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A Fun (Yet Scary) Fact About School
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A Fun (Yet Scary) Fact About School

A school day is about six or seven hours- around 25% or 1/4 of a whole day, which means in four days, you have spent a whole day on school. In that time, I could actually be educating myself.

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12-03-2013 06:24 AM
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Well... this is actually scary as all hell to me...
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RE: A Fun (Yet Scary) Fact About School

I did that math before 12th grade of high school to show my parents Id be wasting my time and would be better off with a GED and moving through community college.

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(12-03-2013 07:23 AM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  I did that math before 12th grade of high school to show my parents Id be wasting my time and would be better off with a GED and moving through community college.

Did it work?

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The numbers proved it was a waste but my mother got brainwashed by her friends and school admins. Unfortunately its what happens when your parent(s) dont understand the education system and rely on others views to understand.

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The time wasted was pretty shocking.

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My school periods consist of me spacing out while the teacher rambles on about something I couldn't give two fucks about.

I miss primary school. That shit was enjoyable.
12-03-2013 12:48 PM
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There's always that certain feeling which comes when you've realized you've wasted your entire childhood to a prison.

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And it continues for 12 years...

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