As children, we saw the world as a very simple place. We thought we knew everything, and that nothing would ever hurt us. Oh how we were wrong, almost all of the time.

Weelie92 asked: What's the dumbest idea you had as a child?

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Every now and then you meet someone who says something colossally stupid that you can't help but wonder how they've made it through life for so long.

It's enough to make you facepalm, isn't it? We're certain Redditor DestroyingLegends facepalmed at least once or twice, which prompted them to ask the other members of the online community the following question: "What's the dumbest sh*t someone ever said?"

People soon chimed in with stories of their own.

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