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Skipping school.
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Skipping school.

OK, I'm new hear so try and ignore any mistakes. Let me just say that my hatred of school started around 5th grade when I moved. I am now a junior in high school..and miss school about once a week and purposely try and miss my math class everyday because I have junior privileges that allow me to come in late. I like my math teacher, I really do, but I never attend his class because math has never come easy for me and is one of the main reasons why I can't stand being in school. I have always excelled in English and history but when it comes to math, I have a processing issue. Because of this issue math is very difficult for me and I am always placed in lower classes, where I learn the same shit over and over again and then get thrown into a room to do NWEA testing on math I have never fucking seen in my life and then be told, "WOW! She's bad at math." like it didn't already fucking know that, thanks. Anyways, my teacher is worried about my not coming to his class and skipping it and proceeded to tell the administration who now want to take away my junior privileges away (like coming in late) to try to curb my whole not coming to school problem. They are obviously fucking high to think that that would stop me....I would just stop coming all together. I want to take math online so I can learn at my own pace but it's against school policy to do so. You can't attend the school and take one class online. Because they are assholes, obviously, who want to trap you into staying in that dump so they can force more bull shit down your throat. Anyways, I needed to vent. Any thoughts on this?
01-24-2012 01:26 PM
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RE: Skipping school.

*here.....Jesus Christ I swear I'm not full on retard, just 1/2
01-24-2012 01:27 PM
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RE: Skipping school.

Don't worry about the spelling errors. You're venting, we aren't expecting it to be a masterpiece of literature. Silly schools putting people in classes they aren't interested in and will inevitably have no relevance to their eventual paths in life.

Who am I? Who are YOU?
01-24-2012 01:46 PM
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I skipped geography today I felt empowered.

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RE: Skipping school.

Well that's fucking lame. Times like these the only "solution" would be to try and study by yourself separately... if you even care at all. But if you don't, guess it's up to you.

fuck the school, they're better at bossing you around and slapping your shit than teaching you.

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RE: Skipping school.

I decided I would skip school today. My mom didn't approve and decided to take everything from me except my phone. Before she left for work she had told me where it all is, so when she was getting ready and blasting music in her room, I snuck downstairs and took all of my stuff back and hid it.

I was more worried about my computer because I LEARN SO MUCH ON IT. Same on my PS3 because I'm watching that "Dogfights" tv show on Netflix. I still have all of it here, scattered around in hidden spots in my room. She probably got to work and realized it when she opened the trunk.

When she gets home SHITSTORM INCOMING!!!

For now, mission success.

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(01-13-2012 10:37 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Mike you deserve an SS medal. Here, be proud:
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Congrats for doing something I never had the balls to do.
If you have kids, save them from the bullshit you are forced to go through.
(01-25-2012 05:36 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Balls of steel re-awarded. 
(02-07-2012 03:22 PM)flann Wrote:  Balls of Tungsten, now.

I found a picture for tungsten balls
http://bit.ly/xqd1zk

(02-14-2012 03:17 PM)Maelstrom Wrote:  Your balls are denser than white dwarf star matter.
(03-13-2012 08:27 PM)M3116 Wrote:  Balls of steel re-re-reawarded Nutter

(05-14-2013 03:01 PM)Prince Darkstar Wrote:  Dirtbikemike is the only guy I know of on here who won an argument with a teacher.
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Balls of steel re-awarded.

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01-25-2012 05:36 AM
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RE: Skipping school.

Re-signatured.

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(01-13-2012 10:37 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Mike you deserve an SS medal. Here, be proud:
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Congrats for doing something I never had the balls to do.
If you have kids, save them from the bullshit you are forced to go through.
(01-25-2012 05:36 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Balls of steel re-awarded. 
(02-07-2012 03:22 PM)flann Wrote:  Balls of Tungsten, now.

I found a picture for tungsten balls
http://bit.ly/xqd1zk

(02-14-2012 03:17 PM)Maelstrom Wrote:  Your balls are denser than white dwarf star matter.
(03-13-2012 08:27 PM)M3116 Wrote:  Balls of steel re-re-reawarded Nutter

(05-14-2013 03:01 PM)Prince Darkstar Wrote:  Dirtbikemike is the only guy I know of on here who won an argument with a teacher.
01-25-2012 05:57 AM
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Bwahaha awesome. People will think you are being an ungrateful angsty teen. You aren't, obviously. Most problems with teens are derived from school and a lack of freedom.

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RE: Skipping school.

I get "YOU SHOULD BE THANKFUL THAT YOUR PARENTS PAY FOR YOU TO GO TO THIS SCHOOL, YOU UNGRATEFUL _____!!"

Thankful that it destroyed my IRL social skills?
Thankful that it makes people around me brainwashed zombies?
Thankful that it tore me and my mom apart (sort of)?
Thankful that when I come here it is free reign for all bullies to pick on me no matter how "great" the anti-bullying policy is?

Yeah, sure. Sad

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(01-13-2012 10:37 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Mike you deserve an SS medal. Here, be proud:
[Image: BallsofSteel2.png]
Congrats for doing something I never had the balls to do.
If you have kids, save them from the bullshit you are forced to go through.
(01-25-2012 05:36 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Balls of steel re-awarded. 
(02-07-2012 03:22 PM)flann Wrote:  Balls of Tungsten, now.

I found a picture for tungsten balls
http://bit.ly/xqd1zk

(02-14-2012 03:17 PM)Maelstrom Wrote:  Your balls are denser than white dwarf star matter.
(03-13-2012 08:27 PM)M3116 Wrote:  Balls of steel re-re-reawarded Nutter

(05-14-2013 03:01 PM)Prince Darkstar Wrote:  Dirtbikemike is the only guy I know of on here who won an argument with a teacher.
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Good. I'm glad there are people on here I can relate to. I like school for the social aspect, making friends comes easy to me, (not that I'm a social fucking butterfly but I'm generally nice to everyone...ya know like how everyone should be) but when it comes to math and being forced to sit in a class for over an hour learning something that I will never ever need to learn or know in the real world (unless I become a math teacher....LULZ) I couldn't care any less. I read on here once this awesome idea that basic classes should be taken through middle school, And that when you get into high school you would be able to choose which topics you were interested in based on what career you wished to peruse, kinda like college. Too bad that won't happen. Whatever. Fuuuuuuuuhhhcckkk school, I'm going to bed. I could learn more from snapple facts then I could ever learn in that prison.
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(01-24-2012 02:28 PM)Lunatic Wrote:  Well that's fucking lame. Times like these the only "solution" would be to try and study by yourself separately... if you even care at all. But if you don't, guess it's up to you.

fuck the school, they're better at bossing you around and slapping your shit than teaching you.
I do care that's the whole problem. It's not like I want bad grades, it's just that I don't want to have to take classes that hold ZERO PERCENT of my interest. Its like Chinese water torture sitting in that class. I would rather be taking art classes and creative writing classes, but a lot of those are reserved for seniors. Ugh.
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I USED to be a social butterfly, but school supressed it and now I'm just this awkward kid that doesn't have much to say to people.

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(01-13-2012 10:37 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Mike you deserve an SS medal. Here, be proud:
[Image: BallsofSteel2.png]
Congrats for doing something I never had the balls to do.
If you have kids, save them from the bullshit you are forced to go through.
(01-25-2012 05:36 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Balls of steel re-awarded. 
(02-07-2012 03:22 PM)flann Wrote:  Balls of Tungsten, now.

I found a picture for tungsten balls
http://bit.ly/xqd1zk

(02-14-2012 03:17 PM)Maelstrom Wrote:  Your balls are denser than white dwarf star matter.
(03-13-2012 08:27 PM)M3116 Wrote:  Balls of steel re-re-reawarded Nutter

(05-14-2013 03:01 PM)Prince Darkstar Wrote:  Dirtbikemike is the only guy I know of on here who won an argument with a teacher.
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I get yah, I'm nice to people but I also don't go out of my way to hang out with them. I'm content to sit and watch batman in my room haha. don't worry about being "awkward" I'm sure there are a ton of people a shit load weirder at your school. Social butterflies are over rated!
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(01-26-2012 01:32 PM)MsMailbawx Wrote:  I get yah, I'm nice to people but I also don't go out of my way to hang out with them.

I try to be nice to people as well, but apparently the socially acceptable thing for "popular" (bleh, how about well known) people at my school is to pick on people that aren't already your friends because they might be different and contaminate you.

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(01-13-2012 10:37 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Mike you deserve an SS medal. Here, be proud:
[Image: BallsofSteel2.png]
Congrats for doing something I never had the balls to do.
If you have kids, save them from the bullshit you are forced to go through.
(01-25-2012 05:36 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Balls of steel re-awarded. 
(02-07-2012 03:22 PM)flann Wrote:  Balls of Tungsten, now.

I found a picture for tungsten balls
http://bit.ly/xqd1zk

(02-14-2012 03:17 PM)Maelstrom Wrote:  Your balls are denser than white dwarf star matter.
(03-13-2012 08:27 PM)M3116 Wrote:  Balls of steel re-re-reawarded Nutter

(05-14-2013 03:01 PM)Prince Darkstar Wrote:  Dirtbikemike is the only guy I know of on here who won an argument with a teacher.
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I think that's every high school. Mine does that too, many people I hang out with tend to make fun of other people who are "different". I usually just walk away, or sometimes I'll make a snide comment to one of them commenting on how much of an egotistical douche they are being. People are gonna be assholes, you can't change that, no matter how hard you try. Human nature and such. Just call them out on their BS and I guarantee they won't have the balls so say anything back because no one has ever called them out on it before, especially their "buddy".....fuck with their heads hahaha. If you know what's right, which you obviously do seeing as you find your friends/"popular" kids a big joke, then act on it. Go make nice with the dude who sits alone. I bet he'll be a better friend then douchey mike who can run really fast and play basketball, because he probably needs a friend more then anyone else.
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(01-24-2012 02:09 PM)StadiumArcadium Wrote:  I skipped geography today I felt empowered.

You go gurrlllll
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If they decide to say I'm "annoying" for one reason or another, oh man do I come back hard. I annoy the SHIT out of them and call their bluff on all of their fear tactics, which usually sound like "I'm gonna punch you in the face if you don't shut up/stop." Not one kid has ever had the balls to live up to their claim. They usually punch me in the shoulder or arm. Probably because they had never talked to someone that is not at all, in any aspect, afraid of them.

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(01-13-2012 10:37 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Mike you deserve an SS medal. Here, be proud:
[Image: BallsofSteel2.png]
Congrats for doing something I never had the balls to do.
If you have kids, save them from the bullshit you are forced to go through.
(01-25-2012 05:36 AM)UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:  Balls of steel re-awarded. 
(02-07-2012 03:22 PM)flann Wrote:  Balls of Tungsten, now.

I found a picture for tungsten balls
http://bit.ly/xqd1zk

(02-14-2012 03:17 PM)Maelstrom Wrote:  Your balls are denser than white dwarf star matter.
(03-13-2012 08:27 PM)M3116 Wrote:  Balls of steel re-re-reawarded Nutter

(05-14-2013 03:01 PM)Prince Darkstar Wrote:  Dirtbikemike is the only guy I know of on here who won an argument with a teacher.
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(01-24-2012 01:46 PM)|55555| Wrote:  Don't worry about the spelling errors. You're venting, we aren't expecting it to be a masterpiece of literature. Silly schools putting people in classes they aren't interested in and will inevitably have no relevance to their eventual paths in life.
I couldn't agree more kind sir.
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(01-25-2012 05:35 AM)Dirtbikemike Wrote:  I decided I would skip school today. My mom didn't approve and decided to take everything from me except my phone. Before she left for work she had told me where it all is, so when she was getting ready and blasting music in her room, I snuck downstairs and took all of my stuff back and hid it.

I was more worried about my computer because I LEARN SO MUCH ON IT. Same on my PS3 because I'm watching that "Dogfights" tv show on Netflix. I still have all of it here, scattered around in hidden spots in my room. She probably got to work and realized it when she opened the trunk.

When she gets home SHITSTORM INCOMING!!!

For now, mission success.

I know this is rather off-topic, but... how did the mission end? It sounds like an interesting situation.

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