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... Plagiarism.

One thing I hate the most about my school is that it's really fucking competitive... To the point where people will backstab you and harass you just to feel superior.

I submitted a t-shirt design to my school. Some kids in my class bugged me to let them put the design on their Facebook. Then they trashed it.

And then stole my idea and used it on their own design.

Assholes. -_-

I'm glad I'm not buying the yearbook or graduating with this bunch of assholes. So uh, a little off-topic... What should I do besides go to prom and the graduation ceremony? FYI I hate crowds and I'm socially awkward, so don't suggest that I go to a rave or something, lol.
01-21-2012 08:08 AM
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... Plagiarism. - NeuroSmog - 01-21-2012 08:08 AM
RE: ... Plagiarism. - fish20 - 01-21-2012, 08:27 AM
RE: ... Plagiarism. - SaintVicious - 01-21-2012, 09:09 AM
RE: ... Plagiarism. - bulgvar - 01-21-2012, 07:01 PM
RE: ... Plagiarism. - aCol - 01-22-2012, 10:33 AM

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