83
      Joelle Burnetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'm a sucker for the old movies..."Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang," to original "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" when they float upwards after drinking bubble juice.

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        Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        The second is my all-time favorite movie! smile

        1. Joelle Burnette profile image83
          Joelle Burnetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          You bet...as much as I like Johnny Depp, I didn't care for his version at all. And what was up with cheating on the oompa loompas? Only one guy tried out for the part?

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            Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            The original was shot in Germany and only a few of them actually understood English! big_smile

            1. Joelle Burnette profile image83
              Joelle Burnetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              I didn't know that...thanks!

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    Denno66posted 8 years ago

    Laughing with more enthusiasm and abandon than so-called Mature adults are supposed to. lol

  13. prettydarkhorse profile image66
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    I play in the rain in the philippines (tropical country) when I am young, but now here in the US, when it rain it is colder a bit, but I did it one time!

  14. Wonder_Woman profile image53
    Wonder_Womanposted 8 years ago

    standing in the rain

  15. myownworld profile image80
    myownworldposted 8 years ago

    - listening to music I grew up with
    - licking cones
    - jigsaw puzzles
    - and yes, swings!

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      and yes swings too, hi myownworld!

      hi everyone!

      1. myownworld profile image80
        myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        hello all! u DO know I mean the ones u find in parks, right?

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          Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol

          1. myownworld profile image80
            myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            yeah, just thought I was getting too many nods there...wink

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              Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Well, it does, um, arouse the interest of many; playground swings that is. smile

              1. myownworld profile image80
                myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                u mean behind the bush? nah...too many kids watching!

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                  Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Ya, too many watching lol

                  1. myownworld profile image80
                    myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    lol !!

    2. hubby7 profile image69
      hubby7posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Me too. I, too, like to listen to music I grew up with, namely, the Oldies but Goodies!

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    Denno66posted 8 years ago

    Hiyas PDH smile

  17. The Rope profile image57
    The Ropeposted 8 years ago

    Animated movies!  Now, I seek out children to take so I don't look so silly but I'm getting over that and ready to just go anyway.

  18. myownworld profile image80
    myownworldposted 8 years ago

    but what the hell, we should learn from T and poppa!! wink

    (ever seen them here?)

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      Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Well put. big_smile

    2. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol lol
      I don't know. I'm no teacher ! big_smile

      1. myownworld profile image80
        myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        hmm....swinging is usually easy to teach (and learn!) wink

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          Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Up and down, back and forth......

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            tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            lol lol Ok Try it ! Having a good  Rythm is not that easy

          2. myownworld profile image80
            myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            big_smile...flip sides aswell...

        2. prettydarkhorse profile image66
          prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          hi Denno, hi myownworld....do you need to learn it with a DIY kit,,,
          I like swinging in the park, but swinging is good too fore xercises...

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            myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            so Ive heard! 200 calories just for coming! (I mean, down the swing! wink

            1. tantrum profile image60
              tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              lol lol

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              Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

              lol

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            Denno66posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Swimming, too smile

  19. myownworld profile image80
    myownworldposted 8 years ago

    o.k. behave...people are trying to give serious input here!

    ((goes off to play by herself.....))

  20. Joelle Burnette profile image83
    Joelle Burnetteposted 8 years ago

    Riding certain rides at Disneyland over and over...It's a small world, the Peter Pan ride, and, of course, Pirates of the Caribbean.

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    Joelle Burnetteposted 8 years ago

    certain candies: gold nugget gum in the little bags, multi-colored sugar dots on the paper strips...

  22. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    Walks through parks on nice weather days.

  23. Gina Coole profile image83
    Gina Cooleposted 8 years ago

    Eating ice cream in a cone, childhood sweets, watching classic childrens TV, skipping along the pavement, using the kid's slide in the playground when no one else is around!

    1. Joelle Burnette profile image83
      Joelle Burnetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ice cream! There was a place near us that we would go to for birthday parties where they'd use this huge bowl to add about 20 scoops of ice cream for a sundae and top it with numerous clear, plastic animals.

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    jayjay40posted 8 years ago

    Calling people 'a poo poo head' under my breath

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      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Im rubber your glue, everything you say to me, bounces off and sticks to you!!!
      lol lol

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        bloodnlatexposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Isn't that a bit childish?

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          Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          nyah na na na na....your just jealous cuz i thought of it first...

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            bloodnlatexposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            How right you are.....Well I just won't let you eat paste with me then!

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              Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Fine!! I dont like paste anyway!!
              lol

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    Jeffrey Foytek Srposted 8 years ago

    Hunting is my passion since I was a child. I started out hunting squirrels and rabbits. As I got mature, I advanced to deer hunting.

    Fishing is my other passion since I was a child. Growing up with my father, taking me trout fishing.

  26. hubby7 profile image69
    hubby7posted 8 years ago

    Let me thank everyone for their input. It has been fun reading it all even the off-topic of "swinging". Again, thank you all and keep on posting.

  27. drej2522 profile image82
    drej2522posted 8 years ago

    reading comics!!!

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    drej2522posted 8 years ago

    reading comics!!!

  29. Tamarii2 profile image60
    Tamarii2posted 8 years ago

    Spending time alone and enjoying it.

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    Denno66posted 8 years ago

    running into the obviously feezing ocean water. big_smile

  31. E. Nicolson profile image83
    E. Nicolsonposted 8 years ago

    Colouring with crayons

    1. Rayalternately profile image60
      Rayalternatelyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      colouring's a beautiful thing, so simple and engrossing at the same time. smile

  32. Trsmd profile image62
    Trsmdposted 8 years ago

    wearing no dress

  33. Bibowen profile image93
    Bibowenposted 8 years ago

    Playing Uno with the Winnie the Pooh faces on them and watching Bugs Bunny and Speedy Gonzales cartoons, both of which I do with my five-year-old daughter. And connect-the-dots...what is it about that? Even though I don't do it very much any more, I love it!

  34. Merriweather profile image57
    Merriweatherposted 8 years ago

    Playing with Play-Doh.  It is very relaxing, believe it or not, and the smell is wonderful.

  35. Trsmd profile image62
    Trsmdposted 8 years ago

    no brain work

  36. Dee Dee MonSherie profile image56
    Dee Dee MonSherieposted 8 years ago

    Lie in the grass and let my puppies lick my face, put my face out the open window of the car (when I am not the driver), and jumping off the high rock behind my house into the pond...

  37. Mrs. Obvious profile image93
    Mrs. Obviousposted 8 years ago

    ride my bike with my kids, swimming in creeks, playing on swings, jumping on our trampoline, playing go fish with the kids, and scrabble.

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    poetlorraineposted 8 years ago

    i make hand made greeting cards.... i love to cut up wrapping paper, or anything i can cut up..... make a mess, use the glue and glitter, and show of with the results.  I actually feel like a child when i am doing it..

  39. wrenfrost56 profile image81
    wrenfrost56posted 8 years ago

    Loads of stuff...cycling, reading, art, dancing, singing, writing, I have not really grown up smile

  40. topgunjager profile image61
    topgunjagerposted 8 years ago

    playing with my wiwi

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      hi topgun, dont you have a gf/wife to play with you?

      1. topgunjager profile image61
        topgunjagerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I play with it no matter what=)

  41. Flightkeeper profile image75
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Hi Pretty!

    I still like PBJ.

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      hi flightkeeper, miss you here,

      I like making tongue out when somebody annoys me!

      1. Flightkeeper profile image75
        Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Aw Thanks!  I had so much to do at work that I didn't have any energy to go to hubpages, but I'll be on later in the day too.

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    playing post office

  43. Wendi M profile image79
    Wendi Mposted 8 years ago

    Pogo Stick!!!

  44. estranged911 profile image68
    estranged911posted 8 years ago

    nose picking

    spilling food on my Tees

    playing with fire, matches, candles and burning leaves and papers.

    making grave sites for insects!

    finishing my milk in count of 10

  45. topshelf profile image57
    topshelfposted 8 years ago

    I still enjoy pizza and movie nights on Fridays

  46. readytoescape profile image61
    readytoescapeposted 8 years ago

    decorating for Christmas

  47. Choke Frantic profile image83
    Choke Franticposted 8 years ago

    I still really enjoy crafts. As a kid I used to pull out my Mum's fabric and knitting needles and God knows what else. I'm far better at it now though =]

  48. heart4theword profile image78
    heart4thewordposted 7 years ago

    Making Christmas Ornaments and Christmas Cookies!

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    Crazdwriterposted 7 years ago

    hmmm...I still love play on the playground (yes I swing and I go down the slides)...I also like to read kids books still and watch cartoons. can't go wrong with watching cartoons. big_smile

  50. Himitsu Shugisha profile image79
    Himitsu Shugishaposted 7 years ago

    As I kid, whenever I went to McDonald's I would always eat my fries before my burger; I still do it today.

 
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