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1 week of no school
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djdkkkk Offline
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1 week of no school

we have 1 week of no school,what will you be doing? or wish you could do?
11-20-2012 07:01 AM
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Potato Offline
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1 week of no school

catching up on school work
11-20-2012 08:57 AM
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Ky Offline
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RE: 1 week of no school

(11-20-2012 08:57 AM)Potato Wrote:  catching up on school work

Public Service Announcement: First world problems are still problems.
11-20-2012 09:31 AM
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RE: 1 week of no school

oh glorious sleep

The less you try to control things, the less you need to.

Boredom is the #1 enemy of learning. Therefore, school is the #1 enemy of learning.

"Bodies fucking fuck."~Night.Artist

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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?

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11-20-2012 09:39 AM
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RE: 1 week of no school

If I have one week off, I will go on a 5 hour dumpster diving mission and find shitloads of stuff. Next, I will sell it at the pawn shop. Then, if I still need more money, I will beg for money. Then I will take a bus to the detroit airport and hang out there for the whole week and sleep on a bench. The airport is really cool. It has a bunch of shops that are fun to go into. And it has a chick fil a! And since it is in the rich part of detroit unlike highland park, nobody will beat me up, and it also is a great place to beg for money.
11-20-2012 09:44 AM
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1 week of no school

Finish all school do everything I love in the days after Biggrin
11-20-2012 11:05 PM
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