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Doodling in class
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Re: Doodling in class

I doodle sometimes in class, but I don't get in trouble. I also have at least a 70% in all my classes (B[ish]). But some of my friends doodle in class, and get in so much trouble it is sad. I think it depends on the teacher, and the student (one teacher at my school flips at EVERYTHING Sad but, what can I do? (Don't answer).
Don't get your hopes up jdecolt, those studies might not count as far as your teacher's concerned.

Freedom is never given; it is always taken. So for the fact that you're not a slave, don't thank those in authority. Thank someone with a "bad attitude."
-Kevin Carson

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School brings us together, but it doesn't bring us together

We lost Vietnam cuz we didn't train our soldiers to quickscope.
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03-31-2011 09:58 AM
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Doodling in class - jdecolt - 03-30-2011, 01:34 AM
Re: Doodling in class - Loxor - 03-30-2011, 01:41 AM
Re: Doodling in class - Geeksta - 03-31-2011 09:58 AM
Re: Doodling in class - jdecolt - 04-01-2011, 12:59 AM

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