30 Lies That Parents Tell MAG

December 14, 2009
By Pastinaface SILVER, Short Hills, New Jersey
Pastinaface SILVER, Short Hills, New Jersey
6 articles 2 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be yourself, and you will find, those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."


1. You will have a good time on this trip.
2. I will let you use Daddy's camera.
3. The Tooth Fairy is real.
4. We will always trust you.
5. Hebrew school helps you learn about your heritage.
6. Lies are always bad.
7. You can tell us anything.
8. We are perfectly happy with your grades as long as you are trying your best.
9. Nobody will go into the bathroom if you are in there.
10. If you steal a camera from a store, somebody will notice so you have to bring it back.
11. We will be home just as you are falling asleep.
12. Toilet paper is not for throwing.
13. One second!
14. I'm not mad at you.
15. People notice when you fart in public.
16. You look pretty today.
17. All boys are stalker-predators in disguise.
18. Your cousins do not have mental problems; they are just shy.
19. The stork brought you.
20. You will get your own room.
21. We will get a dog soon.
22. I will fix your computer.
23. We won't embarrass you like that ever again.
24. Your hair looks fine.
25. It will only hurt for a second.
26. Getting your hair cut is not a waste of time.
27. Too much social life can be a bad thing.
28. You can't get married until you're 30.
29. Stuffing all your junk under the bed doesn't work on us anymore.
30. Your sisters will be punished for what they did.



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on Jul. 29 2011 at 9:25 pm
HannahBK SILVER, Discovery Bay, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Imagination is the only escape from reality"

I love this, I can completely relate!

on Feb. 13 2011 at 6:24 pm
xEmmiiix BRONZE, East Meadow, New York
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This is awesome and so TRUE!!!! Plus i can think of a thousand more!!!

McCoy13 BRONZE said...
on Feb. 9 2011 at 2:06 pm
McCoy13 BRONZE, Easley, South Carolina
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This is good! Keep up the good work!!!!

J.Chap BRONZE said...
on Feb. 9 2011 at 1:29 pm
J.Chap BRONZE, Easley, South Carolina
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This is a great! My creative writting 1 class read this out loud as our topic of the day. Great job, keep up the good work!

on Jan. 21 2011 at 7:05 pm
kitkat95 SILVER, Lake Worth, Florida
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i know i love nomber 17  it really funny

on Jan. 21 2011 at 7:03 pm
kitkat95 SILVER, Lake Worth, Florida
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I read this in the magazine and i couldnt stop reading it  its so funny and true and i dont c y people are saying its horrifying because its not parents lies because they know how important it is for us to feel good about yourself

I LOVE IT


on Jan. 21 2011 at 7:02 pm
kitkat95 SILVER, Lake Worth, Florida
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me too and i really dont think u people are saying its horrifying because its not parents lies because they know how important it is for us to feel good about yourself

I LOVE IT


on Jan. 9 2011 at 10:34 pm
StarlingChild PLATINUM, El Cajon, California
23 articles 0 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill

Yes, I agree as well. As a fictional story, I find this list amusing and relatable. But a personal experience..... it's hard to place my reaction. All I can say is that it's definitely unique and an interesting piece.

TheJust ELITE said...
on Jan. 4 2011 at 5:15 pm
TheJust ELITE, Ellenton, Florida
254 articles 202 photos 945 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I feel that a hero is somebody who will stand up for their values and what they believe in and that can take any form. People that have values and have thought them through rather than those who just do what they’re told."-Skandar Keynes

"When it’

I know everyone else is saying this is humerus, and some of it is, but most of it is horrifying. Reading it, if this had been a fiction story, I would have started laughing. But it being a non-fiction piece, I can't find much humor in it. 

sav345 said...
on Jan. 3 2011 at 4:44 pm

mandy loved your book

 


on Jan. 3 2011 at 8:33 am
abeatleschick94 SILVER, Montvale, New Jersey
5 articles 7 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'm not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I've always been a freak. So I've been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I'm one of those people. - John Lennon

these are true and funny. i love them!

on Jan. 2 2011 at 4:44 pm
amalie PLATINUM, Binghamton, New York
43 articles 0 photos 33 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stop existing and stop living"- Michael Jackson ("Heal the World")

hahahahaha very creativexD and trueeee

on Jan. 2 2011 at 1:36 pm
schoolgal BRONZE, Killeen, Texas
2 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
Really.......why would you do that?

Love this!

All this is true to me


on Jan. 2 2011 at 12:46 pm
Some of it is true and, some are completely false.

PeetaMellark said...
on Dec. 29 2010 at 11:10 am
#17 and #18 LOL

on Mar. 31 2010 at 8:52 pm
elfiewrites BRONZE, Hillsdale, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart."~William Hazlitt
"Be yourself, everyone else is taken."

I love this! Totally true! If you get the chance, may you PLEASE comment on my work too? Thanks

meow. said...
on Jan. 24 2010 at 12:50 pm
this is hilarious! love you.

on Jan. 15 2010 at 1:05 pm
This is awesome and so true! I love it!!

theonealone2 said...
on Jan. 13 2010 at 3:34 pm
This is amazing. I hope you keep writing, because this is hilarious, and so true.


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