Parents Are Sharing What Their Kids Are Trying And Failing To Hide From Them

We've all sworn at some point that our parents have eyes in the backs of their heads — these parents are proving that they actually do. These not-so-subtle kids are learning about their next-level parents the hard way when they find their stash... of ravioli?

People aren't sharing the times their angsty teens stashed little mini-bar bottles of liquor, we're talking about the strange and glorious things that our six-year-olds think is taboo enough to hide away. Spoiler: the contraband is lettuce and ravioli.

The Long Standoff

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Sometimes getting your kid to confess to what they did can be like a police standoff with a hard witness. You're turning on that single lightbulb over the table and waiting for that tough nut to crack. Come on, don't make this harder than it has to be...

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A Pen In The Hand Is Worth 40 In The Toy Pile

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We all have our little collections. For most kids it's toys, but for this girl, it's something a little more practical and a little more office supplies-y. Are we seeing a future Staples exec in the making?

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The Lost Ball Tactic

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We've definitely all looked at our parents as an unlimited source of money once. The Bank of Mom and Dad is always open and willing to loan you that toy you want. The real finesse is getting two...

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Lettuce Eat, Drink, And Be Merry

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This girl just has a giving soul. It's just too bad it's misdirected at someone who doesn't want it. It's all well and good until she grows up to be that aunt who always buys you those ugly sweaters.

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This Kid Who Wanted Some Privacy While Getting Ripped

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We've all looked in the mirror and thought we needed to build a little muscle. Apparently, that's a thought that kids have too. He may be a little early to the bulking party, but this little bodybuilder is a regular Hulk Hogan in the making.

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Chef Boyarunderthebed

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There's such a thing as having too much of a good thing. Take 40 cans of ravioli under your bed. Sure it tastes good, but eventually, you're going to have to call it quits with Chef Boyardee when things get too serious.

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The Tomato Caper

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This poor kid thought he was leaving no trace of his midnight snack... but the tomatoes he was munching on are vegeta-betrayers. Wait, are tomatoes fruit? If tomatoes are fruit then is ketchup a smoothie? We're confused...

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Hiding These Things To Surprise Others

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Not all of these hidden gems are self-centered. Some are kids trying to surprise their parents. This sweet little girl just wanted to save the magic for those special occasions and yeah, our hearts melted from the cuteness.

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If You Disappear You Technically Don't Have A Bed Time

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The ultimate level of hiding something is hiding yourself. It makes sense too. Invisible people are already hidden so there's no need to hide. This genius bedtime shirker has been philosophizing so hard...

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It's Not A Lie If It's Plausible In A Different Universe

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Do you listen to the wild stories your kids tell you or do you turn the TV volume up a little louder? Well, next time you should listen because this parent just realized they need to check in with their kids and dog more often.

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Young Casanova

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Some people are just born to break hearts. We all remember the little firecracker in kindergarten who would just give you the eyes and you would mess up your finger painting. What a smoke show...

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This Little Girl Who's Dressing Like Her Dad

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They say "dress for the job you want, not the job you have." Well, this adorable little girl decided that she would start early on that and start rocking the Rollie. That's some first-class wrist ice she's got that's suitable for any CEO or dad.

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You've Been Charged With... Not Charging?

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This teenage girl is a master illusionist. She found a way around her parent's strict bed time phone rule. We're just curious how she pulled this one off and still charged her phone...

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Pez, Now For Night Snacks

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We all need a little nightcap. For some of us, it's a glass of milk, while for others it's a tub of ice cream to come down after a hard day. This little pez-guzzling kid is just trying to relax like the rest of us.

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The Secret Marble Hustler

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We all knew that kid in school who was always on top of the school black market dealings. He was the one with the limited edition baseball cards, the holographic Pokémon cards, and the weird KitKat flavors. It's a mystery how he hustled so hard...

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This Kid Who's Determined To Buy Park Place No Matter What

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Monopoly is the game that makes or breaks friendships, relationships, and even families. There's no better way to give up on your dreams of owning a business than to miserably be indebted to the banker. This kid may have found a way around that...

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Dinner's Done If You Throw It Out

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So the best way to get rid of your dinner is to either feed it to the dog or put it on your sibling's plate — it's an untraceable crime. This dinner-hider in the making just learned that lesson the hard way.

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The Hidden Nose Knows

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We've been "stealing" each other's noses for generations. There's always at least one person in the family at any given time who's walking around noseless. Just breathe, you'll get through this. Oh, wait...

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Immune To The Prune

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Prunes, prunes, the magical fruit, the more you eat the more you realize that people who like them are just so wrong. Surprisingly though, prunes have found a supporter in an unlikely person.

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Something Stinks Here

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You can find all sorts of things in the couch. It's usually chips or coins or your brother's old trading cards. We've all looted the couch when we were short on change. You wouldn't want to raid this one though...