On the thread "What's the stupidest lie you believed?" Redditors revealed the falsehoods that they actually fell for, for up to years at a time. While these are supposed to be cautionary tales, they mostly provided fun ideas to mess with your own kids.

1. Fallsviews is an American Idiot.

My dad's coworkers son had somehow convinced me that he was the drummer from Green Day. He was a 13 year old Chinese guy.

2. Kushite almost called the Ghostbusters.

That my my female roommate had lost her grandmother and was seeing her ghost at night so she slept in our male roommates room every night because she was scared. I was so naive.