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12 Things Guaranteed To Ruin Your Life When You Were a Kid

Life is so much simpler when you're a kid; you don't have to worry about bills, your body isn't failing on you in every possible way, and your food is always made for you by your parents. It's pretty great.

Thing is though, because we had it so easy, the smallest things would just absolutely ruin our day and turn us into crying messes. Here's just a few things that, in retrospect, probably weren't worth getting upset over.

Waiting for your sibling to die so you could have the freaking controller


When you walked into the school gym and saw the ropes hanging from the ceiling


When your Happy Meal was missing a toy


When these bastards failed at their job and just tore up the paper, or left it a blurry mess


Discovering that the anti-skip feature was a total lie


These next few used to absolutely crush us...

Going to rent the new movie or game you were stoked about, only to find out all the copies were already gone


Getting stuck with a coconut Freezie


When it took literal minutes to connect to the internet

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When your parents manage to always trip on your controller cables (just look where you're walking, mom!)


Forgetting your money on Book Fair day


When the batteries died just as you were about to beat your high score


And finally, these mofos only having two possible temperatures; frozen, and molten lava

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