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My first day

it was okay for my first day, it was kind of difficult, because sometimes I would go into Hallway B, instead of Hallway C. Its a fairly large school, but all my classes were fairly close, and we're able to carry around our backpacks, so i rarely have to go to my locker.

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09-05-2007 08:28 AM
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isnt your backpakc REALLY haevy though??

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09-05-2007 08:44 AM
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Today was mah first day too. It was ok.
But now I can't eat lunch, cause no one has middle lunch >.<
So, to the library awaaaaaay.

I've gotten 5 homework assignments today.

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09-05-2007 08:52 AM
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first day for me too, classes sucked. wasn't my first time at the school though, so as far as orientation and knowing people goes i was pretty good

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09-05-2007 10:32 AM
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today was my first to. It went alright. My mucels were still acheing from the weekend thoguh

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09-05-2007 11:25 AM
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Pfft. Third week of school for me.
09-05-2007 11:43 AM
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ohhh. that sucks

Whilst some work diligently there are those who ask why. I am one of them
(\__/) This is Bunny. Paste Bunny into your signature
(='.'=) to help him gain world domination.
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Soul#2: I already have a grip. Doc:and a porno mag and a tube of lube I'm sure"
Lifes a bitch, then you marry one
This has been a test of the emergency pointless argument system. Had this been a real pointless argument, someone would have been called a facist.
Ceiling Cat: For that you need to wear a fursuit, though.

Inside sources say that Carla Franklin has had more dick in her than a public urinal.
09-05-2007 11:51 AM
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