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2 tales of bullshit
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Re: 2 tales of bullshit

What do you expect? It's school. It's inherently bullshit. I got a detention for cutting a study hall that I didn't cut...dozens of kids cut study hall all the time by signing in and then just leaving, with the teacher not giving a flying shit. I forget to sign in once in 2 years...and...detention..yay....or should I say...gay!

Yea dude...the f-word is SOOOOOOOOO bad!!! I mean there's kids shootin' up and droppin acid in the bathrooms at my school...but saying 'fuck' is SO much worse dude...all it is is a statement of expression....

YAY FOR SCHOOL!!! Upyours Fu Ranting

TIM

Why'd I have to go and get myself decapitated?
This really is a major inconvenience, oh man I really hate it.
03-13-2008 11:04 AM
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2 tales of bullshit - arthasmenethil - 03-06-2008, 08:42 AM
Re: 2 tales of bullshit - tibugg - 03-13-2008 11:04 AM

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