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why does school have to be boring?
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why does school have to be boring?

Hi im new here and I always wanted to ask this. I know most of us are forced to go to school but why does going to school have to be sooooo boring? why can't it be fun to go to school. Why do I have to wake up everyday look at the clock and then go to school all pissed off wishing I could go back to sleep. I think it would be great to go to school and look forward to going there. But God knows that will never happen. Any other opinions?
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School is MADE to be boring.
you can change that,it is a FACT,not OPINION
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Well maybe if your school is awesme and everyone has their own laptops and everyone passes on ways to get by the harsh network security, you'd have fun... >_>

But I think it's a lot of reasons, mostly being that we're forced to learn things we probably don't want to.
12-10-2007 12:13 AM
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That makes me wonder....can teachers really make us stay awake? I mean, if we're not interrupting the class, and we accept the failing grade, why can't we sleep?

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Because it defeats the point of you going there. Remember, they're not there just to annoy you and keep you occupied for 12 years or so. They want you to learn because it's the best chance you have of not completely not fucking yourself over. Considering we live in a Capitalist society, essentially we need money for basic necessities, so we need money. Also considering that not all people have other amazing skills in something not requiring intellect, we need to learn to do certain thing. (Pay taxes for example) :/
But yeah, they think its best for you.

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It's boring because everything has become about passing tests/exams, not about actually learning anything.

I was in a private school that was fun at first. They took us on a lot of field trips and did lots of experiments in class and we could actually discuss things. But later on they ended up focusing more on the tests and telling us what we needed to put more effort into memorizing and all that... that killed all the fun.

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Government schools numb the mind and kill the love of learning. The government doesn't want too many intelligent, free-thinking people who might challenge the status quo.

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Well 99% of the shit we don't like would be solved if teachers themselves decided what would go on in the classroom.
Remember, teachers hate tests too. All of the retarded standardized shit, etc., is from politicians trying to look good.

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why is school boring? SIMPLE ANSWER: the system is flawed, end of story, tis the cause of every problem with school

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ok besides stuff that have to do with individual people/teachers, tho sometimes the system being flawed has a lot to do with that

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everyday school just feels the same as if I am having deja vu all the time. I can tell my school is dull because my school gets excited when the lights go out. It was a stormy day and the school lost power and everyone in the lunch room went nuts. Then the lights came on and we were all bummed.
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haha, that doesn't mean its boring. The lights went out in NY and everyone went fucking insane.
And NYC is in no way boring.

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yah your right, but many days when I drive to school I think to myself and say, "Maybe today I will talk like Peter Griffin from Family Guy the entire day." I do things like this just to make everyday seem a little more exciting. Cool

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SoulRiser Wrote:It's boring because everything has become about passing tests/exams, not about actually learning anything.

I was in a private school that was fun at first. They took us on a lot of field trips and did lots of experiments in class and we could actually discuss things. But later on they ended up focusing more on the tests and telling us what we needed to put more effort into memorizing and all that... that killed all the fun.
exactly
my school is boring,the only things that i look forward to going to school are seeing and talking to my friends
and my gf.

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It's supposed to be boring, this is my average school day at 'The Brooksbank School and Sports College'

1. Wake up dragging yourself outta bed at 7:30
2. Bus is late giving you a DT
3. Math, how fun (NOT!) with a hippy teacher from hebden bridge (England)
4. Science, even more fun (NOT!) Where Mr (Irish)O' Conell will tell us about chemical reactivity
5. A short break in the wet and cold
6. PE, with an old bastard pedophile teacher making u run about.
7. Lunch, miss DT and head straight for pizza for dinner (With plastic chees), followed by a runabout on the field.
8. German, things are getting even better (NOT!) as you get an after-school DT! Plus, u get arsed for not knowing what a pullover is(Jeez)
9.The last lesson of the day, English, bitchy old teacher who teaches u fuck all by making us copy of the board (How fun)
10. Go home with a bag of sweets

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ATXTheKiller Wrote:Well maybe if your school is awesme and everyone has their own laptops and everyone passes on ways to get by the harsh network security, you'd have fun... >_>

But I think it's a lot of reasons, mostly being that we're forced to learn things we probably don't want to.

I have a few ways to bypass the security. I can get onto any website. Im not sure if this thing i used to usewould work for you but PPM me if you want a link. It basically bypasses the firewall.
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Evasion Wrote:That makes me wonder....can teachers really make us stay awake? I mean, if we're not interrupting the class, and we accept the failing grade, why can't we sleep?

There's a lot of things we SHOULD be able to do, but can't.

For example, last Friday I was listening to my CD player in class while there was a break. Everyone else was just talking anyway, so I saw no harm in it.

Then the teacher tells me to put it up. I asked him why, said it wasn't interrupting anything, and he replied saying it was the rules, and he'd take it if I didn't.

So there you have it. Some of the rules are simply designed to make school completely miserable. Even if you did listen to music in class, it wouldn't interrupt anything(besides your painful, coma-like boredom).

They make a rule of it, because if there wasn't, everybody would listen to music. Because, let's face it, NOBODY CARES ABOUT BORING SCHOOL GARBAGE. Not that people follow their stupid rules anyway. Even if they actually enforced them, people would find some other way to not listen in class, which makes it even more pointless.

And you can bet listening to the class's loud, retarded conversations instead of my music did WONDERS for my headache. Damn school...
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If it weren't boring, frightening, painful and evil, you wouldn't have to be forced to go.
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Will Wrote:If it weren't boring, frightening and painful, you wouldn't have to be forced to go.

Haha, well said!
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STC: sounds like you have a pretty crappy dull day, but

3. Math, how fun (NOT!) with a hippy teacher from hebden bridge (England)
4. Science, even more fun (NOT!) Where Mr (Irish)O' Conell will tell us about chemical reactivity

what do u have against hippies?!?!?!?! and irish?!?!?! Wtf

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I don't really mind the Irish (Love the music and beer) but our Math teacher has a screw loose in her head.

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Evasion Wrote:That makes me wonder....can teachers really make us stay awake? I mean, if we're not interrupting the class, and we accept the failing grade, why can't we sleep?

WORD!

My French teacher is such a bitch. He does this all the time. Everyday, a couple of students will put their head down, and he always tells them to keep their head up and pay attention. What the hell? I mean seriously, maybe they don't care about their grade. Why is it any of his business? His job is to teach a lesson to the class. Whether they want to learn it or not, that's their choice.

Not only that, but I always find him making the stupidest remarks such as today when he said "I'm Christian, so I'm really nice. Otherwise I'd be cruel". What the fuck is he trying to say? That if someone is muslim/jewish/whatever, that means they're evil?
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chemistry_hater Wrote:[Not only that, but I always find him making the stupidest remarks such as today when he said "I'm Christian, so I'm really nice. Otherwise I'd be cruel". What the fuck is he trying to say? That if someone is muslim/jewish/whatever, that means they're evil?

You should tell somebody about that, it might get him in big trouble!
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Cosbydaf Wrote:
chemistry_hater Wrote:[Not only that, but I always find him making the stupidest remarks such as today when he said "I'm Christian, so I'm really nice. Otherwise I'd be cruel". What the fuck is he trying to say? That if someone is muslim/jewish/whatever, that means they're evil?

You should tell somebody about that, it might get him in big trouble!

i would, but I've been mean to him lately and I know he has gotten the feeling I don't like him at all....so if I do that, he'll know it's me. And trouble is the last thing I'm looking for.
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