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So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.
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So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.

I brought my Rubik's Cube to school yesterday, and while I was waiting for my computer class to start, one girl noticed the cube and asked me if I knew how to solve it, which I can. This is the point where more coming in the class began to surround where I was sitting. One guy scrambles the cube for me, and gives it back. About seven people were watching me. I began to solve the first layer of the cube, and everyone watching me just stares in shock. Thirty seconds into it, our teacher shoves his way through the crowd and tells me to give my Rubik's cube to him. (Like hell I was.) While he's raising his voice at me and threatening me with ISS, I continued to solve the last layer, for the people watching. After I solved the entire cube, I showed it to the crowd. Everybody watching me except for our teacher began to cheer and compliment me.

The teacher then snatches the Rubik's Cube out of my hand and tells me to sit down at a broken computer next to the exit. He sets the cube on the teacher's desk at the front of the class, and orders everybody to sit down. They began to question why I was being punished for solving the cube, in which he continued to tell them to be quiet or he wouldn't let them use computers. (It was a free day!) He walked up to me and started telling me stupid BS on why I was solving the cube for my classmates. Saying things that I was being a show-off and that I wanted to make them feel stupid that they couldn't solve it, or that I made everybody come over so that way I could make a disruption in the class. I began to counter-argue everything that the teacher said, narrowing his responses down to "just admit you're wrong," and "stop talking back to me." My classmates began to stand up for me, and they were threatened with red flags from our teacher, even though they brought up some valid points. Eventually, he ended the argument by simply walking away, so he could yell at people for being on Netflix, which for some reason he doesn't like.

He took away my computer privileges, so I still had to sit at the broken computer. I couldn't solve my cube, because he confiscated it and put it on his desk. One person walks up to me and tells me if I want it back, to which I obviously say yes. He said that he'll steal it back for me, but I can't snitch on him. I say go ahead, I want my cube back. While our idiot teacher was yelling at Netflix users, he swiftly took my Rubik's Cube from his desk and placed it next to me, running back to his seat. I put the cube in my binder quickly in an attempt to hide it. The teacher never noticed that it was gone though. After the class ended, I walked out the door, and everybody in the class began to congratulate me, compliment me, and gave me their respect. So I'm pretty well known in my computer class now.

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So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.

Either your teacher is:
A. Jealous because he can't solve the cube himself
or
B. Just being an asshole
I'm guessing both.
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So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.

You did nothing wrong, but to pass and kill some time. Who cares if the teacher was displeased, it was worth it in the end right?

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RE: So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.

Your teacher is stressed out and in a panic. He could have used the situation to his advantage by saying something friendly about it to build rapport and then casually directing the lesson to whatever it was he wanted.

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So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.

Ask him to solve it as quickly as you could and laugh when he gets mad.

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RE: So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.

(04-21-2013 03:09 AM)Dead Wrote:  Either your teacher is:
A. Jealous because he can't solve the cube himself
or
B. Just being an asshole
I'm guessing both.

Yeah, both. I could detect the tone of jealousy in his voice when he was talking to me. Now all my classmates thinks he's jealous of me. Laugh

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RE: So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.

Ask him if he's jealous. Then put him on a polygraph

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RE: So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.

I faced a similar situation, but I was using a deck of cards and playing PYRAMID SOLITAIRE.

My science teacher has a thing against using laptops in his class (he is still in the magical land where Powerpoint and a crappy desktop are his favorite toys...and he doesn't even make good PP...hehe that's a good one...slides) and all he does is give us worksheets, notes, etc. and we never talk about what's in the book. Most people can get all the stuff he wants done before he puts anything new up on the board so when that happens you're supposed to have something else to do, work from another class if you thought I meant anything fun.

Pretty much all of my other classes involve using the laptop since I didn't bring a World History book from the classes(that 'es' was just to make the two "classes" match up in the composer)I had first period.

So one day I remembered I had a deck of cards in my locker for when classes got really boring, well, me and another kid were talking about SHUFFLING them (because he can do the bridge and I can't) and he told us to put them up, after a couple of counter-arguements about how we were doing anything, I started to lay the cards down like I was going to play a game and he told me to put them up once again.

So then the next day I did actually start playing some solitaire and once he finally noticed he came over and took the deck from me.

(more will be added once I'm in my study hall, but for now I've gotta be getting to skool)

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After he took my deck of cards I assume he gave them to the principal, but apparently it's not that big of a deal for him because I haven't ever been called down to his office to talk about it (this happened like 2 weeks ago) and so I'm just going to go to this idiot (by the way, this is the same guy that thinks I'm going to shoot up the skool because I drew a picture of stick figures shooting eachother that never got finished) and ask for my cards back and if he wants to give me a detention I won't serve it because it's the end of the year and I'm going home for good...for now.

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So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.

Holy moly he's a douche. You oughta play with that Rubik's Cube every chance you can get. Maybe buy several of them and stack them in various ways? Iunno.

@ Heil_Kaiba8921: Good luck with getting your cards back. I remember the days when the summer vacation (or any major vacation) was near, the excitement in the air (or my heart, I'm not sure) was palpable. And then I did something and I got detention on the last day before said vacation or I got sick or some shit like that.
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RE: So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.

Bring one of these to school and solve it in front of your teacher. Then when he tries to confiscate it tell him that he has to reimburse you for the cost of it if he wishes to receive it. It's quite pitiful that your teacher saw the need to attempt to neuter you over bringing a Rubik's Cube to school and solving it. Somebody brought one in to my AP Bio class earlier in the year, and it was a complete non-issue, because to make an issue out of it is stupidity.

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So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.

Geez, I thought school suppose to support anything that works out your brains, in which this case, Rubik cube does..
Anyways, this seems like an act of jealousy. It must feel good to have your classmates at your side against the teacher Smile
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So I got in trouble at school for solving a Rubik's Cube.

Grab a Rubik's cube that has colored stickers on the parts(basically, something you can "modify" by just peeling the colors off). Then, switch one color sticker with the other when it's in perfect shape(so from the all-yellows, you take one and switch it with a red).

Then try to get him to "solve" it and enjoy the sight, knowing that the rigged cube will be quite impossible to actually solve.

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