Things you hated as a kid, but like as an adult

Myhairygrundle

Screw you guys, I'm going home.
#1
I was chatting with a friend the other day and we were discussing how much we like mowing our yards.

I then suddenly remembered when I was 12 having to mow the yard and how much I hated it. Now, I am mowing every 4 days and find it's a great time to clear my head. When I was 12 and someone would have told me that one day I would like mowing the yard, I would have thought they were crazy.

So, what did you hate as a kid, but like now that you are all grown up?


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bethm1b

person of interest
#2
Getting dressed up for an event.
 

WhiskeyWhispers

I Want To Kill You All
#6
Football. I fucking HATED it as a kid. I was a "burnout" in high school, and your natural enemies were guidos and jocks. When I was a teenager I would rather watch anything than football, now I'm a junkie. I have like 10 fantasy leagues and spend every sunday during the season glued to the tv and nfl.com.
Just shows how much one can change throughout the years.
 
#7
I'll second the getting dressed up. Also Thunderstorms. Scared to death of them as a kid. Now I love watching them.
 

fkornre

Boogity Boogity Boogity...Let's go racing boys...
#8
getting dressed up and the show M.A.S.H.
 

JoeyDVDZ

Well-Known Member
Donator
#9
I'm either ahead of the curve, or my personal tastes haven't changed one iota in 40 years of life, because the things I hated as a kid are the exact things I hate right this minute. Weird.
 

hypes

Flying over your heads
#11
-Stinky cheese
-Brand New Toys (my mother always bought toys from garage sales, so now that I have the means I buy new toys...not only for my kids, but for myself)
-Anchovies, pickled herring, and other oily smelly fishes
-Salad Bars


I still hate getting dressed up for _ANYTHING_ (I had to promise my sister-in-law that I'd buy a suit for her wedding...I'm not looking forward to that...I personally think that "dressing up" means putting on your best pair of blue jeans and a comfortable shirt that has a collar on it plus white socks and sneakers), I loathe pretty much all Dutch food (growing up in a Dutch family will do that to a person...when there are recipies that call for ELMER'S GLUE as an ingredient I draw a goddamn line), and hiding the fact that I drink alcohol (where I grew up, they _just_ started allowing restaurants to have bars in them...and allowing them to *gasp* serve hard liquor (as in whiskey, gin, vodka, etc.)...it was soo bad where I grew up it wasn't until LAST YEAR that I could purchase anything but American beer at the grocery store).

Iowa may be a nice place to live...but man some parts of it are fuuuuuucked up.
 
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inthesmokies

Guest
#13
Watching or playing Golf.
Staying home.
lima beans.
 

THE FEZ MAN

as a matter of fact i dont have 5$
#14
mushrooms, when i was a kid i HATED mushrooms, now i eat them all the time.

welding, when i was a kid i was terrified of the welder/torch. now i do it every day as part of my job and i love doing it.
i guess the other half of the question is, what did you love as a kid and hate doing now.
 

tstlkevanilla

Ministress of Masturbation
#15
I second the staying home thing. When I was a kid, I couldn't spend one minute home after school. I was always outside playing with my friends. Now? You couldn't push me out the door if I don't REALLY be somewhere. I work and come home. That's it.
 

highway23

I miss NY wings
#17
M.A.S.H.
Golf
Spanish Rice
Diet soda
50's music
Black and white films
The History Channel
Documentaries

hated all that stuff...I'm sure there is more...
 
#18
Sitting around doing nothing. When I was a kid, I couldn't stand to be idle. Now I relish the chance to just sit here and do absolutely nothing.
 

roche

i am lame
Wackbag Staff
#19
Hated MASH as a kid but now I think it is one of the best shows of all time
Wearing something like a suit to a fancy event
Family events (They can still be awkward, but at least I appreciate the time I do spend with them)
Any type of vegetable
Scotch
 

HummerTuesdays

Another girrrrl!!!
#20
I hated getting dressed up for holidays. Now I feel bad showing up in jeans & a sweater but if I dressed any nicer I'd be over dressed.
 
#22
I second the staying home thing. When I was a kid, I couldn't spend one minute home after school. I was always outside playing with my friends. Now? You couldn't push me out the door if I don't REALLY be somewhere. I work and come home. That's it.
Being a recluse rules. I fucking hate being around most people.
 

CaraC

A real giirrrrllllllllllllllllll
#24
getting dressed up and being girly in general
teriyaki chicken
Im sure theres a bunch of other things I cant think of at the moment
 

FAZ8218

Good eeeeeeeevening.
Wackbag Staff
#25
Number 1 is probably READING...
As far as food and drink go:
Diet Coke
White rice
Broccoli
Mustard
Steak
Pesto
 
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