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(BBC-US)   If you've ever wondered why all babies, across all language and cultural barriers, love to play peekaboo, this is your lucky day   (bbc.com ) divider line
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2014-04-20 10:46:04 PM  
6 votes:
Oh I also like this game. I am sometimes doing the changing and see the neighbor of me and he pokes the head and I look and OM MAGOODNESS HE HAS DISAPPEARED. It is time for the playing of the peekaboo game. Let me do the turning back will the man be there? I am not thinking this. Perhaps this is the happening however. Will I have sight again? Oh look there he is. What he has left. Please do not leave. It is when I play this game that perhaps I return to the childhood of me. Perhaps though this has caused the fear of the separation of me because I did the learning that people who appear to you always always go away. This was perhaps made worse when the father of me was doing the playing of peekaboo with the head of he out of a city bus.
2014-04-20 10:44:09 PM  
6 votes:

433: Is it object permanence?


Yes, but not in the way that TFA thinks:

www.smbc-comics.com
2014-04-20 10:37:04 PM  
5 votes:
I'm shocked that peekaboo crosses culture and language barriers.  It's as if these farking infants don't even give two shiats about the culture they're about to be brought up in.
2014-04-21 01:06:31 AM  
4 votes:
i1282.photobucket.com
2014-04-21 12:55:06 AM  
4 votes:
s.quickmeme.com

cdn.smosh.com
2014-04-20 11:16:38 PM  
3 votes:
Where's the baby?

img3.wikia.nocookie.net

THERE HE IS!!
2014-04-20 11:07:19 PM  
3 votes:
I prefer a similar game. It's called "hide the salami."

/it's only for grownups.
2014-04-20 09:26:08 PM  
3 votes:
Peekaboo never gets old.

Look, kid, it's always gonna to be me!
2014-04-21 04:12:43 AM  
2 votes:

fusillade762: Peekaboo never gets old.

Look, kid, it's always gonna to be me!


Not in my house.

Peek-a-boo!

(Daddy's face)

*baby laughs*

Peek-a-boo!

(Daddy's face)

*baby laughs*

Peek-a-boo!

(Abbadon's face, demon from the third ring of Hell)

*baby shrieks in terror*

Peek-a-boo!

(Daddy's face)

*baby has not recovered from shrieking*
2014-04-20 11:12:38 PM  
2 votes:
This article delivers!

pclayer.com
2014-04-20 11:00:40 PM  
2 votes:
i.imgur.com
2014-04-21 01:38:31 AM  
1 vote:

HawgWild: Babies are stupid.

The end.


It's true.  As a young toddler, my niece didn't understand that once she threw something out of her playpen, it was gone.  So she'd throw a toy out of her playpen, then almost instantly start crying because her toy was gone.  Then some naive adult would fetch the toy and give it back to her.  Usually within seconds my niece would throw the toy outside the playpen and start crying again.  My mother thought she was being bad and would get mad at her; fortuntely my brother and his wife understood that their daughter simply hadn't yet worked out the law of conservation of toys.

BTW, some adult humans haven't learned this law very well, which is why they can never save any money.
2014-04-21 01:37:53 AM  
1 vote:

Damnhippyfreak: 433: Is it object permanence?

Yes, but not in the way that TFA thinks:

[www.smbc-comics.com image 212x1500]


Thats the one i was looking for! Oh well, ill post my runner up.


www.smbc-comics.com
2014-04-20 11:25:04 PM  
1 vote:
So if I don't post anything, no one knows I'm here.


Hee hee heee
2014-04-20 11:12:43 PM  
1 vote:
My friend's dog plays peekaboo with his front paws.

Shut up. It's adorable.
2014-04-20 11:08:27 PM  
1 vote:
Nope. Can't say that I really give a shiat why a baby does anything. Little aliens.
2014-04-20 10:54:45 PM  
1 vote:
eat da poo poo
2014-04-20 10:53:08 PM  
1 vote:

HawgWild: Babies are stupid.

The end.


That's true. Every person who has ever done something stupid in the history of humanity was a baby at some point.
433 [TotalFark]
2014-04-20 09:45:45 PM  
1 vote:
Is it object permanence?
2014-04-20 09:40:05 PM  
1 vote:
Babies are stupid.

The end.
 
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