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The other day, at lunch time, I was in the library with my friends.
Suddenly the librarian announced that the school was in lock down, and she didn't know why, and we were not allowed to leave.
So we stayed there until a little while after the bell went, then we went to assembly.
Someone my friends knew explained that some kid went mad and was knocking down bins and punched a teacher in the face.
I don't get why they didn't just evacuate the area, instead of the whole school. He was hardly going to run up to the library and kill us all. Huh
Anyway, anyone else ever been in lock down for something like this?

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11-24-2011 07:12 PM
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RE: Lock Down

My school used to do this(and probably still does). We had drill lockdowns all the time and we had to hide under the desks.

I seriously think there's something logically wrong with these "lockdowns", but my school never had a lockdown from a single student going nuts...they could probably control him better as a group rather than everybody hiding and isolating themselves. Lockdowns do not make sense.

Society has come to a point where the slightest bit of violence scares the shit out of everybody and they all hide under their desks. Are they going to do a lockdown everytime there's a student fight? Ridiculous
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Someone phoned in a bomb threat at my school. We evacuated. They still haven't found my bomb, arseholes.

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Lol, never happened in my school.
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Over a fight? We have at least 10 fights a year, most of which end in a teacher physically getting involved, and never have we ever locked down. The only thing we ever go into "lockdown" over is bombthreats. Yes, you heard me right, my school locks us all IN THE FUCKING BUILDING WITH THE BOMB. It's fucking retarded.

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RE: Lock Down

(11-25-2011 03:40 AM)Absentinsomniac Wrote:  my school locks us all IN THE FUCKING BUILDING WITH THE BOMB. It's fucking retarded.

What? That's like rescuing hostages back into a hostage situation, what the hell is that to do?

Anyway, I have never had a lockdown, but if we do I'm heading out the window. Sitting under desks is just clustering targets. Also even if there's not that much danger still may as well jump out the window for the sake of getting out of school.

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Tundra lemme guess, you live in white suburbia lol. Sounds stupid. Your school is over reacting.

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Schools do this lockdown shit to teach children to submit to authority and not fend for themselves. A hidden lesson of school.
I think the hide under your desks to survive bomb threats came from the 50s.
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Lol because hiding under your desk would totally save your skin if there was a nuclear bomb. It was just encouraged because it would help identify the bodies.

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Oh, but don't forget the illusion of safety it gave people...

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(11-25-2011 10:59 AM)Absentinsomniac Wrote:  Oh, but don't forget the illusion of safety it gave people...

Well yeah. I mean, they didn't tell the kids the real reason for the hiding-under-your desk thing...

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(11-25-2011 10:48 AM).Manicrose. Wrote:  Lol because hiding under your desk would totally save your skin if there was a nuclear bomb. It was just encouraged because it would help identify the bodies.

Lol US gubment, you lieing sneaky evil bastard you.

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Last year during the final exams, a bunch of Seniors faked bomb threats, we had to evacuate and we got to go home, the bomb squad found nothing. Not only did they do this once, this happened 3 or 4 times after that...

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@psychopath- So right. But I think this is the first lock down over a student going mad. There are worse fights that that, and they don't do lock down for them.

@UnschoolShqiponjë- Nah, it's just a (kinda) normal town in the middle of basically nowhere Smile
Most of the houses are old, apart from the posh part of town.

@Absentinsomniac And I'm guessing for lock downs they take you to the evacuation area, right?

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RE: Lock Down

In middle school, somebody spray-painted the word "bomb" on a wall, but spelled bomb "Bom"

We were in lockdown for a full ninety minutes.

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(11-25-2011 06:04 PM)Pieman Wrote:  In middle school, somebody spray-painted the word "bomb" on a wall, but spelled bomb "Bom"

We were in lockdown for a full ninety minutes.

Wow, your middle school is worse than my school.

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RE: Lock Down

I haven't had a lockdown yet in high school - but in middle school every year or so there was an incident that caused the administration to panic and have everybody hide under their desks. One such incident was because a student who was suspended showed up on a bus, then went home. Big fucking deal.

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Well at least now I know that my school isn't the only stupid one Smile

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RE: Lock Down

(11-25-2011 06:03 AM)monkey Wrote:  
(11-25-2011 03:40 AM)Absentinsomniac Wrote:  my school locks us all IN THE FUCKING BUILDING WITH THE BOMB. It's fucking retarded.

What? That's like rescuing hostages back into a hostage situation, what the hell is that to do?

One time we were in school during a tornado warning, so my teacher had us all get under our desks. We were on the third floor, the top floor of my school. Yes, that is the absolute safest place for us to be in the event of a tornado. Cuckoo

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You're teacher isn't crazy, obviously you could use the desk as a parachute if you got caught up in the tornado! Nutter

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I haven't had one yet at my HS, but in MS they loved doing that shit. One time some guy was shooting at kids with an airsoft gun, way out of range to be able to hit anyone, and they put us in lockdown. Another time some escaped criminal broke into a car in the parking lot and assaulted the principle...I idolize whoever that guy is...if I ever know that I'm in danger, fuck hiding under the desk I'm breaking a window.

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(11-25-2011 03:23 PM)Tundra Wrote:  @Absentinsomniac And I'm guessing for lock downs they take you to the evacuation area, right?

Lol, that'd be hilarious. But no, they just do the same thing no matter what.

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RE: Lock Down

I had a bomb threat in my old school. We sat around INSIDE THE DAMN SCHOOL for about an hour.

If there's ever any legitimate school shooters or bomb threats in my school, I'm going right out the window. My school is VERY small (two hallways) and if someone wanted to kill everybody it wouldn't take that long to clear every room before police got there if you knew what you were doing. I sure as fuck won't cower in the corner and hope that the shooter says "hmm, the lights are turned off and the door is locked. The room must be empty."
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(11-25-2011 11:15 AM)Krieg Wrote:  Last year during the final exams, a bunch of Seniors faked bomb threats, we had to evacuate and we got to go home, the bomb squad found nothing. Not only did they do this once, this happened 3 or 4 times after that...

Wow someone in my school should fake one too just to get us out xD
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I really hate how they think we're all defenseless little children. They don't realize that not only do I have a knife and 3 pairs of scissors about my person, (despite rules against that) there are several boys WHO CUT CLASS THE FIRST DAY OF DEER SEASON. Honestly, I don't want to hide in the corner, I want to be setting up a battle plan with those guys!

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Wouldn't it be ironic

if this thread got locked lol

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When had a lockdown last year because a prisoner had escaped and was within a mile of our school. it lasted for about an hour.
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(12-15-2011 02:25 PM)RedBird Wrote:  When had a lockdown last year because a prisoner had escaped and was within a mile of our school. it lasted for about an hour.
So the police assumed that the prisoner would immediately head to your school to follow some remedial classes?
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RE: Lock Down

we had a lockdown at our school, because someone wrote something online about how he was going to kill all these teachers and have a shooting rampage on a date or something
and somehow this came to the attention of the division who put us on lockdown that day... heres the thing. there was another school in our division with a similar name. that was the school he was referring to. and the cops arrested him for drug possesion or something infront of said school. i never really understood it completely, but it was scary as fuck.

also about the hide under your desk thing, and make the classroom look abandoned, I've always thought about the fact that basically every school shooter has been to school, and knows damn well thats what they do. and it would be too easy to shoot through the wall or something O.O if we have another lockdown alert, im going through the window too, screw it.

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