How happy was your Childhood?

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  1. Nero
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    I'm just wondering how everyone's childhood went. I never had a good childhood. My parents were pretty abusive, whipping out the belt when I wouldn't do chores or brush my teeth. My brother and I always had to help each other, because we had to do chores for food. Yes, it was hard work but it was worth it for the food to nourish us. I've always had things wrecked in my childhood, my SNES especially. It was wrecked during the Gnarly level of SMW. I could still remember my mom smashing my SNES with a hammer. At least I still have Chrono Trigger and another SNES. She missed 3 of my birthdays , and my only birthday present was a dollar from my parents, and we got nothing for Christmas.Later, after most of this shit, we got to stay at my Aunt's house. Which owned, because we always got hot dogs, burgers, sausage biscuits, etc. Our cousins were awesome too, we shared the same interests, They had a SNES so I snuck a couple games in my jacket to play. I still remember playing Street Fighter Alpha 2 at their house. We loved our SNES gaming times even though the N64/PS1/Saturn systems were out and selling. A bunch of years later, we moved out and here we are, in our apartment. [​IMG] Just in case you're wondering, I'm currently 16. It's amusing when my mom's and dad's birthday came up (Nov.17 and 19), and I ringed their doorbell and gave them $100 to both of them. They just say "We're sorry!" and they slam the door while crying. [​IMG]



    Feel free to comment my wall of text if you wish. Or you could just post how your Childhood was.

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  2. Westside

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    My mother would use long rose vine as a whip on me. They never expected too much of me for future, but still expected no less than 90s in my report card. At the age of 16, my parents sent me to army, although it was painful at first, army became my first love. Since then, I only came home once. For some reason my parents were much nicer to me, until they caught me on porn.
     
  3. xalphax

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    apart from the early divorce of my parents i cant complain.
     
  4. Ace Gunman

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    Not to make anyone feel bad, but my childhood was the best time in my life. I look back on it with nothing but fond memories (and some regret for things I never did). To this day I constantly wish I could go back to the carefree life of being 7 or 8. Maybe if they perfect cloning... [​IMG]
     
  5. Nero
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    Ouch... I don't think a leather belt beats that.

    Same here.. My parents always screamed at me "You're gonna live in the streets like a bum and beg for money! And do drugs, etc etc..."

    ~Nero
     
  6. Linkiboy

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    My childhood leading up to age 7 was awesome because we (all the guys in our "neighborhood") all had BB guns and we often had "wars" with the girls who also all had BB guns and the best part is that we lived in the same apartment building where the bb guns were sold and I'm talking airsoft BBs btw also you could get a really snazzy rifle for less than 4 dollars and also my uncle was also a DOS 'scener'(also an awesome hacker) and I often played Doom Blake Stone some mafia RTS(forgot what) Duke Nukem and Quake and also during the summer I went to my grandmas farm and went into the local forest to pick mushrooms and I also grew some really cool strawberry hybrid freak plants and swam in the local lake.

    Then I moved to America.

    edit: paragraph is now a sentence, for emphasis
     
  7. enigmaindex

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    Mine was alright i guess. But my mum always had fights with my grandparents and i didn't get to see them much so i guess that was really the only downside well apart from the odd beating of course.
     
  8. Westside

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    [​IMG] My childhood was great... then I moved to America.
     
  9. Linkiboy

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    Thats pretty much how it went down [​IMG]
     
  10. Urza

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    So you're fat?
     
  11. cubin'

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    My childhood was ridiculously good. My mum had heaps of time off and I was always with my parents or my friends. Used to do lots of experiments and go to the park, pool, beach etc etc. all the time. Heaps of water fights with all the other kids in the street and I got into trouble a fair bit too.

    Only bad thing is it can't get much better than my childhood was, best time of my life and I think it always will be.
     
  12. nintendofreak

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    my childhood was pretty much sloooww. Every day seemed the same, school, hw, sleep, school,hw, sleep. I didnt really have summers, they were all spent in a truck running the family bussiness with my parents and 2 other sibblings (3 person truck [​IMG]). "vacations" were times to help around the house, with the business and stuff. And with parents that are uber strict sucked...

    But its better now, and it just helps to not look back [​IMG]
     
  13. JPH

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    Didn't/Don't have a good childhood.
    My mother and father divorced when I was 4. I watched them fight; him come home.
    He never had a good job, and he was a drunk.
    We were poor, my mother had a job, but it didn't help us get by very good. We always had trouble getting by - and borrowing money from my grandmother.
    We always had trouble paying bills - and I was a real asshole to her because we were poor (which, today, I regret).
    When I was 8, my mother got a new boyfriend. He was a redneck and he got drunk. He hit her and threatened to kill her one time. One time I was home when they were and he started hitting her, but there was nothing I could do. He always left, and always came back. Well one night he was hitting her, and she called the police and sent his ass to jail.
    Life was all good, until my mother got fired from her job (the previous lady came back to work, replacing her). Then, at age 12 my mother died and I've had to live
    with my hypocritical, controlling uncle. I hate his old ass, and so does the family.
    I do have my aunts, grandmother, and cousins that have been there for me, but it doesn't change the fact that my childhood has been sucked, and the world seems to have been unfair.
    So,yeah, my childhood sucked a lot once I look back...

    Some folks take advantage of having parents and money...you shouldn't [​IMG]

    Linkiboy, you don't like America? Where where you originally from?
    And Nero, it seems your childhood revolved around SNES [​IMG]
     
  14. Linkiboy

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    I lived in Russia. And no, aside from the potentially better education I could potentially get.
     
  15. Westside

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    He is from Soviet Russia. Actually I was too, until they finally decided to free up our land.
     
  16. DarkAura

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    Over there.
    I'm still in childhood. So far so good, I guess. Sorry to hear that, Nero and Westside. At least the number abusive parents are dwindling.
     
  17. hollabackitsobi

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    My childhood was great, never had any family problems, probably since I'm Nigerian and we tend to be happier and more together than the average dysfunctional American family in which parents' marriages typically end in divorce and children are left without one of their parents. Terrible thing, really.
     
  18. Nero
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    Yes, JPH... It certainly revolved SNES. There really wasn't anything else to do except eat and work.

    ~Nero
     
  19. cubin'

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    Holy crap. linkiboi from soviet russia [​IMG]? awesome!

    Yeah that sounds like it sucked JPH [​IMG] things can only get better though! and you turned out ok at least, probably learned a whole heap of life lessons that most people don't know till they're 40.
     
  20. Hiratai

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    Childhood...secks.