25 Things You're Pretty Sure Only Your Family Did

Every family has something unusual going on with it -- this is undeniable to the point that if someone's family appears perfectly normal, well, that's actual really strange in it of itself.

But some families really go the extra mile to make things weird for everyone. For example ...

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25 Things You're Pretty Sure Only Your Family Did

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Entry by jaoafallas

WHEN I WAS A KID, WE HAD THIS TRADITION OF BAKING A CAKE AND SINGING HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO JESUS EVERY CHRISTMAS. MY FRIENDS COLLECTIVELY TOLD ME IT WAS P

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Entry by Kalli

CRACKED GOM Hfow do you take a child's pacifier away without making them cry? If you're my dad's family, you wait for a camping trip. Then you hide it

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Entry by MadameAngel

CRACKEDCON You don't have a Christmas Tarantino marathon?

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Every 4th of July the whole family would gather and enjoy the pretty fireworks my dad would spend the previous week making himself. Did I mention we a

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Entry by Michael Riel

With a five dollar buy in, my family watches HIS MEANS WARI Jeopardy every weeknight THE and we compete to see WHO can answer the most questions corre

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Entry by femshep87

25 Things You're Pretty Sure Only Your Family Did

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Entry by Kalli

lt was traditional in my family to teach the kids how to swim by throwing us off of a barnacle- encrusted dock into the Loxahatchee River. We dared no

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Entry by femshep87

My mom loved to get her feet tickled. When we were little, she'd pay us a quarter to tickle them for ten minutes. Needless to say, it got pretty awkwa

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

25 Things You're Pretty Sure Only Your Family Did

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Entry by femshep87

My grandparents had a house that was over 100 years old. Consequently this house didn't have indoor plumbing. Instead they had two outhouses in the ya

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

My parents told me that singing or playing musical instruments at night was illegal. My bandmates convinced me otherwise during a late night jam sessi

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Each Christmas I'd get a gift from Santa and one from my parents; both the same exact toy, a situation which my parents claimed was incredibly weird w

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Entry by PollyDarton

My grandfather used to order at the drive-thru, but then Pull into a parking spot and 90 inside to pick up the food. It did not OCCUr to me how weird

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Entry by Kalli

After meals at my grandparents' house, we didn't scrape our plates into the trash. Instead, any leftover scraps went into foil containers and were kep

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Entry by PookieJones

Not my dad. Normal He would cup people wave, his mouth, or yell hey and go: to get Cuckoo! someone's Cuckoo! attention from afar. Things got weird

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Entry by Busteq

MY DAD WAS EXTREMELY PARANOID OF STRANGERS... I LEFT MY HOUSE ALONE FOR THE FIRST TIMIE WHEN I WAS 17. Years later I heard some kids actually walked t

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Entry by PookieJones

MY PARENTS HID VALENTINE'S DAY PRESENTS OUTSIDE. They told me that we do it because sparrows get married the night before, and we should look for trac

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Entry by Rich949

Commercial air fresheners were just never good enough for my family. Instead, my dad stuffed bags of freshly cut grass under the seats. CRACKED COM

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Entry by Kevin King

When J was younger, my father would show me a picture of a monster and say, It will take you away if you don't come home before dark. Years later, I

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Entry by Kevin King

25 Things You're Pretty Sure Only Your Family Did

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Entry by 2017hannah

25 Things You're Pretty Sure Only Your Family Did

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My mom had an irrational fear of bacteria, SO she would overcook every single meal. When I had my first medium rare steak in my late 20s, I almost cri

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Entry by Metalhart

My Grandmother often spoke of the Heimer Dog A sentient German Shepherd she spoke with who would eat poorly behaved children. She would stomp and bark

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Entry by Scott Laffey

25 Things You're Pretty Sure Only Your Family Did

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