Top Ten Things You Don't Miss Until They're Gone

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You don't necessarily acknowledge them until its gone. Maybe you even hate them while they're there, or promise we wont miss them, but we will!

The Top Ten

1 School

No matter how you slice it, in the future, we're going to miss school to some extent. Just the summer gets me depressed after a certain point because of my lack of productivity or seeing my friends or having a routine to rely on. I'm sure this will only intensify when I'm out for good. - keycha1n

Oh, believe me, IT'S TRUE! I almost NEVER see my friends anymore! Plus, during the day, I often have NOTHING TO DO! Even though I was miserable IN SCHOOL, being OUT OF SCHOOL hasn't really been any better!

I definitely miss high school and back when I was actually IN high school, I never imagined I'd be telling myself that. Make it count (those of you who are still in it or aren't in it yet)! - BKAllmighty

It's somehow true. - PeeledBanana

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2 Childhood

The 90s will ALWAYS be better than the 2000s and 2010s have EVER been! I miss the days of movies like The Lion King and Oliver & Company. Back then Disney made the best movies ever. The classics are the best! Sure I liked Big Hero 6 and Wreck-It Ralph, and definitely Frozen and Tangled (I'm sick of the Frozen hate), but I miss the old movies. The song Once Upon a Time in New York City from Oliver & Company inspires me. And the movie itself is from back when Disney made the best movies ever. The 80s and 90s gave us some of the best Disney movies of all time. They gave us The Fox and the Hound (1981), The Lion King (1994), The Little Mermaid (1989), Oliver & Company (1988), Gordy (1995), Toy Story (1995) and Toy Story 2 (1999), Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Aladdin (1992), The Great Mouse Detective (1986), The Rescuers Down Under (1990), Tarzan (1999), and The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996). The old Disney movies are just so much better than ...more

I've had schizophrenia since I was about 3 or 4 years old, so I never had much of a childhood. Most of my childhood was inside my head and within my weird hallucinations and creepy voices I hear. I still have nostalgic memories though. I want my childhood back! - RockFashionista

This list should be titled "things you don't think you will miss" not things you don't miss. You don't miss anything until it is gone. - gemcloben

You're right, this was poorly worded! Weighing whether or not this is important enough to change... Lol - keycha1n

Most kids (myself included) look forward to being able to vote, drink, lose their virginity, and move out of the house. While it all seems pretty cool, I'll probably end up missing the minimal responsibilities. - Songsta41

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3 The heat of summer/The cool of winter

During the summer, we complain about the heat and wish it was winter. During the winter, we complain about the cold and wish it was summer. Especially where I live when every weather event is to the extremes. - keycha1n

I always miss the winter when it's summer, but never vice versa. I've adapted to the cold, and so I work better, sleep better and am generally less stressed even when it's freezing. I can't stand the searing heat and plague of insects that comes with the summer, let alone the widespread social hype about it. - PositronWildhawk

I thought the weather in London wasn't extreme.

In Chicago it gets passed 40 degrees Celsius almost always during the summer and somewhere around -10 degrees Celsius in the winter. - Ajkloth

I hate summer because my room gets hot and sometimes the fan doesn't help at all but I love summer because my birthday is late summer (August) I love winter because of the cold air blowing through my hair. - PrincessKiana

We don't even have winter. There are 8 months of summer, 2 monsoon months( monsoon rains usually pour overnight, so daytime is still hot) and during December-January max. Temperatures are around 30°C and minimum are 20°C. That is what we call winter. In May-June, Maximum temperature is around 39°C and high humidity makes things worse. So, BRING ON THE SNOW! - Animefan12

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4 Long hair/Short hair

As someone who donates hair yearly, I chop off ten inches pretty regularly. When my hair is long, I hate the fuss, the tangles, and all of the product my hair requires. Then when its gone, I miss putting it up, feeling the wind run through it, and styling it. And its in a way where there's no happy medium either, I want it all gone or down to my hip. 'tis the struggle. - keycha1n

I had my hair long three times in my life (I remember having it at ages 2, 12, and 15) and each time I got it cut because I was sick of brushing it (my hair is thicker than dog hair and is naturally curly). I've kept it short for years now only because it's easier to maintain but I do miss having it long. - BKAllmighty

My hair is so thick that I have to get it cut by a professional. Not your average barber. When my hair is even slightly out of place, it's a real chore to fix it. And yes, even as a man, who doesn't rely on a bag full of hair products, I go mad over this. - PositronWildhawk

I hate my hair as well. The top layer is messed up and it doesn't match the rest of my hair - Harri666

This lady used clippers to cut the back of my hair a bit short, and it is so much longer on the sides. I don't know if I want long hair though, plus it is light blond and somewhat wavy and if it is too long... - Lucretia

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5 Home

Home becomes such a part of your routine, you hardly notice it after a while. Sure, you're grateful for it while you have it. But there's a reason homesickness is so prevalent. - keycha1n

I've moved around so often, I've never felt like I had a home until now, because my parents are building a house, which means I'm living out in the country on a farm until I go off to college! - RockFashionista

I've moved 14 times in my life (honest) so imagine how many homes I miss living in. - BKAllmighty

It's great everywhere but home remains the greatest - MatrixGuy

6 Siblings

Once again, COULD NOT BE MORE TRUE! I would always fight with my brother when we were younger, but I've been missing him ALL THE TIME since he left for college in August 2011. He recently quit in February 2015, but even so, I STILL don't get to see him much during the day, because he has to work due to having quit college. I guess that's yet another reason I enjoy Liv and Maddie, because the plot often relates to my life.

Pretty much the opposite for me. Me and my sisters were like best friends and we never had a fight, but when she moved to go to university I didn't miss her. Maybe because she visited a lot. - gemcloben

This pretty much happened to me. My sister and I didn't really fight much and we were nice to each other but when she left for college in like mid-August I didn't really miss her. I mean she visits on holidays but I still don't really miss her. - Anonymousxcxc

I say this because my sister just recently drove off to college. Sure, you fight and you fuss, but they're the best friends you don't have the option to break up with. Enjoy their company, because you'll miss it when they're gone. - keycha1n

Not my eleven year old brother ever... he's a total prick and brat. - Lucretia

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7 Electronic devices that work

When my iPad screen broke, I felt disconnected from reality until it was mended. I could operate similar functions with so many other devices, but one gone, temporarily or permanently, can make a big difference. It would be much the same if that happened to my Samsung Galaxy phone, or my Lenovo laptop. - PositronWildhawk

Buggy electronics that hardly work are better than ones that don't at all. You spend a lot of time frustrated and smacking them to load. But once they die for good, its like your world shattered. - keycha1n

Oh trust me, I don't take them for granted. They hardly ever work in my house. I'm very thankful when they do. - letdot52

Or having one such as when my mom threw my laptop and it broke in half... I suffered because of that yet she broke it. - Lucretia

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8 The Sun

Having a pretty weird but real fear of the sun (skin health wise), I spend many scorching days holed up inside or with layers of sunscreen. But once the winter gloom sets in, I miss the energy the bright outdoors give me. - keycha1n

You heard that one song: Only miss the sun when it starts to snow. - AnonymousChick

9 Air

I wouldn't know what it's like to be lacking air and I hope I never do - Songsta41

You wont miss it when it is gone, you'll be dead... - gemcloben

10 Being tired

This happens ALL THE TIME to me these days. I feel tired by around 7:30, only to wake up 2 hours later. Then I don't fall asleep again until around 8 in the morning. I sleep until around 2 PM. That's what it's been like for me EVER SINCE LAST YEAR! Only on SOME DAYS do I get to sleep on time for the right time, others it just falls apart completely. In fact I'm typing this right now at 5:13 AM on August 20, 2015.

Hear me out first! I say this because I can spend consecutive days absolutely exhausted and wishing to sleep. But it seems the minute my head hits the pillow, I'm wide awake and I'm like "come on! You were tired just a second ago! " - keycha1n

I can't sleep because my stupid hallucinations don't let me. I always have these huge bags under my eyes, but even if I'm tired, I can never sleep. - RockFashionista

In class, you don't miss it... - Lucretia

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The Contenders

11 Parents

I'm fortunate enough to still have my parents, but when I miss them on a single week of camp... yeah, I can't imagine being without them. - ShyGuySwag

We miss them while they are here! Irrelevant. Same goes to Siblings. - mood333

12 Your constant companion

Never had one - Lucretia

13 Toilet Paper

This is DEFINITELY something I miss. - CauseOldPeople

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14 Music you repeatedly listened to
15 Bullies

Am I the only one here who wants to see an old bully and tell them thank you for making us the strong people we now are? - AnonymousChick

What would I tell them? I could tell them still but I want to wait till I graduate and they can't punish me for saying what I want to say... - Lucretia

Nah, all bullies should be brutally slaughtered and executed to death in the most slow, painful, and harmful way possible. - PeeledBanana

16 Dressing for the weather

Okay okay, its pretty clear now what inspired this list. I miss layering for the winter currently. And I experience the same fashion blues in the winter when I miss the eclectic colors and flip flops. - keycha1n

I like wearing jeans and black band t shirts with black leather boots and denim jackets... can't do that in summer, its October now though - Lucretia

17 Holidays
18 Family

Not my family... - Lucretia

So true... - ShyGuySwag

19 Computer charger

I left it at home, which I'm two hours away from right now. TTT will be shutting off any second. - Songsta41

20 Virginity

I won't miss this because I feel I don't have to worry about it until I'm married. - RockFashionista

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