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Intro and a cool little storie
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skateanddestroy Offline
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Intro and a cool little storie

im new to this forum and it may be a suprise to u to know i am 12 obviously im not going to reveal to much but i love skateboarding and i hate school though i am currently injured and dying inside little by little even though im a almost back on the board but anyways i hate school as much as the next person and im in a shit load of trouble. so basically i snuck out of some gay ass dance and now the principles on my ass about if i smoked pot and shit like that and ya know what sucks the other 4 people who came with me had completely different stories than mine. but the thing is i dont regret it I had fun. so bassically i had to play the " im so sorry card" to avoid suspension. IF ANYONE WANTS TO SEE A NEW SKATE EDIT OF MINE HERES THE LINK ----------> http://vimeo.com/51934746?action=share fml it shows my name Goingcrazy[/YouTube]
11-05-2012 01:33 PM
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Nice video! Biggrin I watched like half of it Wink
However, I don't whether you want people to actually know you're here? You got that video with your name, yourself, and all those skills Razz
Sometimes giving in to fun is better than always giving in to school.
Just don't smoke pot...yet...
11-05-2012 02:06 PM
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Heil_Kaiba8921 Offline
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RE: Intro and a cool little storie

this is one of the biggest reasons i hate people...they boast about doing illegal things like it's a good thing...tell it in a PM to people that aren't me bc it seriously pisses me off.

Welcome anyways.

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

Thanks for the diploma… can I have my childhood back?

I’d love to have a battle of wits with you… but I hate to fight the unarmed.
11-05-2012 04:10 PM
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GreenLamp Offline
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Hello and welcome. I am also 12.
11-05-2012 11:51 PM
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SomeRandomHuman Offline
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RE: Intro and a cool little storie

Welcome. I really dont think you should smoke pot at 12. Although where I live, its common yo start at 7 (saw my mom selling some to a 7 year old) I highly dont reccommend. They get addicted and are dumpin money into the pockets of dealers like my mom. Most people who live here (highland park in detroit, mi, google it, its a shitty place) got here by spending all their money on pot, crack, ect. And NOBODY wants to live here. My building got burned down on devils night (detroit halloween fires) and my lunatic mom escaped from jail, tied me to the bed and then the building burned. I survived, but barely (details under school talk and venting in thread I fuckin hate detroit) and am niw in a homeless shelter with nobody but my guinea pig (dad dies when I was 5) and hopeing the second team of cops sent out (20 of them) dont chicken out. I have no family here whatsoever, have lived alone since mom was jailed for abuseing me. I am 14, so I cant even get a job, but I do get some food stamps. But you dont want a life like mine for your future kid. The first grouo said she had a bigass double barrel gun with at lewst 20 shot capacity before it needs more bullets. You do NOT want to live where idiots like thst roam free. DO NOT DO POT! But welcome anyways.
11-10-2012 01:00 PM
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