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I wish attendance wasn't such serious business.
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Re: I wish attendance wasn't such serious business.

At my school they just call home and you get dentention which makes you inelgiable... I don't know what that exactly does. However now there are even more police officiers so if they catch you ge like a $600 ticket and show up to court and possible serve community service hours. I'm using a school computer.
09-30-2010 01:49 AM
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Re: I wish attendance wasn't such serious business. - Oukami_Ryuu - 09-30-2010 01:49 AM

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