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Hey guys, so i guess i;m new on this site. Digging the smilies so far. well anyway i mostly joined because i saw some really interesting stuff on here, and i fuckin hate school.
A bit about me - i'm 15 and live in Australia, i play the guitar, and I'm really into music. my favourite band is my chemical romance, i am quite possibly too into them for my own good. i also enjoy movies and comics a lot.. and I'm really bad at writing introductions
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Not being great at talking about yourself is probably a good thing. Try to keep that.

What do you hate about school and what have you tried to do about it?
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hm, mostly i hate the symbolism of what school stands for mostly, and how i can't escape from it, how it kills creativity. i mean its not like its some kind os dystopian post apocalyptic prison, but it does subtly nudge people to all be exactly the same, nothing, imo. i don't really think there is a lot that i can do, but i always try to keep in mind that its all bullshit and also give myself an excursion when i need it

and i will definitney try to stay bad at talkingSmile
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Yooooooo

Hi, welcome to School Survival!

I'm DoA, forum moderator and aspiring psychologist. Nice to meet you Smile

Yeah, a lot of us are in the same boat here; individually we may not feel we can make a difference, but we are greatly aware of the failings of today's school system. Have you considered political activism, or writing a blog?

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Welcome sundayvenom! Welcome to the forums!

Do you like chocolate pudding?

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Welcome and please make yourself at home here. Smile
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Nice to meet you! Smile
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Thank you very much for the welcome everybody!
To answer the questions, yes i very much do like chocolate pudding and i have never written a blog, though it sounds quite therapeutic
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Hello.

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Heyyy! Welcome!
I am pretty new to this site too and am really diggin' it so far. You will probably like it too. :3
The people are usually friendly and sweet and can be very helpful.
Hope to see you around!

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Welcome Smile

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Welcome to the forums, sundayvenom! Welcome Here at the School Survival Forums, we post many topics ranging from school-related stuff to personal life (such as dreams); so please, feel free to post anything that is on your mind, just don't post anything inappropriate such as nudity and such. I'd love to see what kinds of goodies you can post. Popcorn

How rude of me! I haven't introduced myself! I am MrAnonymous, computer-lover and future pilot. I also love music as well. I play piano when I'm not on a computer.

We hope you enjoy your time here on SS. Hug

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