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OMG, people, school is NOT out to make you look stupid
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Re: OMG, people, school is NOT out to make you look stupid

Crow Wrote:The real world? That line made my laugh the fuck out of my lungs, fall off my chair, get back up and puke a little before laughing my ass off again. So we're not living in the real world right now? Then where the fuck are we? The fake world? Think before you write some shitty pro-school nonsense.

Actually you younger folk live in the matrix and once you turn 18 you are automatically ejected and forced to live in a shitty more boring world where you are required to live like everybody else..

Okay I'm bullshitting but your post made me lol.

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Re: OMG, people, school is NOT out to make you look stupid - HeartofShadows - 03-15-2011 07:31 AM

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