Top Ten Things Kids Want to Do That Adults Can


The Top Ten

1 Drive

I have a love/hate relationship with driving. I have to drive because I live in central Texas and there is almost zero means of getting around besides driving, because the bus and train services still suck. It comes to me now, but the worst part is having to deal with traffic and paying for car maintenance. - shiftaltkey

Tell you what, driving is a more complex task than you think and you'll have to put all of your attention on the roads, what route you're taking. A minor distraction could lead to a vicious accident that could lead to your death or injury. I'd rather stick to biking to reach my destination than driving.

I wish I could drive away from my brother

Who wouldn't? - Userguy44

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2 Not Go to School

Yeah instead you're filing your taxes and paying for car repair and working a dull job. - shiftaltkey

Eh School can be important. - Userguy44

yep - RylinB

But then, they realized that they had to make a living. - Cyri

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3 Watch Movies for Adults

I could watch IT and be absolutely fine!


I am 26 and I got in trouble with my mom for watching an NC-17 movie once...

I already do. - XxembermasterxX

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4 Drink Alcohol

I'm not allowed to have my first drink until I'm 18 (because that's the legal age were I live) and I'm not 18 yet! Ugh! I Can't wait for my first drink! - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

Yeah this is a thing. - Userguy44

I buy beer all the time, but it's an expensive habit. - shiftaltkey

My cousins and sister started drinking champagne as teenagers LOL. I had my first champagne at around age 23.

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5 Stay Up All Night

You can always pretend to be asleep, but actually watch YouTube videos all night! - sadical

I did this all the time even as a kid and I've pulled a few all-nighters in my lifetime.

And have a party all night!

I ama n adult and I am not allowed to stay up all night...

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6 Buy Whatever They Want

I will. (I'm a teen.)

Yeah! Questionable heavy METAL!

I'm an adult and my parents still restricts my purchases...

You may be able to buy some of what you want but here I am still underage and I understand that as an adult you won't be able to buy anything you want. Life definitely does not work like that. - panicdownthedisco

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7 Get a Job

I wanted to get a job to make money at 16. But at 21, you realize that just searching for jobs sucks, not to mention searching for internships. - shiftaltkey

Yeah why not? You can earn money and it's good for your daily life. I have a job and I like it. - Userguy44

I want to get a job so that way they are not spending mony on me

8 Smoke

No offense, but I wouldn't do it. What will you miss if don't smoke? Nothing at all. Change my mind. - Userguy44

Cigarettes? Nope. - shiftaltkey

NO - ElSherlock

And what adults wish they could quit doing, right? Never want to, never will. - keycha1n

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9 Hang Around With the Older Crowd

I like younger people more than older people but I don't really like my age group so anyone but them I guess lol. Also, you're not an adult if you're 15.

They act nice to you and not aggressive.

I actually get along better with people slightly younger than me (let's say 11-) and people a little older than me (14-16). - RiverClanRocks

Same. Many of my friends are in fourth grade. A few are in tenth grade. - PianoQueen

My friends outside of school were always older...They're collecting their pension now! Haha - Britgirl

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10 Have Sex

Seriously? I'm twelve, and I NEVER want to do this! Ugh...all that gives me the chills when someone, even my own parents, touches my shoulder for half a second. Do you really expect me to survive the horror of sexual intercourse? Especially, if done before marriage, can be sexual transgression? You do realize, sexual intercourse outside of marriage is what leads to AIDS, HIV, and people getting abortions? Affirmative, you may feel temporary happiness, but is that really what you want in the long run? Some people commit sexual transgression (specifically young women) because they do not feel confident in themselves, and feel this is what they have to do to get people of the opposite sex to like them, and to win social approval amongst peers and friends.

I am an AUTISTIC user, and even I understand the significance of moral cleanliness and the "joy" of sex and non-chastity that appeals to many people in the world who want to use their mortal bodies ...more - RockFashionista

You can have it at any time as long as you meet the age requirements (which is sometimes as low as 16 :0). - XxembermasterxX

Sex isn't really something that you want to do as a kid. It just becomes a natural occurance due to hormones. - shiftaltkey

I'm gonna do this with my boyfriend when we meet irl and idc how old I am

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The Contenders

11 Get a Life

You would be dead without a life lol. - Userguy44

Still no life only air

Daaamn that’s a spicy roast! - IceFoxPlayz

I’m an adult but I have really limited to no freedom and I rarely go on vacations due to overprotective, strict, and boring Asian parents :(

I really need to get a life! :

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12 Buy Lots of Candy

I would buy them in bulk and then charge people for them then keep the boxes that they came in for spring other stuff.

I'm an adult and I don't like candy

Every kid likes candy. Facts - Userguy44

YES! - fwed

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13 Go Places Without Supervision

I went bowling without supervision! *plays feel it still by Portugal the man* - mistyglow

I can do this, but many kids can't. I always want to go out to the town with my friends, but I only have like 4 friends who can go places without an adult trailing around us. I feel so uncomfortable if I'm in town with my friends and one of their mums is just following us. Please, let kids have some times without an adult tracing every step.

I would love to do this. I sometimes already do this if I am at like a store are school fair then I just walk around by myself.

When I was younger, I always had to have an adult with me 24/7. It's so annoying! I'm glad I can be by myself now. - scarmark

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14 Be a Parent

When you're a little kid, especially if you're a little girl, you sometimes play house and pretend to be the mom or the dad. At 21, I still can't decide whether I'm the right person for parenting at all. - shiftaltkey

Not gonna happen. - Userguy44

No - XxembermasterxX

Only to a dog

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15 Play Violent Video Games

Whoever made this list obviously hasn't played Call of Duty with anyone on Xbox Live... - shiftaltkey

I have played Grand Theft Auto. - Userguy44

I can't do that at least when I am streaming movies I can delete my history I can't do the same for a game (unless it is online, but there is still an extension that needs to be downloaded). - XxembermasterxX

I think lots of kids already do that because some of the biggest games to kids are fortnite which is a survival game with guns and bombs intended for teens and grand theft auto which basicly that plot is your a criminal so you know what your in for and that game series is for adults

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16 Move Out

Even at 21, I don't have enough money to move out.. - shiftaltkey

17 Get a Tattoo

Why would I want one? - fwed

I am Asian and my mom would disown me if I ever got a tattoo...

I literally walk around seeing kids with fake tattoos! (no insult intended) In my opinion, tattoos look horrible, if you do have a tattoo, that is fine, but I think they are just drawings on your body. Kids, get a tattoo if you want when you're 18+! EIGHTEEN PLUS!

I remember at amusement parks when I was like 8 I wore sleeveless shirts just so I could make tatoo sleeves on my arms to impress the girls. lol

18 Request Time Off

Adults can request time off from work, but why can't kids request time off from school?

19 Vote

They're actually thinking of lowering the voting age in the U.S. from 18 to 16. - shiftaltkey

Boring, waste of time, and not fond of politics. - XxembermasterxX

20 Wear Stuff Adults Wear

This is common with little girls. Boys don't care what they wear, unless it's tattoos or piercings. They usually just dress in whatever's comfortable. However, a ton of kids are a fan of stylish class suits worn by adults. - shiftaltkey

Wot - fwed

I want black nail polish and crop tops

For example,Most little girls wanted to file their nails,get a manicure,wear high heels,wear make up,wear over sized accessories like gold necklaces,diamond earrings,etc...Even they can go as far like thinking about dying their hair or to wear highlights and paint their nails(Wait?! Even tweens and teens can paint their nails)This is just too far - MLPFan

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21 Swear

Everyone can swear. You just need to learn it. - Userguy44

Have you been to high school? - fwed

Kids swear all the time. It's not limited to adults. - shiftaltkey

I'm an adult and I'm not allowed to swear

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22 Develop A Crippling Depression Caused By Loneliness And Shame

I already have it and I'm 14

Why would any kid want this? - shiftaltkey

Yes why is that me

Are you saying you didn't have this as a kid?!
You were missing out.

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23 Gamble

Gambling games are fun, but at 21, I'm not about to gamble my life away in Vegas. - shiftaltkey

I saw a kid playing a slot machine at an arcade in Atlantic City a few days ago.

I played a slots game on an old Windows operating system (either 95 or 99, I forgot) as a kid...

I did this before with my mother

24 Watch Adult TV Shows

I watched Baby Blues when I was like 9 or 10

Someone told me Rick and Morty is for adults and ice already watched all the episodes. - AlphaQ

25 Eat Weed

Hell yeah! I love to eat my weed on a daily bases

Weed? That thing that grows near rivers? Nani? - fwed

I don't think you eat it... - sadical

Kids can eat weeds, I found some outside, ate them and didn't get addicted

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26 Have Facebook

Y I want this - fwed

I'm an adult and I'm not allowed to have a Facebook

You can have Facebook at any age what are you talking about

27 Have a Phone

I have 2 and I'm not even 8 yet. what

THIS IS SOMETHING I DESPERATELY WANT! - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

I have a phone! Yay! - mistyglow

Not everyone has one! For example, I don't. - Cyri

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28 Start a Family
29 Stay Up Late

I hate how my parents always have to pick the time I sleep

I'm an adult and my mom does not allow me to stay up past 2 or 3 AM

I am an adult and my parents don’t allow me to stay up late, but they allow my YOUNGER sister to stay up late.

30 Be Frickin Smart

Many kids are smart. Like me. - MegadethFan07

Um I am smart thank you very much


We kids are actually smarter than the adults.

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31 Have a Youtube Channel

This should not be here I seen some kids have channels not only adults are allowed there are spoiled brats with some account while we got good kids with channels this does not belong.

I have a YouTube channel. Some person with 5 subscribers wrote a diss track about me. - sadical

You can do this when your 13. - XxembermasterxX

I have a YT channel -w- - IceFoxPlayz

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32 Go to a Casino

I saw kids in the casinos in Vegas

They were probably kid freindly casinos

33 Be Naked in Your Bed

Now this list is getting crazy. I hope most of these items are jokes. - Userguy44

WHAT?! - fwed

Babies and toddlers are allowed to do this but not any kid over the age of 3

Only adults are always get naked you can do it without anywon nowing

34 Get a Dog

I'm an adult and I want a Shiba Inu, and my mom said I can have one if I MOVE OUT (my mom is overprotective of me and won't let me be independent.)

35 Confront your Teacher

You would never find them

36 Drink Red Bull

I had a small sip and it tastes gross. - fwed

I drank Red Bull as a teenager

I liek the red bul


37 Go to Prison

Why would you go to a prison? - Userguy44

Actually kids CAN go to’s called juvenile detention.

No ya don’t

38 Get a Cat

I love cats but my mom is allowing me to have a pet when I'm 11, a year later

I would rather get a dog instead

39 Watching Hentai

I am an adult and my parents will disown me if I watch hentai (or any other porn)...

I watched hentai before oh god its amazing I guess

What is hentai - fwed

40 Go Skydiving
41 Own a Gun

Kids love destruction what better than gunfire

(I’m joking) - sadical

42 Buy Your Own House
43 Get Friends and Not Get Embarrassed by Just Talking to a Girl
44 Go on Vacation Between September and June

Again, people do vacation during spring break and during holidays, but my family NEVER does that.

45 Be the King/Queen of the House
46 Print Whatever They Want from the Computer

Um... - sadical

I’m an adult and I still can’t print whatever I want from the computer :(

47 Eat What You Want
48 Watch Porn

Even when I'm an adult I don't want to watch it. Porn is like a drug everyone knows it's not good, but they are still addicted to it. - XxembermasterxX

I'm an adult and my parents will disown me if I watch porn...

Not a good idea. - Userguy44

49 Smoke Weed

If you smoke weed as a kid, you will get brain damage.

How do you smoke that grass thingy? - fwed

No - XxembermasterxX

You can smoke weed at any age? Lol

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50 Sue Someone

Very Cool - fwed

Okay then... - mistyglow

I'm an adult and I want to sue my former childhood dentist for torturing me as a child and my special ed teachers and the makers of ADHD drugs that I was forced to take as a kid which gave me sun sensitivity, but my mom won't let me call any lawyers or law firms! >:(

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Top Remixes (9)

1. Not Go to School
2. Hang Around With the Older Crowd
3. Drive
1. Not Go to School
2. Go Places Without Supervision
3. Get a Job
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2. Drink Alcohol
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