Childhood Legends

A list of the most common fantasies of Soviet childhood.

Red film

Childhood Legends

The essence of the legend that if the camera to insert a special red tape and photograph some girl, you pictured it to be without clothes.

The final cartoon in the game "Well, wait!"

Childhood Legends

We all remember the game "The wolf catches eggs", it was almost every Soviet child. All were convinced that when the rack 1 million. Egg or 999 points, then you will be shown a cool cartoon. Moreover, the number have watched this cartoon was directly proportional to the amount of the necessary points.

The blade in the cud

Childhood Legends

In the days of boom in the chewing gum, which falls in the period when they only appeared once, there were rumors that violent russophobes - Americans - hid in the gum edge. And so since many distinguished habit before use to break it into two halves.

for the ruble Machine

Childhood Legends

Some personalities have argued that there are offices that buy commemorative rubles at the rate of 1 ruble - OKA car. The reason for this generous sharing in the fact that the iron Soviet ruble was not iron and half consists of platinum, iridium, or well, or "rare earth metal", which was so secret that its name no one knew.

karateka Pencil

Childhood Legends

Interestingly, if the Chinese (which is Chinese, no other will not work, because all the kung fu - in China) with a pencil rubbing palms edge up until the pencil is completely used up, you will be able to break a board by hand. And it was found, and rubbed. The board, however, did not break.

A book for karate

Childhood Legends

a thick book is fun to use: it had to be hung on the wall and put out on it every day with his fist. Every day, take out of the page. It was argued that the target gradually hardens and therefore fist becomes more consistent. And when the page does run out, it is easy to get put out on the bare wall. It is said to have taken place have broken fingers.

The Legend of cigarette packs

Childhood Legends

In one of the cardboard boxes in a pack of cigarettes "Space" has been a figure. If you collect all the numbers from 1 to 15 and pass somewhere - a bike that will give "Salute". And they gathered, looking for these packs.

About mosquito

Childhood Legends

Gathering kilogram of dried mosquitoes, they need to pass the pharmacy and then give something very big and good. Or a lot of money. Well, a lot. The trick is that less than one kilogram are not accepted in principle.

Death of chewing gum

Childhood Legends

It was believed that the man who swallowed chewing gum, surely die, because that clog the intestines. And no operation will not help, because no X-rays will not detect it. Rumors circulated that the boy in a neighboring yard and died.

The cigarette ash

You need to collect 3-liter jar of cigarette ash attributed to the pharmacy, and will give a lot of money. Less than 3 hlitrovoy banks do not take.