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So I've got two children who can't be injured or feel physical pain...:

 1 Zolnier, Sat, 5th Feb '11 7:27:45 PM from A suspiciously dull shop
The Odd Lad
How would this affect their behavoir and the ways they interact with people?
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 2 Sand Josieph, Sat, 5th Feb '11 7:37:03 PM from Grand Galloping Galaday
Bigonkers! is Magic
If they're young enough, they would probably behave like normal kids with them thinking that being uninjured by everything is a normal thing for kids their age.
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 3 Zolnier, Sat, 5th Feb '11 7:41:01 PM from A suspiciously dull shop
The Odd Lad
On a related note, since they are reality warpers as well, how would their parents go about teaching them about stuff like money?
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 4 Sand Josieph, Sat, 5th Feb '11 7:42:05 PM from Grand Galloping Galaday
Bigonkers! is Magic
They probably would more likely try to teach the kids how to use their powers responsibly.
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 5 Zolnier, Sat, 5th Feb '11 7:45:18 PM from A suspiciously dull shop
The Odd Lad
So stuff their parents (and Tariq, the devil kid's siblings) might get them to do with their powers on ocassion? Keep in mind they are decent people.
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If I were a parent of reality warping kids, I would definitely try to get on their good side. Here's some things I would try to convince them to do: 1) Give everyone in the world their own pocket universe that they have reality warping control over and effective immortality inside. 2) If (1) isn't possible for some reason, create a great fun afterlife (preferably also coming with magic of some sort), if one doesn't exist already. 3) If something as big as (1) or (2) isn't possible, give just me magic powers (see a trend here?) like the ability to fly, immortality, etc... if not the ability to warp reality similarly to them. 4) If by now I can't do it myself, bring to life my favorite fictional characters (in my case the whole of Gensokyo, but who knows what the parents in your story would like)

If the kids show any signs of being about to destroy the world, I would advise them to create their own pocket universe that they can mess with however they want. I would try to stop them from going there and never coming back, though, because 1) They would be my kids, I'd love them and stuff and 2) This universe needs as much excitement as possible.

I'd get around to suggesting that they cure cancer or stop pollution if they want to, but the other stuff is first priority.

It might be a good idea to have the other parent have totally different ideas, like shunning the kids' powers, feeling insanely jealous, and/or constantly pushing them to do good deeds "because if you can change the world for the better and you don't, you're worse than the Devil" and stuff.

 7 Zolnier, Sat, 5th Feb '11 8:28:10 PM from A suspiciously dull shop
The Odd Lad
They can't grant the sort of power they have to other people, and they're powers only have a range (although it increases as it ages) roughly the size of their home town. They can only use their powers on something once, they can't change or undo the results of acts of power. The girl is called Josie and is the daughter of God and the boy is Tariq son of Lucifer, who is a woman.
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 8 Stolen By Faeries, Mon, 7th Feb '11 12:13:41 AM from a sea of discontent.
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Umm. I will point out that there is a medical condition where people can't feel pain and it also means that they don't know when they need to go to the bathroom...

It's called CEPA... or SEPA... or something that can be pronounced See-Pah
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 9 Zolnier, Mon, 7th Feb '11 3:36:32 AM from A suspiciously dull shop
The Odd Lad
Congenital Insensitivty To Pain. Although Josie and Tariq can't actually be injured, or get sick for that matter.

edited 7th Feb '11 4:36:29 PM by Zolnier

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You might get something like that kid from The Twilight Zone. Everybody's too scared to upset him, so he grows up without knowing right from wrong.

 11 66 Scorpio, Mon, 7th Feb '11 2:10:32 PM from Toronto, Canada
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It would be a mess unless they were exceptionally respectful and well behaved kids. The parents are forced to reason with them on every point, they can never pull the "because I said so" line on them, and physical discipline - not just corporal punishment but even carrying them to their room or forcing them to sit at the table until they eat their peas - becomes impossible. Most parents don't have the time to reason through every little thing so that the kids will agree and follow their direction consensually and besides, young kids don't reason that well anyways.
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In terms of inability to feel pain, what usually results is the kid absentmindedly injuring themselves, like leaning up against a hot stove without noticing. Or doing various self-injurious behaviors the same way other people bite their nails or tap their toes.

But if they can't be injured, that wouldn't be a problem. Instead they'd casually do things that could get other kids injured. There might be a danger of other kids (especially younger siblings) imitating them and getting hurt.
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 13 Zolnier, Mon, 7th Feb '11 4:37:05 PM from A suspiciously dull shop
The Odd Lad
So since they don't get sick either ways that could affect things?
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Kids who can't feel pain generally end up accidentally mutilating themselves, biting their fingers off during teething, burning their skin against hot objects, etc.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congenital_insensitivity_to_pain
 15 Zolnier, Mon, 7th Feb '11 9:46:57 PM from A suspiciously dull shop
The Odd Lad
So ways their inability to become sick could affect things?
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It depends on the context. In a medieval setting, they might get blamed for causing an illness, because it was common to think that illnesses were deliberately sent.
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 17 Zolnier, Tue, 8th Feb '11 3:30:45 PM from A suspiciously dull shop
The Odd Lad
It's set in modern day and everyone in their town knows what they are.
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Chances are most people would just playfully gripe to them about their good luck, then. Otherwise, it wouldn't be a big deal.
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 19 Zolnier, Wed, 9th Feb '11 4:29:25 PM from A suspiciously dull shop
The Odd Lad
So ways their invulnerability could suck just a tiny bit?
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One kind of Squicky thought for when they're older - does the girl's invulnerability extend to her hymen?
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 21 Zolnier, Wed, 9th Feb '11 5:58:58 PM from A suspiciously dull shop
The Odd Lad
If it became a problem she may just vanish it, she is a reality warper. Problems it could pose for the boy?
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